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iAllocate Is A Robot That Helps You Invest Your Cash

Robots are everywhere. They help lawyers make decisions, they sweep up after our parties, and now they can help you figure out how to invest your money. In fact, an Atlanta-based company called iAllocate is using artificial intelligence to suggest where you should be stashing your …

Investing

Holy Crap, We Really Want to Play Some Quidditch Beer Pong

As fans who grew up with the <i>Harry Potter</i> books gets older, ways to enjoy their fandom get more adult. The latest example might be the best yet, a …

Chip promises faster computing with light, not electrical wires

A three-university project builds a prototype chip that communicates directly with fast fiber-optic links. Commercially viable versions are on the way.<p>Today's computers may look very different from room-sized machines of the 1940s, but they still send data the same way, with electrical signals in …

Nanotech

Log into most any Linux system by hitting backspace 28 times

Security researchers have discovered a ludicrously simple way to hack into a number of Linux distributions: Just tap the backspace key 28 times in a row. A team from the Cybersecurity Group at Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) in Spain found that doing so for builds utilizing the ubiquitous …

Probiotic bacteria may aid against anxiety and memory problems

People who took capsules containing Bifidobacterium longum 1714 reported less stress and fared better on memory tests, study finds<p>A daily capsule of probiotic bacteria may help people cope with mild anxiety and memory problems, according to a small study of healthy men.<p>Those who took the …

Wellness

How the NSA can break trillions of encrypted Web and VPN connections

Researchers show how mass decryption is well within the NSA's $11 billion budget.<p>For years, privacy advocates have pushed developers of websites, …

Information Security

What a nightmare: sleep no more plentiful in primitive cultures

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Maybe we cannot blame late-night TV, endless Internet surfing, midnight snacks, good books, bothersome work deadlines and other distractions of modern life for encroaching on our sleep.<p>Research unveiled on Thursday showed that people in isolated and technologically primitive …

Hunter Gatherers

Journalist who uncovered suicide of man deemed ‘fit to work’ blacklisted by DWP

Editor of Disability News Service (DNS) John Pring, who uncovered a direct link between a mentally ill man’s suicide and the government’s controversial fitness for work tests, has been blacklisted by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).<p>Pring, a disabled journalist who published a story …

Watch the Biggest Ever Drone Swarm Take to the Sky

The robots are coming, thick and fast. A team of researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California has successfully lofted 50 …

Scientists and health officials at war over safety of e-cigarettes

A report by Public Health England which advised smokers to begin vaping was flawed and not based on reliable evidence, health experts have warned<p>A row has broken out between public health officials and scientists over whether e-cigarettes are safe.<p>In August, Public Health England issued a report …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

22 RPGs To Try If You Don’t Really Play RPGs

Because nobody has 70 hours to dedicate to killing slime monsters.

Gaming

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Top 10

How to optimise your brain's waste disposal system

New research suggests that body posture during sleep may affect the efficiency of the brain’s self-cleaning process<p>The human brain can be compared to something like a big, bustling city. It has workers, the neurons and glial cells which co-operate with each other to process information; it has …

Neuroscience

How to Make Big Money in GTA 5 Stock Market (PS4 and Xbox One)

Pfft. Money. Who needs it?<p>Cold, harsh cash can't buy you happiness. It can only purchase the cheap, meaningless joy that comes from a …

Police: Cannibalism suspected in Russian 'Granny Ripper' case

<b>St. Petersburg, Russia (CNN) —</b> Police in the Russian city of St. Petersburg say they are investigating cannibalism and occult sacrifice as motives in the suspected slayings of at least 11 people by a pensioner dubbed the "Granny Ripper."<p>The suspect, 68-year-old Tamara Samsonova, a former hotel …

Crime

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Major Nelson teases "Ultimate Game Sale" on Xbox One, running July 7-13

Much has been made of the current PC gaming renaissance, of which a major part has come due to the success of Steam. And a large part of the success …

Xbox

Relativity’s time dilation may limit the quantum world

Theoretical calculations suggest time dilation may cause systems to decohere.<p>A new theoretical paper has tackled the phenomenon of quantum …

Physics

6 Tips For Playing 'The Witcher 3': Wild Hunt' This Weekend

The Witcher 3 is an excellent game: CD Projekt Red’s new game is an achievement in fantasy open-world games, and I’d recommend it to anyone fond of a good video game horse. But if there’s one thing it’s not, it’s short. That’s great! there’s a huge amount of content for $60, and it’s nearly all …

The Witcher

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood - Fallout, Skyrim and Quake 3 Easter Eggs!

The Large Hadron Collider sets its sights on dark matter

After finding the Higgs boson, the LHC has had a refit to enable it to operate at even greater extremes – and to solve more questions about the beginnings of the universe<p>There is no shortage of superlatives that can be applied to the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, though many are strange and …

Physics

Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation?<p>In a new video from YouTube …

How to tell if Heartbleed could have stolen your password, and when it’s safe to change it

As you’ve probably heard, the Heartbleed bug exposes websites that use a popular encryption technology to malicious attacks, and some of your passwords—and personal data—may well have been compromised. The vulnerable software, OpenSSL, is used to encrypt something like two-thirds of all sites on …

Information Security

Ford's 2015 Focus brings touchscreen Sync technology to Europe

Europe regularly gets Ford's latest cars, but it hasn't been so lucky with Sync -- the continent typically has to make do with the basic version rather than MyFord Touch. Locals won't have to settle when the 2015 Focus rolls out in the second half of the year, though. The redesigned car will bring …

The Top First-Person Shooters Of 2014

Standby for <i>Titanfall</i>.<p>That’s the slogan (catchphrase?) for Respawn’s upcoming online first-person shooter—a game many, including yours truly, have described as the first “must-have” video game for the Xbox One.<p>But <i>Titanfall</i> isn’t the only important first-person shooter slated for 2014.<p>In fact, this …

GQ magazine has given its official verdict on the Xbox One and the Sony PS4 despite both consoles not being released until late November. Guess who won... http://www.t3.com/news/first-xbox-one-and-sony-ps4-review-appears-in-gq-magazine

Ask Engadget: best job search tools?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Hildy, who's looking for a new job and doesn't just want to trawl the back page of the local newspaper. If you're looking to ask one of …

Top 10 GALAXY S4 travel apps for must-see world events

Do you have a bucket list? A breakdown of all the things you want to do before you die – or at least before you retire to a life of ease in the …