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"One-Punch Man" Manga Artist Covers Japanese "Spider-Man" Collection

When the second volume of Marvel’s multiverse-spanning Spider-Man saga “Spider-Verse” launches in Japan, it’ll have a brand new look thanks to an …

Comics

The 15 best anime movies of all time

Animation comes in all shapes and sizes, from classic Disney fantasies to modern Pixar movies and weird products of the independent fringe. But …

Super Cool Trailer for THE BOY AND THE BEAST Anime Film

Mars may hold liquid water raising hopes of alien life

Scientists have found the chemical calcium percholate which would suck moisture out of the air and keep water liquid on the surface<p>Mars may hold liquid water raising the chances of finding life on the Red Planet.<p>Although scientists have long known that there is frozen water at the poles of Mars, …

Oldest Neanderthal DNA found in Italian skeleton

The calcite-encrusted skeleton of an ancient human, still embedded in rock deep inside a cave in Italy, has yielded the oldest Neanderthal DNA ever found.<p>These molecules, which could be up to 170,000 years old, could one day help yield the most complete picture yet of help paint a more complete …

Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit

How to lay a steadfast foundation for “the invisible architecture of daily life.”<p><i>“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil… Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar,”</i> William James wrote in his seminal 1887 treatise on habit, the bundle of behavior he called the …

How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin

It's Confirmed: Your Diet Affects Your Mental Health

When you commit to eating clean, you eat protein to rebuild muscle, fiber to promote digestive health and fruits and veggies to help to whittle down …

Google's internet balloons have stopped falling out the sky and suddenly look like they're going to be a huge business

Project Loon could be a $10 billion (£6.5 billion) per-year enterprise, the Verge writes. The balloons are an alternative to cell towers and other infrastructure that telecommunication companies would normally have to build to provide internet to remote segments of the planet. According to the …

Telecoms

Inside The Post-Minecraft Life Of Billionaire Gamer God Markus Persson

It’s 7 p.m. on a Monday in Stockholm, and Markus Persson sits on the terrace of his ninth-story office, sipping the speedball of alcoholic beverages, a vodka Red Bull. Three hours ago he committed to not drinking today, still in recovery from a 12-drink Thursday bender while nursing an ear …

This New Fuel Cell Fits In Your Pocket, For Carbon-Neutral Charging Off The Grid

Here’s an alternative: A pocket-sized fuel cell that can charge small electronics, like a smartphone or digital camera, for weeks. With the right …

Off-grid

Three time-saving extensions for Google Chrome

Whether you're checking your email, looking through bookmarks or trying to find things on the Web, these extensions are built to save your precious time. Check out the list below and give them a spin.<p>If you like to close your Gmail tab when using Chrome, this extension is a great way to see if you …

Why you should never eat a bacon sandwich: what you can – and can't – eat

February, 2015, was the month when everything we thought we knew about eating and drinking healthily was turned on its head.<p>First, a damning study in the British Medical Journal showed that – after all we have been told to the contrary – saturated fat is good for you. Far from being the great risk …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Study: Genes could retain 'memory' when passed to offspring

Research carried out by the University of Cambridge has revealed a way in which a parent's experiences can be passed on to their offspring's …

Android Phones Are Leaking Valuable Information, Here's How To Stop Them

In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné and he’s given a TEDx talk about the problems with Android giving over data that enables almost …

Wi-Fi

The Oldest Stars Are a Lot Younger Than We Thought

Astronomers say the very first stars in the universe burst into existence more than 100 million years later than they previously thought.<p>A few hundred million years after the Big Bang, the light from some of the very first stars and galaxies lit up the universe and ended a period known as the "dark …

Mysterious radio signal from space caught live for first time

Astronomers in Australia have picked up an “alien” radio signal from space for the first time as it occurred. The signal, or radio “burst”, was discovered on May 15, 2014, though it’s just being reported by the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. “The burst was identified within 10 …

Video games can be good for you, new research says

Imagine a hardcore video game fanatic, and the picture you summon probably won't resemble Roman Rivera.<p>He grew up captivated by games from "Pokemon" to "Call of Duty," and evaded his mom's screen time limits by covertly playing his Game Boy after lights out. Now that he's 21, he spends up to four …

GOOGLE CHAIRMAN: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’

"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied.<p>"There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won't even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you …

Internet of Things

How Apple Used iPhone 5S To Sabotage Every 2015 Android Smartphone

On September 10 2013 Apple launched the iPhone 5S. The company also discussed the A7 chip it had designed for the new smartphone, heralding the start of 64-bit mobile computing on iOS. Rival smartphone manufacturers were bounced into rushing out statements that committed them to their own 64-bit …

What Is It Like To Work As A Programmer For Riot?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is it like to work as a programmer for a company like Blizzard or Riot?</i><p><i>Answer by Michael Shao, software engineer, gamer, nerd, on Quora</i><p>I was a “Software Engineering Intern” for Riot Games this past summer (May to August 2014), so hopefully my post …

Kim Dotcom launches end-to-end encrypted voice chat ‘Skype killer’

New MegaChat promises secure, encrypted and ‘private’ video chatting through a browser<p>Kim Dotcom’s encrypted file sharing service has added free end-to-end encrypted voice and video chat through the browser.<p>MegaChat, which promises to keep video chats secure and private, has been developed by the …

Kim Dotcom

Play the demo of Kriophobia, a survival horror game with a comic book aesthetic

Survival horror, these days, can mean a lot of things. Maybe it's blasting away monsters in <i>Dead Space</i>, or running from them endlessly in <i>Amnesia: The Dark Descent</i>. <i>Kriophobia</i> is something both weirder and more traditional. It's a point-and-click horror game with the old-school fixed cameras of</i> …

Why Google Just Published a Windows Bug Before Microsoft Fixed It

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Four ways to become a happier gamer, and person, in 2015

2014 was the year I got serious about happiness.<p>It was a strange thing to look at my life and realize how rarely I was happy. I'm making a good living as a writer, which has always been my dream. I have a wonderful family, and we all have our health. It felt like I had hit all the necessary …

Polygon's 50 admirable gaming people of 2014

Who are the people who contributed to gaming the most in 2014? Who made the positive changes that helped make it such an extraordinary year?<p>This is Polygon's list of 50 people who we think made a difference in the past 12 months. Whether through acts of creativity, community, perseverance, bravery …

The 11 Most Interesting Things From Mark Zuckerberg's Q&A Session

Zuckerberg held another Q&A session today to talk about Facebook and his personal life.<p>Facebook still isn't adding a "dislike" button any time soon.<p>That was one question Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered today as part of a larger question-and-answer session, which covered a broad range of …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

Hackers demand Sony cancel release of Kim Jong-un-baiting comedy

Guardians of Peace claim responsibility for cyber-attack on studio for The Interview, which features a CIA plot to assassinate the North Korean leader<p>• North Korea says Sony cyber-attack may be ‘righteous’ work of its supporters<br>• Sony hack reveals Seth Rogen and James Franco’s fees for The Interview<p>…