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China's Plan For The Tallest Building Ever Could Save The World

While the architectures of yesteryear are often blamed for urban decay, today's buildings could be responsible for its renewal.<p>Jutting from the ground like two giant stalagmites, the latest design from UK architecture firm Chetwoods is going to blow the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, …

A 3D-printed car is coming that stretches the boundaries of design

Local Motors has been building cars with the help of community-submitted part designs for years now, but this September, it has far more ambitious plans: creating a working, 3D-printed electric vehicle, also based on a design by someone from its community. The contest ran during May, and a winner — …

A look back at GE's decade-spanning search for a man-powered robot suit

In 1959, Robert Heinlein gave the world exoskeleton-clad soldiers in <i>Starship Troopers</i>. The idea of an augmented worker or supersoldier, though, wasn't limited to fiction. A year before <i>Starship Troopers</i> was published, GE engineer Albert Mosher had unveiled the first of a series of prototypes he …

Phonebloks: A modular phone you update a piece at a time

Rather than throwing out an entire smartphone when something breaks or you want to upgrade, the Phonebloks concept fits together like Lego so you can swap pieces out as needed.<p>One of the most annoying things about some smartphones (and other gadgets) is that they don't have removable batteries. Or …

Hubble Spots Water Plumes on Europa

The geysers could make it easier to search for life under the ice.<p><b>Geysers spew water from the tiger-striped south pole of Jupiter's ice-covered moon Europa, suggest observations from NASA's Hubble space telescope.</b><p><b>If the existence of the plumes can be confirmed, they will perhaps allow future space</b> …

Google Expands Underwater Street View To New Locations

Google today added a couple of new locations to its underwater Street View imagery collection, including a number spots around Monaco, Cancun and Isla Mujeres.<p>Google unveiled underwater Street View back in 2012 and has been expanding it (very) slowly ever since. The company has partnered with the …

Makers of DayZ, Volume, more to speak at UK's Rezzed conference

Developer sessions at EGX Rezzed, next month's U.K.-based gaming expo, will include talks from the people behind games such as <i>DayZ</i> and <i>Volume</i>, EGX Rezzed organizer Gamer Network announced today.<p>The first <i>DayZ</i>-related panel will begin at 9 a.m. ET on Friday, March 28, and will feature "something very …

Cult role playing game 'Persona 5' coming to North America in 2015

Don't get rid of that PS3 just yet<p><i>Persona 5</i> is coming to North America. The fifth entry in the cult hit Japanese role playing series was first revealed back in November, but at the time only a Japanese release was announced. Today developer Atlus confirmed that the game is coming to the US and …

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z - Bringing Out the Dead Developer Diary - IGN Video

The Ninja Gaiden Z: Yaiba developers break down how they created all sorts of crazy zombies.

The Best Video Games Of 2014 (January-February)

When it comes to video games, 2014 is shaping up to be a year of hits and misses.<p>One of the most highly-anticipated PS4/Xbox One titles, <i>Thief</i><i>,</i> ended up missing quite badly, with a Metacritic score hovering around 70/100 at the moment, with some truly scathing reviews at the bottom end.<p>Others scored …

Thief - Overview video

For a game about breaking the law, <i>Thief</i> sure imposes a whole lot of them on the player.<p>It's weird — in the instances where the game gets out of its own way, dropping you into a heavily guarded treasure pit, and tasking you with robbing the place blind, most of its mechanics just click. Even when …

Outlast: Whistleblower DLC scheduled for PS4 release in April - PlayStation Universe

As if the terrifying halls of Mount Massive Asylum weren’t enough, developer Red Barrels has announced the first DLC drop, entitled: …

METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES Price Drop

<i>Developer Kojima Productions</i><p><i>Publisher Konami</i><p><i>Platform PS4, PS3, Xbox360 & One</i><p><i>Release Date 20th March 2014</i><p>Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has …