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'Archer' mobile game asks you to break out your printer

By their very nature, most augmented reality games are at least a little bit futuristic. The creators of <i>Archer</i>, however, are embracing the past... in more ways than one. FXX's <i>Archer, P.I.</i> mobile game will have you pointing your Android or iOS device at your TV, Facebook and even billboards to scan …

Here's What a Flyby of Mars Might Look Like

Cobbled together from thousands of hi-res NASA images.<p>The goal of a human mission to Mars remains in President Trump's budget, and Elon Musk's SpaceX is actively studying potential landing sites on the fourth planet. But until humans get to the Red Planet, Finnish filmmaker Jan Frodjman has …

The 'Size and Scale' of Game of Thrones Is Increasing in Season 7

"This season you feel that the drama is moving towards its end game."<p>Game of Thrones: Season 7 has a shorter episode order than any of its previous …

TV Series

Leaked NASA paper suggests the 'impossible' EM Drive really could work

The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the controversial propulsion system really does work, and is capable of generating impressive thrust in a vacuum, even after error measurements have been accounted for.<p>The EM Drive has made headlines …

California officer guns down man in 'shooting stance'

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" …

Law Enforcement

Amazon’s connected speaker Echo Dot returns, is now only $50

We already knew it was coming – thanks to an accidental tweet Amazon posted earlier this week – but now it’s official: Amazon’s connected speaker Echo Dot is back in stock and at a lower price point of $49.99. The Alexa-powered device offers many of the same features that you’ll find in its larger …

Learn the Secrets to Taking Sensual Swimsuit Photos with This Helpful Tutorial (VIDEO)

It sure helps to have a sexy model when shooting swimwear, but there’s also a lot technique involved if you want to get great results. In this …

Daughter wears late father's deputy uniform in birthday photos

Taliya Thomas was only 8 months old when her father, a deputy sheriff, died, but the young girl recently celebrated his memory with a touching photo shoot for her third birthday.<p>In the photos, Taliya wears her dad Cruz Thomas' uniform and clutches his badge. In one particularly poignant image, …

The Average Joe Accused of Trying to Sell Russia Secrets

When promotion after promotion passed satellite engineer Gregory Allen Justice by, he allegedly turned to the Russians to solve his family’s dire …

Bella Hadid Bares All for Jaw-Dropping Vogue Nude Shoot

8.2K<p>SHARES<p>Bella Hadid stuns on the September cover of <i>Vogue Paris</i> alongside Taylor Hill, both touted as harbingers of "<i>Génération Instagirls</i>."<p>But …

Bella Hadid

Scientists Find Mystery Purple Blob At Bottom Of Ocean

This is the mysterious purple blob that scientists manning the unmanned sea rover <i>Nautilus</i> discovered while exploring the ocean floor off the coast of …

Family: Military changed Dallas suspect; robot use defended

DALLAS (AP) — Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published …

Law Enforcement

Cinemark wants Colorado theater shooting victims to pay $700,000 in legal fees

According to Deadline, paperwork was filed last week in which Cinemark is seeking $699,187.13 in legal fees and other costs from the case.<p>The lawsuit was filed by more than two dozen surviving victims of the shooting and relatives of the dead.<p>After years of litigation, Cinemark won the case on May …

This Photoshop Battle Starring Peter Dinklage Is The Best Thing You'll See All Day

Everything is better with Peter Dinklage and Photoshop.

TV Series

Tesla driver killed in crash while using car's 'Autopilot'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. announced Thursday the first fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode, the 40-year-old owner of a …

Tesla

There's a Fake iPhone Scam Popping Up On Amazon

But it might not be the customers who are getting ripped off.<p>Several negative reviews on a popular iPhone 6 listing on Amazon have recently been getting some attention. The item has 570 reviews, 69 percent of which are five stars and another 9 percent that are four. So when one-star ratings popped …

Zungle sunglasses double as bone-conduction headphones

Sometimes the worst names come attached to the best ideas. Take Zungle, for example. It had the bright thought to pair bone-conduction headphone tech with sunglasses, and then decided to call that product "Zungle Panther." It's currently on Kickstarter, and has already reached well over double its …

Jane Goodall Says Zoo Had No Choice But to Kill Harambe the Gorilla

Jane Goodall on Sunday publicly shared her first extensive thoughts on the shooting death of Harambe the gorilla, saying the Cincinnati Zoo had no …

The Real Reason We Love Oral Sex, According to Science

Let's take it back to basics...<p>Why do you engage in oral sex? As foreplay or because you genuinely, really like it?<p>Well, according to a recent study, it looks like there's a lot more science behind why we love oral sex than simply third base leads to fourth base.<p>You've heard we have an innate need …

US Army's smart earplugs spare soldiers from loud noises

As you might imagine, soldiers can't just use garden variety earplugs to protect their ears. It might tone down the sounds of explosions and gunshots, but it'll also prevent them from hearing a crucial command or an enemy on the other side of a doorway. It's less of an issue for the US Army these …

Austria suggests interning migrants on Greek islands

BERLIN (AP) — Austria's foreign minister is proposing interning migrants on Greek islands.<p>In a newspaper interview, Sebastian Kurz says Europe could …

North Africa

Shark Attacks Teen in Neptune Beach, Florida

A Florida teenager suffered "a huge gash" on his leg in a shark attack on Sunday afternoon, officials and a witness said.<p>The Neptune Beach Police Department said the teen was pulled from the surf by other swimmers after he was bitten on the leg. The lacerations were consistent with a 5- to 6-foot …

Newport Beach

Last Week Tonight: John Oliver on 911 emergency

Sunday on <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, John Oliver brought up an issue of importance to pretty much everyone pretty much all the time (not just last week <i>or</i> …

Amazon and UPS are squaring up over drone delivery

Since Amazon’s early PR stunt about offering drone deliveries from its fulfilment centers to your door, it’s an idea that a few companies continue to consider – UPS, Walmart, and Dominos have all shown an interest in the space.<p>However, nothing that we’ve seen from Amazon so far suggests that any …

Drones

Scientists Worked Six Years to Create Plant That Grows ‘Ketchup and Fries’

Fries and ketchup go together like peanut butter and jelly, or popcorn and a movie. The pairing is so universally liked, it’s hard to imagine a time when the two existed without one another.<p>And thanks to a group of scientists in the Netherlands, they’ll never have to be apart. The team spent six …

French Fries

'We want out of this agony': What it's like to eat in a country that's on the verge of collapse

"I want the recall because I don't have food," one woman told the Venezuelan commentary site Contrapunto, referring to a referendum to recall President Nicolas Maduro that has so far reportedly drawn more than a million signatures in support.<p>"We want out of this agony — there is too much need in …

Review: Grenco Science’s G-Pen Elite is the best vape of its kind

The fascination and rapid development of portable vaporizers for ground, plant-based material is hard to ignore, if you’re not living under a rock. Typically, an expensive gadget, Grenco Science has tasked itself with creating a vape for the people, with specs and science that punch above its …

Mane event: 33 lions flown home after rescue from life in the circus

The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg’s main international airport on Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa.<p>The animals will now be released into a bush sanctuary for big cats.<p>It was the largest airlift of lions in history, …

Wildlife