Brett Martin

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Neutron Star Merger Keeps Glowing Brighter and Scientists Can't Explain Why

<i>Update</i> | Last August, astronomers detected the massive collision of two neutron stars. This neutron star merger sent gravitational waves surging …

Metroid Prime 4 Rumors Circulate around Deus EX Composer Working at Retro Studios

Deus EX Composer Alexander Brandon Sparks Metroid Prime 4 Rumors around His Recent Move to Retro Studios<p>A recent FaceBook post cranked out by <i>Deus EX</i> …

Dallas paramedic shot, suspect found dead with 2nd body

DALLAS (AP) — A gunman opened fire on emergency responders treating a gunshot victim in a Dallas street on Monday, critically injuring a paramedic …

Law Enforcement

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Long-Term Memories Aren't Just Short-Term Memories Transferred Into Storage

"The memory is already there."<p>For more than half a century, neurologists have thought of long-term memories as pieces of short-term memory simply …

'Ghost Recon: Wildlands' Is Literally 'Open World: The Game'

I have been writing about video games full time for nearly seven years now, and I don’t know if I’ve ever experienced a month like this past one before. Not to complain about playing and reviewing games for a living, but <i>wow</i> this has been intense.<p>I started with 30 hours of <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> in a week …

BlackBerry's clever new Android app keeps people from peeping at your screen

There are lots of times when people around us can see what’s on our phone screens, and that can make it tricky to read confidential texts or emails. Thankfully, BlackBerry has a smart solution to that problem for Android users.<p>Its new Privacy Shade app lets you black out your screen, save for a …

How to Protect Yourself From CIA Spying

You have probably heard about the Central Intelligence Agency’s hacking attempts thanks to the WikiLeaks publication. In it, there were details about …

Operating Systems

Null und Eins: Aphorisms

Hans Abendroth was the eldest of three children born to an upper-middle class family in Frankfurt in 1909. Against the wishes of his parents, who hoped he would go into law, he studied classical philology at the University of Freiburg. There he was among the students of Martin Heidegger, a famous …

P.C. Culture Vs. The Big Joke

<b>1. The Problem</b><p>I want to talk about P.C. culture precisely because we have a really hard time talking about P.C. culture. Hell, I feel like we've been …

‘Liquid glass’ promises to protect your phone from bumps and scratches

<i>Editor’s note: Since this article’s publication, IndieGoGo has flagged ProtectPax’s crowdfunding campaign for review. We suggest holding off on</i> …

These Arcade Game Shadow Boxes are Simply Awesome - Technabob

Do you love classic arcade games, but don’t have the room (or the cash) for an arcade cabinet in your living room? These fantastic pieces of …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Depression

14 Enlightening Quotes By Lao Tzu That Are Life Lessons

Lao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher whose teachings date back to 6th century BC. He wrote Tao Te Ching, a famous Chinese classic text. He is …

Spirituality

Quotes From Socrates That Are Full Of Wisdom

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

HugeDomains.com - ProstyleFashion.com is for sale (Prostyle Fashion)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Is Getting Old A Disease?

Drug researchers are trying to convince the FDA that the answer is yes<p>On June 24, researchers will meet with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a very specific reason: they want to test a drug that might slow the aging process. If they succeed, they will show for the first time that aging …

Medicine

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Einstein letters fetch more than $420,000 at auction

<b>(CNN) —</b> What did Albert Einstein think about adultery, the atomic bomb and God?<p>At an auction last week, bidders shelled out just over $420,000 to own a piece of the Nobel prize winner's letters tackling these topics and other questions he faced during his lifetime.<p>Organizers said the highlight of …

Aesthetics, Immanuel Kant & Imagination

<b>Does an artist perceive or invent his creation? How does imagination relate to freedom, beauty and nature?</b> <b><br>Paul Guyer talks to four by three about the</b> …

Physicists are still puzzled by a particle that seems to defy the laws of physics

A cosmic ray from space, it possessed 320 exa-electron volts (EeV) of energy, millions of times more than particles attain at the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful accelerator ever built by humans.<p>The particle was going so fast that in a yearlong race with light, it would have lost by mere …

Physics

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Peyton Reed Gives Us Some Insight Into That Shocking Mid-Credit Scene In 'Ant-Man And The Wasp'<p>‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Is Lighthearted But Clever …

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Is Han Solo Stupid? An Investigation<p>The Bomb Inside Darth Vader No One Talks About<p>Peyton Reed Gives Us Some Insight Into That Shocking Mid-Credit …

How spacetime is built by quantum entanglement

A collaboration of physicists and a mathematician has made a significant step toward unifying general relativity and quantum mechanics by explaining …

Here is the proof that Apple is secretly developing a car battery

This week, the Cupertino company reportedly will settle a lawsuit brought against it by A123 Systems— a large-battery company that alleges Apple deliberately poached its employees to develop its own car battery technology.<p>Final details of the settlement are yet to be established. But court …

Tim Cook

Get a PowerSkin Pop'n mobile charger for a penny

Can you ever have too many mobile chargers? Well, yes, 37 is too many. But a measly one or two? That might not be enough to cover your travel bases. If you don't have a charger in every pocket, backpack, handbag, glove box, briefcase and so on, you're insufficiently prepared for modern life, people!<p>…

Unkindest cut? Insect penis gets the chop in the name of science

It seems an obvious result: researchers lop off part of an insect’s penis and find it doesn’t work so well. But is this as cut and dried as it seems?<p>Scientific papers are not known for their brilliant titles. But today, the Royal Society has published a wonderful exception.<p><b>“Experimental reduction</b> …