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The 2018 Underwater Photography Winners Are Otherworldly

The Underwater Photography of the Year Competition announced its 2018 winners Monday, and the photos capture all the different landscapes hiding in …

‘I want to help humans genetically modify themselves’

Josiah Zayner, 36, recently made headlines by becoming the first person to use the revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr to try to change their own genes. Part way through a talk on genetic engineering, Zayner pulled out a syringe apparently containing DNA and other chemicals designed to trigger a …

Genetics

A Stunning Blue Tarantula And Its Friends Were Just Discovered in South America

"Something made me go back."<p>A previously unknown tarantula discovered in the forests of Guyana in South America is absolutely stunning - its legs and …

The Final Frontier In Virtual Reality? Hacking Your Muscles

Tiny bursts of electrical stimulation could help users feel walls and spaces in VR.<p>There are all sorts of devices designed to make virtual worlds feel more real by mimicking physical sensations: full-body suits, gloves, robotic hands, and exoskeletons. These products mimic sensations, but they …

Virtual Reality

Survival and Steampunk Combine in New Frostpunk Trailer, Whiteout

Frostpunk ‘Whiteout’ Trailer is Surprisingly Dark<p>11 bit Studios revealed their new game, <i>Frostpunk</i> back in August of last year but since that time we …

Gaming Industry

How to protect your online history now that Republicans want to let internet providers sell it

Internet service providers will soon be able to sell information like what websites you visit to third-party advertisers, if all goes according to House Republicans’ plan Tuesday. But not all is lost – or public.<p>Because the Senate last week approved this bill, and because the Republicans supporting …

Make Your Own Tiny, Paper V8 Engine With These Plans

But beware. It won't be easy.<p>Aliaksei Zholner is an amazing papercraft technician. He's built tiny, functional paper engine after tiny, functional paper engine, each one somehow smaller and more impressive than the last. If you were curious how he did it, or are keen on following in his footsteps, …

Paper Craft

Intels Nervana chip shows the giant is serious about owning the AI market

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Many of the AI breakthroughs over recent years have only been possible because of the exponential increase in the amount of …

Nikola One hydrogen range-extended electric truck to be unveiled tonight

The Nikola Motor Company is another vehicle manufacturer named after Nikola Tesla, but unlike a certain automaker in Silicon Valley, it plans to …

Renewable energy is violating human rights as much as fossil fuels have for decades

Before she was killed, prominent indigenous activist Berta Caceres wrote a letter to Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the United Nations special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples.<p>“The threat to Rio Blanco has returned due to this new onslaught by DESA Corporation,” Caceres wrote in Spanish in …

Human Rights

Best Skyrim Special Edition mods

As I’m sure is the case with many of you, returning to Skyrim years after letting it go has been a strange experience at times. Assuming you applied …

PC Gaming

For Precise Hand Tracking in Virtual Reality, Start With a Magnetic Field

“We can see the digital world in 3D—so why are we flipping Pokéballs on a phone screen?”<p>That’s how Minjie Zheng kicked off the unveiling of his …

Augmented Reality

Coders Think They Can Burst Your Filter Bubble With Tech

As Americans increasingly live their lives online, they risk encountering people they disagree with less than ever. Digital lives are circumscribed …

Sex and Gender Differences in Humans Aren't Binary - Fact or Myth?

Non-Binary Sex and Gender: Is Sex Binary? Is Gender Binary?<p>Studies have shown there is no single determinant of sex, gender, or sexuality. Thus, a …

Non-binary

Don’t like Clinton or Trump? You can vote for a cat named Limberbutt McCubbins instead.

<b>With barely six weeks to go,</b> a small but still significant percentage of voters in this year’s polarized election season tell pollsters that they’re not sure whether to vote for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump or a third-party candidate.<p>They clearly haven’t heard of Limberbutt McCubbins, the …

Pets

Zoology review: a woman with a tail is a role model for outsiders in this rare gem

Tverdovsky’s tragic depiction of an unmarried Russian zoo-worker leading a drab life on the fringes of society speaks to us all<p>Jaws kept you waiting before you ever got a good look at the shark, and when it did pop up it took everyone by surprise. Zoology, a strange, sad Russian film about a woman …

Self-improvement

South Africa same-sex couple have triplets using both fathers' DNA

A same sex couple in South Africa have become fathers to triplets who share both fathers' DNA, after a surrogate agreed to bear their children.<p>Sky News reported that Theo and Christo Menelaou, who were friends and neighbours of former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, met the surrogate at a …

Recipe: Protein-packed Breakfast Banana Bread

I don’t care what anybody else says, breakfast is by far the best meal of the day. While I basically love all breakfast foods, my breakfast food …

Breakfast

Virtual Reality 'Sunglasses' to Launch This Year

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for virtual reality headsets the size of “normal-looking glasses” may well be realized 10 years ahead of schedule after a …

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Follow 10 YouTube Channels to Learn Linux Online

Want to Learn Linux Course Online. YouTube is one of the best places to learn Linux online.<p>In this post we made a list of best Linux Channels and …

H2L Launches Their Next-Gen UnlimitedHand VR Haptic Controller

It’s often said that seeing is believing, but with virtual reality, touch is a critical part of an immersive visual experience. But the current generation of VR input controls are stuck in the previous generation of gaming tech. Today at Disrupt’s Startup Battlefield, H2L is launching its …

Watch Microorganisms Play 'Pac-Man' for Science

The maze-like maps of 'Pac-Man' capture microorganism habitats better than traditional Petri dishes.<p>I still remember marveling when I was a kid at the LCD watches in the 1980s that let you play <i>Pac-Man</i>—at the time, I couldn't imagine anything smaller was possible. But researchers at the University …

Brain-like computers may now be realistic

Power consumption is one of the biggest reasons why you haven't seen a brain-like computer beyond the lab: the artificial synapses you'd need tend to draw much more power than the real thing. Thankfully, realistic energy use is no longer an unattainable dream. Researchers have built nanowire …

From Living Computers To Nano-Robots: How We’re Taking DNA Beyond Genetics

DNA is one of the most amazing molecules in nature, providing a way to carry the instructions needed to create almost any lifeform on Earth in a …

Wearing a Deus Ex-inspired bionic arm is the future of prosthetics

The team behind Deus Ex are making video games a reality, and solving a very real problem at the same time, with a new bionic arm inspired by the cyberpunk world of Deus Ex: Human Revolution.<p>Using their expertise in "near-futuristic art direction and augmentations," the game's creators …

Deus Ex

Infographic: Which VR/AR Headset is Right for You?

The virtual reality market has grown a great deal since Google Carboards were the only option on shelves. There's different hardware for every need when it comes to virtual reality and augmented reality headsets.<p>Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) offer new computing platforms that are …

Magic Leap patent design peek isn't necessarily what's coming next

Details continue to trickle out about the secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap. The Google-backed venture seemed to have let slip headset designs in a patent filed this Tuesday. But these patent designs may not be an indication of what Magic Leap's future product will actually look …

Augmented Reality

Is a Pig With a Human Brain Still a Pig?

Using gene editing, scientists hope to use pigs to grow human pancreases and, potentially, other organs. What happens when a pig has a human …