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Rare Shark That Inspired Sea Monster Myths Is Caught

Frilled sharks are rarely seen denizens of the deep that resemble their dinosaur-era ancestors.<p>With its gaping, tooth-filled mouth and its slender, eel-like body, it’s not hard to see why scientists think the frilled shark may have inspired ancient tales of sea monsters. Looking like something out …

New CDC guidelines support male circumcision, but stop short of recommending the procedure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention support male circumcision procedures for male newborns and teenagers in the US, according to a draft of federal guidelines released today. The guidelines stop short of recommending the procedure for all newborns. Instead, they suggest that parents …

The man whose ashes are scattered in more than 100 countries

<b>In November 2013, Hallie Twomey turned to social media to ask people across the world to scatter her son's ashes. One year on CJ's ashes have been taken to more than 100 countries and have even been sent into space.</b><p>Of the many photographs you can see on the Scattering CJ Facebook page, one appears …

Social Media

The 21 Most Stylish Celebrity Couples

As if their Hollywood romances aren't envy-inducing enough...<p>As if their Hollywood romances aren't envy-inducing enough, many of our favorite couples boast blithely cool and complimentary style. Sometimes it's the off-duty rockers like Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale other times it's the 'Oh, wow, …

Rare Anglerfish Caught On Video

An underwater drone recorded the nightmare swimmer.<p>Earlier this month, scientists observed the black seadevil species of anglerfish alive in its natural habitat for the first time.<p>You might recognize this sort of bony monster from <i>Finding Nemo</i>. One of them nearly swallows Marlin and Dory after …

Zoology

Beyond Space and Time: What's Next for Christopher Nolan?

<i>Gavin Logan on what’s next for Christopher Nolan…</i><p>Last weekend saw the worldwide release of Christopher Nolan’s latest and perhaps one of his most …

Elon Musk Gives Cryptic Hint Of Tesla 'D' Coming Oct. 9

In a cryptic tweet on Wednesday, Musk wrote that it's "about time to unveil the D and something else" with an accompanying photo. What the "D" is or that "something else" is, we're not quite sure.<p>Engadget's John Fingas writes of some of the possibilities:<p>Musk has previously hinted that the third …

The Backed Pack: Smart insoles, a toothbrush alternative, & a camping stove

<i>Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns. And if you have an idea for your own invention check out the Backerjack invention search!</i><p>Digitsole<p>Digitsole wants to melt that cold winter dread away with the market’s first connected …

A Specific Form Of Baldness Linked To Aggressive Prostate Cancer

A new study found that men with moderate baldness in the front and crown at age 45 had about a 40 percent increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer than men with no baldness at that age.<p>In the study, published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology yesterday, researchers analyzed …

Week's Best Space Pictures: A Star Pulses, a Hurricane Rages, and a Planet Sucks

Astronomers catch the blue light from a pulsar, a hurricane makes landfall, and an exoplanet sucks the life out of its star in the week's best space pictures.

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

iPhone 6 review, Microsoft's investment in 'Minecraft' and other stories you might've missed

This week, we reviewed Apple's new large-screened iPhones, investigated Microsoft's investment in <i>Minecraft,</i> whipped up some magical butter, learned about Google's new budget handset initiative called Android One and more. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last seven days. Oh, and be …

5 startups that could radically transform the world around us

Some startups are useful, some are beautiful, and some are pointless – I’m looking at you, Yo!<p>Then, there are some design ideas that have the potential to radically change our futures. These are creations that 15 years ago you wouldn’t have dreamed possible.<p>At the Victoria & Albert Museum this week …

Can't We Just Admit That The Apple Watch Has 2 Obvious Flaws?

Apple on Tuesday detailed its new wearable device, the Apple Watch, and the tech media has gushed with enthusiasm. Everyone seems to love it. "Apple Watch looks to be another winner," says ABC.<p>But the device has two obvious flaws that people aren't really saying much about.<p>When Samsung began …

iPhone 6 vs. Galaxy S5

Size<p>The iPhone 6 is much bigger than any previous iPhone, but it's still a bit smaller than the Galaxy S5. Samsung's handset is about 3 percent …

Photos: Nike, Teague design a high-tech plane for traveling pro sports teams

Professional athletes already travel to road games in private team jets with comfortable amenities. But Nike thinks that they can do much better.<p>Nike …

How Sapphire, The Nearly Indestructible Material Now Being Used For Smartphones, Is Made

There's been a lot of buzz around sapphire, an extremely hard material that smartphone makers are using to produce scratch-proof screen displays. Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone maker, unveiled the Ascend P7 with a sapphire display on Friday. The announcement follows rumors that …

Protons

Baidu's new headset and chopsticks record, ID and judge the food you eat

Chinese search giant Baidu has formally launched its answer to Google Glass, but unlike Mountain View's creation, it doesn't actually come with a display. The headset, called Baidu Eye, wraps behind your head instead. It recognizes voice and gesture commands, including being able to look up …

A Google Glass App That Detects People's Emotions

Human is happy<p>Sometimes people are hard to read. Why not leave all that work to a computer? Perhaps you could use this experimental app that works in Google Glass. Aim Glass's camera at a person's face and the app reads the human's facial expression and tells you to what extent the person is …

Google Glass

You can steal data from a computer by touching it

Normally, breaking a PC's security involves either finding security exploits or launching brute force attacks, neither of which is necessarily quick or easy. However, a team at Tel Aviv University has come up with a potentially much simpler way to swipe data from a computer: touch it. If you make …

Laserlight, the bright idea of a student behind a lifesaver for cyclists

The moment of clarity for cyclist Emily Brooke was less like an apple falling on her head and more like the prospect of a white van slamming into her.<p>Like many bicycle users before her, she realised that if the vehicle beside her on the road turned left, she would be squashed as she was in the …

PlayStation Network Brought Down By DDoS Attack

Gamers woke up to an unpleasant surprise on Sunday morning when hackers brought down Sony's PlayStation Network by way of a distributed denial-of-service (DDos) attack.<p>Sony tweeted that the problem was being addressed:<p>The company also confirmed the outage in a blog post, saying that there had been …

Look at what two years on Mars did to the Curiosity Rover

Welcome to the first annual Verge Hack Week. We're totally blowing up our site: we've given our reporters and editors the entire week to play with new tools and experiment with new storytelling ideas, while members of our amazing product team have gathered in New York to help build all sorts of …

Toothless 'dragon' pterosaurs once ruled skies worldwide, study says

Ancient winged reptiles called pterosaurs were so successful that they ruled Earth's skies for tens of millions of years, according to a study published in the journal ZooKeys.<p>The fearsome fliers, part of a family of pterosaurs named Azhdarchidae, get their name from <i>azdarha</i>, the Persian word for …

How to use a Chromebook: Tips, tricks and shortcuts

Kicking the tires on a Chromebook purchase? As a cheaper alternative to a Windows laptop or a MacBook, a Chromebook is an attractive option for budget buyers. The simplicity of Google's Chrome OS, which is little more than its Chrome browser with a bit of window dressing (Windows dressing, if you …

Vertical Takeoff Plane Design Flies Three Times Faster Than Helicopters

Zoom zoom<p>Does this illustration look a little sci-fi to you? It should: It's a design for a plane that takes off vertically, like a helicopter, but that flies about three times faster than any helicopter today. Yes, those are rotors in the wings.<p>A team of graduate students from the Georgia …

Aviation

The best view of the Perseid meteor shower is from space

This week is a doozy for night sky watchers, with arguably the best meteor shower of the year in the Perseids (peaking tonight) and a concurrent supermoon to boot. While there's plenty of opportunity to play the role of bug-eyed meteor paparazzo here on Earth, some of the best views of the …

iFind is the world's first battery-free location tag

iFind is a battery-free item location tag. It helps you ease the pain by saving you the time and frustration of trying to locate your misplaced item. Plus, your brain is also liberated from intense thoughts of “where did I last put it?”<p>Item-locating hardware devices like iFind aim to aid you in the …

Researchers Have Created An Invisibility Cloak That Can Get Rid Of A Shadow

Researcher Robert Schittny and his team from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany, presented the findings in Thursday's issue of the journal Science.<p>Cloaking devices work by rerouting light around an object — an optical trick similar to redirecting water around a rock in a stream. This …

Engineering