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Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Console Wars Are Just Getting Started

It’s quite possible that all that momentum Sony's had leading up to the launch of the PS4 will dry up now that the machine is in the wild. System issues, faulty HDMI ports, and a real lack of compelling first-party games all work against the next-gen console.<p>Meanwhile, the Xbox One is still out of …

Who's the Guy at the End of 'Thor 2,' and What Does He Mean for the Marvel Cinematic Universe? – /Film

Time for more <b>Thor: The Dark World</b> <i>spoiler talk</i>, specifically with respect to the mid-credits tag in the film. If you saw the movie this weekend and …

Meet SR-72, The Most Astonishing Airplane You’ll Ever See

If you’re anything of an aircraft enthusiast you’ll know all about the SR-71 spy plane–it really was the most ridiculously advanced piece of flying technology, a legend in its own lifetime. If you’re not an aircraft enthusiast, then read on because you’ll still be impressed. Now is the moment to …

Katy Perry (In Any Language)

Katy Perry, whose latest album, <i>Prism</i>, came out in October, is a global pop star with subtext. Like many of her songs, her current hit “Roar,” which topped the American charts (the video garnered 35 million views on YouTube within the first three days of the single’s release), is an anthem with …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Microsoft Hints At Cross-Platform Opportunities Between Xbox One And PC

It’s a simple question. Why can’t PC and console players play against each other if both own the same game? The answer of course, is quite complex.<p>Despite being a requested feature by gamers for years, the technical side of making this happen is a lot of work, and the differences in control schemes …

Gallery: New York Comic-Con in pictures

This weekend, we hopped into the car and made the 6-hour trip to New York to check out its fast-growing Comic-Con. Since its founding in 2006, …

Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

Curved smartphones from LG and Samsung are just around the corner

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Wikipedia user: MOldar<p>Television tech is coming to new smartphones in the form of curved screens from two top TV …

Holy calamari! Elusive giant squid washes up on Spanish beach

A giant squid, whose oversized eyes and gargantuan blob of a body make it look more mythical than real beast, washed ashore Tuesday at La Arena beach in the Spanish community of Cantabria.<p>The beast measures some 30 feet (9 meters) in length and weighs a whopping 400 pounds (180 kilograms); and …

Zoology

Star Wars lightsabers finally invented

Scientists in America have 'accidentally' found a way forward to the creation of real-life weapons as used by Jedi Knights<p>• Star Wars pet clothing range has puppies feeling the force • How to make your own Jedi lightsaber<p>Wannabe Jedi Knights rejoice, for scientists have discovered that the famous …

French climber finds $332,000 worth of jewels in metal box on Mont Blanc

A French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc got more than satisfaction for his efforts when he stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires that had been buried for decades.<p>The jewels, estimated to be worth up to $332,000, lay hidden in a metal box that was on board an …

Original Chewbacca actor plans comeback for Star Wars Episode VII

Peter Mayhew, tall British actor who starred in original Star Wars trilogy, hopes to reprise wookiee role in JJ Abrams' sequel<p>• Star Wars VII casting call suggests return of the wookie • Mark Hamill uses force of the gym to shape up for Star Wars: Episode VII<p>The British actor who starred as …

World of Warcraft movie: Farrell and Patton to be lead role players?

Actors Colin Farrell and Paula Patton are reportedly under active consideration for the lead roles in Warcraft, the film adaptation of the Warcraft videogames to be directed by Source Code's Duncan Jones.<p>According to Deadline, Patton "is negotiating for a lead role" and "another lead has been …

Life in space 'discovered by scientists in Sheffield' - video

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have made an extraordinary claim, firmly debunked elsewhere, to have discovered living organisms arriving at Earth from space. The team sent a specially designed balloon 27km into the stratosphere during the Perseid meteor shower where they discovered small …

The 50 most influential marijuana users

Oprah Winfrey and George W. Bush are just a couple of names on the Marijuana Policy Project’s newly released list<p>Marijuana Policy Project, the nation’s largest marijuana policy organization, released a list of the “Top 50 Most Influential Marijuana Users” in the United States on Wednesday. At the …

The 3 Ingredients To Making A Successful Comic Book Movie Franchise

Some might assume that it was the A-list casting, the immense budgets, or the high-quality visual effects that fueled these broad audience spectacles, but based on so many high-profile disappointments of late, it should be clear that nothing can be taken for granted.<p>Let's decode Hollywood's comic …

More Hidden Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Mannheim, Germany-based street art duo known as Zebrating have been leaving their mark across the globe, particularly on railings in public spaces. Their elusive graffiti work offers an entertaining surprise for viewers from specific angles. Their art relies heavily on perspective as each piece of …

The Feds Might Remove A Huge Impediment To The Legal Marijuana Business

Until this change, marijuana businesses have spent years growing and expanding in an adverse environment.<p>While legalization — and the Federal government's recent decision to step back and not interfere through drug raids— will remove some of those inhibiting effects, there's still a lot that is …

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

Fans Petition For Loki Solo Film

Forget “Cheap”, The iPhone 5c Is Clearly The iPhone Jony Ive Wanted For iOS 7

The “c” in the iPhone 5c title doesn’t stand for “cheap”. It stands for “clueless”.<p>As in, we were all clueless in our speculation on Apple’s motivations for creating this device.<p>(Okay, it actually seems to stand for “color”, but humor me.)<p>After sitting through Apple’s unveiling today and more …

Korea Will Soon Be Home To The World's First 'Invisible' Skyscraper

The world will soon have its first "invisible" skyscraper.<p>There's no construction date yet for the planned 1,476-foot tower, called Tower Infinity. But its architects have just been granted a construction permit to begin building outside of Seoul, South Korea near Incheon International Airport.<p>The …