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The new Fable will be free-to-play on Xbox One and PC

Lionhead's <i>Fable Legends</i> will be free-to-play when it comes to Xbox One and Windows PC this year, the developer announced today, saying Fable fans will be able to play the role-playing game "from beginning to end without spending a penny."<p><i>Fable Legends</i>' free-to-play implementation will be somewhat …

Windows 10

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Call of Duty

A 'bionic pancreas' might transform how diabetes is managed

Scientists have successfully tested a "bionic pancreas" on 20 adults and 32 teenagers with Type 1 diabetes for five days, reports the Associated Press. The pancreas is a wearable device that continuously monitors a patient's blood sugar levels and administers insulin automatically, when needed. …

Driverless Cars: Optional by 2024, Mandatory by 2044

<b>Sixty years ago this month, Isaac Asimov</b> published a short story about a self-driving “automatobile” called Sally who had not only judgment but …

General Motors

Google could launch a health data service at I/O this month

Google and personal health data have a rocky past. That includes a unified medical record service called Google Health that the company shut down less than four years after its launch. Now, with a rise of wearable devices — including upcoming ones running Android Wear — Google wants to offer a way …

Are meetings more creative without chairs?

Standing meetings can get employees excited about creative group processes and can reduce their tendencies to get territorial, new research …

Washington University in St. Louis

Why do fireflies light up?

A firefly’s familiar glow is caused by a chemical reaction. Explanation here, plus many wonderful firefly photos.<p>Fireflies are sometimes called</i> …

Nature

Vein scanning : Pay with your hand

New payment technique scans your palm’s unique vein pattern<p>Paying for a coffee or lunch by simply scanning your palm might sound like science …

Credit Cards

When NASA Paid Researchers To Learn To Talk To Dolphins

Plus, the strange relationship one researcher developed while living with a dolphin for six months<p>In 1965, as a part of a NASA-funded project, a woman lived for six months in rooms flooded with a few feet of seawater. For a roommate, she had an adolescent male dolphin.<p>The project is now old …

This Is the Most Beautiful Game You'll See All Year

This year’s E3 generated a huge number of exciting announcements and jaw-dropping reveals. For the first time in the new console cycle, there appears …

No Man's Sky

Dinosaurs were neither cold-blooded nor warm-blooded, study finds

Dinosaurs have long been thought of as slow, lumbering, cold-blooded animals, akin to reptiles like the crocodile and the lizard – but there's been increasing signs in recent years that they may have been warm-blooded, as mammals and birds are. New research out of the University of New Mexico in …

Nevada Experimenting with Using Drones to Control the Weather

When you think of drones, you probably think of military ones, and viewers of the current season of <i>24</i> have watched Army drones targeting innocent …

Drones