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Nasty PlayStation 4 Console Shows Why You Should Clean It Once in Awhile

Is Your PlayStation 4 Console Dirty?<p>Let’s face it, nobody ever cleans the inside of their console. Well, at least we don’t know many who do. That …

Cleaning

Is the James Webb Space Telescope "Too Big to Fail?"

Any way you slice it, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is one of the boldest, highest-stakes gambles in the space agency’s storied history. …

Universe

The best headphones for music lovers

Headphone buying can be a minefield of terms for the non-audiophile. Most people don't spend their whole life in the studio, but some are willing to pay more for the best sound and music.<p>Music lovers who want the best headphones will find dozens of big brand names, plus a number of excellent …

Overcoming Dementia: Miracle Foods That Can Make Your Brain 7.5 Years Younger

Science has shown us following the Mediterranean diet can lower your dementia risk. More recent research has found that older adults following the …

Elon Musk Thinks We're Living In The Matrix. If He's Right, It's a Good Thing

The man who famously warned about the dangers of artificial intelligence believes we all may actually be artificially intelligent beings.<p>Elon Musk thinks it's almost certain that we're living in some version of <i>The Matrix.</i> In fact, he believes that there's a "one in billions chance" that reality as …

Singularity

WhatsApp turns on unsend feature to let you delete sent messages

Following months of preparation, WhatsApp has finally added the ability to delete those embarrassing messages you sent by mistake before your contact has had a chance to read them. The best part is that the feature will be available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone users.<p>The annoying thing is …

Apps

4 Challenging Sniper Video Games That Will Test Your Accuracy

Hitman: Sniper Challenge is a great appetizer for Absolution. In the beginning you may be a bit lost but after a few games you shoot people down like …

A teacher’s trick test question fooled the internet

A question on a teacher’s math quiz about an orchestra playing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony became a meme over the weekend because it didn’t make sense.<p>…

Internet

Here Are The 2017 MacArthur 'Genius' Grant Winners

It's not often you'll find these 24 names in the same place. They are historians and musicians, computer scientists and social activists, writers and architects. But whatever it may read on their business cards (if they've even got business cards), they now all have a single title in common: 2017 …

Los Angeles

Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for that awkward VR tour of Puerto Rico

Mark Zuckerberg has apologized, in a Facebook comment, for his recent virtual reality tour of Puerto Rico.<p>The Facebook CEO used the VR session to …

Virtual Reality

Silver House

Perched on a limestone cliff on Gower Peninsula, the Silver House brings medieval craftsmanship to the modern day. The home's foundation takes …

Architecture

OpenCritic joins the loot box backlash

“We’re going to take a stand” against the rising tide of microtransactions<p>OpenCritic, one of the biggest game review aggregation sites, is throwing its weight behind the ensuing uproar about microtransactions. The website announced on Twitter that it planned to “take a stand against loot boxes,” …

Sculptor House

Overlooking Lake Trousers, the Sculptor House is a surrealist art piece in the middle of an evergreen forest. The design of the home was a …

Google asks the dumbest questions

The new Pixel 2 ad asks whether the Earth is flat — a question the search engine flubbed not too long ago.<p>Google has a new ad for its latest …

The symptoms and side effects that tell you if you're actually allergic to gluten

Peter Green, the director of Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University and the Phyllis and Ivan Seidenberg Professor of Medicine at Columbia University told us ways you can tell if you have celiac disease that makes you allergic to gluten.<p><b>Peter Green:</b> If you have celiac disease, and you stop …

The 11 college majors with the highest unemployment rates

According to career site Zippia, which used US Census data to estimate the unemployment rate for people 22 to 25 years old in various fields, there are several areas of study that make job-finding harder.<p>Many of the majors deal with the arts, society, and communication. But some are still related …

Find Out Which Cognitive Biases Alter Your Perspective

Cognitive biases can change the way you see everything, and often in a bad way. Fortunately, just becoming aware of your biases can help you overcome …

Why Your IQ May Have More Influence on Your Success Than You Think

You could more accurately predict a job candidate's future performance with a holistic approach that measures IQ and social skills.<p><b>A growing body of research suggests general cognitive ability may be the best predictor of job performance.</b><p><b>Social skills, drive, and personality traits such as</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

Your STEM degree could save your life: if you use it to start a fire

A study carried out earlier this year indicates that college graduates are finding the job market increasingly difficult to crack. Several fields of study, including computer science and the arts, are proving degrees don’t carry the clout they used to.<p>Career site Zippia used US Census information …

College & University

A Finnish Mathematician Claimed That This Is The Most Difficult Sudoku Puzzle In The World

An ordinarily simple task proving impossible is frustration defined. Enter Sudoku, the now-ubiquitous numbers puzzle. Despite its straightforward …

Sudoku

See bird photobomb the space station as ISS crosses the sun

The European Space Agency has a trick question for you. It shared a photo showing the glowing orb of the sun with two objects dotting along in front of it, along with this caption: "Is it a bird?" The answer is yes, but the image also shows the International Space Station transiting our star.<p>The …

Space Exploration

How modern architecture is being influenced by video games

Near the small town of Point Arena, about three hours north of San Francisco, there's a new kind of memorial ground being built. It's not for the 450 …

Your dreams are disappearing in a cloud of pot smoke and it's a problem

<b>The problem</b><p>People who smoke a lot of marijuana often report they either don't dream or don't remember their dreams. That's because marijuana can …

Top 10 Exceptional But Terrifying Developments Of Artificial Intelligence

Top 10 Exceptional But Terrifying Developments of Artificial Intelligence Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk have something in like manner, …

People Are Finally Starting to Understand That Going to Shows Alone Is Amazing

The last time I made the idiotic decision to go to a show <i>not</i> alone, I was forced to leave early because my friend nameless companion managed to …