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Guy Finds StarCraft Source Code And Returns It To Blizzard, Gets Free Trip To BlizzCon

Last month, Reddit user Khemist49 made a truly unlikely find: a gold master source code disc of the original <i>StarCraft</i>. From 1998. At first, he didn’t …

Dreams of the Stone Age dated for first time in southern Africa

Scientists have directly dated Stone Age rock paintings in southern Africa reliably for the first time. Their work reveals that early hunter-gatherer …

History-changing discovery suggests Homo sapiens were not the first humans in America

For decades, the accepted theory of human migration suggested that Homo sapiens arrived to America around 15,000 years ago, and that they were the …

Found: One of the Oldest North American Settlements

The oral history of the Heiltsuk Nation, an Aboriginal group based on the Central Coast of British Columbia, tells of a coastal strip of land that …

Pluto might be a planet again. Let’s talk about why this matters.

Scientists aren’t just jerking you around—this is about something more than your childhood nostalgia<p>Prepare yourself—the Pluto debate has returned, and people are <i>not</i> going to be able to shut up about it. Pluto might be about to regain its planethood.<p>It might feel like scientists are jerking you …

Solar System

Google algorithm constructs (weird, glitchy) faces from 8x8 pixel photos

While the RAISR project sought to bring crispness and clarity to images that were already decent photos, the new Pixel Recursive Super Resolution …

HUDWAY Glass Heads-Up Navigation Display

We have a great deal on the HUDWAY Glass Heads-Up Navigation Display in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store.<p>The HUDWAY Glass Heads-Up Navigation Display is …

Geek

Opera Neon turns your web browser into a mini desktop

As much as modern desktop web browsers can do, their basic concept is stuck in a rut. It's not really designed for the way many people use the web, such as chatting while you surf. Opera wants to climb out of that hole, and it's trying an unusual approach to make that happen: it's launching Opera …

UFOs - The latest news, sightings, pictures and videos - Mirror

Industrial Robot Reprogrammed to Get Bored and Curious Like a Living Thing

In artist and robotics researcher Madeline Gannon’s ‘Mimus,' an industrial robot behaves like a living creature.<p>Broadly speaking, the goals of robotics and artificial intelligence research is to design robots that become more independent and intelligent thinkers, while equally more agile and …

iPhone bug will break the Messages app with a single text - here's how to fix it

A new bug that disables the Messages app on any iPhone by sending a single text message has been discovered.<p>The flaw renders iOS devices incapable of opening the Message app, making it impossible to read texts or iMessages, and the app continues to crash even when closing it or if you've rebooted …

Now on Instructables: Build Your Own SLA

3D printers are getting more affordable these days, but for many crafty makers, building their own printers is more than worth it – not only …

Make Your Own File Uploader to Add Files to a Raspberry Pi From Anywhere

For most modern computers, you can add a file from anywhere using a service like Dropbox or Google Drive. That doesn’t quite exist on a Raspberry Pi, …

Artist Mines Google Maps For The Literal Saddest Places On Earth

And you think your hometown is depressing?<p>You think your hometown is depressing? Take a little visit to California’s Depressed Lake ― then we’ll talk.<p>Australian artist Damien Rudd has been mining Google Maps for the literal saddest places on earth ― the lakes, rivers, roads, and mountains whose …

Astronomers just released the largest-ever digital survey of the visible Universe

Scientists have made the largest ever survey of the night sky publicly available, sharing an epic data set of astronomical objects that took four years to put together.<p>The Pan-STARRS project represents about half a million composite snapshots of the night sky as seen from Hawaii, and now …

Universe

Edmond

<i>(PG-13)</i> Contemplating suicide, a man with cannibalistic tendencies remembers the defining moments of his life. Director Nina Gantz’ award-winning …

New Software Can Turn Your Picture Into a Full 3D Avatar

The tech uses a combination of computer vision and machine learning to turn a picture of your face into a virtual representation.<p>If you've ever struggled with designing the perfect avatar, one company may be able to help. Startup Loom.ai has created a technology that produces an entire avatar from …

Is there life on Mars? Evidence of aliens may have been found on the Red Planet – in 2007

Evidence of alien life on Mars may have already been found by Nasa’s rover but scientists failed to notice, a new study suggests<p>In 2007, the Spirit rover photographed intriguing finger-like rock formations at the Home Plate plateau, a 300 square foot area in the Gusev crater near the Martian …

51 Years, 51 Iconic Gadgets

Take a trip down tech memory lane.<p>From the first home microwave oven, through the Apple 1 computer, all the way to AI-powered robots you can play with, we take a look at 50 iconic products that defined tech for the past 50 years. Take a walk down tech memory lane and shop their contemporaries.

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

The Brain

This Algorithmically Designed Worm Bin Lets You Compost On Your Countertop

“The entire ecosystem is powered by nature,” says Brooklyn Chao, founder of Bionicraft, the Taiwan-based startup that designed the composter. “By …

Gardening

Here's the only thing you need to know about Mars being 'the same size' as the moon on August 27

This is your yearly reminder: Mars will <i>not</i> be as big as the moon on August 27, 2016 — or any other year, for that matter.<p>The classic internet hoax …

Rio official had a mind-boggling explanation for why the green diving pool hasn't been fixed

The Olympic diving pool is still green, and Olympic officials still don't know what caused the gross discoloration.<p>On Friday, Rio officials reportedly closed the pool following complaints that the entire facility "smelled like a fart." Some divers have complained about itchy eyes, though officials …

Chemicals

Mental Clarity During Near-Death Experiences Suggests Mind Exists Apart From Brain: Study

If the mind is just a function of the brain, it stands to reason that the worse the brain is injured, the worse the mind would function. While this …

Consciousness

Possible New Whale Species Discovered In Pacific Ocean

A story of a corpse, a Japanese legend, and misidentified displays<p>Since the 1940s, Japanese whalers have spoken of a rare whale variety, a smaller and darker version of the Baird’s beaked whale. They called the animal <i>karasu</i>, or raven, and said that you could only see them at the Namuro Strait …

Nature

Program your own self-driving racer with FormulaPi

Self-driving race cars are a few years away but why not simulate the roar of robotic Formula 1 cars with a little Raspberry Pi magic?<p>The folks at Piborg are offering the opportunity for hackers and makers to try and drive their own autonomous car brain in a centralized race. They’ve launched a …

Autonomous Vehicle

This Space-Exploring Robot Tweeted a Heartbreaking Goodbye

Philae, the first robot to land on a comet, has reached the end of its life and is bidding a final farewell to Earth through a series of sad …

To prevent cannibalism, bring chocolate

Here’s another reason to show up with a box of chocolates: It doubles as a shield if she bites.<p>Edging slowly toward a female, male nursery web …

Spiders

World's most sensitive dark matter detector completes search - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

LEAD, S.D., U.S.A. / SHEFFIELD, U.K. — The Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter experiment, which operates beneath a mile of rock at the Sanford …

Microsoft debuts Bookings, a new Office 365 service for online appointment scheduling

Microsoft this morning announced an expansion to its Office 365 suite with the debut of a new service called Bookings, which will allow customers to schedule appointments with a business using online software. In addition to connecting businesses and customers without the need for a phone call, …