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Beards Are Great At Trapping Icky Bacteria

A good reminder that it might be time for a shave<p>Men with beards know that their facial hair can do more than just keep their faces warm in the winter. Beards can show how manly you are or save crumbs from your lunch. Hoping to get an even closer look at the inside of men's whiskers, last week, an …

'Suction cup' fish can grip 150X its weight - Futurity

The northern clingfish's extraordinary "clinginess" could lead to better ways to move organs during surgery and tag whales.

Whales

Make Your SmartPlate Count Calories For You

Calorie counting has been helped a lot by the sharp uptick in personal technology, and one team wants to make the process even easier by swapping out …

Genetically-Modified Cattle May Help Reshape African Farms

With one gene, molecular geneticist Steve Kemp may someday be able to boost the success of small farms across a huge swath of central Africa.<p>The gene is from a baboon, and it’s important because it produces a protein that kills a diabolical protozoan called <i>Trypanosoma brucei. Trypanosoma brucei</i> …

Agriculture

Most Concussions Happen During Practice For Student Football Players

Here's what can be done<p>Over the past few years, research and some high-profile incidents have illuminated the harmful long-term effects that concussions can have on football players' brains. Repeated head injuries can lead to personality changes, memory loss, speech problems, and rapid neurological …

Dinosaur-killing asteroid caused India’s Deccan Traps?

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago might have mobilized an existing volcanic system, causing vast lava flows.<p>The Deccan …

Fourteen-year global trial finds 86% of women can be diagnosed correctly by tracking level of protein in blood<p>A new screening test that tracks changing levels of a protein in the blood can detect twice as many ovarian cancers as conventional methods, research has shown.<p>The technique relies on a …

Cancer

Starbucks' Half-Priced Frappuccino Happy Hour Is Returning For A Limited Time Only

Now this is our kind of happy hour.<p>For a limited time only, Starbucks customers can get a Frappuccino for half price when they visit the store between 3-5 p.m, aka "Frappuccino Happy Hour." According to a company spokesperson, My Starbucks Rewards members will get a second bonus "happy hour" from …

A Last-Minute, No-Recipe Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes—but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Your favorite south of the border foods for your favorite fiesta, no recipe required.</i><p>We know you don't <i>need</i> an …

11 Recipes to Make Your Favorite Snacks from the ’90s at Home

The ‘90s were the height of the prepackaged junk food era, and although you’re eating whole grains and kale these days, there’s no shame in looking …

9 Easy Dessert Hacks That Yield Elegant Results

The elegant little dessert that looked like it took you hours but, in fact, needed only a few well-considered tweaks to make it feel special—that’s …

Dragon Age: Inquisition's next expansion is free, coming May 5

<i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i> owners will get a new multiplayer-focused expansion, <i>Dragonslayer</i>, on May 5 at no additional cost, BioWare announced today. <i>Dragonslayer</i> will introduce high dragon battles on a new map and three new characters, including one that originally seemed like an April Fools' Day joke.<p>…

Dragon Age

War Thunder's massive update coincides with 70th anniversary of end of WWII in Europe

Victory Day, the European holiday marking the capitulation of Nazi Germany and ending the war on WWII's Western Front, is May 9. Marking the 70th anniversary, <i>War Thunder</i> is dropping what may be its most ambitious update yet with more than 40 new vehicles and three new maps.<p><i>War Thunder</i> allows …

Military

Microsoft bought Minecraft for HoloLens, Nadella says

Minecraft isn’t just that game your kids can’t stop talking about, it’s also a key piece of Microsoft’s most exciting new technology<p>Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella has confirmed in an interview with the New York Times that HoloLens was one of the major reasons his company spent $2.5 …

On Today's Stream - Tracking Down the Origami Killer Again in Heavy Rain on PS4

New games, thrilling moments, and semi-humorous commentary.<p>On today's stream, Heavy Rain got rereleased today on PS4 and we are here to run around in …

What We Want From Watch Dogs 2 - IGN Video

In light of new details indicating a sequel is in the works, what should change in the next Watch Dogs?

HBO And 'Game Of Thrones' Have A Huge Problem On Their Hands

On the one hand: an absurdly drawn-out story with oceans of characters, convoluted plot lines and what would appear to be an allergic reaction to resolution of any kind. On the other: the elusive concept of a tightly told hour-long TV drama that deftly weaves together overarching season and …

Nintendo apologizes for amiibo frustrations, promises to do better, reissue toys

Last month a crush of online Nintendo fans looking to snag new amiibo figures apparently brought down GameStop's website, leaving fans frustrated with the process and seemingly limited supply of the toys.<p>As rumors of a silver Mario amiibo hitting this month continue to mount, Nintendo today …

Parents just don't understand Minecraft, new book may help

The latest book inspired by the hit game <i>Minecraft</i> is more than just a cheap tie-in. <i>Block City: How to Build Incredible Worlds in Minecraft</i> is a celebration of the amazing things players around the world have built. But it also serves as a guide, a kind of Rosetta stone for both parents and children.<p>…

Minecraft

Out This Week: May 4, 2015

Shin Megami Tensei returns to 3DS, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor gets a Game of the Year edition and Selma hits Blu-ray and DVD, all this week.<p>With …

Mortal Kombat X: Ed Boon On The Online Experience - IGN Video

Ed Boon talks about what NetherRealm is doing to improve the online experience in Mortal Kombat X.

Mortal Kombat X: Jason vs. Liu Kang Gameplay - IGN Video

Take a look at a match between Jason and Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat X.

Mortal Kombat X: Predator Tease - IGN Video

During today's Mortal Kombat X livestream there was a brief 5 second tease of Predator, the next DLC character coming to the game.

Mortal Kombat X: Jason's Gruesome Fatality, X-Ray, and Brutality! - IGN Video

Jason arrives tomorrow as part of the Kombat Pack DLC for Mortal Kombat X. Check out his first Fatality, X-Ray, and Brutality now!

Mortal Kombat X's Jason DLC Slices Up Variations

Game hacking.<p>NetherRealm has shown off the character variations for Mortal Kombat X's next DLC character, Jason Vorhees.<p>The movie slasher comes in …

United States Dominates World Relays With Seven Golds

Americans set world records in men's and women's distance medley relays.<p>U.S. quartets won seven of the ten races at the World Relays in the Bahamas on Saturday and Sunday, earning the Golden Baton for the overall team title, with 63 points to 46 for runner-up Jamaica and 34 for third-place …

Mayweather v Pacquiao rematch on cards - but Floyd holds the key to MayPac superfight part two

The struggle between world's two best fighters may not be over - which would be a blow to Amir Khan's hopes, writes Gareth A Davies<p>Like it or not, Las Vegas loves a rematch – especially when the first fight spews money. You only have to look back to 2012 and recall Floyd Mayweather was allowed to …

Stephen Curry got four times as many first-place MVP votes as James Harden

This was not as close as we thought it would be.<p>Steph Curry was officially named the NBA MVP on Monday, and according to voting, it wasn’t very close. A lot of people thought James Harden of the Rockets would challenge Curry for the honor, but in the end, Curry ran away with it.<p>Curry received 100 …

Basketball