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How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code

A man in Oakland, California, disrupted web development around the world last week by deleting 11 lines of code.<p>The story of how 28-year-old Azer Koçulu briefly broke the internet shows how writing software for the web has become dependent on a patchwork of code that itself relies on the …

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IBM's Sword Art Online Virtual Reality Experience Detailed in 10-Minute Video Report

Slice monsters, hug other players in "alpha" demo shown in Daisuki post<p>Anime Consortium Japan's Daisuki service posted a 10-minute video report of …

Virtual Reality Check: Everything You Need To Know About Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, And HTC Vive

Whether you’re ready or not, the video game industry is diving headfirst into the science fiction-like realm of virtual reality. Almost all the news coming out of last week’s Game Developers Conference was related, in some way, to virtual reality, and over the coming months, the three leading …

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7 Reasons to Play Computer Games

Be honest, you want to be smarter. There’s nothing wrong with that. Studies consistently demonstrate that intelligence is among the most desirable …

Facebook, Virtual Reality (VR) And The Future Of Social Networks

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are real hot potatoes at the moment, and understandably so. They undoubtedly have the potential to revolutionize the way that we interact with each other, and with machines, in the digital world.<p>Facebook’s $2bn purchase of Oculus, one of the leading …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

Xiaomi Mi 5 review: an alarmingly good smartphone

First impressions of the Xiaomi Mi 5 are favorable, owing to its glamorous appearance, though they’re offset by some concerns about the handset’s fit and finish. A glossy glass back curves into a metal frame, which wraps around to the front and culminates in a chamfered edge1. Reflections dance …

This Virtual Reality Game Made Me Lose My Mind and My Lunch

Virtual reality is almost a reality.<p>The consumer-ready version of the Oculus Rift, a $600 headset that requires a beefy PC to run games, is launching …

‘PlayStation VR Will Take A Ton Of Marketshare If It’s Priced At $500 Or Below’ – Michael Pachter « GamingBolt.com: Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog

With the pricing details for Oculus Rift and Valve and HTC’s Vive, all eyes are now on Sony- the last of the big three VR vendors has not yet …

Edge of Nowhere is a confident step into virtual reality

Insomniac's decision to go third-person makes all the difference<p>When <i>Edge of Nowhere</i> was announced this past June I'll admit I was a bit puzzled. The value proposition simply didn't make sense to me at the time. Why would an early adopter, investing in the immersive promise of the Oculus Rift, even …

Lemon Meringue Pie Is the Only Certainty in This Harsh World

It will help you through even the darkest of days and most alarming of existential crises. It will illuminate your life with beautiful, tangy, sweet, white fluff that restores your hope and faith in goodness and egg whites.<p>Look, the Earth can sometimes feel like a cold and confusing place. Why are …

This Hot Chocolate French Silk Pie Is the Most Irresistible Thing on the Internet

Celebrate Pi Day with something seriously decadent.<p>Ever wanted to have hot chocolate in pie form? We're here for you. This Hot Chocolate French Silk Pie combines all the flavors you love in hot chocolate with this super decadent, classic French silk pie.<p>This version gets an update from an …

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Peanut Butter Molten Lava Cakes

<i>This is the low carb peanut butter dessert of your dreams! Ooey gooey peanut butter lava cake. This keto lava cake recipe is sure to please.</i><p>Stop the …

EASY CHICKEN AND SPINACH PUFF PASTRY PIE

<i>We are celebrating National Pie Week with this tasty Chicken & Spinach pie recipe from Knorr.</i><p><b>What You’ll Need:</b><p>1tbsp Flora Cuisine<br>• 1 Knorr Chicken …

If You've Never Made Hummingbird Cake, You're Missing Out

This Southern classic is just what your Easter feast needs.<p>A Southern dessert staple, Hummingbird Cake takes its name from the fact that it tastes so good, you'll hum when you eat it. How can you resist that? Hummingbird Cake is a dense cinnamon-spiced dessert made with ripe bananas and crushed …

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Oculus Rift Launch Titles Confirmed, See Them All Here

There will be 30 games available for Oculus Rift when the virtual reality headset arrives on March 28, Oculus VR announced today. These include Project Cars, Adrift, Elite Dangerous, Eve: Valkyrie, and Defense Grid 2, among others. The full list of launch titles can be seen below the video.<p><b>Oculus</b> …

Tiny Chipmaker Movidius Has a Tiny Chip That Looms Large

The startup's processors are giving vision to a range of tech gear, from drones to security cameras to virtual reality goggles.<p>Few people have heard of Movidius or its tiny Myriad 2 chip. But that’s about to change.<p>The company’s little processor provides an important capability for products ranging …

We know your Android phone isn't encrypted, so here’s how you encrypt it in a few easy steps

Over the last few weeks due to the Apple vs. FBI case, pervasive media coverage of that case, and consequently a growing concern throughout the world …

PC-Free VR A Reality With Sulon Q

With the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive on the horizon Sulon Industries has announced its new “all-in-one” VR headset.<p>Named the Sulon Q, it will …

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Mathematicians Have Discovered a Strange Pattern Hiding in Prime Numbers

They're not as random as we thought.<p>Mathematicians are pretty obsessed with prime numbers - those elusive integers that can only be divided by one …

Could Microsoft Corporation's Surface Phone Be the Most Powerful Smartphone Ever?

Microsoft might be developing the most powerful smartphone in the world, but will anyone buy it?<p>There's been a lot of buzz about <b>Microsoft</b>'s …

Astronomers say they've found biggest structure in universe

A newly identified cosmic feature is so enormous that it has left some of the finest minds in astronomy well and truly boggled. The BOSS—named after the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey—is a wall, or supercluster, of at least 830 galaxies connected by filaments of gas, which <i>Smithsonian</i> …

Researchers Have Built The Most Complex Light-Based Quantum Computer Chip Ever

Bring on quantum computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>In a world-first, researchers have created a quantum chip that contains four …

A topical teaser on the nerdiest day of the year<p>Happy Pi Day guzzlers!<p>Every March 14 – or 3/14 using the US format for dates - the maths community celebrates pi, the number that is 3.14 to two decimal places.<p><i>Illustrated below is a quarter-circle, containing two semicircles of smaller circles. Prove</i> …

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Physicists develop a formula that contradicts decades of published research

Bazinga! University of Cincinnati theoretical physicists are about to report on a controversial discovery that they say contradicts the work of …

Software brings your PC's entire interface to VR

Virtual reality faces numerous challenges, but one of the biggest is having to take your headset off whenever you need to run a conventional app. What if you want to maintain that immersion, or just want to use a VR device as your only display? That's where BigScreen thinks it can help. It's …

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Fasting for weight loss? Here’s why scientists say it works long-term

For the past 12 years, Dr. Steve Mount hasn’t eaten on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Those days are earmarked for fasting.<p>In 2004, he read a …

Is fermented food a recipe for good gut health?

<b>Fermentation as a way of preserving food dates back thousands of years, but it is now being held up as a potentially important source of friendly, health-giving bacteria. So should we all be eating sauerkraut and kimchi?</b><p>Allowing bacteria to form in a sealed jar of vegetables over a few months might …