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Neuroscientists Have Recorded The Brain Activity of a Man at The Exact Moment He 'Saw God'

A serious case of epilepsy gave him a 'religious experience'.<p>Medical case reports are incredible things. Like real-life episodes of <i>House</i>, they offer …

Sony 'PlayStation 4.5' rumored with upgraded graphics; will Microsoft follow suit?

Microsoft's Xbox leader Phil Spencer recently hinted that the Xbox One might get hardware upgrades in the future. Now a new report claims that rival …

PlayStation

Nissan's Full Display Mirror lets racers see through solid objects

When your race car doesn't have a rear window, and your side mirrors aren't providing much help, it's up to camera technology to fill in the gaps.<p>Usually, technology created for motorsport tends to trickle its way downward to regular passenger cars -- high-end carbon-ceramic brakes are an excellent …

Le Mans

Low-Oxygen Dead Zones Found In Atlantic Ocean

No psychic powers here<p>Plenty of fish in the sea? Sure. But you won't find any in the Atlantic Ocean's newly discovered dead zones.<p>In a paper published in <i>Biogeosciences</i>, researchers describe pockets of low-oxygenated water traveling across the Atlantic Ocean. They found these so-called dead zones in …

Global Warming

The center of our galaxy might be full of dying vampire stars

A special space telescope has helped scientists gain a much better grasp on what's happening at the crowded center of our galaxy, according to findings published in <i>Nature</i> yesterday.<p>Earth is stuck near the edge of the Milky Way, tucked in a quiet spot just off of one of the galaxy's spiral arms. The …

NVIDIA SHIELD: What You May Not Understand About The New 4K Streamer

In the consumer space, NVIDIA has dedicated much of the last four years building up their gaming footprint by investing to improve the overall gaming experience, wherever the gamer wants to game. NVIDIA is currently delivering leadership products and technologies in gaming tablets, handheld gaming, …

Televisions

Navy researchers make bulletproof glass out of clay

The US Naval Research Laboratory announced a major breakthrough in materials science on Thursday. After decades of research and development, the NRL has created a transparent, bulletproof material that can be molded into virtually any shape. This material, known as Spinel, is made from a synthetic …

Upcoming Elephone features 4GB RAM, QHD display, Windows 10 AND Lollipop

A quick search for the term “dual boot” on Android Authority will turn up dozens of articles about how Intel, Asus, Samsung, and many other companies have at least explored the concept of dual-booting Windows and Android, or even Windows Phone and Android, only to eventually end up canceling these …

Mobile Technology

Nude photo hack lights up Dark Web

World: Meet the Dark Web.<p>The shadowy, lightly trafficked corners of the Internet were briefly illuminated this week after racy photos of celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton were unearthed. The photos appeared on niche forums like 4chan and Reddit before their existence made waves …

Mark Zuckerberg pours ice-cold water on himself, challenges Bill Gates to do the same

Facebook CEO follows Satya Nadella in charity campaign<p>Following Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's dousing in ice-cold water as part of a campaign to raise money in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has done the same.<p>"That was really cold," he said, …

The FDA wants to use Minecraft to keep people from smoking

Minecraft has proven a useful tool for teaching life lessons. For instance, if you don't have somewhere safe to sleep at the end of the day, bad things might happen to you. Also, cave exploration can be extremely dangerous without enough light, or if you run into molten lava — which is frequently. …

Astronomers discover Earth-sized 'diamond' 900 light years away

The world's largest diamond, the Cullinan, is a tad over 3,100 carats uncut. Its estimated value is some $2 billion, and it only weighs about 1.37 pounds. That stone, while enormous relative to others like it, is but an invisible speck when up against the Earth-sized diamond discovered 900 light …

Have Faith: Why EA showed so many concepts and prototypes at E3 2014

At its E3 2014 press conference earlier this week, Electronic Arts showed almost as many "conceptual prototypes" of future games as it did games that were playable and on the verge of release.<p>Instead of showing a big blowout trailer for the next <i>Mirror's Edge</i>, it showed artists creating its heroine, …

3-Year-Old Remembers Past Life, Identifies Murderer and Location of Body

<b>A 3-year-old boy in the Golan Heights region near the border of Syria and Israel said he was murdered with an axe in his previous life. He showed</b> …

Construction workers unearth legendary cache of Atari games in New Mexico desert

According to urban legend, a massive stockpile of Atari gear — including truckloads of the notoriously awful game <i>E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial</i> — has laid buried in a New Mexico landfill for over thirty years. Today, that story is no longer a myth. Construction crews have uncovered copies of the Atari …

Xbox One Production Slowing Down: What's Next for Microsoft? - Save/Continue

Earlier this week, <b>Microsoft</b> had their investors call; a meeting with investors where the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) <b>Amy Hood</b> discussed their …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

Reports of bricked PlayStation 4s surface after launch

After its launch on Friday, the PlayStation 4 has come under fire from some gamers who say their units have been dead on arrival. The most troubling reports describe a so-called "blue light of death" syndrome, in which the console's light bar flashes blue but never outputs a video signal or boots …

What’s inside Sony’s PlayStation 4: Upgradeable hard drive, 8GB fast memory, internal power

<i>Corrected 10:30 a.m. Pacific</i><p>This might be a first: Instead of waiting for gadget butchers* like iFixit to post their own disassembly videos, Sony, (working with <i>Wired</i>) has published its own teardown of its upcoming PlayStation 4 — before the new console even hits the streets. Check out the …

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

New York slaughter of mom, 4 kids: 'It's a scene you'll never forget,' cops say

When relatives of a Chinese immigrant mother of four young children banged on the family's door, it opened to a grisly sight: a man dripping with human blood who is now charged with stabbing the five to death with a butcher knife.<p>Mingdong Chen, 25, faced five counts of murder Sunday, a day after …

Uncovering the Brain of a Psychopath

What makes someone a psychopath? Can these traits be passed through family lines? Neuroscientist James Fallon, and author of <i>The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey Into the Dark Side of the Brain</i>, discusses his scientific and personal exploration into the antisocial …

James Blake featuring Chance The Rapper – Life Round Here (Remix) | Video

Last month, James Blake and Chance The Rapper joined forces for an ambient remix of Blake’s<p>Last month, James Blake and Chance The Rapper joined forces for an ambient remix of Blake’s own <i>Overgrown</i> track “Life Round Here.” Today, super music video director Nabil provides the hypnotizing …

Dad Sends Kids Toys Into Outer Space, Films The Entire Trip

If you were lucky enough to have a childhood which involved firing plastic bottles into the air and pretending they were rockets, then consider your …

Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe's Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …

Art

10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

2014 Z/28: The Baddest Camaro Ever

It costs more than a ZL1, has less horsepower, and only comes with one speaker. So why would you want a Z/28? Because its the most aggressive, driver-focused Camaro ever made. Oh, and its warrantied for driving on the track.