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Spectre's Day of the Dead Parade Was So Amazing Mexico City Is Actually Doing it This Year

The parade, which was invented for the movie, will now be a reality.<p>Arguably the greatest minutes of <i>Spectre</i> were the opening four, in which a sweeping tracking shot follows a masked Bond through a massive Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City. Thousands of people are in costume, walking the streets …

Mexico City

The unexpected answer to the biggest mystery of the American Revolution

In the grade-school version of American history, the Revolutionary War seems like a righteous inevitability. The typical narrative conflates taxes with tyranny, casting the rebellion as a break from British greed and oppression. “King George III didn’t seem to care what the colonists thought,” one …

United Kingdom

22 Books ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Are Reading Today

With the release of <i>Cursed Child</i> and the upcoming <i>Fantastic Beasts</i> movies, the <i>Harry Potter</i> series continues to live on. But if you’re a Potterhead …

Books

Will the VR revolution be ushered in by Microsoft, of all companies? | Ars Technica

The company that's said virtually nothing about VR so far appears to have a plan.<p>In all the discussion of virtual reality over the last couple of …

Virtual Reality

Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai

<b>.</b><p>Rare 19th century photographs of Shanghai by English photographer William Saunders go on show in London in first public exhibition devoted to his work<br>• Saunders travelled to China as an engineer in 1860 and following a brief return to Great Britain where he studied photography, he went back to …

China

Google's AI created its own form of encryption

Researchers from the Google Brain deep learning project have already taught AI systems to make trippy works of art, but now they're moving on to something potentially darker: AI-generated, human-independent encryption. According to a new research paper, Googlers Martín Abadi and David G. Andersen …

Super Mario 64 has one coin you will never be able to collect

Enter the truly impossible coin<p>In 2014, YouTuber pannenkoek2012 collected <i>Super Mario 64</i>’s most mythicized "impossible coin," a coin that was long out of reach. Two years later, he's discovered yet <i>another</i> coin hidden in the Nintendo 64 classic that players will never, ever be able to collect. The …

The 2016 Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade proves dogs do Halloween better than humans

On Saturday, a crowd of nearly 6,000 people and 400 dogs gathered in the rain for the 26th annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade presented by …

The Best Wireless Headphones for Less

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Headphones

Global CO2 Concentration Passes Threshold of 400 ppm—And That's Bad for the Climate

The average level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere across the globe passed 400 parts per million (ppm) last year, a symbolic and worrying …

Climate Change

25 Key Fitness Terms Everyone Should Know Before They Step Foot In A Gym

Gym membership—check. Sneakers—check. A total-body workout pulled up on your phone—check. A compound-exercise circuit—WTF? Sometimes it seems like …

Exercise

Nintendo patent filings suggest the Switch could be hiding some significant features - ExtremeTech

By on October 24, 2016 at 3:05 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Console reveals are tricky to …

Retrogaming

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

National Parks

Civilization 6 makes big push into esports as major organization starts new team

Noted strategy player MrGameTheory will captain the Civ 6 team.<p>Major esports organization Team Liquid announced today that it's making a push for the …

Discover Dogs: London's biggest dog event attended by over 3,000 pooches

Over 3000 dogs will attend the festival and take part with the chance to compete and win awards.<p>The Eukanuba Discover Dogs event took place this …

Cybersecurity threats getting less easy to ignore

As the newly commissioned USS Detroit sits on the edge of the Detroit River preparing to offer a limited run of tours to the public, a luncheon discussion begins inside the Detroit Marriott about other types of security measures.<p>Nation-states — such as China, Russia, Iran, North Korea — are more …

Identity Theft

The Ancient Greeks May Have Helped Create China’s Terra Cotta Warriors

Marco Polo’s travels in the 13th century altered the course of Western civilization. The mindset of Europe changed from Eurocentric to outward …

Archaeology

PlayStation 4 Skyrim: Special Edition Mod Storage Limited To 1 GB

Sony and video game publisher Bethesda have been battling over PlayStation 4 Mods recently. The game maker announced mod support for PS 4 for Skyrim: …

Linux exploit gives any user full access in five seconds

If you need another reason to be paranoid about network security, a serious exploit that attacks a nine-year-old Linux kernel flaw is now in the wild. The researcher who found it, Phil Oester, told <i>V3</i> that the attack is "trivial to execute, never fails and has probably been around for years." …

An Adorable Compilation of the Most Creative Costumes Worn by Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund

Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund, who is known for having an outfit for every occasion, had his human Ryan put together an adorable compilation of some …

Pets

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savory-monkey-bread Recipe - Chowhound

1Cut a ball of store-bought pizza dough into 9 pieces and form each piece into a ball.<p>2Set the dough balls aside to rest and puff, about 1 …

Stars hang out with Marnie the Dog on the red carpet for an ASPCA event, because cuteness

Marnie the Dog and her adorable floppy tongue have become an Instagram sensation. The sweet pup was adopted from a shelter at 11 years old with …

People Are Losing Their Minds Over What Dogs Dream About

We lived with a boxer named Reckless Abandon for 14 wonderful years. When we first brought him home, he was the sweetest pile of fur I’d ever laid …

Pets

The FBI and Homeland Security Are Investigating Today's Giant Cyber Attack

According to a new report from Reuters, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are investigating the massive distributed denial of …

Nikon’s new wireless tethering feature will change the way you take pictures

The next evolution of connected cameras<p>Nikon announced the D500, the company’s latest top-of-the-line APS-C DSLR, at CES back in January. The $2,000 camera finally hit store shelves early this summer, and I spent a few weeks using it as my main walkaround camera. It is an exceptional camera, …

Google Pixel

National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest 2016

There are just a couple of weeks left to enter the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The categories for this year are …

Massive DDoS attack affecting PSN, some Xbox Live apps (update)

Battlefield 1, Destiny, GTA Online affected on PlayStation<p>A major distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that has been causing issues across the internet since this morning is affecting gaming services such as the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, according to their status pages.<p>Sony is …

Look how easy it would be for Nintendo to make the Switch so much hotter

After months of anticipation, Nintendo finally unveiled its new console on Thursday. As expected, the console is unlike anything we’ve ever seen …

Retrogaming

Brian Atwood’s Puppy Wears Gucci Slides, YSL Scarves and Hangs With Mary J. Blige

Meet the top dog of fashion: Zeffirelli, a golden retriever and budding Instagram star.<p>Designer Brian Atwood’s adorable puppy is one pampered pooch — …

Mary J. Blige