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Browns finally get a win after Chargers miss two game-tying field goals

The Browns are finally in the W column -- but they no longer hold the No. 1 pick<p>All the Browns wanted for Christmas was a win.<p>They finally got it …

Vesna Vulovic, stewardess who survived 33,000ft fall, dies

<b>Vesna Vulovic, an air stewardess who survived the highest ever fall by a human being after her plane broke up at 33,000ft (10,000m), has died aged 66.</b><p>State TV in Vulovic's home country of Serbia said she was found dead in her apartment in Belgrade. The cause of death was not immediately …

Airplanes

Experts predict human-robot marriage will be legal by 2050

In the face of AI exerts repeatedly predicting the rise of sex robots, it’s increasingly difficult to insist that such machines strictly belong to a far-off, dystopian future. But some robotics experts predict we’ll soon be doing far more than having sexual intercourse with machines. Instead, we’ll …

The Future

‘Home Alone’ is recreated as an 8-bit NES masterpiece in this awesome video

Way back in the day, back when the original Nintendo was the only real console on the scene, the number of movie-themed video games available was …

People Are Literally Losing Their Minds Over Google Earth VR

On Tuesday, Google released Google Earth VR, which could be the best illustration of virtual reality’s magical capabilities to date. And it’s free. …

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, heart and liver

Gene-editing technology has been used to restore partial vision to blind rats, paving the way for revolutionary new treatments that alter DNA in damaged parts of the body.<p>It is the first time scientists have precisely modified DNA in non-dividing cells of the sort that make up most adult organs and …

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 …

Massive 'sea monster' lobster caught by stunned fisherman after hurricane

A stunned fisherman pulled in the ‘catch of a lifetime’ off the coast of Bermuda after hooking a massive 14lb lobster.<p>Tristan Loescher posed for photos with the huge crustacean before deciding to release it back into the sea.<p>The Sanctuary Marine Bermuda, who offers custom luxury charters, posted on …

Teens still heart the iPhone, dissing Android

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Ask teenagers something today and they'll answer one way. Ask them tomorrow and they might say something else.<p>Ask them about phones, however, and they seem to give the same answers over and over again.<p>The …

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Trump blames media after more sexual misconduct accusations reported

Donald Trump disassembled his teleprompter during a North Carolina rally on Friday night, in the same week that he boasted on Twitter Tuesday about having his “shackles off”.<p>The Republican nominee, who saw further accusations of groping on Friday from two different women, responded by trashing the …

Donald Trump

Spacecraft, mini-drones and robotic arms: Obama nerds out

PITTSBURGH (AP) — President Barack Obama has a confession: He's a science geek, a nerd, and he's not apologizing to anyone.<p>The geek-in-chief was in his element Thursday as he toured cutting-edge projects during a White House Frontiers Conference. Obama beamed as he took the chair of a Boeing …

China is reportedly releasing the last Tiananmen detainee — but he might find himself stepping into 'a bigger prison'

Miao Deshun, who is now reportedly in poor health, "might find himself leaving a small jail but entering a bigger prison," Hu Jia, a well-known human-rights advocate who had been jailed for rebuking the Communist Party and who is also severely ill, told The Washington Post.<p>"He's likely to find …

Human Rights

Are the beginning and end of the Universe connected?

Before the Big Bang… after the Big Freeze… will everything look the same?<p><i>“What is wild cannot be bought or sold, borrowed or copied. It is.</i> …

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The father of Atari is about to blow your mind again

The man who is perhaps most responsible for the video game revolution has set his sights on virtual reality.<p>Modal VR<p>Nolan Bushnell, who has remained …

Hurricane Matthew was deceptively powerful

While they tracked miles per hour like adrenaline junkies watching a speedometer, they took their eyes off a far more important factor. It was rain, not wind, that dealt the most damage as Matthew rumbled ashore.<p>Hurricane Matthew upended lives in the Southeast over the weekend, killing at least 33 …

With NBA expansion rumored, a look at the pros, cons and prospective cities

The league is rumored to be looking into several cities, including Seattle ... still<p>Let's set the table here real quick. The NBA has wanted to get …

The AI disruption wave

Information technology evolves through disruption waves. First the computer, then the web and eventually social networks and smartphones all had the power to revolutionize how people live and how businesses operate. They destroyed companies that weren’t able to adapt, while creating new winners in …

Comments of the Week #129: From the impossible physics of warp drive to photonic time

“Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together. Throw two planets into space, and they will fall one on …

Physics

Behind the sugar industry's 50-year mission to axe its link to heart disease

Trust no one.<p>That’s the takeaway of a new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which claims the sugar industry in the 1960s launched a campaign in which it paid for nutrition research to downplay evidence linking America’s rising sugar consumption to …

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

Man Admits to Abducting, Killing Jacob Wetterling, Missing Minnesota Boy in 1989

For nearly 27 years, the kidnapping of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling remained an open and active investigation — his family never giving up hope that the truth would one day be uncovered.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, Danny Heinrich admitted in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis to taking Jacob's life — a …

Bennu mission: the 'Armageddon' asteroid that could collide with Earth

Nasa hopes to learn more about the secrets of the solar system with its latest groundbreaking mission to land on an asteroid.<p>OSIRIS-REx is scheduled to launch on September 8, with the aim of landing on the asteroid Bennu by 2018 and return a sample to Earth in 2023.<p>There’s a slim chance Bennu …

Texas A&M And Seattle Seahawks Reach New License Agreement For “12th Man” Trademark

The larger-than-life statue of E. King Gill stands at 12 feet tall on the east plaza of Kyle Field.<p>Texas A&M University and the Seattle Seahawks have …

5-Minute Expert Guide to Running in Humid Weather

Summer is here, and runners everywhere are sweating buckets. But just because the heat is on doesn’t mean you’ll be forced to skip runs or stay …

New Magic Leap Videos Shows AR Shopping and Voice Control

A new video of Magic Leap’s augmented reality tech in action was shown at a conference in China today.<p>On stage at the event, Magic Leap CMO Brian …

Augmented Reality

WikiLeaks dump shows collusion by DNC against Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to email — nor should she. WikiLeaks today, posted a treasure trove of messages to and from top democratic party officials in the days and weeks leading up to the Democratic National Convention (DNC).<p>Containing nearly 20,000 emails with …

Bernie Sanders