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A star is hurtling towards our solar system and could knock millions of asteroids straight towards Earth

The star is currently hurtling through space at about 32,000 mph, and is around 64 lightyears away. (One lightyear is around 5,878,000,000,000 miles.)<p>Gliese 710 is about half the size of our sun, and it is set to reach Earth in 1.35 million years, according to a paper published in the journal …

2018 Ford F-150 Adds Its First Diesel

With an available Power Stroke V-6, Ford's cash cow now drinks diesel.<p>Remember the old days when a design was expected to carry a pickup-truck model for nearly a decade? Well, that’s ancient history. With truck sales continuing to outpace passenger vehicles—Ford sold more than 820,000 F-series …

People Have Started Hacking Nintendo's NES Classic And Adding More Games To It

It was only a matter of time before people found a way to hack Nintendo’s NES Classic, and that time has come. Earlier this week, modders trading …

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Screen Junkies' The Year in Movies: 2016 Cinema Supercut

Twenty-Five Great Jazz Baritone Saxophone Peformances

Ronnie Cuber<p>The cumbersome and often unwieldy baritone saxophone has long been relegated to the position of a shadowy stepchild to its more grandiloquent brothers, the tenor and alto saxophones, in jazz music. A low register behemoth that requires voluminous breath, careful control and formidable …

Dan Coats Announced as Trump's Pick for Director of National Intelligence

U.S. news<p>President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats to serve as national intelligence director, his transition team announced Saturday.<p>Coats, would need to be confirmed by Senate for the role, served eight years in the House of Representatives and two years in …

Bucket List Hotels | 5 Incredible Luxury Hotels That Should Be on Your List

<b>Like most people, I get very excited about the thought of staying at a luxury hotel, particularly in a destination that I see on Instagram feeds</b> …

The Tiny-House Revolution Goes Huge

Remember not too long ago, maybe 2012, the slew of blogs and Tumblrs and films that heralded not just a new type of house but a movement, a post-collapse quest for simplicity and freedom, a rejection of waste and “stuff” and, just like Thoreau in his cabin of yore, a crusade to chomp life’s essence …

Ethics Office Warns Confirmations For Trump Nominees Are Moving Too Fast

<b>Updated at 5:30 p.m.</b><p>The Office of Government Ethics is raising alarm over the pace of confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump's nominees, saying Saturday that they have yet to receive required financial disclosures for some picks set to come before Congress next week.<p>In a letter to …

Samsung’s Gear S3, Gear S2, & Gear Fit2 wearables are now compatible with iOS

As CES 2017 winds down, Samsung today made one more announcement, this time for iOS users. The company has announced that it expanding support for iOS with its latest Gear-branded wearables.<p>Specially, the Gear S2, Gear S3, and Gear Fit2 are now compatible with iOS thanks to new accompanying …

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The Super Retro Boy is a great remake of the original Game Boy

Dust off your old cartridges<p>Retro-bit has been remaking classic consoles for many years now, and their latest is the Super Retro Boy. It’s designed to look and feel a lot like the original Nintendo Game Boy — and pretty much nails it. The prototype I played felt satisfyingly chunky and the plastic …

Hands-on: The Honor Magic looks out of this world

We saw the launch of a couple of concept smartphones from Chinese OEMs at the tail end of 2016, with one being the bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix, while the other was a part of the Honor series by Huawei. Here at CES 2017, we got to spend some time with the latter. Here is a closer look at the Honor …