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How to Make Fried Chicken That's Way Better Than KFC

For many, the smell of fried chicken incites a trip down memory lane. That greasy (and oh, so good) scent brings to mind family picnics and church …

Cooking

How farming giant seaweed can feed fish and fix the climate

<i>This is an edited extract from Sunlight and Seaweed: An Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World by Tim Flannery, published by Text</i> …

Biofuel

New Chromecast Ultra firmware update adds "video smoothness" feature, turns it on by default

Resolution is important on displays, but for now, there's not really much point obsessing about it given that most consumer TVs and many monitors now …

Android News

China threatens to cut iPhone sales if Trump declares a trade war

State-run newspaper says increased tariffs could leave trade 'paralyzed' between China and the US<p>China's state-run newspaper says the government would respond with "countermeasures" if President-elect Donald Trump starts a trade war against the country, warning that the sales of iPhones and US cars …

China

The PlayStation VR Games Sony Announced Today Look Amazing

During its PlayStation Experience (PSX) event in San Francisco today, Sony unveiled some new information about the PlayStation VR and showed off some new titles. Unfortunately we’ve gotten no more information on dates aside from early 2016. However, the games we saw during today’s keynote look …

Portobello mushrooms could power your future phone

Engineers at the University of California at Riverside explore how batteries made with mushrooms could be cheaper to make and less prone to degrading over time.<p>Apple and Google just announced new tablets and smartphones touting the latest technological advances, but one thing those devices can't …

Clean Energy

Researchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe

Peering through the voids of space is a lot like time travelling: the deeper we gaze into a seemingly endless Universe, the further back in time we can see. Now, a team of researchers led by astronomers from Yale University and UC Santa Cruz have announced that they've discovered the most distant …

NASA Aims to Put Astronauts on Mars by 2039

The idea of putting a man on Mars has become very popular in recent years, due to many of the plans put forth by NASA. And in a new statement, NASA …

Three ex-Google engineers have created a Microsoft Surface clone

Naturally, it runs Android<p>Microsoft’s Surface tablet has inspired a few clones during its short history, but the latest rip off comes from three ex-Google engineers. Jeremy Zhou, David Ko, and Ben Luk used to work on products like Google Maps and search at the web giant, and formed Jide Technology …

Samsung pledges over $100m to make an open 'internet of things' finally happen

CEO BK Yoon says the ‘internet of things’‘is no longer a pipe dream’ and promises to make all Samsung devices open to others<p>Samsung’s chief executive BK Yoon promised more than $100m in funding for developers and to create an open system to kickstart an ‘internet of things’ (IoT) revolution.<p>Samsung …

Excavation uncovers secret underground Nazi WMD factory

Suspiciously high radiation levels around the Austrian town of St. Georgen an der Gusen had long fueled theories that there was a buried bunker nearby where Nazis had tested nuclear weapons during WWII.<p>Those suspicions came one step closer to being confirmed last week after the opening of a 75-acre …

Archaeology

UK housing crisis: brick stocks hit record low

The number of bricks in the UK has fallen to the lowest level on record as takeover activity builds<p>Brick stocks in the UK have reached the lowest level on record as merger mania grips the sector.<p>Stockpiles of the vital building blocks dipped to 323m at the end of October, down almost a third from …

Unexpected Life Found In The Ocean's Deepest Trench

The Mariana Trench cuts a 1,500-mile incision in the bottom of the Pacific Ocean near the island of Guam. That's where an international team of scientists has just spent over a month sending probes down to the deepest place on Earth.<p>The scientists were stunned by the amount of life they found …

Video: Watch a man boil an iPhone 6 in Coca-Cola for no reason at all

I thought I hit all the major points when I reviewed the iPhone 6 back in September, but there was apparently one burning question that I left …

Mobile Technology

6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with …

Watch every superhero ever fight each other in epic Marvel vs. DC trailer!

Every comics-loving kid has spent more than a few houra wondering who would win in a fight: Superman or Thor? Captain America or Batman? Spider-Man or the Flash? Wonder Woman or Captain Marvel?<p>In comics, we’ve seen those questions answered a few times, most recently in Marvel and DC’s Amalgam …

Comic Books

Cure for memory loss could be on the horizon

Breakthrough study could hold the key to ending memory loss and offer a lifeline to Alzheimer's sufferers<p>Birthdays, passwords, colleagues' names. At some point everybody struggles to remember something important.<p>For Alzheimer's sufferers the feeling is a relentless onslaught as cherished memories …

Neuroscience

German soldiers preserved in World War I shelter discovered after nearly 100 years

Twenty-one German soldiers entombed in a perfectly preserved World War One shelter have been discovered 94 years after they were killed.<p>The men were part of a larger group of 34 who were buried alive when an Allied shell exploded above the tunnel during <b>World War One</b> causing it to cave in.<p>Thirteen …

Archaeology

Is California's Hyperloop train closer to reality? Startup CEO has 'no doubt'

The 800mph train still sounds like the stuff of science fiction – Los Angeles to San Francisco in 35 minutes – but it’s found a new champion in crowdfunded engineer collective<p>The chief executive of a company attempting to deliver a transport system that could send commuters from Los Angeles to San …

Rosetta discovers water on comet 67p like nothing on Earth

Findings from Rosetta spacecraft’s Rosina instrument appear to suggest previously held theory is simplistic<p>The Rosetta spacecraft has detected water coming off comet 67P, the rubber duck-shaped lump of ice and dust that it placed the Philae robotic lander on last month.<p>The presence of water is not …

Hot deals ending soon: Extreme Micro Drone 2.0, iOS 8 & Swift Bootcamp, more [Deals]

Hot deals are introduced every day at Cult of Mac Deals.<p>As new ones arrive, older offers must leave. We’ve highlighted 5 such deals that are ending very soon and we wouldn’t want anyone to miss out. Read on to check them out.<p><b><br>The Extreme Micro Drone 2.0 with Aerial Camera</b><p>The Extreme Micro Drone 2.0 …

iOS

He’s back: Terminator Genisys teases its own trailer

In what seems to be a new pattern of movie promotion, the next entry in the <i>Terminator</i> film series, <i>Genisys</i>, got a teaser trailer Wednesday for the official trailer coming the following day.<p>Take a look at this tiny trailer, which features a liquid-metal Terminator that looks a lot like ex-Governator …

Gangnam Style Has Been Viewed So Many Times It Broke YouTube’s Code

Whoops!<p>Just a fun bit of trivia for the coders out there: PSY’s Gangnam Style has been viewed so many times that it broke YouTube’s view counter, making it the very first video to break the reaches of a 32-bit integer.<p><b>Here’s what YouTube had to say on the topic:</b><p>Not sure what the hell that means? …

Alienware Alpha Gaming Console PC

It started shipping only a couple days ago, but Alienware's "substitute" Steam Machine, the Alpha PC gaming series, has already gotten a lot of …

In new Microsoft ad, Cortana calls Siri fat and dumb

It’s not often you hear that Siri isn’t a very bright girl, but Microsoft thinks its competing Cortana personal assistant is smarter.<p>Microsoft’s crack advertising team has created a new ad where a Nokia Lumia 830 phone running Cortana points out things it can do that an iPhone 6 Plus running Siri …

This tiny cardboard capsule is exactly what the iPhone doctor ordered

No matter how big smartphone batteries are, smartphone users still often must rely on external battery packs to keep them going, so it’s no wonder …

Gear & Gadgets

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of November 16, 2014

<i>At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web.</i> <i>Take a stroll through Kickstarter or</i> …

Gear & Gadgets