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Nintendo’s trying to figure out mobile gaming—with a console

Pokémon Go has been a massive mobile gaming hit for Nintendo, a company that’s long been criticized for missing the boat on the public’s shift from console gaming to casual games played on cellphones. But instead of doubling-down on licensing its popular franchises for more mobile games, it seems …

8 Ways To Use Color Feng Shui To Enhance Your Home

Feng shui practitioners believe the ancient Chinese art plays a role in everything we do, from helping us feel balanced and happy in our daily lives to changing how the energy circulates in our homes. But there's more to achieving good feng shui than just furniture placement. Color feng shui, …

The 17th-Century Language that Divided Everything in the Universe into 40 Categories

So much effort. Such little payoff.<p>John Wilkins. (Photo: Wellcome Images/CC BY 4.0)<p>In the mid-17th century Anglican bishop John Wilkins set out on a …

Tweeters Imagine What Would Happen If Cats Were In Charge

"They would spend all their time watching people videos on the internet."<p>What would the world be like if cats suddenly took charge?<p>The surreal question became a hot topic on Twitter over the weekend, as the #IfCatsWereInCharge hashtag trended worldwide thanks to Portmanteau Jones' regular hashtag …

Pets

Physicists Achieve Atomic Data Storage

A new memory technology could pack the entire Library of Congress into a .1 mm-wide cube.<p>Researchers from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have created a rewritable data-storage device capable of storing information at the level of single atoms representing single bits of …

Why did ancient Egypt spend 3000 years playing a game nobody else liked?

<i>Editor's note: The Egypt-set Assassin's Creed Origins is out this week, and in a bold bit of opportunism we thought we'd republish Christian Donlan's</i> …

Building Your Own Home From Open Source Blocks

<b>What if your next house were to cost 1/10th of the average home while sporting a long list of high-tech hyper-ecological features?</b> With the help of the Open Building Institute (OBI), which is designing affordable, ecological housing accessible to everyone - you may be able to do just that.<p>In the …

Open Source Movement

Six New Medical Technologies Worth Watching

Among them: advances in surgical robots and early cancer screening<p>From growing blood vessels in labs to applying advanced nanotechnology to cancer testing, here are some emerging technologies that could have a big impact on medicine in coming years.<p>Engineered blood vessels<p>Humacyte Inc., a …

Medical Technology

Watermelon Snow, A DIY Phantom Limb, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

8 perfect Irish words and phrases English just can't match

Source: DailyEdge.ie/YouTube<p>SOMETIMES, IRISH CAN express things in a way English just… can’t. All examples from @TheIrishFor. For more like this, …

Is this the friendliest country in Europe?

“Hej!” chirrups the voice at the other end of the line. “You will soon be connected to a random Swede.”<p>A click, a pause and then there he is - our very own unpremeditated local. In this case it’s ‘Lars’, primed to answer any question we might have on his homeland.<p>Sweden is the first country in the …

10 Actually Free and Interesting Things To Do in London

London can be an expensive city if you head to all the tourist traps. I am the master of finding something free to do in this city (could be to do with the fact I usually have no money in my pocket and I'm Dutch which means I'm basically a tight a**e!). Here's a great guide to London that's …

England