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Higgs Boson Seems To Prove That The Universe Doesn't Exist

None of us should be here. In fact, the whole world, the stars and the galaxies shouldn’t be here either. According to a new cosmological study, our whole Universe should have blinked out of existence an instant after it was first created.<p>Research from British cosmologists at King’s College London …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Knightmare on stage: The seminal 1980s kids TV show comes to the theatre

Knightmare?” they ask when I explain what my show is about. “What, that one with the kids in the dungeon? And it was all done with computers and …

Blizzard Throwing 'Hearthstone' World Championship With $100K First Prize

Blizzard seems to know they have a hit on their hands with the release of their card battling game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. The game has only been out for a few months officially now, but already Blizzard is embracing its popularity as an eSport, a scene which rose up on its own when the …

'Arrogance' of ignoring need for sleep

<b>Society has become "supremely arrogant" in ignoring the importance of sleep, leading researchers have told the BBC's Day of the Body Clock.</b><p>Scientists from Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Manchester and Surrey universities warn cutting sleep is leading to "serious health problems".<p>They say people and …

'Killer robots' to be debated at UN

<b>Killer robots will be debated during an informal meeting of experts at the United Nations in Geneva.</b><p>Two robotics experts, Prof Ronald Arkin and Prof Noel Sharkey, will debate the efficacy and necessity of killer robots.<p>The meeting will be held during the UN Convention on Certain Conventional …

Nintendo Faces Challenges for New Console Aimed at Emerging Markets

Nintendo today announced plans to develop and release a new video game console for emerging markets next year. In an interview with Bloomberg, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said the company wanted to make “new things, with new thinking” for these regions, and not just a cheaper version of its …

Samsung confirms Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 and GS3 Mini won't see KitKat

Just yesterday we reported on a leaked list that reportedly details when various Samsung devices will see Android 4.4 KitKat. Interestingly enough, the list also seemed to confirm the notion that the non-LTE version of the Galaxy S3 would be permanently left in the dark.<p>Now thanks to <i>SamMobile</i>, we …

The Mysterious Case of The Count of St. Germain - Unbound Worlds

In the mid 1700s a man began to circulate among the courts of Europe’s aristocracy: Richly dressed and bejeweled with a finely coiffed beard and …

Black Rainbow review – poetry in a moving account of depression

One horror of depression is how walled-in it makes the sufferer feel. Advice from outside can seem meaningless; perhaps the greatest gift a depression memoir can offer, therefore, is the small comfort of comradeship, the reassurance that the writer has walked the same dark path and survived. Rachel …

Toddler loses eye after doctors mis-diagnose cancer as a hamster allergy

A toddler who doctors said was allergic to her pet hamster was in fact suffering from a rare cancer which has cost her an eye.<p>Dominique Dowson was …

The Nazi Officer's Wife

• <b>Author:</b> Edith H. Beer & Susan Dworkin<p>#1 New York Times Bestseller<p>Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a slave labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman and went underground. With the …

Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated)

• <b>Author:</b> Solomon Northup<p><i>Twelve Years a Slave</i>, sub-title: Narrative of Solomon Northup, citizen of New-York, kidnapped in Washington city in 1841, and rescued in 1853, from a cotton plantation near the Red River in Louisiana, is a memoir by Solomon Northup as told to and edited by David Wilson. It is …

Anyone Can Draw Their Own Video Game With Pixel Press Floors

Have you always wanted to design your own video game, but don’t know the first thing about coding? An innovative new app, Pixel Press Floors, allows …

E.T.'s Home Is Found: Trove Of Atari Games Unearthed At Landfill

For decades, it was mere legend: an "Atari Dump" rumored to harbor millions of copies of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, a video game so bad that burying it in the New Mexico desert seemed the best way to move on.<p>But now, the Atari graveyard has been exhumed, and the latest attempt to find the cache of …

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Logos are an essential part of a brand’s identity. A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it.<p>Some of the world’s most ubiquitous …

Spin cycle: astronomers detect distant planet that whirls madly | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Are you the type of person who gets dizzy just watching a merry-go-round go round and round? If so, don’t plan a visit to the planet known as Beta Pictoris b. The thing spins like mad.<p>An exoplanet orbiting the young star Beta Pictoris, is seen in this artist's rendering …

The 'Post-Antibiotic Era' of Drug Resistant Disease Is Almost Here

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Get ready to crawl into a hole, forever: Gonorrhea, urinary tract infections, and pneumonia are just …

Flying Car Moves from Science Fiction Toward Reality

Flying cars have long been the stuff of science fiction, though plenty of entrepreneurs and visionaries have struggled to make the concept a reality – including no less than the original Henry Ford.<p>The group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni that developed the Transition flying car …

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Dead Island dev Techland re-announces Hellraid for PC, PS4, Xbox One

Dead Island developer Techland has re-announced its fantasy dungeon-crawler Hellraid for a 2015 release on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One - rather …