Istvan Mayer

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Xbox One's Metal Gear Solid 5 "Holds Its Own" vs. PS4 Version

The Xbox One edition of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain performs at a technical standard very similar to the PlayStation 4 version, according to early tests.<p>An independent technical analysis of the game, by Digital Foundry, found that the Xbox One edition delivers on offering a native 1600x900 …

How Much Money Did PewDiePie Earn in 2014?

Felix Kjellberg, better known by his online alias PewDiePie, earned 63 million SEK (around $7.5 million) in 2014, according to financial documents.<p>According to Swedish newspaper Expressen, translated by NeoGAF, PewDiePie Productions AB, Kjeilber's company, is up from 29.6 million SEK in 2013 and …

Alien life ‘unlikely’ on Rosetta comet, say mission scientists

Despite claims this week that comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko may hold alien life, mission scientists think it is unlikely<p>Scientists have dismissed claims that the Rosetta comet could harbour alien life after researchers said micro-organisms could exist on the icy rock.<p>At the National Astronomy …

Brain-controlled game allows players to co-op against aliens

Two years ago, scientist David Schwarz made a Pong game that was controlled using brain waves. Now he's created a more complicated co-op game in which two players work together using brain-controls.<p><i>PsyPod</i> is a defense game in which two players are tasked with protecting a baby robot. Using a …

Why Is 'Batman: Arkham Knight' So Violent?

“I’m not going to kill you,” <i>Batman</i> says to a burglar in Tim Burton’s 1989 movie, a remarkable thing to say to someone you’re helding over the ledge of a roof. Like its predecessors, <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> overflows with violent scenarios pulled from this mold, encounters that seem impossible to …

Comic Books

These Unreal Engine 4 Scenes Are Unbelievably Realistic

Unreal Engine 4, the game engine from Epic Games that's behind titles like EVE: Valkyrie and Street Fighter 5, has been used to create some amazing projects. New scenes from a UE user, however, might just be the most photorealistic.<p>User Koola posted a couple of screenshots and a short video from an …

Game Development

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Lifehacks

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

Baltimore gangs call for peace after riots

Two major street gangs have apparently joined forces with the Nation of Islam to take part in peaceful demonstrations and even try to discourage violence, a stark contrast to officials' grim announcement that the gangs had teamed up to "take out" police officers.<p>The below picture shows Bloods (in …

Justice

The Most Productive Ways To Waste Your Time

Whether you’re watching stand-up comedy on TV or cat videos on YouTube, studies have shown that laughing can do everything from relieve stress to boost your immune system.<p>One Oxford University study even found that laughing is an effective treatment against pain. Across a series of experiments …

Immune System

Celebrate Hubble's 25th Birthday With 26 Of Its Most Gorgeous Images

A Gallery Of Photos Curated By The Person Who Made Most Of Them<p>Twenty-five years ago today, Hubble launched into space, nestled in the bay of the Space Shuttle <i>Discovery</i>. Over those years, the space telescope produced the most inspiring images of the cosmos we humans had ever seen.<p>A great many of …

Cosmology

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Martial Arts

When Hubble Stared at Nothing for 100 Hours

In 1995, astronomer Bob Williams wanted to point the Hubble Space Telescope at a patch of sky filled with absolutely nothing remarkable. For 100 hours.<p>It was a terrible idea, his colleagues told him, and a waste of valuable telescope time. People would kill for that amount of time with the sharpest …

Universe

Giant magma reservoir found under Yellowstone National Park

Scientists have discovered an enormous underground reservoir deep beneath the surface and have mapped it out for the first time<p>Deep beneath Yellowstone National Park, one of the world's most dynamic volcanic systems, lies an enormous, previously unknown reservoir of hot, partly molten rock big …

Star Wars: Battlefront Won't "Feel Like or Play Like" Battlefield, Producer Says

Following the official announcement of DICE's Star Wars: Battlefront shooter last week, some gamers have begun voicing their concerns that it's nothing more than a "re-skin" of the Swedish developer's most famous franchise, Battlefield. Now, one DICE producer has spoken out to challenge that …

Star Wars: Battlefront

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Mysterious 'supervoid' in space is largest object ever discovered, scientists claim

A supervoid has been discovered in the universe which is too big to fit into current models<p>Astronomers have discovered a <b>curious empty section of space</b> which is missing around 10,000 galaxies.<p>The ‘supervoid’, which is 1.8 billion light-years across, is the largest known structure ever discovered in …

Imperial College London

Mass Effect 4: Details Allegedly Leaked via Online Survey

A possible payload of Mass Effect 4 details has emerged online, offering some suggestions on the game's key features and premise.<p>The new details first appeared on Reddit, purportedly taken from an online survey that was shown to a fan of the series. Many fans have attempted to prove that the survey …

Mass Effect

South Africa violence: Arrests follow Johannesburg attacks

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1160000/1160983_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1527274801_b940224b65a78c1869c8d83cf56f66e1<p><b>South African President Jacob Zuma has visited a refugee camp in the port city of Durban after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence.</b><p>Mr Zuma …

South Africa

We’re not talking about what VR is doing to our eyes … and our brains

OK, so it’s pretty funny seeing someone fall over after trying a virtual reality headset for the first time. But with companies like Facebook, Valve, and Sony all pushing to bring their own VR solutions to a mainstream market — worth an estimated $30 billion by 2020 — maybe we should have more …

Augmented Reality

What We Found in the Star Wars Battlefront Trailer – Star Wars Celebration

Plus Sullustans, Ishi Tib, and Sullust!<p>If you haven't see the Star Wars Battlefront trailer, rectify that now:<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Below is an analysis …

Star Wars Battlefront

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 set in a 'dark, twisted future,' will bring back Zombies

<i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3</i> will once again send the first-person shooter franchise into the future, where "cutting-edge military robotics define warfare," according to an official description of the game on the Call of Duty website. It will also see the return of Treyarch's signature Zombies …

'Call Of Duty: Black Ops III' Revealed In #BackInBlack Teaser

Treyarch and Activision have revealed this year’s <i>Call of Duty</i> will be <i>Black Ops III.</i><p>Earlier this week a viral snapchat video hinted at a possible return to either <i>Black Ops</i> or <i>World at War</i>. I was rooting for the latter, but I’m happy enough with rounding out the <i>Black Ops</i> trilogy. <i>Black Ops II</i> remains …

Call of Duty

22 Things To Start Doing Now That Will Improve The Rest Of Your Life

1. Exercise.<p>And if you can, exercise in the morning. This helps in so many ways. It will help you sleep better at night and be more alert during the …

Happiness

Judge allows woman to serve divorce papers over Facebook

A woman who's been unable to get in touch with her husband will be allowed to serve him divorce papers over Facebook, a Manhattan judge has decided. According to the <i>New York Daily News</i>, a Manhattan Supreme Court justice will allow the woman to serve divorce papers through a Facebook Message, since …

U.S. State Supreme Courts

'Space Invaders' with real lasers is delightful, dangerous

What do you get with a laser cutter, Arduino know-how and way too much time on your hands? A slightly hazardous, live action Space Invaders game, of course! Maker Martin Raynsford created a silly, but wickedly fun real-world version of the classic arcade game just in time for Arduino Day on March …

Police praise stabbed pregnant woman

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Longmont, Colorado, police officer Billy Sawyer responded to a 911 call from a pregnant woman who was stabbed and had her fetus ripped out, he wasn't prepared for what they would see.<p>"She was barely conscious. It was very hard to keep her attention at the moment," Sawyer told CNN's …

Crime

12-year-old girl allegedly attempts to poison her mom with bleach after she took away her iPhone

Now, the daughter of the victim has been detained in Boulder, Colorado, BuzzFeed's Ali Vingiano reports.<p>"On both attempts the girl used bleach," a statement from the Sheriff's Office reads. The 12-year-old allegedly planned to kill her mother by sneaking the substance into her coffee and …

Argentine archaeologists find secret Nazi lair in jungle

Stone structures in the remote region of Misiones are thought to be the ruins of a hideout build by Nazis, in case their leaders needed to flee Germany<p>A team of <b>Argentine</b> archaeologists investigating a series of ruins in the jungle, close to the border with Paraguay, believe they have discovered a</b> …

History