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Looking into the Mandela effect: Why many of us share memories of things that never happened

Tempting as it may to believe, the Mandela effect, as it is known, may not be proof of the existence of a multiverse.<p>Would you trust a memory that …

The Brain

We Might Have Been Wrong About What Makes People Left- Or Right-Handed

It might not be our brains.<p>Scientists have long been intrigued by why people tend to naturally favour the use of one hand over the other. We still …

It's Official: A Brand-New Human Organ Has Been Classified

Your body now has an extra organ.<p>Researchers have classified a brand-new organ inside our bodies, one that's been hiding in plain sight in our …

Medical School

Amazon now has 45,000 robots in its warehouses

The newspaper — based in the same city as Amazon's global headquarters — wrote last week that the e-commerce giant now has 45,000 robots across 20 fulfillment centres.<p>That would be a 50% increase from the same time the year before, when the company said it had 30,000 robots working alongside …

Robotics

According to science, these men are most likely to make you orgasm

Science will make you scream.<p>Finally, orgasms are down to a science!<p>Researchers at the University of Albany asked a group of women in heterosexual …

Relationships

Dell Inspiron, a charmingly cheap gaming laptop, kicks off CES 2017

The new Inspiron 15 7000 has updated graphics and new look, but the same modest price.<p>Laptops, even high-quality ones, have become much less expensive over the past few years. But one exception to that rule is gaming laptops, which still cost $1,500 to $2,000 or more for anything decent.<p>That's why …

Computer Hardware

NASA's Curiosity rover spots purple rocks on Mars

Mars may appear red when viewed from Earth, but NASA's Curiosity rover has captured an up-close photo of the planet's mountainous landscape, with purple-colored rocks littered across the foreground.<p>This remarkable new photo was captured near the base of Mars' Mount Sharp. The image's three frames …

Steam Unveils its Top Sellers of 2016

Steam Unveils its Top Sellers of 2016<p>/ January 2, 2017 at 8:30 AM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>To cap off its Winter Sale and to help ring in the New Year, …

Biology Professor Discovers New Clue About What’s Killing Bees

Biology

Lenovo's AR wearable picks up where Google Glass left off

LAS VEGAS — Google Glass may have crashed and burned — and set face-worn wearables back by a few years — but that doesn't mean the dream of turning …

Windows 10 To Get 'Game Mode' That Could Boost Gaming Performance

A new version of Windows 10 that’s floating around the Insider Preview circles has been found to include a new DLL file called gamemode.dll, and the repercussions of this could be very interesting for PC gamers.<p>Twitter user WalkingCat (@h0x0d) made the discovery of the new file in build 14997, …

Daily Deals: Skyrim, Massive Smartphone Battery, Final Fantasy Advent Children

Save 50% on Skyrim remastered for the PS4!<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p><i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals</i> …

Astronomers Seeking Planet 9 Hope To Soon Catch A Glimpse

On the top of Hawaii's Mauna Kea mountain Thursday, astronomers will point the large Subaru Telescope toward a patch of sky near the constellation of Orion, looking for an extremely faint object moving slowly through space.<p>If they find what they're looking for, it will be one of the most important …

11 Surprising Predictions for 2017 From Some of The Biggest Names In Science

What scientific discoveries will 2017 bring? What technological innovations? Probably not time travel — or time-shares on Mars. But no one really knows for sure, and when we asked some of the biggest names in in science and technology to share their predictions for the coming year, there was a bit …

43 Big Games Coming in 2017

There's something for everyone next year!<p>With another excellent year of gaming in the books, it's time to look forward to what's in store for us next …