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Pokemon Battle Trozei 3DS XL heading to Japan as part of a competition

Yet another specially-designed 3DS XL model has been revealed for Japan. The latest, pictured above, is a system based on Pokemon Battle Trozei.<p>Those …

Pokémon

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Events Near You<p>Feb<p>3<p>Sat<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Feb<p>8<p>Thu<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Top Events<p>Mar<p>6<p>Tue<p>Eric Johnsonwith original band members …

Baltimore

Steam's Controller Redesigned With Xbox Influences

It seems only fitting to juxtapose Amazon’s hopefully-not-final ugly prototype controller with a rival device from Valve. Whereas the Amazon prototype seems instantly dated, Valve’s controller is innovative, sleek and intriguing. The two don’t even look like they were made in the same decade.<p>That …

Rethinking The Five-Second Rule: With Carpet, There's No Rush

Many of us will happily eat a gummy bear or cookie after it falls on the floor, as long as we snatch it up quickly. Say, five seconds or less, right?<p>Well, science just gave us another excuse to continue this food-saving habit, especially when it comes to carpet-dusted snacks.<p>Biology students at the …

Why'd The Scientist Cross The Road? To Figure Out Why You're Laughing

Here's a joke: A man is sitting on the porch with his wife one night when, out of the blue he says, "I love you." His wife says, "Was that you? Or was that the beer talking?" The man says, "That was me — talking to the beer."<p>Maybe you laughed at that and maybe you didn't, but either way, cognitive …

Were Volcanoes Ice Age Refuges for Life?

Geothermal havens may have sheltered continent's organisms, study says.<p>Named after Vulcan, the Roman god of fire, volcanoes are best known for their destructive power.<p>But a new study bolsters the idea that they can also be havens for life, as refuges for plants and animals during ice …

Geology

This Is Not a Blimp! Goodyear’s All-New Airship Is Actually a Zeppelin, and Actually Awesome

Traveling deep into the heart of Ohio isn’t high on our list, given how many <i>C/D</i> staffers associate with a certain Michigan university local to our Ann Arbor offices, but we made an exception to see something truly special: the latest Goodyear blimp. The iconic tire and rubber company unveiled the …

Aerospace

How the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet Could Have Been Hijacked

In the hours after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, the notion that hijackers were responsible seemed far-fetched. Since the 9/11 attacks, …

Drive Me, I’m Irish: The Five Most Popular Cars in Ireland [Happy St. Patrick’s Day]

Long about Saint Patrick’s Day—it’s this coming Monday—many of us start channeling our inner Irish. Some of the signs are obvious: We rummage through the back reaches of bottom dresser drawers for that green sweater from Aunt Millie that we once tried (but failed) to re-gift, or we pour an extra …

Nissan

TOTD: McLaren P1 or Porsche 918 Spyder?

Now that you’ve read all about the 2014 McLaren P1 and how unbelievably fast it is, we have a scenario for you: you have a million and change to spend on one car. Do you buy the McLaren P1 or the also-wickedly fast Porsche 918 Spyder? One-percenter problems, right?<p>As you found out in our First Test …

Last Call- Lugging Linda Edition

As the Hurst Shifter Girl, Linda Vaughn was pretty much synonymous with drag racing. And, if you asked really nice, she might have also offered to be …

1995 Porsche 968 Club Sport

This 1995 Porsche 968 Club Sport is a stripped-down example of the final front-engined Porsche coupe. Still sporting two seats, electric window …

Top Pin of the Day: A Colorful Outdoor Dining Spot

Today's top pin is a cheerful outdoor dining spot. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>Homeowner Gabriella Sarlo sometimes commandeers furniture from her cellar and sets it up outside for alfresco dining under century-old oak trees. The table, chairs, white bowls, and settee …

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Ask a Designer: How Do I Create a Bold Bedroom That's Still a Retreat?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is creating a bold bedroom that's still a relaxing retreat. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured …

Backstreet Boys Announce 2014 Tour Plans (Still Vague On Meaning Of Being Lonely, Though)

In news that's larger than life for anyone who grew up in the 1990s, The Backstreet Boys announced plans to bring the group's world tour to North America beginning in May.<p>"Due to overwhelming demand on Facebook and Twitter, Backstreet's back, all right!" sang the group -- comprised of Nick Carter, …