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Intel’s Core i9 for laptops is great, but it’s not a true Core i9

Intel’s new Core i9 processors are unbelievably fast. During our time with the Alienware 17 R5 laptop, and the Alienware Area-51 R5 desktop, we were …

Computer Hardware

Marvel is teaming up with one of the biggest arms manufacturers in the world and fans are upset about it

Marvel Entertainment is joining forces with Northrop Grumman, an American global aerospace and defense technology company, and the world's fifth-largest defense contractor.<p>We don't know much yet, but it looks like there will be a promotional comic featuring the Avengers and "Northrop Grumman Elite …

Comics

J.C. Spink Cause of Death: Cocaine and Fentanyl – Variety

Producer J.C. Spink had fentanyl and traces of cocaine in his system when he died in April, according to a coroner’s report released on Wednesday.<p>The …

Biomedicine

The Failed Experiment That Changed The World

In science, we don’t simply perform experiments willy-nilly. We don’t put things together at random and ask, “what happens if I do this?” We examine the phenomena that exist, the predictions our theories make, and look for ways to test them in ever-greater detail. Sometimes, they give extraordinary …

Physics

Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central

With Jon Stewart leaving his post on "The Daily Show," the joke may be on Comedy Central.<p>The departure of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-old cable network with one of the biggest quandaries in its …

Comedy Central

Louis CK’s New Straight-to-Fan Special Has No Buzz -- And It’s Doing Better Than His First One

You didn't hear that Louis CK is selling a new special? Doesn't matter: His fans did.<p>Three years ago, Louis CK filmed his own stand-up comedy special and then sold it on his own website. It was a huge deal: At $5 a pop, he generated $1 million in 12 days, tons of press coverage and many gassy …

Comedy

Toy stories: Take a trip to the Museum of Play

<b>Bested by the mall? Take heart: Your hours spent tracking down that Elsa doll were not in vain. As The Strong National Museum of Play reminds visitors, the joy of cherished playthings lasts far beyond Christmas morning</b><p>(Photos courtesy of The Strong, Rochester, N.Y.)<p>Circling The Strong museum’s …

4 Supersimple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

Whip up muscle-building treats without the bogus ingredients<p>Whether you're in the saddle or on the couch, protein is an incredibly important part of your diet as a cyclist. On the bike, protein slows digestion and lowers a food’s glycemic index, preventing spikes in your blood sugar that lead to …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

The 15 Best Beers to Drink This Winter

By: Zach Mack<p>It's hardly been 10 minutes since you finished your last pumpkin beer of the season and already people are busting out the tinsel and lawn decorations. As you slide from the dark, spicy beers of fall into the... even <i>darker, spicier</i> beers of winter, I have a few recommendations you …

The gospel according to Bill Murray: impending apocalypse, seatbelt safety and his favourite saint

On the way to Bill Murray’s hotel, I keep stepping over bits of his face. An ear here, a chin there. Damp scraps of cardboard Bill Murray masks litter the streets, evidence of the crowd 48 hours before, huddled against the hail, a sea of identical rueful smiles.<p>It’s the day after the day after Bill …