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3D-printing vending machines aim to customize your food

No more basic trail mix and bland chips. 3D-printed snacks may be coming to a vending machine near you.<p>Finnish VTT Technical Research Centre is …

Anne Frank's story to be told in VR

You can already tour Anne Frank's hideaway in virtual reality if you can't make it to Amsterdam, but producer Jonah Hirsch is taking that one step further. He's creating a VR experience, <i>Anne</i>, that will tell the Holocaust symbol's tale in 360 degrees. Details of how it will work aren't available, …

Weighing The Good And The Bad Of Autonomous Killer Robots In Battle

In his lab at George Mason University in Virginia, Sean Luke has all kinds of robots: big ones with wheels; medium ones that look like humans. And then he has a couple of dozen that look like small, metal boxes.<p>He and his team at the Autonomous Robotics Lab are training those little ones to work …

Nightcore

"DCX is an electro/club meets europop stylish clash of an intergalactic level."<p>The badge behind DCX says "Made in Finland" and this combination has …

U.S. senator calls for ban on gun that looks like an iPhone

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is speaking out about a .380-caliber gun disguised as an iPhone, which he says is a “disaster waiting to happen.”<p>Schumer called on the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to look into the iPhone gun — and possibly ban it — …

Microsoft is using Minecraft to train AI and soon, you can too

When Microsoft acquired Mojang in 2014 for $2.5 billion, the idea was for the tech giant to break into mobile gaming with the developer’s massively popular title, Minecraft.<p>Now, researchers at Microsoft are using a new platform called AIX to train an artificial intelligence agent to learn how to …

Artificial Intelligence

Oculus teases VR card battler similar to Yu-Gi-Oh: ‘Get ready for something even better’

Humans have played cards since the 9th century Imperial China, and we might keep doing it even when we upload our brains into virtual reality.<p>Oculus VR, the Facebook subsidiary working on the Rift virtual reality head-mounted display, is teasing a new card battler. In a message on Twitter, Oculus …

Indie horror 'Neverending Nightmares' comes to PS4 and Vita

<i>Neverending Nightmares</i> will be tip-toeing its way onto PS4 and Vita before the second half of 2016, bringing its unusual brand of horror and psychological exploration in tow. The game was originally launched on PC, Mac, Linux and Ouya in 2014, following a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised …

People Are Going Nuts Over These POKEMON Gijinka Warrior Designs

Fallout 4, Call of Duty, free anime, Watch Dogs, Quantum Break and a new Pokémon

A pithy podcast about the biggest, most interesting gaming, entertainment and pop culture news<p>Links to subscribe to Polygon Minimap in iTunes, your podcast player of choice or to download an MP3 are all a click away, just beneath this episode.<p>Here's what we're covering in your daily audio tour …

Pokémon Go Release Details Revealed...Sort Of

The augmented reality mobile game is coming, but when? And Pokémon Z?<p>Information about the release date of the upcoming new game Pokémon Go has fans of the series in a frenzy.<p>As we learned from a compelling video teaser trailer last year, the popular gaming franchise that started on the Game Boy …

Pokémon

This secret code will let you play chess on Facebook Messenger

From the amazingly intricate easter egg department: Facebook has a hidden, fully functional, graphical game of chess embedded into its Messenger, and …

Your ability to read this message reveals something incredible about the mind

Can you read the message below?<p>That's not exactly true — just about everybody can read the message with ease. But according to one scientist, our ability to read such messages reveals something pretty incredible about the brain.<p>Interpreting passages like this hardly activates the section of the …

Online Life

These Gorgeous Ceramics Are Made By Blasting Music Below A 3-D Printer

Makerbot meets music.<p>Ceramics are among the oldest handcrafts with the earliest vessels dating back to 24,000 B.C. From practical objects to aesthetic exercises (and not to mention steamy film props), pottery continues to endure. Designers today are still experimenting with the medium and …

If you can't squish 'em, join 'em: Scientists build cockroach robot

After running roaches through tunnels that were only as high as two pennies stacked flat, researchers at UC Berkeley have designed a cockroach robot that's able to squeeze through tiny spaces at blazing speeds.<p>Such a roach bot, described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, might …

Robotics

Cortana gets annoyed if you're rude, but that's a mistake on Microsoft's part

News that Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana is more than willing to dish out an insult to put you in your place hit headlines a few days ago – and for good reason, who wouldn’t be interested in a virtual assistant that can keep you on your toes?<p>According to CNN, Microsoft has made a few tweaks …

Cortana

Drones Stand No Chance Against Trained Assassin Eagles

How should law enforcement officers take down a rogue drone?<p>If you ask the Dutch company Guard From Above, bird is the word. The firm claims to be …

Interview: How the World of Tanks Team Is Locked and Loaded for PS4

Multiplayer vehicular war game World of Tanks has finally made its way to PlayStation 4. The free-to-play game first launched in North America for PC in 2011, followed with an Xbox 360 release in 2014, and hit the Xbox One in July 2015. With the game now available for current-generation platforms, …

Gaming

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• Most Read<br>• Most Recent<p>Kate Middleton, Duchess of CambridgeParents at Prince George's school aren't bothered about Kate - because they're all looking at …

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NASA alien shock: Astronaut tweets shot of 'UFO' taken from International Space Station

In a video made by YouTube channel Sonofmabarker, the narrator said: "Last night aboard the International Space Station astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted …

Sony Announces That Only Some PS2 Games Are Coming To PS4

In a move that is both disappointing and quite irritating, Sony is planning to bring a select few PS2 games to PS4. Games that customers will have to pay for again, rather than re-using their old copies, and there’s no word of extending that backwards compatibility to disc based games either.<p>In …

Classic Sony PS2 games now live on PS4 consoles, include GTA 3 and Vice City

Classic Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) games can now be played on PS4 consoles. This has been officially announced by Sony as part of the 20th anniversary …

Sony PlayStation VR game trailers: Farpoint, Batman: Arkham VR, Star Wars and more - Pocket-lint

The Sony PlayStation VR is finally available and that means you can play plenty of the games and experiences talked about over the last few months, …

Japanese gang boss found beaten to death

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man described by police as a boss in Japan's organized crime network, the yakuza, was found dead on Sunday night, bleeding from the head after being bludgeoned multiple times, a police official told CNN.<p>Tatsuyuki Hishida was found bleeding from the head with multiple injuries, said police …

Japan

​Through Destiny at Least Someone Has Found a Use for Melodic Dubstep

eSports + Evanescence remixes = Success?<p>So there's a game called Destiny, which is like <i>World of Warcraft</i> meets <i>Halo</i>, and it's so big that Peter Dinklage is the voice of your copilot. Destiny has been called many things by its player base, among them; Game Of The Year, abusive relationship, best …

The Wild Pokémon Fighting Game of Our Dreams Appears

Also inside: Pikachu wearing a luchador outfit.<p>As a six-year-old, imagining what Pokémon battles actually looked like outside of their rudimentary animations on <i>Blue Version</i> took up most of the free time that I didn't spend playing the game itself. My friends and I would spar on the playground, …