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Russian Prodigy Who Claims He Lived On Mars Before Being Reborn On Earth Baffles Scientists [Video]

Experts are reportedly baffled by the testimony of Boriska Kipriyanovich, a Russian prodigy from the city of Volgograd, who claims that he had lived …

Paranormal

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will use smaller boxing gloves for their fight

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has approved the request from Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to use smaller boxing gloves for their fight on August 26.<p>The NSAC voted unanimously in favour of this one-off exception, allowing them to employ 8-ounce gloves in their 154-pound bout, rather …

You Could Be Entitled to $300 if You Received This Spam Call. Here’s How to Check

Did you get a robocall asking you to book a cruise?<p>The most effective way to fight telemarketers? Sue them and force a settlement—one worth up to …

Royal Caribbean

Boston Dynamics’ new robot is more radical than you

The robots are coming—for the X Games.<p>Boston Dynamics, a robotics company owned by Alphabet, previewed its latest robot, Handle, at a conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. As part of the conference, Boston Dynamics’ founder, Marc Raibert, introduced a short video of the robot, calling it …

Robotics

NASA is close to figuring out how to put space crews in cryostasis on long space journeys

Longer trips to say Europa, Titan or even the Outer Oort cloud will almost certainly require some form of suspended animation, in the form of …

Here's the complete HTC 10 wallpapers collection

<b>Update #3, April 9:</b> The complete HTC 10 wallpapers collection has been released by @LlabToFeR. Download them all from here or check them out in the gallery below.<p><b>Original post, March 26:</b> The Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 are the hottest devices around right now, but another flagship is joining the …

Mobile

The $40,000 ‘Bug’ Camera Drone Being Tested by the US Military

The PD-100 Black Hornet 2 is a high-tech camera drone that’s currently being tested by the US military. Unlike consumer drones used by photographers, …

Are You Smoking Marijuana Too Often?

Hey, it's possible to overdo any good thing, even getting high! Responsible cannabis use involves setting some boundaries and sometimes saying no. Recreational marijuana should enhance one's life, not muffle or hobble it. All things are not best experienced high!<p>We all have different lifestyles and …

Cannabis

The Quantified Stoner

Now that weed is legal, it's all about data.<p>For certain types of aging technology workers, especially in the Pacific Northwest, two favorite hobbies have reached a strange convergence: self-tracking and getting stoned.<p>Quantified stoners wear FitBit and Jawbone wristbands to track their daily …

Cannabis

Voyager probes to receive humanity's final message to the cosmos before contact lost

What would you tell aliens about Earth and humanity given the chance? A campaign has been launched inviting submissions for a short message to be sent millions of miles into space to the Voyager probes, in the hope that intelligent life may someday stumble upon it.<p>Devised by Professor Christopher …

Citizen kills robber who has what turns out to be an imitation gun — is the killing lawful self-defense?

The Post’s Michael E. Miller reports:<p>On Saturday evening, a man wearing a mask walked into a South Side Chicago bodega, pulled out a gun and announced a robbery.As the alleged robber pointed his gun at the store’s employees, however, a customer pulled out his own gun.The robber’s gun, it turns out, …

Self Defense

The 2015 Nike Mag

it will be available February 24 on nike.com and at select retailers.<p>The fourth edition of the limited Nike Metcon 4 Invictus will be...<p>These two new …

Scientists Find Two Distant Stars Touching, And The Results Could Be Catastrophic

Star-crossed lovers.<p>Some 160,000 light-years away, two stars are overlapping one another in what has been described as a potentially catastrophic …

Russia has released footage of one of its planes intercepting a US Reaper drone over Syria

Russia's Ministry of Defense has released a video showing a Sukhoi (Su-30SM) more or less intercepting a US MQ-9 Reaper drone over Syria.<p>Although Russia and the US have agreed on coordinating their air activity in the skies over Syria, several close encounters between Sukhois and American jets and …

Drones

Customers Can Trick Out Their Fords With A Flux Capacitor, Just In Time For ‘Back To The Future’ Day

It was only a matter of time before auto-maker Ford jumped on board the <i>Back to the Future</i> Day bandwagon. With October 21st right around the corner, the car company has delivered a cool new Easter Egg for fans and shoppers alike. Between the dates of Oct. 21st and the 26th, customers will be able to …

Robots

Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

GettyCollision course: Large Hadron Collider could discover parallel universe<p>The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in …

Physics

Tesla unveils autopilot system, but don't let go of the wheel | Reuters

PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Newer Tesla Motors (TSLA.O) Model S sedans will be able to steer and park themselves under certain conditions starting Thursday, the carmaker said, although Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk cautioned that drivers should keep holding the steering wheel.<p>The Tesla Model …

Tesla

How One Guy Recreated the Magic of Thor's Hammer With Science

Thor's trusty hammer is the stuff of legends—or at least it used to be. In <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> (2015), Tony Stark jokes that Mjölnir (myawl-nir), …

Magnetism

Army’s first shoulder-fired “smart weapon” close to final test | Ars Technica

"Anti-defilade" XM25 lets soldiers set range for shells to blow up beyond cover.<p>Early next year, the US Army will begin acceptance testing of a …

Military

Man Watches Insidious In Virtual Reality And Becomes An Absolute Wreck

If you thought virtual reality was just for video games and nauseating tech demos then think again. Buy a cheap Virtual Reality 'viewer', slide your …

Virtual Reality

Presidential Jet Smackdown: Is Trump’s Private Plane Better Than Air Force One?

Here are four things “Trump Force One” (as WashingtonPost.com brilliantly calls it) has that the Donald probably thinks are even better than the real …

Military

China Put a Robotic Telescope on the Moon 2 Years Ago—and It's Working Great

You may remember that it’s two years since China put its first lunar rover onto the moon. What you might not know, though, is that the lander that …

This rocket engine could soon put planes into outer space

<i>This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

European Space Agency

Leaked ‘NASA footage’ shows a manned mission to Mars in 1973

A film supposedly leaked from NASA shows blurry footage from a manned mission to Mars – in 1973.<p>The film, which shows some wobbly-cam footage of the …

Hotel offers $2,000-a-night 'space station' experience | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Always dreamed of going to space but never felt cut out for grueling astronaut training?<p>Soon it'll be possible to (almost) indulge this fantasy without leaving Earth.<p>A hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, has just unveiled a new suite kitted out to look like the inside of a space station.<p>Grand …

Space Exploration

2 climbers crawled through a suffocatingly tiny cave and discovered a new human ancestor that could be 'one of the greatest fossil discoveries of the past half century'

A couple of cavers stumbled across the remains of at least 15 individuals in South Africa's Cave of Stars. The species, which is named Homo naledi ("naledi" means "star" in the South African language Sotho)<i>,</i> had a small brain, yet remarkably humanlike features. And the bones appear to have been …

Anthropology

Robot with Artificial Intelligence Tells Creators it will Keep Them in a "People Zoo"

It’s all fun and games until the AI (artificial intelligence) you create tells you it’s going to put you in a “people zoo” so it can visit you for …

New Moto 360 leaked image shows smart watch in 2 colors

The Moto 360 design made this smart watch one of the most popular first-generation Android Wear devices around, so it’s only natural that so many of us are looking forward to seeing its successor. Don’t you worry, the new Moto 360 should be announced next week, during IFA, but we are already …

Mobile Technology

Dreadnought 2050: Here's what the Navy of the future could be sailing

Plastic ships that can become see-through, electro-magnetic weapons with a range of hundreds of miles and torpedoes that travel at 300 knots, just some of the ideas for warships of the future<p>Warships of the future could be built from ultra-strong plastic and graphene, armed with weapons that fire …