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Groundbreaking gadget claims to fit in your ear and translate foreign languages in real-time

Trying to understand someone who doesn't speak your language could be a thing of the past, thanks to this new piece of technology.<p>Pilot earphones act like much like Babel Fish in 'Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' - they let two people who speak a different language understand each other.<p>The gadget …

Dark Tower On-set Images Reveal Idris Elba in Costume as The Gunslinger

While Stephen King is one of the most adapted authors of the past few decades, his multi-part fantasy epic <i>The Dark Tower</i> was for a long time a key book that remained unfilmed. A movie version is finally in production, starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. The first on-set images have been …

Stephen King

Stick-On Lenses Turn Your Phone Camera Into a Microscope

Lens accessories for smartphones are by no means a new idea, but they’re often clunky, awkward to use, and far from something you’d want to try and …

Check Out These Basketball Jerseys Inspired by Classic Rap Albums

Featuring Nas, Outkast, and N.W.A.<br>The post Check Out These Basketball Jerseys Inspired by Classic Rap Albums appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

Screen-dimming app f.lux is now availble for beta testing on Android

<b>Update</b>: f.lux is now available in the Play Store.<p>There are many apps that change the color temperature of a screen throughout the day. Many of these apps claim to help users sleep by limiting exposure to blue light at night that can distort the natural circadian rhythm. One of the first and most …

Apps

Lightsaber duels may be finally coming to VR

Ever since motion controls became popular in video games with Nintendo’s Wii, people have been hoping for a game that puts you in control of a …

The 5 Best Japanese Foods (That Aren’t Sushi or Ramen)

4. Revolver (2005)

A bizarre hybrid of Matrix-style cod-philosophising, melodramatic cod-opera and stylish English cod-gangster movie, this was Guy Ritchie'€™s fourth …

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain

New life beckons for Bangladesh's 'Tree Man' as surgery begins

<b>Dhaka, Bangladesh (CNN) —</b> Not even in his wildest dreams did Abul Bajandra think he would live to see this day.<p>Lying on a hospital bed at Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh's so-called "Tree Man" is just hours away from the first round of surgery that will hopefully change his life for the better.<p>He …

Medicine

Your new favorite meme will be 'Uncomfortable Jay Z hanging with Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar'

So Beyoncé, Jay Z and Kendrick Lamar walk into a basketball game...<p>No, it's not the beginning to a joke. It's just a typical Saturday night for our …

This $14-Billion Machine Is Set to Usher in a New Era of Nuclear Fusion Power

Welcome to the future.<p>The first and largest machine of its kind is currently under construction at the French scientific research centre Cadarache, …

This is what Renault’s new Alpine looks like

If you’re about to sign on the dotted line for a Porsche Cayman, then pen down. At least until you’ve seen this, Renault’s alternative.<p>It’s our best …

Scientists Successfully Transplanted 3D Printed Human Body Parts Into Rats

Scientists are inching closer to printing a solution for the overwhelming number of people who need organ transplants, more than 123,000 in the US alone, as well as those who have lost body parts such as ears.<p>Bioprinting—the process of using 3D printers to create biological tissue—has been around …

6. He Was Almost A Green-Skinned Jedi

As we've just learnt, Harrison Ford's cool and charm is integral to Han Solo's success, so it seems completely ridiculous now that George Lucas …

This Chip Will Give Your Phone AI Modeled On The Human Brain

MIT’s “Eyeriss” chip would allow for neural networks to run locally on your phone without an Internet connection.<p>In computing, a neural network is a collection of processors that mimic the way the human brain works. Simply put, a neural network analyzes data, learns about it, and then decides how …

The Pirate Bay now lets you stream movies like Netflix

The notorious torrent site The Pirate Bay has a new feature: letting you stream movies like Netflix.<p>In addition to allowing you to download movie torrents, The Pirate Bay has added a "Stream it!" button. Listed as being "in beta," the button is powered by the Torrents Time plug-in that lets you …

TV shows

The 25 Best Hip-Hop Instagram Pictures Of The Week

This week on Instagram, <b>DJ Khaled</b> announced his new deal with Apple Music with a little help from <b>Future</b>, <b>YG</b> spent some quality time with his daughter, …

A Lord of the Rings-inspired space opera wants to reconnect people with African mythology

Artist Paul Louise-Julie counts among his inspirations the words of <i>Lord of the Rings</i> author J.R.R. Tolkien, the images of Star Wars and the whispers of a Senegalese elder who opened his eyes to the oral history of West Africa.<p>Six years ago, he challenged himself to combine these influences with his …

African Culture

Genetic Engineering Now Allows Parents to Select the Gender and Eye Color of Their Children

The new season of HBO's Vice will kick off with a close look at gene editing and preimplantation genetic diagnosis.<p>The premier episode of the fourth season of HBO's mini-documentary series <i>Vice</i> will include a segment on genetic engineering that examines what researchers and doctors around the world …

25 beautiful photographs of cinema’s most iconic weapons

Who would James Bond be without his silenced pistol, or Han Solo without his worn-out blaster? Helping us remember the familiar, art director Federico Mauro has created renderings of some of the most amazing and recognizable weapons from movies on a clean background.<p>Mauro has created impressive …

James Bond

This is your next jam: Drake, Yo Gotti, and more

DJDS are on fire, Young Thug is ridin', and Jazz Cartier wants you to tell him<p>Welcome back to <i>The Verge’s</i> weekly musical roundup. I’m Jamieson, I’m still your host, and we’re wrapping up an impressive week in the world of hip-hop. 2 Chainz returned to form with a solid new EP; Drake started the <i>Views</i> …

The ‘Indiana Jones’ Easter Egg in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Nobody really knows what’s going on with Disney and Lucasfilm’s reported reboot of the <i>Indiana Jones</i> franchise. They say they want to do it, we know …

Kanye West Just Wants to Be a Human Being

Kanye West got into an insane Twitter argument with Wiz Khalifa, but it's all part of West's return to normalcy after years spent in outer space.<p>Earlier today, Kanye West said some mean things to Wiz Khalifa on Twitter. Some of those things were funny, some of the things were cruel, and some were …

Watch Stephen Hawking and Paul Rudd Face Off in a Game of Quantum Chess

Quick, who would win in a game of quantum chess: the brilliant, world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, or the goofy, lovable actor …

Star Wars Battlefront update delivers some badly needed nerfs

The Homing Shot gets fixed. The way a pet gets fixed.<p><i>Star Wars Battlefront</i>'s most recent update nerfed two key weapons in a big way, which will come as welcome news to the hordes of low-level cannon fodder propping up the K/D ratio of those who either bought the deluxe edition or hit level 25 long …

Diply

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This Mad Genius Built His Own ‘Star Wars’ Lightsaber And It Runs On Alcohol

From the genius who built a Thor’s hammer that only he could lift, comes a real-life lightsaber, blue light and all, that’s essentially a flamethrower that runs on–you guessed it–alcohol.<p>The video above introduces Allen Pan lighting a cigarette using the lightsaber, so you just know that this …

This is the best version of Star Wars Battlefront but you probably can't play it

Back in 2006, word surfaced that Free Radical Design had been tasked with developing Star Wars: Battlefront 3. Two years later the company announced …

Star Wars Battlefront