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City, Liverpool turn eyes to League Cup prize

With Arsenal, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and holders Chelsea having fallen by the wayside, City and Liverpool will already have designs on the February 28 final at Wembley.<p>City, who host second-tier Hull City on Tuesday, won 3-1 against Southampton at the weekend and having lost to …

Soccer

Truth Behind the Photos: What the Hubble Space Telescope Really Sees

The nearly 20-year-old Hubble Space Telescope has taken many iconic images of the cosmos and is even the star of a new 3D IMAX movie that gives …

Universe

New Telescope to Take First-Ever Black Hole Photo

A group of astronomers are meeting this week to plan out an ambitious and unprecedented project — capturing the first-ever image of a black hole.<p>The …

Black Holes

Hole Drilled to Bottom of Earth's Crust, Breakthrough to Mantle Looms

<b>Seeking the elusive 'Moho'</b><p>Scientist said this week they had drilled into the lower section of Earth's crust for the first time and were poised to …

Earth Science

First Direct Evidence That ADHD is a Genetic Disorder Found

Neuroscience researchers from Cardiff University have found the first direct evidence that ADHD is a genetic disorder. The research found that of the …

Nintendo has designed a new console that doesn't use discs

Nintendo is expected to reveal its next console, codenamed the 'NX', next year, and a recently published patent filing might give us our first hint …

Retrogaming
Autonomous Cars

This Facebook Feature Kept People Connected During the Paris Attacks

Marc Piasecki—Getty Images<p>Jeff J Mitchell—Getty Images<p>Jerome Delay—AP<p>Jerome Delay—AP<p>Christopher Furlong—Getty Images<p>Maxime Jouy—Newzulu/Alamy Live …

Eiffel Tower

Samsung Galaxy S7 Early Launch Confirmed By AT&T Tests

Reliable phone leaker Evan Blass, @evleaks on Twitter, has suggested that AT&T is already testing two new Samsung phones with the model numbers SM-G930A and SM-G935A which will likely turn out to be the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.<p>Samsung has already given hints that it will move forward a phone …

Electronics Industry

'Everest VR' will take gamers up a CGI mountain next year

Along with a "mobile supercomputer," NVIDIA dropped off this teaser for Everest VR at its event earlier this week. Made by Sólfar Studios and RVX, it used NVIDIA's GPU to mash up over 300,000 high res pictures of the mountain range to create a 3D mesh and textures that is claimed to be the …

Fallout 4 launch dents Pornhub's gamer traffic, says Pornhub

Pornhub, bless its horny little heart, keeps coming up with novel ways to get free publicity, and damn if they don't work. Now the live streaming masturbation aid claims its traffic — from gamers, not overall — plunged on the day of <i>Fallout 4</i>'s launch.<p>This graph, supplied by PornHub yesterday (link …

Smartphone app to be used as hotel room keys

The hotel group Starwood is to begin giving hotel guests the option to by-pass check-in and simply use their smartphones to enter their hotel rooms.<p>The chain has upgraded 30,000 room locks in its nearly 150 hotels to work with the system, which uses Bluetooth technology. Rival chain Hilton is …

Hospitality

IS group claims Paris attacks, says France at 'top' of list

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks in Paris that killed 127 people and said France would remain at the "top of the list" of its targets.<p>An online statement said eight militants armed with explosive belts and automatic weapons attacked …

Paris Attacks