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Scientists create living ‘insect-computer hybrid’ with user-adjustable speed and gait

“Nature’s ready-made robot platforms.” That’s how a new paper from researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University describe insects — it’s excellent shorthand for the level of “playing god” we have attained, whether you find it fascinating or abhorrent. Of course, aside from simply …

Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories could revolutionise neuroscience

One of the most intriguing physics discoveries of the last century was the existence of antimatter, material that exists as the “mirror image” of …

The Brain

Deadpool Just Snagged a Significant Box Office Record

While the world watched to see how <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> would fare in its opening weekend, another movie quietly crept its way to …

That Dragon, Cancer Dev Says Let's Play Videos Hurt Sales

The developer behind the moving indie game That Dragon, Cancer--which chronicled a family's struggle with childhood cancer--has spoken up to say Let's Play videos for the game affected sales negatively. In a blog post, lead developer Ryan Green--the father of 5-year-old Joel Green who has since …

Xbox Games with Gold for April includes Sunset Overdrive

There's only one week left in March, so if you haven't had a chance to nab this month's Games with Gold titles then you should be jumping on to your …

Five years of Sword & Sworcery: the history of a weird and beautiful game

Five years ago, Craig D. Adams was riding a Toronto streetcar home after a long day at work, when he looked up from his phone and was confused about where he was. That evening, Adams — an artist and game designer better known under the pseudonym Superbrothers — had just released his first game, a …

Critics say targeting Republican counters hacking collective’s tradition of not taking sides in political contests and others allege movement is being hijacked<p>The ripple effects of Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy have led to a civil war in the Republican party. But they have also had the …

Donald Trump

We were sure we'd hate these gadgets, but were really, really wrong (pictures)

Minecraft for Gear VR in 2 words: pixelated claustrophobia

A few minutes into exploring a Minecraft world in Samsung’s Gear VR head-mounted display, I started digging a hole in the ground. After getting a few meters into the earth, I faced dirt in every direction. Despite knowing in my heart that I was in a safe room with Oculus representatives and dozens …

What we’re doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years, scientists say

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>If you dig deep enough into the Earth’s climate change archives, you hear about the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, or PETM. And then you get scared.<p>This is a time period, about 56 million years ago, when something mysterious happened — there are many ideas as to what …

Climate Change

Funny Pictures – March 18, 2016

I always knew that one day the small town of Gotham, UK would deliver. <br>viaThey could have worded it better. <br>viaKids today… <br>viaWhen you take a photo …

An update on a possible new particle from CERN's Large Hadron Collider

I’m here at the “Rencontres de Moriond” conference, up in the mountains in Italy. The conference has run annually for the last 50 years and it started with a group of physics friends staying in a chalet, skiing and working together. By now, it’s grown into an important meeting where exciting new …

Physics

Scientists grow chickens with dinosaur legs

Scientists—presumably so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think whether they should—have grown chickens with dinosaur legs, Phys.org reports. More accurately, a team at the University of Chile grew chicken embryos with dinosaur-like fibulas.<p>In modern birds, the fibula …

IBM's Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Teased in Screenshots, Videos

Videos show players playing demo that includes bazaar environment, combat<p>IBM held a press event for its "Sword Art Online: The Beginning" virtual …

Virtual reality has finally let me live my Star Wars dream

All I’ve ever wanted to do is hold a real lightsaber. Is that so much to ask? Well, according to science, yes. Yes, it is. So, the escape of digital entertainment has been my only hope.<p>When Nintendo released the Wii home console in 2006, I thought maybe its motion controller would give me a decent …

Scientists Have Grown 'Dinosaur Legs' on a Chicken For The First Time

Whoa.<p>Until very recently, one of the biggest myths in science was that all dinosaurs have been extinct for the past 65 million years. But thanks to …

Every Year, This Penguin Swims 5,000 Miles to Visit the Man Who Saved His Life

(Photo: Globo TV)<p>5 years ago, Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, of Brazil found a penguin lying on the beach near his home near Rio de Janeiro. He was …

New Corsair Sabre RGB Gaming Mouse Launches For $50

Corsair has this week added a new affordable gaming mouse to their range of controllers with the launch of the Corsair Sabre RGB gaming mouse which …

Why Ren And Stimpy Was So Brilliant and Disgusting

<i>Ren And Stimpy</i> was a one-of-a-kind cartoon whose grotesque insanity made it a hit with kids and a source of outrage for parents. But as the …

SpongeBob SquarePants

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Your Dreams

#5: Discover who the ‘strangers’ in your dreams really are<p>Scientists aren’t sure why we dream.<p>No one has cracked the “dream code” yet, says Patrick McNamara, Ph.D., a dream researcher and associate professor of neurology at Boston University. It’s still a mystery.<p>But scientists have discovered …

Boston University

One of Pyongyang’s few remaining allies says country is in danger of creating legal grounds for international military intervention. NK News reports<p>Russia has warned North Korea that threats to deliver “preventive nuclear strikes” could create a legal basis for the use of military force against the …

North Korea

16 Cutest Baby Pigs That Ever Pigged

Honestly, could baby pigs possibly be any cuter? I really don’t think so and these photos will absolutely prove it!<p>Here are the 16 cutest baby pigs …

Scientists Will Attempt To Bring An Extinct Cave Lion Species Back To Life

Scientists hope to clone an extinct species of cave lions from the DNA of a 12,000-year-old cub. Image Source: Siberian TimesWhether you’re a fan of …

These Dogs and Cats With "Manicures" Are the Cutest Thing You'll See Today

Here's something adorable to make your Monday better: People are posting pictures of their cats and dogs wearing something called Soft Paws that make it look like their pets have manicures. Soft Paws are are little vinyl adhesives that you put onto your pet's nails so that when they inevitably …

Cute kittens pictures. How to deal with a cat? | Food, Beautiful, Funny

<b>How to deal with a cat?</b><p>The main mistake of man in relation to a cat, is the attempt to force a cat to sit on your hands and do what she wants to do. …

Iraq: Death toll from Sunday's suicide attack climbs to 61

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials said on Monday that the death toll from Sunday's suicide truck bombing south of Baghdad climbed to 61.<p>Among the dead …

7 Awesome New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute<p><b>Pins Collective</b> <br>It’s a pin with a little screen on it. Stick a gif on your chest!<p><b>Soundboks: The Loudest Battery-Powered Speaker</b> …

Evidence and unity are the key<p>I wholeheartedly endorse everything Professor Ramakrishnan, the new president of the Royal Society, says in his article “More than ever, science must be central to all our lives” (Comment), except for one thing: what he says about the nature of science is wrong. He …

Nelson Mandela

Weekend puzzlers: 10 fun mobile games to kick your brain cells into gear

It’s the weekend, high time for you to put the dreadfully dreary drudgery of the office behind you, rejuvenate your senses and pull back some of …

Happy Birthday, Periodic Table!

On March 6, 1869, Dmitri Mendeleev unveiled a remarkable discovery-slash-invention: the periodic table arranging the known elements. He showed it to …