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Volkswagen's top U.S. executive steps down amid ongoing probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG’s top U.S. executive is stepping down nearly six months after the German automaker admitted to installing software to allow 580,000 diesel U.S. vehicles to emit excess emissions, the company said on Wednesday.<p>Michael Horn, President and CEO of Volkswagen …

What The Presidential Candidates Look Like With Beards, Because You Were Wondering

It's hard to look away.<p>It seems like many of this year's current and former presidential candidates are willing to say or do <i>anything</i> to get a vote.<p>What none of them have done thus far, however, is offer deserving Americans a glimpse of what they'd look like with a beard. If things like hand size …

Marco Rubio

35 Science 'Facts' That Are Totally Wrong

Hollywood, friends, and family have perpetuated these 35 science myths for years. But it's time to set the record straight.<p>Is there fire in space?<p>Does tequila really come with a hallucinogenic worm?<p>Can you overdose on Vitamin C?<p>The answers to these questions will surprise you.<p>For this list, we used …

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Anti-violent game politician Leland Yee arrested in connection to gun trafficking

In a turn of events that sound an <i>awful</i> lot like something out of <i>Grand Theft Auto</i>, a prominent politician has been arrested on corruption, gun-running and money laundering charges. The irony here is that it's California Democratic Senator Leland Yee, who was a vocal supporter of gun regulation and …

Anti-Games Senator Accused Of Being A Grand Theft Auto Character

The irony is enough to choke on. California State Senator Leland Yee, long an outspoken critic of violent video games, isn't just facing bribery …

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 802 and 602A SoC for smart TVs and in car infotainment

Qualcomm has officially taken wraps of its Snapdragon 802 processor that is designed exclusively for streaming 4K content on your televisions. The …

T-Mobile buys spectrum worth $3.3B from Verizon

T-Mobile has expressed its desire to acquire the 700MHz A-Block low-band spectrum from Verizon. The carrier offers $2.365 billion in cash as well as …

GameTrailers

Samsung to ship 100M Notes and Galaxy's in 2013, refocus software

Samsung's heads held a conference call with investors and gave interesting insight into the company's near future. For example, Lee Sang-hoon, …

Apple iPad Air is cheaper to build than iPad 3

The Apple iPad Air is a major redesign of Apple’s 9.7″ tablet and is unquestionably more advanced than all their previous models. But did it cost …

The Most Dangerous Woman in Videogames - Anita Sarkeesian

It's a brisk but not impossibly chilly Tuesday evening in Boston. The sun is already just beginning to fade as long grey-blue shadows start to …

This Radioactive Element Could Power the Planet

If your car was powered by thorium, you would never need to refuel it. The vehicle would burn out long before the chemical did. The thorium would …

Game Fails: GTA IV "Just passing through"

A Nuclear Plant Turned Fun Park And More Amazing Images From This Week

How It Works: The Fastest DNA Sequencer

DNA sequencing has revolutionized medicine and biomedical research. For example, DNA analysis can tell doctors which drug might work best against a particular cancer. But current technology usually sequences only short stretches of DNA and can take hours or days.<p>To sequence anything longer than a …

Big Pic: Testing Spacesuits For Mars

Three Mars spacesuit designs hop through obstacle courses.<p>Last week, spacesuit designers tested whether their creations would be flexible enough for a mission to Mars. Teams in two continents suited up to hop over zigzag lines, set up tripods, take photos, and bag pretend samples.<p>Any future …

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Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

Let's Play SWAT 4 -- Mission #14: High Score

The 20 most brutal mods of all time

Remember when buying a game didn't feel like a guarantee of seeing the ending? There are still hard games out there, Dark Souls flying the flag most …

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

Mega Man 9 game review (Xbox Live Arcade) by Mike Matei

HTC Asia CEO Lennard Hoornik joins executive exodus

Another high-level HTC executive has left the company. <i>CNET</i> reports that HTC Asia's CEO Lennard Hoornik has now parted ways with the company after being on leave for two months. Hoornik was in charge of HTC's Asian operations for just two years. It's not clear why he was on leave, nor is it known …

Russia Is Building Robots To 'Neutralize' Terrorists

Though it hasn't explained exactly how, the Russian government says it is building robots that will minimize casualties during terrorist attacks and engage terrorists directly.<p>It's hard to tell sometimes what's real and what's bluster in the world of arms development, but it's notable nonetheless …

Super-Realistic Lego Objects And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Gas-Masked, Camouflaged Robot Passes For A Menacing Human

PETMAN tries on some new duds.<p>The robot-makers over at Boston Dynamics make some consistently amazing robots, and consistently amazing videos of said robots. Another of their 'bots, BigDog, took runner-up in our drones vs. robots bracket, and the robot you see here, Petman, didn't do too bad either.<p>…