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Pokémania: Woman gets stuck in tree while playing Pokémon Go inside a cemetery

<b>New York:</b> In a bizarre incident in the US, a woman got stuck up in a tree inside a cemetery while playing the widely popular location-based augmented …

US 'Pokemon GO' player caught 'em all

Just two weeks after its US release, one Pokemon "GO" player has already caught 'em all.<p>Brooklyn-based Nick Johnson collected each of the 142 characters in the North American Pokedex. As head of platform at start-up Applico, Johnson works 50-plus-hour weeks. But after a long day at the office, …

11 Ways 'Pokemon Go' Has Taken over Sports

<i>Pokemon Go</i> has taken over. To say it has reached a level of hysteria would be an understatement. You might even be sick of reading about it, but the craze is so encompassing, it's worth a sports roundup, right?<p>If you're one of the few not yet familiar with the augmented reality game, or simply …

Pokémon Go

Pokemon Go hack makes Ditto appear

Legendary Pokemon are currently unavailable in <i>Pokemon Go</i>, but one crafty trainer has modified the game client to make one other hidden Pokemon turn …

Scientists have developed a tiny robot prototype to that could help fight disease in the future

A new study released today in the journal Nature Communications details just how scientists are hoping to transform modern medicine with very tiny robots.<p>Selman Sakar from EPFL and Hen-Wei Huang from ETHZ have worked together to create prototypes of nanosized robots that could actually enter human …

12 Movie Sex Maneuvers That Would Not Work In Real Life

We're looking at you, Titanic.<p>While love scenes are often the pivotal moment of any romantic comedy, take away the music and slo-mo and you're left with something totally impossible. That's because so many movies use the your willing suspension of disbelief and the magic of editing to create sex …

First Wonder Woman Movie Poster Reveals the Superhero's Striking New Costume

It’s one reboot that’s actually eagerly anticipated: <i>Wonder Woman</i> from DC Comics. The Amazonian warrior is a feminist icon, an unrivaled fighter, and …

Dallas police defend use of robot to kill gunman

Authorities in Dallas have defended their decision to use an explosive-laden robot to kill a man who shot dead five white police officers in the city.<p>Suspected gunman Micah Xavier Johnson, who served as an army reservist in Afghanistan, was killed by a remotely controlled device following a several …

Scientists say men with one intriguing characteristic are more attractive to women

And yet new research suggests that <b>storytelling prowess is a desirable quality in a guy — possibly because it signals that they're high-status</b>. Men, on the other hand, don't seem to be fazed by women's ability to tell a good tale.<p>Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and …

A brief history of gravity, gravitational waves and LIGO

This has turned into Gravity Week here in Washington. Loads of journalists (many in town for the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science) crammed into the National Press Club on Thursday morning for a news conference to discuss an experiment called LIGO, which …

Physics

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

'Outsiders' Crack a 50-Year-Old Math Problem

In 2008, Daniel Spielman told his Yale University colleague Gil Kalai about a computer science problem he was working on, concerning how to …

Mathematics

The Unfairness of Bento Boxes, Origins of the Starbucks Lady, and More Long Reads

Tricked and Indebted on Land, Abused or Abandoned at Sea<br>The New York Times<p>No country exports more seafarers than the Philippines, which provides roughly a quarter of them globally. More than 400,000 Filipinos sought work last year as officers, deckhands, fishermen, cargo handlers and cruise …

E.coli

Restaurant Goes Gluten and Dairy Free, No One Notices; A Snail Caviar Breakthrough

— National seafood chain Joe’s Crab Shack is following in the footsteps of no tipping trailblazers like Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group this week and he move is making restaurants like Heartland in Minneapolis think twice about their own policies. Chef/owner Lenny Russo says waitstaff …

Fearless Waffle House Customer Shoots Thief During Attempted Robbery

A gun-wielding customer at a Waffle House in Charleston, South Carolina shot and wounded an armed robber early Saturday morning. According to <i>The Post and Courier</i>, police received a call shortly after 5 a.m. reporting shots fired. "He saved us," says one Waffle House employee. Investigators are …

Police rescue pet store owner being crushed by 20-foot python

NEWPORT, Ky. — The owner of a northern Kentucky reptile store is recovering after police officers pried off a 20-foot python that was crushing the …

This seal is surfing on a humpback whale like it's NBD

The hottest new form of seal transportation in Australia is humpback whales.<p>This enterprising seal was caught hitching a ride on the back of a …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

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The universe is slowly dying, but don't freak out

The cosmos is on its way to a very slow death, according to a new study.<p>A group of astronomers has surveyed the energy generated in more than 200,000 …

Humans are endangering the most abundant animal on the planet

Barely longer than your thumb, weighing under an ounce and nearly translucent, delicate crustaceans known as krill are vital to ocean ecosystems around the world. In the waters that encircle Antarctica, krill are an essential food source for penguins, baleen and blue whales (which can eat as much …

Biodiversity

40 Things that Wouldn’t Have Happened Without Jaws

As the original summer blockbuster turns 40, we look back at its impact on pop culture—for better and for worse.<p>If you’re afraid of the ocean generally or sharks specifically, odds are good that your fear can be traced back to June 20, 1975. It was on this day that <i>Jaws</i> swam menacingly into more …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

This lizard looks like he's just hatched a plan to take over the world: http://t.co/G7WmY4VLOr

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5-year-old uncovers Xbox Live account security flaw

A 5-year-old boy was able to hack into his father's Xbox Live account by falsely entering the password with space keys, 10News reports.<p>The vulnerability has since been corrected. After booting up an Xbox One, Kristoffer Von Hassel would incorrectly enter his father's password. After it took him to …

What If Your Phone Knew What You Wanted Before You Asked?

With Siri, Apple promised a system that could fulfill the long-held promise of AI. But to many experts in the field, the system is a letdown. One startup thinks it can do better.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This is part of Co.Exist’s list of World Changing Ideas of 2014. Read more here.<p>“For decades, technologists …

A Chimera Apple And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Feature: 11 Games We Want to Play with PS4's Virtual Reality Headset

<i>Republished on Sunday, 8th March 2015: We're bringing this feature back out of the archives following a big week for Project Morpheus at the Game</i> …

Lost in Medium Translation

<i>Exploring the maladroit relationship between film and video games</i><p>As an enthusiast for both films and video games, I hardly found myself frustrated …

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