Kyle Miller

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How does a massive Volvo truck compare to a Koenigsegg on a track?

Volvo Trucks thinks that its latest FH semi truck has a little sports car DNA mixed in with the ability to haul heavy loads thanks to its novel dual-clutch gearbox. And the company's marketing department certainly has an intriguing strategy to get the word out about the big rig's sporty traits. …

America's mad science division wants to build a flying drone base

DARPA's mission is to look at insane concepts from science fiction and ask if they'd work in real life, and it's clear that the agency's staffers have recently gone back to playing <i>StarCraft</i>. Drones, you see, are small and don't require a pilot, but can't quickly cover long distances like a manned …

5 of Nature's Wildest Animal Showdowns

Octopuses that tear off tentacles and crustaceans with a punch like a bullet are featured in a new book.<p>Animals fighting usually makes people think of two majestic elk, antlers locked in battle, or possibly a pair of male lions, bloodstained with teeth bared.<p>But conflict in the natural world goes …

Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama

Remember when pundits were worried that Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else.<p>But it only took a couple of beheadings by<p>Islamic Stateto turn a nation of war-weary noninterventionists …

Middle East

The Microsoft Engine That Nailed The World Cup Is Predicting Every NFL Game — Here Are Its Picks For Week 11

It's now 97-50 (66%) on the year.<p>Cortana is a Windows phone virtual assistant that uses a Bing Predicts algorithm to predict every NFL game this season.<p>The algorithm factors in things like advanced stats, homefield advantage, and weather, in addition to a public sentiment component based on …

NFL

VW Future Tech To Include 10-Speed DSG And Electrically-Driven Turbos

Volkswagen has announced several new technologies that will be making their way into its cars in the not too distant future. Headlining the list is a …

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Review: Into The Great Wide Open

<i>This is Part One of an ongoing review of ‘Dragon: Age Inquisition.’ In order to play the game like a normal gamer rather than a reviewer with a tight deadline, I’m taking my time with this monster of a game. The “completionist” in me has also come out full swing during my playthrough, and I’ve</i> …

'Assassin's Creed: Unity' Runs Better On Xbox One Than PS4, Oddly Enough

Here’s something to indicate the strangeness of some of the technical issues with Assassin’s Creed: Unity. For some reason, it has become the first third party game, to my knowledge, to actually run better on the Xbox One than the PS4, despite PS4′s fairly well-established power advantage. …

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Powerful New Microscope Allows Scientists To View The World Like Never Before

You've never seen cells up-close quite like this.<p>Developed at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a powerful new microscope can record the activity of living cells, molecules, and embryos in 3D and in real-time. Just check out the video above that shows a HeLa cell dividing, and prepare for your mind …

Redbox Is Closing More Than 500 Rental Kiosks

Redbox has relied on market saturation and cheap prices to lure customers in. But the company saw its revenue increase by only 3% last year, and studios are making it more difficult for Redbox to offer new releases in a timely fashion; once a new release is available in stores, Redbox typically has …

Redbox

2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe spy shots

Mercedes-Benz’s replacement for the GLK-Class, the GLC, has just arrived on the scene, and soon it will be joined by a version with coupe-like …

Mercedes-Benz

Donald Trump Rips 'Reckless' NYC Ebola Doctor, Demands Obama Resign

Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to blast the latest Ebola patient in the United States as "reckless" and demand that President Barack Obama resign over his Ebola policies.<p>Dr. Craig Spencer was diagnosed with the disease on Thursday after reporting symptoms earlier in the day. He had recently …

A Developer Says Apple Sent Him Screenshots Of Porn In Order To Confirm How Easy It Is To Search For Porn With His App

In a Medium post, developer Carl Smith has a detailed story about how his app was denied access to the Apple Store because of how easy it was to search for porn (and find it) using the app.<p>In order to prove this to Smith, Apple allegedly sent him a screenshot of a man masturbating.<p>And, there was no …

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North Korea capital 'under lockdown' amid rumours of threat to Kim Jong-un

Travel ban triggers renewed speculation about stability of regime of Kim Jong-un<p>The North Korean capital has been placed under lockdown, according to sources with Pyongyang, raising new questions about the stability of Kim Jong-un's regime.<p>Quoting sources within North Korea, the respected New Focus …

Iran 'shoots down Israeli drone' near Natanz nuclear site

<b>Iran says it has shot down an Israeli drone near the Natanz nuclear enrichment site.</b><p>The Revolutionary Guards said they fired the missile as the stealth drone approached the area, 300km (185 miles) south of the capital Tehran.<p>The statement did not say when the drone was brought down, nor how the …

Drones

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

Ryosuke Fukusada designs wooden lightbulb for Ledon

Kyoto designer Ryosuke Fukusada has created a ultra-thin wooden lightbulb using traditional Japanese lathe turning.<p>Shaped like a traditional …

Ukraine: We battled Russian military convoy

Ukraine claims its artillery destroyed much of a military convoy that crossed from Russia into Ukraine this week -- an incursion that two British newspapers say they witnessed.<p>If true, Ukraine's account and the British reports appear to give credence to what Kiev has long alleged -- that Russia has …