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A 36-Year-Old Made $62 Million With Instant Web Flea Market

Yusuke Mitsumoto had a hunch: what if you paid people instantly for their used goods over the internet, with no guarantee that they would hand them …

Lamborghini's New $200,000 Super SUV Is Here

Lamborghini finally unveiled Monday at its Sant’Agata factory in Italy the hotly anticipated Urus, a super SUV that will start at about $200,000 and …

Prescription video games may be the future of medicine

A new episode of Next Level explores whether certain video games can improve cognitive function<p>“Brain-training” games have been a controversial topic in recent years, especially after a group of scientists and researchers published an open letter in 2014 saying there is “very little evidence” that …

Atari to make first console in over 20 years

Atari has confirmed it is making a video games console for the first time in more than 20 years.<p>The iconic gaming company, known for classic titles such as Pong, released its first home console, the 2600, in 1977.<p>It went on to launch several generations of consoles before it was overtaken by …

FBI missed rigged jackpot in 2006 before lottery scheme grew

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Investigators were suspicious in 2006 when they heard that a rural Texas judge was trying to exchange $450,000 in …

Why a Single Run Makes You Smarter

And other low-impact ways to enhance your brain.<p>If only getting smarter worked the way it does for the robots on <i>Westworld</i>—a few taps on a tablet, and boom, instant IQ points. Until then, we still have to hack our brains using more old-fashioned tactics. And while the results are less dramatic—you …

CES 2017: Razer gaming laptop has not one but three screens

<b>Gaming PC maker Razer has unveiled a concept laptop with three 4K screens at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.</b><p>The firm claims Project Valerie is the world's first portable laptop of its kind.<p>Two additional screens slide out from the central display via an automatic mechanism.<p>One analyst praised the …

T-Mobile's new unlimited data plan is what all phone plans should be like

At its Uncarrier Next CES event in Las Vegas today, T-Mobile announced it’s getting rid of data brackets. All of its plans will be ‘unlimited,’ without a worry about speed throttling for most users.<p>Secondly, the company is implementing a what-you-see-is-what-you-get policy with bill prices. That …

Being Happy at Work: The Secret is in Your Strengths

According to Deepak Chopra: most of us are fooled into believing that getting the next big thing is the answer to our happiness and yet studies continue to show it's not about the external rather the internal. This means that we have to learn new ways to be happy. To emphasize this point further, …

How to create an SMS app part one – sending and receiving messages

Remember when phones were just phones? While you might use your Android device for pretty much anything <i>but</i> sending and receiving text messages most of the time (even to the point of preferring WhatsApp and other tools for written communication); SMS is still technically one of your phone’s primary …

How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

LEAKED: Microsoft Paint is getting an incredible upgrade in Windows 10

Microsoft Paint is a true classic, having been introduced as part of Windows 1.0 way back in 1985. But it also hasn't been changed much since then — why mess with a good thing?<p>Well, according to videos uncovered by Twitter user WalkingCat, Microsoft Paint is soon to get a huge upgrade in Windows …

Windows 10

Industrial robots will replace manufacturing jobs — and that’s a good thing

If you listen to the wrong people, the North American manufacturing industry is doomed.<p>There is no denying that the U.S. and Canada have been losing jobs to offshore competition for almost half a century. From 2000 to 2010 alone, 5.6 million jobs disappeared.<p>Interestingly, though, only 13 percent …

Manufacturing

Everything you wanted to know about your body (but were afraid to ask)

Why does loud noise hurt? Do you lose weight if you break wind while on the bathroom scales? These are just some of the thousands of questions tackled by New Scientist, now collected in a new book<p>For more than two decades in the back pages of the <i>New Scientist</i><i>,</i> readers have posed questions on topics …

3 Science-Backed Tricks to Getting What You Want

Getting what you want may have more to do with science than you realize. Effective persuasive techniques can be explained by psychology, whether or …

Volunteering

This Daily Habit Gives You Better Brain Function and a Longer Life

It costs little or nothing, and you can do it anywhere.<p>What if there was one simple thing you could do every day that would give you better brain function and a longer life? What if that thing cost little or nothing, and you could do it anywhere, including in bed, on an airplane, or in the bathtub? …

Science says couples are deluded about how likely they are to cheat on each other

When asked to rate themselves on attractiveness, intelligence, driving ability — you name it — they consistently say they're above average, which obviously isn't mathematically possible.<p>So it makes sense that people also believe their relationships are healthier than other folks'.<p>Specifically, …

Why Crisis Is Still The Best Looking PC Game Of All Time

Crysis was released nine years ago and thanks to its modding community, Crytek’s title still remains one of the most beautiful games out there. …

Game Development

Nintendo is starting to understand something that Apple still doesn't get

The idea, it seems, is that the NX is a portable console like the Nintendo 3DS, but it'll have some way to hook up to a standard TV to play games that way, like the Nintendo Wii U. It confirms a lot of other leaks over the last year or so.<p>It's a little weird, especially when you consider there are …

Time-lapse video taken from space captures entire year on earth

NASA’s EPIC camera, situated in space between Earth and the sun on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite, has captured one year’s worth of images of Earth. NASA compiled 3,000 of these images into a time-lapse and released it on Wednesday, July 20.<p>EPIC takes a photo every two hours, …

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

Why Watching Porn Together Makes Couples Hotter And Hornier For Each Other

We know you’ve heard that watching porn is “bad” for you (no matter how much you enjoy jerking off to it), but we have good news – all of that is …

Astronomers Just Observed 'Rain' Falling On A Supermassive Black Hole

An international collaboration of astronomers has spotted a predicted phenomenon for the first time. Giant clouds of cold gas were seen by the ALMA …

Anime that you should be watching – My Hero Academia

It’s a damn good time to be a fan of Japanese animation. And that’s because the spring season has kicked off in the land of the rising sun, heralding …

Anime

HP has a backpack for VR coming, and it's equal parts cool and stupid

Do you really want to strap a computer to your back while using VR? My answer is ‘lol no,’ but HP thinks many of you will disagree.<p>The unnamed project from HP packs an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, up to 32GB memory and a GPU into a 10 pound case that you’re supposed to strap on your back while …

The health benefits of masturbation

For the Victorians, it was known as self-abuse, and was deemed the cause of most physical and psychological ills. At the height of a moral and …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

These stick-on lenses turn your smartphone into a digital microscope

Thin enough to fit in your wallet, and with up to 100x magnification<p>It's a cliché to say that your smartphone is a pocket-sized computer, but sometimes we forget exactly how powerful these devices are. BLIPS — a set of thin, stick-on lenses that turn your cell phone into a portable, digital …

Acer and Starbreeze join forces for powerful StarVR headset

Game studio Starbreeze is hoping for a big pay day after partnering with hardware manufacturer Acer on its high-end VR headset.<p>Dubbed StarVR, the kit …