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5. Outlast 2

The original Outlast played a big part in reviving the video game horror genre. After years of increasingly inferior outings for the Silent Hill and …

Stop hurting your engine by idling the car when it's cold out

If you're one of the many drivers who thinks it's important to idle your car — turn it on and let it sit — in these frigid winter months to protect the engine, you've likely fallen victim to a myth that may be doing more harm than good.<p>We spoke with former drag racer Stephen Ciatti— who has a PhD …

Engines

Your Router May Be Vulnerable to Hackers

The wireless routers people use to connect to the Internet in their homes are becoming an increasingly popular target for hackers.<p>An analysis of 20 …

Wi-Fi

Islamic State jihadist executes own mother in public

Latest "extreme execution" claim comes from Islamic State's capital, Raqqa<p>An Islamic State jihadist executed his own mother in public after she tried to persuade him to quit, according to new reports.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war in Syria from London, said that a …

RedHoop Finds Classes from All the Major Online Course Providers

You can learn just about anything online these days, thanks to many online course providers. The only problem: too many sites to visit and similar …

Learning

Though climate change is a crisis, the population threat is even worse

While the Paris climate summit focuses on global warming, the key issue is the prospect of 10 billion people on Earth<p>The perennial cry: we need to talk about climate change. And this week, with world leaders in Paris, we have been. But only up to a point. For the likely impact of the rising global …

Geography

A 2016 Rio Olympics waterway has levels of viruses akin to raw sewage — here's what it looks like

Months after an Associated Press report that the water venues for the Rio Olympics are teeming with viruses and human waste, AP released another report that shows that the pollution hasn't improved and is more widespread than before.<p>Despite the belief that athletes might be safe from the pollution …

Pollution

'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi'

<b>A new method of delivering data, which uses the visible spectrum rather than radio waves, has been tested in a working office.</b><p>Li-fi can deliver internet access 100 times faster than traditional wi-fi, offering speeds of up to 1Gbps (gigabit per second).<p>It requires a light source, such as a standard …

Wi-Fi

41 pictures that show why a US aircraft carrier is such a dominant force

Carriers are expensive, with new Ford-class ships running about $13 billion, but they last about 50 years.<p>Business Insider's Robert Johnson visited the USS Eisenhower during a massive mine clearing effort in the Persian Gulf a few years ago.<p>The Ike, which finished two years worth of maintenance in …

Military