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What are we thinking? A recap of the mind-bending talks in session 2 of TED2015

Daniel Kish teaches the TED audience to echolocate — to see the world without using your eyes. Photo: Bret Hartman/TED<p>In this session of TED2015, …

Terminator-inspired tech could give traditional 3D printing a run for its money

If you've had a filling or other similar types of dental work done in the past decade or so, your dentist may have filled in voids in your teeth with …

Microsoft’s ‘Project Spartan’ heralds the beginning of the end for Internet Explorer

Look out, Internet Explorer. After 20 years of competing against rival web browsers, Microsoft is gearing up to launch its own alternative to its once-dominant Internet surfing program.<p>Microsoft has built a new web browser designed for the modern web and mobile devices to go with its new Windows 10 …

Hubble Space Telescope’s Most Breathtaking Images of the Universe

In early April, publisher Taschen will be releasing a new book that collects the most breathtaking images of deep space taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. It's been 25 years since Hubble first launched into low-earth orbit and it remains operational today. It can take extremely high-resolution …

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

Photo Manipulation

Photoshop at 25 -- the early days (pictures)

"Hair of the Alien" and "Ancient Aliens"

From the History channel (H2) programme "Ancient Aliens" (Season 6 Episode 19: "Alien Breeders") just aired in the US some frame grabs - "Hair of the …

James Frey's 'Endgame': Ancient Aliens, Adolescents, and Story Over Genre - Unbound Worlds

James Frey was already well-known as the author of several popular memoirs and novels for adult readers (<i>A Million Little Pieces</i>, <i>My Friend Leonard</i>,</i> …

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Microsoft's HoloLens is no joke: My reality augmented with Skype, Minecraft

REDMOND, Wash. -- In the bowels of Building 92, hidden underneath the company's public visitor center in a secret series of labs, Microsoft let a few people try out what may be the most ambitious Windows device ever made: a holographic headset that aims to rival the most advanced virtual reality …

The Ancient Egypt You Have Never Heard Of: Part 1 Of 2

Ancient Egypt

The real Men in Black, Hollywood and the great UFO cover-up

In a new documentary, US government agents claim they spent decades giving fake evidence of extraterrestrials to gullible ufologists. But why? And how can we trust them now?<p>• The Guardian's top 10 sci-fi movies <br>• 2014's most promising sci-fi and fantasy films<p>Hidden among the avalanche of documents …

Hacking Team is spreading government malware through YouTube and Microsoft Live

You don't have to click on a sketchy link to end up downloading malware. A new report from Citizen Lab's Morgan Marquis-Boire shows how companies can spread targeted malware by intercepting web traffic en route, sending malicious traffic from an otherwise friendly link. A company called Hacking …

​Pokémon Trading Card Game Online coming to iPad later this year

Remember that Nikkei report that said Nintendo was eyeballing mobile devices? The one that Nintendo immediately denied? It might be true after all -- sort of. The Pokémon Company has confirmed that the <i>Pokémon Trading Card Game Online</i> will be available as an iPad app later this year. The app, a …

Newly Discovered Artifacts Prove Mayans Had Alien Contact!

Newly Discovered Artifacts Prove Mayans Had Alien Contact!<p>Amazing new Mayan artifacts prove the extraterrestrial connection between the Maya and their galactic visitors, furthering the preponderance on the December 21, 2012 end date to the Long Count calendar.<p>Many people have speculated that the Maya were visited by extraterrestrials and that at least one of their deities, Kukulcan (also known as Quetzalcoatl by the Aztecs), may have been a galactic visitor who taught the Maya about …

Sacsayhuaman

Sacsayhuaman<p>Sacsayhuamán (also known as Sacsahuaman) is a walled complex near the old city of Cusco, at an altitude of 3,701 m. or 12,000 feet. The site is part of the City of Cuzco, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983.<br>The archaeological park is located north of the city of Cuscoco and covers an area of 3,094 hectares. It contains more than 200 archaeological sites. Leading to Saqsaywaman there are two paved roads, one starts in the old and traditional neighbourhood of San …

President Eisenhower had three secret meetings with aliens, former Pentagon consultant claims

• Ex-President met with extra-terrestrials on three separate occasions at New Mexico air base<br>• Eisenhower and FBI officials organised the meetings by …

Paranormal

Aliens - The Nazca Lines of Peru

Aliens - The Nazca Lines of Peru<p>Are they evidence of an advanced early civilization that history never recorded? Are they proof that early man had contact with extraterrestrials? Is it a giant scientific or mathematic equation? Did UFOs once land in a remote corner of South America? To this day, the famous Nazca Lines in southern Peru pose more questions than answers. They are one of history?s most intriguing puzzles.<p>Sixty years ago, Nazca was a dusty small town in the middle of the desert …

Three mysterious aspects to Nazca Plateau

Three mysterious aspects to Nazca Plateau<p>First, the straight lines, many kilometers long, crisscross sectors of the pampas in all directions (as shown on images above). Many of the lines appear to be random and seem to have no pattern to them.<p>Second, many of the lines form geometric figures: angles, triangles, bunches, spirals, rectangles, wavy lines, etc. Other lines form concentric circles converging with or emanating from a promontory. Other prints have formed "roads" like geometric planes …

Nazca Lines - Theories

Nazca Lines - Theories<p>Introduction<p>The shallow etchings were made well over 2,000 years ago by Indians who cleared the stony surface, exposing the whitish soil underneath. Scientists continue to debate their purpose, offering such theories as a calendar, a map of underground water supplies, ancient "message in the bottle" for the future generations (Picture 1)- even landing strips for space aliens.<p>On the plaque a man and woman stand before an outline of the spacecraft. The man's hand is raised …

Strange Artifacts: The Aztec & Mayan Calendar

Strange Artifacts: The Aztec & Mayan Calendar<p>The Aztec calendar is the calendar system that was used by the Aztecs as well as other Pre-Columbian peoples of central Mexico. It is one of the Mesoamerican calendars, sharing the basic structure of calendars from throughout ancient Mesoamerica. The calendar consisted of a 365-day calendar cycle called xiuhpohualli (year count) and a 260-day ritual cycle called tonalpohualli (day count). These two cycles together formed a 52-year "century," …

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru<p>achu Picchu lies in the southern hemisphere, some 13 degrees south of the equator. It is 80 kilometers northwest of Cusco, on the crest of the mountain Machu Picchu, located about 2,450 metres (8,040 ft) above mean sea level, over 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) lower than Cusco, which has an altitude of 3,600 metres (11,800 ft).<p>As such, it had a milder climate than the Inca capital. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in South America, one of the most visited tourist …