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Man has NFC chips implanted in hands to store Bitcoin wallet

For those of you that aren’t familiar with Bitcoin, it’s currently the biggest cryptocurrency in the world. For safety reasons, users of the currency normally keep the majority of their bitcoins offline, like on an encrypted USB stick or even physically on a piece of paper. In this day and age, …

Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson gets license to marry 26-year-old

CORCORAN, Calif. — Mass murderer Charles Manson has gotten a license to marry a 26-year-old woman who visits him in prison.<p>The marriage license …

Jonty Hurwitz, co-founder of Wonga.com, has created nanosculptures of human forms that are invisible to the naked eye and can only be viewed on the screen of a powerful scanning electron microscope

Anonymous takes over Ku Klux Klan's Twitter account

The internet activist group Anonymous has responded to Twitter taunts from the Ku Klux Klan by taking over its US Twitter account.<p>The Twitter spat began after the KKK allegedly threatened protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, as the area awaits an imminent court decision over the killing of Michael …

Uh-oh: The World Is Running Out of Chocolate

Chocolate supplies are dwindling, say two of the biggest chocolate manufacturers. Cocoa harvests are down, demand is up, and prices are rising.<p>The …

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'Simpsons' producer on the surprising Kang and Kodos revelation, 'death' of Ralph Wiggum

<i>Futurama</i> came back to life temporarily Sunday night, as the Planet Express crew traveled back in time to present-day Springfield for 30 minutes of</i> …

Watch the Hilarious Trailer for Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever

Bah, humbug! Several months ago we learned that the Internet's most famous cat was getting her own movie, and the first trailer for Lifetime's <i>Grumpy</i> …

22 Hilarious Military Moments Show Our Troops As You’ve Never Seen Them!

Combat and war can be completely overwhelming, and these American soldiers understand the importance of humor and light-hearted fun as a way to …

Some people are getting banned from Smash Bros. for 136 years

If you do something against the rules in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, you could get banned … for more than a century.<p>Players are reporting bans in excess of 71.5 million minutes in the latest four-player fighting game from Nintendo. This is likely a bug that is inflating legitimate bans. You can get …

Moon clipped sun like a fingernail during eclipse - CNN.com

Andy, Cathy and Jessica Howell look at a partial eclipse of the sun on Thursday, October 23, in Gainesville, Florida. The solar eclipse was visible for most North Americans. Click through for more views:<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Celestial show: Partial solar eclipse<p>Celestial show: Partial solar eclipse<p>Celestial …

The High-Pitched Sound of Stones Being Skipped Across a Frozen Lake

DudeLikeHELLA host Cory Williams got extremely excited upon discovering the high-pitched sound emitted when a stone is skipped across a frozen lake — …

Milky Way photo: The galactic center by Robert Gendler.

The sheer scale of space is overwhelming. Oh, sure, we have words to make it more palatable, like “light-years”—as if a distance of 10 <i>trillion</i> …

It Looks Like You'll Be Able To Buy Samsung's Strange, Curvy New Galaxy Phone Soon

Judging by the FCC-approved document, it seems like AT&T and T-Mobile will be the first to get the phone. The bands and frequency listed in the document line up with those used by those two carriers, as blogs GForGames and PhoneArena point out.<p>Samsung has been showcasing its flexible, curved …

New Accuracy Leap Could Speed Arrival of Superfast Quantum Computers

Quantum qubits, now with fewer errors!<p>Research teams at the University of New South Wales claim to have developed two new types of “quantum bits” that process data with nearly 100 percent accuracy, addressing one of the key stumbling blocks in the promising realm of quantum computers.<p>These machines …

Siri Gets Taken Down By Google Now In Intelligence Battle

You always knew that Siri wasn't the best assistant, but now you have proof.<p>A new study released Tuesday by consulting group Stone Temple compared the top voice-controlled search engines, Google Now, Cortana and Siri. Google Now is on Android phones, Cortana is on Microsoft phones and Siri is on …

Massachusetts Patient With Ebola Symptoms Put In Isolation

Reports indicate the patient came in with a headache and other Ebola-like symptoms, including muscle aches. Two people seem to have been transported from the clinics in ambulances. They were taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, according to a statement from Harvard Vanguard Clinics' Chief …

NFL Players Are Still Wearing Beats Headphones Despite Fines

Colin Kaepernick was recently fined $10,000 for wearing Beats headphones at a press conference because the NFL has an exclusive deal with Bose. All of the coaches and other personnel on the sidelines wear Bose headphones, and the exclusive deal means that players and coaches are not allowed to wear …

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Hyrule Warriors is everything Zelda usually isn't, and it works (review)

<i>Check out our</i> <i>Reviews Vault</i> <i>for past game reviews.</i><p>Link and Zelda have always had grace and nobility. Now they have some swag.<p>Every game in Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda series, whether it’s 2D, 3D, portable, or on a console, is an action role-playing game that focuses on exploration and puzzles with …