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Craig Venter: 'This isn't a fantasy look at the future. We are doing the future'

Craig Venter reclines in his chair, puts his feet up on his desk and – gently stroking his milk chocolate-coloured miniature poodle, Darwin, asleep in his arms – shares his vision of the household appliance of the future. It is a box attached to a computer that would receive DNA sequences over the …

Beyond Carl Sagan: the All-New Cosmos at NYCC 2013

Neil deGrasse Tyson and producers discuss the return of Cosmos and give a glimpse into its future.<p>"A mere four centuries ago, our tiny world was oblivious to the rest of the cosmos. There were no telescopes. The universe was only what you could see with the naked eye." This opening monologue, as …

Why skeptics should embrace Valve's new Steam controller

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>A week has passed since Valve announced its Steam controller, which resembles a speaker more than a gamepad and has left many skeptical of its quality.<p>Just …

The science of time in Grand Theft Auto 5

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s speedy day-and-night cycle makes it easy for players to pass the time, but how much would it affect the game's world? According to Buzzfeed, such rapid rotation would make the planet a tricky place to live.<p>The publication did some hypothetical pondering to find out if a planet …

7 signs America has regressed — to the 19th century

Workers aren’t unionized, and some pols are now advocating child labor. It’s like the U.S. has gone back in time<p>RJ Eskow<p>October 5, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>Of course they shut the Federal government down. Tea Party Republicans long for the days when there were …