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Black Hole Tech?

The Theory Works!The equation that Albert Einstein wrote down for the gravitational field in 1915 is simple enough:But working out its consequences …

13 of the Toughest LEGO Sets to Build

<b>by Rob Leane</b><p>LEGO bricks are a source of endless fun, but they can also present an immense challenge. While sometimes it might be enough to click a …

Top 5 GTA Mods of the Week - Episode 2

Don't forget your Script Hook V, kids!<p>A tense week of rumors and confusion in the Grand Theft Auto 5 modding community concluded with a wave of …

Ark: Survival Evolved lets you domesticate dinosaurs, if you can stay alive long enough

The Turok games let you hunt dinosaurs, but haven't you ever dreamed of riding them and other prehistoric creatures, too?<p>Indie developer Studio Wildcard is promising all that and more with its new project, <i>Ark: Survival Evolved</i>, which the company bills as an "open-world dinosaur survival game." As a …

Dinosaurs

'Guild Wars 2' cheater faces public humiliation before ban

Most cheaters in online role-playing games face an ignominious end. The developers ban them, and that's all she wrote. Not one particularly egregious <i>Guild Wars 2</i> offender, however. When game developer ArenaNet finally took action against a hacker who had been terrorizing player-versus-player …

Guild Wars

The beauty of a Lego Star Destroyer exploding at 1,000 frames per second

The Lego Super Star Destroyer is made of over 3,000 pieces. It's over four feet long, and weighs over eight pounds. You can't even buy the model anymore officially, although you can find them on Amazon for around $900.<p>Wired built one. And then they dropped it. And filmed the ensuing carnage at …

Lego

Bill Nye explains Star Wars holograms using emoji

Star Wars Day is a mere 364 days away, so to pass the time, consider watching Bill Nye explain how holograms work, in a galaxy far, far, away — and in ours.<p>Joining Nye in the video from The Watercooler YouTube channel is a chorus of emoji, some with Star Wars makeovers.<p>For more on Star Wars, …

Star Wars

How to install Grand Theft Auto V mods on PC

Let’s make Grand Theft Auto V different.<p>GTA V was one of the most-anticipated PC game releases of the year despite originally debuting for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2013. Improved graphics is one reason, but the other is that modders have a history of bringing surprise and delight to the …

Watch the latest clip from Maggie, aka The Last of Us movie

Abigail Breslin and Arnold Schwarzenegger star in the upcoming film <i>Maggie</i>, the story of a rural family torn apart by a viral zombie outbreak and the quarantine designed to protect both them and their neighbors.<p>Breslin's Maggie has caught a hideous infection with an uncertain cure. In the movie's …

Walking

Scientists Make History By Genetically Modifying Human Embryos

After weeks of speculation, it can finally be confirmed that geneticists in China have modified the DNA of human embryos. It’s a watershed moment in …

Stephen Hawking stresses the importance of space travel and understanding science

“It is important that the public understands basic science, if they are not to leave vital decisions to others”<p>Stephen Hawking continues to both steer thought on cosmology, and dominate pop-culture headlines. (On Sunday, Eddie Redmayne took home a Golden Globe for his portrayal of the scientist in …

Here's a Picture of Hillary Clinton Playing GameBoy

The William J. Clinton Library has posted a photo of Hillary Clinton doing what so many others did in the early 1990s: playing GameBoy. The photo you see below was taken on April 6, 1993 on her flight from Austin, Texas to Washington, DC. At this time, Bill Clinton was President and she was the …

Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar Editor Exclusive To PC (video)

Rockstar the creators of the awesome Grand Theft Auto V game that will soon be launching on to PCs worldwide today have unveiled a new exclusive …

Rubidium atoms used to record coldest temperature — ever

A swarm of atoms in a Stanford lab has become the coldest stuff on Earth. At about 50 trillionths of a kelvin, the atoms’ temperature was about a …

Scientists make objects invisible without metamaterial cloaking

<i>Physicists from ITMO University, Ioffe Institute and Australian National University managed to make homogenous cylindrical objects completely</i> …

10 surprises about our solar system

Here are 10 unexpected and intriguing facts about our solar system – our sun and its family of planets – you probably did not know!<p>Remember those …

10 Free Ways To Feel Happy Right Now

Many of us have grown up to believe that happiness is an outside force we can’t control. We go about our lives waiting for happiness to happen to us! …

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Emotional Intelligence

Scientists may have solved the mystery of Saturn’s 30-year storms

Scientists and astronomers have been studying Saturn for almost as long as there have been telescopes. One thing that these observers have noted …

Stephen Hawking runs down physicist while singing Monty Python's Galaxy Song

First a little backstory.<p>As I'm sure many of you already know, the song is the title track to the 1983 film, <i>Monty Python's The Meaning of Life</i>. This remake was recorded with the lyrics sung by Professor Stephen Hawking as part of the 2014's Monty Python live reunion shows.<p>The guy who gets mowed …

The wireless and cable industries just sued to kill net neutrality

As expected, the FCC will have to defend its new rules in court<p>The FCC officially published its new net neutrality rules to the Federal Register yesterday, opening the door to legal challenges. Opponents wasted no time. CTIA, the trade association that has represented the wireless industry since …

The Worst Place to Sit on a Plane

Your seat location on the aircraft can affect your health<p>Forget the window seat next time you’re booking a flight longer than six hours. According to new research, enjoying window views from 30,000 feet ups your odds of suffering from deep venous thromboses (DVTs)—or blood clots—than being in an …

Muscle

6 Incredible Ancient Wonders (Destroyed By Idiots)

When future archaeologists look back at our era thousands of years from now, they'll reach two major conclusions: 1) our subway system was very …

Archaeology

Original 151 Pokemon, Recreated as Delicious Pancakes

Missouri-based "pancake artist" Daniel Drake has shed new light on his epic Pokemon-shaped pancakes. "Dan the Pancake Man," as he's known, originally revealed his epic Pokemon creations last year, but he talks about the the origins and the process this week in an interview with GamesRadar.<p>First, he …

Skylanders-Style LEGO Game Announced

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Warner Bros. has now officially announced LEGO Dimensions. You can watch a trailer above. The first details about the game follow below.<p>Launching September 27 for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Wii U.<br>• Developed by series steward Traveller's Tales.<br>• Will fuse together …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

PewDiePie and Anita Sarkeesian Join List of Internet Influencers

As a new indication of gaming's broadening cultural relevance, two people who work in the industry have made TIME's list of the 30 most influential people on the internet.<p>Joining a power-list populated by the likes of Barack Obama and Ta-Nehisi Coates is PewDiePie, the idiosyncratic twentysomething …

Twitch Plays Pokémon finally captures every last original monster

Twitch Plays Pokemon has reached new heights of impressiveness and absurdity with all 151 original Pokemon now captured by the thousands of gamers controlling a single game of Pokemon on the streaming platform.<p>This edition of the social experiment began earlier in the year, offering a slight twist …

Pokémon

Microsoft says free Windows 10 upgrades for pirates will be ‘non-genuine’ and unsupported, stays mum on security

When Microsoft confirmed it will offer free Windows 10 upgrades to pirates worldwide, many were shocked. VentureBeat has been trying to get more details from the company, which disclosed today that after PCs with pirated copies of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 are upgraded to Windows 10, they will …