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Star Wars Toy Converted Into Working Speeder Bike Drone

Look out for Ewoks!<p>Ever wanted to see the world through the eyes of a Scout Trooper chasing Luke Skywalker through the forest of Endor? Thanks to hobbyist Adam Woodsworth, you can now do so vicariously. Like the work of Olivier C before him, whose quadcopter conversions gave us a drone Millenium …

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Yes, Iceland really has launched a beer made of whale testicles

Fancy some whale genitalia in your drink, sir?<p>We’ve drank honey-flavoured beer, tequila-flavoured beer and even – courtesy of UK brewer Wells – beer that tastes of banana bread. But never before, to our knowledge, has a beer been flavoured with whale testicles.<p>Icelandic microbrewery Steðji has now …

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This Hack For The Perfectly Shaped Fried Eggs Just Changed Breakfast Forever

Fried eggs should be easy, right? The perfectly cooked fried egg requires only a few basic necessities, like a non-stick pan and medium heat, and you're pretty much golden after that. You can follow some other techniques, like covering the pan halfway through to fully cook the whites, adding a few …

20 Recipes That Make Healthy Taste Good

There's no denying that this is the worst time of year for eating fresh. Not only is there almost zero fresh, seasonal produce to be found, but the majority of people are trying to eat healthy -- at least until the end of the month. It's that post-holiday slump that leaves those of us who really …

Trying to lose some lbs this year? Try one of these 10 delicious dieting apps

The new year can often bring a new start, making it a perfect time to get more healthy. For some, this includes dieting. However, dieting isn’t the …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

Large carnivores and humans can live together

Large carnivores are making an extraordinary comeback in Europe, according to the latest research<p>Large carnivores – brown bears, Eurasian lynx, grey wolves and wolverines – are making an extraordinary comeback in Europe, according to research published in Science. Given the troubled history between …

How To Make Mac & Cheese Buns For Your Burgers

It all started with this ridiculous Facebook post we put up, a picture from Foodbeast reader @tymbussanich. The photo in question from November 4th then decided to reverberate through the halls of our Facebook audience, quickly reaching over 4 million people, 160,000 likes, comments and shares:<p>It …

No Man's Sky warps into The Game Awards with a new trailer

<i>No Man's Sky</i> made its latest appearance at The Game Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight.<p>Like last year's debut trailer, this year's video explored some procedurally generated worlds — though these were much more detailed and included planet hopping with a spaceship, flora, fauna, animal life and …

Who would win in a fight between Batman and Darth Vader? Well...

Batman and Darth Vader wouldn't exactly be the best of friends, much to the disappointment (or glee?) of some fans, but they would offer one hell of a fight for us to watch.<p>In the latest Super Power Beat Down from MachinimaPrime, the Dark Knight enters a very familiar space station in search of …

Fast and Furious 7 officially named Furious 7, trailer drops Nov 1

Pivotal moment for the franchise.<p>When Paul Walker died a year ago in a car accident, many wondered whether the <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie franchise he launched with Vin Diesel could survive his loss. The answer appears to be a resounding yes. Hollywood magic and some stand-in help from Walker's younger …

Confirmed: Winter is coming in 2014

While it feels like the big release dates for the fall and winter months are all pretty much set in stone, Telltale's Game of Thrones title, called <i>Iron From Ice</i>, has been an unknown. On Friday Telltale PR specialist Laura Perusco definitively stated that the game would be out in 2014.<p>Polygon has …

Report: Iron Man to join Captain America 3 cast, begin Civil War storyline

Warning: This post contains light spoilers for an existing comic book story that may be turned into a film.<p>Variety is reporting that Robert Downey Jr. is close to signing a deal that will continue his involvement in the Marvel universe, up to and including joining the cast of <i>Captain America 3</i> in …

The Science of Why Beer Is So Delicious

We know that yeasts produce the molecules that make ales and lagers so aromatic. But why do they do it?<p><b>Whether you're catching a whiff of banana</b> from a tall glass of Hefeweizen or enjoying the subtle floral aromas in your favorite American IPA, you have yeast to thank for it. Yeast imbues beer with …

Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve discovered.<p>Carrying the catchy label of [{(bpbp)Co2II(NO3)}2(NH2bdc)](NO3)2 * 2H2O, and what we’re …

The Cosmic Accident of Life: Alan Lightman on Dark Energy, the Multiverse, and Why We Exist

Questions like why our world exists and what nothing is have occupied minds great and ordinary since the dawn of humanity, and yet for all our scientific progress, they continue to do so, yielding only hypotheses rather than concrete answers. But there is something immutably heartening in the …

The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a way to bake chocolate chip cookies to please everyone.<p>There is! And, no, it's not Martha Stewart's way. It's science.<p>We've taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a …

What Is That Loose White Powder In Your Easy Mac And Cheese?

If you're feeling really hungry, you may not even notice the loose, white powder strewn among the noodles in your single serving cup of Kraft Triple Cheese Macaroni & Cheese.<p>Kraft doesn't promise "natural ingredients," and with a nuclear orange cheese powder that comes ready to stir from an …

A Professor Created A Single Tree That Can Produce 40 Types Of Fruit

"The idea is that I could collapse a whole orchard and put it into one tree," he told Business Insider.<p>Each of the colors in the photo above represents a variety of flowering tree. Collectively, as one plant, they produce 40 different edible stone fruits (ones with pits, like peaches and plums). …

You haven't known Yoshi's real name for the past 20 years

The character from <i>Super Mario World</i> that we've been casually referring to simply as Yoshi for the past 20-plus years has a much longer, less catchy name, it turns out. His full name is T. Yoshisaur Munchakoopas.<p>That bit of surprising trivia comes courtesy of a Nintendo Character Guide published in …

Here's (Almost) Every Easter Egg in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

You don't have to be a Comic-Con attendee to understand that the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as it's known, is a highly intricate and inter-connected web that allows for characters to cross over into each other's films and seeds to be planted for future comic book-based installments. This was …

North Korea appeals to White House to halt release of US comedy film

'The Interview', released later this year, tells the tale of a group of journalists tasked with assassinating Kim Jong-un<p>Pyongyang has written to the White House to demand that President Barack Obama intervene to halt the release of 'The Interview', a Hollywood comedy blockbuster that pokes fun at …

Green light: is Marvel planning to launch the Hulk into space?

The geekosphere is abuzz with speculation that Bruce Banner's angry alter ego will meet up with the Guardians of the Galaxy<p><b>Spoiler alert:</b> do not read on if you don't want to know where the Hulk ends up in the final scenes of The Avengers: Age of Ultron.<p>One of the most exciting aspects of the Marvel …

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: how scientifically plausible is it?

The latest Planet of the Apes movie is in UK cinemas from Thursday. Six experts in primate evolution, anatomy, behaviour and communication deliver their verdicts on the film<p>Scroll down to watch Carole Jahme interview Andy Serkis, who plays the chimp Caesar<p>Motion capture<p>Dawn of the Planet of the …

The new Thor is a woman: big news from an unexpected source

Thor is one of the classic Marvel characters, created by Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and Larry Lieber in 1962. The character was one of the first Avengers, and his standalone films have proven popular at the box office. That's leaving aside the fact that Loki is one of the best film villains to come from …