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Watch A Soft Robot Play Beer Pong

Sure, but how good is it when it's drunk?<p>On a table arrayed with Solo cups is a taste of the future that 2015 brings us. Humanity has taught a robot to play beer pong, a game normally reserved for frat house living rooms or undergrad backyards.<p>Made by Empire Robotics, Versaball is a robotic arm …

Excavation uncovers secret underground Nazi WMD factory

Suspiciously high radiation levels around the Austrian town of St. Georgen an der Gusen had long fueled theories that there was a buried bunker nearby where Nazis had tested nuclear weapons during WWII.<p>Those suspicions came one step closer to being confirmed last week after the opening of a 75-acre …

10 Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 That Could Change Your Life

Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet.<p><b>From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise to save energy and help fight global warming.</b><p>They're not just gee-whiz hoverboards—levitating …

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

Can Panasonic's 'e-Cockpit' Make You A Better Driver?

Everybody wants to stay connected in their car, keeping information, entertainment and friends close at hand at all times. But most of the infotainment systems in today’s cars are overly complicated to use, with too many screens and multiple layers of commands, adding to driver distraction.<p>Now …

Virtual reality Temple Run is a free first-person endless runner

The latest version of Temple Run comes with quite a twist, it's a virtual reality first-person runner designed for the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition<p>In <i>Temple Run VR,</i> players are still endlessly running on their quest to steal the idol from the eponymous temple. This time though, you'll be …

Haltech Injected 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

This 1972 De Tomaso Pantera is described as a rust-free example owned by a past Pantera Club of Northern California president since 1984. A small …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

Meet The 200 Mile-Per-Hour, 640 Horsepower CTS-V, The Fastest, Most Powerful Cadillac In History

If there were any doubts that Cadillac should be counted among the most elite high-performance luxury car brands, the new 2016 CTS-V should put them to rest.<p>The third-generation CTS-V, which debuts at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in January, is the most powerful sedan in …

Broncos vs. Bengals 2014 picks and predictions: Denver getting the respect

Cincinnati never seems to play well in prime time, while Peyton Manning thrives under the lights.<p>On Monday night, the Denver Broncos visit the Cincinnati Bengals in a game with significant playoff implications. Denver has already clinched the AFC West but is playing for a bye week in the …

David Fincher Wants to Make a Totally 80s TV Show About Music Videos

Please, please, please let this show happen.<p><b>David Fincher</b> may take us all on a long, strange trip down memory lane. The director of <i>Gone Girl</i> and <i>The Social Network</i> is working on a new half-hour comedy for HBO focused on the 1980s music-video industry, according to <i>Deadline</i>.<p>The show, tentatively …

What Your "Working Memory" Does (and How to Give It a Tune-Up)

Working memory is like your brain's scratch pad, managing information as you go about your day. But our routine deluge of information can make us …

The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies

We gave it a <b>B</b><p>Considering how slim the actual book was, Peter Jackson sure has taken his sweet-ass time getting to the end of <i>The Hobbit</i>. It’s starting …

Movies

Astronomer Royal: Life on Mars would change everything we know

If life had originated twice, independently, within our solar system, we’d have to conclude that it can’t be a rare fluke, says Martin Rees.<p>More than 100 years ago, a French foundation offered the grand prize of 100,000 francs to anyone who could prove the existence of extraterrestrial life. But …

It’s concerning that Intel doesn’t have a better answer to the question of what’s next

<i>Intel once turned down the opportunity to become the sole supplier of iPhone processors. Why hasn’t it let go of its defocused search for the Next Big Thing and, instead, used all means necessary to regain the account?</i><p><b>Intel is a prosperous company.</b> For the quarter ended in September, Intel scored …

What 'GTA 5' Teaches Us About The Unsettling Future Of Immersion

Grand Theft Auto 5, out for more than a year already, has found itself even causing controversy in its re-release, something only Grand Theft Auto could do. The issue is that in response to an online petition, Target and Kmart have pulled the game from store shelves in Australia, leading to an …

The Game Awards 2014: All of the trailers, news and awards in one place

The Game Awards 2014 kick off tonight at 9 p.m. with the promise of a lot of premieres, some news and, yes, those gorgeous awards. Stay tuned to this StoryStream to keep up on everything that shakes loose from the show.

Metal Gear Online's multiplayer infiltration debuts at The Game Awards

<i>Metal Gear Online</i> made its debut tonight at The Game Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, thanks to Kiefer Sutherland, the new voice of Snake, and Hideo Kojima, the series' creator.<p>Sutherland took the stage to share his excitement about participating in the video game industry, and expounded on his belief …

Godzilla game coming to PS3 and PS4

<i>Godzilla</i> is stomping onto the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in 2015.<p>Announced during The Game Awards with a short teaser video, Godzilla was wryly referred to as the "OG" and cited as a solution to common problems that city managers everywhere face, like conflict resolution and urban renewal.</i> …

Elder Scrolls Online delayed again for PS4 and Xbox One

<i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> won't arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One until sometime in 2015, according to a post on the game's official blog by game director Matt Firor.<p>The console version of developer Zenimax Online Studios' massively multiplayer online role-playing game was originally scheduled …

Lil Wayne Blasts Cash Money: 'I Want Off This Label'

<b>Update:</b> Lil Wayne's manager, Cortez Bryant, has told TMZ that the rapper will not be leaving Cash Money and that everything is good between him and …

Eat within 12-hour window to lose weight, say scientists

Simply sticking to a 12-hour eating window could be the key to losing weight without restricting calories<p>Dieters hoping to shed the pounds should watch the clock as much as their calories after scientists discovered that limiting the hours we eat stops weight gain.<p>Confining meals to a 12 hour …

Mormons confront uncomfortable history of church founder's polygamy

When Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, received a revelation in about 1831 in which he was commanded by God to break the law and take multiple wives, he at first resisted. He knew that if he embraced polygamy he would be castigated for it.<p>But then between 1834 and 1842 an angel came down …

Astronauts Make a Water Bubble... IN SPACE!… IN 3-D!

Fun with zero gravity! It’s science.<p>To quote the late, great author Douglas Adams, space “is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, …

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Michael Jordan Explains Why Winning A Championship As An Owner Would Be More Gratifying Than Any He Won As A Player

One of the more telling moments came when Jordan was asked whether he ever allowed himself to dream of winning a seventh championship to go along with the six he won as a player.<p>Not only does Jordan acknowledge he dreams about winning another title, but he goes as far as to say winning a …

Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.<p>He dialed her cell. And she answered. But, officials say, she didn't tell him that she was on her way to Syria to join ISIS.<p>She was …

This Unearthed Footage Of 13-Year-Old Kim Kardashian Reveals She Was Always An Insufferable Egomaniac

For Kim Kardashian’s birthday yesterday, Entertainment Tonight unearthed this twenty-year-old home video from Kim’s eighth grade graduation in 1994. So if you’ve ever wondered if Kim Kardashian was always the worst person alive or if this is a relatively new attribute, then HOLY F*CK, YOU HAVE NO …

A Team Of Kids From Korea Just Won $1 Million For Playing A Video Game

That's where people watched two teams face off in the finals of the "League of Legends" World Championships.<p>It was held in a stadium in Seoul that was built for the 2002 World Cup.<p>The guys who took home the $1 million prize, as well as a 70-pound trophy (called the Summoner's Cup), is Korean team …