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Five new bikes that upend motorcycle performance

Call them motorcycles if you must, but these ultra-performance two-wheelers are nothing less than megacycles.<p>Just as the motoring universe has begun to assimilate the incredible performance of cars such as the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and Nissan GT-R Nismo, it now must …

Reminder: The Game Boy Was Almost Indestructible

Yes, a Game Boy survived a bombing raid. But as famous as that story is, who's to say it wasn't a fluke? So Wired got Nintendo's old handheld and did …

Video Gaming: Unexpected Benefits for All Ages

Well beyond the financial benefits accrued by video games producers, manufactures and event planners which have outstripped the music industry and …

Destiny Codes To Unlock Extra Limited Edition Content Leaked, "Not One Time Use, Redeem Now": Updated

Destiny is now available for pre-load on Playstation 4 atleast, and this is not all, few lucky gamers have received Destiny Limited Edition content …

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel - Playing as Claptrap - IGN Video

Take a guided tour through Borderlands as Claptrap, the teammate that does his best to make you laugh and provide help.

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3D-printed wind turbine puts 300W of power in your backpack

For the most part, portable energy generators are intended for modest uses. They can charge your phone, but they won't drive high-powered laptops or small appliances. That might change if Omni3D gets its crowdfunded AirEnergy 3D off the ground. The 3D-printed wind turbine should fit into a …

Microsoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand

Quantum computing -- it's a term we're hearing more and more, as companies such as D-Wave build their own early versions of super-machines. Microsoft, naturally, is investing considerable resources in the field as well; its Station Q research lab in Santa Barbara brings together experts studying …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

23-year-old designer creates a way to play the Nintendo 64 over HDMI (interview)

Some of the best games ever made might look better soon thanks to this upcoming creation.<p>Marshall H, who declined to share his last name for privacy reasons, has almost completed a converter that lets the Nintendo 64 display video through HDMI, DVI, and VGA connections. He is a college graduate who …

Family of 'Slender Man' Stabbing Girl Cites 'Miraculous' Recovery

The 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times in what police said was an attack meant to please an demonic character known as Slender Man is well enough that she went to the movies recently with her father.<p>The girl’s parents said in a statement Tuesday that she still has many days of …

Don't like the idea of virtual reality? Doesn't matter — your kids will

Virtual reality may be the wave of the future whether you like it or not. Chances are that you actually will dig it, but your children are gonna love it.<p>Research firm Dubit recently conducted a focus group with young kids to see what they think about the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset. The …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …