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University of Texas Task Force OKs Guns in Classrooms

Students at the University of Texas should be able to carry handguns in classrooms but not inside dormitories, a task force recommended …

Putin's Favorite Biker Gang Gets Millions of Rubles to Put on Kids' Show

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded a nationalist motorcycle club about 9 million rubles ($128,000) to put on children’s shows, the …

You’ll need a Nintendo Famicom to listen to this new chiptune album

Old console, new tunes<p>Chiptune music attempts to make new sounds using old hardware, mashing Game Boys with Garage Band to create tracks that feel ripped out of the 8-bit era. Typically, though, you still listen to these songs using modern gadgets: but that's not the case with <i>8-bit Music Power</i>. The …

'Jihadi John' Airstrike 'Incinerated' Two People: U.S. Official

Two people were "incinerated" in the U.S. airstrike targeting an ISIS terrorist known as "Jihadi John," and a military spokesman said Friday officials are "reasonably certain" he was one of them.<p>"It will take time to definitively declare whether we had success," Col. Steve Warren, spokesman for the …

Processed meat ranks alongside smoking as major cause of cancer, World Health Organisation says

WHO publishes report listing processed meat as 'carcinogenic to humans' - the highest ranking, shared with alcohol, asbestos, arsenic and cigarettes<p>Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said.<p>"For an individual, the risk of …

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Aggressive mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases found in California

Unusually aggressive mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases have been found in many parts of California, including Los Angeles and Orange counties, health officials warn.<p>The two invasive species of mosquitoes spotted in California — the Asian tiger and yellow fever mosquito — can transmit infectious …

Kanye West is fed up with in-app purchases

Parents of the world: Kanye West is just like you. He, too, hates games with in-app purchases.<p>Kanye might have seen a few unpleasant surprises on his credit card bill last night, as he took to Twitter air his grievances about free-to-play iOS games. It seems he and Kim Kardashian's two-year old …

It’s a fantastic time to graduate in the US as an engineer or computer scientist

As billionaires and education advocates go back and forth on the value of a college degree, an in-depth survey (pdf) that the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) just released offers an early glimpse of how most (65%) of the 266,119 people who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in …

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There are just five northern white rhinos left in the world

Male northern white rhino dies of old age in San Diego, pushing the animal one step closer to extinction<p>A northern white rhinoceros has died at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, leaving just five of the animals in the world. The 44-year-old male rhino, named Angalifu, apparently died of old age …

The Man Who Disobeyed His Boss And Opened The Berlin Wall

To many Germans, Harald Jaeger is the man who opened the Berlin Wall.<p>It's a legacy that still makes the former East German border officer uncomfortable 25 years after he defied his superiors' orders and let thousands of East Berliners pour across his checkpoint into the West.<p>"I didn't open the …

Disney rendered its new animated film on a 55,000-core supercomputer

Disney's upcoming animated film <i>Big Hero 6</i>, about a boy and his soft robot (and a gang of super-powered friends), is perhaps the largest big-budget mash-up you'll ever see. Every aspect of the film's production represents a virtual collision of worlds. The story, something co-director Don Hall calls …

ManServant Will Let You Order Around Hot Men For $125 Per Hour

A 6’2″, sandy blond gentleman wearing a tailored suit and tie gently bows to greet me and seat me. “Hello, I am Fabio and I will be your man servant this afternoon,” he says. His gentle, hypnotic voice wraps around me. I suddenly realize I’ve been seated and proceed to accidentally knock my …

Newly-discovered waste-eating bacteria could help in nuclear waste disposal

"Extremophile" bacteria have been found thriving in soil samples from a highly alkaline industrial site in Peak District of England. Although the …

Here's schlocky director Uwe Boll saying some predictably terrible things about gaming

Video game movies are almost always terrible. This is an accepted truth of Hollywood, and German director Uwe Boll has done his best to ensure that it stays that way.<p>Now, Boll is taking part in a YouTube video series where he reads and responds to really nasty tweets and Facebook messages directed …

Nintendo Debuts New 3DS Named 'New 3DS'

Nintendo used a Japanese Nintendo Direct this morning (which many hoped would contain a Super Smash Bros. Wii U release date) to announce a new version of its 3DS handheld. The news has surprised many, and so have the details about what the 3DS revamp actually contains.<p>The new pair of 3DS models …

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The man who created the first pop-up ad says 'sorry'

"I'm sorry. Our intentions were good."<p>Ethan Zuckerman was a designer and programmer for the early web-hosting service Tripod.com when a car company freaked out. The unspecified manufacturer had bought a banner ad on a page that "celebrated anal sex," and was not too pleased at the association of …

20,000 People Are Watching A Fish Play Pokemon On Twitch

The world now has an answer to the mania that was Twitch Plays Pokemon, a grand social experiment where thousands upon thousands of people tried to somehow coordinate their haphazard control inputs to play a single game of Pokemon. This answer is more sedate, less crazed, and even less likely to …

Water Balloon Filler Passes $840,000 In Pledges On Kickstarter (video)

An ingenious water balloon filler that is capable of filling 100 water balloons in less than one minute has been designed and created by Tinnus …

Rosetta Finally Reaches 'Rubber Ducky' Comet

Now to figure out where to land…<p><b>The View From Rosetta.</b> <i>Credit: European Space Agency/BBC News</i><p>Are you ready for your closeup, Comet 67P?<p>After a 10-year journey, the Rosetta spacecraft finally reached its destination this morning. Launched by the European Space Agency in 2004, the spacecraft has …

Hackers confused Iranian scientist by blaring AC/DC in nuke lab

LAS VEGAS — Call it black hacker humor. With a twist.<p>During a thoroughly detailed and far ranging talk about hacking and malware propagation at the Black Hat conference attended by 2,000 in a massive conference room at the Mandalay Bay Wednesday, legendary computer security visionary Mikko Hypponen …

The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

A radical procedure that involves replacing a patient's blood with cold salt water could retrieve people from the brink of death, says David Robson.<p>“When you are at 10C, with no brain activity, no heartbeat, no blood – everyone would agree that you’re dead,” says Peter Rhee at the University of …

How one man pulled off one of League of Legends' biggest breaches

In March 2013, an Australian cybercrime unit raided the home of a young man named Shane Duffy. A homeschooled 21-year-old with Asperger Syndrome, Duffy was suspected of a long series of hacks on Riot's multiplayer battle arena online game <i>League of Legends</i>.<p>According to The Daily Dot, how he managed …

I'm Sure You'll Recognize the Music in This Toyota Commercial

Go ahead and listen to the music in the new Japanese commercial for the Toyota Aqua airing in Japan that I embedded just below.<p>I won’t tell you what …

5 Things Nintendo Needs To Add To 'Mario Kart 8' Via DLC

Nintendo should release lots of DLC for <i>Mario Kart 8</i>. They should release it regularly over a long period of time, keeping the game alive and fresh long past the expiration date its predecessors faced.<p>The game is great—quite possibly my favorite <i>Mario Kart</i>—but in a day and age when new content is …

Police Pull Over U-Haul Truck for Running Red Light, Then Make Multi-Million Dollar Discovery Inside

California police say they discovered about $76 million in marijuana after pulling over a U-Haul truck who ran a red light Wednesday.<p>Police seized more than three tons of marijuana during a routine traffic stop. (Image source: Bakersfield Police Department via Bakersfield Californian)<p>According to …

This Is The Sound Of Kanye West Getting A Streetpass

Music mash ups are amazing. I love them. I love them especially when they just work so goddamn perfectly. This mash up is one of the best examples in …

Pilot Orders Pizza for Passengers Stuck on Plane

A Frontier Airlines pilot is being hailed as a hero — but not for anything he did while flying the plane. Flight 719 took off from Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., at 6:40 p.m. ET on Monday bound for Denver but was diverted to Cheyenne, Wyoming, due to severe thunderstorms, KUSA-TV …

Inside the Secret World of Gamestop Dumpster Diving

One company's trash...<p>For those of us who have cast away the shame of scouring through bags of trash – colloquially known as dumpster diving – there …