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Relax: The 'Twin Peaks' revival is still going forward

Reports that David Lynch has not yet signed a contract to return to do <i>Twin Peaks</i> at Showtime shouldn't have you losing any sleep.<p>The dust-up started …

TV

The Alterna-‘Godfather’: ‘A Most Violent Year’

J.C. Chandor’s A Most Violent Year is not only deeply indebted to the Corleone clan, but its canny revisions make it an alternate-reality version of …

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

North Korea Has An Interesting Offer. And Another Threat

North Korea, which denies that it had anything to do with a hack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, now wants to help the U.S. root out the real culprit. But true to form for Pyongyang, the dubious offer comes tinged with a threat of "serious" consequences should Washington decline.<p>An …

Rosetta Spacecraft Suggests Asteroids, Not Comets, Birthed Earth's Oceans

Ice on comet 67P displays chemistry unlike seawater, the spacecraft circling overhead reveals.<p>Asteroids, not comets, likely delivered Earth's ancient oceans from space, concludes a Wednesday study from the Rosetta spacecraft, now in orbit around a comet that is a frozen relic from the dawn of the …

Sony's latest wearable is a watch made of electronic paper

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> has uncovered Sony's clandestine involvement in a smartwatch project. Under the name Fashion Entertainment (FES), the company …

Exiled Tinder co-founder comes back with another dating app

Earlier this year, Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe left the company after launching a sexual harassment lawsuit against her colleagues. One of the allegations leveled was that co-founder Justin Mateen stripped her of her credit because her age and gender would harm the company's brand. It looks as …

Raspberry Pi gets smaller and cheaper with the $20 Model A+

Good news for makers, tinkerers and mini-computer fans. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced a new, slimmed-down, perked-up version of its low-end Model A board. The Raspberry Pi Model A+ is available now and costs just $20 (£20 in the UK). That’s $5 less than the Model A, which has now been …

Missing Mexico students: 'We shot them then burnt the bodies'

Testimony from three hit men working for the Guerreros Unidos drugs cartel appears to prove that the 43 missing Mexican students were killed on the night of September 26. But their families refuse to believe they are dead until they have DNA proof<p>Agustín García Reyes knew exactly what he was doing …

Scientists Necropsy Near-Complete Bison Mummy

Lookin' good, for a 9,300-year-old<p>Researchers have just finished a necropsy of this nearly complete (and somewhat gruesome) carcass of a Siberian steppe bison.<p>This species (<i>Bison priscus</i>) was one of a group of large mammals, including woolly mammoths, that went extinct at the end of the last Ice …

Amazon Echo Is A $199 Connected Speaker Packing An Always-On Siri-Style Assistant

Amazon has a new product that doesn’t really have any current equivalent form any other tech company – a connected speaker called Echo that’s always-on, listening for commands that its virtual assistant can then respond to with information or by triggering a task.<p>The cylindrical device has …

FBI Shuts Down Silk Road 2.0

Read More<p>New PCI Standard Will Help Grow Global Card Acceptance<p>Read More<p>Distributed Lab Releases An Anti-Corruption Solution To Increase Business …

Pumpkin geometry: stunning shadow sculptures that illuminate an ancient mathematical technique

Like a Halloween pumpkin, the hollow sphere casts a dramatic shadow across the room.<p>The curved lines on the spherical shell magically produce a grid of perfect squares. It would make for an amazing lampshade, or maybe even a disco ball.<p>The light sculpture is also a very cool reinterpretation of …

12 Gorgeous Pictures from the ISS

Chris Hadfield got famous for singing David Bowie in orbit and demonstrating what happens to tears in microgravity. But the Canadian astronaut also took plenty of gorgeous photos from the International Space Station. Those images have been compiled into t<p>Chris Hadfield got famous for singing David …

Space Exploration