Thomas J Quinlan

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An Extreme New Treatment Has Cured Patients of MS

17 of 24 patients saw their MS halted or reversed.<p>An extreme new treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been shown to stop the disease in its …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

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Your Crappy Old Phone Battery Could Power a Solar Lamp For 3 Years

Stop hoarding them.<p>If you're like most of us, you probably have a bottom drawer somewhere filled with old, cracked, or outdated mobile phones that …

The 18 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix right now

From shows that delve into the tasty science of gastronomy to those that unmask the mysterious depths of the ocean, there's no shortage of mind-expanding titles to indulge in.<p>But there's a downside to all of that choice: It's <i>a lot</i> to choose from.<p>I polled the Tech Insider team and came up with 18 of …

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Dark Souls board game gets crowd-funded…in three minutes

Prepare to roll yo. Dark Souls has come, murdered you like a superhero in a Zack Snyder DC Comics movie and left its mark in the third and final …

This Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken Is So Easy You Don't Even Need a Recipe

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>When I moved away …

Condom-Free Male Birth Control Just Passed Another Trial, And Could Be on Sale Within 2 Years

Finally!<p>One of the most promising male birth control techniques so far has just passed another major hurdle, with trials in rabbits showing that one …

PSA: Do NOT buy Hyrule Warriors Legends if you only have an old 3DS

I now have access to <i>Hyrule Warriors Legends</i> on 3DS, set to arrive on March 25 in the west. I already detailed the Wii U transfer process, but I also …

Explosive golf video game has the best physics simulation ever

Before teeing off, I take a few seconds to line up the shot. Do I go for the cheeseburgers on the counter or the jars of mayonnaise on the shelf? It …

This Could Be The Jetpack We've All Been Dreaming About

WE WANT IT.<p>Watching the footage below of a man gliding effortlessly above the water in the least bulky jetpack we’ve ever seen, all we can think …

Pokemon Red, Blue and Yellow 3DS glitch guide: How to catch Mew and tame Missingno

Pokémon is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary and part of those celebrations saw the franchise's first generation of games, Pokémon Red, Blue …

Nintendo Officially Announced ‘Pokémon Sun & Moon’ With A Nostalgic Video You Need To Watch

Yesterday, <i>Pokémon</i> trainers got a bit of a sneak-peak at what was to come, when the trademarks and logos for two new games called <i>Pokémon Sun</i> and <i>Moon</i> were leaked. Of course, nothing is ever a sure thing with Nintendo, so the gamers were waiting with bated breath for this morning’s <i>Pokémon</i>-focused …

Turn kitty into a Super Mario character with this awesome cat play area

Who says Nintendo is just for humans? Catastrophic Creations, a cat furniture company based in Michigan, have released their latest design and it's …

Intrepid Scientists Turn a Laser Cutter Into a Super Cheap 3D Printer

Laser cutters use lasers to cut shapes into existing material, but Rice University scientists have figured out how to make one build objects instead …

5 Kitchen Gadgets We’re Eyeing for 2016

We all know preparing great food is about technique and practice, but a few nifty gadgets can’t hurt.<p>Committing to a kitchen gadget can be tough, …

Watch One Man Break The Hell Out Of Secret of Mana

There are few things more satisfying than watching someone tear apart one of your favorite childhood video games.<p>Thanks to glitches, tricks, and the …

How the New Science of Freezing Can Save Your Life

Amazing stories of animals and humans surviving extreme cold are fueling futuristic research that verges on sci-fi. We took a deep dive into the DNA of icy wood frogs, a novel approach to cardiac arrest, the potential for cryopreservation, and other shocking developments from the new science of …

Review: Tharsis Is an Ingenious Space Game That Will Break You

<b>The good:</b> Heart-stopping dice rolls, deficit planning, asymmetric cannibalism, brutally difficult decision-making <b><br>The bad:</b> Brutally difficult …

Return of incandescent light bulbs as MIT makes them more efficient than LEDs

Ever since the EU restricted sales of traditional incandescent light bulbs, homeowners have complained about the shortcomings of their energy-efficient replacements.<p>The clinical white beam of LEDs and frustrating time-delay of ‘green’ lighting has left many hankering after the instant, bright warm …

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

We've been studying all wrong.<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

GamesBeat managing editor Jason Wilson’s top 10 games of 2015

My approach to my top 10 games of the year is … different.<p>I dig free-to-play online games — especially those that offer regular expansions. And I don’t see why those games shouldn’t be part of our look back at the year’s top games. It’s new-to-2015 content, and if you look at the hours I’ve spent …

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No Packets Allowed: Hot Chocolate You Actually Want to Drink

Whether you like it classically creamy, bittersweet, spicy, or spiked—we've got just the recipe.<p>We drink hot chocolate because it’s rich and creamy, warm and luxurious. It's a comfort food, to pick you up when you're feeling down, or when you're just really cold. It's best served next to a skating …

GTA 5 Hulk Mod is Better Than Actual Hulk Games

You can keep your Batmans and your Deadpools: I want another Hulk game. He doesn’t need the dark, emotional veneer that’s been painted over Batman, …

American Truck Simulator Starts Hauling In February

It’s almost here, the day the games press have dreamed of for years: the release of American Truck Simulator [official site]. I try to steer clear of …

The Cake Recipe You'll Never Forget

Here's a cake recipe that is impossible to forget. One of Italy's best loved cakes is an extremely simple, moist, and fluffy pound cake, or as they like to incorrectly call it, “plum cake.” It's as simple as can be: no icing or strong flavorings; perhaps just a shower of confectioners' sugar over …

Pork, Salt, Air, and Time: The Long Road to Prosciutto di Parma

The curing cellar at Pio Tosini unfolds in more directions than the eye can see. Salted hams hang on floor-to-ceiling racks in long corridors, each a mirror image of the next. It's vast and eerily still, but undeniably alive; I feel as though I've been swept into a current of silent, invisible …

12 Mistakes To Avoid When Baking Your Thanksgiving Pie

Perfection is within your reach.<p>The golden rule in pie baking is "make it cold, bake it hot." If this makes sense to you and it's a motto you follow, great. You're well on your way to baking -- and eating -- beautiful pies this Thanksgiving. (Especially if you have all these pie recipes at the …

2 Simple Turkey Improvements

Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting rack. It's time to kill this old tradition whether you are cooking indoors or outdoors, whether you are roasting a turkey or prime rib.<p>The traditional roasting configuration is a U- or V-shaped wire rack that sits in a …

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Life Is Strange’s story is what drives its succes

NEW YORK CITY — Life Is Strange took the gaming community by surprise back in January when its first episode arrived. It was the second game from Dontnod Entertainment, the studio behind 2013’s Remember Me. This new project was an episodic adventure game set in a small Northwestern town, a far cry …

The ‘a-hole’ version of Super Mario World that’s inspiring Mario Maker’s hardest stages

Super Mario Maker is out, and people have already created some insane monstrosities.<p>If you pay any attention to Twitter or Super Mario Maker on YouTube, you’ve probably seen the stage called “Bomb Voyage.” It’s a nearly impossible level built by a player, PangaeaPanga, that requires you platforming …

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