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Albert Einstein’s Handwriting Is Now A Font

Even the dumbest articles look smarter when they’re printed in the handwriting of the 21st century’s most iconic genius.<p>E=MC^2. It’s not just a fascinating equation, it was written in a fascinating hand. The handwriting of Albert Einstein, the legendary German theoretical physicist, was unique: a …

Typography

Nintendo attractions are coming to Universal Studios theme parks

Who needs a merry-go-round when you can ride a <i>Mario</i>-go-round?<p>Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts announced Thursday that they're partnering up to …

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Image Gallery

Following the initial reveal of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 earlier this week, Activision on Thursday formally announced the skateboarding game, revealing more gameplay details and offering new screenshots.<p>Pro Skater 5 aims to retain the franchise's iconic combo-driven gameplay, while also pushing the …

Extreme Sports

"I Don't Think VR Is a Now Thing," Xbox Boss Says

Virtual reality has been a major talking point in the past year and change, with Facebook buying Oculus, Sony announcing Project Morpheus, and most recently, Valve getting into the game with Vive VR. And while Microsoft has talked about creating its own VR headset some day, Xbox boss Phil Spencer …

Ranking the 10 Best American Players in the NHL Today

There was a time in NHL history when no American players populated rosters. The game belonged to Canadians, with very few exceptions, and European hockey players were in their own leagues.<p>The explosion of U.S.-born players in the game of hockey is old news, but the quality of performers is …

Ice Hockey

Major solar storm hits Earth

A severe solar storm smacked Earth with a surprisingly big geomagnetic jolt Tuesday, potentially affecting power grids and GPS tracking while pushing the colorful northern lights farther south, federal forecasters said.<p>In a statement released early on Wednesday, The Space Weather Prediction Center …

Weather

Steam Machines are coming this fall and this is what they look like

Steam Machines. Maybe you've heard of them. They're Valve's oft-talked about, rarely seen in the wild solution for streaming PC games to the fancy HDTV in your living room. And at GDC this week, the company brought us closer to the promise of that commercial reality with a display of all the …

Living Rooms

How to Sell a (Stolen) Banksy: Chris Thompson’s Art World Nightmare

The documentary How to Sell a Banksy chronicles one man’s journey to move a Banksy artwork he nicked off the streets of London.<p>On a drizzly East …

National Geographic Travel

'Rock Band 4' Is Happening This Year, And The Details Are Awesome

Today Harmonix will end months of<p>playfulexcruciating teasing and fulfill my prophesy by announcing <b>Rock Band 4</b>. Alongside that announcement are details sure to make legacy Rock Band fans ecstatic.<p>On January 16, Harmonix sent out a survey asking their community to provide a range of feedback on Rock …

Rock Band

2030: How 4 smart cities are gearing up for the future

While the future (as a whole) is very much unwritten, the future of what our urban centers will look like is less uncertain.<p>We can assume, to a …

Sony says it's sold over 20 million PlayStation 4 consoles

Sony is sounding a triumphant note today, announcing that worldwide PlayStation 4 sales have exceeded 20.2 million as of March 1st. The company's latest console is in a strong position as it continues to battle Xbox One and Nintendo's sagging Wii U. "We are so grateful for the enormous support from …

Gaming

Noted Physics Prodigy Homer Simpson May Have Predicted The Mass Of The Higgs Boson Particle In 1998

In that <i>The Simpsons</i> is nearing 600 episodes, 73,000 guest stars, and their 27th season, it isn’t necessarily surprising that a bit of ground breaking scientific discovery made it into an episode — at a certain point, everything and everyone will be Simpsonized — but it’s still pretty neat.<p>According …

Physics

Tesla warns Model S hacks could injure drivers and its brand

Every year, all publicly traded US companies are required to notify investors of the unique risks to their business. Elon Musk's Tesla abides by the same rules, and its list of risk factors makes for interesting reading. While many of its concerns are to be expected, like worries over the safety of …

17 Impressive Dining Room Makeovers

Make over your dining room with these easy tips, clever ideas, and fabulous design inspirations.<p>Make over your dining room with these easy tips, clever ideas, and fabulous design inspirations. This piece originally appered on CountryLiving.com.

Interior Design

For your next vacation, you might want to stay in this Batman-themed hotel room

When you think of luxury, you probably picture the Batcave, right? OK, so how about you take away all of the cave aspects, but include all the gizmos …

"Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F" Trailer Introduces Golden Frieza

The official website for Toei Animation's upcoming film <i>Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F (Resurrection of F)</i> today posted a 80-second trailer featuring …

Anime

NHL Trade Deadline 2015: Winners and Losers from Around the League

If we're picking an ultimate winner of the 2015 NHL trade deadline, it might have to be the Anaheim Ducks, who made themselves mightier with the unexpected addition of Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman James Wisniewski, another young puck-mover in Simon Despres from the Pittsburgh Penguins and the …

NHL