Spencer Cuppage

22 Flips | 3 Magazines | 5 Followers | @SpencerCuppage | Keep up with Spencer Cuppage on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Spencer Cuppage”

'Minecraft: Story Mode's' adventures have familiar plots but characters worth rooting for

"Minecraft," the video game that can essentially be anything you want it to be, is everywhere.<p>Everywhere, that is, except in my home. It's on laptop computers, mobile phones and video game consoles, and it's in toy stores, bookstores and even baseball stadiums. A Chicago Cubs-branded spongy bat, …

Minecraft

Nissan Gunning For Tesla With Future All-Electric GT-R?

It may not come out until 2018 but, surprisingly, we do know quite a lot about the next-gen GT-R. <br>For starters, it will have a hybrid powertrain …

Street Fighter 5 PC Available to Pre-Load Ahead of Beta Release

The PC beta build of Street Fighter V is now available to pre-load on Steam, publisher Capcom has announced, ahead of the live stress tests that will commence officially on Friday.<p>Fans eager to play the next-generation brawler will need to download the beta client, which is a shade lighter than …

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

Crazy Snake Skin Wrapped Lamborghini Aventador

Ever since launching in 2011, the Lamborghini Aventador has proven exceptionally popular to tune and modify. We’ve seen a number of Aventadors …

How Microsoft built a better controller ... again

At $150, the new “Elite” controller is a luxury purchase<p>Microsoft spent more than $100 million figuring out how to evolve the Xbox 360 controller into something suited for the company's next big console: The Xbox One.<p>It may sound like a lot, but the controller is a player's connection to console …

Halo 5 Achievements Revealed, See Them All Here

Microsoft has announced the full lineup of achievements for Halo 5: Guardians. At launch, there will be 65 to unlock, worth a total 1,000 Gamerscore. These run across the game's 15 campaign missions as well as its multiplayer modes, including traditional Slayer and the new, 24-player Warzone.<p>The …

Avatar, Sin City Directors Bringing Acclaimed Manga Battle Angel: Alita to Big Screen

James Cameron has been working on the sequel to his sci-fi blockbuster <i>Avatar</i> for several years now, as well as suggesting that there may be no fewer than three further films to come in the series. This has left a question mark over his other potential projects, most notably his adaptation of …

Sin City

Tesla unveils autopilot system, but don't let go of the wheel

PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Newer Tesla Motors (TSLA.O) Model S sedans will be able to steer and park themselves under certain conditions starting Thursday, the carmaker said, although Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk cautioned that drivers should keep holding the steering wheel.<p>The Tesla Model …

'Hoverboards' are illegal on both pavements and roads, CPS confirms

The Metropolitan police has warned prospective hoverboard owners not to ride their scooters on public streets

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

The Brain

Ubisoft Responds to "Deceptive Marketing" Claims for Latest Might & Magic Game

Ubisoft has responded to claims of "deceptive marketing" tactics for the recent release of Might & Magic Heroes VII's collector's edition, apologizing for the confusion and offering refunds and free games to people who want them. This controversy stems from marketing materials for the PC game, …

Marketing

Keep losing arguments? A psychologist explains why emotions are more persuasive than logic

Even if you have all the facts, you may not convince others to agree with your argument. It’s frustrating, but according to Rob Yeung, a chartered psychologist and author of the recently published book <i>How to Stand Out</i>, it happens more than we would like. It turns out that the most effective …

Psychology

This startup has found a way to remove CO2 from the air and turn it into pellets

An “air capturing” plant is taking in air through giant fans, filtering out the carbon dioxide, absorbing the gas in liquid, and converting it into pellets in a bid to combat climate change.<p>A Canadian start up, backed by Bill Gates, built its first such plant in Squamish, Vancouver, where members …

Bill Gates

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster Driven Flat Out

The Lamborghini Veneno Roadster is a very rare car. Only 9 will be made and most of them are destined to spend most of their time behhind garage …

Roadsters