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IBM is one step closer to mimicking the human brain

Scientists at IBM have claimed a computational breakthrough after imitating large populations of neurons for the first time.<p>Neurons are electrically …

The Man Who Captured Time

Eadweard Muybridge revealed a new universe of motion with his camera, but history has largely obscured his extraordinary accomplishments with photography.<p>The first humans who put paint on stone drew deer, buffalo, horses. They drew all the beasts man knew, and they painted them running.<p>It started …

San Francisco

SDCC: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. cast unveil Ghost Rider's car at Comic-Con

After weeks of rumours and speculation, Marvel confirmed yesterday that Ghost Rider is coming to <b>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</b>, with Gabriel Luna (<b>True</b> …

Rian Johnson's Star Wars Episode VIII has wrapped shooting

Just seven months after we all enjoyed Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Episode VIII has finished shooting. Originally set to be released next May, the …

Star Wars

Studio Ghibli Exhibition In Tokyo Commemorates Over 30 Years Of Amazing Anime

One of the more recent events in Tokyo is that of the Studio Ghibli Exhibition over in Roppongi Hills. Atop the vertiginous Mori Tower and taking up the whole of the Tokyo City View gallery, it commemorates over 30 years of the studio’s creative output.<p>Formed back in 1985, Studio Ghibli had been …

The Endgame Grind Of 'Pokémon GO' Is Spirit-Crushing

After two weeks of play, I’m starting to run out of things to do in <i>Pokémon GO</i>. I know I’m ahead of the curve, having played a lot more than the general public who has school and non-Pokémon-related jobs, and those in other countries where the game has just been released. But at level 22, the game …

Pokémon

Celebrate Max Payne's 15th anniversary with this video

The brooding bullet-timer has certainly come a long way...<p>You may be surprised to learn that the original <i>Max Payne</i> released on PC way back in 2001. Yes, he turns 15 this week and we decided to celebrate by taking a trip back in time to look at his origins. For example, did you know he was …

NYPD

Drake equals Wet Wet Wet’s marathon run as Number One single

Michael Kiwanuka is Number One album on the 60th anniversary of the album chart<p>Drake has equalled <b>Wet Wet Wet</b>’s 15-week run at Number One in the …

Trials of the Blood Dragon is free on PC ... if you're good at it

G-git gud?<p>Ubisoft is offering the PC version of <i>Trials of the Blood Dragon</i> for free, with a very specific catch: You have to complete the game's demo with 15 faults or fewer.<p><i>Trials of the Blood Dragon</i> was one of the stranger announcements to come out of E3 2016. The game is a mashup of <i>Far Cry 3:</i> …

Mashups

Nintendo releases trailer for NES: Classic Edition

Last week Nintendo announced the upcoming release of the Nintendo Entertainment System: Classic Edition, a mini version of the NES, which comes …

And the most popular emoji is… (drum roll please)

Guys, you didn't let us down<p>The language of emoji is so pervasive that we no longer need spoken word, or even real life feelings, to convey emotion. …

'Pokémon GO' Is Finally Released In Japan

After all the uncertainty and delays, <i>Pokémon GO</i> has finally been released in Japan.<p>Considering that Japan is the home and origin of the <i>Pokémon</i> franchise, the absence of <i>Pokémon GO</i> here has been a very noticeable one.<p>From fans across Japan complaining about why they didn’t have <i>Pokémon GO</i> yet, the …

Top 10: Iconic Places to Photograph

Recently I was asked if I could name a “bucket list” of iconic places in the world for photographers. It didn’t take long. Certain places attract photographers like magnets attract iron filings; we are drawn to them without quite knowing why. Nor do we absolutely have to know. For some of us it …

Travel Photography

The biggest Game of Thrones fan theories swirling around the internet right now

If theory number one is true it will change everything<p><b>1) How the show is going to end</b><p>There’s a new (pretty exciting) theory for who is actually …

In honour of National Tea Day, the secrets of the perfect brew

The British are a nation of tea lovers - there's even a National Tea Day on April 21, and a Fes-Tea-Val taking place at Chiswick House this weekend - but on one great question, we stand divided: how do you brew the perfect cup of tea?<p>Does the milk come first or last? How long should the teabag stay …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Suarez: Messi is 'by far' better than Ronaldo

The Uruguay international believes his Barcelona teammate is comfortably the best player on the planet and should pip the Real Madrid superstar to the Ballon d'Or award.<p>Luis Suarez does not believe Cristiano Ronaldo's trophy-winning exploits with Real Madrid and Portugal should result in him taking …

The best laptops you can buy right now

Walking into a crowded retail store showroom, the shelves lined with laptops, can be a daunting experience. Even in the relatively well-curated world of the Apple Store, that company now has five distinct laptop models (Air and Pro systems in two sizes each, plus the 12-inch MacBook).<p>Sometimes you …

Computer Hardware

Donald Trump defies The Rolling Stones’ ban on his music

Trump carries on playing Stones hit, having had a knife pulled on him by Keith Richards<p><b>Donald Trump</b> has defied The Rolling Stones’ ban on his music …

Labour won't rule out second referendum on European Union

Labour has not ruled out the possibility of another referendum on the European Union, whether over continued membership or the terms of Britain leaving the bloc, according to a briefing note circulated among the party’s MPs.<p>The 10-page document, prepared by the shadow foreign secretary, Emily …

European Union

Meet the stars of Naadam, Mongolia's answer to the Olympics

Edward Snowden's iPhone case detects government spying

Edward Snowden has unveiled an iPhone 6 case that tells you when you're being spied on.<p>Since moving to Russia, Snowden, who is being pursued by the …

Live Planet camera system live streams in VR

Creating 360-degree video can be time-consuming.<p>Taking footage from multiple cameras and stitching it together is the first step, then the producer has to think about how to encode it for viewing on different VR platforms.<p>Reality Lab Networks wants to simplify this with an all-in-one system called …

Virtual Reality

Arsenal sign Rob Holding: who is Arsene Wenger's latest recruit?

Arsenal have completed their second signing of the summer, with defender Rob Holding joining the club from Bolton Wanderers for an undisclosed fee.<p>The highly-rated 20-year-old moves to the Emirates having recently helped England Under-21s to success in the Toulon tournament in France last month.<p>On …

A Definitive Ranking of Carpool Karaoke Guests

Now with added FLOTUS.<p>Who knew that a British talk show host driving around and having a bit of a sing-song would become such an internet sensation? But James Corden's Carpool Karaoke on <i>The Late Late Show</i> has become a proper phenomenon - every one a treat. So which is the best? Here's our totally …

Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola: I don’t care about record-breaking transfers

Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has insisted he is not concerned with reports that the France midfielder could join Manchester United for a world record transfer fee and refused to confirm if Pogba has asked to leave Juventus.<p>Raiola, who also represents Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and …

Jon Stewart Leveraged a Stunning Critique of Trump and the Media

Right in Stephen Colbert's seat.<p>While Jon Stewart's voice, humor, and fearlessness have been missed in the political comedy landscape over the past year, what we've really been missing is a watchdog watching the watchdogs. A loud, squinting kidney has ascended the Republican throne, and experts …

Barcelona Transfer News: Robin van Persie Targets Blaugrana Move, Latest Rumours

Robin van Persie is reportedly hoping to leave Fenerbahce this summer and has offered to become Barcelona's fourth forward.<p>According to <i>Sport</i>, Van Persie wants out of Turkey and is willing to be a back-up to Barca's exalted front three.<p>As WhoScored.com revealed, the former Arsenal and Manchester …

Soccer

And Then the Balloons Dropped, and Then the World Started Coming to an End

Hail Trump.<p>CLEVELAND, OHIO—He wanted to say it.<p>He pursed his lips. Bit the inside of his lip. Pursed his lips again. Thrust his tongue against the side of this cheek. Swung his shoulders back and forth. Pursed his lips again.<p>He <i>really</i> wanted to say it. But this was the new Donald Trump. When Code …