Emily Bart

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Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Incredibly Detailed Cityscapes Recreated from Artist's Memory

Netherlands-based artist Stefan Bleekrode has the incredible ability to work straight from memory and create newly-imagined but highly realistic cities. His series titled <i>Cityscapes</i> features places in the United States and Europe drawn in stunningly minute detail. Bleekrode's inked artworks include …

New York City

Jeanne Gang Visualizes Melting Polar Ice Caps In A Crystal Table

At Design Miami, dire reminders of climate change came in the form of precious jewels. The luxury crystal jewelry company Swarovski commissioned MacArthur fellow and architect Jeanne Gang to create an immersive installation with the an award-winning nature photographer that incorporated more than …

Expansive Greenhouse with Waterfall Planned for Singapore Airport

Construction has just begun on architect Moshe Safdie's lush, expansive greenhouse space at Singapore's principal airport. Measuring over 1.4 million square feet, the garden space, known as <i>Jewel Changi Airport</i>, will feature winding nature trails as well as recreation and dining areas. At the center …

Architecture

This is What Photos of the Night Sky Would Look Like if the Andromeda Galaxy Were Brighter

What would the night sky look like if the closest spiral galaxy to us were as bright as the moon and visible in its entirety to the naked eye? The …

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

Frozen Flowers Melt Away Dramatically in Blocks of Ice

To create his <i>Locked in the ether</i> series, Kenji Shibata froze an array of flowers in blocks of ice, temporarily locking the full blooms in all their glory. Then, he let the ice melt and photographed the weepy wilting and thawing process.<p>As the ice relinquishes its grip on the flowers, bruised petals …

Psychedelia

Starry Oregon Skies Sparkle in Breathtaking Milky Way Photo Series

Ben Coffman spends his nights capturing the starry skies of Oregon, and the results are astonishing. The Portland-based photographer frequents Crater Lake and other iconic Oregon vistas during odd hours to achieve awe-inspiring, long-exposure shots showcasing the Milky Way.<p>The effortless natural …

Oregon

NASA Sees Black Hole Bend Light

NASA's black-hole hunting telescope has captured a cosmic battle between dark and light.<p>NuSTAR, formally known as the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, has observed a supermassive black hole's gravity tugging on X-ray light that's being emitted near that black hole.<p>That light is getting …

8 totally new games that you'll want to play soon

Trade shows like Gamescom are full of familiar faces: there are sequels and spin-offs to enduring franchises, and games that we've been hearing about at these shows for what seems like forever. Sure, a new <i>Tomb Raider</i> is cool, but these trailers and hands-on experiences tend to overshadow what's …

How to Best Utilize the Various Metering Modes in Your Camera

A camera determines exposure by using metering modes. While Matrix metering is typically used and recommended for many settings, Spot and …

Here's why you should care about Hyrule Warriors

Koei's Musou series is 14 years old. That's older than GTA 3 and Call of Duty (even if you're so inclined to include Medal of Honor: Allied Assault), …

New Names For Smash Bros. Fighters, Supposedly From Six-Year-Old Girl

That's not Samus Aran in her Zero Suit, guys. That's Fighting Girl.<p>Tumblr user The SoupyOne says that he asked a younger sibling the names of the …

Extremely toxic League of Legends players threatened with instant and permanent bans

Riot Games is taking more severe measures in an effort to reduce "extreme" player toxicity in <i>League of Legends</i>, handing out instant 14-day or permanent bans to players who exhibit the worst behavior in its game.<p>Starting today, Riot began testing a new approach that attempts to curb racist and …

Hyrule Warriors - Unleash the Wind Waker Trailer

17 Jul 2014

What Those Items In Mario Kart 8 Are Really For

<i>Mario Kart 8</i> is a great game. But like many great Nintendo games, there are certain things in it that seem to exist for no good reason. Or any …

Halo 3 'easter egg' found after seven years

Game designers love to hide things in their virtual worlds. An in-joke, a weird object, a strange play mode – whatever it is, they're usually all discovered within weeks of release. But YouTube gamer Lord Zedd has just found a secret feature in Halo 3 seven years after the launch of the classic …

Girl Geek Academy wants to teach one million girls to code

Last month, the International Game Developers Association released the results of its developer satisfaction survey, revealing that, 22 per cent of people working in the gaming industry are women. Although this is almost double the percentage five years ago (11.5 per cent), it seems a bit low when …

Rooster Teeth Is Developing A Video Game

<b>Rooster Teeth</b> is developing a video game.<p>The 11-year-old, Austin, Texas-based creative production studio responsible for one of the most iconic …

World of Warcraft Pandaren reaches level 90 without leaving starting zone

MMO naysayers often complain about the interminable grind required to keep up in World of Warcraft. Well, next time someone has a whinge about the …

'Moms Against Gaming' Is My New Favorite Twitter Account

Meet @MomsAgainstGam, a noble crusader in the fight to keep our children away from the menace that is video gaming. With powerful tweets like …

Sales in Context

Zelda: Sales Numbers in Context<p>Zelda sales numbers seem straight-forward: They’re simple data about how much each game has sold. They’re easy to …

Miyamoto Doesn't Like to Call Zelda Wii U 'Open World'

"We used the term to make it easier for consumers to understand."<p>The Legend of Zelda creator Shigeru Myamoto has suggested that Zelda's next Wii U …

Unique Wedding Photographs Taken Inside an Ice Cave in Alaska

We promise we didn’t plan it, but after sharing Josh Newton’s amazing wildfire wedding photographs last month, we’ve managed to stumble across their …

Nintendo Investor: 'I Do Not Understand Video Games'

Here's an excerpt from Nintendo's annual investors Q&A, which was posted online in English this morning:<p><b>I do not understand video games and I even</b> …

Someone Beat 'Super Mario Bros' In Under 5 Minutes

A video gamer who goes by "Blubbler" online just set a new world record for beating 1985's "Super Mario Bros." -- aka the original "Mario" game -- by completing it in 4 minutes and 57.69 seconds. That blows the previous record out of the water by a full two-fifths of a second.<p>It almost goes without …

Astronomers Are Closer to Understanding Dark Matter

Astronomers have come closer to understanding dark matter — one of the most elusive substances in the universe — by using high-energy telescopes to …