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Atomic Bomb Test Video From 1953 Looks Like A Model But Is Terrifyingly Real

It's real. It looks like a model or some sort of CGI trick but it is utterly and terrifyingly real.<p>This is an Atomic Cannon test from 1953 in Nevada …

Someone Bought a Tesla Model S With Bitcoins

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/12/tesla-bitcoin/?cid=co15376784<p>Digital currency was used to buy an electric car. Wired notes …

Who Will Buy A $500 Steam Machine?

A few days ago, we finally got a look at the hardware, price and a few performance markers of one of the many 3rd party manufactured Steam Machines being crafted at Valve’s behest to supposedly complete with Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PS4, or even PC gaming itself.<p>Jason Evangelho wrote up what …

Swastikas and safety pins: London punks strike a pose

Photographers Karen Knorr and Olivier Richon's posed portraits from 1977 may not capture the chaos of London's nascent punk scene, but what they do show is way more fascinating<p>The swastika, the school tie, the Union Jack, Karl Marx and the razor blade – these are just some of the motifs of punk …

'A robot is my friend': Can machines care for elderly?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1028000/1028395_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524711095_3cfa78ce583a840a468146fbf97a595e<p><b>With the world's elderly population growing rapidly, scientists are suggesting that robots could take on some of the burden of providing care,</b> …

Robotics

Apple shock at 'gay' dictionary definition

A definition appeared on Apple's MacBook saying gay meant "foolish, stupid or unimpressive"<p>Apple have expressed their shock after it emerged a definition for “gay” in the Apple dictionary said the word meant “foolish, stupid or unimpressive”.<p>Some versions of Apple’s MacBook dictionary do not have …

LGBTQI

3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable - Pocket-lint

The hyperbole around 3D printing, with talk of revolution and a new age, is getting ridiculous. Will 3D printing really impact our world more than …

3D Printing

John F Kennedy assassination: 50 years of conspiracy in fiction and film

The assassination of JFK and the conspiracy theories that followed have proved irresistible to writers and artists, from Oliver Stone to Stephen King<p>• Mark Lawson on the 10 best books inspired by JFK<p>The grassy knoll. The book depository. Any further description of the location is superfluous. We …

Eye-Opening Portraits of Living Conditions for Animals in Zoos

<i>Captive</i> is a powerful series by Washington D.C.-based Canadian photographer Gaston Lacombe that takes a look at animals in zoos and their living environments. Shooting his images from the perspective of any regular visitor, Lacombe manages to capture portraits of creatures, big and small, confined …

Animals

Google Launches New Company, Calico, to Extend the Human Life Span

Google is taking on death itself with Calico, a new company charged with extending the human life span.<p>The initiative, announced in a <i>Time</i> cover …

Netflix testing Ultra High Definition video ready for launch next year

If you bought a 4K TV, you probably spend your evenings waiting for the moment when all content is available at such eye-watering resolution. Fortunately for you, Netflix has quietly added test clips that promise to push 4K video at 24 frames per second onto your fancy new gear. It's not a big …

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How a Nato war game took the world to brink of nuclear disaster

Former classified documents show how close the Soviet Union came to launching an attack in 1983<p>Chilling new evidence that Britain and America came close to provoking the Soviet Union into launching a nuclear attack has emerged in former classified documents written at the height of the cold …