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Astronomers Have Discovered A New Type Of Star

For years scientists have known that the apparent brightness of many stars changes over time, however, the kind of variable star seen in this new European Southern Observatory photo of the open star cluster NGC 3766 has not been studied in detail before.<p>By using the La Silla Observatory in Chile, a …

Man Walks Out of Tiffany Store With Necklaces Worth $100,000

While organized retail crime has become a growing trend that vexes businesses, what appears to be an old-fashioned five-finger discount recently …

Double-View Bench: Flip the Seatback to Switch Directions

A simple twist on a classic dual-seat bench, this elegant variant lets you choose which way you face in a simple motion and without forcing your …

Air Shower : Washer and Dryer Shower System Reduces Bath Towel Washing

<b>Air Shower</b> is a concept shower system that combines both washer and dryer so that when you step out of the shower, you’ll be warm and dry. The air …

Japan Is Testing Its New 300 MPH Floating Train

The L0 maglev train floats above its track and is propelled by powerful magnets, eliminating friction that limits the speeds of conventional trains.<p>The Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) unveiled a prototype of the L0 train in November 2012, with plans to run it from Tokyo to Nagoyo, a 40-minute …

Russian lawmakers move to keep information on homosexuality from kids

MOSCOW – Despite opposition from human rights activists, Russia’s lower house of parliament Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ban providing children with information on homosexuality.<p>The lower house, or State Duma, voted 436-0 with one abstention to pass the bill introduced by the …

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Pope Francis 'admits that gay prelate network exists'

The pope has admitted the existence of a network of gay prelates in the Vatican, reports published on Tuesday said.<p>According to leaked notes of a …

Edward Snowden: how the spy story of the age leaked out

As he pulled a small black suitcase and carried a selection of laptop bags over his shoulders, no one would have paid much attention to Ed Snowden as …

Underwater Archaeologist Franck Goddio Finds 1,600-Year-Old City that Vanished 1,200 Years Ago

In the early 1980s, Frenchman Franck Goddio was working in finance. But rather than searching for treasure in spreadsheets, he began looking …

Google patents eye tracking to unlock display screens

Google Glass wearers will only need a flicker of the eye to unlock their display screens under plans described in a Google patent for eye tracking.<p>The eye tracking system, a form of wearable technology, will allow anyone wearing the device to look at a moving object on the glasses' projected screen …

Eye Tracking

'The Last of Us' Review: Lone Wolf And Cub

<i>A visual masterpiece that somehow manages to make shooter combat feel fresh again, The Last of Us is a fantastic closing number for the Playstation 3.</i><p>As this console generation draws to a close, it stands to reason that most developers might be putting much of their efforts into crafting next-gen …

State of Decay Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Jenna Stoeber on May 24, 2018 05.24.18<p>Why zombies still matter<p>By Brian Crecente on Jun 11, 2017 06.11.17<p>42 games, Xbox One X pricing and date<p>By Jeff Ramos on Jun 09, 2017 06.09.17<p>It’s that time of year where thousands of people descend upon Los Angeles to attend E3. …

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Another delay for Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs

First-person survival-horror-game <i>Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs</i> has been delayed until late summer. The game, originally scheduled for release at the end of 2012, had previously been slotted for a Q2 release.<p><i>Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs</i> is being co-developed by thechineseroom, best known for last …

Colbert wags a finger at Google Glass porn ban

The popular comedian is hilariously unhappy that explicit content has been banned from Google's augmented-reality specs.<p>Porn is easy to find on the Web through a simple Google search, but as I reported this week, the company's policies make it clear that explicit content is not welcome on Google …

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Chinese education chiefs ban bras during exams

Education chiefs in northeast China have devised a new tactic to clamp down on rampant cheating in the country's annual university entrance exams: they have banned bras.<p>Ahead of this week's "gaokao" – the intensely competitive <b>Chinese</b> equivalent to A-levels – schools in Jilin province have outlawed …

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Gravitistic Watch Utilizes the Power of Magnet to Inform You The Exact Time of The Day

At first sight, you might not see what makes this <b>Gravitistic watch</b> so special. The idea behind the concept is to express the concentration of time, …

Would You Kickstart a Bank Heist? Ilona Gaynor Wants to Know

You couldn't make it up—or could you? The fact that a London-based artist/designer is turning to a popular crowdfunding platform to launch her latest …

The Future Of Gaming - It May Be All In Your Head

Gaming as a hobby evokes images of lethargic teenagers huddled over their controllers, submerged in their couch surrounded by candy bar wrappers. This image should soon hit the reset button since a more exciting version of gaming is coming. It’s called neurogaming, and it’s riding on the heels of …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

Telltale Games teases more The Walking Dead on Vine (update: four more teasers)

Telltale Games may have just dropped our first look at new content for <i>The Walking Dead</i>, the developer's award-winning episodic video game based on Robert Kirkman's comics.<p>On Vine, Telltale posted a short clip titled "Day 2" that appears to show photographs of characters (including one named Vince), …

Ubisoft announces Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag novel, art book

Ubisoft will release a new novel and art book based on the next installment in its Assassin's Creed franchise, <i>Black Flag</i>, the company announced via press release.<p><i>Assassin's Creed: Black Flag</i>, a novel about Edward Kenway's path from a young privateer to a deadly pirate, will be released first in the …

Dell’s Haswell line-up includes a 27-inch all-in-one computer

Dell has launched its own salvo of laptops, desktops, and gaming PCs based on Intel’s Haswell microprocessor technology.<p>At the Computex trade show in Taiwan, Dell ia rolling out a variety of touch-enabled computers with security features. The lineup includes new versions of its Latitude, OptiPlex, …

Eidos Montreal teases Deus Ex: The Fall

<i>Deus Ex: Human Revolution</i> developer Eidos Montreal has released a short video that features a <i>Deus Ex: The Fall</i> logo, along with the date of June 5, 2013.<p>The video, which asks "Are we ready to begin?," was released shortly after the official Eidos Montreal Twitter account tweeted "Are YOU ready for …

Skyrim Legendary Edition Guide author recounts his process

The 1,120-page Legendary Edition Guide for The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is "the book I'm going to be buried with," according to its lead author, professional guide writer David Hodgson.<p>Hodgson spent the past two years working on three different versions of <i>Skyrim</i> strategy guides for Prima: the …

Can Technology Pave the Road for Peace in the Middle East?

New investments in technology may eventually help Palestinians flourish, but obstacles still loom large.<p>RAMALLAH, West Bank - At first glance, it is a tech utopian's dream. For the last two years, several dozen Palestinian entrepreneurs have been getting training from Israeli high tech experts …