Aaron Rhodes

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The Xbox One Still Lags Behind The PS4

Titanfall was supposed to change it all, but it didn’t work. So far, Microsoft announced that it has <i>shipped</i> 5 million Xbox One units to retailers. In comparison, Sony has <i>sold</i> 7 million PS4 units to customers. It doesn’t look good for Microsoft as the company doesn’t even say how many people …

No Black Holes? Here's What Stephen Hawking Actually Said

At the edge of a black hole—the event horizon—things get weird quickly.<p><b>A four-page scientific paper about a theoretical physics question</b> has been making the media rounds this week. That should be no surprise, though, given the author—Stephen Hawking—and the claim he appears to make: There are no …

A Hunk Of Planet Dissolves Before Our Eyes

It begins with a growl. Then there's a crack — a slurpy, sucky, crunchy noise. A guy is on the phone, and his pal interrupts him and says, "It's starting, Adam, I think. Adam? It's starting ..." The two are up on a bluff, overlooking a giant ice field. They are standing next to time-lapse cameras. …

Why do we laugh when we are tickled?

What is it about a tickle that makes us giggle? And why can’t we tickle ourselves? Greg Foot explains all.<p>When you're touched, the nerve endings under your top layer of skin, or epidermis, send electrical signals to the brain. When we are tickled the somatosensory cortex picks up the signals to do …

Gorillas

Birth Of Memory: Why Kids Forget What Happened Before Age 7

Recently, my nearly-4-year-old niece suffered the kind of childhood accident every parent dreads: she fell off her bike and broke a front tooth high above the gum line. The resulting pain and eventual extraction were a harrowing experience for her parents, but fortunately the little girl emerged …

Parenting

Lying in Wait? Maserati Plugs Ghibli Sedan in Whisper-Filled, Sneaky "Strike" Super Bowl Ad

Think Maserati was messing around when it revealed plans to seriously amp up its global sales presence? Things should have looked pretty serious after the Italian automaker recently introduced not only a new Quattroporte, but the smaller and less-expensve Ghibli, too. Well, America, consider …

Maserati

The pill that can text from inside the body

Scientists are set to trial a new ‘digital pill’ which can send a text to relatives and doctors from inside the body.<p>It is hoped the pills could be used to cut the number of drugs that are wasted each year as well as alert family members if medication isn’t being taken properly by elderly relatives.<p>…

Medical Technology

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

4 Things You Need to Know About Future NSA Director Michael Rogers

Vice Adm. Michael Rogers was confirmed as the new director of the NSA and the U.S. Cyber Command. He will succeed Gen. Keith Alexander, who's …

Kevin Durant (41 points) caps Thunder's rally with late jumper

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant played the fourth quarter Monday night with the intensity of an NBA Finals game.<p>Showing plenty of emotion down the …

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Hedgehogs (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Thanks to recent articles in Buzzfeed, a bevy of cute Tumblrs, and one adorable bubble bath video, hedgehogs have experienced a bit of a renaissance …

I Had No Clue Hedgehogs Were So Darn Cute

Blame Sonic. Or Ron Jeremy. Blame someone or something! Because, really, I didn't know hedgehogs were this adorable.<p>As a photographer (er, …

Manned mission to Mars? Hedgehogs may go first | Reuters.com

Feb. 27 - American entrepreneur Dennis Tito says he wants to launch a manned mission to Mars in January 2018, but researchers at NASA and Stanford University argue that it may be better to visit the mysterious Martian moon, Phobos first. They're developing a team of robots they call ''hedgehogs'' …

Warm temps blamed for massive avalanche that cut off Alaskan town

A warmer winter is being blamed for the mammoth Alaskan avalanche that has cut off a port city’s sole road to the outside — stoking fears of flash floods and future landslides.<p>Snowy debris hundreds of feet long and up to 40 feet deep slammed onto Valdez’s Richardson Highway early Friday and again …

SeaWorld only spends 0.0006 percent of revenue on animal rescue and rehabilitation

Is SeaWorld a necessary evil? God, no. That’s the gist of a recent interview by Josh Zepps of the Huffington Post with Tim Zimmermann, associate …

Animals

Sea Turtles Eating Plastic At Record Rates Amid Surge In Pollution

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon:</i><p>Sea turtles around the world are eating plastic at an unprecedented pace, a new study reveals, with some species downing twice as much as they did 25 years ago. This indigestible, potentially fatal diet is especially popular among young turtles in the …

Richard Branson and James Cameron want to save the high seas

We share a deep and abiding passion for and fascination with the ocean that has led us since childhood to wander the world under the waves. We also share an increasing concern that the health of the ocean is rapidly deteriorating under the strain of human pressure and neglect. The evidence is …

Conservation

Incredibly Close Details of Creatures Below the Sea

Along with his beautiful glowing portraits of a bobtail squid, underwater photographer Todd Bretl has been hard at work documenting the amazing world that exists below the surface of the sea. His extensive collection of up-close and personal portraits will have everyone quickly falling in love with …

Marine Mammals

12 Amazing Photos of Animals Congregating

<b>Stingrays</b><p>While we'll always be big fans of wildlife photography in general, there's nothing quite like seeing hundreds, thousands and even millions of animals congregating like this. Whether these photographers have captured animal migrations, where major animal groups travel long distances in …

Whales

Exposed: The World's 'Biggest' Slaughter of an Endangered Species

Conservationists in Hong Kong have released photos of a massive shark slaughterhouse in Puqi, in the Chinese province of Zhejiang, calling it the …

Psychopath Night - All 4

About the programme<p>Psychopath Night unravels the mystery of psychopaths, exploring how their minds work, counting down the top ten movie psychopaths …