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Crowfall is an MMO that mixes Game of Thrones with Eve Online

A trio of MMO veterans is pulling together a game in which strategy, not grinding, is paramount.<p>Todd Coleman likes to tell a story that, he says, illustrates how his MMO <i>Crowfall</i> differs from most multiplayer worlds.<p>"Imagine you visit your family, once a year for Thanksgiving," he says. "And, every …

Game of Thrones

Watch the McLaren P1 GTR and F1 GTR play on track

Historic No. 06R's green and yellow livery looks good on both cars on track, doesn't it?<p>While the livery attempts to draw a direct line between the race-prepped F1 GTR and the track-ready P1 GTR, it really just shows how far McLaren have come. The P1 GTR is a technological marvel, lacking perhaps …

Oscars 2016: and next year's awards will go to …

Even though there’s probably an Oscars party that’s still going as we type this, we’ve decided to take an incredibly early look at the race for next year’s awards. With this year’s films showing that an early release, or at least a Sundance push, can be beneficial in kicking off buzz, we can be …

The Oscars

The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived

Bloomberg reported on the progress of the biggest name in the flying car business, Terrafugia, which is nearing the culmination of a decade-long effort to build, drive, fly, market and, yes, <i>sell</i> flying cars to the dreamers who have always wanted them.<p>OK, the Terrafugia Transition is more of a …

Magic Leap sheds light on its retina-based augmented-reality 3D displays

Magic Leap is working on a tiny 3D technology that can shine images on your retinas, creating augmented reality that blends the real world with fantasy.<p>Rachel Metz, who wrote about Magic Leap for MIT Technology Review, explained what the mystery company (a startup that raised $542 million from …

Human DNA gives mice bigger brains

The human genetic code is very similar to the genetic code of our closest living relative -- the chimpanzee -- sharing around 95 percent. Of all the differences, however, one is particularly interesting: the human brain is a lot bigger than the brain of a chimp. The brain of a chimp weighs, on …

Genetics

Microsoft Band update adds cycling app, keyboard, and more

Sooner or later, Microsoft could overtake other fitness tracking software. The first update for the Microsoft Band , released Monday, might indicate what's to come.<p>Microsoft took its first bite out of the fitness market last fall with its all-in-one fitness tracker, but the Microsoft Band came with …

Software

Flying the dream: Martin Aircraft puts jetpack joyrides within reach

What we're effectively creating is three-dimensional travel.

Flying

Ad outlet tries using drones to track your phone's location

Irked that advertisers are already trying to pinpoint your phone's location? It might be even harder to escape their grasp if AdNear is successful. The ad intelligence group is experimenting with location-tracking drones that profile audiences in harder-to-reach areas (say, field concerts or …

Concerts

LG showcases its high-class G Watch Urbane smartwatch in new video

From the looks of it, LG's G Watch Urbane is everything the G Watch R should've been. It's got the same circular display, but this one's housed in a far classier all-metal body. LG just posted a new video of its latest smartwatch to the company's YouTube channel — but all it's really good for is …

Skiing in Scandinavia: An expert's guide | CNN Travel

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

100 Years of Earthquake Data Becomes an 8-Day-Long Orchestral Arrangement

David Johnson created a program that built an orchestra composition from a century of seismic waves.<p>If the Earth's tremors were performed by a full orchestra, it might sound like creative technologist David Johnson’s “data auralizations.” Using 100 years of global earthquake data—a set that …

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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Cities

Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel

This is literally the coolest hotel ever.<p>Every year, 50,000 plus visitors flock to ICEHOTEL, a hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern …

Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

It's too early to say if the Sierra Nevada red fox is rebounding, experts say.<p>One of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.<p>Motion-sensitive cameras stationed in the …

Wildlife

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

Rarely Seen Moonfish, Size of Manhole Cover, Caught on Camera

The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.<p>Its squat body and flimsy-looking pectoral fins may not scream speed-demon.<p>But the opah, or moonfish, is actually quite fast, and can run with the big boys like tuna and swordfish. That's just one of many surprising …

Zoology

10 sharp-witted quotes from Jon Stewart

After 16 years behind the <i>Daily Show</i> news desk, Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will step down later this year.<p>While Comedy Central reportedly …

Comedy

How Do Pro Athletes Recover So Quickly?

<i>A:</i><p>Lindsey Vonn made history last month with her 64th World Cup win—the most ever for a female skier—after spending most of 2014 rehabbing a torn ACL. Even more remarkable: she had not one but <i>two</i> major knee surgeries in the past two years.<p>Many people who tear their ACLs are told it can take at least …

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice: 2015's best beaches | CNN Travel

A Look Back at a Frozen Niagara Falls

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

Global Warming

20 Perfect Homes We'd Love to Spend a Snow Day Inside

Straight out of a winter wonderland, these cozy retreats are simply made for flurry watching.<p>Straight out of a winter wonderland, these cozy retreats are simply made for flurry watching.

Skiing

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

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