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Speeding up the battle against slowing minds | Amy Coats

New research from UCL brings us closer to finding out what’s behind one of our biggest killers<p>Christopher Devas has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. For his wife, Veronica, this not only means watching Alzheimer’s rob Christopher of his memory and identity, it also means …

Dead Man Wears Green Lantern Costume at His Own Wake

'The Order: 1886' Reminds Us That Perceived Value Is Personal, Not Some Industry-Wide Equation

Some (potentially inaccurate) reports are circulating that Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive <i>The Order: 1886</i> is a game that will take no longer than 5 hours to complete, leading to some impassioned discussions about perceived value in video games. The question that seems to reverberate through …

Destiny: Xur Sells the Icebreaker Again - IGN Plays - IGN Video

This week Destin and Alfredo show you what Xur has, how much everything costs, and advise you on what to buy.

A video game where you play as you, and you move about and do stuff

This game is about real life. The main protagonist is you.<p>Called <i>Reflections</i>, the game is still in Greenlight mode on Steam. Even if the set-up sounds a little unusual, the game does look pretty interesting.<p>It's another one of those walkabout games in which you explore your surroundings, pick up …

MARK MILLAR - THE KINGSMAN's Secret Weapon: Making Movies Out of Comic Books

Credit: 20th Century Fox<p>If you got a hankering for a comic book movie, this weekend offers the first of a big year – 20th Century Fox and director …

The 10 best BDSM movies

<b>Belle de Jour (1967)</b><p>Luis Buñel’s surreal classic sees a middle-class housewife Séverine (Catherine Deneuve) electing to become a daytime prostitute while her husband is at work. While there is some brothel-based kink, the key BDSM content lies in the dream sequences, in which Séverine fantasised …

Apple threatens to ban iPhone, iPad accessory makers that design based on leaks

Apple is working to step up the secrecy surrounding future iPhone and iPad models by targeting a frequent source of leaks: third-party accessory makers. 9to5Mac has learned that in fall 2014, just before the iPhone 6 launched, Apple demanded that a number of leading accessory makers sign agreements …

IPad Air

A Scribd subscription lets you read thousands of comic books

I<p>t is a great time to be a fan of comic books. We have plenty of movies in theaters with more on the way, tons of cool toys and more. It feels great …

A Security Expert Just Published 10 Million Passwords And Usernames

Here’s what you can do to keep yours from making any future lists<p>Yesterday, security consultant Mark Burnett released 10 million passwords and corresponding usernames in a data set he made using existing information. And he promises it's for the greater good.<p>Burnett says he had to write a blog post …

Information Systems

5 Ways MIT Is Reinventing Your Power Cord

Inspired by a water hose, MIT’s Tangible Media Group has come up with a way to make cords and cables part of your gadget’s UI.<p>Bending your lamp cord to turn off the light? Pinching your headphone cable to mute your music? A new project out of MIT is looking to change the way you look at cords by …

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Graffiti and satellites combine for a massive animated GIF

Look, it isn't easy making GIFs on the computer without the right applications, so it's giving us a headache thinking of the work that goes into each of these graffiti-turned-GIFs by an artist named INSA. <i>Especially</i> the one you see above, because the piece was so large, its pictures were taken by a …

The Truth About That White Stuff Oozing Out Of Your Salmon, And How To Avoid It

We hate to be the ones to tell you this, but the white stuff oozing out of your salmon is your fault. It happens to everyone, and it looks gross. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way and we're going to tell you how to fix it.<p>First, let's get to the bottom of what that stuff is. The …

Seafood

Flash is dead, and YouTube dealt the killing blow

Will anyone miss Flash when it’s gone? Maybe, if these internet hits spark some nostalgia<p>Flash is dead, long live Fl– actually, no, scratch that, Flash really <i>is</i> dead and it deserved to die. Flash is terrible.<p>The killer blows to Adobe’s multimedia browser plugin were delivered this week in a one-two …

Internet Explorer

Is Windows 10 Microsoft's Consumer Comeback OS?

I had the distinct pleasure attending Microsoft's event in Redmond last week where they brought out a myriad of new products like HoloLens and Surface Hub and disclosed many more details on Windows 10, in particular, the consumer features. In the totality of the event, I think Microsoft score big …

Google Glass Got It Backwards

Now that the Google Glass prototype has been withdrawn from the market, the company has reportedly moved it from research into product development. Consumer fashion and retailing experts have been tasked with refining a look that some in the market labeled “Glasshole” and, according to critics of …

Google Glass

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

Fox Wants to Bring Back THE X-FILES!

Much Ado About 'Hatred'

Ostensibly the best, or very nearly best, video game of 2014 includes a mechanic called Brutalize.<p>In <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i>, a surprisingly fun and innovative open-world action game that came out last year, you play as Talion, a cursed ranger out for revenge.<p>The core gameplay element is …

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' As Game Of The Year Is Like 'Crash' Winning The Oscar

Every major gaming outlet recently wrapped up the year with a top ten or so list of best games, ultimately culminating in a coveted Game of the Year award. The game running away with the most high honors? That would be Bioware’s Dragon Age: Inquisition, the high fantasy epic which aimed to reverse …

Dragon Age

Barn find Aston Martin was maybe the world's best unmarked cop car

Abandoned in an English garage for 50 years<p>Finding a previously unknown Aston Martin DB2-4 is the stuff of gearhead dreams. Discovering the 1955 coupe in near-perfect condition, ferreted away in a dry, heated garage and forgotten for half a century, is rarer still. But this isn't just a barn-find …

Sports Cars

Dough pours in for pizza delivery guy after 'belittling' at car business

<b>(CNN) —</b> Seven dollars multiplied by empathy on an online fundraising page equals more than $11,000 for a pizza delivery guy who received an apology for how he was treated at a Massachusetts business.<p>The sales manager of a Westport car dealership has apologized "for the actions" of employees caught …

Online Life

The Real Reason Your Food Sticks To The Pan

Mornings are hard. But mornings met with eggs that stick to the pan, those are the worst. They're also all too common.<p>Cooking in anything other than nonstick pans runs the risk of, well, having food stick. It's frustrating and might convince you to dismiss the cancer warnings and buy nonstick pans. …

Food

H1Z1's Early Access launch was kind of a disaster

Zombie-themed survival game <i>H1Z1</i> launched Thursday evening on Steam's Early Access platform, only to encounter multiple user authentication issues that kept the majority of players out of the game until this morning.<p>The Sony Online Entertainment social media team worked tirelessly, as did the …

Google Glass can return – but it must clear four big hurdles first

If Google still wishes to make Glass a genuine consumer-focused gadget, rather than a niche-interest product, here’s what it has to fix<p>Congratulations to Google Glass: production may have been halted on its current form, but it will return – and this time as a fully fledged product.<p>Graduating from …

Google Glass

PlayBox Mod Combines Xbox One And PS4 Into A Single Laptop

One of the hardest decisions for gamers is whether to buy an Xbox One or a Playstation 4. What if you could have both and carry them around as if it were a laptop? Eddie Zarick, a firefighter from Fort Myers, Florida, has successfully combined an Xbox One and a PlayStation 4 into a single Vizio …

A “Robot Chicken” Animator Turned A Nintendo Power Glove Into The Ultimate Stop-Motion Animation Tool

However, the aesthetics of the Power Glove and the fact that it had a full control pad built into it–as if Nintendo recognized in advance that the …

Animation