Alex Knight

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[Updated] Nvidia's New Product Is A Shield Tablet With Tegra K1, Designed For PC And Android Gaming

<i>[Update: The lead rings true, and the details remain the same. Nvidia officially announced the Shield Tablet today, and beyond what I reported it does have some unique "firsts." It's the first tablet to natively support Twitch streaming, the first tablet with Nvidia's Shadowplay gameplay recording,</i> …

Engadget Daily: the deal with DARPA, get paid to watch Netflix, and more!

Today, we dive into the world of DARPA, interview two people who cut ties with technology, take a look at the Mercedes Future Truck 2025 and imagine getting paid to watch Netflix. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.<p>What you need to know about DARPA, the Pentagon's mad …

Church stampede in Anambra, Nigeria, 'kills 17'

<b>At least 17 people have been killed and many more injured in a stampede at the end of a religious vigil in eastern Nigeria, officials say.</b><p>More than 100,000 people were said to have gathered at the venue of the incident, the Holy Ghost Adoration Ground in Anambra State.<p>Local media say that the death …

Scientists raise mini human brain in a petri dish

Petri dishes have hosted all sorts of experiments, such as cultivating mold or breeding amoeba. But now, truly futuristic events are happening in these circular glass plates -- most notably, growing brains.<p>That's right, scientists are now raising brains in petri dishes.<p>According to a study in the …

Soldiers' faces predict aggression, military rank and number of children

What role has aggression played in human evolution? Can scientists predict who might be more aggressive? And how might increased aggressiveness be …

Deadly giant snail found in Houston

Residents of a Houston neighborhood are being warned to stay away from giant African land snails after a woman found one in her garden and snapped a photo of it.<p>The snails, researchers warn, are potentially dangerous to touch, in part because they can carry meningitis. Scientists have warned anyone …

Microsoft could make 3D Skype calls a reality with new meeting tech

A 3D telepresence technology that started life as a Microsoft research project may soon become an official product, a new job listing suggests. Microsoft has begun advertising for a new software development engineer who will be tasked with helping it develop hardware and software capable of …

New Jersey Has Prime Seats for Tonight's Aurora Borealis

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Northern lights will be on display tonight for the top half of the United States, thanks to a …

Clean 1971 Datsun 240Z

This 1971 Datsun 240z is a very clean example refreshingly free of side trim, bumper-over-riders, or a torque converter. It has been repainted once, …

Archaeologists Find a Classic Entrance to Hell

The gate to hell is paved with marble, not just good intentions.<p><b>In ancient Greece and Rome, gods were part of daily life—so much so, in fact, that they could steal your daughter or lover, help you win a war, or cure your illness. Some legendary heroes even visited the realm of the god of the</b> …

Giant Tarantula Discovered: Venomous Sri Lankan Spider Threatened By Deforestation

It's huge, fast, venomous and the size of a human face. For some, Poecilotheria rajaei, a giant tarantula discovered recently in Sri Lanka, is the stuff of nightmares.<p>But for wildlife advocates, the spider might represent another cause for conservation: The tree-dwelling spider is threatened by …

Bee Buzz Creates Electric Field That Helps Insects Communicate

<b>By Sid Perkins</b><p>The electric fields that build up on honey bees as they fly, flutter their wings, or rub body parts together may allow the insects to talk to each other, a new study suggests. Tests show that the electric fields, which can be quite strong, deflect the bees' antennae, which, in turn, …

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This Weird Fish Has Clear Blood

Living at 3,300 feet in one of the most inhospitable habitats on Earth, this fish has evolved in a very peculiar way.<p>Deep in the Southern Ocean, just off the coast of Antarctica, there lives the <i>Channichthyidae</i> family of fish. These fish are highly unusual, and one of its species, the ocellated …

Sunset over the cherry blossoms in D.C....here's why the blooms are arriving late this year http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/stories/why-a-cold-spring-delays-cherry-blossom-blooming

Okay, who can identify this animal? (not fair to click the article first :) But after you've guessed > http://mnatu.re/ZeFUSX

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Officine RossoPuro Moto Guzzi

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know that Filippo Barbacane is one of Italy’s leading craftsmen, specializing in classy Moto Guzzi customs. The builds coming out of his Officine RossoPuro workshop are refined, elegant and desirable, and I’d be happy to put one next to the V7 in my garage. This …

We built two 2014 Jaguar F-Types. One of them rang in at nearly $110,000. The story -> http://bit.ly/ZpInG9

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Renault's New Electric Concept Car Looks Like A Firefly On Acid

Welsh design star Ross Lovegrove helped create the nature-inspired Twin'Z city car.<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>French carmaker Renault and Welsh industrial designer Ross Lovegrove teamed up to create this LED-covered, lightning-bug-looking electric city car, called the Twin'Z. They unveiled the …

Test drive the Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive with Chris Harris

It's hard to not like the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT. The all-aluminum coupe is fitted with a wonderful naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 delivering 583 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. Not only does the burly combustion engine launch the two-seater to 60 miles per hour in less than four …

Yes, the police in Dubai really do have a Lamborghini Aventador in their fleet. More -> http://bit.ly/YuPphW

Hydrogen-powered Aston Martin Rapide S headed to the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

Aston Martin has announced it will both debut and campaign a hydrogen-powered Rapide S at this year's ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring. The company wants to be the first to manage a zero carbon dioxide emission lap in mainstream racing, and the racecar should be the first hydrogen-powered …

2014 Audi R8 officially on sale, starting at $114,900*

After skipping the 2013 model year, the Audi R8 is back for 2014 with a new look, added performance and a slightly higher starting price. In V8 coupe form, the 2014 R8 starts at $114,900 (*not including $1,250 for destination and a $3,000 gas-guzzler tax), but looking at that price, which has risen …

Iron Man approves of the 2014 Audi R8

Tony Stark, a.k.a. <i>Iron Man</i>, has been a pretty loyal R8 guy in the movies – there was a coupe in his garage in the original film, and he conspicuously rocked a V10 Spyder in the sequel. One notable dalliance with a prototype Acura NSX in <i>The Avengers</i> notwithstanding, Audi's supercar seems like …

Dime City Cycles Bonneville

The 50s and 60s were arguably the best years of British motorcycling. Invariably finished in black and chrome, the bikes repeatedly pushed the envelope of engineering—until the Japanese arrived. It was a golden era, and it’s the inspiration for the latest build from Dime City Cycles—the …