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Zelda: Breath of the Wild guide: How to get the Hylian Shield

The legendary shield can be yours if you’re adventurous<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> wouldn’t be complete without the iconic <b>Hylian Shield</b>. The shield’s hiding place is easy to get to, although it’s surrounded by danger at every turn. If you want to know where to find the Hylian Shield, …

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already one of the best-reviewed games of all time

Nintendo’s first big release of 2017 may also be its best<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> will be released tomorrow for both the Nintendo Switch and the Wii U, but the reviews are in. It’s not only one of the best games of the year so far — Metacritic lists it as the fourth best-reviewed …

7 Ways Earth Would Change If Our Moon Were Destroyed

For nearly the entire 4.5 billion year history of our Solar System, the Earth hasn’t been alone while we revolve around the Sun. Our giant lunar companion is larger and more massive than any other moon when compared to the planet it orbits. When it’s in its full phase, it brightly illuminates the …

Astronomy

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The chief executive officer of the Australian airline suggested using cargo storage for in-flight gyms.<p>10:33 a.m. Today10:33 a.m. March 29, 2018<p>Be …

Dreamy midcentury home inspired by flight asks $480K

Robert Mention, an architect of the local airport, designed the home for himself<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Eugene, Oregon<p><b>Price:</b> …

Mark your 2022 calendars to watch a star explosion

In five years, people looking up at the night sky might see something very special.<p>If one prediction is correct, in 2022 (give or take a year), two …

How Did The Moon Form? Study Says Many Small Impacts, Not One Giant Collision, Created Earth's Natural Satellite

According to the widely accepted “giant impact hypothesis,” proposed in the 1970s, the moon formed about 4.5 billion years ago when a Mars-sized …

This May Be the Best Explanation Yet For That Mysterious ‘Alien Megastructure’

New research suggests that Tabby’s star—the celestial object voted most likely to host an alien megastructure—is acting weirdly because it recently …

Ultralight 'Super-Material' Is 10 Times Stronger Than Steel

A spongy new super-material could be lighter than the flimsiest plastic yet 10 times stronger than steel.<p>The new super-material is made up of flecks of graphene squished and fused together into a vast, cobwebby network. The fluffy structure, which looks a bit like a psychedelic sea creature, is …

Engineering

Astronomers have finally nailed the location of a strange and powerful signal deep in space — but they still don't know what it is

However, it wasn't clear where the bursts were coming from, or what was making them. It was assumed that they originated somewhere within the Milky Way or a nearby galaxy.<p>Thanks to new information published in the journal Nature, researchers from Cornell University, McGill University, and other …

This Is NASA's Plan For Humanity's Return to the Moon, and Beyond

A decades-long plan that could end with humans finally reaching the Red Planet.<p>There is still no official NASA mission to Mars, but after years of uncertainty, America's space agency is giving us a glimpse of its grand strategy to extend human presence beyond low-Earth orbit with a plan to build a …

Samsung's Galaxy S8 might have a true edge-to-edge display

With the Galaxy Note 7 debacle weighing heavy on its balance sheet, Samsung needs the Galaxy S8 to be a massive success. It isn't expected to be unveiled for another few months, but already details are starting to emerge about what the flagship Android smartphone will offer. According to <i>Bloomberg</i> …

Emptiest Place in Space Could Explain Mysterious "Cold Spot" in the Universe

To glimpse the oldest light in the universe, simply tune an old television between channels: some of the tiny specks dancing on the screen result …

Remarkable New Theory Says There's No Gravity, No Dark Matter, and Einstein Was Wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

Dark Matter

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The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

Steals and deals from Amazon, Target, Walmart and 13 other retailers.<p>The big retailers launch holiday sales the day after Halloween, and the flow of …

Shopping

Light-based neural network could lead to super-fast AI

It's one thing to create computers that behave like brains, but it's something else to make them perform as well as brains. Conventional circuitry can only operate so quickly as part of a neural network, even if it's sometimes much more powerful than standard computers. However, Princeton …

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Physics

Another Earth might exist right next door — and this tiny telescope may be the first to see it

The first telescope to photograph a "pale blue dot" of another Earth in a distant solar system may not be funded by NASA, the European Space Agency, or some other government agency.<p>It might come from Kickstarter.<p>Dubbed Project Blue, the effort isn't run by hucksters out to peddle unrealistic …

Close to absolute zero, electrons exhibit their quantum nature

What would happen if an electric current no longer flowed, but trickled instead? This was the question investigated by researchers working with …

Quantum Mechanics

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Harvard Scientists Think They've Pinpointed The Physical Source of Consciousness

This is where awareness lives.<p>Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness - the awareness of one's existence. Despite …

Consciousness

We May Have Broken the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory believe that they’ve found a way to “locally circumvent” the second law of thermodynamics, which states …

Scientists discovered a new type of atomic bond

For the first time, physicists have observed a strange molecule called the butterfly Rydberg molecule— a weak pairing of highly excitable atoms that was first predicted back in 2002.<p>The find not only confirms a 14-year-old prediction — it also confirms the existence of a whole new type of atomic …

Serene-looking planet offers nothing but hardship and torture

From a distance, the exoplanet known as HD 189733b, located right here in our galaxy, appears to be one big serenity-filled orb -- but as we know, we should never judge a book, or planet, by its cover.<p>According to NASA, HD 189733b's beautiful, swirling blue exterior is not an indication of fluffy …

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Impossible Spaceship Engine Called "EmDrive" Actually Works, Leaked NASA Report Reveals

Though scientists are still trying to figure out how it doesn’t violate the laws of physics.<p>YouTube / Kaleb Austin Hopper<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will …

21 Careers You Can Pursue With A Degree in Architecture

Completing a degree in architecture can be a long and arduous process, but also wonderfully rewarding. Despite this, many freshly graduated …

Leaked NASA Paper Shows The 'Impossible' EM Drive Really Does Work

Did we just achieve fuel-less propulsion?<p>The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the …

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