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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Advanced alien civilizations possible in 50 galaxies

After scouring 100,000 galaxies, scientists say that 50 are emitting unusally high levels of radiation which could hint at alien civilizations<p>Advanced alien life is possible in 50 galaxies, astronomers have said, after finding they are emitting unusually high levels of radiation.<p>A team of …

Penn State

10 hidden features and tricks for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Preview URLs sent via SMS using the S Pen by activating <i>Settings > S Pen > Air View.</i><p>Handwriting input recognition for S Planner by enabling <i>Settings > S Pen > Direct Pen Input.</i><p>The Voice Recorder app can remember the locations of up to eight different sounds and voices can be played back from certain …

Galaxy Note

The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened

<b>In 1982, a secret Home Office exercise tested the UK's capacity to rebuild after a massive nuclear attack. Files recently released at the National Archives detail one short-lived proposal to recruit psychopaths to help keep order.</b><p>More than 300 megatons of nuclear bombs are detonated over Britain, …

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Happy 25th birthday to a beautiful, magnificent game

<i>SimCity</i> launched on Oct. 3, 1989.<p>It's 25-years-old today.<p>I loved that game.<p>Will Wright made it. Cleverest bloke working in games.<p>You build cities. They are yours.<p>You drop city blocks into place and connect them and sometimes they work great and sometimes they don't.<p>The cleverness lies in how the …

In pictures: The Android Lollipop statue

As is traditional when a new version of Android lands, Google has taken the wraps off a new statue for its lawn outside Building 44, the home base of …

Samsung Gear VR headset now has a price: $199

A Samsung spokesperson has revealed that the company's upcoming Gear VR headset will cost $199 when it is released later this year.<p>While Samsung …

Virtual Reality

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs appear in AnTuTu benchmark

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most anticipated Android products waiting in the wings, but we’ve not heard too much about the future smartphone’s hardware so far. Fortunately, the Note 4 has just shown up on the AnTuTu benchmark database. In fact, two version of the device have suddenly …

Phones

Celebrity Sighting: Prince Charles tries out Google Glass

Google just gained a royal supporter as the Prince of Wales was recently seen donning a pair of Google Glass on his tour of Canada. Prince Charles …

Report: Samsung Is Making An Oculus Rift-Style Headset For Phones, Because MAKE ALL THE THINGS

I get the feeling that Samsung often makes hardware just to be sure they've got something ready, on the slim but possibly lucrative chance that an …

Kepler telescope bags huge haul of planets

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1056000/1056591_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524614689_516a2b6b1b452228e8bbe25f647fde04<p><b>The science team sifting data from the US space agency's (Nasa) Kepler telescope says it has identified 715 new planets beyond our Solar System.</b><p>This …

Jump in sales of wellies and waterproof mascara

Floods and storms have boosted sales of Wellington Boots, waterproof mascara and wet weather wear<p>British retailers have reported a rise in the sale of Wellington Boots, waterproof mascara and wet weather wear as the country faces another week of storms and floods.<p>John Lewis's rain accessories …

Boots

Mysterious rock appears on Mars

Nasa's Opportunity rover has spotted a rock that seems to have appeared out of nowhere, leaving mission engineers scratching their heads.<p>The …

Nintendo Admits Virtually No One Bought A Wii U Last Year

Nintendo's Wii U has been responsible for some of the very best video games of recent months on any system.<p>Unfortunately, it still isn't selling very …

All the Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in 2014

There's a ton of ambition on display in this year's science fiction and fantasy books. Bestselling authors are stretching out of their comfort zones, …

Books

I could watch this time-lapse of Jupiter (and Io) all day long

A redditor by the name of bubbleweed shot this time-lapse of Jupiter moving in relation to its moon, Io, over the course of five and a half hours, …

Time-lapse Photography

The Absolute Best Cosplay of 2013

This was an amazing year for creative costumes and clever tributes — so it was a lot of work to do all of it justice. We looked through a whole year …

Comics

Here are some entries received so far for the Portal Design Contest! There's still time to enter your design, submit by December 31st!: http://buff.ly/IQiUoo

Vybe smart bracelet vibrates when you get a call or message

Forget smartwatches. This simple wristband buzzes when your phone rings so you never miss another call.<p>I really don't want a smartwatch. What I want is something that notifies me when a call or text message comes in. That way I'll stop missing them because I can't hear my phone ring or feel it …

Wearable Tech

These Futuristic City Wallpapers Will Take Your Breath Away

These gorgeous images of futuristic cities are postcards from a future world where humanity has managed to survive and thrive. Make these your …

Digital Art

Bob Orci is reportedly talking to CBS about a new Star Trek TV series

Take this with a reasonably sized grain of salt, but Sky News Entertainment reporter Joe Michalczuk says that <i>Star Trek</i> movie co-writer and producer …

Star Trek

Scientists accidentally create real-life lightsaber

It’s the news that Star Wars fans have been waiting for for years – scientists have created a lightsaber.<p>However, the weapon will be of little use if …

This is why aliens won't talk to us.

How the pseudoscience of Social Darwinism nearly destroyed humanity

Following the publication of Darwin’s <i>On the Origin of Species</i> in 1860, many political theorists and opportunistic politicians applied his findings to …

World History

R2-D2 spotted in Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Wars droid R2-D2 made a cameo in the 2009 <i>Star Trek</i> movie, which left some fans wondering if the little guy made it into <i>Star Trek Into Darkness</i>. …

This is why you should never twerk against a door… or near a glass table… or fire… Watch the full video here: http://bit.ly/1el0o38

What's the worst thing you've been asked to do in a job interview? A south Wales graduate was forced into some awkward robot dancing during a Currys recruitment day. Tell us your nightmare interview experiences: http://gu.com/p/3thd6/tw

A monster star in the making, a Martian volcano, Earth's 'selfie' and Curiosity's successor – in pictures: http://gu.com/p/3tbh9/tw

The new equation for estimating alien life across the universe

Many of us have glanced upwards at the stars and wondered whether there is other life out there somewhere. Few, however, have then tried to write down an equation to express the probability in numbers.<p>Sara Seager of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has done just that. Her equation collects …