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Jimmy Fallon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cover Rihanna as Barbershop Quintet

Actor joins 'Tonight Show' quartet for hilarious rendition of "Bitch Better Have My Money"<p>Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a skilled lip-syncer, as he proved …

Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper on Undead Supergroup Hollywood Vampires

Four famous musicians, one A-list actor and a fierce version of 'Brown Sugar': An afternoon with the world's coolest cover band<p>There's a break in …

Third Eye Blind Frontman Teaches Marco Rubio Climate Science

Stephan Jenkins schools the GOP candidate on how climate change works<p>Stephan Jenkins has a message for Marco Rubio: climate change is real, it is …

Watch System of a Down, Chino Moreno Perform 'Toxicity' at Rock in Rio

Band brings out "longtime brother" from Deftones towards end of headlining set<p>System of a Down brought out their "longtime brother" Chino Moreno of …

Google and NASA are getting a new quantum computer

The famous Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab is getting some powerful new hardware. A joint project between Google, NASA, and the Universities Space Research Association, the Quantum AI Lab today announced a multiyear agreement to install a D-Wave 2X, a state-of-the-art quantum processor released …

Quantum Computing
Televisions

Here's Samsung's latest plan to lure people away from the iPhone

The company just announced that it will pay the monthly installment bill for your new phone until 2016.<p>The discount applies if you buy a Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, or Galaxy S6 Edge Plus on an installment plan from T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, or US Cellular. You won't be eligible for …

Galaxy Note

BlackBerry CEO struggles to demonstrate the company's new Android slider

Last week, BlackBerry confirmed plans to launch the Priv: an Android-powered slider smartphone that it says combines the best features of Google's mobile OS with "BlackBerry security and productivity." It's a sensible selling point, but as this hands-on with the Priv featuring BlackBerry CEO John …

Android News

NASA will reveal 'major' Mars discovery at 11AM ET

NASA will reveal a "major science finding" about Mars at 11:00 AM (ET) today, but don't expect alien fossils. Rather, the space agency will likely explain how channels called "recursive slope lineae" form on the sides of Martian slopes over time. While that may sound dull, such "dark slope streaks" …

8 Ways You Can See Einstein's Theory of Relativity in Real Life

Photo Credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty<p>Slide 1 of 15<p>Profound implications<p>Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th …

Unity Finally Releases Its Long Promised User Interface Creator

Good news, everyone!<p>Once upon a time, Unity promised to overhaul the way developers would build user interfaces in their Unity-powered games. This was roughly around the time man discovered fire*.<p><i>[* In non-snark time, it was about a year and a half ago]</i><p>At long last, Unity has shipped version 4.6 of …

Why drones will likely be GoPro’s next big hit

GoPro, which has made a sizable business out of selling rugged digital cameras, is getting into the nascent consumer drone market late next year, according to The Wall Street Journal (paywall). It looks like a smart move.<p>GoPro’s video cameras, which are mountable just about anywhere, have surged in …

Drones

Ultra-strong graphene's weak spot could be key to fuel cells | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - In a discovery that experts say could revolutionize fuel cell technology, scientists in Britain have found that graphene, the world’s thinnest, strongest and most impermeable material, can allow protons to pass through it.<p>The researchers, led by the Nobel prize winner and …

Fires and chaos erupt in Ferguson after grand jury doesn't indict in Michael Brown case

Grand jury does not indict Darren Wilson<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p><b>NEW:</b> Police make 29 arrests and say they didn't fire any shots<br>• An entire row of businesses is on fire on a major Ferguson street<br>• Obama: "We need to accept this decision was the grand jury's to make"<br>• "Let's not just make noise, let's make a …

The Real Problems Of Running A Jurassic Park

Twitter brainstorms what it would be like<p>The teaser trailer for <i>Jurassic World</i> will be released this Thursday, and while everyone is looking forward to the film's release next June, some imaginative folks on Twitter have been exploring what kind of problems Jurassic Park might have had to endure if …

Jurassic Park

Ohio college is building a drone arena for its students

It only makes sense that schools teach the next generation how to design and fly unmanned aircraft. However, you can't just set a legion of drones loose on campus -- not so long as FAA regulations prevent it, anyway. Ohio's Sinclair Community College has come up with a clever workaround for this …

One thousand exoplanets but still no twin for Earth

Any day now, the thousandth exoplanet discovery will be logged, but Earth's twin is not among them. Where are the habitable planets and why can't astronomers find them?<p>Imagine Earth's twin planet: shining blue with oceans and laced with white clouds. It orbits a star that is virtually …