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'Maze Runner' actress Kaya Scodelario will be in 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

Jerry Bruckheimer tweeted over the weekend that Kaya Scodelario of <i>The Maze Runner</i> and <i>Skins</i> has been enlisted for the fifth <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i> …

Threads: the film that frightened me most

I have never regarded myself as a hardcore horror fan, although no cinephile can possibly deny the genre’s habitual brilliance and flair. Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby and Friedkin’s The Exorcist are masterpieces – and there is a real case to be made, incidentally, for the first Saw, by James Wan, now …

Square Enix Reveals First Bravely Second Gameplay Footage

During a recent livestream by Square Enix, the first footage of <i>Bravely Second</i>, the sequel to the company’s hit 3DS RPG <i>Bravely Default</i>, was finally …

A Counterfeit Ring Behind $77 Million in Fake Bills Finally Got Busted

For years, the Secret Service has been tracking down the legendary "Russian-Israeli Note," one of the most sophisticated and common fake Benjamins …

Video Shows How Far Project CARS Has Come in Two Years

One racetrack, one car, one game, two years apart. From the foliage to the road textures and the overall colors, the changes are quite noticeable.<p>The …

Watch Dogs PC trailer shows how Nvidia powers its graphics

Ubisoft shared a new trailer for <i>Watch Dogs</i> this week detailing how Nvidia's hardware has helped the developers create a more immersive experience with more powerful graphics.<p>In the video above, lead engineer Paul Vlasie details how the game — shown running with Nvidia's HBAO Plus light and shadow …

Project Ara video reminds us why we want a modular phone

Google sold most of Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.9 billion earlier this year, but it kept one small part of the phone manufacturer. Motorola's Advanced Technology and Projects group had been working on Project Ara when it was incorporated by Google — an ambitious plan for a modular smartphone …

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

Gigabyte gets hilariously serious about an impressively thin gaming laptop

Razer pioneered the idea of squeezing a gaming laptop into a tiny space, but Gigabyte is about to take it to the next level. The company just announced a new PC gaming hardware brand — Aorus — whose flagship product will put more power into a 0.9-inch thick gaming laptop than we frankly thought was …

Say Hello To Lenovo's 4K Gaming And Entertainment Laptop

<i>Lenovo is poised to launch a new line of gaming and entertainment laptops featuring 4K displays and a new generation of mobile GPUs from AMD and Nvidia.</i><p>Lenovo is unleashing a ton of new product at this year’s annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and it’s my job to highlight the standouts. …

The top memes and viral videos of 2013

<b>A lot has changed since last year's round-up of the biggest viral hits, in which we met Grumpy Cat, the "overly attached girlfriend" and the One Pound Fish man.</b><p>As we begin to think back to this year, it's less "come and have a look, one pound fish..." and more "come and have a look... at our …

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The NSA Intercepts Laptops Purchased Online to Install Malware

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to a new report from <i>Der Spiegel</i> on the National Security Agency's top team of hackers, the …

Vidzone brings free music-video streaming to PS4

The PlayStation 4 might not play CDs (yet) and an official YouTube app is still MIA, but that doesn't mean music and music videos are out of reach. Vidzone has finally taken its streaming app into the next generation, and, unlike Music Unlimited, it's free. Much like its previous-gen counterpart, …

Tim Draper Wants To Split California Into Pieces And Turn Silicon Valley Into Its Own State

TechCrunch has learned about noted technology investor Tim Draper’s plan to split California into six separate states, including a Northern California slice appropriately named “Silicon Valley.”<p>Draper shared his vision with TechCrunch tonight. He says he’s submitting a polished version to the …

Jennifer Lawrence: weight comments 'should be illegal'

Lawrence's red carpet appearances, such as the LA premiere of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, often attract media attention<p><b>Actress Jennifer Lawrence has said she thinks "it should be illegal to call someone fat on TV", after red carpet criticism of her own figure.</b><p>Speaking to US host Barbara …

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Obad was the nastiest piece of Android malware discovered in 2013

In a recent end of year summary published by antivirus company Kaspersky Labs, the firm officially named Obad as its Villain of the Year 2013.<p>Obad was discovered during the summer and it was quickly recognized as a sophisticated piece of malware. The technical name for the Trojan is …

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Review: LG's Flexible and Self-Healing Smartphone

Curved smartphones have hogged the limelight this year in the gadget world for their groundbreaking technology in hardware — Samsung became the first to roll out a smartphone with a curved display screen in October this year, and LG followed shortly after with the G Flex.<p>The G Flex is LG’s take on …

Student dies and wakes up in the morgue—what happens next, it was mistake

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

Discovery of oldest human DNA in Spanish cave sheds light on evolution

Scientists say DNA strands in thigh bone of 400,000-year-old early human can help build clearer picture of human family tree<p>Researchers have read strands of ancient DNA teased from the thigh bone of an early human who died 400,000 years ago in what is now northern Spain.<p>The genetic material was …

Yota Phone: World's First E-Ink Dual-Screen Smartphone Is Always On (PICTURES)

A unique smartphone with two screens has been launched by a Russian tech company.<p>The Yota Phone has two full-size screens, one of which uses the …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

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The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

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10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

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The fury of our sun captured in never-before-seen detail

Normally it's harmful to stare at the sun, but for researchers at the NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory, that's their job. Stripping away the danger with its New Solar Telescope (NST), the team used its newly-equipped spectrometer to help capture the clearest images of the sun's atmosphere to date, …

Last Person To Get Smallpox Dedicated His Life To Ending Polio

So far, the human race has eliminated just one disease in history: smallpox. But it's on the cusp of adding a second virus — polio — to that list.<p>One special man in Somalia was at the battlefront of both eradication efforts. He died last week of a sudden illness at age 59.<p>Ali Maow Maalin was the …

Experts: Two Years Heals (Almost) All Wounds

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When humans hurt, they're often comforted by other non-hurting humans who say "time heals all …

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

What is graphene? Here’s what you need to know about a material that could be the next silicon

Advertisement<p>21 Comments<p>Graphene, an emerging material that could change the way electronic components are made and help computing performance …