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The Line Zen

Welcome to The Line Zen.<p>The Line Zen is the sequel to 2014's hit game, The Line, but now with a new twist. You still dart and weave through a …

Quantum technology probes ultimate limits of vision

Researchers hope to show whether human eye can detect a single photon — and its superposition.<p>An experiment to test the limits of human vision has …

Quantum Mechanics

Making Rules For Rules: How The Pursuit Of Artificially Intelligent Design Is Changing Videogame Development

“All players believe in intelligent design,” Eskil Steenberg tells me. Steenberg is the designer behind the sprawling MMO Love, one of the first in a wave of recent games attempting to repopularize the idea of procedurally generated worlds first released in 2010. “I was a single person making a …

33 Pictures Taken at Just the Right Moment

Image: Imgur<p>People who take a ton of pictures know all too well that snapping the shot at the right split second is imperative when it comes to …

Sizing up a new particle accelerator, and the 'cosmic stupid' limit

Somehow, you have to like a paper which contains the phrase<p>Now, let us assume that the effective cross section for the inelastic scattering of two cosmic rays is of the size of the Universe.<p>Cosmic rays are tiny things - mostly protons, or atomic nuclei - travelling through space, so the idea that …

Plan Will Protect 770,000 Square Miles of Ocean, Working With World's Governments

Bill Clinton announces expansion of National Geographic's Pristine Seas effort.<p>NEW YORK—The National Geographic Society announced a major expansion Monday of its campaign to help protect the planet's most species-rich marine areas, with a goal of convincing governments to officially safeguard more …