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Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission

Mars One, the organization attempting to send small teams of astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has made its first round of applicant decisions, selecting just over 1,000 people to move on to the next stage of what it hopes will be a decade-long, televised training and colonization mission. …

Rousey vs. Tate 2 Proves the Champ Is More Than a One-Trick Pony

Ronda Rousey showcased an expanding skill set against Miesha Tate at UFC 168.<p>Despite Rousey dominating the bout with her incredible judo throws and submission attempts, Tate forced the champ into the second and third rounds, becoming the first opponent to last longer than five minutes against the …

For Your Consideration: 5 Totally Free Photo Editing Apps

Photoshop is a household word. People who have never used Photoshop have at least heard of it. I suspect it’s possible that some people who do use …

Samsung's Galaxy GamePad brings precision Android controls to Europe first

Well, that took awhile. Remember the first-party gamepad Samsung trotted out at the Galaxy S4 unveiling? It's finally ready for release -- in Europe. The months of extra development don't seem wasted, at least: The revised pad sports a new facade that thankfully discards the odd Xbox 360/Wii hybrid …

Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

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This Photo of Morgan Freeman Will Blow Your Mind, Because It’s not a Photo at All

One of the most recent videos to go extremely viral over the past several days involves a behind the scenes look at how a portrait of Morgan Freeman …

Keanu Reeves claims Bill & Ted 3’s current script will cost “$400 million” to make

Greetings, my excellent friends.<p>It’s been 22 years since we last caught up with Bill S. Preston Esq and Ted “Theodore” Logan of the Wyld Stallyns. …

Woolly suits for tortoises - in pictures

Photograph: Solent News & Photo Agency/Solent News & Photo Agency<p>A tortoise wears a shark fin woolly suit. Photograph: Solent News & Photo Agency<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2013/11/21/1385037425815/3d4eb621-c5e4-456a-8b54-3b050631610c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Why Legalizing Weed Just Makes Sense, In 12 Charts

Most Americans live in states that have rejected the federal government's marijuana prohibition policy, and if you're not one of them you may be soon.<p>Voters in Portland, Me., and three Michigan cities just passed measures legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana by adults — small but …

UFC 167: Dana White, Georges St-Pierre and the Sour Stench of Promoter Greed

At the end of his title fight with Johny Hendricks, Georges St-Pierre was not right in the head. Already looking like he'd repeatedly run his face into a wall, St-Pierre showed an even scarier sign of the damage he had sustained. In his corner, preparing to step back into the fray against the …

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GTA Online Beach Bum update arrives free next week

<b>UPDATE:</b> Rockstar's GTA Online Beach Bum update is now available on Xbox 360.<p>The DLC first requires you download a title update for Grand Theft Auto …

How viruses could help create a better electric car battery

Researchers are chasing better electric car batteries that are more efficient and, as a result, able to carry a car farther between charges. Super …

Denver Police Are Using a Nose Telescope to Sniff Out People's Weed

Denver is one of a handful of cities with a new odor ordinance. To help with detect the smell of weed, the Denver police department bought themselves the awkwardly named, high-tech, futuristic, “Nasal Ranger” scent-o-scope, designed to help the user...<p><i>Image via</i><p>Can you smell the sweet, pungent …

Ellen Page Is Naked In The Uncanny Valley

Or is she? That’s the question at the center of a game design controversy that Sony doesn’t want you to know about.<p><i>Beyond: Two Souls</i> is an interactive action-adventure game by French developer Quantic Dream. It’s not really a great game, but like Quantic Dream’s previous two titles, it is at least …

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The Hilariously Creative Beards of Incredibeard

San Francisco-based facial hair enthusiast Isaiah Webb is <i>Incredibeard</i>, a simple man with an extraordinary mission to grow out his beard and shape it into unique designs. The 29-year-old creatively transforms his manly tuft of hair into some truly bizarre works of art. From constructing a bowl for …

Top Entries at the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships

Just a few weeks ago, men flocked to the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships in New Orleans boasting all kinds of wild styles ranging from full beards to thin Dali mustaches. Along with the participants, Las Vegas-based photographer Greg Anderson also traveled there in order to document the …

Amy Hennig's Star Wars game has 'new characters, locations, tech, and creatures'. Looks a bit Uncharted

While the brief teaser of EA's Amy Hennig helmed Star Wars game actually had a lot of clues hidden in it, we now have word from the senior creative …

Jackie Chan to open 'JC World' theme park

Jackie Chan is to bring his own theme park to Beijing, China, titled JC World, the Hong Kong martial arts star has revealed.<p>Speaking at a media event in the city, Chan said the park would centre on his famed collection of historic Chinese sandalwood houses. The actor was recently criticised on …

Facebook 'Likes' protected by US Constitution

Clicking 'Like' on Facebook is free speech protected by the US constitution, according to a federal appeals court.<p>The 4th <b>US</b> Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond reversed a lower-court ruling that said "liking" a <b>Facebook</b> page was insufficient speech to merit constitutional protection.<p>The issue came …

Model helicopter ‘slices teenager’s throat’ in freak accident

A freak accident involving a model helicopter has resulted in the death of a teenager after his throat was cut by the blades.<p>Roman Pirozek Jr, 19, …

See how Elon Musk is building the 'Iron Man' lab with tech you can buy

The workspace of the future is in Elon Musk’s lab. Using a variety of virtual reality and gesture-sensing tools, Musk has set up a system that allows himself and his engineers to design and manipulate models of rocket parts using just their hands. He's compared it to the <i>Iron Man</i> laboratory, and in …

Police: Woman gives birth in sports bar, kills baby, goes back to watching wrestling

A woman gave birth to a baby boy in the bathroom of a busy sports bar and then killed the infant by wrapping the body in a plastic bag and submerging …