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The Great Arctic Melt Opens Up A Lot Of Questions

Can we answer them before it's too late?<p><i>The Great Melt: This animation of images taken over time by NASA satellites shows Arctic sea ice declining for the past 30 years. The year to year rate of decline 11.5 percent per decade. Via The Bridge. Image Credit: NASA/Goddard Scientific Visualization</i> …

Shrimp-based invention new step in plastic

Shrimp: It's not just for surf-and-turf anymore.<p>In fact, thanks to research at Harvard University, the little crustaceans may be the next thing in plastic.<p>In experiments with the material in shrimp shells, called chitosan, and material from silk, known as fibroin, researchers at Harvard's Wyss …

Surreal Portraits Blended Into Landscape Photos

Spanish artist Antonio Mora specializes in creating dream-like self-portraits blended with landscapes and other imagery. The results are similar to …

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain makes the cardboard box better than ever

If I say the words “Metal Gear Solid,” a few images probably pop into your head. I’m betting that one of them is a cardboard box, the preferred sneaking device of series’ hero Snake.<p>Of course, using a cardboard box to trick enemies seemed plausible in the 8-bit days, but it’s gotten a bit more …

Does Porn Cause Brain Shrinkage In Men?

A new study shows a correlation between porn and smaller gray matter volume in the male brain.<p>New research published Wednesday in <i>JAMA Psychiatry</i> …

Candy Crush Saga creator King may be worth $7.6B after IPO

Social-game publisher King, creator of the highly addictive Candy Crush Saga, just priced its IPO at between $21 and $24 a share — up to a $7.6 billion valuation. King claims this will leave it with approximately $326 million in capital, after transaction costs, for corporate purposes and …

The Closest You Can Get To Storing A Pokémon In Your Pockets

Klefki, one of the newest Pokémon characters, is also one of the weirdest. It's a set of keys, with an immunity to poison and dragon-type moves. You …

Pokémon

Attack on Titan Now Selling Hamburgers in Japan

Mmm...Meat! Next month, popular anime <i>Attack on Titan</i> will be hawking burgers stacked with meat in Japan. And yes, they're made with beef, not …

Anime

Meteorite hits moon in largest lunar impact ever recorded - video

Rock travelling at 61,000 km/h punched a crater 40 metres wide and produced a flash that could be seen from Earth<p>Published: 24 Feb 2014<p>The meteorite is providing invaluable information to help protect against larger rocks that might pose a serious threat to Earth<p>Published: 30 Dec 2013<p>With …

California's Drought: A Shocking Photo And Other Updates

Farmers in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency last month, are facing hard choices as a drought threatens to ruin their crops. They must weigh the costs of paying for irrigation against the chance that their fields will never get enough water this season.<p>A striking …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

Atlus (The Company) Is Back from the Dead

Last year, there was concern about Atlus. Its parent company, Index Corporation, was in a pickle, and the Atlus brand ended up in Sega's hands. But …

SEGA

Pickles, aka ‘Catasaurus Rex’, The 3′ Long, 21 Pound Tomcat

Pickles aka “Catasaurus Rex” is a super-sized tomcat who is over three feet long and weighs 21 pounds was put up for adoption twice before at the …

Cute Animals

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ (512GB)

Part Number: 10024048<p>Where to Buy<p>MSRP: $899.95<p>Visit manufacturer site for details.<p>CNET may get a commission from these offers.<p>Quick Specifications<p>Compatibility Mac<br>PC<br>• Color Category black<br>• Type solid state drive<br>• Capacity 512 GB<br>• Hard Drive Type external hard drive<p>Full Product Specifications

Thunderbolt

PS4 Exclusive Deep Down's New Gameplay Videos and Screenshots Show Amazing Action Combat And More

Today’s <i>PS4 Lab</i> broadcast aired on Nico Nico to promote the launch of the PS4 was focused on Capcom’s upcoming exclusive <i>Deep Down</i>, and to celebrate …

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

Skullgirls Encore launches on PSN Feb. 11

Lab Zero Games will relaunch its 2D fighting game <i>Skullgirls</i> as <i>Skullgirls Encore</i> on the PlayStation Network in North America on Feb. 11, according to the game's launch trailer.<p>The developer announced late last year that <i>Skullgirls</i>, which originally launched in 2012, would be temporarily removed from …

A Bionic Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla cuts his way through a trailer

"What would happen if you removed a gorilla's arms and replaced them with chainsaws, and you removed its legs and replaced them with a pogo stick?" That's the question that developer Roger Barr asks on his next game's official Facebook page.<p><i>Bionic Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla</i> is his answer.<p>First unveiled …

Every day's a sprint in River City Ransom: Underground

The developers at Conatus Creative had reason to celebrate.<p>Last October, the Kickstarter campaign for <i>River City Ransom: Underground</i>, an officially sanctioned sequel to the 1989 role-playing game/beat-'em-up hybrid, had a late surge of donations and closed with CA$217,643, well in excess of its …

The Ocean Has Evaporated in This Grand Theft Auto V Mod

Last week modders showed Los Santos submerged beneath the sea. This week, they'll show you the opposite. Here is <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> with the ocean …

Grand Theft Auto

5 Of The Most Popular Plus Size Models

In the plus size community, no one is more popular than plus size models so when it was time to make their year end list of popular plus size models, DailyVenusDiva.com asked their readers to chime in.<p>Below are 5 of the most popular working plus size models according to plus size women.<p>ASHLEY …

Dollhouses

Almost every NES 'Press Start' screen compiled into one great video

Video game developers didn't have a lot to work with on the Nintendo Entertainment System; the 8-bit console didn't have much power to throw around compared to today's 3D extravaganzas, and something as basic as animating a character would eat up resources quickly. That's why the static title …

What Game Are You Most Excited About in 2014?

We want to hear from you.<p>2014 has just begun, and there are already loads of exciting, interesting games on the horizon. So we thought there was no …

Washing Dollar Bills With Carbon Dioxide Could Save Billions

Now that's what you call "real" money laundering.<p>Nothing is better than a crisp, brand new George Washington bill that a vending machine gobbles up. And nothing is more frustrating than trying to flatten out an old, grimy, torn-up one dollar bill that a vending machine refuses to take. Thankfully, …

Carbon Dioxide

Why Sony's PS4 Is Crushing Microsoft's Xbox One In Sales So Far

I’m the first to admit when I’m wrong, and when Microsoft came out and said they sold 3M Xboxes in January, I said Sony would follow with their own numbers soon after. While I was right on that point, I was sorely mistaken thinking the two totals would be “pretty close.”<p>As we now know, Sony sold a …

All 14 First Generation Steam Machines

Last night during a press event at CES 2014, Valve’s hardware partners pulled back the curtain on their first generation of Steam Machines, which are small form factor gaming PCs designed to integrate into the living room and run Valve’s SteamOS.<p>As I observed during our liveblog last night, Valve’s …

PlayStation Now hands-on impressions

Sony set up a media mixer today outside of CES to let us get a better look at PlayStation Now, their new streaming technology they announced this …

Televisions