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Elite: Dangerous Could Come to PS4 and Xbox One

"We would be stupid not to support other platforms."<p>Elite: Dangerous could come to PS4 and Xbox One, according to developer Frontier …

Our Universe Just May Exist In A Multiverse After All, Cosmic Inflation Discovery Suggests

The first direct evidence of cosmic inflation — a period of rapid expansion that occurred a fraction of a second after the Big Bang — also supports the idea that our universe is just one of many out there, some researchers say.<p>On Monday (March 17), scientists announced new findings that mark the …

You Don't Really Want Online Multiplayer Videogames

At least, you don't want online multiplayability shoehorned in.<p>In the age of _Call of Duty _and _Halo _and every other massively popular videogame, an idea has formed: if you can't play the game online, with the option to duke it out with or against friends or strangers, it's missing a fundamental …

Killer Instinct's Orchid replaces Thunder as free character

Orchid is now free in Double Helix Games' free-to-play fighting game <i>Killer Instinct,</i> knocking out the tomahawk-wielding American Indian brawler Thunder.<p>The fighter was featured in the original <i>Killer Instinct</i> title and had the ability to transform into a fire cat. Orchid's return was first teased in …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

'Monster' gamma ray burst in space sets record for death of star

Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have been toast.<p>Because the blast was 3.7bn light years away, mankind was spared. But orbiting telescopes got the fireworks show of a lifetime in April.<p>The only bigger …

Samsung Galaxy F super-phone could have curved screen

Two little tidbits of Samsung news could combine to become a fabulous new phone. The Korean giant is reportedly working on an even more expensive …

Phones

Anjali Ruth interviewed Christopher Boffoli about his book Big Appetites – a glorious universe full of tiny people interactig with giant food: http://bit.ly/1fAAeu0

This 2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet prototype is heading to auction with the proceeds going to charity. How much would you bid to put it in your garage? More -> http://bit.ly/1845Oei

Amazing Startrails Bursting in the Night Sky

Photographer Lincoln Harrison continues to amaze us with his extensive collection of surreal <i>Startrails</i>. Last year, we were just amazed by his circular swirls that filled the night and now, more recently, he produced a series in which each composition is filled with streaks of gorgeous light …

Amazing

Naturally secreted chemicals could make you invisible to mosquitos

Mosquitos are undoubtably one of nature's most annoying lifeforms — annoying at the best of times, and disease-carriers at the worst. Humanity has made many efforts at repelling the troublesome insects, with the chemical DEET being perhaps the most well known example, but a group of scientists from …

DOCTOR WHO Interactive Storyline London Subway Infographic

Watch The Earth’s Seasonal “Heartbeat” From Outer Space

This simple animated GIF captures the seasonal cycle of snow and grass, death, and rebirth.<p><i>John Nelson is known for building extremely complex visualizations of weather patterns. But his latest creation is a simple animated GIF of 15 frames from NASA’s cloudless satellite photography collection.</i> …

We'd Happily Break Our Wrist For This 3-D Printed Splint

Custom, printable splints could make it easier to treat minor-yet-debilitating injuries in disaster zones or underdeveloped regions.<p>Three graduate students at UCLA's school of Architecture & Urban Design have created a 3-D printed wrist splint that they hope could one day provide underdeveloped …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …