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The Week In Numbers: Scientists Grow A Brain, Element 115 Exists, And More

<b>4 millimeters</b>: the size of a three-dimensional, self-organizing model of a developing human brain grown in a lab using stem cells<p><b>10 octillion</b>: the number of two-megaton nuclear bombs that would need to explode simultaneously to match the sound of a supernova<p><b>225 million years</b>: the time it would take …

Rob Gronkowski Reportedly Won't Be Placed on PUP List by New England Patriots

While the New England Patriots could potentially be without star tight end Rob Gronkowski when they open the season on Sept. 8 against the Buffalo Bills, they are banking on him coming back relatively soon.<p>According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, New England decided to place him on the active roster …

Sports News & Articles – Scores, Pictures, Videos - ABC News

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- There are many distinct ways to tell, as a viewer, you are watching a...

Patriots release Tim Tebow

The New England Patriots released Tim Tebow on Saturday, a move that leaves the polarizing quarterback's future in doubt.<p>The Pats' decision to cut …

Alabama vs. Virginia Tech: Crimson Tide Special Teams Save the Day

All eyes were on Alabama's potentially potent offense and rebuilt defense as the Crimson Tide entered Saturday's game with Virginia Tech at the Georgia Dome, but it was the overlooked third aspect of the game that helped the Tide topple the Hokies 35-10.<p>Special teams.<p>The Tide gave Hokie head coach …

Apple offers credit for upgrading iPhones

Apple quietly began rolling out an iPhone trade-in program Friday, letting owners sell older handsets back to the company in exchange for credit toward a new model.<p>Apple's U.S. retail stores are now accepting devices, said Amy Bessette, a spokeswoman for Apple. The initiative got under way just …

Mobile Technology

NSA spied on Al Jazeera internal communications, report says

Government snooping appears to be a recurring theme among media outlets. Just weeks after an editor at the Guardian said that British government agents smashed a computer containing sensitive information, Der Spiegel is reporting that the US National Security Agency accessed "internal …

Surveillance

Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition Outed

Spartan Ops, War Games and more included.<p><b>Update:</b> A Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed the Game of the Year Edition and provided the following …

Keiji Inafune making Mega Man spiritual successor, Mighty No. 9, with Kickstarter funding

The creator of Mega Man and former Capcom producer Keiji Inafune announced his next game at PAX Prime today. It's called <i>Mighty No. 9</i> and looks as close to an authentic spiritual successor to Mega Man as fans are ever going to get.<p>The Mega Man creator calls his game a classic Japanese side-scrolling …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

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