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Antarctica study: Iceberg nearly erases penguin population

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Scientists say an estimated 150,000 Adelie penguins have been wiped out on Antarctica's Cape Denison in the five years since a giant iceberg blocked their main access to food.<p>A study recently published in the journal Antarctic Science says the B09B iceberg crashed with the …

Antarctica

Why We Should Stop Using Smartphone in Bed

We’re living in a tech obsessed world and you hear it time and time again: we need to put our smartphones away – especially when we’re getting ready …

Project Loon has successfully delivered video-capable speeds as it moves into carrier testing

Google’s parent company Alphabet told a TED conference in Vancouver that its Project Loon Internet-delivery balloons had successfully delivered speeds of 15Mbps – fast enough for streaming video. It is preparing for carrier tests in Indonesia and elsewhere this year.<p>Alphabet X head Astro Teller …

Beauty

This is the tech Intel used to turn Lady Gaga into David Bowie for the Grammys

She performed nine Bowie songs in six minutes at the Grammys: "Space Oddity," "Changes," "Ziggy Stardust," "Suffragette City," "Rebel Rebel," "Fashion," "Fame," "Let's Dance" and "Heroes." The act was widely regarded as a big success, and the visual spectacle was incredible.<p>An Intel ad that aired …

David Bowie

Is Deadpool ridiculously overrated?

<i>Luke Owen looks at Deadpool…</i><p>If you’ve read my work before, or listened to me on the Flickering Myth podcast, or watched me on The Flickering Myth …

Super Strong OTS Light Sabers Launch On Kickstarter (video)

If you are looking for a Star Wars light sabres to help with cosplay costumes or strong enough to be able to carry out some serious martial arts …

China to relocate 10,000 to make way for huge telescope

China plans to relocate 10,000 people to make way for the world's largest radio telescope, which authorities say will help them search for alien life.<p>The 500-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), nestled between hills in the southwestern Guizhou province, is due to start operations this …

Telescopes

Tell us something we don't know: why science can't show us much about art

The scientific ‘discovery’ that Van Gogh’s art changed after his 1888 breakdown proves a forensic approach is no match for the subjective eye of an art lover<p>I am happy to announce a new annual award, the Vincent Prize for Scientifically Proving the Bleeding Obvious about Art History. The first …

Art

Superyachts of the future

Super Yachts

Kids' wacky inventions made real

<b>Imagine coming up with the craziest invention - and then seeing it in real life.</b><p>The INVENTORS! Project asked over 450 children in Sunderland in the north of England to draw their inventions.<p>The project then asked local designers and manufacturers to make some of them into real life products.<p>Take a …

Inventions

The best of the Grammy Awards 2016 in pictures

David Bowie

Superhero Showdown 2016 - Deadpool vs Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice vs Captain America: Civil War vs X-Men: Apocalypse vs Suicide Squad vs Doctor Strange

<i>Gary Collinson on the 2016 superhero box office showdown…</i><p>We’re used to seeing three or four superhero movies each year, but 2016 sees Hollywood’s …

It's Been Emotional - Pixar's Most Touching Movie Moments

Few studios understand the importance of narrative and character quite like Pixar. Their emphatic filmography is a hallmark of quality, artistry and …

Animation

Bond and gagged: Spectre's kissing scenes censored by Indian film certification board

The latest James Bond instalment has had its licence to thrill revoked after certification board orders scenes with kissing to be cut by 50%<p>He is known for his competence with gadgets, guns and members of the opposite sex. But Indian filmgoers heading to see the new James Bond movie, Spectre, may …

James Bond

Poster and new trailer for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Earlier this month we got a teaser trailer for director Burr Steers’ upcoming adaption of Seth Grahame-Smith’s best selling novel <b>Pride and Prejudice</b> …

59th BFI London Film Festival Review - Brand: A Second Coming (2015)

<b>Brand: A Second Coming</b>, 2015<p>Directed by Ondi Timoner<br>Starring Russell Brand<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>BRAND – A SECOND COMING follows comedian Russell Brand’s spiritual …

All 4 Homepage

Ethiopia in photos | CNN Travel

Ethiopia

Nike hands Back to the Future style power-lace shoes to Michael J Fox

Sportswear firm turns science fiction, first predicted in 1989’s Back to the Future 2, into reality in aid of actor’s Parkinson’s research foundation<p>Back to the Future Day may not have yielded flying cars, hoverboards or drone dog walkers, but shoemaker Nike has delivered Michael J Fox his very own …

Shoes

The force awakens (in Ukraine): Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument

Artist converts Vladimir Lenin statue in Odessa into a monument to the Star Wars villain and it’s not the first time the George Lucas film has invaded politics<p>In Odessa, Ukraine, the force really has been awakened with a statue of Vladimir Lenin being converted into one of the dark lord himself, …

Darth Vader

Pictures of the Week 10.22.15

Mexico

7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear | Inc.com

Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary journey that can yield epic highs.<p>But mountain climbing is not the only metaphorical stand-in for the thrills and chills of the …

Customer Service

70 Years Since the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan

Aeronautics

10 times magazine covers made tech luminaries look terrible

Palmer Luckey isn't the first tech luminary to be made a fool on the cover of a national magazine and he won't be the last.<p>The 22-year old founder of …

The Gift review – a sly thriller of social transgressions

In an impressive and unnerving directing debut, Joel Edgerton applies the same quiet assurance and attention to detail he’s displayed in his acting projects<p>The actor Joel Edgerton’s directorial debut is a tremendously sly, insinuating thriller that pushes the social transgressions of cult …

Entertainment

N Korea winds back its clocks to make 'Pyongyang time'

North Korea has announced that it is winding its clocks back by 30 minutes to create a new "Pyongyang Time" - breaking from a time standard imposed by what it called "wicked Japanese imperialists" more than a century ago.<p>The change will put the standard time in North Korea at GMT 8:30, 30 minutes …

South Korea

Korean Researchers Knock Drones Out Of The Air With Sound

Droning sounds defeat drones<p>This week, South Korea shouted a new entry onto the list of drone countermeasures. A research project by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), set to be presented in DC next week, uses sound to disable the internal gyroscopes that balance drones.<p>…

Drones

Pornhub launches 'Netflix for porn' subscription service

The service will complement the company’s free offering and users will be asked to cough up $9.99 a month for the premium service<p>Pornhub, a vast network of online adult content which attracts a 6 million visitors a day, has launched Pornhub Premium, a paid subscription platform it calls “Netflix …

Machine Perception

This Insane Motorcycle Surfing Shoot was 2.5 Years in the Making

Surf photography doesn’t usually feature motorcycles, but this crazy shoot did. For its latest project titled “Pipe Dream,” DC Shoes partnered with …

Motorcycles