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North Korea holds off Guam missile launches as Kim Jong-un calms tensions

James Mattis, the US defence secretary, has warned that a North Korean missile attack aimed at US territory “could escalate into war very quickly”, saying US forces would know “within moments” if one was heading towards Guam, home to military bases and 160,000 people.<p>If a missile was judged to be …

North Korea

These Are the Smartest Netflix Tricks You Need to Know Right Now

Netflix may have made you an expert in marathoning shows, introduced you to new genres or kept you comfortable during repeat viewings of <i>30 Rock</i> — but …

Here's What Might Be Slowing Your Wireless Router (and Here's How to Fix It)

Most networking hardware vendors will have you believe your wireless router simply needs to be taken out of the box, plugged in, and assigned a silly …

3 apps that can help you craft an ironclad business plan

The first step on the road to creating a successful startup is developing a solid business plan. This document should map out your plan for growth over the next three to five years, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Your business plan is important for getting investors on board …

Small Business

New Bob Marley and the Wailers recordings found rotting in hotel basement

He was reggae’s first global superstar, admired by music fans around the world and revered in his Jamaican homeland as a national hero.<p>With dozens of greatest hits and collected works albums released since his death from cancer in 1981, at the age of 36, it was thought that Bob Marley’s back …

Music

Xbox One update will ditch the console's signature Snap mode

The Xbox One's Snap mode was a major selling point on launch -- it was supposed to turn your console into a multitasking powerhouse that lets you play a game while watching TV or tracking achievements. It's a resource hog, however, and Microsoft now believes that it's time for a change. The …

China's most dangerous war planes

Military

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Stunning new videos show South Korea’s giant ‘Titanfall’ robot come to life

The remarkable life-size robots created by South Korean company Hankook Mirae can now be seen in action.<p>Creator Vitaly Bulgarov posted a few videos …

MIT nuclear fusion record marks latest step towards unlimited clean energy

Scientists create the highest plasma pressure ever recorded with the Alcator C-Mod reactor in a breakthrough for clean energy technology<p>A nuclear fusion world record has been set in the US, marking another step on the long road towards the unlocking of limitless clean energy.<p>A team at the …

Nuclear Energy

This is GoPro's $799, foldable Karma drone

We knew it was coming, but after being delayed earlier this year, GoPro has finally unveiled its Karma drone. The new quadcopter is sleek, compact and foldable, designed to fit in most any backpack. To drive home that point, CEO and Founder Nick Woodman had it on stage all along in plain sight at …

The ‘Justice League’ Cast Unites To Take On The Dakota Access Pipeline

In Zack Snyder’s <i>Justice League</i>, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg team up to stop Steppenwolf from taking over Earth, and Jared Leto from weaseling his way into their movie. In real life, Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, and Ray Fisher got …

Police crackdown averts all-out 'yakuza war' in Japan

Japanese police have arrested 976 members of yakuza criminal gangs since early March, often over minor infractions, to head off a brewing "all-out war" between Japan's largest crime syndicate and a splinter faction.<p>The Kobe Yamaguchi-gumi broke away from the Yamaguchi-gumi in August of last year, …

Japan

An Actual Star Wars Cantina is Opening

Related Articles<p>The Star Wars Cantina music is pretty catchy and seems like a happenin’ spot. Well, aside from potentially getting shot if you are a …

How to turn an old Wi-Fi router into an access point

Instead of getting rid of that old and busted Wi-Fi router, you can use it instead to extend the Wi-Fi coverage of your home. Here's how.<p>A network needs only one router to function. That said, when you replace your old Wi-Fi router with a better faster one, you can spend time trying to convince …

Wi-Fi

How 'dad deprivation' could be eroding modern society

One of the world’s most respected campaigners on men’s issues believes “dad deprivation” is directly causing what he’s termed “the boy crisis” – and unless society urgently intervenes, we will be in danger of writing off a generation of men.<p>This Saturday, Warren Farrell – pioneering men’s activist, …

Mental Health

Injustice 2 confirmed for PS4 and Xbox One with new trailer

Following leaks, NetherRealm officially confirms next fighting game.<p>Following a string of reports and leaks, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today officially announced Injustice 2, a sequel to 2013's Injustice: Gods Among Us. It's scheduled to come out in 2017 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One …

Gaming Industry

World-Famous Scientist: God Created the Universe

Michio Kaku has made a name for himself as a world-leading theoretical physicist unafraid to speak his mind.<p>Kaku, the Henry Semat Chair and …

Physics

According To DARPA, This Is What The World Will Look Like In 2045

The U.S. military’s scientific and technological wing, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is essentially tasked with constructing …

Singularity

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

Want To Be An Astronaut? Your Chariots Await

7 vehicles that will carry humanity into orbit and beyond very soon<p>The human race is quickly becoming a spacefaring civilization. During the Cold War, aggression and technological rivalry between two superpowers led to humanity’s first journey into space and to those first footsteps on the Moon. …

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Hyundai's new wearable robot turns you into a mech pilot

South Korean automaker Hyundai has unveiled what is apparently a new robotic exoskeleton. In a blog post the company compares its "wearable robot" prototype to an Iron Man suit, saying it gives the wearer extra strength, allowing them to lift objects "hundreds of kilograms" in weight. The company …

'Voltron' reboot gets a new trailer and release date

Fans of the classic '80s cartoon don't have much longer to wait until "Legendary Defender" shows up on Netflix.<p>Following the release in March of the first images from Netflix's upcoming "Voltron" reboot, the streaming site on Wednesday launched a new trailer for the show.<p>The reboot of the classic …

Anime

Here Comes Hyperloop One: Startup Raises $80 Million

The promise: Traveling at 750 miles per hour, 30 minutes from L.A. to San Francisco.<p>The Hyperloop–a futuristic magnetic levitation transportation system that promises to make it possible for people or cargo to travel at 750 miles an hour in comfortable pods between San Francisco and Los Angeles in …

Drones Are Already Delivering Packages in Germany

In the Bavarian alps, an orange drone waits to serve you.<p>It may have been a while since DHL made headlines here in the States, but it's been focusing on shipping, shipping, and shipping. Now, it's sent over a hundred packages with drones—beating mammoths like Amazon to the punch—and has no plans to …

‘Game Of Hyrule’ Is The ‘Zelda’ And ‘Game Of Thrones’ Mashup You Never Knew You Needed

At this point <i>Game of Thrones</i> is no longer simply a television series, instead it is a cultural phenomenon that transcends boundaries and is loved by a broad range of people. What originally looked like a show that only hardcore nerds would love has turned into a show that everyone has been talking …

Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — The two Swiss pilots taking turns to fly a solar-powered airplane around the world said Sunday the endeavor is not only …

Solar Impulse

Hotter than the sun: GE’s hot sauce combines the world's hottest peppers and science

There’s something unsettling about 10^32 Kelvin. The deep, red-orange body of the hot sauce looks almost like Frank’s Red Hot, but menacing flecks of …

NASA Plans a Journey to the Ocean at the Center of an Icy Moon

Jules Verne’s sci-fi classic gets a new twist in a NASA proposal.<p>Jules Verne enthralled generations of readers with the science fiction classic <i>Journey to the Center of the Earth</i>. In this epic tale, Professor Otto Lidenbrock and crew descend into an Icelandic volcano in the name of science. Now, a …

Astronomy