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These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Retrogaming

Should We Be Afraid Of Aliens?

In the long list of modern fears, bloodthirsty aliens may not rank near the top. We have more immediate worries, from terrorism and bioengineered (or not) global epidemics to nuclear holocaust and natural disasters.<p>However, the notion that other intelligences exist out there in the universe is …

James Webb Space Telescope

One mysterious new iPhone 6s feature is slowly being uncovered

The iPhone 6s will not be here until much later this year, but the first rumors detailing its features have already started hitting the web. A fresh …

In a hurry? Let a robot valet park your car

<b>(CNN) —</b> Throwing your keys at the parking valet as you sashay onto a flight may seem like the stuff of James Bond films, but already a robotic valet is taking the sweat out of getting on a plane at Germany's Dusseldorf airport.<p>Rather than getting behind the wheel, however, this robotic valet …

Autonomous Cars

Frozen feat: Adventurer climbs icy walls of Niagara Falls

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most visitors to Niagara Falls consider it a place for romance. Ice climber Will Gadd thinks of the famous falls as a spot for adventure.<p>There have been countless attempts by daredevils to ride down both parts of Niagara Falls -- the American Falls on the U.S. side and Horseshoe Falls on …

Mountaineering

Space 2020: What does the future hold?

What will our space ambitions actually look like a decade from now? Three experts tell Richard Hollingham.<p>Space has not been this exciting since the 1960s.<p>Nasa recently launched Orion, its first new spacecraft to carry astronauts since the Space Shuttle, and is developing a massive new rocket to …

Space Science

Apps could begin notifying users what personal data they collect

Some mobile apps may begin to display notices on startup that indicate what kind of personal data it collects from users, reports The New York Times.<p>Groups of developers and consumer advocates will soon begin testing a new "voluntary code of conduct" created by the Application Developers Alliance — …

Leadership Lessons from General Eisenhower: How to Build Morale in Those You Lead | The Art of Manliness

Dwight D. Eisenhower had unarguably one of the longest and most taxing leadership roles in American history. For two decades, the lives of thousands, …

Why gamers should support the Xbox One — I know I will

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>OK, first let me say that this is my first posting, and yes, it’s a dissenting one and long. Maybe should have broken it up, but I didn’t because so many …

Overlooked at E3 2013: The Mag II Gun Controller

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Introducing the Mag II Gun Controller, which works with 95 percent of all PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 games. If I remember correctly, game-accessory brand …

The Greatest Letter Ever Printed On NFL Team Letterhead

In 1974, a Clevelander wrote the Browns complaining of the menace posed by the then-fad of throwing paper airplanes, and implicitly threatened …

NFL

3D Ship Drawn on Three Flat Sheets of Paper by Ramon Bruin | Colossal

<p>Artist Ramon Bruin (previously) recently drew this fun anamorphic illusion that appears to be a 3D ship but is actually a skewed drawing on three …

Twitch blazing a path to livestreaming ubiquity with its updated SDK (interview)

If Sony came out of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show as the favorite for the next-generation console war, then gameplay-streaming platform Twitch further cemented itself as a favorite in its own market segment.<p>Twitch is powering the native-streaming solution in Microsoft’s Xbox One …

On Moonlighting

In every job there is a line between personal time and employment. In some roles, the line is very clear, demarcated by a klaxon, punch card or …

NSA Leak Reveals US Spied On Russian President And Other Dignitaries At G20 Summit

The paper revealed top-secret documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, which talked about "recent successes" in surveillance from GCHQ —Britain's NSA equivalent.<p>From The Guardian:<p>There have often been rumours of this kind of espionage at international conferences, but it is highly …

Surveillance

Logitech iOS 7 iPhone gamepad photo leaked

The idea of a decent gamepad controller for the iPhone is something that many gamers — casual or otherwise — are bound to be happy about.<p>And that’s apparently what accessory maker Logitech is currently working on, according to a leaked photo obtained by Kotaku today.<p>As you can see from the photo …

Explore a 360-degree 3D model of the PS4

You've seen the 3D render of the Xbox One, now check out the PS4.<p><b>Unless you were at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), you won't have had any</b> …