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Lost Egyptian City Discovered by Underwater Archaeologist After 1,200 Years

For many centuries the fabled city of Heracleion was thought to be a myth, a place of amazing affluence talked about by Herodotus, frequented by …

Archaeology

Golden Galette Tops the List of All-time Favorite Potato Recipes

As the author of three "fresh" cookbooks, I'm supposed to say kale is my favorite vegetable. Or Brussels sprouts. Honestly, I like these veggies; but I would lie down on the train tracks for a potato gratin, a plate of crispy fingerlings, or a slice of Golden Gruyère Potato Galette (see below). …

Gruyere

Construction Collapse at Brazil World Cup Stadium Kills Two

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Two people have died in an accident at the Sao Paulo stadium due to host the World Cup opener in …

Bizarre 'fix' discovered for faulty Xbox Ones as Microsoft hands out free games

Microsoft is offering faulty-Xbox owners a complimentary game. The software maker is replacing a "small number" of consoles, with most of the failures involving the inability to read discs. Some owners have complained of a loud grinding or knocking sound when discs are trying to be read by the …

Microsoft’s Xbox One Costs $90 More to Build Than Sony’s PS4, Teardown Shows

With the recent release of two significant game consoles, research firm IHS has been working a little extra overtime these days. After dissecting …

Kinect

Why Xbox One, PS4 price cuts aren't coming until 2015

Thanks to massively successful launches and finely tuned hardware, Sony and Microsoft have the luxury of waiting to begin dropping their prices.<p>Those holding out for a cheaper next-gen console come next year may need to reconsider their timeline for taking the plunge.<p>This month's PlayStation 4 and …

Gaming Industry

Microsoft Secures 'Xbone' Domain Name

What’s a name? Or more specifically, what’s in an abbreviation? Over the years, gamers have adopted common, quick identifiers for their favorites systems like NES, SNES, N64, PS2, PS3, PS4 and 360. But what to do with Xbox One? There’s still no clear front-runner for how the system’s name should be …

PlayStation 4 "noticeably faster" than Xbox One - Report

Anonymous developer sources have indicated that the PlayStation 4 is "noticeably faster" than the Xbox One in key performance areas, according to UK magazine Edge.<p>Memory reads on PlayStation 4 are 40-50 percent faster than Xbox One, says the report, and the arithmetic logic unit (ALU) on Sony's …

Computer Hardware

Meet Hacking Team, the company that helps the police hack you

Hacking Team may not have any clients in the US yet, but it's not for lack of trying<p>In 2001, a pair of Italian programmers wrote a program called Ettercap, a "comprehensive suite for man-in-the-middle attacks" — in other words, a set of tools for eavesdropping, sniffing passwords, and remotely …

PS4 has MORE POWER than XBOX ONE! - Inside Gaming Daily

Airplane Boneyards Look Even Cooler In Instagram Photos

Where do all good little military planes go after their time of service is up? Answer: the boneyard.<p>Out in the deserts of our great nation lie a handful of airplane boneyards, large storage grounds that house planes while they’re waiting to be repurposed or broken apart for scrap metal (or turned …

Meals worth crossing the world for

Good food always makes for a good trip, and some gastronomically minded Quora.com users have journeyed more than 6,000km to taste the perfect dish.<p>Good food always makes for a good trip – but is it ever worth travelling halfway across the world for a single meal? Some gastronomically minded …

Pudding

Microsoft now owns Xbone.com, the Xbox One nickname it hates

Microsoft took control of the xboxone.com and xboxone.net domain names earlier this year after unveiling its new console, and the company is adding another to the list. Fusible notes that Xbone.com is now owned by Microsoft, a nickname that is being widely used to shorten the Xbox One name. News of …

The FBI Is Now at War with Syrian Hackers

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following the most high-profile Syrian Electronic Army media hack yet, the FBI has acknowledged the …

50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.

Mexico City students and police clash over school reform

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1007000/1007084_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524668103_6233b91727ff06433e74f5dd98ef4cb4<p><b>Riot police in Mexico City have clashed near Congress with students opposed to the government's education reforms.</b><p>Some protesters threw rocks and …

Mexico City

Oldest-Known Wild Bear in the World Dies in Minnesota at Almost 40 Years of Age

Changing Planet<p>The world’s oldest-known wild bear has died of natural causes in the Chippewa National forest near Marcell, which is about 28 miles north of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.<p>Black bears range through much of the northeastern part of the state, which is comprised of mostly coniferous …

US intelligence on Syria gas attack 'unconvincing', says Russia

Western intelligence reports about Syrian use of chemical weapons that have been seen by the Russian government are “completely unconvincing,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.<p>Mr Lavrov said that evidence recently provided by the United States, Britain, and France showing regime …

Associated Press News

Mysterious 2,000-year-old graves, pyramid ruins found in Mexico

Monumental stone architecture has rarely been found in Veracruz, archaeologists. The remains of this ancient pyramid were discovered in Jaltipan.<p>Construction work in eastern Mexico exposed an ancient settlement, including 30 skeletons and the ruins of a pyramid, believed to be up to 2,000 years …

Archaeology