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Coinye responds to Kanye complaint, says currency now based on 'half-man half-fish hybrid'

The developers of Coinye — formerly known as Coinye West — have responded to a cease and desist letter from Kanye West with their own cease and desist, insisting that an updated version of their cryptocurrency is unrelated to the singer and now references a "half-man-half-fish hybrid who is wearing …

Student dies and wakes up in the morgue—what happens next, it was mistake

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

Apple’s Cupertino ‘spaceship’ campus given go-ahead (final rubber-stamp vote in Nov)

Cupertino City Council last night voted unanimously to approve Apple’s planning application for the circular campus building first presented to council members by Steve Jobs in 2011, in what was to turn out to be his last public appearance before his death. It was Steve Jobs who nicknamed the …

This Valve demo shows the Steam Controller in action

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Valve<p>In creating the Steam Controller, gaming development company Valve has its work cut out: The hardware needed to …

Pokemon X and Pokemon Y review: new life

Pokemon X and Y is the revival the series has been waiting for<p><i>Pokemon X and Y</i> is the renovation this series has deserved for over a decade.<p>With <i>Pokemon X and Y</i>, Game Freak hasn't just buffed out long-standing blemishes with the core series; they've also added new, welcome features at every turn. The …

LG's G Flex images emerge, phone to launch next month

The images show a smartphone curved at the horizontal axis, unlike Samsung's Galaxy Round.<p>LG's curved smartphone, the G Flex, get its glamor shots in.<p>CNET has obtained renderings of the G Flex, which people familiar with the phone's launch plans confirmed would be launching some time next …

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Consolidate this: Quantified self edition

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>My friend, Kevin Kelly, coined the term quantified self in October of 2007 with this blog post. In the in six years since, …

After NSA leaks, businesses seek security in quantum physics

Cryptography is having a rough few months. On September 5th, leaked NSA documents revealed a systematic effort by the agency to undermine encrypted communications across the board, breaking accepted standards like SSL and systematically weakening others. But while the news has been unsettling for …

General Assembly Launches Dash, A Tool For Coding Newbies

As General Assembly moves away from co-working and focuses more heavily on educating entrepreneurs and startups, the company is releasing a brand new tool to the public. It’s called Dash, and it’s an interactive online program that helps teach people how to code through a series of interactive …

Sony SmartWatch 2, Xperia Z1, and Xperia Z Ultra go on sale in the US today

You'll need at least $1,500 if you want to own all three<p>Sony may be focusing its energies on Europe and Japan, but today it's bringing some of its latest Android hardware to the US market as well. The new flagship Android phone, the Xperia Z1, is going on sale at Sony's online store for $649.99 — …

Protecting the places you love to hike.

It looks like our targeted advocacy worked! On March 22, Congress passed legislation to fund the government through October 2018. While we’re still …

Gear: The Ten Essentials

Gear: The Ten Essentials <br>By The White Mountain National Forest and New Hampshire Fish and Game<p>When on the trail, a variety of tools and accessories …

Late Fall Hiking - How to Hike in Comfort and Safety

Late Fall Hiking: How to Hike in Comfort and Safety <br>By Bethany Taylor for The Berlin Reporter<p>My mother welcomes this month by saying "no leaves, no …

hikeSafe: Hiker Responsibility Code

hikeSafe: Hiker Responsibility Code <br>By The White Mountain National Forest and New Hampshire Fish and Game<p><b>The Hiker Responsibility Code</b> is a set of …

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NIKE lunarterra arktos

gadget no comments<p><i>delivering the lightweight comfort of a sneaker with the rugged, insulated protection of a boot, the NIKE ‘lunarterra arktos’ is a</i> …

Happy Trails: 10 Essential Tools to Pack on Your Next Hike | WIRED

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America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

5 Favorites: Walking Sticks to Take on the Trail

A well made walking stick is a great trail companion. It can improve your reach, your balance, and stamina. The hunt for the perfect walking stick …

The Lord of the Rings

• <b>Author:</b> J. R. R. Tolkien<p>One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them<p>In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

The world's fastest running robot is off the leash

A relative of Boston Dynamics' Cheetah robot, which last year managed to outpace the world's fastest man Usain Bolt on a treadmill, is now able to run outdoors untethered. Named the WildCat, the outdoor runner is funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and is being …

PS4 to outsell Xbox One in run up to Christmas

Sony's Playstation 4 console is set to outsell Microsoft's Xbox One this holiday season, according to a new report.<p>The PS4 will hit store shelves in Europe on 29 November for £349, while Microsoft's Xbox One launches on 22 November for £429. Although it is £80 more expensive, Microsoft's option …

Incredible designer posters reimagine 'Robocop,' 'Blade Runner,' and more

Matthew Chojnacki's latest book features exactly 200 movie posters, celebrating everything from <i>Tron</i> and <i>Blade Runner</i> to <i>The Da Vinci Code</i> and <i>Bambi</i>. But they aren't the kind of posters you see lining the walls of a movie theatre. "The only criteria was that the poster couldn't have been used in an …

Indian rapper wants you to "Say No to the R Word"

The protest over Indian team names in sports has taken another turn with release of "Say No to the R Word," a new song from Alvin Shawn Enfinger, an American Indian rap artist popularly known as Shadowyze (pronounced "shadow wise").<p>The R Word is a reference to the team name of the Washington pro …

Rare Jewish prayer book predates oldest known Torah scroll

Scholars are calling a rare Hebrew text dating back to the 9th century the earliest known Jewish prayer book, predating the world's oldest Torah scroll.<p>The 50-page book is 4.3 inches tall and about 4 inches wide and is written in an archaic form of Hebrew, on pages of aged parchment. The text …