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Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

Windowless Plane Would Let Passengers See World Around Them

If a window seat is enough to make you nervous on a flight, you might want to avoid a new kind of plane that could fly in as soon as a …

The future has arrived: the sci-fi inventions that have become reality

They are the inventions and happenings that were once only dreamt up in the pages of fantasy novels and the far-flung corners of the imagination.<p>But, in a week where the first man with a severed spine has walked again and scientists have created their own versions of a tractor beam, it seems that …

Bright Idea! Nobel Prize in Physics Celebrates Blue Light Diodes

An American physicist and two Japanese colleagues shared the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for creating light-emitting diodes that shine in blue wavelengths — a crucial invention that filled out the spectrum for LEDs.<p>The Nobel committee said the innovation "has enabled bright and energy-saving …

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Researchers Just Discovered The Brightest Dead Star Ever Found

Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Kenny Alexander<p>David Lane<p>Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Kenny Alexander<p>Matt Jylha<p>Dennis Roscoe, …

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Son races deceased father's ghost in Xbox racer, makes internet cry

Get ready for some tears.<p>This is the most heart-warming video game ghost story I’ve ever heard. According to a post on Motoramic, a YouTube commenter that goes by 00WARTHERAPY00 shared a supernaturally touching story about racing their father’s ghost in Xbox racer <i>RalliSport Challenge</i>, 10 years …

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U.K. Wanelo Competitor Nuji Launches A Weird App With An “Interactive” Woman As Part Of Its Interface

What are today’s mobile shopping applications missing? You know, the social and collaborative e-commerce services, like Wanelo or Polyvore, for example? Better search? Streamlined checkout? No? How about a giant, animated video of a woman stretching, yawning and smiling at you when you first launch …

What to do if you think you have a broadband leech – Which Computing Helpdesk

Interference and poor router signal strength aren’t the only reasons you may be experiencing slow wi-fi speeds. In some cases, it can be the result …

Carbon nanotubes move closer to competing with silicon

An international team based at Stanford has reached an important milestone in pursuit of faster computing: It can now create stable carbon nanotube …

DayZ Standalone experimental branch update on Monday with fixes and additions

<b>Update</b>: Launch slightly delayed.<p>DayZ Standalone players should watch out for an update to the game as a new experimental branch is going into testing …

How It Works: A Laser-Powered Ear Implant to Boost Hearing

Directly stimulating human cells with light<p>Hearing loss from weapons and explosive devices has been the No. 1 disability in this country's modern military conflicts, saddling thousands of veterans with anything from tinnitus to deafness. Now a new generation of laser-based implants promises to …

Battleborn open beta starts April 8, PS4 participants get free DLC post-launch

An open beta for Battleborn, Gearbox's colorful co-op FPS (no, not that one), will be yours to play on April 8 if you're on PS4, April 13 if you're …

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The Lowlights Of Sony's Disappointing PS4 FAQ

Sony just released a massive, sprawling document that functions as an all-encompassing FAQ about the upcoming PS4. It has the basics, the price ($399), the release date (November 15th US) and what comes in the box (a video game console), but there’s also new information about some of the finer …

Battlefield 4 on Xbox One vs. PS4: No Discernible Difference

Now that Battlefield 4 is on the market, we’re getting our first look at a video genre that’s sure to take up lots of blog space in the coming months: the Xbox One vs. Ps4 comparison. Several videos have surfaced from outlets that have developer’s versions of both next-gen consoles, and we of the …

The Coming Resolution Wars Between PS4 And Xbox One

It’s been a rumor for some time now and technically still is, but it seems like it’s time to talk about this coming/current controversy of the differences in resolution between certain launch games for Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One.<p>There are a growing collection of “insiders” who are all …

How the Moon Would Look if it Were at the Same Distance as the Space Station

The International Space Station transiting the Moon as captured by Mike Weasner from Cassiopeia Observatory in Arizona.<p>Earth, Moon<p>This is completely …

Every man made satellite in orbiting Earth

The Black Knight Satellite

Skeptoid Podcast #365<br>June 4, 2013<br>Podcast transcript<br>Also available in Russian<p>Thermal blanket debris photographed from <i>Endeavor,</i> STS-88. <i><br>Image courtesy</i> …

Radeon HD 7990 review

Meet the graphics card that comprehensively out-scores Nvidia's GTX Titan on virtually every benchmark or gaming frame-rate test you care to throw at …

How to make a Jedi lightsaber

It was hard to miss the disturbance in the force when scientists at Harvard and MIT declared they had turned light into molecules last week, prompting a collective air punch from the kind of folk who attend sci-fi conventions, for surely a working Jedi lightsaber was now close at hand.<p>The story …

First Cloudy Alien Planet Spotted From Earth

Call it cloudy with a low chance of meatballs. The alien world Kepler-7b — a very reflective world in big telescopes — has clouds in its upper atmosphere. And scientists have actually been able to map those out, despite the planet’s great distance from Earth (at least 1,000 light-years away.)<p>It’s …

PS4 can remote play with PS Vita directly or through a router

You can remote play PS4 games on your PS Vita even without a wireless router. SCE President of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida tweeted to a fan that …

TGS 2011: Woah! Final Fantasy X HD remake revealed for Vita and PS3

Sony’s press conference keeps getting better, with Square-Enix taking the stage with some big news that’s sure to excite some gamers while making …

What is Foucault's Pendulum?

Google's latest doodle marks what would have been the 194th birthday of Jean Bernard Léon Foucault, the French physicist who used a simple pendulum to prove that the Earth rotates in space. But how does his elegant experiment work?<p>During Foucalt’s life it was already proven that the Earth rotated, …