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Hate to Wait? The 5 Immediate Benefits of Exercise Backed By Science

By now, we all know that getting our sweat on does wonders for our physical and mental health. But that doesn’t make it any easier to get us off the …

Exercise

Bitcoin exec busted in Silk Road deal

CEO of a Bitcoin exchange charged with trying to sell the digital currency to Silk Road users<p>Charlie Shrem, the CEO of an exchange for Bitcoin, was arrested by federal authorities on Sunday in a money laundering bust, which highlighted the digital currency's close relationship to online black …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

Study: Starcraft II might supercharge the brain’s problem-solving agility

Physicians may soon have a new treatment for brain injuries and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and it involves booting up your PC to play a few hours of StarCraft II on a regular basis.<p>A new study has found that real-time-strategy games like Blizzard’s StarCraft II may improve a …

What Happens At Def Con Stays With Us All

There’s nothing like attendance at the annual Black Hat and Def Con security/hacker conferences to hike your paranoia into the red zone and keep it there forever. You come away with the sense that nothing, anywhere, ever, is safe–and that’s just from talks given by people willing to publicize their …

'EverQuest Next' New Videos, Screenshots Show Off Sony's Next-Gen MMORPG

<i>EverQuest Next promises to be a truly next-gen MMORPG, getting away from the World of Warcraft model that’s dominated the genre.</i><p>Sony Online Entertainment unveiled <i>EverQuest Next</i> today, revealing both the new “next-gen” MMORPG and the interesting Minecraftesque “Landmark” building game which launches …

Valve introduces Pipeline, teaches high school students how to get a job in gaming

Valve sounds like an incredible place to work, if its "Handbook for New Employees" is any indication, but the game developer responsible for <i>Half-Life</i>, <i>Team Fortress</i>, and <i>Portal</i> typically hires extremely experienced, talented individuals. Where does that leave you if you're a student who dreams of …

Android Lost helps you recover your lost phone or wipe data from it

Android Lost is an easy to use app which allows you to find your phone or to remove sensitive data from it in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.<p>The app is easy to use, and the web interface provides a lot of useful features, without much of a learning process necessary. Of …

Android News

DARPA's new mind-controlled prosthetics let patients feel again

Over the past decade, DARPA’s work on brain-controlled prosthetic limbs has led to some impressive breakthroughs, but with the development of novel neuromuscular interfaces, it’s making real headway toward mainstream bionic limbs in the near term. Today, the agency released some new information …

Roll over Einstein: meet Weinstein | Alok Jha

There are a lot of open questions in modern physics.<p>Most of the universe is missing, for example. The atoms we know about account for less than 5% of …

Master swordsmith creates Cloud's Buster sword from Final Fantasy 7

Man at Arms' Master swordsmith, Tony Swatton, recreated Cloud's Buster sword from <i>Final Final Fantasy 7</i>.<p>The video above demonstrates Swatton in action as he discusses the hefty blade's creation process. According to the video's description, he uses high-speed belt grinders, scorching furnaces and …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

These apps keep your handset going longer between charges and can help smooth out performance overall.<p>If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These …

Apps

Restless Sun Unleashes Three Huge Flares

Author: Nadia Drake. Nadia Drake Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.14.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:48 pm. 3:48 pm<p>X3.2 solar flare. Video produced by …

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

Linux