Chris Emanuel

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6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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How to Reduce VR Sickness? Just Add a Virtual Nose

In the 1950s, the Navy introduced a simulator that taught pilots to fly a helicopter from the comfort of a virtual cockpit. They could take off, …

What the Visual Style of J.J. Abrams’s ‘Star Trek’ Films Can Tell Us About ‘The Force Awakens’

One of the first sights in the new trailer for <i>Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens</i> is a massive, collapsed spaceship, gray and imposing like …

100,000 Galaxies, and No Obvious Signs of Life

Beam us up, Scotty. There’s no signs of intelligent life out there. At least, no <i>obvious</i> signs, according to a recent survey performed by researchers …

School Of Tech: Cheapest 4K Gaming Graphics Card Solution, Budget 1080p Monitors

<i>It’s the weekend, so another School of Tech session begins! This week we’re being considerate to our wallets and exploring affordable 1080p monitors for gaming, and looking into the cheapest possible graphics card solution that will deliver a decent 4K gaming experience. School of Tech is published</i> …

How the Moon Formed: Violent Cosmic Crash Theory Gets Double Boost

The formation of the moon has long remained a mystery, but new studies support the theory that the moon was formed from debris left from a collision …

How It Works: Death By Black Hole

A quantum quandary<p>As you fall feet first across an event horizon—the point where nothing can escape the black hole’s gravitational pull—you don’t feel anything change. But eventually, gravity is so much stronger at your feet than your head that you’re stretched apart, like Play-Doh, until you snap. …

New Light on Our Accelerating Universe --"Not as Fast as We Thought"

The team, led by UA astronomer Peter A. Milne, discovered that type Ia supernovae, which have been considered so uniform that cosmologists have used …

What to Do With Dead Bodies in Space

<i>This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among</i> <i>Arizona State University</i><i>,</i> <i>New America</i><i>, and Slate. Future Tense explores the ways emerging</i> …

Researchers Achieve Electrical Control of Quantum Bits, Paving The Way For Quantum Computers

For the first time ever, researchers have encoded quantum information using simple electrical pulses.<p>Researchers from UNSW in Australia are a big …

Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

Each week we find the most interesting and informative articles we can and along the way we uncover amazing and cool images. Here you'll discover 10 …

New Horizons closes in on Pluto

The image of Pluto and its moon Charon, taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, was magnified four times to make the objects more visible. Image …

Solar Eclipses Are Slowly Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

About twice a year, the Moon appears to pass in front of the Sun, giving rise to a partial solar eclipse if the alignment is imperfect, but leading to either a total or annular solar eclipse if the Earth, Moon and Sun all form a straight line in space.<p>It’s only by chance that the Moon and the Sun …

Get Ready To Meet Aliens: NASA To Produce ‘Definite Evidence’ of Alien Life By 2025

NASA’s chief scientist, Ellen Stofan, has confirmed that we are not alone in the Universe and that we are going to meet aliens in a decade or two. …

'Hubble' – One Word Says It All

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is more than just a famous telescope. It is a household word, known to people of all walks of life, of all ages, and …

'Bloodborne' Review: Blood, Sweat And Nightmares

The <i>Souls</i> games developed by From Software are often billed as “difficult.” “Prepare to Die” isn’t just a memorable quote from <i>Princess Bride</i>, it was the marketing slogan for the original <i>Dark Souls.</i><p>And it was an honest enough blurb. No matter how skilled you may have become at these games, you will …

Chemical Technique Dramatically Speeds Up 3-D Printing

With a trick of chemistry, researchers have sped up, and smoothed, the process of three-dimensional (3D) printing, producing objects in minutes …

Headset offers virtual reality you can control with your hands

In the last few months we've seen virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift cleverly paired with the Leap Motion gesture controller to deliver a …

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Soccer Player with Four Hands Optical Illusion

Good morning everyone and Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Today is March 17th and everyone is Irish today! For those of you that really are Irish, hope …

Windows 10 log-in options will include fingerprint, facial and iris recognition

Microsoft thinks it's high time you ditch your passwords. The company, which is readying Windows 10 for release later this year, just announced that its next-gen OS will include built-in support for several alternative log-in options, including fingerprint, facial and iris recognition. That means …

How Your USB Cables Are About to Change Forever

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Robot arm gets smaller, smarter

Universal Robot’s UR5, the robot arm I programmed to give me a high five, now has a pint-sized brother, UR3, and it's capable of pretty much …

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Clint Eastwood: American Sniper and I are anti-war

American Sniper director Clint Eastwood has said that the film, about legendarily lethal marksman Chris Kyle and his tours in Iraq, is anti-war.<p>In an interview with students at Loyola Marymount University School of Film & TV in Los Angeles, he said of the film: “I think it’s nice for veterans, …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

The director of Creative Control explains his augmented reality nightmare

<b>Emily Yoshida:</b> <b>There are so many tech-oriented films this year at SXSW, and a lot of tech-nightmare films. But then you walk outside after watching of one of these dark visions of technology, and the overall SXSW vibe is "Everything about the future is going to be amazing! Lets get even MORE</b> …

Small, Shrinking Mercury Is a Planetary Space Oddity

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>Mercury is more than just a dead, roasted chunk of rock. In fact, the solar system’s smallest planet is proving to be surprisingly lively. Well, not in the sense that anything actually lives there, though scientists don’t discount the possibility that some of …

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Rare 'severe' geomagnetic storm is hitting Earth right now

A rare G4, "severe" geomagnetic storm, is underway. It has the potential to disrupt radio transmission signals, cause problems with the electrical …

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Planet Earth: Facts About Its Orbit, Atmosphere & Size

Earth, our home, is the third planet from the sun. It is the only planet known to have an atmosphere containing free oxygen, oceans of liquid water …

YouTube's top 10 games channels watched 2.2bn times in January

And the top 100 gaming channels generated more than 6bn views that month, led by PewDiePie, Popular MMOs and Stampy<p>The 10 most popular games channels on YouTube generated more than 2.2bn video views in January alone, led by Let’s Play gamer Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg with 417.9m views that month.

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