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Alienware's Alpha game console is ready to invade your living room

Eager to get a truly TV-oriented gaming PC without waiting until the official Steam Machine launch in 2015? Alienware is more than happy to oblige: at long last, it's shipping the Alpha console. You can now shell out $549 or more to get a living room-friendly Windows PC with a custom interface …

'Doctor Who' Fan Proposes To Girlfriend With Epic Homemade TARDIS

"Doctor Who" fans ready to pop the question should take cues from Bill Cindrich.<p>The fan recently proposed to his girlfriend in front of a homemade TARDIS. complete with a "Will You Marry Me?" sign.<p>We're sure this Time Lord's two hearts were pounding with excitement. The good news is she accepted …

Teapot Made Entirely from Chocolate Can Hold Boiled Water without Melting

You’d expect a chocolate teapot to be completely useless (except for devouring), but believe it or not, this one actually works. Engineered by Nestlé …

Your smart TV can be hacked over the air, but it's not likely

It only makes sense that putting a TV online theoretically exposes it to hackers, but it's now clear that those hacks don't have to go through conventional internet pipelines. A team of Columbia University researchers has published details of a vulnerability in an interactive TV standard (HbbTV) …

The Oldest Pants In The World Are Très Chic

Do these 3,000-year-old trousers make my butt look big?<p>A pair excavated from tombs in Yanghai, China are the oldest known pants in the world, according to Science News. They were worn by nomadic horsemen between 3,300 and 3,000 years ago, a new study published on May 22 finds.<p>Science News …

Chopped: How Amputated Fingertips Sometimes Grow Back

When a kid lops off a fingertip with a cleaver or car door, there's a chance the end of the digit will grow back. The fingerprint will be gone, and the tip may look a bit strange. But the flesh, bone and nail could return.<p>Now biologists at New York University have figured out just how this …

Deaf Boy Hears Dad For First Time (+Video)

<b>Deaf boy hears dad: A three year old became the first child in the United States to get a new kind of implant as part of an experimental trial, and</b> …

The teenage scientist revolutionising cancer detection

Pancreatic cancer 's high death rate is partly blamed on the difficulty of early detection. Teenage scientist Jack Andraka has come up with a cheap and simple way to test for it.<p><i>Over the next month, we’re celebrating technology and innovation in a new series called Bright Sparks. As part of the</i> …

Stomach cells naturally revert to stem cells

New research has shown that the stomach naturally produces more stem cells than previously realized, likely for repair of injuries from infections, …

Tiny Lab-Grown Heart Beats On Its Own

Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death worldwide, and doctors have struggled to find effective treatments. Heart failure, an …

How a human lung is kept alive and breathing for a transplant

Lung in a box. Very cool.<p>To extend the time an organ can last before it’s transplanted into a recipient, engineers have developed the Organ Care System — which is essentially a box pumping blood and oxygen to the lung.<p>What’s especially neat about the OCS is that they can actually be used to improve imperfect donor lungs by flushing it with antibiotics and nutrients. Like refurbishing a lung, sort of. Putting donor lungs through the OCS helps increase and improve the number of potential donor …

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Doctor Who: The First And Last Lines Of Each Doctor

This is a Doctor Who infographic showing the first and last lines of each Doctor. It was an interesting read. Plus way shorter than the book my book …

Ban lifted! It's time for 'Doctor Who' Lego

Grab your bricks and build a Tardis worthy of a Time Lord. Lego Cuusoo, which previously banned fans from submitting ideas based on licensed properties, recently posted in the License Conflicts and Resolutions section of its Web site that there's no longer a conflict with the "Doctor Who" …

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Style: Fashion Trends, Beauty Tips, Hairstyles & Celebrity Style News

We'll keep updating this list as new deals kick off!<p>Stitch Fix, an online clothing subscription retailer, is disrupting the way people shop for and...<p>…

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700-Year-Old Poop Barrels Still Stink, Researchers Say

Ah, the sweet smell of raw history.<p>Archeologists excavating the Medieval town of Odense in Denmark recently uncovered some barrels of old poop. Estimated to be about 700 years old, the buried latrines are said to have kept their contents in "excellent condition."<p>Apparently, they smell just …

8-Year-Old Brazilian Miracle Worker Allegedly Cures People of Cancer and HIV

8-year-old Alani Santos is a special little girl – she claims that she can channel the power of Jesus Christ to cure people of various illnesses. …

'Noah' Screening Canceled After Movie Theater Floods

He did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a preacher of righteousness, with seven others, when He brought a flood upon the world of the ungodly -- it was then that the movie was canceled.<p>Moviegoers flooded to the first screening of "Noah" on Friday, but an ungodly unlucky few at one …

The Inspiring Story of Station 17, Germany’s Disabled Rock Group

Station 17 may be a little-known music band worldwide, but they have been a rocking sensation in Germany for the past 25 years. What makes the small …

20-Year-Old Taiwanese Artist Creates the Most Amazing Cardboard Models

20-year-old Zhongkai Xiang, from Taiwan, is just like any other boy of his age – interested in animals, monsters, robots and dinosaurs. But Zhongkai …

How Nvidia's Shield Just Became The Best Handheld Gaming Console Available

Nvidia's Shield doesn’t receive a fraction of the hype and fanfare normally associated with established handhelds from Sony and Nintendo. It may not even have the mindshare that niche devices like the Wikipad or Razer Edge have. That needs to change immediately, because Shield is poised to become …

Cat Burger Pillow Is A Burger Pillow For Your Cat (PHOTOS)

Is your cat a burrower? Does she like to sleep? Then this is the burger for you.<p>Your cat can has burger pillow.<p>Naturally, something this cute could only come by way of feline superstar Maru.<p>You can buy one from Amazon Japan.<p>Feeling left out? Don't worry. You can also has burger pillow.<p>Everyone wins.<p>…

Minnesota Farmer Single-Handedly Builds 50-Foot Snowman

Greg Novak, a farmer from Gilman, Minnesota, spent hundreds of hours building a gigantic snowman. He calls the towering 50-foot structure …

Police Reportedly Close Motorway To Search For Man's Missing Penis

Police in the United Kingdom reportedly shut down part of a busy motorway in Middlesbrough, England, Thursday to search for a man's missing penis.<p>According to U.K. news outlet Metro, the road was closed off after an unnamed 40-year-old man was found at the side of the road in a "distressed" state. …

Twilight's Taylor Lautner to Star in BBC Sitcom

<i>Twilight</i> star Taylor Lautner must be having a great birthday, as news just came out that he is set to join the cast of <i>Cuckoo</i>, a culture-clashing …

Photograph Captures Huge Wave That Looks Eerily Like A Face; Everyone Freaks Out

It's a wave! It's a face! It's … both of those things?!<p>Photographer Simon Emmett captured this stunning shot earlier this week while snapping pictures near the harbor in the coastal town of Lyme Regis, England.<p>According to the Daily Mail, towering waves had been pounding Britain's shores the day …

Snow Plow Absolutely Nails Brooklyn Guy (VIDEOS)

Most of us have been here before: A car drives by you on a rainy or snowy day when you're on the sidewalk, and suddenly you find yourself completely drenched.<p>The videos below from Joseph Matalon show two different perspectives on such an experience occurring recently in Brooklyn, NY, but taken to a …

Chandre Oraon, Man With Tail, Worshipped As God (But Not By His Wife)

A 35-year-old tea picker in Alipurduar, India, is getting tailed by followers every day -- mainly because the 14.5-inch tail growing out of his back makes them think he's a living god.<p>Chandre Oraon has had his tail since birth and some Hindus believe it's a sign he's an incarnation of a monkey god …

Woman Breastfeeds Puppy To Save Its Life

When a puppy that she was fostering refused to eat anything, a Colorado woman says she did the only thing that she felt would save his life: breastfeeding the sickly pup from her own breast.<p>“I just felt like he just had an hour left. That’s how weak he was, he wasn’t moving and I just did it,” the …