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How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Rare Earth

Star Wars: Battlefront Won't Use Battlefield's Battlelog System

Star Wars: Battlefront won't use Battlefield's server browser and social network Battlelog to connect players to online matches, one of the game's developers has confirmed.<p>Writing on NeoGAF, DICE producer Jesper Nielsen said that while Uprise, the Swedish Electronic Arts studio responsible for …

Star Wars: Battlefront

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Meet UberBlox: A New Modular Machine Building System

UberBlox is a new modular construction and prototyping system that is designed to help people easily conceptualize and build projects like 3D printers, smart systems and robots.<p>With a salute to the explosion of the maker scene, UberBlox offers a building-block style single-connector locking …

Printing

'Life is Strange' Mystery Deepens With This Episode 2 Trailer

Square Enix has released the Episode 2 trailer for Life is Strange, the episodic interactive narrative about a college student bestowed with time-travel abilities.<p>Following the release of the debut episode in January, developer Dontnod has been working on the finishing touches for the second, with …

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King's Quest: The Vibrant Return of a Beloved Series

Many games have aimed for a "bedtime story" vibe, but few capture the charm of a tall tale as told to a youngster by an adult she looks up to. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is one game that understood the magic of a fairy tale, and I suspect the upcoming narrative adventure King's Quest will …

Find Mizar and Alcor in the Big Dipper

Early stargazers used this pair of stars as a vision test.<p>Tonight, find the Big Dipper, known as the Plough in the U.K. or, in Hindu astronomy,</i> …

Why Men Are More Narcissistic Than Women

If there’s one thing you can say for craziness, it’s that it’s not sexist. Across entire populations, males and females face a pretty equal lifetime …

Google confirms plans to launch its own mobile service in the 'coming months'

'I think we're at the stage where we need to think of hardware, software, and connectivity together.'<p>Google's Sundar Pichai has essentially confirmed reports that the company will become a wireless provider of sorts in "the coming months." During his appearance at Mobile World Congress today, …

Crowfall is an MMO that mixes Game of Thrones with Eve Online

A trio of MMO veterans is pulling together a game in which strategy, not grinding, is paramount.<p>Todd Coleman likes to tell a story that, he says, illustrates how his MMO <i>Crowfall</i> differs from most multiplayer worlds.<p>"Imagine you visit your family, once a year for Thanksgiving," he says. "And, every …

Game of Thrones

Husband says he doubts Vegas mother's slaying was road rage

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The tale of a Las Vegas mother of four who was shot to death after a neighborhood car chase took yet another turn Monday when her …

Road Rage

Google Drive Is Offering 2GB Of Free Storage For Doing A Quick Security Checkup

Google is celebrating “Safer Internet Day” by offering 2GB of free Google Drive storage as a reward for performing a security checkup. To receive the free 2GB of storage on your Google Drive, you simply have to visit the Google’s security checkup website, log in to your Google account and quickly …

Google Drive

Carriers in the U.S. are legally obligated to unlock your phone

Inquisitr<p>Do you remember when it was illegal to unlock your cell phone in the United States? Don’t worry, those days are behind us now. Effective immediately, all U.S. carriers must unlock customers’ phones or tablets upon request, with a few small caveats.<p>Back in 2013, the FCC came to an agreement …

Privacy

Anki announces the next generation of its A.I. racing game, and it’s awesome

Your robot cars can now jump<p>Anki, whose racing game powered by artificial intelligence has seen surprising success, is announcing the sequel today at the New York Toy Fair. Anki Overdrive, which will go on sale in September, adds brand-new cars, a modular track, and bridges that make races …

Watch 24 Minutes of Xenoblade Chronicles X Open World Gameplay

Nintendo has released a new, 24-minute video showing off open-world gameplay footage of the upcoming Wii U exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles X.<p>Unfortunately, the video is only available in Japanese at the moment, but you can still gather a lot about the game by just watching gameplay. You'll get to …

The Witness' Developer Says Speedrun Still Took Him Over Six Hours

Even knowing all of the ins and outs of the game's puzzles, it still took developer Jonathan Blow over six hours to make it through a speedrun of his next work-in-progress game, The Witness<p>Though he said he forgot a part of the game after the fact, Blow played through The Witness as fast as he …

Puzzles

The Witness is '10x bigger than Braid,' creator says

Jonathan Blow, the creator of the highly anticipated puzzle game <i>The Witness</i>, tweeted last night that he did a speed run through his game and figures it will be 10 times larger than his last work, <i>Braid.</i><p><i>The Witness</i> is not complete, Blow reminded, and still has no specific release date. Still, his …

Hands-on with the new Raspberry Pi

A new budget-priced Raspberry Pi computer has been unveiled, offering young coders and others a faster processor and more memory than before, but at about the same price.<p>The Raspberry Pi 2 Model B is roughly six times more powerful than the previous version, the Model B+, according to the British …

Why PARASYTE: THE MAXIM Should Be The Next Great Anime On Your List

'New 3DS XL' Review: Nintendo's Best Handheld Yet

Nintendo is one of the most interesting and peculiar companies in the tech world.<p>This is a 126-year-old company that began as a playing-card business, and has adapted to become the most famous video game company of all time, with over 4 billion software units sold to-date.<p>It’s a company that is …

Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His …

Public Health

Batman Arkham Knight

New 'Xenoblade Chronicles X' Trailer Looks Stunning

Nintendo recently showed off Monolith Soft’s upcoming and visually sumptuous Xenoblade Chronicles X on the Wii U by releasing a new trailer. It emphasizes the size of the game world and it’s clear that this will be a very big game indeed.<p>Part of the ongoing Xeno series, Chronicles X continues on …

The Internet Arcade puts 900 classic games right in your web browser

The weekend's winding down, and sure, you could flip on your PlayStation or Xbox and play a few mindless rounds of <i>Call of Duty</i>, but why don't you spin up a real <i>classic</i> instead? Thanks to the new Internet Arcade, an astounding 900 coin-operated arcade games from the ‘70s and ‘80s are free to play …

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Super Nintendo Classic Legend of Zelda: Link To The Past Gets Unofficial CD Audio FMV Video Update

Although the <b>Super Nintendo</b> never received the CD add-on it was due to get, the many games that hit the 16-bit system proved that it didn't need it …

Retrogaming

Doctors transplanted 'dead hearts' into three patients, and it worked

A medical first<p>Two months ago, doctors in Australia transplanted a "dead heart" — a heart that had stopped beating inside a donor's chest — into a 57-year-old woman, reports the <i>BBC</i>. The operation, which has been deemed success, was unlike any other, because for the first time, it didn't involve a …

Destiny: Easily Beat this Week's Nightfall Strike on the Moon - IGN Video

Phogoth is this weeks challenge and we're going to show you how to easily beat this somewhat tricky mission in Destiny.