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A minor, half-hearted, possibly unconvincing defense of the original Fantastic Four franchise

Here is what I cannot say about <i>Fantastic Four</i> and <i>Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer</i>, the JAlba-fronted, Chiklis-obscuring, Evil Space …

Andrew Wilson of EA: 'We never want to be worst US company again'

The giant video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) is not universally loved – if you play games or talk about them on the internet, you may have noticed. Despite releasing some of the most successful games of the last 20 years (Fifa, Battlefield, Need For Speed, Mass Effect) the company has plenty …

There's a New Material That's So Black You Can't See It

A team of British researchers has created a record-breaking material, but you might struggle to tell—because it's so black that you can barely see it.<p>…

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Swift: a developer's guide to Apple's new programming language

Apple took developers by surprise on Tuesday by announcing Swift, a new programming language for developing apps across Apple’s platforms.<p>Until now, most apps on Apple devices have been built using Objective-C, the language almost exclusively adopted by NeXT corporation years ago and subsequently …

An Astrophysicist Explains Our Flying Car Problem

In a new essay at the <i>New York Times</i><i>,</i> a professor of astrophysics at the University of Rochester asks the retro-futurist's most daunting question: …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Sharks' onslaught has Kings stunned

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A year ago, it took the San Jose Sharks seven games to score 10 goals on Jonathan Quick.<p>To a man in a dejected dressing following …

A tornado of fish looks like a scary sea monster demon

But it also looks sort of beautiful. In a if this school of fish surrounds you, your skin will melt, your flesh will be eaten raw and your bones will …

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The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There have never been so many photographs taken, but photography is dying."<p>I'd asked the 50-year-old, award-winning, London-based Mexican photographer what he thinks is going to happen to …

Hands on with LG’s curved, self-healing G Flex smartphone

Unlike most new smartphones I’ve seen this year, the LG G Flex genuinely surprised me. And not just because of its curved design or the fact that …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

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How to Snipe Out Your Best Photographs Ever

You load ammo into your camera, aim at your subject, and <i>fire</i>. You are a shooter. Strangely, the way most photographers shoot is vastly different than …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Recon reworks its heads-up display tech with the Snow2

We still have to wait and see what wearable fruit Intel's investment in Recon will bear -- and by "fruit," we mean Google Glass competitor. In the meantime, Recon's got a new HUD display for fans of snow on mountains and hurtling down said mountains. Just don't call the Snow2 a refresh or an …

Pirate Bay cofounder: 'you can't beat politics with new technology all the time'

Peter Sunde, one of the cofounders of The Pirate Bay, is one of the most politically outspoken of the site's original creators. As the former spokesperson for the torrent site, he was an early member of Sweden's Piratebyrån and is currently running for for a seat in the European Parliament as a …

This is What You Need to Know About Metadata

Every image you take has a secret life, an unseen alto ego that defines it. When you look at an image on screen, you see a representation of the …

What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?

For some time now, we have known the basic outline of the story of “dude.” The word was first used in the late 1800s as a term of mockery for young …

38% Of People Who Are “Single And Looking” Have Used A Dating Site Or App, Says Pew

One in 10 Americans have used a dating site or app, including 38% of people who currently describe themselves as “single and looking,” according to Pew Research Center’s first survey on online dating since 2005.<p>Pew found that over the last eight years, the number of people who went on a date with …

13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Winding History<p>Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

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