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This is how many people we’d have to send to Proxima Centauri to make sure someone actually arrives

If humans are ever to colonize the galaxy, we will need to make the trip to a nearby star with a habitable planet. Last year, astronomers raised the …

Universe

The 6 types of user segmentation and what they mean for your product

Understand your users, develop a market segmentation plan, position your product, and create a value proposition<p>Marketing helps you understand your …

Marketing

How it Feels to Wear VRgluvs' VR Gloves

When I put on a haptic VR glove for the first time in my life, I was able to do the impossible.<p>Maybe that sounds like a line you’d hear in “Ready …

Virtual Reality

Valve's Knuckles EV2 controller will let you squeeze things in VR

Valve originally introduced its vertical-grip "Knuckles" controllers for VR in 2016, and shipped working models to developers last year. Now the company sending game makers another version, the EV2, that has revamped buttons, straps and a slew of sensors that essentially translate finger motion and …

Virtual Reality

This Raspberry Pi hacker bundle helps you explore the Internet of Things

popsci shop<p>Go from zero to hero with four courses for $19.<p>So, you’ve bought yourself a Raspberry Pi. Now what? If you want to experiment but have no idea where to start, the Complete Raspberry Pi Hacker Bundle is here to help. The bundle includes four courses covering all the basics and a lot more. …

Raspberry Pi

News: Magic Leap's Unity Conference Presentation Uncovered Many New Details, Here's What We Found Out

During its presentation at Unite Berlin, Magic Leap gave attendees a crash course in developing experiences for Magic Leap One (ML1), we found out …

Augmented Reality

Single-Player Games "Not Even Close" To Dead, Red Dead Redemption 2 Parent Company Says

Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick is skeptical of the rush to capitalize on the multiplayer flavor of the day. The publisher of the upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 said in an interview that single-player isn't dead, and scoffed at the battle royale gold rush.<p>"[T]here are also people saying …

Red Dead Redemption

Galaxy's Disk of Dark Matter Could Trigger Mass Extinctions on Earth — NOVA Next | PBS

Approximately every 35 million years, a comet careens from outer space and lays waste to the Earth. For nearly two decades, researchers at Harvard …

Dark Matter

Xbox Project Scarlet: Microsoft focusing on improving frame rates and launch times

<b>Forward-looking:</b> The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One both launched in November 2013. As they approach their fifth birthday, Sony and Microsoft are …

PS4 Pro

An Explosion Has Rocked Space 200 Million Light Years From Earth And Scientists Are Unsure What Is Causing It

The mysterious area of the blast has been called 'the cow' and occurred in a distant galaxy, with the explosion reported to be even brighter than a …

Universe

How to Stop the Sound of a Dripping Faucet Instantly, According to Science

It’s tempting to think that the “plink” sound produced by a falling water droplet on a liquid surface is caused by the droplet itself, but new …

Physics

Why Cosmology's Expanding Universe Controversy Is An Even Bigger Problem Than You Realize

Look out at a distant galaxy, and you’ll see it as it was in the distant past. But light arriving after, say, a billion-year journey won’t come from a galaxy that’s a billion light years away, but one that’s even more distant than that. Why’s that? Because the fabric of our Universe itself is …

Universe

You Should Finally Learn To Solve a Rubik's Cube

It's easier than you might think and whole lot of fun.<p>When I got a Rubik's Cube for Christmas a large number of years ago, I did what any kid would: I scrambled it and set it aside. But although I don't know where it is now, the unfinished business haunted me for years. What with robots and …

Mathematics

Pulling Clothes Off Women Is the Latest Feature in 'Dead or Alive'

Days after the game director said the franchise planned to tone down the boobs, we get this.<p>During E3, <i>Dead or Alive</i> game director Yohei Shimbori told Eurogamer that <i>Dead or Alive 6</i> would aim to tone down the sexualisation of its female characters, "so everyone can play without being embarrassed,” …

Game Trailers

Everything you need to know about the Oculus Project Santa Cruz VR headset

If you’re a fan of the Oculus Rift VR headset, we’ve got good news for you: Not only has Facebook launched the Oculus Go to bolster the product line, …

Virtual Reality

IT'S OFFICIAL: General Relativity Was Just Tested on Galactic Scales, Proving Einstein Right Again

What a shock!<p>The curvature of empty space caused by an entire galaxy has now been pinned down with unprecedented precision, demonstrating Einstein's …

Physics

Asteroid with a 13-mile-high mountain is now visible to the naked eye

Look up in nighttime sky anytime between now and July 16, and you just might spy our solar system's brightest asteroid.<p>Vesta, a 326-mile-wide object …

Astronomy

N-Tech projector is smart, 4K-capable, and even does 3D!

Looking for the best projector money can buy? We have a good list of our favorite options, which will definitely feature the N-Tech in the future. This projector comes with plenty of high-end features, a modular design, and a price point that is hard to beat.<p><b>Other featured crowdfunding …

Why Every Company Needs an Innovation Dashboard

Innovation Dashboards Force Focus around What Matters Most<p>A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit Netflix's Silicon Valley office and interview one of their top executives. I asked about how they manage their innovation process. The surprising answer I received blew me away: "We don't have …

Innovation

Adding Machine Learning And Artificial Intelligence To Customer Service

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) continue to dominate the news, as companies race to create and adopt solutions to increase …

Beginner's Guide to the Principle of Alignment in Graphic Design

One of the principles of design, alignment refers to lining up the top, bottom, sides, or middle of text or graphic elements on a page.<p>Horizontal …

Graphic Design

6 Proven Ways to Empower Your Brand's Instagram Marketing

Instagram is the hot new thing but it's already been around long enough for marketers to know what works.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to PEW Research Center, the majority of Americans (55 percent to be exact) use Instagram to some degree. Given …

Marketing

5 Things to Understand Before Spending a Dime on Influencer Marketing

Do your research before throwing money at the wall.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There hasn’t been a shortage of influencer marketing buzz in 2017, and with the holiday season fast-approaching, it’s only going to increase. Most of the buzz is positive, but …

Marketing

Xbox One X Preorder Information Is Finally Coming This Weekend

Preorder details about Microsoft’s vaunted Xbox One X, a souped-up version of its Xbox One games console due this November and designed to play games …

Xbox One X

Hands On: The All Controller Might Replace Every Last Controller You Own

Having lots of choice when it comes to consoles and platforms is great for gamers, but having piles of proprietary controllers and accessories in …

Gear & Gadgets

Sony Details Next Major PS4 Update

Twitch streamers rejoice.<p>After opening registrations last month, Sony has announced in a blog post that invitations are being sent out for successful …

Not Getting Results With Your Facebook Ads? Here is Everything You Are Doing Wrong.

If you are losing money and wasting time, you are going about Facebook ads the wrong way. Here is how to fix it.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In "Tough Love Tuesday," our first-ever summer success series, we’re connecting side-hustling</i> …

Facebook Ads

Codecademy adds new intensive options to help beginners learn code quicker

Codecademy is one of the most popular sites to learn software development online, having recently passed the 45 million user milestone. Now, in an attempt to formalize its offering and make a profit, the company has launched three new professional paid products, which offer a much more detailed and …

The Ultimate Way To Play Retro Video Games In A Modern Gaming Console

Nintendo recently announced the Mini SNES Classic and it took the internet by storm. It is not the first time though, in fact, Nintendo did try to …

Understanding Machine Learning

What Exactly Is Machine Learning?<p>Here’s the simplest definition I came across, from Berkeley: Machine learning is “[...] the branch of AI that …