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The most anticipated video games of 2016

Hilarious Photo Series Shows How a Magician’s Baby is Born

We've got to give it to some couples, they sure know how to make announcing the arrival of a baby a super fun occasion! Like we've seen from Quebec-based photographer Patrice Laroche, on the internet, actually conceiving and delivering a baby requires nothing more than a little “magic.”<p>In July, the …

Cute

Former NY police chief accused of covering up beating

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — The ex-chief of one of the country's largest local law enforcement agencies was arrested Wednesday on charges he took …

Crime

Feds Seek Ways To Protect Prisons From Drones

Countermeasures for contraband couriers<p>Legal drone delivery may still be a ways off, but quadcopters have been smuggling contraband into prisons for years now. Quadcopters are cheap enough and powerful enough to carry a few pounds of goods, like cigarettes, knives, cell phones, or drugs over a …

Carbon Fiber

Videogame maker Activision launches film studio

(Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc has launched a film and TV studio to create original content based on its popular videogame franchises such as “Call of Duty” and “Hearthstone” in its latest push to expand beyond console-based games.<p>Visitors look at a presentation at the ActiVision Blizzard …

A futuristic 'garden' that lets you grow food in your home just raised $230,000 on Kickstarter in 4 days

That's what a startup called Grove wants to help you do with its Ecosystem, which they describe as "an intelligent, in-home garden."<p>Grove Labs, a startup based in Sommerville, Massachusetts, was founded by two MIT students who wanted to give people the ability to grow their own food, regardless of …

Aquaponics

Fast broadband for all by 2020 pledged by David Cameron

<b>All UK homes and businesses will have access to "fast broadband" by 2020, David Cameron has pledged.</b><p>The PM is to introduce a "universal service obligation" for broadband, giving the public a legal right to request an "affordable" connection.<p>It would put broadband on a similar footing to other basic …

Great Britain

Hackers breach FBI-run site, email account of top bureau official

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hackers who breached the AOL email account of CIA Director John Brennan have not only evaded arrest, but now are suspected of another embarrassing set of intrusions, including accessing a sensitive FBI-run law enforcement portal and a private email account of the FBI's No. 2 …

Personal Data

Virtual reality gets jolt with YouTube app, free Google Cardboard

Samsung’s enormous Galaxy View now available at several online retailers

Samsung’s enormous Galaxy View tablet miniature television was made official a couple of weeks ago, and now it’s starting to appear at a variety of retailers across the web. If for some reason your home needs one of these behemoths, you can now grab the View at Amazon, B&H Photo Video, Best Buy, as …

Online Life

Alabama Schools Say Verizon Cancelled Affordable Wi-Fi Program

In January, the Huntsville, Ala. school system announced that it would offer a discounted, unlimited Wi-Fi program for students through a Verizon …

The Expresser App Is Transforming Texting, Turning Memes Into A New Breed Of Emojis

If you’re under the age of 35, battling with an even moderate addiction to your mobile device, it’s safe to assume you’ve indulged in emojis. Tapping these tiny symbols empowers people to express their sincere, and sometimes layered, emotions without uttering a word or sharing any body language. …

Hot Toys 'Star Wars' Captain Phasma Collectible Figure

Complete your First Order army collection with Captain Phasma.<p>With <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> just a month shy of its release, collectible …

The Warcraft Trailer Is Here, and It's a Doozy

The Warcraft Trailer Is Here, and It's a DoozyCourtesy of Legendary PicturesCourtesy of Legendary PicturesTwo worlds come together in Director Duncan …

World of Warcraft

Conspiracy theorists think Apple owns this mysteryious car company

A new electric car company has revved up Apple Car conspiracy theorists who think the mysterious automaker may actually be a shell company for Apple’s automotive ambitions.<p>Faraday Future has already pulled in $1 billion in investments and is stocking up on top Tesla talent (just like Apple), but …

Lytro Unveils its Immerge Professional VR Setup

The world’s first professional Light Field solution for cinematic VR.<p>Long known for its Light Field technology, Lytro has unveiled the world’s …

World's first 3D-printed car could cost you $53,000

Local Motors, the world's most prominent maker of 3D-printed cars, announced this week that it plans to offer pre-sales of its series of 3D printed …

72 Hours in Toronto

That all roads lead to Toronto is, in Canada anyway, both a hard fact and a metaphorical truth. Follow the Trans-Canada Highway — the long and …

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens - Trailer 1

video.other<p>Hulu<p>Director JJ Abrams' continuation of the Star Wars saga.<p>https://www.hulu.com/watch/860629

Google-backed startup Magic Leap could be raising $1 billion in funding — one of the biggest deals ever

According to that report, such a deal would value Magic Leap at $4.5 billion. South Florida Business Journal is Magic Leap's hometown newspaper of record, theoretically placing it close to the source.<p>The only other tech companies to ever raise $1 billion in a single round were Uber, which managed …

What Valve got right and wrong with the Steam Machine | Polygon

will they be able to tell the difference between a Steam Machine manufactured by Alienware and one manufactured by Falcon Northwest?<p>Steam's user interface just doesn't cut it

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Ohio special election still neck and neck<p>AP projects Whitmer to win Democratic primary in Michigan<p>O'Connor holds early lead, hoping to give GOP huge …

Nikolas Cruz

Yamaha to debut all-electric, two-wheel-drive concept bike at Toyko Motor Show

Motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha is rolling out yet another electric motorcycle concept for the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, just as it did two years ago. This time around, that concept won't have one driven wheel -- it'll have two. This coincides perfectly with Yamaha's 2013 promise to have electric …

Elon Musk says that the LIDAR Google uses in its self-driving car ‘doesn’t make sense in a car context’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk held a press conference a couple of days ago to explain the Autopilot features included in the company’s 7.0 software update, but LIDAR, one of the remote sensing technologies that Google uses in its self-driving car, also came up briefly. Elon Musk had some bold comments about …

Customizable LED Bike Wheels

Completely animate your bicycle with personalized GIFs, photographs and more.<p>Balight offers a unique way to personalize your bike wheels using 376 …

The Walking Dead is Back (and Better Than Ever)

The show’s sixth season premiere is one of the most thrilling episodes yet.

The Walking Dead

5 Best Motorcycles For Navigating City Streets in 2018

This list serves as a guide to commuter, motorcycles. It’s not an official segment of motorcycles, but certain lifestyles demand daily transportation …

Motorcycles

Tesla drivers are about to get a big tech upgrade

1/<p>The car's new autopilot features include a highway autosteer feature as well as a self-parking function for parallel parking.<p>YouTube/Tesla<p>2/<p>But the …

Tesla

Graphic Video Shows Deputies Tasing Man in Restraint Chair

Graphic video obtained by NBC News shows sheriff’s deputies tasing a mentally ill Georgia man in the groin while he was restrained in a chair.<p>Two Georgia sheriff's deputies and a health care worker are currently being tried for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of 22-year-old …

Revealing Photos Document What Children Eat for Lunch Around the World

What do children around the world eat for lunch every day? To answer that question, play studio and kids app developer Toca Boca invited 10 children from six different continents to photograph their lunches using phone cameras. The resulting snapshots, which feature a diverse variety of dishes and …

Healthy Eating