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15 Ways Video Games Make You Smarter And Healthier

Video games are a huge industry and a big part of our society — take a look at Microsoft's recent purchase of a game studio for $2.5 billion — but games get a bad rap.<p>They're often portrayed as antisocial, violent, and as an addictive waste of time that encourages obesity.<p>But that's not necessarily …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Samsung takes the Apple mockery to the next level in new Note 4 ads

Samsung just can’t help itself. Yesterday, the company reminded the world about Steve Jobs’ opinion on big phones (“nobody will buy that”).<p>But that was just an appetizer. This is the main course. And if you’re a Samsung fan, it’s delicious.<p>In these six new ads starring a couple of not-so-bright …

Mobile

Toyota's first hydrogen car is priced to go head-to-head with Tesla

Sure, Elon Musk is giving away Tesla patents, but don't be surprised if more established manufacturers politely decline his offer. Instead of batteries and electric charging stations, players like General Motors, Mercedes, Honda and Toyota are focusing their efforts on a very different sort of fuel …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Take Your Next Flight On This Gigantic Solar Whale-Like Plane

Oscar Viñals, from Barcelona, envisioned the “AWWA Sky Whale” concept plane as a mixture of today’s current designs and future concepts that don’t …

Solar Panels

Full Episode of Starz's Pirate Series BLACK SAILS Online Now

Iceberg the size of Singapore breaks from Antarctica to roam the ocean

NASA's Earth Observatory says that a vast chunk of ice the size of Singapore has broken away from Antarctica, and may soon start drifting in the Southern Ocean. Named B-31 by the US National Ice Center, the slab of ice is 21 miles by 12 miles in size and now floating in Pine Island Bay, south-west …

Doctor Who Trivia: Test Your Knowledge

As we round the corner to the fiftieth anniversary of ‘Doctor Who’ on November 23, Signature challenges you – the true fans of the show and books – …

Does Bacon Really Make Everything Better? Here's The Math

You'd have to be living under a rock to miss the signs of our cultural obsession with bacon. There are bacon Band-Aids, bacon tattoos, bacon sundaes, bacon-infused cocktails and even babies wrapped in bacon costumes, just in time for Halloween.<p>But is all this devotion to fatty pig flesh merited? …

Google stock breaks $1,000 for the first time

After a quarterly earnings report that beat Wall Street's expectations for the first time in three quarters, Google's stock price hit $1,000 for the first time today. Investors were impressed by the company's continued growth in its core search advertising business, although advertisers are paying …

The science and magic of jam-making | Andy Connelly

Commercial jams are the sickly sweet sisters of homemade jam, but a grasp of the science will help you get yours just right<p>The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday – but never jam today. <i>Lewis Carroll</i><p>Jam-making conjures up images of domestic idylls, an escape to the mountains to live on your …

Jellyfish shredding robot tested to control swarms

A robot that hunts the coastline for swarms of jellyfish and destroys them has been developed by scientists<p>They can leave swimmers and surfers cowering on the beaches, clog fishing nets and have even caused nuclear reactors to shut down.<p>Swarms of jellyfish regularly cause disruption to seaside …

Snaptee: Design Your Own T-Shirt From Your Smartphone

Snaptee, a cool Hong Kong-based company that lets customers create their own t-shirts on the fly, has launched an Android app to accompany its four-month old iOS app.<p>The startup is on “a mission to make t-­shirt design accessible to everyone,” and that’s exactly what its mobile apps do. You can …

iPhone 5S Touch ID hacked by fake fingerprints

Hackers claim to have beaten Apple's Touch ID fingerprint security already, using movie-style fake fingerprints to break into the iPhone 5S.<p>The …

iPhone