Dylan Lenze

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Colossal 'Hole' in Space Could Be Link to Universe Beyond Our Own

Leave this world, travel 6 billion–10 billion light years toward the Eridanus constellation, and you’ll run into a giant cosmic wall of nothingness.<p>A …

U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan attacked; no casualties reported

KABUL, Afghanistan --<p>The U.S. Embassyin Kabul came under attack on Christmas morning, and theTalibanlater claimed responsibility, saying it had fired four rockets at the American compound.<p>U.S. officials said that two rounds of either mortar or rocket fire struck the embassy and that no Americans …

Afghanistan says 88 prisoners to be freed, despite U.S. concern

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan will release 88 prisoners as planned even though the United States considers them dangerous and wants them to remain in detention, the board reviewing their cases told Reuters.<p>The prisoners are being held at a jail at the Bagram air base north of Kabul. The United …

Afghanistan: Violence Against Women Hits Record Levels

Violent crimes against women in Afghanistan have hit record levels, according to the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC).<p>"The …

The child bomb plot and the challenges of reporting on Afghanistan

The story of a girl suicide bomber was widely reported but details from her remote, violent district were confusing and contradictory<p>It was another heartbreaking story from Afghanistan. An eight year-old girl had been picked up outside a police station after a failed attempt by her father, a …

Saving the art of conversation in the age of the smartphone

“I am going to be a little boring,” Sherry Turkle announces as we sit down to tea in the living room of her sprawling Boston townhouse. “And you’re going to be a little boring, too.”<p>Turkle, for the record, is not boring. She is a psychologist and a professor at MIT whose primary academic …

TED Talks

The Future According To Samsung

The following concept video shows how that could happen.<p>The video touches on a concept called "The Internet Of Things," which is a term people in the tech industry like to throw around when they talk about connecting everyday objects to the Internet. It may sound a little like the Jetsons today, …

Tech Industry

The DeanBeat: The 10 most anticipated games of 2014 (poll)

<i>Check here for more from GamesBeat’s 12 Days of the Best and Worst of 2013.</i><p>I sat down to come up with this list of the top 10 games of 2014. Then I cheated. Since I couldn’t decide what to cut, I expanded the list to 13, and then I shrank it down again. Like many gamers, I agonize over which games …

Using Aperture’s Adjustment Tools to Make Your Photographs Pop

Since its initial release, Aperture has evolved from an image management program to a powerful catalogue and image manipulation program for Mac …

Gareth Bale to make debut for Real Madrid at Villarreal on Saturday

Showtime has arrived at last for Gareth Bale. After a summer of almost interminable haggling, the 24-year-old will make his debut as a Real Madrid player when then Spanish aristocrats travel to Villarreal on Saturday night.<p>It will be the fulfilment of a dream that the quiet man from Cardiff has …

The Week In Numbers: A 3-D Printed Invisibility Cloak, Skyscrapers That Attack, And More

<b>£946</b>: the money the developers of a curved glass building in London paid to Martin Lindsay after reflected light from the skyscraper melted his Jaguar XJ<p><b>18 to 27 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the average increase in surface temperature when moving from a rural area to a city<p><b>244 meters</b>: the height of the …

Bill Nye To Join Dancing With The Stars

Wouldn't you want to take a spin around the dance floor with the Science Guy?<p>When I imagined Bill Nye dancing with the stars, I assumed he'd be in space. Alas, the Science Guy will be joining the cast of ABC's never-ending show for its upcoming 17th season. The man apparently loves a good swing …

'Titanfall' Could Be A Game Changer

<i>Respawn’s next-gen shooter looks incredible.</i><p>I have yet to get hands-on time with Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming shooter <i>Titanfall</i>.<p>But it’s the first competitive first-person shooter that I’ve been excited to play in a long time, and one of the few games being demoed at recent conventions that …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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Grinding 20-Ton Mirrors For The Giant Magellan Telescope

One of the largest telescopes ever made will reveal previously unobservable facets of our universe's past.<p>The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will be one of the largest telescopes ever made, and will allow scientists to observe distant realms in unprecedented detail. It will display the far reaches …

The Science of Sweetness

Holho makes your tablet a video hologram projector

You might be familiar with those optical-illusion toys that let you place a small object into a gadget with two parabolic mirrors and project what looks like a 3D version of that object. Now, there's a higher-tech version on Kickstarter that's designed to work with smartphones and tablets.<p>The Holho …

10-year-old saves family in errant car, credits Mario Kart

A heartwarming story out of Hugo, Colo., tells a tale of how a 10-year-old boy saved his great grandmother and brother's life after she passed out behind the wheel of their vehicle going 60 miles per hour. Where did his driving expertise come from? Mario Kart, naturally.<p>Denver NBC affiliate KUSA …

7 Clever Gadgets That Will Change Your Life

Clever devices to make your life easier.<p>These smart tech devices do things you might never have thought possible — or even imagined — until now.

Google brings ‘Find my iPhone’-like service to Android

The Android Device Manager will show a location, and give options to ring or wipe the phone.<p>Forgetful and unlucky Android phone and tablet owners will be happy to hear that their lost or stolen devices will now be trackable with a free service much like Apple's "Find my iPhone."<p>The Android Device …

Google Play Store downloads surpass Apple App Store for the first time

According to research conducted by <i>App Annie Index</i>, Google Play exceeded the Apple App Store for quarterly app downloads for the first time. But we’re not talking tiny margins here, the Google Play store managed to surpass the Apple App Store’s downloads by 10 percent in the second quarter of …

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea says Cesc Fabregas would help Manchester United

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has encouraged Cesc Fabregas to sign for the club saying he would help improve them.<p><b>United</b> are looking to make their third bid for the Barcelona midfielder, and will increase it to £35 million.<p>In an interview with Spanish newspaper <i>Marca</i> De Gea said: "He'll …

The Rio 2016 Olympics: sun, sea and absolutely no swimming

One year after the London 2012 Olympics, the gates to the east London site have reopened to reveal the new Queen Elizabeth Park, the first tangible piece of the two-week sporting circus' promised legacy. You would think the architects behind the Olympic masterplan might be able to breathe a sigh of …