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17 obscure Steam tips and tricks that can power up your PC gaming

Let’s cut to the chase: For many people, PC gaming is synonymous with Steam. Valve’s ubiquitous gaming client is both storefront and service, delivering a one-stop shop for buying games, playing and managing those games, and even building out a friends list to chat with while you game.But that’s …

You don't have to delete Facebook, but you could definitely be using it better

Your Facebook account is spraying your personal info onto the internet like a hose. Here's how to stop it.<p>Right now is a pretty complicated time to be one of Facebook’s roughly 2 billion active users. The company has taken a lot of heat for its role in the 2016 election and the dawn of the “fake …

Here Are 15 All-Time Best Photos From Cassini That You Absolutely Must See

Wow. Just, wow.<p>Cassini has been out there hard at work for a long time. The Saturn probe departed Earth in 1997 and spent seven years speeding across …

Astronomy

Build Guide: the extreme gaming PC

Congratulations! You've just (choose one) won the lotto / received your inheritance / started a new six-figure job / robbed a bank. What should you …

Best Telescopes for Hobbyists

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Telescopes

Cosmos Was Ready For Life Almost From The Start, Japanese X-Ray Telescope Confirms

Life’s chemical building blocks were first splayed across the largest scales of spacetime as early as two to four billion years after the Big Bang, or more than 10 billion years ago, x-ray observations from Japan’s now-defunct Suzaku space telescope confirm.<p>As recently reported in <i>The Astrophysical</i> …

Black hole has major flare

The baffling and strange behaviors of black holes have become somewhat less mysterious recently with new observations from NASA’s Explorer missions …

This Video of 3 Kittens and a Puppy Napping Is Going to Break the Internet With Cuteness (VIDEO)

Kim Kardashian may have broke the internet through the use of sheer shock value, but these four tiny animals are breaking the internet in a much more …

The Scientific Formula for Perfect Eggnog

Have you ever felt like making boozy eggnog is a total crapshoot? Half the time you get a smooth and delicious cocktail, and half the time it's a …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

The 25 Most Powerful Websites

<i>Sure, with its sprawling server farms, Google is probably the web’s most powerful entity. And everyone knows about the influence of YouTube,</i> …

If you fold a paper in half 103 times it'll get as thick as the Universe

The myth: You can't fold a paper in half more than eight times.* The reality: Given a paper large enough—and enough energy—you can fold it as many …

Scientist find that 80 percent of all light in the Universe is missing

According to observations made by the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph on board the Hubble Space Telescope, the Universe is <i>missing</i> 80 percent of all its …

5 iPad Apps for Amateur Astronomers

I’ve always been interested in space and a couple of years ago, my other half bought me a telescope for my birthday. It was a rather left-field sort of present, but she knew it would appeal because firstly, I like space, and secondly it was computer controlled, which would appeal to my inner and …

Apps

Android 4.4 KitKat official – here’s what you need to know

Google unveiled its new Android version alongside the Nexus 5 – Android 4.4 KitKat – and in what follows we’re going to tell you everything you need to know about it.<p>Announced out of the blue in early September, while we were waiting to see Samsung and LG announced new devices at IFA 2013, Android …

Five Pumpkin Carving Tools Everybody Should Own

You want a jack-o-lantern that looks like it was carved by a 6-year-old, by all means stick with the spoon and kitchen knife combo that you've been …

Root Android: Everything you need to know!

One of the best things about Android is just how customizable and flexible it is. Android lets you use it the way you want to use it, whether that means changing the launcher or setting up a host of unique automatic functions with Tasker. But for some, that isn’t enough. That’s why many of us will …

Hung Up

Android Lost helps you recover your lost phone or wipe data from it

Android Lost is an easy to use app which allows you to find your phone or to remove sensitive data from it in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.<p>The app is easy to use, and the web interface provides a lot of useful features, without much of a learning process necessary. Of …

Samsung Galaxy S4 review

When J.K. Shin, Samsung’s mobile boss, took the stage in the Radio City Music Hall last month, the tech world paused in a second of anticipation. Would the largest smartphone maker in the world deliver again? Would the Galaxy S4 continue the legacy of a series of phones that fundamentally changed …

Playing 'Dishonored: Knife Of Dunwall' In The Wake Of 'BioShock Infinite'

<i>Dishonored and BioShock Infinite take two very different approaches to game design in spite of some of the games’ similarities.</i><p><b>[Some mild spoilers but nothing that gives it all away for either game. You've been warned.]</b><p>It feels good to be back in Dunwall, blinking hither and thither, sword-fighting …

An Attempt to Understand BioShock Infinite's Brilliant and Bizarre Ending

I couldn’t sleep last night.<p>It was the first time in as long as I can remember that I sat down and finished an entire single player game in one day. I’d done it before with six hour Call of Duty campaigns, but that’s not really the same, and doesn’t compare to what just happened with BioShock …