R. Scott Hartwig

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The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Vienna brings in gay-themed crossing lights for Eurovision Song Contest

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pedestrians waiting to cross the road in the Austrian capital of Vienna will now be greeted by an unusual sight.<p>Ahead of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, nearly 50 "walk" lights have been adapted with new symbols showing couples -- some of them same-sex.<p>Instead of a single …

Eurovision Song Contest

Samsung wants everyone to build smart home gadgets on its new platform

A new trio of chips called Artik has been designed to kickstart the creation of connected devices<p>If you plan on building or buying a connected gadget in the immediate future, Samsung wants to be inside of it. Today the company announced Artik, a collection of small system-on-chips designed to power …

Phree Mobile Input Device Uses 3D Laser Tech

Styluses and smart pens may enhance productivity and creativity, but users can still encounter problems, especially outside of specifically compatible screens, tablets, notebooks or apps.<p>Phree, a new input device set to launch later this year, is designed to let you use almost any surface to …

Consumer Tech

Small Wooden Figures Playfully Fit Into Their Surroundings

New Jersey-based street artist Joe Iurato proves that bigger isn't always better with his fantastic series of small wooden figures that are cut out and painted to resemble little people. The miniature sculptures are carefully placed in public places such as busy intersections, street lamps, and the …

Art

Protect Your Teen From Dangerous Dark Net Drugs

More than 60 percent of teens report that drugs are purchased, bought, and used at their school. Unfortunately for parents, teens are accessing some of the most dangerous drugs such as heroin and cocaine from no other place than their parent's house. Teens are flocking to the Dark Net to purchase …

Facebook is 'dead and buried', replaced by simpler networks, study finds

"Where once parents worried about their children joining Facebook, the children now say it is their family that insists they stay there to post about …

Crytek’s The Collectables brings PC-like 3D graphics to mobile tactical-action game (preview)

Game publisher Crytek has followed through on its promise to bring console-like 3D graphics to mobile devices with The Collectables, an action-3D combat game that Japan’s DeNA will soon publish on iOS and Android.<p>The combination of Crytek, which made the Ryse: Son of Rome game for the Xbox One, and …

I am ready to subscribe to a gaming PC

From Steam Machines to whatever the hell Xi3 is trying to sell, it's an interesting time in the hardware business.<p>The idea of what a gaming PC can and should be is in question, and Razer's latest innovation may change how you'll pay for your system. Are we ready to subscribe to a gaming PC?<p>You will …

The Otherworldy Charms of Scarlett Johansson

The 'Under the Skin' star talks about alien mindsets, guerilla shooting on the streets of Scotland and why she's an indie actress at heart<p>Let's say …

Scarlett Johansson

25 Insane High Heels You Won't Believe Exist

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Daredevil by Raffaele Ienco

[Video] Make It Wearable Part 5: Daily Life

In our final episode in the Make It Wearable series, we examine how wearable tech will be integrated with your daily life seamlessly.<p>In the concluding episode of our five part Make It Wearable series (in support of Intel's Make It Wearable challenge), we examine how wearable technology could …

Google's Redesigned Amsterdam Office is Functionally Quirky

Architecture firm D/DOCK has redesigned Google's Amsterdam office as being a place where employees feel like they're right at home. They've crafted a bright space that's both quirky and functional, aimed to meet Googlers' needs so they can work better. This includes supporting them both physically …

Design

Artist Hatches Steampunk Insects Wearing Mechanical Gears

Gaby Wormann makes MeCre, or mechanical creatures that would fit in at Burning Man.<p>What do you get when you fuse mechanics with a big, fuzzy tarantula? According to German-born artist, Gaby Wormann, <i>MeCre</i> (mechanical creatures), or "fictitious biomechanical exo-prostheses," as described on the …

The House that Inspired the Movie "Up"

Does this house look familiar to you? Fans of the Pixar film <i>Up</i> might recognize that it looks remarkably like the house in the movie, which similarly occupied a lone space in the middle of rapid change and development that unfolded around it. The filmmakers were allegedly inspired by the story of …

Real Estate

The Avengers Octopuses

<i>Captain America</i><p><i>Tony Starktopus</i><p><i>Loktopus</i><p><i>Thorctopus</i><p>The ever-crafty Darcy made <b>octopus plushes</b> of The Avengers and Loki. Avengers, assemble--then spray …

Michael Leavitt's Cardboard Kicks

by Eva Glettner<p>Seattle-based Michael Leavitt might be a college dropout (he quit Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute of Art as a freshman, despite his a 4.0 GPA) but that, by no means, has meant he's a failed artist. His "Art Army" project is just that; several handmade, one-off action figures for …

Hung Up

‘The Elephants’ Painting by Salvador Dalí Recreated in LEGO

Korean “brick artist” Jin Kei has recreated a portion of <i>The Elephants</i>, a 1948 painting by surrealist artist Salvador Dalí, in LEGO.<p>title image via …

IGN News - New Star Wars Movie Set 30 Years After Return of the Jedi

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The Messed-Up History Of Marvel’s ‘Captain Marvel’ And Why It Doesn’t Matter

With the debut this month of newly ranked <b>Captain Marvel Carol Danvers</b>, Marvel has officially published stories featuring <b>seven -- count 'em, seven --</b></b> …

Comics

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII - 5 Actors Up for Lead Role