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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: an evolutionary perspective

"Evolution" is emblazoned across the publicity for the rebooted Planet of the Apes prequels, but is that label justified by their plots? One challenge for screenwriter Mark Bomback was to show why the apes needed to develop the ability to speak. It has been theorised that speech evolved because of …

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Relive your NES glory days with a gamepad that feels like the real thing

We've ripped apart knock-off gadgets more than a few times, but there are moments where a company's urge to mimic others will pay dividends. Take 8Bitdo's recently released NES30, for example: the Bluetooth gamepad recreates as much of the NES controller's design as possible while still keeping its …

Brett Favre is in a field, covered in oil in right now

The old gunslinger is having a hell of an afternoon.<p>Brett Favre is a busy man, or perhaps more aptly a busy farmer. Unfortunately this week hasn't been too kind to the old gunslinger, who's having a few problems with some pesky equipment.<p>Favre was scheduled to appear on sports radio in Sacramento …

Britney's Just the Beginning: How Auto-Tuning Took Over the Music Industry

Even if you've <i>tried</i>, you probably haven't been able to avoid hearing about (or, <i>shudder</i>, actually listening to) the fascinating debacle that is a leaked clip of Britney Spears singing "Alien" sans auto-tuning. The wildly pitchy, breathy clip -- which sounds like a four-year-old crooning her favorite …

The Best And Worst Design Of The 2014 World Cup

From ugly stadiums to underwear slips to new and improved soccer balls<p>Us nerds at Co.Design have been focusing less on scores and more on all the World Cup-related design (and its 84-year history): the ball, the uniforms, the stadiums, the underwear slips. To whet your appetite for the finale on …

Skip the Crowds: Romantic Getaways You've Never Heard Of

How a Single Photograph Thwarted One of the Most Heinous Cheats in Soccer History

Photography and sports are easy bedfellows. As wonderful as it is to watch a goal unfold before your eyes on television, it’s just as powerful to see …

LAPD's two drones under lock-and-key by feds until rules in place

A pair of drones owned by Los Angeles police are currently under lock-and-key by federal authorities until a policy is in place for their use, an LAPD official said Tuesday.<p>The move to hand them over to the Department of Homeland Security was a response to public perception and strict federal laws …

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Lamborghini donates Huracán to Italian police

Lamborghini made a big entrance with the Huracán LP 610-4, and now the Italian State Police can, too. The Sant'Agata automaker donated one to Giovanni Law to the replace the Gallardo the authorities have had in service for six years.<p>It will be used to "sustain security on Italian roads" and is …