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Here’s How You Can Get Heroin Instead Of A Happy Meal Toy At McDonald’s

We promised you McDonald’s heroin, we give you McDonald’s heroin. All you have to do is: travel back in time, to before an informant snitched on a Pittsburgh McDonald’s, where all junkies had to do to get their smack is “drive to the window, hand over the money, and get a Happy Meal box” containing …

Someone Re-Wrote The First Three "Star Wars" Films In Shakespearean Verse

The Empire Striketh Back is out out now, forsooth.

People Are Making Some Alarming And Wonderful Things With This LEGO Game

Google has built a Chrome plugin that lets you build LEGO and you never run out of bricks. And you can build crude-looking body parts.

Which 2014 Best Picture Nominee Are You?

Are you a crowd pleaser or an indie darling?

Tim Cook: iPhone 5c has not been as popular as expected

Apple’s launch of the iPhone 5c along with the iPhone 5s took the world by surprise, but not really a positive one. Most of us still can’t understand …

Amazon Reportedly Set To Release Dedicated Game Console In 2014

Amazon is set to release a dedicated games and entertainment console later this year, according to a report from VG24/7.<p>The online retailer’s console will run on the Android operating system and will retail for under $300. The hardware is being developed by Kindle designer Lab 126.<p>The device will …

Predator Drone Sends North Dakota Man to Jail

What do you say to a drone that makes an arrest?<p>“Book him, Predator?”<p>This was no joke for a North Dakota family who were arrested with the assistance of a Predator drone. Rodney Brossart was sentenced to three years in prison, of which all but six months was suspended, for a June 2011 incident in …

Battle for the future of the skies: Boeing 787 Dreamliner v Airbus A380

For a supposedly quiet plane, there has always been a lot of noise around the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. From the unveiling of its pioneering design in 2004 to the first delivery in 2011, there was an industry buzz. Then mutterings of concern grew into a chorus of alarm in January, when safety …

Another Reason Why YouTube's Video Game Copyright Crackdown Doesn't Make Sense

Recently a strange wave of copyright notices have flooded YouTube channels that use video game footage to review or discuss games.<p>As many have already pointed out, this is a confusing and counter-productive step toward decimating the thriving video game community on YouTube. It’s bad news for the …

Microsoft's Xbox One May Be Losing The Console War Due To Kinect Alone

Working in this industry, I tend to make predictions quite a bit. Usually they pan out, like the bad feeling I had that the Wii U was going to bomb for Nintendo without new appeal to non-gamers, or that Micosoft would be forced to changes its DRM/used game policies because of public outcry.<p>But …

Geraldine Hamilton: Body parts on a chip

EA CEO: Google, Apple Are Serious Competition For Xbox One, PS4

Microsoft and Sony get a chance to breathe now. The Xbox One and PS4 are both on the market, and they’re selling very well. Sony has moved 2.1 million consoles since its worldwide launch, and Microsoft sold 1 million worldwide on Day 1. Sony appears to have a lead, but but both consoles are …

Enough With The Apps Already!

I hate most iPad and iPhone apps. There, I said it. In this world we live in where jumping on the bandwagon is expected in order to keep up with the competition, every company or artistic project seems to be working on an app. And it’s not a good idea.<p>For one thing there are too many available …

Big money for big aircraft as Airbus and Boeing woo big spenders in Dubai

Boeing and Airbus are in a battle for orders at the Dubai Air Show as the Gulf’s major airlines continue to spend big money on big aircraft.<p>The Dubai-based Emirates airline flashed the cash with both manufacturers buying 150 of Boeing’s new 777s and 50 Airbus A380s.<p>Habib Fekih is President of …

5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Boeing

With $85 billion in annual revenues, <b>Boeing</b> is quite literally the biggest airplane-building company in the world. Just one of its airplane models, …

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FACT: Batman jailed in Singapore for petty crime

Samsung and HTC phones go head-to-head in an 'uncheatable' benchmark test

Remember the allegation that Samsung cheats at benchmarks? Despite the manufacturer's semi-denials, there's growing evidence to suggest that not only Samsung, but also a number of other Android phone makers engage in some level of chicanery. Usually, it involves programming a device to temporarily …

It's Away! Cargo Jet That Landed At Wrong Airport Takes Off

<b>Update at 2:17 p.m. ET. In The Air:</b><p>Moments ago a massive Boeing 747 "Dreamlifter" cargo jet that mistakenly landed at a small municipal airport late Wednesday took off with a roar from an airfield with a runway much shorter than a jet that size usually uses.<p>We were watching an NBC News webcast as …

15-Foot, 1:15 Scale R/C Airbus A380 Commercial Jet

This is a video of a 1:15 scale R/C Airbus A380 taking to the skies at a recent R/C plane show. You know, that seems like it would be a fun thing to …

Rolls-Royce to 3D print aircraft engine parts - Pocket-lint

Slowly but surely 3D printing is taking over manufacturing. It’s faster, cheaper, more efficient and bespoke. But until now something as important as …

iPad Air 'explodes' in Australian phone shop

One of Apple's iPad Air tablets has reportedly exploded in a Vodafone store in Australia, prompting an evacuation.<p>A Vodafone spokesperson told Sydney’s Daily Telegraph that "a burst of flames" appeared from the charging port of an iPad demo model at a store in Canberra.<p>The fire brigade was called …

Want PS4 games for launch? Amazon and Target introduce 'Buy 2, Get 1 Free' promotion for the US - Pocket-lint

Amazon and Target have announced a "Buy 2, Get 1 Free" promotion on a slew of video games, but most importantly, on titles for the PlayStation 4. For …

New Ultra High Speed Class 3 SD Card Format Perfect For 4K Video

Today the SD Association has announced the creation of a new SD card in the form of the Ultra High Speed Class 3 (U3) which is now fast enough to …

Driverless cars to run in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes will see 20 trial pods come to its streets by 2015 and expects to see 100 driverless pods by 2017<p>A £1.5 million project to bring 20 driverless cars to Milton Keynes could be operational by 2015.<p>The Government scheme, which will be announced today, will see a batch of autonomous pods …

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Google starts testing ART, a potential replacement for Dalvik in Android

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>After a 2010 spat over how Java works in Android(s goog) with Oracle(s orcl), Google is moving on to a new way for apps run …

Meet SR-72, The Most Astonishing Airplane You’ll Ever See

If you’re anything of an aircraft enthusiast you’ll know all about the SR-71 spy plane–it really was the most ridiculously advanced piece of flying technology, a legend in its own lifetime. If you’re not an aircraft enthusiast, then read on because you’ll still be impressed. Now is the moment to …

DJI's latest Phantom drone beams aerial footage to your phone

The DJI Phantom ready-to-fly quadcopter let amateur pilots capture amazing footage from the sky, but it didn't come with the equipment necessary to actually film that footage, stabilize it, or see what you were shooting in real time. This week, the company's introduced a copter that does all of the …

Save the Best for Last: Nicki Minaj Goes Skin & Leather for Halloween

Trick-or-treat courtesy of Nicki Minaj. The Queen Barbie teased fans about her Halloween costume on Twitter all day, and saved the best for last …