Elliot Kisiel

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Can Andrea Rossi's Infinite-Energy Black Box Power The World--Or Just Scam It?

Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?<p>On January 14, 2011, a 61-year-old Italian inventor named Andrea Rossi staged a …

A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

<i>Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. - Matthew 1:18</i><p>Merry Christmas, scientists! It's that time of year again when all rational human beings shake our …

Why Futurama Was The Greatest Show About The Future Ever Aired

R.I.P. Futurama, we'll miss ya<p>The first time I saw <i>Futurama</i>, the long-running (but off-and-on) animated series from <i>Simpsons</i> creator Matt Groening, I was a kid watching it on summer afternoons at my grandmother's house. I don't think I'd ever laughed that hard--not at its colossally influential older …

Borderlands 2 getting Game of the Year Edition - Report

Tipsters at US retailer GameStop suggest that Gearbox Software may be readying a Borderlands 2 Game of the Year Edition, as reported by IGN.<p>The bundle is believed to include all of the game’s previously released content, playable characters, pre-order incentives, and raised level cap.<p>No mention was …

Borderlands 2 Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2, level increase coming Sept. 3

<i>Borderlands 2's</i> cap will rise to level 72 on Sept. 3 alongside the release of the <i>Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2: Digistruct Peak Challenge DLC</i>, according to a Digital Trends exclusive.<p>Announced during Gearbox's PAX Australia panel, the 11-level cap increase and <i>Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade</i> …

The Week In Numbers: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue, The Sharpest Space Photos Ever, And More

<b>250 microns</b>: the thickness of the microtissues printed out by the first commercial 3-D bioprinter, which will soon help biochemists test new drugs<p><b>100 miles</b>: the distance the Galileo space probe made it into Jupiter's atmosphere in 1995 before being vaporized (could a stronger spacecraft fly …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Jun<p>22<p>Fri<p>revival of the entire 2006 Grammy-award winning album BACK TO BLACK feat. REMEMBER JONES with a 12-piece orchestra band + guests<p>Rams Head …

What the next 30 years will hold for 360, PS3 and Wii owners

We look to the past to predict what your games, systems and communities will be worth in the future.<p>A<p>generation is a funny thing. It has no clear beginning and no clear end, but we can all tell when one is on the rise or when one is fading away.<p>And this generation of game consoles — a golden age …

Battlefield 4 Gamescom video explains how 'Levolution' changes the way you play

A new <i>Battlefield 4</i> video from Gamescom examines the concept of "Levolution" and how players can use it for their advantage.<p>Developer DICE hopes that Levolution, the real-time deforming and changing of the game's maps, will make for a more dynamic multiplayer experience. The most common application …

Elder Scrolls Online Pricing, Microsoft Counters Sony's Jab, Last Guardian Update

22 Aug 2013<p>Elder Scrolls Online Pricing, Microsoft Counters Sony's Jab, Last Guardian Update

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

Penises, Marijuana and Much More in GTAV - IGN Video

Steer clear if you're concerned about mild spoilers but, between the chaos of Gamescom, the US Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has …

The First Quantum Teleportation In A Computer Chip

In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate that their system could teleport 10,000 quantum bits per second. This teleportation …

Three gamers respond to Microsoft’s ever-changing Xbox One policies

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>It’s hard to keep up with all of the changes Microsoft has made to its policies for the Xbox One. Not so long ago, it said that owners would need an Internet …

Takedown: Red Sabre is 'extremely lethal', has no respawns

Takedown: Red Sabre aims to be the Dark Souls of shooters<p><i>Takedown: Red Sabre</i> is an unscripted first-person shooter that rewards tactical play, but it is also incredibly unforgiving to those who just want to run and gun, according to creative director Christian Allen.<p>During a recent demo of the …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …

Newly Discovered Pink Exoplanet on the Lighter Side

Researchers imaged this planet around a sun-like star, but its origins remain a mystery.<p><b>There is a pink exoplanet circling a star very much like our own, 57 light-years away from Earth. But its origins are a mystery.</b><p>In a new study announcing the magenta gas giant, researchers were able to directly …

Battlefield 4 will 'encourage' but 'never force' team play

<i>Battlefield 4</i> lead multiplayer designer Thomas "Tompen" Andersson took to the game's official blog today to explain how EA DICE is designing the upcoming first-person shooter to "highly encourage" but "never force" players to work together as a team.<p>The developer's first incentive to players …

Star Wars Battlefront 3 Weekly: Episode 1

OK, so maybe not everyone out there is a Nintendo fanatic, and have thus been a little left out in the cold by our new weekly video series, Super …

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NASA Ponders Life-Seeking Mission to Europa Moon

<b>With tantalizing hints of a global salty ocean lying beneath a layer of fractured ice, Jupiter‘s moon Europa has been catapulted to the top of the list of suitable homes for ETs in the solar system.</b><p>Now NASA has begun mapping out what a future mission to this intriguing worldlet may look like.<p>A new …

Xbox 360 will drop Microsoft Points starting next system update

Starting with the next Xbox 360 system update, gamers will no longer have to deal with the much-maligned Microsoft Points system that's long been used to facilitate digital downloads. Microsoft hasn't announced when that update is coming, but the software has been in a public testing phase for over …

Black Holes One Of Space's Great Paradoxes

Late summer tends to be a slow month for news. But at All Things Considered, we put on a two hour program, no matter what. So — without a trace of irony — one of our science correspondents offered to help fill some holes in the show with a series of stories about holes. In this edition: Black holes.<p>…

Fetal Pain Is A Lie: How Phony Science Took Over The Abortion Debate

New laws banning abortion after 20 weeks are based on pseudoscience -- and real research proves it conclusively.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Salon.com.</b><p>Since Nebraska first jump-started the trend back in 2010, close to a dozen state legislatures across the country have passed laws banning …

Super Simple 3-D-Printed Robot Can Inspect Power Lines For Cheap

Don't be surprised to see a few of these inching their way along cables above your head soon.<p>If nothing else, humans have proved amazingly thorough builders of cables. Utility lines are everywhere, but they need to be inspected, and the equipment to do that is expensive and cumbersome. Not so with …

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 …

What Does Marijuana Do to Spiders?

Jason mentioned the other day that he and his wife were watching the new series <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, wherein one of the characters talks about how …

One year on from the Higgs boson find, has physics hit the buffers?

A little over a year ago, physicists put the finishing touches to the most successful scientific theory of all time: the Standard Model of particle physics. When the Higgs boson was found at the Large Hadron Collider in July 2012, it was the final piece in our picture of the universe at the …

Under Armour Speedform Review: I Wore A Bra For My Feet, And I Loved It

Constructed in a bra factory, the Speedforms look completely ridiculous--but feels great.<p>I wanted to hate the Speedform, a new running shoe from the Baltimore-based athletic apparel manufacturer Under Armour. It's an unusual shoe, not least for the much-advertised fact that it was manufactured in a …

First Inductively Charged City Bus System Now Rolling

One South Korean city started testing them yesterday.<p>Here's one way you could charge electric cars in the future. A South Korean city is testing electric buses that get their charge from cables buried underneath the road.<p>The cables create magnetic fields that a device on the underside of the buses …

Scare Tactics Don't Stop People From Using Drugs

Information about how terrible drugs and alcohol are for your health doesn't seem to be an effective deterrent, a new study says.<p>For years, anti-drug and anti-smoking ads have relied on scaring people about the potential health risks of substance abuse. These are smoker's lungs! This is your brain …