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StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void launches Nov. 10

<i>Legacy of the Void</i>, the second expansion for StarCraft 2, launches Nov. 10, Blizzard announced today during the finals of the Starcraft World Championship series.<p>The video above is the opening cinematic for the expansion.<p><i>Legacy of the Void</i> will focus on the Protoss, completing the main trilogy of …

What's Better: 'The Witcher 3' Or Metal Gear Solid 5?

The past two months have seen two of the most open world remarkable games in recent years: <i>Metal Gear Solid 5</i>, Hideo Kojiima’s absurd swan song, and <i>The Witcher 3</i>, CD Projekt Red’s sprawling medieval fantasy epic. Both these games are true accomplishments, and more than worth your time. Comparing …

‘The Martian’ is smart science fiction

TORONTO – If there’s anything the new movie <i>The Martian</i> illustrates, it’s that you don’t have to love science to appreciate good science fiction.<p>The …

Watch: 2.8-million-degree tornado swirls on surface of sun

Daksha Rangan<b><br>Digital Reporter</b><p>Sunday, September 13, 2015, 12:30 PM - Tornadoes are scary enough without factoring in a 40-hour lifespan and a …

Weather

Windows 10 on Xbox One Is Called "OneCore;" it's "Highly Customized;" Xbox One App Getting Preview

During the latest episode of Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb’s Podcast, Director of Program Management, Xbox and Windows Platform Mike Ybarra gave some …

[INFOGRAPHIC] Asteroid mining: the making of a trillion-dollar industry

While futuristic in nature, asteroid mining is becoming a real possibility and its financial payoff isn’t too shabby either.<p>According to space mining …

Infographics

NASA is gearing up to launch an asteroid mining mission in 2016

For a government agency who consistently sees its budget take hits year over year, NASA has somehow managed to launch a lot of new and exciting space …

Asteroid Mining May Be a Reality by 2025

Asteroid mining could shift from sci-fi dream to world-changing reality a lot faster than you think.<p>Planetary Resources deployed its first spacecraft …

Space Mining

Swirling through the cosmos, within striking distance of Earth, are thousands of extraordinarily valuable rocks. At least, that’s the theory: …

Asteroids

Inside Ames: Asteroid mining could pave way for space colonies

Deep Space Industries is a startup that wants to mine asteroids for materials. But not for use here on Earth. No, they have a more ambitious goal- …

Asteroid Mining 22,000 Miles Above Sea Level

<b>$20 Trillion</b>: That’s how much mineral wealth is buried in 3554 Amun, a tiny asteroid that crosses Earth’s orbit, as estimated by planetary scientist …

Space prospecting: How Planetary Resources selects its asteroid mining targets

The world might not have flying cars or hoverboots quite yet, but if you need proof of how far humanity has come technologically, just remember that …

Get Ready for the Asteroid Gold Rush

<b>Steven Kotler:</b> We had the idea that we could mind asteroids for over a hundred years. Late 1800s is when we first started thinking about this in the …