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Halo 5: Guardians Gameplay Debuting in November at HaloFest 2014

The event also includes the premiere of Halo: Nightfall and a Halo 2: Anniversary tournament.<p>Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer gameplay footage will …

We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

It's impossible to talk about hoverboards without invoking a particular movie title, so we're not even going to try: Remember that awesome scene from <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>? It's one step closer to reality: A California startup just built a real, working hoverboard. Arx Pax is attempting to …

Machine Gears Transformed into Modern Metal Furniture

Did you ever think that the simple gear would have a place in contemporary furniture design? Manufacturer Remy Barrere Gears collaborated with French designer Amaury Poudray to create a series of tables inspired by the machine part. Aptly called <i>Gears Table Collection</i>, the modern furniture pieces …

The Mug That Won’t Fall

A big, computer-ruining spill at the designer’s office served as the inspiration behind this better, smarter mug! Powered by patented “Smartgrip” …

Plug-and-Print 3D!

Micro is the first TRULY consumer 3D printer. It’s been redesigned to fit comfortably at home so anyone can enjoy the 3D printing experience. It’s as …

Push the Edges of Your Creativity. Work for Nike as a Footwear Materials Designer II

Nike does more than outfit the world's best athletes. They are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what …

Beautifully Abstract Landscapes of Iceland from Above

<i>Iceland from Above</i> is a stunning collection of photographs that captures the beauty of Iceland from an aerial view. Created by photographer Lukas Gawenda, the unique compositions take viewers on a journey throughout the country from high above the waterfalls, rivers, mountaintops, and …

Stunning Weave House Located on the Coast of Spain by A-cero

Located off the Mediterranean coast of Spain is the <i>Weave House</i>, a residential project designed by architects A-cero. The single family home occupies over 10,000 square feet of space and is divided into three storeys. Its eye-catching facade features striking white lines that wrap around the …

If Local Farms Aren't Local Enough, Buy From The Rooftop

Local produce just tastes better, right? That perception is part of what's driving the rush of new farming ventures to supply cities with food grown nearby.<p>Some urban farmers are even experimenting with growing food a few blocks away from or even inside the grocery store. Call it <i>über-</i>local …

Lost A Pet? Computer Vision App Helps You Find Another One Just Like It

PetMatch matches pictures you give it with a database of nearby adoptable animals.<p>There are so many things computer vision can do. It can help cars recognize bikers and brake before they hit them. It can scan security footage to look for a particular person's face. And now, it can help you find a …

What We Can Learn From Humans Who Don't Age

A closer look at the science behind two unusual little girls, who have appeared on Dateline and Good Morning America.<p>Perhaps you've seen them on <i>Dateline</i>, or <i>Good Morning America</i>. Gabrielle Williams and Brooke Greenberg are girls who don't seem to age at the same rate as the rest of us. Nine-year-old …

No, New Sauropod Did Not Survive “The Great Extinction”

I’m always happy to see fossil finds in the news. How that news is presented is another matter. Right after all the hype about the “BIGGEST DINOSAUR EVER!” – or not – news sources have been muddling the story of a different scrappy sauropod also found in Argentina. Contrary to headline hooks, …

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4 DARPA Projects That Could Be Bigger Than the Internet

Forty years ago, a group of re­search­ers with mil­it­ary money set out to test the wacky idea of mak­ing com­puters talk to one an­oth­er in a new …

Cambridge Physicists Find Wormhole Proof

<b>What's the Latest?</b><p>Physicists at the University of Cambridge have found a theoretical foundation for the existence of wormholes, which are tubes that …

Scientists are getting closer to a quantum computer — here's why it matters

Over the past few decades, scientists around the world have been working to develop an ambitious new type of device called a quantum computer. And, this week, they took a step closer to that goal.<p>Compared to normal computers, these quantum computers — first theorized in the 1980s, and still in …

Interesting Engineering

The mammoth that trampled on the history of mankind

Just a few weeks from now, scientists from across the globe will gather in the town of Les Eyzies in the Dordogne to commemorate one of the most important – and fortuitous – events in the study of human origins. They will congregate to mark the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Madeleine …

Jelly Bean Ants And Other Amazing Images From This Week

World's Prettiest Tarantula Takes Best in Show 2014

A Socotra Island Blue Baboon spider took top honors at the 29th annual exhibition of the British Tarantula Society.<p>This is the big one, the prestige event, the oldest and best-attended show of its kind anywhere in the world. A trophy here can make a breeder's reputation.<p>As ever, the judges were …

Defend Your Cubicle With A Nerf Sentry Gun

You'll be the undefeatable champion with this one<p>Tell workplace pen thieves and pranksters how you really feel with a barrage of foam darts. This project hacks a Nerf gun to automatically fire at large heat signatures. Simply replace the toy’s trigger system with a servomotor, wire up a home …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the worlds of science and technology this week, from rocking robots to an impressive dinosaur bone.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Fire bombing and huggy bears<p>Blazing skies and moody twisters<p>Amazing air displays and breathtaking nature<p>Plane trails and tadpole stars<p>Volcanic plumes …

Engineering The Perfect Surfboard

Ride waves like never before<p>Since the late fifties, generations of surfers have come to love the feel of foam-and-fiberglass boards. But the boards have their flaws: They’re heavy, and fiberglass shells ding easily. New carbon-fiber decks fix both problems, but surfers don’t like the way they …

What is earthshine?

When you see the crescent moon after sunset this week, notice the pale glow on its unlit portion. This glow is called earthshine.<p>When you look at a …

Astronomy

What Happens When Mice Eat Nothing But Powdered Food

Possible hints of the consequences of a long-term Soylent diet<p>A new study has found that eating powdered food for weeks on end gave mice higher blood pressure, higher levels of glucose in the blood, and higher levels of certain hormones in the blood. That's compared to mice who ate the exact same …

Giant underground ice wall approved to protect Fukushima plant water

Japan intends to move forward with an ambitious plan to freeze the ground around its damaged Fukushima nuclear plant, creating a so-called underground ice wall to prevent water that's been contaminated with radioactive materials from escaping and entering the broader water supply. Japan adopted the …

Stunning Snapshot: Southern Star Cluster Helps Unlock Galactic Mysteries

Changing Planet<p>The star cluster NGC 3590 shines brightly in front of a dramatic landscape of dark patches of dust and richly hued clouds of glowing gas. Courtesy of ESO/G. Beccari<p><b>A colorful portrait of a distant star cluster offers space buffs some eye candy. But it’s also telling astronomers a lot</b> …

Relaxation helps pack DNA into a virus

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have found that DNA packs more easily into the tight confines of a virus when given a chance …

Gay dads' brains show activity akin to both parents': study | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Having a baby alters new mothers’ brain activity, researchers have found, and a new study adds the first evidence of such changes in the brains of gay men raising children they adopted through surrogacy.<p>The men’s pattern of brain activity resembles that of both new mothers and …