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Newfound Planet is Earth-mass But Gassy

An international team of astronomers has discovered the first Earth-mass planet that transits, or crosses in front of, its host star. KOI-314c is the …

PlayStation Now will require a DualShock controller for TVs, tablets, and phones

PlayStation Now could be the future of gaming, but you're going to need a proprietary controller to play. Though Sony has announced that the streaming game service will come to tablets and smartphones — perhaps even non-Sony devices — the company doesn't plan to let you use a touchscreen. To play …

Blood money: PulseWallet lets you pay with your veins

“Spread your fingers.”<p>“Capturing...”<p>“Remove your hand.”<p>Just like that, a machine called PulseWallet scanned the veins in my right hand and charged my credit card.<p>PulseWallet, or palm scanners like it, might soon call your local Starbucks home and provide one more way to pay for your Pumpkin Spice …

Could Minecraft Actually Be the Ultimate Educational Tool?

Playing the video game Minecraft is a joke that writes itself. Ooh, look at nerds building the world they want to live in! But it's actually …

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The Prices And Specs Of Every Steam Machine Announced So Far, From $500 To $6,000

The curtain has been lifted on Valve’s Steam Machine as of last night as CES. Well, Steam Machines plural, as it’s now clear there are going to be many, many variants to choose from.<p>Now that we have data on no less than 12 different brands’ attempts at building a Steam Machine, we have a better …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

Great Getaways<p>The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)<p>To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the …

12 Of Valve's Steam Machine Partners Unveiled

Yesterday we talked a bit about the challenges facing Valve’s Steam Machine ahead of their 8PM EST press conference tonight at CES 2014. One of them was figuring out how multiple manufacturers making multiple version of a Steam Machine will exist in harmony, and now it appears there’s going to be a …

John Kerry is right: US troops in Iraq wouldn't have stopped al-Qaida | Michael Boyle

Iraq,US military,US news,World news,John McCain,Obama administration,US politics,US foreign policy<p>Senators McCain and Graham blame the Obama administration for al-Qaida's return. Their argument is a gross simplification<p>On Sunday, Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsay Graham blasted the Obama …

Huff's new endurance challenge - Other - Autosport Plus

America is known for some famous endurance races: Petit Le Mans, the Sebring 12 Hours and the Daytona 24 Hours are events that resonate with …

TV has some big questions going in to 2014

Audiences changed the way they consumed television — as well as what they watched — last year, making binge-watching a phenomenon and breathing new life into the TV movie and miniseries genres. What's in store for this year? Here are a few hot topics.<p><b>Will there be any more fallout from the Duck</b> …

2014 NFL playoffs, Wild Card weekend: Momentum shifts

From start to finish, the opening weekend of the NFL playoffs did not disappoint ... unless you're a Bengals, Chiefs, Eagles or Packers fan. Jason Chilton digs into the results and looks ahead to the upcoming Divisional round matchups.<p>Since we're rolling in chronological order here, this article is …

Australian cricket bowler breaks bat in half

13 Signs You Were Raised by Photographers

Being brought up in a household full of photographers had its own special challenges for children. If you were one of the kids lucky enough to be …

Weird and wonderful gadgets of CES Unveiled 2014

<b>Before CES officially opens its doors on Tuesday, Las Vegas time, a smaller preview of gadgets occurs at the Unveiled event.</b><p>Wearable tech is big, as …

iPhone-controlled Holi mood lamp coming to the U.S. in March

It’s like the 1970s all over again (I’m told). The modern equivalent of the lava lamp, the iPhone-controlled LED-powered Holi lamp, is expected to make its way across the Atlantic to the USA sometime in March, reports <i>The Verge</i>. It’s currently available only in Europe.<p>You can choose a theme, and let …

Nintendo forced to pay a share of every 3DS sale to another company

While Nintendo's Wii U console sales continue to frustrate, its handheld gaming business offers hope of a better future. But even as its 3DS and 3DS XL consoles continue to outsell their rivals, Nintendo will have to come to terms with sharing a percentage of each sale with another company. In …

Was Luck's TD The Most Amazing Moment Of A Wild NFL Weekend?

It's hard to imagine a much more dramatic weekend of NFL playoff games.<p>There was the big comeback by the Indianapolis Colts, who had fallen 28 points behind the Kansas City Chiefs.<p>Indy bounced back to win a 45-44 thriller.<p>The game included arguably the most amazing play of the weekend: Colts …

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Lightning Can Shape a Mountain!

A bolt from the blue has many powers. But until now, no one suspected that it is a major sculptor of mountains.<p>Stefan Grab has long been familiar with the power of the lightning bolts that regularly strike the Drakensberg Mountains of southern Africa. Nineteen years ago, the geomorphologist was …

Can Green Replace Gold When it Comes to REDD?

<b>Warsaw climate talks give surprise boost to a struggling UN plan to provide incentives to reduce deforestation</b><p>Chris Meyer sounded cautiously optimistic on the phone a few days ago. He’s had plenty of time to reflect on the two-week UN climate negotiations in Warsaw in November.<p>Those talks yielded …

CubePro 3D printer does up to three colors, can create basketball-sized objects

It's hard to say whether "sub-$5,000" really qualifies as consumer-level pricing. We suspect that whatever the final cost of the new CubePro ends up being when it ships in Q2, it'll be priced at "prosumer" levels, at best. Still, the follow-up to the CubeX boasts some pretty enticing specs. Like …

Typo’s response to BlackBerry lawsuit: We’re still launching at CES

BlackBerry(s bbry) on Friday announced that it was filing a lawsuit against Typo, the Ryan Seacrest-backed keyboard startup, alleging that its …

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Kawasaki W650 by CRD

The Kawasaki W650 is a motorcycle just begging to be customized. Production ended in 2008, but it’s easy to find one on the secondhand market, prices are reasonable, and custom parts are plentiful.<p>There are a lot of top-dollar W650 builds out there, yet this 2003 model shows what can be done with a …

Calling gearheads, gamers, and weekend track addicts: The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will offer an industry-first Performance Data Recorder (PDR) option that lets you record video and audio, and interface it with numerous vehicle inputs and a professional-quality telemetry toolkit. Details --> http://bit.ly/1i7YNih

No-Snow Weekend Edition: Last Call: It Was A Touch Warm Here In The World Center Of Racing

This past weekend and the next couple days are forecasted to provide a significant amount of snowfall accumulation here in the United States, …

Gurney Built: 1986 IMSA GTO Toyota Celica Turbo

This 1986 Celica IMSA GTO racer (chassis 86T-002) is one of only three built for the 1986, ’87, and ’88 seasons. Upon the car’s retirement it was …

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