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Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Dark Matter

This Is the World’s Smallest Folding Bike

The newest portable electric bike is so small it’s Impossible. No, really, that’s what it’s called. And it’s no wonder, because it folds down to be small enough to easily fit inside a backpack. That means you don’t have to worry about leaving it outside in the elements or even locking it up. You …

'Hobbit' tinkering is in a good cause, film creators say | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The final movie based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” is here for the holidays and while the creators of the popular franchise admit they’ve taken a few liberties, they say it’s all in a good cause.<p>A new character, the female elf warrior Tauriel, who does not appear in Tolkien’s …

Snapchat finally updated with iPhone 6/6 Plus support

While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were released nearly three months ago, some high-profile developers have taken incredibly long to update their apps with native resolution for the larger screens. Look no further than Snapchat, which has finally been updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus …

Google mobile search is now 100-150 milliseconds faster, but only in Chrome for Android

Google today announced a new feature called reactive prefetch to its mobile search product. The feature means Google mobile search is now 100 to 150 milliseconds faster, but only in Chrome for Android.<p>The browser limitation comes down to Google only enabling reactive prefetch for Android users …

‘Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies’: Luke Evans on Bard, battle | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Martin Freeman as Bilbo and Ken Stott as Balin in "'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." (Mark Pokorny / Warner Bros.)<p>A scene from "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." (Warner Bros.)<p>A scene from "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." (Warner Bros.)<p>Richard Armitage in a scene …

Movies

Antonio Sanchez's soaring beat takes flight in 'Birdman'

As a musician used to working on the fringes of popular culture, Antonio Sanchez never anticipated that his skills as an improvisational jazz drummer would lead to Hollywood. Then director Alejandro González Iñárritu came along.<p>Now Sanchez is winning awards and Iñárritu's "Birdman" boasts a …

Pat Metheny

'San Andreas' trailer pits the Rock against the Big One

Drop, cover and hold on: The first trailer for the earthquake movie "San Andreas" has struck, offering a glimpse of the rampant destruction that director Brad Peyton and leading man Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson have in store for the West Coast and beyond.<p>In the grand tradition of disaster flicks such …

Movies

Colonize A Hyper-Detailed Universe In Virtual Reality

'Elite: Dangerous' is almost too immersive for the goggles it's played on<p>Anyone who's tried on a consumer virtual reality headset in the last two decades knows how far short that technology has fallen from its promise. A good VR device should track head motion and alter the images relayed to each …

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

Asteroids

See 25 Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014.<br>DigitalGlobe<p>1 of 25<p>There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the …

Space

Photography Archives

May 22, 2018<p>Infrared Macro Photos Turn Ordinary Plant Life Into Technicolor Alien Flora<p>London creative studio FIELD has transformed the plant life of the Canary Islands into abstract alien lifeforms with their photography series Suprachromacy. Creative director Markus Wendt's full-spectrum, macro …

New York City

Zuckerberg attacks: If Apple really cared about customers, iPhones would cost less

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has lashed out at Tim Cook’s privacy policy, calling it “ridiculous,” and knocking Apple for pricing its products as highly as it does.<p>Zuckerberg’s rebuttal follows comments made by Cook in September, in which he noted that, “When an online service is free, you’re not …

Mark Zuckerberg

Forget Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy, the humble flip phone is back

Celebrities are leading the way in eschewing smartphones for flip phones, but what’s the draw with clamshell models?<p>It’s 2014, but flipping hell, clamshell phones appear to be making a comeback. Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue, was spotted with a flip phone during this summer’s US …

Marvel makes it official: Benedict Cumberbatch to play Doctor Strange

Marvel Studios confirmed today that Benedict Cumberbatch, star of <i>Sherlock</i>, <i>Star Trek Into Darkness</i> and <i>The Imitation Game</i>, will play Doctor Strange in the 2016 film of the same name.<p>The announcement confirms earlier reports that pegged the modern day Sherlock Holmes as Marvel Studios' choice for …