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Antarctic temperature hits record low

Temperatures in Antarctica hit a record low of minus 93 degrees Celsius in August 2010, according to scientists.<p>Researchers made the discovery while analysing 32 years of global surface temperatures that were recorded by satellites.<p>They found that a high ridge in the East Antarctic Plateau contains …

Accessory Roundup - Win a pair of touchscreen gloves for your BlackBerry!

The weather is turning pretty crappy here in New Jersey this week. I'm sure there are plenty of other places (like the Peg) that are way colder, but …

An Incredible Floating Table Made Of Marble

Looking at the Lythos table, designed by Lisbon-based French designer Toni Grilo, it’s hard to believe the geometry. The table appears to be a massive marble pyramid stood on its head, balancing all its weight, improbably, on its pinnacle. But at only 40 kg, the hollow table is a trompe l’oeil and …

Ask the Experts: Xbox One vs PS4 Games

New consoles mean new games! Which one has the supreme lineup? GameSpot and CNET team up to help you decide.

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'The Room 2' is a stunning sequel to Apple's iPad game of the year

More puzzles, more scares<p><i>The Room</i> is a decidedly simple game. In each level you're presented with an intricately designed puzzle box, and you just need to figure out how to open it. It uses familiar controls — you pinch, swipe, and drag your fingers along the screen to scrutinize the 3D object from …

One-Way, Manned Mission To Mars Just Got Closer To Reality

Mars One announces deals with Lockheed Martin and SSTL to develop technology to colonize the Red Planet by 2025.<p>Yesterday, Netherlands-based private spaceflight project Mars One announced the companies it hopes will build the technology necessary for the first private mission to Mars. Lockheed …

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The AUUG iPhone Grip And App Turns Your Body Into A Musical Instrument

Anything that encourages people to stop hunching over their iPhones like a tech-literate Mr. Burns is a good thing–especially when it also looks cool and makes fun noises. The AUUG Motion Synth, a grip that attaches to your iPhone or iPod touch and creates sound by tracking your movements through …

Two men robbed of their Xbox One consoles minutes after buying them

Two men have been robbed of their top-of-the-range games consoles minutes after buying them.<p>The pair, aged 25 and 27, were among the first to get their hands on the brand new Microsoft Xbox One in Gloucester when it went on sale at midnight on Friday.<p>Gloucestershire police said the men had returned …

Google's Logo Is An Addictive, Multi-Level Video Game To Celebrate The 50th Anniversary of 'Doctor Who'

"Doctor Who" was a science-fiction BBC TV show about a time-traveling humanoid alien.<p>Today is its 50th anniversary.<p>To celebrate that, Google has created an interactive, multi-level game. You choose a character and then try to beat six levels, avoiding aliens, ghosts, and more to flip switches, …

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Restaurant offers 50 percent discount for turning off phone

A restaurant owner in Israel has had enough of cell phone chatter and mute couples staring into their phones during dinner. So he's offering an incentive.<p>Look your lover in the face. Tell him or her why they're the best, most gorgeous, most intelligent, inspiring person you've ever met.<p>Then dig …

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What If The Wii U Launched This Month?

It’s hard to put into context the incredible news that both Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One both sold over a million units worldwide within their first day of release. Those numbers are unprecedented, with the PS3 and Xbox 360 only selling a few hundred thousand units apiece during their launch …

What Happens To Your Data After You're Dead?

The only things certain in life are death and data.<p>Every year, Facebook cheerfully suggests I reconnect with some friends on their birthdays. I’d certainly like to, but there’s a glaring complication: these particular friends are dead.<p>The grieving process being one of the most human of them all, it …

Two Best Friends Play - Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag

The Truth About Binge Eating (& What To Do About It)

Illustrated by Caitlin Owens.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make</i> …

As Relations Warmed, Secret Talks Paved Way for Iran Deal

This weekend's nuclear deal with Iran may have come together after two short rounds of negotiation in Geneva, but it's been long in the making.<p>For …

4 Truths About Your Metabolism

People talk about their metabolism a lot. You'd think they actually understand it. But often that's not the case. Here are 4 things you should know …

The 50 greatest animal photobombs of all time

COOPERSTOWN has the Baseball Hall of Fame. Springfield, its Basketball Hall of Fame. And the Internet has…this: the 50 greatest animal photobombs of …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

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Xbox One vs. PS4: A Guide to Making the Toughest Gaming Decision in Years

It was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV had just launched and choosing a video game system was easy. The Atari 2600 was the best and most …

Google Glass developers: We're still flying half-blind

If the product is ever to appeal to mainstream users, software developers say, it's up to Google to offer more leadership -- or more access.<p>"As the device gets more personal, it's less about killer apps, and more about the personally awesome app." <br>--Brandyn White, Google Glass developer

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Google And Microsoft Put Differences Aside To Fight Child Porn

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is still assuring users and politicians in the UK that Google is working hard to combat the problem of child pornography—and he’s also giving credit where credit is due to Microsoft.<p>In a Daily Mail article, Schmidt outlined the steps Google is taking to rid its search …

PM rejects call to lower age of consent to 15

<b>The prime minister has rejected a call from a leading expert on public health to lower the age of consent to 15.</b><p>Faculty of Public Health president Prof John Ashton said society had to accept that about a third of all boys and girls were having sex at 14 or 15.<p>He said the move would make it easier …

Device 6 Review: Stunning Visuals, Creepy Atmosphere, Fascinating Puzzles… Five Stars!

After several years of reviewing games found in the App Store, the times when I get immediately enthralled in an app experience have grown …

Design Your Dream Home With Live Interior 3D For Mac [Deals]

Ever wondered what your house would look like if you added an extra room? What about a new set of furniture? Stop wondering and start building the home of your dreams right on your Mac.<p>Whether you’re a casual user looking to redesign your home or a professional designer preparing a mockup for …

Man forgets he once bought $25 of Bitcoins -- now worth $848K

A Norwegian man bought 5,000 Bitcoins in 2009. Suddenly, he wonders what they're now worth. A lot, is the answer. In fact, he's already bought an apartment with some of it.<p>The things you don't think about can often bring you the most joy.<p>They manifest themselves to you at the most wonderful …

Fact: You can make money playing video games

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Playing video games full-time is not a viable source of income, some would say. Others believe professional players only make money from winning tournaments. These ideas are “giant misconceptions,” according to Mike Sepso, the co-founder and president of Major League Gaming …

5 Tips You Should Follow for Smartphone Security That You Don't

I carry a little computer with me everywhere I go. Think I'm a geek? Guess what? If you have an iPhone, Android device or any other smartphone, you …

Ashton Kutcher takes product engineering job at Lenovo, first tablets look like Apple Wireless Keyboards

Actor Ashton Kutcher has joined Lenovo as a product engineer. Kutcher’s experience in engineering includes… basically nothing, although he did play Steve Jobs in the 2013 biopic <i>Jobs</i>, so that has to count for something, right? Right?<p>Kutcher’s first job at Lenovo will be using his celebrity status to …