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Fusion Rocket Would Shoot People To Mars In 30 Days

One team will be testing fusion propulsion this summer in Redmond.<p>A research team in Washington state is on its way to making a fusion rocket that could carry people to Mars in 30 days, NBC News reported.<p>Scientists spent much of the last century trying to harness fusion energy, but never succeeded. …

Video: NASA's Best Views of Earth From Space in 2012

This great collection of images of Earth from space comes from several different satellites as well as the International Space Station. There are …

Can we grow a stronger-than-steel 'wonder material' to save the world?

Nanocellulose produced from humble algae holds promise for manufacturing, medicine, and the environment<p>It’s stiffer than Kevlar, thinner than paper, and in a few years, it may be mass-produced using only sunlight and water.<p>Scientists in the US this week announced a new, and potentially …

Aion 4.0 rollling out this June

The anticipated <i>Dark Betrayal</i> expansion for NCsoft's massively multiplayer online role-playing game, <i>Aion</i>, will roll out for North America this June, <i>Aion</i>'s associate producer Sean Orlikowski told Massively.<p>The 4.0 update will expand upon the plot-lines established in the <i>Assault on Balaurea</i> and</i> …

Next-Generation Games Consoles Face A Tough Time

It seems likely that both Microsoft and Sony will have fresh games consoles on the market ready in time for the holiday spending extravaganza. But it is very probable that these devices – Microsoft’s is widely expected to be called the Xbox 720, while we know Sony’s will be the PlayStation 4 – will …

Minecraft creator feeling pressure to repeat

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson is feeling pressure to replicate the success of his landmark sandbox game. In a <i>New Yorker</i> profile, Persson said making Minecraft was simpler because no one knew who he was.<p>"I definitely think Minecraft is a freak thing," Persson said. "There's no way you …

Listen To M83's Soundtrack For "Oblivion"

M83’s last album, <i>Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming</i>, had a cinematic quality to it, a sense of grandeur, importance, and purpose that is lacking from many …

20 Indie Classics by Artists Under 20 http://pigeonsandplanes.com/2013/04/20-indie-classics-by-artists-under-20/

Brain gene hints at stomach cancer’s origin

<b>WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) —</b> A gene called “mindbomb 1” may be involved in repairing injured cells in the stomach and pancreas, report …

The Shock Doctrine - BioShock Infinite (Spoiler-free) Review

Booker DeWitt is a man out of his element – a fish 20,000 feet above water. At the beginning of <i>BioShock Infinite</i>, he is reluctantly transported to a new and strange world – just like the hero of <i>BioShock</i>, the game’s spiritual successor. As in <i>BioShock</i>, his arrival will set in motion a series of …

BEST MINECRAFT CREATIONS (Why We're Single)

GAME OF THRONES Season 3 Episode 2 Previews http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/4/1/game-of-thrones-season-3-episode-2-previews.html The first one is a spot that gives us a look at the second episode of the season, which is called "Dark Wings, Dark Words." The second one is called "Critic Spot"...

Diablo III has 1 million active players a day

At the Game Developers Conference, ex-game director Jay Wilson spoke at a panel, titled “Shout at the Devil: The Making of Diablo III” about Diablo …

China shames Apple into apologizing for its “unparalleled arrogance”

After almost two weeks of near daily attacks from Chinese state media, Apple has ceded to to demands for an apology to Chinese shoppers for its inferior warranty and repair services. Earlier today, Apple CEO Tim Cook published a contrite statement in Chinese, saying: “We realize that a lack of …

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Business (Canada)

You Still Can’t Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules

In the U.S. it’s perfectly legal to buy a CD or DVD and then sell it to someone else — that’s the reason Netflix exists.<p>But when it comes to digital …

Intuition & Equalibrum - "Finish With a Kill"

Intuition and producer Equalibrum are back with a new video that, despite a little blood and skull-cracking, is a beautifully shot clip set in the …

Fyfe - "Lies"

This is the third track we’ve heard from Paul Dixon, who now records as Fyfe, and although it is a little slower and more downcast than either the …

New: Phoria – Red

Not quite sure why I slept on this one.<p>The fact that most of my favourite new music blogs posted it earlier in the week suggests that I should have …

New Music

Watch Queens of the Stone Age perform new song “My God Is The Sun”

Josh Homme and his Queens of the Stone Age performed tonight at Lollapalooza Brazil for the first time after almost a year and a half away from the …