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The Nintendo Switch won’t kill the 3DS

The Switch has a handheld mode, but you may never use it<p>When Nintendo first revealed its new handheld-home console hybrid system, the Switch, I was convinced that it was more than a replacement for the Wii U: It would take the place of Nintendo 3DS, too.<p>After going hands-on with the Switch last …

10 Outstanding Cars That Stole the New York Auto Show

• Author: Eric Adams. Eric Adams Transportation<br>• Date of Publication: 03.25.16. 03.25.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Hyper Efficiency and High …

Apple reportedly set to introduce new, thinner, 13 inch and 15 inch MacBooks by July

Digitimes has a mixed track record of reliability with regard to Apple rumors, but its latest report gels with expectations. The report claims Apple is preparing new 13 inch and 15 inch MacBooks to launch in the summer, by July. Although the publication does not say this, it indicates that new …

‘Batman v Superman’ Cast, Director Respond to Negative Reviews

Despite some less-than-stellar early reviews, including New York Times critic A.O. Scott saying the film “is about as diverting as having a porcelain …

Comic Books

Debris found in Mozambique 'highly likely' to be from MH370

<b>(CNN) —</b><p>Two pieces of debris found in Mozambique are "highly likely" to be wreckage from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.<p>Australian officials made the announcement Thursday following the completion of the examination of the two pieces.<p>"The analysis has concluded the debris is almost certainly …

Airplanes

The New York Auto Show's Finest And Fastest

Eco-cars like the Hyundai Ioniq and Prius Prime are worthy, but the New York auto show also rolled out the heavy artillery in terms of sports cars. Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Nissan, Acura, not to mention crazy hypercar maker Koenigsegg, all made waves with outrageously fast newcomers. So …

Auto Shows

Feds bust drug smuggling ring using tunnel under U.S.-Mexico border

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - U.S. federal agents have arrested four people and seized nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana in an operation to bust a drug smuggling ring that had tunneled under the U.S.-Mexico border, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.<p>The smugglers built a house to hide the northern …

U.S.-Mexico border

Free Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games With Gold for April 2016

With just a week left in March, Microsoft has now announced the Games With Gold lineup for April 2016.<p>As usual, Microsoft will offer four free games in all to subscribers during the month, split between Xbox One and Xbox 360. This month's lineup includes The Wolf Among Us and Sunset Overdrive for …

Genesis’ stunning New York Concept may give Mercedes and BMW a reason to worry

The newly crowned Genesis brand revealed its first concept at the 2016 New York Auto Show, and the ultramodern (and aptly-named) New York Concept …

Clinton email reveals Google working in 2012 on a tool to support Syrian uprising

One of the more amazing revelations in the 30,000 Hillary Clinton emails posted on Wikileaks last week was that Google was in 2012 working on a tool to support the uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad.<p>The <i>Washington Examiner</i> highlights an email originally sent by Google Idea‘s Jared Cohen …

Japan Slaughtered 333 Whales in ‘Scientific’ Expedition

Earlier today, four ships from Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research returned to their home port after a “scientific” expedition to the Antarctic …

Toyota celebrates 50 years of the world's most popular car

Razer's gaming keyboards now sport a more pared-down design

Razer debuted an expansion to its popular line of BlackWidow gaming keyboards, dubbed the BlackWidow X. These are nearly identical to the original BWs, save that they've been stripped of their plastic cover plates -- leaving the milled aluminum frame exposed -- and they incorporate a new style of …

Samsung's Gear S2 3G is a look at our untethered future

A smarter smartwatch?<p>Every smartwatch you’ve likely seen, whether it’s an Apple Watch, an Android Wear device, or a Pebble, has relied on a smartphone for all of its smarts. If you were to disconnect any of these devices, they become little more than standard timepieces with a little bit of …

Batteries

New Report Says 'PlayStation 4.5' Is Real, Called PlayStation 4K

2017 is a speculated release window.<p>We still don't have any official word, but another independent report has stated that Sony is indeed working on a …

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Rights & Freedoms

Batman v Superman cast responds to reviews

<i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> opens in theaters this weekend, but lackluster reviews are already everywhere. Yahoo Movies UK recently asked the …

Nintendo Wii U Isn't Getting Canned—Yet

Are the Nintendo Wii U’s days numbered?<p>There’s some controversy in Japan over whether the gaming company will stop production on its Wii U. Earlier …

Israeli soldier is filmed shooting dead wounded Palestinian attacker

Army says soldier has been detained after rights group B’Tselem releases footage that appears to show Hebron killing<p>An Israeli rights group has released a video showing the moment an Israeli soldier appears to shoot dead a wounded Palestinian in Hebron minutes after he had stabbed another …

Activism

Judge Gives Volkswagen One More Month to Fix its Cheating Diesel Engines

In a surprisingly short status conference, a federal judge in San Francisco on Thursday gave Volkswagen and regulators one more month—until April …

Rocket Lab Plans To Launch New, Affordable Rocket Engine Later This Year

A partially 3D-printed rocket engine joins the space race<p>A new rocket engine is ready to fly. A video posted by the Los Angeles and New Zealand-based Rocket Lab shows the company's new Rutherford engine belching flames and smoke, just the way a rocket engine should. The burn lasts for a full 2 …

Biden accuses GOP of threatening democracy in Supreme Court standoff

'Unless we can find common ground, how can the system designed by our founders function,' the vice president says.<p>Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday cast the Senate’s refusal to consider Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court as a viral dysfunction that would infect other …

Nintendo May Very Well Innovate Itself To Death With The NX

In the last couple weeks, two leaks have sprung up, reportedly showing clear images of Nintendo’s new controller for the NX. The controller in question is oval-shaped, and the entirety of the face looks like a touchscreen, save for two embedded thumbsticks on either end.<p>That’s the technical …

Retrogaming

The Black Hole Collision That Reshaped Physics

The event was catastrophic on a cosmic scale—a merger of black holes that violently shook the surrounding fabric of space and time, and sent a blast …

Physics

One stat shows how artificial intelligence is exploding into the world

Google made headlines with it huge victory in the ancient game of Go a few weeks ago. And AI is entering into the marketplace at a historic rate, changing industries as complex as Wall Street in the process.<p>If you get the feeling that we're at the start of a tidal wave, you might be right — take it …

More Terror Arrests in Belgium as Government Concedes Missteps Before Attacks

Prosecutors say one bomber had been wanted since December in connection with Paris attacks<p>Belgian police rounded up six more people they said were connected to this week’s terror attacks, as the government on Thursday acknowledged high-level counterterrorism failings.<p>The justice and interior …

Terrorism

Top Gear drag races the BMW i8 and M4 to decide the future

The BMW M4 and i8 represent two every different expressions of the performance car. The M4 relies on its turbocharged six-cylinder combustion engine to spin the rear wheels. Conversely, the i8 packs a turbo three-cylinder and electric motors for its cutting-edge all-wheel drive system. <i>Top Gear</i> is …

Where Have You Gone, Superman?

This isn’t the point in time when I pretend that I’ve been a <i>huge</i> Superman fan my whole life. When I read comic books as a kid, I split my time pretty evenly between Marvel and DC. I liked that they had different tones, and sometimes I was in the mood for one and sometimes the other. I never …