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Bungie explains how Destiny's expansion won't make your current weapons obsolete

News of Destiny's next major update — <i>The Dark Below</i> — sparked a bit of excitement and a lot of confusion, some of it angry confusion. So Bungie took to its website to try and clear things up about the three-month anniversary release of <i>The Dark Below</i>.<p>Most importantly, Bungie promises the expansion …

Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

Stephen Hawking

'Final Fantasy 7' Headed For PS4

One of the most commonly requested remakes in the Final Fantasy canon has always been that of Final Fantasy 7. This also being the first game in the series that used 3D graphics on the original PlayStation back in 1997.<p>More recently players could download the archived version via the PlayStation …

Who Is Behind After School, the Anonymous App Taking Over American High Schools?

Anonymous app After School is dealing with bullying, gun threats -- and massive growth.<p>Since launching their app in mid-November, the creators of After School, an anonymous social network for high school students, haven’t said a peep.<p>Their app, however, which allows high school students to post …

DJ Earworm's 2014 pop music mash-up is here, and it is suspiciously 'Happy'

Forget the Grammys, the VMAs, or any day Beyoncé decides to release new music or re-release old music: today is the best day of the year to be a pop music fan. The annual DJ Earworm United State of Pop mix has dropped, so crack out your headphones, switch to full-screen, and obliterate that quickly …

GameStop's Cyber Monday promotion runs all week

GameStop is stretching its "Cyber Monday" sale — the Monday following Thanksgiving when many gift-shop online — across the entire week. Let's get to the deals.<p><b>New Hardware</b><p>$70 off Xbox One Holiday Value Bundle ($329.99) and $50 off Xbox 360 500GB Holiday Value Bundle ($199.99) — available only online<p>…

Destiny's latest update completely changes how exotic weapons and armor work (update)

<i>Destiny</i> developer Bungie released a patch that tweaks numerous exotic weapons and gives players an alternative to farming materials, the studio announced today.<p>The version 1.1 update, which is available now, introduces a major change to the upgrade path for exotic weapons and armor — namely, that …

The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

Did volcanoes melt ice on early Mars? - Futurity

If Mars is so cold, how could ancient rivers, streams, and lakes once have flowed there? New evidence points to volcanoes.

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

Go Back To The Future with the world's first hoverboard

Watch: professional skateboarder Tony Hawk showcases the world's first real hoverboard<p>Fans of <b>Back to the Future</b> Part II need to take a deep breath – the hoverboard has officially arrived and here's the video to prove it.<p>As professional skateboarder Tony Hawk demonstrates, the hoverboard, which has …

Robots

New 'Final Fantasy 15' Footage Shows Off The Size Of The Game's World

Square Enix recently released some new game footage for the upcoming Final Fantasy 15. The focus of this new footage, despite running real-time in-game, is mostly just to show off their new Luminous engine.<p>This means we don’t get to see any actual gameplay but we do get a sense of the game’s scope …

Scientists Venture Deep Inside Mysterious Siberian Crater And Come Back With Incredible Photos

Scientists are closing in on what caused three massive holes to open up mysteriously in northern Siberia last July.<p>This week a team of Russian researchers roped their way down 34 feet to the bottom of the largest crater and found no evidence of alien beings or meteorites that some people had …

See Why People Have Pledged More Than $60 Million For This Epic Space Game

The game's runaway success is because "Star Citizen" represents the dream video game for many gamers: It's a space exploration game, first-person shooter, and open-world RPG all combined into one.<p>The ambitious scale of "Star Citizen" means that players can decide how to play the game based on the …

Space Exploration

US army veteran Peter Kassig 'murdered by Isil'

Soldier-turned-aid worker appears to be fifth Westerner to be murdered by violent extremists of Isil despite becoming a Muslim during his year in captivity<p>Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) fighters have issued a new video apparently showing the murder of US hostage Peter Kassig and …

Islamic State (ISIS)

US scientists may have resolved 'Darwin's dilemma'

Charles Darwin worried about a possible hole in his theory of evolution, but some American scientists may just have plugged it. For about a billion years after the dawn of life on Earth, organisms didn't evolve all that much.<p>Then about 600 million years ago came the "Cambrian explosion." Everything …

Atari games buried in landfill net $37G on eBay

What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city.<p>An old "E.T. The Extraterrestrial" game cartridge drew the highest bid among 100 Atari games auctioned on eBay by Alamogordo officials.<p>The games were part of a cache of some 800 Atari video …

Ferguson: video shows Darren Wilson arresting man for recording him

Officer who shot and killed Michael Brown is seen telling Mike Arman ‘I’m gonna lock your ass up’ if he does not stop<p>Video footage has emerged showing Darren Wilson – the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri – threatening and arresting …

China's New Exoskeletons: Not Just For Call Of Duty Or Tom Cruise Anymore

Powered exoskeletons have long been a staple of future warfare visions, seen in everything from movies like <i>Aliens</i> and <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> to the latest <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> video game. Their real world equivalents have been under development in a number of US programs, ranging from …

Brazil sentences cannibal sect to lengthy prison time for human-filled empanadas | Fox News

A jury in northeastern Brazil delivered sentences of 20-23 years in prison for three people convicted of killing two women, eating parts of their bodies and using some of their flesh to make and sell stuffed pastries, a court official said Saturday.<p>A weekend duty officer at the court in the city of …

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Are We Doomed To Arctic Winters In America?

Scientists Square Off On The Coming Freeze<p>There's an unwelcome guest on your doorstep, America.<p>It comes from the north, dragging frigid air and awful commutes like a terrible shroud over the continental United States, from the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Atlantic. While the East Coast saw …

Reminder: 'Destiny' Is Still The Most Important Console Game Of 2014

The big fall releases are rolling in. We’ve already seen the yearly entry from console industry’s two major annualized franchises, Call of Duty and Assassin’s Creed, as well as other major titles like Sunset Overdrive, as well as Skylanders, Halo and so on. We’re getting Far Cry and Dragon Age next …

Sony Exec on Firmware Issues: "We're Not Bulletproof"

"Those things are gonna happen over time."<p>A Sony executive has addressed recent PS4 firmware updates that caused issues with Evolve's alpha, the …

Destiny's endgame is one of the best multiplayer shooters of the year

Despite the number of major game releases in the past few weeks, I am still playing <i>Destiny</i>, the year's best 6-out-of-10. I've been playing it for two months, and I'm still enjoying it.<p>I'll admit, <i>Destiny</i> is a game with problems. The complaints pointed out in the launch-week review remain valid. The …

6 Who-Knew Beauty Uses for Lemons

Beyond the hair lightening thing.<p><b>1. Clear up your complexion.</b> "Because lemons are very vitamin- and nutrient-rich, they are known for their cleansing properties and offer an added bonus during exfoliation," says Ariel Ostad, M.D., an dermatologic surgeon in New York City. Lemon juice can help with …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

PlayStation 4's SharePlay can be turned off by developers

Sad news, PS4 owners -- that awesome new "virtual-couch" feature Sony added with the console's latest update won't work with the latest <i>Call of Duty</i> game. Users trying to use Share Play to digitally lend <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> to a friend have found the feature completely blocked. "This …