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Microsoft bringing Kinect Sports Rivals, Project Spark, ID@Xbox to PAX East

Microsoft will bring a handful of titles to PAX East next week — ranging from <i>Titanfall</i> and <i>Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warare</i> to upcoming ID@Xbox indie games — as well as host a number of panels and off-site events revolving around its slate of games.<p>Xbox's PAX East presence will kick off on …

YouTube Claims It Has Been Behind Every Viral Video Trend Ever

What is the scariest possible outcome of Google’s involvement in your life? That they track your whereabouts and send them to the NSA? That they don’t care about user experience and only send you ads? Those are bush league compared to this: What if, without you ever knowing it, Google had crafted …

Self-healing engineered muscle grown in the laboratory

Biomedical engineers have grown living skeletal muscle that looks a lot like the real thing. It contracts powerfully and rapidly, integrates into …

Toshiba’s Imaginary Wearable Computing Gloves Win April Fools’ Day

If there was some over-arching, governing body that handed out awards to April Fools’ Day prankers, I should hope that Toshiba would get one.<p>The company today announced the Digit, sloughing off what is usually a pretty boring, business-y style to introduce something truly hilarious to the gadget …

Telefónica buys cloud desktop startup eyeOS

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica(s tef) has acquired eyeOS, the Barcelona-based desktop virtualization company, for an …

This Martini-liveried LEGO Porsche 911 RSR is awesome

Classic Porsche racing lines, recreated with interlocking bricks.<p>If you haven't yet seen <i>The Lego Movie</i>, go out and get yourself inspired to build something. Take this, for instance: Malte Dorowski's exacting tribute to the Porsche 911 RSR. Built in 1974, the actual race car was a privateer racer's …

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Breakthrough in invisibility cloaks, stealth technology

Scientists can create artificial nanostructures that can ‘bend light.’ But the challenge has been making enough of the material to turn invisibility …

Titanfall: Optimus Prime DLC Trailer - IGN Originals - IGN Video

This lovingly crafted April Fools' trailer features the famed leader of the Autobots, a new Titan ability, and a new melee weapon!

Tinder Exploited By Bots Promoting “Castle Clash” Game

A number of users on dating app Tinder report being matched with fake profiles of women, who are actually automated bots promoting a mobile game called “Castle Clash.” The bots are sharing a link to the game on the URL “Tinderverified.com,” making it appear that Tinder is the URL’s owner or is …

This is what Candy Crush Saga does to your brain

Last week, Candy Crush Saga, the mind-numbingly simple yet addictive game that involves matching coloured sweets, was estimated to be worth $7.1bn. While that amount dropped by 16% after the company’s Wall Street debut, it still left the gaming geniuses behind the free app worth billions.<p>Candy …

A Guide to Congress's Gimmicks

In order to increase costs without adding to the deficit on paper, legislators in both parties and chambers rely on sleights of hand designed to manipulate scoring practices and evade budgetary discipline.<p>Last night, the Senate passed legislation sent over from the House to avoid a deep cut to …

Aurora alert for April 1 and 2

The first of three sets of solar particles are now en route to Earth and are expected to deliver glancing blows to Earth beginning April 1 and into …

April Fools' brings big, bobblin' noggins to Guild Wars 2

It's April Fools' Day, a time when video gamers know to have their heads on a swivel for inevitable pranks. And that describes <i>Guild Wars 2</i>'s approach to the day, too, bringing bobble-headed characters to the game today.<p>You can see big-head mode <i>Guild Wars 2</i> in action in this vine, but a news release …

A Table That Charges Your iPhone

Designer Marjan van Aubel’s Current project, based on photosynthesis, uses a solar-powered table to charge electronics.<p>Think of the new project from London-based designer Marjan van Aubel as a multiplication table. Utilizing a dye-sensitised solar cell, which absorbs light in a fashion similar to …

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Minecraft user builds an entire city on the back of a giant turtle

Many large, impressive things have been created in <i>Minecraft</i>, from scale models of the USS Enterprise to entire U.S. cities. Yet nothing is quite like this, Atropos — a Steampunk-themed city placed on the back of an enormous turtle.<p>Atropos is the work of user CARLOOO and required five months to …