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How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

It's Too Early To Judge Microsoft Xbox One And Sony PlayStation 4

These days, negative press is what seems to drive the game journalism business. Writers specialize in finding multiple negative angles around a story in an attempt to garner hits from fan boys (a term called nerd baiting). The Internet and social media have literally made everyone a critic and …

Mild electric shocks to brain may help students solve maths problems

People who struggle with maths problems might fare better after a course of gentle electric shocks to the brain, scientists have …

Reality: A Mere Illusion (Part 1)

Every action and all matter that has developed in the universe conforms to what we know as reality. The idea that our universe passes like a giant’s …

In Tomorrow's Wars, Battles Will Be Fought With a 3-D Printer

A 3-D printed drone is shot down by insurgents near a far-flung base manned by the U.S. military. Within hours, a small lab dropped onto the base by …

DICE L.A. is ‘100% focused on Battlefield 4’

Yesterday, GamesBeat reported that Electronic Arts opened a new studio named DICE L.A. in Los Angeles. The publisher told us yesterday that the team is going to work on Battlefield games. Now we know exactly which Battlefield game that is.<p>DICE L.A. is working on Battlefield 4. Several sites …

'The Last of Us' Hands-On Reveals A Grown-Up Experience

My time with a preview of The Last of Us was not entirely what I expected. I knew that this was Naughty Dog taking their Uncharted engine and storytelling prowess into more mature territory, but I hadn’t expected the experience to feel so different.<p>In one section you walk into a wooded space and …

The Last of Us hands-on: Humanity is a plague on the Earth

The grotesque fungus-infected of <i>The Last of Us</i> may be the monsters of Naughty Dog's post-apocalyptic adventure, but it's the surviving humans, the scavenging hunters surviving at all costs, that players should fear.<p>At a pre-E3 event hosted by Sony Computer Entertainment this week, we had our first …

The Last of Us lets players set the pace of their survival experience

The Last of Us and player agency<p>Naughty Dog's survival action game, <i>The Last of Us</i>, lets players set the pace of their experience through dynamic stealth and action, according to game designer Ricky Cambier.<p>Speaking to Polygon, Cambier said <i>The Last of Us</i> differs from many other survival action games …

Your body contains 100 trillion bacteria, but that's a good thing

The human body is inhabited by bacteria and microorganisms — for every cell, there are around 10 resident microbes, which form on the surface of your skin, on your tongue, and deep inside your body. As research into the human microbiome continues to evolve, scientists are discovering how a person's …

North Korea's 'Special Prison' for Its U.S. Prisoner Is Everything You Imagine

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency announced on Wednesday that its mysterious …

The Constitution And The 3D Printed Plastic Pistol

By now, you have probably heard about the Liberator, a 3D printed plastic gun designed, assembled, and test-fired by Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed. Is it legal?<p>Last week, the State Department’s arms export office demanded that Defense Distributed remove CAD files for the Liberator from its …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Jacob Barnett, 14-Year-Old With Asperger's Syndrome, May Be Smarter Than Einstein

When Jacob Barnett was 2 years old, he was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism. Doctors told his parents that the boy would likely never talk or read and would probably be forever unable to independently manage basic daily activities like tying his shoe laces.<p>But they were sorely, …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

VOTD: J.J. Abrams and Jon Stewart Discuss 'Star Wars' Versus 'Star Trek' – /Film

“<i>Star Trek</i> or <i>Star Wars</i>?” is a question that’s been debated by sci-fi fans since <b>Star Wars</b> exploded onto the scene in 1977. At that time <b>Star Trek</b> had …

Star Trek

Leaked documents show the extent of America's drone war

Top-secret documents acquired by <i>McClatchy</i> have revealed the extent of US drone usage. Despite previous claims that drones were used for "targeted strikes against specific al-Qaeda terrorists," it's now clear that the unmanned aircraft are being used far more widely. According to <i>McClatchy</i>'s Jonathan …

Roboticists discover the secret of insect flight, and it's not wings

When it comes to insect flight, we usually only think about how the insect's wings contribute to aerial stability. But scientists have now discovered …

University of Washington

Terrifying Robot Snake Will Rescue You Whether You Like It Or Not

The snake 'bot will slither through collapsed buildings on its way to saving you and/or scaring you out of your mind.<p>Carnegie Mellon's modular snake robot has been tested for use in both rescue operations and situations where neck-shaped objects need a good stranglin'. Now it has a new trick: …

'The Point of No Return': Should Robots Be Able to Decide to Kill You On Their Own?

A U.N. report released earlier this week called for a global moratorium on developing highly sophisticated robots that can select and kill targets …

The Future

Automated killer robot development should be paused, says UN report

A United Nations report published online this week says the UN should get countries of the world to suspend development of robotic, fully automated weapons systems until "such time as an internationally agreed upon framework" is reached. The report was prepared by Christof Heyns, a UN human rights …

The Coolest and Most Terrifying Biomimetic Robots | WIRED

Building a better bot sometimes means looking outside the shop for inspiration. Borrowing from the characteristics and abilities of insects, birds, …

Tesla talking to Google about driverless electric cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says an 'autopilot' is the next logical step in cars<p>Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is talking to Google about adding driverless technology to its electric cars, Bloomberg News reports.<p>If the two were ever to collaborate, it could give Tesla a key technical advantage over other …

MIT and Harvard's 3D-Printed Inchworm Robot Can Assemble Itself

The first sure sign of a robot uprising will be when robots gain self-awareness and begin acting autonomously – and if this self-assembling robot is …

New Trailer for Almost Human, the Robot Cop Show from the Fringe Guys

We don't just miss Fringe because of its insane worldbuilding and over-the-top science fictional ideas — we also miss the characters and their …

Science Fiction

Brazil will use robots to help with 2014 World Cup security

SAO PAULO (AP) — The Brazilian government has bought 30 security robots to improve public safety during the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics.<p>The government paid nearly $3.5 million for the small unmanned ground vehicles which can provide surveillance, bomb removal and other law-enforcement …

ISS: Space station's cooling system leaking ammonia

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/977000/977166_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524657300_6ba89229cdf54d7bd776d754f247e17f<p><b>Astronauts on the International Space Station are dealing with a leak in the orbiting platform's cooling system.</b><p>The crew spotted particles of ammonia …

Deadly mushrooms: What you need to know

A coroner has issued a warning after a woman died from eating one of the world's most deadly mushrooms, picked from her Somerset garden.<p>Christina Hale, 57, had gathered the fungi to improve a tin of soup, unaware that eating just half of one could be fatal.<p>The mother-of-four died of multiple organ …

Are You Brave Enough To Watch The 10 Scariest Movies On Netflix?

Movies<p>The latest movie news, casting updates and rumors, trailer sneak peeks, and expert reviews on MTV.<p>Movies<p>Director Cathy Yan is the first Asian …

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