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Purple UFO Interrupts Peru TV Show

A television production crew in Lima, Peru, videotaped a purple-colored disc-shaped UFO hovering in the distant sky near a construction site. So far, there's no official explanation for the object.<p>According to Peru This Week, television show "Alto al Crimen" was shooting an episode in the upscale …

Paranormal

Gamma-ray bursts are a real threat to life

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Physics

Daniel Sturridge Devastated as Steven Gerrard Slams Liverpool After Basel Loss

Daniel Sturridge has expressed his disappointment at Liverpool's Champions League draw with Basel—a result which sees the Reds eliminated—on a night Steven Gerrard summed up by saying "I don't think we deserved better."<p>Brendan Rodgers' team needed an Anfield win to confirm their passage into the …

Soccer

HP's slim 'Omen' gaming laptop conjures up Voodoo memories

Remember that gaming laptop HP was rumored to be building, the one @evleaks said would rival Alienware's rigs? Well, it's here -- and it's not quite what the retired leaker expected. Instead of a thick, meaty machine to match the Alienware 14 and 17, HP is putting out the Omen, a 15-inch gaming …

HP targets the Razer Blade with new gaming notebook

The Omen is designed to give gamers the notebook they want<p>HP isn't a company generally associated with high-power gaming machines (despite it having purchased boutique gaming PC maker Voodoo nearly 10 years ago), but it's looking to change that perception with the new Omen laptop. The Omen is a …

New Clock May End Time As We Know It

"My own personal opinion is that time is a human construct," says Tom O'Brian. O'Brian has thought a lot about this over the years. He is America's official timekeeper at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado.<p>To him, days, hours, minutes and seconds are a way for …

A Supersecret Spacecraft Comes Back to Earth After Two Years

The U.S. Air Force has kept an unmanned space shuttle in orbit for the past two years, and it seems no one without security clearance knows what it’s …

Samsung Galaxy A5 Spotted on GFXBench

Samsung Galaxy Alpha brings a different design direction compared to previous smartphones from the Korean OEM. Rumors suggest Samsung is working on a …

Phones

The first games that show off iOS 8's graphics are available for download

Metal is so metal<p>With iOS 8, Apple introduced a new tool for game developers which gives them better ways to take advantage of the A7 and A8 processors. It's called "Metal," a play on the common way of describing coding that's "close to the metal" of the processor instead of abstracted through …

Deal: up to 78% off SanDisk MicroSD cards, Flash Drives, and SSDs!

SanDisk is nearly ubiquitous when it comes to storage options. They have been a trusted supplier of micro SD cards for Android devices for years and there are many people who won’t buy anything else. They also have frequent sales via the Amazon Gold Box Deals and now they are having another one. …

How Sapphire, The Nearly Indestructible Material Now Being Used For Smartphones, Is Made

There's been a lot of buzz around sapphire, an extremely hard material that smartphone makers are using to produce scratch-proof screen displays. Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone maker, unveiled the Ascend P7 with a sapphire display on Friday. The announcement follows rumors that …

Protons

Earth's Mantle Isn't Quite What We Thought It Was, Study Shows

Maybe we were mistaken about Earth's mantle, the layer of our rocky planet that lies between its core and the thin crust on which we live.<p>For years, earth scientists were convinced that the mantle's entire lower region--which stretches from 400 to 1,800 miles below the surface--was composed of a …

Watch A Robot Ride A Hovercycle

Drones riding drones to finance even bigger drones.<p>A white plastic robot zooms a hoverbike over the English countryside, grains blowing beneath the bike's four fans. The robot's 3-D printed body is lightweight, and where its face would be there’s a GoPro camera instead, filming the flight. This …

Drones

NSA and GCHQ agents 'leak Tor bugs', alleges developer

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1102000/1102748_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522388854_4e301727ffbd90e9f848b25f60192c74<p><b>British and American intelligence agents attempting to hack the "dark web" are being deliberately undermined by colleagues, it has been …

Surveillance

[New App] KnightRider Android Wear Watchface Makes You Almost As Stylish As Michael Knight

You didn't have to be alive in the 80s to one day see Michael Knight's communicator watch in Knight Rider and know that it was a cool piece of tech. …

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Shown Off In Official Video

Samsung Announced their new Galaxy Alpha smartphone earlier today, the handset comes with a metal casing and a new design.<p>Samsung has now released a …

Phones
Phones

The Moon: 10 Surprising Lunar Facts

Perhaps the coolest thing about the moon is that it always shows us the same face. Since both the Earth and moon are rotating and orbiting, how can …

Who Or What Left This 60,000-Ton Ancient Artifact Under The Sea?

Shall we take bets on how the ancient-alien conspiracy theorists will spin this one?<p>Put on your tin-foil hats and special anti-Illuminati underwear. A recently discovered mysterious ancient rock structure under the Sea of Galilee, possibly built in the same era as Stonehenge, has archaeologists …

Pilot defends Malaysia Airlines in New York Times op-ed

The terrible, shocking demise of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 this week has left many confused and angered over how such an incident could happen. Some have placed the blame on the air carrier, which is still recovering from the mysterious disappearance of flight 370 just months ago. Licensed …

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of July 13, 2014

<i>At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or</i> …

Crowd Funding