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Want to make your own YouTube gaming series? Here's how it's done

Making a web series on YouTube is no easy task. It may look simple, but the successful ones that you actually see take a hell of a lot of work and …

Videography

6 morning habits that can boost your weight loss success

Mornings can set the mood for the rest of your day, so it’s no surprise that your a.m. actions can have a big effect on your weight loss success. Fox News spoke to Lauren Blake, an R.D. at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and Astrid Swan, a Los Angeles-based personal trainer, …

Nutrition

Google's DeepMind survival sim shows how AI can become hostile or cooperative - ExtremeTech

Google’s DeepMind survival sim shows how AI can become hostile or cooperative<p>By on February 16, 2017 at 2:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Which foods can improve your gut bacteria?

<b>Can what you eat change the bacteria in your gut for the better? Dr Michael Mosley has been finding out which foods and drinks can make the most difference.</b><p>The gut microbiome - the diverse community of bacteria that inhabits our intestines - is a hot topic in science right now.<p>Almost every day we …

Wellness

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

The essential tricks and tips that all PlayStation 4 owners need to know

Just bought yourself a PS4? Or have you owned one since launch? Either way, you might not be aware of all the settings and hidden features tucked …

US military successfully tests electrical brain stimulation to enhance staff skills

Study paves way for personnel such as drone operators to have electrical pulses sent into their brains to improve effectiveness in high pressure situations<p>US military scientists have used electrical brain stimulators to enhance mental skills of staff, in research that aims to boost the performance …

The Brain

DeepMind AI to play videogame to learn about world

Google's DeepMind is teaming up with the makers of the StarCraft video game to train its artificial intelligence systems.<p>The AI systems "playing" the game will need to learn strategies similar to those that humans need in the real world, DeepMind said.<p>Its ultimate aim is to develop artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Feds serve warrant demanding fingerprints from all home residents to unlock their phones - ExtremeTech

By on October 17, 2016 at 1:40 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Biometric authentication is often …

Privacy

Colorado engineers use beer waste water to fuel eco-friendly battery

We’ve seen breweries turn wastewater into drinkable beer but now scientists have turned one brewery’s dirty wastewater into energy.<p>Engineers at University of Colorado Boulder have created an eco-friendly way to re-use the dirty water that results as a byproduct of brewing beer by converting it into …

200 million Americans have this carcinogen in their drinking water

For more than a year, federal, state and local officials have struggled to properly respond to the crisis in Flint, Michigan, where lead contamination of the city's drinking water has threatened the health of 8,000 children and forced residents to use bottled water to drink and bathe.<p>Even now, …

Water

Squirrel Steals GoPro, Shoots Video Game Worthy POV Run Through a Tree

Animals stealing action cameras is nothing new—monkeys, seagulls, and foxes have all gotten their 15 minutes of fame this way. But this thieving …

Putrid-Smelling Corpse Flower Finally Blooms: Watch It Live

Normally, the smell of putrefying, decaying flesh wouldn't be cause for celebration, but it is today, with the blooming of the rare but stinky corpse …

Orangutan Found To Imitate Human Speech For The First Time

An orangutan has provided researchers with possible new insight into how human speech first evolved. By copying his trainers, Rocky the orangutan was …

China spent millions on a shady project to control the weather ahead of the Beijing Olympics — and dozens of other countries are doing it too

Their mission? Make it rain.<p>The project is part of a larger campaign of so-called weather modification techniques that the country has been using since at least 2008, when they claim to have cleared the skies for the Beijing Olympics by forcing the rain to come early.<p>China is far from the only …

Ho Chi Minh City

China's About to Rewrite Human DNA Using a Revolutionary Tool For The First Time

Here we go...<p>Next month, Chinese researchers will edit adult human DNA using the revolutionary CRISPR/Cas-9 tool, commonly known as CRISPR, for the …

Genetics

How MIT's new biological 'computer' works, and what it could do in the future - ExtremeTech

How MIT’s new biological ‘computer’ works, and what it could do in the future<p>By on July 25, 2016 at 7:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Biology

Chinese scientists will be the first to use CRISPR gene editing in human patients

Chinese scientists are preparing to set a world’s first by treating lung cancer patients with immune cells modified using the CRISPR–Cas9 gene …

Genetics

Proof of the Soul

I was brushing my teeth yesterday when it suddenly occurred to me that proof of the soul--the much maligned intangible essence that far too many scientists, materialists and behavioral psychologists like to marginalize as "brain epiphenomenon"--was staring me right in the face.<p>In fact, my face had …

Physics

Studies find 'super bacteria' in Rio's Olympic venues and top beaches

The findings from two unpublished academic studies seen by Reuters concern Rio's most popular spots for tourists and greatly increase the areas known to be infected by the microbes normally found only in hospitals.<p>They also heighten concerns that Rio's sewage-infested waterways are unsafe.<p>A study …

Brazil

China's New Ancient Warrior God Statue Will Strike Fear into Other Statues

Guan Yu stands over 150 feet tall, Green Dragon Crescent Blade in hand.<p>China just unveiled an all-time statue. The 157-foot sculpture of the ancient Chinese warrior-god Guan Yu stands on a 33-foot pedestal designed to look like a warship. He's holding a long halberd weapon known as the "Green …

China

This genetically engineered 'living robot' moves with rat heart cells - ExtremeTech

This genetically engineered ‘living robot’ moves with rat heart cells<p>By on July 11, 2016 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

Robotics
Solar Panels

NASA Has Found A 'Morse Code Message' On The Surface Of Mars

NASA’s eyes in the Martian sky came across some odd-looking dashes and dots on the surface of the Red Planet recently, which they pointed out has an …

Mars Mission

A 'slow catastrophe' unfolds as the golden age of antibiotics comes to an end

In early April, experts at a military lab outside Washington intensified their search for evidence that a dangerous new biological threat had penetrated the nation's borders.<p>They didn't have to hunt long before they found it.<p>On May 18, a team working at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research …

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

Headaches

Robbers used 'Pokémon Go' to lure their victims

<i>Pokémon Go</i> is introducing many people to location-based gaming... and unfortunately, that includes the potential pitfalls as well. Police in O'Fallon, Missouri report that robbers used the mobile augmented reality title to reel in victims. Based on the description, it's most likely that the crooks …

Hands-on with the Battlefield 1 closed alpha

We spent 10 hours with this varied World War I shooter<p>The general vibe amidst the mud and rubble of <i>Battlefield 1</i>'s closed alpha this week is highly positive, as you'd expect from a game that enjoyed a good showing at E3, where the shooter impressed attendees and media.<p>This World War I-themed game …

Battlefield 1

Beyond video games: New artificial intelligence beats tactical experts in combat simulation

Artificial intelligence (AI) developed by a University of Cincinnati doctoral graduate was recently assessed by subject-matter expert and retired …