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InAir Smart HDMI adapter overlays the web atop television content with a custom user interface

Televisions are no longer simply screens for viewing video content: Folks want to have the internet on them, too. SeeSpace is a startup building a device called the InAir Smart HDMI adapter that plugs in-line between your set-top box and TV to deliver web content to your big screen. The system then …

Minecraft game adds Ordnance Survey GB terrain data

<b>Minecraft, the highly popular building and monsters video game, can now incorporate accurate Ordnance Survey terrain data of Great Britain in its blockwork virtual world.</b><p>The game's 33 million players can build worlds atop of geographically accurate landscapes representing 224,000 sq km (86,000 sq …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

Clever Sharing via 'Digital Birdsong' App Chirp Lands On Android

Chirp, an app that lets you share links and photos using short bursts of “digital birdsong”, has launched on Android.<p>Rather than sending pictures via messages, emails, social networks or storage services like Dropbox, Chirp lets you send links to webpages, pictures and other content to multiple …

Gigaom | Tumblr launches the Reblog Book Club; first title: Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl

Advertisement<p>Tumblr launched a book club, Reblog Book Club, this week. The first title is teen author Rainbow Rowell’s <i>Fangirl</i>. Rowell is an active …

Don't Call It A Mind-Meld: Human Brains Connect Via Internet

In what they call "direct brain-to-brain communication in humans," researchers in Washington state say they've successfully passed signals from one mind to another via the Internet, without using surgical implants. In their test, two people collaborated on a task while sitting in different …

Flutter Is A Wireless Platform For Arduino-Based Projects To Network Over Wi-Fi-Busting Distances

Getting Arduino-powered devices to talk to each other over long distances is going to get cheaper and easier if this Kickstarter project flies. Flutter is a wireless development platform for Arduino with over half a mile of usage range — making it suitable for outdoor projects covering greater …

A Size Comparison Of Sci-Fi's Greatest Machines And Monsters [Infographic]

How does Godzilla compare to an AT-AT walker? Plus, how they stack up to real stuff, like the Sydney Opera House.<p>DeviantART user lexinator117 created this scale-map comparing the sizes of nerd- and pop-culture touchstones. Now we finally know: American Godzilla is lesser creatively <i>and</i> physically …

Kick-Ass 2 -- Extended Red Band Trailer