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Watch A 5-Part Series On The History Of Video Game Graphics

This pixelated flashback takes you from Pong to Call Of Duty.<p>Stuart Brown‘s five part YouTube series–where one episode is being released every day this week–takes viewers through the evolution of video game graphics, starting with the most rudimentary games of the 1970s up through today.<p>What makes …

SkySQL bundles MariaDB and Galera Cluster for enterprises who want to move past MySQL

Helsinki-based database management firm SkySQL incorporates a bunch of the old MySQL crowd and wants to hammer Oracle(s orcl) hard with the MySQL …

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Finally, Someone Made a Visor For Your Car's Side Mirrors

Most cars have wipers on the front and back windshields, and some even on the the headlights. But you'll be hard pressed to find a vehicle with wiper …

Why Vegan Diets Suck

5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich<p>There is no one right way to eat for everyone.<p>We are all different and what works for one person may not work for the next.<p>I personally advocate consumption of both animals and plants and I think there is plenty of evidence that this is a reasonable …

Meet The Insanely Fast, Flexible Graphene Chips That Will Power Your Future

Graphene is an incredible material. Essentially a honeycomb lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, you rub sheets of it off onto paper every time …

Makerbot's Digitizer 3-D Scanner Is Now Available For Pre-Order

We first spied the Makerbot Digitizer, a standalone 3-D scanner, back at South by Southwest--it's a rotating platform with a depth sensor, so anything you plop onto the platform can be scanned and then reproduced, like a sci-fi replicator. And now it's officially available for pre-order, for $1,400.<p>…

The Curious History of the Lab Rat

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

Forget The Gold iPhone, The Much Bigger Story Is That Apple Appears To Have Signed Up The Most Important Mobile Carrier In The World

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has much bigger news for Apple.<p>In his latest report, Kuo says the next iPhone will be available on China Mobile, the world's biggest carrier, and the most important carrier in China.<p>The biggest problem has with its iPhone business is distribution. It stopped adding big new …

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15 Must See Netflix Movies (and some TV) for August 2013 (list)

It’s here! Your monthly roundup of what to watch on Netflix for the month of August! We have lots of action flicks, a few dramas, some documentaries …

What's Up With That, Doc? Researchers Make Bunnies Glow

Like cats and other animals before them, a couple of rabbits are now among the animals that have been genetically manipulated so that they glow green under a black light.<p>Using a technique developed by University of Hawaii medical researchers, scientists in Turkey added a fluorescent protein from …

Google is preparing for screenless computers

The spread of computing to every corner of our physical world doesn’t just mean a proliferation of screens large and small—it also means we’ll soon come to rely on mobile computers with no screens at all. “It’s now so inexpensive to have a powerful computing device in my car or lapel, that if you …

Sex with science nerds

As a horny girl who is also interested in science, most of the men I fancy are those who self-identify as nerds. Guys who like science, maths, video games, who are horrified that I don't like Star Wars, or are generally geekily interested in the world around them in a way that's both fascinating …

How Android Grew To Be More Popular Than The iPhone

Google's smartphone operating system now powers a whopping 80% of devices worldwide. Apple's iOS operating system for iPhones only powers 13% of smartphones. iOS controlled about 16% of the worldwide smartphone market a year ago, according to IDC.<p>Apple should be freaking out, Jay Yarow says. (So …

Your meat addiction is destroying the planet

<i>“Jesus,” Molly said, her own plate empty, “gimme that. You know what this costs?” She took his plate. “They gotta raise a whole animal for years and then they kill it. This isn’t vat stuff.” She forked a mouthful up and chewed.” – William Gibson</i>, Neuromancer <i>(1984)</i><p>On Monday, August 5th, 2013, at a …

A Closer Look At Elon Musk's Much-Hyped Hyperloop

You can thank brainy billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop proposal for bringing electro-magnetic-powered transportation and the linear induction motor back into the public consciousness.<p>The Hyperloop is a system for really-really rapid transit. If built, Musk claims it can carry people about 800 miles …

Biodegradable Utensils That Let You Eat (With) Your Vegetables

They may be compostable, but you’ll have a hard time throwing them out.<p>We’ve known for ages that our sense of taste is inextricably linked with olfactory cues. More recently, we learned that the size and weight, even the color, of the utensils we eat with influences our perceptions of food. Now …

The iPhone's 'tri-tone' text message alert was made for a 90s MP3 player

Ah, Apple origin stories. We've heard about the Swiss railway company behind Apple's Clock app, the inspiration for the iOS Calculator, the voice of Siri, and now, we know about the unlikely inventor of the omnipresent "tri-tone" alert sound popularized by iTunes and the iPhone.<p>"I was looking for …

Breaking Bad Fan Art: 12 Fantastic and Funny Examples

<b>Jesse Pinkman</b><p>Say it isn't so! One of the best shows on television, Breaking Bad, starts its final season tonight. Part two of season five consists of eight episodes, each of which promises to thrill its viewers to no end. Have you read what cinematographer Michael Slovis said an in interview with …

Breaking Bad Characters as Chemical Diagrams

In anticipation of the return of AMC's <i>Breaking Bad</i> for the second half of its final season, Shutterstock analytically assembled “chemical diagrams” to represent significant characters from the show. The graphic series that the blog calls <i>Bad Chemistry: The Character Elements of Breaking Bad</i> features …

10 Amazing Creatures That Once Roamed America

1. Glyptodon<p>Glyptodon was an armadillo-like creature, roughly the size of a Volkswagen “Bug.” The Glyptodon lived near water and ate plants, similar …

Beddit: A Proper Sleep Tracker That Uses An Ultra-Thin Film Sensor In Your Bed

Beddit, a Finnish company that has long made sleep trackers for medical professionals, is looking to tap into the broad consumer market with a $149 sleep tracker that uses a thin-film sensor on your mattress.<p>The sensor can send data back to a person’s smartphone, that tells them when they’ve been …

The NSA Will Replace Most of Their Potential Snowdens with Machines

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The NSA will eliminate 90 percent of the system administrators who maintain the agency's networks, …

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Extreme close-up shows you how a mosquito really bites your flesh and sucks your blood

Look at that proboscis go!<p>Usually, being bitten by a mosquito is an event that conjures up swear words and frantic itching, but more advanced souls might turn their thoughts to what exactly happens when the insect manages to get under your skin. Thanks to a video shot by researchers at the Pasteur …