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This Dragon Ball Z Fan Film Is Probably the Best Live-Action Adaptation the Series Is Ever Going to Get

Many live-action anime adaptations are objectively terrible, but Robot Underdog’s <i>Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope</i> manages to set itself apart. Not with …

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

More than a century after their discovery, we still don't really know what blood types are for. Do they really matter? Reporter Carl Zimmer …

Want To Communicate Anonymously Without Being Monitored Or Tracked? 'Blackphone' Now On Sale

Snowden, the NSA, getting “Scroogled”; do these various buzzwords making the rounds these days get your hackles up? Frankly, I don’t blame you. Personally, I don’t have enough “interesting” information to share. And though I lead a rather “regular” existence, I do realize there are plenty of folks …

YouTube Is Blaming Your Internet Provider For Slow Video Streams

If you're having trouble streaming a YouTube video, you may see a new message from the company blaming your internet provider.<p>Quartz was the first to notice that YouTube, which is owned by Google, now displays a notification on some videos that explains why streaming might be choppy. The message …

Google tells the SEC it could soon be serving ads on thermostats and other devices (Update: Google says no ad-based Nest)

Those who expressed concern about Google’s acquisition of Nest may have have been right: the company has told the Securities and Exchange Commission that it may choose to serve ads on “refrigerators, car dashboards, thermostats, glasses, and watches, to name just a few possibilities.”<p>The Wall …

Your corporate internet nightmare starts now

<i>Boop boop beep boop — *snap* — boop boop.</i> You stare at the decaying paint chips on your bedroom ceiling while that stupid jingle loops again. It’s the only ringtone that comes free with your AT&T phone, and you hear it everywhere. You hear it when you wake up. You hear it when you’re walking down …

Almost Everything You Own Will Expire: Know When

Food isn't the only thing that expires. Everything from Windex to lipstick to condoms have an expiration date. It's good to use what you buy, but you …

3 Tips For Disconnecting Kids From Over-Stimulation, Video Games, And Digital Media

Do your kids need to disconnect?<p>Are video games and the proliferation of mobile devices making us expect constant stimulation? Are we raising a generation of kids that believe they are entitled to be entertained at all times?<p>Like the King with his court jester, do your kids think that they have a …

Hulu is getting sued over illegally sharing user data with Facebook thanks to judge’s ruling

A federal judge in California ruled yesterday that Hulu will stand trial in a lawsuit that claims the streaming video site illegally shared viewing data about its users with third-party sites.<p>Hulu is facing a lawsuit for allegedly violating the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), a 1988 federal …

Hack Your E-ZPass So It Alerts You Whenever It's Scanned

Car tags like E-ZPass aren’t only read at tollbooths. Follow these instructions to sound the alarm whenever (and wherever) yours is scanned.<p>Tollbooth plazas aren’t the only locations that scan car tags like the E-ZPass. One wary driver in New York City, known to the Web as Puking Monkey, recently …

FCC Chairman Wants Carriers to Start Unlocking Phones Pronto

Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler told the cellphone industry on Thursday that it is time to take action to ensure consumers can …

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Hacking our senses to boost learning power

Some schools are pumping music, noises and fragrances into the classroom to see if it improves exam results – could it work?<p>What did your school smell like? Was it noisy or peaceful?<p>It might not seem important, but a growing body of research suggests that smells and sounds can have an impact on …

Supersonic jets of the past and the future

A decade since the airliner Concorde last took to the skies, we take a look at whether we will see its record-setting like again.<p>Ten years ago, one of our most iconic planes made its final flight. For around three decades the supersonic roar of Concorde filled our skies. Thanks to its four giant …

Biologists Discover Tiny Neural Computers in the Brain

Neuroscientists have learned that dendrites do more than just provide passive wiring in the brain. These nerve cell connectors also process …

GOG cutting 60% off EA classics prices in weekend sale

Online retailer GOG is holding a weekend sale, offering 60 percent off the price of many Electronic Arts games from the past.<p>Hits like <i>Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, Dungeon Keeper 2</i> and <i>Wing Commander: Privateer</i> normally cost $5.99, but are being offered for $2.39. Other games on offer at that price …

CD Projekt Red's The Witcher is getting its own comic book series from Dark Horse

The white-haired hero/anti-hero of developer CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher role-playing-game franchise is getting his own funny book thanks to Dark Horse.<p>The comic-book publisher revealed today that it is working with CD Projekt Red to explore more of The Witcher’s lore, characters, and world. Dark …

Hackers crack major data firms, sell info to ID thieves, says report

An illegal service that sells personal data "on any U.S. resident" -- which can then be used for identity theft -- hacked into servers at several major data aggregators including LexisNexis and Dun & Bradstreet, according to a report.<p>The service's customers have, the report said, "spent hundreds of …

Can A Movie Reboot Save Stargate?

<b>It was 1994</b> when Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich’s <b>Stargate</b> finally hit the big screen. It was an ambitious science fiction film with a modest budget …

Emmerich Still Working Toward Stargate Movie ‘Reboot’

News outlets are jumping the gun on what the director is actually saying.The post Emmerich Still Working Toward Stargate Movie ‘Reboot’ appeared …

Stargate is getting rebooted into a new movie trilogy

Unprecedented 'black budget' leak reveals the scope of $52 billion US spy complex

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has leaked documents that map out a $52.6 billion budget for the NSA, CIA, and other security agencies in unprecedented detail. <i>The Washington Post</i>, which reviewed the documents, describes a detailed list of objectives, failures, technologies, recruiting, and …

University of Texas students send yacht off-course with GPS exploit (video)

Students from the University of Texas gave us another reason not to mess with the Lone Star state: they'll hack your yacht. In cooperation with a luxury boat's owners, the Longhorns manipulated their $80 million vessel's nav system, covertly guiding it off-course -- all without the crew ever …

Silent Circle follows Lavabit in shuttering encrypted e-mail

Silent Circle shuttered its encrypted e-mail service on Thursday, the second such closure in just a few hours in an apparent attempt to avoid government scrutiny that may threaten its customers' privacy.<p>Silent Circle, which makes software that encrypts phone calls and other communications, …

Netflix says it will produce original documentaries, stand-up comedy specials

With 14 Emmy nominations in hand, few are doubting Netflix's ability to produce quality scripted content. But as its latest letter to shareholders reveals, Netflix has ambitions that extend far beyond <i>House of Cards</i> and <i>Arrested Development</i>. Specifically, the company plans to produce full-length …

BLU Dash 4.5 smartphone runs stock Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, sells for $139 unlocked

The BLU Dash 4.5 is a smartphone running stock Android 4.2 Jelly Bean which happens to be available for only $139 unlocked and which it’s ready to ship, according to a fresh press release from the handset maker.<p>At a time where we keep talking about smartphone prices, the BLU Dash 4.5 is certainly …

Dude And 50K Friends: Serious About Saving Stargate Universe

A couple of months back Trendrr — a new service that measures TV shows’ popularity via social media mentions — listed Stargate Universe as the most talked-about cable television show of the week. In December, the SyFy channel had announced its cancellation and a fanbase was building to save it — …

Why It Feels Like Your Phone Is Vibrating In Your Pocket When It Isn't

*bzzzzzzzzzzzzz*<p>How many times have you pulled your phone out of your pocket, thinking you felt a vibration that could mean any number of treats (Twitter replies, emails, phone calls, text messages, a turn in whatever game you're playing)? A a study found that 80 percent of respondents felt that …