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Brain

Learn more about the most complex organ in the human body.<p>Making sense of the brain's mind-boggling complexity isn't easy. What we do know is that it's the organ that makes us human, giving people the capacity for art, language, moral judgments, and rational thought. It's also responsible for each …

The Brain

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6 comparison (Video)

Is Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 an iPhone wannabe? Look at its super-thin design and gracefully curved edges, and it’s very easy to see it as taking a …

Archaeology

Showstoppers: The Top 15 Must-See Vehicles From The 2015 Detroit Auto Show

It’s hard to think of a recent car show with more surprises than this year’s North American International Auto Show.<p>From forward-looking cars like the Hyundai Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept and Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE, to the stunning Ford GT that stole the Acura NSX’s thunder, automakers …

Ford GT

Photographer Accidentally Captures Rare Picture of Shark Birth, Almost Trashes It

Photographer Attila Bicskos was diving off the coast of the Philippines last year when he spotted a thresher shark swimming by and snapped a photo. …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here …

Astronomy

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' As Game Of The Year Is Like 'Crash' Winning The Oscar

Every major gaming outlet recently wrapped up the year with a top ten or so list of best games, ultimately culminating in a coveted Game of the Year award. The game running away with the most high honors? That would be Bioware’s Dragon Age: Inquisition, the high fantasy epic which aimed to reverse …

Dragon Age

Daily Deals: Free Games You Can Play This Weekend, PS4 Sale, LG HDTV Deal

A couple free games for the weekend.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>The Witcher 2 is Free With Gold on Xbox 360</b><p>The …

Motorboat-Size Sea Monster Found, Sheds Insight on Evolution

The 170-million-year-old marine reptile comes from a prehistoric period little known to scientists.<p>Dinosaurs ruled the land during the Jurassic period. But at sea, it was the age of ichthyosaurs—so-called "sea monsters" that looked like a cross between a narrow-nosed crocodile and an ill-tempered …

Classic Ad: Pole Position for the Atari 5200

An '80s arcade classic and the crazy TV spot for the home version.<p><i>Pole Position</i> was one of the best video games of the 1980s. Full stop. Cool graphics for the era and an arcade cabinet with a big three-spoke steering wheel allowed you to get in touch with your inner Tom Sneva after school at the …

More firmware update news from Sony, GoPro, Ricoh, Fuji and Zeiss

Sony released a new firmware update that enhances the image stabilization system of the α7 II camera.More firmware updates after the break: <br>GoPro …

A new exhibition illustrates the progress that was made in science during Churchill’s time as prime minister<p>From radar scientists carrying out furtive field tests in the back of a van to nutritionists self-experimenting with unusual diets, the period surrounding the second world war inspired …

Science

Digital tricks help breathe new life into art of the death-defying stunt

When Ólafur Darri Ólafsson conquers his terror of heights and steps off the roof of a seven-storey building in an apparently suicidal leap into the void, cinema audiences could be forgiven for thinking the chilling sequence was filmed deploying the latest in computer-generated characters. They …

Animation

Here's How The World's Most Advanced Missile-Defense System Works

With its unmatched precision, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) can equalize tensions around the world with its mobility and strategic battery-unit placement: In April 2013, the Pentagon deployed a THAAD battery to Guam in order to deter North Korean provocations and further defend …

LeMons San Francisco Car Inspections: Sesame Street, Aqua Volvo, and All the BMWs We Rejected Last Time

Northern California is where the 24 Hours of LeMons began, back in 2006, and so we have a very large population of fanatically devoted racers in this part of the country. When we ran the Arse Freeze-a-Palooza race last month at Sonoma Raceway aka Sears Point, we had room for 175 cars at the …

GM Futurliner auction raises $4 million for Armed Forces Foundation

Art Deco-styled bus brings the big bucks at Barrett-Jackson.<p>Ron Pratte's 1950 General Motors Futurliner "Parade of Progress" bus just dazzled the crowd at Barrett-Jackson. Again.<p>It hammered for $4,000,000 on Saturday night, the full proceeds of which benefit the Armed Forces Foundation. A phone …

Armed Forces

This artificially intelligent Mario learns how to chase coins and navigate the Mushroom Kingdom

Anybody can make Mario, Nintendo’s world-famous little plumber, race through the Mushroom Kingdom, chasing coins. But what if Mario could do it on his own?<p>That’s the goal of the Mario A.I. Project: to develop an artificially intelligent Mario agent that becomes aware of himself and his environment, …

NBA Players Whose Trade Value Will Never Be Higher

The trade market during the 2014-15 season has been as bullish as any in recent memory.<p>The price for doing business is high, but deals are still taking place. Several front offices are desperate to take their teams from good to legitimate contenders, and they're hitting the market, looking for the …

NBA

GM Could Put Tesla Out Of Business Tomorrow If It Wanted

This all means that Tesla has become a great big target for anyone who thinks what is actually a very small startup car-maker could be due for a fall.<p>At the Detroit Auto Show, there was a lot of chatter about how General Motors had unveiled a "Tesla killer" when it rolled out a $30,000 electric …

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

Robert Allenby: I was abducted

PGA Tour player Robert Allenby said he was kidnapped and robbed Friday night after missing the cut at the Sony Open in Hawaii.<p>Allenby, 43, said he …

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …