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Big PS4/PS3/Vita Sale Discounts Metal Gear Solid, Resident Evil, Dead Rising

A major new sale to celebrate Golden Week in Japan has kicked off on the North American PlayStation Store, discounting dozens of games for PS4, PS3, Vita, and PSP.<p>More than 100 games in all are on sale, including those from major franchises like Resident Evil ($3 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 …

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

Mortal Kombat X's Brutal Violence Aims to be Fantastical, Not Realistic

NetherRealm's upcoming fighting game Mortal Kombat X is unquestionably an incredibly brutal and violent game. Its fatalities are gruesome, depicting severed heads, ripped-out ribs, and other bloody affairs. But the violence is meant to be fantastical and not realistic, lead game designer John …

Dark Souls 2 PS4 framerate much better than Xbox One version, Digital Foundry shows

<i>Scholar of the First Sin</i> is a package that contains <i>Dark Souls 2</i>, all three of the game's content packs plus some other new additions. The game is coming to the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.<p>"We revised the enemy placement completely for all maps in the …

Dark Souls

Beautifully Surreal Paintings Fuse Photorealism with Abstraction

Artist Soey Milk seamlessly fuses photorealism with abstraction to create captivating paintings. The beautiful artworks feature portraits of women surrounded by luscious colors, patterns, flowers, and more. Often, parts of their bodies are obscured by these elements, and it's here that Milk …

Watch GTA 5's Incredible 60fps PC Trailer

&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;!-- --&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;<p>As promised, Rockstar Games on Thursday released a new, 60fps trailer for the PC edition of open-world action game Grand Theft Auto V. The game arrives worldwide in just two weeks on April 14.<p>GTA V was …

Incredibly Realistic Anatomical Paintings Reveal the Inner Workings of Our Bodies

Artist and recent Pratt Institute graduate Danny Quirk continues to amaze with incredibly realistic anatomical illustrations painted directly on the body. Quirk uses liquid latex, acrylic paint, and Sharpies to expose the intricate inner workings of the human body. Muscles, tissue, organs and more …

The 5 Most Dangerous Vacation Activities Around the World

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>When it comes to cutting loose on vacation, there are two kinds of crazy: there's "Whoa, we raged <i>waaaay</i> too hard last night and now have sweet Ace of Base tattoos", and then there's the, "Yea, I can totally dive off that cliff, why wouldn't I want to swim with sharks" kinda …

10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …

Sony attempts to 'redefine television' with launch of PlayStation Vue

With 20 million-plus PlayStation 4 consoles sold to date and over 80 million PlayStation 3s in homes worldwide, Sony has plenty of reason to make Vue, its TV-streaming service, a cornerstone of the platform. The subscription-based service, which officially launches today in New York, Chicago and …

PS4's PlayStation Vue Vs. Xbox One's Sling TV

This week we've seen PlayStation and Microsoft go head to head, not in trying to control video games, but in trying to conquer the rest of your living room experience. It's not the first time both companies have tried entering the premium television content game. Sony has been trying out its own …

Art Paris Art Fair 2015: Southeast Asia - Photographs from the exhibited artists at Art Paris Art Fair | LensCulture

In the Western world, relatively little is understood about the recent boom in visual arts from one of the world’s burgeoning regions: Southeast Asia. Yet the visual brilliance and critical purpose of this region’s contemporary art is undeniable. Distinct from the long entwined European/East Asian …

Beautiful 3D Illustrations Breathe New Life into Discarded Books

Using a lot of glue sticks, an X-Acto knife, watercolor paints, and a whole lot of love, illustrator Isobelle Ouzman gives discarded books a new life. From the outside, they might look like your average texts. Just past the hardcover, however, is an incredible mix of drawing, painting, and paper …

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Cannabis

Gabe Newell on Valve's game development plans and the possibility of more Half-Life

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell gets it; he knows that fans of the company's games want to see another Half-Life or Left 4 Dead or Team Fortress game. Just don't expect the developer to necessarily make games like it used to 10 or 15 years ago. Valve, Newell said, has evolved in the way it makes and …

Hubble Space Telescope's Most Breathtaking Images of the Universe

In early April, publisher Taschen will be releasing a new book that collects the most breathtaking images of deep space taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. It's been 25 years since Hubble first launched into low-earth orbit and it remains operational today. It can take extremely high-resolution …

Mesmerizing Paper Dome Turns the Sky into a Kaleidoscope

This beautiful, geometric “telescope” turns gazing at the sky into a mesmerizing experience. From the outside, the piece looks like a plain, white cylinder. But if you stoop low and step inside, the white walls open up into a soaring dome that divides an onlooker's view of the sky into intricate …

Cutting Edge Art and Technology Installations at STRP Biennial Defy Boundaries of Space

From March 20 to March 29, Eindhoven in the Netherlands is hosting one of Europe's most major art and technology events, the STRP Biennial. For 10 days, four large industrial halls are filled with monumental installations, cutting edge music and spectacular performances. This biennial focuses on …

Destiny File Troll Comes Forward, Confesses Trail of Deletions

A 17-year-old griefer who deletes other people's data on Destiny and Grand Theft Auto V, operating under the guise of his friend's PSN account, has made an unapologetic confession after being discovered.<p>The teen, given the alias "Chris", confirmed on Tuesday that he was the culprit of a spate of …

Internet

Artist Partners with 60,000 Bees to Form Splendid Teapot Sculpture

Experimental artist Tomas Libertiny joined forces with 60,000 bees to create this splendid wax-and-metal teapot sculpture. With sunlight filtering through the cheerful yellow wax, the sculpture looks like an invitation to enjoy nature's bounty.<p>As creative director of the process, the …

Chris Pratt Wanted a Very Morbid Ending for Parks and Recreation

The <i>Parks and Recreation</i> cast all watched the series finale together in New York last night. In case you missed it, you can see the photographic evidence here and in the <b>Amy Poehler</b> tweet below:<p>What brought them all together in New York instead of, say, Los Angeles? One final <i>Parks and Recreation</i> …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

You Won't Believe How Much Kim Kardashian Reportedly Spends Retouching Her Selfies

You probably shouldn't believe it either — because this story is fun, but dubious.<p>Says <i>OK!</i> magazine in a fun new "exclusive," Kim Kardashian has hired a professional retoucher to ensure her selfies are always of the best possible quality — beyond the best, really, given that she's technically …

Rats Remember Who's Nice to Them—and Return the Favor

It's the first time scientists have found direct reciprocation in the animal kingdom.<p>Rats can remember acts of kindness by other rats—and treat them accordingly, a new study says.<p>In experiments, Norwegian rats were most helpful to individuals that had previously helped them—perhaps to try and …

Sea Snail’s Teeth Just Dethroned Spider Silk As The Strongest Biological Material

Introducing the limpet as the heavyweight champion of the animal kingdom<p>The strongest biologic material in the world rivals the strength it takes to turn carbon into diamonds. It doesn’t come from one of the biggest creatures, but rather the tiny teeth of a sea snail.<p>Until now, spider silk has …

Expo 92: A look back at Seville's City of the Future | CNN Travel

Travel

Major PlayStation 4 Update Due, Sources Claim

Two separate sources have suggested that a new PlayStation 4 system update is fast approaching, bringing with it new system-wide features.<p>Talk of the next PS4 firmware build had commenced last Wednesday when Fred Dutton, a community manager at Sony, told fans on the PlayStation blog that "the next …

Photos Of School Lunches From Around The World Will Make American Kids Want To Study Abroad

More than one-third of kids in America are obese or overweight. In 2013, the National School Lunch Program, a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools, served 5.1 billion lunches, Bloomberg reports. The quality of these lunches must somehow correlate to the …

Hilarious Photos Offer a Fun Look into Secret Lives of Superhero Toys

Photographer Edy Hardjo humanizes superhero toys in his hilarious, on-going series of images. Using high-quality action figures, the Indonesian creative poses characters from the Marvel and DC-comic universes into picture-perfect situations. The Hulk, Thor, Spiderman, and many more are seen playing …