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Sixty hurt in Argentina piranha attack

More than 60 people injured in a mass piranha attack in an Argentine river on Christmas Day<p>Dozens of bathers including more than 20 children were bitten by the shoal of meat-eating fish during the surprise attack.<p>A seven-year-old girl lost part of one of her fingers and a young boy was left with an …

Moto X 'always listening' phone launched by Google's Motorola

<b>Google-owned Motorola has announced a phone that is "always listening" for the owner's voice commands.</b><p>Saying "OK Google now..." will prompt the Moto X's Touchless Control system to listen for instructions.<p>The phone will be manufactured in the US, with customers given extensive customisation options.<p>…

Mobile

And It Didn't Work?!: Man Tries To Board Plane With Pet Turtle Disguised As Hamburger

Note: Picture is not of the actual turtle burger, because there's no way TSA wouldn't have fallen for this one.<p>A man in China recently tried to sneak …

40-Foot Dragon Skull 'Washes Ashore' To Promote Some Company's Streaming Of Game Of Thrones Season 3

This is the 40-foot dragon skull that 'washed ashore' on Charmouth Beach in Dorset, England, to promote the availability of Game of Thrones season …

Microsoft's next Xbox: The rumor roundup

It's been eight years since Microsoft and Sony announced new consoles, and tastes have changed considerably. Back then, new gaming gear was launched at E3, or using Elijah Wood-fronted MTV specials, but this time around Microsoft is pitching a tent on its Redmond campus for the world's media to …

Liberator gun made with consumer 3D printer, plastic pistol fires nine shots successfully (video)

Defense Distributed's plan is to put the power of guns in the hands of every person with access to the internet and a 3D printer. Until now, however, we'd only seen the Liberator pistol built using an expensive industrial-grade printer -- despite the fact that the blueprints for gun have been …

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap? Quantum mechanics research could hold the key to a new generation of super-fast computers http://gu.com/p/3fqeh Photograph: Rex Features

The Astronomical Cost of Building the U.S.S. ENTERPRISE

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Gear & Gadgets

Adorable Tinkerbell Cosplay

Daily chart: Sir Alex Ferguson, the English Premier League’s most enduring manager, announced his retirement today. The Manchester United boss is not only the most successful in the league’s short history, but the only one to have been in his job since its inception. Today’s chart compares the number of trophies won by the richest football clubs since the 1992-93 season. View chart http://econ.st/Yuw5QK

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Lost in the Multiplex is here to bring you independent reviews of both newly released and classic films. Instead of obsessing over the latest trends …

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First Official Images of Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan in The Amazing Spider-Man 2! What do you think? http://www.heyuguys.co.uk/the-amazing-spider-man-2-foxx-dehaan/

Set picture of Halle Berry as Storm in X-Men: Days of Future Past

First we had a ‘sort-of’ look at Patrick Stewart as Professor X and then we got a ‘kind-of’ look at Sean Ashmore as Iceman. Now, we’ve got a full-on …

New Thor: The Dark World images featuring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman

After last week’s poster debut, we’ll get out first look at November’s <b>Thor: The Dark World</b> when the theatrical trailer arrives online tomorrow, and …

Chinese man pickpockets woman on a bike, steals iPhone…with chopsticks

Thieves are always looking for new ways to steal your expensive gadgets. Like the iPhone. This story combines a thief, some creativity, dexterity and …

Gear & Gadgets

Best processors 2018: top CPUs for your PC

Back in 2017, when Intel’s Coffee Lake and AMD’s Ryzen CPUs made it out in the wild, the long-standing stagnation in the CPU world ceased overnight. …

First trailer for Neill Blomkamp's Elysium

South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp made quite a splash with his critically acclaimed 2009 debut <b>District 9</b>, so naturally there’s been a tonne of …

Half a Million and Counting...

Half a Million and Counting…<p>Inside Flipboard / April 11, 2013<p>It’s been two weeks since the new edition of Flipboard was released, allowing readers to …

How to Free Up Space on iPhone

Do you know how much space is left on your iPhone? Do you even know how much space it had to begin with?<p>Cofounder Raul Mujica of Kincast, an app for …

The Dark Side of Google Glass

As Google pushes the boundaries of innovation, it becomes harder to foresee whether it is doing so in ways that will conflict with its motto "Don't …

We Just Took A Big Step Toward Having Super High-Definition Desktop Displays

Thunderbolt is a port, mostly available on newer Macs, that can push out high quality graphics and transfer data at faster speeds than normal USB.<p>Intel's new Thunderbolt technology has been upgraded to pump out 4K video (four times higher video quality than current HDTVs) and run 20 GB per second …

Will we ever… communicate telepathically?

There’s tantalising evidence that technology could one day allow us to transmit thoughts telepathically between two brains. The question is how far can we go?<p>In a lab at Harvard Medical School, a man is using his mind to wag a rat’s tail<b>.</b> To send his command, he merely glances at a strobe light …

The Brain

There’s no such thing as a tech company anymore

What is it about Groupon, Skype, Facebook, and Amazon.com that make them all “tech” companies? None of these companies compete in the same markets. None offers technology as its central product. Each has a website and conducts business on it—but don’t all big, serious companies?<p>The label …

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Instagram Needs To Copy Twitter's Video Service Vine As Soon As Possible

If you're unfamiliar with Vine, here's how it works: You hold your finger on your screen to record video. When you lift your finger, the recording stops. You get six seconds of recording to play with.<p>It's a quick, easy, creative way to do video making. It's probably the biggest idea in making …

Adobe Flash Player 11.7 and AIR 3.7 Now Available!

Over the past 3 months we have been hard at work on the next version (Code name: Geary) of Flash Player and AIR. Our main focus in this release of …

How To: Enable Two-Step Verification on an Apple ID

Apple is introducing a new way to protect the security of your iTunes account. It's called two-step verification, and while it does involve an extra …