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The Surprisingly Humanlike Ways Animals Feel Pain

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>A hurt rabbit pins back its ears and narrows its eyes—part of a "grimace scale" that tells us how animals feel discomfort.<p>Don't tell someone who just stapled a string of Christmas lights to their hand, but pain can be a good thing.<p>Pain is a messenger: It tells us …

The NBA admits refs missed 5 calls in the final 13 seconds of Thunder-Spurs

The refs in Thunder-Spurs looked like they made some bad mistakes. The NBA agrees they did!<p>The finale of last night's Thunder-Spurs game was a complete debacle. The Spurs made mistakes, the Thunder made mistakes, and as was quite obvious to many fans watching the game, the referees made mistakes. …

The Lakers Will Be Made Great Again In The Year 2018 While America Crumbles Below

The year is 2018. Donald Trump is president. The economy and foreign relations are at an all-time low. America has dipped into another Great Depression. Bread lines are now as long as iPhone lines once were. Most major newspapers have been sold to corporations and are nothing more than clickbait …

Indian government ranks ministers on their Twitter performance

The Indian government has ranked its ministers on the basis of how quickly and efficiently they respond to people's requests on Twitter. The survey, …

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Kobe Bryant's 14 most inspirational quotes and moments from his auto-documentary, 'Muse'

During Kobe's final season, he released an auto-documentary, "Muse," a film that took a look at many of the challenges Kobe faced in his career.<p>From moving back to the United States as a teenager and barely being able to write English, to skipping college, to troubles with his marriage, and the …

Draymond Green Says Michael Jordan Told Him to Break Bulls' Wins Record

The Golden State Warriors tied the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls with their 72nd victory of the season Sunday, a 92-86 win over the San Antonio Spurs, but they've faced plenty of criticism throughout the record-breaking campaign.<p>Many, including former Bulls players, thought if the Warriors could go back in …

A woman mistook a video game character statue for a Chinese god and started praying

Some say that every story's already been written, that all art is derivative. Maybe that's why this elderly woman apparently mistook a statue of a …

73 reasons to love the Warriors

From Steph Curry lapping the legends to the team lighting up the scoreboard, here are 73 reasons why the Warriors are just so lovable.<p>1. THE …

With History on the Line, Is It Time for Warriors to Unleash the 'Death Squad'?

Last June, facing a 2-1 series deficit against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors did the unthinkable, even by today's standards: They unleashed their aptly named small-ball "Death Squad."<p>That lineup, an arrangement consisting of Harrison Barnes, Stephen Curry, …

The dangers of a keyless car ignition

Drive a car with a keyless ignition? There is a possibility that you may have forgotten to completely turn off your vehicle. This mistake may seem minor while running errands at your local grocery store but when parked in a closed garage this mishap can become fatal.<p>Constance Petot, a Florida mom, …

Someone turned a real Glock gun into a clone of the Nintendo 'Duck Hunt' zapper

Someone went and created a real gun based on the fake gun used in Nintendo's <i>Duck Hunt</i> game.<p>The result? A very cool looking but dangerous weapon …

Retrogaming

Scientists Found A Nazi Secret That Hitler Tried To Cover Up

http://diply.com/article/hitler-tried-cover-nazi-secret-scientists-made-discovery<p>article<p>A determined team dug up damning evidence of horrific …

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Apple engineers say they could refuse or quit if ordered to unlock iPhone by FBI

In the ongoing controversy over Apple’s refusal of the FBI’s request to assist in unlocking the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman, The New York Times reports Apple engineers could refuse the work necessary even if Apple as a company decides to cooperate with authorities.<p>Citing “more than a …

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Taco Bell is using one huge advantage to beat McDonald's

Where rivals like White Castle and Taco Bell had generated a lot of buzz with the introduction of their own breakfast menus -- Yum! Brands Mexican food chain saw the Waffle Taco and a.m. Crunchwrap quickly account for about 6% of overall sales -- the burger joint wrested back control of the menu …

5 Xbox One indie games that are better than the big boys

The Xbox One has a raft of exclusive, and not-so-exclusive, games coming out this year - including the likes of <i>Quantum Break</i>. But when you move away …

What games can learn from fan fiction websites about representing sexuality

Students and industry folks join forces in the name of romantic diversity<p>"Are tentacles in games going to make people uncomfortable?"<p>A group of game design students, industry veterans and everyone in between had been sitting on the floor in the North Hall of the Moscone Center for nearly half an …

McLaren now uses Epic's Unreal Engine to help design its high-end cars

Game engines aren't just about video games<p>High-end British car maker McLaren Automotive is now using Epic's Unreal Engine to help design its luxury and high-performance cars, McLaren design manager Mark Roberts announced at GDC 2016 today.<p>"McLaren is all about cutting technology …. most of all …

Chipotle says things are even “worse” than it thought - Quartz

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Back in January, Chipotle predicted it was in for a rough year.<p>“It’s going to be messy in terms of margins, it’s going to be messy in terms of earnings,” chief financial officer Jack Hartung said at a conference.<p>A few months down the road, Hartung has a new admission: …

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FIFA admits to World Cup hosting bribes, asks U.S. for return of money

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA acknowledged Wednesday that past World Cups were awarded based on bribes, and the organization wants U.S. prosecutors to give it "tens of millions of dollars" seized from the former FIFA officials who took the cash.<p>FIFA submitted a 22-page claim to the U.S. Attorney's Office in …

All PS4 games can be played in PlayStation VR

All existing PlayStation 4 games can be played on PSVR via a "cinematic mode" that simulates a 5-meter screen within a virtual space, manufacturer Sony has said.<p>While Sony is developing a range of bespoke virtual reality games, its PSVR system software can render all standard PS4 games within the …

Thunder player hilariously fails trying to copy the Warriors' favorite Stephen Curry 3-pointer celebration

The Oklahoma City Thunder demolished the Portland Trailblazers on Monday night, 128-94.<p>The Thunder may have gotten a little overexcited in their celebrations, however, as center Steven Adams demonstrated while trying to copy the Golden State Warriors' favorite celebration.<p>In the second quarter, …

iOS malware uses copy protection to infect 'pure' devices

AceDeceiver uses exploits in Apple's FairPlay system to install rogue apps, even without a jailbreak.<p>Ne'er-do-wells have so far exploited holes in Apple's FairPlay copy protection primarily to distribute pirated iOS apps, but it now looks like they're turning their energy toward hurting users. Palo …

Xbox Live Tournament Program Announced for Xbox One, PC

Microsoft is adding a new feature to Xbox Live. During a Game Developers Conference presentation today, Microsoft announced the Xbox Live Tournaments Program, which are tools that developers can use to create and run eSports tournaments on Xbox Live.<p>At the presentation, attended by The Verge, Xbox …

The Apple Watch hack: Bringing design expertise to reinvent the wearable

Kevin Young Contributor<p>Kevin Young is the senior vice president of product experience at Continuum.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How Connectivity Will Need To Evolve<p>I bought an Apple Watch six months ago. This was no casual purchase. As an Apple fan, a watch collector and with more than 20 years …

With Durant atop the list, Boston ready for run at top free agents

BOSTON -- Kevin Durant makes a rare appearance in Boston on Wednesday night. The Celtics probably wouldn't mind if he came back this summer to make …

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U.S. student sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s supreme court sentenced American student Otto Warmbier, who was arrested while visiting the country, to 15 years of hard labor on Wednesday for crimes against the state, a punishment Washington condemned as politically motivated.<p>The U.S. State Department called the …

How Fake Food in Japan Is Made

Turns out it takes a human hand to make them look that realistic<p>Have you ever wondered why American restaurants don't have those adorable Japanese …

Scottie Pippen Comments on Kawhi Leonard Comparison

The similarities between Kawhi Leonard and Scottie Pippen are uncanny.<p>In his fifth season, Leonard has proved himself to be a strong swingman with shutdown defensive skills and regular offensive improvement while playing for a consistent championship contender.<p>Sound familiar? Pippen thinks …

Ubisoft Ramping Up Efforts to Hunt Down Rainbow Six Siege Cheaters

Rainbow Six Siege cheaters, beware. Ubisoft has announced that it is bolstering its efforts to reduce instances of cheating in the team-based tactical shooter by making changes to its algorithms.<p>As explained in the game's forums, Ubisoft will expand its criteria to seek out possible cheaters. …

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Some self-driving cars see green light, others get a yield

The bolder autonomous vehicles face bigger regulatory headaches, says a new report.<p>Manufacturers that choose to build self-driving cars that hew closely to the design of traditional vehicles will enjoy a ride in the fast lane toward their development while manufacturers that push for more …