Michael Cooperman

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Here Comes the Fall

A lot of great things happened this past month. We convinced our Drinks Editor, Jim Meehan, to make us homemade Fireball. We ate our weight in gooey, …

Incredible video of man enduring 9G centrifuge training goes viral

"Squeeze the butt, squeeze the legs" is probably the last thing this guy's thinking about as he withstands 9G<p>A video showing a man being subjected to 9G-force during centrifuge training has gone viral after his high school friend posted the clip to Reddit.<p>In the video, the man is subjected to four …

Your Facebook Profile Picture Can Now Be A Short Video

Like 'The Daily Prophet' In 'Harry Potter'<p>Facebook has placed increasing importance on video lately. With muted, autoplaying video the social network has cracked the code to increasing their online video impressions—skyrocketing from one billion to four times that, according to News.com.au. Last …

Drugs Disguised As Blood Cells Could Kill Cancer

Like guerrilla warriors making a sneak attack on tumors<p>It’s notoriously difficult to direct cancer drugs to only the cells you want to target—they often kill many healthy cells in the process, making the patient feel sicker, or the body attacks them assuming that they are invaders. For the past few …

Assassin's Creed Syndicate Has Microtransactions

Like other Assassin's Creed games and many AAA titles today, Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed Syndicate will offer microtransactions, the publisher confirmed on Wednesday.<p>Ubisoft Quebec development director Francois Pelland stresses that the microtransactions are entirely optional and are aimed …

I have a very bad feeling about Disney Infinity’s Rise Against the Empire Play Set

The Corellian Corvette <i>Tantive IV</i> soars by, the darkness behind it punctuated by thousands of stars. Moments later, the large <i>Imperial-</i>class <i></i>Star Destroyer that’s pursuing it dominates your field of vision. You smile as you see one of the most iconic moments in cinema history re-created on your game …

6 Creative Ways To Chug Your Morning Coffee

Variations on the sweetest nectar of life also known as coffee.<p>Bored with your usual brew?<p>Why not perk up your morning (or your 3 p.m. staff meeting) with a variation of the standard coffee featured in the BuzzFeed video below, such as a coffee float (with ice cream and cocoa powder), mocha "on the …

Oculus VR explains why Touch controllers aren’t shipping with the Rift in 2016

The Oculus Touch motion controllers feel fantastic. They (and other wireless input devices made for virtual reality) will be a crucial part of VR games going forward. That’s why it’s a bit weird that Touch isn’t launching alongside the Oculus Rift VR headset next year.<p>Buried within Oculus VR’s …

Google Acquires Jibe Mobile To Help Adopt New Standard For Carrier Messaging

Today, Google announced that it will be adopting a new standard for carrier messaging called Rich Communications Services (RCS), thus eventually moving on from SMS. The company also announced the acquisition of Jibe Mobile to help bring RCS to its Android products.<p>Here’s what Mike Dodd, Android RCS …

Scientists Have Built a One-Way Tunnel for Sound

It can go in both ways, but it only comes out one.<p>Researchers at Nanjing University in China have created a one-way sound tunnel using special linings. The tunnel, which is four inches wide, takes in sound from both sides, but only lets it escape from one.<p>It's all thanks to special 3D-printed …

Engineering

Google and Microsoft end patent battle and drop lawsuits

A five-year patent battle between Google and Microsoft has come to a close, as both companies decided to end the feud and drop around 20 lawsuits in the US and Germany today. The tech titans have been clashing since 2010 over royalties related to technology in the Xbox game console and smartphones …

How AC III, AC IV: Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate are all connected

The Assassin's Creed franchise has been around since the end of the last decade and it has not only introduced us to some of the most high-profile …

How to Peel an Apple in 3 Seconds

All you need is a drill and a dream.<p>Peeling apples is a monotonous labor of love; one that we trudge through for the pies, sauce, and pickles on the other end of the dark, blade-to-apple-after-freaking-apple tunnel. But after watching this video--and some trial and error--we've found that a drill …

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