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Inside Gaming - YouTube

South Park attempts to teach Minecraft to adults

Animated sitcom <i>South Park</i>'s latest video game-related spoof will venture into the addictive world of <i>Minecraft.</i><p>A teaser clip tweeted by Comedy Central sees the adults of South Park looking for someone to teach them how to play the crafting-based sandbox game. Check out the video above to see their …

Wedding Photographer Wanted Ad Makes Us Lose a Little Faith in Humanity

It’s time like these that hashtags like #facepalm were invented for. Thanks to a reader, we recently stumbled across a “Wedding Photographer Wanted” …

Why Jefferson would like Pope Francis (but not Ted Cruz)

Promoting compassion and benevolence, the popular pontiff appears to share a mission with our third president<p>One way to put it, is that Pope Francis is a Jeffersonian. He spoke recently of those fellow human beings who stood about as far from Catholic doctrine as one could, the world’s …

Bill Clinton: ‘If I Were President, I Wouldn’t Negotiate’ Over Funding Government

Former Pres­id­ent Clin­ton stead­fastly de­fen­ded Pres­id­ent Obama and Sen­ate Demo­crats Sunday morn­ing on their po­s­i­tion in the …

How to Destroy a Magnet (+ interactive periodic table)

Stanford's new linear accelerator is just three millimeters long

Stanford researchers unveiled a new kind of linear accelerator in <i>Nature</i> today, both smaller and more powerful than its enormous predecessors. Instead of using microwaves like traditional accelerators, the new accelerator works by accelerating electrons to near light-speed through conventional …

Water on Mars: A Brief (and Extremely Long) History

The surface of Mars, new research suggests, is 2 percent water -- yet another reminder that the Red Planet may once have been blue.<p>The Curiosity rover has found water in the soil of Mars. Which is, on the one hand, big news: Water! Right in the soil of the seemingly barren planet! On the other …

Did We Steal Our Moon From Venus?

Is our planet a dirty thief?<p>Dave Stevenson, professor of planetary science at Caltech, gave an intriguing speech at the Origin of the Moon conference in London this week. The most widely accepted theory about the Origin of the Moon is called the "giant impact theory," which is pretty much what you …

New Camera Tech Combines Ultra-Wide View with Fine Detail Capture

Researchers at the University of California-San Diego are fine-tuning some new tiny camera technology that could dramatically boost the detail and …