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This 3D-printed bicycle is stronger than titanium

The Arevo bicycle looks and feels like a high-end commuter bike, but it was made using 3D-printing technology and software. It's being hailed as the …

NASA Just Released the First Photo From Its Planet-Hunting Satellite & It's Breathtaking

Entertainment<p>By Tony Merevick Published On 05/18/2018<p>@tonymerevick<p>By Tony Merevick @tonymerevick Published On 05/18/2018<p>NASA's new TESS satellite, a …

Exoplanets

'Fortnite Mobile' Is Going Somewhere No Other Games Can Follow

Tomorrow marks the launch of <i>Fortnite Mobile</i> on iOS, with Android and PC/console cross play soon to follow. But this is a rare case in which “[Insert Game] Mobile” does not mean some half-hearted port, but instead a copy of the fully-fledged version of the game.<p>It’s hard to understate just how big a …

The White House Meeting On Video Game Violence Unearthed A Strange Request From Nintendo To The Creators Of ‘Goldeneye’

Donald Trump’s meeting on video game violence at the White House was a big nothingburger, as expected, but the renewed discussions on gaming violence have unearthed a fascinating and bizarre tidbit about the Nintendo 64 era.<p>In a fantastic New Yorker piece by Simon Parkin on the “non-existent link …

Donald Trump

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

Alzheimer's Disease

Coca-Cola breaks 130-year-old tradition with first alcoholic drink

With its iconic red label and secret recipe, it’s been one of the world’s most famous soft drinks for more than a century. Now, however, Coca-Cola is on the brink of a new chapter – with plans to launch its first alcoholic drink.<p>The company is currently experimenting with the creation of a popular …

Watch Johnny Depp perform with Stone Temple Pilots

The actor played two songs with the San Diego band, including a cover of MC5's 'Kick Out The Jams'<p>Johnny Depp joined Stone Temple Pilots on stage on …

Rock Music

This app uses machine learning and AR to teach you how to draw

For some people drawing comes naturally. But, if you’re anything like me, your stick figures look like misshapen horrors for whom death would surely be a relief. Enter Sketch AR: the AI-powered app that aims to make you a better artist regardless of your current skill.<p>The idea is pretty simple: you …

Technology (India)

World of Warcraft’s Mythic Dungeon Invitational, WoW’s other esport, returns

Season 2 of Blizzard’s Mythic Dungeon Invitational has begun<p>Blizzard officially announced the return of <i>World of Warcraft</i>’s popular Mythic Dungeon Invitational last month. Starting on Feb. 27, teams of five players began competing for a spot in the tournament, which is happening later this year.<p>The …

Kevin Smith forced to defend Chris Pratt after actor offered prayers for recovery

Kevin Smith, the "Clerks" director who survived a “widow-maker” heart attack early Monday, was forced to defend actor Chris Pratt who wished him well on Twitter and asked others to join him in praying for the director.<p>The “Passengers” actor sent Smith well-wishes and told him how he was inspired by …

Chris Pratt

AVENGERS PRELUDE Comic Just Revealed INFINITY WAR’s Biggest Threat

<i>Warning: There are huge spoilers ahead for the</i> <b>Avengers: Infinity War Prelude</b> <i>comic and potentially for the film as well.</i><p>Last month, the in-canon comic …

Marvel Universe

PS4 Game Fighting EX Layer Release Window, New Character Announced

Street Fighter EX developer Arika has shared more details on its upcoming PS4 fighting game, Fighting EX Layer. While the developer didn't pin down a precise release date for the title just yet, it did reveal how much it will cost and when players could expect to get their hands on it.<p>During a …

Here’s the first teaser trailer for ‘Wreck It Ralph 2’

HE'S GONNA WRECK IT.<p>The first teaser for <i>Wreck It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks The Internet</i> has been released, and it seems like the oafish hero has …

Wreck

Rebels Just Introduced Something We Never Thought We'd See in Star Wars

Monday’s penultimate pair of <i>Rebels</i> episodes, “Wolves and a Door” and “A World Between Worlds,” revealed a new part of <i>Star Wars</i> mythology we’ve never …

Your private browsing isn’t as incognito as you want it to be

Your computer can store clues.<p>There’s no shame in firing up a private browsing window from time to time, whether it’s to visit a NSFW website or just to protect your personal information while checking your email on a public computer. But while private browsing modes do their best to erase your …

Operating Systems

Rome, which had only seen snow once in the last 33 years, just got hit with a rare 'Beast from the East' storm — even priests at the Vatican came out to play

Rome wasn't built in a day, and it wasn't built for snow, either.<p>In fact, the Italian capital had seen white powder only once in the past 33 years, until Monday.<p>That's when thermostats at the Vatican dipped below freezing, shocking priests and nuns who got stuck in the snow. Even the army had to be …

Amazon has a $27 multi-color LED light strip that syncs to your music

When we first caught wind of the DotStone Music-Syncing LED Strip Lights, we thought they sounded kind of cheesy, to be honest. Then we actually …

Smart Homes

Blizzard Made Overwatch's Zenyatta Walk, Which Is As Weird As You'd Expect

One of the many challenges with creating a hero shooter like Overwatch is ensuring that each character is distinct and unique. Blizzard has done an admirable job in this regard, drawing on different cultures and inspirations to create the members of the roster. Zenyatta is particularly notable in …

Blizzard's Warcraft 3 is getting an important update and invitational later this month

The real-time strategy classic, Blizzard's Warcraft III, gets an extensive update after more than 15 years, which also makes the game technically …

Today Is Cat Day In Japan

In the US, National Cat Day is on October 29. But in Japan, it’s today.<p>While not a national holiday (you still have to work, cat lovers!), the game …

Dragon Ball FighterZ Bardock And Broly Trailers Are Quick And Punchy

Bandai Namco has released a couple of very short teasers for Broly and Bardock, the first DLC fighters for Dragon Ball FighterZ. There's no combat gameplay but we do see the legendary Super Saiyan and the father of Goku gearing up for a fight. These short animations look to be pre-fight intros …

"Ridiculously Exploitive" Loot Boxes Must Change, Lawmaker Says

Chris Lee, the state representative from Hawaii who wants to take action against video games with "predatory" loot boxes, believes we are in the midst of a turning point when it comes to the video game industry and its business practices. The industry has to stop taking advantage of players with …

Get Steamy with Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash On PC Next Month

Get Steamy with Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash On PC Next Month<p>/ February 19, 2018 at 10:28 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>Marvelous and XSEED announced …

Halo 5

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

12 Things You Never Knew About 'Army of Darkness'

2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the cult classic "Army of Darkness." Is it a horror movie? A campy comedy? Who cares? All we know is that Bruce Campbell's Ash Williams is one movie icon who's stood the test of time.<p>So grab your boomstick, hone your one-liners, and check out 12 things you might …

A Cartographer Is Mapping All of the UK’s National Parks, J.R.R. Tolkien-Style

Cartographer Dan Bell makes national parks into fantasy lands. Bell, who lives near Lake District National Park in England, is currently on a mission …

How to keep scammers from stealing your phone number

Last week, some T-Mobile customers -- including a CNET staffer -- received a strange text message:<p>Alarming, no? Was the text from T-Mobile proper, or was it a form of phishing -- an attempt to get you to visit a malicious web site?<p>Turns out it was the former, though you should always think twice …

Inside the Zany, Enormous, Amazing World of Activision Blizzard

The vision will come to you when you least expect it. It will strike you a moment somewhere between accepting your fifth meeting request of the day …

Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

The process even made water from Sydney Harbor safe to drink.<p>Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that can purify water, no matter how dirty it is, in a single step. Scientists from Australian research …

Graphene

Valve cuts ties with publisher for planting positive reviews (update)

CEO supposedly pressured employees into recommending games<p>Valve has removed all titles from Maltese publisher Insel Games from Steam, after finding that the company allegedly pressured its employees to leave positive reviews for the company’s games on the marketplace.<p>“The publisher appears to have …