Nathan Yeung

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Fallout 3 Beaten In Under 24 Minutes, A New World Record

Watch as speedrunner BubblesDelFuego jets across the capital wasteland, all in the name of speed. Bubbles manages to beat the game in an astounding …

DayZ video offers eight and a half minutes of raw footage

New gameplay footage from the standalone version of zombie-filled open-world title, <i>DayZ,</i> gives players a look at the game's pre-alpha state.<p>The video, which you can watch above, features close-up combat with zombies and some of the game's exploration elements. It was posted by creator Dean Hall, …

Google launches new anti-DDoS service called 'Project Shield'

Google has announced a new suite of tools for activists and non-profits at their Ideas conference in New York today, including tools for evading web censorship and oppressive regimes. The biggest focus has been on DDoS attacks, a kind of brute-force action that can easily take down a small site …

Can You Learn Real Racing Skills From Gran Turismo?

While there's an enormous leap from driving on a video game to driving a real racecar, a rising group of pro drivers say that yes, you can learn elite driving skills from virtual racing.<p><b>Great racers start young. Seven-time Formula</b> 1 world champion Michael Schumacher won his first kart championship …

How Much Caffeine Are You Actually Getting in That Cup of Coffee?

Confession: I don't drink coffee. I know next to nothing about what makes a good cup of brown flavored water other than it involving sniper precision …

Coffee

Facebook fans: We’re putting together a list of the greatest Hubble images, and we need your help. Show us the #Hubble images that rivet your attention, engage your sense of mystery, and capture your imagination. From now until Aug. 18, post the pictures on your page with the hashtag #Hubbletopshots and we’ll include the results in our compilation on HubbleSite. Or you can post your suggestions here in comments. You can find images at the HubbleSite news archive (http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/) or Gallery Picture Album (http://hubblesite.org/gallery/album/entire) Happy hunting and thanks for your vote!

Dolphins parallel human communication with use of distinct names

Dolphins are known to use complex, human-like communication, and new research has pushed our understanding of that even further with the finding that some can even respond to individual names. Biologists at the University of St Andrews found that bottlenose dolphins create "signature whistles" for …

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Moto X event scheduled for August 1st in NYC

After a nearly endless sea of rumors, leaks and teasers, the Moto X is almost here! Motorola has just announced it will be holding a press event on August 1st in New York City, with the Moto X as the center topic.<p>As you can see in the press invite, the phone is pictured in both black and white – …

Curiosity Rover Report (June 7, 2013): Rover Ready to Switch Gears

Phone spying and PRISM internet surveillance: what's the difference?

Two invasions of privacy, two different justifications<p>Director of National Intelligence James Clapper briefs President Barack Obama. Image credit: White House Photostream<p>The US government has been spying on millions of people’s phone records and internet activity for years, according to a series of …

Tour D-Day Normandy's Surreal Destruction in These Rare Color Photos

Yesterday marked the 69th anniversary of D-day, the largest amphibious invasion in history and the beginning of the end for the Axis Powers. After …

D Day

What Is PRISM?

Last night, the Washington Post and Guardian dropped concurrent bombshell reports. Their subject was PRISM, a covert collaboration between the NSA, …

Surveillance

The History of the Weird Keyboard Symbols You Never Knew You Needed

Before the age of the internet, you likely never noticed some of the keyboard symbols that you now use all the time. Most of us still don't know the …