Nick Campbell

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People are going to compete in 'Call of Duty' at the X Games

The world's best <i>Call of Duty</i> players will soon square off at ESPN's X Games. For the first time ever, ESPN and Major League Gaming have teamed up to produce the MLG X Games Invitational, a three-day contest that will take place starting June 6th at X Games Austin. MLG says it's rounded up eight of …

UPDATE: Feds Say Powdered Liquor Not Actually Legal

<i>UPDATE at 10:29 a.m. Tuesday: The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau told CNN that its approval of Palchohol was an error. We've amended our headline and Monday's story accordingly.</i><p>We're growing accustomed to mixologist mavericksvaporizing, freezing and whipping our cocktails. So why not turn …

How It Works: Surgical Snakebot

A reptilian robot<p>Surgery has always been synony­mous with incisions. But the new snake-inspired Flex System from Medrobotics could reduce bloodshed and hasten healing by traveling through a convenient (if unsettling) alternative: a natural orifice, such as the mouth.<p>During a Flex procedure, the …

'Not Science Fiction': Navy to Test Futuristic Gun at Sea in 2016

The U.S. Navy is planning sea trials for a weapon that can fire a low-cost, 23-pound (10-kg) projectile at seven times the speed of sound using electromagnetic energy, a "Star Wars" technology that will make enemies think twice, the Navy's research chief said.<p>Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, the chief of …

Military

The new gold rush: Bitcoin ATMs are coming

Sebuh Honarchian, a developer from Los Angeles, showed up at the South By Southwest Interactive trade show in Austin, Texas on Saturday because he heard there would be a Bitcoin ATM and he needed to pay rent. He found the machine in a corner of the trade floor, flashed it a QR code on his phone, …

Inmates in Thailand Can Reduce Their Sentences by Beating Foreigners in Muay Thai Prison Fights

In a world where prisoners’ sentences are reduced for good behavior, the rules at Klong Prem Central Prison, in Thailand, come across as bizarre. …

Would Buy: Concept Car Launches Flying Drone to Scout Traffic and Take Selfies

Renault has cobbled together a compact SUV concept called the Kwid. It’s meant to be affordable and stylish – aimed squarely at youngsters who like …

Associated Press News

The government wants our cars to 'talk' to each other

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is throwing its weight behind vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication systems. After years of experimentation and a real-world trial in Ann Arbor, MI the government is (almost) ready to make peer-to-peer networking a required safety feature on all new cars. …

Your Biggest Choice on the Road to Success

photo: Les Roches Marbella<p>Any attempt to reduce success to a single factor or a fixed formula is bound to fail. For every person who successfully …

Self-improvement

Why what you do makes sense and what other people do is dumb

Why, oh why, do people do all those stupid things? The answer, according to psychologists, depends on whether you are the person doing the things — …

U.S. military to be on standby

Amid the recent security and terrorist concerns involving the Sochi Olympics, the U.S. is preparing a contingency plan to keep American athletes and …

Terrorists Make New Direct Threats Against the Sochi Winter Olympics

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>With three weeks to go before the Olympics begin, new threats — and a possible security breach — are …

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Pete Carroll defends Richard Sherman after postgame tirade

Coach Pete Carroll is the latest person to weigh in on Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman's on-field, postgame tirade aimed squarely at 49ers wide …

How Companies Trick You into Thinking You’re Buying a Premium Product

Even as middle class consumers are tightening their budgets, companies are finding ways to tout “everyday luxury” products—from food to shampoo—that …

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

CB Richard Sherman apologizes

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has apologized a day after targeting the play of San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree with …

Samsung app stops you from texting while driving

Samsung has launched an Android mobile app that prevents you from texting while driving.<p>The app aims to protect people from the dangers of failing to pay attention to the road. It notes that drivers are 2.8 times more likely to get in an accident while dialing and 23 times more likely when …

More Than 300 Sharks In Australia Are Now On Twitter

Sharks in Western Australia are now tweeting out where they are — in a way.<p>Government researchers have tagged 338 sharks with acoustic transmitters that monitor where the animals are. When a tagged shark is about half a mile away from a beach, it triggers a computer alert, which tweets out a …