Isaac Burch

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Silk Road Founder's Diary is Incredible

Details of an online journal belonging to Ross Ulbricht — the man US authorities suspect of running Silk Road, the recently-busted online marketplace for illicit goods — have surfaced as evidence for his trial, and boy do they make for some reading.<p>Evidence already suggests that Ulbricht ordered at …

Widespread Plague In Wildlife Threatens Western Ecosystems

For most of us, plague is something that maybe we read about in history books. In the 14th Century, it wiped out half of Europe's population. But the bacteria is busy killing wildlife now in the American West. By studying small mammals scientists have learned that plague is far more pervasive a …

Environmental Health

More Than 200 Earthquakes Have Shaken Oklahoma Since 2009

The U.S. Geological Survey says human activities like wastewater disposal might be contributing to central Oklahoma's earthquake swarm.<p>Oklahoma often gets the short end of the natural disaster stick. Though it's well known as a hotspot for tornado activity and has a history of severe flooding, …

Researchers propose million-year storage disk that could 'outlast the human race'

Under ideal circumstances, traditional magnetic hard disks (and the data you store on them) will last at most a decade. And when it comes to preserving vital information about the human race and all that we've achieved, that's simply not good enough. At least, that's according to researchers at …

Five Things You Didn't Know About Tyler, The Creator

He reveals all in the exclusive premiere of his new animated short. Spoiler: He brushes his teeth with his chains on.<p>Tyler, The Creator has an imagination that's probably unparalleled by most people in this world, so it only makes sense that some of his most intimate confessions are best portrayed …

New Jersey

GTA 5 Online video mixes cars, choppers, gunfights and free fall

An Achievement Hunters video posted on YouTube this week introduces viewers to the concept of "air jousting," which involves gunfights in cars suspended from helicopters in <i>Grand Theft Auto Online</i>.<p>In the video above, which is peppered with NSFW language, three teams strap cars to helicopters, go …

Red Cross: Penalize war crimes in video games

The International Committee of the Red Cross looks to work with makers of realistic war video games to build in consequences for war crimes.<p>Some war video games have reached an incredible level of realism and sophistication in their depiction of armed conflict. Everyday gamers can immerse …

Middle East

North Korea warns of 'all-out war' as it refuses to sign pact with US

North Korea has issued a fresh warning of an "all-out war", urging the United States to stop military drills and what it described as "nuclear blackmail".<p>The country also refused to sign a non-aggression pact that John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, offered last week on condition of …

North Korea

Grand Theft Auto V recreates famous TV and movie moments

Steal some stuff, blow some stuff up, drive real fast. Therein lies the basic goodness of the monster-hit video game <i>G</i><i>rand Theft Auto V</i>, and, it's fair to say, the essence of more than a couple of blockbuster movies and fan-favorite television franchises.<p>YouTubers CinemaSins seem to grasp this …

Watch the BMW i8 run away from The Smoking Tire

The Smoking Tire catches a BMW i8 prototype on camera<p>The crew at The Smoking Tire was in the right place at the right time and caught a BMW i8 prototype in the wild. The short and shaky video shows a couple close-up shots and some "full throttle" acceleration. The engine note from the 3-cylinder …