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This is Tesla’s first battery swap station (photos)

Last month Tesla announced that it would soon start trialing its first battery swap station in private beta to invited customers, next to its super …

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Microsoft HoloLens Gets Face Wearables Right

I attended Microsoft’s big event last week in Redmond where they made a number of product announcements, one of them called HoloLens. HoloLens is Microsoft’s own head-mounted device that is worn like a large set of goggles. Their solution is designed to be unique in many ways and Microsoft is doing …

EA Charging Players For Gas In New 'Need For Speed'

There are some things that we can do in video games that we can’t possibly do in real life. Some games let us fly, or unleash super-powers, or pilot fighter jets or spaceships. I call this feeling “superful.”<p>Other times, it’s the things we don’t have to do in video games that make them so great. We …

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'Super Saturn' Exoplanet Has Massive Rings

Houston, we have a ringer<p>The rings of Saturn are one of our most instantly recognizable images of outer space, but those beautiful rings of rock and dust now have some competition. In a paper that was recently accepted for publication in <i>Astrophysical Journal</i>, scientists from Leiden Observatory in …

Disgruntled scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York

A disgruntled scientist promised to build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York City in exchange for 'money and power'<p>A naturalized US citizen was jailed Wednesday for five years for attempting to help Venezuela build a nuclear weapon by passing on …

Did An Armed Chinese-Made Drone Just Crash in Nigeria?

CH-3 UCAVs Join War Against Boko Haram<p>As the brutal Boko Haram insurgency has entered its 7th year in Nigeria, the relationship between the government and China has deepened. In many ways it is a match of needs. The Nigerian military has a pressing need for counter-insurgency (COIN) equipment, such …

Police uncover cannabis factory in £1m Fenland mansion

Police say two men in their 20s were arrested at the grand house where officers found a sophisticated drugs operation under way<p>Police who were called to a 'Downton Abbey' style mansion in the Cambridgeshire countryside discovered a slick drugs operation with more than 1,000 cannabis plants growing …