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Meet Fluent, Microsoft’s New Design System

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The World's Only Metallic Hydrogen Sample Has Disappeared

Wha??<p>Scientists achieved the "holy grail of high-pressure physics" last month, when physicists from Harvard University claimed they'd successfully …

An N64 classic is finally coming to Virtual Console, just in time for Wii U to die

This timing hurts, man<p><i>Harvest Moon</i> <i>64</i> is heading to Wii U Virtual Console this week, publisher Natsume confirmed on its community forum. The game will be available for the first time on Nintendo eShop this Thursday, Feb. 23 — just eight short days before the Nintendo Switch arrives.<p>While the game’s …

Bill Gates isn't kidding around when he says bioterrorism could kill '30 million people'

President Donald Trump may have the nuclear codes, but when it comes to things to be scared about, think bigger. According to Bill Gates, …

Blizzard Announces End Of ‘World Of Warcraft,’ ‘Diablo III’ And Other Games On Windows XP, Vista

As Blizzard Entertainment continues to work on improving its games, it has decided to move forward sans the support for Windows XP and Windows Vista. …

If you don’t vaccinate your kids, Australia won’t pay for your child care

By Amanda Erickson<p>Reporter<p>In Australia, there used to be widespread agreement that vaccinating children against fatal diseases was a good thing. Kids got shots, and the rate of childhood diseases plummeted.<p>But then things changed. In 1994, a group calling itself the Australian Vaccination Network …

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Nintendo’s High-Stakes Bet on the Switch

On March 3, Nintendo’s newest console will hit stores worldwide, in what will be one of the company’s most important hardware launches ever. The …

10 Online Research Tools Every Online Learner Should Know About

Research is a time-intensive activity, which means you will need a tool to organize both your professional and personal life. We advise you to give …

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Five years later, PlayStation Vita is still my favorite little console

All hail the Spelunky machine<p>I can’t wish the PlayStation Vita a happy fifth birthday because it’s been dead for a while now. The portable console has become a safe haven for indie games and Japanese visual novels, but third-party developers like Ubisoft and Electronic Arts along with Sony itself …

Fecal transplant improves autism symptoms

While many people are aware of the behavioural symptoms associated with autism, probably not so many realize that autistics often also have …

Fire Emblem Heroes brings the tactical RPG to Android and iOS

Summon heroes from throughout the Fire Emblem franchise<p>Nintendo will bring <i>Fire Emblem Heroes</i>, a brand-new story in the tactical role-playing game franchise, to smart devices, the company announced during a Nintendo Direct livestream presentation today.<p>The game will come to Google Play and the Apple …

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Hello PlayStation Blog! Spike Chunsoft just got established stateside this year, and I’m here to celebrate some amazing announcements from our very …

25 games for the summer of 2016 | Polygon

ABZU<p>August 2 — PlayStation 4, Windows PC<p>Ocean life and strangeness are the intertwined themes of <i>Abzu</i>, a gentle quest into an underwater place of beauty, movement and color.<p>From some of the people who made <i>Journey</i>, players take on the role of a diver, trying to find out where and who she is by …

Dell Kills Android Business To Focus On Windows 2-in-1 Devices

In a serious blow to the future of Google's Android for Work program and six months after HP decided to stop selling Android tablets, arch rival Dell confirmed in a recent blog post that it too is discontinuing its Android tablet line (Venue) to focus on Windows 2-in-1 laptops or detachable tablets.<p>…

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update will bring even more deceptive app ads to the Start menu

When Microsoft first introduced the idea of 'promoted apps' to the Windows 10 Start menu, it was decried by many as little more than pushing ads at …

These Are the Best Video Games You Can Finish in an Afternoon

You're bumming about the house, with time to kill. So kill it by starting, and finishing, a great game in a single sitting.<p>Contrary to the words of a late jazz great, we do not have all the time in the world. That pressure, that weight on your shoulders that you carry around with you everyday: …

5 TED Talks You Need to Watch if You Care About Learning

Whether teacher, trainer, or instructional designer these are 5 TED talks you need to watch. They all provide insight into the way we learn and …

Announcement: Microsoft Teacher Academies, free online courses for teachers

Microsoft has published a set of new online courses called Microsoft Teacher Academies, which are available for FREE to teachers looking for training …

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