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The RetroBlox Wants To Be A Virtual Console For All Of Your Old Games

There’s no shortage of third-party retro gaming consoles promising all sorts of advantages over their proprietary predecessors, but the RetroBlox …

Futuristic home made of massive steel cylinders hides two houses in one

Spanish architecture firm, Z4Z4, has created one very unique home consisting of massive white cylindrical structures fused together to create two …

Something mysterious is killing 11,000 nearby galaxies

New research published January 17, 2017 by a global team of researchers focused on 11,000 relatively nearby galaxies and asked why their gas — their lifeblood for the formation of new stars — is being violently stripped away on a widespread scale. The answer, according to these scientists, relates …

Dark Matter

How The Anthropic Principle Became The Most Abused Idea In Science

The Universe has the fundamental laws that we observe it to have. Also, we exist, and are made of the things we’re made of, obeying those same fundamental laws. And therefore, we can construct two very simple statements that would be very difficult to argue against:<p>We must be prepared to take …

Universe

Cemu lets you play Wii U games on your PC in 4K

It's now possible to play Nintendo games in 4K quality - but only if you run them through an emulator.<p>Cemu is a piece of "highly experimental …

'Zelda: Ocarina of Time' HD Remake Mod: An Unreal Engine 4 demo you can actually play

We're still waiting for <i>Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>to launch on Wii U and Nintendo Switch, but until then, fans of the series can kill time …

Alien life -- did NASA find a 'Death Star' in a distant galaxy?

Did <b>NASA</b> discover an <b>alien megastructure star</b> more than 1,400 light years away? That's the intriguing question brought up by findings from its Kepler …

Preparing for our Posthuman Future of Artificial Intelligence

<i>“Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.”</i> <i>– George …

Revolutionary nanowire battery tech can be charged over 200,000 times

Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a brave new world of powerful wireless devices, but they're not without their limitations. After being charged a number of times, they start to lose their ability to hold that charge, requiring either a replacement battery or a brand new phone. Most batteries last …

Looking For Higher Dimensions In Gravity

In the effort to unify the gravitational theory of general relativity with the quantum theory of the very small theoretical physicists explore a lot of wild ideas. One of these is the idea of higher dimensions. While we may live our lives in the three-dimensional volume of space and the temporal …

Track all your partner's infidelities with this smart mattress

Having failed at marketing their internet-connected mattress for babies, Spanish company Durmet has flipped the pillow talk on their WiFi-enabled "Smarttress." The device now comes in an adult-sized version with what Durmet sees as its newest killer feature: a "Lover Detection System" that will …

Dinosaurs weren’t driven to extinction by that meteorite after all

New evidence shows that dinosaurs were dying out 24 million years before bolide impact.<p>It's the most dramatic mass extinction in the history of …

Beautiful Panoramas Turn Your World Into Wormholes

New York City-based photographer and filmmaker Randy Scott Slavin had a brush with viral fame in 2012 when he released “Alternate Perspectives,” a photo series that turned panoramas of landscapes and cityscapes into psychedelic bubble views of the world. Now Slavin is back with a new installment of …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

Out Today: The First Catalog Of All The Proteins In The Human Body

Say hi to the proteome.<p>Two teams of scientists are publishing today first drafts of the human proteome. The proteome is a catalog of all of the different proteins the human body makes. This is a big accomplishment. How big? Let’s look at some numbers from just one team:<p>The scientists in this team …

Protein

Stem Cell Breakthrough Could Let Us Grow New Human Eyes

Scientists grow new cornea material that restores some sight to blind rabbits in an experiment.<p>A breakthrough in stem cells just brought us much closer to lab-grown human eyeballs.<p>Biologists led by Kohji Nishida at Osaka University in Japan have discovered a new way to nurture and grow the many …

This HD camera drone packs a bunch of extras for just $80

Finding a decent drone quadcopter for a fair price isn’t always easy since drones are so popular these days. On the one hand you have professional …

Saudi Arabia Threatens To Liquidate Its Treasury Holdings If Congress Probes Its Role In Sept 11 Attacks

Back in January, when the market was watching in shocked silence as oil prices were crashing to decade lows and as concerns emerged that Saudi Arabia …

Hawking's Interstellar Starship Would Revolutionize the Search for Alien Life

Yesterday, Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner made the mind-blowing announcement that they want to build a fleet of interstellar spacecraft that can …

10 crazy concepts for homes of the future

1/<p>We're already starting to see many options for tiny homes, like the Ecocapsule that is meant to support you living entirely off the grid.<p>It is …

Mexico City

13 Harsh Reasons Why You Are Nowhere Near Success

Here are 13 harsh, yet truthful indicators as to why you are nowhere near success at this very point in time.<p>1 – You procrastinate<p>Actions speak …

4 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Sexual Satisfaction, According to Science

Has your passion been lacking in the bedroom? Has your once-incredible sex slowly transforms into a soul-crushing chore? Don't worry, there's nothing …

How to tell if other people think you're attractive, according to science

"We're experts about ourselves, and others aren't. That makes it hard for us to understand what we look like in the eyes of others," Epley says.<p>Eply …

Windows That Morph Into Balconies at the Push of a Button

Design by HofmanDujardin<p>Dutch Architecture and design studio HofmanDujardin have developed an innovative window that morphs into a balcony at the …

How the Impossible Becomes Possible

Arthur C. Clark insisted that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Yet most of us have to live in a world of …

Albert Einstein

The company that showed us its 1,000-horsepower electric supercar is buying up land for its massive factory in Nevada

The company has been buying up land at the site of its proposed 900-acre factory in North Las Vegas.<p>According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Faraday snapped up several parcels— about 14 acres' worth so far — at the Apex Industrial Park.<p>Public documents show that a limited-liability company named …

Electric Vehicles

Google could be selling Boston Dynamics because even Google thinks these robots are terrifying

Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. isn’t happy with Boston Dynamics, its robotics subsidiary. According to a report from Bloomberg, Alphabet executives think that Boston Dynamics is unlikely to generate substantial revenue in the next few years and is hard to work with. Toyota or Amazon could be …

Supercomputer simulates whole-body blood flow

<b>A new supercomputer simulation of blood moving around the entire human body compares extremely well with real-world flow measurements, researchers say.</b><p>The software uses a 3D representation of every artery that is 1mm across or wider, scanned from a single person.<p>Its accuracy passed a first key test …

Duke University

Professor wins $700k for solving 300-year-old math equation

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a problem that had baffled mathematicians for centuries -- until British professor Andrew Wiles set his mind to it.<p>"There are no whole number solutions to the equation xn + yn = zn when n is greater than 2."<p>READ: Meet the 10-year-old maths genius who's just enrolled at …

Mathematics