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20 Things You Need to Know About Marvel's Civil War

We are moving ever closer to the release of the third Captain America film, a movie which will adapt writer Mark Millar and artist Steve McNiven’s …

GTA 5 Next-Gen: Transferring Current Gen Characters and Game Progress to PS4, Xbox One and PC

Renowned YouTube tipster, DomisLive (aka Dom), has revealed some interesting titbits about the possibility of transferring current gen game ranking …

Whirlpool's new machine freshens your clothes in 10 minutes flat

Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes, right? Well, Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool apparently believe that these are terrible burdens …

Paralyzed jockey walks again with help from bionic suit

Irish jockey Jonjo Bright has been paralyzed from the neck down since a riding accident in March 2013. He never thought he would walk again, but then he donned a bionic suit from Ekso Bionics and joined the increasing ranks of those benefiting from today's machine-aided mobility devices.<p>"I didn't …

Robotics

Gary Oldman says Batman v Superman has "got big shoes to fill"

With Zack Snyder currently rebooting The Dark Knight as part of Warner Bros.’ big DC ensemble <b>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</b>, Yahoo! Movies caught …

What Does Your City Look Like From Space?

A new website lets you check out photos taken by astronauts of specific spots on Earth.<p>Who isn’t moved by images of the Earth at night?<p>In the contrast it shows between nature and settlement—in the civilizational network it reveals—it gestures at the mystery of human society. These composites are …

Rocketskates let you walk or "motor"

Back in 2010, we first heard about inventor Peter Treadway's concept for powered wheeled footwear that also allowed the user to walk under their own …

Second Opinion - Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

<b>Transformers: Age of Extinction</b>, 2014.<p>Directed by Michael Bay.<br>Starring Mark Wahlberg, Victoria Summer, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz, …

Watch three prequel short films for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

With ten years passing between the events of <b>Rise of the Planet of the Apes</b> and the upcoming sequel <b>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes</b>, 20th Century Fox …

Someone Beat 'Super Mario Bros' In Under 5 Minutes

A video gamer who goes by "Blubbler" online just set a new world record for beating 1985's "Super Mario Bros." -- aka the original "Mario" game -- by completing it in 4 minutes and 57.69 seconds. That blows the previous record out of the water by a full two-fifths of a second.<p>It almost goes without …

Good Luck: Robot To Attempt Hitchhiking Across Canada

Meet HitchBOT. HitchBOT is going to attempt to hitchhike the 3,871-miles (~6,230km) across Canada from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Victoria, British …

iPhone or Android: it's time to choose your religion

Starting this fall, it'll be much harder to switch between Android and iOS<p>It’s impossible for Google or Apple to introduce a new feature, let alone a whole new revision, to their mobile operating systems without it instantly being compared to the other’s alternative. The sparks that inflame heated …

8 Star Trek Technologies Moving From Science Fiction To Science Fact

NASA physicist Harold White and artist Mark Rademaker recently released spectacular images of the “IXS Enterprise,” a design for a hypothetical faster-than-light starship based on work being done in Dr. White’s lab at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.<p>Dr. White is Advanced Propulsion Team Lead for the …

Hidden Cash: millionaire banned from hiding cash around Paris

Jason Buzi has been told by French authorities that he faces a fine or imprisonment if he carries out treasure hunt<p>The American philanthropist behind the world-wide HiddenCash craze will not be allowed to hide money around Paris at the weekend, police have warned.<p>"The distribution of money in …

iPad Air 2 Dummy Appears On Video

We recently saw some photos of an iPad Air 2 dummy unit, and now the device is compared on video next to the existing iPad Air tablet.<p>The video was …

Sit back and watch hacks around the world in real time

Want to feel anxious about your internet connection? The security firm Norse is more than happy to oblige. It's running a live hacking map that shows the attacks against a worldwide honeypot (that is, purposefully vulnerable) network as they happen. While this isn't representative of the full …

World Cup technology: Who will win in 2050?

<b>"And the World Cup 2050 is awarded to...(drum roll)...Mars!"</b><p>Sound far-fetched? Not if a recent suggestion of future "inter-planetary competitions" is anything to go by.<p>Some might have felt references by Fifa's chairman to football in space aimed to detract from the row about awarding the 2022 event …

App turns power button into panic button for activists at risk

Amnesty international has launched an open-source 'Panic Button' app designed to help human rights activists at risk from attack, kidnap or …

How To Stop Facebook From Getting More Of Your Info, In 2 Steps

Facebook just announced yet another way it is encroaching on your privacy. Starting soon, the company said on Thursday, it will use information gathered from other websites to figure out the ads that best apply to you.<p>But, to its credit, Facebook is also offering a way to opt out of its new …

SpaceX's Elon Musk hopes to put humans on Mars in 10 years

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has been solitarily rolling around the Red Planet collecting samples and beaming information back to Earth. But, according to SpaceX's Elon Musk, it might not be too long before Curiosity gets some company.<p>In an interview with CNBC on Tuesday, Musk said that he thinks …

Space Travel

Raging Hockey Fans Destroyed A Drone In LA Last Night

Riot police were called in to break up what the LA Times described as a "melee" outside the arena following the King's victory over the New York Rangers.<p>In one clip posted online, a drone can be seen hovering over the crowd of hockey fans before it was knocked out of the sky by people throwing …

You'll Be Able To Text Your Friend A Smell In A Few Days

Soon you'll be able to send a friend not just a picture of a pizza, but the <i>scent</i> of a pizza, using your phone. Yes, really.<p>Harvard engineering professor David Edwards has invented a device called an oPhone that sends and receives photos and scents. You can mix-and-match 32 basic scents to create …

Paraplegic Man Kicks World Cup Opening Kick Thanks To Robotic Exoskeleton Suit

In arguably the only respectable use of robotics, 29-year old paraplegic Juliano Pinto used a full-body robotic suit to kick the first kick at the …

The World Cup will open with a kick from a brain-controlled exoskeleton

Using nothing but his thoughts, a paralyzed Brazilian will kick off today’s World Cup wearing the world’s most advanced brain-controlled exoskeleton. The device, called BRA-Santos Dumont, is a product of the Walk Again Project, an international collaboration of neuroscientists and engineers …

This Smartphone-Controlled Paper Toy Drone Is About To Hit The Masses

The PowerUp 3.0, a device that lets you pilot a paper airplane with your smartphone, will ship 20,000 straight to Kickstarter backers, VentureBeat reports. It's set to go on sale to the public this summer.<p>PowerUp 3.0 is the brainchild of former Israeli Air Force pilot and inventor Shai Goitein, who …

Let It Go? Man claims wife divorced him because he didn't like Frozen

A man posting on a Japanese marriage advice forum has said the reason for his wife divorcing him was that he didn't enjoy the Disney film Frozen.<p>He writes that his wife became obsessed with Frozen after a friend introduced her to it, prompting her to see it at the cinema numerous times. He was …

Velociraptor robot nearly as fast as Cheetah

It won't be the cheetahs that kill us after all, but, apparently, the robotic dinosaurs. Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology's (KAIST) MSC Lab have designed a sprinting robot -- but, unlike Boston Dynamics' Cheetah, which is modelled on the fastest mammal alive, it …

Robotics

Watch Google take its self-driving car for a spin - video

Google showcases its latest self-driving car prototype, allowing members of the public to be taken for a spin. The small electric, two-seater car has no steering wheel, accelerator pedals or brake pedals. It incorporates laser sensors and radars for navigation and spacial recognition, with a …