Tyler Baker

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These tiny manmade structures are amazingly strong

Engineers have built super small structures with hollow ceramic scaffolds that mimic the lightweight—and very strong—skeletons of organisms such as …

Nanotech

A New App Called Ping May Have Finally Made Email Less Of A Pain

Email, as you know, can sometimes be daunting, annoying, and even worse: distracting.<p>Ping's creator and CEO Erez Pilosof told Business Insider that he created Ping as a way to re-think the way we deal with email and make it more conversational. "Email should adapt to us, not the other way around," …

Naturally secreted chemicals could make you invisible to mosquitos

Mosquitos are undoubtably one of nature's most annoying lifeforms — annoying at the best of times, and disease-carriers at the worst. Humanity has made many efforts at repelling the troublesome insects, with the chemical DEET being perhaps the most well known example, but a group of scientists from …

Testicle size may indicate men's childcare aptitude, suggests US study

Men's aptitude for childcare may be reflected in the size of their testes, according to a study by US scientists.<p>Researchers found that men with smaller testes were more likely to take charge of children's bath-time, visits to the doctor, night-time comforting, and other parenting jobs than others …

'Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn' Review (PC)

After the debacle that was <i>Final Fantasy XIV</i>, Square Enix’s MMORPG <b>Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn</b> (PC) breathes new life into the title and the franchise as a whole. <i>FFXIV:ARR</i> is nothing short of a miraculous resurrection that brings together classic and modern MMORPG elements in the universe of …

Mars One mission starts sifting through 200,000 applicants

Between 24 and 40 people will take a one-way flight to the red planet in 2023 with the private Mars One mission<p>Rose Pastore<p>September 9, 2013 10:18pm (UTC)<p><b>Mars colony</b><p><i>Mars One</i><p>Only a few dozen will be chosen for the 2023 mission to colonize the red planet.<p>Five months after the Netherlands-based …

MyGlass app lets you control Google Glass via your phone

Google Glass owners can now control the interface by swiping and tapping their way on an Android phone or tablet via the MyGlass app.<p>Updated Thursday in the Google Play story, MyGlass offers an altenative to Google Glass owners who may not always want to nod their head or speak a command to control …

Twerking Gone Wrong: Girl Catches Fire

And this, ladies and gentlemen, is why you leave twerking to the professionals (you know, like Miley Cyrus). “I tried making a sexy twerk video for …

Opinion: How Microsoft learned not to lose its trousers

One of the biggest challenges facing Microsoft's Xbox One strategy is its plan to make money on every console sale, something the company hasn't tried at launch before.<p>Microsoft suffered massive losses year after year following the launch of its Xbox 360, estimated by some to have totaled as much …

Microsoft says Xbox One's original vision is still the future of games

The future of video games is online and physical-media free, Microsoft Director of Product Planning Albert Penello believes. But Xbox One was a …

Nextgen

First Xbox One TV Ad is all About Sport

No video games, but a whole lotta sport.<p>The first North American Xbox One 30-second TV spot has aired in conjunction with the kick-off of the 2013 …

The ghost of Bitcoin

In search of Satoshi Nakamoto, the man behind the most famous virtual currency, Polygon finds a harrowing digital economy only a gamer could love.<p>S<p>atoshi Nakamoto doesn't exist. Or, at least, if he does, he's one of the rare modern individuals who is practically impossible to locate.<p>Nakamoto is the …