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Nintendo plans to support Switch for 7 to 10 years

The head of Nintendo has said he wants to support the Switch for much longer than the usual five or six-year console life.<p>The Switch is an anomaly in …

Gaming Consoles

Bungie makes changes to Destiny 2, speeds up play

<b>Bungie has gone and made a number of changes to Destiny 2: making play faster and a lot more deadly.</b>Design lead Josh Hamrick laid out the changes in …

Destiny 2

A successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch gives NASA new options

The impact next week’s flight could have<p>SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket will launch for the first time next week. It might be the company’s most anticipated mission yet, and it could open up a new line of business — one that might interest NASA.<p>The new rocket will be the most powerful in the world, …

Space Exploration

‘I was flat-out raped’: Amy Schumer says she was assaulted as a teenager

While appearing on Katie Couric’s podcast, the comedian said she was raped in her first sexual encounter, and also talked about the alleged sexual misconduct of Aziz Ansari<p>Amy Schumer has said she was raped as a teenager in a new interview in which she also discussed Aziz Ansari’s alleged sexual …

Amy Schumer

Given Up For Dead, NASA Satellite Found Operating By Amateur Astronomer

NASA's IMAGE spacecraft spent five years studying the Earth's magnetosphere, but when its signal blinked off in 2005, the space agency called it a mission and moved on.<p>Twelve years later, enter amateur astronomer Scott Tilley.<p>Tilley was scanning the S-band frequency range looking for something …

Space

Watch Live: NASA to Reveal Energy Breakthrough That Can Take Humans to Mars and Power a Home for 10 Years

Keeping the lights on will be even trickier on Mars than it is on Earth, which is why NASA has been working on developing new nuclear power sources …

A ‘potentially hazardous’ monster asteroid the size of Hyde Park is headed towards Earth

A gigantic kilometre-wide asteroid will travel terrifyingly close to our planet in about two weeks’ time.<p>The object is called 2002 AJ129 and is due …

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring. Although it …

Biology

McDonald's Just Made a Stunning Announcement That Will Completely Change the Future of Fast Food

In the United States alone, McDonald's sells more than 1 billion pounds of beef and more than 500 million cups of coffee each year.<p>While I don't eat at McDonald's very often anymore (the few times I eat a burger in any given year, my place of choice is In-N-Out), I have unwrapped plenty of Quarter …

Everything flight attendants notice about you when you board a plane — and how their tips could help you get a free upgrade

From taking advantage of overbooked flights to being smart with air miles, we've heard it all when it comes to what does and doesn't work when you're looking to bag a free flight upgrade.<p>But it comes down to the what the flight attendant thinks of you. And there are a number of things they look out …

Aviation

22 state attorneys general sue to block net neutrality rollback

In the first high-profile attempt to block the FCC’s rollback of net neutrality rules through the courts, 22 state attorneys general have filed a lawsuit challenging the plan.<p>Led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the petition asks a court to find that the FCC’s plan runs afoul of …

This Is What The Entire Known Universe Looks Like in a Single Image

Whoa.<p>Isn't it beautiful? This is an illustrated logarithmic scale conception of the observable Universe with the Solar System at the …

CVS Pharmacy

Ashleigh Banfield Condemns Aziz Ansari Accuser: ‘What You Have Done Is Appalling’

The HLN anchor called B.S. on an unnamed woman’s claims against the comedian.<p>A new allegation of sexual misconduct against comedian Aziz Ansari has …

Aziz Ansari

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty smug about yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to copy …

Officially Licensed "Eleanor" Ford Mustang Tribute Starts at $189,000

Go baby go!<p>The “Eleanor” Ford Mustang from 2000’s <i>Gone in 60 Seconds</i> is one of the baddest cars to ever hit the silver screen. Whether you like the restomodded pony car or not, it’s easily one of the most iconic movie Mustangs ever—right up there with Steve McQueen’s <i>Bullitt</i> Mustang. If you have the …

More than 1,000 detained in crackdown against Iran protests: rights groups

More than a thousand people have been rounded up and detained in Iran over the past week, rights groups and the State Department said Thursday, as authorities try to quell the largest street protests in nearly a decade.<p>Amnesty International warned that those being held risk torture and …

Alex Trebek Takes A Break From 'Jeopardy!' After Brain Surgery

Doctors removed blood clots caused by a fall about two months ago, the game show host says.<p>“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek posted a message to YouTube on Thursday, informing fans that he underwent brain surgery to remove blood clots over the holiday break.<p>“I had a slight medical problem ― subdural …

Why the Nintendo Switch is selling so well

Some reasons are obvious, others are trickier to pin down<p>The Nintendo Switch has now set records in the United States and Japan as the fastest-selling console in those two respective markets, beating even the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii in terms of early adoption.<p>So what went so right? How did a …

Trump Got Wolffed

The president should have known better. Michael Wolff does not mess around.<p>President Donald Trump could have saved himself a lot of grief if he—or one of his people—had read Michael Wolff’s 2008 book, <i>The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch</i>, before permitting the writer …

Donald Trump

The inventor of Linux is furious at Intel

Linus Torvalds, the inventor and founder of the Linux operating system, is not known for holding back strong opinions he has about computers, and he is now one of the loudest voices critical of Intel's handling of "Meltdown," the flaw revealed Wednesday that could enable an attacker to steal …

Linux

We're About to See a Rare Moon That Hasn't Appeared For More Than 150 Years

This hasn't happened since 31 March 1866.<p>If you were awestruck by the New Year's Day super moon, hold onto your pants.<p>On January 31, around midnight, …

MoviePass Adds a Million Subscribers, Even if Theaters Aren’t Sold on It

LOS ANGELES — As streaming services like Netflix and Hulu surge in popularity, movie theaters have been trying to compete by rethinking the concession counter and installing seats that resemble beds.<p>Yet attendance was flat at North American cinemas in 2015 and 2016, and analysts are predicting a 4 …

Gridlocked New Jersey town finds 'waze' to keep commuters out

Cars without a yellow resident tag will be fined $200.<p>If you live in a big city, you've probably been there. Stuck in gridlock, no end in sight, time and your life being wasted. Then your magical electronic helper alerts you that taking this rinky-dink little side street will save eight minutes …

Cannabis

Geely Wants Lotus to Take on Porsche and Ferrari

Realistic or not, this could be fun<p>Earlier this year, Chinese conglomerate Geely purchased control of Lotus from Proton Motors. The move gave Geely a sports car brand while also ensuring that Lotus would have the money it needs to redesign its aging lineup of vehicles. And from the sound of things, …

‘Tis the season … for a holiday supermoon

Supermoon Sunday is at hand, and although some may scoff, the supermoon concept provides a good excuse to take a close look at a celestial sight we …

Physicists Just Found a Loophole in Graphene That Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Mysterious signals are probably coming from space every second and no one can explain why

It started in 2001, a brilliant burst of light breached the skies. The event had released as much power as 500 million suns. Just a few milliseconds later, the signal had vanished. Astronomers call these powerful flashes Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs).<p>Since 2001, about 30 have been identified. But, new …

Astrophysics

What The End To Net Neutrality Means For Internet Streaming

NPR's Elise Hu talks to former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler about what the FCC decision to end so-called net neutrality means and what it will mean to consumers of internet streaming.<p>Transcript<p>ELISE HU, HOST:<p>The Federal Communications Commission will vote next month to …

Net Neutrality