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China Claims To Have Built A Version Of NASA's 'Impossible Engine' That Uses NO Fuel

For it to work it actually has to break the laws of physics.<p>The USSR-USA space race might be history, but China has confirmed that NASA still has …

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

U.S. fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russia denounces 'aggression'

UNITED NATIONS/MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have "extremely serious" consequences, as President Donald Trump's first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington.<p>The warships USS …

The next generation of brain controlled prosthetics will be for everyone

“We call them ‘flourishes’," says Aldo Faisal. “Kevin has this flourish where, because he can rotate his wrist 360-degrees either way, when he …

Nerdy fidget rings for tabletop RPG players

Thinkgeek has posted a pair of spinning fidget rings for gamers: a $20 D20 ring you flick to get a value between 1-20, and a $25 "counter ring" that …

Scientists Just Found a Compound That Kills 98% of a Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Yes!<p>Researchers have discovered a compound in an Antarctic sea sponge that's capable of killing 98 percent of the drug-resistant superbug, …

Autism-Like Behavior In Mice Reversed After Treatment With A Common Gut Bacteria

In an incredible new study, mice with social behavioral deficits similar to those seen in humans with autism were able to overcome their symptoms …

Autism

Can a Dose of Tylenol Change Your Personality?

This new research says yes<p>Taking Tylenol can ease your aches, but it also may blunt another kind of feeling: empathy.<p>According to new research in <i>Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience</i>, acetaminophen can decrease your ability to understand other people’s pain.<p>The researchers discovered that …

In a first, Iceland power plant turns carbon emissions to stone

Scientists and engineers working at a major power plant in Iceland have shown for the first time that carbon dioxide emissions can be pumped into the …

Runescape Marks Anniversary Of 6/6/6 Glitchy Massacre

Ten years ago to this very date, the world of Runescape [official site] was devastated by an event so malicious, so evil, that of course it could …

New Skywind trailer shows off the latest progress

The good folks at The Elder Scrolls Renewal Project have released a new Skywind trailer that shows off some of the latest work that's gone into …

Fan made Star Wars Battlefront III gets go ahead from Valve, will launch for free on Steam

EA’s Star Wars Battlefront may have shifted some serious units when it hit the shelves last winter, but it appears fan-made project Galaxy In Turmoil …

What would happen if the moon suddenly blew up

It's no spoiler to say that in Neal Stephenson's 2015 novel "Seveneves," the moon is destroyed.<p>That's because the opening line reads: <b>"The moon blew up with no warning and with no apparent reason."</b><p>We don't how the moon would suddenly explode in the real world — it's unlikely. But the way Stephenson …

SpaceX Just Landed a Rocket on a Drone Ship

Minutes after a smooth launch of its Dragon spacecraft this afternoon, SpaceX hit a long-standing, elusive goal: It neatly landed the Falcon 9 rocket …

Panama Papers: the revelations so far

The unprecedented leak of 11.5m files is causing upheaval across the globe. Here is what has been revealed by the Guardian<p>The leak of 11.5m files from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca continues to create upheaval around the world. The documents were leaked to the German daily Süddeutsche …

Corruption

What we’re doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years, scientists say

If you dig deep enough into the Earth’s climate change archives, you hear about the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, or PETM. And then you get …

Climate Change

Star Wars Fans Want to Remake Canceled Battlefront III

A team of Star Wars fans have banded together to attempt to remake Star Wars Battlefront III, the controversial, ill-fated Star Wars shooter that was in development at Free Radical before being canceled. Eurogamer discovered that developers at Russia-based modding team Frontwire Studios are working …

Star Wars Battlefront

11 bizarre things the Mars Orbiter has spotted on the red planet

Ten years ago this week, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) began its visit to the red planet.<p>In the time since, the MRO has completed about …

This New Experiment Will Allow Us to 'See' Quantum Entanglement With The Naked Eye

And it could allow us to quantum entangle two humans...<p>An experiment that would allow humans to directly perceive quantum entanglement for the first …

Here's Why SpaceX Postponed the Launch of its Falcon 9—Again

SpaceX on Thursday called off its second attempt in as many days to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on a satellite-delivery mission because of a technical …

Watch: Boston Dynamics are being jerks to robots, for science

If you’ve ever wondered about the event that would make robots rise up and begin to fight back against their human oppressors, it probably looks a lot like the tests Boston Dynamics puts its Atlas robot through.<p>While it may look like pure jerk-ery, researchers are putting their humanoid robot …

The Untold Story Of The ISS, The Most Complex Structure You’ll Never Visit

An architect’s account of the construction of the International Space Station was seven years in the making.<p>“One of the pleasures of great works of architecture and engineering is that you can visit them,” writes architect David Nixon. That’s impossible for the International Space Station, which is …

Turkey says Syrian Kurds behind Ankara attack

Turkish fighter jets on Thursday pounded Syrian Kurdish rebel positions across the border in northern Iraq in retaliation for an attack in Ankara on Wednesday that killed at least 28 people.<p>President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu both blamed Syrian Kurdish militias for a …

Playing an RPG about being a shopkeeper in an RPG

I've been eager to play Shoppe Keep since I first heard about it roughly ten minutes ago (though it arrived on Steam Early Access back in August). …

How Monster Hunter finally found success in the United States

Monster Hunter hasn’t always been a success in the United States.<p>Worldwide, it’s another story. Capcom’s Monster Hunter series has sold 35 million copies worldwide as of December, making it bigger sales-wise than Mega Man and just shy of Street Fighter, two of the publisher’s best-selling video …

Einstein's gravitational waves 'seen' from black holes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1225000/1225786_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532459949_5f6af68196245ebee5881432e62ac926<p><b>Scientists are claiming a stunning discovery in their quest to fully understand gravity.</b><p>They have observed the warping of space-time generated by the …

Gravitational Waves

6 Minutes Of Dark Souls 3 Gameplay Leaked (video)

Six minutes of Dark Souls 3 gameplay footage has been released this week which was captured while a live broadcast by the games developer From …

France Will Build 1,000 Kilometers Long Solar Panel Roads

The French government has declared arrangements to install photovoltaic sun based boards on 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) of a street throughout the …

Solar Panels

Boy, 15, has epilepsy cured after giant robot creates ‘sat-nav’ in brain

<b>A 15-year-old boy has become one of the youngest people in the UK to have his epilepsy cured by a robot which created a ‘sat-nav’ of his brain.</b><p>Billy …

PlayStation 4's 'Dreams' Lets You Play As Worlds Are Built Around You

In the video above, I interview Alex Evans, Media Molecule co-founder and technical director about PlayStation 4′s <i>Dreams</i>, a game that lets you sculpt your own character and your own world. From alien worlds to friendly enchanted forests, animated pears to giant robots; dreams lets you build any …