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iPad Air, iPad Mini (Retina) specs vs. iPad 4, iPad Mini specs

Apple's pair of refreshed tablets -- the iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display -- have a lot more in common with each other than you may think.<p>The Air completely replaces last year's fourth-generation iPad, its most relevant new features being the faster A7 processor, a new iPad Mini-inspired …

‘The Last Of Us’ Could Have Had A Real Showstopper Of An Alternate Ending

<i>The Last Of Us</i> is probably one of the best games of this console generation. It’s certainly one of the biggest console exclusives in a long, long while. And it could have had a very, very different ending. Spoilers under the jump, you’ve been warned.<p>Neil Druckmann, the game’s creative director, …

Every Sci-Fi Starship Ever*, In One Mindblowing Comparison Chart

Holy hell, that is a LOT of starships.<p>This comparison chart, compiled by DeviantARTist Dirk Loechel, presents what he says is an accurate …

Suzanne Goin's Grilled Pork Burgers

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: When rethinking the perfect burger, it's what's inside that counts.</i><p>There are perfect burgers made of beef, salt, and pepper. This is not one of those burgers. …

Recipes

World's biggest viruses lurk in Chilean rivers and Australian lakes

Science News<p>Giant viruses, more than twice as big as the last largest known viruses, have now been unearthed from sludge across the world, researchers say.<p>Even more titanic viruses might await discovery, the scientists said, and they may have features that could blur the lines between life and …

Biology

Snowden's nightmare comes true

Edward Snowden’s nightmare may be coming true.<p>Not exile; not the danger of imprisonment or prosecution; and not his newfound association with dictators, lawyers and impresarios.<p>Snowden’s worst fear, by his own account, was that “nothing will change.”<p>“People will see in the media all these …

Hyping Hypercars: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari vs. 2014 McLaren P1, Lamborghini Veneno

Three high priests of the sports-car realm reveal their own golden calves.<p>Geneva is a quiet Swiss city of enormous but restrained wealth. The Palexpo center, where the auto show is held every gray March, is modestly sized, and the automaker stands are, by regulation, relatively small. The scene is …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

14 Reasons Everyone Needs To Move To Denmark Immediately

They may have the world's highest taxes, but it's totally worth it.