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Large Hadron Collider shuts down, weasel to blame

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the most advanced and power scientific instrument ever built, but it’s also more fragile than you’d expect. So much so that it was once broken by a […] Go to Source

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The Fathom USB stick offers plug-and-play AI for under $100

Adding neural deep learning to a system doesn’t have to be a complicated endeavor. AI firm Movidius has just announced a USB stick that can be plugged into existing systems to add deep […] Go to Source

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Geek’s what to watch: Key and Peele, Ratchet and Clank

This week’s batch of must-watch movies and shows comes jam-packed with things people love on the internet. Ranging from adorable cats (who sometimes hang out with criminals) to that show on HBO with […] Go to Source

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Chris Hemsworth is dumb as a post and funny as hell in new Ghostbusters

In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, Sony Pictures released a Ghostbusters featurette on Chris Hemsworth’s character Kevin who, uh, isn’t too bright. Hemsworth describes Kevin as a “big, dumb puppy dog,” and Kate […] Go to Source

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US military hackers are dropping cyberbombs on ISIS targets

In 2016, modern militaries don’t just wage war with guns and bombs. They also wage cyberwar, and apparently that now involves dropping cyberbombs on adversaries. That’s a term that Deputy Secretary of Defense […] Go to Source

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NASA wants deep space habitat proposals for future Mars missions

NASA has already started testing the Orion command module and Space Launch System that will blast it into deep space, but there’s another part of the agency’s plans that haven’t been firmed up […] Go to Source

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Everything you need to know before Game of Thrones season six begins

In gearing up for season six, we should take a look at where we left some key characters and how what we’ve seen from them in season six promos can prepare us for some events in the upcoming season. Go

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The average web page is now larger than the original Doom

As broadband over wires and mobile devices has expanded, so too has the amount of data contained in the average web page. The average site has gotten so hefty that it would be […] Go to Source

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Simon Pegg relied on Wikia site to fact-check Star Trek: Beyond script

Like most science-fiction, Star Trek is overflowing with technobabble. It can be hard to keep track of which made up things are which, even if you’re a long-time Trek fan who’s starring in […] Go to Source

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How Harrison Ford’s injury improved Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Force Awakens is a part of cinematic history now with the Blu-ray release in the rear view mirror. Disney and JJ Abrams are gearing up for the next installment in a few […] Go to Source

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Harvard’s new robot teaches kids to code

Not every robot that comes out of Boston is the stuff of childhood nightmares. In fact, kids can have a lot of fun with Harvard’s latest creation… and learn to code at the […] Go to Source

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Mixed reality racing setup demonstrates how good virtual reality can be

Virtual reality sounds great on paper, but in reality it’s hard to experience without actually experiencing it first hand with all the kit. If you want to show off a game, you throw […] Go to Source

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Captain America: Civil War is peak Marvel Cinematic Universe

Not only is Captain America: Civil War great fun, but it’s a rare movie for Marvel because it doesn’t feel like it’s wasting any time setting up a future film. Go to Source

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First look at Captain America: Civil War’s actual villain

In the comics, Baron Zemo is an ex-Hydra agent who has an unfortunate accident with some super-duper-glue and glues a purple mask to his face. Go to Source

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A fan managed to beat Fallout 3 and all of its DLC without healing

While players do become unstoppable killing machines by the time they reach the latter parts of any given Fallout game, the first few hours can be pretty brutal. Injecting yourself with healing stimpaks […] Go to Source

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Insidious Petya ransomware defeated, decryption tools released

Malware keeps getting nastier all the time, and ransomware in particular seems to be running rampant right now. The good news is that the good guys continue to fight back. This week, they scored […] Go to Source

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Alphabet’s Schaft unveils a stair-climbing robot that can carry 60kg

It’s an uncertain time for the robotics teams sitting under the control of Google’s parent company Alphabet. That’s because Alphabet is evaluating all the companies under its umbrella and seeing which can and […] Go to Source

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Nvidia shows off experimental 1,700Hz ‘zero latency’ display

You probably don’t notice display latency on your computer much these days thanks to the improvements in IPS technology. The refresh rates are good enough for even the fastest games. However, VR comes with […] Go to Source

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Doom and Doom II are now playable on the Oculus Rift

Doom and Doom II are two of the most-loved first-person shooters of all time. The games are classics that have withstood the test of time. As great as the games are in their original forms, it’s […] Go to Source

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Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger is coming to the small screen

Freeform and Marvel plan on teaming up to bring Cloak and Dagger to the small screen. The network, formerly known as ABC Family, announced plans today to bring Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen […] Go to Source

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