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Here’s how Quicksilver’s awesome X-Men: Apocalypse rescue was created 1:24

Evan Peters' return as Quicksilver in X-Men: Apocalypse provides one of the film's coolest sequences, and now 20th Century Fox has released a behind-the-scenes video on the making of that sequence.

This is what a 21st-century Skoda coupe would look like

Volkswagen's Skoda division has introduced a coupe called Atero that's based on the Rapid hatchback. Billed as merely a concept, the Atero was built by 26 Skoda apprentices over the course of 1,700 hours.

Science teacher sits back while son cuts the grass with clever go-kart lawnmower

Inventor, mechanical engineer, and science teacher Jacob Strickling rigged three lawnmowers behind his son's solar go-kart then sat with a beer and watched his son Samuel ride around the yard mowing the grass.

Tesla gains one million miles of self-driving data every 10 hours

With constant cellular connectivity, Tesla gathers data continuously and tests new features in cars sold to the public, but drivers always are in control. The company gathers data based on how the autonomous features would work if on…
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Angry Birds director on what it was like to beat Captain America at the box office

First-time director Fergal Reilly explains what separates The Angry Birds Movie from other Hollywood adaptations, such as Disney/Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.
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Researchers say they can predict awareness and return to consciousness of comatose patients

By measuring how much sugar a brain consumes, scientists are able to predict a patient’s current state of awareness and the chance that the patient will regain consciousness within a year.

Kindle Oasis vs. Nook Glowlight Plus: Let them fight

The Amazon Kindle Oasis and the Nook Glowlight Plus are both capable ebook readers, but which is for you? Check out our comparison for a closer look at the hardware and software powering both models.
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8 of the best media streaming devices to watch TV your way, on your schedule

If the price of cable is bringing you down, there's a huge catalog of TV shows and movies available through streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. That said, here are some of our favorite streaming devices for bringing the…

Michigan takes the lead in the race to support driverless cars on public roads

Bills to let driverless cars travel Michigan roads are backed by both political parties and supported by the DOT and economic development officials. As Silicon Valley and Detroit work together on autonomous cars, the state intends to be…
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By 3D printing tumors, scientists hope to kill brain cancer

This year, experts estimate some 17,000 patients will die from brain cancer. There may be hope, however, in the work of an interdisciplinary pair: a 3D-printing expert and tumor biologist.

Going once, going twice: A big bitcoin auction is set to take place in Australia

Looking to get your hands on some bitcoins? Consider a trip down under. Next month, $11.49 million worth of confiscated bitcoins will be auctioned off in Sydney, Australia, marking the first such auction outside the U.S.

Tiny circuits may be the next big thing in wearables

In technology's quest to make things smaller, lighter, and more inconspicuous, we're now being introduced to flexible, wearable integrated circuits that are applied directly to the skin, eliminating the need for any additional hardware.