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Amateur team's Nexø I rocket shows that space exploration is risky business

Copenhagen Suborbitals's Nexø I rocket looked bound for orbit for the first minute after it launched. Alas, the rocket from the first-ever fully crowdfunded, nonprofit space exploration startup met its end in the ocean off of Denmark.

How the ‘Prey for the Gods’ team leapt over the usual Kickstarter pitfalls

You'd be forgiven for thinking there's a huge studio working on the gorgeous game Prey for the Gods. Instead, this trio of developers is experienced, passionate, and acutely aware of the dangerous monster they’re preparing to…

Slumber conundrum: How to decide which mattress-in-a-box to buy

Thinking of getting a mattress-in-a-box shipped to you but don't know the difference between Casper, Leesa, Tuft & Needle, and the rest? Find out which is right for you with our guide to online mattress companies.

‘No Man’s Sky’ delayed once again, but only on PC and only by three days

No Man's Sky will see a small delay, but only for PC users. It will now come out on August 12, three days after the PlayStation 4 release. This should be the last delay in an already drawn-out development history.

Video shows how to get better photos and video outdoors by controlling the light

Taking the time to modify and control the light hitting your subject outdoors can go a long way toward improving your photos and videos. Here is how to do it.

Google's new and improved Maps does away with the clutter to make finding places easier

Google's rolling out an update to Maps that makes it easier to spot areas of interest and venues. Other new features include a Wi-Fi mode and public transit delay/cancellation notifications.

Epic founder Tim Sweeney is bashing Microsoft again over the Universal Windows Platform

Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney is back on his soapbox again bashing Microsoft about its Universal Windows Platform model and its attempt to drive Steam out of business. The latest rant arrives by way of Edge magazine issue #296 published in…
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3D-printing project makes building lab equipment as easy as snapping Legos together

A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside are using 3D-printed blocks to make building the perfect lab as easy as snapping together a Lego set.
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The OJ Simpson case is headed to Netflix with 'American Crime Story' streaming deal

Netflix has landed exclusive streaming rights for yet another popular series. The streamer has nabbed American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson thanks to its first global agreement with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution.

Priolite Ultra is a powerful photography strobe you can take anywhere

Now on Kickstarter, the Priolite Ultra is a 500ws monolight that can sync at any shutter speed and provides 220 full-power flashes on one battery. It is compatible with many camera brands and includes a built-in RF transmitter.

FBI confirms it is investigating cyberattack on Democratic National Committee

The Democratic National Committee has revealed that it was successfully attacked, possibly by Russian hackers, and now, the FBI is investigating the incident.

Nintendo's stock plummets after 'Pokémon Go' investor gaffe

Days after Nintendo's stock market value hit a record high due to the success of Pokémon Go, shares have plummeted as the company reminded new investors that it had no role in the game's development, and profits will be minimal.