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GTA 5 mod OpenIV returns after Rockstar softens stance

The last week has been a frustrating one for Grand Theft Auto V players, specifically those among the game’s PC modding community. Things came to a head earlier this month when Take-Two, GTA 5‘s publisher, sent a cease and desist letter to the creators of OpenIV, a popular modding tool that enables players to create new items for the single-player … Continue reading

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SpaceX nails launch & landing of a used rocket for second time

SpaceX‘s record of success continues to grow as the space company successfully launched and landed a used Falcon 9 rocket for the second time on Friday. As the second instance of reusing one of its rockets, this marks 12 completed landings out of 17 attempts for SpaceX, and the 7th successful recovery at sea, where the rocket’s first stage touches … Continue reading

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Sexually Active Old People Seem to Be Smarter

Fucking is good. What else can you say?

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Uranus Is Even Freakier Than We Thought

If David Lynch designed a planet, it would be Uranus.

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Justice Department Tries to Take Microsoft Email Warrant Fight to Supreme Court

The US Department of Justice is attempting to take its long-running legal battle with Microsoft over access to emails stored on foreign servers to the Supreme Court.

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Video from Russia shows dust devil turning into a fire tornado

There’s no shortage of entertaining videos from Russia, and while most of them involve balls of fire shooting through the sky, this one is a bit different: a dust devil made its way over to an open flame and transformed into a fire tornado. Thanks to a witness who was quick with their camera, the entire process was caught on … Continue reading

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Yahoo Shutters That $30 Million App It Bought From a Teen

Yahoo is shutting down an app created by teenager . Four years ago, said teenager sold the app to the struggling internet company for a reported $30 million

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Four Terrifying Ways Space Can Kill You

We’re all clamoring to get into space these days, but lost in our excitement to fly to the Moon and colonize Mars is a brutal truth: the final frontier is a cold, inhospitable wasteland that’ll kill you at the first opportunity it gets.

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Steam VR “Knuckles” controller has a lot of capacitive sensors

One of the remaining problems with VR, AR, and MR platforms is input. All of them use one form of stick or another, and none of them currently emulate the feel of a hand moving and grasping in the real world. Valve, however, might be coming close to a solution without having to resort to gloves or exoskeletons.

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Controversial New Gravitational Waves Paper Shows Science Happening In Real Time

If you know science, you know it’s not perfect.

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