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  • VIDEO: Kompany keen to end season well
    By on March 31, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments


    Vincent Kompany says Manchester City are aiming to “set themselves up” for next season after scoring on his return to the side in their 4-0 win over Newcastle.

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  • Cuban Video Game Recreates Revolutionary History
    By on March 31, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Hugh Pickens writes writes “The Guardian reports that Cuban programmers have unveiled a new 3D video game that puts a revolutionary twist on gaming, letting players recreate decisive clashes from the 1959 uprising in which many of their grandparents fought. ‘The player identifies with the history of Cuba,’ says Haylin Corujo, head of video game studies for Cuba’s Youth Computing Club and leader of the team of developers who created Gesta Final – (more…)

  • Serena storms to record Miami win
    By on March 30, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in the Sony Open final to become the fourth woman to win an event six times.

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  • Does Scientific Literacy Make People More Ethical?
    By on March 30, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    New submitter alysion writes “Per research published in the online journal PLOS One, psychologists Christine Ma-Kellams of Harvard University and Jim Blascovich of the University of California, Santa Barbara report, ‘Thinking about science leads individuals to endorse more stringent moral norms.’ In one of the four supporting experiments, undergraduates considered an account of a date rape and were asked to judge behavior on a scale of 1 to 100. Science (more…)

  • Vilanova set for return to Spain
    By on March 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova will return to Spain this week following treatment for throat cancer in New York.

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  • Testers Say IE 11 Can Impersonate Firefox Via User Agent String
    By on March 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Billly Gates writes “With the new leaked videos and screenshots of Windows Blue released, IE 11 is also included. IE 10 just came out weeks ago for Windows 7 users and Microsoft is more determined than ever to prevent IE from becoming irrelevant as Firefox and Chrome scream past it by also including a faster release schedule. A few beta testers reported that IE 11 changed its user agent string from MSIE to IE with the ‘like gecko’ command included. (more…)

  • VIDEO: Blackburn need Venky’s – Savage
    By on March 20, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Former Blackburn player Robbie Savage says the Venky’s could be good for Rovers if they could appoint the right manager and stick with him.

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  • V&A Scraps Napalm Death Gig For Fear Decibel Levels Will Damage Sculptures
    By on March 20, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “The Victoria and Albert Museum has cancelled an ‘experimental’ concert by a death metal rock band amid fears that the high decibel levels could destroy some of its most treasured artefacts, including Ming vases and priceless sculptures. The British band planned to play inside a specially-constructed ceramic sculpture with the idea that the piece would explode under the force of hits such as Order of the Leech and Fear, (more…)

  • Dropbox Acquires Mailbox
    By on March 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Dropbox announced today that it is acquiring Mailbox, an iOS email client designed to take better advantage of a touch interface. The app launched last month, and the Mailbox team says they’re already delivering more than 60 million emails daily. Demand for the service continues to grow, so they were exploring their options to expand. They said, “We can’t wait to put Mailbox in the hands of everyone who wants it. This means not only continuing (more…)

  • VIDEO: Australian GP first practice highlights
    By on March 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Highlights of the first practice session from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

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