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Rare shark caught off Scottish coast won't win any beauty pageants

Scientists catch an unusual shark that looks like a cross between a blobfish and an electric eel. No wonder the poor species doesn't go out in public much.

By October 2, 2015


Wearables meet the Rugby World Cup with these sports outfits of the future

From a GPS-chipped ball to sensor-packed gumshields and shirts, check out these near-future sporting innovations.

By October 6, 2015


Assassin's Creed Syndicate Jack the Ripper DLC, season pass announced

London's infamous serial killer to feature in upcoming DLC pack.

By September 14, 2015


Space whisky returns to Earth! Here are the taste test results

In 2011, samples of scotch whisky were sent to mature aboard the International Space Station. Now they're back and sporting a different flavor than their terrestrially mellowed counterparts.

By September 8, 2015


Slower-melting ice cream? Scientists may have it licked

Scientists work to conquer the problem of gooey ice cream dripping on your hands, with a protein that makes it more melt-resistant.

By September 1, 2015


The music of bronze-age Celts revealed through 3D printing

A bronze artefact previously thought to have been the butt of a spear has been revealed to be the mouthpiece of an ancient horn.

By September 1, 2015


Autocorrect gets woman a blind girl on birthday cake

Technically Incorrect: She wanted a blond girl on top of her daughter's cake. Marie Seggie sent a text to say so. Sometimes, though, autocorrect thinks it knows better.

By August 18, 2015


Apple Pay said to hit roadblocks gaining support in Australia

Australian banks are balking at giving Apple a chunk of the fees they earn from merchants and some say they don't want Apple as the middleman between them and their customers.

By August 17, 2015


Force is strong today: Disneyland to get huge 'Star Wars' expansion, details of films emerge

The Disney fan expo D23 yields big news for the Jedi-addicted: Disneyland and Disney World are both getting 14-acre "lands" based on the "Star Wars" film franchise. Also: Details of upcoming flicks are revealed.

By August 15, 2015


Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.

By July 25, 2015