On March 5th The College Board announced some radical changes to the SAT: the premier aptitude test that has been a bugaboo for many students seeking college admission.
What if a nightmare could follow you? Space Replay, by Royal College of Art student Francesco Tacchini, along with Julinka Ebhardt and Will Yates-Johnson from Design Products, appears to be just that: it's an uncanny black orb that hovers around making eerie noises.
One of the most beloved episodes of the original Star Trek series is getting a remake — only this time, it'll be a comic book.
Legalized recreational marijuana raises a host of questions, including a major issue: how do police stop so-called drugged driving?
When Jason Barnes was electrocuted two years ago, he lost the lower half of his right arm, seemingly ending his dreams of being a drummer — but thanks to a new prosthetic he's able to finally achieve that goal.
You wake up. The room is spinning very gently round your head. Or at least it would be if you could see it which you can't.
Fresh off the announcement of the upcoming Angry Birds Stella, developer Rovio has revealed that yet another new game in the series is in the works.
The reboot of Carl Sagan's classic show Cosmos is coming tomorrow night in a huge international launch, and Fox has announced that the series will kick off with a message from President Obama. The new Cosmos, headlined by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, is a blend of CGI fiction and science that explores the universe and humanity's role in it.
If you have a 2GB data plan with AT&T, you're about to save some money on your wireless bill. Starting tomorrow, March 9th, the company is dropping the price of its 2GB Mobile Share Value plan by $15, from $55 to $40 per month.
On a spare, concrete track circled by billboards and ads in Austin, Texas, Mario slammed his go-kart into mine (or maybe I slammed mine into his — the exact details are in contention) and my kart sputtered and slowed.
Speaking via Skype before an audience of thousands at South by Southwest, Julian Assange made the case for a new golden age of national security reporting, conducted largely by Americans in exile.
The official announcement of the next HTC One should happen soon, and it looks like the upcoming flagship phone will support at least one intriguing new accessory.
Your Xbox Live dashboard may soon feature targeted political ads. According to the Washington Post, Microsoft has been courting politicians to start using its service to advertise their campaigns, going so far as to hand out promotional information at this week's Conservative Political Action Conference in San Diego.
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Sony is widely rumored to be working on a virtual reality headset to compete with the Oculus Rift, and the truth could be revealed quite soon.
Smartphones have fostered short attention spans for years, and now Cartoon Network plans to take advantage of that with a new app designed to deliver entertainment in extremely short bursts.
A little-known part of Star Wars history is Black Angel, a 25-minute film that tells the story of a medieval knight returning home from the Crusades and discovering a strange land instead.
AFP reports that a Malaysia Airlines flight headed from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing this afternoon, having lost contact with air traffic control.