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Spider-Man makes first appearance in new Captain America: Civil War trailer

The latest Captain America: Civil War trailer is full of fighting and in-fighting and quick one-liners — some new footage, some footage that we've seen elsewhere. But in grand Marvel fashion, the...

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Watch the 'Sesame Street' crew skillfully perform Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's 'Tha Crossroads'

We didn't ask for this, but we're glad it exists.

You will honestly learn a lot about cooking french fries from this rap

This guy loves fries.

Golden retriever makes a cookie withdrawal at the bank

Hello. Yes, I would like to withdrawal one cookie from my savings account, please.

Creative office uses leaf blowers to play a rousing game of pool

Boardroom? More like billiards room.

11 new trailers you should watch this week

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My year of saying yes to everything

Shonda Rhimes, the titan behind Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder, is responsible for some 70 hours of television per season, and she loves to work. "When I am hard at work, when I am deep in it, there is no other feeling," she says. She has a name for this feeling: The hum. The hum is a drug, the hum is music, the hum is God's whisper in her ear. But what happens when it stops? Is she anything besides the hum? In this moving talk, join Rhimes on a journey through her "year of yes" and find out how she got her hum back.

The Sadness and Beauty of Watching Google’s AI Play Go

Even after Lee Sedol returned to the table, he didn’t quite know what to do, spending nearly 15 minutes considering his next play. AlphaGo’s move didn’t seem to connect with what had come before. In essence, the machine was abandoning a group of stones on the lower half of the board to make a play in a different area. AlphaGo placed its black stone just beneath a single white stone played earlier by Lee Sedol, and though the move may have made sense in another situation, it was completely unexpected in that particular place at that particular time—a surprise all the more remarkable when you consider that people have been playing Go for more than 2,500 years. The commentators couldn’t even begin to evaluate the merits of the move.

Special Olympics let me be myself -- a champion

How much do you know about intellectual disabilities? Special Olympics champion and ambassador Matthew Williams is proof that athletic competition and the camaraderie it fosters can transform lives, both on and off the field. Together with his fellow athletes, he invites you to join him at the next meet — and challenges you to walk away with your heart unchanged.

Sex needs a new metaphor. Here's one ...

For some reason, says educator Al Vernacchio, the metaphors for talking about sex in the US all come from baseball — scoring, getting to first base, etc. The problem is, this frames sex as a competition, with a winner and a loser. Instead, he suggests a new metaphor, one that's more about shared pleasure, discussion and agreement, fulfillment and enjoyment. Let's talk about … pizza.

Tesla’s Summon Feature Is Like Knight Rider. Kinda

Summon starts to answer those questions. And it won’t remain a party trick forever. Tesla is working on a charging arm that can plug itself in, so when you car rolls into your garage, you don’t need to follow it there to make sure it’s getting charged. In two years, Musk says, Summon will let you call up your self-driving Tesla from just about anywhere—even across the country. “Ultimately, you’ll be able to summon your car from anywhere,” as long as it can physically get to you, he said in January. Michael Knight never had it so good.

Scientists tweak genes and grow a dinosaur leg on a chicken | ExtremeTech

Now, they didn’t build a chicken that looks like someone just cut-and-pasted a leathery green raptor leg onto it — but it’s close enough for government work. You see, chickens have a detached and diminished fibula. It’s the tiny pin-like (not a coincidence: fibula is Latin for pin) bone we hate in chicken legs. Suppressing one of the genes responsible for the differences between raptors and chickens — in this case, it’s a gene called Indian Hedgehog which is important to bone development — resulted in chickens that develop a full-length, tubular fibula connected at the ankle.  They ended up with chickens possessed of bone structure that matches the lower leg anatomy of a raptor. The dino-chicken leg bones look just like raptor leg bones, as visible here:

Newly discovered bacteria can eat plastic bottles

Credit: Charles Rondeau/ public domain A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles.

Ask Amazon Alexa to pay your bills, with new Capital One app | #SXSW

“The Alexa Skills store is quickly growing, and today we’re excited to add the Capital One skill – which is the first skill that will enable Alexa users to interact with their financial accounts,” said Rob Pulciani, Director Amazon Alexa. “Now Alexa can quickly provide your Capital One banking balance, latest transactions and more on Amazon Tap, Echo Dot, Amazon Echo or Fire TV devices —all conveniently with just your voice. More and more voice experiences are coming, and it’s only going to get better for our customers.”

MIT Media Lab’s Journal of Design and Science Is a Radical New Kind of Publication

Ito describes the process as “peer-to-peer” review. The goal, he says, is for ideas presented in the journal to morph and evolve and become interconnected over time. “You can imagine that after a few weeks, all of the papers coming out on this journal are all referring to and quoting each other, so it looks like a network rather than a bunch of isolated papers,” he says. In this way, the journal seeks to incorporate voices from as many interested disciplines as possible. “The idea that going deep deep deep to get better results is giving way to the idea that the way to get the most interesting results is to be able to go a bit diagonal,” Slavin says. Both Slavin and Ito reference the field of synthetic biology as an example of where this intersection is happening, and point specifically to the work of Kevin Esvelt.

General Motors acquires self-driving car startup Cruise Automation, reportedly for $1B+

As the century-old car company behind big automotive brands such as Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac, and Vauxhall, General Motors is one of the world’s major carmakers — but it’s also in danger of being usurped by tech companies that are building autonomous car technology, including Uber , Google , and Apple .

How To Watch President Obama's SXSW Keynote

SXSW is having a drawing for tickets . Here's how you can enter : First, you have to be a registered SXSW attendee, and you have to sign up for the drawing by 8 p.m. CST Thursday, March 10. Second, you need to go to your SXSocial account, link your badge if you have not already done so, and then click on the "Ticket Drawings" tab. The drawing will take place the evening of Thursday, March 10, and winners will be notified by email by Friday morning.

10 Cloverfield Lane Is Great, But We Can’t Tell You Why

What we will say, though, is that 10 Cloverfield Lane stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Michelle) and John Gallagher Jr. (Emmett) as two people holed up—one willingly, the other less so—with John Goodman (Howard) after a Very Bad Thing has happened. It could be that the end is nigh; it could be that Howard is nuts. What happens beyond that we won’t spoil here, but check out our video review of the movie above.

Here are the official Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge wallpapers

All of these official wallpapers are designed for QHD displays and come in 2560 x 2560 resolution. Official pre-orders from AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are shipping this week so if you just can’t to get in on the S7 action go ahead and download these images for your devices.

Adobe Flash Is More Dangerous Than Ever

Adobe just announced that its Flash player has yet another major security flaw —one that’s already wild and could let hackers take over your entire computer. Adobe’s urging Windows, Mac, Android, iOS and ChromeOS users to download the patch immediately. AGAIN.

What to Expect at Apple’s March Event

The new iPhone, which will probably be called “SE” for reasons still unknown , will reportedly be a throwback to the 5s with its manageable, 4-inch screen. But also expect some lighter specs. Unlike the iPhone 6s, we don’t think it will have a camera that supports 4K , and doubt it will have 3D Touch .

Watch President Obama's SXSW Keynote Right Here

Over 80,000 people are expected to arrive in Austin over the next week for the mesquite-scented, queso-chugging festival SXSW—including the president of the US, who will be delivering the keynote for the tech portion of the nerd circus today.

Microsoft's OneNote tool imports all your Evernote content

Microsoft touts several advantages of OneNote, namely "a free-form canvas where you can mix text, images, documents, handwriting, audio, video and more; free offline access; and unlimited monthly uploads." It also plays well with Microsoft's Office 365 suite, though you'll need to pay at least $70 a year for that unless you're a student. Evernote has a free option itself, but to work offline, save emails, and more you'll need at least the $25 per year paid plan. The decision to switch, however, may come down to whether you're already vested in the Office ecosystem.

Dying Light Gets Rocket League DLC and Vice-versa - IGN

"The Dying Light items mentioned in the press release for Rocket League are coming later this year. We were excited to get something Rocket League-related in our game for our recent expansion, The Following. Psyonix will be including Dying Light Garage items in a future update. More details to come about those at a later date."

Three weeks after calling for Apple boycott, Donald Trump is tweeting from his iPhone again

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Apple products didn't last long — his official Twitter account has been posting regularly from an iPhone, just three weeks after he vowed to stop.

The Sadness and Beauty of Watching Google’s AI Play Go

Even after Lee Sedol returned to the table, he didn’t quite know what to do, spending nearly 15 minutes considering his next play. AlphaGo’s move didn’t seem to connect with what had come before. In essence, the machine was abandoning a group of stones on the lower half of the board to make a play in a different area. AlphaGo placed its black stone just beneath a single white stone played earlier by Lee Sedol, and though the move may have made sense in another situation, it was completely unexpected in that particular place at that particular time—a surprise all the more remarkable when you consider that people have been playing Go for more than 2,500 years. The commentators couldn’t even begin to evaluate the merits of the move.

Would You Pay $50 to Watch Movies at Home on Release Day?

This time, Screening Room is hoping to bring exhibitors in on the deal, offering them "a significant percentage of the revenue, as much as $20 of the fee," the report notes. Customers who pay the $50 would also reportedly get two free tickets to see the film on the big screen, so theaters could potentially make some extra money off concession sales. Movie distributors, meanwhile, would also get about 20 percent of the $50 rental fee.

TP-Link blocks open source router firmware to comply with new FCC rule

TP-Link says the changes it is making mean that "users are not able to flash the current generation of open-source, third-party firmware." The company added one caveat, saying that it is "excited to see the creative ways members of the open-source community update the new firmware to meet their needs." But TP-Link did not say exactly what open source firmware makers must do to use their firmware on new routers, and it said the company "does not offer any guarantees or technical support for customers attempting to flash any third-party firmware to their devices."

'Elite Dangerous' will return to Oculus Rift on launch day

If you've already purchased Elite Dangerous through other means, Oculus says you'll be able to get the new edition free of charge. Players will be able to "migrate" their game to the Oculus Store using a free code from developer Frontier. It's not entirely clear if players will be able to enjoy the same experience directly through the launcher that shipped with the Steam version. Right now the Steam page only lists the HTC Vive as supported under VR, but that could change closer to the release date. We've reached out to Frontier for clarification.

Grocery-Delivery Startup Instacart Cuts Pay for Couriers

Instacart Inc. is cutting the fees it pays couriers who shuttle groceries in two big markets, the latest Silicon Valley on-demand startup to seek to contain costs in a tightened funding environment.

Intel plans to sell part of venture capital unit: Bloomberg

Intel Corp is looking to sell part of its venture capital portfolio, assets that could be worth as much as $1 billion, Bloomberg reported.

CW Renews 11 Series, Including The Flash, Arrow, The 100 and Legends of Tomorrow - IGN

The CW has renewed their entire current lineup, with every scripted series they've ran in the current TV season so far securing a pickup for another year. The network handed out 11 renewals today, including The Flash (for Season 3), Arrow (Season 5), Legends of Tomorrow (Season 2), The 100 (Season 4), iZombie (Season 3), Supernatural (Season 12), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Season 2), Jane the Virgin (Season 3), Reign (Season 4), The Vampire Diaries (Season 8) and The Originals (Season 4).

Yahoo announces plans to kill off Games, Livetext, Boss, and more regional sites

Yahoo today announced its Q1 2016 progress report, highlighting the closure of several products and regional sites. As shared in its last earnings call, the company wants to focus on just seven core consumer products: Mail, Search, Tumblr, News, Sports, Finance, and Lifestyle.

Live From President Obama's SXSW Keynote

President Obama is speaking in Austin, Texas at the SXSW Interactive festival.

Guns in the office seem like a good idea to some people

In this photo taken Feb. 26, 2016, Lance Toland, the owner of Lance Toland Associates, an aviation insurance company with three offices in Georgia, poses for a photo in Atlanta. The decision by the owner of a small insurance company to require his employees to carry firearms at the office has sparked a debate: Would having a gun on the job make you safer, or is it inviting violence into the workplace? (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)


This version of the engine comes with a set of resources ( \SE1_10.GRO ) that allow you to freely use the engine without any additional resources required. However if you want to open or modify levels from Serios Sam Classic: The First Encounter or The Second Encounter (including most user-made levels), you will have to copy the game's resources (.GRO files) into the engine folder. You can buy the original games on Steam, as a part of a bundle with Serious Sam Revolution ( )

The tone between Apple and the FBI is now openly hostile

As Apple and the FBI head to another hearing on the San Bernardino iPhone case, both sides are growing more aggressive — and the exchange is quickly turning negative. Hours ago,  federal prosecutors filed a motion that said "Apple’s rhetoric is not only false, but also corrosive of the very institutions that are best able to safeguard our liberty and our rights." The government also pushed back against Apple's concerns over the "backdoor" to iPhone making its way to the wrong hands. "Far from being a master key, the software simply disarms a booby trap affixed to one door." Well, Apple isn't very pleased with the government's latest filing.

This Is the End of House of Cards Improved by That Dumb Dire Straits Song

Last week I watched the last five minutes of the new season of House of Cards . As I explained at the time, I’d grown tired of the show, and didn’t mind having it spoiled in the interest of just seeing the last five minutes out of context. But now I’ve done something even worse.

Hearthstone’s next big expansion is called Whispers of the Old Gods

"Under the sway of the four Old Gods of Azeroth, familiar friends have been corrupted (and have sprouted a few extra eyeballs in the process), new monstrosities have appeared, and unrest spreads throughout the tavern with every turn," Blizzard explains. You'll be able to buy packs of the cards using in-game gold or real cash, as per usual, as well as win them in the arena mode. If you're really anxious — and have some money to burn — you can pre-purchase 50 card packs from "Whispers of the Old Gods" for a limited-time price of $49.99. The cards will unlock as soon as the expansion launches, and you'll also get a new card back to enjoy.

GitHub adds emoji responses for comments and pull requests

While people have been able to include emoji in responses for a long time, using them as reactions resulted in a lot of noise. In many cases, especially on popular projects, the result is a long thread full of emoji and not much content, which makes it difficult to have a discussion. With reactions, you can now reduce the noise in these threads.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Review: Inching Toward Perfection

On the regular 5.1-inch S7, the round sides feel particularly iPhone-ish. The S7 Edge is somewhat different, with both sides of the screen sloping toward its metal bezel. But this year the Edge phone is Goldilocks—not too small like the S7 or too big like last year’s 5.7-inch 6 Edge+. The S7 Edge instead comes in at 5.5 inches, and it makes a big difference, because the S7 Edge is the best feeling phone I’ve ever picked up. Samsung keeps elegance in design, but avoids being super slippery like the iPhone 6s. Though, alas, that sure-handedness comes at a very smudgy price. ( Editor’s Note: Our photographer nearly murdered this phone due to its persistent smudginess. )

Fukushima's ground zero: No place for man or robot

A member of the media, wearing a protective suit and a mask, looks at the No. 3 reactor building at Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan in this February 10, 2016 file photo.

Ballmer: I may have called Linux a cancer but now I love it | ZDNet

Former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer once considered Linux users a bunch of communist thieves and saw open source itself as a cancer on Microsoft's intellectual property. But no more.

Watch Obama address the tech community at SXSW live right here

While most people think about hashtags, marketing stunts and SoLoMo when they hear about the Interactive part of SXSW in Austin, this year is going to be a bit different as President Barack Obama is about to give a keynote. The event should start at 2:40 PM in Austin (3:40 PM ET, 12:40 PM PT, 8:40 PM GMT) .

The best microSD card

The 64GB Samsung EVO Plus is the fastest and most cost-effective microSD card that we've tested so far. The Samsung EVO Plus is versatile, thanks to its quick random read and write speeds (ideal for expanded storage in phones or tablets) as well as its fast sequential speeds (handy for shooting HD video). The EVO Plus is the fastest card you can get without spending a lot more money. If you need a microSD card for your new Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL, get the 32GB version instead; the handheld doesn't support larger cards .

SnapGlass? HoloChat? Snapchat is secretly hiring wearable technology experts

There's reason to believe Snapchat is building smart glasses. That could mean a lot more snaps from a whole new perspective.

Take out space pirates in 'Gunjack' on Oculus Rift and Vive

Jessica is a professional nerd, specializing in independent gaming, eSports and Harry Potter. She's written for online outlets since 2008, with four years as Senior Reporter at Joystiq. She's also a sci-fi novelist with a completed manuscript floating through the mysterious ether of potential publishers. Jessica graduated from ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism in 2011 with a bachelor's in journalism.

Everything we think we know about Apple's 4-inch iPhone SE

And because it's so great, it's not a surprise that we probably won't see it on the iPhone SE. Even though the specs on the device look good, it looks like Apple is going after a slightly different market than it is with the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. Not including 3D Touch lets Apple better differentiate the iPhone SE from its flagship phones.

How your mouse movements can be used to track you on the Tor network | ZDNet

The Tor network is used by privacy advocates, journalists, traders -- both legal and illegal -- as well as users who simply don't want their online activities on the record. The network offers one of the best layers of privacy out there, being comprised of nodes and relays, of which obscure your IP address and the flow of traffic -- therefore making it difficult to track down specific users.

EverQuest Next, the free-to-play MMO, has been canceled because it isn’t fun

For those familiar with the internals of game development, you know that cancellations are a reality we must face from time to time. Inherent to the creative process are dreaming big, pushing hard and being brutally honest with where you land. In the case of EverQuest Next, we accomplished incredible feats that astonished industry insiders. Unfortunately, as we put together the pieces, we found that it wasn’t fun. We know you have high standards when it comes to Norrath and we do too. In final review, we had to face the fact that EverQuest Next would not meet the expectations we – and all of you – have for the worlds of Norrath.

Baby tech is sold on fear, not practicality

Even in today’s tech-savvy world, my relatively low-tech baby monitoring style isn’t unusual. Lots of companies want to change that, and are trying to entice new parents to get on the high-tech bandwagon when it comes to monitoring babies’ sleeping positions, breathing patterns and temperature changes. The price for each device can cost in the range of $150 to $300. And none of these is a medical device, nor can any be used to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. SIDS is every parent's worst nightmare. It accounted for 1,500 infant deaths in 2014 and remains unexplained and unpredictable.

GM buys Cruise Automation to develop driverless tech for its cars

After snatching up what remained of the ridesharing company Sidecar , GM further boosted its self-driving efforts by acquiring Cruise Automation . If that name doesn't sound familiar, the company makes kits that put driverless technology inside Audi S4 or A4 vehicles. That know-how will be used to bring autonomous features to GM's vehicles while Cruise remains based in San Francisco.

Absurd Creatures: The Tarsier Leaps Like a Superhero, Looks Like Yoda

I’ve been doing our Absurd Creature of the Week column for almost two years now, covering damn near 100 creatures and getting somewhere around 35 percent of the facts right. Not bad! (Editor’s note: ±65 percent, p=0.04.)  I’m going to keep writing those, if you don’t mind, but now we have a new addition to the Absurd Creature family: a live-action show of epic proportions. Alright, maybe that’s overstating things. We’d need more explosions for it to be epic, and our budget doesn’t allow for that. But it’s still pretty neat.

Sprint is trying to fix its biggest problem

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