Nintendo Files Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Another Large ROM Site

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo owns some of the most iconic intellectual property in games, and it’s taking a stand against ROM sites. After securing a win against two major ROM distributors, Nintendo has set its sights on another website called RomUniverse. Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against the owner of RomUniverse seeking millions of dollars in damages and

Water Detected on Planet Inside the Habitable Zone for the First Time

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The astronomers who comb through data on planetary surveys looking for potentially habitable planets are searching for worlds with certain specific characteristics. We assume that any planet capable of supporting life has to exist within the habitable zone (also sometimes called the “Goldilocks zone”) of its host star. Too close to the star and you

MIT Creates Light-Sensitive ‘Reprogrammable’ Ink

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. You probably had to agonize over colors the last time you bought a car, a pair of shoes, or anything else where color matters. What if you didn’t have to pick a single color, though? Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new color-changing ink that you can “reprogram”

Samsung’s PlayGalaxy Game Streaming Is Live on the Note 10

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Galaxy Note 10 got most of the attention at Samsung’s recent Unpacked event, and quite understandably. Samsung also talked about its upcoming PlayGalaxy Link game streaming platform. PlayGalaxy wasn’t available when the Note 10 launched, but it has now started rolling out as a beta. This is your chance to (kind of) play desktop

Meet the PiS2: A PS2 Portable Built with a Raspberry Pi 2 Server

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Redditor and modder darkwingmod has posted a video of his new, homemade Sony PS2 portable — which isn’t actually a thing Sony ever built, but after seeing this, possibly should have been. According to posts he’s made, the well-named “PiS2” is based on a Raspberry Pi 2 board connected to a PS2-to-HDMI output, which is

NASA Tests Space Concrete for Future Mars Habitats

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA is looking toward a future when humans could visit Mars for an extended period, and Elon Musk is promising to send people there in the next decade. Whenever humans do set foot on Mars, they’re going to need someplace to hang their hat (or spacesuit helmet). Concrete could potentially allow explorers to build structures

Pour One Out for the Dreamcast, Sega’s Awesome, Quirky, Gone-Too-Soon Console

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. On September 9, 1999, Sega launched the Dreamcast in North America — it’s last, best hope for relevance in the console market. The console, which was intended to put Sega on a more even footing against competitors like Sony, wound up being the company’s hardware swan song. Sega never launched another console — the company’s

Rock Samples From Impact Crater Reveal Details of Dinosaur Extinction

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. About 65 million years ago, the dinosaurs and countless other creatures were going about their business on Earth when a space rock dropped out of the sky and brought about the end of the Cretaceous Period. But what was that fateful day like? We have a better idea today thanks to the International Ocean Discovery

Tesla Pushes Pickup Truck Unveiling to November

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Tesla has made incredible headway when it comes to selling electric sedans and sports cars, and the company is going to launch its first hatchback next year. However, Tesla’s next major vehicle will be a tougher sell. The company was expected to show off its upcoming pickup truck this summer, but now the company is

Life, the Universe, and Math: 42 Proven to be the Sum of 3 Cubes

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The problem of 42 — at least as it relates to whether the number could be considered the sum of three cubes — has finally been solved. The question of whether every number under 100 could be expressed in this fashion has been a long-standing puzzle in the world of mathematics. Now, two mathematicians, Andrew