How to Cheat at the Oreo Twist Game, According to Mechanical Engineers

The game of twisting an Oreo and seeing which wafer the cream is on has been used to make decisions, random predictions and resolve disagreements for decades. Now, a group of graduate students from Princeton claims to have cracked the code for which cookie the cream will end up on so that you can be a dirty cheater. Read More >>

Prometheus 2 Will Be Set on Earth and Feature Two New Monsters

Should there be a Prometheus 2? Hmm... Say whatever you like about Prometheus (OK, its plot made no sense, its dialogue was clunky and characters occasionally acted like idiots), it was an undeniable box-office smash and as they are fond of saying in Hollywood: the last sequel in a franchise is the one that fails to make money. Read More >>

Engineers are Tracking American Football Helmet Data to Study Head Injuries

The prevalence of head injuries is the dark side of American Football. Now a University of Michigan engineering lab is installing sensors inside helmets which can help measure impact and spot potential brain injuries that might go undetected. Read More >>

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Spare Parts + Dyson Engineers = Awesome Remote Control Bots

What happens when you give a load of Dyson engineers a bunch of spare parts and tell them to make remote control bots for a Robot-Wars-meets-Wipeout-style assault course? The Dyson Ball Challenge, and, err, some really strange-looking droids, that's what. Read More >>

Microsoft Is Trying to Poach Amazon and Google Employees By Giving Out Free Bacon

Microsoft is trying to hire new employees by luring them with god's greatest creation, the devil's most delicious treat and man's greatest love: bacon. They've set up a bacon cart (!) outside of Amazon's offices and will give away free bacon to everyone. EAT BACON, WORK MICROSOFT. Read More >>