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One Millionth Patent Awarded without Ceremony

Originally published in August 1911 Credit: Scientific American “Unmarked by any pomp or ceremony and with a lack of ostentation that seemed totally inappropriate to the importance of the occasion, the one millionth patent was issued on Tuesday, August 8th, 1911. The wheel of chance which decided the recipient of the epoch-making patent—awarded to the…

PSVR Patent Filed For Advertisements Displayed Within The Headset

A new PlayStation VR patent filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment suggests that the company is working on technology that will allow advertisements to be displayed within the headset. The patent listing from Sony, published on June 25, shows drawings that offering an example of how a virtual reality advertising model may look in practice. It…

Xbox Series X patent reveals cheaper design to rival PS5 Digital Edition

Home News (Image credit: Shutterstock) We thought we knew pretty much everything that the Xbox Series X had in store for us. However, Microsoft might be preparing to surprise us with an announcement of an alternative cheaper model — potentially the elusive Project Lockheart.An application to the USPTO to trademark "Xbox Series" (note that there's…

Sony Patent Means Possible PlayStation 5 UI

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Sony Patent Hints at What the PS5 UI Could Look Like

A Sony patent, potentially for the PlayStation 5, indicates how the console's UI might look, and alludes to the dynamic use of in-game stats, tips and videos from previous gameplay.The patent, published yesterday (although originally filed several years ago) and discovered by TheGamePost, includes several diagrams of a UI design. On first glance, it'll be…

Apple gets a patent for taking group selfies while you’re socially remote

It’s generally unsafe to take group selfies during a pandemic, but Apple might have a way to make that work in the future. The iPhone maker has received a patent (via Patently Apple and The Verge) for creating a “synthetic group selfie.” You could invite people to a selfie session where the software would place…

Apple Wins Patent for Socially Distant Group Selfies

Photo: Leon Neal (Getty Images)It can be difficult to return to business as usual during America’s first phase of reopening with federal social distancing recommendations still in effect. But a new patent from Apple gives us a glimpse into how one bit of normalcy—group selfies—might work even when we’re all at least six feet apart.As…

PS5 patent teases the console’s style and clever cooling

Home News (Image credit: VRPlayer.fr) Sony has yet to reveal the design of the PS5, but a patent spotted by LetsGoDigital showcases how the console will keep cool and hints at its design. The patent shows a v-shaped cooling system that looks like it funnels air from one end of the console to the other, while…

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Where the coronavirus pandemic is hitting hardest

Coronavirus cases are quickly spreading in Arizona, a handful of southern and western states and, ominously, Oklahoma — the planned site of President Trump's controversial rally this weekend.Why it matters: Once community spread takes off, cases can begin to increase exponentially.The big picture: “We’re at a point where there are warning signs going off, and…

The budget strain of the George Floyd protests

Cities and states have spent millions of dollars on police overtime over the past few weeks during the Black Lives Matter protests.Why it matters: Government budgets already were under severe strain from coronavirus shutdowns, due to steep tax revenue declines, and these extra expenses could make it even more difficult to meet obligations. By the…

“No advantage”: The WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trials on coronavirus clients

The World Health Organization has announced that it has stopped trials examining the potential of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the novel coronavirus after its multi-country trials showed "no benefit."The big picture: The WHO paused last month tests of the anti-malarial drug after a review published in The Lancet stated potentially fatal health problems. It…

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Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Remove Three ‘Raw Popcorn Chicken’ Lipomas

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper pops three little lipomas out of a patient's body.The lipomas look similar to pieces of raw popcorn chicken or, as one fan says, little brains.A lipoma is a fatty noncancerous growth that grows between the skin and muscle.These pops give a whole new meaning to "popcorn chicken."…

40 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Attended Ivy League Colleges

Getty Images/Men's Health Celebrities might be known for the paths they took in Hollywood, whether it be music or film. But many actually attended school before making their big break, and some took it upon themselves to receive the best education (if you believe that) the country has to offer—the Ivy League colleges, ranging from…

Rey Rivera’s Cryptic Unsolved Mysteries Note Could Be the Key to His Mysterious Case

The first episode of Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries chronicles the disappearance and death of Rey Rivera.Rivera's death was initially reported as a suicide, but the ruling has been questioned by friends and family.Rivera left behind a cryptic note that the FBI ruled was not a suicide note.Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries opens with the case of Rey Rivera,…