An Atlanta-based company called CineMassive who builds giant multiscreen video walls has created what is easily the world’s largest version of Minesweeper. On its hardest setting players will have to clear 38,799 mines without blowing the whole thing up and having to start over from scratch.
With tensions between Iran and the West rapidly rising over the nation's secretive nuclear technology developments, both sides are rattling their sabers.
If you often played Windows Minesweeper, but never really got the hang of it, you probably took advantage of a well-known cheat that revealed which squares contained a bomb. But with these scratch-off Minesweeper postcards, you're completely left to your own devices.
The Strait of Hormuz is one of the most strategically important stretches of water on Earth. Though just 29 miles wide, it accommodates the passage of 20 percent of the world's oil. Were Iran to plant sea mines there (again), global trade would be severely affected. Luckily, the Strait is defended by the Avengers—not…
Tailor-made microbes could save thousands of lives a year in poor nations, but not in the way you would think. A new breed of bioengineered bacteria can spot buried explosives.