Study shows having more sex will not make you happier

Study shows having more sex will not make you happier

The assumption is that having more sex will make you happier, but I'm afraid that isn't the case. According to researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, increased frequency of sexual activity leads to a decline in actually wanting it, meaning enjoyment (and happiness) is reduced.

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This transparent display concept is the next step towards holographs

This transparent display concept is the next step towards holographs

Florida based tech company 'Number one' is working on a display concept, which aims to be the last step before we turn to Minority Report-style holographic displays. Long time followers of New Rising Media will know we've seen our fair share of holography, but this seems to be the most logical next step towards that.

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NASA plans to use a robotic eel to explore one of Jupiter's moons

NASA plans to use a robotic eel to explore one of Jupiter's moons

NASA has begun exploring new ways to explore planets through their Innovative Advanced Concepts program (NIAC). One of these is a robotic eel, which they can use to travel across Jupiter's gas giant of a moon 'Europa.'

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Facebook news feed echo chamber is your fault for not having enough friends, says Facebook

Facebook news feed echo chamber is your fault for not having enough friends, says Facebook

Does Facebook filter what views and opinions you see on your news feed? In a study conducted by the social network, it turns out you've only got yourself to blame for not having enough friends with diverse beliefs.

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Researchers create a leg brace that can power an artificial heart by walking

Researchers create a leg brace that can power an artificial heart by walking

Artificial organs are an incredible area of innovation, but one thing that's always been a problem is where they get the power to run from? A team of students from Rice University called "Farmers" are developing a leg brace that could generate energy straight to an artificial heart using a modified leg brace with a motor on the joint.

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GTA fans film a recreation of the retro top-down game using a drone

GTA fans film a recreation of the retro top-down game using a drone

Grand Theft Auto wasn't the huge 3D universe of strip clubs, therapists and complex plots straight from your favourite crime shows. It used to be a top-down romp where you grabbed a weapon and took destruction to the flat streets of Liberty City. YouTuber Vojta Paul has created a real-life love letter to the times of old, by filming a game sequence through his own streets using a drone to recreate the top-down view.

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Manchester road artist 'Wanksy' draws penises around potholes, forcing the city to fix them

Manchester road artist 'Wanksy' draws penises around potholes, forcing the city to fix them

If you've been on any road ever in the United Kingdom, chances are you know about potholes. Turns out one anonymous resident has taken matters into his own hand, calling himself 'Wanksy' and drawing penises around them that the city's council cannot ignore.

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Instagram analyses how the world uses emojis

Instagram analyses how the world uses emojis

Love or hate them, emojis are becoming the language of the entire internet. Since they're taking over Instagram (nearly 50% of all captions and comments have an emoji or two), the website's engineers have begun researching how people are using the yellow-faced emoticons, seeing which countries are using them most and deciphering the meaning we have put behind each face.

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Augmented reality horror game 'Night Terrors' transforms your house into a haunted house

Augmented reality horror game 'Night Terrors' transforms your house into a haunted house

We know the 'found footage' horror genre is a little played out, but what if there was one set in your own home that you could actually play? Introducing 'Night Terrors:' an augmented reality smartphone game looking for funding on Indiegogo, which looks set to terrify you.

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How old do Star Wars characters look?

How old do Star Wars characters look?

Many of you have had fun with Microsoft's powerfully judgemental website how-old.net, but how old did the cast of Star Wars look back in their prime? In celebration of May the Fourth (and to get over the fact it thinks I look 38 when I'm 24) I took a look.

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How to watch all six Star Wars films online for free today (legally)

How to watch all six Star Wars films online for free today (legally)

Whether you're a hardcore fan or a young padawan, everybody should watch Star Wars today. And now there is a way to enjoy them all for free (legally)! In what Sky is calling "UK TV's first ever 48-hour Star Wars marathon," Now TV is currently streaming all 6 movies back-to-back.

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