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Insightful Photos of 1960s Afghanistan Reveal What Life Was Like Before the Taliban

When asked to visualize modern-day Afghanistan, images of a war-torn nation under the control of the Taliban often comes to mind. However, there was once a time when this country exuded peace and good fortune. University professor Dr. Bill Podlich captured this phase in history when he travelled to …

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Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak: The Kotaku Review

“It’s <i>Homeworld</i>, but with sand” was my first thought when I saw <i>Deserts of Kharak,</i> a brand new prequel set in the same universe as Relic’s classic …

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For The First Time, Waves Are Adding Power To The U.S. Grid

Hawaii catches a wave<p>The waves of Hawaii are a big draw for tourists and surfers, but now they're also a source of electricity. For the first time in the United States, energy collected from waves is being turned into electricity that is heading onto the grid, and powering homes in Hawaii.<p>The …

Hover into battle: US military strikes deal to develop hoverbike tech

Here's a statement I'm pretty sure isn't hyperbolic: Everyone wants a hoverbike. Once you get one of the flying motorcycles, all you'd need is Steppenwolf following you around on one of those giant amp-mobiles from " Mad Max: Fury Road" constantly playing "Born to Be Wild" and you'd be the coolest …

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Seattle Sounders' DeAndre Yedlin uses insane speed to prevent goal in USOC final | SIDELINE

The above video is of DeAndre Yedlin chasing down, catching, passing and clearing the ball away from Philadelphia Union midfielder Cristian Maidana …

The New Rules of Travel

We’ve come a long way from 2011’s Tarmacgate, when 100-odd JetBlue passengers were stranded for seven hours on the runway. Delays are down, airlines are investing in posh new terminals, and the app revolution and sharing economy mean that there are more options than ever when it comes to flights, …

Bill Murray Takes Tickets At Baseball Game, Definitely Worth Price Of Admission

Bill Murray, part owner of the Minnesota minor-league baseball team St. Paul Saints, took tickets Thursday, Aug. 28, at the team's final game at Midway Stadium, outlets reported. And his work was a hit.<p>Murray also caught the first pitch and heaved it into the stands ...<p>... and gave someone some …

eBay Visualizes The Global Outpouring Of Typhoon Haiyan Charity, Dollar By Dollar

More than $23 million in donations poured in from around the world after the disaster hit, one of the largest charitable responses on eBay’s platforms to date.<p>When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines last November, Sean Milliken, the director of nonprofit strategy at eBay, quickly got in touch …

Big Data Firm Says It Can Link Snowden Data To Changed Terrorist Behavior

<i>Editor's note on Aug. 17 at 11:25 a.m. ET: A clarification and links to the ombudsman's critique of this post have been added.</i><p>For nearly a year, U.S. government officials have said revelations from former NSA contract worker Edward Snowden harmed national security and allowed terrorists to develop …

Google strikes smart contact lens deal to track diabetes and cure far-sightedness

With Glass and Android Wear, Google has already invested a lot of time and resources into developing the next-generation of wearables, but it's another of its eye-focused projects that has today received its first major boost. The search giant's secret Google[x] team has confirmed that it's …

2015 Ford Mustang to Feature Innovative Knee Airbag

Ford has doubled down on its airbags for the 2015 Mustang. That’s both literally and figuratively. The Mustang will arrive later this year with eight airbags, whereas the outgoing model only offered four. But one of those airbags is exclusive, earned Ford 15 patents when it was developed, and will …

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2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys

All-American Boy: Silver Star, Purple Heart.<p>View 11 Photos<p>From the July 2014 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Ford and Willys (say “will-is” not “will-eez”) built the original jeeps with which the Greatest Generation liberated Europe and the Pacific. Since 1950, when Willys finally won the right to turn the …

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Bigger is better

The Surface Pro 3 is a vast improvement over the Pro 1 and 2 -- and that alone is huge.<p>Microsoft nailed the physical design -- I knew that the first time I used a Pro 3 two weeks ago. And now that I have one (as of Friday), I can tell you why. What follows are my initial impressions. A longer-term …

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20 best Android apps and games this week

It's time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps and games to have emerged on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may have changed by the time you read this. (Free + IAP) means in-app purchases are used within the app.<p>Want more apps? Browse …

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

World of Warships' first video diary delves into historical research behind the MMO

The first developer diary for Wargaming's <i>World of Warships</i> details the sea-based action players can expect from the developer's upcoming massively multiplayer online title.<p>In the video above, developers discuss the historical research going into <i>World of Warships</i>' production. The game will include a …

Ten Things To Know As You Start Playing 'Watch Dogs'

I published my massive 3,600 word review of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs late last night, but I thought it would be wise to write a separate, shorter post to ease new players into the game with tips and hints I learned in my 20+ hours of gameplay over the weekend. There are a few things I wish I knew from …

If You Want Fewer Facebook Friends, This App Will Help

Despite what your Facebook profile might indicate, it's pretty unlikely that you have hundreds (or thousands) of friends who you desperately want to stay in touch with. In fact, if you've been on Facebook for a while, chances are you've amassed a collection of strangers you couldn't even pick out …

Google Drive update officially removes document editing

We knew it was coming and now it’s here. Today, Google rolled out a new version of Drive for Android that removes document editing from the cloud-storage application. This change in direction is an immediate follow up to Google’s new trio of productivity apps that released last month. If you still …

5 Reasons the Latest PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales Figures Don't Mean What You Think They Do

Two million. That’s the global gully, valley or chasm — you pick — dividing Sony’s PlayStation 4 from Microsoft’s Xbox One in unit sales as we round …

Gaming

Etherium trailer shows three factions and their resource war

It seems there are usually three sides to any good story. In the upcoming RTS Etherium , a futuristic battle for control of a hard-to-find resource …

Xbox One getting official headphones and stereo headset adapter in March

You want to play Dead Rising 3 late into the night, but it’s hard when those zombies start growling loud enough to wake up your entire family. Microsoft has a solution.<p>The company announced this morning that it will release its own Xbox One Stereo Headset that plugs directly into the Xbox One …

Revel game wins the Big Indie Pitch, coming soon Android

Last week’s Apps World was an event dedicated to mobile games and apps - and the craft of making them. Apps World culminated with the Big Indie …

Why the Xbox One Is Better Than the PS4

The months leading up to the Xbox One's launch have been uncomfortable and confused, but Microsoft has managed to put out the best game and home …

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The Coolest Mass Effect Reaper You'll See Today

Check out what this couple managed to accomplish over the course of four weeks.<p>As official and professional (not to mention downright impressive) as …

New Xbox One and PS4 shooter aims to blur line between single and multiplayer

Polish developer The Farm 51 (Painkiller: Hell & Damnation) today announced a new shooter called Get Even for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game aims to blur the line between single- and multiplayer and offer "photo-realistic" visuals.<p>Get Even's story focuses on the memories of its main …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …