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Programming Startup Famo.us Gets $25 Million to Make JavaScript More Famous

Can the platform make the programming language cool and app development accessible?<p>Famo.us, an unusual programming startup that allows users to make nifty mobile apps using JavaScript, has raised $25 million in additional funding and added high-profile investor Jerry Murdock to its board.<p>The new …

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to …

How did the dev of Infamous: First Light create a strong lady lead? By talking to a woman

<i>Infamous: First Light</i>'s leading lady is fast, fluid and powerful.<p>The standalone downloadable content, set to launch for PlayStation 4 Aug. 26, serves as a prequel to <i>Infamous: Second Son</i> and a chance to expand on the game's neon-powered side-character. Players will explore the backstory of Abigail …

Reggae-themed game is Kickstarted in a week after a month-long failure

When Oded Sharon and his Adventure Mob game development company first posted Bolt Riley: A Reggae Adventure Game on Kickstarter, they asked for $120,000 in a 30-day campaign — and failed.<p>Undaunted, they tried again, this time for a week and a smaller amount: a single chapter of the point-and-click …

Quiz: can you identify these movie future cities?

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Remembering Robin Williams, 1951-2014: Shining Star, Comedy Genius

The death of Robin Williams hits hard, even for those of us who knew him only as fans. We're sad for his three children, now without their father, …

Remembering Lauren Bacall via Bogey's Love Letters

<i>Editor's Note: Lauren Bacall's passing has inspired the unearthing of one of our lifetime's loveliest love letters, the ripples from Robin Williams's</i> …

Comedy great Robin Williams hanged himself at home | Reuters

SAN RAFAEL Calif./LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor and groundbreaking comedian Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt in his Northern California home after he had sought treatment for depression, a coroner said on Tuesday, based on preliminary findings.<p>Williams, 63, was found dead by …

No role could tarnish the brilliance of Robin Williams' genius

It will now go down in the history books – or, more accurately, Wikipedia pages – that The Crazy Ones was Robin Williams’ last major project before he died on Monday. Yes, he plays Teddy Roosevelt in the not-yet-released Night at the Museum sequel and voices an animated dog in another unreleased …

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