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Leaves In Chernobyl Area Are Decaying Unusually Slowly

They just linger in a thick layer on the forest floor.<p>Strange to say, fallen logs, leaf litter and other forest debris doesn't decay as quickly around Chernobyl's most affected areas as it does elsewhere, <i>Smithsonian</i> reports. When scientists set out to study the phenomenon, they found that lingering …

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'Enormous' Teaser Trailer: Living Under Threat of Monster Attack – /Film

With <i>Godzilla</i> providing giant monsters for the big screen this year, the web series <b>Enormous</b> is prepped to deliver a smaller blast of giant monsterdom. …

How Solid Snake And Big Boss Have Changed Over 27 Years

It took 27 years and a lot of plot twists for the main character of the <i>Metal Gear</i> series—whether it's Big Boss or Solid Snake—to become something …

A Look Back At The Magnificent Virtual Boy

Our favorite youtuber ever, and long-time founding member of our family of sites. The “crass” from our Class vs. Crass podcast

SimCity offline mode launch imminent

<i>SimCity</i>'s offline mode is now in the final testing phase according to an update from the game's official Twitter account.<p>Offline mode is coming to …

Anonymous Social App Secret Confirms $8.6 Million In New Funding

Secret, the anonymous social sharing app popular among the Silicon Valley and tech industry crowd, officially announced today it has raised $8.6 million in outside investment. The round included participation from Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian of Initialized Capital, MG Siegler of Google Ventures, …

PlayStation 4 Beats Xbox One for February Console Sales in the US

Sony and Microsoft have both just shared results from NPD’s February US console roundup, but it looks like we’ve seen this story before. Just like in January, Sony declared its PlayStation 4 the top-selling console last month while Microsoft tried to tout its platforms in other ways.<p>Microsoft …