Andrew Murray

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Daily Deals: Minecraft Plushies, iPhone Battery Cases, Logitech Keyboards and Speakers

Something loud, something adorable, and something that clicks for your desk.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>$45 Xbox One Controllers With PC Cable</b><p>This is your …

Bloodstained hits Kickstarter from former Castlevania Producer Koji Igarashi

Following numerous hints over the past week, former Castlevania Producer Koji Igarashi has officially taken to Kickstarter, asking players to fund a 2.5-D action-adventure game called <i>Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night</i>.<p>In 2013, Igarashi left Konami after spending most of his career there. For almost …

Indie Gaming

Watch an amazing player beat two Mega Man games at the same time

How does one play two games at once? The answer, it seems, is <i>very carefully</i>.<p>YouTube user Aura Puffs played <i>Mega Man X</i> and <i>Mega Man X2</i> at the same time, using a single input, so whenever a button was pressed on the controller that action would take place on both games. The resulting run lasts a little …

Retrogaming

Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

The equivalent of a human dragging a blue whale<p>Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than …

Tortoise, 90, gets wheels for legs after rat attack

Mrs T's owners glue wheels from model aircraft onto her shell after rat chews off two front legs while she was hibernating in Pembroke, West Wales<p>A 90-year-old tortoise is going twice its normal speed after being fitted with a set of wheels.<p>The animal, called Mrs T, was facing a grim future after a …

West Wales

Mizar and Alcor, famous double star

Mizar and its fainter companion star Alcor are easy to spot in the Big Dipper’s handle.<p>Mizar and its fainter companion star Alcor are one of the most …

Casio's 'Kawaii Selfie by Mirror Cam' is exactly what it says it is

Casio's camera division isn't afraid to admit that it's cashing in on the selfie hype big time, but for those who aren't willing to shell out over $1,200 for the EX-TR50, there's now a much more affordable option. The "Kawaii Selfie by Mirror Cam" aka Exilim MR1 costs about $330 in Hong Kong and is …

More Mindboggling Japanese Food Culture: The Tempura Shrimp Canon

Spare a thought for the poor shrimp of Japan. If local restaurant goers aren't going to be boiling you alive in a <i>Shabu-Shabu</i> broth (video) at their …

You Can Help Physicists Make the Next Higgs Boson Discovery

More than two years after physicists discovered the Higgs boson, there’s still a lot they don’t know about the elusive particle. Now, they want your …

The weird world of everyday liquids

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Astronomers solve mystery of the universe’s missing stars

There are not enough stars in the universe and now astronomers think they know why.<p>Using the Hubble space telescope, they have discovered a distant galaxy in which star formation is itself driving the raw materials for more stars out into space at two million miles per hour – and in the process …

Someone beat Dark Souls using a Rock Band guitar controller

The act of simply completing <i>Dark Souls</i>, the notoriously difficult action role-playing game by From Software, is for many players an impressive accomplishment in and of itself. But player Benjamin "Bearzly" Gwin took the <i>Dark Souls</i> challenge to another level: He beat the game using nothing but a <i>Rock</i> …

Can You Believe Pink Is 35? See Her Transformation Here

A very happy birthday is in order! Alecia Beth Moore, the singer/songwriter/actress and bonafide bad girl we’ve all come to know and love as Pink, …

The People Who Live Forever in the Games They Loved

A look at memorials to those shining lights extinguished too soon.<p><b>[Editor's Note: this piece originally ran in 2014 in response to Blizzard's plans</b> …

White House may Pursue Climate Deal Without Congress

The Obama administration is weighing whether or not to pursue an international climate change agreement that could be enacted without approval from Congress, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday.<p>Republicans and some Democrats in Congress expressed outrage after The New York Times …