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The Six Most Valuable Guitars of All Time

<b>By Christopher Scapelliti</b><p>John Lennon’s 1962 Gibson J-160E jumbo acoustic-electric flattop smashed world records when it sold for $2.4 million at …

Guitar

The Best Music Documentaries You Should Watch Right Now

As much as music is about the songs, it’s also about narrative, and the people who make it. An album is only as good as how badly people want to listen to it, and it takes interesting stories to create that connection with an audience. Since the origins of modern music, there has been a myriad of …

Music

The Third Reich’s Giant Electric Submarine Fail

The Third Reich’s Giant Electric Submarine Fail

Schadenfreude

Samuel L. Jackson Spent 5 Weeks Training For a Two-Minute Lightsaber Duel in ‘Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith’ — Watch

Mace Windu's fight against Emperor Palpatine took over a month of preparations to nail down.<p>With the record-breaking release of “Incredibles 2,” …

Star Wars

Find your perfect player two: These are the best dating sites for gamers

You know what they say: Don't hate the player, hate the game.<p>Let's be honest, dating can be difficult — even at the best of times. Whether its …

Relationships

The 1966 Lotus 43 Was a Magnificent Failure With a Bizarre Engine

BRM's H16 was essentially two 180-degree V8s stacked on top of each other. It's no surprise it didn't work.<p>For the 1966 F1 season, maximum engine displacement was increased from 1.5 liters to 3.0 liters. British engine builder BRM had success with its 1.5-liter V8s, but it decided to adapt to the …

Subpar

Metro Exodus Makes Strides Into A More Open World

The Metro series has been building toward Metro Exodus for years. 2010's Metro 2033 focused on the exploits of Artyom in the bleak underground society of post-nuclear-war Russia, and its follow-up Last Light expanded its scope even further. Exodus further expands the scale of this world in an even …

Guns

Watch Drone-Captured Footage of a Ship Being Sunk

The Cape May-Lewes ferry was deliberately sunk about 30 miles offshore to create an artificial reef.<p>For decades, the Cape May-Lewes ferry has been carrying cars and passengers across the Delaware bay, but the ferry has recently taken its last passenger. The ship was retired, and on Friday it was …

Seafloor

What do game developers see when they watch the Last of Us Part 2 trailer?

This video on Naughty Dog’s E3 demo is a look behind the curtain<p>We sometimes forget that E3 isn’t just a time for fans and the press to get a look at what’s coming to video games in the next few years, it’s also an opportunity for developers to finally see what other studios are working on. So what …

naughty

1970 Tupolev A-3 Aerosledge N007

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Boats<br>• Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Planes<br>• Vintage<p>The Tupolev A-3 Aerosledge<p>The Tupolev A-3 Aerosledge is an unusual curiosity from …

Cold War

Hi rez images from NASA's 1967/8 Lunar Orbiters were withheld to hide US spying capabilities

In 1967, the Lunar Orbiter missions sent back exciting -- but grainy and low-rez -- photos of the moon's surface.<p>But it turns out that the Orbiters' …

Magnetism

This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want a diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a new Kickstarter …

Scuba Diving

Stephen Hawking Enters ‘Britain’s Valhalla,’ Where Space Is Tight

LONDON — Being laid to rest in Westminster Abbey is perhaps the greatest posthumous honor that can be given to any Briton, and when Stephen Hawking’s ashes were interred there on Friday, they were placed between the remains of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin, two of the giants of science.<p>But rare …

Stephen Hawking

'Resident Evil 2' is the classic you remember but with a good camera

<i>Wow, those intestines are really pretty.</i><p>I never expected that particular phrase to pass through my mind, but it definitely did during my playthrough of the new <i>Resident Evil 2</i> remake -- and more than once. Twenty years after its launch on the original PlayStation, <i>RE2</i> has been essentially rebuilt …

Gaming Industry

'I’m 55 and could die tomorrow': Why Hideo Kojima is making Death Stranding like it is his last game

When The Telegraph sits down for a rare audience with iconic game developer Hideo Kojima in a private meeting room off the E3 show floor his body is with us in downtown Los Angeles but his mind is very much up the road in Hollywood.<p>The night before he premiered the fourth trailer for his latest …

Los Angeles

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is definitely not a Dark Souls game

FromSoftware’s next game breaks from Souls’ tradition<p><i>Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice</i> is not a Souls game.<p>That’s important because developer FromSoftware spent the last decade making games that are either proper Dark Souls games or precursors, like <i>Demon’s Souls</i>. Even when the developers made the …

Dark Souls

Meet the New Characters on Preacher and Get More Than a Little Creeped Out

One of the best things about AMC’s <i>Preacher</i> is just how weird it can be. One minute, it’s just a bunch of friends driving in a car. The next minute, …

Comics

Fire Sweeps Through Museum Of History In Kurt Cobain's Hometown Of Aberdeen

On Saturday, a fire destroyed the Aberdeen Museum of History in Kurt Cobain's hometown of Aberdeen, Wash., which included items from his early life.<p>The Cobain-dedicated exhibit included a couch he slept on at a friend's home for the fall of 1985, a bench from outside his home in Seattle and …

Kurt Cobain

Nike Unveils the New PlayStation Air Force 1 With Limited Release at E3 Expo in LA

Last week, Nike shared a look at rare original samples for the PlayStation x Nike Air Force 1 Low from 2006. The insight into the creation of the …

Shoes

Closed Door Demo Reveals Surprising Details About 'Cyberpunk 2077'

<i>Cyberpunk 2077</i> isn’t different from <i>The Witcher</i> in just setting and tone, but also perspective, as well.<p>During a closed door demo with the press, CDProjekt Red showed off more of the game than they did in the cinematic trailer during the Xbox show, proving there is in fact gameplay to see. Well, not …

Gaming Industry

We played an hour of Spider-Man, and it feels like the best Spidey game

Spider-Man on PS4 makes role-playing as a superhero easy, fun and thrilling<p>The biggest surprise of Insomniac Games’ <i>Spider-Man</i> is that it makes you feel like a superhero within seconds. Other video game developers have tried to capture the feel of swinging through Manhattan as Peter Parker’s alter …

Grand Theft Auto

The Last of Us 2’s kiss was a beautiful way to open Sony E3 2018

Ellie shares a memorable, moving kiss<p>Sony’s E3 2018 press conference is hardly under way, but it’s already brought us one of our favorite moments of the whole event thus far. And it was just a simple, lovely kiss.<p>The event opened up with a gameplay trailer for <i>The Last of Us Part 2</i>, which looked …

Game Trailers

The Air Force added a new twist to one of its most successful exercises

Red Flag is legendary among fighter pilots. This exercise, held several times a year at Nellis Air Force Base, located near Las Vegas, is where American combat pilots have gone to hone their skills since the end of the Vietnam War.<p>"Red Flag-Nellis was originally created to give fighter pilots their …

Military

See Taika Waititi as Hitler in first photo from World War II comedy Jojo Rabbit

Am I… attracted to Hitler?<p>It was the sexually confusing photograph seen ’round-the-world: Taika Waititi as an imaginary version of Adolf Hitler in …

World War II

Fallout 76 sparks more fan anxiety about direction of series

Fallout is in crisis<p><i>Fallout</i> may be one of the biggest AAA gaming franchises around, but over the last few years the post-apocalyptic series has found itself in turmoil. What started out as a gritty narrative-driven role-playing game has, with the release of 2016’s <i>Fallout 4</i>, transformed into more of …

Fallout 76

We dissected the Cyberpunk 2077 trailer. Here’s what we found.

There are hot dogs in my future<p>CD Projekt Red introduced <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i> in a short trailer that nevertheless packed in a ton of world-building detail.<p>But never fear, we are here to dissect it! These run deeper than the very clever hidden message that CD Projekt Red included in a single dang frame at …

Cyberpunk

The next game from the Dark Souls creator is all about samurai

From the director of Dark Souls and Bloodborne comes Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice<p>FromSoftware’s next Souls-style game is <i>Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice</i>, directed by the creator of <i>Dark Souls</i> and <i>Bloodborne</i>. Souls games tend to be pretty slow, plodding and spooky. <i>Shadows Die Twice</i> is very much not.<p>We got our …

Dark Souls

18 Times "Star Trek" Fans Were The Funniest Part Of Tumblr

"Live long and get some."

Star Trek

‘Nier: Automata’ will make Xbox One players very sad June 26

<i>Nier: Automata</i> — the action-role-playing masterpiece from Yoko Taro and PlatinumGames — is, objectively the best game ever made, but it was …

Enix

Ori and the Will of the Wisps is coming in 2019, and it looks magical

<i>Ori and the Will of the Wisps</i> will launch in 2019, Microsoft announced today at its E3 press conference. The developer showed off a new teaser trailer onstage, though it offered no other new details. <i>Ori and the Will of the Wisps</i> is the sequel to <i>Ori and the Blind Forest</i><i>,</i> a gorgeous, …

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