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12 great current-gen games you didn’t play, handpicked by industry pros

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of one of the most longest-lived eras in gaming’s history — the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 generation.</i><p>Wow. It’s been one heck of a console generation: games like Mass Effect, Uncharted, Bioshock, Assassin’s Creed.<p>But for every triple-A hit, we …

Cocktail Science: 5 Myths About Ice, Debunked

Editor's Note: Please welcome Kevin Liu of Science Fare to SE: Drinks. We're pumped to have him here to share a bit of cocktail science.<p>The difference between a perfectly balanced cocktail and a so-so one often comes down to ice. How does ice affect temperature? Dilution? Since as much as half the …

Cadets All Access - Thank You Johnstown

Cadets Horn Line Pittsburgh Parade June 16, 2013

Cadets All Access - The Scherzo

2013 Cadets Snares - LEARN THE MUSIC!

RondoCam Goes to Trooper Camp

Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

Storms

Video Game Reviews: A Discussion Of The Ten-Point Scale And Inflated Scores

<i>Are video game review scores inflated?</i><p>There’s a perception out there among many gamers that video game review scores are inflated or biased. Why do so many games get scored between 7 and 10 on a 10-point scale? What happened to the rest of the numbers?<p>And why do some games—especially ultra-hyped …

Why More People Are Renting Tires

"Oh, I checked every place in town, and they were outrageous," says Shannon Kelly. "It would be anywhere from $4[00] to $500, and I just don't have that right now."<p>Kelly had just walked into Rent N Roll, a rent-to-own tire store in Ocala, Fla. She was looking to rent a set of tires for her truck. …

Mario Kart 8 Embraces Its Glorious History

'<p>Mario Kart is a franchise that's easy to take for granted. The gang from the Mushroom Kingdom ride around on karts, flinging items and swapping paint while they strive for the checkered flag. Everyone has flung a green shell at a buddy, or skidded into a banana peel just before the finish line, so …

Are modern games easier or simply designed better?

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>In recent years, an odd consensus has arisen where many believe that games are easier than they used to be. In many cases it’s true, and it isn’t surprising, …

Tennessee Female Attorneys Urged to Wear Less Revealing Outfits

Tennessee Circuit Judge Royce Taylor of Rutherford County doesn’t think of himself as a rigid moralist, but he couldn’t help but frown at the sleeveless dresses and low-cut blouses worn by female attorneys who appeared in his courtroom.<p>One woman, he told Law Blog, showed up at a workers …

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Is Too Much Eye Contact Creepy?

<b>Q: Regarding your story on declining eye contact, are the rules different for listeners than for speakers? I try to be a good listener by looking directly into the face of the person talking. But I don't want to creep people out.</b><p>—J.K., Los Angeles<p>A: Your instincts are correct: Eye contact is a sign …

San Francisco

Here's 20 Startling Images Invisible To The Naked Eye

When it comes to the world around use, not everything is as it seems. Here's 20 every objects including the likes of coffee, cigarette rolling …

10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

Handheld Gaming To Lose Even More Market Share To iOS/ Android

Research firms App Annie and the International Data Corporation (IDC) have co-published a new report for E3 today looking at the growing popularity and consumer spend for video games available on smartphones and tablets.<p>Not surprisingly, the duo is predicting that Android and iOS will extend their …

Xbox chief: we have a product for people who can't get online, it's called Xbox 360

Did you think the Xbox 360 was being kept around just for the budget market? It turns out Microsoft's got another sort of customer in mind for the revamped last-gen hardware: the crews of nuclear submarines. Xbox chief Don Mattrick, in response to the backlash over the Xbox One requiring an …

Sorry, PlayStation 4 Games May Still Carry DRM

Sony has clarified its decision to allow PlayStation 4 users to pass on used games – and the situation won’t necessarily be the completely free market that most gamers first assumed.<p>At the console’s launch, Sony Computer Entertainment of America president Jack Tretton delighted customers by …

Hyping Hypercars: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari vs. 2014 McLaren P1, Lamborghini Veneno

Three high priests of the sports-car realm reveal their own golden calves.<p>Geneva is a quiet Swiss city of enormous but restrained wealth. The Palexpo center, where the auto show is held every gray March, is modestly sized, and the automaker stands are, by regulation, relatively small. The scene is …

Sports Cars