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Amazon Black Friday 2013 deals

In the frantic leadup to Black Friday, every retailer is looking for a way to differentiate its sale from the competition. Amazon's trick is to go all out with daily deals. Starting Sunday November 24th, the retail giant will begin offering deals with deep discounts. They'll come thick and fast — …

Plastic Guns Made With 3-D Printers Pose New Security Concerns

Technology helps police solve crimes every day. But some innovations can also present new public safety concerns — and such is the case with guns built using 3-D printers.<p>Agents at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have spent months testing plastic weapons. And in findings …

Why the PlayStation 4 is slanted

Console makers are supposed to make hardware that is both attractive and practical. You want easy access to USB slots and the power button, but you also want to enjoy looking at the big box stuffed next to your television for the next five to 10 years. Sony claims that the parallelogram look of the …

Justin Bieber is a ‘marvellous and unforgettable’ lover, Brazilian model boasts

He's pale, sort of scrawny and had to resort to having his bodyguards carry him up the Great Wall of China. So who would have ever guessed Justin Bieber is a love god in the sack?<p>Still, let's consider the source. Gawker reports that Brazilian model Tati Neves has gone public about her alleged …

Target Accidentally Sold Xbox One Consoles Early So Microsoft Banned Gamers From Using Them

He wasn't the first one to accidentally get an Xbox One early, reports Evan Narcisse from the gamer blog, Kotaku.com. Target also sent one to at least one other gamer, known for his eBay name, priceless228.<p>They weren't supposed to be able to start using the new Xbox right away. Microsoft is making …

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The Burden Of Realism In 'Grand Theft Auto 5'

I bought car insurance for the first time in a video game last week. It was in Grand Theft Auto Online, as a means of ensuring that if my car was destroyed by any of the nefarious vandals in Los Santos, I would be able to pay a deductible and get a new one instead of losing it for good.<p>Whether this …

Quick-witted driver avoids airborne barrel-rolling pickup

Dashcam videos can be divvied up into two categories - "I can't believe that just happened," and "You're lucky to be alive." The former is usually quite funny and entertaining, while the latter is usually kind of scary; involving a close call between our camera car and something quite …