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Nintendo confirms 8-player mode in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

<i>Super Smash Bros. for Wii U</i> will allow for eight-player simultaneous play, Nintendo confirmed today.<p>In a Nintendo Direct video (below) the company unveiled a host of features for the game. "In a major first for the franchise, a special mode lets eight players fight simultaneously in local …

Simpsons World arrives with every 'Simpsons' episode ... if your cable provider supports it

Fox launched the Simpsons World website yesterday, realizing the longtime dream of every fan of <i>The Simpsons</i>. The site offers on-demand streaming access to every episode of the long-running animated sitcom — 556 as of this past Sunday — as long as you have a subscription to a pay-TV provider that …

Super Smash Bros. director teases two new modes for Wii U version

The Wii U version of the latest <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> title could launch with two more new modes, if a post on Miiverse by series director Masahiro Sakurai is anything to go by.<p>On Nintendo's social networking service, Sakurai posted what looks like a screenshot of <i>Super Smash Bros.</i>' modes menu. The top …

You need to get a free copy of Aliens vs Predator Classic 2000

<i>Alien: Isolation</i> is an interesting game, but not an altogether successful one in achieving its goals. If you want a great game in that world, albeit one much more interested in action, <i>Aliens vs. Predator Classic 2000</i> remains a pretty great release. And now you can get a free copy from GoG.com.<p>How …

This guy played three N64 classics at the same time, beat them in less than an hour

There's ordinary speedrunning — spectacular though it can be — and then there's this guy, Karl Jobst, who is playing three Nintendo 64 classics <i>at the same time</i> and beating them all in under an hour.<p>That's Jobst, above, playing <i>GoldenEye 007, Super Mario 64,</i> and <i>The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time</i> on …

Disneyland's original prospectus revealed!

Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, Boing Boing is pleased to present the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus.<p>Thanks to an anonymous …

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican …

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Egyptian Desert Sand Spiral Spans Distance And Time

In the eastern Sahara desert bordering the Red Sea stands <i>Desert Breath</i>, a stunning land-art project comprised of perfectly-formed cones and a glistening pool of water. Nestled between the hills on the Egyptian desert floor, this site-specific installation was the work of D.A.ST. Arteam, made up of …

Red Sea

Gabe Newell says Valve isn't tracking your browser history

A report surfaced two days ago on Reddit that claimed anti-cheat software used by video game developer Valve was allowing the <i>Half-Life 2</i> and Steam creator to spy on its users' internet histories. Now, in a statement also issued on Reddit, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell has denied the accusation …

Mexico Captures Suspected Drug Lord Linked To 76 Tons Of Cocaine Shipped Into The US

The U.S. State Department has been offering a $5 million reward for information that could lead to the capture o fMartinez Sanchez, believed to be the leader of a group that brought 76 tons of cocaine into the United States between 2000 and 2003.<p>Mexico's Interior Ministry said in a statement that …

Mexico

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

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NSA Could Be Watching You Play Angry Birds

President Barack Obama’s speech earlier this month outlined modest new limitations on the National Security Agency’s use of data it harvests from …

Rare Pictures: Snow Leopards Caught in Camera Trap

Endangered big cats photographed in northern Pakistan.<p>The cat's out of the bag—or, should we say, the mountains.<p><b>Notoriously elusive snow leopards have been caught by a camera trap in northern Pakistan as part of a three-year study by scientists with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. The</b> …

Line Drawings Transform Everyday Objects Into Quirky Scenes

It's amazing what artists can do with everyday objects. When put in the right context, a feather appears to be a knife, a lone grape looks just like a red balloon, and cookies can sweep the floor. Artist Victor Nunes has taken this concept to a whole new level by pairing multiple objects together …

Will a Taser Work on a Cougar?

In short, yes. And, maybe, no. Tasers can be an effective method of non-lethal defense against cougars, ignoring other vital factors. But we’ll get to that. Before you head into the backcountry packing high voltage, you’ll want to know a few things about America’s misunderstood lion.<p>Cougars once …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

Did You Know Celine Dion Has Her Own Personal $72 Million Water Park Mansion?

Because why wouldn't she?<p>To see more images of Celine Dion, check out http://www.x17online.com/celebrities/celine_dion. And one more thing, an earlier version of this article had Celine's mansion valued at $20 million. That wasn't true. It's on sale for $72 million!!

The Flip Bowl Finale

Inside Flipboard / January 3, 2014<p>We’d like to congratulate curator Osprey for curating the number one NFL team magazine of the Flip Bowl season.<p>It’s …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

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Artist Guy Laramée Carves a Mountainous Landscape from an Encyclopedia Britannica Set | Colossal

<p>In one of his most ambitious book sculptures to date artist Guy Laramée (previously here and here) created an homage to the printed Encyclopedia …

An Angry Batman Impersonator Had To Be Restrained By Spider-Man

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Phil Robertson: 'I Will Not Back Off from My Path'

“I will not give or back off from my path.”<p>So said a defiant Phil Robertson on Sunday, speaking to a Bible study group at his hometown church in West …

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Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

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One Man. One Cat. Multiplied

We start with a man called Mike and a cat called Ella. Two creatures.<p>Nothing odd about them, except that Mike has a beard and Ella is a touch chunky. Otherwise, they could be any cat and guy. Except ...<p>When you think about it, no one is ordinary. You could put a totally bland cat-and-guy couple in …