Andrew DiBenedetto

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Man Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Game Collection

He estimates the collection is worth $700,000 to $800,000.<p>The Guinness World Record for largest game collection has been set by Michael Thomasson, a …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

Pictures of the Week 12.20.13

An Octopus Painted in Layers of Resin by Keng Lye | Colossal

<p>Artist Keng Lye whose work we explored earlier this year recently completed a new painting that blends sculpture and layers of acrylic paint to …

Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

Hottest Celebrity Photos 12.23.13

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365

Bill Gates Funds A Smartphone Battery That Runs On Human Urine

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is on a mission to improve human sanitation, particularly in areas of the world that don't have a reliable water supply. Much of that effort is about reinventing the toilet but the foundation has also challenged scientists to find ways to turn human waste into …

Bill Gates

Apple patents a hover touch sensor and heart rate monitor for smartphones

Apple is getting closer to having you interact with your iPhone without even touching it.<p>Apple today received U.S. Patent No. 8,614,693, which describes a method for accurately determining user interactions with touchscreens for touch and hover events (bringing your finger close to a screen but not …

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Pro in October

Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant product releases. Digitimes reports that according to “sources from the upstream supply chain,” Apple is planning to release a 5-inch iPhone 6 “phablet” this coming May and …

Saints vs. Panthers 2013: Carolina becomes team 'nobody wants to play'

Carolina came of age Sunday, dispatching the Saints and moving into the NFC South lead.<p>The Carolina Panthers beat the New Orleans Saints 17-13 on Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium, moving into the No. 2 seed and taking a one-game lead over the Saints in the NFC South.<p>NFL Week 16 • Peyton …

Texas president forced out Mack Brown, according to report

Brown reportedly lost his support from school president Bill Powers after he'd been told he would return.<p>Mack Brown was finished at Texas, then he wasn't, and then he was again. The rumors about his future began in earnest after the Longhorns' season-ending loss to Baylor, but on Friday, Dec. 13, …

Vin Diesel Is Officially Groot in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Cuts Anna Paquin As Rogue From Film

Director Bryan Singer himself announced the news, describing the cut as a rescue sequence that was shot early in the film's production schedule.<p>It also featured Magneto (Ian McKellen), Professor X (Patrick Stewart) and Iceman (Shawn Ashmore).<p>Bryan Singer explains the reasoning behind the edit, and …

Movies

Sequel Bits: 'Pacific Rim 2', '300: Rise of an Empire', 'The Expendables', 'Dead Snow 2' – /Film

If Herc and Chuck were your favorite Jaeger pilot duo, <i>Pacific Rim</i> <b></b>star <b>Max Martini</b> might have some good news for you. Also after the jump:<p><b>Dermot</b> …

Latest 'Hobbit' Production Diary Delves Into Howard Shore's Powerful Score – /Film

As eye-popping as the glittering gold piles, sinister dragon eyes, and deep, dark forests of <i>The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug</i> are, they wouldn’t be …

'Fast & Furious 7' pushed back to 2015, will include late actor | Reuters

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The release of “Fast & Furious 7,” the big-budget action film that was shut down in November after the death of actor Paul Walker in a car crash, has been pushed back nine months to April 2015, Universal Pictures said on Monday.<p>Cast member and producer Vin Diesel …

Superhero Bits: Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., Batman vs. Superman, Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man, Magneto – /Film

When will we find out Coulson’s secret on <i>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i>? What happened when <b>Batman</b> and <b>Spider-Man</b> met in Times Square? Did the <b>Amazing</b> …

DRAKENGARD 3: A World of Dragons, Goddesses, and Revenge

4 Surprising Facts About ‘A Christmas Story’

It’s hard to believe, but this will be the thirtieth yuletide season featuring the iconic cry of “You’ll shoot your eye out!” That’s right it’s been …

'Fast & Furious 7' Gets New Release Date, Will Include Paul Walker

Vin Diesel's Facebook<p>The death of Paul Walker devastated his loved ones, colleagues, and fans, but even while mourning Walker, the people behind the "Fast & Furious" franchise had to figure out the most sensitive and pragmatic way to finish the seventh movie that was already in production. Filming …

Biggest Rumors of 2013 We Wish Were True

The Best Video Games Of 2013

2013 was a really great year for video games. Maybe not the best year of all time, but a year packed with ambitious, surprising new titles.<p>It was also a year of new benchmarks, with games like <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> blowing away all previous sales records, and two new consoles from Sony and …

Men sentenced to prison for defrauding more than 11,000 World of Warcraft accounts

Ten men were sentenced to prison terms of up to two years by Zhejiang province's Songyang county court after being found guilty of defrauding more than 11,500 <i>World of Warcraft</i> accounts via online transactions, Zhejiang Online reports.<p>The instigator of the group, named Chen, organised a small …

The winner of Destructoid's best of 2013 competitive game

Gaming brings us together in a number of ways, and the number one way is so we can beat each other up into a digital pulp. Humans are competitive by …

Gaming

Telltale Reveals How Borderlands Game Came About

Game of Thrones, too.<p>Telltale has revealed how its upcoming collaboration with Gearbox, Tales from the Borderlands, came about.<p>In an interview with …