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31 Photos From the Golden Age of Airships, When Zeppelins Ruled the Sky

It's been nearly a century since airships floated by the Empire State Building. But now that the aluminum airship of the future is here and almost …

Is Red Bull Downplaying Research On The Harms Of Mixing Alcohol And Energy Drinks?

A piece in a prominent medical journal accuses the energy drink industry of using its financial power to sway research on the harms of using Red Bull as a mixer.<p>Step away from the Jägerbomb. Peter Miller, a psychologist from Austrialia's Deakin University, has taken to <i>BMJ</i> (formerly the British …

iPhone 5s to be constrained at launch as Apple preps app to check availability

While supply for Apple’s iPhone 5c has been strong enough to deter complete sell-outs from carrier stores and Apple’s own online store, sources say that supplies of the higher-end iPhone 5s will be constrained at launch (as we expected). According to sources at several large Apple Stores across the …

Pokemon's 'Gotta Catch 'Em All' is back with a dubstep twist

Nintendo released an remixed version of "Gotta Catch 'Em All," the English language theme from the Pokemon animated series.<p>The 2013 version is performed by Catchatronic, who uses the theme and sound samples from throughout Nintendo's monster collecting and fighting series. Nintendo is also …

Don't install GTA 5's play disc on Xbox 360

If you're getting GTA 5 on Xbox 360 tomorrow, don't install the play disc to your hard drive. Rockstar issued the recommendation on its Twitter …

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Draggin' a slow wagon with the Big Muscle crew

When life hands you lemons, make a huge one-wheel burnout.<p>Our pal Mike Musto wasn't having a great day. The car he was going to shoot for this episode of DRIVE's Big Muscle broke. Out of options, the BM crew hopped in their support vehicle—Mike's asthmatic 2.5-ton Caprice wagon making Camry …

Free-to-play's the future, but not as we know it, says former Zynga and EA COO

Much has changed for John Schappert since he founded Miami-based Tiburon Entertainment, almost two decades ago, not least the evolution of games that require zero payment from players.<p>His journey included the sale of his company, just four years into its life, to Electronic Arts, where it became a …

Microsoft's TGS 2013 lineup includes 8 Xbox One games

Microsoft has announced its Tokyo Game Show lineup, revealing it will have 30 games total on display at the company's booth, including eight playable Xbox One titles.<p>The full list of Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows titles that Microsoft is bringing to the show is available below.<p>By comparison, Sony …

15 Movies You Need To See Before The End Of The Year

November and December will be two of the busiest months of the year with big releases out every weekend and the return of Jennifer Lawrence in two anticipated films.<p>From epics in space and sea to historical adaptations and buzzed-about sequels and comedies there's a little bit of something for …

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Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out given implants

Hong Kong surgeon volunteers services to help six-year-old Guo Bin, who suffered brutal attack in August<p>A six-year-old Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out has been receiving implants at a hospital in southern China from a Hong Kong surgeon who volunteered his services after learning about the …

Mission to colonise Mars: 'Columbus didn't wait; nor should we'

In 2022 four astronauts, picked from tens of thousands of applicants, will jet off on a one-way mission to Mars as part of the world's most expensive reality TV show. Meet some of the applicants hoping to make history<p>The £4bn project, founded in 2010 by engineer Bas Lansdorp, is set to recoup its …

16 Words That Can Mean Something Completely Different In The U.K.

And how to avoid potentially embarrassing situations while abroad.

Sign company under fire for depicting tied-up woman on truck tailgate

Waco, TX sign company Hornet Signs is helping to prove the old adage that no one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public. The outfit has created an understandable stir of late with a vinyl tailgate wrap that is made to look like a woman, bound hand and foot, lying in the …

Testicle size may indicate men's childcare aptitude, suggests US study

Men with smaller testes more likely to take charge of parenting jobs and reacted more strongly to photos of own children<p>Men's aptitude for childcare may be reflected in the size of their testes, according to a study by US scientists.<p>Researchers found that men with smaller testes were more likely to …

Radio DJ Records Angry Caller's Homophobic Rant Against Macklemore

"Have you listened to the song more than once?"

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