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Pouty Destiny players go aggro over free legendary weapons

"Would you rather have received nothing?"<p>This is the question my mother used to ask me when I was a child and complained about gifts that were closer to the "sock" end of the spectrum. It helped to put everything in perspective: I'll take the sweater every time if the second choice is a big</i> …

7 Brand New Gadgets for Food Lovers

CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, officially kicked off today in Las Vegas. For tech geeks, this is their Super Bowl. The show is simply massive, …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

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New on Netflix Streaming: January 2015

With the new year comes a slew of new movies and TV shows on Netflix, and everyone's favorite streaming service is adding some great titles in January 2015.<p>On the movie side, a bevy of box-office heavyweights are being added to the instant mix, including Disney's live-action "101 Dalmatians," Jim …

What BioShock's creator learned from Shadow of Mordor

Monolith Production's <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i> tells a story "that could never exist in another medium" and, more importantly, has a lot to teach, according to a Matter piece penned by BioShock creator and Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine.<p>All this week, Matter — a "magazine" inside …

‘Guardians Of Peace’ Hackers Are Now Threatening A 9/11-Type Attack On Theaters Showing ‘The Interview’

The hacker group that has claimed responsibility for the release of a seemingly endless amount of emails and documents from Sony in response to the supposedly offensive nature of the upcoming comedy <i>The Interview</i> (definitely NOT North Korea, you guys) has taken things to the next level. Known as the …

The Sony Hacking Attacks Turn Violent

Following the release of troves of sensitive data, the Guardians of Peace hacker group is now warning of violent attacks if the anti-North Korean flick The Interview reaches screens.<p>The juicy, indecorous, and predictably embarrassing disclosures from last week's hacking of the Sony Pictures network …

Beyoncé's 'Drunk In Love' Lawsuit Is Just the Singer's Latest Scandal

One year after the release of her self-titled album, Beyoncé’s music is being closely analyzed yet again — and not, this time, from her Beyhive.<p>The …

Hackers who targeted Sony invoke 9/11 attacks in warning to moviegoers

Guardians of Peace warn people to stay away from showings of The Interview Group’s online message: ‘the world will be full of fear’ Sony employees file lawsuit over company’s failure to guard personal data<p>The computer hackers who targeted Sony Pictures have invoked the 9/11 terror attacks in a …

2014: An Embarrassing Year For Gaming

I went into 2014 with some hope. We had new consoles from both Microsoft and Sony, including an ascendant PS4 that seemed to defy all the doomsaying about the end of consoles. We had a vibrant indie scene that the big players were doing their best to foster. We had, it would seem, mainstream …

Brad Pitt and Seth Rogen lead backlash against media over Sony hacks

‘Everyone is doing exactly what these criminals want,’ says Rogen, after newspapers publish emails hacked from Sony executives<p>Aaron Sorkin: news outlets more ‘morally treasonous’ than Sony hackers<p>Various Hollywood figures, including Brad Pitt, Aaron Sorkin and Seth Rogen, have publicly criticised …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

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The best video games of 2014

When it comes to video games, much of this year has been overshadowed by Gamergate; the movement has hovered over the industry like a dark, ugly cloud, dominating the discussion about games and the people who make them.<p>And that's a shame — because it turns out 2014 was an absolutely amazing year …

Heston Blumenthal says idea MSG is bad for you is 'old wives tale'

The idea that MSG, or monosodium glutamate, is bad for you is an "old wives tale", says Heston Blumenthal<p>Heston Blumenthal, the celebrity chef, has become a champion of MSG the controversial food additive that allegedly causes “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome”.<p>Many believe that monosodium glutamate, a …

Ubisoft: 'We did not lower the specs for Assassin's Creed: Unity' on PS4 because of Xbox One

Assassin’s Creed: Unity will run at a resolution of 900p and 30 frames per second on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4. But Ubisoft claims that it did not downgrade the PS4 version to maintain parity across the new-gen consoles.<p>Earlier today, comments by Assassin’s Creed producer Vincent Pontbriand …

'Deadpool' movie will take place in the same universe as 'X-Men'...and 'Fantastic Four'

Ever since Fox fast-tracked the <i>X-Men</i> spinoff movie <i>Deadpool</i> for a February 2016 release–admittedly only after slow-tracking the movie into development …

Young Jedi Master Yoda Art by Marco Teixeira

Photos From Inside Walt Disney's Home and What Inspired Sleeping Beauty

On an early September day, a small group of journalists gathered at Walt Disney's primary, still-standing residence high up in the Hollywood Hills for an intimate look inside the life of one of America's most creative geniuses. The rare house tour was both incredibly fascinating and …

Six Must-See Movies In October - PAPER

<b>Force Majeure</b><br>Supernaturally good film about a Swedish family on a ski vacation in the French Alps who experience an avalanche while sitting having lunch. What happens during those frightening few moments erodes the parents' marriage and even begins to infect the friends around them. Director Ruben …

Meet the female producers smashing Hollywood's glass ceiling

Q. What do <i>Lincoln, E.T., The Color Purple, War of the Worlds, Jurassic Park, 12 Years a Slave, Eat Pray Love, A Mighty Heart, World War Z, Jane Eyre,</i> …

IMAX CEO Explains Why 2015 Will Be Insanely Big For Movies

Last month on an earnings call, IMAX Entertainment CEO Greg Foster explained just how big it could be for his company:<p>The movies are spaced incredibly well. So instead of movies being on top of each other, they're spaced with two or three weeks in between and we haven't seen that in a long time. …

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