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'Lord of the Flies' comes to Baltimore

<i>Watch a CNN special report, "Police Under Fire," at 9 p.m. ET/PT Monday.</i><p><b>Baltimore, Maryland (CNN) —</b> He was a quiet man who once stood watch on his front porch, just three blocks away from where a riot erupted in West Baltimore this week.<p>We called him "Mr. Shields" because no one dared use his first …

Justice

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Ellen Pao lost her discrimination lawsuit against VC firm Kleiner Perkins.</b> The jury decided that her gender did not cause her to miss out on promotions.<p><b>2. Apple CEO Tim Cook published an op-ed in the Washington Post.</b> He's angry over a law in Indiana that lets businesses turn away customers for …

Tim Cook

‘But You Never Said...’ Why Couples Remember Differently

The root of many arguments, memory is affected by mood and emotions<p>Carrie Aulenbacher remembers the conversation clearly: Her husband told her he wanted to buy an arcade machine he found on eBay. He said he’d been saving up for it as a birthday present to himself. The spouses sat at the kitchen …

Arcade Games

Femininity - Photographs and text by Chiara Bonelli | LensCulture

A study begun more than a year ago. Try to picture what femininity is and how can It be drawn. Many skills explored and discovered, but in the end my thoughts stopped on the strength of femininity. This can make you yourself a hundred percent.<p>Everything but poses. Just naturalness, and daily …

Photography

Samsung Galaxy S6 sacrificed what it does best in its war with Apple

The announcement of Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphones has caused quite a stir, with a new design, interesting features, and a stripped back approach – but the company has lost what made its phones different in its war with Apple.<p>Samsung has been the dominant player in the smartphone …

Phones

Google's internet balloons have stopped falling out the sky and suddenly look like they're going to be a huge business

Project Loon could be a $10 billion (£6.5 billion) per-year enterprise, the Verge writes. The balloons are an alternative to cell towers and other infrastructure that telecommunication companies would normally have to build to provide internet to remote segments of the planet. According to the …

Minecraft and Mojang's sale to Microsoft began with a frustrated tweet from Notch

Microsoft bought Mojang, the studio behind <i>Minecraft</i>, back in September. But the $2.5 billion acquisition originated in discussions that began months earlier, kicked off by one exasperated tweet from <i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus "Notch" Persson, according to an in-depth profile of the developer by Forbes.<p>…

10 Gorgeous Takes On The Open-Shelving Trend

We couldn’t help but notice that nearly every stylish kitchen we’ve spied recently has one thing in common: open shelving. Feeling inspired, we’ve …

Storage Ideas

In Japan, People Are Flipping Out Over The Flip-Phone (Galapagos Phone): What's Old Is New Again

Everything that’s old is new again—and the flip-phone—the anti-smart phone & the Galapagos like replica of a time when Japan once dominated the world in mobile phones is making a comeback in this island country.<p>For those of you who don’t remember, once upon a time Japan was the world leader in …

Mobile

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Sleep

‘Calvin and Hobbes’: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world<p>In 1985, American newspaper readers met an appalling little boy. He taunted his mother (“Prepare for annihilation, pitiful Earth female”), tormented a classmate by telling her he had …

Comic Strips

Hands on with the HTC Valve Vive virtual reality headset

Image copyright Signe Brewster.When people put on a virtual reality headset for the first time, they almost always try to do two things: look at …

Virtual Reality

LA to Pay $50K to Detained Photographers and Teach Deputies That Photography is Not a Crime

Los Angeles has agreed to pay a $50,000 settlement to three photographers after they were detained by LA County Sheriffs while taking pictures in …

8-Year-Old Feeds Crows and They Leave Her Small "Thank You" Gifts in Return

In 2011, Gabi Mann was a four-year-old in Seattle with a habit of dropping her food. A chicken nugget might fall off her lap while she's getting out of the car, and Gabi wouldn't pick it up. Instead, the crows rushed to the forgotten morsel and hoped for another bite. Gabi eventually noticed this …

Birds

Everyone is talking about how Microsoft Office 365 is suddenly beating Google Apps

Now, all of a sudden, sources all over the tech industry are noticing that Office 365 is everywhere.<p>And it's all because of one thing: Microsoft is telling customers to move their email to Microsoft's cloud instead of buying another Exchange server and hosting email in their own data centers, says …

Apps

Happy face or angry face? A dog can tell the difference, study finds

Word to the wise: Don't play poker with your dog. He can read your face like a book. A new study shows that man's best friend is remarkably good at discerning happy expressions from angry ones – even when he's only looking at half of a person's face.<p>The authors say the findings, published in the …

Biology

Check In to Japan’s Creepy Robot Hotel

Nagasaki’s Henn-na Hotel will feature ten robotic, but startlingly human-like, members of staff. Now scientists are working on them being able to …

Robotics

The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years

Eighty years ago, Leonarde Keeler’s lie detector made its debut in court. Decades later, we’re still paying the price for his con job.<p>Eighty years …

Crime

Goodbye smart gadgets. Hello dumb tech

This is going to be the year of the smartwatch. Thanks to several incredible boundary-smashing technological vaults, Apple will soon release a product that looks like a wristwatch but is really So Much More Than That. The Apple Watch will display your Facebook updates. It will tell you who is …

Gear & Gadgets

The plague of buggy, unfinished games explained by a video about tanks. Yes, really

Have you ever wondered why big-name games, made by teams filled with industry veterans and coming from well-funded publishers, often can't ship in stable condition?<p>Keith Fuller shipped 12 AAA titles as a programmer, design manager and producer before starting his own company, Fuller Game …

The iPhone 6 Isn't Going To Kill Nintendo And Mobile Isn't The End Of Consoles

Writing at Polygon, Ben Kuchera singles out Nintendo by claiming that the rise of mobile games and the announcement of the iPhone 6 are bad news for the traditional video game industry.<p>While there’s a case to be made that handheld video games are going to struggle to compete against the ubiquity of …

Game Makers Should Quit Spoiling Video Games Before They're Released

I’m a fan of scary games. The recent P.T. demo and <i>Silent Hills</i> reveal has me pretty tantalized.<p>But another frightening game is coming out much sooner than Hideo Kojima’s horror project: <i>The Evil Within</i> from Tango Gameworks and Bethesda.<p>When I first heard of <i>The Evil Within</i>, I was definitely excited. …

Nintendo uses copyright on best Pokémon fan project. It's super effective

Claudia Ng had recently purchased a 3D printer, and one of her first projects was to create the model for a Pokémon-themed planter for a friend. She posted it online, and it quickly went viral. The first version of the planter was a little rough, as you can see.<p>She then put the design on Shapeways, …

Silent Hills 'pants soiling' scares won't measure up to P.T.

Warning: this piece contains spoilers for <i>P.T.</i> and <i>Eraserhead</i>.<p>It took 90 minutes for my friends and I to finish the playable teaser for the upcoming <i>Silent Hills</i>. There's no combat, no mechanics outside of walking around and looking at things, and the entire experience takes place in one environment. …

IGN Live Presents: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Design Director Michael de Plater answers your questions.<p><b>Update:</b> Thanks for watching! We'll update this page with the full live stream (not …

Warframe Attacks Xbox One on September 2nd

Patience is a virtue, but one that many gamers don't have! How come both <i>PC</i> and <i>PS4</i> owners can play the free-to-play shooter <b>Warframe</b>, but <i>Xbox One</i> …

The Enduring Appeal of RPGs

My first RPG was <i>Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars</i>. I’ve touched on this in the past, but I grew up like many little kids with an SNES: …

Nintendo

My, My Zelda, How You Have Grown

<i>The Legend of Zelda</i> series has been around for 28 years now and over that time, the game's heroes and villains have been redesigned again and again. …

The police aren't an army: the problem with Battlefield Hardline

Electronics Arts thinks it can bring Battlefield's military gunplay home. It's not that easy.<p><i>Battlefield Hardline</i> moves the Battlefield series from international battlegrounds to a realistic domestic setting: As tricked out police, the player in <i>Hardline</i> uses heavy weaponry, armor and vehicles to …

Ryse creator Crytek releases CryEngine 'game engine as a service' on Steam (exclusive)

Crytek, the German maker of video games such as Ryse: Son of Rome, has officially released its CryEngine game development engine as a service today on Valve’s Steam digital distribution service.<p>The company’s goal is to broaden PC game development by making the high-end 3D game technology available …