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Rockstar: Sorry GTA Online is kinda busted. Here, have some fake cash on us

Money can’t buy happiness, but Rockstar is hoping that digital cash can buy some forgiveness.<p>The developer announced today that it is giving Grand Theft Auto: Online players $500,000 in GTA$ — the title’s in-game currency — to thank gamers for putting up with some of the game’s broken features. …

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum

Go behind the scenes at the Hot Wheels design studio

Working at <i>Autoblog</i> is really a cool gig, but without question, working at the Hot Wheels Design Studio is cooler. Based at Mattel's headquarters, in El Segundo, CA - which is a bonus in and of itself for this Detroit-based writer - Hot Wheels is probably what every automotive designer thought …

Daz Dillinger claims GTAV used his songs without permission

Californian rapper Daz Dillinger has accused Rockstar Games of using two of his tracks in Grand Theft Auto V without permission.<p>TMZ reports that the rapper, most famous for being one half of duo Tha Dogg Pound, has sent a cease and desist letter to Rockstar Games and its parent company Take-Two for …

Grand Theft Auto

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GTA 5 Online FREE MONEY! - Inside Gaming Daily

PlayStation 4-exclusive Deep Down's gameplay doesn't look quite as beautiful as the original trailer

<i>Update: This post originally claimed Capcom debuted Deep Down’s trailer at E3. I apologize for the error.</i><p>When the PlayStation 4 console launches next month, you can go ahead and buy Madden or Call of Duty, but we’re really all just biding our time until we can get our hands on new properties and …

2013 Marine Corps Air Show at Miramar Canceled Due to Federal Government Shutdown

The Marine Corps Air Show at Miramar has been canceled due to the government shutdown, Miramar's commanding officer announced Thursday morning.<p>Here's …

Marines Use Nerf Guns In Video To Lampoon Government Shutdown

This new spot produced by a Marine Corps combat camera unit totally lampoons the government shutdown (and the sequester for that matter).<p>In it, the Marine Corps is feeling the pinch, so it's time to sacrifice a few things. Rifles are switched for Nerf guns, their computers for Etch A Sketches, hot …

U.S. Marines

The Corps Released Photos Of Women Trying To Pass Its Infantry Course

Now the first 15 female enlisted Marines have volunteered to participate in enlisted infantry training. Before even starting this pilot course, the women have to complete a Physical Fitness Test (PFT), Combat Fitness Test (CFT) and the beastly High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) assessment.<p>On …

Military

Here Are The First Grueling Tests Faced By Female Marines Volunteering For Infantry Training

Before even starting the course, the women have to complete a Physical Fitness Test (PFT), Combat Fitness Test (CFT) and the beastly High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) assessment, all with the men's scoring.<p>Then comes another 3-months of grueling mental and physical tests.<p>To start, students …

Military

Humpback Whale Crittercam Video Reveals Bottom-Feeding Activity

New video footage shows that these marine mammals dine on the seafloor with their friends.<p>Humpback whales are known for their bubble nets. In Cape Cod Bay (map), the marine mammals spend the summer blowing bubbles in circles under the water and then lunging through roiling schools of fish for a …

First Evidence Found of a Comet Strike on Earth

Comet exploded 28 million years ago over Egypt, new study suggests.<p><b>Saharan glass and a brooch belonging to King Tut provide the first evidence of a comet directly impacting Earth, a new study claims. The finding may help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding the birth of our solar system.</b><p>About …

Google is working on a top-secret successor to Google Glass

Mary Lou Jepsen has done everything from leading the One Laptop Per Child project to inventing a new kind of computer display, and now she’s sleeping just three hours a night as she races to build a top-secret successor to Google Glass. That’s what she told an audience at MIT’s EmTech conference on …

Google Glass

Drunk Dial Congress website thrives as government shutdown drags on

"Mad at Congress over the shutdown? Have a drink and tell them."<p>This is the simple recommendation put forward by the website Drunk Dial Congress, which provides a service to connect frustrated citizens and furloughed employees with a random member of Congress.<p>Enter your phone number on the website …

New model of Apple’s proposed spaceship campus reveals new details about the building

New photos from the San Jose Mercury News today reveal additional details about Apple’s new campus, slated to be completed sometime in either 2015 or 2016. A scale model of the planned building was shown to The Mercury News by Apple’s CFO, Peter Oppenheimer, located at an office on the 175-acre …

QSAlpha in talks to bring Quasar IV smartphone to China Mobile

A couple weeks ago we covered a new Indiegogo campaign from QSAlpha, a company aiming to produce a super-encrypted smartphone (along with a software-based platform for standard Android users as well). Despite the fact that the funding phase didn't go so well, the manufacturer recently announced …

iPhone 6 will raise screen size close to 5 inches, says analyst

Apple's iPhone 6 will jump in screen size to almost 5 inches from the current 4 inches. At least, that's the claim from Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White.<p>After meeting recently with an Apple supplier, White expressed confidence that a new big-screen iPhone will emerge next year, as reported by …