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New Light Paintings by Darren Pearson | Colossal

<p>Photographer Darren Pearson (previously) has been perfecting his long-exposure light painting techniques over the last few months. While I really …

Furniture Made Using Wind by Merel Karhof

Designer Merel Karhof’s collection of upholstered furniture pieces, called Windworks, is made using materials produced using wind power, an …

Subtractive Street Art by Pejac on the Streets of Spain | Colossal

<p>Really digging this subtractive piece by Pejac. You can see much more of this piece as well as an archive of earlier works on his website. (via …

A Tape Dispenser Designed For One-Handed Use

Clenched teeth and curse words usually accompany the act of holding an overstuffed cardboard box together with one hand while futzing around with a roll of packing tape with the other. The folks at Black + Blum–a brand that has, since 1998, brought a playful perspective to households basics–want to …

Frozen Mid-Cut: Log Sculpture Shows How Trees Get Sliced

Ever wonder how boards turn from trees into building materials? While not a secret, the process is also not entirely obvious – and rarely this clear …

The Supermoon is Coming

Get your cameras ready. On June 23rd the celestial event known as the Supermoon will happen. The sun, Earth and moon will be in alignment, with the …

WB defends Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman: Arkham Origins is the first entry in the series developed outside of Rocksteady Studios, leading some to be skeptical about the project.<p>The creative director at WB Games Montreal, Eric Holmes, acknowledged this skepticism in a new interview, but said gamers will believe in the title once …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts AI development slowed by lack of final PS4, Xbox One hardware

Development of AI for <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> is taking longer than the game's graphics because Infinity Ward has yet to receive finalized versions of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hardware, executive producer Mark Rubin told Official PlayStation Magazine.<p>Rubin said work on AI is "slower than some of …

Shadowrun Returns delayed, now launching July 25 with full editing tools

<i>Shadowrun Returns</i>, the Kickstarted revival of the role-playing series, will be released on Windows PC, Mac, iOS and Android July 25, developer Harebrained Schemes announced today.<p>The studio said in April that it planned to launch the game in June. It will ship a Linux version at some point after …

Even After E3, The Used Games Debate is Far From Over

The overriding narrative of E3 2013 was that Sony, and gamers, won. Microsoft embarrassed itself by doubling down on unpopular strategies for connectivity, digital rights management, and used games, while Sony garnered the favor of gamers the world over by committing itself to a vision whereby …

Nordic Games' plans for THQ titles in early stages, Deadly Creatures high on the list

Young video game company Nordic Games now owns the majority of bankrupt publisher THQ's most famous properties, including Darksiders, Red Faction and the MX series. Its plans for those franchises are still gelling, says Reinhard Pollice, Nordic Games' business and product development director.<p>But …

Nvidia’s bold plan to conquer new graphics territory: Licensing its chips

Seemingly out of nowhere tonight, graphics chip-maker Nvidia has announced one of the biggest changes to its business in some time: It will begin licensing its new Kepler GPU core — as well as future designs — to third-party companies.<p>The move will give Nvidia a completely new source of revenue, …

PSA: PlayStation 3 owners report update 4.45 locks up their machines

The latest software update for Sony’s PlayStation 3 appears to be locking up some people’s systems, leaving them unusable. <i>Polygon</i> reports that Version 4.45 of the PS3 firmware was just released on Tuesday, but already, 23 pages of responses related to the issue have been posted to the PlayStation …

Why Huawei wants Nokia: Smartphones aren’t as dominant as you think

When the Financial Times reported that the world’s number three manufacturer of smartphones, China’s Huawei, might consider acquiring Nokia, that icon of the mobile phone revolution that has fallen on hard times, it was a bit of a head-scratcher. Why would a company making Android smartphones want …

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