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Rescuers Break Glass Of 1 WTC To Save Trapped Window Washers

Unlike smaller buildings, skyscrapers generally don’t have operable windows. Why not?<p>Two window washers got stuck on broken scaffolding outside 1 World Trade Center today, and spent hours dangling precipitously at a 65-degree angle. Emergency workers had to cut out a window from the just-opened …

Rosetta: Philae probe gets a personality of its own — courtesy of Twitter

The European Space Agency’s Philae probe has just become the first robotic spacecraft to achieve the nearly impossible task of landing on a comet – and Philae wants everyone to know it.<p>It’s now standard protocol for space agencies to create Twitter accounts for their various satellites and crafts – …

Dragon Age: Inquisition's greatest achievement is its writing

During the past week or so, I've spent some time with <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>. Like many of the game's reviewers, I am deeply impressed with the game, its world, its story and its characters.<p><i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i> isn't merely about exploring a beautiful and vast world, or fighting through combat …

Microsoft claims Xbox One has outsold PS4 ‘for the past 2 weeks’

The Xbox One may have finally found its footing at $350.<p>Microsoft’s Xbox marketing boss Yusuf Mehdi posted a blog on Xbox.com today boasting about the system’s recent performance and that it has started outselling the PlayStation 4. As you might expect, Mehdi’s post features a lot of corporate …