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Why 'Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag' May Be The Best Video Game Of 2013

First things first, I haven’t made up my mind yet when it comes to handing out my much-coveted Game of the Year award.<p>But I’ve been mulling over the many great games I played this year, and one keeps rearing its skull-and-bones-adorned banner: <i>Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag</i>.<p>I’m surprised by this. …

Boeing 747 jumbo jet mistakenly lands at small Kansas airport

Plane was due to land at nearby air force base where it was to deliver parts for the company’s famed new 787 Dreamliner<p>The pilot of a cargo-hauling jumbo jet mistakenly landed the Boeing 747 at a small Kansas airport instead of the Air Force base a few miles away where he was supposed to set the …

How Women Change Men

As daughters, sisters, wives, and coworkers<p>Soon after Jay Z welcomed his first child, Blue Ivy Carter, last year, a poem the rapper had reportedly dedicated to his new baby girl zipped around the Internet. “Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich / I didn’t think hard about using the …

Spanish government drafts strict anti-protest laws

Opposition and activists criticise plan to introduce steep fines for activists who take part in unauthorised protests<p>Spain's ruling People's party has drafted strict new laws against public protests, in a move denounced by the opposition as a blow to democracy.<p>The legislation, expected to be …

Beijing's Smog: 'It Felt Like Living Near Massive Forest Fires'

Jury: Samsung Owes Apple Another $290 Million

A federal jury on Thursday ruled that Samsung owes Apple a further $290 million for infringing on the iPhone maker’s patented technology, according …

Patents

Before You Take Another Selfie in the Name of Personal Branding, Read This | Inc.com

The guy who sat down beside me noticed my shirt and said, "Hey, are you a cyclist?"<p>"I like to ride bikes, but I wouldn't call myself a cyclist," I said. "I'm nowhere near that good."<p>"Still," he said. "What's the toughest climb you've done?"<p>I thought about it. "I guess the back side of Reddish Knob."<p>…

Personal Branding

NCAA Sues EA to Block Player Likeness Lawsuit Settlement

Settling one lawsuit has caused another one to be filed against Electronic Arts.<p>EA might have hoped it was putting to rest the entire issue of …

Why Comcast isn't worried about the Xbox One

For its 50th birthday, Comcast would like another half-century of television dominance<p>While the tech world’s attention is firmly planted on the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, and their bids to take over the living room, Comcast is having a party.<p>The company is in the midst of its 50th anniversary, …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIF

An infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob"<p>Call it Jacob's ladder.<p>When it comes to the most popular names for baby boys in the United States, "Michael" long held sway. For most of the 1960s, and then on throughout the '70s and '80s (and almost all of the '90s!), the …