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Donkey Kong world championship kicks off today in Denver

The world's best <i>Donkey Kong</i> players are gathering in Denver this weekend for Kong Off 3, the <i>Donkey Kong</i> world championship that will run today through Sunday, Nov. 17, at the 1up Arcade and Bar.<p>Druing this weekend's contest, a dozen qualifying players will face off for arcade supremacy and a grand …

eSports has its Super Bowl: Here's the good and bad of the League of Legends Championships

On one night in early October, the Korean professional <i>League of Legends</i> team SK Telecom T1 took to the stage at Los Angeles' prestigious Staples Center, home of the Los Angeles Lakers NBA squad. There, they faced off against the Chinese team Royal Club — and systematically dismantled their …

This Ultra-Slick GPS Watch Is Designed Just for Pilots (or Wannabes)

A new watch from Garmin takes the age-old tradition of big, multi-purpose watches for pilots and brings it into the GPS age. The new D2 is similar to …

Higgs Boson Gets Nobel Prize, But Physicists Still Don't Know What It Means

More than a year ago, scientists found the Higgs boson. This morning, two physicists who 50 years ago theorized the existence of this particle, which …

Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Deal With It

Author: Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine. Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.09.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. …

A Super-Tough, Resin-Injected Skateboard That Glows in the Sun

Hydroflex is actually known more for its 3-D surfboard glassing technique that's used in boards from Lost, Surf Prescriptions, and Proctor. Instead …

Keep Those Societies Secret | WIRED

Open your eyes, sheeple! Dark forces are at work behind the scenes. No, not the Illuminati or the Templars—I mean the hacks employing secret …

These Psychedelic Paintings Were Made Entirely From Code

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 10.04.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>If you’ve ever jammed your finger …

Our Favorite iOS, Android and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Welcome to the new Apps of the Week, where we give you all the cool apps we came across in one place. Android folks, iOS folks, and Windows Phone …

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5 Kinds of Companies That Facebook's New Search Engine Could Crush

Facebook’s Graph Search is supposed to turn the social network into one massive engine of discovery. That’s good news for Facebook and its investors, …

LED Flashlight Tinkering

This one might be a little bit OCD, GeekDads, but the technical details are at least a little bit interesting, so bear with me. You see, I have an …

HP debuts first laptop with Leap Motion gesture controls

Announced jointly by Leap Motion and HP yesterday, the HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion Special Edition is a new version of the standard HP ENVY 17.3-inch …

Remembering Hiroshi Yamauchi, The Man Who Made Nintendo

The long-serving Nintendo president died today at 85.<p>Hiroshi Yamauchi was the president of Nintendo from 1949 to 2002, and might be the person most responsible for bringing gaming into mainstream culture. He shepherded the company when it was a small business selling playing cards, and, through …

Take a first look at concept art from 'Star Wars Rebels' animated series

Less than two months after it announced the development of a new <i>Star Wars Rebels</i> cartoon, Disney-owned Lucasfilm is ready to share new details for the upcoming animated series. At a Star Wars Celebration Europe event in Essen, Germany on Saturday, <i>Rebels</i> executive producer Dave Filoni showed off new …

Google engineer blasts domestic spying after receiving NSA award

Google engineer Joseph Bonneau is the first person to be awarded the NSA's "Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper" award for his paper "The Science of Guessing," which analyzed over 70 million user passwords in an effort to study why we're all so horrible at making strong passwords. "Even seemingly …

Largest space battle in history claims 2,900 ships, untold virtual lives

The combat is fake, but the emotions are real<p>In less than an hour, a battle of interstellar proportions will break out in the MMORPG Eve Online, a spacefaring simulation with its own politics, economies, and wars — all controlled exclusively by players. Between three and four thousand pilots are …

Gravity Teaser Shows How Freaky It Would Be to Float Away From Earth

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 07.24.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:29 pm. 2:29 pm<p>Right next to being lost at …

Netflix Scores Big in Emmy Nominations, But Wall Street Not Impressed

If you felt that 2013 seems like a big year for Netflix in terms of its original programming so far, with the debut of <i>House of Cards</i>, the return of</i> …

Why Facebook Is Still a Risky Stock, Numbers Be Damned

Right about now it would be tempting for Facebook investors to take a victory lap. After a botched IPO and a year of queasy financials, the company …

Pay the TSA $85 for Quick, Fondle-Free Airport Screening

If you're fed up with long lines, full-body scanners, and the occasional cavity search, the TSA will give you a pass for $85 and a background …

Shear Genius! Clever Clippers Cut Perfectly Straight Lines

Scissors have evolved slowly over the years. The first prototypes were invented 4,000 years ago in Mesopotamia and didn't change much until the …

Ford’s Vibrating Shifter Teaches Simpletons How to Drive a Manual

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 07.26.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Manual transmissions are better. Period. …