Michael Jennings

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Ranking The 8 Most Disturbing Horror Films Ever Made

I am empty<p>If I hear about something terribly gruesome, my imagination of the events is usually more horrific than what actually happened. I understand that's not case for everyone, but it is for me. Because of this, I've long steered clear of movies I've read about on various roundups of the most …

The SNES Classic has been hacked (update)

That didn’t take very long<p><b>Update:</b> As the comments have pointed out, a newer, easier version of Hackchi2 has already been released. Thanks for the heads up!<p><b>Original story:</b> The SNES Classic hack attempts began the moment the console was released, and it appears as though it’s now possible to add your …

This Epic Short Film Reveals What Life Will Look Like Once We've Conquered The Solar System

The future of humanity.<p>If the state of the world is getting you down right now, and all you want to do is escape these Earthly shackles, take comfort …

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Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

Los Angeles

101 Best Web Design Tools And Resources For Web Designers

Designing a user-friendly yet visually pleasing website can turn out to be a tough job at times. No, this does not happen only when you are running …

It’s Hard To Believe This Gorgeous 9-Minute Robot Animation Is a Student Thesis

“Wire Cutters” is a student film that’s almost too impressive to believe it’s a student film. Created by Jack Anderson, as his undergraduate thesis …

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains a fake Mars mission so well it almost hurts

If you aren't excited for the film adaptation of "The Martian," a bestselling sci-fi novel by Andy Weir, this new video starring Neil deGrasse Tyson may do the trick.<p>Complete with epic music, stunning animations, and poetic narration from Tyson, it's clear the team behind the upcoming movie created …

Want to avoid a hangover? Don’t drink too much, scientists conclude

The only way to prevent a hangover is to drink less alcohol - drinking water or eating won't help you avoid the pain<p>People who claim to be immune to hangovers are just kidding themselves, as there is no way to avoid the nausea and pounding headache, scientists have concluded.<p>Although one quarter of …

New 'Star Wars' footage in widescreen Instagram sends fans into frenzy

At this point, has anyone <i>not</i> felt the awakening?<p><i>Star Wars</i> fans got to feel it all over again Thursday, when the <i>Star Wars</i> Instagram account celebrated …

Study: Starcraft II might supercharge the brain’s problem-solving agility

Physicians may soon have a new treatment for brain injuries and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and it involves booting up your PC to play a few hours of StarCraft II on a regular basis.<p>A new study has found that real-time-strategy games like Blizzard’s StarCraft II may improve a …

The Rise of eSports in America

A look at how strategy games, MOBAs, and fighters have become a legitimate sport in America.<p>Anyone with their fingers even remotely close to the …

Suda 51 and Akira creator team up on video game conclusion to film

Grasshopper Manufacture's Goichi "Suda 51" Suda and <i>Akira</i> creator Katsuhiro Otomo teamed up with publisher Namco Bandai to create a game that will be the conclusion to Otomo's upcoming film <i>Short Peace</i>, Game Nyarth reports.<p>Several Japanese magazines report the game, <i>Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day</i>, will …

Top Five Skyrim Mods of the Week - Iron Man vs. The Villager

We're back for a third season! Seb and Cam kick things off with the Iron Man suit, throwing weapons, and the terrifying Villager.<p>Last updated by and on<p>Download this week's mods:<p>Ironman's Assistance by cordelephant<p>Free Fall Tower by Jenner :P<p>Throwing Weapons Redux by Madrilous<p>The Villager by [FP] …

Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 Review

Go ahead, break the seal.<p>I always look forward to my yearly installments of Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers. While I stopped keeping …

2013 Pokemon U.S. National Championship begins July 5

The 2013 Pokemon U.S. National Championship, kicking off next weekend from July 5-7, will pit card players, <i>Pokemon Black 2</i> and <i>Pokemon White 2</i> players against each other.<p>Players will compete in multiple rounds as one of three different age divisions. The top four finalists from each group will earn …

Mew-Genics' first playable build to be featured at PAX Prime

Team Meat will bring the first playable build of its randomly generated, cat-centric title, <i>Mew-Genics</i>, to PAX Prime, the developer announced via its website.<p>In addition to the game, Team Meat will also have an official 28-page <i>Mew-Genics</i> comic filled with "funformation." No other details about the …

New Super Luigi U Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Jenna Pitcher on May 07, 2014 05.07.14<p>Nintendo posted a 46.4 billion yen operating loss ($456 million) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, the company announced today in its fiscal earnings, marking the third consecutive annual...<p>By Samit Sarkar on Feb 18, 2014 …

PS Vita Indie Games channel comes to PlayStation Store

Sony's PlayStation Store now includes a channel dedicated to highlighting indie games for PlayStation Vita, an update that follows a similar channel added to the online store for PlayStation 3 in May.<p>The Indie Games channel for PS Vita arrives alongside the release of <i>Hotline Miami</i> for Sony's …

Naughty Dog apologizes for using artist's Boston rail map in The Last of Us

Artist Cameron Booth and developer Naughty Dog are close to resolving an issue related to the developer using Booth's redesigned MBTA rail map in The Last of Us.<p>"I've just spoken with Naughty Dog over the phone in a very constructive conversation. Can't say more at the moment, but it seems as if …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic double XP weekends start June 22, summer updates outlined

<i>Star Wars: The Old Republic</i> will resume its double XP weekends beginning June 22, BioWare Austin senior producer Bruce Maclean announced via the game's website.<p>According to Maclean's post, double XP weekends will run through July 7, with the final weekend beginning early in celebration of the …

Why sign up for a one-way Mars trip? Three applicants explain the appeal

A one-way trip to Mars sounds like something you'd wish on your worst enemy — so why would more than 78,000 people from around the world pay up to $75 for a chance to die on another planet?<p>"I can say I have an ulterior motive," said David Brin, who has written more than a dozen science-fiction …

Civilization V’s Brave New World expansion feels like a culture club (hands-on preview)

Under my leadership, Morocco had become the cultural center of the world. Culture flourished in my capital, Marrakesh, and it had become the top tourist destination (thus spreading my ideology to other places). I’d attracted more Great Artists and Great Musicians than any other Civilization, and my …

Nvidia Shield preorder live, still shipping end of June

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p>Nvidia jumped the gun today, announcing you can now preorder their handheld Shield console three days earlier than previously publicized.<p>At $350, Nvidia’s Shield is an interesting gaming device. On the one hand, it’s a bit pricey as an Android gaming …

I Found The Perfect PC, And It's Called A Falcon Northwest Tiki

When I unboxed Falcon Northwest’s Tiki several weeks ago (or was it several months ago? I’ve been swept away by this one!), it arrived with a handsome black binder adorned with an embroidered logo, containing original driver discs, system documentation, a recovery USB stick, extra cables and …

15 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

1<p>What happens when you put someone who has never been a 'Star Trek' fan in charge of the rebooted 'Star Trek' franchise? Well, we know the answer! …

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17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

StarCraft 2 World Championship Series Season 1 American finals kick off June 1

The <i>StarCraft 2</i> World Championship Series Season 1 will kick off its American regional finals in New York City on June 1, Major League Gaming announced today.<p>The two-day event will begin at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 1, and will be streamed live on the tournament's Twitch channel. Semifinals will …