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Mojang and Jazwares team up to build MInecraft toys

<i>Minecraft</i> developer Mojang partnered with toy manufacturer Jazwares to produce toys and electronics based on the popular blocky world-building game, according to a press release from Jazwares (PDF link).<p>The worldwide agreement between the companies will first produce products like action figures, …

Minecraft Creator Gets A Golden PS One

Minecraft is a huge hit with gamers. Millions of people are playing the game, but not on the Playstation platform. Sony is definitely interested in …

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10 New Ways to Enjoy Minecraft - Minecraft Wiki Guide - IGN

Hello! Sophia here! I found 10 tips on how to enjoy mine craft and then I edited them. I hope you play these games!!! ☆★♡♥<p>Edit1. The Floor is Lava<p>As …

Scan your real-life items into Minecraft

<b>An app pending approval for an iOS release lets you scan real-life objects and port them to Minecraft.</b><p>What would you like to see in Minecraft? Your cat? The TARDIS? An upcoming app called DekkoScan will let you instantly build anything — as long as you have a real-life object from which you can …

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Google Entangles Minecraft with Quantum Physics - MIT Technology Review

One reason for the popularity of the video game Minecraft is the way its blocky universe faithfully adheres to the physics of the real one. Google …

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition saves will transfer to Xbox One version

Save data for the Xbox 360 edition of Mojang's <i>Minecraft</i> will transfer to the forthcoming Xbox One version of the game, Microsoft's head of Xbox Phil Spencer confirmed today.<p>"After months of teaming up with Mojang, we can confirm that <i>Minecraft [Xbox 360] Edition</i> will save transfer to Xbox One …

A Parents Guide to Minecraft

"Daddy can we download Minecraft?" asked my son one afternoon.<p>I heard other friends of mine mention it from time to time, no one could really tell me what it was or what kids did within the game. So, as with every other technology, I told my son that I couldn't let him play it until I had tried it …

Minecraft – 36 times larger on PS4 and Xbox One

Minecraft is coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in August, and the good news for fans is, there will be a lot more of it. In a blogpost on 22 May, Mojang confirmed that the game would be available for download in the summer, with both versions priced at $19.99, or $4.99 if you already own the …

Why some fans are battling with Notch over Minecraft changes

Around the world, millions of people enjoy playing <i>Minecraft</i>, one of the most successful video games of all time.<p>But an argument has broken out between Mojang, the maker of <i>Minecraft</i>, and the many companies and people which host <i>Minecraft</i> multiplayer servers, and who charge for their services, which …

Minecraft now has bunnies, including one from Monty Python and the Holy Grail

The latest pre-release, update test code for <i>Minecraft</i>, called snapshots, brings with it a few bug fixes, an improved debug world type and ... bunnies!<p>Yes, bunnies have invaded the pre-release world of <i>Minecraft</i>. Or as my son put it, when I mentioned that a new snapshot was out: "Yeah, I kno ... oh, …

Kid Loses His Sh*t Over New Minecraft Game

This kid begged, he pleaded, he finally got Minecraft.<p>Upon receiving the coveted video game and Xbox, which his parents say he has asked for almost every week since Christmas, he cried tears of joy, hyperventilated for a bit (:20), then managed to get out an overwhelmed, "I'm sooooo happy."<p>"We knew …

Minecraft May Get Optional New Player Models

That's a 25% reduction in arm pixels!<p>A new player model with slimmer arms is currently being tested out as a possible future Minecraft …

What you need to know about 'Minecraft'

Chances are that if you don't play <i>Minecraft</i> yourself, you've probably at least heard of it or know someone who does. The charming indie game has invaded nearly every facet of pop culture, casting its blocky spell on everything from Legos to feature films and has even been used for tourism. With …

Microsoft buys Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5B

Following a week of rumors, Microsoft has announced that it's acquired Mojang, the Swedish-based developer behind megahit Minecraft for a princely $2.5 billion. The game's creators are leaving the studio and Microsoft has confirmed that it will continue to publish the game on non-Microsoft …

The 11 most ambitious virtual computers ever built inside Minecraft

A virtual computer typically has the same functionality as the physical machine it's replicating, but rather than being built out of wires and silicon, its simulated inside another program and is powered by virtual signals instead of electricity.<p>Minecraft is not the only video game where people …

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See Plans For The 62-Mile Wall That Would Capture Trash In The Pacific

It's not too late to make our oceans bluer. One organization has an ambitious plan to make that happen.<p>Nature isn't doomed if we work fast enough.<p>That's the essential premise fueling The Ocean Cleanup, an organization that hopes to pull an unbelievable amount of plastic waste from the Pacific Ocean …

Seal Asks Diver For Belly Rub And Responds Just Like A Puppy

Gary Grayson, 55, is a thrill-seeker from Salford, UK. While diving in 2014, however, he had an unexpected encounter just off the Isles of Scilly …

What To Do When Someone Gives You A Giant Squid

Call in a bunch of favours and buy loads of rubber gloves, basically.<p>In March 2004, Jon Ablett got a call asking him if he wanted a giant squid.<p>The call came from the fisheries department in the Falkland Islands. Some local fishermen had accidentally trapped a massive, bright magenta squid in their …

Photographer of the Week – Rich Carey

It isn't work when you love what you do, shows underwater photo pro Rich Carey

Top 10 Reasons to Dive Bali, Indonesia

<b>1. FROM SHORE TO SHIPWRECK</b> Tulamben boasts inexpensive accommodations,a kicked-back diver’s lifestyle, and the famous USAT Liberty. Shore accessible, …

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Glowing sea turtle is 1st biofluorescent reptile ever discovered

Scientists have discovered that a critically endangered sea turtle has an amazing ability never seen before in a reptile — it glows neon green and …

Fish Can Recognize Faces, a Surprisingly Human Skill

A coral reef fish can discriminate between individual fish by their unique facial patterns—just like we do.<p>A school of fish might seem like a sea of identical faces, but at least one species has no problem telling its comrades—and even strangers—apart, new research says.<p>To human eyes, which cannot …

Divers off the coast of Portugal recorded this spectacular footage of a Sunfish, a giant of the sea

An incredible video of divers swimming with an ocean sunfish has been posted on YouTube by photographer Miguel Pereira.<p>The spectacular footage shows the divers being dwarfed by this floating giant just off the coast of Santa Maria Island in Portugal.<p>Ocean sunfish, also known as Mola mola, are the …

Amazing rare footage captures the moment tiny baby octopuses hatch from their eggs

• <b>Stunning underwater video shows a mother octopus caring for her eggs</b>• <b><br>They slowly being to hatch, until hundreds of them float in the water</b>• <b><br>Melbourne</b> …

Heartbreaking Photo Shows Whales 'Grieving' Over Dead Calf

Research has shown that some marine mammals do mourn their dead.<p>While diving off Hawaii's Big Island earlier this year, free diver and underwater photographer Deron Verbeck captured an image of something as beautiful and touching as it was tragic.<p>"The Procession," as Verbeck calls the shot, shows a …

If You Don't Already Know What A Nudibranch Is, This Will Blow Your Mind

These nudibranchs are ready for their closeup.<p>Videographer Dustin Adamson of Oceanshutter.com filmed the marine mollusks in Papua New Guinea, capturing their vivid allure.<p>"The different shapes, colors, and sizes make each species of nudibranchs unique," Adamson writes on Vimeo. "Hopefully with this …

5 reasons why Nudibranchs aren't boring

For some reason, Nudibranchs – also known as sea slugs – are often associated with being boring. Maybe that’s due to their land counterparts, the …