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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's leaked 'Juggernog Edition' includes an actual refrigerator

<i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3</i> publisher Activision is producing a special edition for the game that is designed to help thirsty gamers <i>stay frosty</i>, according to a leaked product listing on New Zealand retailer Mighty Ape's website.<p>Mighty Ape's listing is for a "Juggernog Edition" of <i>Black Ops 3</i>. The …

Printing stickers with Polaroid's Zip Instant Photoprinter is too much fun

Polaroid Zip Instant Photoprinter review<p>Portable sticker pic printer<p>Smartphone-connected<p>Pocket-friendly<p>One-hour photo<p>50 cents a shot<p>Fast …

Chloë Grace Moretz: Generation W

When Chloë Grace Moretz was 4 years old, her brother Trevor, who was 14, dressed her up as Princess Leia and directed a film of her trapped in a sinking raft adrift in the family pool in their Atlanta backyard. Trevor, who wanted to be an actor, was the first to realize his sister’s cinematic …

Beverly Hills Wants To Build A Water-Laden Fortress During One Of The Worst Droughts In History

MAD Architects’ plans for a private, walled-off oasis in Beverly Hills is as ambitious as it is tone deaf.<p>MAD Architects, the Beijing-based firm behind George Lucas’s proposed museum in Chicago, just revealed the design behind its first residential project stateside. 8600 Wilshire in Beverly Hills, …

Retrospecs App Transforms Your Photos into Retro Computing Art

Do you yearn for a time when graphics were more pixelated and Betamax still had a chance? At times, we can’t help but to reminisce about late …

Toyota’s Horrendous-Glorious 1970s Station Wagon That Never Was

The promise to get away that got away.<p>In season 2 of <i>The Simpsons</i>, Homer’s estranged brother, who happens to own an automobile company, asks him to design a car for the everyman consumer. The result is The Homer, a vehicle born from unbridled suburban id, a bubble dome station wagon sporting a …

This Site Is Running Facebook Ads About Creepy Facebook Ads

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The dazzling GIF art of SPYROGIF

One of the great GIF maestros of our time.<p>More at spyrogif.tumblr.com, or you can follow him on Twitter.

Happiest Man in the World: Stop Trying to be Happy

In his new book, Altruism, a scientist turned Buddhist monk argues that we’re all hardwired to be altruistic—and that’s the secret to true bliss.<p>Type …

Microsoft is giving away Windows 10 to anyone who tests it

While there was some confusion over Microsoft giving away Windows 10 to pirates, the software giant is now being clear about its free upgrade plans for Windows 10. We already know that Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users will get Windows 10 as a free upgrade (providing you install within a year of July …

13 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Woman Who Doesn't Drink

Sober doesn't mean boring.<p>There was a time in my life when thinking about being sober while dating would have terrified me. In fact, once upon a time, my online dating profile included the line, "If you don't drink, don't message me." Drinking was a necessary part of my dates and my life. But times …

I wish I were a 'Street Fighter V' master

If there was one game I wish I could be good at, it's <i>Street Fighter V</i>. Maybe it's because I've played the series, in some form or another, for around two decades, maybe it's because most of the other games I play aren't really multiplayer. Sure, I love playing games, but I wouldn't say I was good …

Brand New-U review – unique sci-fi, but not quite in touch with its human side

Writer-director Simon Pummell goes for both thrills and emotional complexities in the tale of a sinister corporation that replaces humans with ‘identicals’<p>Here is a very distinctive science-fiction parable from writer-director Simon Pummell: it is filmed in a burnished, measured manner, but it has …

High heels to blame for rise in agonising foot condition

Number of people diagnosed with Morton's neuroma has surged in the past decade, with middle-aged women the most common sufferers<p>High heels are to blame for a surge in the number of middle aged women suffering from a condition that causes agonising foot pain.<p>The number of people suffering from …

A New Oculus Rift Challenger Approaches -- Say Hello To The 5K Ultrawide StarVR Headset

There’s a strong chance that when I mention the name “Starbreeze,” you’re drawing a blank. Some of you will associate the developer with games like <i>Payday</i> and <i>Chronicles of Riddick</i>. I’m willing to bet <b>none</b> of you would peg them as a studio with the resources and, frankly, the cajones to design a …

Virtual Reality

Minecraft meets ecology simulation in an open-world educational game

Veteran studio Strange Loop Games is embarking on an ambitious project to create a new kind of open world multiplayer game where the survival of every player on the server depends on careful management of in-game resources. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education, <i>Eco</i> hopes to become a …

Hackers Can Tap Into Hospital Drug Pumps To Serve Lethal Doses To Patients

They probably won’t, though<p>The LifecarePCA is a drug infusion machine for hospital patients, designed to correctly administer the right dosage of medicine straight into the arm of a person in need. When it works as it should, mechanical precision thwarts human error and eases care. If someone with …

James Cameron gives seal of approval to Terminator Genisys John Connor twist

It's probably fair to say that Alan Taylor's Terminator reboot, released next month, hasn't had the easiest genesis (or genisys). But now James Cameron, creator of the Terminator franchise, has given his full approval to what he calls "the third Terminator film".<p>When plot details for Terminator …

For sale: £43 million private car collection

It’s so extensive they’ve had to open up another day just to flog them all. Ladies and gentlemen, on 13 August 2015 at the RM Sotheby’s Monterey …

Highly anticipated horror game 'SOMA' hits PC and PS4 in September

Acclaimed developer Frictional Games has fully taken the wraps off <i>SOMA</i>, it's super-hyped new sci-fi horror title. The company, which built it reputation on terrifying first-person games like <i>Amnesia: The Dark Descent</i> and <i>Penumbra</i>, that focus on atmosphere, exploration and hiding (a lot of hiding). …

the cars of Mad Max Fury Road

Mad Max’s faithful Ford Falcon XB. Typecast in the Eighties as fiercely as Marty McFly’s De Lorean, it’s the Pursuit Special, the Interceptor, rolled …

Goku Levels Up Again In Upcoming Dragon Ball Movie, Gets Blue Hair

In a move not all that unsurprising, Goku has leveled up to a new form in the upcoming Dragon Ball movie Resurrection of “F”.<p>In this instance, this new form is called “Super Saiyan God SS”. Apparently in the last movie, where he attained the red haired God transformation, that wasn’t actually the …

Porsche Pressures Aston Martin to Rename the Vantage GT3

Aston Martin wowed the socks off of everyone at the Geneva auto show when it showed off the Vantage GT3, a track-focused special edition with a 592-hp V-12 and looks to kill. All 100 examples have already sold out, but when those lucky owners receive their lightweight, carbon-fiber-intensive …

Roush Now Accepting Stage 3 Mustang Orders

Stud-Mustang heads rejoice, for the Roush Stage 3 is now available for order at your local Roush emporium. Courtesy of a supercharger, the 5.0-liter engine thwonks out in the neighborhood of 630 horsepower. Roush suggests the final power number could be a smidge higher. Though the company boasts …

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Street Art

Nvidia Explains Why Their G-Sync Display Tech Is Superior To AMD's FreeSync

This month, the battle for GPU market share officially extends beyond the computer itself and into the display space, with AMD’s FreeSync technology launching to compete with Nvidia’s G-Sync. G-Sync is a proprietary solution invented by Nvidia in 2013 to enable a smoother gaming experience by …

Computer Hardware

Iconic Space Photos Are Actually B&W: Here’s How NASA Colorizes Hubble Shots

Did you know that the Hubble Space Telescope is only able to capture black-and-white photos? In order to capture a maximum amount of information in …

Full Hard Drives Mean An Uncomfortable Digital Age For PS4 And Xbox One

It finally happened. As I went to install my Bloodborne review copy on PS4 this weekend, I got a message. “This action cannot be completed, you need 5.72 GB of free space to install this file.” After less than a year and a half of ownership, my PS4 was already full. The Xbox One hit that mark a few …

Can A 'Dark Souls' Virgin Survive 'Bloodborne'?

Bloodborne is out for PS4 today, and the reviews have been flooding in since last night. As many predicted, most are glowing, and the game looks to be a much needed victory for Sony which so far has struggled to produce many memorable exclusive games on their new-gen console. From the looks of it, …