Matt Ploger

7 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @MattPloger | Keep up with Matt Ploger on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Matt Ploger”

Over Game Delays and Remakes? Welcome to Consoles in 2015

Fed up with game delays? Remakes replacing new games? An overall lack of content? Too bad. You'd better get used to it.<p>As "next-gen" game consoles …

Indie Gaming

Close encounter with distant Pluto getting under way

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on Pluto and its five moons. Soon we will see what no one has ever seen before: Crisp, clear pictures of the tiny, icy world.<p>"The pictures are what we're all waiting for," Alan Stern, New Horizons principal investigator, told CNN.<p>Up until now, …

Robot finds fish beneath Antarctic ice, could be used to explore Europa

When a group of scientists drilled through 2,430 feet of ice in Antarctica to get to the water underneath, they only expected to find a few microbes here and there. Instead, they discovered a thriving community of fish and crustaceans -- all thanks to a remote-controlled robot that could one day …

Rand Paul Says Government Should ‘Do No Harm’

In a re­sponse to Pres­id­ent Obama’s State of the Uni­on ad­dress Tues­day night, Sen. Rand Paul called on the U.S. gov­ern­ment to fol­low the …

Farewell Putin

<b>Guest Post Written By Avi Tiomkin</b><p><i>Avi Tiomkin is an adviser to hedge funds who previously managed money for large fund firms. He specializes in global macro investing, focusing on major reversals.</i><p>When history evaluates and casts judgment on the current crisis between Russia and the West, one that …

Spectacular Historic Infographics Now Available As Posters

The Library of Congress is a venerable treasure trove of historic cartography, 19th century infographics, and other data visualization from days of yore. Only a fraction of the more than 5.5 million maps and 80,000 atlases in the library’s collection are available online, and what is available can …

Texas Plans to Execute a Schizophrenic Man Who Tried to Subpoena Jesus

In 1992, Scott Panetti shaved his head, dressed himself in camo and fatally shot his in-laws in front of his wife and daughter. Afterward, he put on …