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The History of the Trapper Keeper

In the fall of 1981, second grader Mike Ryan was walking through the halls of his new school when he realized something terrible: He was the only kid …

Extremely Rare Star Wars Movie Posters You've Never Seen

The original Star Wars trilogy was (and remains) a worldwide phenomenon, George Lucas's interstellar tale of good vs evil captured the imagination of …

Photographs That Capture The Secret Adventures Of ‘Star Wars’ Figurines

<b>Photographer</b> Carlos Sisi takes pictures of his <i>Star Wars</i> figurines in a wide variety of settings.<p><b>The atmosphere</b> in these photographs really fires up …

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There's Now an Airbnb for Colorado's Pot Tourists | VICE News

It’s harder than you might think to find a good place to smoke pot in Colorado, especially if you’re a tourist. Although recreational marijuana use is now legal in the state, strict laws forbid you to smoke or consume pot in public, including most hotel rooms, bars, or restaurants.<p>Thats where …

Remembering Mandela on Flipboard

By Flipboard News Desk | Flipboard News Desk created a magazine on Flipboard. “Remembering Mandela on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other …

How the internet ruined game consoles

The time it took for my brother to get our new Super Nintendo out of the box and connected to our television couldn't have been more than five minutes. I'm pretty sure we used the same coaxial cable connector that the NES before it used, though it's possible he was bold enough to forge a new …

Facebook Just Recognized a New Country

Five years after declaring independence, Kosovo is now listed on the world's biggest social network.<p>The world's largest social network, Facebook, has finally listed Kosovo as its own country—more than five years after the breakaway territory proclaimed independence from Serbia and after more than …

NCAA Sues EA to Block Player Likeness Lawsuit Settlement

Settling one lawsuit has caused another one to be filed against Electronic Arts.<p>EA might have hoped it was putting to rest the entire issue of …

Why Comcast isn't worried about the Xbox One

For its 50th birthday, Comcast would like another half-century of television dominance<p>While the tech world’s attention is firmly planted on the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, and their bids to take over the living room, Comcast is having a party.<p>The company is in the midst of its 50th anniversary, …

Alleged Silk Road Boss Ross Ulbricht Now Accused Of Six Murders-For-Hire, Denied Bail

A New York judge denied bail to alleged Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht Thursday, based in part on fresh accusations of violence: That the 29-year-old allegedly commissioned the murders of a total of six people through would-be hitmen he contacted online, four more than the two attempted killings …

University in Cyprus Becomes First to Accept Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin has taken yet another step into the realm of real life viability, as the University of Nicosia (UNic) in Cyprus decided to accept the digital …

Anticipated Retina iPad Mini shortages take effect as carrier dates slip

Analyst predictions that the Retina iPad Mini would be in short supply in the run-up to the holidays appear to be confirmed by slipping dates for the cellular models at carriers, reports <i>CNET</i>.<p>Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile are all back-ordered on the cellular version of the Mini Retina, with Verizon’s …

Samsung and HTC phones go head-to-head in an 'uncheatable' benchmark test

Remember the allegation that Samsung cheats at benchmarks? Despite the manufacturer's semi-denials, there's growing evidence to suggest that not only Samsung, but also a number of other Android phone makers engage in some level of chicanery. Usually, it involves programming a device to temporarily …

Easily Beat Extinction Mode In Call of Duty: Ghosts - Best Way to Play - IGN Video

Our resident CoD expert Alfredo breaks down the best way to complete Extinction Mode.

Voyager 1 has entered interstellar space at last, NASA says

An artist's illustration of NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft, the farthest human-built object from Earth, which launched in 1977 and has left our solar system.<p>A spacecraft from Earth has left its cosmic backyard and taken its first steps in interstellar space, NASA says.<p>After streaking through space for …

Lawmakers not optimistic Obama's Syria plan will pass

The Obama administration has just more than a week to win Congress' support for military strikes against Syria. It 'better make a whale of a case,' one lawmaker says.<p>September 01, 2013|By Michael A. Memoli, Kathleen Hennessey and Richard A. Serrano<p>Secretary of State John F. Kerry said the case for …

Of course the movie where the C64 is prominently featured is ... The Princess Bride ! The first seconds of the movie are really a full-screen demo of the baseball game "Hardball"... A fine and early example of commercial product placement in a movie ;-)

Xbox One Game DVR records footage at 720p, 30 fps

The Xbox One's Game DVR, the feature through which the console records game footage, is limited to 720p resolution at 30 frames per second, said Microsoft's Marc Whitten in an interview with IGN.<p>"Game DVR captures beautiful clips at 720p 30 [frames per second]," said Whitten, chief platform …

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6 years after the iPhone launched, just 4 big carriers are left standing

<i>Jon Metzler is president of San Francisco consultancy Blue Field Strategies.</i><p>It’s amazing to think it’s been just six years and seven versions since the iPhone launched in June, 2007.<p>A lot has changed in those six years, and perhaps one of the most significant changes has been wireless carrier …

World of Warships removes Rising Sun flag after Korean gamers' outcry (update)

Wargaming.net has removed the Rising Sun flag of Imperial Japan from its MMO <i>World of Warships</i> after its South Korean audience spoke out against its use, reports The Korea Herald.<p>The lastest trailer for <i>World of Warships</i> shows the flag amidst scenes of dogfighting and airborne firepower. The Rising …

The INCREDIBLE HULK in GTA 4! Mod Gameplay!

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The Walking Dead: 400 Days - Launch Trailer - The Walking Dead: 400 Days - IGN Video

The bridge between Season 1 and Season 2 of The Walking Dead: The Game comes to your game machine of choice this week.

Google And Apple May Bring Us A Console War We Didn't See Coming

Last night, the Wall Street Journal brought us news that Google has now set its sights on making its own Android-based video game console. The kicker? This is supposed to be in response to Apple doing the very same thing.<p>Google and Apple video game consoles? Are the Xbox One and PS4 dead already? …

Microsoft partners with Time Warner to launch an Xbox 360 app with 300 live TV channels this summer

Microsoft has inked a “landmark” deal with Time Warner Cable to offer Xbox 360 owners live access for up to 300 TV channels. Viewers will need an existing subscription to Time Warner Cable, as well as an Xbox Live Gold membership, to access the service in the United States when it launches later …

At retail, Ouya comes out quietly

The Ouya people like to talk about how "different" this retail console launch is, compared to those other ones, by the likes of Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft.<p>For one thing, it's a whole lot quieter.<p>Polygon visited a number of retail outlets today and found scant evidence of a brand new console …

Saints Row 4 refused classification in Australia due to 'alien narcotics' and an 'Alien Anal Probe'

<i>Saints Row 4</i> was refused classification in Australia by the country's Classification Board because it featured a weapon called an "Alien Anal Probe" and an alien narcotic that gives players super powers when smoked, according to the Board's Decision Report obtained by Polygon.<p>Last night, the …

State of Decay banned in Australia

Zombie-survival game State of Decay has been refused classification in Australia, making it the second game to be banned from sale in the country this week.<p>The news was initially announced by developer Undead Labs on the game's official forums, and was later confirmed by the Australian …