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Sochi 2014: 10 weird Winter Olympics figure skating expressions – in pictures

So much for figure skating being a graceful sport; some of these competitors look downright terrifying. Here are 10 of the strangest facial expressions caught on camera by photographers in Sochi<p>• Check out some of our other ‘10best’ galleries from the Games: 10 great motion blur photos – 10 great …

Sochi 2014: 10 amazing helmet designs at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

From glowing brains to a multi-coloured ram’s skull, there are some outrageous helmet designs at this year’s Olympics. These skeleton competitors have been showing theirs off during practice sessions in recent days

WATCH: A Death-Defying Climb To The Top Of Shanghai Tower

A pair of daredevils, a Russian and a Ukrainian, scales the as-yet-unfinished Shanghai Tower, the world's second-tallest building.<p>As Russia Today writes:<p>"Donning army camos, black hoodies and face masks, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov evoke a Black Bloc aesthetic and an even more nonchalant …

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican …

Watch someone program Pong within Super Mario World

There were a lot of highlights out of Awesome Games Done Quick 2014 this year, but this one in particular takes the cake for me. During the Tool …

The Squalid Grace of Flappy Bird

Why playing stupid games staves off existential despair<p>Games are grotesque.<p>I’m not talking about games like <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> or <i>Manhunt</i>, games whose subjects are moral turpitude, games that that ask players to murder, maim, or destroy. I mean games in general, the form we call “games.” Games are …

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League of Legends is adding a sixth champion to each side, in the six-on six "Hexakill" mo

<b>League of Legends is adding a sixth champion to each side</b>, in the six-on six "Hexakill" mode coming Feb. 20. That means at least 20 percent more …

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