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Top 10 Classic DIY Projects for the Outdoors

It's time to embrace the warmer weather by tackling a couple of outdoor DIY home improvements. There's so much to be done, where do you start? How …

12 Easy DIY Furniture Projects

You love a good weekend spent at the hardware store. You have a strange affection for the smell of wood chips. Your bedtime whale sounds CD has been replaced with the sweet, sweet sound of hammering. And you traded in your sedan for a truck so it can fit all of your yard sale swag each weekend. If …

Mommy & Me DIY Wardrobe Racks - Beckham + Belle

Ashleigh and fam paid a visit to Columbus over Memorial Day weekend. The trip had been planned since we visited her family on New Years and yet the …

21 DIY ideas for the ultimate birthday party

There ain't no party like a DIY party.<p>Everyone loves a good birthday, and makers especially love to plan them. Instead of heading down to the nearest …

6 Reasons We Can't Wait for Batman: Arkham Knight - The Superhero Show - IGN Video

The Superhero Show takes a look at Rocksteady's final Arkham games, plus we pay comics legend Dave Gibbons a visit.

Comic Books

14 ingenious hacks for problems you didn't know you had

People can be crazy, yo. But where there's a will, there's a way that can lead to all sorts of fantastic oddities in the gadget world. Today's community of hackers, makers and DIY fanatics oftentimes work together to find solutions to problems we didn't know we had. They develop innovative products …

Hulk Battles Captain America in Canceled Marvel Fighting Game

Ah, what could have been.<p>Several years ago, EA Chicago was working on a Marvel-centric fighting game that was ultimately canceled. Now, early footage …

Fighting Games

US military tests a Tinker Bell-sized drone

There's no standard set for the shape or form of drones, and the Army plans to use that to its advantage. Here's where the Black Hornet Nano comes in. This micro drone, designed by Norway-based firm Prox Dynamics, is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, measuring in at a mere 4 x 1 inches …

Volvo's On Call app can control your car from a smartwatch

Sure, you drive a Volvo and not an Aston Martin, but that doesn't mean you can't pretend to be a charming spy who controls his car with a high-tech watch. Volvo will soon release its On Call app for Android Wear devices and the Apple Watch, after all, and it comes with all the features its …

Apple Watch infrequent heart rate measurements are intentional

Apple's new support page regarding its wearable's heart rate feature says the device will measure your heart rate every 10 minutes, but won't record it if you're moving.<p>Apple's wearable, the Apple Watch , received its first update nearly two weeks ago, and already it has some explaining to do.<p>First …

Apple Watch

Uncharted 4 Dev Flaunts New Milestone in Face Animation

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End developer Naughty Dog has discussed the improvements made to its facial animation systems since Uncharted 3 and The Last of Us, saying that face models now animate with "between 300 and 500 bones."<p>In an interview with GamesTM , writer Josh Scherr contextualised the …

Uncharted

Batman Arkham Knight's Anti-Gun Gadget Detailed

As part of its Spotlight series, Rocksteady has released details on The Disruptor, one of the gadgets players will have access to in Batman: Arkham Knight.<p>First seen in the All Who Follow trailer (below), The Disruptor is designed to "provide options that bolster Batman's ability to control …

Comic Books

Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders Voice Actor Quitting The Simpsons

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Sources have told <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> that Harry Shearer will return to <i>The Simpsons</i>.<p>"Shearer has signed the same contract as did the other five primary voice actors--Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, and Hank Azaria--keeping the show's original cast fully …

Comedy

Follow ChampChong at E3 2015

We here at GameSpot have teamed up with Samsung and Aussie YouTube star ChampChong to bring you the latest and greatest news direct from the E3 floor in Los Angeles!<p>ChampChong will be posting a daily video of what he sees and plays, and who he talks to at the world's biggest gaming event. The …

Los Angeles

Let Your Children Play Video Games, Mark Zuckerberg Says

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may not have gotten into programming had it not been for video games, the 31-year-old billionaire said this week during a town hall Q&A meeting. As part of his presentation, Zuckerberg advised parents to let their children play video games.<p>"Letting them play around …

Mark Zuckerberg

Oculus Puts Mac and Linux Development on Hold

If you're a Mac or Linux user looking forward to the retail release of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, it looks like you're going to have to wait longer than PC users.<p>Chief Architect at Oculus Atman Binstock announced last week that the company is pausing development on Oculus Rift support …

Virtual Reality

Steve Jobs Biopic Gets First Trailer

Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for its upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, giving fans a first look at Michael Fassbender playing the role of the late Apple icon.<p>The movie, called <i>Steve Jobs</i>, is directed by Danny Boyle, who won an Oscar for <i>Slumdog Millionaire</i>. It also stars Seth Rogen as …

Universal Pictures

Adam Sandler's Video Game Movie Pixels Gets New Trailer

Sony Pictures on Tuesday released a new trailer for Adam Sandler's video game movie, <i>Pixels</i>, and it's just as over-the-top as the first one.<p>The movie sees a variety of iconic gaming characters, including Pac-Man and Donkey Kong, attacking earth after misinterpreting arcade games as a declaration of …

Film Industry

Get a PS4/PS3 Theme by Donating to Nepal Earthquake Relief on PSN

Sony is the latest video game company to join the effort to support Nepal in the wake of the recent earthquakes that devastated the country.<p>The company has introduced a new area on the PlayStation Store where you can easily donate money in increments of $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, or $100. Every cent of …

Gaming

EA's Wacky Shooter PvZ: Garden Warfare Gets Permanent Price Drop

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, the wacky and weird team-based shooter from EA's PopCap team, has received a permanent price drop. The game is now available for just $20.<p>PopCap announced the news through Twitter, pointing out that the price drop applies to all platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, …

Plants vs. Zombies

Doc Brown Plays With Lego in New Lego Dimensions Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released a new trailer for Lego Dimensions starring beloved <i>Back to the Future</i> actor Christopher Lloyd, who reprises his role as Doc Brown.<p>The trailer, which is part live-action, shows Doctor Emmett Brown receiving a mysterious package containing Lego …

Lego

Valve Trademarks Something Related to VR Called "Chaperone"

PC gaming giant Valve has trademarked something called "Chaperone," and--whatever it is--it appears to be related to virtual reality. Valve applied for the trademark with the United States Patent & Trademark Office in March, but the application was only recently discovered by people on Reddit.<p>The …

Virtual Reality

Windows 10 Coming to Xbox One "Post-Summer"

Windows 10 launches for PC sometime this summer, but the new operating system's integration into the Xbox One won't come until later. Now, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has shed more light on the release timing, saying Xbox One users can expect Windows 10 integration starting "post-summer."<p>That would put …

Software

Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer Wants You to Unleash Your Inner Dark Knight

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released a new live-action trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight showing a number of average Joes in situations that compel them to become the Batman.<p>To be clear, there's zero gameplay in here, but it's a cool trailer nonetheless, partially thanks to the use …

Comic Books

Xbox E3 Show Will Be 90 Minutes -- What Do You Want to See?

Microsoft's E3 2015 briefing next month will be 90 minutes long, about the standard runtime for the company's yearly event, Xbox boss Phil Spencer recently confirmed on Twitter.<p>Spencer went on to say that Microsoft's E3 planning team recently completed a rough run-through of the event. It was too …

Xbox

YouTube Adding 60FPS Livestreaming Functionality

Following the introduction of 60fps video playback last year, YouTube on Thursday announced a new update that will let people conduct 60fps livestreams. The one catch, at least for now, is that the higher frame rate is only supported as part of an early preview for HTML5-compatible browsers.<p>"When …

Livestreaming

This Mousepad Costs $60, Needs to Be Plugged In

Razer today announced a new premium mousepad that needs to be plugged in to fully function, as it comes equipped with LEDs along three of its sides.<p>Called the Razer Firefly, this "hard gaming mouse mat" features customizable lights along the left, right, and bottom borders. The Firefly uses the …

Razer