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Why Nintendo Needs To Stay In The Hardware Business, Regardless Of The Wii U

The debate over Nintendo's future rages on thanks to the disappointing sales figures of the Wii U console which has consistently under-performed since its launch late last year.<p>Recently I argued that the Japanese game maker should start development immediately on a replacement console, riffing off …

Espy 360 ROV – Underwater Spy Monitors Marine Environment In More Effective and Safer Way

A spy under the sea, this is what <b>Espy 360 ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle)</b> all about. It monitors marine environment through underwater observations. …

Japanese designer turns the umbrella on its head

In Japan, wet umbrellas are a problem taken a little more seriously than in the rest of the world. Many of the country's stores offer disposable bags for you to pack your dripping umbrella into, and now some of its creative types have taken on the task of improving the basic design as well. Hiroshi …

Ken Jeong: the crazy guy from The Hangover trilogy

His turn as camp gangster Leslie Chow is frat-comedy excess – and shot him to fame. But the trained doctor and self-confessed 'shy nerd' takes his comedy seriously<p>Ken Jeong hit the mainstream groin first, leaping naked from the boot of a car on to Bradley Cooper's face. The standout scene from The …

Beautifully Intimate X-Ray Portraits of Different Couples

Artists Saiko Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have taken photos of couples to an entirely new level with these incredibly intimate <i>X-Ray Portraits</i>. The two student artists used CT scans and X-ray machines to document pairs of people within very close proximity. The skeletons seem cold and lonely, yet the …

Loneliness

The Point - Is the Wii U a failure? - The Point

Airs Most Weeks<p>GameSpot's Danny O'Dwyer explores the hottest topics in games. From industry trends & rumors, to speculation and fan reactions.

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National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Pictures of the week: 40 Weeks And A mirror, by Sophie Starzenski

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Sophie Starzenski's 40 weeks and a mirror.

TV Series

Bubble Shooter – Swimwear Fashion Shoot by Mikel Muruzabal

Retro Inspired Fashion Photography.<p>Mikel Muruzabal is a photographer who specializes in fashion, beauty, advertising, and architecture photography. …

Photography

The Best Food Books Of 2013

There has been a slew of high-profile cookbooks published in 2013, from major chef tomes to influential restaurant cookbooks. But in addition to all these great cookbooks, 2013 has also been a good year for food books that aren't cookbooks.<p>This year's crop of food books range from provocative …

The Psychology Of Why Being Really, Really Weird Can Get You Hired

Lady Gaga and foundational psychological theory help unlock the ways a little eccentricity can land you at the top of the “hire” pile.<p>Do us a favor and look at the below set of words:<p>apple<br>• truck<br>• necklace<br>• tomato<br>• glass<br>• dog<br>• rock<br>• umbrella<br>• butter<br>• spoon<br>• Lady Gaga<br>• pillow<br>• pencil<br>• chocolate<br>• desk<br>• banana<br>• bug<br>• soup<br>• milk<br>• tie<p>Which …

Canon Introduces the DP-V3010 4K Monitor

<b>MELVILLE, N.Y., November 6, 2013</b> – As motion picture, television and commercial production continues to transition to ever-higher resolution digital …

Why Facebook Was Willing To Pay $3 Billion In Cash For Snapchat

This is a bold move from both Facebook and Snapchat.<p>Snapchat is a two-year old app that lets people send photos to friends that vanish 10 seconds or less after they're opened. It has no revenue, but makes up for its lack of revenue with eye-popping growth and engagement numbers.<p>It's hot now, but …

Snapchat

23 Photos Taken a Split Second Before Disaster

Like This Article?<p>Don't Miss The Next One!<p>Join over 100,000 photographers of all experience levels who receive our free photography tips and articles …

White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

Molecular Biology

Review: Sigma 120-300 f/2.8 is One Sexy Beast

When Sigma announced a new version of the much loved 120-300 f/2.8 I immediately kicked myself for buying a much pricier 300mm Nikon about 6 months …

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

Breastfeeding won't seem normal until we see more pictures of it

From cliched poses to Facebook bans, society has a problem with realistic images of breastfeeding and postpartum bodies<p>You would have had to have been living in a cave not to have noticed the increased interest in celebrity mums in the media over the last decade. From judgmental and vicious attacks …

Twitter Succeeding Where Facebook Failed

As Twitter grows beyond its 140-character limitation and prepares for an IPO, we could be witnessing the rise of a platform that succeeds where Facebook has failed.<p>Remember the Facebook platform? Its debut was May 2007, and it was a big deal at the time. “Right now, social networks are closed …

Sony's $1000 3D viewer up for preorder

Sony's all-new $1000 HMZ-T3W wearable display is now available for preorder from the Sony Store, the PlayStation maker has announced. The new model is the third iteration of the head-mounted display technology first introduced early last year.<p>For gamers, the HMZ-T3W features a "Game mode." Through …

Virtual Reality

Square Enix president says his company's need for reform is 'urgent'

Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda stressed the need for the publisher and developer to reform its business model in an interview with Japanese outlet Infoseek, as originally spotted by Games Industry International.<p>In the interview, which Siloncera translated, Matsuda discussed the changes in …

Social site Dpadd hopes to be 'just like Goodreads, but for video games'

Social gaming site Raptr may have 19 millions members, but a new Vancouver-based operation wants to take the focus away from spamming your friends’ Twitter feeds and bring it back to intelligent conversation.<p>The new social network, Dpadd, lets users list, rate, and review every title they play. …

A Grand Theft Auto 5 tale, as narrated by Morgan Freeman

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s shocking world of murder, theft and golf is a much more soothing place when it's narrated by Morgan Freeman — or in this case, Morgan Freeman impersonator Jason Stephens.<p>Machinima shared a video of Stephens' spot on impression via its YouTube channel. The video follows one of</i> …

Grand Theft Auto

Gravity Reviewed by An Actual Rocket Scientist

<i>I reviewed Gravity last week and loved it, but of course the only thing *I* know about rockets is the red one that comes out when I jerk off my dog. It seemed pretty realistic to me, but then what the hell do I know? So I went ahead and asked a real-life former NASA contractor to see it and provide</i> …

10 things that make Britain kinda weird (and 5 I’ve missed)

Britain is a strange place. Especially when you’ve been out of the country for five years.<p>When you think about it, ice cream vans are pretty strange. …

Narcolepsy

Weak for Men: The road to Gold

Humble beginnings<p>Listen--we at GamesRadar have a problem. No matter how much we try, we just can't stop playing League of Legends. Some of us have …

GTA 5 - Funniest Switching to Trevor Moments

6 Things Women Should Stop Saying When They Get Dressed

As women, we often maintain a love-hate relationship with clothes. We all love outfits that make us feel gorgeous... but so often, we think our clothes do the opposite. From thinking we look fat to assuming we can't wear a certain shape or color, we drag our insecurities into our closets and …