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Parody Posters Reimagine Oscar-Nominated Films in Funny Movies 2015

With the 87th Academy Awards ceremony coming up on February 22, rumors and speculation are swirling over which films will take home the coveted gold statuettes. RIPT Apparel's artist community chose to celebrate the awards season with the 2nd Annual RIPTcademy Awards, a collection of brilliant …

Grand Theft Auto VI should be in Portland, argues these real estate experts

Rockstar Games usually chooses huge, internationally important cities to mock and borrow from for Grand Theft Auto. New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami have all served as the inspiration for previous entries in the series. But for the inevitable Grand Theft Auto VI, a group of real-estate experts …

Swap in bigger, cheaper PS4 hard drives with Nyko's new Data Bank add-on

Accessory maker Nyko is releasing a new hard drive dock for the PlayStation 4 that, while maybe not the most elegant of accessories, allows console owners to swap in larger 3.5 inch hard drives for extra storage.<p>The Nyko Data Bank introduces compatibility for 3.5 inch hard drives — instead of 2.5 …

A second university now offers League of Legends scholarships

You spend all of your time playing video games, and I bet you’d love it if that could help you with other aspects of your life. Well, go get your mom, and tell her that it might help you pay for college.<p>The University of Pikeville, a liberal arts college in Kentucky, is now the second school in the …

SanDisk's new USB 3.0 flash drive can connect directly to Android smartphones and tablets

As part of its CES 2015 announcements, SanDisk has revealed its new Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0, which can not only connect to Windows and Mac PCs but …

There May Be Some Hope For Restoring Lost Memories In The Brain

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States -- affecting more than 5 million Americans. Perhaps the most devastating symptom of the disease is its characteristic loss of memory and identity, which can take a heavy psychological and emotional toll on its …

Ewing and Davis Assemble The Greatest Avengers of All-Time in “Ultron Forever”

This April, Al Ewing and Alan Davis will team up for “Ultron Forever”: a trilogy of over-sized specials that will tell the story of Avengers from all …

Marvel Universe

You can now buy a fitness tracker from Withings that’s also a gorgeous $450 wristwatch

The most expensive consumer fitness tracker going on sale this year is a fancy wristwatch — not a smartwatch — and it will cost $450. The Withings …

The Man Who Disobeyed His Boss And Opened The Berlin Wall

To many Germans, Harald Jaeger is the man who opened the Berlin Wall.<p>It's a legacy that still makes the former East German border officer uncomfortable 25 years after he defied his superiors' orders and let thousands of East Berliners pour across his checkpoint into the West.<p>"I didn't open the …

Berlin Wall: Lessons from 25 years after the fall | The Star

On Sunday, Germans will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. That event not only led to the reunification of East and West …

Witness to History: Reporters Recall the Berlin Wall's Fall

<i>Something</i> was about to happen. But, 25 years ago, it wasn’t clear just what that would be.<p>There had been hints of a thaw in the Cold War. There were …

Germany

Sampling Butter-Drenched Chicken in Old Delhi

By<p>Sean McLain<p>Sean McLain<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@McLainSean<p>sean.mclain@wsj.com<p>Deep within the warrens of Old Delhi reside some of the Indian capital’s culinary gems: Restaurants and food stalls serving everything from tandoori chicken in butter to sweet potatoes stuffed with chickpeas and …

Microsoft zaplanował koniec Internet Explorera?

Jak wynika z rozmów przeprowadzonych z inżynierami Microsoftu na łamach portalu Reddit, software'owy gigant przymierza się do rozpoczęcia zupełnie …

Chiny wprowadzają własny system operacyjny

Wydarzenia na rynku systemów operacyjnych nabrały nagle bardzo szybkiego tempa.<p>(chip.pl)<p>Jak wiemy, już pod koniec września Microsoft zaprezentuje …

Why it makes sense for Amazon to buy Twitch

Jeff Bezos wanted to get into gaming and can offer Twitch the infrastructure and licensing it needs to grow globally<p>Today came the surprising newsthat Amazon will acquire Twitch, a startup best known for live streaming video games.The company has since confirmed the news, and a press release states …