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Destiny players already found an epic new 'loot cave'

<i>Destiny</i> has a new exploit and the good folks at YouTube's PS4Trophies will show you how to find it.<p>The most recent patch to Bungie's <i>Destiny</i> removed access to an exploit known as the "loot cave," a deep, dark hole in the game world where easily defeated enemies spawn and drop fantastic gear.<p>The most …

Whac-A-Mole Syndrome: 'Destiny' Players Found A New 'Loot Cave'

You can’t keep a bad idea down: just one day after Bungie nerfed Destiny’s famous “Loot Cave,” where players could get reams of high-level items just by sitting on a rock and firing into a black hole for hours on end, one gamer appears to have already found what he’s calling “Loot Cave 2.0.” Sure …

Click this post and make your day disappear

You hold in your e-hands what will, most likely, be the last ever post on Polygon.<p>We've just begun playing <i>Clicker Heroes</i>, a game in which you click monsters to make them die, earn gold and then use that gold to make your clicking stronger. We know what you're thinking: "That sounds like every MMO …

Facebook altered 689,000 users' News Feeds for a psychology experiment

According to a new paper in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Science</i>, Facebook altered the News Feeds for hundreds of thousands of users as part of a psychology experiment devised by the company's on-staff data scientist. By scientifically altering News Feeds, the experiment sought to …

Fighter Jet's Landing Gear Fails, So Pilot Lands Vertically On A Stool, On A Boat

On a wing and a prayer. Oh, and a stool -- <i>don't forget the stool!</i><p>Capt. William Mahoney made use of each on June 7, after the front landing gear on his AV-8B Harrier jet failed shortly after take off from the USS Bataan, an amphibious assault ship currently out in the Mediterranean Sea, according to …

Dubai police use Google Glass to crack down on traffic violators

Applications allow officers to record violators and identify wanted vehicles<p>Police in Dubai have begun using Google Glass as part of an effort to crack down on traffic violations. An official with the emirate's police force confirmed to <i>Gulf News</i> this week that traffic officers are testing the …

Here's How Long Your Food Will Stay Safe In The Fridge

There's been a lot of discussion about the right and wrong food to store in the refrigerator and freezer.<p>Once you've cleared up what belongs where, the next step is knowing how <i>long</i> the food will last. Storing food is a delicate matter -- in the fridge, food might get moist and moldy, and in the …

Spy satellite agency wants to tap video game technology

The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), the secretive agency that launches and runs the nation's spy satellite system, is looking at technology developed by the video game industry to help it improve how it gathers and analyzes intelligence data, according to a research proposal released …

The Legend of Korra game coming from Bayonetta dev Platinum Games

Bayonetta developer Platinum Games will release a downloadable third-person combat game based on Nickelodeon's animated show <i>The Legend of Korra</i> this fall, IGN reports.<p><i>The Legend of Korra</i> stars the eponymous young avatar, a legendary figure with the ability to master all four elements. The game will …

How Eve: Valkyrie went from ‘sideshow’ to the star of CCP Games's lineup

Eve: Valkyrie had one hell of a year.<p>The multiplayer-only space combat game (which only works with the virtual reality headsets Oculus Rift and Sony’s Project Morpheus) grew from a side project with a small team to a full-fledged game with an entire studio working on it. While the massively …

Dan Middleton's Minecraft videos a global hit

A 22-year-old from Northamptonshire has become a global phenomenon - and is on his way to becoming wealthy - thanks to a computer game called Minecraft.<p>Dan Middleton produces videos about the game on YouTube which are viewed by millions of people around the world - mostly children aged between five …

Sprint teams up with Harman Kardon to launch an HTC One for audiophiles

NEW YORK — Sprint is declaring war on crappy sounding music.<p>The carrier today announced that it’s joining forces with audio technology company Harman Kardon and HTC to deliver an exclusive version of the new HTC One targeted at audiophiles.<p>The “HTC One M8 Harman Kardon Edition” can play …

MIT is about to become the world’s first Bitcoin economy

What would happen if every undergraduate student on a campus got $100 in Bitcoins? And what if that campus was the endlessly inventive MIT?<p>Those questions are behind a new Bitcoin experiment at MIT, which prides itself on pioneering emerging technologies. More than half a million dollars has been …

Tinitell

Today, Kickstarter sees the launch of yet another clever product: Tinitell is the world's smallest mobile phone designed specifically for kids. Yet this piece of Swedish innovation could easily find its way onto the wrists of adults too, given its solid design and simple accessibility.<p>The audacious …

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