Richard Crow

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Far Cry 4 Is My Favorite 2014 Game Of 2015

I nearly gave up on <i>Far Cry 4</i>. I recently recovered from that mistake.<p>Late last fall, faced with a stack of games to play, I gave <i>Far Cry 4</i> just a …

Modern Samurai Slices an 80mph... Fried Shrimp

That’s Isao Machii, a master Japanese swordsman. Here, he is battling deadly foes like fresh produce and fried seafood.<p>Machii has appeared on …

Anime

GTA V mods for the PC let you flood Los Santos and swim with a whale

Technology

10 historic combat helmets

10 historic combat helmets<p>The origins of the modern combat helmet go back 100 years to the trenches of the First World War. These helmets show how helmet technology developed on the battlefields of France.<p>French Experimental Helmets<p>From the 1890s to 1912 the French military considered a number of …

Devices with feeling: new tech creates buttons and shapes in mid-air

<b>(CNN) —</b> UltraHaptics is a young company with a big dream: changing the way we interact with electronic devices.<p>Their technology creates tactile three-dimensional shapes literally out of thin air, using ultrasound. The company's tagline says it all: "Feeling without touching."<p>Through an emission of …

Battlefield Hardline and the silent agony of villains

How the NPCs of Battlefield Hardline are more than just goons<p>Pity the poor character who lives out his existence in first-person shooter games, hanging around, waiting to be killed.<p>These NPC guards and goons are hardwired with the inherent delusion that they ought to lay down their lives in the …

"Ninja Day" Is an Actual Holiday in Japan

February 22 is "National Ninja Day." The Japanese holiday isn't an official day off. That is, at least not for those unable to slip out of work.<p>Why …

Japan

Veteran and Novelist Elliot Ackerman on the Moment He Was Ready to Leave War

<i>A decorated five-tour veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, novelist Elliot Ackerman traces the moment he realized he was ready to let go.</i><p>At Shkin firebase, a remote outpost in southeastern Afghanistan, Thursday night was movie night. There were 300 Afghans in the special-operations unit I advised, and …

Kyle Carpenter Gave An Incredible Speech On The Anniversary Of The Battle Of Marjah

Vi<b>a MarineTimes.com</b><p>On Feb. 13, 2010, Marines assaulted the Taliban hub of Marjah in Southern Afghanistan in what coalition leaders would title …

"War tubas"

"War tubas"<p>The strange history of listening before radar<p>1930s<p>During World War I, aerial warfare became increasingly important. Zeppelin airships …

Here are all the games and discounts in the Ultimate Xbox Sale

Microsoft released the official list of titles and discounts for its big "Ultimate Game Sale," which kicks off tomorrow, and it squares with what was shown in a list that leaked earlier.<p>There are 24 Xbox One games (and two DLC add-ons) on offer for Xbox One, at discounts ranging from 20 percent to …

The Walking Dead

What's the Best Programming Language to Learn in 2015? — SitePoint

I’ve been following programming language statistics for several years. There are a number of data sources including code repositories, Q&A …

$139,000 Dalmore single malt whisky for sale in Vancouver

Print<p>Related<p>VANCOUVER - If you have a love of rare whiskies and a whole lot of money just itching to be spent, the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch …

Python Tutorial: Network Programming - Server & Client A : Basics - 2018

Network Programming - Server & Client A : Basics<p>bogotobogo.com site search:<p>Network Programming<p>Please visit …

Python Programming

Revitalizing a Heritage: The Writing of Fallout 3

During development of <i>The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion</i>, Bethesda Game Studios designer Emil Pagliarulo was tasked with creating the game's "Dark …

American ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller dead, family says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kayla Mueller's parents had been holding out hope.<p>But on Tuesday, the family of the American being held hostage by ISIS revealed devastating news.<p>They received it, officials said, in a message from her captors.<p>"We are heartbroken to share that we've received confirmation that Kayla Jean …

Hundreds of ISIS social media accounts shut down

Hundreds of social media accounts apparently linked to terrorist group ISIS have been shut down.<p>Hacking group Anonymous claimed responsibility for targeting nearly 800 Twitter accounts, 12 Facebook pages and over 50 email addresses because of their links with ISIS.<p>Twitter (TWTR) did not respond to …

Social Media

Tony Bennett’s Nazi Hunting Past Is Just One Reason He’s the Greatest Living American

From fighting Nazis to marching alongside Martin Luther King Jr. to singing with Lady Gaga, the crooner has done it all.<p>Only one man can say that he …

The British soldier fighting Isil with the Kurds

An unlikely group of foreigners is fighting in Syria against Islamic State<p>There's a 66-year-old retired teacher from Canada and a handful of ex-British army soldiers.<p>There is an American fundamentalist Christian whose Muslim Kurdish comrades wait for him to say grace before beginning their evening …

Python Stuff and Real-Time Video Object Tracking

The new version of dlib is out today. As promised, there is now a full Python API for using dlib's state-of-the-art object pose estimation and …

Creative AI: Procedural generation takes game development to new worlds

"I have a personal fascination with what technology can do," Michael Cook tells Gizmag. He's a Ph. D student at Imperial College in London and …

Artificial Intelligence

Balloon pilots arrive in New Mexico after historic flight

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots who completed a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean in a helium-filled balloon returned to New Mexico …

Why are people so obsessed with Scandinavia?

<b>Emmet Brickowoski in "The Lego Movie", ABBA, Noomi Rapace as Lisbeth Salander in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" (AP/Carlos Osorio/Salon)</b><p>A British writer fed up with Danish monoculture asks whether Nordic nations have really created the best societies<p>Laura Miller<p>January 27, 2015 12:01am (UTC)<p>"I …

Red Cross

Police worry Google's Waze app is a tool for cop stalkers

So far, no police attacks have been connected to Waze<p>Local sheriffs around the US are pressuring Google to turn off the police reporting software on its traffic app Waze, the AssociatedPress reports. The app, which alerts drivers to issues like car accidents and construction work, also lets users …

Moore wrong on 'American Sniper'

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Americans, we are fortunate to have the right to speak our minds. Filmmaker Michael Moore did just that with his attack on the use of military snipers in warfare just before the release of the Oscar-nominated and devastating war/anti-war movie "American Sniper," directed by Clint …

Up close with the HoloLens, Microsoft's most intriguing product in years

<b>by Dieter Bohn</b><p>By far, the most impressive demo for my money was the <i>Minecraft</i> demo — though Microsoft called it something like "Building Blocks" or some such, presumably so as not to fully commit to releasing a full holograph version of <i>Minecraft</i>. But before we could enter this virtual world — …

Augmented Reality

Attack on Titan* Food: The Snacktaku Review

This was today's lunch: the food you see in anime <i>Attack on Titan</i>. But hey, it came in a Survey Corps. brown paper bag.<p>The bag looked, well, dirty. …

Anime

Battlefield Hardline open beta will be really open, says EA

Electronic Arts today released new screenshots and announced some information about its public beta for cops-and-robbers shooting game <i>Battlefield Hardline</i>.<p>Although no date has yet been announced for the beta, it will be open to players on all platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows PC, …