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Robin Williams Will Be Memorialized In ‘World Of Warcraft,’ One Of His Favorite Games

In the case of Robin Williams, thousands of fans quickly responded to a petition asking game developer Activision-Blizzard to insert the late comedian into one of his favorite video games, "World of Warcraft."<p>In less than 16 hours, organizer Jacob Holgate found 10,000-plus fans to sign his …

Carrick on money: Diary of a mad housing market

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Diary of a mad housing market</b><br>How can Toronto house prices keep rising ever higher? Here's some insight in the form of an analysis of recent transactions on what …

Zotac ZBox EN760 Mini PC Review -- Tiny Footprint, Powerful Gaming Performance

Until recently the mini-PC form factor has suffered a bad rap, albeit a justified one. Diminutive boxes like the Zotac ZBox line and the Xi3 Piston are necessarily confined to embedded graphics solutions like AMD’s APUs or Intel's HD and Iris graphics platforms, simply due to restrictions on size …

SDCC 2014: The Avengers Unveil the Age of Ultron at Marvel’s Comic-Con Panel

Earth’s Mightiest Heroes reunite on stage and show footage from the hugely anticipated sequel.<p>Marvel Studios president and producer Kevin Feige …

Batman, Superman, And Wonder Woman Appear At Comic-Con

The Comic-Con crowd went NUTS. Plus: The first look at Wonder Woman!<p>SAN DIEGO — Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot — aka Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman — and director Zack Snyder appeared on stage at the fan convention Comic-Con on Saturday, July 26 to show off a brief clip from their …

Have We Reached Peak Bacon?

2<p>SHARES<p>Bacon prices are skyrocketing. A consumer report from Canada shows that the price of pig fat has ticked up almost ten percent in the last …

Cursed Warship Revealed With Treasure Onboard

Researchers and divers have started studying the secrets that Mars, the pride of Sweden's 16th-century navy, has held for 450 years.<p>It was the largest and fiercest warship in the world, named the <i>Mars</i> for the Roman god of war: But it went up in a ball of flames in a brutal naval battle in 1564, …

Oddworld creators sold 5 million copies in retail and never saw a royalty check

In an interview with Metro detailing why he left and returned to the video game industry,Oddworld Inhabitants co-founder and Oddworld franchise creator Lorne Lanning recalls a time when 5 million copies of his product sold at retail but didn't receive a royalty check from publishers.<p>Lanning …

Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.<p>"The sound is a distinct part of the thrill," chief marketing officer Mark-Hans Richer said in a news release. "Think fighter jet on an aircraft carrier."<p>The electric Harley, dubbed Project …

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

The Tinkerbell Fairyfly, also known as Tinkerbella nana, is one of the Top 10 New Species of 2014. Photograph by Jennifer Read. To see the full list of species, visit science.time.com.

New logo puts the dragon in 'Dungeons & Dragons'

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> is getting a big rule overhaul this summer, and its logo is getting a revamp of its own to go along with it. Unveiled last week, the new <i>D&D</i> logo is what'll be accompanying materials for the classic role-playing game's fifth edition. The logo does away with the cartoonishly …

Xbox One Kinect used in therapies for kids with cerebral palsy

It's used for awkward dancing, sports games and gesture controls in video games. Now Microsoft's Kinect motion sensor can add cerebral palsy rehabilitation to its list of uses.<p>Researchers at the Bloorview Research Institute in Canada are developing games using the Kinect that help children with …

Wow, folks drew some lovely Yoshi art for the Art Academy contest

The angelic Yoshi with wings sort of looks like creepy, Christian-themed Deviant Art Sonic fan art, but all in all people drew some nice Yoshis with</i> …

Shakespeare's 450th birthday: Now all the world is his stage

The 450th anniversary of the Bard’s birthday on Wednesday will see an explosion of tributes and performances – how different to 50 years ago. Jonathan Bate explains how the playwright became a global icon<p>The 400th anniversary of <b>William Shakespeare</b>’s birth was marked by a set of Royal Mail stamps, a …

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

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Big in Japan: A Guide to the Films of Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki

On February 21st, <i>The Wind Rises</i>, director Hayao Miyazaki's 11th, and supposedly final, feature film hits American theaters. The movie is a departure …

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Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

Reunited Black Sabbath Vow They're 'Down' for More New Music

Black Sabbath bassist-lyricist Geezer Butler has a theory about why Grammy voters gave the metal originators their second Best Metal Performance …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

China’s CrossFire shooter is bigger than League of Legends and World of Tanks

China’s Tencent scored big with free-to-play games in 2013, with its CrossFire shooter holding the No. 1 position of the year and its League of Legends holding the No. 2 spot in revenues, according to market researcher SuperData Research on the communist nation’s multibillion-dollar PC game …

Google and James Frey will turn 'Endgame' novels into an augmented reality world

Google's Niantic Labs announced today a partnership with HarperCollins to turn the upcoming young-adult trilogy <i>Endgame</i> into a location-based augmented reality game. The books developed by <i>A Million Little Pieces</i> author James Frey and Nils Johnson-Shelton will build on Niantic's Ingress, a …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p>Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit.<p>With development comes better controlled access …