Benjamin Brooks

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Jubei & Consequence - Black Hornet

Bitcoins: Widely known and widely misunderstood

Back in the 1980s, when I lived in Nairobi, foreign residents had a simple way of obtaining Kenyan shillings.<p>They'd write a check in, say, U.S. dollars on their U.S. bank accounts to the Indian man who owned the ice cream store down the block. He'd pay over shillings at the current black market …


Britain's booming space industry looks to Mars and beyond

Prototype rovers developed by Astrium in Stevenage are just part of a hi-tech sector targeting rapid growth<p>Millions of miles above Earth, freezing temperatures, ferocious dust storms and a massive dose of radiation await robots charged with finding signs of life on Mars.<p>And those are just the known …

Users outraged over Youtube’s switch to Google+ “real names” policy

<i>This post has been updated to greater emphasize resistance of new comments by popular Youtube channels.</i><p>Well, that didn’t take long. Less than a month …

10 photo highlights of the day

Each day the picture editor of the Guardian brings you a selection of top photographs<p>• For more from the Guardian picture desk today see our live blog

Star Wars Blooper Reel from "The Making of Star Wars" Enhanced eBook by J.W Rinzler.


10. Spec Ops: The Line - White Phosphorous

Be they mildly controversial or just plainly disgusting, video games have developed somewhat of a reputation for their typically violent nature. More …