Jeff Stevens

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Gaming Live to take on Twitch with new service for streamers | PC Invasion

With Twitch reportedly having been sold to Youtube (Google) for $1bn Gaming Live is about to launch as an alternative.

The Sweet Irony Of Popcorn Time

So the big fun story of last week was this streaming movie app called Popcorn Time. Essentially, it aggregated torrent links and packaged them with artwork and a nice interface that allows one-click streaming of movies.<p>Popcorn Time is incredibly illegal almost anywhere, but it’s also almost …

From the Observer archive, 27 February 1977: skateboarding on the streets of Britain

Invented by surfers in California, the craze has captured the imagination of teenagers and taken on a language of its own<p>In my area of Kent the morning papers are now delivered by skateboard. What the Californians call the Paved Wave has rolled all the way to Britain. Skateboarding is big and …

Holi events in London

If you see people walking around London covered head-to-toe in eye-poppingly bright multicoloured clothing, don't worry – tie-dye isn't back. It's …

Sapphirina, A Tiny Marine Crustacean with Beautiful Shimmering Skin

Back in 2013 underwater videographer Kaj Maney shot this intriguing video of a <i>Sapphirina</i>, a tiny marine crustacean or copepod that has incredible …

US prison population up 700% since launch of War on Drugs

Great news for law enforcement, jailers, drug cartels, and the prison industry - the War on Drugs has been very profitable. It's horrible news for …

Google highlights specialized maps from around the world in new online gallery

In December, Google collaborated with National Geographic to bring more than 500 of the magazine's historic maps online. The effort was created through Google Maps Engine, which lets third-party developer tools build maps on top of the company's location platform to create specialized maps. But …

Google Street View captures Canada's polar bears in conservation effort

Google has taken its Street View cameras out to plenty of unconventional places, but its most recent venture brings to the world more than just a pretty view. Through a partnership with Polar Bears International, Google has collected imagery of Churchill, Manitoba in Canada — a location that the …

Glow-in-the-dark astronomical underwear

Etsy seller Makeitgoodpdx has a sweet line of glowing textiles, including several pieces of glow-in-the-dark astronomical underwear, like the panties …

Do You See What I See? Kids' Visual Memory Works In Mysterious Ways

When kids look around, how much are they taking in about the objects that surround them? Scientists have recently devised new ways to peer inside little kid brains and figure out how their visual working memory works. They found that although young kids use the same parts of the brain to record …

Devoted dog stays by side of dead companion despite sub-zero temperatures

<b>Warning: Some people may find the following video distressing</b><p><b>A heart-wrenching video has emerged of a loyal dog watching over a dead companion for a</b> …

3 Things Parents Should Know About Video Games And Kids

If you’re asking whether or not your kids should be allowed to play video games, this post isn’t for you. You live in a different world than I do.<p>From my perspective, video games are the future of storytelling. And, while you might just be imagining they’ll replace movies and romance novels, our …

Crowdfunded Iron Man Suit Project Seeking 5K Pre-Orders For Production Run

Speaking as someone who’s considered spending nearly $1,000 on a full Stormtrooper costume multiple times, I’m very interested in a new crowdfunding project designed to build and mass produce a complete Iron Man suit with electronic features like an automatic sliding faceplate. The Iron Man Mark …

Why Microsoft probably won’t go through with Nokia’s Android plans

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Nokia(s nok) really is working on an Android(s goog) phone, according to sources quoted by both The Verge and All Things D. The …

Student dies and wakes up in the morgue—what happens next, it was mistake

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

YouTube Unleashes Strange Storm Of Copyright Claims On Video Game Content Producers

YouTube, game publishers and video creators have always had something of an uneasy relationship. Video content creators, those who make gameplay videos or review games on YouTube, have gone through approved services like Machinima to make games content for years now. They can often make lots of …

Cassini Spies Mysterious Object Named 'Peggy' at Edge of Saturn's Rings

SAN FRANCISCO — NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted an object located right at the edge of Saturn's A ring that is confounding scientists. Its …

It May Be Time For Nintendo To Make Games, Not Consoles

It’s a little worrisome, writing this post. The opinion I’m about to put forth is one that can get you laughed out of game journalism, and one few people in the industry will even entertain. It’s the idea that Nintendo has lost their way when it comes to the home console game, and they should pivot …

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …

Valve now a card-carrying member of The Linux Foundation, 'one of many ways Valve is investing in the advancement of Linux gaming'

In case Valve's multi-tiered investment in Linux gaming weren't clear enough from SteamOS, the Steam Controller and Steam Machines, the company's also joining the ranks of The Linux Foundation membership. Valve Linux head Mike Sartain calls the news, "one of the many ways Valve is investing in the …