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J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter play 'Cursed Child' is an official sequel

Get ready for some pretty exciting news, Wizards and Muggles. Pottermore announced Friday that not only is the upcoming new "Harry Potter" play definitely not a prequel, it's actually a sequel.<p>J.K. Rowling's official revealed that " Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is officially the eighth story …

Books

Build 6 Different Oculus Rift-Ready Gaming PCs To Fit Any Budget (Includes Windows, Monitor)

Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe recently stated that the Rift would be a $1500 “all-in” experience, meaning the total cost for a complete PC and the Oculus Rift hardware. That estimate left room for interpretation of included components and the final cost of the Rift headset, but here’s what I know for …

Computer Hardware

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D - Woodfall Temple Stray Fairy Locations - IGN Video

IGN shows you where to find every Stray Fairy in Woodfall Temple to get an increased magic meter.

Nintendo Explains Where Tingle Came From

Tingle, map-seller in <i>The Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask</i>, is a man in his mid-30s who wears a green fairy suit. Presumed by some—incorrectly, it turns …

Retrogaming

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

From Phones To Tablets: 26 Apple Designs That Never Came To Be

In Design Forward, frog design’s founder, Hartmut Esslinger, recounts the inspirations and process behind the computers that revolutionized consumer electronics.<p><i>Editors’ note: The following is an excerpt from</i> Design Forward: Creative Strategies for Sustainable Change <i>(</i><i>Arnoldsche Art Publishers</i><i>), by</i> …

Product Design

How Minecraft looks with realistic graphics

This animation of a realistic version of <i>Minecraft,</i> created in Blender by YouTuber Flashcode, prompted the following responses from my kids, ages 4, 8 and 10.<p>8yo: "Is this a real game?"<p>10yo: "No, idiot. But it's nice."<p>4yo: "Awesome."<p>It's a short film, in which Steve encounters a Skeleton, but …

Six of the best: unreleased games consoles

<b>1 SNES CD</b><p>The story of the SNES CD system is a long and complicated one. It started in 1988 with Nintendo partnering with Sony – then yet to be established as a console giant – to update the SNES. The idea was simple: Nintendo planned to embrace the rising CD-Rom technology by bringing on board the …

Halloween 2014: Top 15 Scariest Video Games You Need to Play

BOO! Chill out and relax, man. Sorry for freaking you out so much. We’re definitely in the Halloween spirit and ready to do some trick or treating, …

Movpak: Part Gear Bag, Part Electric Skateboard, Part Charging Station, All Awesome

It may have never crossed your mind, but what if you could ride your camera bag around town? What if, instead of carrying it, it carried you at up to …

Get your car to tell you what's wrong with a $50 dongle

We imagine that the blind terror that we experience when visiting an auto shop is the same when a car mechanic visits Best Buy. After all, to us, that check engine light represents a multitude of problems that send most of us into a panic. That's the issue that Fixd is hoping to eliminate, thanks …

Tiny Canadian town crowdfunding full-size USS Enterprise

The "Star Trek Capital of Canada" is a town of fewer than 2,000 residents located in the Badlands in Alberta. Vulcan has embraced its name by hosting an annual celebration called Spock Days, which has attracted "Star Trek" actors ranging from Leonard Nimoy himself to Walter Koenig and Robert …

Star Trek

Foo Fighters Turn Ice Bucket Challenge Into Epic ‘Carrie’ Tribute

Count on Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters to find a way to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to new levels of ridiculousness. As HitFix points out, …

Foo Fighters

Possible plot details leak from 'Star Wars: Episode VII' set

The <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> set seems to be a leaky ship. Minor details from the upcoming film have been finding their way online since filming began, and now a couple of reports claim to have an idea of how the film's plot is going to play out. Of course, if you want to go into the next <i>Star Wars</i> …

Navdy is the Dashboard Heads-Up Display from the Future

The $499 Navdy answers calls, skips tracks, and gives directions without obscuring the road ahead.<p>Head-up displays have been around since the 1950s in jet fighters, and in automobiles since the 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass. Now, more sophisticated displays are coming to our cars to tell us how we're …

Chance The Rapper Released His Cover Of The “Arthur” Theme Song And It’s More Amazing Then We Ever Imagined

It's going to be a wonderful kind of day.

OId-school arena shooter acts as if military shooters were never made

A new shooter is so old-school its creators are basically pretending as if the past 15 years of FPS development never happened.<p><i>Toxikk</i> "plays as if today's military shooters never existed," developer Reakktor Studios promises on the game's official page. It tosses a lot of red meat to fans of arena …

Hot Wheels' real-life Darth Vader car (pictures)

Phineas and Ferb meet the Sith-inator in 'Star Wars' special

Disney boy geniuses Phineas and Ferb meet Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, R2-D2, and C-3PO in the upcoming "Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars," premiering Saturday.<p>In the special, Phineas and Ferb are living just one moisture farm over from Luke Skywalker on the planet of …

Star Wars

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Director J.J. Abrams Has An X-Wing In New Video

The Hollywood Reporter shared this video of J.J. Abrams standing next to a life-size (and I’m assuming fully operational) X-Wing Starfighter in an attempt to spread the word about the “Star Wars: Force for Change” contest, which is entering its final week. Normally, I despise people using my love …

There's a Corvette under the Hot Wheels Darth Vader car

Yes, it makes the breathing sounds.<p>Hot Wheels teased its forthcoming <i>Star Wars</i> toy line back in May. The great unveiling takes place this week at the annual San Diego Comic-Con, and as promised, a life-size version of the Darth Vader car will be on hand.<p><b>RELATED: Darth Vader leads onslaught of Star</b> …

Stop whatever you're doing and watch the end of the Matrix video game

I can't believe this video is real.<p>Let me provide some backstory: In 2005, now-defunct developer Shiny Entertainment released <i>The Matrix: Path of Neo</i>, a video game that allows its player to reenact scenes from the Matrix trilogy in Keanu Reeves' iconic role. The films' directors, the Wachowskis, are …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

The Abandoned Subway Station In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Actually Exists

<b>Warning: There are minor spoilers ahead.</b><p>If you see "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," there's a scene midway through the movie that shows Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) exploring an abandoned subway station in New York City that supposedly ran along the D line.<p>Parker heads to the Roosevelt station to find …

The 10 Best Cars Designed by Bertone

Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of bankruptcy. Its history includes some of the greatest automotive designs ever committed to sheetmetal. Let's revisit 10 favorites from the company's epic highlight reel.<p>Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of …

Why The Microsoft Surface Just Died Last Week

Would I purchase the Microsoft Surface? Not anymore. And I’m not sure that you should either.<p>I’m looking for a new laptop and the Surface has been one of the top contenders. I like it a lot. And although a slow seller for Microsoft it’s been gaining in popularity and many reviewers have given it …

History of Nintendo 2012

Ocarina of Time's Hyrule recreated in Minecraft

<b>One clever Minecrafter has recreated the entirety of Hyrule as seen in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.</b><p>Forget Great Britain, Westeros and …