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Metal Gear

Largest plane in the world to perform test flights in 2016

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen started planning to build the largest plane in the world in 2011, along with several partners -- including Elon Musk. Now, that plane (called Stratolaunch) is under construction at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, and is expected to undergo testing as …

Mark Helfrich: Oregon only playoff team to face random drug tests

Mark Helfrich wants a more uniform drug-testing policy as he waits to hear on the fate of suspended wide receiver Darren Carrington.<p>According to …

Rocket League gets spectator mode and map, plus first paid DLC, in 'early August' (update)

<i>Rocket League</i> developer Psyonix will release the game's first paid add-on, Supersonic Fury, in "early August," the studio announced today.<p>Supersonic Fury will add two new Battle-Cars to <i>Rocket League</i>: Dominus, an "over-the-top American muscle car," and Takumi, a "souped-up Japanese street racer." …

'ZombiU' reborn for PS4, Xbox One and PC as 'Zombi'

Ubisoft's undead-infested, survival-horror game <i>ZombiU</i> was exclusive to Wii U when it launched in 2012, and back then we called it a "wonderfully frightening experience" thick with tension, death and a brilliantly unforgiving atmosphere. Now, the game is dropping the "U" and heading to PlayStation …

'League of Legends' pirate Gangplank is dead; long live Gangplank

Gangplank is dead. Riot, the developer of <i>League of Legends</i>, took an unprecedented move this week and killed off one of its champions, the pirate Gangplank. He's completely unavailable in the game right now, even for people who have thrown down real money for skins. Gangplank's surprising death came …

How to Skip the Wait for Your Windows 10 Update

You can put Microsoft’s shiny new OS on your system right now.<p><i>[UPDATE: We've added a section that covers alternative options to try if the media</i> …

Software

Debris may belong to missing Malaysia Airlines jet

Investigators in France are preparing to examine a barnacle-encrusted piece of a Boeing 777 found this week on a remote Indian Ocean island, hoping to resolve at least some of the mystery surrounding the long-vanished<p>Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.<p>Aviation experts professed near certainty that the …

Articles about 6 all black facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where …

Logging

Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth Bachelorette Wedding Details

According to <i>Bachelor/Bachelorette history</i>, Kaitlyn and Shawn have about a 14 percent chance at actually making it down the aisle. But if they do (and we hope they do!), here's what the newly engaged couple already has in mind for their nuptials—including timing, location, and whether Chris Harrison …

Weddings

#1 (NOISE) - Photographs by Kumi Oguro | LensCulture

Perhaps unwittingly, or even in spite of itself, Kumi Oguro’s photographic work has from the outset been drawn towards cinema.<p>This permeation could not be described as a debt in the strict sense, nor is it nurtured by explicit or obliging citations or references. Instead it feels its way, …

Modern Art
Electronic Music

David Bowie Shares Unreleased "All the Madmen" Single Edit

David Bowie has shared the unreleaed single edit for "All the Madmen", which appears on the forthcoming <i>Five Years 1969-1973</i> box set. "All the Madmen" originally appeared on 1970's <i>The Man Who Sold the World</i> LP, but the mono single edit was never released. You can listen to it below.<p>The edit is the …

David Bowie

Martin Miller's Gin -- The Spirit of Iceland

Great gin starts with pure water, so when iconoclast entrepreneur Martin Miller decided to distill his own spirits, he knew there was only one place to go -- Iceland. Distilled in England and blended with naturally filtered Icelandic water, Martin Miller's Gin is infused with the magic of the …

European Travel

The best dessert in 25 countries around the world

That's true around the world, but desserts differ from country to country.<p>Some are light and fruity, and some are rich and chocolaty.<p>From Japan's mochi to Poland's poppy seed rolls, read on to see what people use to satisfy their sweet tooth in 25 different countries.

Dessert

10 things that surprised me when I moved to New York from the South

I moved to New York City from Newport News, a small city in Virginia, about two months ago. Now that I'm settled in, the differences seem dramatic.<p>New York is very fast-paced, and lots of scenarios require quick thinking, which is very different from Virginia.<p>New York definitely surprised me. I was …

New York City

8 Super-Cute Desserts Disguised as Fruit