Adrian Ardizza

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The Fermi Paradox

<i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.)</i><p>Everyone feels something when they’re in a …

Candy Crush maker's shares collapse after IPO

Wall Street proved immune to Candy Crush’s charms Wednesday as shares in King Digital, the company behind the mobile gaming phenomenon, dropped 16% on their debut.<p>The most highly valued British company to emerge from the new technology boom, King’s initial public offering on the New York York Stock …

Super Mario World reimagined as a game of Risk

A designer has put together a version of the board-game classic Risk using characters and themes from the 1990 classic <i>Super Mario World</i>.<p><i>Super Mario Risk</i> is by Luis Huertas of Peru, who offered a look at his game on the design showcase Behance. The set comes with 80 character sheets, a set of 48 …

Mission From Crimea: 2nd Zubr Hovercraft Delivered To China

Despite political difficulties in Ukraine, the second Zubr air cushioned landing craft (LCAC) was handed off from Feodosiya Shipyard without incident. China had ordered four Zubr hovercraft from Ukraine, with two built in Ukraine and the transfer of technology to build another two in Huangpu, …

Special Forces

Big Pic: Lightning As Seen From The International Space Station

Nature's work vies with humans' city lights.<p>Zeus's work looks pretty impressive from this viewpoint, doesn't it? But humankind's city lights look just as fiery.<p>An International Space Station Expedition 38 crewmember took this photo of lightning over the Middle East in December 2013. Besides taking …