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Ex-Google employee owned google.com for one minute

Using Google’s new domain buying service, Sanmay Ved purchased world’s most popular website for $12 before transaction was cancelled<p>A man was able to successfully buy google.com, the domain name for the world’s most popular website, for $12 (£7.90), minutes before the company contacted him to say …

Technology

The fantasy world of 'Skyrim' has never looked better

A big reason for the game's continued success is the "mod" community, where programmers and enthusiasts develop creative modifications to the giant fantasy world of "Skyrim" for others to download and enjoy on their PCs.<p>Some "Skyrim" modifications can be ingenious and funny, like replacing all the …

How to sneeze in Japanese. LOL (or, as they say in Indonesia, wkwkwk)

A new book aims to illustrate all the eccentricities of international onomatopoeia<p>“I want Meryl Streep crying in five different accents.”<p>Joan Rivers’ parting shot was one of her finest.

Metal Gear Solid 5 voice actress is doing a Let's Play of the game

Of all the characters in <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>, the scantily-clad assassin Quiet is one of the most controversial. Some people love her, while others find her outfit to be crass pandering. But what about the woman behind Quiet?<p>In the video above, voice actress and model Stefanie …

Musician rebels embrace darknet to explore uncensored internet frontiers

You could view the internet a little like the Earth’s surface. The bits of the web everyone knows about and uses are the land masses, but surrounding them are the vast expanses of ocean that represent the much publicised “deep web” – the uncharted depths that are the areas not indexed by standard …

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball (Chatroulette Version)

Miley Cyrus

Xbox One and PS4: Why The Best Choice Might Be Neither

<i>It’s November, and that means that next -gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or</i> …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Wearable Tech

San Francisco plane crash: TV station apologises for broadcasting fake racially offensive pilot names

A US television channel has apologised after reporting fake and racially insensitive names of the pilots aboard the Boeing 777 that crash landed at San Francisco airport.<p>Tori Campbell, a presenter on KTVU, a San Francisco Bay Area station, read the fake names on air on Friday. Her report was …

LEGO Unveils Official Back To The Future DeLorean Set

After receiving the requisite number of votes on the CUUSO website, being green-lit by the company, and acquiring the licensing rights, LEGO has …

Hunter S. Thompson Interviews Keith Richards - 1993

'Death watch' counts down to end of wearer's life

A watch that counts down the time its wearer has left to live has been designed.<p>The 'death watch', named Tikker, subtly runs backwards, illustrating the days, hours and minutes a person has left alive.<p>Before wearing the watch, its owner must fill out a questionnaire and then deduct their current …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

Italian Riviera

More Hidden Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Mannheim, Germany-based street art duo known as Zebrating have been leaving their mark across the globe, particularly on railings in public spaces. Their elusive graffiti work offers an entertaining surprise for viewers from specific angles. Their art relies heavily on perspective as each piece of …

Art

The 10 Most Killer Cover Songs of the Past Decade

This century has been a golden age for cover songs. Thanks to YouTube, we’re always there whenever a band plays a must-hear version of some recent …

Music

Samsung Beats Apple To Smart Watch Starting Line With Galaxy Gear

Samsung will launch their first smart watch, dubbed the Galaxy Gear, on September 4.<p>The rumor mill telegraphed this one all the way back in February 2012, when alleged screenshots of a minimal mobile OS emerged on a Korean message board. The screens indicated a 500×500 resolution and a black and …

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Skyrim In Bed: The NVIDIA SHIELD Review

SHIELD is a daring proposition fueled by a split personality. NVIDIA is positioning the handheld as their flagship Tegra 4 device, a dedicated Android gaming console, and a machine promising ultra-low latency wireless streaming of your PC games to any room in the house. Ambitious doesn’t begin to …

Sony and Panasonic ally to launch next-generation 300GB optical discs

During the heyday of optical storage we saw a 400GB Blu-Ray flavor (shown above) and even 1TB discs in the lab, but lately such development has waned. Sony and Panasonic have teamed up to move things along, however, saying there's a need for reliable long-term storage that only optical disks can …

Review: Google Chromecast - http://tcrn.ch/179ySik “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”

Who owns your data when you're dead?

AFTER we die, our bodies are reduced to dust or ash, through burial or cremation. The fate of the digital corpuses we leave behind is rather more …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Fan conspiracy theories reach a whole new level of complicated with the Pixar Theory, which postulates that every Pixar film makes up the history of the universe - Tom Lamont explains all on the film blog: http://t.gu.com/n3Bjc Photo: A still from the new Pixar film Monsters University

Students bring back ‘McDiving’ fad at McDonald’s

Drunken students have revived an old craze and McDonald’s staff members are not exactly ‘lovin’ it’.<p>Videos have reappeared online showing students …

Squito throwable camera prototyped, search and rescue a fastball away

The last time we ran down the sidewalk while throwing a camera, it turned into a pile of dust. Inventor Steve Hollinger's looking to fix that with the Squito. Hollinger's latest patent for a throwable camera piggybacks onto the one he filed three years ago, bringing detailed usage and a functional …

Peeping Tom arrested after hiding in septic tank and staring at people using the toilet

A man has been arrested after apparently hiding inside a toilet to spy on women.<p>Kenneth Webster Enlow, 52, gave a woman and her daughter the fright …

Miselu launches C.24 wireless music keyboard for iPad, we go hands-on (video)

The last time we covered Miselu was during Google I/O 2012 when we took a second look the Neiro Android-powered synth. Fast forward a year and the company's shifted its focus on a completely new product -- the Miselu C.24 wireless music keyboard for iPad -- which is launching today for $99 on …

Google Street View Photographers Document the Mysterious Battleship Island

Google is on an ambitious mission to map as much of the world as humanly possible. We recently reported on their project to photograph the tallest …