John Moyer

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LEGO Top Gear is a show that must go on. Sometime. Please.

Snubbed for an Oscar nomination? LEGO animation shrugs that off and moves ahead with this trailer for <i>Top Gear</i>, in which the chaps have all been LEGO-ified about two minutes before they're supposed to go on camera.<p>Richard Hammond steps on a LEGO, only it's much worse than when you or I do it …

Amazon shows Black Friday 'lightning deals' calendar

Amazon has published its Thanksgiving and Black Friday calendar of "lightning deals" during which select games are discounted for a limited time period.<p>The list of games is below (all times are Eastern). Actual discounts have not been published as yet, but the pre-Thanksgiving price cuts have been …

Scientists Venture Deep Inside Mysterious Siberian Crater And Come Back With Incredible Photos

Scientists are closing in on what caused three massive holes to open up mysteriously in northern Siberia last July.<p>This week a team of Russian researchers roped their way down 34 feet to the bottom of the largest crater and found no evidence of alien beings or meteorites that some people had …

Glock Family Goes Down, Guns Blazing

King Lear, strippers, and show horses: Inside the $500 million lawsuit that could bring down Gaston Glock’s gun empire.<p>Guns, money, sex, and …

9 of the World's Weirdest Floating Structures

Most of the Earth is covered in water, so it only makes sense that we'd start utilizing that space. Here are 9 structures that you may be surprised to see forgo solid ground.

Method Man Talks Wu-Tang Clan Reunion, Fake Rappers, and the Suge Knight Shooting

The rapper turned actor sat down with Marlow Stern to discuss the state of the Wu, their upcoming album, and how Tupac was a victim of his own …

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Brain 'can be trained to prefer healthy food'

<b>The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, using a diet which does not leave people hungry, suggests a study from the US.</b><p>Scientists from Tufts University say food addictions can be changed in this way even if they are well-established.<p>They scanned the …

Holistic Medicine

This is What Happens When You Sex Up the Tesla Model S... Even More

Steve Saleen says his changes to the Tesla Model S in the form of the Saleen FourSixteen make it sound "like something that should be screaming down Mulsanne straight" and improve overall performance without hurting battery range.<p>(All Photos: Zach Bowman)<p>From hot-rodded Mustangs to the S7 supercar, …

A Solar Storm Almost Ended Life As We Know It In 2012

"If it had hit, we would still be picking up the pieces," said Daniel Baker of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado in a NASA press release. Luckily for us, it missed our home planet.<p>The GIF below shows the storm on July 23, 2012, as captured by …

lnside the mysterious Yamal crater

Scientists are back from a first exploration of the strange crater on the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia. Curiouser and curiouser.<p>The mysterious …

Four-winged flying dinosaur unearthed in China

A new species of prehistoric, four-winged dinosaur discovered in China may be the largest flying reptile of its kind.<p>The well-preserved, complete skeleton of the dinosaur <i>Changyuraptor yangi</i> features a long tail with feathers 30cm in length – the longest ever seen on a dinosaur fossil. The feathers …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

How gaming in wartime connected soldiers, a father and a son

Every son yearns to connect with his dad and every father wants a meaningful relationship with his son. It’s not always easy; life’s responsibilities can put obstacles in the way.<p>As a command sergeant major in the U.S. Army — the service's highest enlisted rank — Chris Fields has a mountain of …

The Sex-Trafficking Kings of Facebook

Convicted of trafficking in 2010, Tyrelle and Myrelle Lockett, 21, are in jail again, accused of luring girls on social media—part of a new …

How to Choose the Right Probiotic for You

<i>By Perry Santanachote for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You are never alone when you eat. With each bite, tens of trillions of gut microbes nosh with you. Most of …

'I just don't care,' says texting driver who hit cyclist

A 21-year-old Australian woman pleads guilty to dangerous driving after using her phone to text seven different numbers and then hitting a cyclist, causing multiple injuries, including a spinal fracture.<p>I fancy if I broke someone's back, I'd care. At least a little.<p>But I confess that I am not …

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Creator Yu Suzuki shares the story of Shenmue's development

"When I see these games I get so nostalgic. There was a dream here." - Yu Suzuki at the Shenmue Classic Game Postmortem, 2014 Game Developers Conference.<p>In a Classic Game Postmortem session at the 2014 Game Developers Conference today, Yu Suzuki — director, producer, designer and writer — spoke …

The Madden ambulance, and other features the NFL made EA remove or tweak

EA Sports' slogan is "it's in the game," but since the NFL is tightly tied to the publisher's Madden NFL series, the league has forced the games' developers to remove a number of features over the years, reports Extra Mustard.<p>According to interviews with current and former producers on the …

Divinity: Original Sin seeks a lost RPG path

According to Larian Studios CEO Swen Vincke, <i>Divinity: Original Sin</i> is helping to get role-playing games onto a track from which they diverged over a decade ago.<p>The game, backed with a million dollars in Kickstarter funding, is a top-down party-based fantasy featuring turn-based combat. It is, …

My kids are learning to be better people by learning how to code games

It was the snow that brought my kids to coding.<p>The tension between their need to do something so they wouldn’t drive me crazy and my need to not have a day wasted doing something as passive as just playing video games led us to code.org, a page that promises to begin to teach children to code with …

Gaming finally has its day at CES 2014

After years of taking a back seat at the world's largest consumer electronics show, gaming finally rises to the occasion.<p>LAS VEGAS -- CES 2014 will go down as a landmark show for gaming. Normally a stage reserved for the newest TVs, laptops, phones and other tech, CES had plenty up its sleeve for …

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Peter Higgs interview: 'I have this kind of underlying incompetence'

The story of the physicist who gave his name to the Higgs boson particle is a charming tale about a quintessentially British national treasure. Ever since Peter Higgs was named as this year's Nobel prize winner, the tale has been endlessly retold, and goes like this.<p>Higgs struck upon his theory …

Uncovering Jamaica’s Jewish Past

In the great Caribbean melting pot, one group is largely overlooked: Jewish refugees who settled centuries ago. Their descendants are unearthing …

India’s Mysterious Skeleton Lake

For decades, experts puzzled over hundreds of ancient dead bodies found at a remote lake. Were they victims of disease? Mass suicide? War? The answer …

50-foot circle of ice found spinning in North Dakota river

A vast circle of ice has been found slowly rotating in North Dakota's Sheyenne river. Perfectly circular ice disks form on outer bends of rivers, where faster-running currents break chunks of surface ice away during cold weather. The rotational shear of the river's current pulls chunks of ice …