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Iceberg signs Starship Corporation, continues mission to hoard all space games | PC Invasion

Iceberg Interactive will stop at nothing to get hold of as many PC titles relating to space and space ships as possible; Starship Corporation is now …

South Park: TSoT: Censored Scenes Comparison SPOILERS - Eurogamer

Zero-Commission Stock Trading App RobinHood Kicks Off Private Beta

RobinHood is about to let anyone buy and sell stocks for free instead of having to pay E*Trade or Scottrade $7 per transaction. Today RobinHood begins inviting the 160,000 people who’ve signed up to download its glossy new app where you can efficiently track and trade stocks. “It’s by far the most …

What all the fancy code in movie computer sequences actually mean

Hey look, it's an actor looking at some computer code in a movie. He must be really smart! He must be a computer hacker! He must be able to take over …

The Psychology Of Loving Heavy Metal

Fans of contemporary heavy metal tend to share a dislike of authority and a bit of a self-esteem problem, one study finds.<p>You can tell a lot about someone from their taste in music. Especially if they have a penchant for contemporary heavy metal. Researchers at the University of Westminster in the …

Psychology

The shocking legacies of Nazi medical research

Our pick of the week from around the web, including why Hitler's victims still haunt modern science and the video game designer rewriting the rules of chess.<p>The hidden technology that makes Twitter huge<br>Paul Ford | Business Week | 7 November 2013<br>Twitter thrives for two main reasons. First, it’s …

British Philosophy

BBC World News - Click, 02/11/2013 GMT, Slot cars race into the 21st Century

The consumer robotics company Anki has released a toy car which drives itself - and allows players to race it via a smartphone app.<p>Anki DRIVE is a new take on slot car games, as players can compete against each other or an artificial intelligence (AI) vehicle - and each car comes with its own …

100 Most Intimidating Bosses In Video Games « GamingBolt.com: Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog

Video game bosses have been around ever since video games were first made resulting into some pretty memorable boss battles. Some bosses are a ton of …

Pirate cull: UK court orders ISPs to block 21 file-sharing sites

A court order has been issued stipulating that UK ISPs must block 21 websites the British Recording Music Industry (BPI) says provide access to …

Mother Nature talks nanotech: data storage breakthrough

Nanotechnology promises 1,000 terabytes of storage on a disc the size of a CD<p><b>Scientist: A team at the University of Southampton has been using nanotechnology to create</b> <b>an amazing new form of data storage (pdf)</b><b>. Data is written into silica glass with an ultrafast laser, creating layers of nano-sized</b> …

Softbank announces the Arrows A, can fast-charge a day of use in just 10 minutes

Softbank has just held its biannual showcase to reveal its new smartphone family and, as is often the case with Japanese carriers, there's a few interesting devices alongside the more predictable iPhone fare. Poring over the company's Winter 2013 collection, it's Fujitsu's Arrows A 301F that …

Stanford's latest particle accelerator is smaller than a grain of rice (video)

Particle accelerators range in size from massive to compact, but researchers from Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have created one that's downright miniscule. What you see above is a specially patterned glass chip that's smaller than a grain of rice, but unlike a …

EVE Online's Fountain War - The July Offensive

<b>The war so far: The Clusterfuck Coalition (CFC) and the TEST Alliance engaged in a massive battle--the largest battle in EVE's history--but it ended</b> …

World History

Time Lapse Battery Test: iPhone 5s Vs. 5 Previous iOS Generations

<i>iPhone 5c/5s battery put to test against five previous iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad generations. With no where to hide this time lapse battery test is a real-world alternative to official lab battery life for different iOS devices.</i><p>The gap between reported and real world battery life is a little like …

Final Fantasy 15 TGS trailer shows new gameplay

Square Enix won't talk much about Final Fantasy 15 at this week's Tokyo Game Show, but it has released a new trailer that offers us a tantalising …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

Science Confirms The Obvious: Pharmaceutical Ads Are Misleading

Six out of 10 claims in TV drug ads exaggerate or omit information.<p>The U.S. is one of only two countries in the world* that allows pharmaceutical companies to market their products directly to consumers--in commercials like those cute little Zoloft ads and all those coy Viagra spots. Somewhat …

Auto-Brewery Syndrome: Apparently, You Can Make Beer In Your Gut

This medical case may give a whole new meaning to the phrase "beer gut."<p>A 61-year-old man — with a history of home-brewing — stumbled into a Texas emergency room complaining of dizziness. Nurses ran a Breathalyzer test. And sure enough, the man's blood alcohol concentration was a whopping 0.37 …

Construction started: Space Engineers unveiled | PC Invasion

Build ships and space stations and ram them into each other in sandbox builder Space Engineers. Or do some mining. That works too.

EVE Online's Fountain War - Prelude to the biggest PVP battle in gaming's history

Every few months, the men and women who play EVE Online conspire to achieve feats so incredible that the rest of the world is forced to take notice. …

War

Edge of Space (Terraria Teaser)

This could be Oculus Rift's killer app

Palmer Luckey thinks it's one of the best games out there for the Oculus Rift. I've yet to play everything - and Gamescom last week was my first …

Divinity: Dragon Commander review

Divinity: Dragon Commander doesn't possess much nuance, but what it lacks in subtlety it makes up for in... well, everything. The sheer quantity of …

Monster Hunter 4 trailers show new environments, beasts and cliff-hanging combat

A quartet of new trailers for <i>Monster Hunter 4</i> show the new locales and enemies in the next installment in Capcom's wildly popular monster-slaying franchise.<p>Much of the trailers' content will be familiar to series fans; the new environments, equipment and enemies look like what people expect a …

Video: Skyrim... If its characters were posh Brits

Hello and welcome to the fourth entry in GamesRadar's 'The Posh British Version' feature. It's where the GamesRadar UK team take well-known scenes …

The Elder Scrolls