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Tracking Where A Mouse Moves While Gaming

Over the weekend, Gking19 posted the results of an interesting experiment: tracking the movement of the mouse through their favourite video …

Team Fortress

48GB of Star Citizen assets leaked

Star Citizen has seen a sizeable leak of unreleased resources to a few members of the public, after a community manager posted a partial URL in a …

CryEngine

Ocumetics Bionic Lens could give you vision 3x better than 20/20

Imagine being able to see three times better than 20/20 vision without wearing glasses or contacts — even at age 100 or more — with the help of …

Optometry

Baldur's Gate Wallpaper

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Last month we offered three free wallpaper designs for Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition. We got such a great positive response from …

Art

The ugly truth about the wildly popular 'Game Of War' featuring Kate Upton

If you're a human with a phone or TV, chances are you've at least heard of "Game of War."

The mobile war-strategy game, made by Machine Zone, is making a ton of money (it has the second-highest gross in the App Store), and with Kate Upton as its spokeswoman it has clearly spent a ton of money in …

Kate Upton

Yikes: Leica Monochrom DNG Bug Can Wipe Out Your Apple Photos Library

Leica has discovered a serious bug that owners of the new Monochrom (Typ 246) need to be aware of. The camera’s DNG files have been found to be …

Monochrom

Please Reply #yes to Give Us Unlimited Rights to Your Photo

Yesterday we shared how one photographer was surprised when a casual request to “share” her Facebook photo turned out to be a request to use it in a …

Samsung

Terry Sawchuk: the face of hockey

Hockey goalies take it on the chin, on the eye socket, and pretty much anywhere else on the face. Before 1966, goalies were not required to wear masks. Terry Sawchuk was a pre-1966 goalie.

When he was 36 years-old, a professional make-up artist recreated on Sawchuk's face most of the injuries it had …

Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Surfaces Fall 2015

May 18, 2015

David Hinkle

2K Announces Sid Meier’s Civilization®: Beyond Earth™ – Rising Tide Expansion Pack

Extensive addition for sci-fi entry to

Sid Meier

That wizard came from the moon, and he quietly returned to Destiny

It appears that Bungie stealth-restored Destiny's most notorious line — "That wizard came from the moon" — and not only that, did it about 5 months ago.

You can hear the line in the video above, uploaded yesterday. Some are only noticing it now because it occurs very early in the game's main story …

Peter Dinklage

Here's a Trick for Adjusting Past +/- 100 in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw

In this post, I’ll share a trick I use to get some adjustments “beyond” +100 or -100 in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw.

In the screenshot above, I …

Adobe

Russia restarts Progress spacecraft and corrects ISS orbit after series of failures

Russia’s space agency said Monday it had managed to restart the engines of the Progress spacecraft and correct the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) which it is attached to, after a failed first attempt.

“On Sunday night, the orbit of the ISS was successfully corrected,” Roscosmos told …

Russia

The Stories Behind 10 of the Most Memorable Toys from the '80s and '90s

If there’s one thing the Internet has afforded us, it’s the notion of getting to be nostalgic without having to rely solely on one’s memories. A kid …

A-5 Scorpion Ground Attack Fighter

This project wasn't on my radar to do other than for a few sketches. Then new studless curved slopes came out and I saw a way to make a studless …

The next installment of Crysis is a boardgame, if this Kickstarter is funded

If you've ever wanted to play Crysis as a board game, now's your chance. A Kickstarter begun this past week aims to adapt the shooter series for tabletops, and it's about a quarter of the way toward its goal.

Developer Frame6 is looking for $94,851 by June 13 to make Crysis Analogue Edition — The

Board Games

Behind the indie video game sensation that caught NASA’s attention

“Here let’s zoom in so you can see your Kerbal floating above Kerbin,” my boyfriend suggests before hitting the “M” key on his keyboard.

He’s helping …

Space

Getting bumped: Airlines are filling more seats than ever — so why are they still overbooking?

Airlines have figured out how to sell more tickets and make more money, but it means more passengers are being bumped from flights. Here's why …

Air Travel

Consoles Aren't Going Anywhere But Big Budget Games Are Dying

With hundreds of millions of console gamers across the globe, the console approach still has a valid market. Yet with news that Alien: Isolation’s 2.11 million sales were deemed “weak” by their publisher, it’s clear that the era of big budget games has had its day.

Alien: Isolation (shown above) is …

Gaming Consoles

Space in Motion: Watch Gorgeous GIFs of Mars Sunset, Spinning Giant Asteroid

Two of this week's most intriguing views of space combine NASA images into animated form.

NASA spacecraft recently beamed back stunning images that, when combined, bring to life two neighboring alien worlds. While Mars delights us with a surprising blue sky, Ceres continues to perplex us with its …

Space

Read This Before You Take Pictures on a Plane

Next time you're tempted to take a snapshot of an interesting cloud formation or your seatmate sprawling into your personal space on a plane, remember Arash Shirazi and Steven Leslie.

Both of them are law-abiding citizens and air travelers. And both recently ran afoul of the airline industry's …

Aeronautics

Elite: Dangerous owners to get free Steam key

Frontier will give a Steam key to anyone who has bought or buys Elite: Dangerous from its online shop, as well as those who backed the game's …

Kickstarter

The Adventure Case: RPG Players best friend

We’ve seen some sweet dice holders and character cases, but this is totally in its own league: A high quality, fully customizable gaming case that …

RPGs

Codename Goa

Are you the next Halo? The newest Crossy Road?

Join the quest to take game development to even greater heights. Forget “the sky’s the limit” – with …

India

Blizzard Drops Ban Hammer on Popular World of Warcraft Bot

HonorBuddy users hit with a six-month ban.Blizzard has issued temporary bans to a large number of World of Warcraft players for using bots.In a post on the official World of Warcraft forums, community manager Josh Allen (AKA "Lore") confirmed the company had "recently taken action against a large …

World of Warcraft

When your dad is a CGI Master

The Alaska Life - World record combined Take-Off/Landing!

The Sun's Light Is Way Older Than You Think

You probably know that it takes about eight minutes for light travel from the surface of the Sun to our humble planet. But sunlight is far older than …

GTA 5 mod lets you explore the secret guts of the game's locked buildings

There's a new mod in town that allows PC gamers to explore some of the hidden depths of Grand Theft Auto 5's many previously locked off buildings.

Youtuber Newtheft recently posted a video showing off the Open All Interiors mod. The mod is said to open every interior in the game, complete with …

Mod

5 Fascinating Facts About Atari's Star Wars Videogame

Videogames simply wouldn't have been the same without Star Wars. The first of George Lucas' grand space operas landed in 1977, inspiring game designer …

Star Wars

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