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This Week in Video Game Criticism: From The Searchers to The Last of Us

<b>This week, our partnership with game criticism site Critical Distance brings us picks from Mark Filipowich on topics ranging from</b> <b>video games' origins</b> …

Microsoft Preps Its New Surface Tablet Hybrid For “Mass Deployments”

Microsoft’s new Surface 3 tablet received an update today aimed at helping large organizations deploy the small tablets across their personnel. The unnamed update, according to Microsoft, will assist its “customers intending to do mass deployments into larger organizations.”<p>In short, according to a …

NASA chooses 15 advanced space tech proposals for further study

NASA has announced that it has chosen 15 different proposals for study for Phase I of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program with the …

6 cool games from the first Tokyo Indie Fest

Tokyo Indie Fest 2015 landed in the Japanese capital last week, joining 100 indie game studios from across the region with 2,000 attendees for a …

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The 9 Strangest Flying Robots from the World’s Biggest Drone Show

In the past year, drones have crashed onto the White House lawn, hauled ra­dio­act­ive cesi­um to the roof of the Ja­pan­ese prime min­is­ter’s Tokyo …

The Perfect Office - Kano DIY Computer, Acer Widescreen Display and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Choosing a Family Board Game

Choosing a Family Board Game<br>This post is from The Board Game FamilyWe’d like to give a shout-out to <b>The Dicey Goblin</b> online board game store.A few …

One of gaming's funniest viral videos, Leeroy Jenkins, turns 10 years old today

A lone team member threw caution to the wind and charged headlong into battle, bellowing his character's name. That video, now famously referred to as simply "Leeroy Jenkins," is the stuff of gaming legend.<p>More than 43 million people have watched as "World of Warcraft" player Ben Schulz sabotaged …

Nintendo Considering Removal of Region Locks for Next Console

Entertaining the possibility.<p>There's a good chance Nintendo's next platform won't be region locked, if recent comments from company president and CEO …

The 5 Best iPhone Apps to Download This Week

It seems like hundreds of new iPhone apps pop up every week, but which ones should you bother trying? We explored the App Store and found some apps …

This bridge is made out of paper and nothing else

Believe it or not, this five metre, bright red bridge is made purely of paper.<p>The construction, which arches over a stream in the Grisedale Valley, …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

2016 Dodge Viper ACR

Many companies build street cars that you can take on the track. The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR is the exact opposite: a track car you can drive on the …

Apple releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 beta build 14E17e to developers

Alongside today’s new iOS 8.4 beta, Apple has released yet another beta build of the upcoming OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 to developers. Today’s build is labeled as build number 14E17e, and it is available via Software Update in the Mac App Store for developers running earlier versions of the beta. A new …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

New Arrivals<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>15 Photos3 days agoView …

Apple is planning to lure in customers to its Beats Music streaming service with free trials

The company is expected to relaunch Beats Music as a paid-only streaming service, without the free, ad-supported option offered by the likes of Spotify and Pandora. But Re/code reports that Apple is going to offer users one to three months to trial the platform after its launch, hoping they'll be …

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The 15 moonshot technologies NASA is funding to make science fiction a reality

Each year, the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program awards funding to a set of research projects on the bleeding edge of technology. These aren’t your everyday “disruptive” apps and social networks; we’re talking interstellar exploration, nanotube comet sensors, and robot squids.<p>Each of these …

The console needs to die and Nintendo should be the one to pull the trigger

The home video game console, a dedicated machine designed specifically to bring video games into the home, is a stubbornly resilient thing of the past, a limiting anachronism that does much more harm to the gaming industry than it does good.<p>During an age when games can be played on smartphones, …

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Scientists show 'breaking waves' perturb Earth's magnetic field

The underlying physical process that creates striking 'breaking wave' cloud patterns in our atmosphere also frequently opens the gates to high-energy …

Why Nintendo’s Next Major Console Will Be A Smartphone

A lot of hash was made last week out of Nintendo’s revelation that they had five mobile games planned. But left out of that story was a larger question… how long will it be before Nintendo starts making a smartphone? Because it’s inevitable, both due to the demands of the market and how Nintendo …