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Microsoft Shouldn't Ditch The Xbox One Kinect

When the Xbox One was first announced, Microsoft wasn’t prepared for the consumer backlash.<p>Policies like locked-down used games sales and an online requirement had people up in arms, and not without reason.<p>The tech giant backtracked, removing the used games restrictions and the online requirement …

Minecraft at the movies – hit game to become a film

Film rights to the hugely successful game have reportedly been bought by Warner Bros. Lego Movie producer Roy Lee to head the project, but the game’s developer insists it will have creative input<p>After the success of the Lego Movie it was perhaps inevitable. Minecraft, the creative building …

Awesome Netflix/Fitbit Hack Detects When You’ve Fallen Asleep, Auto-Pauses Your Movie

Done right, internal hackathons are awesome. They encourage company developers to build all the crazy stuff that they’d normally never dabble with, be it for lack of time, fear that their co-workers/bosses would think they’re nuts, or because their ideas are just too far from “the company vision” …

19 Hipster Logos Rebranded As Evil Corporate Doppelgängers

What would the Dogfish Head logo look like if it were as mainstream as Miller Lite?<p>What would the brands most popular among hipsters look like if they were recreated in the style of their corporate counterparts? What if Intelligentsia Coffee’s logo looked like Starbucks’s, or Best Made’s like Home …

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Stephen King has the pleasure of being the author with the most film adaptations made from his novels, novellas and short stories. He has been …

The trial of Sid Vicious – a classic report from the vaults

Nancy Spungen was killed 35 years ago this week, and her boyfriend Sid Vicious arrested for her murder. Here's how Imagine magazine covered the events, in an article taken from Rock's Backpages<p>Sid Vicious, bass player for the now-defunct, notorious punk rock band the Sex Pistols, pleaded not guilty …

Patton Oswalt Penned An Insightful Look Back On The Career Of Bill Hicks

We looked back on some of the best bits of Bill Hicks career earlier, but Patton Oswalt provided possibly the best tribute to the man on the 20th anniversary of passing. Oswalt has talked about Hicks before on Twitter, pondering what his take on today’s events would’ve been, but his piece over at …

Introduction to Basic Beliefs and Tenets of Buddhism

Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who was born in the fifth century B.C. in what is now Nepal and northern India. …

Some Cat From Japan - The Genius Behind David Bowie’s Best Costumes

The genius behind David Bowie's best costumes.<p><i>Portrait by Kazumi Asamura Hayashi</i><p>In January of 1972, David Bowie and his band set out on the Ziggy Stardust Tour, an 18-month, three-continent sojourn to support the albums <i>The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars</i> and <i>Aladdin Sane</i>. …

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Turner Prize switches the focus from art to personalities: from the archive, 27 November 1986

A reward for outstanding new work or a vague pat on the back for the art world? Not everyone likes the Turner Prize, the question is why<p>"Not everyone loves the Turner Prize," were the first words of the Tate director Alan Bowness as he prepared us for the announcement of this year's award which …