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Billy Connolly: his 36 funniest, wisest quotes

Surreal open-world horror game Grave is coming to Xbox One

Indie developer Broken Window Studios is bringing its upcoming first-person open-world survival horror game Grave to Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux, …

Halo/Destiny Composer Marty O'Donnell Fired By Bungie

Video game icons leave their companies frequently in a rarely static industry, but this is one high profile departure that should make everyone sit up and take notice. Bungie has reportedly fired longtime Halo composer/audio director Marty O’Donnell. And according to him, it was without notice.<p>“I’m …

Living DNA Nanobot Computers Could be Injected into Humans to Beat Cancer

Scientists at Harvard University and Bar IIan University in Israel have successfully injected tiny living DNA nanobots into live cockroaches to …

This robotic printer fits on the palm of your hand and trundles around your documents

Printers are a problem. They’re difficult to use, they cost the earth to run and contrary to the any-time-any-place attitude of smartphones and …

6 future Android phones to keep an eye on: January 2015 edition

2015 may have only just begun, but the first smartphones of the year are right around the corner. CES, which is less than a week away, will give us our first glimpse at this year’s smartphones, and there will be plenty more to come over the next twelve months.<p>The world of Android is full of …

Mobile

Transforming Helicopter-Truck Hybrid Makes First Flight

A short flight and a big future<p>Yesterday Advanced Tactics announced the successful first flight of their Black Knight Transformer, a hybrid truck helicopter designed for military missions. In December, the truck completed driving tests.<p>One of the more modern features of the transformer, besides …

The 1980s: five playlists to define the decade

We challenged readers to come up with a playlist of 10 tracks to ‘explain’ the 1980s to those who are too young to have fully experienced them first hand. Here are five of the best efforts<p>Last week we asked readers to create a playlist of 10 songs – either on YouTube or Spotify – that they’d play …

To Chill for Infinity: A Flipboard Story on a Hip-Hop Classic

Inside Flipboard / March 13, 2014<p>Tajai Massey had a choice: sell crack or find an escape. This was around 30 years ago, and Massey, a kid growing up …

10 of the best Tony Benn quotes - as picked by our readers

1) “If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people.”<p>Tony Benn was interviewed in Sicko, Michael Moore’s documentary film about the health industry in the US. Explaining the post-war creation of the welfare state, he said the popular mood of the 1945 election was: “If …

10 Unmissable Music Films To Watch On Netflix

Buried deep beneath old episodes of Breaking Bad and House Of Cards, you’ll find hours and hours of top class music documentaries on Netflix UK from …

Music

US Army Invents Virtually Immortal Pizza (VIDEO)

Scientists have invented a form of virtually immortal pizza which can stay fresh for years at a time, so it can be given to members of the …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

T-Pain: rappers will not work with Frank Ocean because he is gay

The rapper has spoken out about homophobia in the urban music scene, suggesting some artists will not work with the R&B singer<p>T-Pain has spoken out about his opposition to homophobia in the rap world, and claims that certain rappers will not work with Frank Ocean because of the R&B singer’s …

The Techno-Militarization Of America

Remember last year? Edward Snowden! NSA! Shock! Horror! Dismay!<p>Looking back I’m amazed we all seemed so surprised. Over the last decade, pretty much every arm of American authority invoked “homeland security” as an excuse to acquire boatloads of new technology, and used it to help expand their …

Fable Trilogy confirmed for February

Fable Trilogy - a collection that includes Fable 2, Fable 3, and the upcoming remake of the first game, Fable Anniversary - has been confirmed for a …

GTA V to GTA IV PC mod gets a new video - Mod team expands

We’ve been following the development of the <i>GTA V</i> to <i>GTA IV</i> mod for the past week or so and development appears to be coming along nicely.<p>This mod …

The 10 Best American Martial-Arts Movies

<b>Keanu Reeves brings his sword</b> and samurai colleagues to the battlefield in this week's <i>47 Ronin</i>. It's not Reeves's first foray into martial-arts epics, nor is it the first time Americans have tried their hand at Asia's fighting techniques — for years, Hollywood has been making dramas and actioners …

Martial Arts

The top five musical cults: from Yeezianity to Ya Ho Wha 13

Kanye West may have inspired the new religion Yeezianity, but he's far from the first musician to inspire a cult<p>Part of the fun of Kanye West's proclamation I Am a God, from his album Yeezus was trying to figure out just how much tongue was in his cheek. However, one guy has taken him for his word, …

Hersheys to create 3D chocolate printer

Hersheys is to partner with 3D systems to create a 3D printer for creating chocolate and other edible products<p>The US chocolate manufacturer did not reveal the cost of the deal or if and when the printed products will be available to consumers.<p>Three-dimensional chocolate products are created by …

3D Printing

Obama bans spying on leaders of U.S. allies, scales back NSA program | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama banned U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday and began reining in the vast collection of Americans’ phone data in a series of limited reforms triggered by Edward Snowden’s revelations.<p>In a major speech, Obama took steps …

Two students injured in Philadelphia school shooting

There has been another school shooting in the United States.<p>Gunshots hit a 15-year-old boy and girl in the gymnasium of the Delaware Valley Charter High School in Philadelphia. Their injuries are not life-threatening. The school immediately went into lockdown.<p>“We were just in the bathroom and our …

Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer struck by lightning

Iconic statue of Christ overlooking Rio de Janeiro sees right thumb damaged by lightning strike<p>The iconic statue of Christ overlooking Rio de Janeiro has been damaged during a storm.<p>Officials said Friday that the right thumb was chipped, apparently by a lightning strike Thursday night.<p>The middle …

Rio De Janeiro

Life At 140 #17

As grime said goodbye to 2013, there was still a flurry of activity to get through in December.<p><b>Boofy</b>’s debut outing for Tumble Audio, ‘Nank’, finally …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Music in history

Five first-hand accounts of the experience of listening<p><b>Thomas Coryat</b><p><i>Venice, 1608</i><p>I heard the best musicke that ever I did in all my life both in the morning and the afternoon… This feast consisted principally of Musicke, which was both vocall and instrumentall, so good, so delectable, so rare, so …

C#

Round Up: Kanye West Legal Battles

One of the most high profile performers on the planet, <b>Kanye West</b> attracts more than his fair share trouble.<p>Spending 2013 in the headlines, the rapper …

Cryptocurrency

Shake-up at Halo developer 343 Industries

Halo developer 343 Industries had undergone a shake-up at the top - and released a piece of concept art that may offer our first glimpse at Halo for …

10 Gaming Consoles You've Probably Never Heard Of

With Sony’s PlayStation 4 now available, and Microsoft’s Xbox One set for release in just a few days, I thought it might be worth it to take a look …

PlayStation 4

Welcome to 2014: the age of flying cars, food in pill form and telepathic abilities between humans and donkeys. Or at least it would be if scientific …

Gaming Industry

More Grand Theft Auto V to GTA IV mod footage posted including vehicles | PC Invasion

The prospect of recreating <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> in <i>GTA IV</i> through the mods which we posted about a couple of days ago has excited many of you and more …