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EA at E3 2017: The 8 best announcements

Russian maps, prison breaks, Captain Phasma and more<p>Electronic Arts’ big pre-E3 press conference just wrapped and it was a doozie. Not only did we learn more about games like <i>Star Wars Battlefront 2</i>, <i>Need for Speed Payback</i> and <i>Battlefield 1</i>’s night and Russia content, we also found out about a new …

Let's build a simple endless runner game in Unity

When developing a game or app, it is always important to consider the strengths and weaknesses of the platform you’re targeting. This way, you can ask what kinds of software work best in that context and thereby create something that will provide the best possible experience for your users.<p>This is …

Game Development

Nintendo now offering eShop birthday discounts to those in Europe as well

A few months ago, My Nintendo added in birthday discounts for North American members. Nintendo has been sending out emails with a select lineup of …

The Computer Program That Helped NASA Land on the Moon Is Full of Jokes

Computer programmers aren’t generally known for their roaring senses of humor, but a newly rediscovered piece of space history suggests that maybe …

Blue Ridge Mountains

GameSpot's E3 streaming schedule lists new Nintendo games for Tuesday and Wednesday

There are plenty of streaming options when it comes to coverage of this year’s E3. YouTube for example, has been going all out with its own live …

The 36 best basics to wear all summer long

This Super Easy iPhone Trick Will Free Up Gigs Of Storage—and You Don’t Have to Delete Anything

It’s pretty weird, but it totally works<p>There’s nothing more annoying than seeing the dreaded “Not Enough Available Storage” message pop up on your iPhone when you try to take a photo or download an app<p>Actually, the only bigger pain in the ass is constantly having to delete old photos and apps to …

Starshot Project: Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerberg launch most ambitious alien-finding project ever

Tiny rockets are going to be sent into space to study the far universe in the most ambitious space exploration project in history.<p>Scientists …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

The Best Burgers in America: Top 15 Cities

Here's where to stop for the tastiest hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and other burger-based combos across the country.<p>You voted, and we listened. Whether it's pizza and street food or burgers, barbecue, and yes, vegetarian fare, these are the food-focused cities across the country—and around the …

Group of 10- to 14-year-olds win $15,000 playing 'Minecraft'

If your kids are going to play video games anyway, then you may want to make sure they're <i>really</i> good at it. Why? Well, take for example this group of grade and middle school kids from Maryland who got a $15,000 shared college scholarship for winning the second Super League Gaming World Championship …

Scientists Discover a Rare Planet That Has 3 Stars

Scientists have discovered a planet outside of Earth’s solar system that boasts a rare three stars, new research shows.<p>The planet, called KELT-4Ab, …

Astronomy

11 Indie Games That You Wont Want To Stop Playing

Get ready to lose all your free time.

Congress Just Gave NASA A Massive Budget For Next Year

Good news, everyone. NASA’s latest budget has just been put forward by Congress – and they have allocated the agency $750 million more than they …

Watch Star Wars In The Best Order To Avoid Spoilers

<b>What’s the right way to watch the Star Wars movies?</b><p><i>The Force Awakens</i> is episode 7 in the film series. If you’re seeing the previous parts for the first time or introducing the saga to your children, you might be wondering where to start.<p><b>Spoiler warning:</b> This article mentions a major plot twist …

Star Wars

There's a good reason why these kids freaked out when they got a Nintendo 64 on Christmas day in 1996

It's been nearly 20 years, but there isn't a better Christmas gift unwrapping video than this:<p>Those two kids are freaking out over the Nintendo 64, Nintendo's third major console released in 1996.<p>And their reaction was justified at the time. The Nintendo 64 was a major leap forward in the world of …

Real-life Harry Potter character Professor Snape taught chemistry at Welsh college in the late 19th century

Hogwarts teacher Severus Snape has a namesake who was “potions master” at Aberystwyth's Old College in Wales around 130 years ago, research reveals<p>He is one of the most famous characters in the Harry Potter books, but Professor Snape isn’t purely fictional.<p>A lecturer at Aberystwyth's Old College in …

NASA Reveals Best Images of Pluto We'll See for Decades

Pluto's looking mighty fine.<p>The New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto in July, and every week it has been sending back data it recorded. The latest …

The 44 games we can't wait to play in 2016

<b>Abzu</b> (PS4, PC - 2016)<p><i>Abzu</i> is the first release from Giant Squid, a new studio founded by Matt Nava, the art director responsible for the gorgeous <i>Journey</i> and <i>Flower</i>. And just like those games, <i>Abzu</i> is a non-violent experience that has you exploring a wondrous new world — only this time it’s underwater.<p>…

Gaming

Everything you need to know about the mysterious cosmic phenomenon astrophysicists call a 'white hole'

So what in the universe is a white hole?<p>It's imagination day, and we're going to talk about fantasy creatures. Like unicorns, but even rarer. Like leprechauns, but even more fantastical!<p>Today, we're going to talk about white holes. Before we talk about white holes, let's talk about black holes.<p>And …

Dark Energy 'Chameleon Fields' Could Explain What Universe Is Made Of

Dark energy -- the mysterious force that is accelerating the expansion of our universe and pulling galaxies apart -- has long baffled scientists. …

7 Of The Worst TV Show Endings Ever

WARNING: SPOILER ALERT<p>Okay, we’re still on a Pretty Little Liar’s hype because you know… CECE WAS A AND WE ARE GUTTED. Seriously, trawling through …

Nintendo 2DS price drops to $99.99 on Aug. 30

The Nintendo 2DS price drops from $129.99 to $99.99 on Aug. 30, the company announced this morning.<p>The 2DS will still come packed with the digital version of <i>Mario Kart 7,</i> Nintendo confirmed.<p>The price drop lands as Nintendo prepares to launch <i>Little Battlers eXperience</i> Aug. 21 for the 2DS and …

A great explanation for how oldschool graphics worked

Ever wondered how early 1980s video game engineers were able to get so much out of so little horsepower? Wonder no more.<p>The iBookGuy's video, below, …

NES

Why MacBook screens must be angled at 76 degrees in Apple Stores

Have you ever noticed that the MacBooks are positioned at a slightly awkward angle whenever you visit an Apple Store?<p>As it turns out, there’s method to Apple’s madness — and it’s all about getting customers to adjust the screens, thereby giving them a taste of just how gorgeously tactile the …

Google announces OnHub, a $200 router focused on simplicity

Routers have never been particularly exciting pieces of technology, but now Google is trying to change that. It announced today that it's created a router called OnHub. OnHub is supposed to be easy to set up and manage, have high performance, and be able to tie together smart home accessories. The …

World's top 500 sights revealed in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist 2015

The Temples of Angkor, Cambodia top the Ultimate Travelist compiled by Lonely Planet, followed by the Great Barrier Reef and Machu Picchu in Peru.<p>In this first-of-its-kind list from the world’s leading travel authority, Lonely Planet’s globetrotting community of staff and writers have ranked the …

Astronauts in space have captured a rare image of a giant red sprite

An astronaut took a beautiful photo of Earth at night, below, while flying over Central America in the International Space Station.<p>The moon is in the upper left, and a massive thunderstorm off to the right.<p>But there's something weird lurking in this image, captured on August 10.<p>Can you spot it?<p>Upon …

Plan Your Next Foodie Vacation to Penang, Malaysia

Penang is extra spicy. With its reputation as a food capital of the world, newfound obsession with architectural preservation, and extraordinary value for money, this port state—an island in the Strait of Malacca but connected to the Malaysian mainland—is fast becoming the next international hot …