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Furry Friend, A Relaxing Online Purr Generator For Those Lonely Times When a Cat Isn’t Around

Furry Friend by myNoise is an online adjustable frequency sound generator that emits a wonderfully relaxing purring noise that acts as a good …

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Top 100 Architecture Ideas in August

In keeping with the shift towards more sustainable lifestyles, the August 2016 architecture trends reveal an ongoing emphasis on eco-friendly design. …

Fancy life in an eco-village? Welcome to the hi-tech off-grid communities

“If you look at any long lasting eco-village, it has usually been about religion, polyamory or drugs,” says James Ehrlich, president of Netherlands-based ReGen Villages, who wants to build sustainable communities for the 21st century.<p>“Those things are all great in their own way … but we want to …

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Man Attaches GoPro Camera to LEGO Train and Records Its Journey Through the House & Garden

TrainGuy 659 built a LEGO train set back in January, mounted a GoPro camera on the lead locomotive, and recorded its long journey through his home …

A Canadian Choir of 500 Voices Sing a Mournfully Beautiful Version of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’

Choir!Choir!Choir!, a choral group of over 500 singers, gathered at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Canada to pay tribute to the late, great …

Nine free and easy ways to learn about Irish history online

FANCY A WALK through 1916 Dublin? What about a quick tour of your parish, as it looked 300 years ago? With so many archives now online, Irish history …

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Fallout 4 'myths': How to break into locked houses and shut down Power Armor quick

<i>Fallout 4</i> is a huge game, and there's bound to be some weird stuff in there. This video puts some of the myths from the game to the test, and the results are pretty interesting.<p>Yes, you can use furniture to get into locked houses. But can you remove all the limbs from an enemy without killing …

No Real Cats Are Harmed In The First Five Minutes Of The Purring Quest

A classic tale of boy meets girl, boy loses girl, cat does something other than sit around licking itself and sleeping.<p>Spanish independent developer …

Oh, Hey Logan

Ross Tran is an artist based in LA who has done work for companies like Disney and West Studio.<p>You can see more of Ross’ work at his personal site …

All The Upcoming Comic Book Movies That Aren’t From Marvel Or DC

Marvel and DC superhero movies get all the headlines, but did you know there are other comic publishers out there? And they are also making great …

PC Gamers Pick Their Top 10 Mods of 2014

One of the biggest PC game modding sites, Mod DB, has been running their annual Mod of the Year competition throughout the month, inviting their …

The best movies of 2014

You may have noticed, but Polygon started writing about movies this year.<p>And what a year to expand our coverage: 2014 probably had more good or even great films than it had good or great games, at least where genre fiction is concerned.<p>Because we have no formal rating system for films, the …

"Wait, Rogue Slept With Sentry?" & More Notable Comic Book Retcons

CSBG has an archive of notable comic book retcons, like the bizarre revelation that Rogue had a hidden relationship with... Sentry?! What...?

In Order of Disappearance review – Nordic black comedy

There are nods to the Coens and Tarantino as the bodies pile up in this Norwegian tale of retribution<p>After Scandi-noir comes Scandi-blanc, with this snowblinded black comedy about a plough-driver wreaking revenge upon the drug dealers who killed his son. Stellan Skarsgård is Nils Dickman, the …

Strategy Game Gathers Bright Colors, Deploys Pretty Art

Earlier this year, we took a look at a very pretty strategy game called Duelyst. Anton Fadeev is one of the artists working on that game.<p>I don't care …

Time and motion pictures: from Boyhood to old age, Everyday

Richard Linklater's latest film was shot over 12 years as a child grows up and his parents grow old. It's the most brilliant example in a series of films which challenge the audience's relationship with actors, and with what makes a narrative<p>On a bright, cold morning at the Sundance film festival, …

The Best Final Fantasy Music

Over the past couple of decades, <i>Final Fantasy</i> has done many things very well: stories, characters, art direction, chocobos, all that jazz. But one …

How to unhook all those apps with access to your data

Nick Bilton shows how to kick forgotten corporate eyes out of your Twitter, Facebook and Google accounts: "it’s time to start deleting." [NYT]