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Why 'The Last Of Us' Could Be The Best Video Game Of 2013

I’m so indecisive. 2013 may not have been the very best year for video games, but it sure had some standout performances.<p>Among these is Naughty Dog’s PS3 exclusive <i>The Last of Us</i>. The game is a dark, post-apocalyptic vision of the future. A mysterious spore has infected millions, turning them into …

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The Best Handheld Video Games Of 2013

<i>From Zelda to Killzone, these are the best handheld games of the year.</i><p>While 2013 saw the release of many great AAA home console releases and two new next-gen systems in the PS4 and Xbox One, perhaps the best place to play this year was on a handheld—namely, Nintendo’s 3DS and Sony’s PS Vita. Both …

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy A Wii U

<i>The Wii U has become a much better proposition for gamers.</i><p>Nintendo’s Wii U has been in a sort of generational purgatory since its launch last November.<p>The hardware is more powerful than current generation consoles like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but not by leaps and bounds. And the system’s …

The Xbox One Resolution Saga Showcases An Underlying Next-Gen Frustration

Another day, another announcement that the resolution of an upcoming Xbox One launch title isn’t what everyone was hoping it would be. Dead Rising 3 has been revealed to be native 720p and locked at 30 FPS.<p>The game can now be added to the list many of Microsoft's launch games that are some mixture …

34 Behind The Scenes Photos That Will Change The Way You Look At Classic Movies

No going back.<p>All pictures via Movies In The Making.

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The Technology That Could Put Apple Back On Top

Apple is in need of a boost for the iPhone. With an update expected in the Fall, most of the attention has focused on the new iOS 7 operating system. No doubt iOS 7 will spur innovation, but people need to see a better phone. The iconic Apple device has slipped behind rivals like Samsung and HTC, …

Six chemicals we consume in our food and drink that should be banned

Last week BuzzFeed published a list of eight foods that folks in the USA are eating but are banned in other parts of the world. The chemical …

My barber gave me a head orgasm: the strange world of ASMR

For some, tiny burgers, space travelers, and haircuts trigger tingly feelings that science can't explain<p>A scene from a video designed to induce ASMR, "Space Travel Agent"<p>The barber turns on his trimmers.<p><i>Click. Bzzzzzzzzz.</i><p>He brings them closer and closer to my ears. He moves from one side of my head …

Google And Apple May Bring Us A Console War We Didn't See Coming

Last night, the Wall Street Journal brought us news that Google has now set its sights on making its own Android-based video game console. The kicker? This is supposed to be in response to Apple doing the very same thing.<p>Google and Apple video game consoles? Are the Xbox One and PS4 dead already? …

Voyager 1 Entered Weird Region In Space Last Summer

New papers describe an unexpected boundary region at the edge of the influence of the Sun.<p>Voyager 1 entered a strange and unexpected part of space within the solar system last August, scientists announced in three papers published yesterday.<p>A few different effects mark the area, which astronomers …

Can Your Car Be Hacked?

Hack to the future.<p><b>TELEMATICS SYSTEM</b><p><b>THE HACK:</b> A car’s telematics system, which can notify police in the event of a crash, remotely disable a stolen vehicle, and offer diagnostic information to customers, can also interface with multiple vehicle systems. Therefore, after gaining access to the …

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Trucking Tuesday - Big Rigs Over the Road Racing

14 Weird And Hot Johnny Depp Mysteries

Oh, the '80s. It was the sexiest of times, it was the most confusing of times.

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18 Peaceful Pictures of Animal Mothers

A mother’s love is what allows its baby to feel safe, nurtured, and cared for. Photography gives us the opportunity to capture this often unseen …

Cute Animals

Photos Taken Aboard One of the World’s Largest Ships, the Emma Mærsk

The Emma Mærsk is one of the largest ships in existence. In fact, when it first launched in 2006, it was <i>the</i> largest. Measuring in at almost a …

Hamersley Gorge, Western Australia (j) Karijini National Park in WA is one of the largest and most photogenic national parks in Australia. The park is famous for its sheer gorges, waterfalls, sparkling rock pools and cool swimming holes. Karijini is about 275km south of Port Hedland and 100km east of Tom or Paraburdoo. The park is all about exploring serpentine tunnels of marbled rock, clambering over boulders, squeezing through narrow tunnels, inching your way along ledges, paddling through subterranean waterways and descending deep into chasms which have been eroded into the landscape over two billion years. Photo and caption by Ignacio Palacios/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest