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Top 10 country albums of 2013

Patty Griffin, Emmylou Harris and Amos Lee are among the musicians who made the top 10 country music albums of 2013<p><b>2013 was another great year for country albums and Martin Chilton picks his 10 favourites from the year.</b><p><b>•</b> <b>Patty Griffin: American Kid (New West Records)</b><p>Patty Griffin's seventh album, …

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Why 2013 Was A Good Year For Women In Gaming

As we reach the end of the year, it’s time to reflect on various trends we’ve seen in the gaming realm over that time. Now, looking back, I’m ready to declare 2013 a pretty great year for video game women.<p>Now, let me be clear. I’m not waving a “Mission Accomplished: Sexism Over” banner, and I …

Games of 2013: Papers, Please

Even if Lucas Pope had had one million dollars to develop Papers, Please, even if he'd had an army of engineers, animators and producers at his …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

The 'Watch Dogs' Delay And What Investors Don't Get About Video Games

At this point, it’s a familiar story. A major release intended as a tent-pole franchise is delayed, and the publisher’s shares go tumbling. It happened with GTA 5, Bioshock Infinite, and now Watch Dogs. Ubisoft Stock fell more than 26 percent when the French company announced it would be delaying …

On Gender And 'GTA 5'

Ever since I heard the first whispers of sexism-related controversy pertaining to GTA 5, this was a post I knew I was going to be writing eventually. It wouldn’t be Grand Theft Auto without some sort of drama, and as the initial “GTA has you torture” issue has been covered here already, it’s time …

The Last of Us' original storyline detailed

<i>[Editor's note: This post contains MAJOR SPOILERS for The Last of Us. Read at your own risk.]</i><p>Remember that classic scene in The Last of Us where Tess …

English rugby elite must forget fantasy and flex their muscles

It is rather fitting that the marquee signing about to appear in this season’s Aviva Premiership is Wales’s George North, who has moved to Northampton from the Scarlets.<p>For one of the most intriguing aspects of the season will be to gauge the influence of <b>Wales</b>’s modus operandi – Warren Gatland’s …

Aviva Premiership

This Scientist Helped Quietly Save The World From Soviet Nukes

Siegfried Hecker spent more than a decade securing a nuclear test site the size of New Jersey.<p>When the Soviet Union broke apart at the end of the Cold War, several of its military and science facilities fell into disrepair. One of them, the Semipalatinsk Test Site, just happened to be a nuclear …

Razer Edge Pro review - part tablet, part gaming PC

NASA wants to print a spacecraft, but first it’s printing the electronics

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: PARC/Thinfilm<p>PARC — home of the laser printer, ethernet, the graphical user interface and the Alto computer — is best …

How Apple could change the world again with the iPhone 5S

While the iPhone rumor mill is one of the most confusing things in the world to pick through, the idea that the iPhone 5S will come with a biometric …

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Standing orders

WINSTON CHURCHILL knew it. Ernest Hemingway knew it. Leonardo da Vinci knew it. Every trendy office from Silicon Valley to Scandinavia now knows it …

Inside the Hyperloop: the pneumatic travel system faster than the speed of sound

It is called “The Hyperloop” and, according to the designer, it will be a revolutionary “fifth mode” of transport, eclipsing trains, planes, boats and automobiles.<p>The “cross between Concorde, a rail gun and an air hockey table” will deliver passengers between US cities faster than the speed of …

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New immunity-boosting drug helps body kill cancer

A new type of drug that “revs up” the immune system to destroy cancer is being tested on humans for the first time.<p>Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed the treatment in an attempt to tackle cancers, such as those of the pancreas, head and neck, that are particularly hard to …

Immunotherapy