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Black Mesa retail version coming to Steam on 'newer version of Source' engine

The team behind the long-in-development <i>Black Mesa</i>, a "re-envisioning" of Valve's original <i>Half-Life</i>, will bring its game to Steam as a commercial product, the developer announced today. And they'll be doing so using a newer version of Valve's Source engine.<p>"We never developed <i>Black Mesa</i> with money in …

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? …

Google loans out Street View Trekker for global exploration

Google is petitioning explorers to help it take Google Maps to where no roads go -- through South American jungles, into Africa's canyonlands, among Asia's thousands of islands, across Hawaiian lava fields, and more.<p>The tech giant announced Thursday that it's asking third-party organizations to …

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WSJ: Google Is Building An Android Game Console And Smartwatch

Google may be working on an Android-based game console, smartwatch, and an updated version of the Nexus Q, if reports are to be believed. According to the Wall Street Journal (paywall), the Mountain View-based company is looking to develop these products as a means to combat anything Apple has been …

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Heart-Pumping Yoga

Burn major calories with this vinyasa flow yoga routine<p>Cardio Yoga<p>Vinyasa flow is specifically designed to build heat and keep your heart rate up with a series of demanding standing poses, twists, and inversions held for long periods. I've burned up to 400 calories during a 90-minute class! And the …

New Bugs In Florida Stymie Researchers, Threaten Crops

With its pleasant climate, Florida has become home to more exotic and invasive species of plants and animals than any other state in the continental U.S. Some invasive species have been brought in deliberately, such as the Burmese python or the Cuban brown snail. But the majority of species are …

Mouse cloned from drop of blood

<b>Scientists in Japan have cloned a mouse from a single drop of blood.</b><p>Circulating blood cells collected from the tail of a donor mouse were used to produce the clone, a team at the Riken BioResource Center reports in the journal Biology of Reproduction.<p>The female mouse lived a normal lifespan and …

Gardening for free: making use of stone

This may sound a bit odd coming from a gardening blogger, but I didn't jump with enthusiasm when I got a free invite to the Chelsea flower show last …

Shallow-Rooted Veggies for Growing in Window Boxes

When I moved into my first apartment, I planted veggies in the two front window boxes. But I did it pretty willy-nilly, without any research, and …

6 early native spring wildflowers for shade

MY GARDEN, LIKE MOST (and like the assortment at the garden center), is a jumble of non-native and native plants. But at the moment of early spring, …

container-garden tips, with bob hyland

USUALLY ON MEMORIAL DAY or thereabouts, I teach a series of container-garden workshops in my garden with my longtime friend Bob Hyland, a garden …

10 Biggest Vegetable Gardening Mistakes

01 of 10<p>We're all impatient to get the garden started. It's very tempting to get your hands in the soil and start seeds months before your last frost …

The Real Reasons Microsoft, Sony Chose AMD For The Xbox One And PS4

It has been two weeks since E3, the world’s largest gaming show, and the final pieces of the game console puzzle are starting to come into place. The public knows what the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 look like, what they will run, what they won’t, digital rights management and their price. …

iPhone loses market share in Europe as Android surges

Apple lost market share to Android in Western Europe, according to market researcher IDC.<p>Market trends in Western Europe are not looking good for Apple's iPhone. "Apple's iOS continues to lose ground as market share declined to 20% from 25% in 1Q12 [first quarter 2012]," IDC said Tuesday.<p>Android, …

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The Coolest NEW Kettlebell Exercise

Crush calories and build strength faster than ever with this grueling variation of the classic kettlebell swing<p>Trainers love the kettlebell swing. "It's a low-impact move that smokes the entire back side of your body and torches fat," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., owner of StreamFit.com and a top <i>Men's</i> …

Sony: Negative Xbox One response a "very useful source" for PS4

The backlash surrounding Microsoft's controversial (and since-reversed) DRM policies was a "very useful source" for Sony in its PlayStation 4 marketing planning, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida said in the latest issue of <i>Famitsu</i> (via Polygon).<p>"There were lots of people who gave their …

UFC Host Joe Rogan Trains Like a Fighter

9 Measures of Health That Actually Matter<p>Josh Brolin Got Jacked for ‘Deadpool 2’—and Here’s the Photo to Prove It<p>7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts for a …