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Canada's Ex-Defense Minister Says Aliens Would Give Earth Tech If We Were Less Warlike

Aliens, man. If we would only listen to them, the world would be a better place.<p>It's not necessarily shocking to hear somebody claim that at least four different species of aliens have visited the Earth, for thousands of years. But it is somewhat more shocking when that person was once in charge of …

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Reddit

This six-second Vine will make you scream of pure horror

Kottke found this horrifying six second video by Paglo, a Vine user from Cholula, in Mexico. It looks like a bunch of hairs, some ridiculous …

Dolphins caught chewing on fish to get high

A new BBC documentary will show adolescent dolphins getting high by chewing on pufferfish. The fish secrete a toxin that gives the dolphins a buzz, and the crew on the upcoming show filmed male bottlenose dolphins passing around a puffer fish before acting "most peculiarly." The program's executive …

Beautiful ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Walkthrough Maps Illustrated by Jason Thompson

Artist Jason Thompson has created a beautiful series of <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> walkthrough maps. You can download each of the maps — with and without …

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 …

Use Safari, Chrome, Command, And Number Keys To Navigate The Web Faster [OS X Tips]

Let’s talk about getting around the web quickly. Most likely, you’re using Safari or Chrome on the Mac to surf the information superhighway, and these modern browsers use tabs to open more than one window onto the world wide web at the same time, right?<p>You probably also have a series of …

Software

Pokemon-inspired 'Trainer’s Band' lets you put a ring on it

Jewelry shop Art & Gems crafted a Pokemon-inspired engagement ring, the "Trainer's Band," featuring a Pokeball as its centerpiece.<p>Art & Gems is known for its geeky work, including a Triforce necklace and rings inspired by Star Trek and Iron Man. The Pokemon ring's concept includes Cubic Zirconium …

Get Me Drunk And Give Me One: Disney Princesses As Tattooed Pinup Girl Tattoos

This is a series of Disney princesses (with a couple non-princesses thrown in) digitally painted by artist Tim Shumate in the style of tattoos of …

Walt Disney Company

My Secret Lair Demands It: Floating Wood Block Table

This is a table made out of 27 individual wooden blocks with magnets embedded in them. The magnets repel each other, and the blocks on the second and …

Star

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Comics

America’s Cup: how the yachts go faster than the wind

The victory by Sir Ben Ainslie and his Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup is being ranked as one of the most astonishing comebacks of all time. The Telegraph’s science correspondent Richard Gray examines the technology that allows the boats to travel at up to three times the speed of the …

Sailing

11. The Playboy Mansion

There are a number of references to real life venues and buildings scattered around Los Santos, including the Bishop's WTF building, which takes off …

Hugh Hefner

What the Military Issue Rifle Is in Each Country of the World

Different strokes, different folks. Different guns, different countries. Here's a map showing the military issue rifle for each country in the world. …

iPhone as standalone business would be bigger than Microsoft, Coca-Cola, McDonalds & more

<i>Businessweek</i> has a fun chart showing that Apple’s iPhone business alone would make it the 9th largest stock in the Dow Jones top 30 companies, ahead of such giants as Microsoft, Coca-Cola and McDonalds.<p>It’s not a terribly surprising fact – the iPhone represents the bulk of Apple’s business, with …

Watch Metal Gear Solid 5's intro to hear Kiefer Sutherland as Snake

Konami released the English language version of the intro to <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i> through its YouTube channel today, offering a nine minute preview of the <i>Ground Zeroes</i> prologue, the Fox Engine's impressive lighting engine and Kiefer Sutherland's take on Snake in the upcoming game.<p>The …

10. Planes

Grand Theft Auto has always been the best sandbox series, there's no denying it. They're the Tarantino movies of the gaming world, with complex …

Grand Theft Auto

To make a live-action Assassin's Creed film, Ubisoft built a battleship

A behind-the-scenes video from Ubisoft shows the making of its live-action <i>Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag</i> trailer, "Defy."<p>For authenticity's sake, the production team built a full-scale replica of most of an Age of Sail battleship including different decks and all the relevant rigging, and weathered …

Giant 550-Ton Russian Hovercraft Surprises Beachgoers

<i>I see butts!</i><p>As even more proof that most Russians don't give a f***, this is a video of a giant Russian military Zubr class hovercraft coming ashore …

Study Finds No Link Between Hallucinogens And Mental Problems

How risky are psychedelic drugs to mental health? Not nearly as much as you might have imagined.<p>People who had taken LSD, psilocybin (the brain-bending chemical in magic mushrooms) or mescaline at any time in their lives were no more likely than those who hadn't to wind up in mental health …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …

Star Citizen Unveils New Ships As Crowdfunding Approaches $10.5 Million

<i>Star Citizen struts its stuff with a new ‘car commercial’ as the game races toward $10.5 million in crowdfunding.</i><p>Cloud Imperium Games, the Chris Roberts led studio behind upcoming space simulator <i>Star Citizen</i>, is aiming directly for your wallets.<p>The studio has already topped $10 million in …

Why The Last of Us is the first truly mature action game (and our Game of the Year)

<i>Warning before you start. I need to discuss the entire game to do this right, so there will be spoilers. Gigantic ones. With teeth.</i><p>“…it could be …

The Cool New Run-Around-In-Virtual-Reality Treadmill

This is the Omni 'Move Naturally In Your Favorite Game' system. Oh, it's not actually a treadmill by the way, it's just slick plastic that you wear …

Virtual Reality

Uh, oh: Company claims its device can play pirated Nintendo 3DS games

Nintendo’s 3DS handheld is on the rise. After a shaky start, the 3D portable device has had a strong year of new releases and some decent sales. That all might change soon.<p>A company called Gateway just released a video of its Gateway 3DS product, which it claims enables gamers to play “backup ROMs” …

Sony to stream E3 conference on PlayStation Vita

Sony's upcoming E3 press conference will be streamed on PlayStation Vita devices, SCEE blog manager Fred Dutton confirmed on the publisher's official site.<p>Dutton hit the comments section of the blog to announce Sony is "finalizing plans now" to stream the conference slated for June 10. Platform …

Classic Disney Characters Re-imagined as College Students