Mike Rhynold

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Ghost cars, virtual driving lines and motion control are coming to the cars of the future

The tools we use to perform better in racing games may be coming to Jaguar's future cars. Racing lines with braking guidance and ghost cars — the kind of displays you'd expect to see in Gran Turismo or Forza Motorsport — are two components of Jaguar Land Rover's new "virtual windscreen" …

What If Perfect Dark Had Come Out on the GameCube?

Perfect Dark is a domino piece whose very existence changed the fate of the entire industry. All right, that's a slight exaggeration, but if there had been just one detour to Joanna Dark's debut, a ripple effect could have had long-term ramifications on our favorite way to spend our leisure time. …

Dead Underground turns London’s subway map into a zombie-strategy blast

Only four of us are left. We’re hunkered down at Tottenham Court Road — the last secure subway station in London. The streets aren’t safe anymore; we came down here as a last resort. Our only hope is to survive long enough to find a cure for this disease that has choked the life from the city.<p>The …

How Carl Sagan Described Death To His Young Daughter

A new essay from Sasha Sagan shows how a great popularizer of science answered his own kid's big questions.<p>When your dad is Carl Sagan, your first lessons on death aren't sugar-coated. But they are nevertheless sweet and compassionate. That's how Sasha Sagan, Carl's daughter, describes them in a …

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A tetrad of lunar eclipses, next one October 8

Monday’s eclipse marks the beginning of a special eclipse series known as a tetrad – four total lunar eclipses in a row, with no partial eclipses in …

Why do cats purr?

These comforting sounds are good for them and for us, too.<p>It's easy to assume that cats purr because they're happy. After all, when your kitty …

Atheists have their number: How the Christian right is hastening religion’s decline

Research suggests Americans raised in Christian households are increasingly shunning the faith of their parents<p>CJ Werleman<p>March 25, 2014 11:50am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Of those aged 18 to 35, three in 10 say they are not affiliated with any religion, while only half are …

EA’s ability to enrage its own customers is a rare talent

For the past two years, Electronic Arts has been named the “Worst Company in America” by <i>Consumerist</i> readers… and it stands a damn good chance of …