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Arrival of the Tall Ships at Sail Amsterdam

Netherlands

14. Parallels

The interests of genre fiction move in cycles. On year everybody is into zombies, then ninjas, then pirates, then robots, then space operas, then …

Track Down

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

National Parks

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

IE will live on, but only as plumbing for Windows<p>While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan. Speaking at Microsoft Convergence …

Internet Explorer

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Gigabyte's tiny new gaming PC is smaller than an Xbox controller

It used to be difficult to find a computer that could play games and still fit underneath your TV. Now, devices like the Alienware X51, Falcon Northwest Tiki, and Digital Storm Bolt can handily fill that role. But what if you want a gaming PC that can fit in your hand? That's where the Gigabyte …

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 …

'Xbox One second generation' is apparently a thing on a Chinese production line right now

Okay, this could be <i>anything</i> I’ll admit that much, but this screen appears to contain the phrase “Xbox One second generation” on what I’m guessing is …

Xbox

The Point

Road Rash spiritual successor heading to Steam

<i>Road Redemption</i>, the spiritual successor to Road Rash, will launch for Windows PC, Mac and Linux via Steam, DarkSeas Games announced today.<p><i>Road Redemption</i> is one of 100 titles that passed through Steam Greenlight today. The game pairs motorcycle combat racing with online multiplayer and ragdoll …