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10-year-old saves family in errant car, credits Mario Kart

A boy's great grandmother passes out behind the wheel of a vehicle going at a high speed. What's a 10-year-old to do? Grab the wheel like he's on Rainbow Road, that's what!<p>A heartwarming story out of Hugo, Colo., tells a tale of how a 10-year-old boy saved his great grandmother and brother's life …

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Six EverQuest Next videos show SOE's next-gen MMO in action

Sony Online Entertainment has released a sextet of videos showing off various gameplay elements and features in its next-gen MMORPG <i>EverQuest Next.</i><p>The "Characters and Environments" video shown above introduces us to the wizard Jalena and the warrior Keeshar, and shows off the game's expressive …

Atlas Virtual Reality Turns Any Room Into A Holodeck You Can Run Around In

Archenemies for decades, video games and exercise are about to unite. Atlas is a cheap, new “walk-around” virtual reality system that uses markers you put on the ground to track your movements as you play with an Oculus Rift headset. Protagonist is Kickstarting Atlas to get real-space VR into the …

Every Movie Reference in THE SIMPSONS from First 5 Seasons

Chris Claremont, Writer of The Wolverine’s Classic Comics, Critiques the New Film

If there’s a prime architect responsible for the success of the X-Men franchise, it’s not Hugh Jackman, whose sixth go-round as the character opened …

Nokia left frustrated by Microsoft's slow Windows Phone progress

Microsoft might be rolling out fixes and updates to Windows Phone 8 over the course of the year, with a bigger "feature pack" planned for 2014, but Nokia appears to be frustrated by the company's slow progress. In an interview with International Business Times, Nokia VP of App development, Bryan …

Machine Squeezes Drinking Water From Your Sweaty T-Shirt

Tasty<p>I think the question here isn't whether you'd drink your own, but whether you'd drink someone else's. One company has designed a system, called Sweat Machine, to wring sweat out of clothes and turn it into potable water.<p>The Sweat Machine heats and spins clothes to extract the liquid from them, …

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

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Princess Peach’s Mario Super Mario 64 castle would be worth almost $1 billion

If Princess Peach's luxurious castle from <i>Super Mario 64</i> actually existed, Natalie Grigson of real estate-focused blog Movoto estimates that it would be worth approximately $950,972,940.<p>The price is based off several factors, including the square feet and assumed location. Grigson estimates that the …