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A Cold Beer Revolution in Mississippi

<i>Up until a couple weeks ago, there was a law in the city of Oxford, Mississippi, that prohibited residents from buying cold beer in local stores. There was beer for sale; it just couldn't be refrigerated. Unless it was in a restaurant. Except on Sundays, when no alcohol could be sold. It was all a</i> …

EA is rethinking how games treat the Star Wars universe

The recently announced <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> will be the first in a series of games that aim to rethink how games treat the Star Wars universe, said EA's games label Patrick Soderlund.<p>"The most important thing for me is that we take the Star Wars license and come up with games where peoples' jaws …

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Minecraft Xbox 360 Update 12 ready

<i>Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition</i>'s Update 12 has been submitted to Microsoft for final approval, according to developer 4J Studios.<p>The new update features the jungle biome along with jungle-esque items, flora and fauna. New "mobs" include the Ocelot, Iron Golem and Baby Villager. A new map height has …

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Rumor: Amazon May Be Getting Into The Console Business

Another tech giant may be getting into the games business. Sources are telling Game Informer that online retailer and gadget maker Amazon is prepping an android-based console for release in 2013, likely before Black Friday. When contacted for comment by Forbes, an Amazon rep said that it did not …

Is Kickstarter Hostile To Science?

By discouraging a promising science project, Kickstarter could be encouraging corporate monopolies, enabling sloppy legislation, and keeping cool glow-in-the-dark plants out of our houses.<p>On July 31, Kickstarter updated its guidelines to include this sentence: "Projects cannot offer genetically …

AOL Makes the Biggest Buy of the Tim Armstrong Era: $405 Million for Adap.TV

Tim Armstrong hasn’t bought anything for a couple years. Now he has made his biggest purchase since taking over AOL in 2009: AOL is buying Web video …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

Sun will flip its magnetic field soon, NASA says

Science News<p>The sun is gearing up for a major solar flip, NASA says.<p>In an event that occurs once every 11 years, the magnetic field of the sun will change its polarity in a matter of months, according to new observations by NASA-supported observatories.<p>The flipping of the sun's magnetic field marks …

Google Glass to see policy questions

Wide-eyed fascination induced by Google Glass is about to smack into a real wall of policy implications — from the doctor’s office to the driver’s seat.<p>The wearable computer, subject of media interest and a strategic public relations push, has Congress swooning even as it triggers trepidation …

Senran Kagura Burst coming to Nintendo 3DS eShop this fall

Xseed Games will publish <i>Senran Kagura Burst</i>, the side-scrolling "battle adventure" game that takes extreme anatomical liberties with its cast of female shinobi, for Nintendo 3DS in North America this fall through the Nintendo eShop.<p>Developed by Tamsoft and Marvelous AQL, <i>Senran Kagura Burst</i> tells a …

Pokemon X and Y Weekly - A wild tree appears!

Oh boy, are you ever lucky. You're here for the ground floor of GamesRadar's newest weekly video series, Pokemon X and Y weekly! Each Tuesday …