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The Final, ‘Impossible’ To Collect Coin In ‘Mario 64’ Has Been Collected

Over a decade ago zealous <i>Super Mario 64</i> fans discovered a coin embedded in one of the ramps on Tiny-Huge Island. If you placed the camera at a certain angle, the environment would tear apart and you could <i>see</i> the coin, but it was impossible to collect.<p>No other game in history has been as thoroughly …

The Last of Us has an epilogue, and here it is (correction)

<i>The Last of Us</i> developer Naughty Dog created one final closing scene for the game, and during <i>The Last of Us: One Night Live</i>, yesterday's one-off live performance based on the game's story, the studio presented the epilogue for those in attendance.<p>(<b>Warning:</b> Spoilers for <i>The Last of Us</i> follow.)<p>NeoGAF …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

The Steel in Barack Obama’s Spine

In Ukraine, the president may face his toughest foreign policy test yet. Is he up to the task?<p>As Vladimir Putin’s troops seize control of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, President Obama is facing what some have called the biggest foreign policy challenge of his presidency. True or not, it’s clear his …

Get Elected, Get Your Kids Rich: Washington Is Spoiled Rotten

A governor’s daughter is made CEO without a MBA. A senator’s son starts a hedge fund right out of college. Democrats have joined Republicans in the …

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

How To Design A Drone-Proof City

Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones.<p>Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles to Cold War fallout shelters. In his Shura City concept, Asher J. Kohn speculates on what it …

Awesome Miniature Movie Stills Shot Using LEGO and Baking Powder

LEGO and baking powder, that and some Star Wars inspiration is all Finnish photographer (and PetaPixel reader, we might add) Vesa Lehtimäki needs to …

Watch Quentin Tarantino and Steve Buscemi Rehearse Scenes From 'Reservoir Dogs' – /Film

Every once in a while, something amazing pops up on the internet, maybe a piece of history from a time before WiFi and iPhones, something most of us …

Steve Buscemi

Arnold Schwarzenegger Goes Undercover as a Gold's Gym Employee

Link to Media<p>In order to promote health and fitness, Arnold Schwarzenegger recently went undercover as an employee at a Gold's Gym.<p>While his costume was lacking (who wouldn't recognize Arnold at a gym with his picture on the wall?), the skit produced some classic lines.<p>Always remember, "This is …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel

"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle …

EyeLock Myris is a USB eye scanner offering security that's unique to you

When it comes to unique passcodes, it doesn't get much more secure that an eye scan. Thanks to EyeLock's Myris, you'll be able to create super complex passwords that you won't have to remember -- using a USB-powered add-on to authenticate your identity instead. Myris is about the size of a makeup …

Great tabletop games for video gamers: Castle Dice

<i>This ongoing series covers tabletop board or card games that video gamers should dig. Check here for more.</i><p>Castle Dice<p><b>Video games that Castle Dice reminds us of:</b> Minecraft<p><b>Publisher:</b> Fun to 11• <b><br># of players:</b> 1-4• <b><br>Cost:</b> $65• <b><br>To learn:</b> The rules are clear, but the game has a lot going on, so it takes a …

Where we experience emotions in our bodies

Researchers found consistent results, even across cultures. For example, anxiety might feel like chest pain, while falling in love might trigger …

LEGO Batman Vs. Superman Shows How One Sided This Fight Could Be

Man's severed hand attached to his ankle

Doctors have kept a Chinese man's severed hand alive by stitching it to his ankle after a work accident severed it. Xiao Wei's right hand was reportedly temporarily attached to his left ankle for a month before surgeons reattached it, largely because injuries to his arm required immediate attention …

Teen Drunk Driver With 'Affluenza' Is Being Sued For Millions By His Victims

Many of those family members were outraged when 16-year-old Ethan Couch got probation after a psychologist testified he had "affluenza" — meaning he thought he was immune from punishment because he was rich.<p>Couch's family may still be on the hook for millions in related civil litigation, though. …

Crime

These 7 corporate rip-offs will make you want to scream

How JPMorgan and Xerox are making money off of American misery<p>Tax-avoiding, consumer-exploiting big business leaders are largely responsible for these abuses. Congress just lets it happen. Corporate heads and members of Congress seem incapable of relating to the people that are being victimized, …

Why Minecraft Creator Notch Turned Down a Job at Valve

New details emerge from a recently translated Minecraft book.<p>Markus “Notch” Persson, creator of Minecraft, was offered a programming job at Valve …

Mad Catz now shipping its $249.99 'Mojo' Android game console

Mad Catz has officially joined the crowded field of Android-based game consoles. The company has announced that its $249.99 Mojo box is now shipping. The device — which we previewed back at E3 in June — runs stock Android 4.2.2 Jellybean and puts all of the same Android games, apps, and media you …

Security Firm AVG Launches First Service To Block Mobile Location Tracking

It’s well known that advertisers track our browsing histories on the web to better target us with ads, but they’re increasingly moving towards tracking our locations too, because the history of your physical movements can be just as valuable to an advertiser as your virtual ones. Now security firm …

Associated Press News

NYPD cracks down on long guns that hold more than five rounds

The New York City Police Department is taking aim at owners of shotguns and rifles capable of holding more than five rounds, demanding such guns be surrendered, altered or taken out of the city.<p>The demand came in the form of some 500 letters mailed out to owners of registered long guns that are in …

Best mobile games of November 2013

Mobile Gaming

'Diablo III: Reaper of Souls' Preview

<i>Reaper of Souls</i> will be looking to revitalize Blizzard’s <i>Diablo III</i> in a post auction house world. With the oft-chastised monetization model removed and an opportunity to rethink and redesign many aspects of the game, will <i>Reaper of Souls</i> be <i>Diablo III’s</i> <i>Lord of Destruction</i>?<p>We took an early peek into …

You're Secretly Subsidizing A Fast Food CEO's Million-Dollar Salary

Fast-food giants save money by paying their typical workers very little, but they also save money by paying their CEOs millions, thanks to a quirk of the tax code. In both cases, American taxpayers cover the cost.<p>McDonald’s saved $14 million in taxes over the past two years using a loophole that …

Solve This Building Like A Rubik's Cube

Puzzle Facade is a remote-controlled building, piloted by a simple box.<p>If you're a Rubik's cube expert and a bit of an exhibitionist, maybe you'll be interested in this mind-blowing project from artist Javier Lloret: a giant, remote-controlled LED puzzle cube made out of a building.<p>For the project, …

Architecture

Microsoft’s ‘Threshold’ initiative will further unify Windows across mobile, desktop, and Xbox One

After bringing the Windows core to Windows Phone and the Xbox One, Microsoft is planning even further integration between all of its platforms in a few years: Say hello to codename “Threshold.”<p>As ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley reports, Microsoft’s operating system head Terry Myerson recently referred to the …

Top 25 Black Friday tech deals 2013

So what are the real deals this Black Friday? Check out these top picks from CNET.<p>Every year the Black Friday online circulars hit the Web and lots of sites round up every tech deal under the sun. That's great, but it's always hard to tell the real deals from all the crap that's being advertised to …

Black Friday

66 Famous Robots, Cyborgs, Holograms, and Computers