Wesley Van Pinxteren

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BEST MIDDLEWEIGHT STREETBIKE: Yamaha XSR900

<b>Yamaha</b> has pulled off the hat trick with its versatile and affordable 847cc inline-three sport-standard platform. On the heels of taking Best …

Motorcycles

Bruce Lee Was Bitten By A Cobra And 5 Other Surprising ‘Enter The Dragon’ Facts

In the early 1970s American movie audiences were largely unfamiliar with martial arts movies, but all of that changed in July of 1973 with the release of <i>Enter the Dragon</i>. The film not only made an international icon of Bruce Lee, but also ushered in an entire wave of western fascination with …

Google uses DeepMind AI to cut data center energy bills

The AI successfully reduced power consumption by 15 percent overall<p>The amount of energy consumed by big data centers has always been a headache for tech companies. Keeping the servers cool as they crunch numbers is such a challenge that Facebook even built one of its facilities on the edge of the …

Random: Speedrunner Sets New World Record For Blindfolded Run of Super Mario World

Speedrunning is an impressive feat in and of itself. Gamers spend countless hours of their lives memorizing games' structure and design to the point …

We showed Battlefield 1 to a World War I historian

In Battlefield 1’s alpha we’ve already run along the top of a blimp and leapt off to parachute into the battle below. We’ve mowed down our enemies …

The Comic-Con Movies We're Most Excited About

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Comic-Con

First lady to Single Ladies: Michelle Obama sings Beyoncé with James Corden

US first lady joins British chat host on Carpool Karaoke, and also sings Stevie Wonder hit Signed, Sealed, Delivered<p>While Ted Cruz was booed off the stage at the Republican National Convention and Melania Trump continued to ward off accusations of plagiarism, the US first lady, Michelle Obama, …

11 Easy Industrial Interior Design Style Ideas

Read on for 11 easy industrial interior design style ideas that will transform a drab pad into the ‘loft’ of your dreams.

Witcher 3 Director 'Hopes' For More Witcher Games

But Cyberpunk 2077 is the priority now.<p>Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, Game Director on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, would love to continue working on the …

Unannounced Star Wars RTS Footage Shows Millenium Falcon, X-Wings, and Luke Skywalker

<b>[UPDATE]</b> The video has been removed from Vimeo but can be seen here on YouTube from user SPACE.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Footage of an alleged, unannounced Star Wars RTS has surfaced. It features gameplay of classic ships and characters set at an isometric perspective in the midst of a battle on …

The Greatest Films Based on Supposedly “Unfilmable” Novels

<b>Lolita and A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick)</b><p>Perhaps it was the censorial influence of the times that prevented <b>Stanley Kubrick</b> from fully exploring …

Literature

Report says Lionhead deals fell through because Microsoft refused to sell Fable

Lionhead Studios is dead and buried, shuttered by Microsoft despite—in the words of Microsoft—having “delighted millions of fans with the Fable …

A top design expert says Instagram's new logo change is 'insignificant'

Design expert Steven Heller doesn't have many strong feelings about it.<p>"Like anything that has been familiar, it's hard to get used to a new mark," Heller, an author and former art director at the New York Times, tells Tech Insider. "But this seems to be as minimal as you can get, and to most eyes …

Graphic Design

Nicolas Cage: Why shooting The Trust was the greatest day of his career

In new thriller <i>The Trust</i> (in theaters and on VOD May 13), Nicolas Cage is a corrupt Las Vegas cop who, together with another policeman played by …

Assassin's Creed: Watch the First Trailer for the Video Game Movie

Michael Fassbender stars and produces.<p>Feast your eyes on the brand new trailer for 20th Century Fox's Assassin's Creed, based on the Ubisoft video …

Nintendo 2DS price cut, new games announced

News from Nintendo today, as the company announced that the Nintendo 2DS will drop in price to $80 starting on May 20. The system launched in 2013, priced at $130. The first price cut, in August 2015, brought the system down to $100. This will be the second price cut for the entry-level device.<p>The …

'Assassin's Creed' movie trailer has fighting and Fassbending

We won't have a new <i>Assassin's Creed</i> game this year, but what we will have is a movie. And now we know just what it'll look like when it hits theaters this December 21st, courtesy of a trailer that just debuted on the late-night talk show, <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i>. It looks appropriately stabby and features …

Why Captain America: Civil War is better than Batman v Superman

Captain America: Civil War, the latest billion-dollar sensory assault from the mighty Marvel Studios, arrived in North American theaters last Thursday. While I would normally present to you an all-you-can-hate buffet of reasons to loathe this film, I simply cannot. It’s quite good. Great, even. I …

Marvel Universe

Consoles Aren't Going Anywhere But Big Budget Games Are Dying

With hundreds of millions of console gamers across the globe, the console approach still has a valid market. Yet with news that Alien: Isolation’s 2.11 million sales were deemed “weak” by their publisher, it’s clear that the era of big budget games has had its day.<p>Alien: Isolation (shown above) is …

Tomb Raider

Square Enix takes another top franchise to mobile with Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ

Is nothing sacred?<p>Square Enix announced this week that it plans to release a new game in its Kingdom Hearts role-playing franchise on mobile devices later this year in Japan, with a vision for an overseas release. Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ (pronounced “qui”) will be a free-to-play title for iOS …

Nintendo's Amiibo Figures Look A Little Bit Different In Production

When introduced at E3 earlier this year and in the marketing materials that followed, Nintendo's little plastic figures looked fantastic, but some of …

Retrogaming

The Book of Life review – vibrantly alternative animation

“What is it with Mexicans and death?” screams an exasperated museum visitor in this vibrantly alternative half-term offering. “We’re just <i>kids</i>!!” Produced by Mexican maestro Guillermo del Toro (whose creative fingerprints are everywhere), this 3D animation uses Day of the Dead celebrations to lead …

Jagex unveils Chronicle: RuneScape Legends collectible card game for its loyal disciples

Jagex is taking a page from rival Blizzard Entertainment’s playbook by launching a collectible card fantasy game, Chronicle: RuneScape Legends.<p>Cambridge, England-based Jagex operates a huge free-to-play massively multiplayer role-playing game, RuneScape, which has more than 200 million players. But …

Six of the best sound spin-offs from gaming

Game audio has inspired producers and musicians to create all manner of electronic tunes from chiptunes to Nintendocore<p>For almost as long as video games have existed, their audio has inspired musicians in myriad ways. One of the most direct examples is the chiptunes scene. Fiercely prolific, wildly …

Twitch, the online video game platform has gamers of all ages playing and watching

Video games have been a spectator sport since the days of the arcade, but now, that concept is getting a 21st century reboot online.<p>A website called …

Top 10 Things We Want from Remastered GTA V

Very soon, Grand Theft Auto V will be released for the PS4 and the Xbox One, with the PC version to follow in 2015. Rather than a straight port of …

Top 10

5 incredible games that are more cinematic than the actual films

The level between the story of video games and the narratives worthy of the big screen are reduced. Developers of today’s put more efforts in the …

Comic Books

'Guardians of the Galaxy' head to Disney XD TV in animated show

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The misfit “Guardians of the Galaxy” super heroes are headed to television in a new animated series, Walt Disney Co’s children’s TV network said on Friday, after they saved the universe from destruction in the summer’s biggest movie.<p>Cast member Chris Pratt poses at the …

From “Psycho” to “Gone Girl”: The shower scene as plot device

Showers have made for some of the best moments in cinematic history<p>There’s a critical scene in "Gone Girl" that takes place in a shower, which only emphasizes just how important showers can be as crucibles for drama, comedy and plain voyeurism. Just as a haircut symbolizes a life change for …

Original STAR WARS Trilogy Poster Art Set by Vincent Rhafael Aseo