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The 'Total War: Warhammer' Announcement Trailer Is Pretty Great

The new cinematic announcement trailer for <i>Total War: Warhammer</i> is pretty great. It reminds me of Blizzard’s cinematic trailers.<p>Of course, as I’ve said with many of those—from <i>Diablo III</i> to <i>World of Warcraft</i>—the cinematics always make the games look so much bigger and better.<p>That’s likely also the …

Life Exists On 'Billions' Of Alien Planets Says Study

Billions of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, have between one and three planets which could potentially support life, according to …

Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

Analyst says Titan cancellation is 'a problem' for Blizzard's future

Blizzard spent seven years trying to create a follow-up to its massive hit <i>World of Warcraft</i>, an effort that officially came to an end today, with the revelation that the project has been cancelled.<p>For analyst Michael Pachter — a regular commentator on the troubles and triumphs of big games …

Sony patents for head-mounted display tech surface

Sony filed two patents this past May, both regarding head-mounted displays that could support virtual reality, that were published this week on Free Patents Online and uncovered by a NeoGAF user.<p>One patent concerns an audio system for a head-mounted display. The filing posits that a user of such a …

The Ultimate Guide to Las Vegas for 2013

Whether you’re going for a girls’ getaway, spa retreat, or casino-and-cocktails sojourn, Las Vegas is an over-the-top destination that always …

Would we be ready for an always-on Xbox?

The Xbox Infinity will require a constant internet connection to function. Actually, it won't. No, wait, it will sometimes. Alright, so we can't say …

Street Photography: The Endless Pursuit of a Perfect Moment

We all have an inner street photographer, whether it be a hidden urge or a full-blown passion. In this Nikon-sponsored video, documentary …

Street Photography

Finding Solitude Adventures

7 Trip Ideas For Those Seeking Solitude on a Grand Scale<p>Let the masses line up for Old Faithful and Half Dome. These bold adventures take you to big places with the breathing room to match.<p>Ride the Rim: Canyonlands National Park, Utah<p>The White Rim Trail is a 100-mile mountain-bike route with clear …

'EVE Online' getting a TV show based on real player stories

Massively multiplayer sci-fi game <i>EVE Online</i> is coming to your television screen, and it will feature stories inspired by actual player experiences. Developer CCP Games has announced a partnership with Icelandic filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur and his production company to develop the series, which will …

Study: 45 percent of Bitcoin exchanges end up closing

Good luck getting your money back!<p>A study of the Bitcoin exchange industry has found that 45 percent of exchanges fail, taking their users' money …

Why does anything exist? Scientists find a bit of the answer

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists probing the nature of antimatter have found a bit more evidence to explain why the universe is not an empty husk, although not enough to account for the billions of galaxies strewn across the cosmos.<p>The LHC (Large Hadron Collider) tunnel is pictured during a visit at …

Radioactive Gases Detected From North Korea's Recent Nuclear Bomb Test

The gases help confirm it really was a nuclear test.<p>When North Korea detonated a nuclear bomb underground in February, seismic researchers knew right away. The nuclear test shook the ground like a 5.1 magnitude earthquake, and in an area not known for natural quakes.<p>Now, the results are coming in …

Futurama CANCELLED?!? Yes.

New Bitcoin Mining Device Ships

April has been a wild month for Bitcoin. For those who follow this new virtual currency, you may have noticed how the value has been doing wild …

Los Angeles: Are the Carnitas Really the Best Thing at Carnitas Michoaca?

Putting your restaurant's most famous menu offering right into the name of the spot can be a tricky proposition. When done well, it's a mark of accomplishment (and perhaps a bit of braggadocio), but when the namesake huaraches or antojitos fail to wow the crowd, there's always a bigger sense of …

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Getting The Image You See In Your Head: Blending vs HDR

Often times when I’m photographing landscapes, the image the camera sees versus the image in my head are quite different. Sometimes that image in my …

A Sneak Peek of the Magical New Shake Reduction Tool Coming to Photoshop

The Internet let out a collective gasp back in October 2011 when Adobe gave an advanced preview of a crazy new image deblurring feature it has been …