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Watch the debate: “Bitcoin is more than a bubble and here to stay”

Bitcoin may be a bubble, but bubbles often accompany new, transformative technologies. (Think of Pets.com or MySpace in the early days of online retail and social networks.) So, is the original and largest cryptocurrency a flash-in-the-pan fad that spawns something more long lasting, like …

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Big Xbox One Games Spring Sale Ends Soon On The Xbox Store

The start of spring is a great time to be an Xbox One owner. Microsoft has kicked off its big seasonal sale, introducing some major deals on many of the system's latest and greatest games. Another great thing about this Spring sale: it's on for a while. Most deals are available for the next two …

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Here’s What Nintendo Needs to Do at E3 2017 to Win

<i>As we draw closer to this year’s E3 conference, Nintendo is in the perfect position to build on the strength of its many accomplishments throughout</i> …

You Picked 3 More Fantasy Anime As Dark/Brutal AS GAME OF THRONES

Turns out, anime and <i>Game of Thrones</i> share an almost warg-like connection. We rec’d five fantasy titles that are just as dark and brutal as the show, …

21 Insane Gadgets To Make Your iPhone Even Cooler

Because carrying a handheld computer isn't high-tech enough.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

The 10 Most Unfilmable Books (That Absolutely Must Be Made Into Films)

One of the best parts of science fiction and fantasy books is that they let our minds go to places where reality can’t follow. Recently creators have …

How Arkham Knight's 'dual play' system actually works

Greetings Eurogamers, and please kindly accept our offering of three videos, mostly on the subject of video games. They were all out of sacrificial …

1993 Toyota Supra From “The Fast and the Furious” Sells for $185K

If only Paul Walker’s character in 2001’s “The Fast and the Furious” had known what his 1993 Toyota Supra would be worth in 14 years, maybe he could have delivered a clever retort to the Ferrari driver who thought he had the more valuable ride. The movie car recently sold at Mecum’s Indianapolis …

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far

Check out IndieWire’s newest list of best sci-fi films of the 21st century!<p>As kids, we looked ahead to the imminent 21st century and thought of a big …

How To Ruin Free Comic Book Day For Just About Everyone (But Especially Seven-Year-Old Children)

My nephew Connery is seven years old. And as his uncle, this is super duper exciting for me, because he’s Just About That Age™. That special age when …

Xbox 360 Update Adds Support For 2TB Hard Drives

Microsoft has today rolled out a new update to their Xbox 360 which brings with it support for 2TB hard drives together with a number of other …

11 Great Independent Movies That Play Like Extended Twilight Zone Episodes

Who doesn’t love The Twilight Zone? Whilst not the first of its type, The Twilight Zone television series, which consisted of unrelated stories from …

PAX East 2015: Gearbox Reveals Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2 Release Date

Chapter two is nearly here.<p>Gearbox Software confirmed that the next chapter in Tales from the Borderlands is coming next week, according to its …

Best mobile games of February 2015 (pictures)

'Tsunami Of Superheroes' Is Just A Drop In The Bucket

Three and a half years ago, I wrote here in this blog explaining why we needed more, not fewer, superhero genre movies. I pointed out that, contrary to myopic myths about the history of cinema, adaptations have always been an important part of film history and produce many of a given year’s …

17 science fiction books that every real sci-fi fan should read

Although sci-fi pushes past the boundaries of reality, it paradoxically allows readers to think about questions that hit closest to home.<p>Technology, society, war, existence, family — these main sci-fi themes are things that we all deal with every day.<p>No literary list is exhaustive, but we've put …

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Magnificent "Magical Realist" Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

<i>The Woods Within</i><p>Artist Rob Gonsalves was born in Toronto, Canada. In his early years after college, he worked as an architect and painter of murals …

PlayBox Mod Combines Xbox One And PS4 Into A Single Laptop

One of the hardest decisions for gamers is whether to buy an Xbox One or a Playstation 4. What if you could have both and carry them around as if it were a laptop? Eddie Zarick, a firefighter from Fort Myers, Florida, has successfully combined an Xbox One and a PlayStation 4 into a single Vizio …

Best of 2014: Film Critic Top Ten Lists

Below, we collect every year-end Top Ten list published by major film critics and publications. This page will be updated throughout December and …

The 88 movies we're most excited about in 2015

Photograph: Marvel<p>Sizing up to be a hit ... Ant-Man<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/6/1420540846840/ee8682de-2cb3-48f1-b142-fb8a970397b8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Marvel<p>Sizing up to be a hit ... …

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5 Games You Totally Need in 2015

"MKX because its MORTAL KOMBAT of course..."<p>Many IGN users are excited for 2015. Not only is Avengers: Age of Ultron coming out in 2015, but many …

27 Craziest Deadpool Comic Book Covers

Deadpool: They put that BLEEP on everything!<p>From the zany misadventures of his solo series to numerous awkward guest spots, there's hardly a stone or …

10 things you have to watch over the holidays

So you've got a few days off, and you're probably trapped with family to boot -- this calls for some serious binge-watching. Now is the perfect time to catch up on all of those movies and shows you couldn't make time for during the year. To help guide you through the plethora of options, we've …

Load up your iPad with 2014’s best comics

From perfect superhero books to quirky indie hits, the comics scene circa 2014 is about as varied as it’s ever been.<p>If you’re looking for some four-color reading recommendations over the holidays, look no further than Cult of Mac’s list showcasing the year’s finest comics. Whether it’s DC’s …

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The 25 best video games of 2014

Here we go again. From blockbuster mainstream hits to lesser-known indie gems, these are the 25 games that have kept our reviewers glued to their gigantic HD televisions this year.<p>As ever, it’s a highly subjective list, based on the titles we genuinely played and played, rather than the critical …