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​Everyone's Obsessed With Destiny's Loot Cave

What began as an easy way to earn loot and experience points in <i>Destiny</i> has become a full-blown phenomenon. The Internet has caught Loot Cave …

19 Stunning Photos of The Year's Biggest, Most Beautiful Moon So Far

This past weekend, the moon ventured as close to our blue marble as its orbit allows. Meaning that at cozy <i>31,000 miles closer</i> than normal, that …

Shirtless Spartan Warrior Cosplay Made Easy!

All you need are incredible art skills, and bam, and you too can look like King Leonidas.<p>This is Mr. Nagata from Japanese comedy site <i>Omocoro</i>, which …

AMC adds recliners to its theaters in hopes that you'll ditch Netflix for a night

If you've given up on your local movie theater due to its lack of comfort and not the ever-increasing expense, AMC has a plan to lure you back. The second-largest movie chain in the US is shelling out $600 million to rip out old seating and replace it with recliners. That's right, pretty soon …

Dubai's beating the heat with Mall of the World, a massive climate-controlled city

Dubai is <i>hot</i>. Summer temperatures can easily exceed 110 degrees Fahrenheit, and desert conditions can mean weeks without relief. The city is already home to a slew of all-weather venues, such as Ski Dubai, the Middle East's first indoor ski resort, but the UAE's latest project could bring comfort to …

One of the most beautiful games ever gets the posters it deserves

With its painterly style, <i>Okami</i> is easily one of the most beautiful experiences in gaming, and now you can hang it on your walls. Publisher Capcom has partnered with Dutch art dealership Cook & Becker to release a series of limited edition, "museum-grade" art prints for the game, which was …

Samurai Dazzles with Soccer Tricks

For this year's World Cup, Japanese noodle company Nissin thought it would be a good idea to send Red Bull athlete Kotaro Tokuda to Brazil. To do …

For a 100-Pound Woman, This Lady Can Eat So Many Burgers

Meet Tae Ryun Huh. She isn't today's hamburger hero. She is the hamburger hero of a lifetime.<p>As <i>Kotaku</i> first broke back last December, watching males …

Wow, check out the giant full moon rising

Some may call it the <i>Honey Moon</i> now but, according to NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day, June's full moon is traditionally called <i>Strawberry Moon</i> in …

If You Like X-Men, You’ll Probably Like Hamatora

They live among us. People born with special powers, but they look just like you and me. But no, this isn’t the story of the X-Men, it’s an anime …

The Universe according to Adventure Time

I've been on an <i>Adventure Time</i> binge lately, so I find this GIF from the episode The Real Youabsolutely <i>stonestastic</i>—just like the rest of the series, …

A Famously Tiny NYC Apartment Is For Sale For Almost $1 Million

In 2010, Treehugger founder Graham Hill shrugged off his possessions, designing a high-tech microdwelling that would house all his needs in a single, …

I Didn't Know Garage Doors Could Be This Cool

San Francisco, as everyone who lives there knows, is a city desperate for more space. But making due with a small lot can sometimes lead to amazing …

What a 30,000-Year-Old Giant Zombie Virus Means For the Future

A monster virus comes back from ancient times to wreak havoc on mankind. That may sound like a blurb from a science fiction novel, but as scientists …

Learn How to Knit in Eight Easy GIFs

Do you want to learn how to knit? Sure you do! And, hey, you're in luck; making a scarf is not as tough as you might think. Here's how to in a few …

Watch a great white shark fly into the air to kill a seal

Don't worry, the seal was just a decoy. But the breaching great white shark attack was real. The Great White comes at the seal at such a high speed …

Blizzard Explains World Of Warcraft's $60 Level Boosts

The <i>World of Warcraft</i> community was up in arms last week, when <i>WoW Insider</i> spotted a level 90 boost item available briefly in the in-game store for …

A Tiny HD DLP Chip Could Finally Put a Projector in Your Phone

Concerns over battery life aside, the real reason your smartphone doesn't have a built-in projector yet is because it would add too much thickness to …

The Experimental Hypersonic Rocket Plane That Ushered in the Space Age

<i>Chuck Yeager's historic supersonic flight in 1947 set off a firestorm of research into flight beyond the speed of sound. The most ambitious of these</i> …

This guy basically destroys all laws of physics and gravity

You know those genius, almost sentient quadcopters that can learn new skills like juggle balls, fly in tandem, work together, go through hoops, …

More Videos Need To Be Like Akira And Video Games

This is the video for In The Middle Of The Nite, by DJ and producer RipTide. It's a catchy track, in that 80s flashback kinda way, but we're here for …

Psycho human dragged his head on the ground on a motorcycle turn

Christ. An awesome lunatic wasn't happy with just dragging his knee while making a high speed motorcycle turn so he decided to lay his head and drag …

Watch a cat do some awesome skateboard tricks

Adorable. We've seen dogs ride skateboards before and though it's extremely cute when they're pawing the ground to lunge forward and crashing into …

Inside the World's First Kit Kat Specialty Shop

Earlier today, the world's first Kit Kat "specialty shop" opened in Tokyo. It's called the Kit Kat Chocolatory, and you can see a photo of it right …

Murdering Tiny Ninjas Has Never Been So Fun

I hope you're ready to not get any work done, because <i>Dojo of Death</i> will absolutely eat up any productivity you thought you had.<p>The game is a very …

Street legal: how 'Gran Turismo' helped Toyota design its new concept car

Some of Toyota's most iconic vehicles were designed in a small building hidden behind a Baptist church in California.<p>Nestled amongst the beaches and boardwalks of Newport Beach, you’ll find Calty Design Research. First opened in 1973 as the first West Coast facility of its kind from a major …

'Tomb Raider' for PS4 shows how next-gen consoles can beautify your favorite game

The first steps toward crafting a next-gen Lara Croft<p>When Sony and Microsoft released their latest consoles in November, the thing everyone wanted to know was how much better the games would look. While improvements were immediately noticeable in numerous games straddling the next- and last-gen …

PlayStation Now streams PlayStation games to PS4, Vita, PS3, tablets and smartphones

Sony has just announced PlayStation Now, a new service for PS4, Vita, PS3, tablets, smartphones and Bravia TVs based on its acquisition of streaming outfit Gaikai. It represents a new subscription model for PlayStation users, and will kick off with a limited beta on PS3 starting later in January, …