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Final Fantasy designer Tetsuya Nomura shows his extreme take on Batman

Kingdom Hearts creator and Final Fantasy designer Tetsuya Nomura re-imagines the caped crusader for Square Enix's Play Arts Kai line of action figures, and the intriguing result is on display at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend.<p>Nomura's Batman, a Variant Play Arts Kai version of the DC Comics …

‘Fight Club Minus Tyler Durden’ Shows Fight Club With Tyler Durden Digitally Removed

Hey, you know how in <i>Fight Club</i>, it turns out that Tyler Durden was just a figment of Edward Norton’s character’s imagination the whole time (spoiler alert)? Well, now editor Richard Trammell has taken the time to digitally remove Tyler Durden to help you imagine the events of this fictional film a …

Do You See What I See? Kids' Visual Memory Works In Mysterious Ways

When kids look around, how much are they taking in about the objects that surround them? Scientists have recently devised new ways to peer inside little kid brains and figure out how their visual working memory works. They found that although young kids use the same parts of the brain to record …

Watch SNL's Nightmarish Guy Fieri Christmas Special

Last night on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, comedian Bobby Moynihan brought back his brilliant <b>Guy Fieri</b> impression to host <i>Guy Fieri's Full Throttle Christmas Special</i>. Said Fieri about his nightmarish yet entirely plausible holiday party: "I'm inviting over <b>the human equivalent of the food I make</b> for an …

Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

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10 Gift Ideas For The Tasteful Alcoholic

What to get the friend who aspires to <i>Mad Men</i>‘s boozy workdays and always has a fully stocked bar? Indulge his or her happy hour habit with beautiful drinking accessories, of course!<p>Image: Vitreluxe Glassworks Stump Glasses<p>From the fine wine connoisseur to the bourbon explorer to the beer snob just …

Valve's SteamOS Now Available To Download; Linux Virgins Cautioned

Valve’s SteamOS is now freely available for download, but be warned that the installation procedure and general use is aimed squarely at the technically savvy for now.<p>SteamOS is based on Debian Linux, and is in part designed for streaming Windows-based Steam games to secondary computers– built by …

McDonald's to Its Minimum-Wage Workers: Here's How to Tip Personal Trainers and Nannies

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Microconsole GameStick delayed, now going head-to-head with PS4

Due to production delays, the Android-powered microconsole GameStick will now be released on November 15--a date which puts it head-to-head with the PlayStation 4--a PlayJam representative has told Polygon.<p>Backers of the $80 two-inch console's original Kickstarter campaign started receiving units …

Modular smartphones aren’t so crazy now: Motorola gets in on the action with Project Ara

Like the highest tech Lego blocks you’ve ever seen, Motorola last night unveiled Project Ara, a bold plan to build smartphones with modular hardware.<p>It starts with an endoskeleton frame (which Motorola calls the endo), and from there you’ll be able to attach different hardware modules to create a …

Hyundai Really, Really Concerned About Zombies, Debuts Santa Fe–Based Apocalypse Machine

As measured by zombie-proof model debuts, Hyundai might just be the most paranoid automaker out there, since it has now added a third living-dead-resistant vehicle to its fleet. Based on a Santa Fe Sport, the brand’s latest zombie survival machine was designed by a fan of <i>The Walking Dead</i> and will …

So what the heck is wearable tech, anyway?

Deep in a dimly lit audience in New York City, I sat watching a presenter show a slide reading, "Challenges for High Performance Wearable Solutions."<p>Of all the challenges listed -- battery life, processor power, connectivity, developing compelling applications -- one was left out: who, exactly, …

After 6 years, Anki launches slot car game with artificial intelligence

Anki was born six years ago from frustration with the failures of robotics. The company’s founders were robot experts at Carnegie Mellon University, and they saw that most artificial intelligence applications came from the government and industrial sectors. But few robot applications succeed in …

Anki Brings Videogames to Life With Robotic Toy Cars

Anki co-founder Hanns Tappeiner places two palm-sized toy cars onto a flat, rolled-out mat and gives them a little shove. They start zooming around …

Charlie Hunnam quit Fifty Shades 'after being refused extensive creative input'

Charlie Hunnam walked away from a high-profile role as kinky billionaire Christian in Sam Taylor-Johnson's upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie after being denied extensive script approval, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>Further details are now beginning to emerge about the Sons of Anarchy …

Wearable devices: where fashion and technology collide

The news that Burberry chief executive Angela Ahrendts is leaving the luxury goods firm to join technology giant Apple is a sign of things to come, says Sophie Curtis.<p>Ahrendts has been with Burberry for almost a decade, and has been credited with turning it into a globally recognised brand. In her …

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Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …