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Nintendo Switch Can Stream PC Games With This App

An upcoming application for the Nintendo eShop is being hailed as a ‘game changer’, as the third application will supposedly grant Switch users the …

Nintendo Switch

The First All-Women's Overwatch eSports Scholarship Is Being Offered by a US College

Women’s Overwatch eSports Scholarship<p>Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri has announced the first all-women’s varsity esports program, where the …

College & University
Red Dead Redemption

This is Lenovo’s Windows Holographic VR headset

Lenovo just showed us its first VR headset, a prototype device that works with Microsoft’s Windows Holographic platform. Next to other tethered PC headsets like the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive, it’s noticeably smaller and lighter — Lenovo says it’s targeting around 350g for the final product’s …

Virtual Reality

We Could Be Living On The Moon In 10 Years Or Less

And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX<p>"You are here to help humanity become a spacefaring species."<p>So said the opening line of a brochure for a workshop that took place in August 2014. It was a meeting of some of the greatest scientists and …

Articles about 5 modern homes striking green roofs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>It’s been …

Green Roofs

Wonderful Retro Game Styled GIFs Capture Modern Japanese Life

Sometimes someone captures modern Japanese life in a really wonderful way and these lovely retro game styled GIFs do just that.<p>Created by Yuuta Toyoi, the GIFs are quite simple and understated. With not much animation they infer a great deal and that in itself is a wonderful representation of …

GIF Animations

Kid Cudi Will Be Dropping New Music Weekly But It Won’t Be For Sale

Kid Cudi is a rap star, but he's soon to be a fixture on television thanks to his new role on "Comedy Bang Bang."<p>But don't think his new co-starring …

Kid Cudi

Vortex lets kids program their own robot buddy

Sphero, the ball-shaped robot, inspired a new generation of toys that aren't only fun, but can also be used as educational tools for kids. Vortex, pictured above, is one of these. Created by DFRobot, a company that's been selling open-source hardware since 2008, Vortex is being revealed today via …

Robotics

Solocam Is A Selfie Stick That Isn’t Completely Insufferable

Most of us at TechCrunch don’t get out much, instead choosing to blog from the comfort of our own home or office. However, some more adventurous reporters still crave the thrill of reporting live on scene.<p>Solocam is a selfie stick that may actually provide value (bear with me here) by letting …

Mobile Photography

Boo the Confederate flag until it burns in browser game BooFlag

<i>BooFlag</i>, a browser game in which audibly booing a cartoon Confederate flag will cause it to lower and combust, is the latest work of satire from Italian developer Molleindustria. According to a blog post on the developer's site, the game is a reaction to <i>Slate</i>'s "Giving Up on Control," a story that …

App Store

Articles about minimalist duplex venice california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Don Dimster celebrates the concept of communal family space with a pair of homes in Venice, California, for himself and...<p>Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist feel of this California home.<p>Crane.tv, the excellent video magazine focusing on design and contemporary …

California

Coin, The One Credit Card To Rule Them All, Is Finally Shipping

The Coin (promising to let you combine all your credit/debit/loyalty cards into a single piece of tech) has delayed for so long that you might have forgotten that you ordered one. In November of 2013, the YC-backed company blew past its $50,000 pre-order goal in forty minutes, but despite a promise …

FinTech

Why Is The University Still Here?

Universities are supposed to be dead. These bastions of higher learning have been on Silicon Valley’s hit list for much of the past decade, and disruption phasers targeting the industry have certainly been set to kill in the years since the global financial crisis.<p>And yet after years of efforts, we …

Higher Education

TS Eliot and a tragic childhood in 'Home is Where One Starts'

You stand on the edge of a strip of asphalt, in the middle of a breezy, weedy, Southern forest. It's nearly sunset and the day's final rays sprawl over hay rolls and a small pond across the road. Behind you, a long trailer home sits in a clearing, piles of old and discarded possessions heaped …

Literature

NSA is getting ready to shut down bulk surveillance programs in response to failed Senate vote

After a late Senate vote after midnight on Friday, the NSA is starting to take moves to shut down its bulk surveillance programs. With the legal foundation of those programs, the Patriot Act, set to expire at the end of the month, lawmakers have been working to agree on which parts of the mass …

Surveillance