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Hack into Nedry's Jurassic Park security system

A tiny online game is giving <i>Jurassic Park</i> fans an opportunity to revisit Isla Nublar, albeit in a very limited fashion.<p><i>Jurassic Systems</i> is a recreation of the desktop used by computer programmer Dennis Nedry (played by Wayne Knight) which proves too tricky to hack for the park's chief engineer, …

Replay – The Getaway

One of the more ambitious titles of the PS2 era was Team Soho's The Getaway. Featuring large recreations of London and tons of voice acting, its …

Call of Duty: The 10 Most Memorable Moments

Do you agree?<p>A few weeks ago IGN asked you, its wonderful readers, to vote for your most memorable Call of Duty moments.<p>The votes have been counted, …

Busta Rhymes Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Q-Tip: "Thank You"

Busta Rhymes' "Thank You" has a pretty strong list of featured guests: Kanye West, Q-Tip, and Lil Wayne. That track now has a video featuring all four rappers—although Kanye and Wayne never appear in the same frame—along with cameos from A$AP Ferg, A$AP Nast, and teenage actor-turned-adult-rapper …

The 10 Best meditation apps

<b>1. Buddhify</b><p>This nicely-designed UK-created app is aimed at busy urbanites. You tell it whether you’re at the gym, walking, commuting or home. You can …

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Watch Mac DeMarco's Pitchfork Festival Paris Set

<i>Photo by Tom Spray</i><p>Pitchfork.tv is proud to present video from this year's Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, made in conjunction with La Blogothèque. Watch Mac DeMarco's entire 46-minute set at Grande Halle De La Villette below. Revisit Evan Minsker's Guest List interview with DeMarco from last year …

Beck Shares Details of New Album Morning Phase, Including Jack White Sessions

<i>Photo by Peter Hapak</i><p>Speaking with <i>Rolling Stone</i>, Beck shared some details about his upcoming LP, <i>Morning Phase</i>, which is out in February through Capitol. As noted, the record features many of the musicians from 2002's <i>Sea Change</i>, including Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Joey Waronker (currently of Atoms for …

Listen: Grizzly Bear: "Will Calls" (Diplo Remix)

Grizzly Bear: "Will Calls" (Diplo remix) (via SoundCloud)<p>Diplo has remixed Grizzly Bear's "Will Calls", a track included on the expanded edition of their 2012 album <i>Shields</i>. It premiered today on XM/Sirius Radio; stream it above or download it here.<p>Watch Grizzly Bear perform "I Live With You" on …

GZA Rapped a Lecture About the Big Bang Theory at the University of Toronto, Read the Lyrics

<i>Photo by Alexander Stein</i><p>GZA gave a little preview of his upcoming new album, tentatively titled <i>Dark Matter</i>, at the University of Toronto this week. Per Canada.com (via AllHipHop), he held a lecture called "Consciousness, Creativity and Music," and took the opportunity to rap a song about the …

International Velvet

Score<p>They've extended their horizons further than the customary three chords and some home truths...<p>[a]Sleeper[/a]’s first law of female-fronted …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

What type of gamer are you? Let our personality test decide

Identify yourself<p>Despite being a unified community, we gamers are an eclectic, often rather factional bunch. It's testament to the healthy diversity …

Saints Row 4 receiving music-themed skin pack for the Dubstep Gun

<i>Saints Row 4</i> players can now download a music-themed skin pack for the game's Dubstep Gun for $2.99, publisher Deep Silver announced today.<p>The Dubstep Gun fires energy blasts to the beat of different songs. With the pack, players can choose from classical, death metal, polka and swing options. The …

Super Smoky video game seeks to curb social smoking with personalized aging

<i>Super Smoky</i>, a video game created by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee assistant professor of communication Hayeon Song, seeks to discourage social smokers by aging players in the game based on smoking habits, according to a press release from the university.<p>Song targeted a group of 62 "social …

Will Love Tear Us Apart? transforms Joy Division song into a game

European developer Mighty Box Games created a game based off of what is (arguably) Joy Division's best song — a free-to-play, browser-based title created in Unity called <i>Will Love Tear Us Apart?</i><p>The game was created as part of a project to adapt a song or poem into a game. Each verse of "Love Will …

Watch Chief Keef’s Amazingly Titled ‘Macaroni Time’ Video

This week has only spanned two days, but it’s already been a roller coaster ride for Chicago teen rap star Chief Keef. On Monday afternoon, he was …

New Singles

Tory party out of control over Europe, says Lord Howe

Lord Howe, the former Conservative chancellor who triggered the downfall of Margaret Thatcher, has launched a scathing attack on the prime minister, …

Listen to Daft Punk collaborator Todd Edwards' absolutely brilliant BBC Radio 1 Essential mix now. http://pigeonsandplanes.com/2013/05/listen-to-daft-punk-collaborator-todd-edwards-essential-mix/

Nigel Slater's sandwich recipes

I see no reason why, just occasionally, a sandwich can't be a flight of fancy – made to satisfy both an immediate hunger and a whim for something …

How to Make Smoked Ribs on a Gas Grill | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Mcintyre.</i><p>Learning basic cooking skills was not a priority for me while growing up. The transition from …

strained ricotta with banana fritters, plus romaine, pineapple and gorgonzola salad

There are many reasons I feel at home in the UK, but if I were asked to pinpoint the moment I knew I'd arrived, it might well be when I realised the …

PBS asks if buying Call of Duty poses a moral dilemma (video)

Games can’t escape the gun issue. That’s partly because the media looks for a scapegoat when confronted with difficult tragedies, but it’s also because so many games prominently feature firearms.<p>PBS stepped up to take on the issue of guns in games in its Idea Channel webseries. The show posed an …