Kim Jong-Un Approves A (Possibly?) North Korea-Made Smartphone

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un has given his approval to the first smartphone made in the hermit country, according to the official North Korea news (“news”) agency. Except, uh, maybe it was just made in China and h...
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Rise of the Triad review

The original Rise of the Triad is a relic of the early ages of PC gaming. It didn’t ask you to aim up or down, quick save every few minutes, or worry about fiddling with graphics settings. It did, however, beg you to explode,...
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Mysterious UFO caught on camera in Naples, Florida

(CNN) — A possible UFO was caught on camera in Naples, Florida last week. A security officer saw the mysterious unidentified flying object on surveillance monitors. What started off as a quiet night behind one Naples condo bu...
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Star Trek #24 Preview

Posted by T’Bonz – 12/08/13 at 11:08 am Tweet Star Trek #24 arrives tomorrow, but fans can have a sneak peek now. Written by Mike Johnson, with art by Claudia Balboni and a cover by Tim Bradstreet, Star Trek #24 was...
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The International 2013: Grand Finals in review

Last night, Seattle’s Benaroya Hall hosted the grand final of The International 2013, Valve’s humongous Dota 2 tournament. We sent Chris along to report from the event, cheer himself hoarse, and attempt experimental breakda...
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Geeky Scented Candle Set

Wax nostalgic Scented candles are so awesome. We can use them to cover odors when we’ve run out of Febreeze. We can smell fresh-cut grass in the middle of winter. We can enjoy the scent of fresh-baked cookies without the ...
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Watch Breaking Bad’s Star Trek Script — Animated!

Last night’s Breaking Bad wasn’t just an awesome return to form for Walter White and the gang, but it also featured what has to be an all-time great conversation between Jesse’s pals Badger and Skinny Pete abo...
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Strife Takes Aim at Dota 2 and LoL

When it comes to multiplayer online battle arena (henceforth, “MOBA”) mindshare, Valve’s Dota 2 and Riot Games’ League of Legends pretty much own the whole damn pie. But gamers are quick to forget that S...
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From Charles And Ray Eames, A Simple Machine With One Function: Not To Have Any Function

Husband-and-wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of the most influential designers of the 20th century, making progress in fields as diverse as furniture design, architecture, and film. In 1957 they were at the height of the...
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Alliance wins The International 2013 Dota 2 tournament, earns over $1.4 million

ALLIANCE WINS THE INTERNATIONAL 2013 Record Prize Purse Driven By Interactive Compendium August 11, 2013 – Alliance are the winners of The International 2013 Dota 2 Championship, earning a prize of over $1.4 million. The ...
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For Political Candidates, All Twitter Publicity Is Good Publicity

Good news, Anthony Weiner? New research suggests that the more social media posts about a political figure, the greater the number of votes the candidate will get at the polls. In politics, all Twitter publicity is good publici...
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RT on DVD & Blu-Ray: Olympus Has Fallen and A Band Called Death

The Company You Keep 56% Robert Redford directs and stars in this adaptation of the 2003 Neil Gordon novel of the same name, about a former militant activist who goes on the run when a young journalist discovers his true identi...
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Watch A 3-D Printed Robot Slide Under Doors

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley’s Biomimetic Millisystems Lab created the Sprawl Tuned Autonomous Robot, a 3-D printed insectoid ‘bot that can crawl under doors, limbo-style. STAR, for short, c...
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Dota 2 The International winners scoop $1437204

“I’m so excited to watch the replays for The International 3′s grand finals!” I thought this morning, with a little more groggy muttering and cussing, “But I’ll just check there’s nothi...
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7 Awesome Photos Of The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower

Photo taken in Fonts Point, San Diego, California
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There’s already an animated version of Badger’s Star Trek script from last …

Breaking Bad may have just come back last night, what with its arguments and threats and stuff, but viewer Matt Czap has already taken the most lighthearted part of the episode—Badger’s crazy Star Trek script—and made it ...
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Five Favorite Films with Bret Easton Ellis

Janson Jinnistan I really appreciate Ellis’ commentary on the quality of what he calls “the height of what movies for a mass audience were once”. And I agree, for the most part, except for one crucial differen...
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A Size Comparison Of Sci-Fi’s Greatest Machines And Monsters [Infographic]

08/12/13 at 1:40 pm … i dont think the death star would fit on the graph, as it is supposed to be the size of a small moon. they would either have to make a MASSIVE chart, or merely show a shaded curve to indicate to the ...
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Big Pic: A Radar View Of More Than 3,000 Miles On Mars

The European Space Agency’s Mars Express orbiter snapped this radar image of the red planet’s southern highlands, using its Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionospheric Sounding instrument. This image captures...
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Does CTE, The Brain Disease Found In NFL Players, Really Exist?

Last week, an autopsy revealed that Cullen Finnerty, a former college quarterback who in May went missing in the woods of Lake County, Michigan, had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, the degenerative brain disease at th...
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Starbound trailer teases environmental diversity, trees growing eyeballs

How many biomes will Starbound have? Quite a lot, according to this teaser video for Terraria’s sort of spiritual successor. Which naturally leads to a second question: when did we start referring to these things as “biomes...
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Breaking Bad: See the Animated Version of Badger’s Star Trek Pie-Eating Story

Matt Jones and Charles Baker, who play Badger and Skinny Pete, described themselves as “moderate” Star Trek fans, but admitted some of the story went over their heads. “I didn’t know what the fuck a tulaberry was,” Jo...
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