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    This is a video of a technician climbing up to the top of a transmission tower to do some maintenance work. I always assumed there were specific tools or safety precautions in place to protect them, but nope, they just climb up, dragging their toolbox on a rope behind them. No harnesses or anything. Well [...]...

    In a push to get people to actually use their site, Twitter has unveiled a new site redesign with a dual panel layout allowing easier and more intuitive navigation. Now you can click on an individual tweet and see more info about it, as well as any replies or retweets. It makes a lot more [...]...

    One of the funnier things ive seen today hahaha. You know, I prefer these mascots than the annoying dicks in giant fur suits Another one after the jump.

    Lady Gaga’s meat dress. It is a dress, made of meat. I suppose I will let the picture explain itself, there’s not much else really.

    Other than the fact that this infographic is supposedly written in the future (September 20, 2010), it does provide an interesting insight into the plight of the trapped Chilean miners. Thirty three miners have three holes – their sole key to survival. No sun, fresh air, their whole world are these 3 holes. Some notes: [...]...

    Man, I would have killed to hang out with the TMNT, back in the day. Hell even right now. If you stop to think about it, the whole concept of the show is so insanely crazy, it’s hard to see how anyone would have imagined that a show so outrageous would have been such a [...]...

    The main site is born. It was quite uneventful. This is it’s blog. What are you doing? Go check it out!
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    The San Francisco Examiner reports that a San Francisco State University professor was charged with 15 misdemeanor counts of invasion of privacy after secretly filming students in his home bathroom. Read more......

    Tom Greer, an 80-year-old man from Long Beach, California, told KNBC-TV this week that he fatally shot a woman in the back while she and a male accomplice ran away after attempting to rob his home. He reports that she said, "Don't shoot me! I'm pregnant!"...

    Welcome, fashion lovers, fashion haters and reality-show junkies, one and all! A new season of Project Runway kicks off tonight at 9 Eastern, and we're live-blogging the premiere episode in the comments. Join us!Read more......

    Before everyone knew them and loved them, way back in 1999, Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch starred in a two-woman show called Dratch & Fey. Read more...

    The latest tech boom has been inflating commercial rents all across the Bay Area, but nowhere have the impacts been as acute as in San Francisco. The increases are certainly welcome news to the city's commercial landlords, but non-profits, small businesses, and ...

    Tonight we've got sacred cows, horny aliens, trenchant opinions about game shows, and gingers taking the "M" outta MPDG, with a vengeance.Read more...

    As E! News reports, a disgruntled nanny recently escaped from the Gosselin Circus in order to warn our mere mortal selves of the dark grimoire whose existence threatens the very fabric of our universe....

    Gizmodo Report: Facebook and Uber Want You to Call a Ride From Messenger | io9 How Would Christianity Deal with Extraterrestrial Life? | Jalopnik The Citroen C-Elysee Is The Worst Car I've Ever Driven | Jezebel ...

    Nickelodeon actress Jennette McCurdy is best known for two things: Starring alongside Ariana Grande in the recently-cancelled Sam and Cat and having her lingerie selfies leaked online. The 22-year-old isn't naïve; she's aware she's got some fans who aren't just interested in her acting abil...

    Today's second-most frightening news story involves a number of porcelain dolls, each crafted to resemble a young girl living in the same Orange County neighborhood.Read more...
    Naya Rivera took the world by surprise with her quickie wedding to Ryan Dorsey. But no one was more surprised than Ryan's dad! Father of the groom Arnold Dorsey says though he obviously knew about it before the rest of the world, it still seemed to happen out of nowhere! He said: "We knew about the wedding six [...]...

    Ben Affleck…you look so…intense! We love it. In honor of Batman's 75th birthday, DC Comics has used its San Diego Comic-Con booth to display this new image of Ben as Bruce Wayne incarnate! Huh, that's funny! We didn't see any Bat-Signal! The image was shared in a montage celebrating all the forms Batman has taken in comics, TV [...]...

    We JUST officially got word as to the cause of Peaches Geldof's tragic death, and Piers Morgan is already causing some controversy on Twitter! For those who might not know, Peaches' mother, Paula Yates, died of a heroin overdose at the age of 41, which is eerily identical to how Peaches died. Noting the unfortunate connection [...]...

    Kristen, a bride-to-be in England, had a super awkward yet amazing pre-wedding barbecue and wedding photo shoot when she accidentally invited a group of strangers to the festivities! The whole thing started when Kristen sent an innocent invitation via group text to her friends and family…then things escalated VERY quickly: Hah, we love the hashtag, #westillcoming! [...]...

    Charisma Carpenter may have turned 44 on Wednesday, but her body is still in its prime! The Buffy The Vampire Slayer star proved it by sharing a tasteful nude photo of herself on Twitter! She tweeted: Yes, my bday suit for my bday. — charisma carpenter (@AllCharisma) July 24, 2014 Now that's a Sunnydale alum you could sink your [...]...

    MNEK just blew our minds with a completely original music video for his new single Wrote A Song About You! In the video, MNEK croons along to a extremely fast-paced tempo as '90s-inspired graphics flash around in the background. The aesthetic of the video makes us feel like we're in a club! We just love how [...]...

    Wow, she looks exactly like the movie! SRSLY! This feels like an unanimated version of the animated film! Once Upon a Time just gave everyone the first glimpse at Elsa with this still from the set, and wow…will ALL of our dreams come true all at once (upon a time)? Our favorite ice queen is chatting up [...]...

    Pitbull saw, he came, he conquered, or should he say he saw, he conquered, he came! Those are some paraphrased lyrics from his newest, steamy single Fireball from his upcoming album Globalization! Just like having one shot of Fireball whisky, this makes us want to dance on a table and take our shirt off. Pitbull collaborated on this [...]...

    Wow, Ariana Grande is officially a bonafide hustler! Not only will Ariana perform her single, Break Free, at the MTV Video Music Awards on August 24th, but she'll also debut a new song, Bang Bang, with Nicki Minaj and Jessie J! Nicki just released a snippet of Bang Bang to Instagram but we have yet to hear [...]...

    Katy Perry knows what's up! The pop diva is telling all her fans to let loose this summer and go WILD. Katy latest anthem, This Is How We Do, salutes all the Katy Cats who "buy bottle service" with their "rent money" and soooo much more naughtiness! We're into it! LOLz! Ch-ch-check out the fiesty and [...]...
    "Crocodile Dundee" Paul Hogan's now ex-wife Linda Kozlowski took a bike ride with a friend today.You call that a penis? THIS is a PENIS!Crikey.

    Jean Kasem just made another enemy -- her attorneys are cutting her off ... claiming she's a pain in the ass client who also happens to owe them a ton of cash.According to documents filed in Casey Kasem's conservatorship ... attorneys… ...

    Cristiano Ronaldo is about to become a YOUNG MONEY CASH MONEY BILLIONAIRE ... because sources tell TMZ Sports Lil Wayne is starting his own sports management company and Ronaldo will be client #1. Our sources tell us ... Weezy has been wanting… ...

    TMZ Sports has obtained the arrest video of NFL star Justin Blackmon -- in which he warned the officer, "This is gonna be a big deal."

    The MMA fighter who KILLED a home invader and hospitalized another during a violent break-in on New Year's Day has been cleared of wrongdoing ... officials tell TMZ Sports. As we previously reported, Joe Torrez used his MMA skills (and a… ...

    Former NFL tight end Fred Davis was arrested this morning for assault stemming from an incident where he allegedly insulted his ex-GF's flat ass ... and then attacked her with dirt and flowers. As we previously reported, Fred's ex told cops the… ...

    Mario Gotze ain't the only Team Germany star with a smokin' hot lady ... Andre Schurrle's GF ain't half bad either. The soccer superstar -- who made the assist to Gotze in the WC Final -- was hangin' out on a yacht in Ibiza with longtime… ...

    "Big Brother" showdown:  2 former, famous contestants squaring off over whether producers should have told Frankie Grande about his grandfather's death.RACHEL REILLY, Winner, Season 13.  Producers had an obligation to tell Frankie.… ...

    Louis Mandylor -- best known for his role as Nia Vardalos' brother in "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" -- is lucky to be alive after collapsing on the set of his new movie.Mandylor was shooting scenes in 90+ degree heat Tuesday for the movie, "Daylight's… ...

    The L.A. Kings are responsible for destroying the sex lives of two grandparents ... this according to a new lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports. The people behind the allegations are Trina and Dino Adam -- who claim they were at the L.A. Kings… ...
    Feminists are outraged that Terry Richardson has yet to be Arizona slow executed for the crime of being a super fucking creepy photographer who prays on young women. You know, unlike his fashion model shooting peers who just want to help young Czech teens with perfect bone structure and teen tits find fulfillment. Since nobody […]...

    Nicki Minaj new contribution to the musical lexicon of humanity is called Anaconda. It’s a snake. It’s also a cock. I’m pretty good at interpreting sexually suggestive metaphors. For instance, I’m looking at Nicki Minaj squatting on an imaginary anaconda in her thong and I interpret that to mean her music sucks. I also interpret […]...

    According to the final inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof, the ridiculously polite British investigators determined that Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose. Part of this finding was related to the heroin needle found in her lifeless hand, the heroin in the tin next to her bed, the heroin found stashed in every room […]...

    Philip Seymour Hoffman’s character in his final leading role is a troubled alcoholic. Anton Corbijn directed Hoffman in A Most Wanted Man and said Hoffman was perfect for the part: “He channeled part of the state he was in at the time into that character. They were more closely linked than, say, the character he played […]...

    That body says hot European soccer wife. That smile says socialized medicine dentistry. It’s the teeth we’d all have if Sting and Danny Glover ruled the world in side by side Iron Thrones. That could happen. I’m buying a gun. Photo Credit: Pacific Coast News...

    The trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey came out today. Suburban housewives everywhere are marking their calendars with their chubby moist fingers for Valentine’s Day 2015 when they will all assemble en masse to witness this softcore porn. I’d start investing in Good & Plenty stock now. Get all hot and bothered by some douche […]...

    Cameron Diaz has to suffer through lots of shit she wouldn’t have to if she was a man. People give her grief about not wanting kids. They criticize her body for being paunchy yet masculine. They question her choice of dating the less talented Madden brother who looks like the Sunday morning bouncer at a […]...

    The difference between the loons and the drunks is always revealed at court dates. The loons still look fucking crazy heading into court. The lushes clean up nice for the judge. Shia LaBeouf looked pretty damn dapper as he faced the court to explain why he was harassing the homeless and disrupting an off-Broadway run […]...

    Charisma Carpenter might have just turned forty-four, but her tits say otherwise. If they went to school, they’d be in Suri’s class. Just kidding, Suri doesn’t go to school. She needs her mind empty for the Awakening. Charisma decided to do a big fuck you to Zuckerberg, Facebook, Instagram and their policies of choosing to […]...

    Selena Gomez just completed the Sharon Stone Basic Instinct clips in her lesbian training workshop. She went peekaboo with tautly pulled back hair as she and her lesbian mentor took time away from lapping up milk off each other’s hindquarters to visit the Leonard Dicaprio Foundation Gala in St. Tropez. Leo’s charity is set up […]...
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    We've seen IBM's Watson computer serve up unlikely food pairings, but Data Cuisine takes culinary experimentation to a whole new level. Developed by data-visualization specialist Mortiz Stefaner and curator Susanne Jaschko, it's an initiative to......

    Back at this year's E3 we learned that Halo: Nightfall would tell the origin story for a new character in Halo's sci-fi universe, and we're finally getting to see some of the show in motion. And, well, there are a couple of instances where it looks......

    When Amazon purchased Comixology, it was a herald of change: iOS users lost the ability to purchase comics in-app, Android users were gifted with a new purchasing system and, now,the digital book seller is going DRM-free. Sort of. Comixology CEO......

    Let's say you wanted to give Bungie's latest shooter, Destiny, a go before the game comes out in September, but the idea of pre-ordering video games goes against the very core of your being. Well, Bungie's just announced that it's opening the......

    It's happened to all of us: you queue up a print job, your old desk printer starts up and it unceremoniously jams halfway through. It's easy enough to resume a botched print job when you're dealing with paper, but what do you do when you're printing......

    What's the internet's most popular game-streaming service worth? About $1 billion, if VentureBeat sources have their story straight. Earlier this year, Variety and the Wall Street Journal reported that Google was in talks to acquire Twitch, but......

    Apple's set-top hobby has come a long way since its major refresh in 2010, thanks largely to a variety of services bringing different content to the platform. When it comes to gaming, however, the Apple TV isn't exactly a powerhouse, despite being......

    With the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft tried yet again to build a tablet that can replace your laptop, but critics found it fell just shy of that goal. Engadget's own Dana Wollman said that despite being "easier than ever to use as a tablet," the Surface......

    When a broadcaster logs off for dinner or puts down the controller for some shut-eye, Twitch now lets them keep the game streaming going with its new Host Mode. The function keeps a channel's chat up and running, but embeds a video of the action from......

    It seems as if this week is a good one to get stuff on the cheap or even for free. First, Marvel announced a promo yesterday which gave access to its Unlimited comics service for 99 cents, and now EA has quietly revealed that it's giving away copies......
    So many of our modern health problems stem from issues of abundance: fast food, car-friendly suburbs, and endless couch-borne entertainment.The cure for these, according to the quantified-self cult of Silicon Valley, is more data! Just collect information about every step we take, every beat of our heart, every toss we take in our sleep, everything we eat and every drop we drink, and all will be revealed.But what if the abundance of data, too, is part of the problem?Networked weight scales at MyFitnessPal headquarters.Your Data's So Big ...Mike Abbott, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ...

    Google wants to help you make decisions using the tool you already use to get directions. On Thursday, the company launched an Explore feature for Google Maps that lets people discover places like restaurants and local hot spots with a tap of an icon located in the far right corner of Maps.Like Foursquare’s new flagship application which eliminates the check-in, Google’s Explore feature is designed to help you find out information about places near you, and learns your behavior when you confirm places you visit to provide better suggestions. Exploring in Google Maps will also take into...

    Demand, meet supply. The world is in dire need of millions of Internet of Things developers within the next few years. The good news? According to a new Evans Data survey, 17% the world's software developers are already working on IoT applications; those in the Asia-Pacific region are particularly active.See also: The Internet Of Things Will Need Millions Of Developers By 2020The bad news? This developer population doesn't have a strong history of software and cloud services innovation.Asia-Pacific: A Hotbed Of ActivityTo reprise: Evans Data's recent global survey of over 1,400 software developers found that 17% are working on applications for connected devi...

    The Federal Aviation Administration will no longer be able to stall on privacy guidelines for private drone operation in the United States.President Barack Obama is set to issue an executive order to create privacy guidelines for private drones operating in U.S. airspace, according to Politico. If executed, this order would put the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an arm of the Commerce Department, in charge of developing these guidelines. Until now, privacy guidelines for drones were considered to be under the domain of the FAA, which is currently embroiled in the lengthy process of crafting regulations for operating commercial drones in U.S. airspace. However, the FAA has yet to address photos and other personal information potentially collected by private drones, a move that's been criticized by both lawmakers ...

    Nobody is more excited about the most recent version of Google's Chrome browser than JavaScript developers.The latest version, Chrome 36, now includes a long awaited potential update to the JavaScript language. Called Object.observe, it’s a low-level API (see our API explainer) that might solve one of the biggest problems in modern JavaScript development.That problem: JavaScript developers have yet to find a satisfactory way to ensure that changes in a Web app's underlying data—say, as the result of user input—are reflected properly in the browser display. (This basically reflects the fact that JavaScript developers often separate an app's data structures and its user interface into distinct program components. That keeps the codin...

    When it comes to cracking down on the predatory practices of in-app purchases found in “free to play” mobile app games, the European Union is looking out for the kids. “In particular, children must be better protected when playing online,” reads the European Commission press statement announcing its latest enforcement action.But won’t somebody please think of the grown-ups?Kim Kardashian: HollywoodOpportunities to lighten your digital wallet in exchange for in-game tchotchkes have grown ever-more insidious even for the supposedly mature set. Remember Farmville? Candy Crush? Now it's possible to level-up y...

    Yammer co-founder David Sacks announced he’s leaving Microsoft on Wednesday, tweeting a thank you and goodbye to his “YamFamily.”Microsoft acquired the enterprise social networking and chat tool two years ago, and when it did, Sacks was seen as a potentially transformative figure for the legacy technology company. He was even mentioned by outsiders as a candidate to replace Microsoft's outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer last year, though it’s not clear if he was ever seriously considered. Yammer will be moving under Office 365 and Outlook as Microsoft looks to further integrate Yammer technologies throughout Office. Kristian Andaker, an Office team lead, will be heading up Yammer engineering, ZD...

    Pinterest’s tech department is twice as female as Twitter’s, and more so than the departments at Facebook and Yahoo, the numbers show.On Thursday, Pinterest released its diversity numbers indicating the company’s gender and ethnicity makeup. The release is a followup to Pinterest tech lead Tracy Chou’s Medium post, Where are the numbers?, urging tech companies to reveal their diversity statistics.See also: The People Who Make Twitter Don't Loo...

    Google's Chromecast is one of its most successful consumer products ever. So it's only natural that Google would like to hitch another wagon to that star—and right now, that wagon is its streaming-music service, formally known by the awful name Google Play Music All Access.See also: How To Stream Music With Google ChromecastThe occasion is the first anniversary of the TV streaming stick, which prompted Google to offer U.S.-based Chromecast users three free months of Google Play Music’s All Access service. According to a Google spokesperson, the promotion covers “free 90-day All Access music subscription to anyone with a Chromecast (who isn’t already an All Access subscriber)."The offer ...

    People in the U.S. now spend 40 minutes per day on Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on the company’s Q2 earnings call on Wednesday.He qualified that statement by saying people spend about nine hours total on digital media, mobile use and television included. But 40 minutes is still four percent of your waking hours.Some of that time spent might eventually turn into sending your friends money via Messenger, Facebook’s mobile messaging app. On the call, Zuckerberg said there will be “some overlap” between messaging and payments, but that likely won’t happen anytime soon. The social network ...
    CanHasDIY writes The old saying goes, "if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all." A man learned the consequences Sunday, after Tweeting about his experience with a rude Southwest gate attendant: "A Minnesota man and his two sons were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight after the man sent a tweet complaining about being treated rudely by a gate agent. Duff Watson said he was flying from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday and tried to board in a spot for frequent flyer privileges he held and take his sons, ages 6 and 9, with him, even though they had a later spot to board the plane. The agent told him that he would have to wait if he wanted to board with his children. Watson replied that he had boarded early with them before and then sent out a tweet that read 'RUDEST AGENT IN DENVER. KIMBERLY S. GATE C39. NOT HAPPY @SWA.' Watson told TV broadcaster KARE in Minneapolis on Wednesday that after he boarded, an announcement came over the plane asking his family to exit t...

    Lasrick writes Physicist Lawrence Krauss blasts Congress for their passage of the 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that cut funding for renewable energy, sustainable transportation, and energy efficiency, and even worse, had amendments that targeted scientists at the Department of Energy: He writes that this action from the US Congress is worse even than the Australian government's move to cancel their carbon tax, because the action of Congress is far more insidious: "Each (amendment) would, in its own way, specifically prohibit scientists at the Energy Department from doing precisely what Congress should mandate them to do—namely perform the best possible scientific research to illuminate, for policymakers, the likelihood and possible consequences of climate change." Although the bill isn't likely to become law, Krauss is fed up with Congress burying its head in the sand: The fact that those amendments "...could pass a house of Congress, should concern everyone interest...

    Graculus writes with news that the so called "magic helmets" for the controversial F-35 are ready for action. This week, Lockheed Martin officially took delivery of a key part of the F-35 fighter's combat functionality—the pilot's helmet. The most expensive and complicated piece of headgear ever constructed, the F-35 Gen III Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) is one of the multipurpose fighter's most critical systems, and it's essential to delivering a fully combat-ready version of the fighter to the Marine Corps, the Navy, and the Air Force. But it almost didn't make the cut because of software problems and side effects akin to those affecting 3D virtual reality headsets. Built by Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems International (a joint venture between Rockwell Collins and the Israeli defense company Elbit Systems), the HMDS goes way beyond previous augmented reality displays embedded in pilots' helmets. In addition to providing the navigational and targeting information typ...

    sciencehabit (1205606) writes A new study shows that ground water in the Colorado basin is being depleted six times faster than surface water. The groundwater losses, which take thousands of years to be recharged naturally, point to the unsustainability of exploding population centers and water-intensive agriculture in the basin, which includes most of Arizona and parts of Colorado, California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Because ground water feeds many of the streams and rivers in the area, more of them will run dry. ...

    Nate the greatest (2261802) writes Apple thrilled investors earlier this week when they revealed that they had sold 13 million iPads to schools and claimed 85% of the educational tablet market, but that wasn't the whole story. It turns out that Apple has only sold 5 million iPads to schools since February 2013, or an average of less than a million tablets a quarter over 6 quarters. It turns out that instead of buying iPads, schools are buying Chromebooks. Google reported that a million Chromebooks were sold to schools last quarter, well over half of the 1.8 million units sold in the second quarter. With Android tablets getting better, Apple is losing market share in the consumer tablet market, and now it looks Apple is also losing the educational market to Google. Analysts are predicting that 5 million Chromebooks will be sold by the end of the year; how many of those will be sold to schools, do you think? ...

    Plastic, plastic everywhere! Except on most surfaces of the Keyboardio ergonomic keyboard, which started as a 'scratch his itch' project by Jesse Vincent. According to his blurb on the Keyboardio site, Jesse 'has spent the last 20 years writing software like Request Tracker, K-9 Mail, and Perl. He types... a lot. He tried all the keyboards before finally making his own.' His objective was to make a keyboard he really liked. And he apparently has. This video was shot in June, and Jesse already has a new model prototype under way that Tim Lord says is a notable improvement on the June version he already liked. || Note that the Keyboardio is hackable and open source, so if you think you can improve it, go right ahead. (Alternate Video Link) ...

    jones_supa (887896) writes It's been a while since a new ScummVM release, but version 1.7.0 is now here with many exciting features. New games supported are The Neverhood, Mortville Manor, Voyeur, Return to Ringworld and Chivalry is Not Dead. The Roland MT-32 emulator has been updated, there is an OpenGL backend, the GUI has seen improvements, AGOS engine is enhanced, tons of SCI bug fixes have been applied, and various other improvements can be found. This version also introduces support for the OUYA gaming console and brings improvements to some other more exotic platforms. Please read the release notes for an accurate description of the new version. SCUMM being the language/interpreter used by many classic adventure games. ...

    gunner_von_diamond (3461783) happened upon Ask Slashdot: Experiences with Laser Eye Surgery from ten years ago, and asks: I was just reading a story on /. from 10 years ago about Lasik Eye Surgery. Personally, I've had Lasik done and loved every single part of the surgery. I went from wearing contacts/glasses every day to having 20/15 vision! In the older post, everyone seemed to be cautious about it, waiting for technical advances before having the surgery. Today, the surgery is fairly inexpensive [even for a programmer :) ], takes about 10-15 minutes, and I recovered from the surgery that same day. So my question is: what is holding everyone else back from freeing themselves from contacts and glasses? ...

    New submitter Tim the Gecko (745081) writes Comcast has announced 1Tb/s of Internet facing, native IPv6 traffic, with more than 30% deployment to customers. With Facebook, Google/YouTube, and Wikipedia up to speed, it looks we are past the "chicken and egg" stage. IPv6 adoption by other carriers is looking better too with AT&T at 20% of their network IPv6 enabled, Time Warner at 10%, and Verizon Wireless at 50%. The World IPv6 Launch site has measurements of global IPv6 adoption. ...

    alphadogg (971356) writes with news that the SSA has joined the long list of federal agencies with giant failed IT projects. From the article: "Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency. In 2008, Social Security said the project was about two to three years from completion. Five years later, it was still two to three years from being done, according to the report by McKinsey and Co., a management consulting firm. Today, with the project still in the testing phase, the agency can't say when it will be completed or how much it will cost. ...
     Only 40 percent of Pinterest employees are women, even though the majority of the company’s users are female, according to a report released by Pinterest Thursday. Pinterest’s ratio appears better than other tech companies that have released similar reports — only about 30 percent of employees at Facebook, Google and Twitter are female. But considering Pinterest’s users… Read More ...

     Chinese search engine giant Baidu had a good month on the Google Play Store in June, shooting up seven ranks to crack the top 10 publishers by downloads, according to App Annie’s latest global app index. Baidu’s growth wasn’t on the back of its search capabilities. App Annie’s data shows that two apps, DU Battery Saver and DU Speed Booster, accounted for most of the jump. Read More ...

     As reports of Google’s interest in buying Twitch continue unabated, it’s clear there’s an enormous market for video of gameplay. A few players stepped up a couple years ago to tackle the same concept for mobile gaming. Y Combinator-backed Kamcord was one of them. They built a layer that developers could integrate, letting gamers easily record and share their gameplay.… Read More ...

     Cities like Chattanooga, Tenn., have led the charge of providing public broadband services to local communities. Today, Chattanooga and Wilson, N.C., another city that provides municipal broadband, took it a step further by filing petitions to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), asking them to remove state laws that restrict the right to provide broadband services outside their… Read More ...

     Today Yammer’s founder and former CEO David Sacks announced that he will depart Microsoft, the software company that purchased his social enterprise startup for $1.2 billion. His exit, which comes two years after the June 2012 acquisition of Yammer, follows standard timing. When companies are purchased, existing employees are often given two-year contracts, sometimes with earnouts attached. Read More ...

     With our latest TechCrunch TV series, Incubated, we’re hoping to provide startup founders with all the info they might need before they make the decision to apply to an accelerator. Every Wednesday afternoon over the next 10 weeks, we’ll be releasing a new episode of Incubated, each of which will be focused on one of the top accelerators in the U.S. Read More ...

     Samsung‘s VR efforts are one leaky ship lately, with a report today echoing earlier rumors that the company would be partnering with Oculus VR for its own headset. Now, a leaked pre-release version of the Samsung VR software has made its way into the hands of SamMobile, apparently revealing some of the early functionality the head-mounted display will have, and detailing some of its… Read More ...

     Amazon‘s Q2 2014 earnings announced today made it more apparent than ever that Amazon remains a great business for its customers, but not so much for its shareholders. The stock, after the earnings were reported, was already down by 6% and falling in after-hours trading following Amazon reporting net losses that widened to $126 million in the quarter. Amazon has been stretching itself… Read More ...

     TechCrunch’s annual summer soirée is almost here. As in years past, August Capital will host TechCrunch and hundreds of local investors, founders and developers at its sunny office on Sand Hill Road. All are welcome to the August 1 event, but space is very limited. Read More ...

     Sometimes searching for the perfect bar or a challenging hiking trail can be like searching for a mythological creature. Unless you’ve already found Yeti. Read More
    Hackers have long used malware to enslave armies of unwitting PCs, but security researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar had a different thought: Why steal computing resources from innocent victims when there’s so much free processing power out there for the taking? At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas next month Ragan and Salazar […]...

    Just because Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine is fictional doesn’t mean it’s immune to the effects of climate change. This map shows how, in the past 110 Galactic Standard Years, Tatooine has turned from a sprawling, desert wasteland into an even hotter sprawling, desert wasteland. It comes from Tatooine’s first Intergovernmental Report on Climate […]...

    The new Luc Besson movie Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson, opens in theatres countrywide tomorrow. It’s based on the immortal myth that we use only 10 percent of our brains. Johansson’s character is injected with drugs that allow her to access 100 percent of her brain capacity. She subsequently gains the ability to learn Chinese in an […]...

    WIRED reports from Comic-Con as it opens to the public.

    You are looking at the most precise gravity map ever made of a distant galaxy cluster. Using the map, astronomers have determined that the cluster is roughly 650,000 light-years across and contains enough matter to make 160 trillion suns. The cluster, known as MCS J0416.1–2403, is located about 4 billion light-years away and consists of […]...

    Called Yelp Trends, the tool scours Yelp’s 57 millions reviews for how often certain words have been used in various cities.

    This beetle is fabulous and shiny. Also, purple.

    In her new book, Cristina de Middel has taken the original text from Chairman Mao Zedong’s Little Red Book and redacted most of the words, creating new and often times biting quotes that mock the statements of this once powerful communist leader....

    There is a lot of excitement around the current trend to get more people to be into computer programming. Whether or not they end up becoming coders, we can all at least can gain a bit from “computational thinking.” Perhaps with this movement, computer users will all eventually become computational creators. Unlikely, but we can […]...

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        We've taken a look through the Walmart.ca Clearance Blowout and there are tons of hot deals in a number of categories. Don't forget to the shop through the green cash back links for 2% cash back from RedFlagDeals.com. We'll get...

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        No Frills' $1, $2, $3 Sale is still live this week. We've got their newest flyer up and ready here for you but keep in mind that these deals don't start until tomorrow (July 25). Here are a couple of our highlights: Neilson Trutaste Milk or Lactantia Purefiltered Milk 1L - $1 Schneiders Juicy Jumbos or Grill'ems - $3 2 packs of Lantic Granulated ...

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    Rammasun hit China late last week with winds up to 130 miles per hour -- the strongest typhoon to hit the country in four decades. The storm was blamed for killing more than 150 people as it did major damage to the Philippines and Vietnam. Another storm named Matmo came ashore in southeastern China today after passing across Taiwan overnight. --Lloyd Young (33 photos total) A man pushes his electric bicycle against strong wind and heavy rainfalls along a flooded seaside street as Typhoon Rammasun hits Haikou, Hainan province on July 18. A super typhoon slammed into China on Friday as the government ordered an all-out effort to preven
    Four months after the tragic disappearance of a Malaysian jet in the Indian Ocean, a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 crashed in eastern Ukraine killing all 298 aboard. According to Ukrainian and US officials, the plane was shot down by a Russian-made antiaircraft missile. Along with coping with this devastating loss, tensions increased in the region setting off even more concerns internationally. --Leanne Burden Seidel (28 photos total) People inspect the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, July 17. A passenger plane carrying 298 people was shot down as it flew
    It?s been a race of survival in this year's tour at the halfway point. Two of the race favorites; Christopher Froome, last year's winner, and former winner Alberto Contador have both crashed out. Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the yellow jersey, is the overall leader through 11 stages of the race that now heads towards the high mountains and concludes in Paris on July 27. --Lloyd Young (38 photos total) Giant Shimano procycling team rider Marcel Kittel of Germany celebrates after winning the 1st stage of the 101st edition of the 2014 Tour de France cycling race between Leeds and Harrogate, Britain, July 5. (Nicolas
    It will be Germany and Argentina in the World Cup final this Sunday at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Argentina beat the Netherlands today during penalty kicks after extra time, and Germany dispatched Brazil yesterday during a 7-1 rout that shocked the host country. --Lloyd Young (30 photos total) Argentina's Maxi Rodriguez celebrates with Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero after scoring the last penalty during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on July 9. Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday after beating
    Spain has a long-standing historical and cultural relationship to horses. They use them for sport and in a variety of festivals. During the summer there are several festivals in which the role of the horse is essential. --Thea Breite (19 photos total) Wild horses are gathered during the "Rapa Das Bestas," (Shearing of the Beasts,) a 400-year-old horse festival in the Spanish northwestern village of Sabucedo July 5, 2014. On the first weekend of the month of July, hundreds of wild horses are rounded up, trimmed and groomed in different villages in the Spanish northwestern region of Galicia.
    Hurricane Arthur made its way up the East Coast of the United States over the last few days, causing widespread flooding and power outages. The storm reached a category 2 level with its greatest sustained wind strength of 100 mph. --Lloyd Young (18 photos total) A vehicle sits in the flooded waters of the closed Route 18 on July 4 in New Bedford, Mass., after heavy rains from Hurricane Arthur. (David W. Oliveira/The Standard-Times via Associated Press)
    They bring joy and sorrow to players, coaches, and entire nations. They can come from a graceful header off a corner kick or a hard bending strike from the pitch. Here is some action and reaction on the more than 120 goals scored during the World Cup competition in Brazil so far. --Lloyd Young (34 photos total) Greece's Orestis Karnezis watches as the ball goes into the net in a goal scored by Colombia's Pablo Armero (unseen) during their 2014 World Cup Group C soccer match at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 14. (Paulo Whitaker/Reuters)
    With the Iraqi military facing a huge crisis, tens of thousands of Iraqis answered the government's call for volunteers to fight the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Newly-recruited volunteers are undergoing military training in various parts of the country. --Thea Breite (14 photos total) Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
    June 20 is World Refugee Day, an opportunity to draw attention to those who have been displaced around the globe. This is a collection of photos documenting a small percentage of the people who have been driven from their home. --Leanne Burden Seidel (21 photos total) A women and a girl wash at a tap at a temporary displacement camp set up next to a Kurdish checkpoint on June 13 in Kalak, Iraq. Thousands of people have fled Iraq's second city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP (internally displaced persons) camps aroun
    The fighting continued in Iraq today near a main oil refinery, with government forces trying to stop a week-long attack from members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and others. The Iraqi foreign minister has asked the United States for air strikes against the Sunni militants' positions but President Obama, in a meeting with leaders of Congress today, said he wanted for now to focus on training Iraq's security forces and providing equipment. Thousand of displaced civilians have been looking for shelter since the the attacks began. --Lloyd Young (25 photos total) An image downloaded on June 11 from the jihadist website Welayat Salahuddi
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    Tycho: Strip Search is still paying dividends, years after filming.  Or, year.  I have to be honest with you: I don’t know how long ago it was.  The actual filming and subsequent release of the show is is filed away as a four dimensional holomatrix.  If I want to try and synchronize any part of it with actual time I have to probe the memory, pushing it this way or that, like a tongue on a loose molar. Meeting Abby Howard, who was obviously a superstar, ranks sorta high.  Maybe like on the show or whatever but also just in general.  You could read Junior…...

    New Comic: The Talk, By Abby Howard

    Tycho: In the real world, the realest one we have at any rate, Gabriel the Younger joined his friends in ridiculing a boy who did not understand procreation.  Except he didn’t understand it either.  Understand that conversations like this happen in Minecraft, now.  So he asked his Dad, who I know well.  And his dad had no idea how he was going to do it, much like our own dads, who simply never told us anything.  Except there’s no way you can get away with that anymore. I have probably been too frank at home, honestly.  It’s a problem I have: I hate…...

    Gabe: San Diego Comic Con is this week and Tycho and I will be there holding down booth 1334. (click for the big version) We’ve got a few San Diego exclusive items this year. First is a brand new pin set. This is the”Sketch” pin set. We called it that because they are sketches of Gabe and Tycho. We also have a new poster and shirt featuring the “Wizard” Gabe and Tycho that you might have seen on the cover of the PAX East guide book. We’ll have a selection of other pin sets as well as some books, a hat and a PA:The Series DVD. Besides all that, everyone in the booth will have a…...

    New Comic: The Talk, By Mike Krahulik

    Tycho: It’s been a long time since I actually stuck with an MMO, but whatever Wildstar is doing seems to be working on me.  Succeeding in these requires, to my mind, some kind of obsession.  Played in an ordinary way, the genre’s tropes veritably ensure that it won’t satisfy.  Wildstar has more immediacy than most, in my opinion, but you gotta commit to this genre.  I have discovered a level of obsession that is compatible with the rest of my life. The comic is for raids in general, but raiding in that game specifically has a kind of bullet-hell, arcade…...

    New Comic: Doctrine

    Gabe: I mentioned Fates Forever last week and since then I’ve only gotten more into it. I’m playing it every single day and still loving it. I’m gonna drop the official gameplay trailer in here so you can get an idea of how pretty this game is: From the UI to the gameplay the entire experience just feels incredibly polished. It feels like a game I could be playing on a PC rather than something that has been gutted in order to work on a tablet. With that said it uses the fact that it is on tablet is some cool ways. Many of the abilities use touch controls in interesting ways, like drawing…...

    Tycho: There are many examples in the archive of us getting a word stuck in our mouths. It’s like those shark shows, where they have the sharks, and the underwater cage person, and the shark has something in its jaws and it is freaking out.  I would never say that what I have isn’t an observable, definable condition, only that I’m lucky enough to have lashed a loosely bound framework around this obsessive core.  Also, that you seem to get something out of it.  Or that you endure it.  Or that you occasionally prefer it to nothing!  Let’s go with the…...

    Gabe: I don’t remember where I saw the book Fluency recommended. I took a look at it though and it met all my book purchasing criteria. That is to say it had a spaceship on the cover (extra points if that spaceship is the Millenium Falcon). So I bought it and I was actually really digging it. A massive alien spaceship floating in space. A team of astronauts sent to investigate it. A strange alien presence. I was even okay with two of the astronauts falling in love. Then all of a sudden “She pulled ineffectually at the filmy tunic that was keeping his skin from her.” I don’t read books…...
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    By Luis Prada  Published: July 24th, 2014  Back in June I wrote an article titled "5 Unsettling Sub-Genres of Fan Art Lurking on the Internet," wherein I showed you that people with varying degrees of artistic talent and access to DeviantART can and will draw the same strangely specific image ...

    By XJ Selman  Published: July 24th, 2014  It's hard to be a militant organization without looking like the bad guy. Image is more important than ever, particularly when anything you say or do can be beamed across the world in an instant on Twitter and Facebook. Consequently, once-terrifying ...

    By John Cheese  Published: July 24th, 2014  No matter how much we make fun of the music industry, we can't deny that a musician doesn't last long unless he or she knows at least a little something about ... well, music. Even ridiculous cockholes like Justin Bieber can sing, even if his songs d ...

    By Pauli Poisuo  Published: July 24th, 2014  Celebrities and wacky conspiracy theories are a pairing that has existed since time immemorial. More often than not, these "groundbreaking secrets about famous folks" have perfectly mundane explanations. The rumors about Lady Gaga having a penis were ...

    By Chris Rio  Published: July 24th, 2014  Confessing a love for video games won't get you beaten up on any playground these days, but gamers still have something of an inferiority complex about their favorite hobby. This might be because so many of the attempts to make gaming seem cool have ...

    By CRACKED Readers  Published: July 23rd, 2014  In case you didn't know, it's the 21st Century. And also in case you didn't know, Hollywood still has stereotypes it loves to perpetuate. We asked you to bring us the worst of the worst, and gave $200 to the winner ... ...

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    By David Christopher Bell  Published: July 23rd, 2014  Besides being the summer of flaccid box office results (not to gloat, but we kind of told you so), 2014 has also seen another bizarre trend emerge in the floundering forest of big-budget blockbustery: shitting all over science. Five of the year's big ...

    By Maxwell Yezpitelok  Published: July 23rd, 2014  A good indicator of the level of artistic integrity that exists in Hollywood is the amount of scripts that get recycled. I don't mean stuff like "Oh, Avatar is just The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie with blue people" (even though it definitely is ...

    By Carmen Burana  Published: July 23rd, 2014  Let's face it: Most of us don't know what the big deal is about great works of art, other than that they were created by famous artists (which is kind of circuitous logic). What's so special about the "Mona Lisa," anyway? Well, part of it is that the ...
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    New details have been announced for Bayonetta 2's multiplayer mode, and it all sounds pretty great. First off, online play is confirmed, as is the ability to play with friends or with a CPU (loving that last option in this online-only dominated world). You'll still be able to bet Halos (currency), then use the cash to unlock new bits of content throughout the game. Difficulty levels can be adjusted, and multiple stages will be featured, which can be unlocked by earning "Verse Cards." Progress is shared between the story and multiplayer, and you can customize your weapons and accessories. It's still weird to me to fill in information in our database for Bayonetta 2 as a Wii U exclusive, but here we are approaching the launch, and Bayonetta is very much still a Nintendo-published joint! Based on what I've played, it'll fit right in on the Wii U, and new fans will love the chance to play the original as well. ...

    I absolutely loved the way Powerhoof handled its delay of Crawl due to some untimely tax issues that needed to be resolved before the game was released. The studio wasn't sure how long it would take to get back on track, but now it has a revised Steam Early Access date: August 6. There's a fresh monster clip featuring skeletons to go along with the news and I'm just now delving into the archives to watch all of these videos. Clever stuff. Powerhoof also says there's going to be a "super-secret new IRS MAN monster" in Crawl now. Be on the lookout. ...

    It's not uncommon for developers to travel to far and distant lands to immerse themselves in the culture that they aim to represent in the videogames they're creating. What is uncommon (I imagine) is to watch a goat get sacrificed. But, that's what the developers of Far Cry 4 did. On a trip to Nepal, the Far Cry 4 team watched a goat get slaughtered as an offering to Kali. If I were tagging along, I think I could get the lay of the land without partaking in ritual sacrifice, so I'd have opted right out of that portion. As this is only part one of a three part series, who knows what other wacky hijinks the Far Cry 4 devs got into! ...

    Electronic Arts has delayed not one but two of its major games originally planned for October 2014 -- Dragon Age: Inquisition is being held back until November, while Battlefield Hardline is now set for early 2015. In this week's episode of Hardline, Steven, Brett, and Bill joined me to discuss that decision, the Destiny beta, and Naughty Dog's comments about how not considering a sequel to The Last of Us "would be a disservice [to the studio and its fans]." We purposefully went for a shorter run time this week in the hopes that the show would be more easily digestible for those of you watching on YouTube (as opposed to just listening). Actually, we tried to do that last episode too, but it ended up being well over 30 minutes anyway. Whoops. We did it this time, though. Hope you enjoy! For the audio-only episode, you can subscribe on ...

    Many made the reasonable prediction that with the closing of Irrational Games earlier this year, we'd probably seen the last of the BioShock franchise, at least for a bit. That line of thought may prove to have been a bit hasty, as 2K is already teasing something BioShock-related; we just don't know what. Earlier today, 2K Games' United Kingdom Twitter account sent out tweets 20 minutes apart of the above image. The first one prompted "#Discuss," while the second one read "Oooo, What COULD this mean?!" The picture represents a gentleman's club in BioShock, which can also be found in the multiplayer of BioShock 2. Whatever it ma...

    So far, the Destiny beta's been gated off from the public-at-large. Well, sort of. A pre-order would grant you access, and registering your code would get you even more codes, so it wasn't too difficult to find a way in. As of right now, that barrier's completely removed for everyone. In a post on Bungie's site, the developer announces that as of this moment (July 24 at 4:00 pm PDT), the Destiny beta is completely open, provided that you have a console that's equipped with PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold. According to Bungie, there should be ads popping up on the consoles later today prompting the download. If you haven't jumped in yet, give it a spin. Walk a mile in a Guardian's shoes until the whole spectacle shuts down on July 27 at 11:59 pm PDT. Destiny Beta: All Access [Bungie] ...

    A lot of people won't understand the completionist mindset, but if you're already digging Destiny, you can grab an exclusive emblem that will unlock in the full game. All you have to do is play the beta on Saturday, July 26, past 2PM PST. That's basically it. It's a small event aimed at getting in large amounts of people for stress testing, and you can net a piece of in-game content -- honestly, I vastly prefer this to GameStop-exclusive unlocks for day-one DLC. Bungie [Facebook] ...

    Nintendo may think watching Twitch streams is not fun, but a lot of people disagree. Twitch has 50 million active users per month. That's more than the population of California. That's more than 20 times the amount of people the United States has imprisoned -- and the US has more people imprisoned than anyone else. If Twitch is a prison people willingly waste their time in (but can also choose to leave when they run out of Tostinos pizza rolls), it would make the US look like a chump when it comes to incarcerating its citizenry (but still seven times better at it than the UK, Canada, et al).  Anyway, Google bought Twitch for $1 billion, according to ...

    Previously only available as a mobile title, Third Eye Crime is now hitting Steam for a reasonably priced $5. It features 120 levels of stealth action, in which you'll control a criminal who can predict enemy movements. The idea is that you're not only sneaking around, but you'll also throw off enemies actively -- in that sense, it's very puzzle-like. All of it is set over a cool-looking noir veneer that reminds me of Monaco. Third Eye Crime [Steam] ...

    Citizens of Earth didn't meet its Kickstarter goals, but Persona developer Atlus swooped in and saved the day. Lead designer and Eden Industries co-founder Ryan Vandendyck, who you might have seen on Sup Holmes?, talked to Siliconera about the experience. "It's hard to get the word out. There are so many Kickstarter projects and it is hard to hit that critical mass for coverage. People just don’t know about it. We've had so many people come up and say ‘Oh, there was a Kickstarter I wish I would've known about it " Vandendyck was actually talking to Atlus before the Kickstarter went up. When the Kickstarter failed, instead of backing out at a perceived lack of interest, Atlus maintained it loved the game ...
    While Sony has been about as lazy as it gets when it comes to custom PS4 consoles, Microsoft is getting a little more adventurous at Comic-Con, showing off a range of what it's calling "collectible consoles".Read more......

    The history of sex in video games is... not so sexy. Cara Ellison's "Gloriously Stupid History Of Sex In Games" feature on Vice looks back on the early days of sex in games, all the way up to the present. And you thought Custer's Revenge was a travesty. It gets worse—but also thankfully better....

    If you somehow hadn't already got into the Destiny beta already, know that the thing is now open to everyone. Even if you don't have a beta key.Read more...

    Batman's origin was already depressing. Dorkly has found a way to make it even more traumatic.Read more...

    Back in the day Insomniac was top tier PlayStation. The Ratchet & Clank series ruled (unless you preferred Jak & Daxter, in which case: arguments) and it had nailed a perfect mix of run and gun controls and 'what the hell did I just shoot' weapons. Why any of it was happening didn't matter, only that felt great doing it.Read more......

    Here's a short and very shiny-looking teaser that San Diego Comic-Con attendees got to see for the new Transformers series, Robots in Disguise. Those Autobots sure love their three-point landings, don't they?Read more......

    Gizmodo Report: Facebook and Uber Want You to Call a Ride From Messenger | io9 How Would Christianity Deal with Extraterrestrial Life? | Jalopnik The Citroen C-Elysee Is The Worst Car I've Ever Driven | Jezebel ...

    A messed-up dad who's in jail. Angst-filled childhood memories. A rocky romantic relationship. Weird dudes at the bar. Some players go to video games to try and escape this kind of stuff but one person's using GTA V to create a life filled with it.Read more......

    Monday's grand final match in the $10 million Dota 2 tournament, The International 4, was so lop-sided—so shocking—that forum conspiracy theorists briefly postulated that the contest must have been rigged. No way, of ...

    Blizzard's ongoing overhaul of World of Warcraft's character models has wound its way towards the majestic bovine class known as the Tauren. Read more...
    If you dont have a download code for Destinys beta, you can now access it anyway if youre subscribed to PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold, as announced by Bungie. But where can you find the coveted download? Nothing easier, it has just been made available on the PSN and on Xbox Live....

    For this week's Let's Play Wednesday, the AH Crew plays Destiny Competative Multiplayer.

    The AH Crew is back with more GTA V in Things to do in - Water Glitch.

    Boss Key Productions Founder Cliff Bleszinski talked about some of the best first-person shooters he has seen this year, and gave quite a compliment to MachinesGames for their work on Wolfenstein: The New Order....

    Join Shawn Long of Nintendo Enthusiast as he takes a look at Master Reboot for the Wii U released by Wales Interactive. Is Master Reboot a horror game worth checking out, or should you leave it in the dust?...

    "Invader Attack 2 is a shoot em up sequel developed by the one-man team at Codergames. Developed for PC, Invader Attack 2 is meant to offer a serious challenge, drawing its inspiration from classic, arcade-style games."...

    Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty pushes the boundaries of what to expect from an old school game, with this beautiful remake by Just Add Water.

    CarlosX360 writes: "On Monday, July 21st Sledgehammer Games revealed that they have a surprise for fans. Today is Thursday, when the supposed surprise was supposed to take place - Get your gamertag into Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for the world to see. Also, Hammer Week was host to a lot of info."...

    Ubisoft Montréal is currently at work on Assassin's Creed Unity, but looks like there's more brewing there, and it's not an Assassin's Creed game.

    We have new details on Bayonetta 2s online multiplayer from Famitsu. Players can team up in tag-climax multiplayer with a CPU, Friend, or random player online. There will be friend invites so connecting with friends and playing should be simple....
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    This edit of the Indian soap opera Kasamh Se serves as a great reel for the main star of the show: the sound effects.   
    Laughing at others falling down is one of the simplest joys in life. Does it make you a dick for laughing? Err... yeah, probably. So, of course watching a Disney character fall down because of their bulbous head is going to be an enjoyable ...
    That's a drop of 100 feet with nothing but net at the bottom. Want to know what doing 55 mph vertically feels like? Yikes.
    Get ready for... Lunchables/Trapper Keepr/Alf/Creepy Crawlers: The Movie. That's right, Hollywood is taking all the dumb shit you remember from your childhood and smashing it together for one giant crappy movie.  Okay, not really...
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    Yeah, you could have made this fascinately strange conversation between a potion seller and a knight, but you didn't. So shut up, and give me your strongest potions.
    Boat Comedy tackles the ancient artform of texting a romantic interest in their newest sketch. If the SATs had a texting section, this dude would get a perfect score.
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    Pharrell Williams - Come Get It Bae Get Pharrell's new album G I R L with 10 Brand New Tracks on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/GIRLitunes Get Pharrell's new album G I R L with 10 Brand New Tracks on Amazon: http://smarturl.it/GIRLamazonMP3 Follow Pharrell: http://pharrellwilliams.com http://facebook.com/pharrell http://twitter.com/pharrell http://instagram.com/pharrell http://smarturl.it/PharrellSpotify Music video by Pharrell Williams performing Come Get It Bae. (C) 2014 Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment
    Assassin's Creed Unity Meets Parkour in Real Life - 4K! Watch the behind the scenes in the link below! http://youtu.be/gJEJbLxwR0s Check out the trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity, which comes out on October 28 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC: http://youtu.be/-ohFulrJKhI In the game you play as a master Assassin in the French Revolution, and for the first time you can play with your friends in 4-player co-op missions! You can also learn more about the Assassin's Creed Unity Phantom Blade Collectible, which we featured at the end of this video. You can pre-order your ow
    A Film For Ella In December of last year I travelled to surprise Ella in Australia. She had been travelling for 3 months and had another 3 to go. With the help of Ella's best friend I organised to travel out and see her on her birthday. I filmed the process as a way of showing friends and family what happened. Music by: Tom Rosenthal - Going To Be Wonderful Carla Bruni - Quelquun Ma Dit Evelyn Glennie - Raindrops At My Window Follow JacksGap. Our Website: http://www.jacksgap.com Our Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/JacksGap Jack's Twitter: http://twitter.com/JacksGap
    Official Trailer for #NIGHTCRAWLERMOVIE In Theaters 10/17 #NightcrawlerMovie crawls into theaters October 17th. NIGHTCRAWLER is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling -- where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are convert
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    POKEMON RED AND BLUE W/ Smosh (Honest Game Trailers) Subscribe to Smosh Games ►► http://smo.sh/SubscribeSmoshGames From Nintendo, comes the game that spawned five generations of sequels, five television shows, one Magic The Gathering rip-off, seventeen movies, and a god? - Pokémon Red and Blue. Minecraft ►► http://smo.sh/HT_Minecraft Divergent Honest Trailer ►► http://smo.sh/HT_Divergent Trailers that tell you the TRUTH about your favorite Video Games: Honest Game Trailers. These are the hilarious trailers the game developers don't wa
    Maccabi Haifa - Lille friendly game interrupted by supporters! Fight on pitch! 23.7.2014 Sad scenes were witnessed during Lille's pre-season friendly with Maccabi Haifa on Wednesday. The match was interrupted in the 84th minute when a group of male fans stormed the pitch holding Palestinian flags waving in the air. The footage showed a coming together between one Haifa player and one of the pitch invaders, and within seconds the trespassers were involved in a ruckus with the Israeli footballers. It's worth pointing out that Maccabi Haifa has a long history of having Muslim an
    Jason Aldean - Burnin' It Down (Lyric Video) "Burnin' It Down" the brand new single from Jason Aldean. Get it now http://smarturl.it/burninitdown Video by Ford Fairchild Subscribe for new music: http://smarturl.it/aldeanvevo-subscribe Watch more: http://smarturl.it/jasonaldeanvevo Follow Jason Aldean: http://www.jasonaldean.com http://youtube.com/jasonaldean https://twitter.com/Jason_aldean https://www.facebook.com/jasonaldean http://instagram.com/jasonaldean Music video by Jason Aldean performing Burnin' It Down (Lyric Video). (C) 2014 Broken Bow Records
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    The PostgreSQL community has a new Foreign Data Wrapper for MongoDB to integrate the data from those document database deployments with enterprise data in the core Postgres database.

    How to correct poor network performance issues when dealing with the Nagle algorithm

    This week, Juergen announced the Spring Framework 4.1 release candidate. Now is the time to test those new features and see how they can make your applications better! One of those new features is the flexible resolution and transformation of static web resources. Spring framework already allows you to serve static resources using ResourceHttpRequestHandlers. This feature gives you more power and new possibilities....

    A few weeks back I began a list of questions to help build a PhoneGap/Cordova File System FAQ. (More on that at the very end.) As I work through the questions I'm building little samples (like this one) to help demonstrate various FileSystem features. Today's is really simple, but as always, I figure people can find this helpful even if it trivial. (And if I'm wrong, let me know in the comments below.) Today's example simply reads a text-based file from the file system and displays it in the application....

    People attempting to begin careers as freelancers, in any field, face one major hurdle. How do they get paid for the things they do? There are numerous obstacles, surprises and schemes out there attempting to get free work or products from the individual with the stipulation that the first thing they must face is the “build a resume while not getting paid” approach....

    It is a well known generalization that lawyers tend to over-bill their clients. I don’t suggest that they really do over-bill, only that it is generally believed that they do. It is a well known fact, in the development community that developers often under-bill their clients, and the do it in amounts usually greater than ten percent and sometimes as high as 100%. The higher percentage of under-billing is usually from the foreign workers....

    My web based system for cave management (Spelix) has gained a lot of performance improvements. Here I'll show you the best practices that can be easily applied to other web applications as well.

    In this article, Alex take a close look at the the 10 best Windows Phone and Windows RT Apps for Designers and Web Developers.

    It’s really easy to install WordPress on Amazon’s cloud server. Get your WordPress website up and running instantly. Amazon offers free usage for first one year, so you can try their servers and decide yourself if you want to use their services further or not....

    In this article, we are going to discuss about How to implement the Ajax form validation in YII PHP Framework. Yii supports AJAX form validation, which essentially posts the form values to the server, validates them...
    For a trivial example something like x^2=Math.pow(x,2) Ive been searching to see if there are libraries that have been implemented to sort of doing this sort of parsing and i havent really found something like above where a user enters x^2 and i get a javascript function i can use like Math.pow(x,2) I was curious if anyone knew of such a library. If not the case, could people possibly give resources on parsing mathematical expressions in javascript? I was thinking of writing some pattern matching program in haskell and generate javascript math expressions with that. However i wasnt sure that was the way to go. I was thinking of parsing it in javascript and when done have nested functions in eachother. Any feedback is appreciated. ...

    How do I access the data stored in JSON that is returned in the complete function of a JQuery AJAX request. For example, I have the following code: $.ajax({ url: 'buildings.php', data: "building=" + building, complete: function (response) { alert(response.responseText); alert(response.name); } }); In the first alert it displays the following, which is the intended JSON data that I sent from PHP. {"name":"HSB","description":"description","directionsURL":"directionsURL","imageArray":{"1":"URL 1","2":"URL 2"}} In the second alert, it displays undefined How do I access the data I received that is displayed in the first alert?...

    Are most functions for http requests synchronous by default? I came from Javascript and usage of AJAX and just started working with http requests in Python. To my surprise, it seems as though http request functions by default are synchronous, so I do not need to deal with any asynchronous behavior. For example, I'm working with the Requests http library, and although the docs don't explicitly say whether http requests are synchronous or not, by my own testing the calls seem to be synchronous. So is it that most http requests are by default synchronous in nature, or most functions are designed that way? And my first experience with http requests (JS AJAX) just happened to be of an asynchronous nature? ...

    I'm trying to get around c++'s lack of static constructors by having a struct declared within a Path class, and a static instance of that struct also in the Path class: class Path { struct StaticPathState { Path executablePath; } static StaticPathState s_staticPathState; }; ... Path::StaticPathState Path::m_staticState; However, I'm getting compile error: C2079: 'Path::StaticPathState::executablePath' uses undefined class 'Path' Any way to get around this? Do I have to declare the struct outside of Path? EDIT: This is the feature I'm trying to replicate....

    Here is my Html code,index.html `<body> <div id="container"> <div id="header"> <div class="menu_div"> <ul id="menu-bar"> <div id="menu_div"> <li><a href="#" id="#home">Home</a></li> <li><a href="#" id="#men">Men</a></li> <li><a href="#" id="#women">Women</a></li> <li><a href="#" id="#cosmetics">Cosmetics</a></li> <li><a href="#" id="#accessories">Accessories</a></li> <li><a href="#" id="#services">Services</a></li> <li><a href="#" id="#aboutus">About Us</a></li> ...

    I'm currently doing a query and then running another query inside the while loop which I know is bad practice. I know I need to do a join of some sort, but I need the result of the inner query to be a part of the outer query and I'm not sure how to do it. $departments = $db->prepare("SELECT * FROM departments"); $departments->execute(); while ($row = $departments->fetch(PDO::FETCH_ASSOC)) { $department_id = $row['department_id']; $total_problems = $db->prepare("SELECT COUNT(*) FROM `problems` WHERE department =$department_id"); $total_problems->execute(); $department_problems = $total_problems->fetchColumn(0); } I've tried various joins but am unable to get my head around it properly....

    I read something to buffer: char buf[] = new char[4096]; int got = reader.read(buf,0,4096); readLine() is not OK because of the stuff can contain "\n" characters. Then I nee to convert buf[] to String. String.valueOf(buf) will be of size buf.length() == 4096 and will contain junk at end. I need String of size got. There are 2 perverted way to do this. First way - create new array of size got, copy bytes to new array and do String.valueOf. Second way - append to String char by char converting each char to String.Is there better way not involving weird actions?...

    I notice that pages like netflix.com and youtube.com display just as well on a 1024px iPad as they do on a 1900px monitor. In both cases all of the content is shown. Nothing is ever cut off. This implies that the HTML, or JavaScript, senses the screen width and then scales everything to that size. If the native size is 1400px, for example, and the page is loaded into a 1024px screen, everything has to get scaled by 73%, including the fonts. How do they do that?...

    So I have 2 labels that the times change I need to add them together they do not stay the same but I cant find a ways to get them to add right. Here is what I have. Dim Time1, Time2 As String Dim TotalTime As Integer 'The Time that is in Lable is in Hours and Mins. 'Example 0:13 is 13 Mins 'Example 1:45 is 1 Hour and 45 mins Time1 = Convert.ToInt32(lblTime1) Time2 = Convert.ToInt32(lblTime2) TotalTime = Time1 + Time2 End Sub ...

    I have 2 jQuery datepickers: <p><label>Start Date:</label> </p><p> <input type="text" id="date1" name="date1" class="date-pick smallInput required"/> </p> <p><label>End Date:</label> </p><p> <input type="text" id="date2" name="date2" class="date-pick smallInput required"/>* </p> <p><label>Total Period:</label> </p><p> <input type="text" id="Total_Period" name="Total_Period" class="smallInput required"/> * </p> I need help with writing some code for the following: date2 cannot be more than 365 days after date1 Calculate amount of days between date1 and date2 in Total_Period ...
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    Here’s a really cool application of 3D printing and robotics by a fellow named [Maundy] – He’s created a very unique kinetic robot which relies on gravity to walk around. All the electronics are housed in the cylinder as shown above. It can roll freely back and forth by some kind of mechanism inside (not shown), but the beauty of it is, when the cylinder rolls to one end, gravity takes over and the little robot actually flips through the air, reorienting itself onto its other feet. Due to the flipping nature of the bot, it can even climb over … Read the rest...

    We have a new round of Astronaut or Astronot, the little community voting thing we’re doing for The Hackaday Prize. Why should you care? Because tomorrow (Friday, 10:00 AM Eastern) we’re doing a voters lottery. We’re selecting a random person on hackaday.io, and if that person has voted, they win a pretty awesome bench power supply. Why are we telling you this now? Because voting in previous rounds doesn’t count for this round. If you want to nab a power supply, ...

    The Raspberry Pi Model B+ was just released, and now everyone who picks one of those up has a few more GPIO pins to play around with. For the millions of people with the two-year-old version of the Pi, we’re still stuck with the same old, same old: 17 GPIOs on the big header, and that’s about it as far as toggling pins goes. The Broadcom SoC on the Pi has far more GPIO pins than are broken out on the large header, and a few of those go to the CSI camera interface. These GPIOs can be broken out … Read the rest...

    I met up with [Kenji Larsen] at HOPE X last weekend, and I’m fairly certain he was the coolest person at a conference full of really cool people. Talking to him for a little bit, you get a sense of what it would be like to speak with [Buckmister Fuller], [Tesla], or any of the other ‘underappreciated, but not by people in the know’ minds scattered about history. I’ll just let his answers to our hacker bio questions demonstrate that. [Kenji]‘s project for The Hackaday Prize is the ...

    What a pleasant thing to wake up and realize that we now have more than 20,000 Hackers on Hackaday.io. It wasn’t even two months ago that we celebrated passing the 10k mark. While we’re talking numbers, how about 2,075 projects, and 148 hackerspaces? But what’s in a number? It’s what this stands for that really gets us excited! You took the leap and decided to show off what you’re working on while you’re still working on it. This is the key to pollinating ideas. One concept can result in many awesome spin-off projects. So if you &...

    In a fit of desperation, I turned to data mining tools and algorithms, but stepped back from the horror of that unspeakable knowledge before my mind was shattered. That way madness lies. –[Rory O'hare] Wise words. Wise words, indeed. Who among us hasn’t sat staring into the abyss of seemingly endless data without the slightest clue to what it means or even how to go about figuring out what it means? To literally feel the brain damage seeping in as you start to see ‘ones’ and ‘zeros’ reach out to you from every day electronic devices…like some ghost in the … Read the rest...

    We all have projects from yesteryear that we wish had been documented better. [EjaadTech] is fighting back by creating a project page about a tachometer he built 3 years ago while in college. He’s done a great write-up documenting all the steps from bread-boarding to testing to finished project. All of the code necessary for this tachometer is available too, just in case you’d like to make one yourself. At the heart of the project is an AVR ATMega8 chip that performs the calculations and controls the LCD output screen that displays both the immediate RPM as well as the … Read the rest...
    Sometimes simple is the best way to go, and while a lot of our desktops have pretty wallpapers and well placed skins, this one takes a simple motif and runs with it. It only displays the most basic information, and that's all DeviantArt user sharmander3 needs. here's how he set it up.Read more......

    iOS: Google updated the Gmail app today with improved integration with Google Drive, making downloading and attaching documents from Drive simpler, as well as new account management options, like changing your profile picture in the app's settings. Grab the update here: Gmail | iOS App Store via iPhone HacksRead more......

    Running that AC can cost you a pretty penny, but you still need to cool down at night so you can sleep comfortably. Real Simple notes that a fan blowing air out of your room is better than one blowing in.Read more......

    It may sound like the last thing you want to do, but The Art of Manliness explains why you should grab your shower cap, bite your lip, and jump into an ice-cold shower.Read more...

    If you're traveling or making an international call, it's good to know cultural differences so you can be polite. This infographic from RepairLabs explains the common tendencies different cultures have using cell phones.Read more......

    Gizmodo Report: Facebook and Uber Want You to Call a Ride From Messenger | io9 How Would Christianity Deal with Extraterrestrial Life? | Jalopnik The Citroen C-Elysee Is The Worst Car I've Ever Driven | Jezebel ...

    The biggest digital comic book distributor in all of digital comics land, Comixology, just took a relatively unprecedented move for a platform its size. Customers will now be able to download DRM-free backups—meaning when you buy a book, you'll finally get to own it, too.Read more......

    Conflict resolution isn't an exact science, but over on Harvard Business Review, author Mark Gerzon suggests that if you can differentiate between a hot and cold conflict, you can resolve them a lot quicker. Read more......

    When you decide to pursue freelance work, you might not have a clue how to actually find clients. But if you start with research and ask businesses what they look for in freelancers, as well as ask your peers for advice, your network will begin to grow and you'll already know what clients are looking for.Read more......

    We've discussed a number of Soundcloud alternatives for both music lovers and artists in the wake of their deals with major labels, and Audiomack is a relatively new service offering music lovers a place to listen and artists a place to they can host songs and mixes without fear their music will vanish suddenly....
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    Frank Inglese of SnapThirty writes: Megaman.EXE is absolutely a program Id love to have on my personal computer but, unfortunately, something that amazing has yet to have been developed though Im hoping that some sort of P.E.T-style device will be put out on the market sometime in the near future. Now if you have no idea what Im talking about, thats ok, it just means youre not a fan of the surprisingly highly-popular Mega Man spinoff video game series Battle Network......

    Kane Bugeja of SnapThirty writes: By now Im sure youve all heard about the vampire hunting game that shows a little something extra. If not, Im talking about Akibas Trip: Undead and Undressed, wherein players must rid blood sucking foes of their pesky clothing so that the sun may perform its vampire eradicating duty. See, the logic checks outat least, thats what Ill keep telling myself....

    Frank Inglese of SnapThirty writes: For a game like Hyrule Warriors to stand out as another fantastic high-octane action title, it needs to have a cast of highly-likable, bad-ass characterswell, if anything, it has that and so much more! Three new characters for the upcoming game were revealed but a week ago through Japans Famitsu magazine, you may know them, they each play somewhat pivotal roles in the LoZ Nintendo 64 classic Ocarina of Time: Sheik the mysterious assassin, Darunia the Goron warrior and Princess Ruto the Zora beauty were all announced as playable characters but with their announcement came no real show of just what it is they will be able to do in-game, wellthats all changed now thanks to Tecmo Koeis latest batch of Hyrule Warriors screenshots......

    Another week! The thriller-dramas are truly beginning to pull their weight, while the popcorn shows lag behind! Comedy, as always, is a mixed-bag. Longer write-ups for Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Sword Art Online II, and Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Resonance). Shorter write-ups for Sailor Moon Crystal, JoJo, Akame ga Kill!, Tokyo Ghoul, and others!...

    Ed from Twinfinite writes: This week on Chocobo Diaries, Twinfinite's bi-weekly FFXIV column, Ed discusses the latest major content update patch 2.3, Defenders of Eorzea.

    A limited edition was announced for Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMix.

    Any public form of entertainment has its own set of rules for the audience to follow. Go to a movie theater and youll be expected to shut off your phone (yes, including YOU, guy in the front row) and keep quiet during the film. Go to a sports event, on the other hand, and youll be encouraged to scream until your lungs collapse in order to distract and intimidate the opposing team. Audience etiquette helps set the mood for an event, and contributes to what is hopefully an ideal viewing experience. With that in mind, is there a perfect setting and code of conduct when it comes to watching anime?...

    More screens for upcoming Vita title Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth released today and, as usual, they give us a closer look at a few different aspects of the game. On the forefront this time around? The battle system. In addition to a handful of action shots of Lillymon, Lilamon, and Lotosmon mid-attack, were also given a look at what the combat UI will look like....

    Mike from Twinfinite writes: Free games are awesome. Even if the game sucks, at least it was free, right? All that was lost was time, and hopefully the game sucked fast. But when a free game turns out to be pretty freakin sweet, that feeling is hard to beat. And for the great price of zero dollars, you too can check out Sunrider: First Arrival and be surprised pleasantly. For a freebie in beta this game packs more of a space opera wallop than most titles around....

    Travis Bruno of Capsule Computers writes: "There are few manga series that can be considered classic but one that is mentioned often is Naoki Urasawas Monster. Originally published back in 1994, the series ran for a total of eighteen volumes before concluding in 2001 and eventually started being published in English in 2006. However after the full series was published in English by Viz, copies slowly became hard to come by as the series had gone out of print."...





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