Burning Man 2015: fire Tetris and a hacked Boeing 747

A five-storey mesh dancer, a giant game of fire Tetris and — if rumours are to be believed — a hacked Boeing 747 are just a few of the oversized artworks on show at Burning Man (August 30 to September…

This sportswear peels away when you’re hot and sweaty

The latest Pebble looks a touch different from previous models of the smartwatch. Instead of a square screen with rounded edges, it bears a circular watch face. Prior to last weekend’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, JGR announced Josh…

M.I.A. Reveals She’s Working With Skrillex For New Album

Handwritten Revisited will include 16 songs in all, including four new songs and five live recordings from the the 17-year-old pop star’s Aug. 16 show at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles. Presently it swung full upon us and—stopped. The…

Until Dawn Review

The subject was brought up in a Reddit AMA with Supermassive executive creative director Will Byles and design director Tom Heaton. Specifically, they were asked about the possibility of DLC involving a specific scenario that isn’t possible in the game, and which…

Sunset Overdrive Review

Normally, I dislike being an errand boy in open world games, yet I’m happy to engage in fetch quests in Mooil Rig, because each quest is succinctly designed and retains the same kind of comedic storytelling found in the main…

Switzerland book a Euro 2016 spot with a win over

The hosts scored six second-half goals – three from the penalty spot – and the celebrations started when news of Slovenia’s draw with Lithuania filtered through to St. Gallen Michael Lang’s first-half goal was added to from penalties by Gokhan…

Super Mario Maker Review

I am not a good game designer, but I knew that before playing Super Mario Maker. In other games with a built-in “creator” mode, like LittleBigPlanet, I would just ignore the creation aspect and focus on playing. Mod and level…

Gadget Ogling: Pebble Goes Round, VR Hits Movies, and Smart Locks Lose Keypads

The latest Pebble looks a touch different from previous models of the smartwatch. Instead of a square screen with rounded edges, it bears a circular watch face. Prior to last weekend’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, JGR announced Josh…

Israel could send the first privately-funded mission to the Moon on a Falcon 9 rocket

Israel nonprofit competing in the Google Lunar X Prize competition — will use SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket to launch its lunar lander into space, the group announced today in Jerusalem. The rocket will launch the team’s vehicle into lower Earth…

Scientists can draw very different meanings from the same data, study shows

Giving the same information to multiple scientific teams can lead to very different conclusions, a report published today in Nature shows. And that’s exactly why two researchers think scientists should share their data with others — well before they publish.…

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