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Do You Believe In The Playstation 4?

View this image › People attend the PlayStation 4 launch event in New York, February 20, 2013. Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters Here are some words and phrases that were not spoken last night during Sony’s press conference, which may be still going on, announcing the PlayStation 4: Multimedia, Television Show, Movie, Win the Living Room,…

We Love Spoilers

View this image › Emily Maynard, left, and Jef Holm on “The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose.” Spoilers revealed the winner weeks before finale but ratings were still highest ABC has seen in years. Rick Rowell / AP If you’ve spent any time online in the past week or so, you’ve been inundated by spoilers.…

11 Viral Photos That AREN’T Hurricane Sandy

It’s very, very easy to accidentally spread misinformation on social media, especially when it comes to natural disasters — as shown by this oft-blogged image from a Brunei storm. Here are some pictures to watch out for in Sandy coverage. 1. View this image › disasterandemergencysurvival.com This is often credited as Hurricane Isabel, but Snopes…

The Beer Glass That May Save Humanity

1. Mobile phones are pretty great. Bars are great, too. But this is a problem: View this image › Via blog.sndimg.com 2. So Brazilian art director, Mauricio Perussi, came up with a crafty solution. It’s called The Offline Glass. View this image › Via cargocollective.com 3. This is how it works: View this image ›…

The Cyber Snooping Law That Won’t Die

View this image › What the internet thinks about CISPA, according to a Google Image Search CISPA is back. While Americans marathoned House of Cards in their Snuggies, Representatives Mike Rogers and Dutch (née Charles Albert) Ruppersberger announced that they will reintroduce the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act this week. According to some of…

Indie Games Play God

View this image › The first thing you’ll notice about Reus, the new game from the Dutch indie studio Abbey Games, is that it is wonderful to look at. I’m wary of some of the hyperventilation that happens whenever an indie game has a whiff of style—it seems to me that 90% of these games…