Archive | September, 2013

DREDD Sequel Day of Action

An incredible number of people have signed the petition asking for a sequal to the DREDD film. The actual number is more than 80,000! Now the team behind the petition is asking for your help. They want to make a statement that will last. “We’ve already made the moneymen who could get behind a sequel […]

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Secret Service, Pentagon considering Google Glass-like eyewear

Though some say Google Glass looks dorky and makes you a Glasshole, the US military and the Secret Secret are actively researching such devices in hopes of using them to connect to their vast storehouses of data. Everything would need to be encrypted securely. Once that’s worked out, smart eyewear could be used to map […]

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WARFACE: Round 2 of Beta Testing Dates

After positive feedback from players at gamescom 2013, free-to-play FPS Warface has been edging closer to launch with a fresh round of Closed Beta tests. And with further extended play tests for the game getting under way from tomorrow, Crytek are inviting even more Warface fans to get in on the action! From today, everyone […]

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Creer Pipi gives us some inspiration with his Azathoth Stunt

I am reading Donald Tyson’s Alrhazred right now, a very good book, and it got me to thinking about cultists and Azathoth and other mythos related things. In the end my thoughts turned towards Oklahoma and that Azathoth monument that seems to have appeared out of nowhere. When I think of the Midwest I think […]

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Google killed Google Reader, will it kill Feedburner too?

Google Feedburner is used by millions of websites and blogs to distribute RSS feeds. Given that Google already shut down Google Reader, which reads RSS feeds, it seems likely they will axe Feedburner, and sooner rather than later. RSS is a standardized data format that can easily be read by computers then sent to websites, […]

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Such Sophisticated, Edgy Commentary on Syria!

This is what passes for intelligent, sophisticated commentary on Syria — Julia Ioffe on how an unexpected opportunity for a diplomatic solution to Obama’s sabre-rattling is really Obama “getting played by Putin and Assad”: This, apparently, is how diplomacy happens these days: Someone makes an off-hand remark at a press conference and triggers an international […]

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The Russian Plan Has Problems, But It’s Better Than The Bombing Plan

If we’re to believe the officially unofficial story brought to us by the stenography of Judy Millers old partner in grime, the NY Times Michael Gordon, today – then Russia’s plan for Syria wasn’t exactly Obama playing eleventy-dimensional chess as the obots would have it. Nor was it exactly a bolt from the blue that […]

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New Van Gogh proves Dr Who Exists

The Wall Street Journal reported: A previously unknown work by Vincent van Gogh, tucked away in an attic after the French ambassador to Sweden a century ago called it a fake, has been found to be real after all, a landmark discovery worth millions of dollars. The work, titled “Sunset at Montmajour,” depicts a landscape […]

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GrandCon; The new boy on the block is making a big splash

Presenting sponsor, Celebration! Cinema, along with Marc Specter and Brian Lenze are getting together to bring us a new convetion but is it worth going to? At GenCon I was granted the chance to do a video interview with Marc and Brian along side of Blix from the ConMen. The video isn’t quite ready so […]

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