Flash Friday: Red Storm 2

Mechs? Check. Guns? Check. Lasers? Check. Afternoon lost to a Flash game? Check. I like working and doing productive things as much as the next person — that’s why I’ve been playing Red Storm 2: Survival all day. It’s nothing complicated: you walk around with the WASD keys and blast stuff with the mouse. It [...more]

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May 28 2010
By Nick Upton

Flash Friday: Dragon Age Journeys

T to the G to I and the F — it’s Friday folks, finally. So what are you going to do to kill time this weekend? I’ll tell you what I’m going to do, play this sweet Flash game again. Flash games are seriously lacking in good RPGs and tactical games, but Dragon Age: Journeys [...more]

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May 21 2010
By Nick Upton

Demolition Robot: 2 Tons Of Smashing, Crushing Fun

I have just destroyed my Christmas list with my measly one-ton demolition bot. I’m all about this two-ton beauty from Husqvarna — it’s Swiss, not misspelled. The new remote-controlled demolition robot from Husqvarna®, the DXR 310, is the very latest in compact demolition robot technology. High power, low weight and functional design make it an [...more]

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May 19 2010
By Nick Upton

Science + Art + Mutants = Sweet!

A Swiss artist embarked into the nuclear wasteland surrounding power plants and came back with some lovely water colors. Scientific illustrator Cornelia Hesse-Honegger details these minute mutations in the so-called true bugs she collects near nuclear facilities and areas of chemical contamination. True bugs don’t travel far, and they “suck the liquid from the plants [...more]

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May 17 2010
By Nick Upton

Flash Friday: Crush The Castle!

This may be the best Flash game ever, well at least the most satisfying one I have played in a very, very long time. It’s simple, it’s fun, it’s sometimes a challenge and who can argue with crushing stuff with a catapult? Here’s the premise: smash castles with rocks and bombs and get medals. I [...more]

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May 14 2010
By Nick Upton

Printing On Walls With A Paint-Ball Auto Cannon

Some crafty Germans used their love of guns and efficiency to create an autonomous robot that paints with paintballs. The Facadeprinter is a simple, software controlled robot. It consits of a two axis turn table and an airpressure printhead. The printer shoots the artwork from a distanced position dot by dot onto the chosen area. [...more]

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May 12 2010
By Nick Upton

Why Are Space Strawberries A Thing We’re Talking About?

In today’s edition of, “Why Is This A Thing We’re Talking About?”, we take a look at Space Strawberries, which is now a thing that we are apparently talking about. Why are we talking about this thing? Well, PopSci reports that the Seascape Strawberry Plant can produce strawberries with as little as 10 hours of [...more]

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May 08 2010
By Asterios Kokkinos

Flash Friday: Dungeons & Dungeons

Looking for a more adult flash game to get your kink on at work? Well look no further, this week’s Flash Friday game is Dungeons & Dungeons. Think Castlevania, but instead of Simon whipping skeletons, you play the part of a dominatrix whipping perverts. It’s a good take on the side-scrolling action game with a [...more]

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May 07 2010
By Nick Upton

Black Wii Coming May 9

Do you have a Wii? You do, huh? Well, do you have a black one? No? Better get on that. Nintendo’s living room-dominating Wii will be available in black starting May 9. The new bundle will be priced at $200, the same price as the current white Wii. However, the new edition will come with [...more]

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May 05 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Giant Space Hand!

The hand of God? An alien breaching the walls of our galaxy? The giant space hand you see here is actually pulsar PSR b1509-58.This neutron star spins seven times per second and is relatively young by pulsar standards – the light of the supernova that caused it would have first reached our planet about 1,700 [...more]

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May 03 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss