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  • First “International Observe the Moon Night”
    By on August 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    The moon may be shrinking, but it’s still a big enough ball of fun to warrant its own night in the limelight.On September 18 people around the planet will be gathering for the first ever International Observe the Moon Night, a global event meant to get people excited about lunar science and exploration. The whole thing started with a national…..

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  • Halo Reach Leaked To Filesharing Sites
    By on August 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Stoobalou writes “What appears to be the full version of Bungie’s Halo Reach game has turned up on a number of file sharing sites. The hotly-anticipated multi-player shooter had been hosted on a private area of the Microsoft Live site in order for journalists to preview the release, but Microsoft has admitted that a security breach has meant that pirates have been able to bypass personal download codes given to writers. Disk images of the game are (more…)

  • Harrison calls for Haye showdown
    By on August 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Audley Harrison demands that WBA heavyweight champion David Haye signs to fight him in November.

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  • Rubber Made from Chewed Gum Could Replace Plastic
    By on August 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Designer transforms chewed gum into a useful rubber that can be made into anything from toys to boots.

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  • Wow! I had no idea Garry’s Mod could do this [VID]
    By on August 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Aperture Corporation has won an election over the Combine forces in City 17. In order to expand their business to a larger scale, they chose to take over different sections of the city, evacuating all citizens of the section to build their headquarters. All citizens who resist shall be either apprehended or killed.

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  • Phillies Fan Makes Amazing One-Handed Grab (Video)
    By on August 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Even with a tray of goodies in one hand, this Phillies fan was able to maintain his composure and make a one-handed grab on a Jayson Werth foul ball.

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  • Germany To Roll Out ID Cards With Embedded RFID
    By on August 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “The production of RFID chips, an integral element of the new generation of German identity cards, has started after the government gave a 10-year contract to the chipmaker NXP in the Netherlands. Citizens will receive the mandatory new ID cards starting from the first of November. The new card allows German authorities to identify people with speed and accuracy, the government said. These authorities include the police, (more…)

  • Wigan beat Hull to win Shield
    By on August 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Wigan secure their first ever Super League Leaders shield with a 38-14 victory over Hull KR at Craven Park .

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  • The Internet’s 5 Billionth Device Will Soon Go Live
    By on August 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    According to IMS, the internet will see its five billionth device plugged in sometime this month – I would presume, of course, that their projection excludes the possibility of any humanity-extinguishing catastrophes.

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  • Top 50 Worst Ways to Die In Video Games
    By on August 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    May we never again kick the bucket at the bottom of a spike pit.

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