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Tell us your story

April 10, 2015

Bleach, allergy relief, flights to Finland, your BMW, tax refunds, cat food, they all have their story to tell. Right?

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

March 18, 2015

aka When Irish Eyes Are Singing aka The Corinthian’s Irish cousin

(via Kottke)

No more Unicorns

January 30, 2015

In case you’ve ever wondered why there aren’t any more unicorns.

Danny Trejo in The Brady Bunch

January 30, 2015

Kepler-16b

January 21, 2015

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Like Luke Skywalker’s planet “Tatooine” in Star Wars, Kepler-16b orbits a pair of stars. Depicted here as a terrestrial planet, Kepler-16b might also be a gas giant like Saturn. Prospects for life on this unusual world aren’t good, as it has a temperature similar to that of dry ice. But the discovery indicates that the movie’s iconic double-sunset is anything but science fiction.

NASA release retro travel posters for some newly discovered planets.

Probably the best game trailer (and Kickstarter video) *ever*

January 20, 2015

I’d forgotten what game adverts were like in the 90s. This is genuinely amazing.

The whole KS page is worth a read if you ever played a pirated FPS that required 5 floppy discs.

You survived the hell demons of DOOM, the pure evil of QUAKE and the insane Nazi regime of WOLFENSTEIN 3D. But nothing can prepare you for the depravity of deep space in STRAFE®.**

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*The threat level STRAFE® poses to humanity is not currently quantifiable.

**Hardcore players only. Not recommended for children or elderly.

***If STRAFE® does melt your CPU, please send us a picture of the damage, so we can post it on Twitter. @STRAFEGAME

****STRAFE® will not literally kill you. Most likely. If by coincidence death does occur during a STRAFE® session, number one, what better way to go out, and two, we do not accept liability or responsibility. If you’re worried about the effects of hardcore gaming on your health, we encourage you to consider our $10,000 reward tier.

*****No.

******Developing STRAFE® is a greater accomplishment, but that is not an accessible goal for you.