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Nitronic Rush
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Distance: Race to the Beat of the Future

November 12, 2012 Entertainment Leave a comment

Flying cars? Check. Futuristic vistas? Check. Thumping, electronic soundtrack? Double check. Distance is a new project by Refract Studios, part of the team who created a nifty little futuristic racing game called Nitronic Rush. It’s actually the spiritual successor to Rush, with the same gravity-defying gameplay as its predecessor, and it looks ...

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The Eisriesenwelt Ice Caves Of Austria

October 16, 2012 World

Located in Werfen, Austria, the Eisriesenwelt, or the “World of the Ice Giants,” is the largest ice cave on the planet. Officially discovered by scientist Anton Posselt in 1879, the Eisriesenwelt is a winding labyrinth of limestone and ice roughly 42 km (26 miles) long. Its first kilometer is filled ...

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Dimensions: A Line, A Loop, A Tangle Of Threads

October 9, 2012 Entertainment, Time Travel

“If you could revisit your childhood…which moment would you choose?” Here’s the teaser trailer for Dimensions, a new time-bending science fiction film about a young scientist who, after meeting an old professor and learning his strange theories on time travel, dedicates his life to the pursuit of making those theories ...

The Apocalypse Hits World Of Warcraft

October 9, 2012 Entertainment

A few days ago, players in the popular MMORPG World of Warcraft began to mysteriously drop dead in the streets of the game’s major cities. In the following video, you can watch how the virtual doomsday occurred in the Alliance city of Stormwind. Corpses lined the streets, others waited to ...

The Catacombs Of Paris

The Catacombs Of Paris

l’Ossuaire Municipal. It’s the resting place of the remains of six million people, hidden from sunlight in part of the underground mines of Paris, France. The Catacombs of Paris were created in the 18th century as an answer to the problem of overflowing cemeteries, particularly within the city limits. The ...

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A Herobrine Minecraft Skin

October 3, 2012 Entertainment

Speaking of Minecraft, I get a lot of hits these days from people searching for either the default Steve Minecraft skin, or a Herobrine one. They probably leave disappointed. So (and I’m very close to entering off-topic territory here, so I apologize), I thought I’d just fix that problem real ...

The Madness Of Minecraft

The Madness Of Minecraft

October 2, 2012 Entertainment

There’s something altogether Lovecraftian about Minecraft. It’s not the story — Minecraft doesn’t have a story, per se. It’s the world. A limitless expanse, filled with strange creatures hidden in dark chasms and deep, forgotten mine shafts.