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Google Experiments With Fee To Hide Ads

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Google is experimenting with a way for users to pay a monthly fee to hide ads from some sites. The participating sites will then get a cut of the money. Google Contributor will allow web users to pay $1, $2 or $3 a month to take part: it doesn’t appear the amount you pay makes […]

Games of Thrones Video Game Trailer Released [Video]

Here’s the first trailer for the initial instalment of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series. It sounds like a similar concept to the Walking Dead series, based around a combination of point-and-click and conversation trees. It’ll be a six-part series, with choices you make in one instalment affecting the events of future instalments when you […]

LED Lamp is Accurate Moon

This LED lamp, designed by Japanese company Nosigner, is “a topographically-accurate LED light that was created based on data retrieved from the Japanese lunar orbiter spacecraft Kaguya.” It’s said to be inspired by the appearance of a supermoon (the combination of a full moon and the moon being at its closest point to Earth) shortly […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to 60% Off Syfy TV Series on Blu-ray and DVD + Amazon’s Black Friday Deals Week

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 60% off on various Syfy TV series on Blu-ray and DVD. Stock up on series such has Haven, Sanctuary, Defiance and more while they’re selling for cheap! -Up to 60% Off Syfy TV Series on Blu-ray and DVD You can also check out […]

Friends Of The Galaxy [Mash-Up Video]

Great mash-up here as the creator Robert Jones has tried to fit the footage to the lyrics wherever possible. Let’s hope the inevitable Groot spin-off outperforms Joey. [Via: Geek Tyrant]

‘Back To The Future’ Watch Apes Flux Capacitor

This wristwatch from ThinkGeek may not be the most practical of timekeeping devices, but it’s certainly creative nostalgic. The “flux capacitor” section contains 12 lights. To check the time, you press the button and count the number of lights that flash on. The watch flashes three times to indicate hours, the first digit of the […]

Doctor Who Fan Gets Surprise At Auto Shop [Pic]

A massive Doctor Who fan who posts at Tumblr under the name TheTraciWho recently took her car in for servicing. It’s covered in decals, lanyards and even a mini-figure celebrating the show, so the mechanic will have been able to spot her fandom. They left a note that made clear that appreciation is shared: (Spotted by: […]

Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy Go Roller Derby In New Shirts

If you’ve wondered what Batman’s female antagonists do for leisure, these two new shirts by Tom Kurzanski may have the answer. Available exclusively through Tee Fury, they show Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy as members of Roller Derby teams. [Spotted by: Fashionably Geek]

Tony Hawk Rides A Hoverboard: This Time For Real

Earlier this year Tony Hawk was filmed apparently riding a hoverboard in what turned out to be a prank video. Now it appears he’s repeated the exercise with the real thing. At least that’s what the people behind a Kickstarter project, Hendo Hoverboards, claim. They’ve attracted nearly half a million dollars in funding for a […]

Two More Particles Spotted At Large Hadron Collider

The Large Hadron Collider has helped staff spot two previously unseen particles. Both are known as baryons and are made up of three quarks. The two baryons have the somewhat uncatchy names of  Xi_b’- and Xi_b-. The existence of both had previously been predicted by the quark model, but they had yet to be seen in […]

Star Wars Snowflake Templates

Designer Anthony Herrera has come up with seven Star Wars-themed templates for producing paper ‘snowflakes’ as decorations, including a Tie-Fighter attack (above) and Jabba The Hut (below.) Check out Anthony’s website for free PDF downloads. [Via: Laughing Squid]

Bus Runs On Human Waste

A bus powered entirely by food and human waste will started running in the UK next week. It does 186 miles on a full tank of what’s literally gas. The bio-bus, which can carry up to 40 passengers, runs on biomethane produced at a local sewage treatment center. The gas comes from both food waste […]

First Time D&D Players [Video]

Ignore the video’s title as the reactions — and the way they change during the game — are much more about the newbie experience than they are about gender.

Chockablock: The Future Of Chunky Computing

As I’ve previously noted, 1981 saw the British release of the ZX81 and BBC Micro, two of the first mainstream home computers and both relatively small compared to business machines of the time. But as this kids’ television show from the same year shows, the mindset of the time was very much that bigger is […]

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS – ALL ABOUT THAT ACE (A Meghan Trainor Parody) [Video]

All About That Ace: A League of Legends-themed “All About That Base” parody by the folks over at The Warp Zone. Starring: -Katie Wilson – Ashe -Missyeru – Sona -Vensy – MissFortune -Shimezu – Riven -Meisha Mock – Nidalee [The Warp Z...

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to 60% Off “Battlestar Galactica” Titles

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day and this week only, Amazon offers up to 60% off on “Battlestar Galactica” titles such as “Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series,” individual Battlestar Galactica seasons, various “Battlestar Galactica” movies, and Caprica, both on DVD and on Blu-Ray. [Up to 60% Off "Battlestar Galactica" Titles]

How to Fold the World Record Paper Airplane

In February 2012, John Collins, a.k.a The Paper Airplane Guys, broke the all-time distance record for paper airplane flight by throwing his airplane at a total distance of 226 feet and 10 inches. In this video, John teaches how you can fold the paper airplane model he used to break the record in the comfort […]

A Family of Guardians of Galaxy Fans Have Created this Awesome GROOT Swing [Pic]

This amazing creation was recently posted by James Gunn on Instragram: “Wow! Some awesome folks made their kid a Groot swing for an upcoming reality show called Super Fans, Super Builds. I love it.” [Yahoo! Movies | Via Neatorama]

Great Dane Freaks Out After Seeing Mistress Dressed as Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

Watch as Luke Skywalker the great dane gets scared when he see his mistress coming down the stairs dressed as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from Ghostbusters. [LayaLukeTV]

GOAT Simulator Gets Medieval MMO Expansion! [Video]

8 months after its initial launch, the developers of the revolutionary GOAT simulator are releasing a patch that will transform the game into a MMO, giving you the ability to play as 5 classes, including one that transforms you into a microwave that walks. Goat MMO Simulator is a free expansion for Goat Simulator. It […]

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