A year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in which 20 children and six adults were killed, just 16 percent of Americans believe stricter gun control laws would have been most effective in preventing the tragedy. While...Show More Summary
The mass popularity of smartphones is creating a boom in inbound phone calls, making it one of the most rewarding areas of the marketing pipeline. While desktop searches are leveling off, mobile searches and the inbound calls they produce, are blazing. Show More Summary
New details regarding the next Mass Effect title could be coming next year.
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The original conclusion of Mass Effect 3 left much to be desired, so much so that the developers had to release an update that extended the ending which hopefully gave players a better conclusion. Now if you were worried that would be...Show More Summary
As the gradual descent into the holiday season becomes more and more inevitable, game studios beginning to shut down their operations in favor of rest, relaxation, and end of the year festivities. After all, why reveal anything too ground-breaking...Show More Summary
A disembodied artificial intelligence who eventually got poured into a metal body so she could kick ass and kiss Joker, EDI was one of the best parts of the Mass Effect trilogy. She's supposed to be made of futuristic space alloys but damn if she doesn't look good made out of old-fashioned Terran pulp paper. Read more...
An increasing number of people, up to and including the Attorney General of the United States, have condemned mass incarceration in the United States. The effects of having 5 percent of the world's population but nearly 25 percent of its prisoners housed within our borders are profound. Show More Summary
Most Reblogged in 2013: Video Games Pokemon Animal Crossing [Official Tumblr] Kingdom Hearts Legend of Zelda Mass Effect OFF (game) Skyrim League of Legends Team Fortress 2 Final Fantasy Portal Sims 3 [Official Tumblr] Minecraft [Official...Show More Summary
To show their appreciation for BioWare and EA’s sci-fi space RPG, Mass Effect, a talented papercraft artist has made life-size models …
Papercraft is cool. Giant, human-sized papercraft, on the other hand, gives me the heebie-jeebies. That said, DeviantArt member Tankball has crafted two eerily realistic papercraft recreations of Mass Effect 3 characters EDI and Jack. More than just paper though, EDI is accentuated with blue LEDs and Jack's model sports authentic human hair. Show More Summary
A selection of skinny notebooks that put the ‘ability’ in ‘portability’ Product Roundup The arrival of Intel’s Haswell processors this year promised a new generation of ultraportable laptops that would be slimmer, lighter and provide better battery life than ever before.…
A talented papercraft artist has constructed life-size models of Mass Effect characters EDI and Jack. The intricate designs show off both characters in their Mass Effect 3 costumes. EDI is decorated with blue LEDs. Jack's model includes real hair. Their creator is DeviantArt member Tankball, who has also created designs for a papercraft Saints Row dubstep gun. Read more…
The exotic yet tantalizing alien babe that humanity fetishizes is a well-known sci-fi trope—surely, you've come across it before. Typically, games like Mass Effect let us seduce these characters. But in Redshirt, you can play as that sexy blue alien—and you can see first-hand why this fantasy that is sometimes peddled by sci-fi can suck. Read more...
We’ve talked at length here before about how Hyundai seemingly has the lead in the race to bring mass production fuel cell vehicles to market. Already effectively doing this in Europe, the South Korean automaker has now dropped a bombshell of an announcement in the United States with plans to make a limited offering available to retail customers starting next spring. read more
After crossing under the elevated railroad viaduct that bisects a lush Azerbaijani forest from an industrial landscape, a squad of American soldiers gazes out at the valley that lies below. A saw-toothed horizon of half-assembled buildings juts out in the distance. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, went on CBS to talk about the effect Pope Francis has had on the Catholic Church’s popularity. ”The crowds at Sunday mass are up, confession lines are longer, inquiries about the Catholic faith are more abundant, and even the collections have gone up.” Pope Francis’ tenure has been good for...
Need gift ideas for the sci-fi fan in your life? Consider the Mass Effect Trilogy, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and the 30th Anniversary edition of Blade Runner. For the full list check out IGN's 2013 Holiday Gift Guide.
The folks over at BioWare have just unveiled the Sovereign replica statue, where it will be accompanied by a $350 price point, offering the baddies of the Mass Effect to receive some attention from the masses. Let us backtrack for aShow More Summary
By Kevin Quon: Internet stocks continue to garnish much attention as witnessed by market's latest obsession on the IPO of Twitter (TWTR). Companies whose products are used by the masses tend to have a halo effect when it comes to their popularity. Show More Summary