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Another Crimean War 0

Another Crimean War

Last we left Ukraine, armed men took over Crimea (that state-like area of Ukraine) airports and hung the Russian flags over them on Feb 28th. …

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Samsung's Galaxy S5 Launches Globally 0

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Launches Globally

The latest version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy smartphone series went on sale worldwide Friday, days after the electronics giant announced it was facing a second …

IRIS: Pripyat, Ukraine Will Haunt You. 0

IRIS: Pripyat, Ukraine Will Haunt You.

In 1986 the Nuclear disaster that was Chernobyl left Pripyat, Ukraine abandoned. A once flourishing city of nearly 50,000. It will be thousands of years …

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Civilization: Beyond Earth Announcement Trailer0

Civilization: Beyond Earth Announcement Trailer

Sid Meier’s Civilization series is leaving home. This fall on Linux, Mac and Windows PC for $49.99, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth will take the strategy game beyond the confines of its home turf to an alien world that ...

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The Web

Mozilla Calls on World to Protect Firefox Browser From the NSA0

Mozilla Calls on World to Protect Firefox Browser From the NSA

Brendan Eich is the chief technology officer of the Mozilla Foundation, the non-profit behind the Firefox web browser. Among many other things, he oversees the Firefox security team — the software engineers who work to steel ...

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A Midnight Frenzy 0

A Midnight Frenzy

There is quite a few holidays a year for the devout gamer. The time is coming, the biggest games of the year are hitting store …

AIRSTREAM: 12-12-13 0

AIRSTREAM: 12-12-13

AIRSTREAM is our daily Liveblog covering breaking world, tech and cultural news.

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NEWS

Samsung's Galaxy S5 Launches Globally0

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Launches Globally

The latest version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy smartphone series went on sale worldwide Friday, days after the electronics giant announced it was facing a second consecutive quarter of profit decline. The Galaxy S5 has a lot riding ...

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NEWS

Another Crimean War0

Another Crimean War

Last we left Ukraine, armed men took over Crimea (that state-like area of Ukraine) airports and hung the Russian flags over them on Feb 28th. The next day, Russian parliament gives Russian President Vladimir Putin the ...

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NEWS

Sony Reveals Project Morpheus VR Headset for PS40

Sony Reveals Project Morpheus VR Headset for PS4

Brian P. Rubin for BestTechie  Follow Best Techie on Twitter & Facebook Today at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), Sony lifted the curtain on a new product that’s been rumored for a while now: a virtual reality headset codenamed ...

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Threats did not sway Putin, now the US tries pain0

Threats did not sway Putin, now the US tries pain

US President Barack Obama’s threats of “costs” did not sway Vladimir Putin’s calculations on Crimea. Now he must see if the pain he plans to escalate on Russia will be sufficiently acute to do any better. The White House’s initial strategy ...

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Brazil drought puts 'the froth' on coffee prices0

Brazil drought puts ‘the froth’ on coffee prices

Brazil drought puts froth on coffee prices (via AFP) The morning caffeine hit is about to get more pricey as drought in top producer Brazil has sparked fears of a global shortfall of coffee this year, sending ...

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The Flappy Bird Rises: App Creator Says Game May Return0

The Flappy Bird Rises: App Creator Says Game May Return

The Flappy Bird Rises: App Creator Says Game May Return (via BestTechie) We extensively covered the prolific story of Flappy Bird, including its rise and fall from glory (and app stores). But now, it appears the little ...

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Venezuela: The Hell People Weren't Talking About0

Venezuela: The Hell People Weren’t Talking About

It all started ten days before the February 12 rallies, which spread across the face of Venezuela. Like wildfire, terse and unforgiving. And yet all of this was basically ignored by most of the world’s media. Until ...

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Chinese woman Castrates Ex-Boyfriend, Then Murders.....What the Fu*k?0

Chinese woman Castrates Ex-Boyfriend, Then Murders…..What the Fu*k?

Hong Kong (AFP) 3/11/2014 2:48:26 AM The attack by Yeung Ki on her boyfriend Zhou Hui took place in Hong Kong, shown here on January 25, 2014 A Chinese woman chopped off her former boyfriend’s penis with scissors and ...

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The Facts: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH3700

The Facts: Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370

We have confirmed that 2 people with stolen passports on #MalaysiaAirlines flight #MH370 got there tickets together; http://t.co/KYkijrwnWS  — Air News (@AirNewsApp) March 9, 2014   We have confirmed five passengers did not board the plane and there bags ...

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The SmartWatches are Coming0

The SmartWatches are Coming

Google is getting aggressive to make itself ‘the name’ in wearables. Starting with smartwatches Google’s new Android Wear OS will have it’s first chance to shine on your wrist. LG & Motorola are already showing off ...

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Retro for the Weekend: Yoshi's Island0

Retro for the Weekend: Yoshi’s Island

The SNES was home to some of the greatest games of all time, and one of the biggest names in gaming, Mario, really came into his own on the console. And through this refinement Mario gained ...

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8 of the Most Famous Last Words0

8 of the Most Famous Last Words

We all hope that when we leave this World, we are able to say what we want to say to those closest to us and to find closure. Over the centuries there have been many famous ...

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CULTURE

New Wave Rebellion's 0

New Wave Rebellion’s “Transmogrification” Album Review

“Transmogrification” is the debut of Nashville quintet New Wave Rebellion. A lot of “indie rock” bands come out of Nashville, and a lot of them really suck because they’re depressing and don’t have any uniqueness to them. New ...

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CULTURE

8 of the Most Famous Last Words0

8 of the Most Famous Last Words

We all hope that when we leave this World, we are able to say what we want to say to those closest to us and to find closure. Over the centuries there have been many famous ...

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CULTURE

Chinese woman Castrates Ex-Boyfriend, Then Murders.....What the Fu*k?0

Chinese woman Castrates Ex-Boyfriend, Then Murders…..What the Fu*k?

Hong Kong (AFP) 3/11/2014 2:48:26 AM The attack by Yeung Ki on her boyfriend Zhou Hui took place in Hong Kong, shown here on January 25, 2014 A Chinese woman chopped off her former boyfriend’s penis with scissors and ...

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Translucent: Call of Duty Ghosts Review0

Translucent: Call of Duty Ghosts Review

Call of Duty is an infamous beast. Every year sales seem to break new records and the game evolves in at least some minor way. But nonetheless everyone knows the name and the event. This year ...

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REVIEWS

Gruff: Batman Arkham Origins review0

Gruff: Batman Arkham Origins review

The Arkham series is celebrated not just for its successes in the superhero genre of video games but for being one of the most enjoyable and engrossing experiences throughout the industry. You feel as though you ...

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REVIEWS

A Grand Consumption: Grand Theft Auto V Review0

A Grand Consumption: Grand Theft Auto V Review

Value is a huge proposition when it comes to buying a game. How much time will I be able to put into this game? How much of it can I consume before I grow tired of ...

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REVIEWS

Inferno: Diablo 3 Console Review0

Inferno: Diablo 3 Console Review

There is something so pure about Diablo. It doesn’t feel as though it has been dropped into a vat of useless additions and uninspired concepts. Instead it feels like an dungeon crawler, nothing more, nothing less, ...

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REVIEWS

Fear: Outlast Review1

Fear: Outlast Review

Fear is the one of the most intense human feelings, next to happiness. And like happiness, fear is one of the hardest things to get people to feel. In the past few years many horror games ...

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REVIEWS

Wait a Second: I want to review Hitman Absolution0

Wait a Second: I want to review Hitman Absolution

Oh how I love Hitman: Blood Money. It was just one of those  stealth games that pushed you into an open and interactive sandbox and said “Go have fun.” I found it ridiculously amusing when I was able ...

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