Post Thumbnail

"Surfer" tube-shaped waves are created when a speedy fluid, like wind, moves over a sluggish one, like water. These so-called Kelvin-Helmholtz waves occur everywhere in the universe, as you can see in the image of Saturn's upper atmosphere, above. They also happen when solar winds strike the Earth...

July 9th 2015 at 10:22am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The boys and girls of Linden Lab are expanding their operation. Rapidly expanding, as it turns out. The Second Life studio announced that it has not one, not two, not three, but four titles scheduled for release in November. We've already heard about the first, which is the Minecraft-wannabe Pat...

October 11th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Where does a company like Linden Lab go after Second Life? Obviously any other titles from the studio need to be creative and offer players a wide realm of personalized options... but Second Life is so open that it's difficult to follow up with something that's any more open to player creativity....

September 20th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

After thirty hours of incessantly clicking my mouse, I completed my first run of Diablo 3. Of course, the game could have been finished in far less time – I was constantly going back to explore every area to the fullest. Any dark space on my map, signaling an area I didn't explore, gnawed at...

May 24th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

CodeRunner is a text editor for people who write code. It comes with built-in syntax highlighting for AppleScript, C, C++, Java, JavaScript (Node.js), Objective,C, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, or shell scripting. I have been using it for a few months, mostly for writing shell scripts, and love it....

January 6th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Every week, WoW Insider brings you Gold Capped, in which Basil "Euripides" Berntsen aims to show you how to make money on the auction house. Email Basil with your questions, comments, or hate mail! The recipes that drop from trash in Firelands have had their drop rate nerfed in a recent hotfix:...

July 2nd 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A study put together by analytics firms comScore and Compete says that while Android and iPhone users probably aren't the same people, they certainly act like it. Usage patterns line up almost exactly across the board, differing by only a few percentage points in categories from social networking...

December 28th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Vince sent us this tip from Just my Two Copper: a quick Cobalt circuit in case you're a high level miner and want to spend a few minutes making some ingame money. Truth is, everyone has this various routes that they take in game, whether they be your recent run of dailies, a gathering run (I used...

May 29th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

I see a lot of the Professions are getting a lot of love lately. Cooking, specially, has been particularly awesome in Wrath of the Lich King, with cooks able to prepare feasts for raids that give excellent buffs. Engineering has been fun, too, although I have yet to see the schematic for my Harley S...

September 16th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Blacksmiths received a happy surprise in the latest beta build that launched tonight in the form of a bunch of new craftable gear, including the ability to add a socket slot to belts, bracers, and gloves and some nice new epic items. So far, we're seeing epic helms and boots of three different plays...

August 9th 2008 at 3:00am 0 Comments