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Holy Crap! A Giant Robot Storms San Diego Comic Con 2013

It took the mighty minds and resources of WIRED, YouTube, Stan Winston School, Legacy Effects, and Conde Nast Entertainment to create an insanely detailed, one-of-a-kind, 9 foot 9 inch Mech with four arms to usher in the 2013 San Diego Comic Con. And who better to announce it than Adam Savage, of Tested and Mythbusters. It is ready to blow your mind. And coming soon to YouTube’s Geek Week … a huge mini-series showing how this colossus was built.

Holy Botnet Batman! – Study shows Religious Sites Carry More Viruses than Porn Sites

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Security software firm Symantec‘s annual internet security threat report was released Tuesday. Symantec reported religious sites were found to have triple the average number of threats per infected site than were pornographic sites.

Best Linux Games of GDC 2012

Just because you’re running Linux doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice playing good games. http://bit.ly/follownix Check out this video from this year’s Game Developer’s Conference to see how games for Linux don’t have to suck. While AAA games are still mostly available for Windows, indie deveolopers are pushing the envelope when it comes to native linux games.

Prizefight – Asus Transformer Prime vs. Apple iPad 2

It’s a battle between the two hottest tablets on the market with the Asus Transformer Prime and Apple’s iPad 2. Will the best Android tablet on the market finally have what it takes to be named king of the Prizefight ring?

 

Anti-ACTA Day: Thousands protest across Europe

The world has witnessed an unprecedented day of protests against ACTA. Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in dozens of cities around the globe to protect what is left of the freedom of expression on the internet.

Is There Enough Anti-ACTA Momentum?

Last time we talked about the international copyright and counterfeiting treaty called ACTA that was signed by the US and caused people in Poland to take to the streets to protest. We asked if you thought there’s enough opposition to get Congress to weigh in on it here at home. Take a look. Now, we spoke about the connection between outsourcing and the US education system. What, if anything, do you think we should be doing to stop the outsourcing of American jobs to other countries?

 

A Self-guiding Bullet Able to Hit Targets More Than a Mile Away!

Two researchers at Sandia National Labs have invented a self-guided bullet capable of hitting a target from more than a mile away. The four inch bullet contains an optical sensor that can detect a laser beam on target.

 

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