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Here’s hoping culture clashes take a back seat to great games in 2015

Game culture wars defined 2014 as much as the games that arrived, but the coming year will bring calmer waters, new trends, and even better games.

Need to take down a website? Lizard Squad will do it, for a fee

Want to take down a website? Lizard Squad can help! The notorious group has launched a rental DDoS service it claims can take down any target website, server or network.

What’s a little traffic when your taxi is a 7-ton Armored Personnel Carrier?

A decommissioned BRDM-2 military recon vehicle has found a second life operating as a taxi in St. Petersburg. The 7-ton APC is powered by a 140-hp V8 and has amphibious capabilities.

Why stop at stereo? Audi details new 3D sound system for the 2016 Q7

Audi has detailed a new 3D sound system that’s headed for the 2016 Q7 SUV. Using an intelligent calculation algorithm, the 3D technology will be integrated into the brand’s Bang & Olufsen and Bose products.

Smartphone use is reshaping our brains, study suggests

A study by scientists at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich concludes what some have long assumed: using a touchscreen smartphone repeatedly rewires the brain.

Text your fridge and start your washer from work: LG’s smart appliances are U.S.-bound

LG HomeChat, its line of smart fridges, washers, air conditioners, speakers, and other appliances, are coming to the U.S. in 2015. Soon, you'll be able to text your fridge.

A supercar is born: Watch the hand assembly of a Porsche 918 Spyder

A video posted on youtube highlights the hand assembly of Porsche’s 918 Spyder hybrid supercar. The video shows the meticulous craftsmanship the car from start to finish, including the 887-hp powerplant.
Movies & TV

For real? We ask a physicist to ruin our favorite action sequences

With the help of a real scientist, we give some of the most recent high-action sequences a reality rating. You’re welcome.

GM hints at plug-in CUV with ‘Crossvolt’ trademark

A recent re-application of a trademark by GM hints at an expansion of the Chevrolet Volt lineup. The application of the name “Crossvolt” suggests the possibility of a plug-in CUV.

PlanetSide 2’s sprawling, intercontinental multiplayer comes to PS4 in January 2015

Free-to-play, massively multiplayer shooter PlanetSide 2 is confirmed to be entering a closed beta for the PlayStation 4 in the middle of January, 2015. Players can sign up now.