"The human body is dying," says Samppa Von Cyborg, lighting a cigarette in his east London home, which doubles up as the studio where he sees his clients. His face is laced with tattoos and piercings, metal-tipped teeth, and a bifurcated tongue.
But all the rumors and BS that circulated on tech websites for nearly two years might have been a good thing: It got us talking about science, design, materials, and innovation in ways that we usually don't.
Last night, an anonymous poster published a ransom note on Pastebin, saying he or she would release the identity of Bitcoin's mysterious creator, the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto, in exchange for 25 bitcoins.
That players have choices is considered one of the medium's exciting traits, but I always struggled a little bit to connect to games that have that kind of openness—am I playing a character, or am I being me?
If the feds honestly think pot's too dangerous to give to combat veterans living in agony, what are the chances they're going to let people experiment with it simply because they'd like to experience increased sexual pleasure?
The social media site plans to roll out an algorithm that will filter the tweets shown to users in hopes of making their chaotic feeds a little more orderly and more like Facebook. Naturally, everyone is up in arms about this.
For a lot of people my age, Pokémon is all wrapped up in childhood memories of playing the games or watching the cartoons or playground fistfights over trading cards. For others—and for pretty much everyone I have ever met over the age of 30—it is…
Working out what to do with someone's online presence has become part of the modern grieving process, but on the whole, we're in denial about our digital legacies. Here's how to clean up the puddle of life you're going to leave online when you expire.
Perhaps the best war game of 2014 so far involves very little shooting, has a distinct shortage of blood and gore, and never once gives you a bonus for a perfect head shot. We spoke to the guys who visited WWI trenches to make your playing experience as d…
The piece, titled Lady Bug, is an augmented reality sculpture that can only be viewed on mobile devices, through an app which allows viewers to explore the piece from a variety of angles as if standing on top of it.
Unlike most entrepreneurs who make millions of dollars inventing pointless apps like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur named Mark B. Barron wants to use smartphones to solve America's gun violence problem.
In California, so-called water witches, draped in dubious pseudoscience or self-assembled mythologies—or both—typically use divining rods and some sort of practiced intuition to "find" water (for a fee, of course). And business is booming.
She's a regular person who wears jeans and spends too much time on the Internet. And she was created out of spite by the historically anti-feminist gamers of 4chan. This perplexing new symbol for (a form of) female empowerment is intended to fix gaming cu…
Operating with cutting-edge technology out of a trailer in rural Illinois, government researchers started today on a set of experiments that they say will help them determine whether or not you and me and everything that exists are living in a two-dimensi…
When I look back at those naked Lara Croft pictures from 1997, I can't understand why anyone would bother. They seem like an actual obstacle to jerking off. Thankfully, we've gotten a little better at this shit as time's gone by.