For the past two years, Sega Japan has been hiding a coded message on the plastic bags it gives out to those who win crane game prizes. Nobody realized they contained a secret message. That is, until now.
According to city government officials in Puerto Princesa City, Philippines, a local fisher just dropped off this monster of a pearl to a local tourism office. If legit, it would far surpass the current Guinness record holder, the Pearl of Lao Tzu, at a comparatively measly 14 pounds, which also came from the Philippines.
Last week, Amazon accidentally let slip that a new bumper collection including all six extended editions of Peter Jackson's Middle-Earth movies together for the very first time was on its way-and that it apparently had a humongous price tag. We thought it couldn't possibly be true, but apparently we were wrong.
"I will not play tug o' war; I'd rather play hug o' war." (Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends) For centuries, tug of war has been celebrated for its positive virtues -- team-building, cooperation, and unity. The game, which features two teams pulling opposite ends of a rope, is internationally ubiquitous and is played by millions of people.
Hey, my boss said to talk to you - I hear you know a lot about web apps?-Yeah, I'm more of a distributed systems guy now. I'm just back from ContainerCamp and Gluecon and I'm going to Dockercon next week. Really excited about the way the industry is moving - making everything simpler and more reliable.
Traditional gender roles have been shifting over the past few decades and that's probably for the best. Not just because society's expectations for a binary gender system are outdated, but because it might be bad for you.
You haven't really experienced PC gaming if you've been playing on a laptop instead of a desktop. You've enjoyed the convenience of taking your games anywhere, but you've sacrificed playability for mobility. Your games are rarely pretty. You run things on mid-to-low settings. The newest games struggle.