Take a moment to enjoy what could possibly be the greatest video game Easter egg of all time.
Part productivity motivator and part social experiment, The Internet in Real-Time is a very cool live look at how the Web grows from second-to-second. The folks at PennyStocksLab created the tool to track 23 online metrics, counting the number of Tweets, the number of emails sent, the number of hours of Netflix video watched, and so on.
Atari has announced a partnership with gambling game company Pariplay to develop real money versions of its classic games for casinos, lotteries, and online and mobile devices. Is this a terrible fate for some of history’s most important games, or just another fun way to lose the house?
Two new gaming records were set last week after an Ohio man played the classic arcade game Armor Attack for more than 85 hours on a single credit, achieving both record-breaking total play time as well as a new all-time high score.
Ultra-portable HD cameras like the GoPro have given thrill seekers the means to capture their incredible exploits from a whole new perspective, and the trusty Internet has been there to share the results. Now some Ukrainian teens have taken this arrangement to the next level with death-defying footage of their free climb up Shanghai Tower, the world’s second-tallest building.
YouTube released its annual Rewind for 2013, listing the top 10 videos of the year. Unsurprisingly, music videos and comedy are well-represented, although a few marketing campaigns also gained enough traction to make the list.
Looking to relive some classic computing moments? A new project brings the original Windows 1.01 to modern Web browsers, complete with authentic load times, system beeps, and memory management requirements.
This winter, tell your significant other there’s an economical reason to play video games all day. According to the folks at Puget Systems, a high-end gaming PC can heat a room just as well as a dedicated space heater for the same energy costs.
Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel had some fun with Apple’s Tuesday iPhone announcement. Check out his hilarious observations and watch to see what happens when his show’s producers convince people on the street that the iPad mini is the “new iPhone.”