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Columbia, Irrational Games’ flying city created for BioShock: Infinity (the third game in the first-person franchise), is really beginning to take shape — as is self-evident in this must watch 10 minute gameplay demo.
Of all the sad and predictable problems to have emerged over Delhi’s ill-fated preparations for this year’s Commonwealth Games, one detail that caught the eye of many yesterday was the revelation that a number of the apartments that are supposed to house the athletes had been soiled by human excrement. One grisly report suggested that [...]
Forget witchcraft. There’s one toxic issue that Christine O’Donnell REALLY doesn’t want you to know about her past.
She dabbled in public relations for Mel Gibson.
The sullied name of Hollywood’s Jew-bashing, girlfriend-baiting star was removed from the Tea Party pin-up’s resume, the moment that the Republican National Committee got its hands on her website following her [...]
Twitter employees are a rarity this side of the Atlantic, so it was no surprise to see a healthy crowd for this morning’s opening session “Twitter and Advertising: An engaging conversation” at digital media conference AdTech.
Twitter Product Manager Shiva Rajaraman was entertaining but fairly quiet on a lot of questions put to him by the [...]
There’s no place like home. Spain offers the riches of Real Madrid and the splendour of Barcelona. While Italy clearly have titans like Internazionale and Milan. And the skill on show at these chapels of European football invites songs of praise from watching hordes. Yet the most exciting, hair-raising drama unfolds on these shores.
La Liga [...]
It’s a shame we can’t get the Daily Show here any more. (I suppose we could if we were computer-savvy enough to get round the region controls, but I can’t.) But we can still get this:
Daily Show host Jon Stewart announced Thursday that he will hold a rally on the National Mall in Washington D.C. [...]
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It is like “The Internet is Down” in miniature. Someone has hacked into Twitter, spreading black boxes over random messages, sending out what look like redacted MPs’ expenses under your name if you move the cursor over one of them and then turning the whole thing grey.
I have just made fun of the Daily Mail [...]
21 years ago, at one minute past midnight on 1 October 1989, first direct opened the phone lines of its 24 hour call centre to offer the first real alternative to traditional high street banking.
Even the concept of first direct had radical beginnings, starting with the word “customer” in the middle of a blank sheet [...]
Can’t keep up with my own series. The above is Question to Which the Answer is No, number 388, asked by Cathy Newman of Channel 4 News on Sunday. It does not strictly qualify, because the purpose of her report is to show that the answer is No; it was Nick Clegg who was trying [...]
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