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Does Tomb Raider's Lara Croft really have to be a survivor of a rape attempt? | Mary Hamilton

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Sexual assault is too often used by writers as lazy shorthand for showing women as vulnerable and their male attackers as evilThe Tomb Raider video game franchise, and its heroine Lara Croft, is 16 years, nine games, two films and at least one amusement park ride, old this year. Although...
Does Tomb Raider's Lara Croft really have to be a survivor of a rape attempt? | Mary Hamilton

Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller hands-on (video)

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Although we managed to get our mitts on the Wii U and updated GamePad here at E3 following Nintendo's keynote, the recently unveiled Pro Controller turned out to to be harder to find. We were thankfully able to visit the company's amusement park massive booth on the show floor...
Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller hands-on (video)
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7 Things Windows Phone Needs To Fix Before We'll Ditch Our iPhones (MSFT)

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We love the Windows Phone operating system. In fact, it's better than iOS in several key ways. We might even be on the cusp of recommending you buy a Windows Phone, if it weren't for a few major gripes we have with it. To its credit, Microsoft has fixed...
7 Things Windows Phone Needs To Fix Before We'll Ditch Our iPhones (MSFT)

Rovio confirms its first Angry Birds Activity Park in China, plans hundreds more

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Rovio has announced plans for its first Angry Birds Activity Park in China, which could be the first of an empire of hundreds in the country, as it looks to extend the success of the brand from beyond mobile there. This morning the major of Haining announced that the first activity...
Rovio confirms its first Angry Birds Activity Park in China, plans hundreds more

Rovio Wants To Build Thousands Of Angry Birds Parks In China

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If you really can't get enough of Angry Birds, you may want to plan a trip to China soon. Rovio, the company behind the popular gaming franchise, revealed plans to build its first Angry Birds "activity park" in China's Haining City in an interview with People's Daily, via TheNextWeb. The...
Rovio Wants To Build Thousands Of Angry Birds Parks In China

Apps Rush: TNW Magazine, SprintTV for iOS, Kid Launcher, ESPNsoccernet, Funpark Friends and more

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What's new on the app stores on Wednesday 29 February 2012A selection of 13 apps for you today:TNW MagazineThis blogs-becoming-magazines thing is catching on: first Engadget Distro, and now fellow tech site TheNextWeb has launched a "digital monthly magazine" for iPad. It rounds up content from the site with additional...
Apps Rush: TNW Magazine, SprintTV for iOS, Kid Launcher, ESPNsoccernet, Funpark Friends and more

Here's what's really wrong with the internet – and it isn't just some clunky computer coding | Hadley Freeman

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So a computer whizz thinks he knows what the worst thing about the internet is. Has he never seen a Twitter feud?Happy 20th birthday, email! Next week – on 11 March, if you're planning a party – it will be precisely two decades since the first email with an attachment...
Here's what's really wrong with the internet – and it isn't just some clunky computer coding | Hadley Freeman

Angry Birds Maker Rovio Plans for Amusement Parks in China

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Mobile game publisher Rovio is planning to build theme parks in China revolving around its hit product Angry Birds, months after a local amusement park in the......
Angry Birds Maker Rovio Plans for Amusement Parks in China
New Memolane Features Help You Share (Online) Memories With Facebook Friends

Tinkertown: An animatronic, handmade maker wonderland

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Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series explores the maker side of the state at Tinkertown, a folk art paradise full of animated miniatures and old amusement park machines. [Read more]...
Tinkertown: An animatronic, handmade maker wonderland

The history of Samsung explained in video

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Today, Samsung is known for its smartphones and tablets, but did you know it also makes tanks and owns an amusement park? Find out more in Crave UK's video. [Read more]...
The history of Samsung explained in video

Quotes of the week: Seattle is a ‘red dwarf’ and Silicon Valley is the sun

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Sun. NASA photo The best comments, quotes, and random zingers we heard this week …  “I think there are great investors and great people here (in Seattle). But if you accept the premise that we are a lesser satellite of the sun, the only way to get the sun to...
Quotes of the week: Seattle is a ‘red dwarf’ and Silicon Valley is the sun

Verizon Helps You Say Wassup?! With Group Chat Lines

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Have you ever tried to plan a get-together with a group of friends only to find yourself texting and calling individual people in a frantic maze of communication? Thankfully there are now web apps that make the process of event planning easier, but what about those times when you need...
Verizon Helps You Say Wassup?! With Group Chat Lines

Uber Creepy Tour: Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans [69 Pics]

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[ By Angie in Abandoned Places, Travel & Places, Urban Images. ] All of us are like excited children when turned loose for a fun-filled day at an amusement park. The commotion of the enthusiastic crowd combines with mouthwatering scents of delicious snacks waiting to be gobbled up, and...
Uber Creepy Tour: Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans [69 Pics]

South Korea Begins Testing “Recharging Roads”

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The University of California a while back invented recharging roads, a technology that allows vehicles to suck up energy from the ground. Now South Korea has adopted the technology and they are currently testing it at a Seoul amusement park. The technology, known as the Online Electric Vehicle System...
South Korea Begins Testing “Recharging Roads”

South Korea Testing "Recharging Roads" For Its Public Transport [Transport]

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South Korea has overhauled its public transport network with recharging roads, where the vehicles use power from buried electric strips in the road. It was invented at the University of California, before South Korea adopted it for an amusement park. The system is being tested at an amusement park in...
South Korea Testing "Recharging Roads" For Its Public Transport [Transport]

Creepiest Abandoned Japanese Amusement Park Ever [w/ Photos]

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Creepiest Abandoned Japanese Amusement Park Ever [w/ Photos]

Battlestar Galacti-car: The Street Legal Viper [Movie Cars]

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There are numerous awful vehicles resembling Cylon Raiders from Battlestar Galactica. Fortunately for humanity, an amusement park mechanic has built this sweet, V8-powered homemade street legal Colonial Viper to protect us from them. More »...
Battlestar Galacti-car: The Street Legal Viper [Movie Cars]
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