Gravity Falls6-18 Posted Monday, December 30 in TV > TV Shows In every episode of Gravity Falls there is a reference to the number 618 (kind of like with Weird Al and 27 or Pixar and A113), which is Alex Hirsch and his twin sisters birthday. 618 appears on the cash register, in magazines and even on banners. Step By Step- New Kids On The BlockBandmate Brother/original Member Posted Monday, December 30 in Music > Music Videos In the step by step video where Donnie Wahlberg is on a motorcycle surrounded by friends, brother/actor/original nkotb member Mark Wahlberg appears right next to him holding a basketball. PortalAre you dead or not? Posted Monday, December 30 in Software > Video Games
Meeting GodYou were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children.Leak: Government spies snooped in 'Warcraft,' other gamesLeaked documents show spy agencies pried into online video games"World of Warcraft" and "Second Life" were among those targetedDocuments were leaked by former contractor Edward SnowdenTech companies have called for tighter surveillance restraints (CNN) -- Spies with surveillance agencies in the United States and United Kingdom may have spent time undercover as orcs and blood elves, infiltrating video games like "World of Warcraft" in a hunt for terrorists "hiding in plain sight" online. That's the finding of the most recent round of documents released by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden to British newspaper The Guardian. Agents from the CIA, FBI and Pentagon and England's Government Communications Headquarters infiltrated WoW and virtual world "Second Life," as well as collecting information on the Xbox Live gaming network, according to the documents. "World of Warcraft" is the most popular online role-playing game ever.
The 10 Best Indie Games for the Holiday SeasonYou or someone you know is probably one of those fickle gamer types. While the regular masses would be awed by a freshly minted copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, you're searching for something deeper and more refined than the average franchise from your big box store. Whether you want to be the "cool indie guy" who passes out sweet games to your friends, or you're looking to snag some new and interesting games to get you through that lull between Christmas and New Years, here are 10 indie games worth picking up. From survival horror to puzzle platformers, there's a little bit of everything to satisfy all types of gamers. So, what are you waiting for?
Project ZetsubouWe’re there! Instructions For the games, you’re going to need a PSP with custom firmware installed. It’s an incredibly simple process to install a CFW, but there are plenty of tutorials out there (such as this one), so I won’t go into it here. Once you’re on a CFW, follow any instructions included in the individual downloads and then drop the game into the ISO folder on your PSP. A list of firmwares we have tested on can be found underneath each game.
Desktop Earth 2.0Desktop Earth is a wallpaper generator. It creates desktop backgrounds that are accurate representations of the Earth. The imagery is based on NASA's Blue Marble Next and Earth's City Lights. Day and night is accurately represented depending on the Sun's overhead position, which depends on the time of day and the day of the year. Snow cover and foliage change with the seasons.Sound TypesWhat types of sounds can be found on the Web using FindSounds? Below is a partial list. Click on any link below to perform a search, or enter one or more words in the search box above and then click on the Search button. Animals alligator, baboon, bat, bear, bobcat, buffalo, bullfrog, camel, cat, cheetah, chimpanzee, chinchilla, chipmunk, cougar, cow, coyote, crocodile, deer, dinosaur, dog, dolphin, donkey, elephant, elk, ferret, fox, frog, gibbon, goat, gorilla, grizzly bear, guinea pig, hippo, horse, hyena, jaguar, kitten, lamb, lemur, leopard, lion, llama, marmot, monkey, moose, mouse, orca, panda, panther, pig, polar bear, prairie dog, puppy, rabbit, raccoon, rat, rattlesnake, rhinoceros, rodent, sea lion, seal, sheep, snake, squirrel, sugar glider, tiger, toad, whale, wolf, zebra Insects bee, cicada, cricket, insects, katydid, mosquito, wasp Noisemakers alarm, alert, beeper, bell, buzzer, chime, foghorn, horn, siren, slide whistle, sonar, whistle, wind chimes
TrueSkill Ranking SystemSo, what is so special about the TrueSkill ranking system? In short, the biggest difference to other ranking systems is that in the TrueSkill ranking system skill is characterised by two numbers: The average skill of the gamer (μ in the picture).The degree of uncertainty in the gamer's skill (σ in the picture). The ranking system maintains a belief in every gamer's skill using these two numbers. If the uncertainty is still high, the ranking system does not yet know exactly the skill of the gamer.
Study Shows No Harmful Impact From Gaming On ChildrenBy John Walker on November 18th, 2013 at 10:00 am. A paper published this year (pdf) by the University Of Glasgow (and only just spotted by us and everyone else) looked at whether playing videogames at 5 years old brought about any behavioural changes by the time the subjects were 7. And found there none. In fact, it found that while they could measure an extremely small difference when it came to more time spent in front of the television, perhaps surprisingly, the same wasn’t shown to be true of gaming. Of course, as is always the case, it’s well worth asking “why?” before marching down the street sounding trumpets.
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