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Why Mario Kart Is So Fun

Why Mario Kart Is So Fun Thereโ€™s something inherently exciting about a Mario Kart race.How does Mario Kart remain fun?

Legendary Mario 64 Record For Collecting All The Stars Finally Broken

Legendary Mario 64 Record For Collecting All The Stars Finally Broken For years, speedrunners have been trying to collect 120 Mario 64 stars in under 1:40:00.Cheese continued to tear up the leaderboards by getting the world record time down to 1:40:05 about a month ago, and things only continued to heat up from there.

Mike Laidlaw Podcast Interview

Mike Laidlaw Podcast Interview The possibility of a Jade Empire sequel, his many contributions to the Dragon Age franchise, the approach he takes to design a title from its original inception to its final moments, how he deals with negative backlash to the titles he has worked on, and many other topics are covered in with BioWare's Mike Laidlaw that encompasses the 98th episode of The 1099 podcast.Here's to hoping a Jade Empire 2 eventually sees the light of day:

MashReads Podcast: 'The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley' tells the story of a man's life through his scars

MashReads Podcast: 'The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley' tells the story of a man's life through his scars The book provides two stories, told in parallel: The history of Samuel Hawley and his "twelve lives" (which are the twelve bullet wounds he's received while working as a criminal smuggler), side-by-side with the coming-of-age story of Loo, Hawley's daughter.As the storylines converge, Twelve Lives demonstrates how wounds we thought were a part of the past often have the power to haunt us in the future.

The real point of Amazon Prime Day

The real point of Amazon Prime Day But the point of Amazon's fake holiday (which first arrived in 2015) is to get as many people to sign up for Prime, the company's loyalty program that costs $99 a year.99) to get the deals on Prime Day and then get out, but then you'd miss out.

What happens after Net Neutrality falls?

What happens after Net Neutrality falls? Building an online business might be harder than ever thanks to the FCC throwing out the rules surrounding Net Neutrality โ€” the premise that all data on the net should be treated equally regardless of origin or destination.Without Net Neutrality, providers would be free to create so-called "fast lanes" on the internet, prioritizing services that they're friendly to, and relegating those that don't pay up to the slow lane.

'The Idiot' is one of the best books you'll read all year

'The Idiot' is one of the best books you'll read all year If there is one word to describe Elif Batuman's new novel The Idiot, it's the word "mundane.The book follows the year in the life of Selin, a Turkish-American freshman at Harvard.

Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues Podcast Interview

Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues Podcast Interview The latest episode of the Shane Plays radio show is now available on YouTube in podcast from.It features Portalarium's Starr Long and Mathew Anderson who talk about Richard โ€œLord Britishโ€ Garriott's current project, Shroud of the Avatar, for roughly an hour.

Debate settled: The plural of emoji is...

Debate settled: The plural of emoji is... It's been a big week for emoji ๐Ÿ˜Ž After Monday kicked things off with the fourth annual World Emoji Day ๐Ÿ™Œ Apple announced a new set of emojis coming to the iPhone later this year, including Woman With Headscarf and Zombie.๐ŸŽฌ It hits theaters on July 28, and Sony Pictures hosted a ceremony at the Empire State Building to both promote the movie and commemorate World Emoji Day, with the movie's cast โ€” including Patrick Stewart ๐Ÿš€ and Maya Rudolph ๐Ÿ˜‚ โ€” hosting an event where the iconic skyscraper was lit up in "emoji yellow" ๐Ÿ‘Š Also in attendance: Jeremy Burge, the founder and Chief Emoji Officer of Emojipedia.

Here's what comic book nerds think of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Here's what comic book nerds think of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Tom Holland will bring his acrobatics and quips to Spider-Man: Homecoming, the latest entry in the Marvel cinematic universe.But before he was wowing moviegoers, Spider-Man has been delighting comic book readers since 1962.

The thing about AI that should make us worried

The thing about AI that should make us worried At least that appears to be the primary fear of tech mogul Elon Musk regarding artificial intelligence.This week, when fellow tech titan Mark Zuckerberg was hailing the promise of AI in a Facebook Live Q&A, he ended up subtweeting Musk, calling AI naysayers "irresponsible" for playing up "doomsday scenarios.

'Grief Is The Thing With Feathers' is a postmodern novel about grief, and it's so damn sad and so damn perfect

'Grief Is The Thing With Feathers' is a postmodern novel about grief, and it's so damn sad and so damn perfect Toward the end of Max Porter's novel Grief Is The Thing With Feathers,' Porter is tasked with explaining what grief is: "Grief?This week on the MashReads Podcast, we read and discuss Porter's Grief Is The Thing With Feathers.

The one iPhone 8 leak to rule them all

The one iPhone 8 leak to rule them all After a long period without any substantive information (although plenty of whispers, speculation, and questionable photos), it finally happened: the biggest iPhone 8 leak so far.In what looks like an understandable but massive mistake, pre-release firmware for the Apple HomePod somehow got uploaded to a public server.

Battle Brothers Podcast Featuring Josh Sawyer

Battle Brothers Podcast Featuring Josh Sawyer It's no secret that Obsidian's Josh Sawyer has a certain degree of appreciation for Overhype Studios' strategy/RPG Battle Brothers.Still, I was quite surprised to see him appear on an episode of the strategy-focused Three Moves Ahead podcast to talk about the game.