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3D Artists use Unreal 4 to make mind-blowing recreations of Silent Hill and Bloodborne

James Brady of The Creative Assembly (makers of the excellent Alien: Isolation) has shown off his artistic talents by remaking the classic Midwich Elementary School from Silent Hill in Unreal Engine 4. Clearly a common trend among artists, EA DICE's Simon Barle has used the engine to remake Hunter's Dream from Bloodborne.

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Eating Mobile Phones Is Bad, But Highlights An Important Issue in Medicine

An Englishman, a Scotsman and an Irishman were all using their mobile phones. And the Irishman swallowed his. No, really. As detailed in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, a 29-year-old Irish prisoner did indeed swallow his phone. This, it turns out, is pretty bad for you.

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You Can Build A Functioning Iron Man Gauntlet and Captain America Shield

A pair of tech geeks, Allen Pan and Grant Imahara have created two of Marvel's iconic superhero gadgets. Captain America's shield (with working boomerang-ness) and Iron Man's gauntlet (with working balloon-melting lasers). And the best part is? You can build them too. Well, in theory.

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The Empire Reminds You Celebrating "May The 4th Be With You" Is A Crime

So "May the Fourth" is around the corner, and a huge celebration of all things Star Wars is imminent.  However, in a recently launched attack ad, the Galactic Empire gives the world a friendly reminder that any celebration in support of the Rebellion, Jedi, or any traitors to the Dark Side is a crime.

 

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Game Dev Tycoon "Cracked" Version Unleashes Ironic Trick On Pirates

Game Dev Tycoon, a game about developing games, saw a cracked version released to several torrent sites, and pirates everywhere dipped in for a slice of fun pie. However, the "cracked" version was actually released by the Game Dev Game Devs themselves, and features a nasty surprise - anyone playing the pirated version will quickly find the game unplayable as every game they release is pirated into oblivion.

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Teenager Builds Incredible Iron Man Suit For $500

17 year old Archie Whitehead has just finished his first big project: a homemade Iron Man suit. And it looks super cool.

Archie, a student from the London area, based his design on 3D plans he found on the internet and a ton of reference images.  Everything other than the helmet is made from foam and was put together in just four months, but to look at it you certainly couldn't tell.

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NASA Mars Rover Draws Giant Penis On The Surface Of Red Planet

Anybody who has kept up with the Curiosity Rover's antics on Twitter will know NASA has a cheeky sense of humour, but we never expected this.  Looks like an employee has used the Rover to draw a giant penis on the surface of Mars.  The photo in question shows one of Spirit’s or Opportunity’s tyre tracks leaving a very appendage-looking impression in the Martian dust.

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Harrison Ford Confronts Chewbacca On Jimmy Kimmel. Dodges 'Star Wars' Questions

After Harrison Ford was confirmed to reprise his role as Han Solo in the upcoming Star Wars sequel, alot of questions have been asked.  This anticipation was turned into a rather amusing comedy sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live, including a man in Princess Leia cosplay and a love triangle with Chewbacca.

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