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  • Meet the daddy – the world’s most sought-after stallion
    By on June 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    BBC Sport visits super stud Galileo, the father of Frankel and Derby favourite Australia, in horse racing’s ‘Graceland’.


  • VIDEO: Most pleasing win of season – Martinez
    By on December 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Everton boss Roberto Martinez is delighted with the character of his side after they pulled off a “significant” 2-1 win away at Swansea.


  • Why Netflix Is One of the Most Important Cloud Computing Companies
    By on July 26, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Brandon Butler writes “Netflix, yes the video rental company Netflix, is changing the cloud game. During the past two years the company has pulled back the curtains through its Netflix OSS program to provide a behind-the-scenes look into how it runs one of the largest deployments of Amazon Web Services cloud-based resources. In doing so, the company is creating tools that can be used by both entire business-size scale cloud deployments and even smaller (more…)

  • Gameplay: the Missing Ingredient In Most Games
    By on November 26, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Game designer Tadhg Kelly has an article discussing the direction the games industry has taken over the past several years. Gaming has become more of a business, and in doing so, become more of a science as well. When maximizing revenue is a primary concern, development studios try to reduce successful game designs to individual elements, then naively seek to add those elements to whatever game they’re working (more…)

  • Most SSDs Now Under a Dollar Per Gigabyte
    By on October 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    crookedvulture writes “SSD prices continue plummeting. In just the past quarter, street prices have fallen by double-digit percentages for most models, with some slashed by 30% or more. We’ve reached the point where the majority of drives cost less than a dollar per gigabyte, and that’s without the special coupon codes and mail-in rebates usually attached to weekly deals. Lower-capacity drives seem more resistant to deep price cuts, making (more…)

  • Astronomers Find Most Distant Protocluster of Galaxies
    By on May 7, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Bad Astronomer writes “Using the monster 8.2-meter Subaru telescope, astronomers have identified the most distant cluster of galaxies ever found: a collection of galaxies at a staggering distance of 12.7 billion light years. This is the most distant cluster ever seen that has been confirmed spectroscopically (PDF). Technically, it’s a protocluster, since it’s so young — seen only a billion years after the Big Bang itself — (more…)

  • 10 Most Terrifying Torture Devices of the 20th Century
    By on June 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Torture was still terrifying in the 20th century… Let’s take a look at some of the most barbaric devices used.


  • The 10 most pointless rules in sport
    By on June 5, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    As any self-respecting kid knows, rules are a right pain in the posterior.


  • HBO’s “Long Gone,” The Best Baseball Movie Most of You Never Saw
    By on April 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Considering the fact that there are so few good baseball movies, it’s inexcusable that Long Gone, a made-for-HBO baseball movie from the mid 80s (1987 to be exact, the year before Bull Durham was released) is not available on DVD.


  • The 20 Most Ridiculous Feats in Sports and Athletics
    By on April 12, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    It’s rare to be truly unique in this world, and sometimes you have to go to extreme and unusual lengths to distinguish yourself from the herd…