Nobody Expected This Pokémon To Win The Championship Last Weekend

This weekend, video game matches at the Pokémon World Championships saw the usual suspects. There was Garchomp. Aegislash. Mega Charizard. Just to name a few. But the championships also saw the delightful inclusion of Pachirisu, a Pokémon used by Masters champion Se Jun Park. » 8/19/14 6:31pm Tuesday 6:31pm

Five Retro Operating Systems You Can Run on the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a great device to experiment on and since it's easy to swap out operating systems on a whim, it's fun to run old ones that you don't have a lot of use for. To that end, here are a few of our favorites. » 8/15/14 3:59am 8/15/14 3:59am

The Super Mario 64 Goomba Nobody Has Ever Killed

Goombas are pretty much at the bottom of the food chain in the Mushroom Kingdom—it never takes much to kill them in a Mario game. But there's one particular Goomba in Super Mario 64 that can't be defeated, no matter how good your platforming skills are. » 8/14/14 6:55pm 8/14/14 6:55pm

Google Lets You Watch Live Data From NASA's Long Lost Satellite

NASA's ISEE-3 was launched in 1977 and sent data home for 20 years. Recently, NASA discovered the abandoned satellite is still transmitting data, and turned over the controls to a group of citizen scientists. ISEE-3 zooms by the moon tomorrow, and thanks to a new Google project, you can ride along at home. » 8/14/14 5:16pm 8/14/14 5:16pm

Videos About Minecraft Doors Are a Lot More Fun Than You'd Expect

Generally, when you build your lair in Minecraft, you need a door. There are two ways you can go about getting one: either craft one out of wood or metal, or engineer a clever gate using redstone machinery. These videos are about the latter, but they're fun even if you don't care about the doors themselves. » 8/14/14 12:38am 8/14/14 12:38am

Why You Should Set Up Your Own Community Fiber Network

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Between the net neutrality debate and the Comcast/TWC merger, high-speed Internet access is getting more attention than ever. A lot of that attention is negative, and rightly so: Internet access providers, especially certain very large ones, have done a pretty good job of divvying up the nation to leave most Americans… » 8/10/14 12:39pm 8/10/14 12:39pm

10 Malware Removal Apps Tested, Malwarebytes Comes out on Top

A recent test done by the independent antivirus research group AV-TEST—whose tests we've mentioned in the past—took a look at the performance of today's most popular malware removal applications. Most of the applications showed excellent performance, but only Malwarebytes—a free download—managed a perfect score. » 8/08/14 12:53am 8/08/14 12:53am

Ocenaudio Is a Free, Fast, Streamlined Audio Editor

Windows/Mac/Linux: If you're looking for a great audio editor, our favorite is Audacity. If you're looking for something a little faster and trimmer that's a little more approachable, Ocenaudio is worth checking out. It's free, flexible, and cross platform, and if light editing is all you need, it gets the job done. » 8/07/14 3:38am 8/07/14 3:38am