Panasonic Ditches Jungle Gaming Device

According to a statement released today, "Panasonic decided to suspend further development due to changes in the market and in our own strategic direction." Did they get scared off by the 3DS? NGP? Rise of the Angry Birds? Either way, the Jungle is no more. [Reuters via Kotaku] » 3/01/11 6:20am 3/01/11 6:20am

Panasonic's Jungle Has Entered its Public Testing Period

Hey, remember Panasonic's portable online gaming console, the Jungle? It's inching closer to retail, after an email was sent out today to US customers who'd registered interest, offering them a test-run. "We're doing something very different," Panasonic wrote. [Bloomberg] » 11/30/10 4:00am 11/30/10 4:00am

Exclusive: First Photo of Jungle, Panasonic's Portable Online Gaming…

This is Jungle. It's the first portable gaming console designed exclusively for online gaming and MMORPGs. And it's from the company who gave us the 3DO nearly 20 years ago. » 10/04/10 8:00pm 10/04/10 8:00pm

Giant Motherf*cking Spiderwebs Stronger Than Kevlar

Don't be surprised if you see the US Army sporting fine garments made from Madagascan bark spider's silk in the future. It's "10 times better than Kevlar," which itself is "5 times stronger than steel on an equal weight basis." » 9/21/10 4:40am 9/21/10 4:40am