US Army to Push X-Files Tech Development, Invade World of Warcraft

The US Army is ramping up the development of technology right out of the X-Files, "making science fiction into reality" as Dr. John Parmentola-Director of their Research and Laboratory Management-puts it. The list of things currently in the works is amazing: Regenerating body parts on "nano-scaffolding", telepathy… » 11/05/08 3:00pm 11/05/08 3:00pm

World of Warcraft Seems Like Kind of a Silly Hobby

World of Warcraft player/dorkmaster supreme Prepared has caved to his smack addiction-like dependence on WoW and created 36 separate accounts that he plays simultaneously on an epically ridiculous rig. He claims to spend over $5700 per year just on the game, and plans to pick up 36 copies of the new expansion pack … » 10/11/08 7:30pm 10/11/08 7:30pm

The Pentagon Preps for World of Warcraft Invasion (No, Seriously)

Terrorism. It could be all around you. It could be in the air you breathe, the food you eat, the loved one you kiss goodnight and even the MMO you play. Yes, friends, according to a recent presentation by Dr. Dwight Toavs, professor at the Pentagon's National Defense University, virtual worlds could easily hide a real… » 9/16/08 2:20pm 9/16/08 2:20pm

World of Warcraft Getting a Hardware Authenticator Tool

The hacking and account stealing has gotten so bad on World of Warcraft that Blizzard has decided to release a hardware authenticator to make sure when you log in, you're actually not some dude in China who looks like me. (Unless you are.) The authenticator costs $6.50, and will spit out a six-digit code-much like the » 6/27/08 3:29pm 6/27/08 3:29pm

Hacked Wii Fit Board Lets You Stumble Around Azeroth

The Germans who hacked a Wii Balance Board from Wii Fit to surf Google Earth have found a much more fun use for the peripheral – running around World of Warcraft. In this follow up video, Simon and Mattieu control a low level gnome exploring Ironforge, avoiding wolves and slamming into tree trunks. Now all they… » 6/14/08 6:00pm 6/14/08 6:00pm

World of Warcraft Mana Energy Potion Will Probably Sell Incredibly Well

Taking into account that WoW has over 100.4 gizillion subscribers at last count, we surmise that a drink based on mana potions in the game should sell incredibly well. It's hard to tell how this thing will taste without actually drinking and subsequently puking it up, but it's supposed to give you 5-8 hours of… » 2/01/08 7:30pm 2/01/08 7:30pm

Windows Media Player 11 Is Useful: It Cuts WoW Load Times By Up to 50…

Windows Media Player 11 discovers a purpose in life—how awesome is that? (Seriously, who actually uses it for anything?) Apparently, European forums started reporting last month that running WMP 11 in the background noticeably cuts World of Warcraft load times, especially in stickier areas, though American slackjaws… » 12/21/07 1:20am 12/21/07 1:20am