Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth: The Joystiq Review

Viewed through the idea that it's a standalone expansion to Sid Meier's Civilization 5, Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth streamlines gameplay in the long-running strategy series to enhance the pace of the historically-strapped franchise. As a...
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Some Xbox One users can already add custom backgrounds to the console

The folks in Microsoft's Xbox One update preview program are a pretty privileged bunch. Hot on the heels of this week's announcement that the next patch for its new console will bring custom backgrounds, Redmond's giving that access to the testers...
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Google is partnering with Oxford University to improve its A.I.

Google is assembling a team comprising some of the world's most renowned artificial intelligence researchers to create... something? Back in January, Google bought A.I. company DeepMind for a reported $400 million, and no one really knew why. Now,...
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Close Call of the Day: A Worker Saves a Classic Mustang Once it Starts Rolling Out of a Shop

Watching the Dukes of Hazzard finally pays off.

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Watch an episode of ‘MST3k,’ with or without the jokes explained

Ordinarily, people talking during a movie is our idea of hell, but in Mystery Science Theater 3000's case, we're more than happy to allow it. The thing is, unless you've got a pop culture brain that'd make Tarantino blush, you're not going to know...
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