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You’re Still Wrong About What Torque Is

The internet has been crafting explainer videos and quippy analogies about how to explain the difference between an engine’s horsepower and torque figures. According to Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained you’re still just not getting it. You’ve likely heard the explanation “horsepower is how fast you hit the wall,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Night Things share heartfelt video cover of the Everly Brothers classic ‘(‘Til) I Kissed You’

In a welcomed break from your regularly scheduled EDM programming, LA synth-pop duo Night Things have dropped off a new cover and accompanying video feature that’s bound to tug at one’s heartstrings. Landing while extra love is in the air during Valentine’s Day, the band offer a heartwarming take on the Everly Brothers’ 1959 chart-topping classic […]

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Ultra Music Festival shares second episode in ’20 Years of Ultra’ documentary series [Watch]

As Ultra Music Festival looks to its landmark 20th anniversary, the global festival brand has released the second installment in its ‘20 Years Of Ultra’ documentary series. The second episode explores the dance culture of the early 2000s, the “growing pains and challenges” associated with electronic culture’s then rapid expansion, and Ultra Music Festival’s impact […]

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I Answered 18 Of Your Questions About Bayonetta 1 & 2 On Switch

This is not a review of Bayonetta. Oh no, my friend. This is something else entirely. Bayonetta—and its sequel Bayonetta 2—are action video game masterpieces that are out on Friday for the Nintendo Switch. I’ve been playing them for a couple of days. I asked you (on Twitter!) to ask me anything about the games.Read […]

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See The Chainsmokers perform an unreleased song in Prague [Watch]

Preceded by Andrew Taggart’s question (“Prague, are you ready for some new sh*t?”) the new and unreleased song debuted by the American duo during their recent performance in Prague is one that makes use of classic Chainsmokers conventions, namely Taggart’s vocals, a lyrical hook with both an irresistible sing-along quality and a raw personality, and […]

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New Steam Sci-Fi Game Is A Strugglevania

Planetoid Pioneers is a massive 2D side-view physics playground with vehicles, weapons, crafting, and exploration. The plot is wacky: in the future, humans live pretty much forever, so when a person gets to be about 200 years old they head out to explore the galaxy and build bases on planetoids in space.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Football, Reviewed

Maybe some impending social situation requires you to understand football. Or maybe you’re just interested in the sport because beer commercials have started to reference Game of Thrones. Well, Kotaku Dot Com’s Tim Rogers (that’s me) is here to help you out with this handy video. It’s a lot like my words-based review…Read more… Continue […]

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YouTube launches new, low data application in 130 countries

YouTube intends to make big moves as 2018 commences, with the launch of their new application YouTube Go. The video streaming giant is introducing it’s newest product in 130 countries after a successful beta test in India last year and an ensuing trial run in 14 additional countries. YouTube Go provides a redesigned version of YouTube’s mobile interface […]

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Accomplishing As Much As Possible Before Dying Miserably, The Game

Jason Rohrer once buried a titanium board game in the Nevada desert, and then handed out hundreds of pages containing printed-out GPS coordinates, one of which indicated the game’s true location. According to Rohrer, it will take 3,000 years for anyone to ever find that board game. Jason Rohrer once put a Minecraft…Read more… Continue […]

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I Made Getting Over It’s Bennett Foddy Play The Hardest Level Of Battletoads, Because He Deserved It

Last week, I invited my longtime friend Bennett Foddy into Kotaku Headquarters to play the hardest part of Battletoads. I did this because Bennett Foddy made Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy, and therefore deserves this. He gave two hours of his valuable time to the task of traversing the Turbo Tunnel. Did he make…Read […]

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How exactly do you prop a dead person up on a motorcycle?

In our ongoing quest to have our biggest questions about death answered, we asked mortician and founder of The Order Of The Good Death Caitlin Doughty about the most interesting, unconventional death traditions. She told us about a bizarre process called “extreme embalming” in which dead bodies are chemically…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Watch John Mayer sample ‘Slide’ during a live performance in San Francisco

While Calvin Harris recently announced that he will be “movin’ on from Funk Wav sound” in 2018 via Twitter, the 70s inspired sonic stint that diversified Harris’ catalogue will remain an exemplar of a well executed aesthetic experimentation for years to come. The feel good “Funk Wav” vibes exuded by album staples like “Feels” have proven […]

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