Quick, How Do You Pronounce Imgur, The Site With All The GIFs?

Well here’s something. I’ve been mentally mispronouncing Imgur, the ubiquitous home to image macros, rage comics, memes and that other thing I’ve been mispronouncing forever, .gifs.

Chinese Fans React To Japanese Anime Character's New Haircut

Chibi Maruko-chan, one of Japan’s longest-running animated shows, has had a slight change recently. The titular character, Maruko-Chan, got a haircut, and Chinese fans are having a field day. That’s right, Chinese fans, in China, are reacting to a Japanese anime character getting a haircut.

A Thousand Years Of Neverwinter Lore In One Minute

With hundreds of thousands of pen-and=paper adventurers adding their personal stories to the streets of D&D’s Neverwinter over the years, the Lore in a Minute folks wisely stick to bullet points in prepping gamers for the free-to-play MMO.

​Goodbye, 'Start' Button. We'll Miss You.

You put in a disc or launch a game from the hard drive. The title screen glows in front of you, beckoning. Time to press the start button, like you’ve done thousands of times before. Not anymore though. Start’s gone, shown the door by both the PS4 and Xbox One.

The First Big Video Game Console, Now The Latest Tiny LEGO Kit

With it’s sexy wood panelling and those iconic controllers, the Atari 2600 is one of the most readily recognisable pieces of video game console history, even when it’s only 9.5cm wide and built entirely from LEGO pieces.

China's Radiation Masks Sure Make Computer Work Interesting

Due to dodgy air quality, a good face mask is a must-have accessory for residents in China. While air-pollution masks are more and more common outdoors in China, another sort of mask is turning heads indoors: computer radiation face masks.

'I'm An RPG-Kind-of-Girl' Says Newly Crowned Miss World

Megan Young enjoys Assassin’s Creed, Fable, and especially Pokémon — her favourite is Blastoise (a “basic Pokémon with a lot of strength and spunk.”) Last night she was crowned Miss World 2013. If we’re ever in a beauty pageant with aliens from other galaxies, folks, this is the woman we want representing humankind.

The Lighter Side Of China's Compulsory Military Training

It’s September again, and that means the start of a brand new school year in China. For university first-year students, it means more than just moving out of house and partying; it means compulsory military training. But it seems there is some fun to be had despite the training’s harsh nature.

A Look Into The Homes Of China's 'Ant Tribe'

China churns out more and more university graduates every year. This year alone, close to seven million Chinese students graduated from university. Many of these students will find decent, well-paying jobs, and many of them will not. Those who do not find “good” jobs and have no money end up in what is called the “ant tribe”.