After 100,000 Hungarians took to the street in opposition to a per-megabyte tax on their Internet usage, the autocratic Prime Minister Viktor Orban (whose election was characterized by outside observers as "free but not fair") was forced into a rare climbdown.
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Polygon's exhaustive investigation into the origins of Capcom's classic Street Fighter 2 is an essential look into the commission-fueled rise of American arcades, the accidental inventions of genre-defining mechanics, and the genesis of competitive gaming.
NASCAR drivers and law enforcers use custom wide-angle rearview mirrors to avoid head-swiveling. You can buy a wide-angle mirror that attaches over an existing rearview for $60, but you can make one for about $12 and a few shop scraps. By Phil Bowie and Larry Cotton. Read the rest
David Ng and Ben Cohen performed acts of science (realistic ones) in order to determine, once and for all, a true and empirical understanding of which Halloween candies induce the most joy and despair. With more than 40,000 of your votes duly recorded, the results below are indisputably unassailable.Read the rest
Thanks for joining @boingboing at The Village for last night’s Twilight Sessions, @eggaeblakey @tarabrown @pinknik666 @jodiwille @shawnrockingmailcom & the many other friends not on IG! Thanks for the snapshot Ege.