Calls To Ban Minecraft in Turkey

Last month, a Turkish ministry began a probe to investigate whether or not Minecraft should be banned for being "too violent." Today, the results of the investigation were announced: Minecraft should be banned. » 3/10/15 7:30am 3/10/15 7:30am

How To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner: A Strategy Guide

How does one eat a Thanksgiving meal? On its face this might seem like a ridiculous question, and also everywhere else too. I mean, who doesn't know how to eat? (Excepting the British, of course.) Thanksgiving is marked, more than anything else, by its abundance of tasty foodstuffs; practically speaking, it is a… » 11/27/14 6:00pm 11/27/14 6:00pm

Turkish Rioters Are A Generation Raised On Grand Theft Auto

As you might already know, there are some big protests and riots going down in Istanbul at the moment, with what's emerging as the "Occupy Gezi" movement clashing with police over President Tayyip Erdogan's aggressive development policies in the historic city. » 6/04/13 10:45pm 6/04/13 10:45pm

A Museum That Looks Like Every First-Person Shooter Game Ever Made

This "cultural centre" in Istanbul is called Sintralİstanbul. It was first opened in 1914 as the city's sole electric power plant, before its current life as Turkey's Museum of Energy. » 4/19/13 12:00am 4/19/13 12:00am

Turkish Cops Arrest 32 Suspected Anonymous Members

After Spanish cops arrested a trio of suspected Anonymous members, the Turkish police now say it has arrested 32 suspected Anonymous members, including eight minors. No word yet if they were involved in the PSN hacks. [The Guardian] » 6/14/11 4:00am 6/14/11 4:00am

This Turkish Rendition of Super Mario Bros. Music is Definitely…

From the Republic of Turkey comes this wonderful impromptu rendition of the Super Mario Bros. theme song, a familiar tune in an unfamiliar place. » 5/12/11 8:00pm 5/12/11 8:00pm

A silver UFO hovers quietly in the air over a Turkish city

Filled with the sound of morning birdsong, this video of a UFO over Turkey taken last week is as much a slice of Turkish city life as it is a record of possible alien incursion. » 11/24/10 2:34pm 11/24/10 2:34pm

"The Best Video Game System"

The Kontorland KT-103: It's the Dreamcast meets the Sony PlayStation meets I-don't-know-waht. Even SEGA mascot Sonic the Hedgehog "seems" to approve. Then, of course, SEGA probably has no clue about this. » 5/10/10 3:40pm 5/10/10 3:40pm