Japanese auction reveals Nintendo’s first Wii remote… for the GameCube

Yahoo Auctions Over the weekend, a Japanese auction site revealed an incredibly rare version of Nintendo’s Wii remote: one that was designed not for a Wii console, but for the previous generation’s GameCube. And at least one game developer has already attested to its legitimacy. The previously unrevealed remote controller, which sold at Yahoo Auctions for […]

This remote tribe in New Guinea cuts boys’ skin with razors so they look like crocodiles

Crocodiles may be creatures that Western people fear, but a remote tribe in Papua New Guinea revere the reptile so much they try to look like them. In an extreme initiation ceremony which sometimes ends in death, boys as young as 11 are sliced with razor blades with the very purpose that they will scar. […]

Another Windows 10 SKU is on its way, this time for remote desktops

Enlarge / A VT100 remote terminal, which is basically the same thing as Windows Remote Desktop. (credit: Wolfgang Stief) Most of the Windows 10 builds published in the Insider program don’t come with ISO disk images, so the Windows 10 installer doesn’t get a ton of scrutiny. Every now and then, however, ISOs are published […]

Remote car starters | Autoblog's 5 favorites

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Ownership,Videos,Safety,Autoblog Minute,Original Video,Parts and Accessories Looking for the best remote car starter to warm your car up once winter rolls around? Here is a list of some of our favorites. Continue reading Remote car starters | Autoblog’s 5 favorites Remote car starters | Autoblog’s 5 favorites originally appeared […]

In photos: Stolen moments from India’s remote, northeastern reaches

Annapurna Mellor June 6, 2018 Share this article For photographer Annapurna Mellor, five weeks navigating India’s northeast, from Assam to Kolkata, provided ample time to produce a photographic ode to this stunning, rarely-visited region. I’m staring at the giant map of India which hangs above my desk. I’ve been three times before, and I want […]

I hiked through remote, spectacular Afghanistan (and you can too)

Tracey Croke May 9, 2018 Share this article Back in 2013, ‘hiking through Afghanistan’ wasn’t high on the to-do lists of many travelers. But Australian writer Tracey Croke set off for the country’s Wakhan Corridor anyway, determined not to let the headlines convince her otherwise.   I’m in Afghanistan with a man named Usef. The […]

Take a look at the remote and sparsely populated North Korea-China border — where the Chinese military may be up to something

Take a look at the remote and sparsely populated North Korea-China border — where the Chinese military may be up to something See Also: Take a look at the remote and sparsely populated North Korea-China border — where the Chinese military may be up to something Syrian military bases are emptying after Trump gave warning […]