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Here are 5 Screenshots We Didn’t Use on that Bobak Ferdowsi Post

Sometimes grabbing a good still from a video is hard. Other times it's loads of fun.

I just wrote a post about a video Bobak Ferdowsi did to encourage young people to pursue engineering. The video, and Ferdowsi, are really inspiring. That said, when I went to grab a still from the video to use as a cover image I kept finding silly faces. Take a look.

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Texas Senate Forgets Screen Caps Are a Thing, Tries to Rewrite History

It all sort of unfolded like a George R.R. Martin novel, except the bill was the only thing that died.

Did you miss last night's monumental Texas state senate filibuster debacle? Because the Internet didn't. Over 160,000 people tuned into a single Youtube livestream to watch the debacle that raged on in the Texas senate over a bill that would have wreaked havoc on abortion centers and reproductive health clinics in the state. Of course, that didn't stop GOP Senators from attempting to manipulate the senate record into reflecting the exact opposite of what actually happened. Silly senators. Don't you know by now that you can't pull one over on the Internet? And that those who tried will be publicly lashed for their troubles? Well, I suppose you do now.

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The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt Screenshots Will Make You Salivate

Of all the video games that came out in 2011, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings was probably my far and away favorite. That's even with not having played the original game. It's just that good. So when developer CD Projekt Red announced the latest iteration, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, you can imagine how I felt. This excitement has only grown, and now they've released a whole mess of screenshots that show off what's supposedly the final Witcher title from the studio. Hit the jump to see them for yourself.

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Here’s a Bunch of Screenshots From Skyrim’s Dragonborn DLC to Salivate Over

Though it won't release until December 4th, and even then only for Xbox 360, Bethesda Game Studios is well aware that folks are eagerly awaiting the coming DLC for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Titled Dragonborn, Skyrim's newest outing will see players visit a setting previously explored in Morrowind: Solstheim. It's there that players will face the very first Dragonborn. If that doesn't sound exciting enough, hit the jump for a series of luscious screenshots for the upcoming DLC.

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Say Cheese: Blizzard Covertly Watermarking World of Warcraft Screenshots

Getting a quick self portrait of your World of Warcraft toon in some newly minted gear. We've all been there, posing for posterity. Through some diligent digital detective work, though, a group of players has uncovered something a touch unseemly -- every WoW screenshot is tagged with a digital screenshot, leaving a record of the player taking the shot, a timestamp indicating when the picture was captured, and information about the realm the player is in at the time, including its IP address -- which could be bad news for players who are running on private servers to escape the monthly subscription fee built into adventuring in Azeroth.

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Unreal Engine 4 Screenshots Promise A Pretty Future

Unreal Engine 3 is getting old. After six years of supporting games like the entire Mass Effect and Gears of War franchises, the engine is beginning to show its age a little bit. Soon, however, we'll have a glorious new Unreal Engine to drool over. Epic's new iteration promises to deliver a definitely next-gen-feeling experience, including features like particle physics that can handle millions of particles on screen at the same time. In short, it's going to be very pretty.

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Shortly After the American Revolution Reveal, Assassin’s Creed 3 Screenshots Leak

Yesterday, news broke that the new installment in the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed 3 -- not to be confused with the actual third Assassin's Creed game that didn't actual employ the suffix of "3" -- would be set in the American Revolution. The Internet freaked out, because that's pretty darn cool (or terrible, depending on which way you freaked out regarding the news). Today, some screenshots have leaked into the wild, and show the still unidentified main character walking around a colony, as well as skulking around the wilderness. Check them out after the break, but hit the jump stealthily to stay in theme with the game.

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First Dragon Age II Screenshots

Game Informer has gotten its lucky, lucky hands on a batch of screenshots from Dragon Age II, which we learned last week is officially going to happen. Magazine subscribers have already been able to check the pics out in this month's issue, but two of them are now available online to people who are not dirty pirates. Thoughts?

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Shogun: Total War 2 Screenshots Arrive: Ninja Archers, Flaming Castles, and So Forth

Creative Assembly is churning Total War games out at a serious clip! The upcoming Shogun 2: Total War represents the seventh entry in the series, which for those of you who don't know, blends grand, continent-wide military strategy with brutal, small-scale tactical battles where you can see individual little figures crushed by elephants, and blown apart by cannons, and so on. Anyway -- onto the screenshots!

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Coming Soon: Dribbble, a Twitter for Developers

It seems someone has taken the Twitter mold and made something useful with it (or, at least, more useful). A new site called Dribbble is soon to open up to the public and allow developers to showcase the projects they're working on.

From website's official blog:

"Dribbble is show and tell for designers, developers and other creatives. Members share sneak peeks of their work as “shots” — small screenshots of the designs and applications they are working on. It’s also a place to talk design, give and receive feedback and iterate toward better work."

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