Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Five surprising facts about water, vintage Lemmings video game rap unearthed, GeForece GTX 780Ti brings 4K gaming to the masses.
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- Daedalic Entertainment is the latest publisher to feature in a Humble Bundle PC games sale. Deals include Deponia for $6, The Chronicles of Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet for $1 and Edna & Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes for $1. All proceeds from the sale go to charity. Click here to go to the deal.
- In 1991, Psygnosis released the puzzler Lemmings on the Amiga and Atari ST. But what most people don’t know is that a rap video was also produced. Behold the sweet jams in all their glory.
- Today, the US Food and Drug Adnimistration announced its intention to ban trans fats from the American food supply. This Gizmodo article explains why they are so harmful.
- 4K gaming has taken one step closer to entering the mainstream with the relase of Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 780Ti graphics card which is bring touted as the best gaming GPU on the planet. The GeForece GTX 780Ti comes with 3GB of GDDR5 memory providing 336GB/sec of peak memory bandwidth. The result is that (a pair) of GeForce GT 780Tis can handle modern games at 4K resolutions with all the bells and whistles. Head over to Gizmodo for a deeper rundown of the specs.
- If you’ve been having trouble with Gmail in OS X Mavericks, Apple’s latest update may be able to help. Notable fixes include the ability to delete, move and archive messages for users with custom Gmail settings, accurate unread counts and improved compatibility/stability of Mail.
- Water is the key to organic life, but is there such a thing of too much? Here are five surprising H2O facts from PopSugar Health & Fitness to “whet” your curiosity. (Sorry).