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Canada just legalized marijuana. That has big implications for US drug policy.

It’s the second country in the world to legalize pot, following Uruguay.<p>Canada has become the first wealthy nation in the world to fully legalize marijuana.<p>The Senate approved Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday. The measure was already approved by the House of Commons, so the …

Cannabis

Fortnite fans broke into prop cars to get llamas hidden by Epic Games

They couldn’t resist a real-life supply drop<p>Epic Games, makers of hit battle royale game <i>Fortnite,</i> threw an impressive party during last week’s big E3 gaming convention. The developers didn’t just want to throw a rager: they wanted to celebrate the fiction of the game in a real-world setting. The …

Llamas

Nintendo Switch Getting New Blood Interactive's Entire Game Library

The Nintendo Switch hasn’t seen any shortage of great indie games, with stuff like <i>Hollow Knight</i>, <i>Dead Cells</i> and countless others looking to contribute …

Nintendo Switch

Amazon has a $40 wireless keyboard that lasts forever without new batteries or recharging

Are you tired of having to plug in your wireless keyboard every time it needs to be recharged? After all, it’s a “wireless” keyboard so connecting a …

Tech Trends

Bees Know What ‘Zero’ Is, According To A New Study, & It’s Kind Of A Big Deal

Get ready for some bee-autiful news, friends: Bees are even more intelligent than we thought. We already knew bees could be trained and that they can …

Research

Trump disrupts G-7 gender equality meeting by arriving late

LA MALBAIE, Quebec (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived late for a gender equality meeting at an international summit, prompting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to kick it off without waiting for "stragglers" to arrive.<p>Trump created a distraction when he walked in late for Saturday's …

Donald Trump

Bethesda Teases "More Than One Surprise Left" for E3

Bethesda may have already revealed <i>Fallout 76</i> and <i>Rage 2</i> in the build-up to E3 2018, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have a few more surprises left in …

Gaming Industry

Fallout 76's E3 2018 Poster Is Up And It Is Massive, Potentially Teases Multiplayer Support

<b>[UPDATE]</b> GameSpot is now in Los Angeles for E3, and one of the first things we did of course was check out the Fallout 76 poster. It shows not one but three Vault Boys. Some are speculating that Fallout 76 will have some form of online multiplayer, which reports have suggested is the case.<p><b>The</b> …

Los Angeles

The Man Who Inspired Snorlax

One of the most beloved Pokémon is Snorlax. Meet the man who inspired the character.<p>In a recent interview with Japanese newspaper <i>Yomiuri</i>, <i>Pokémon</i> art …

Pokémon

Fallout 76 leaked as an online survival RPG experiment

After Bethesda left viewers hanging for a ridiculously delayed livestream, we eventually got to the big secret: it has a <i>Fallout 76</i> project in the …

Bethesda

Going to an e-sport event is like traveling back to the time when people followed sports for the sport

The UK’s first Dota 2 Major event reminds one writer about the original wholesomeness of games<p>Think about your favorite spectator sport. Do you remember a time when you were just into the game itself, without the complicating and exciting factor of having a team to root for? For most people, the …

eSports

Two million people tuned into Bethesda’s day-long stream of a toy

I have some regrets<p>For almost 24 hours, eager <i>Fallout</i> fans showed up online in droves to watch... well, basically nothing. On its Twitch channel yesterday morning, developer Bethesda streamed a continuous shot of a Vault Boy statue, placed against the background of a monitor displaying the message …

Bethesda

A Physicist Has Proposed a Grim Explanation For Why We Never See Aliens

The fault in our stars.<p>The Universe is so unimaginably big, and it's positively teeming with an almost infinite supply of potentially life-giving …

Universe

PlayStation boss hints PS5 could be Nintendo Switch-style portable console

By Robert Jones<p>Sony's PlayStation chief, John Kodera, has hinted that the much-anticipated PS5 video game console could be a new portable PlayStation …

Gaming

Eminem responds to Nicki Minaj dating rumor

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is there a new rap supercouple?<p>Tongues started wagging that Nicki Minaj was dating fellow rap star Emimen after the song "Big Bank," which features a guest appearance with Minaj, dropped Friday.<p>"Told them I met Slim Shady, bag the Em/ Once he go black, he'll be back again," she raps.<p>Minaj …

Nicki Minaj

'Spider-Man' of Paris to get French citizenship after child rescue

As an undocumented migrant in France, Mamoudou Gassama knew it was best to keep his head down, to not draw attention to himself.<p>But when he spotted a young child dangling from the balcony of a fourth-floor Paris flat he felt he had to act.<p>In that split second, Gassama, 22, did not think of himself …

Emmanuel Macron

Trump Not Eligible to Serve as President Because of Foreign Birth

A newly leaked internal FBI report has concluded that President Trump was not eligible to run for president in 2016 because he is not a native born …

Donald Trump

Pornography and the butterfly effect

“Whatever happens to musicians happens to everybody,” said Bruce Sterling years ago, referring to the effects of free downloadable music on their industry; and so it has come to pass for pornographers, as depicted by the great Jon Ronson in his equal parts charming and spellbinding podcast series …

Project Management

God of War Was the Best Selling Game for April 2018

According to sales figures released by analysts at The NPD Group, Sony's God of War and PlayStation 4 were the best selling game and the best selling …

Grand Theft Auto

How Michael Jackson's tilt defied gravity

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Jackson's musical achievements are legend: the first artist to win eight Grammys in one night; the first artist to sell more than a million digital tracks in one week.<p>His impact on dance has been just as powerful. Fans around the world have tried to imitate his smooth slides and …

Michael Jackson

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart’s aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Biomedicine

Resident Evil 7 Confirmed For Nintendo Switch With Special 'Cloud' Edition

The Nintendo Switch hasn’t seen too much <i>Resident Evil</i> action just yet, save for the two <i>Revelations</i> games that released a few months ago. But that’ll …

Nintendo Switch

Voice Actor May Have Leaked Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4

Will We Return to the Modern Warfare Series?<p>The rumor mill has returned, powered by the slips of social media, and this latest info pertains to a …

Epic Games reveals when ‘Fortnite’ will finally come to Android

Epic is getting ready to add another platform to the biggest game in the world. <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale</i> has been available for PC, Xbox One, and …

Gaming Industry

Something important was different about this shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> This newest shooting seems, sadly, familiar, but it is important that we pay attention to what is different here.<p>The deadly attack Friday in Santa Fe, Texas, left at least 10 dead. Terrified kids, shocked parents, authoritative law enforcement, inquisitive reporters, and somber politicians …

Guns

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Workouts

93-Year-Old Man Sinks First Hole-In-One on Last-Ever Round of Golf

"It seemed the Lord knew this was my last round so he gave me a hole-in-one."​<p>I'm not crying. I've just got a... water trap in my eyes? A 93-year-old man named Ben Bender from Zanesville, Ohio landed a hole-in-one on a course in his hometown last month. It would be his first and his last …

Golf

This Is Ajit Pai, Nemesis of Net Neutrality

In March, Ajit Pai, the 45-year-old chair of the Federal Communications Commission, took to the internet—a community he joyfully inhabits and …

Net Neutrality

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.<p>The movie theater was empty except for the two of us. As the credits rolled, we made the room into our playground: We danced in our seats, cut cartwheels down the aisles, and laughed until the lights turned on and the clean-up crew arrived.<p>I …

Senate approves bill in bid to retain U.S. net neutrality

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday in favor of keeping open-internet rules in a bid to overturn the Federal Communications Commission decision to repeal net neutrality rules, but the measure is unlikely to be approved by the House of Representatives or the White House.<p>The 52 …

Net Neutrality