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Nintendo Takes Down Fan-Made 'Pokemon Uranium' Game

Nintendo doesn't like it when you use its franchise's gameplay, name, and music in a game of your own.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

Pokémon

Scientists Have Discovered Nearly One Hundred New Parts Of The Brain

Yesterday, scientists at the Human Connectome Project debuted new work that featured 97 new regions of the brain, including what they believe those regions are responsible for in humans. It’s incredible stuff, but it can also be confusing if you’re not a neuroscientist. What’s a connectome, and how …

The Brain

The Scary Truth Behind the 7 Staple Foods You Eat Every Day

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the sushi you had for dinner last week might have been just as fake as Cheez Whiz. A <i>lot</i> of the foods you're eating might not be as wholesome as you think they are, actually. That's exactly what writer Larry Olmsted spends nearly 300 pages discussing in his …

DJ Khaled Reveals ‘Major Key’ Album Cover Which Is the Greatest Album Cover Maybe Ever

He’s in the jungle! There’s a lion! So many flowers!<p>Last night on <i>Kimmel</i>, world’s greatest rapper DJ Khaled unveiled the cover to his latest album, <i>Major Key</i>. It features the man himself sitting in a throne in the middle of what appears to be a jungle, while a lion lies prone at his feet. He is …

Medium-format mirrorless: Hasselblad unveils X1D

Hasselblad is making good on its promise to launch something big. Today it introduces the X1D, a medium-format mirrorless camera with a 50MP CMOS …

Cameras

Why 'Fake It Till You Make It' Is So Effective, According to Science

Research helps explain why, when it comes to work, "sincerity" beats "authenticity."<p>It took me a while before I started calling myself an author.<p>I've been writing this column for almost two years, and have reached an audience well into the millions. I'm about to finish my first book (which I've …

newyorktimes

New Sand & Cement Furniture by Fernando Mastrangelo

After two first articles on his mirrors and bench, the designer , based in Brooklyn, Fernando Mastrangelo continues his collection of furniture <i>Drift</i>, …

Brutalist architecture turns "ugly" into a design statement. Here's what that looks like on the internet.

In April, the internet seemed to abruptly discover a trend that had been lurking in its midst for years: Brutalism, an aesthetic borrowed from architecture and applied to minimally designed, bare-knuckle websites. After Hacker News — itself arguably a Brutalist website — discovered a Brutalist …

Web Design

Scientists Might Have Figured Out How to Stop You From Binge Eating

New research from Johns Hopkins University has found that suppressing certain neurons in rats’ brains can make them less likely to seek sugary rewards. This could have implications for human behaviour, too.<p>Everyone has a food weakness. Whether it's being unable to resist the rustle of a chip bag or …