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Forget VR, the best device for high-res game immersion was released way back in 2009

The proponents of virtual reality have been promising unparalleled levels of gaming immersion since the first low-res Rift dev kit filtered out into …

Trump's self-victimizing speeches get turned into powerful early 2000s emo song

President Trump's speeches, filled with self-victimization and gross exaggeration, are actually the perfect lyrics for an early 2000s rage-fueled emo …

HP Lovecraft Comes to the World of Anime!

'Force of Will' features a girl who has the power to give life to the things she writes.<p>A monster stalks and destroys everything that crosses its path in a feature film inspired by <i>The Call of Cthulhu</i>, the immortal story by sci-fi scion HP Lovecraft. The film, by Yamatoworks, is titled <i>Force of Will,</i> …

Marijuana Lube: Recipes, reviews, benefits, where it's for sale and what to look for

With 63 million Americans now living in states where recreational marijuana is legal, the weed industry is churning out countless new products for …

Make sitting an active activity with the MÜV chair on Kickstarter

Who says sitting has to be sedentary? Certainly not the team behind the MÜV chair, a new kind of seat that’s here to prove that you don’t have to sit …

Old Man Logan Comic Book Reading Guide

Get to know Wolverine's grumpy self from the distant future.<p>With the movie Logan featuring an aged Wolverine, you may have heard talk of the Old Man …

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How Benchmarks Work and When You Should Pay Attention to Them

When you’re buying a new gadget, you want the fastest, most powerful one you can get for your money. Benchmarks can help you figure out what devices …

Double Exposure Portraits Of Animals In The Aurora Borealis

Inspired by the wonderful winter here in Norway I wanted to create something that captured the mood of it. So I made these digital double exposures …

Northern Lights

Today, This Day, Is The Best Day To Be A ‘Star Wars’ Fan

Today is the best day to be a <i>Star Wars</i> fan. Today. Not tomorrow. Not Thursday. Not this weekend. It’s today. There is no better day. Savor it. You will never get it back. This is the only day that will feel this good.<p>If you are reading this on Monday, <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> will never be a …

This New Lamborghini Will Be the World's Fastest SUV

And the brand's first hybrid.<p>The quest to build the world's fastest SUV is a strange and deeply irrational one—like constructing the supercar with the greatest wading depth—yet it's one that luxury manufacturers seem to be taking very seriously. Especially those within the Volkswagen Group, where …

Mastering the Old Fashioned, One of the World's Finest Cocktails

Fitz seems like he knows his way around an old fashioned. He should. He’s been a daytime fixture behind the long piece of mahogany at Manhattan’s Old Town Bar on 18th Street for years. I am a little apprehensive mind you; this is hardly a temple to mixology and there are certainly several ways to …

Artur Bordalo aka Bordalo II (b.1987, Portugal) Lisbon-born artist Artur Bordalo, also known as Bordalo II, grew up watching his grandfather, Real Bordalo, painting the city of Lisbon. Bordalo II...

The subtle science of selling – a six-step guide

Salespeople can lure you into buying their products with simple psychological tricks. Tiffanie Wen explores how they work.<p>If I told you this is the most important article you’ll read this week, you probably wouldn’t believe me. But what if I could say that 75% of your friends agreed? Or if I could …

15 Drinks for Your Cocktail Bucket List

At Forbes Travel Guide, one of our favorite traveling rituals is grabbing a cocktail at the hotel bar. A welcoming beacon for travelers in search of a place to unwind, conversation and, of course, drinks, the hotel bar has played a crucial role in the evolution of cocktails.<p>“It’s the place where …

Judge gives chimpanzees human rights for the first time (update)

New York justice briefly decrees two apes are covered by habeas corpus before changing her court order<p>For the first time in US history, a judge has decreed that a pair of chimpanzees held at a university research facility are covered by the same laws that govern the detention of humans, effectively …

11 images that capture the incredible vastness of space

1) The sun is incomprehensibly huge<p>We all know the sun is big. But this image, part of a great series on the size of astronomical objects by John Brady, underscores that it's vast on a scale that's simply impossible for our puny human minds to understand. We think of the Earth as a big place: …

You Need to Try These Boozy Iced Tea Cocktails

We love iced tea. Refreshing and herbaceous, it hits the spot on a warm spring or summer day. But you know what else hits the spot? Something with a …

8 Magical And Delicious Harry Potter Cocktails

Getting an Exceeds Expectations on your potions N.E.W.T is easier than you'd think.<p><i>Serves 1</i><p><b>1.5 oz silver tequila<br>1.5 oz St. Germain</b> (elderflower liqueur)<p><b>1 oz lemon juice</b><p>Add everything to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake (hard!) for a full 20 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass.<p><i>Serves 1</i><p><b><br>1.5 oz</b> …

PAMELA is a horror game without the cliches

Horror games are always fun, but too often they’re like horror movies — cliched and repetitive, repeating the same dry stories with vaguely similar …

19 Bars In America You Should Drink At Before You Die

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If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

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Mysterious, never-before-seen dust cloud covers Mars

Scientists using NASA's Mars-orbiting MAVEN spacecraft discovered a mysterious cloud of dust hundreds of miles above the planet's surface — and no …

Milky Way May be Host to Billions of Potential Life-Supporting 'Goldilocks' Planets

Each system studied hosts one to three planets in the habitable zone.<p>Astronomers calculate there could be billions of stars in the Milky Way galaxy …

6 awesome comic books you must read before the movies hit theaters

Having to do your background reading just to go and watch a movie sounds a whole lot like schoolwork, but thankfully when it comes to the world of comic books things ain’t so bad!<p>With theaters set to play host to a gorgeous buffet of superhero flicks over the next year, Cult of Mac took it upon …

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