Andrew Roesch

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Anyone can be VR ready with Newegg's HTC Vive free GPU deal

Spending $800 on an HTC Vive virtual reality headset might seem like a lot, but deals like the one on offer at Newegg certainly help. The retailer is …

Virtual Reality

Build guide: the best cheap gaming PC

A great gaming PC for as little money as possible.<p>PC gaming can be expensive, we know, especially when you're brand new and don't have a previous rig …

Three Terrific Two Player Tabletop Games From Someone Who’s Played Them All

If you haven’t met Richard Ham, YouTube’s Rahdo, you really should. This prolific gamer and game designer has been making great tabletop gaming …

Board Games

5 Habits Worth Stealing From Smart People [INFOGRAPHIC]

If at first you don’t succeed, try… writing it down? According to a new infographic by OnlinePhDProgram.org, a site dedicated to guiding people along …

Scientists Find 'Missing Link' Between The Brain And Immune System

The recent discovery of a "missing link" between the brain and the immune system may lead to a complete revision of biology textbooks. The link, …

How to build the perfect computer without any experience

If you’re reading this site, it’s highly likely that you own a computer, but it’s also very possible that your computer isn’t doing everything you …

Barbecue 101: The Terms You Should Know

"Low and slow." It's become an accepted, almost-romanticized definition of American barbecue, but it's not the only one. Not by a long shot. Barbecue, as an American concept, can be contentious. Some purists will say barbecue is meat, smoked, with the finished product burnished on the outside, …

BBQ

The best video games of 2016 so far

<b>Dark Souls III – From Software</b><p>The concluding instalment in From Software’s acclaimed action role-playing series provides all the impassable enemies, labyrinthine locations and gothic cruelty we expect from director Hidetaka Miyazaki.<p><b>What we said:</b> The Dark Souls series is beloved of designers, who …

Rocket League

The Turing Test is a first-person puzzler about life and morality, in space

Are you alive? Prove it.<p>The Turing Test, from the makers of Pneuma: Breath of Life, is a first-person puzzle game set on Jupiter's moon Europa that …

Dark Horse Announces Adult Coloring Book From Author Chuck Palahniuk

This October, Dark Horse will release an adult coloring book unlike any other — one written by bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk (“Fight Club,” …

Books

‘Crush apostates! Overthrow infidels!’ Welcome to ISIS – the board game

With the help of a map and a pair of scissors, you can now print out and play a board game that simulates the conflict in Iraq. Invented by an …

My Three Favorite Math Puzzles

Math, to me, has always been about puzzles — and I love doing puzzles. As a kid, I used to spend hours doing puzzle books for fun. Even now, when I …

Wildlife

Six Stupendous New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>New company from Tivoli Audio’s founder is making some beautiful machines for listening.<p>Helps children learn about schedules …

New map shows where Zika mosquitoes live in U.S.

A new map shows mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus are found in 40 states and Washington, D.C.<p>Public health officials are bracing for local outbreaks of the Zika virus in the continental U.S. as mosquito season gets under way. Thousands of travelers from Latin America and the Caribbean have …

Public Health

Fallout 4 and Doom VR announced

Fallout will be playable on the HTC Vive in 2017.<p>Details are scant, but Bethesda’s Pete Hines announced intentions to leave this mortal plane in …

How To Be a Basically Healthy Person

Even if we have the best of intentions, the goals we set to get healthy (after this last slice of pizza, of course) sometimes fall by the wayside. It …

Holistic Medicine

Mongolia is changing all its addresses to three-word phrases

Mongolia will become a global pioneer next month, when its national post office starts referring to locations by a series of three-word phrases instead of house numbers and street names.<p>The new system is devised by a British startup called What3Words, which has assigned a three-word phrase to every …

Google Maps

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Is Finally Bringing Its Mecha and Jazz to the West

Remember that wild looking <i>Gundam</i> anime that had the smoothest jazz soundtrack around? Well, good news—it’s coming to the U.S., and you can watch the …

Apple announces new IoT app called Home | Ars Technica

Now you can tell Siri to stay home and cook dinner, and she will.<p>Apple launched HomeKit two years ago during the crazy early years of home …

Home Automation

The Legend of Zelda 2017 Game's New Artwork Image Revealed

The official Facebook page for The Legend of Zelda franchise posted new artwork for Nintendo's upcoming The Legend of Zelda game on Sunday.<p>Nintendo …

Retrogaming

Board Games That Are Super Fun To Play Solo

There's something about the sound of dice rolling, the feeling of moving pieces around a board, and the feel of cards in your hand that make board …

Board Games

Scientific 7-Minute Workout (Non-Music Version)