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NRDC: Xbox One's 'Instant On' Feature Costing Gamers $250 Million Each Year

If you own an Xbox, you’ve likely spent a good amount of time shouting at it. “Xbox On!” you say, over and over, articulating each individual sound in a vain attempt to actually get it to recognize your commands. A new report from the NRDC articulates the actual costs, both environmental and …

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Meet America's First Video Game Varsity Athletes

Jonathan "McSleuthBurgur" Lindahl, 19, a freshman in computer networking, practices League of Legends and other video ga<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kitra …

Xbox One Voice Messaging is Coming This April

Xbox One users will soon be able to send voice messages to each other. The new feature will arrive with an update for the console coming in April.<p>In addition to sending private voice messages, you’ll also be able to chat in groups — thanks to dedicated servers meant to handle the extra data …

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Joke theft is rife as comedy festival set to kick off

"It's just like working in an office and doing all the hard work only to have someone you're sharing a cubicle with going up to the boss and going 'I …

10 Ultra-Cheesy Potato Recipes

In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple demonstrates an easy trick for prepping delicious hasselback potatoes. Another …

Final Fantasy 15 is a real game that exists and we have video proof

After eons of waiting and at least one name change, <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> is here! Sort of. Watch us play through the demo for the upcoming game, which came along with <i>Final Fantasy Type-0 HD</i> this week. In it, we track and hunt down a massive behemoth, camp out in the wilderness and encounter the series' …

How to Cook Tofu That Actually Tastes Good

By Rochelle Bilow<p>If you haven't cooked tofu before, it can be scary. But we've got you, with essential tips for making tofu at home.<p>Treat it right, and tofu will provide an unending stream of breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snack, and condiment options. Treat it wrong, and you've got one soggy, …

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These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Get Hard Is Already Being Accused Of Racism, Of Course

By design, Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart’s new comedy <i>Get Hard</i> is racist. Stop for one second and think about the plot. A clueless white executive …

What 3 Nutritionists Order at Chipotle

"I'm so impressed with Chipotle and the work the company is doing," says Alpert. "If only more businesses would follow suit!"<p><b>The nutritionist:</b> Kristin Kirkpatrick, R.D., a Cleveland-based dietitian <b><br>The order:</b> The two-taco kit (from the kids' menu) with crispy corn tortillas, black beans, guacamole, …

Nintendo is finally developing smartphone games

Despite denying it would ever do such a thing, Nintendo will start creating new games for mobile devices via a partnership with developer DeNA. The emphasis is on the word "new" -- you won't necessarily be getting <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> ports on your Android smartphone, for instance. Instead, the …

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …

Is It Ever OK to Skip a Meal Before a Workout?

What you need to know about food as fuel<p>Imagine this: You hit snooze a few times in the a.m., but wake up still intent on fitting in a morning workout—until you realize that there's now no way you're going to have time to eat a full breakfast, let it digest, then exercise, and still make it into …

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