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Out of This World: The best space sims out there

Freelancer<p>Digital Anvil's space trading and combat simulator <i>Freelancer</i> released to eager PC players back in 2003 with a wealth of improvements on</i> …

Space Exploration

The 4 Things You Need to Know About Bernie Sanders' Historic Comeback

Bernie Sanders will win more pledged delegates than Hillary Clinton in the second half of the Democratic nominating season.<p>In fact, he'll almost certainly win more pledged delegates than Clinton in the final <i>three and a half months</i> of the primary season.<p>And virtually without question, he'll win more</i> …

Sterling Archer Reviewing Every James Bond Film Is as Delightful as You'd Expect

<i>Archer</i>’s titular hero is either the greatest spy, or... the worst spy. Let’s be honest, it probably skews a little closer to the latter more often …

The Death and Life of Your City: The Video Game

“Block’hood” invites players to build a complex urban ecosystem, where dystopia sometimes rules.<p>In “SimCity,” says Jose Sanchez, an assistant professor at the USC School of Architecture, the name of the game is megalomania. In that video game, a child of the late 1980s, the player is cast as the …

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Being Remade in Unreal Engine 4

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Game director Taylor Trotter replied to GameSpot's request for comment on the first-person view seen in the images below.<p>"While Apeiron is a remake of Knight of the Old Republic we also wanted to add things that the original didn't have. One of those things is giving the player a choice to …

Unreal Engine

Fallout 4: Unlimited S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Points Cheat

In Fallout 4, S.P.E.C.I.A.L. perks allow players to craft the unique attributes of their character’s personality and skills. Upon discovering the …

Python Programming

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Destiny exotic weapon No Time to Explain now available with new quest line

Much like the Sleeper Simulant before it, a new exotic weapon called No Time to Explain has appeared in <i>Destiny</i> today for followers of an esoteric, hidden questline. Players have been slowly uncovering the pulse rifle since <i>The Taken King</i>'s launch by finding hidden Ghost Shells throughout the Daily …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

Body Language

Destiny gets a new timed quest leading to the Sleeper Simulant exotic weapon (update)

One of <i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>'s most talked about mysteries is the Sleeper Simulant, a new exotic heavy weapon that, so far, nobody's been able to find. Reddit has been aflame with discussions on where it could possibly be located, with some industrious players diving into the code of the game …

11,000 people watched Ubisoft livestream a cave painting for 24 hours

At around noon ET today, game giant Ubisoft tweeted an enigmatic photo of a cave painting and and then linked to a YouTube live stream of that cave painting. The camera has been slowly, <i>slowly</i> zooming out to reveal more of the surrounding artwork — all to the tune of cave droplets, the occasional …

This Newly Discovered Secret Destiny Mission Yields an Exotic Sniper Rifle

Destiny's new Taken King expansion has now been out for an entire week, and now players have discovered a secret mission that yields a nice reward. There is a secret area in today's Daily Heroic Story, called "Lost to Light," and beating it rewards you with the Black Spindle, an exotic sniper rifle …

Sailboats

Take Care of Your Xbox, PS Controllers: How to Clean, Repair and Customise

The controllers for Xbox 360 and PS3 are quite user-repairable.<p>We all love our consoles, irrespective of whichever generation they belong to. Be it a …

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

Experts say these are the 20 best beers in the world

The 20 beers were selected for their world-class recognition — some are accessible, some are obscure — and their elegant variety of styles.<p>From brews with robust cherry aromas to a dessert porter with strong but sweet maple-syrup flavors, keep scrolling to find out which beers made the cut.

Beer

10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

1. Your Body Language Influences the Way You Feel<p>In this video, social Psychologist Amy Cuddy discusses research that shows how body language shapes …

Self-improvement

30 Things Every Self-Respecting Food Lover MUST Eat in Her Lifetime

Our travel playbook will satisfy both your wanderlust and inner foodie.<p>Anthony Bourdain had the right idea: When traveling, food shouldn't be an afterthought. More people (nearly 40 million) have caught on and are planning trips around epic meals, rather than settling for crappy theme-park corn …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Body Language

The Top 10 TED Talks Every Man Should See

TED Talks can often be overwrought exercises in pop psychology, terrible business advice, and vast oversimplifications of complicated subjects. ("Why I stopped watching porn," for example.) TED at its worst is Thought Catalog read aloud.<p>Yet once in a blue moon, there’s actually some fascinating …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing

Here's how to track down Destiny's new Queen's Wrath bounties — and their rewards

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Destiny</i>'s 1.2 update, which launched earlier today, brought the return of the Queen's Wrath faction to the Tower social hub. However, the bounties offered are a new type, which task you with hunting down Fallen foes that spawn in various locations …

If You Bought Assassin's Creed Unity's Season Pass, Ubisoft Has A Free Game For You

Ubisoft has ceased sales of the Assassin’s Creed Unity Season Pass (an up-front purchase of forthcoming DLC), the publisher is now giving away the first content pack free of charge, <i>and</i> they’re offering anyone who purchased the Season Pass a free game.<p>Who are you and what have you done with the …

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight

You'll be counting down the minutes 'til you can make these healthy dinner recipes!

The sad, twisted truth about conservative Christianity’s effect on the mind

Some religious beliefs may alter brain function, making us more prone to anxiety and depression<p>“<i>I am 30 years old and I am struggling to find sanity. Between the Christian schools, homeschooling, the Christian group home (indoctrinating work camp) and different churches in different cities, I am a</i> …

How to Lose Weight in 7 Days

Need to lose weight fast? Like in one week? Implement one simple tweak every day to feel lighter and firmer in just 7 days.

Tips for Getting More Sleep - Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Being unable to sleep properly can be a miserable experience that has a big knock-on effect on the rest of your life. Here are some tips for beating …

25 Surprising Foods You Can Grill, from Apple Pie to Ziti

YES! You can grill apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and guacamole—plus a whole lot more.<p><i>The brightest, best cooks know: Don't ever be boxed in by expectations and conventional wisdom. Don't ever let anyone stamp out your creativity. And never, ever let anyone tell you, "No, you can't grill a piece</i> …

Cooking

27 Recipes for Toast, Crostini, Bruschetta, and Toppings

A deep archive of Bon Appétit's recipes for toast, crostini, bruschetta, and toppings for a slice of bread

Recipes