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MoonQuest hits Early Access after seven years in development

Procedurally generated Terraria-like MoonQuest has launched in Steam Early Access, after a whopping seven years in development.<p>The game looks like …

PC Gaming

Gaming PC build guide: the best parts for a custom gaming PC

You don't have to spend a ton of money to get a great gaming PC. Choosing your own parts is the best way to build a gaming PC that suits your needs, …

Computer Hardware

The Rock launches his own sweat-proof workout headphones

The wireless Project Rock cans are available straight away for $249<p>Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, owner of America’s most radiant smile and busiest schedule, is today getting into the gadget endorsement game with a set of $249 wireless workout headphones called Project Rock. Built by JBL in partnership …

Headphones

12 Idiots Who Will Leave You Facepalming Hard

Making fun of idiots is as American as <b>baseball</b> and <b>apple pie</b>. So sit back, relax and enjoy these 12 <b>dumbos</b> who will leave you smiling because hey, at …

Uber

DARPA found a way to reinvent the wheel

Glorious news for all privates who've ever had to haul a Humvee out of a mud-filled ditch: A brand new wheel designed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency' (DARPA) could make the pain of rough terrain a thing of the past.<p>As part of the Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program to …

DARPA

How to optimize your online gaming setup

Whether you play <i>Fortnite</i>, <i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds</i> or <i>Overwatch</i>, you're going to want as little latency as possible between your hands and the game's servers. While you can't really account for how reliable your ISP is, by making a few smart choices you <i>can</i> ensure that your side of the equation …

Online Life

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

Books

How to play ‘Skyrim: Very Special Edition’ on your Alexa device

Bethesda appeared to be mocking itself during its E3 2018 conference with its trailer for <i>Skyrim: A Very Special Edition</i> on Amazon Alexa. The trailer …

15 Sci-Fi Books To Read If You Need A Break From Dystopian Novels

Dystopia novels seem to be more popular than ever these days. Between <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i>and <i>The Hunger Games</i> and the disturbing resurgence of <i>1984,</i>the …

The Seventy2 Survival System – A Bug Out Bag For The 21st Century

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Bags<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>The Seventy2 Survival System was designed with one very specific task in mind – keeping you …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

The Latest Entries From The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards Will Cheer You Up

These goofy animals are just like us.<p>Now in its fourth year, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards continue to bring viewers those goofy moments caught on camera that makes it seem like some animals are just like us.<p>The entries for the 2018 competition are pouring in, from an embarrassed rabbit, …

We've driven more than 40 SUVs over the past few years — here are our favorites

SUVs were once disgraced as gas-guzzling horrors that rode like trucks and couldn't hold a sporting candle to proper performance cars.<p>That's all changed, in one of the biggest reversals of fortunes in the history of the auto industry. Cheap gas and changing consumer preferences have doomed the …

18 Dirty Jokes That You'll Laugh At, Then Hope Your Mum Doesn't Catch You Reading

Mum, I am so sorry.

The 12 gripping science fiction and fantasy novels you need to check out this May

This month’s picks include stories about AI, interstellar warfare, and a world without prisons<p>A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Slate’s podcast <i>Slow Burn</i>, an engrossing dive into the Watergate scandal that eventually prompted President Richard Nixon to resign. The series prompted me to pick up a …

5 Must-Read Contemporary Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors

Lewis Parsons spends his days as a librarian based in scenic coastal New England. He got his start by reading the Atlas (really). Terry Pratchett …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

Hotshot’s 2018 PCT Gear List

We have all seen the YouTube videos and all scrutinized countless gear lists. You all know how this works. Let’s add one more to the pile and get …

DIY Perpetual Flip Calendar

Flip calendars are a neat little piece of history. Sold as tourist trinkets, they sit on your desk and show the current day of the month and, …

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

Books

Learning Knife Sharpening

One of our favorite food geeks, Alex of French Guy Cooking, is at it again. This time, he breaks down the process of knife-sharping and looks at the tools involved, the physics involved, and he even does a little kitchen hack to create a stop for his whetstone on his sink divider.<p>As is often the …

52 YA Books That Need To Be On Your Reading List This Year

Enough for every week of the year, with UK release dates.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

10 Book Series So Addictive, You Never Want Them to End

Welcome to the deep of winter, the time when the nights are longest and you basically never want to get out of your warm bed. This is the perfect …

Books

Mike Brooks’ Keiko trilogy is the perfect read for fans who miss Firefly and Dark Matter

Crime and spaceships<p>If you’re a fan of TV shows about wayward starship crews taking on whatever job will keep them flying, you might be suffering though a dry spell right now, since shows like <i>Firefly</i>, <i>Farscape</i>, and <i>Dark Matter</i> are no longer running. But Mike Brooks’ <i>Keiko</i> novels could help fill the …

PUBG on Xbox One controls: How to shoot and survive

How to reload, aim, look and equip attachments<p><i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i> arrives on Xbox One today, and with it comes a novel new control scheme. It takes some getting used to, so here’s the basics to get you started.<p>Inventory<p><i>Battlegrounds</i> is a fairly sophisticated tactical shooter and includes …

A reminder that Boise State has a very good dog that retrieves kickoff tees like a pro

Boise State football has a dog that’s part of its team, but it’s not the mascot. The dog runs onto the field to retrieve the kickoff tees.<p>This is nothing new. The featured photo above is the Broncos’ dog from 2010, and last year, their dog was featured on ESPN. It’s just something fantastic that …

Pets

16 Epic Books That Will Cure Your "Game Of Thrones" Withdrawal Symptoms

Need a fix of intrigue, adult fantasy, sex, and dragons? Here you go.<p><i>We hope you like the books we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

‘Destiny 2’ power leveling guide: How to get raid-ready fast

Like <i>Destiny</i> before it, <i>Destiny 2</i> is all about earning new loot and growing as powerful as you possibly can. But figuring out how to get your strength …

‘Destiny 2’ Legendary Shards guide: What they are and how to get them

A lot has changed between <i>Destiny</i> and <i>Destiny 2</i>. Gone and reworked are the original game’s ludicrous number of currencies and items, which has …