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Zombies and Nazis and Flying Sharks, Oh My!

What if the Third Reich was secretly working on technology to not only enhance the re-animated bodies of dead soldiers, but also give them …

B-movie

Plan New Dark Souls Characters With This Online Tool

There are a million stats to consider when building a <i>Dark Souls</i> character, but there’s a very useful online tool that lets you plan them out way in …

Dark Souls

Battlefield 1 goes back to WW1... and feels like the most modern shooter of this generation

Battlefield is going back to World War 1. While Call of Duty forges ever further into the future; into space; into the supernatural, Battlefield is …

Call of Duty

Ranking all 16 of the Batman and Superman movies from worst to best

<b>In the wake of some "mixed reviews" but sure to be record-breaking box-office numbers, Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice has us taking a trip down</b> …

Batman & Robin

26 magical lost cities that you really can visit

The 20 fiercest rivalries in English football

Dark Souls 3 preview: 5 ways Dark Souls 3 is the hardest Souls ever

Anyone in our house always knows when we're playing a From Software game. Partly from a certain screen that they've seen over and over, partly from …

The 10 Best Places in the World to Retire

You’ve clocked out for the last time, and now it’s time to check in to a future of sun and relaxation during retirement, but where to go? These are the best cities in the world for Americans to retire to, taking into account culture, access to health services, quality of life, and community.

Cancer Breakthrough: Scientists Find 'Achilles Heel' Of Tumours

A breakthrough discovery about cancer tumours could lead to revolutionary "bespoke" treatments for patients, scientists have said.<p>Researchers have …

Cancer

Human trials for a radical new cancer vaccine just began

The first two participants have already been injected with the medication at Guy's Hospital in London, and a total of around 30 patients are expected to take part in the study over the next two years.<p>Similar to how vaccines protect us from certain infections, the treatment attempts to recruit the …

Hitler 'had tiny deformed penis' as well as just one testicle, historians claim

Hitler suffered from a condition called hypospadias which left him with an abnormally small manhood, according to historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie<p>It has long been suspected that Hitler's conquest of Europe was an attempt to compensate for a lack of potency elsewhere.<p>But the notorious …

Listen: Paranoid drug traffickers smuggling marijuana while stoned call 911 on themselves

Two paranoid drug smugglers high on cannabis wrongly believed they were being chased by the police so called 911 on themselves<p>A pair of paranoid drug smugglers got so high when smuggling marijuana they called 911 to report themselves.<p>Leland Ayala-Doliente, 22, and Holland Sward, 23, were travelling …

NASA shows off their humanoid robot that they want to send to Mars

NASA released new footage of the humanoid robot they want to send to Mars.<p>The robot, named Valkyrie, is being tested for its ability to handle the red planet's rocky terrain and hope it can also assist future astronauts with lifting heavy objects.<p><i>Produced by</i> <i>Lamar Salter. Original reporting by</i> …

What It Would Look Like if Known Brands Sold Wine

99 bottles of brands on the wall.<p>Upon noticing the oversaturation of brand presence, creative director Thomas Ollivier set on a path to see what it would look like if some of the world’s most recognized brands decided to “invade” the winemaking industry. Taking the structure of a familiar 750 mL …

How to Make Classic Guacamole

It’s pretty hard to make a bad guacamole. Unless you use an unyielding avocado or a colorless tomato, people will always like you more if you bring …

Kitchens

This is the biggest shift going on in artificial intelligence

JD Hancock/Flickr<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is making huge strides in problems that have traditionally plagued the field by harnessing the power of …

Science Thinks We Should Start Putting Seaweed in Everything

Science Thinks We Should Start Putting Seaweed in EverythingTORONTO, ON - FEBRUARY 24: Stock shot of Dried Seaweed (David Cooper/Toronto Star via …

The 15 Best Movies to See in December

Awards season is upon us.<p>December's here, and that means what it does each year: high-profile film releases aiming for Academy Award gold. Hollywood is jamming theaters with star-studded dramas and genre pictures in the hopes of generating buzz that will carry them to the Oscar podium. If that …

Li-Fi: 100 times faster than Wi-Fi, tests prove

Li-Fi, a super-fast alternative to Wi-Fi, has been proven capable of sending data at up to 1GBps in real-world tests.<p>At that speed, 100-times faster than current Wi-Fi technologies, a high-definition film could be downloaded in a matter of seconds.<p>In a pilot scheme carried of by Estonian start-up …

'The Witcher 3' And 'Fallout 4' Show Us That Single-Player Games Should Live Forever

It’s about that time where everyone starts to compile their Game of the Year lists. There are a few last minute additions to be considered (<i>Rainbow Six: Siege, Just Cause 3, Xenoblade Chronicles X</i>), but I think most have come up with many of their top picks already.<p>It’s likely that many GOTY lists …

The Elder Scrolls

A Harvard scientist who's studied coffee for 20 years explains why the drink is amazing

Dr. Frank Hu just finished a 20-year study on the effects of coffee on the human body. People who drink more coffee it turns out, live longer.<p>Specifically, Hu's study found that coffee-drinkers have lower risks of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as suicide.<p>The research began …

How to build and maintain your settlements in 'Fallout 4'

Living in a post-apocalyptic nuclear hellscape is hard work. Put aside the gross two-headed cows, the constant threat of death-by-[insert gun-toting …

The Best Character Recreations in Fallout 4

<i>Kotaku</i> already showed you a rogues gallery of <i>Fallout</i> freaks. Now, let’s take a look at the best character creations of the famous and the …

Woody Harrelson

Skip Work or School to Play Fallout 4 With This (Totally Fake) Doctor's Note

Bethesda marketing executive Pete Hines is having some fun on Twitter to mark the imminent release of Fallout 4. Today, he shared a fake doctor's note that you <i>totally should not</i> give to your boss or teacher to take Tuesday off to play the long-awaited role-playing game. Check it out below.<p>Fallout 4 …

A nuclear engineer is solving virtual reality’s biggest problem

Justin Krenz is building the future of virtual reality.<p>A former nuclear engineer for the Navy, Krenz has been a big fan of video games his whole life, even building a few PC titles of his own, like "Smashball" or "Empires Mod." But Krenz has also been a VR enthusiast for decades now, and he's …

Here's Why You Should Try Boxing

Here's Why You Should Try BoxingLAS VEGAS - JUNE 28,1991: Donovan Ruddock (L) lands a right punch against Mike Tyson during fight at the Mirage Hotel …

How These Structures Were Engineered to Survive a Global Catastrophe

Whether spurred by the Cold War, climate change, or just the seemingly inevitable arrival of an asteroid strike, humans have gone to extraordinary …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …