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Can We Build a Gaming PC on a Console Budget?

There's no debating that a souped-up gaming PC will outperform an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 any day of the week, but it'll also cost you a lot more at checkout. However, what about a gaming PC that isn't top of the line, say, one that was built for $550?<p>This is the question we put to the test: …

Great tabletop games for video gamers: Quantum

<i>This ongoing series covers tabletop board or card games that video gamers should dig.</i><p><i>Check here for more.</i><p>Quantum<p><b>Video games that Quantum reminds us of:</b> Master of Orion, Galactic Civilizations (sort of)<p><b>Publisher:</b> Funforge• <b><br># of players:</b> 2-4• <b><br>Cost:</b> $56• <b><br>To learn:</b> Fairly easy. The instructions are concise …

Why Manveer Heir's attack on stereotypes in games was the most important moment of GDC 2014

Bioware Montreal developer Manveer Heir received a standing ovation at GDC this week for his speech challenging the prevalence of lazy, reductive …

Do touch that dial: Winning Blimp's Stratolith will be unabashedly analog

The time has come to push the button.<p>A couple of weeks ago we saw the trailer for Stratolith for the first time. What grabbed me right away about …

Religious Conservatives Are the New Minority, But They’re Not Victims

Sure, it feels bad when the world you took for granted seems to have turned against you overnight. But Christians complaining about “discrimination” …

Beyond the Rim

<i>“The Sa Nalaor is infamous for disappearing. Well, and the way it disappeared.”</i> –Grinner, ex-smuggler and infochant<p>Fantasy Flight Games is proud to …

Second Thoughts

Top Ten Tabletop Games Of 2013

This year brought us a wealth of awesome video games to explore, but they’re not the only stellar games from 2013. From time to time we like to take …

Forsaken Lore

<i>It seems that Yig, the snake-god of the central plains tribes—presumably the primal source of the more southerly Quetzalcoatl or Kukulcan—was an odd,</i> …

Facing the Horror

<i>"Yog-Sothoth knows the gate. Yog-Sothoth is the gate. Yog-Sothoth is the key and guardian of the gate. Past, present, future, all are one in</i> …

I ain't afraid of no ghosts -- Ghost Stories Review

Share Submit Tip Email<p>One of my favorite genres in board games is cooperative games. I still remember being amazed at how Shadows over Camelot …

Aaron Burr Cider

It makes sense that Aaron Burr Cider is made at a small Sullivan County, New York homestead farm, built in the early 19th century—since cider itself is one of America's most historic beverages, and the region's often stark winter temperatures are perfect for making the brew. At the farm, pippin …

Cider

‘NASA Images of a Spacetime Odyssey’ Serves Up a Liberating Dose of Reality - The Fox Is Black

Last weekend the <i>Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</i> aired, Carl Sagan’s masterpiece reimagined. In celebration, NASA unveiled a gallery of images, aptly …

Articles about 10 olson kundig houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>The celebrated Seattle architectural practice takes over a …

Architecture

Contour Coffee Table and Lamp by Robby Cuthbert

Designer Robby Cuthbert’s Contour Coffee Table and Contour Lamp are not only functional products, they’re sculptural works of art made of bamboo and …

Furniture

Anatomical Collages by Travis Bedel | Colossal

<p>Mixed media artist Travis Bedel creates stunning collages that merge anatomical imagery with illustrations from science guides and textbooks. You …

The Cyclist’s Empire: A New Print of the Empire State Building Made from Bicycle Tracks | Colossal

<p>The Cyclist’s Empire is the latest cycling-inspired print from the folks over at 100 Copies who print (as you might have guessed) only 100 copies of …

Tech and Science

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Science

Colossal 'Hole' in Space Could Be Link to Universe Beyond Our Own

Leave this world, travel 6 billion–10 billion light years toward the Eridanus constellation, and you’ll run into a giant cosmic wall of nothingness.<p>A …

Universe

10 Hottest Fresh Architecture Trends in 2014

In this article we’ll bring to you ten heavy hitting architectural trends and give reasons why they’ll continue to grow in strength in 2014.<p>One of …

Charming Minimalist Apartment in Poland by halo. architecture

Welcome to a minimalist apartment located in a central urban neighborhood of Poznan, Poland, on the third floor of a 5-storey 1920s building. …

How NASA's plan to capture an asteroid is crucial to human survival

NASA is committed to grab an asteroid and put it into lunar orbit in the next decade<b>,</b> using a robotic system to put a 40-foot (12-meter) rock into a …

How Nutrition In One Generation Can Change The Genetics Of The Next

A Cambodian case study finds that people developing diabetes today have parents who went hungry in the 1970s.<p>So many adults in Cambodia are getting diabetes at such a young age, it's unbelievable. "You can go to every village with me and see it," endocrinologist Lim Keuky told PRI. "When I go …

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Growing food in population centres would increase yields, cut transport costs and overcome limited land area<p>Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in …

See the astonishing real-life space photos that inspired 'Cosmos'

NASA tweeted that it created a new album on its Flickr account with a few never-before-seen images of celestial bodies, in conjunction with Sunday's premiere of <i>Cosmos</i>. Mixed with some old photos, the entire album of 43 images shows how the parts of our universe we don't see can be amazing, scary, …