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The best of E3 2018

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The incredible story of Britain’s hundreds of regional accents – and while they’ll last forever

The incredibly rich landscape of British regional accents doesn’t only define who we are, it’s part of our cultural heritage, says Flora Watkins.<p>When …

This Laptop Is the MacBook Pro People Wish Apple Would Make

So there I am, six thousand miles away from home in a foreign country (whose language I don’t speak) covering a trade show by myself, and I realize …

Every Big Game Coming Out In Fall 2017

Ahh, fall. The time for pumpkin spice lattes, long walks amongst colorful autumn trees, and watching scary movies underneath the safety of your …

Incredible 30-Day Journey Of A Cargo Ship In A Timelapse Shows What Most Of Us Will Never See In Our Lifetimes

Ever dreamed about a life at sea? Many of us have dreamed of leaving it all behind, heading off to live the romantic life of exploration and …

One man’s quest to save his dog is still the most compelling reason to play Skyrim

I need to revisit this game<p>A year ago, writer Patrick Lenton shared a story on Twitter about finding a dog in <i>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim</i>. Its owner was dead. He adopted it because he’s “not a monster.” He quickly grew to love this very good dog, which would eagerly (and at times foolishly) charge …

Here Are All The Video Games Coming Out In April 2017

March is officially over, and what an amazing month it was for video games. April is shaping up to be yet another power-house. Some incredible titles, including the long-awaited indie platformer <i>Yooka-Laylee</i> and the absolutely splendid <i>Persona 5</i> finally launch.<p>Here are all the video games coming out …

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The Most Anticipated Xbox One Games Coming In 2017

The last several years for console gaming have seen some incredible titles: Overwatch, Star Wars Battlefront, Uncharted 4, Doom, Final Fantasy XV, …

Earth - How the Universe can expand if there is no extra space

The Universe can expand without there being anything outside it for it to expand into, says science writer and astrophysicist Adam Becker. He explains this mind-bending idea to BBC Earth's Michael Marshall and Melissa Hogenboom, with help from the animators at <b>Pomona Pictures</b>.<p><i>Join over six million</i> …

An archive made public by Cornell University goes beyond the cliches of cotton-pickers to show African Americans embracing life after slavery

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Watch: Here are 73 games coming out in 2017, unless they get delayed of course

Now that Baby New Year has kicked Old Father Time to the kerb, it's time to start getting excited about all the brand new games we'll be able to play …

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Looks Like The 'No Man's Sky' We Wanted

There was a decent amount of news made at last night’s Game Awards, with <i>Overwatch</i> taking GOTY and new footage debuting from <i>Death Stranding</i> and <i>Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>. But honestly, there wasn’t anything I was more excited about than <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>, a game we’ve seen <i>so</i> little of to date, …

These Pre-Fame Pictures Of Emily Ratajkowski Leave Absolutely Nothing To The Imagination

The unseen polaroids are seriously not suitable for work.<p>Before her "Blurred Lines" video and <i>Gone Girl</i> cameo made the world fall in love with her, Emily Ratajkowski spent two nights in a house in New York with photographer Jonathan Leder.<p>The images from the shoot with the then model in 2012 have …

Razer's Blade Stealth and 'Core' add up to the gaming laptop I always wanted

For as long as I can remember, I've dreamed of a computer that didn't exist: something that could get me through the work day but also transform into a gaming powerhouse at home. It's taken decades, but that old fantasy is finally starting to coalesce into reality. Laptops from Alienware and MSI …

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Neanderthals mated with European humans and it made their immune systems weaker

The path to humanity as we know it was long.<p>Over about 2 million years, early human species slowly evolved beneficial mutation after beneficial (or at least benign) mutation, shaping our bodies into how they look and work today. Simultaneously, these early humans were migrating all over the planet, …

This 90-Second Video Will Totally Change The Way You See The World

Africa, wth??<p>We've all looked at enough maps in our lifetime to have a pretty good understanding of the size of the continents and countries that …

Battle Worlds: Kronos Review - Challenging Your Patience

Battle Worlds: Kronos Review – Challenging Your Patience, One Turn at a Time<p>Battle Worlds: Kronos Review<p>When a game maker states that they have set …

EU referendum: guide to the UK's biggest political decision of the century

It is probably the most important decision the British public has faced in decades, but how is the EU referendum actually going to work?<p>There are a multitude of arguments on either side about whether Britain should stay or go, but here we look at the process of the referendum, why it is happening …

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The 50 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2016

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State of Emergency Declared as Brazil Faces Virus That Shrinks Babies' Brains

And it’s spreading quickly through neighbouring countries.<p>Between 2014 and 2015, Brazil has seen the number of babies born with microcephaly - a rare …

Everything You Need To Know About TV And Movies In 2016

From The X-Files to The People v. O.J. Simpson, and Captain America: Civil War to Rogue One, there are a lot of new film and television offerings to look forward to. In chronological order!<p><b>Note:</b> This list, though long, is of course not everything. There will be movies that come out of Sundance and …

Millions Of Gamers Are Still Buying Consoles, Here Is Why

Whenever a new gaming platform comes along all kinds of talk starts as to whether it will replace what is currently available. In the past few years we’ve heard all sorts of comments and analysis as to the death of games consoles, even further back we heard something similar as to the end of PC …

Interstellar: like Star Trek – but dumber and more tiring

Please let the obliteration begin so we can all go home, writes Deborah Ross<p>Christopher Nolan’s futuristic epic <i>Interstellar</i> isn’t a clever film, or even a dumb film with a clever film trying to get out. Instead, and no matter what the hype may say, this is a dumb film with an even dumber film …