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Yessss! Nintendo NES Classic Edition comes back to Best Buy December 20

If you act fast, you might be able to snag one of those 'lil $60 retro consoles.<p>It's a holiday miracle! It seems like Best Buy will be restocking the Nintendo NES Classic Edition on December 20, according to emails spotted by customers. When the mini console debuted on November 11, quantities …

Retrogaming

Understanding Final Fantasy 15

From fighting to leveling to crafting magic, here's what you need to know<p>It's been a long time coming, but <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> is here. As always with the franchise, this massive time sink of a game requires a lot out of its audience to really tap into its true potential, so here's a breakdown of all …

This is why 'Destiny' studio Bungie stopped making 'Halo' games

<i>Destiny</i> is a self-contained example of 21st-century video games: It's online, ever changing and beautifully built by a team of practiced veterans. <i>Destiny</i> represents the evolution of Bungie, the studio that created <i>Halo</i>, and it also encapsulates the shifting nature of video games as a whole. Modern …

Ben Affleck's Batman is Completely Obsessed With the Joker

On Saturday, <i>Justice League</i> director Zack Snyder shared a close-up photo of Batman in <i>Batman v Superman</i>. The photo, taken during the desert-y …

Comic Books

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Self-improvement

Hollywood's rape culture is a reflection of our culture

How can one react to the unrepentant admission by Bernardo Bertolucci that he and Marlon Brando conspired over butter scene involving Maria Schneider on the set of Last Tango in Paris?<p>These are not easy days to be a feminist in America. The film industry, as well as other progressives in American …

Marlon Brando

Two More Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Games Arrive

Two more Xbox 360 games are now playable on Xbox One. Microsoft's Major Nelson has announced that Injustice: Gods Among Us (as well as its disc-only Ultimate Edition) and Haunted House have been added to the backwards compatibility program.<p>If you already own Injustice or Haunted House games, they …

Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2017

Risky, speculative, uncertain.<p>All these words apply to investing in marijuana stocks. But if you're looking to buy marijuana stocks in the New Year, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: CRBP), and <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY) might be your best choices. …

Cognitive science backs up the ancient Indian philosophy that we’re conscious even in deep sleep

Deep, dreamless sleep is often described as unconsciousness. We certainly don’t see distinct objects or have linear and memorable trains of thought, as we do in daily life or while dreaming. But in a meta-analysis published last month in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, cognitive science experts argue …

Consciousness

13 science fiction and fantasy books you can’t afford to miss this December

It’s December. I can hardly believe how fast the year flew by. December means the full rush of Christmas and holiday shopping, and it means a slightly lighter load of new books hitting bookstores. That’s fine by me: it means that I can try and tackle the accumulated piles of books on my own to-read …

Science Fiction

Depression Is A Monster But Don't Fear it

One of the earliest films I can really remember is Alien. I loved it. I still do today. I grew up in the green and grey countryside of the shady …

The Best Gifts for Comic Book and Superhero Fans

Be a super friend.<p>Got a comic lover in your life? Friend or family, let our holiday guide to the best comic gifts help you on your path to …

Comic Books

6 Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipes

Ultimate Mac ‘n’ Cheese<p>Typically macaroni and cheese is made with milk but here we’re using wine instead. You’ll love the creamy fondue-like sauce …

Now is the perfect time to buy a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One

No caveats, no equivocations: <i>Now</i> is the time. This is the holiday where you finally buy that PlayStation 4 or Xbox One you've been thinking about!<p>"But aren't these consoles nearly three years old now?" Yes, friend, they are. And that's <i>precisely why</i> now is the right time to buy one.<p>This is how the …

Metal Gear

MIT Created An Algorithm Called The ‘Nightmare Machine’ That Uses A.I. To Create Horrific Images

The somewhat scary rise of lumbering robots that will surely one day hold humanity under their boot have been covered at great length on Uproxx.com, but those robots will be puppy dogs if their artificial intelligence doesn’t turn evil. Unfortunately for the human race, MIT has developed an …

Even In A Virtual World, The Harsh Reality Of Sexual Harassment Persists

In an instant, everything changes. Suddenly, all practical perception escapes, and in its place arises a fantastical world that teasingly mirrors the reality we call our own.<p>It's called virtual reality, or VR, and it's this technology that game developer Jonathan Schenker has a passion for. …

Virtual Reality

Jeremy Irons Talks Justice League And Assassin’s Creed

<i>Jeremy Iron's has had some legendary Hollywood roles throughout his career. Recently, Irons sat down with Variety to discuss a blistering schedule of</i> …

Riding Your Bike Fast Can Cause Lung Cancer. See Why!

Walking so fast, Riding your bicycle fast might just lead to lung cancer, Scientist explains.<br>This is because cycling and walking too fast causes …

Why do we still accept that governments collect and snoop on our data?

Bulk collection clearly violates global rights to privacy and free speech, and now, with a case before the European court of human rights, is the time to stop it<p>In recent weeks, the Hollywood film about Edward Snowden and the movement to pardon the NSA whistleblower have renewed worldwide attention …

Surveillance

Skyrim Remaster Runs at 1080p/30FPS on PS4 and Xbox One

Following the launch of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's remastered version on Friday, Digital Foundry has published a report that details how the game runs on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.<p>The Special Edition, as it's called, runs at a native 1080p on both consoles, the site said, adding that it's …

A reader’s guide to 50 years of ‘Doctor Strange’ comics

As the Marvel Cinematic Universe enters its third phase, we delve deeper into some lesser-known corners of Marvel canon—beginning with Doctor Strange …

Comics

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Productivity
Gaming

Marvel Cinematic Universe: What’s After Phase 3?

Headlines<p><i>The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the fore front of comic book movies, through Disney since the beginning in 2008, with the film,</i> …

The 37 funniest movies you can watch on Netflix right now

<b>The INSIDER summary:</b><p><b>• Netflix has a huge selection of comedies. Here are 37 great ones to watch.</b><p>Comedy is quite possibly the most difficult genre of film to produce. Drama, horror, romance — these genres all achieve their intended response with relative ease compared to comedy. In order to make …

Entertainment

Drink This Before You Sleep At Night To Have Less Weight In The Morning! Recipe Included !

Weight loss is often a sore subject for many. We usually start some strict exercise and diet regime that guarantees weight loss but often end up …

Tech Analysis: 4K gaming on PlayStation 4 Pro

It all seems to have rather gone rather quiet for PlayStation 4 Pro, mere weeks before the system's launch. What's clear is that anyone who didn't …

The real sex lives of Muslim women

<i>Writer Fariha Róisín and artist Ayqa Khan talk about growing up without intimacy, losing their virginity before marriage, and navigating faith and a</i> …

Relationships