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Three Basic Lighting Techniques That Apply to Anything

Lighting is equal parts art and science. The science part often comes in understanding how different surfaces absorb and reflect light and how that …

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Is a Disappointing Ghost in the Shell the Nail in the Coffin of Hollywood Whitewashing?

The film’s anemic box office is only the latest financial fallout of Asian erasure.<p>It’s become increasingly impossible to ignore general social pushback when it comes to Asian representation in film and television. Whether it’s cut-and-dried whitewashing (e.g., casting a white performer in an Asian …

The ‘Really Dumb’ ‘Green Lantern’ Continues To Haunt Ryan Reynolds On ‘Colbert’

Now that he’s best known as <i>Deadpool</i> star Ryan Reynolds, as opposed to <i>R.I.P.D.</i> or <i>Van Wilder</i> star Ryan Reynolds, Ryan Reynolds can look back at the low points in his career and laugh. And there’s no lower point than <i>Green Lantern</i>, an expensive flop that was so poorly received, a planned sequel was …

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Unbeatable 'Street Fighter II' combos unearthed after 26 years

<i>Street Fighter II: The World Warriors</i> came out 26 years ago and a series of glitch-assisted combos from the game are only just now seeing the light …

Beginners Tutorial: How to Use Photoshop’s Refine Edge Tool to Make Precise Masks & Selections (VIDEO)

Just about everyone using Photoshop is familiar with making selections and masks while editing their images. In this basic tutorial from Ed Gregory …

Tutorials

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Is Running On An Emulator Already

You can't play the game through to the finish yet, thanks to a series of game-breaking bugs. But to some degree <i>Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> works on an …

Horizon Zero Dawn and The Witcher 3 Developers Pay Homage to Each Other's Games With Art

<i>Horizon: Zero Dawn</i> and <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> are two of the best open world games of this generation, if not the best, and developers Guerrilla …

Horizon Zero Dawn

Three veg-based cake recipes to help you eat your 10-a-day

Vegetable cakes are a sweet and stealthy way to raise your veg quotient. Squashes lend moisture to a delicate crumb, while root veg offer a toothsome structure to sponge<p><b>Courgette olive oil bread</b><p>Grating and salting the courgette for at least an hour leaches out excess water – the difference between …

No Man’s Sky wins GDC Award, but no one was around to accept it

Plus the rest of the GDC and IGF award winners<p><i>No Man’s Sky</i> developer Hello Games won the award for innovation at this year’s Game Developers Choice Awards, but it clearly wasn’t expecting to. As a result, the indie team wasn’t there in person to accept its award from host Tim Schafer.<p>Why? They were …

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A slightly serious habitability ranking of TRAPPIST-1's planets

Forty light-years away, the TRAPPIST-1 system hosts seven planets in tight orbit around an ultra-cool red dwarf star. Red dwarfs are a favored …

Why This Woman Tells Every Tinder Match About Her Dad Who Just Died

Three weeks ago, comedian Jenn Welch lost her dad. But her take on mourning may just rewrite the five stages of grief. <i>Cosmopolitan</i> reports that …

7-Year-Old Daughter And Mom Cosplay As Disney Characters, And Their Photos Are Better Than The Real Thing

7-year-old Layla may be a shy kid but not when she's wearing a Disney costume. Playing dress-up has helped Layla "come out of her shell" and gain …

Scientists Make Unexpected Prediction About Foretelling the Future

By on<p>Filed Under Science, Game of Thrones & Psychology<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>In <i>Game of Thrones</i>, the …

This New Metamaterial Is The First to Reach The Theoretical Limits of Stiffness

The most efficient foam in the known Universe.<p>Scientists have demonstrated that the design of their new 3D metamaterial is the first structure of its …

Neuroscientists Just Gave Lazy Humans a Free Pass

The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>As anyone who struggles to get out of bed in the morning knows, fighting …

Modding a Porsche 911 to Play Doom Is Absurdly Dangerous

By now, it seems safe to say that <i>Doom</i> can be played on any device a person wants. It’s been adapted for printers, ATM machines, calculators, the …

Generations unite with joy as Overwatch becomes GoldenEye

Playing games online can be a hellish gauntlet of racist children, rage-quitters, esoteric in-jokes, and mechanical arcana; if you are not good, you …

Electric Vehicles

RollerCoaster Tycoon Creator On New Mobile Game And Franchise's Legacy

Just in time for the holidays last year, Atari put out RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, a mobile game that combined RollerCoaster Tycoon and its sequel. While Atari hasn't shared any download figures, the response has been positive, series creator Chris Sawyer told GameSpot in a new interview.<p>We …

Samsung Reveals Extent of Note7 Battery Fire Investigation

Samsung held a press conference on Monday in which it revealed the results of its internal investigation into why some of its Galaxy Note7 handsets set on fire. Last week, leaked reports confirmed the battery was to blame, but Samsung took pains today to explain the thoroughness of its …

Russia expected to move closer to decriminalizing domestic violence

MOSCOW—In Russia, giving one’s spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step …

15+ Cartoonists Around The World Illustrate How They Feel About Trump Becoming President

The dust from one of the most surprising election campaigns in US presidential history has barely settled, but cartoonists are already voicing their …

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

8 addictive songs from emerging artists you need to hear now

As temperatures drop, it’s time to warm up your winter with new music from some of the most exciting emerging artists on the market. Bruno Mars, The …

New Music

​Google AI expands your photos to shrink your mobile data usage

The internet giant develops a machine learning method to improve image details and cut Google+ network burden by a third.<p>It's fun to mock image-processing impossibilities where "Blade Runner" or CSI investigators zoom into photos to see far more detail than a photo could possibly have recorded.<p>But …

Scientists Have Cooled an Object Beyond The Icy Limits of Known Physics

What's cooler than cool?<p>For the first time, physicists have cooled a mechanical object to a temperature colder than previously thought possible, …

Quantum Mechanics

Amazon Echo tries to order dollhouses across San Diego

No, Alexa, you can’t keep the damned dollhouse<p>Generally, devices that listen to voice commands don’t cause too much trouble. The phrase used to …

Smart Homes
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12 Strategic Facts About The Settlers of Catan

A night spent building roads to nowhere and trading bricks for sheep may not sound like the most stimulating time, but true board game fans know …

Board Games