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34 Writing Contests in May 2018 — No entry fees

There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in May, some with substantial prizes.As always, these contests cover every genre, form and style, …

Swedish archaeologists uncover brutal 5th century massacre

Archaeologists in Sweden have uncovered startling evidence of a massacre more than 1500 years ago, when the inhabitants of a small village were struck down in their houses or as they fled along the street, and their bodies left to rot where they fell – with their treasures including beautiful …

Archaeology

[VIDEO] Visiting Suigian restaurant at Nihonbashi

Suigian, a restaurant offering traditional Japanese cuisine along with stage performances, opened beneath Nihonbashi's Fukutoku Forest square on …

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel is Just Another Reason to Travel to Japan

If you haven’t added Kyoto, Japan, to your travel list yet, let me give you some numbers: 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites, more than 1,600 classical …

Rice cooker firm to launch traditional Japanese restaurant in Osaka

Zojirushi Corp. will launch a <i>washoku</i> (traditional Japanese cuisine) restaurant in Osaka in mid-October featuring rice cooked in its latest and …

Jim Cardon's Stunning Custom Built Library, Inspired by "The Illusionist"

2,700 hours of labor, 10,000 pieces of Walnut and a nifty pull-out desk<p>Jim Cardon runs a custom woodworking firm in Denver, and I think he wins the …

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins Best of Gamescom 2016

Other winners: Battlefield 1, For Honor, Sea of Thieves<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> took top honors in Gamescom 2016's list of award winners shown at the four-day expo.<p><i>Breath of the Wild,</i> which caused near-stampedes at E3 2016,was tapped for Best of Gamescom as well as best console game …

Breath of the Wild

Nikon D1X “5 Min Portrait” Photo Challenge: Using A 15-yr-old DSLR On A Professional Photo Shoot

The Challenge: use a 15-yr-old Vintage Nikon D1X and all authentic-era lenses to do a professional photo shoot.Download Nikon D1X RAW Files: Click …

Disney files patent to create real lightsabers

Hope you weren’t too attached to your limbs, because Disney has just filed a patent to create real lightsabers. What’s worse, they work in …

Amusement Parks

5 hidden PlayStation 4 features only power users know about

How to Use a Gray Backdrop to Achieve 4 Different Results

Gray is the color when you need one background that can be modified into practically any shade for your studio portrait photography sessions. It can …

An Modern Trailer for the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy

Billy Bass IoT (updated with mouth movement)<p>Cheetah jumps inside vehicle during African Safari! Seattle man survives close encounter with...<p>3 …

Sansa Stark Would Make a Much Better Queen of Westeros Than Daenerys

Whenever <i>Game of Thrones</i> ends, it’s safe to say that poor Tommen Baratheon won’t be sitting on the Iron Throne. The entire series (minus a few evil …

How to Make Your Own Ringlight

DIY photography tools are always great, because they can save you a ton of money and you can use them to actually see if it’s the type of accessory …

10 Other Magical Books 'Harry Potter' Fans Should Read

You could re-read "The Goblet of Fire" for the umpteenth time, or, you could try something new.<p>Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s occasional plot twists -- revealed on social media long after the series has satisfyingly concluded -- you’ve decided to re-read <i>Harry Potter</i>, swapping in a new pronunciation of …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Donut County is like a reverse Katamari inspired by Bruce Springsteen and fake Peter Molyneux

<i>Donut County</i> is a new game by designer Ben "Torahhorse" Esposito that takes the basic concept of <i>Katamari Damacy</i> — moving a ball that gets bigger as it touches more objects — and gives it a negative space flip. Instead of controlling a ball (or a space prince), players control a hole. The more it …

Sega to tentatively pay out $1.25M in Aliens suit while Gearbox fights on

Sega of America will pay out $1.25 million to settle a class-action suit brought against it and Gearbox Software that claimed the two companies falsely advertised <i>Aliens: Colonial Marines</i> by using faked demos of the game at E3 and other trade shows, under a settlement plan filed with the court today.<p>…

Square Enix delving into episodic adventuring with Life is Strange | PC Invasion

Square Enix have announced <i>Life is Strange</i>, a digitally-distributed narrative-driven episodic adventure. How bizarre.<p><i>Life is Strange</i> is being …

EA's Xbox One subscription service launches today

EA's new subscription service is now available to Xbox One owners. After launching in beta at the end of July, the publisher has today opened up EA Access to everyone who owns Microsoft's new console. The service gives you unlimited access to select EA games for $4.99 a month or $29.99 per year, …