Gabriel Castro

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Norwegian high school teacher uses The Walking Dead to teach ethics

If the zombie apocalypse came tomorrow, students in a Norwegian high school’s ethics class would be ready.<p>That is, they would be ready to make appropriate and ethical decisions. Tobias Staaby, a teacher at Nordahl Grieg High School, has developed a curriculum around Telltale Games’ The Walking …

First Ever Picture of Dark Matter Released, What Holds Galaxies Together

The elusive strands of dark matter hidden beneath the visible universe have been seen for the first time. It's used to explain theories of how the …

How video games can affect dreaming patterns

Heavy or "hardcore" gamers are more likely to experience lucid dreaming or be less disturbed by nightmares, according to a recent interview from The Verge with researcher Jayne Gackenbach.<p>Gackenbach, a psychologist at Grant MacEwan University in Canada, studies how gaming can impact dreaming. While …

The ultimate total-body workout routine to build maximum muscle

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 13<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Total-body workouts sound like they would take a long time. But when you boil …

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Caffeine Can Boost Your Long-Term Memory

<b>Caffeine could make your mind a steel trap.</b><p>What’s that thing? You know, the whatchyama call it? If you’d had your daily dose of coffee, you probably …

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Hell Has Frozen Over, Headline Writers Rejoice

When it gets super-cold in Hell, Mich., guess what headline writers and radio hosts have to say about it:<p>Hell Has Frozen Over<p>A Google News search of that phrase at 8:45 a.m. ET Wednesday turned up 3,980 results.<p>The hardy souls in the tiny town near Ann Arbor don't seem to mind the attention.<p>listen …

2 Key Tips For Growing a Beard

So you’ve decided to quit your life as a baby-faced All-American type (or New York Yankee) and grow a beard. Congrats. (No, really: Beards make guys …

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Best Body Recomposition Workout

Man Hilariously Recreates Romance Movie Scenes with Boss's Dog

For the last month, Chris Naka (aka mmsspp) has been recreating scenes from classic romance movies with his boss's dog, Wrigley. It all started one day when his co-workers at Blue Man Group in Chicago came up with the idea for Naka to pose with the adorable pooch in a famous scene from <i>Titanic</i>. With …

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Colorado School Shooter Had Bizarre Notes Written On His Body Outlining Large-Scale Attack

Karl Pierson used an "indelible marker" to write the Latin phrase "Alea iacta est," which means "the die has been cast," on the inside of his forearm.<p>He also wrote five letters and numbers on his arms that correlate with the library where he killed himself and five specific classrooms located in …

Netflix has announced that it will air a Breaking Bad spin-off called Better Call Saul to global viewers in 2014 More here: http://fw.to/kcJXHcb

Edward Snowden, The Dark Prophet

To avoid surveillance, the first four Americans to visit Edward Snowden in Moscow carried no cell phones or laptops. They flew coach on Delta from …

Zavvi pursuing legal action against customers accidentally sent PS Vita bundles

Online retailer Zavvi is now pursuing legal action against customers who pre-ordered the PS Vita title <i>Tearaway</i> but were instead accidentally sent a PS Vita system bundled with a copy of the game, British games website DarkZero reports.<p>A message sent to customers who received the items by mistake …

This Guy's Galaxy S4 Caught Fire, And He Says Samsung Won't Give Him A New One Unless He Never Talks About It Again

A man named Richard Wygand recently posted a video on YouTube of his Samsung Galaxy S4 smoking when it was plugged into the wall.<p>The phone was still under warranty and Samsung promised to replace it, according to Wygand. However, Samsung also sent Wygand papers to sign saying he couldn't get a new …

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Valve engineer invents new game controllers for your tongue and butt

Just about every console maker has revealed details of odd, inventive controllers that they worked on and abandoned, but rarely do we actually get to see what such novel control schemes look like in action. Though they're personal projects, Valve engineer Ben Krasnow has released videos showing off …

Electric car owner arrested for ‘stealing’ 5 cents of electricity

An electric car owner has been arrested and detained for 15 hours for "stealing" around 5 cents worth of electricity from a middle school. Kaveh Kamooneh plugged an extension cable from his Nissan Leaf into an exterior outlet at Chamblee Middle School in Georgia while watching his 11-year-old son …

John Lewis managers have found and thanked a little girl who wrote them a letter of apology for breaking a Christmas bauble. The department store launched an internet appeal for help tracking down five-year-old Faith, who sent a touching note with two pound coins stuck to it after accidentally smashing the festive decoration on a visit to the chain’s Cambridge branch last weekend. More here: http://fw.to/QAQ9AwX Photo: PA

'Star Wars' Shares Darth Vader Selfie

Darth Vader has <i>officially</i> crossed over to the dark side: the sinister Sith lord helped usher the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise onto Instagram yesterday with a …

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Xbox Can Hear You Curse and Will Scold You For It

Shouting profanities while slowly losing to an 11-year-old in Call of Duty is a rite of passage for gamers everywhere. But the symbiotic relationship …

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Fights and a shooting mar US holiday shopping

A police officer was injured while breaking up a fight outside a California Walmart, a shopper was shot in the leg over a TV in Las Vegas and a Walmart north of New York City was evacuated as the post-Thanksgiving shopping rush sparked incidents of violence across the nation, according to police …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Hate to break it to you, buddy, but it's time to step up your game.<p>Mikhail Shivlyakov started got a nosebleed during a deadlift attempt at this past weekend's Arnold Classic.<p>Well, this is excellent news.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to …

The Six-Week Bench Blastoff

Judging a man by his bench press is the worst cliché in fitness—and it’s not going away. No matter how many creative, new, and so-called “functional” …

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

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Cats That Pose Like Pin Up Girls From the 1940s and 1950s

Right after we showed you some hilarious photos of sexy men and adorable cats in similar poses, we knew it was just a matter of time before we found the female equivalent. <i>Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls</i> is a funny Tumblr blog that pairs the scintillating ladies found in 1940s and '50s calendars …

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One piece of the Bactrian Treasure, just one of several priceless long-lost artifacts recently rediscovered. More details: http://on.io9.com/dwESQq8

Thursday-Night Openings Spark Brawls at Stores

Black Friday, usually the biggest shopping day of the year, came a day earlier this year as several large chains opened their doors on Thanksgiving …