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The Explosive Legacy of Guy Fawkes, the Man Behind the Mask

History MagazineHistory Magazine<p>A popular symbol of protest today, Guy Fawkes was first the face of treason because of his role in the murderous Gunpowder Plot of 1605.<p>Tensions were high in England in late October 1605, when an English nobleman, Lord Monteagle, received a mysterious letter. Along …

JK Rowling’s 8 Rules of Writing

Last month, I brought to your attention Neil Gaiman’s rules of writing. He’s not the only accomplished writer who ascribes to a set of rules. Today, …

4K FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

It’s time to de-mystify this 4K stuff once and for all.<p><i>Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of</i> …

PS4 Pro

Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers

A giant planet has been found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star — the largest planet compared to its star ever found — leaving scientists baffled at …

'Overwatch' Harassment: Why does everyone hate Mercy?

<i>This article was originally</i> <i>published on Medium</i> <i>and has been republished here with the author’s permission.</i><p>Despite Mercy being posed as the angelic …

Apps for Writers, Summer Weekend Reads, and More

StaffDaily NewsThe history of a hoax poetry movement; the ethics of cultural appropriation in art; Paddington Bear as refugee; and other news.

Cultural Appropriation

5 Innovation Trends to Kick Your Creative Brain into High Gear

Innovators build on the thoughts and ideas of other innovators.<p>In the startup community, we constantly get to geek out on cool stories - to the point where we start taking innovation for granted. Ever heard someone complain about their "stupid iPhone?" It's actually pretty hilarious. As Louis C.K. …

This incredible mom created an enormous Nintendo-themed game room for her kids

You've got an empty room in your house, a couple of young kids who like to play Nintendo games, and a penchant for DIY projects. What do you do?<p>This, apparently, if you're anything like Scottsburg, Indiana teacher Rorie Lizenby:<p>Pretty intense! But Lizenby brushes off the project as little more than …

Retrogaming

A Group of Scientists Says We Have Three Years to Save The Planet From Irreversible Destruction

It's crunch time.<p>A planet devastated by climate change may seem like a distant future. But Earth is already experiencing effects today.<p>Globally, the …

Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Dark Matter

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the …

Emotional Intelligence

This Anxiety-Inducing Video Shows More Than 100 Years of Climate Change in 20 Seconds

Gulp.<p>NASA and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed this week that 2016 really was the hottest year on record... …

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Poops All Over Trump’s Inauguration

Conan O’Brien sent Triumph the Insult Comic Dog to Trump’s inauguration and he came back with gold.<p>Robert Smigel’s Triumph the Insult Comic Dog was …

Is Your Emotional Intelligence High or Low? Here Are 10 Ways to Find Out

Hint: Emotionally intelligent people are not afraid of expressing their feelings clearly and directly.<p>One of my favorite topics to write about is emotional intelligence in leaders. I say this because a culture of high leadership EQ will produce dramatic results.<p>On the flip side, low leadership EQ …

The Girl Behind The Sparkle-Shooting Prosthetic Arm Is Just Getting Started

After her 3D-printed glitter cannon gained nationwide attention, 11-year-old Jordan Reeves helps make an entirely new kind of prosthetic.<p>While showing off the sparkle-shooting prosthetic arm that made her an internet sensation, 11-year-old Jordan Reeves has a glitter emergency.<p>Over video chat from …

Nobody Knows Where A Black Hole's Information Goes

According to Google, Stephen Hawking is the most famous physicist alive, and his most famous work is the black hole information paradox. If you know one thing about physics, therefore, that’s what you should know. Before Hawking, black holes weren’t paradoxical. Yes, if you throw a book into a …

Physics