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Honoring Spock: Adam Nimoy on his father's legacy at Star Trek's 50th anniversary

Leonard Nimoy was so familiar that you’ve probably seen his legacy, even if you never watched an episode of the original <i>Star Trek</i>. In Spock, he created the prototypical Vulcan, logical and detached to a fault, but also full of deep and complex emotion — particularly toward his friend, Captain James …

If you loved strawberry milk as a kid, this grown-up recipe will blow your mind

Flavored milk was one of those special after-school treats that many lucky kids looked forward to. There was chocolate milk and that was pretty …

Where to Get the Best Sandwich In Every State

From sea to shining sea—and ham to melted cheese.<p><i>This story was written by our friends at Spoon University.</i><p>There is nothing more freeing than being able to hold an entire meal in the palm of your hand and know that a superb variety of flavors and textures await you with every bite. Okay, maybe not …

North Dakota

How I taught my cat to sit

Over the past few days, I’ve been teaching an old cat new tricks. For much of it I’ve felt like a bit of an idiot. I’d be standing in the middle of the lawn with a copy of The Trainable Cat in one hand and a piece of raw chicken in the other, barking, “Monte, sit!” at a moggy who was doing a very …

29 DIY Starbucks Recipes That Will Save You Tons Of Cash

Make your own "pink drink" right in your kitchen!

26 Adopted Puppies On Their First Day Home

If they’ve lived the majority of their short life within a shelter, chances are a puppy doesn’t understand what’s happening when a strange new human …

The Best Way to Move With Pets Without Freaking Them Out

When I relocated from New York City to Washington, DC, 20 years ago, I had a cranky calico cat named Blaze. Before movers arrived, I placed my kitty in the bathroom while movers packed and taped 50 boxes. But after the last box filled the truck, Blaze was nowhere to be found.<p>I panicked, imagining …

Pets

Scientists Now Say Alcohol Is a Direct Cause of Seven Forms of Cancer

Analysis of reviews from several international cancer research bodies has found alcohol to be a direct cause of oropharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colon, rectum, and breast cancer.<p>We're all aware of the risks associated with certain day-to-day activities. Walking and attempting to compose …

Cancer

Eight foods so Scottish you probably haven’t even heard of them

<b>Let's be honest, we all know that Scotland is where tourists come to pick up tartan tins of shortbread, enjoy a few nips of whisky and splutter over</b> …

Recipes

What the hell is a teraflop anyway?

When the first specs for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One leaked, an apparent disparity in their graphical performance was highlighted with one stark …

Gaming Consoles

7 Arcade Cabinets That Need to Use VR

VR may well bring back the arcade. With in-home systems currently expensive and limited in what they can offer, dedicated spaces that allow for wider …

Watch: 6 Minutes of Golem Gameplay on the PlayStation VR

Here’s 6 minutes of gameplay from <i>Golem</i>, the forthcoming action adventure game from Highwire games, on the PlayStation VR – recorded at Sony’s …

Virtual Reality

The winners and losers of E3, according to me, Jed Whitaker

Warning: Your opinion may vary<p>E3 2016 having come and gone feels like a distant memory at this point, but that won't stop me from making a list of …

Loyal Service Dog Sacrifices Her Life To Protect Her Human From An Alligator

Advertisement<p>In LaBelle, Florida, a service dog sacrificed her life to protect her human from an alligator.<p>Precious the Pit Bull is Robert …

This Weekend's PC Game Deals: Steam's Summer Picnic Sale is melting wallets

<b>This Weekend's PC Game Deals</b> <b>is a roundup of games - old, new, or soon to be released</b> <i>- that are available at a great price and can be activated on</i> …

Extreme Sports

Ford gave its $450,000 GT supercar a limited-edition '60s race car makeover

Just over a week ago, the Ford GT won its class at the 24 Hour of Le Mans race in France.<p>This impressive achievement came 50 years after the Ford …

Report: Google is working on its own Android smartphone to go head to head with the iPhone

There have been several reports over the last year mentioning Google’s interest in building a smartphone. Although the company does have its own Nexus program to showcase the best the Android platform has to offer (and, at least as was true at first, provide some baseline devices for developers), …

Mobile

What Happens At Def Con Stays With Us All

There’s nothing like attendance at the annual Black Hat and Def Con security/hacker conferences to hike your paranoia into the red zone and keep it there forever. You come away with the sense that nothing, anywhere, ever, is safe–and that’s just from talks given by people willing to publicize their …

Xbox Scorpio, PlayStation Neo And Nintendo NX: Problems

You don’t have to cast your mind back too far to remember a time when the current generation of consoles had the full support of their manufacturers …

How to make sure your data is really deleted before selling your Android phone

You would think when you do a "factory reset" and agree to erase everything on your Android device that all of your data would be wiped out for good. …

9 Puppies Who Love To Let Their Glorious Tongues Flap In The Wind

Capturing a photo of a dog mid-lick is an art — one that dog photographer Ty Foster has proven to have mastered in <i>LICK</i> and now its sequel, <i>LICK …

E3 2016: Seeing the Potentials of Virtual Tourism Through Everest VR

The future looks bright (and scary from up here).<p>Virtual tourism is one of the most interesting aspects of VR. To visit exotic locales I may never …

Mountaineering

8 Ways Virtual Reality Is For More Than Just Video Games

Virtual reality, a dream of science fiction writers for decades, is the closest to a true reality than it’s ever been. Multiple headsets are on sale …

18 foods you've been making wrong your whole life

You might be disappointed or even surprised to learn there is no actual cream in authentic pasta carbonara. Instead, this dish takes on its signature …

Pibble Spends His Days Snuggling Kittens At Cat Shelter While He Awaits His Forever Home

Hey all you cat lovers out there — have you ever wanted a dog but haven’t been able to find one that will love your cats just as much as you do? Well …

The New ‘Star Trek’ Will Be Unshackled From TV Standards And Practices

The return of <i>Star Trek</i> to the small screen is definitely something that has long-time fans of the <i>Star Trek</i> franchise excited. It’s nothing personal when it comes to J.J. Abrams and the brand of bombastic, action-oriented films that he’s been producing under the name <i>Star Trek</i>, but they tend to only …

Science Fiction

Video: What does Project Scorpio mean to Xbox One?

Greetings, Eurogamers. We're fully recovered from the news onslaught that was E3 and taking time to digest it all. And by digesting it, we mean …

Xbox One S

Game Design 101: How University Students Are Getting a Crash Course in Collaboration

Technology in School<p>Game Design 101: How University Students Are Getting a Crash Course in Collaboration<p>By Blake Montgomery and Mary Jo Madda …

You can now activate VR shell in Chrome Dev

VR is all the hype in 2016 and no one can stop talking about it. It’s a good time to jump on the bandwagon. Of course, Google knows this and that’s why they are investing so much into this movement. Google Cardboard made VR accessible to the masses, Google Daydream is polishing the experience and …

Google Daydream