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The Best Video Games Of 2015

2015 was a year filled with excellent games, from the very small and surprising indies, to huge AAA games from long-running blockbuster franchises.<p>Here at Forbes Games, we all have our own favorites, our personal best games of any given year. And then once a year we come together and vote as a team …

How To Fix Fallout 4's Maddening, Never-Ending Radiant Quests

If you’ve spent any amount of time in the wasteland of <i>Fallout 4</i> over the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed you’ve never run out of quests. Not really, anyway. In the wasteland, there’s always something to be done, people to save, ghouls to clear, bandit leaders to murder, and so on.<p>But the …

Stunning Aurora Borealis Photos Taken in Norway

Photographer Ole Salomonsen has had his photos featured on My Modern Met a few times over the years (see here and here), but we've never dedicated a full post to him. Recently, he's come out with some spectacular aurora borealis photos taken in northern Norway that we just had to share.<p>The one …

Modders Put Some 'Star Wars' Lightsabers Into 'Fallout 4'

Want to play a Star Wars game, but can’t quite pry yourself away from <i>Fallout 4</i>? Unsurprisingly, modders have a solution for you, now less than a week out of The Force Awakens. A new mod lets you don a Darth Vader mask and go about slicing your enemies up with a lightsaber. It’s a curiously good fit …

Six Britons arrested after police find £240m cocaine disguised as wooden pallets in Spanish port

Spanish police seize 40 pallets made out of 1.4 tonnes of compressed cocaine that was made to look like wood<p>Six Britons have been arrested after police found 1.5 tonnes of cocaine worth £240m disguised as wooden pallets at a Spanish port.<p>Spanish police seized 40 pallets made out of 1.5 tonnes of …

Crime

4 Big Unresolved Questions in the Draft Climate Agreement

LE BOURGET, France<p>Midway into climate talks in Paris, negotiators have a rough draft.<p>Negotiators from 195 countries signed off on a draft climate agreement here Saturday, but the document left so many huge questions unanswered that the real work is only just beginning.<p>The negotiating teams turned …

Climate

PS4 sales top 30 million units worldwide

Sony has sold more than 30.2 million PlayStation 4 consoles as of Nov. 22, the company announced in a press release today, citing internal sales estimates.<p>According to Sony, the PS4 "continues to demonstrate the fastest and strongest growth in PlayStation hardware history."<p>The PS4 launched on Nov. …

This Is 'Star Wars: Battlefront's' Best Easter Egg Yet

<i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> is the most detail-obsessed Star Wars game yet, so its no surprise they’ve added plenty of Easter eggs, from the films as well as the concept art. GamesRadar discovered most recent, and likely the best, in the form of the original Star Wars trilogy’s most famous bloopers. …

Google blames a bug for burying rival sites in search results

Google’s search engine was found displaying the company’s own results ahead of those from rivals Yelp and TripAdvisor in response to queries for those sites on mobile devices, reports Recode.<p>Over the weekend, searches for restaurant reviews with queries like ‘yelp ozumo’ on phones surfaced links to …

Pictures of the day: 25 November 2015 - Telegraph

Australian Open (Tennis)

ISIS Dug Network of Tunnels Under Conquered Iraqi City of Sinjar

IRBIL, Iraq — Under the Iraqi town of Sinjar, ISIS militants built a network of tunnels, complete with sleeping quarters, wired with electricity and fortified with sandbags. There, they had boxes of U.S.-made ammunition, medicines and copies of the Quran stashed on shelves.<p>The Associated Press …

Made in America

‘I’m a Muslim, not a terrorist’: British teen offers free hugs to fight Islamophobia (VIDEO)

A British Muslim teenager took to the streets of Nottingham to offer strangers free hugs while blindfolded in an effort to combat Islamophobia and fight misconceptions about Muslims in the wake of the deadly Paris attacks.<p>Yusful Pirtot, a Kurdish Muslim who moved with his family to Nottingham from …

North Korea Tourism: Check Out Pyongyang From Sky For First Time

One of the most secretive countries on earth just opened its airspace to tourists for the first time.<p>Last week, 34 foreign tourists from 14 countries were given permission to view North Korea's capital from the air by helicopter.<p>Nicholas Gibbins, an 18-year-old high school student from Sydney, …

How To Beat The Ludwig Boss Battle In 'Bloodborne: The Old Hunters'

<i>Spoilers for Bloodborne’s expansion ‘The Old Hunters’ follow.</i><p>Ludwig is a tough boss fight. You’ll find him after the second lantern in The Hunter’s Nightmare, the first area of <i>The Old Hunters</i> DLC.<p>(Here’s how you access the DLC in <i>Bloodborne.</i>)<p><b>Step One: Find Valtr</b><p>Below the second lantern is a summons …