Jacob Sage

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What If Trump Has Been a Russian Asset Since 1987?

On June 14, 2016, the Washington <i>Post</i> reported that Russian hackers had broken into the Democratic National Committee’s files and gained access to its …

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

This Core Workout Is the Secret Weapon for Killer Abs

Has your quest for a toned stomach halted? It’s time to try something new.<p>For your next abs workout program, look no further than the rings. A …

9 of the Best Ab Workouts on YouTube

Let's get ready to rock those abs, strengthen your core, tighten your tummy, and improve your posture — these quick and powerful workouts target your midsection in under 10 minutes. We rounded up nine of the best workout videos on YouTube so you can piece together a (totally free) ab routine for …

J.R.R. Tolkien's 100-year-old novel, Beren and Lúthien, has arrived: EW review

We gave it a <b>B</b><p>When he died in 1973, <i>The Hobbit</i> and <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> author J.R.R. Tolkien left his personal magnum opus largely uncompleted. By …

Watch an AI teach itself to drive in 'GTA V' on Twitch

While automakers are still negotiating with local and state governments to let autonomous cars test drive on open streets, one programmer has found a more accessible proving ground to teach AI how to be a motorist: Grand Theft Auto V. It's not the first time folks have used the game to train their …

Grand Theft Auto

Supercool Dad is back to reenact Overwatch’s emotes with an electric weedwhacker

I wish my dad loved me this much<p>Awwww, jeah, the Swiffer and the retractable dog leashes are back, ladies and gentlemen, as Nick Luciano's Dad (TM) films another video where he imitates a popular multiplayer game's taunts and emotes.<p>This time, Nick's pops is doing <i>Overwatch</i>'s emotes, which means an …

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

What Living In A Dumpster Taught This Startup Founder About Designing Tiny Homes

Wilson, who was known as Professor Dumpster at the time, was an environmental sciences professor at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin who …

UC Berkeley

Once You Work Your Abs Standing, You'll Never Go Back to Crunches

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Dumbbell Workouts<p>10-Minute Standing Ab Workout<p>Once You Work Your Abs Standing, You'll Never Go Back to Crunches<p>Shares<p>It's …

No Man’s Sky wins GDC Award, but no one was around to accept it

Plus the rest of the GDC and IGF award winners<p><i>No Man’s Sky</i> developer Hello Games won the award for innovation at this year’s Game Developers Choice Awards, but it clearly wasn’t expecting to. As a result, the indie team wasn’t there in person to accept its award from host Tim Schafer.<p>Why? They were …

23 science fiction and fantasy novels to read this March

Stories of robots, revolutions, and space empires<p>It’s March, which means that there’s a whole new slate of books ready to crowd our bookshelves — books about robots, revolutions, and vast space empires to tear into.<p>Earlier this year, I mentioned that I’m trying to expand my reading horizons in …

23 Irresistibly Weird Books You Won't Believe Actually Exist

"I decided to order this book because my cat was out of control; promiscuous, a gun nut, and using the internet unsafely..."

Conservatives are willing to combat climate change — when it’s not called “climate change”

<b>(Getty/Salon)</b><p>Conservatives have a knee-jerk reactions to the phrase, so environmentalists are finding ways to reframe the issue<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>March 2, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>The election of Donald Trump as president is catastrophic in many ways, but perhaps one of the worst implications is what it means …

Can 2017’s Video Games Just Slow the Fuck Down?

You're stressing me out.<p>A few weeks back, I told everyone they should be playing <i>Yakuza 0</i> for a simple reason: it's awesome. Then, a copy of <i>Nioh</i> (also awesome) showed up, which meant I put <i>Yakuza 0</i> (still awesome) on hold. When I needed a palette cleanser from <i>Nioh</i>'s death machine, it was time for</i> …

Breath of the Wild

Philip Pullman unveils epic fantasy trilogy The Book of Dust

Author’s new novel series is set in London and Oxford and overlaps with hugely popular His Dark Materials<p>Philip Pullman has ended years of speculation by announcing that The Book of Dust, an epic fantasy trilogy that will stand alongside his bestselling series, His Dark Materials, will be published …

Books

Some Fans Already Want To Bang Mass Effect: Andromeda's New Alien

We don’t know much about the Angara, <i>Mass Effect’s</i> new alien race. That’s OK, though. Some fans are already getting flustered just thinking about …

Attack on Titan season 2 premiere date announced

Gigantic, flesh-eating monsters are back<p>Funimation confirmed today that season two of <i>Attack on Titan</i> will air April 1. Fans were treated to the long-awaited season two trailer late last year, but no other details surrounding the premiere were released.<p>Looking back at the trailer, we can expect to …

An entire 'Pokémon' game is playable inside 'Minecraft'

When you think of <i>Minecraft</i> add-ons, you probably think of mini games or the occasional clever machine -- fun, but you'll likely be back to the main game before long. Well, you might want to clear your schedule with this one. Phoenix SC has released <i>Pokémon Cobalt and Amethyst</i>, a <i>Minecraft</i> add-on that …

Forget Nineteen Eighty-Four. These five dystopias better reflect Trump’s US | Alex Hern

George Orwell’s tale of doublespeak and Big Brother is flying off the shelf after the president’s inauguration. But other imaginary worlds are closer to reality<p>Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has shot up the bestseller …

Donald Trump

Torment: Tides of Numenera may be the best RPG ever about avoiding conflict

Not fighting is a viable and extremely fun path in InXile’s new game<p>I love role-playing games more than any other genre, but as someone who’s been playing them my whole life, it’s pretty easy to predict how situations are going to play out sometimes.<p>For example, when my party comes across a scene …

The 10 Most Anticipated PC Games of 2017

2016 was a decent if unspectacular year for PC gaming. Several popular game franchises received high quality additions – Battlefield 1, Dishonored 2, …

RPGs

Best local multiplayer games of 2016

Because Mario Party isn’t enough to ruin your friendships<p>2016 saw a slew of great online multiplayer games like <i>Overwatch</i>, <i>Titanfall 2</i> and <i>Battlefield 1</i>. But this year's offline, local multiplayer games are the real unsung heroes. Sure, it may be easier to just wear a headset and play with friends …

Liberals risk becoming a permanent minority in America | Daniel T Rodgers

Faced with an existential threat, here are the things they must do to reinvent themselves<p>What will liberalism do in the new, terrifying world the 2016 election has inaugurated? More than any other presidential election in a century, its outcome turned not on issues but on resentment and alienation. …

Political Science

16 science fiction and fantasy novels you don’t want to miss in January

Curl up this winter with a good book<p>It’s a new year, and just in case you wanted more to read after all the great books that 2016 gave us, prepare yourself. 2017 is going to have a ton of new books to dive into.<p>I always like January for this reason: it’s a good time to take a look at the rest of …

The Stanley Parable’s designer lied to Rick and Morty’s creator — and now they’re making a game together

How a goof about Respawn Entertainment birthed Squanchtendo’s first game<p>Last month, <i>Rick and Morty</i> co-creator Justin Roiland announced that he was partnering with Epic Games veteran Tanya Watson to launch a games studio focused on high-quality VR experiences. Today, Squanchtendo (yes, that’s their …

Pokémon Go spoof pokes fun at old folks' confused response to mobile craze

Free game has a comic take on generation gap<p>You may have experienced an older person, perhaps on social media, expressing some form of confusion or even exasperation at the popularity of <i>Pokémon Go</i>. The general befuddlement experienced by older folks at the game's success has spawned a mini-industry …

Enderal: The Shards of Order — Skyrim mod review

Playing Skyrim in November 2011 felt like joining an expedition into the unknown. We were experiencing strange things for the first time and …