Justin St Germain

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‘The Flame in the Flood’ Is a Cute but Crushing Game About the End of America

The game is an arduous journey featuring starvation and exposure, but that doesn't stop it from looking really pretty.<p>Appearances can be deceptive. <i>The Flame in the Flood</i> looks cute, but spend an hour with it, and your nerves will be shredded. You're Scout, a lone wanderer with a scrawny old dog, …

Trailers

15 Lessons About Life We Learn From Video Games

You don’t want to admit it, but it’s true. It’s that one undeniable fact you can’t escape. Right up there with death and taxes.<p>You need video games.<p>Oh sure, you can deny. Pretend that it’s not true. But you do. Because video games give us the best life lessons. And I’m not talking about things like …

Abandoned Buildings

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Astronomy

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

How To Make Your Wife Happy In 5 Minutes A Day

Do you only have five minutes to make your wife happy per day? No, you probably have more, but it's a good thought experiment to show that even tiny increments of time can make a huge difference in your marriage. This is a relationship-focused extension of this piece about how to make your life …

June 2015

Diversity

Photographer train hops across the American Southwest with an iPhone and a sleeping bag

In a state of frustration with his comfortable lifestyle and its stifling effect on his photography, Kevin Russ chose to strap a sleeping bag to his …

Ori and the Blind Forest review: the places you'll go

<i>Ori and the Blind Forest</i> is the kind of game I hate to review.<p>I've reviewed hundreds of games, and some have been a real pain in the ass, for sure. Some games are bad, and I have to play them anyway. Some games are middling, disappointing examples of a great concept and bad execution. Then there …

Indie Gaming

No Man's Sky is so big, the developers built space probes to explore it for them

There's a robot that lives inside <i>No Man's Sky</i> that nobody outside of the development team may ever see, because its entire purpose is to fly to each of the game's 18 quintillion worlds, take short videos and document its interstellar travels as a series of animated GIFs.<p>Developer Hello Games built …

Bill Gates (said in interview): http://t.co/YOVpv6Y0wP

7 Dizzying GIFs of Spinning Cannabis Strains

Hawgs Breath Type: Indica Lineage: Hindu Kush x Afghani Smell/Taste: Fruity, Earthy, Citrus Effect: Euphoric, Relaxe<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Nugshots<p>1 of 9<p>This …

Star Citizen Crosses $73 Million in Funding

The crowdfunding campaign for PC space sim Star Citizen has now reached $73 million, up by $1 million in a little over two weeks. If funding continues at this pace, the game could eventually raise $100 as its creator Chris Roberts' hoped it will.<p>At the time of writing, funding stands at $73.4 …

Technology

Twice a year,New Yorkers get a chance to see 'Manhattanhenge' where the setting sun aligns perfectly with the streets http://t.co/CLGDh3YLs9

What it really sounds like when Super Smash Bros.' cast claps for the winner

This is ... this is so stupid ... but it's hilarious. <i>GrumpOut of YouTube</i> observed that <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> on Wii U includes applause when someone wins, but it has no sound. So they went to the trouble of recording what it might sound like realistically — clapping at different speeds, against …

Bulletproof Coffee: Debunking the Hot Buttered Hype

People are putting butter in their coffee. And hey, if you're just craving a new flavor experience, more power to you. The problem is that …

The Witcher Battle Arena launches this week on Android, iOS

<i>The Witcher Battle Arena</i>, the multiplayer online battle arena title from Fuero Games and CD Projekt Red, will be released Jan. 22 on Android and iOS, CD Projekt Red announced today.<p>Set in the universe of Andrzej Sapkowski's famed fantasy stories, <i>The Witcher Battle Arena</i> is a free-to-play MOBA …

Albert Einstein's theory on the existence of evil. http://t.co/pSyEC18WSM

Mutant Football League isn't dead — and probably never will be

<i>Mutant Football League,</i> the attempt to resurrect the beloved <i>Mutant League Football</i> on the Sega Genesis isn't dead yet. Despite flaming out with less than 20 percent of its original crowdfunding goal in 2013, the project is showing off pre-alpha footage.<p>Digital Dreams Entertainment put out that …

By balancing temperature, humidity and lighting, a Dutch artist created a cloud in the middle of a room. http://t.co/Z6nKQb1e80

This photo never stops to amaze me. The border of Norway and Sweden! http://t.co/xJRWMfpIQ2

This picture is taken on One House Bay in Greece. The water is so clear that the boat seems to be floating on air. http://t.co/asoIOFCXFC

Coincidence? http://t.co/lWmH3uSSRv

Awesome Games Done Quick speedrunner pulls off marriage proposal without dying

At Awesome Games Done Quick, the charity video game speedrunning event that's being livestreamed all week, a speedrunner who goes by the name "Jackafur" pulled off a doubly impressive feat: He beat Treasure's <i>Mischief Makers</i> in a little over an hour in a 100 percent run and pulled off an effective …

Sunrise reflected onto a building: http://t.co/1jsYtSsmAH

It is not Photoshop, nor a photo of the past, is just perspective: http://t.co/LinQ4mksWi

NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

In fact, up in the clouds above its scorching surface, Venus is "probably the most Earth-like environment that's out there," Chris Jones of NASA told Evan Ackerman at IEEE Spectrum.<p>Forget Mars and its frigid temperatures and thin atmosphere when we can live like gods, afloat in the clouds of …