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Here’s why the UN is getting interested in video games

New report praises games that build understanding<p>Many of us have experienced playing a game that changed our mind or our heart. Perhaps it was about injustices visited upon people who live different lives to our own. Or it was about an ailment or illness sitting at the periphery of our own …

Mind Bullets Beat Punching: Why ‘Doctor Strange’ Is The Best Marvel Movie Since ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

<i>Doctor Strange</i> has brought the ridiculous back to superhero movies, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Marvel has almost entirely traded combat for spectacle, drab grunting for magical thinking, in an eye-candy classic combining the collapsing environments of <i>Inception</i> with the …

Marvel Universe

Putin Foe Navalny Says He’s Free to Contest Russian Presidency

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he’s free to run in presidential elections that could pit him against Vladimir Putin after the …

Russia's Involvement in the 2016 Election Is Growing by the Day

Now the NSA director admits Russia used Wikileaks to meddle in the campaign.<p>It's shoveling sand against the tide to ask this question again, but why isn't the fact that Russia played monkey-mischief with the recent presidential election—and the fact that we have no freaking idea how much the …

Russia

The lessons every new superhero film should learn from Doctor Strange

“It’s not about you.”<p>The 14th film in a consistently successful franchise is not where you’d expect to see that successful formula shaken up. Yet <i>Doctor Strange</i> demonstrates some serious lessons that future superhero films need to learn.<p>The film isn’t perfect. There’s the predictable first act (his …

Despite Trump, U.S. lawmakers want response to Russia | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers want Washington to respond to Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. election and actions in Ukraine and Syria, despite Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s calls to improve relations.<p>Republican Donald Trump delivers …

Russia

Vandals transform Soviet star into Patrick Star from Spongebob

Patrick Star is no longer living under a rock in Bikini Bottom.<p>The beloved pink cartoon starfish from Nickelodeon's long-standing hit <i>Spongebob</i> …

Is Putin’s Russia Ready for Trump’s America?

Last Wednesday morning, members of the Russian parliament broke into spontaneous applause. “Colleagues three minutes ago, Hillary Clinton admitted her defeat in U.S. Presidential elections, and just this second Trump began his speech as President-elect," a Duma deputy named Vyacheslav Nikonov …

Russia quits International Criminal Court

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russia says it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) under a directive signed by President Vladimir Putin.<p>The Russian Foreign Ministry said the ICC had "failed to meet the expectations to become a truly independent, authoritative international tribunal," in a statement …

Russia

The United States is giving Putin the green light for atrocities

ON MONDAY, Vladi­mir Putin and Donald Trump spoke by phone about Syria and agreed on “the need to work together in the struggle against the No. 1 common enemy — international terrorism and extremism,” according to a Kremlin statement. Hours later, Russia and its Syrian allies launched a massive new …

Middle East

From Halo to Braid: the 15 greatest Xbox games of all time

The Xbox brand is 15 years old today, so here are 15 of the most important titles from the original machine to the Xbox One era<p>It was 15 years ago this week that Microsoft launched its first foray into the console business. Arriving in the US on 15 November 2001, the original Xbox was designed to …

San Andreas

Horizon Zero Dawn – Creating a New World Trailer Released (video)

A new behind-the-scenes trailer has been released for the upcoming PlayStation 4 game Horizon Zero Dawn, which is currently being created by Gorilla …