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Matt Damon Battles Monsters in Controversial The Great Wall Trailer

The epic action film has already sparked concerns about whitewashing.<p><b>Matt Damon</b> is taking a leap into ancient history.<p>The <i>Bourne</i> star is getting another action kick in the upcoming epic <i>The Great Wall</i>. Directed by <b>Zhang Yimou</b> (<i>House of Flying Daggers</i>), the movie revolves around soldiers who must …

‘Mrs. Satan’: The first woman to run for U.S. president

To some Americans struggling with the tumult of the post-Civil War years, she was "the Joan of Arc of the women's movement." To others, less swayed by charisma, she was Mrs. Satan, a "brazen, snaky adventuress" bent on destroying the country's moral fabric. As one tabloid headline recorded at the …

First Click: The Xbox One isn't my cord-cutting dream anymore

I live in the UK and it means I get a Freeview TV service on my Xbox One (with adapter) that includes HD versions of the most popular terrestrial TV channels all for the cost of our TV license (£145.50 / $194 a year). With a vast array of on-demand TV services from British broadcasters and services …

Windows 10

Better be careful who your Facebook friends are

The country’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) which oversees immigration procedures has submitted a proposal to include a request for the …

Social Media

Nintendo Sounds Like It's Sticking With The Wii Strategy With The NX

Of the three new consoles coming our way before the end of 2017, none are quite so mysterious as the Nintendo NX. We have yet to see the PS4 Neo or the Xbox Scorpio, but we’ve got a pretty good idea what we’re getting there: two machines that are very similar to their immediate predecessors, just …

Amazon’s latest Kindle feature lets you more easily navigate ebooks

Amazon Kindle readers and apps are getting an update today that should make it a bit easier to flip through the pages of your ebooks.<p>The feature, called Page Flip, is significant enough to Amazon that the company decided to organize a series of press briefings last week at its New York headquarters …

eReaders

Game of Thrones season 6 finale ratings go boom

<i>Game of Thrones</i> ratings exploded for the HBO drama’s sixth season finale Sunday night, hitting a new record high in the overnight numbers for the …

A new Xbox One is coming next year — and it’s going to blow the PlayStation 4 out of the water

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are about to get replaced by newer, more powerful versions of themselves.<p>Maybe you've heard of them referred to as "Project Scorpio" and PlayStation 4 "Neo"— these are the two code names given to the projects by Microsoft and Sony, respectively.<p>Both are capable of …

A 'good looking' chocolate chip cookie recipe

If chocolate chip cookies could model, this one would strut down the runway.<p>This is the third recipe I'm placing in the "GOOD" category during my …

Wild things: how ditching the classroom boosts children's mental health

Getting outdoors can pay dividends in academic performance – but it also improves pupils’ concentration and confidence<p>Three years ago teacher Simon Poote spotted a disused strip of land on the grounds of Long Crendon school in Aylesbury. Instead of giving over the 15-metre square lawn to …

Nintendo's worst console might be the best one to buy right now

Nintendo<p>In 2016, the official Tech Insider company line has been that the Wii U, Nintendo's current home console, isn't so hot. One editor said now …

Elon Musk believes we are probably characters in some advanced civilization's video game

By far the best moment of Recode's annual Code Conference was when Elon Musk took the stage and explained that though we <i>think</i> we're flesh-and-blood participants in a physical world, we are almost certainly computer-generated entities living inside a more advanced civilization's video game.<p>Don't …

Elon Musk

Xbox One Anniversary Update Preview may be coming soon

According to Xbox team member Mike Ybarra, the next Preview build for the Xbox One will be coming soon.<p>The news comes via Twitter, and while it will …

10 Signs You Have Superhero-Movie Fatigue

We’ve just about hit the halfway mark for 2016, and already <i>Deadpool</i>, <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> and <i>X-Men: …

Comics

10 of the best cookery apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

From soups and stews to roasts, vegetarian and vegan meals – here are some of the most helpful apps to get you cooking<p>The recent rumpus about the BBC’s plans for its recipes websites showed how many of us are turning to digital sources rather than traditional books when cooking. Inevitably, there …

Apps

Overwatch player hits level 100 just seven days after game's launch

Overwatch, Blizzard's hot new team-based shooter, was launched on May 24. Seven days later, in the early hours of May 31, Twitch streamer FenderellaKN became the first player to report hitting level 100.<p>As with many competitive online videogames, you're given a certain amount of points each game …

Gaming

A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Director May Have Just Confirmed The Show’s Shortened Future

This season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> continues to be one of its strongest, but viewers can’t shake the feeling that it’s starting to wind down. As the different players circle the Iron Throne, there is only so much time until the ultimate clash takes place. It was rumored that seasons seven and eight …

TV Series

Fallout 4 Xbox One Mods a Huge Hit, Bethesda Teases More Features Coming

Bethesda says Fallout 4 Xbox One mods have already been a huge success, and “new features” coming<p>As we told you recently, Fallout 4’s Xbox One …

Bethesda

9 Hacks Any Netflix Addict Needs to Know

These will change the way you watch Netflix.<p><b>1. Watch with your friends.</b> If you're in a long-distance relationship, a long way from your crew, or just too lazy to leave your house, download Netflix Party, a Chrome extension that allows you to chat with your friends as you all watch the same show.<p><b>2.</b> …

Impressive Xbox Games With Gold For June Lineup Possibly Leaked

Xbox Games With Gold For June Games May Have Been Spotted<p>Earlier today Twitter user @JamieMoranUK posted an image showing what could very well be the …

Gaming Industry

This Single Dad's Illustrations Of Life With His Daughter Are So Moving

Who let all these onion ninjas in here?

Top 20 Black and White Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year, we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, where we count down the Top 10 most popular photos in every single category on …

Jessica Jones season 2: Krysten Ritter, Melissa Rosenberg tease the aftershock Kilgrave

Season 1 of Netflix’s <i>Jessica Jones</i> fearlessly and thoroughly tackled rape and PTSD under the guise of a superhero TV series, thanks to the script and …

Visual novel has you experience the harrowing reality of social anxiety

I never lived in the dorms at my old university. But I have had my fair share of semi-unpleasant roommates. The scariest part of social anxiety, at …

TV shows

The Brave Voices Who Are Helping Dissolve The Stigma Around Mental Health

Mental health in the U.S. is not in a great place right now. One piece of evidence of this reality is that the suicide rate is rising, according to a new study by the CDC. From 1999 to 2014, in the U.S. it rose by 24%, and it’s risen in almost every group of people in the U.S. The greatest increase …

Here's what Doom's single-player campaign looks like

Doom developer id Software has shown off a few sections of the upcoming shooter's single-player campaign ahead of its 13th May release for PC, PS4 …

The space-saving essential anyone with a small kitchen should own

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Crate&Barrel Cuisinart is one of the most trusted and convenient brands in cookware. Founded in 1971, the company was created in order …

Optical illusion crosswalks are trippy, but they could make street crossings safer

You’ve probably witnessed them too, drivers who completely ignore crosswalks and don’t even slow down as they approach them. But if these optical …

Let Teachers Design Better Ways to Use School Time

In the past three years, more than a million students have experienced Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiatives granting at least 30 additional minutes per day (and/or 10 days per year) at school.<p>Where ELT is being implemented thoughtfully, there is outstanding potential to improve student …

3 Ways To Remove Backgrounds In Photoshop

Being able to remove a background in Photoshop is an important skill for all photographers to learn. Even if you don’t regularly create composites or …