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Neil deGrasse Tyson's polarizing Christmas tweet gets 72,000 retweets

On Christmas day, astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted about a man who was born Dec. 25, and changed the world by age 30. But he …

Hearthstone now available for Android tablets

Blizzard's digital collectible card game <i>Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft</i> is now available for Android tablets, the company announced today. The initial roll out of <i>Hearthstone</i> is for select regions — Canada, Australia and New Zealand — but expect the game to be available worldwide in the coming …

Halo team apologizes for The Master Chief Collection woes, pledges to 'make this right'

Since <i>Halo: The Master Chief Collection</i> was released on Xbox One on Nov. 11, the game has been hampered by matchmaking issues, making what was supposed to be a celebration of the Halo franchise a less than ideal experience for its fans. Nearly two weeks in, the game's issues have resulted in …

EA vows not to nix games from EA Access subscription service

Electronic Arts' new subscription service, EA Access, is not intended to pull a fast one on gamers, a top company exec says.<p>Once a title is available inside what EA calls the Vault -- its list of available games for download -- players will always have access to it once they sign up.<p>"I think one of …

Twitch Tweaks Controversial New Copyright Policy

Cult gaming site Twitch is tweaking the new copyright protection policy that it announced earlier this week, after revealing that it will remove the maximum length for highlight footage. The company has also introduced an appeal button for videos that are flagged as breaching copyright by its new …

Meet the Mastermind Behind One of Your Favorite Pieces of Equipment

Randy Hetrick, the TRX system's creator, reveals how he built a $50 million company out of...straps. Use his tips to turn your own big idea into a life changer<p><b>It was the summer of 1997, and Randy Hetrick, a U.S. Navy Seal troop</b> commander, was deployed in Asia with the mission on hold. "The …

Sony rejected EA Access for the PS4 because it's not worth the money

EA revealed its new Access subscription service for the Xbox One yesterday, which lets you play a bunch of EA titles, take advantage of discounts and get upcoming games early in exchange for a small monthly (or yearly) fee. While it might've looked like a platform-exclusive partnership with …

The Worst Penis Injury of the Week

Meet the unfortunate soul suing for a circumcision gone wrong<p>Since every <i>Men's Health</i> editor has a Google Alert for "penis accident," we all passed around a particularly nasty piece of news with each other this morning—then poured one out for the poor guy involved.<p>An Alabama man named Johnny Lee …

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Violence erupts in Buenos Aires after Argentina's World Cup loss

Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets late Sunday to restrain a group of vandals who disturbed a peaceful rally celebrating Argentina's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the<p>World Cupfinals.<p>Parents with small children could be seen fleeing in fear after police, who initially …

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Germany vs. Argentina: Messi Will Define and Be Defined by Final

On Sunday, Argentina's Lionel Messi — the sport's best player — will try to raise the level of his supporting cast to that of Germany.<p>Read more here.

10 Lies Every Parent Should Tell

(because the truth doesn't always produce a positive outcome)<p>1. "The tooth fairy called. She said the way you're behaving, you might as well keep the tooth." Parents threaten consequences all the time, but it helps to have a strong third party on call to bring perspective. From Halloween on, throw …

9 years later, developers weigh in on making games for the PlayStation 3/Xbox 360 generation

Think back to where you were in 2005 and 2006. iPhones and iPads didn’t exist, artist Kanye West called former U.S. President George W. Bush a racist on live TV, and I was a senior in high school scrambling to figure out what I wanted to study in college.<p>It was a simpler time.<p>That was the state of …

Xbox One's 'Forza Horizon 2' Will Feature A Kinect-Enhanced AI Assistant

The Kinect is currently in purgatory, attached to older Xbox Ones, cut from many newer models, and sold separately starting this fall. And at this stage in its lifecycle, it’s actually newsworthy when a game announces that it will indeed be utilizing the motion/voice control system while most other …

The True Purpose of Steam Sales