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The five best VR experiences we saw at Oculus Connect’s demo day

Shooters, spaceships, and virtual comics<p>Only at a VR show would a day of playing video games feel like a workout. Oculus started its third Connect conference with an eight-hour block of demos, mostly for the upcoming Touch motion controllers. (And even all those hours weren’t enough time for us to …

Glow-in-the-dark 'smart' highway opens in the Netherlands

One of the proposed features of the highway: weather-sensitive markings.<i><br>(Credit: Studio Roosegaarde)</i><p><b>A strip of "smart" highway with glow-in-the-dark</b> …

Abu Hamza: Radical cleric 'hid behind religion'

<b>A radical Muslim cleric who served seven years in a British prison had "used the cover of religion" to hide his part in a global terror campaign, a prosecutor in New York has said.</b><p>Opening statements in the trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri began on Thursday.<p>Abu Hamza, 55, denies 11 terrorism charges …

Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds

WASHINGTON — President Obama's health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggests that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained coverage since last fall.<p>That is millions more than Gallup …

Your iPhone Can Search These Storage Boxes Without Having to Open Them

You know that stack of storage boxes buried deep in your closet that you're too lazy to dismantle to find that one item you're looking for? These …

This Simple Subway Planning Game Will Be Your New Favorite Time-Waster

If you love the city-planning aspect of Sim City but can't handle the pressure of playing god, then you may have just found your new favorite …

SimCity

Frozen World War I soldiers appear in the Alps

The White War—a snow-bound World War I battle between Italy and Austria—claimed the lives of countless soldiers way up in the Alps. Now, melting ice …

Sea Level

California at the End of the World

Touring around California, you could be forgiven for thinking you're living in the future, and not just because of the Silicon Valley wizardry that …

San Francisco

The best dessert ever is a shot of milk inside a glass made of cookie

The tastebud teaser Dominique Ansel, he's the master pastry chef who created the Cronut, has come up with another dessert so brilliant that the …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Jumbo Black Hole's Dizzying Spin Twists Space

A rapidly spinning black hole points to smooth formation of early galaxies.<p>A monster black hole rotates at roughly half the speed of light, astronomers reported on Wednesday, twisting space as it turns. (Read "Star Eater" in <i>National Geographic</i> magazine.)<p>Most galaxies, including our own spiral Milky …

Tips And Hacks To Get Better Z's

Because everyone can use a little advice<p>Ready to sleep like a baby and start feeling well-rested? We've got you covered.<p>For the most important things anyone can do for improved shuteye, we contacted Bernie Miller, supervisor at the Sleep Disorders Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. But because …

Survarium: A Free-to-Play Post-Apocalyptic Shooter

What Happens After the End of the World?<p><i>The following interview feature about the upcoming PC game Survvrium was submitted by IGN Africa.</i><p>Back in …

OnLive is back with a $14.99 plan to stream your Steam games anywhere

OnLive was the poster child for cloud gaming, before its disasterous collapse. But today, after nearly a full year of radio silence, the company which proved that you can play games over the internet has emerged with a new business model. Instead of selling digital copies of games which you can …

War of the Vikings invades Windows PC April 15

Fatshark's multiplayer-only action game<i>, War of the Vikings</i>, is will launch April 15 for Windows PC, publisher Paradox Interactive announced today.<p>Once the game rolls out, the base game can be purchased for $24.99 and The Blood Eagle Edition for $34.99. The Valhalla Edition is currently available …

Portal board game coming from Cryptozoic, here's how it works

Last week, Valve and border game manufacturer Cryptozoic announced they would be working together on a board game based on the Portal series, but …

When Sleep Goes Terribly Wrong

A story of lost time<p>Chris Stimac was a typical high school freshman: athletic, friendly, into science. He loved football and hoped to play it in college. But in the winter of 2003, he got a flu-like illness, which left him somehow changed. Stimac descended into a dark, foul mood, and he couldn’t …

11 Chain Restaurant Foods That Are Horrifyingly Unhealthy

You'll never look at appetizers the same way again. This was inspired by the best and worst options to eat in New York Times best-selling author David Zinczenko's book, Eat It To Beat It!

Nutrition

8 Stereotypically Intimidating Dishes Solved by Fail-Proof Recipes

From croissants to creme brᅢᄏlᅢᄅe, these recipes are just the thing to help you build up your culinary arsenal. See, wasn't that easy?<p>Sometimes experimenting in the kitchen can be a little scary. Okay, maybe a lot scary. This is especially true when it comes to dishes that are either notoriously …

Eggs

Body suit 'can lift 50kg in each hand'

Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.<p>The "body extender" has been built by the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (Percro) at Pisa's Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.<p>The machine can enable users to lift up to 50kg in each …

Almost a third of new U.S. electricity came from solar last year

Solar power crashed its way onto the U.S. power grid last year and is now fundamentally changing the makeup of how energy is being produced and …

Titanfall's ode to 8-bit gaming is proof that robots make everything better

Need further evidence that robots improve just about everything? EA and Respawn are more than happy to provide it. They've launched <i>Titanfall Arcade</i>, a promotional gaming website that thrusts <i>Titanfall</i>'s namesake giant machines into classic 8-bit Atari titles. The only working game at present is an</i> …

Associated Press News

Israel intercepts ship with weapons headed to Gaza

The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday it intercepted an Iranian shipment of "advanced" weapons bound for "terrorist organizations" operating in Gaza.<p>The Israeli navy stopped a Panamanian-flagged civilian cargo ship and boarded the vessel, the IDF said.<p>The weapons found were identified as …

Sunday Steak with French Butter

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>When you purchase your steaks you will be looking at two similar cuts. The T-bone and porterhouse look very similar but they are not. Both are cut from the short loin but the porterhouse is going to have a bigger cut of filet (tenderloin) than the t-bone. Look for good marbling, in …

Recipes

Chicken Under a Brick with Pickled Peppers

Recipes

The Best Time To Book A Plane Ticket, According To New Study

Finally, there’s a scientific answer to that magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest.<p>The answer? Are you ready? Are you reeeally ready?<p>Fifty-four days before takeoff is, on average, when domestic airline tickets are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t …

The Top 10 South Park Episodes

Here's another Top 10 list, m'kay?<p>With over 250 episodes under its belt, South Park is one of the most successful and long-running TV comedies -- …

Wasteland 2 - Welcome to the Prison Extended Gameplay Trailer - IGN Video

This lengthy walkthrough shows off the combat and role-playing elements in the post-apocalyptic shooter.