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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Absolutely Must Read in August

The summer is almost over—but the beach reads keep on coming. Including brand new series by N.K. Jemisin and David Drake. A brand new Christopher …

A limited edition Halo-themed Xbox One console is coming this October

For a lot of people, a new <i>Halo</i> game means it's time to finally buy a new Xbox. And when it comes to <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i>, good things come to those who wait. At Gamescom 2015, Microsoft announced a new, limited edition <i>Halo</i>-themed Xbox One, that comes bundled with the game and a hefty 1TB of storage. …

Happy 35th birthday, Harry Potter! Here are 35 facts about the boy who lived

Harry Potter turns 35 today! Our favorite born wizard was born on July 31st, 1980. (It so happens he shares the same birthday with his maker, JK …

Books

'Final Fantasy XII' May Get A Remake

One of the better <i>Final Fantasy</i> iterations of recent years, that of <i>Final Fantasy XII</i>, may get an updated remake.<p>At a recent Distant Worlds concert the conductor Arnie Roth revealed that a remake of <i>Final Fantasy XII</i> is going to come out “soon” (shown below).<p>While Square Enix have yet to comment on …

Final Fantasy

How To: Top Free Android Games for the Adventurous (No Couch Potatoes Allowed)

The increased sophistication of smartphones and apps have allowed us the luxury to never leave our homes. Everything from coffee to food to dry …

10 best new Android apps and games from July 2015

Summer time is usually a slow time for technology. People are outside enjoying the sunshine while developers and OEMs are preparing for the autumn and winter. Even so, there were still a number of awesome new Android apps and games released this month so let’s check out the best new Android apps …

Producers of Netflix’s Fuller House decided DJ’s widowed pregnancy was too ‘heavy’

The premise of <i>Fuller House</i>, Netflix’s <i>Full House</i> sequel, has evolved between the show’s original conception and the start of filming began last week. …

TV

Lionsgate developing live-action Naruto movie

According to The Tracking Board, Lionsgate is set to adapt the popular manga <b>Naruto</b> into a live-action feature, with Avi Arad (<b>The Amazing Spider-Man</b>) …

14 best TV shows to watch while you're stoned

Sometimes after smoking the ganja you just want to crawl up on the couch and zone out to some TV for a few hours — okay, most of the time you smoke …

TV

A Real-Life Exorcism Will Air On Television, Live From The ‘Exorcist’ House

The witching season will be upon us before you know it, and Destination America will mark the occasion by airing a live exorcism. The Discovery-owned cable network event claims that it will make “TV history” on Friday, October 30. The special will be called <i>Exorcism: Live!</i>, which certainly gets the …

Google's Balloons Will Provide An Entire Country With Wi-Fi

Hint: It's a small country<p>Google’s plan to bring internet to the world via balloon has found a toehold in central Asia. The government of Sri Lanka announced this week that Google’s Project Loon will provide "affordable high-speed" internet coverage for the entire country, beamed from balloons …

Illustration: Klaus-Peter Koepfli & John Pollinger et al./Current Biology 2015<p><b>Figure 4. Principal Component Analyses of the Morphometric Data for African and Eurasian Golden Jackals.</b> (<b>A</b>) Plot of principal component 2 (PC2) against PC1 based on 45 linear measurements of teeth and skulls of 140 …

Zoology

Test Tower For Magnetic Levitation Elevators Almost Ready

Going up ... and sideways<p>Like something out of <i>Total Recall</i>, the architecture firm ThyssenKrupp wants to build elevators that go up, down, and sideways.<p>How do you test such a contraption? Well, first you have to build a giant Rapunzel-style tower, apparently. ThyssenKrupp announced this week that …

Skyscrapers

Surf Report: Download these free mobile games

We're smack-dab in the middle of summer, so you might be considering a road trip with family or friends.<p>Along with snacks, good tunes and change for toll booths, don't forget there are some awesome mobile games to help passengers pass the time between cities.<p>These digital diversions for smartphones …

The 10 Best Mobile Games of July 2015

Overwhelmed by the App Store? Think Google Play’s too clunky? With so many mobile games being released every month, finding the ones that are worth …

Microsoft Doesn't Want To Buy Xbox One Exclusives Anymore

The Xbox One will be receiving fewer exclusives from third party developers. Xbox boss Phil Spencer explained in a new interview that they've altered …

Call of Duty

Northern Ireland wants to turn the 300-mile ice wall from 'Game of Thrones' into a tourist attraction

On the HBO show, it is the 300-mile barrier of ice fans know simply as "The Wall." Looked over by the voluntary military order, the Night's Watch, it's the only thing that keeps the seven kingdoms safe from the wildlings and other free people, tribes that exist outside of the kingdoms.<p>Currently, …

Will Human Beings Ever Reach 'Earth 2.0'?

Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet ever discovered, a place with just enough sunlight to possibly support the crops and house plants of life forms like ourselves.<p>But don't pack your bags just yet. While the planet might seem like a tantalizing target for NASA's next mission, it's extremely …

Long-haul air passengers at risk from cosmic rays, government fears

Public Health England is currently looking into whether solar storms could produce dangerous radiation and is due to report findings in the autumn<p>Long-haul air passengers could be at risk from dangerous cosmic rays coming from the Sun, the government fears.<p>The Cabinet Office is so concerned about …

Channing Tatum Signs His Gambit Deal!

Channing Tatum is set to play Gambit in the X-Men spin-off<p>Despite a report late last month saying that Channing Tatum’s deal for the <b>Gambit</b> movie was …

Channing Tatum

25 Cats Who Are 100% You

These cats understand your struggle.

13 Awesome Xbox One Features You Might Not Be Aware Of

There used to be a time when a new console would hit the shelves and all you had to worry about once you got it home was which button was power and …

10 Best Xbox One Games (So Far)

Gaming<p>10 Best Xbox One Games (So Far)<p>Monday, June 1st, 2015<p>Source: Gamespot<p>While Microsoft’s newest game console hasn’t struggled anywhere near as …

16+ Dogs With Their Cute Mini-Mes

The desire to have a family is hard-wired in most of us, and animals are no exception. A mother dog bonds with her pups through her sense of smell, …

Pets

Nicolas Cage Says Tim Burton's SUPERMAN LIVES May Work Better in Fans' Minds

5 Depressing Gadgets That Make You Question Humanity

The best thing about working as tech reporter is being close to mind-blowing innovation. In-between those mind blowing developments, you come across the occasional dud. And by dud I mean disaster. And by disaster I mean “The Selfie Toaster”.<p><b>The Selfie Brush</b><p>Being bald, any innovation in hair-brush …

The 17 best smartphones in the world

Here's our ranking of the best phones you can buy right now in the US based on factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We've included the approximate unsubsidized cost for each.

23 Problems All Anime Fans Will Inevitably Come Across

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Combat Will Feature 'Dramatic Changes,' Draw Inspiration From Advent Children

So long, Active Time Battle system.<p>Square Enix's upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake will feature "dramatic changes" to the game's combat system, …