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19 Science Fiction Shows And Movies To Binge On While The Blizzard Has Trapped You Inside

Winter Storm Jonas pretty much has the East Coast stuck inside this weekend, which means that you’re probably sitting in front of your television …

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This Fallout 4 Mod Adds Gorgeous Cel-Shaded Graphics

The Fallout 4 community has already shown off what the RPG would look like with higher-resolution graphics, but a new fan-made visual tweak goes in a different direction. Redditor "Reddit_is_wrong" adjusted the game's visuals to depict the game with Borderlands-style cel-shaded graphics.<p>This was …

Best PC games for new owners

From shooters to strategy and everything in between<p>You just got a new PC, packed full with terabytes of storage space, a top-of-the-line graphics card and more RAM than is legal in most countries. Congratulations, and welcome to the gaming platform that has the most choices across the widest …

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5 Android Productivity Apps to Help You in 2016

New year, new you? The power to supercharge your 2016 is already in your hands! These apps will make you a force to be reckoned with come January, so invest some time to make sure you're ready to hit the ground running.<p><b>SwiftKey</b><p>SwiftKey is a free app which is probably the best third party keyboard …

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I'm a Sex Worker, and Dating Is Awkward

<i>This post originally appeared on xoJane.</i><p><i>By Sovereign Syre</i><p>When I entered into porn in 2011, I was in a relationship that I thought was going to last forever.<p>So when I found myself single a few years later and decided to enter into the dating world, I realized that my dilemma was twofold; not only …

Here's an App That Explains #TheDress, Once and for All

Has your office lost its collective mind about The Dress? Whip out this app and let color science stop the madness.<p>Color is relative, as the whole world knows after a picture of a striped dress crushed the Internet last night. Friends and family members divided sharply on the question. Politicians …

10 best Strategy RPGs and Tactical RPGs on Android

Strategy RPGs and Tactical RPGs are an admittedly niche market. The game play tends to be slower because it focuses more on strategy than it does on sheer action. They operate with a turn-based style of combat and feature a chessboard style map where you move units into tactically advantageous …

10 must have Android apps for your new Android smartphone (2014)

Getting your first Android smartphone is a special event. It opens up a whole new world and you’re officially a part of the largest platform in the history of mobile devices. That said, there are a virtual ton of applications and getting started with them isn’t easy. In this round up, we’ll take a …

Good One, Ed Werder

ESPN's Ed Werder had a thought (which he later deleted) regarding the two cops killed in Brooklyn Saturday. It must have sounded better in his head, …

Best Chromebook as of June 2018

• Best overall<br>• Best on the go<br>• Best on a budget<br>• Best for the pro<p>Note: These are the best Chromebooks you can buy today, but that could soon be changing. …

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Why Thousands Of People Are Willing To Die On Mars

More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?<p><i>Editor's note: Mars One recently narrowed its pool of candidates to 100 people--many of whom we featured in the November 2014 issue (part of which exists here). We've reposted this story for your</i> …

Silence: The Whispered World 2 Announced For Xbox One

Previously confirmed for PC and Mac.<p>Silence: The Whispered World II lands on Xbox One early next year, Daedalic Entertainment has announced.<p>The …

35-Year 'Megadrought' May Threaten Southwest Within Century, Study Finds

Thanks to the expected effects of climate change, there's at least an 80 percent chance of a decade-long drought occurring in the Southwest over the next century, a new study has found.<p>“This will be worse than anything seen during the last 2,000 years and would pose unprecedented challenges to …

We're Compiling Every Police-Involved Shooting In America. Help Us.

The United States has no database of police shootings. There is no standardized process by which officers log when they've discharged their weapons …

Nasa validates 'impossible' space drive

Nasa is a major player in space science, so when a team from the agency this week presents evidence that "impossible" microwave thrusters seem to …

When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution

Are corporations people? The U.S. Supreme Court says they are, at least for some purposes. And in the past four years, the high court has dramatically expanded corporate rights.<p>It ruled that corporations have the right to spend money in candidate elections, and that some for-profit corporations …

Five Best Smartphone Car Mounts

You nominated many dashboards full of smartphone car mounts, and we’ve dug through to come up with the five most popular. Now it’s time to <b>vote by</b> …

Thiel Fellow’s Elegant Sleep Tracker, Sense, Crushes Kickstarter With $120K In A Few Hours

When I first took a look at Sense, a smart sleep sensor launching today on Kickstarter, it reminded me of two things. Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium and Google’s old, discontinued Nexus Q product.<p>“Those are two of my favorite things,” said James Proud, a former Thiel fellow who went on to found a …

Rick Perry’s bizarre babysitters club: A new “solution” even too daft for him

The Texas governor is back and thinking about running for president. And wait ’til you hear about his hot new idea<p>Everyone has undoubtedly noticed that Texas Governor Rick Perry is suddenly sporting a pair of hipster glasses which his advisers clearly think make him look so much smarter than he was …

How To Build A Liquid-Cooled Mini Gaming PC For Under $1,000

If you go into your local technology store and look at the PC section, most if not all will be standard black towers. However, on the enthusiast scene, there’s a seismic shift going on with many people ditching their large tower cases and opting for shoebox-size ones.<p>The latest motherboards aimed …

Palin goes too far, again

Last Saturday, Sarah Palin stood before the huge crowd at the 2014 National Rifle Association annual meeting and condemned liberals for coddling terrorists. She loaded her speech with religious metaphors, claiming that true leaders would put "the fear of God in our enemies." She said, "They …

Bros, This Is How Your Slut-Shaming Is Backfiring. A Sex Researcher Explains

When a Duke frat boy recognized a classmate in the porn clip he was watching, the gossip was just too good. He spread the news among some other bros …

Adam Orth Is Turning His Personal Disaster Into A Beautiful Game

Adam Orth, one of last year’s most notorious people on the Internet, was nervous last week as he was showing me his new creation: a beautiful, …

GOP debunked on food stamps: Everything they say about SNAP is wrong

Forget the nonsense about them breeding dependency. Food stamps <em>increase</em> self-sufficiency, research shows<p>Hilary Hoynes is a University of California at Berkeley economist who wrote a particularly notable paper last year. Instead of increasing dependency, as conservative critics have …

How to win Thanksgiving: A holiday guide to arguing with right-wing relatives

Your guide to dealing with relatives with awful views this long weekend. A special “Obamacare train wreck” edition<p>Once again, Americans everywhere are spending a wonderful day with their families, being thankful for things, and also probably getting trapped wherever they are for days because of …

​Today Is The Day We Will Talk About Your Dirty Underpants

<i>Jolie Kerr</i> <i>is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here every other week helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty? Email</i> …

Jameis Winston Isn't The Only Problem Here: An FSU Teacher's Lament

We love the game. We love the players, too, even when they scare us.<p>Like the blue-chip defensive secondary leader who wrote his personal essay for an …

LoveRoom Lets You Share Your Home, And Bed, With Strangers

Sometimes the thrill of letting a perfect stranger stay your home just isn’t enough. That’s why an Airbnb with benefits has emerged called LoveRoom, which marries the idea of room/house-sharing with online dating.<p>Word has it that the startup began as a half-baked joke of sorts, and after getting …

History tricked the Tea Party

If only they knew where their ideas came from<p>For decades, Democrats across the country have been holding Jefferson Day dinners, filling their coffers by honoring their party's founder. Suddenly, along comes the extreme right wing of the Republican Party, snatches up poor old TJ, and says, "Sorry, …

Benefits of rooting your Android phone or tablet

Rooting… a world not every user dares venture into. We wouldn’t blame you if you are wary of doing this. It’s intimidating when manufacturers keep telling you tinkering with a phone can void your warranty and/or harm your device. And it’s true – you may be left on your own if something goes wrong …

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