Mary Kate Harmon

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An MMO Where Your Character Can Grow Old And Die

No one lives forever. In <i>Chronicles of</i> <i>Elyria</i>, even video game characters’ days are numbered.<p>In this age of survival games like <i>Ark: Survival Evolved</i> …

Women's Secrets: Clues to a Female Brain?

I was sitting on the train yesterday and couldn't help eavesdropping on the two women sitting in front of me. They looked about 40-something, casually dressed, and from outward appearance rather healthy.<p>Then they started talking about how they're cope with their ailments. One woman has epilepsy and …

Moon Hunters | Co-op Personality Test

Moon Hunters is a myth-weaving adventure for 1-4 players, solving ancient mysteries and building mythologies. Explore a hand-painted pixel art world …

10 best Star Wars board games

Game on!<p>Ever since the lights came up on those first screenings of <i>Star Wars</i> back in 1977, it became clear that George Lucas had tapped into …

Read This: The visual development of Darth Vader

Brian Muir, the legendary artist who sculpted the original Darth Vader helmet based on Ralph McQuarrie’s designs, recently announced on Twitter that …

Astronomers discovered a new component of the Milky Way galaxy that they never expected to find

And now, a recent study shows that even our own cosmic neighborhood can surprise us at times.<p>Reporting in this month's Astrophysical Journal Letters, a team of astronomers identified a band of special, young stars residing in one of the last spots they expected: near the heart of the Milky Way.<p>The …

Molten iron rain and acid fog: the weirdest weather in the universe

Acid fog, rain made of glass and temperatures ranging from absolute zero to more than 2,700 degrees C -- the universe is a tough place to live if …

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Rocky Mountains

Check Your Credit Make Smarter Financial Decisions

As featured by<p>See Where You Stand<p>Know where you stand when it comes to your credit with a free credit score and credit report card.<p>Manage Your …

Credit Report

Ways to pay for college without student loans

Credit.com - College isn't cheap - and the price continues to rise year after year. Student loans are the first place most prospective students look …

College & University

Flipping the College Decision-Making Paradigm

<i>Dr. Diane Hollems</i><p>Go ahead, try it.<p>Ask any adult, regardless of their education level, to recount how they approached the three choices – Major, …

College & University

10 Habits You Should Abandon Now to Improve Productivity

They say that you have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce — so why does it feel like you’re never able to get caught up on your business …

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

Colleges are spying on prospective students by quietly tracking them across the internet

“So, where else are you applying?”<p>It’s a question—sneaky, disquieting, and likely familiar to anyone who’s applied for a job—that used to be asked by many of America’s 4,800 colleges. Nervous applicants’ answers could be taken, sometimes unfairly, as indicators of how likely they were to accept an …

College & University

A Culture of Cheating at the University?

She is attempting to complete her undergraduate degree at a large Midwestern university in the United States, and she needs only two additional courses before she will graduate. She accepts a great summer intern position in her chosen field, which will become permanent and full-time contingent upon …

Here's Why the State You Live in Can Make a Huge Difference in What You Pay for College

See where your state stands<p>When looking at the cost of public colleges, national averages conceal an enormous range. That’s because some states are …

Flirting With Your College Classmates

<i>Lonely and sick of it? Feeling like you’re going to get dumped? Not sure how that first date went? Wondering what that rash is? These and many other confusing dating issues can be solved for you by the inimitable Bryce Warnes. Put your happiness in his capable hands (Note: Bryce Warnes is not a</i> …

Relationships

Dear High School Seniors, Applying to College is the Easy Part

Early application deadlines have arrived for stressed out high school seniors, but whether you're accepted or rejected, you still have a lot to learn.<p>…

NASA reveals that Antarctica is actually gaining more ice than it is losing

Antarctica's ice floes have been found to be growing faster than they are shrinking despite fears over global warming<p>NASA scientists have shattered the conventional wisdom that Antarctica's ice surface is shrinking and revealed that the amount of ice is in fact growing.<p>Though accepting that …

Antarctica

The Tribe That Won’t Stop Killing ISIS

Its members have been massacred on several occasions, but ‘The Family of the Tiger’ fights on.<p>ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Forces of the so-called …