Nathan Rapier

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Guy Tracks His Eyeballs While Playing Overwatch

Picture somebody playing a first-person shooter. You probably imagine them sitting stock still, staring ahead with an almost blank expression on …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

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Baked Ziti

Heat the olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the garlic and onions and saute until starting to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the ground beef and …

Review: Grenco Science’s G-Pen Elite is the best vape of its kind

The fascination and rapid development of portable vaporizers for ground, plant-based material is hard to ignore, if you’re not living under a rock. Typically, an expensive gadget, Grenco Science has tasked itself with creating a vape for the people, with specs and science that punch above its …

This Is Why Making Your Own Video Games Leads To Quality Learning

Almost every child in the United States plays video games—91% of children ages 2-17, according to NPD. But how many kids make their own video games? I could not find any reliable statistics.<p>Nowadays, one barely needs to write a line of code in order to build a video game because there are so many …

Middle School

Minute Moo Shu Pork (or Chicken!)

20-Minute Moo Shu Pork (or Chicken)<p>Haaaaaaaallelujah!<p>Daylight Savings has <i>finally</i> arrived! And I could not think of a better reason to lose an hour of …

11 Pasta Shapes We Love (& the Sauces to Pair Them With)

There are as many pasta shapes as there are people in Italy. Just kidding, but there are a lot. To complicate matters more, every shape has its ideal sauce and, on the flip side, some sauces don't dare touch certain shapes.<p>Does pesto go with orecchiette? Does ragu go with spaghetti? <b>Really, it's the</b> …

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

Here's how long various drugs stay in your system

One of the reasons that drug tests are a colossal scam is that not all drugs stay in your system for the same amount of time. In fact, some of the least dangerous drugs such as marijuana can be detected in your urine, blood, and hair for much longer than harder drugs such as heroin and meth — …

17 Food Questions You Didn't Know You Needed An Answer To

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The Easy Path: Why I Avoid Higher Difficulties When Playing Video Games

As much as I adore <b>XCOM 2</b>, I’m not playing it on Commander or Legend difficulty. I’ve played mainstay shooters like <i>Call of Duty</i> and <i>Halo</i> since their inception so I’m no slouch, but I steer clear of the masochistic challenges that Veteran and Legendary, respectively, dish out. For that matter, as …

The Complete Game Developer Course: Build 60 games

The video game industry earned twice as much revenue as the entire film industry last year, an astounding testament to the incredible advancements in gaming technologies.<p>If you’ve got a knack for creativity and a passion for gaming, you could secure yourself a slice of that enormous money pie by …

Oculus Rift: You've got questions, we've got answers

When Oculus Rift pre-orders went live Wednesday, plenty of people were scrambling to get their hands on a piece of virtual reality. While many have …

Virtual Reality

10 Super Facts About Jessica Jones

<i>Jessica Jones</i> is back! After a more than two-year wait, fans of Marvel's rough-around-the-edges superhero-turned-private eye are celebrating the …

All the Connections to the Marvel Universe You May Have Missed in Jessica Jones

<i>Jessica Jones</i> may be the most subversive of Marvel’s superhero stories thus far, but it’s still full of cameos, shout-outs and connections—to the …

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin said Donald Trump is 'wrong' about the Syrian Refugees

"Game of Thrones" series writer George R.R. Martin took time off finishing his latest novel "Words of Winter" to write a post on his LiveJournal in favor of letting in Syrian refugees to the United States.<p>"Donald Trump and thirty-one governors have it wrong, wrong, wrong," Martin writes in his …