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6 Savory Overnight Oat Recipes that Will Rock Your Morning

When it comes to easy, healthy breakfast options, it's hard to beat a comforting bowl of overnight oats. Here we round up our favorite recipes, with …

Breakfast

Horizon Zero Dawn is a near-perfect action RPG on the PlayStation 4

<i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> appeared unique from the start – a PlayStation 4 exclusive, a novel setting, with an all-new franchise, combining survival game elements with cover shooter mechanics and real-time strategy play, all while you hunt mechanized dinosaurs in a lush, natural setting. A game with that …

The next iPhone could have a bigger display and more battery

While the iPhone 8 isn’t going to be announced until September, this week has been packed with rumors about the upcoming device. And it looks like the display is going to be the main star of the show.<p>Rumor has it that Apple is going to announce three new devices — two new versions of the iPhone 7 …

Mobile Technology

Comment: Going from a skeptic to an every day user with Apple Watch Series 2

Following the release of the Apple Watch Series 2, I wrote about my initial first impressions of the device. Essentially, I explained that the first-generation Apple Watch had never truly won me over. I often went through phases where I would wear it for a while, but then go weeks without even …

The Orwell Essay That's Even More Pertinent Than '1984' Right Now

Put down that sci-fi novel and pick up "Politics and the English Language."<p>In the three days since Kellyanne Conway described White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s lies as “alternative facts” on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” people around the country have been searching for ways to deal with the …

Forget Nineteen Eighty-Four. These five dystopias better reflect Trump’s US | Alex Hern

George Orwell’s tale of doublespeak and Big Brother is flying off the shelf after the president’s inauguration. But other imaginary worlds are closer to reality<p>Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has shot up the bestseller …

Donald Trump

Hideo Kojima Addresses His Time with Konami

"I believe my experiences over the past 53 years won’t lead me astray."<p>Hideo Kojima commented on his inspirations, Kojima Productions, and his time …

Death Stranding

11 books President Obama thinks everyone should read

Barack Obama is a major bookworm.<p>In his book "Dreams from My Father," he reflected on his lifelong love of literature: "When I wasn't working, the weekends would usually find me alone in an empty apartment, making do with the company of books."<p>Recently, the outgoing US president sat down with New …

Books

The 24 best movies you probably didn’t see this year

At the end of every year, critics and award groups highlight their picks for the best movies of the year, and movie studios tout their biggest blockbusters in box-office memos.<p>Those movies are usually pretty great, but there's more out there that's worth watching.<p>Some of the features on this list …

Paramount Pictures

‘Skyrim’ Creator on Why We’ll Have to Wait for Another ‘Elder Scrolls’

Bethesda Game Studios makes big games for even bigger audiences. <i>Fallout 4</i>, the studio’s most recent title, earned $750 million in the first 24 hours …

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon Books editors read thousands of pages before settling on their ranking, which includes a number of memoirs as well as books from debut authors.<p>"The main challenge for us was that there were a number of great books to choose from," Amazon Books editor Chris Schluep told Business Insider. "In …

We read all 20 National Book Award nominees for 2016. Here's what we thought.

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help you …

Great Video Games You Can Finish In Under Six Hours

(Image Link)<p>Gamers who work and have a social life are faced with a serious dilemma, because so many video games these days take dozens, if not …

Why ‘Skyrim’ Forever Remains in the Shadow of ‘Morrowind’

Fans of The Elder Scrolls maintain the third game is the series' best – and its makers have paid attention since the missteps of 'Oblivion'.<p>It's difficult to place where Bethesda sits in the public consciousness. The RPG studio turned publisher has a great deal to be proud of – in recent years, it …

Homemade Ramen Recipes That'll Hug You From The Inside Out

These are not your instant soups.<p>If the mention of ramen brings to mind the packets of Maruchan ready-to-make soup that you can get for less than a dollar, then the introduction to a proper bowl of this soup is going to rock your mind. Ramen is one of the best gifts Asia has ever given the world ― …

Cooking

15 Good Movies to Watch on Netflix in September 2016

Cults, Cannibals, and Cormac McCarthy.<p>Sick of watching the same movies on Netflix over and over again? You should be. That’s a ridiculous way to use …

TV

The Last Word: Jeff Bridges on Dylan, the Dude and Surviving Box-Office Duds

In the six years since he reunited with the Coen Brothers for a brilliant remake of the classic John Wayne western <i>True Grit,</i> Jeff Bridges has …

Under pressure, Silicon Valley workers turn to LSD microdosing

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

5 tips for making sublime iced coffee at home

“Large iced coffee, extra half-and-half and nine sugars!”<p>When the barista at my favorite coffee shop called out that order one day, I actually …

Apple's new ad really wants you to believe the iPad Pro is a full computer

Apple has a complicated relationship with the 2-in-1 computing device. The company has shied away from describing its iPad lineup — even the wondrously expensive iPad Pro with its keyboard and stylus — as a convertible machine in the same language as competitors Microsoft and Lenovo market Surface …

IPad Pro

Best snacks to eat late at night

Dinner is over and you’re getting ready for bed—but your stomach is wide awake. While health experts often advise avoiding late night snacking entirely, if you’re genuinely hungry late in the evening you shouldn’t feel like your only option is to tough it out until morning. Choosing a light and …

The 20 best movies on Amazon Prime you've probably never heard of

Netflix isn't the only one in the streaming business.<p>With Amazon Prime, you can buy a discounted pair of sneakers and stream some great movies as well.<p>Amazon Prime contains a wide selection of new and old movies. To be honest, they are better than some of their competitors at getting new movies not …

Liverpool

Stranger Things, Netflix’s scary new drama, is only made stronger by its many flaws

There’s plenty to complain about, but who cares when a show is this entertaining and watchable?<p>What I’m about to say is going to sound like a bad review of Netflix’s new horror drama <i>Stranger Things</i>, whose eight-episode first season follows the adventures of kids in and around a small town where …

Fallout 4 proved bigger isn't always better

The argument of scale vs. blandness<p>I recently watched a talk given by Bethesda level designers Joel Burgess and Nathan Purkeypile during GDC 2016 on the modular level design of <i>Fallout 4</i>. It's a great video to absorb if, like me, you're a settlement junkie or aspiring Fallout modder.<p>In it, Burgess …

When People Live-Stream Murder and Suicide, Who Watches?

As the popularity of live-streaming services like Periscope and Facebook Live grows, users have taken to these platforms to broadcast self-harm and acts of violence. Hundreds witness these tragedies in real time, but very few intervene.<p>In 2008 a 19-year-old college student named Abraham Biggs …

Bletchley Park in 360: See inside Britain's Enigma-breaking HQ

In a special video production, CNET takes you inside the hallowed halls of Bletchley Park, the stately home in Buckinghamshire, England where the Enigma code was broken in World War II. Our 360-degree tour, embedded below, will take you into the huts, libraries and work rooms of Bletchley, putting …

11 of the coolest video game trailers from E3

We’ve been focused on VR and non-traditional gaming here at E3 this year, but that doesn’t mean we’ve been walking around with our eyes closed. You might not have been paying close attention, what with having a real job and everything, so I took the liberty of collecting the most interesting …

No Man's Sky Developer Settles Lawsuit With Sky TV

Gaining the rights to include 'Sky' in the game's title.<p>After a legal dispute with Sky TV, No Man's Sky developer Hello Games has secured the rights …

No Man's Sky

Guerrilla Games explains the story behind the PlayStation 4’s Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn is one of Sony’s biggest exclusives coming for the PlayStation 4 in 2017. At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), we received a briefing on the single-player story behind the title.<p>John Gonzalez, lead writer on the project at developer Guerrilla Games, said the open-world …

E3 2016: Resident Evil 7 Producer Explains What the Full Game Will Actually Be Like

When the screen at Sony's press conference went dark and the Resident Evil logo suddenly appeared, we couldn't believe the creepy, deliberately-paced, first-person trailer we'd just seen belonged to the latest incarnation of gaming's longest-running horror franchise. Resident Evil has grown into …

Resident Evil