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A Mexican American wanted to expose border-crossing deaths. So he made a video game.

By Samantha Schmidt<p>Samantha Schmidt<p>Reporter covering gender and family issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Growing up, Gonzalo Alvarez would listen as his father spoke of his perilous journey crossing the border from Mexico.<p>His father, who shares his name, would recall the torturous heat, the serpents amid the …

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Trump press ban: BBC, CNN and Guardian denied access to briefing

The White House barred several news organizations from an off-camera press briefing on Friday, handpicking a select group of reporters that included a number of conservative outlets friendly toward Donald Trump.<p>The “gaggle” with Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, took place in lieu of …

How to sharpen your kitchen knives

Spruce up your relatives’ knives when you visit over the holidays<p>Your knife is too dull. How do I know this? For one, you clicked on this article. For another, you’re supposed to be sharpening (or at least honing) your knife every few weeks—and, well, most of us don't do that.<p>There’s an easy way to …

A Controversial New Gravity Hypothesis Has Passed Its First Test

Einstein might have been wrong.<p>A controversial new hypothesis that suggests our understanding of gravity is wrong has just passed an important first …

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Fanboy Review: The Best Since 'Empire Strikes Back'

Spoiler-free<p><i>Popular Science photo director Thomas Payne is a lifelong Star Wars fan, and he was one of the lucky few who saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens last night, before its official release date of December 17, 2015. Read on to discover his initial thoughts and appraisal. We've kept his review</i> …

The 11 Items Expert Survivalists Always Have on Hand

When you’re living off the grid, your chances of staying alive are only as good as your instincts—and the gear you have on you. Here are 11 items …