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How To Play Every Computer Game From Your Childhood On Your Phone For Free

Remember when video games were better? Not literally better in terms of graphics and storylines and stuff, just better in the sense that you were …

Intel chiefs tell investigators Trump suggested they refute collusion with Russians

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two of the nation's top intelligence officials told Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team and Senate investigators, in separate meetings last week, that President Donald Trump suggested they say publicly there was no collusion between his campaign and the Russians, according to multiple …

Donald Trump

Futuristic Thriller State of Mind Gets 15 Minutes of New Gameplay Footage

German publisher and developer Daedalic Entertainment has released 15 minutes of new gameplay footage — via IGN — of its upcoming futuristic …

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

ProtonMail, the encrypted email created by CERN and MIT scientists, has released a new product in response to the administration's roll back of Obama-era internet privacy rules. Starting today, you can try out the company's VPN service, which was in beta testing by 10,000 initial users for a year, …

Privacy

GOP lawmaker: Donald Trump's violent rhetoric is 'a problem'

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's violent rhetoric is "a problem" that has led to great division in the country, a Republican congressman told CNN Thursday.<p>"The blame can go on the Republican side, it can go on the Democrat side, but when the President says to somebody in the audience, 'I wish I …

South Carolina

E3 2017 Day 3 report: the games that stole the show

By Dr. Marco Zangirolami<p>Even today on the last day of E3 3017 there are so many things to talk about that, sincerely, it is a real pity we do not …

Batman: Arkham

Destiny 1’s Loose Story Threads May Never Be Answered

The original <i>Destiny</i> introduces a number of narrative elements that go completely unanswered in the game’s subsequent expansions. To name a few, the …

Yoga, meditation counter gene expression changes that cause stress

With stress levels on the rise, more people than ever are turning to yoga, meditation, and other mind-body practices with the aim of improving mental …

E3 2017: How Destiny 2's Weapons, Enemies, And Matchmaking Are Changing

Sony's E3 2017 press conference gave us more details about Destiny 2, including a new story trailer. The release date was also moved (earlier, surprisingly), and we learned about the PS4-exclusive content coming to the game. However, there's still a lot we don't know about Destiny 2, including how …

Special Forces

Most Trump Real Estate Sold To Secretive Buyers, Report Says

Since President Trump won the Republican nomination, the majority of his companies’ real estate sales are to secretive shell companies that obscure the buyers’ identities, according to a report in USA Today.<p>The paper’s months-long investigation found that over the last 12 months, about 70% of …

Real Estate

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

E3 2017: New Xbox Live Avatars Arriving Later This Year

The new system introduces increased customization options for every kind of gamer.<p>Xbox Live Avatars are getting a makeover for Xbox One and Windows …

Xbox

This Xbox One S bundle comes with four great games – save nearly £50 | Trusted Reviews

<b>On the hunt for a mega Xbox One S bundle? You’ve come to the right place, as we’ve found a seriously great value deal that’s available to buy right</b> …

Xbox head rejects Sony’s defense of blocking cross-platform play

Spencer: Player safety is ‘incredibly important to our team’<p>E3’s war of words over cross-platform play in games such as <i>Minecraft</i> and <i>Rocket League</i> continued this evening, with Xbox head Phil Spencer scoffing at Sony’s explanation for why it’s preventing PlayStation users from playing with people on …

Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans say they think President Donald Trump has little to no respect for the country's democratic traditions, according to …

Donald Trump

Destruction, demos and decisions: our time with Crackdown 3

The developers won’t say it, but I will: <i>Crackdown 3</i>’s campaign doesn’t have full-blown destructable environments because we’re not allowed to have nice things.<p>In this case, we’re not allowed to have nice things because of a nebulous, non-specific <i>you</i>. “You” are why we can’t have nice things like a …

Report: President Trump is now under investigation for obstruction of justice

Trump really wasn’t under investigation for most of this year. But the Washington Post reports that he is now.<p>For most of this year, we now know, President Donald Trump’s repeated insistence that he wasn’t under investigation in the Russia scandal was in fact true.<p>It’s not true anymore, according …

Astronomers just achieved something Einstein said was impossible

Albert Einstein himself believed it couldn't be done.<p>A few decades after he published his theory of general relativity, a colleague asked the famous physicist whether the concept could be used to calculate the weight of a star. Theoretically, yes, was his reply. If one star passed in front of …

Physics

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Nutrition

5 Ways Powerfully Confident People Gain Mental Strength | Inc.com

One aspect of confidence that is rarely discussed is mental strength. While you may be able to identify a confident person based on their presence--the way that they carry themselves as they enter a room--you may not as easily pinpoint the mentality that aids their self-trust. And while everyone …

Self-help

Trump Tells Mayor Of Sinking U.S. Island Not To Worry About Climate Change

Scientists predict rising seas will soon swamp Virginia's Tangier Island. The president doesn't seem to believe it.<p>WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, apparently confirming his disregard for the risks of global climate change, reportedly told the mayor of a small Chesapeake Bay island that could …

Donald Trump

E3 2017: How Xbox One X Improves Crackdown 3

Crackdown 3 will leverage the power of the Xbox One X in a number of ways, according to Microsoft and the developers on the team. Speaking to GameSpot at E3, executive producer Peter Connelly said the open-world action game will run better on the super-powerful console, delivering longer draw …

Xbox One X

E3 2017: Opinion: At $499, Who Is the Xbox One X For?

The Xbox One X seems moored between console generations.<p>Microsoft has spent the last year hyping up Project Scorpio -- now officially Xbox One X -- …

Televisions

The 49 biggest games that will be available on the new Xbox One X

It looks very similar to the Xbox One S (Microsoft's previous console) but it is noticeably smaller.<p>The machine has a 6-teraflop graphics processor, making it considerably more powerful than today's Xbox One and PlayStation 4 models and the new, more powerful PlayStation 4 Pro.<p>The Xbox One X's new …

Xbox One X coming to market

Microsoft said its next videogame console will go on sale Nov. 7 for $499, about $100 more than Sony Corp.'s high-end PlayStation 4 Pro.<p>The Xbox One X will be Microsoft's smallest gaming machine yet in size, though it packs in more power, speed and graphical fidelity than its predecessors, Xbox …

Xbox One X

Project Scorpio might be the Xbox's final form: a Windows PC

The case for the convergence of Xbox and Windows<p>A small comment from Head of Xbox Phil Spencer was the final bit of news necessary to convince me Microsoft’s Project Scorpio will be named Xbox 10 S, and it will serve as a Windows 10 gaming PC built for the living room. I know, that’s a big claim — …

Xbox Doesn't Need More Power, It Needs More Exclusive Games

More than any other year in recent memory, the three big console platform holders have bigger and more disparate challenges to address during E3. …

Clash Royale

Stop stalling and start making your first game with this kit

If you love gaming, the <b>S</b><b>chool of Game Design</b> is an enormous online learning kit that teaches you <b>everything you need to know</b> about how to build and design video games.<p>With over <b>120 hours</b> of online video tutorials, you’ll learn both coding skills and the design techniques required to produce <b>visually</b> …

Video Tutorials

Destiny 2 Is a True Sequel With the Energy of Call of Duty and Star Wars

<i>Destiny 2</i> so far delivers almost everything I want from a sequel: it has character, charisma, fresh ideas, and the atmosphere. But there are also …