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26 of the year's best movies no one saw

High praise, low box office

The 5 daily rituals that will make you happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not "oh, life is pretty good," I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

27 Baking Infographics that All Bakers Need

Cookies, Cakes, and Cinnamon rolls are a bakers delight. But do you know why your cookies never seem to turn out just right? Or why trying to bake …

What Playing the Same Level for Three Straight Hours Taught Me About Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Human Revolution was a master class in level design. Though individual missions inevitably funneled players from one point to the next, the areas between those points provided numerous possible paths, each of which presented unique strategic options. You could sneak through the shadows in …

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided lets your choices define you in its oppressive world

<i>Deus Ex: Mankind Divided</i> presents you with a dystopian near-future world, just as its predecessor did. The game's vision of the year 2029 isn't just bleak; it's literally grimy, with once-gleaming metropolises like Dubai now falling apart. It's a result of what's come to be known as the "Aug …

Exploring Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’s massive new cyberpunk world

It took Jean-François Dugas nearly two months to agree to work on <i>Deus Ex: Human Revolution</i>. It wasn’t because he had no interest in the project; in fact, the original <i>Deus Ex</i> is one of his favorite games, and it inspired him to get into game design. That was the problem. “I was scared to death” he …

Deus Ex

Orwell Meets Rockwell In These ‘Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’ Posters

It’s always fun when game marketing gets a little creative. And to hype up <i>Deus Ex: Mankind Divided</i>, Square Enix has been posting some… interesting propaganda.<p>For a little background, <i>Deus Ex: Mankind Divided</i> takes place after “augmented” people, i.e. cyborgs, were turned into violent psychotics all …

Heartmelting Pics Of Aging Dogs Show Them Grow From Puppyhood To Old Age

Photographer Amanda Jones has been photographing dogs for twenty years. The Massachusetts resident was inspired to put together this collection of …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

This Cartoon Explains How Important It Is to Have Good Posture

We’ve covered a lot of great ways to help you adjust your posture; from fixing your chicken neck, to undoing your computer hunch. This video explains …

Yoga

Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The winners of the 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have just been announced. Winning first prize, Anuar Patjane Floriuk of Tehuacán, Mexico, will receive an eight-day photo expedition for two to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal for a photograph of divers swimming near a …

Panama Canal

11 Foods That Were The Kale Of Their Time

When you hear "food trend," do you think kale and bacon, or fondue and Tang? Turns out, our love affair with fads is as old as America's culinary history itself. Here, the passing trends that were once the kale of their time.<p><b>1910: Hellman's Mayonnaise</b><p>Skirt hems were rising, and new processed foods …

Watch Deus Ex's Creators Play Through Their Game 15 Years Later

15 years after its release, some of the creators of Deus Ex have gotten together to play through their acclaimed creation.<p>Project director Warren Spector, writer Sheldon Pacotti, and lead programmer Chris Norden are featured in the new, nearly hour-long video. The three offer various fun tidbits of …

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Shows Technology at Its Peak, Humanity at Its Worst

Deus Ex: Human Revolution was about the world changing. Whether those changes were for the better or the worse was up to players; in the last moments of the game, protagonist Adam Jensen--a man made half-machine after a fatal encounter that should have killed him--was handed power over humanity's …

Square Enix: The Experience Comes to San Diego Comic-Con

Last week, information for a previously unannounced Square Enix: The Experience offsite event popped up on The Wrap, but details have been …

Traveling Man

Thomas Robinson broke down and embraced his younger sister after David Stern called Robinson’s name as the fifth selection of the 2012 draft. It was …

Deus Ex Creators Talk 15th Anniversary - IGN Video

The original creators of Deus Ex talk about what went into making the classic PC game from the early 2000s.

Donate to Charity, Get Deus Ex: Human Revolution for Cheap

I'd buy that for a dollar!<p>Anyone who donates at least $1 to GameChanger Charity will receive a copy of Deus Ex: Human Revolution.<p>The copy is a …