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'Star Wars'-Themed Desserts Will Awaken Your Love Of Chocolate

Darth Vader never looked so delicious.<p>A slew of merchandise is rolling out ahead of the release of "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" on Dec. 18. None, however, have been this sweet.<p>Los Angeles restaurant Faith & Flower jumped on the bandwagon with a new range of handcrafted "Star …

Party Trick: Use Dry Ice to Carbonate Any Fruit

Here's a good party trick from our mad scientist chef friends over at Chefsteps: take some dry ice, put it in a cooler, cover it with a towel, top it with piles of fruit, and wait. The result is weirdly and deliciously carbonated fruit with heightened fruit flavors and an easy way to impress …

Dell’s new XPS laptops feature the smallest footprint 13-inch Skylake laptop

Dell‘s line of high-performance XPS laptops just got better, with new models that feature Intel’s latest Skylake processors. The new 12-inch, 13-inch, and 15-inch laptops are designed to be thin and small.<p>Frank Azor, general manager of Dell XPS, said in an interview with VentureBeat that the …

League of Legends Team-8 Acquired and Rebranded "Immortals," Expansion into Dota 2, Counter-Strike Planned

Multiple technology, gaming, and media investors have banded together to acquire Team-8, a well-known competitive League of Legends team, as part of a venture to launch a new esports franchise.<p>Team-8, which is considered one of the strongest League of Legend teams in North America, will be …

As Pyongyang readies grand show, rural life still a struggle

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — While North Korea prepares a big show to mark the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party, the daily struggles of …

YouTuber CaptainSparklez on Why You Should Let Your Kids Play Minecraft

Attention parents: Maybe encouraging your kids to play video games isn’t such a bad idea.<p>Take it from YouTuber Jordan Maron (a.k.a. CaptainSparklez). …

I spent the weekend playing Minecraft with a 9-year-old, and now I get why Microsoft paid $2.5 billion for it

Minecraft is a phenomenon. At any given time, there are as many as 3 million people playing it.<p>Just this week, we found out that Minecraft is coming to the Facebook-owned Oculus Rift VR headset.<p>Still, Minecraft is a mystery for many, myself included.<p>In an effort to understand just what makes …

Let's Play Donald Trump Mario Maker Levels - IGN Video

Yup, the presidential candidate got a few of his own Mario Maker levels, and we're playing them.

What Can We Learn From Homo naledi’s Skull?

Changing Planet<p><i>After the excitement of Homo naledi’s discovery and extraction from deep in a narrow cave in South Africa, and the implication that these non-humans may have intentionally carried their dead deep into the earth, we are left with the bones themselves, what they tell us about these</i> …

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Award-winning South Korean RPG Blade: Sword of Elysion hits iOS in the U.S.

The popular South Korean hack-and-slash RPG Blade: Sword of Elysion is coming West, launching today on the iOS App Store.<p>Mobile gaming is quite large in South Korea — it’s over a billion dollar market — and Blade was the first mobile game to win the South Korean Game of the Year Award. To date, …

Weekly Recap: PS4 Outsells Xbox One Again, But Xbox One Has Best Exclusives

<b>THE BIG STUFF:</b><p><b>PS4 Comes Out on Top in NPD's August 2015 US Sales Report:</b> The PlayStation 4 was yet again the best-selling console in the United States during August, Sony announced this week as part of the NPD report. However, the Xbox One was no slouch, as sales rose 26 percent compared to August …

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HotshotGG and Hafu Will Be Coaches in New Esports Show "Legends of Gaming"

Pizza Hut will be sponsoring "Legends of Gaming," a new online show centered around esports and gaming on Endemol Beyond USA's new gaming network, Smasher.<p>Based on the same premise as its UK predecessor, the show will follow four teams of two gamers, who will duke it out to determine who the better …

Caring parents make for happier adults, research finds

The legacy of controlling parents last far into adulthood, scientist have discovered<p>Children brought up by caring parents rather than controlling ones, grow up to be happier and more satisfied throughout their adult lives, a study suggests.<p>New research has found that parents who invade their …