Sarunas Valukonis

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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Anne de Paula: My parents are proud of my photos

Brazilian bombshell Anna de Paula knows a thing or two about heating things up.<p>In 2017, the model won the Sports Illustrated Model Search competition and she soon found herself posing in body paint for the coveted issue. Fast forward to 2018, de Paula is back in the magazine and this time, she …

High Heels

Destiny 2 guide: Which class should you choose?

How to pick between a Hunter, Titan and Warlock<p>Before you even grab a gun and start blasting away killer robots or aliens in <i>Destiny</i> <i>2</i>, you need to pick a class. Hunters, Titans and Warlocks can all technically operate (most of) the same weapons, but the way they move and the abilities they can …

Chicken and Avocado Rice Bowl

Ingredients<p>4 (4-oz.) chicken 
breast cutlets<br>• 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided<br>• ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided<br>• 1½ tablespoons extra-virgin 
olive oil<br>• 2 …

A Trip to Kakabeka Falls near Thunder Bay

<b>Kakabeka Falls, also called the Niagara of the North, are the second highest waterfalls in Ontario with a drop of 40 metres. They make a great</b> …

Asus aims for the heart of the home with cute do-it-all robot

At Computex today, Asus revealed the Zenbo home robot. Kind of like Echo meets Keecker with a bit of Pepper sprinkled in the mix, it's been created …

Mad scientist shrinks Arduino to size of an AA battery

The hardware tinkerers and prototype mavens out there will invariably have stumbled across the Arduino platform. Completely open source and always pushing the limits for collaboration, there are a ton of different development boards available, but none are as awesome as Johan Kanflo’s AAduino. …

Arduino

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

The Startup Myth Too Many People Fall for

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

3 Profound Ways to Start an Unforgettable Startup in Any Industry

In a corporate world where 90 percent of startups fail in their first year of business, it becomes scary to start something that won't flop. Back when the Internet was just starting to get popular, anything that was thrown at the wall made money.<p>People rushed in and made a killing from it.<p>That …

Welcome to Titan-Killing Simulator 2016

If there’s one thing you do a lot of in the new <i>Attack on Titan</i> game, it’s slaughter titans.<p>From Omega Force, the studio behind the <i>Dynasty Warrior</i> …

Your Ability to Read This Message Reveals Something Fascinating About The Mind

Not just a viral FB post.<p>The above passage, written in a combination of letters and numbers, has been circulating social media for years and purports …

Online Life

Crunchy Spring Rolls (Zha Chun Juan)

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Chinese New Year is a time for serious feasting. But that does not mean the cook has to spend every minute in the kitchen. In fact, part of the genius of China’s holiday foods is that they are meant to be prepared ahead of time so that only a little last-minute work is required. This …

Recipes

Chocolate Cherry Drops Recipe

"This a delicious chewy chocolate cookie recipe that my mother gave me years ago. Hope you enjoy it."<p>Ingredients<p>5/8 cup butter, softened<p>1 cup white …

Three Cup Chicken

The eponymous “cups” in this recipe’s name denote equal parts soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice wine. It’s a potent, salty and savory braised chicken …

Pancake Day 2016: 10 delicious and healthy pancake recipes for Shrove Tuesday

I loved pancake day, or Shrove Tuesday, when I was a kid but I’m pretty sure every year was the same. Lots and lots of thin, crepe like pancakes, …

Breakfast

How To Eat Seasonally In The Middle Of February

The options are practically limitless.<p>Winter is a bleak time for produce in most places, there's no denying that. When compared to the bounty of spring and summer, it's hard to imagine eating seasonally in the dead of winter. What is there to eat, anyway, that hasn't been flown in from thousands of …

Tharsis is a video game about life's mundane decisions — and also space cannibalism

<i>Tharsis</i> is a digital, single-player board game about four astronauts and their harrowing journey to Mars. Like all journeys to Mars, theirs devolves into hysterics, brash decision making, and uncomfortable sacrifices for the greater good of a questionable mission. Has any fictional character ever …

Blade & Soul launches today, major updates and esports tournaments coming soon

After an initial announcement that it was finally coming to North America last year, NCSoft's kung fu-focused massively multiplayer game, <i>Blade & Soul</i>, goes live for all players today. But according to the publisher, the content at launch is just the beginning of what North American players be able …

The beautiful Buick Avista may have already won the Detroit Auto Show

First, a disclaimer: this isn't a real car — yet. But Buick is extraordinarily stupid if it doesn't put the Avista (or something very close to it) into production.<p>The Avista is a swoopy 2+2 coupe (meaning it has two vestigial rear seats, but is mainly designed for two adult passengers) that debuted …

'Bloodborne' Ruined Every Other Video Game In 2015

I keep hearing this fascinating refrain about <i>Bloodborne.</i> It goes something like this:<p>“I could never get into the <i>Souls</i> games, but I love <i>Bloodborne.</i>”<p>The other thing I keep hearing?<p>“<i>Bloodborne</i> has ruined every other game for me this year.”<p>There are variations on this, but I can spot a true believer …

Maingear proves that all-in-ones can be monster gaming PCs

The Alpha 34 has performance you'd expect from a custom tower in a much smaller space.<p>Ask gamers why they don't buy all-in-one PCs and they'll usually give you two main reasons: The hardware isn't beefy enough, and it's rare that you can upgrade after the fact. Well, Maingear might have both issues …

Intel Corporation

iPhone 6S (left) cannot compete with the detail of the Samsung Galaxy S6 even in perfect conditions. Image credit Gordon Kelly

Samsung Galaxy

Calculating the Value of Time: How Much is Your Time Really Worth?

Not all uses of time are equal and this simple truth can make a big difference in life. Understanding how to get the most out of your time starts …

League of Legends is about to become a better game by learning from sports

"Players are treating League as a sport, so it's okay for us to design it as if it were a sport."<p>How do you improve a game that's been around for six years and has become a mainstay of the esports scene? How do you take something with tens of millions of players and actually make it better? Those …

League of Legends

Former Instagram Model Edits Her Posts To Reveal Truth Behind The Photos

Internet model Essena O'Neill's vendetta against the world of social media is beyond captivating and probably better than anything on Netflix.<p>When it …

Want a computer for less than a Benjamin? We’ve rounded up 10 options

We know what you want. Yes, you. You want a computer, but you don’t want to pay much for it. In fact, when you see today’s Surface Books and MacBooks …

Batteries

Just how likely are cars with helper-drones?

As arch-creator of concept car follies, Rinspeed is no stranger to outlandish designs, but just how practical is the drone-equipped Etos? The …

'Overwatch' is Blizzard's first all-new game in years, see it Thursday

Legendary game developer Blizzard hasn't released an entirely new game (not counting spin-offs of existing franchises; lookin' at you <i>Hearthstone</i> and <i>World of Warcraft</i>) in over 17 years, which is why <i>Overwatch</i> is so intriguing. We haven't heard much about it either, but that should change this week …

Samsung announces new 950 Pro SSD, with blazing read/write speeds on tap

By on September 23, 2015 at 7:30 am<p>Samsung announced a new family of ultra-high end SSDs today, dubbed the 950 Pro. This new drive family will debut …

Computer Hardware