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Video game obsession isn’t really about the video games. It’s about unmet psychological needs

Many parents are concerned with their child’s seemingly obsessive video game play. Fortnite, the most recent gaming phenomenon, has taken the world …

Psychology

Gloomhaven Is Coming To Video Games

<i>Gloomhaven</i>, a collection of miniatures saddled to a very long board game, is getting a digital adaptation sometime next year.<p>Asmodee Digital say the …

Board Games

A Woman Tweeted About A Male Stalker And The Replies Are Chilling

A woman’s tweet about a male stalker prompted so many terrifying stories<p>When you’re a woman, walking home late at night can be a very scary, tense …

Shandra Eliminated 1 Food to Jump-Start Her 92-Pound Weight Loss — It Wasn't Carbs

Shandra Redwine was cleaning out her closet last month when she found her old size-22 wedding dress. She used this time to reflect on her weight-loss efforts and celebrate how far she has come. "What a crazy journey!" she wrote in an Instagram post.<p>POPSUGAR caught up with Shandra, who gave us some …

Weight Loss

Be a Mister Handy, the Lone Gunslinger in Fallout board game expansion New California

Last year’s Fallout: The Board Game was a pretty good solution to an age-old problem: Fallout didn’t have enough hexes. (We cited it as one of the …

PC Gaming

Skyrim: Shadow of Morrowind Is a Stunning Experience That Fans Need to Try

<i>Skyrim</i> has been out for quite awhile but the expansive RPG experience in the iconic <i>Elder Scrolls</i> franchise continues to be the gift that keeps on …

Baldur's Gate lead designer James Ohlen has left BioWare after 22 years

James Ohlen has been with BioWare for an awfully long time: 22 years, in fact. He was the lead designer on the original Baldur's Gate and has racked …

Scythe’s final expansion pushes tabletop gaming forward yet again

Stonemaier Games’ The Rise of Fenris sets a high bar<p>Jamey Stegmaier continues to surprise me.<p>Stegmaier is the designer of <i>Scythe</i>, a novel strategy board game released in 2016, one that is beloved by fans and critics alike. He’s set to release the third and final expansion for that game, called</i> …

Taika Waititi shares trailer for ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ spinoff ‘Wellington Paranormal’

In this post-<i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> world, we can all agree that everything Taika Waititi touches turns to gold. That includes his 2014 vampire mockumentary</i> …

'Attack on Titan' to Share a Surprise at Its Season 3 Premiere

Anime Expo 2018 is now in full swing, and among the big premieres happening during the convention, one of the most highly-anticipated is no doubt the …

When You Don't Want To DM Dungeons Dragons, There's Gloomhaven

Yesterday we mentioned that <i>Gloomhaven,</i> which is widely considered to be the best board game on the market, was in stock with a "reasonable" $139.99 …

Octopath Traveler Is Nothing Like Final Fantasy VI

The producer of the gorgeous upcoming Switch game <i>Octopath Traveler</i> made waves this week with a quote in which he said that mechanically it was a …

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Warhammer: Chaosbane Offers a Different RPG Twist, A First for the Franchise

discover several iconic locations such as the cursed city of Praag, or Nuln, the old capital of the Empire.<p>For those that adore the world of tabletop …

The key to quitting fad dieting revealed: Woman, 30, who piled on the pounds by falling off the wagon at the end of each week reveals how she finally lost 24 KILOS

You wouldn't be alone if at some stage or another, you've said that you'll start your diet on Monday and continue eating as you want until that day …

Fitness

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine

It’s just a matter of time before we build a machine that can take us into the far future.<p><i>Watch AMC's Visionaries: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, a six-part series about focusing on AI, dark futures, aliens, and time travel.</i><p>In September 2015, cosmonaut Gennady Padalka arrived back on …

Physics

Book review: Coming to grips with warlike horrors in the B.C. interior

Before the Vietnam War and subsequent conflicts brought Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the attention of the general public, there were the …

Everything Stephen King Thinks You Need To Know About Writing

Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers of our generation. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and if nobody has told you yet, …

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

What Does a 1,500-Calorie-Day Look Like?

See what a day's worth of food looks like on a 1,500-calorie diet. Plus, get a sample meal plan to help you lose weight with healthy ideas for …

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

A Jack Campbell Primer: What to Read, Where to Begin

If you like “boots on the ground” style military science fiction, then you’ll probably want to start with the <i>Stark’s War</i> trilogy. <i>Stark’s War</i> follows …

Science Fiction

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words

In just 4 simple and straight-forward words, Jerry Seinfeld breaks down the key to better health and productivity.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your …

Procrastination

The amazing ways intermittent fasting changes your body and brain

Stars such as Beyoncé and Hugh Jackman have spoken publicly about following intermittent-fasting plans to get in shape. So how does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson of the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, …

Holistic Medicine

This Online 30-Day Sex Challenge Has Gone Viral ... But Would You Be Able To Handle It?

Just reading the rules is exhausting.<p>An online sex challenge to have sex every day for 30 days is gaining steam, but to many, it also sounds …

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn Review

Designing board games is a challenging business. It has the same risk as movie production, albeit at a dramatically smaller scale. However, the need …

Board Games

The Best In Tabletop 2017 – Near and Far

<i>We’ve been lucky in 2017, with amazing games hitting store shelves and our tables. We saw some of our favorite developers hit the shelves yet again</i> …