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How to create Daenerys Targaryen in Dragon Age: Inquisition

Designing a great character in <i>Dragon: Age Inquisition</i> is the first step to kicking off a successful game, but why settle when you can play as the Mother of Dragons?<p>Reddit user killerewok added a <i>Game of Thrones</i> twist to <i>Inquisition</i> by recreating Daenerys Targaryen, played by Emilia Clarke in the HBO …

Walmart's Cyber Monday sale includes a great PS4 bundle and mysterious 3DS XL sale

Walmart is loaded up with sales this year, even ignoring the scam that had them mistakenly selling PS4s for under $100 a pop. We've listed the store's pre-sales, its Black Friday sales, and now we're looking at Walmart's Cyber Monday sale.<p>While not the biggest sale of the bunch, the Cyber Monday …

This chart will help you find the best Black Friday console deals

It's that time of the year again: time to pick up a gaming console on the cheap, often with a bunch of goodies thrown in for good measure. Or, you know, to buy one as a gift for someone or whatever.<p>This year we're trying something new: We're pulling out all of the Black Friday console bundles and …

How to win at (almost) everything

In games, humans are hopelessly predictable. Spot this hidden behaviour and you can crush puny-minded opponents in everything from the lottery to Rock, Paper, Scissors.<p>Although we can never outwit the weather or natural disasters, there are ways to master those other seemingly unpredictable …

Sherlock Holmes

No, Your IQ is Not Fixed for Life (Op-Ed)

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Psychology

Nick and JB Are Two Autistic Guys with the Best Music Show on the Internet

<i>Hot Tracks</i> has been running strong on public access in Michigan for 12 seasons, and the duo are now the subject of a documentary about the show, their day-to-day lives, and their sense of humor. We spoke to one of the filmmakers to find out more...<p><i>Nick (left) and JB</i><p>This is Nick and JB. They …

Filmmaking

Autopsy: Father kills wife, 2 disabled adult children in Elmhurst murder-suicide

An 82-year-old man fatally shot himself and three members of his family in the head Saturday night in a murder-suicide in west suburban Elmhurst, officials said.<p>According to the DuPage County coroner's office, an autopsy conducted today determined that Frank Stack, 82, committed suicide after …

Magnetic brain stimulation treatment shown to boost memory

Non-invasive transcranial technique leads to 24-hour-long improvement in memory function and could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's and other conditions<p>Memory can be boosted by using a magnetic field to stimulate part of the brain, a study has shown. The effect lasts at least 24 hours after …

How mindfulness can ease 'burden' of dementia - Futurity

Mindfulness training eases depression and improves sleep and quality of life for both people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers, research …

James Foley's murder, and the psychology of our fascination with the gruesome

We find the horrible images and video of things like beheadings appalling – yet we are drawn to them. Dean Burnett examines why<p>After <b>Islamic State militants in Iraq murdered reporter James Foley</b>, they released a video of his beheading, the New York Post put a picture of it on its front page, and …

Neglected boys are more likely to be violent teens - Futurity

Parental neglect during childhood—not physical abuse—is the strongest predictor of violent behavior during a boy's teen years.

Hospital killing shows safety gap in mental health

When a man opened fire at a hospital outside Philadelphia, fatally shooting his caseworker and wounding his psychiatrist, the doctor saved his own life and probably the lives of others by pulling out a gun and shooting the patient.<p>If Dr. Lee Silverman's decision to arm himself at the office was …

How to Settle Your Mind | The Art of Manliness

The modern man often leads a rather harried life. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Pass Your Clutter Through The Three Gates Of Meaning:</b> To decide …

Scientists Are Afraid To Talk About The Robot Apocalypse, And That's A Problem

I thought it'd be a cool story to interview academics and robotics professionals about the popular notion of a robot takeover, but four big names in the area declined to talk to me. A fifth person with robo street cred told me on background that people in the community fear that publicly talking …

Singularity

The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science

Microsoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand

Quantum computing -- it's a term we're hearing more and more, as companies such as D-Wave build their own early versions of super-machines. Microsoft, naturally, is investing considerable resources in the field as well; its Station Q research lab in Santa Barbara brings together experts studying …

Improved parenting may fortify low-income kids against poverty effects

For children growing up in poverty, the seeds of poor health in adulthood appear to be sown early. But a nurturing parent may be able to foster a child's resilience to such conditions as allergies, diabetes,<p>heart diseaseand some cancers, says a new study.<p>To gauge the lasting health effects of good …

Parenting

Is cystic fibrosis two different diseases? - Futurity

Cystic fibrosis could be considered two diseases—one that affects multiple organs including the lungs—and one that doesn't affect the lungs at all.

Medicine

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Watch: This Optical Illusion Will Make You Hallucinate

A neurological principle first written about by Aristotle can make you trip.<p>Dropping a tab of acid is a surefire way to experience a hallucination, but for a less chemical-heavy trip, set aside two minutes and watch this video. Then immediately look away. Come back when you’re done.<p>Freaky, right? …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness