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43 Big Games Coming in 2017

There's something for everyone next year!<p>With another excellent year of gaming in the books, it's time to look forward to what's in store for us next …

Santa Monica

This Video Tutorial Teaches You to Balance on Your Hands

The basic crow pose is an advanced-beginner yoga pose that’s a great stepping stone for teaching you to balance on your hands. And it’s like the …

Driving Southern California: San Diego to Santa Barbara

This road trip along the Pacific coast offers epic views, delicious fried treats, and the chance to unwind to our perfect Southern California playlist.<p>A new year deserves a new road map. As one year closes and another queues up, change sits patiently on the horizon, waiting for you to take …

California

This Online Course Is a Good Introduction to Ethical Hacking

“Hacking” carries a lot of negativity around it, but not all hacking is used for evil. Learning about it arms you with the necessary knowledge to …

You’re about to fall in love with a $180 robot

This is probably how Westworld began<p>He looks like a toy truck when he’s sitting on the shelf. A $180 toy truck.<p>Setting him up is pretty easy. You plug his charger into the wall, download the app to your iPhone or Android device, and connect to him as you would to any WiFi network in your phone’s …

I took a $30 test that told me if I had 'superhero' genes — and it was by far the most fun test I've taken

I've done ones that told me where my ancestors came from, ones that tried to advise me how to eat and exercise, and of course, 23andMe's test.<p>But until now, I hadn't come across one that would tell me if I had "superpowers."<p>So, when I heard about Orig3n, a biotech company that offers such a test, I …

Genetics

Rise and Shine Brighter With a Smart Bedroom

Why you should bring smart products into the bedroom<p>There is no room in your home that has a greater determination over the day you will have than …

Putting a GoPro on a Hot Wheels Track Is the Safest Way to Become a Stunt Driver

Think you can pull off burnouts, drifts, and breath-taking jumps in your sedan just because you’ve seen all the <i>Fast and Furious</i> films? Being a stunt …

BMW's self-balancing motorcycle of tomorrow

In the distant future, motorcycle riders will have no need of helmets or padded clothing. They also won't need to put their feet on the ground when they stop. That's because, according to BMW, the motorcycle of the future will balance itself and will help the driver avoid crashes.<p>BMW, which is …

Time Warner

A Walking Tour of New York’s Massive Surveillance Network

Earlier this month, on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the lower tip of Manhattan was thronged with soldiers in uniform, firefighters …

This Star Wars Fan Film Will Actually Make You Feel Sorry for Stormtroopers

Stormtroopers are helmeted for a reason—not being able to see their faces makes us feel okay about our heroes mowing down tons of them as they go …

Apple’s iOS 10 arrives today to deliver iMessage reboot and reinvent your lock screen

Apple’s latest update to its mobile operating system, iOS 10, lands today. While it’s not a radical overhaul, it does pack some fairly big changes.<p>Officially, the release time is 10 a.m. on the West Coast. It’s available to everyone with an iPhone 5 or newer, an iPad Air or newer, an iPad Mini 2 or …

Sony unveils PlayStation 4 PRO: officially the world’s most powerful console

By Robert Jones<p>Sony has announced its new flagship videogame console - PlayStation 4 PRO.<p>PlayStation Meeting 2016 as it happened<p>The new console, …

Gaming

Truecaller is finally usable on the iPhone

Seven years after it first launched its iPhone app, Truecaller is finally getting real-time spam protection features.<p>Truecaller announced today that …

Remember Playing 'The Floor Is Hot Lava' As a Kid? It's Now a Video Game

When there’s nothing on TV, and it’s raining outside, and you’re bored of your toys, every kid always has one reliable way to entertain themselves: …

The beginner’s guide to cutting out sugar

If you had to pick a public health enemy number one, you could make a <i>very</i> strong case for (or really, against) sugar.<p>The sweet stuff’s been deemed …

Wellness

How to Eat Well When You're Young and Broke

It doesn't have to be all dollar menus and junk food.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and</b> <b>Android</b><p>Eating well is a struggle for everyone, and when you're on a budget, it's damn near impossible. Walk into the grocery store with dreams of stocking your fridge with organic, free-range, and locally sourced foods, …

Water Beads Are Completely Invisible When Submerged

Using a super-absorbing chemical compound called sodium polyacrylate, you can turn boring old H2O into a magical blob-like substance. There’s a lot …

Overwatch’s first new map is Eichenwalde, a German castle

A new battleground arrives this September<p>At Gamescom today, Blizzard revealed the first new map coming to <i>Overwatch</i>. It’s called Eichenwalde and it will be coming to the competitive shooter in September.<p>Eichenwalde is a hybrid assault/escort map. Players will have to escort a battering ram to …

Overwatch

The 20 best things to do in LA

Might we suggest drawing nude models, locking yourself in a room until you solve can solve mathematical riddles to get out, or strolling through an urban labyrinth?<p>Here are 22 of the absolute best things to do in this city, including new ways to experience the L.A. institutions you've been to again …

12 apps that every student should have

Scientists have managed to partially restore feeling and function to the legs of paralysed patients

The study, published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports, describes how a year of training enabled participants with spinal cord injuries to recover some sensation, voluntary muscle contraction, and control over bowel function — evidence of neurological recovery that the authors were not …

Research

Sony Confirms September PlayStation Event

Could this be the reveal of PlayStation Neo?<p>Sony has confirmed, in an invitation provided to IGN, that the company will hold a PlayStation-focused …

PlayStation

34 free things to do in Disneyland

At Disneyland, free items abound. In fact I would say that free and Disneyland go hand in hand (or Mickey Glove in Mickey Glove). There are numerous free experiences and items available at the Disneyland Resort if you know where to look.<p>This list covers the noteworthy free items scattered …

Robot Prisoners Trudge to Freedom in This Quick Hit of Scifi Eye Candy

In a dystopian future, a group of robot prisoners break free and are allowed to venture into the unknown, where they meet a strange duo who help them …

adidas NMD R1 "The Brand With The 3 Stripes"

The adidas NMD R1 Primeknit “Three Stripes” Is Releasing On July 4th<p>July 2, 2016 by John Kim<p>4.61 / 5 <i>76 VOTES</i><p>The hunt for adidas NMDs doesn’t seem to …

Shoes

UK Votes to Leave the European Union, These Videos Explain What Happens Now

Last night, the results from the UK’s referendum to leave the European Union came in: Britain has voted to leave. Otherwise known as the “brexit,” …

5 Things You Probably Don't Know About Tesla

Electric car maker Tesla surprised many this week when co-founder and CEO Elon Musk announced the company would buy solar installer SolarCity. Musk …

Hands-on: 75 new features in iOS 10 [Video]

On Monday Apple unveiled the highly-anticipated software update for the iPhone and iPad. As expected, it’s a huge release that brings a bevy of new and exciting features to the table.<p>In the following video walkthrough, we take a look at 75 of the features and changes found in iOS 10. Some of the …