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Dishonored 2 Gameplay Is Big on Decapitations, Low on Ludonarrative Dissonance

Aesop didn’t have an Xbox. If he did, the ancient Greek fabulist may have given us some great games about boys crying wolf or hard-working ants and …

How to Make Beautiful Midori-Style Traveler’s Notebooks

Hello. My name is Gareth Branwyn and I am a notebook addict. I have co-designed/edited several notebooks, including the Maker’s Notebook, have handmade my own, and have an embarrassingly large collection of commercial blank journals.<p>So, it’s no wonder that I loved Linn’s latest video on her Darbin …

Time Might Only Exist in Your Head, Say Physicists

Universal time doesn’t add up.<p>Out of all the pressures we face in our everyday lives, there’s no denying that the nature of time has the most …

We haven't seen this happen since right before World War II

That's why the geopolitical pattern developing in Eurasia is so ominous. It is like a hurricane—absorbing huge amounts of energy from the ocean, using that energy to build a vast, integrated structure, and then destroying whatever it touches.<p>The Eurasian landmass is the main source of that kind of …

World History

Trump Will Win, Says a Professor Who Correctly Predicted the Last 8 Presidential Elections

Say it ain't so.<p>Stock up on canned goods. Build a bunker. Plan a one-way trip to Canada. Do whatever you need to do to prepare for a Donald J. Trump presidency. A professor and historian who has correctly predicted the results of presidential elections for the past 30 years recently forecasted a …

Donald Trump

The final condition for a market crash is falling into place

Sometimes I wonder if I’m ever going to run out of new things to say about the economy. Nothing interesting has happened in a long time.<p>Our …

The Singularity and the Neural Code

<i>The following is an edited, updated version of an article originally written for</i> IEEE Spectrum.<p>I’m 62, with all that entails. Grey hair, trick knee, …

Singularity

Singapore airport's best food found at staff canteens | CNN Travel

Singapore (CNN) — Hidden above a terminal car park and tucked away at the end of a dingy corridor lies Singapore airport's best-kept secret: its staff canteens. World's apart from the glitzy hub's rooftop swimming pool and butterfly garden, these loud hawker markets serve up some of the best -- and …

Swimming Pools

The 8 Biggest Barriers To Economic Growth

Last month I ran across a fascinating study by economist John Cochrane. He is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, former University of Chicago professor, and adjunct scholar with the Cato Institute.<p>Cochrane wrote a paper on economic growth last year as part of a project to design …

Economics

The world's biggest advertising company says these are the 10 key global market trends affecting businesses right now

Advertising groups and their earnings are a good bellwether for the global economy — they work with hundreds of client spanning almost every sector and geography, so they have an informed insight as to what businesses are worried about and reasons to feel bullish about the forthcoming year.<p><b>These</b> …

Advertising

Space radio signal solves the mystery of the missing matter

For the first time, scientists detect the origin point of a space radio signal 6 billion light-years away and manage to find the universe's missing matter as a result.<p><i>Update April 5 PT, 2016: Researchers at Harvard University have announced that the afterglow on which these conclusions are based</i> …

Universe

UBS: Globalisation is collapsing around us

This is according to analysts at UBS, who think it may lead to a "global war for capital," where countries with strong domestic funding win and those depending on foreign investment lose.<p>Here's UBS' Paul Donovan and Sophie Constable:<p>The globalisation of capital flows were as much a feature of the …

Economics

The Top 8 “Conspiracy Theories” That Are Turning Out To Be True

I'm in!<p>Conspiracy Theory: It’s a term used by many to brush off something that clashes with what they believe in, or have believed in, for a long …

Only one thing that can jumpstart the global economy right now — but no government is willing to do it

The low-growth environment the world seems to be trapped in, said Raman Srivastava, Standish Mellon Asset Management's co-deputy chief investment officer and managing director of global fixed income, a BNY Mellon investment boutique, is probably not going to change anytime soon.<p>There is, however, …

Economy

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Entertainment

5 Powerful Laws to Achieve Anything You Want Faster

The speed at which we learn can determine the quality of our lives. Imagine if you could achieve a goal you’ve always wanted in a matter of months …

An entrepreneur who raised over $1 million for his company at age 19 shares 3 tips that will make you more successful

Nearly five years after launching One, the app is connecting college students at Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and more than 20 other campuses. Levy serves as the company's chief operating officer.<p>He's also the founder of Silicon Valley's NextGen conference, which brings together future startup …

Startups

This $14-billion machine is set to usher in a new era of nuclear fusion power

It's called ITER, Latin for "The Way," and is expected to usher in a new era of nuclear fusion-powered electricity — something scientists and engineers have been working toward for over 40 years.<p>By fusing two forms of hydrogen, called deuterium and tritium, together, the machine would generate 500 …

Energy

An Arab billionaire shares his explosive views on Obama, Iran, ISIS, and what falling oil prices will do to the Middle East

This is the second year in a row we spoke with this investor.<p>Last year, the investor agreed to answer our questions, but only if we redacted his name and only referred to him as an "Arab" investor and billionaire. We went with the same set up this year so we could get the most honest outlook on …

Middle East

Bill Ackman just confirmed an idea about stocks that had Wall Street totally freaked out last year

Ackman's fund, Pershing Square, had a terrible 2015, delivering a -19.3% gross return.<p>His biggest mistake, he said, was misunderstanding a certain kind of company — platform companies.<p>"Our biggest valuation error was assigning too much value to the so-called 'platform value' in certain of our …

Markets

25 little-known iPhone features

THINK your intimate relationship with your iPhone means you know everything? Think again. You didn’t know about these nifty tricks.

iPhone

The one technology that I think could kill the iPhone

Apple is truly the iPhone company right now. But that could change soon.<p>The iPhone business accounts for a whopping 68% of Apple's total revenue, …

This ‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ Mod Is So Beautiful, You’ll Feel Like You’re Finally Playing The Films

PC gamers have been graced with some seriously beautiful graphics mods in recent years. <i>GTA IV</i> had the iCEnhancer mod that changed the way the PC community looked at potential post-launch graphics upgrades, then Martin “Toddyftw” Bergman upped the ante by making the already beautiful GTA V look …

Apocalypse Pig: The Last Antibiotic Begins to Fail

I mentioned on Monday that this past week was intended by the CDC, WHO and other health authorities to be a global awareness week for antibiotic resistance. Alarming news that came out of China at the end of the week certainly created new awareness of resistance, but possibly not what the …

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Quantum Mechanics

Computing at the Speed of Light

Scientists are one step closer to creating a computer that uses pure light, rather than electrons, to transmit information.<p>Today’s computers use …

5 awesome movies have come out — drop everything and see one of them this weekend

One where a string of movies comes out the same weekend that will satisfy you, whether you love a big Hollywood epic or an intimate indie.<p>Some of them are made by legends and others by rising stars who are just starting to make names for themselves.<p>Let's break down five movies you should run to see …

Tom Hanks

Discover 4 Key Differences Between B2C and B2B Marketers [New Research]

B2C marketers meet more frequently to discuss their content marketing and find more value in those meetings than their B2B peers.These findings and …

Marketing

The 25 best restaurants in the world, according to travelers

A dish from Vue de Monde in Melbourne, Australia. TripAdvisor TripAdvisor has released its list of the best restaurants in the world.<p>The list is based on millions of traveler ratings and reviews.<p>Most of this year's winners are in Europe, but there are a few restaurants in America, Asia, Africa, and …

TripAdvisor

MORGAN STANLEY: Here are 36 stocks that should thrive no matter what

But even if the markets and economy as a whole were to turn, there will continue to be growth stories here and there that'll deliver no matter what.<p>These are the secular growth stories.<p>On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley released its annual list of secular growth stocks.<p>"To build this Secular Growth Stocks …

Investing