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These were E3 2015's best games

E3 is (thankfully) over, and that means the press that cover the event have recently cast their votes for what they thought were the best games from the show. You know those blurbs on box art saying "winner of over 90 awards" and the like? This is partly where they come from. Collectively known as …

Video: Catch Trout On Foam Ear Plugs

In case all the trout in your local honey hole have turned off of orange garlic PowerBait and shrimp-flavored Mike's Salmon Eggs after being pounded …

25 Best New Lures of 2015

**1. Rebel Micro Pop-R **<p><b>2. LiveTarget Trout Fry</b><p><b>3. Panther Martin FishseeUV Vibrant Image</b><p><b>4. Megabass Blading X</b><p><b>5. Megastrike Strikeback</b><p><b>6. Yamamoto</b> …

Weed beer: How to brew pot-infused High-PA, a cannabis beer from Colorado (VIDEO).

In Colorado, known for its 236 breweries and a fast-growing marijuana industry, it was only a matter of time before pot married the state’s signature …

NASA Chief Scientist Is Sure We'll Find Alien Life Within 20 Years

The truth is out there<p>NASA is certain: We’re not alone in this universe.<p>Speaking at a public panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C., NASA scientists discussed the likelihood of finding organic life in our solar system. Given the surprising number of oceans residing throughout our celestial home, they …

What Marijuana Actually Does to Your Brain and Body

Marijuana. Pot. Weed. Whatever you call it, it’s the most popular illegal drug in the world, gaining support for legalization for both medicinal and …

Fresno Deputy Police Chief Keith Foster Busted on Drug Charges

The deputy police chief of Fresno, California, was arrested Thursday on charges of possession and intent to distribute heroin and other drugs, federal and local law enforcement officials said.<p>Keith Foster, 51, was named by the Justice Department as one of four people nabbed in a year-long …

Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite Eight spot

CLEVELAND (AP) — Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder.<p>There was no …

Ski resorts offering deals on next-season passes

The 2015-16 "Cali4nia" Pass, which provides unlimited access to Mammoth Mountain, Bear Mountain, June Mountain and Snow Summit, is now on sale for $689. If purchased by April 6, skiers and snowboarders will get a $100 resort credit for use on lessons, equipment, lodging, dining and shopping. Pass …

Best Spring Skiing 2015

Here’s a little secret: It may officially be spring but now is the best time to be skiing Colorado and Utah. Warm weather and severe drought this season forced ski areas across California, including those near LA, to shut early. But the Rocky Mountains are experiencing some of the fluffiest …

Seven people injured in ski lift accident at Maine’s Sugarloaf Mountain

A packed ski lift abruptly halted and rolled backward at Maine’s Sugarloaf Mountain on Saturday morning, leaving seven adults injured — four of them …

Skiing

Sambuca Is the Unsung Hero of Your Liquor Cabinet with These 3 Cocktails

Of all after-dinner drinks out there, Sambuca is one of the best known. Generally colorless, the anise-flavored liqueur is served neat or with water, …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

University of California

Aurora May Be Visible As Far South As Tennessee And New Mexico Tonight

A giant solar storm is slamming into Earth, and the results could be pretty<p>Two days ago, a pair of huge coronal mass ejections (CMEs) left the Sun and headed for Earth. This morning at around 10:00 am Eastern time the massive magnetic bubbles of gas slammed into the Earth's atmosphere, interacting …

10 Things You Need To Know When Filling Out Your NCAA Tournament Bracket

Everybody thinks they have a shot at winning their bracket pool. It’s easy to get sucked in, convince yourself with positive thinking and walk into Thursday saying “this is it, I’m going to have the perfect bracket, this is the year!” The harsh reality is that you are probably not going to win your …

College Sports

Breaking down every early matchup in the NCAA Tournament

Sixty-eight teams will begin the NCAA Tournament this week, all hoping to be the last one standing on April 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. …

Best March Madness apps for Android in 2018

Game on. The 2018 NCAA Tournament (that's college men's basketball, in case you're not into such things) is underway. That means countless work hours …

Eagle Films Flight From World’s Tallest Building, Sets Record [Video]

The Bird Khalifa<p>For a brief moment, there was an eagle on top of the world. With a camera strapped to its back and a gentle release, the eagle swooped down from the tallest point on the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, and in minutes landed on the hand of its falconer, on the ground.<p>Made …

Burj Khalifa

Take an incredible drone flight through the world's biggest cave

At a length of some 9 kilometres (5.6 miles), Hang Sơn Đoòng in Vietnam, near the Laos border, is the largest known cave in the world. Inside is a large, fast-flowing river; its own microclimate; a chamber 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) long, 200 metres (660 feet) high and 150 metres (490 feet) wide; and …

Drones

When humans go extinct: How life will evolve after we’re gone

The sixth extinction could wipe out up to half of Earth’s species. Michael Tennesen tells us what might happen next<p>The sixth mass extinction is nearly upon us. Species on Earth are dying out at a rate one thousand times greater than they were before humans began altering the environment. By the end …

Solar Plane Takes Off on Round-the-World Quest

Swiss pilots hope to complete journey in five months.<p>Little more than a century after the Wright brothers launched a gas-powered airplane from a sandhill outside Kitty Hawk, a team of Swiss explorers took off Sunday for their own run at aviation history, in a plane fueled only by sunlight.<p>Strapped …

Solar Impulse

Eating a Burger or Driving a Car: Which Harms Planet More?

Up to 93 million cows and counting—find out how our reliance on industrial feedlots is affecting the environment.<p>They provide us with beef and milk, the gel coating for pills, soap, ice cream, baseballs, and printing ink. But our dependence on cattle, especially the beef we consume in larger …

Agriculture

Report: 49ers will add RB Reggie Bush

After Reggie Bush visited the 49ers on Wednesday, general manager Trent Baalke said the team would weigh the “pros and cons” of signing the 30-year-old running back.<p>Evidently they determined the potential positives outweighed the negatives.<p>The 49ers have agreed to terms with Bush, ESPN reported, …

Hash Oil Explosions Related to Marijuana Pose Risk to Colorado Homes

Ever since the recreational use of pot became legal in Colorado last year, authorities have been dealing with a different type of marijuana boom: hash oil explosions.<p>A new, dangerous method of extracting hash oil from marijuana which involves blasting it with butane has been producing a more …

Whitetail Woods Regional Park Camper Cabins / HGA Architects and Engineers

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled into the hillside of a new regional park within the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, …

Types of girlfriends that you MUST avoid or will make your life hell

<b>Types of girlfriends</b> – Bad girlfriends don’t just suck, they give relationships a bad name. Check out this list of 15 types of bad girlfriends, and …

Danger Zone: 7 Essential Skills for Staying Alive in the Wild

Rod Alne has spent the better part of four decades navigating high-pressure situations in some of the world’s most demanding and unforgiving locales. …

Transcend GPS goggles

Regain the power on the powder with these next-generation goggles<p>An integrated GPS sensor fitted to these striking snow shades vectors your …

Boston Red Sox player says he turned down $100 million from the Giants because they disrespected his agent

Sandoval's agreement with the Red Sox was actually a discount, according to Sandoval.<p>The former San Francisco Giant told Bleacher Report that he turned down more money from the Giants because they were "disrespectful" during his negotiations, particularly to his agent:<p>"I knew early in spring …