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There’s A 6’8 Bodybuilding Freak Called The ‘Nightmare,’ And He’s Absolutely Frightening

Martyn Ford is a large man. He is a very large, scary man with tattoos covering his entire body. Twelve years ago, Ford (also known as “Nightmare”) began his transformation, going from a runner with 4 percent body fat to a real-life Hulk, a 6-foot-8 behemoth weighing 325 pounds.<p>In an interview with …

Body Fat

‘A Tale of Two Foxes’ Wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015

Canada amateur photographer Don Gutoski has been crowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 for the remarkable photo above, titled “A Tale of Two …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Inside the Garage of the Internet's Most Hated Self-Help Guru

Tai Lopez became the most hated guy on YouTube after a video ad ("here in my garage") for his self-help service went viral. I pushed past the Lamborghinis and the "67 Steps Program to the Good Life" to see who Tai Lopez really is.<p>If you've watched a video on YouTube in 2015, chances are you've seen …

I’m Every Touchpad: Sensel Morph Does Anything You Want Done, Baby

An iPad-sized touchpad that senses pressure can track faint brush strokes or a hard drumbeat. Naturally.<p>With a touch area the size of a small tablet, the Sensel Morph is a pressure-reading touchpad so sensitive it can detect anything from the wispy touch of a paintbrush to the pounding of a …

Donald Trump Reports for Jury Duty

Nasa astronauts take first bites of lettuce grown in space: ‘Tastes like arugula’

The bountiful harvest aboard the International Space Station is part of Nasa’s Veggie experiment to make spacecrafts more self-sustaining for longer missions<p>It was one small bite for man, one giant meal for mankind.<p>On a gustatory adventure never attempted by humanity, astronauts have for the first …

Fed Tells Room Full of Hackers to Hack His Phone, Drinks Whiskey

The deputy secretary of Homeland Security called for hackers to work more with the government.<p>The hacking conference Def Con has always had an adversarial relationship with government workers, or, as they're commonly referred by the attendees, feds. After the revelations of government spying …

The Life Of A Blind Kitten Becomes The Year’s Most Magical Indie Game

Wanderment is a particles-based 3-D platformer in which you have to guide a blind kitten back home<p>Is there anything sadder than a blind kitten? Yet <i>Wanderment</i>, a new indie game by developer Andrew Wang, makes the journey of a blind kitten across town into one of the joyous, magical interactive …

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Cara Delevingne should be cut some slack – TV interviews are seldom fun

The Paper Towns actor got a dressing-down from a TV show on account of her downbeat interview style, but remember that the junket environment is one that rarely inspires peppiness

A Marine explains which state would win if the US declared war on itself

<i>We've published the full answer from Quora user Jon Davis, a Marine veteran who is now a writer and blogger on military, veterans, and Middle Eastern affairs. In Oct. 2014, Davis' answer was optioned by a Hollywood producer for a potential television series.</i><p>These are the accounts of the Second …

Tom Cruise held his breath for 6 minutes in this crazy underwater stunt in the new 'Mission: Impossible'

You probably thought Cruise couldn't top climbing the tallest building in the world in "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol" in 2011, but you'd be wrong.<p>But according to the film's stunt coordinator, Wade Eastwood, that wasn't the stunt he was most concerned about Cruise taking on himself.<p>At a key …

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Director defends The Revenant after shoot branded a 'living hell'

Alejandro González Iñárritu dismisses claims he could have used CGI to save money and improve brutal conditions for cast and crew on frozen Canadian set<p>The Oscar-winning director of Birdman, Alejandro González Iñárritu, has defended his shoot for the harrowing western The Revenant against claims it …

The 11 biggest box-office bombs of 2015 so far

But as we hit the halfway point of 2015, we have to address the titles that did not do well.<p>From "Mortdecai" to "Aloha," here are 11 of the biggest bombs so far this year.

A psychologist reveals the best ways to maximize your sleep — and the No. 1 mistake everyone makes

Everyone wants to get better sleep. But sleep trouble is incredibly common.<p>And feeling tired the next day isn't the half of it. By not getting enough sleep you're reducing your IQ.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>And losing "beauty sleep" really …

Amazon Prime Day: All The Best Deals Will Be Here

The page to watch for all the best Amazon Prime Day deals.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>Watch for Amazon Prime Day</b> …

All of the new features coming to your iPhone and iPad this fall

The update brings several new features to Apple's products, including the new Apple News app, a more powerful version of Siri, and better multitasking for the iPad.<p>Here's a full tour of iOS 9, complete with screenshots of every major feature.

Pluto and Other Epic Space Photos

Our Beautiful Multiverse<p>Pluto and Other Epic Space Photos<p>The first fly-by of Pluto is already sending back some intriguing images. Here are our …

Solar System

Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is 'to live forever'

Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of "chatbot" that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue.<p>And the bot doesn't just answer by spitting out canned answers in response to certain words; it can form new answers from new …

How No Man’s Sky creator is using clever tech to build a truly indie game universe

Sean Murray isn’t creating just one new world. He’s creating a whole universe of them in his sci-fi game No Man’s Sky, which uses a clever technology to mathematically generate new worlds for players to explore.<p>This “procedural” technology has been around for a while, but it hasn’t been used on …

Everything You Need to Know About E3 2015

E3 2015 is just right around the corner and there is already a whole lot of exciting information to keep track of. So here's a round-up of all the important information, news, and videos we've got on this year's heavily anticipated trade show!<p>The E3 Schedule<p>You're going to want to stay tuned to …

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Sex, robots, and virtual reality — the future is now

In case you needed a reminder that “lonely men with lots of disposable income” is a great target demographic for your products, well here you go: <i>The</i> …

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen rekindle their bromance with a kiss

The world's foremost bromance, between Sirs Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, was rekindled once again on June 10, at the London premiere of <i>Mr. …

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How to Watch E3 2015

Don't miss a minute of IGN's daily live coverage.<p>The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo runs from June 16-18, and IGN will have everything you need …

The son of China's richest man bought 2 ultra-expensive gold Apple Watches for his dog

As first reported by Shanghaiist, Wang Sicong, son of property titan Wang Jianlin, has posted photos online of his dog kitted out in some high-end Cupertino bling.<p>Wang Sicong's dog has its own popular Weibo account— a Chinese social media site. The dog is wearing the rose gold Apple Watch Edition …

Karl Lagerfeld

16 Breakfast Recipes to Take You Around the World

Breakfast is always lauded as the most important meal of the day, yet it's so easy to fall into a rut: a bowl of cereal and a cup of joe if you're in a hurry, pancakes if you have the time, and oatmeal when you want to feel virtuous. Don't you feel antsy just reading that litany? Let's try looking …

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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’: How 9/11, Mel Gibson, and Heath Ledger’s Death Couldn’t Derail a Classic

It was the Keith Richards of movie projects—no matter what insane obstacles came in its path, be it 9/11, Mel Gibson’s drunken anti-Semitic meltdown, …

Mad Max

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ has no plot but it's still incredible

And we are not complaining.<p>Decades in the making, "Fury Road" is basically Miller's 1981 "Mad Max" sequel, "The Road Warrior," pumped with supercharged 3D visuals to provide a fun two-hour escapism experience.<p>The plot is extremely thin, but if you need one …<p>Tom Hardy plays Max — the original Mad …

PlayStation’s E3 2015 plans revealed – here’s everything you need to know

On Wednesday afternoon, Sony started sending out invitations for its E3 2015 press conference. Both Nintendo and Microsoft announced their own E3 …

No Man's Sky