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4 Best Real-Time Strategy Video Games You Should Buy In 2017

By building off the foundations and bolstering the series with memorable missions, an incredible story, and awe-inspiring visuals, Blizzard has …

How to cheat your way to skiing like a pro

You know the feeling. You’ve been looking forward to your ski holiday all year, you get to the resort, the snow’s perfect, the sky is blue. And then you just can’t do it. In your head and your heart you’re carving perfect tracks on piste, or skimming through powder, but in reality your legs are …

How to Buy New Skis

If you subscribe to our magazine, you've already seen the Buyer's Guide in print, and if you're like us, you've folded a few corners to the mark the …

The Best Lifestyle Choice for Saving the Planet Just Might Surprise You

New research shows that having smaller families is the most effective way to rein in greenhouse gas emissions.<p>Want to do all you can to help the environment? You have lots of options, of course, from driving less and recycling more to installing solar panels on your roof. But provocative new …

British Columbia

Grow a 100-year old forest in your backyard - in just 10 years

<b>Obviously, you can't literally grow a century-old forest in just a decade, but by mimicking nature's forest-building process, it's possible to</b> …

Performance Analysis: Battleborn beta on PS4 and Xbox One

The MOBA craze has transitioned to first person shooters, with two titles throwing up open beta tests within weeks of each other. Blizzard's …

Unreal Engine

8 Common Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Unprofessional

Here are eight common writing mistakes that you should avoid--or correct--if you want your writing to stand out for the right reasons.<p>As a writer and editor by profession--and an avid reader--I often see errors creep into writing that make me wonder, "Why didn't the author take a few moments to …

Creative Writing

What’s the secret of good writing?

If you find yourself procrastinating, or stifled by panic, or writer’s block, I can reveal that the solution to your troubles is…<p>I first encountered Robert Boice’s name about three years ago, somewhere online; after that, it started popping up every other month. Boice, I learned, was a US …

Creative Writing

Take Care of Your Xbox, PS Controllers: How to Clean, Repair and Customise

The controllers for Xbox 360 and PS3 are quite user-repairable.<p>We all love our consoles, irrespective of whichever generation they belong to. Be it a …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

Every American war summed up in one sentence

America has fought in a lot of wars so it can be hard to keep track of all of them. As a quick reference guide, here is every American war, each captured in a single tidy sentence.

War

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

Self-improvement

These high-fashion photos were taken with an iPhone, here's how you can too

Fashion photographs were once left to the professionals, the likes of Annie Leibovitz, Bruce Weber or Steven Meisel.<p>But tech has made the art form a …

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

Time Management

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

4 skills that will help you stand out in any job interview

If you're in job search mode or even keeping your eye on job openings *just in case*, then you're probably wondering what you can do to really get …

For Now, This May Be The Closest Thing To A Realistic 'Jurassic World' Video Game

<i>Jurassic World</i> is debuting in theaters tonight. The sequel/reboot to the original <i>Jurassic Park</i> has gotten decent, if not glowing reviews, and spawned its very own LEGO video game.<p>But the closest thing to an actual, realistic dinosaur game coming out is <i>ARK: Survival Evolved</i>, a game that just …

Jurassic World

7 free tools for anyone who wants to become a better writer

The awesome (and scary) thing about being a writer is that you can always improve. It's why people can sit on a draft for weeks — every time they …

The paleontologist who worked on 'Jurassic World' is trying to create a real dinosaur within 5 to 10 years

No, there isn't dinosaur DNA trapped in amber, waiting to be replicated and cloned.<p>But that's not the only way to make a dino, said Jack Horner, the paleontologist who worked on "Jurassic World" (and the rest of the "Jurassic Park" films), and he wants to make it happen.<p>How did we get to this …

Paleontology

DIY PC: How To Source Cheap And Compatible Parts For Your Next Build

Welcome once again to DIY PC, a regular feature customized for PC builders and PC gamers. Ordinarily we examine the week’s hardware news, but this time around we’re going to focus on one thing: finding the most affordable and compatible parts for your next build.<p>For people pondering their first …

Drums

GM Corn Cause Damage to DNA, Reproduction and Blood

<i>By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News</i><p>New research published in the Turkish Journal of Biology completely shatters the myth that …

Genetics

Tested: Fischer Carbonlite Skate H-Plus

<b>Nordic Language</b><p>While the first cross-country skis were simply two planks of hickory, modern ski construction consists of a lot more than meets the …

I bought a fake Apple Watch for $27 at CES

LAS VEGAS— It will likely be at least two months before the highly anticipated Apple Watch hits shelves, but at least one company has already made a …

7 of the Craziest Predictions for the Future, From the Past

Back in 1992, in a special issue of TIME devoted to predicting what to expect in the new millennium, writer Lance Morrow waxed philosophical about …

Nikola Tesla

Sony executives switched to old BlackBerrys after cyberattack

Sony Pictures Entertainment had to go back in time after a massive cyberattack crippled its email system, cutting out modern technology and using …

Apple Sued for False Advertising of iPhones

Apple is facing a lawsuit accusing the company of falsely advertising the storage capacity available in its iPhones, iPads and iPods.<p>The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday in the northern district of California, says that the massive data footprint of the iOS 8 operating system eats into the advertised …

5 ways wearables must change to make us healthier in 2015

Many of us bought fitness wearables in 2014. We counted our steps, our distance walked, our quality sleep time. But almost as many of us probably ended up abandoning our new devices before we’d worn them even a month.<p>Because my job involves testing many of these devices, I’ve been through the …