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Patient Man Walks Across Every Grand Theft Auto Game

Driving is for the weak. Reader Conor decided the other day to traverse <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> the hard way: by walking. Across not one of the games, but <i>all</i> …

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

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Months Later, Elite: Dangerous Players Make Major Discovery About Mysterious Alien Artifacts

You might remember the mysterious alien items that had <i>Elite: Dangerous</i> players stumped earlier this year. Well, they recently made a major …

A Few Quick Tips For Folks Playing The Star Wars Battlefront Beta

Today, the public beta for <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> starts at 1PM EST for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Many of you will want to play it straight, as you would …

The Best Thing You're Not Doing With Your Sheet Pans

5 things to sandwich between two baking sheets.<p>Sandwiching food between two baking sheets in the oven gives you twice as much heated surface area for quicker and more even browning, not to mention a tidier shape. We use this technique to make:<p>Grilled Cheese or Pressed Sandwiches<p>Butter both sides of …

‘Seven’ Screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker Looks Back At What’s Inside The Box, 20 Years Later

Brad Pitt has had a hell of a film career, no one can argue that. After making women swoon as a shirtless thief in <i>Thelma & Louise</i>, he offered a glimpse of his scary side in <i>Kalifornia</i> and then became the world’s hottest vampire when Robert Pattinson was still learning his multiplication tables. Yet …

Mario Maker Level Is An Awesome Tribute To Dragon Ball Z

Here’s a simple yet sweet <i>Dragon Ball</i> tribute made by Eddie Stilson in <i>Super Mario Maker</i>.<p>It’s a musical stage, full of renferences, where <i>Dragon Ball …

CRACKED.com, 27 Surprising Real Stories Behind Famous Songs

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Lifehacks

A Brief History of PG-13

D&D now on Steam, complete with dice and a Dungeon Master

<i>Fantasy Grounds</i>, one of the leading virtual tabletop platforms, now offers officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons content from Wizards of the Coast. Available through Steam, the software can allow players to virtually recreate the 5th edition D&D tabletop experience complete with dice rolling, 2D …

Board Games

6 Things You Missed in the New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer

6 Illegal Cocktails Banned in the U.S. and the United Kingdom

It's human nature to want to raise the bar. If your car has 300 horsepower, you want 400. If you have a 2,000-square-foot house, you want 3,000. So why should it be any different when it comes to booze? These six cocktails upped the alcoholic ante--then ended up getting slapped by the long arm of …

DEADPOOL Movie Set Video Showcases Stunts and Fan Poster

Grand Theft Auto 5's first PC director video is a stunning example of what's to come

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> hit Windows PC this morning and with it the ability to create absolutely stunning in-game videos using the title's robust video editor.<p>Rockstar Games commissioned YouTuber 8-Bit Bastard to create a video to show off the power of the editor. Running, Man is a short featuring …

Which Glasses Are Right for Your Face Shape?

Pick from these seven frames for every face type.<p>Finding the right glasses always seems to fall under one of two extremes, depending on your face and disposition: either <i>everything</i> seems to work just fine, and picking the right pair is a matter of details, or <i>nothing</i> seems to fit, and the world just …

Psychedelic drugs 'as safe as riding a bike or playing soccer' and could help solve addiction

The use of psychedelic drugs is as safe as riding a bike or playing football, according to the heads of a drug research organisation.<p>Teri Krebs and …

Drug Addiction

If Heaven Had a Periodic Table: All the Ingredients in Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Flavors [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>Chocolate, vanilla, caramel, coffee, fruit, nuts, marshmallow, cookies, cake, brownies.</b><p>If Heaven had a periodic table!<p>Ben & Jerry’s has more than 70 …

9 Tips for Faster Wi-Fi Streaming

The cable plan you signed up for promised up to 300Mbps of blistering Internet speed, but reality has proven to be somewhat different. You’re barely …

Dedication: Guy Spent 4 Years Creating This 80's Style Star Wars Anime All By Himself

This is 'TIE Fighter', a beautiful seven minute Star Wars short drawn and animated entirely by Youtuber OtaKing77077 in the style of 1980's anime. It …

3-Ingredient Chocolate Dessert Recipes For Emergencies

When a chocolate emergency strikes, sometimes a simple candy bar just won't do. Sometimes you need a fudgy brownie, a moist piece of cake or a serious cookie. Decadent chocolate desserts of this nature aren't easy to make though, right? When you need a chocolate treat in a pinch, you have to either …

New Too Many Cooks stars Bill Clinton, China, screaming Howard Dean and demon sheep

Someone at CNN deserves a big fat raise.<p>The network just put out a new take on the insanely popular, insanely insane <i>Too Many Cooks</i> short created by Casper Kelly for Adult Swim.<p>The original was a send-up of television introductions that featured references to more than 30 television shows and movies …

Bill Clinton

Final Fantasy 11 comes to an end on PS2 and Xbox 360 next year

Square Enix confirmed today that PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 versions of the 13-year-old massively multiplayer game <i>Final Fantasy 11</i> will finally come to an end by March 2016.<p><i>Final Fantasy 11</i> will remain active on Windows PC, however. The first chapter of the game's final main scenario, called …

Ori and the Blind Forest review: the places you'll go

<i>Ori and the Blind Forest</i> is the kind of game I hate to review.<p>I've reviewed hundreds of games, and some have been a real pain in the ass, for sure. Some games are bad, and I have to play them anyway. Some games are middling, disappointing examples of a great concept and bad execution. Then there …

5 Super Useful Bottles of Bitters You Should Absolutely Own

In the 1800s, bitters were synonymous with a most unlikely industry: medicine.<p>Used to cure ailments like coughs, stomach aches and kidney disease, people started realizing that bitters were much better in drinks. (Still, it's hard not to wonder at their restorative qualities after a few sips of an …

Oklahoma Frat Boys Caught Singing 'There Will Never Be A Ni**** In SAE'

The national headquarters for Sigma Alpha Epsilon is closing its chapter at the University of Oklahoma after video surfaced Sunday of members on a bus singing racist lyrics about their fraternity. SAE's national office called the video "inappropriate" and said it was "disgusted" by its members …

Learning By Looking: Marvel Universe Relationship Chart

Note: Larger version HERE.<p>This is the Marvel universe relationship chart made by the folks at Webhostingbuzz, who probably have no business making …

14 Gems From Dealextreme, the World's Most Bizarre Shopping Site

Feeling bored? You need a store that sells ridiculous, confusing products that probably shouldn't even exist. Let me introduce you to one of my …

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The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Multiple Sclerosis

The Bourbon Bucket List: 15 Bourbons You Need to Try at Least Once

No other drink is as American as bourbon. Eastern Europeans can carry the vodka flag, the Scottish can bring the best scotch, but we’ll take a bottle …