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Building your own gaming PC is incredibly rewarding -- here's what you'll need

The first thing you should think about is the processor (CPU).<p><i>Amazon/Intel/Business Insider</i><p>Why? Because it will dictate what motherboard you get, as …

Computer Hardware

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words | Inc.com

We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily language plays.<p>Whether it's a health goal, building a business, or any other goal, success …

Self-improvement

Jabra's Elite 65t are affordable wireless earbuds with great sound

Jabra may have just announced its latest totally wireless earbuds at CES, but I got a hold of a pair early and have been using them as primary headphones for about a week. While the $170 Elite 65t that I've been wearing isn't a final model, they still gave me an idea of what to expect when the …

Parenting Hero helps parents figure out how to talk to their kids

Parenting Hero is an app created on the premise no matter how many parenting books you read, a lot of that knowledge vacates your brain when faced with an indignant child on the verge of a meltdown. The app, currently available on iOS, takes tenets from the book “How to Talk So Little Kids Will …

Parenting

Can You Train Yourself to Develop Supersenses? Here's What Science Says

We're down for this.<p>Wouldn't it be great to be able to hear what people whispered behind your back? Or to read the bus timetable from across the …

These Are The Best Times To Book Holiday Travel

There’s no two ways about it: holiday travel is stressful and expensive.<p>A last-minute jaunt can cost you hundreds more in airfare if you don’t plan ahead. It is the busiest time of year for airports, as millions of Americans shuttle across the country visiting friends and loved ones.<p>Although no …

Flying

Explainer: what legal benefits do married couples have that de facto couples do not?

Opponents of marriage equality often say that married and de facto couples already have the same rights. To what extent is this true? And, in legal …

Samsung’s huge 49-inch gaming monitor is an ultrawide dream

What's better than dual monitors? An "ultrawide" display that makes games more immersive and multitasking easier than a standard widescreen monitor. But Samsung wasn't satisfied with that. Its massive 49-inch QLED gaming monitor heralds an entirely new style -- let's call it "super ultrawide" -- …

Shure’s SE535 earphones are a little bit perfect

Asking me to tell you what the best headphones are is like asking WeRateDogs to pick its favorite canine. In both cases, there’s far too much variety, diversity, and idiosyncratic charm to crown just one specimen as the very finest. That being said, I do have a favorite pair (of headphones, not …

Fix the worst thing about Nintendo’s Switch design with a simple $17 device

If you haven’t managed to find yourself a Nintendo Switch yet, definitely keep your eye on this page on Amazon’s site. You can actually order one …

Tech Trends

15 Crazy-Good (and Healthy) Avocado Recipes to Make on the Regular

Fact: everything is better with avocado. Salads, desserts, smoothies, sandwiches — you name it, it needs some avo. This superfood is rich in monounsaturated fat (specifically oleic acid), helps lower cholesterol, and is totally versatile. Whether you use it as a sauce, a dressing, or a topping, …

Healthy Eating

Lithium-ion creator helped develop a better battery technology

At 94 years old, John B. Goodenough isn't done changing the landscape of battery technology. The University of Texas at Austin professor who's widely credited for the invention of lithium-ion batteries has developed a better alternative. Goodenough, Cockrell School senior research fellow Maria …

Want to play your friend’s Steam games? Here’s how to use Steam Family Sharing

Steam is the most popular digital distribution platform for PC games, and if you are into PC gaming, it’s likely you and your friends have built up a …

The Nintendo Switch battery pack situation is more complicated than first thought

<i>Update February 23rd, 3:30PM:</i> <b>The</b><b>se</b> <b>recommendations w</b><b>ere</b> <b>based on assumptions made from reading Nintendo’s charging specifications that</b> <b>early tests from</b> <i>Ars Technica</i><b>seem to refute. We’re looking into the issue and will update accordingly.</b><p>The Nintendo Switch is almost out, and chances are you’ll want an …

Overwatch Playboy-Style Online Magazine Created by Fans Resurfaces

Game Over For Playwatch<p>Last week we told you how the Playboy-style Overwatch online magazine called “Playwatch” which features articles, interviews …

This little device is the cheapest, fastest cloud storage you can buy

You don't have to worry about a physical hard drive cluttering your workspace or having to carry it around. All your stuff is in the "cloud," which you can access from any device with an internet connection.<p>Yet, a startup called Lima proposes you keep your physical hard drive - or actually go out …

How HDMI 2.1 makes big-screen 4K PC gaming even more awesome

There's a new HDMI standard coming out, with a feature called Game Mode VRR that combats motion blur and input lag. Here's how it supercharges the future of gaming.<p>An open secret on the PC gaming world is that 4K TVs double as great PC monitors. Or potentially great, anyway. Big-screen gamers have …

Televisions

Alpha Footage for MMORPG 'Ashes of Creation' is Stunning

Ashes of Creation Looks Really, Really, Ridiculously Good Looking<p>You’d be forgiven for not knowing about upcoming MMORPG <i>Ashes of Creation</i> from …

MIT's 3D graphene is ten times stronger than steel

An awful lot of ink has been spilled about how graphene is going to basically save the world with its myriad applications and powers. But chances to actually see evidence of how and why the hexagonal lattices are so strong in a life-size way have been few and far between. The Massachusetts …

Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

They make their kids do chores<p><i>Yu Han/Business Insider</i><p>'If kids aren't doing the dishes, it means someone else is doing that for them,' Julie …

Watch Jimmy Fallon play Zelda on Nintendo Switch on The Tonight Show

Reggie and Jimmy debut the Switch and Super Mario Run on late night<p>Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aimé and Shigeru Miyamoto appeared on tonight’s episode of <i>The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon</i> and brought two special guests with them: <i>Super Mario Run</i> for iOS and <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> for the …

Nintendo Switch

Music: Nintendo Tunes Played On Japanese Instruments Sound As Cool As You'd Expect

We all know that video game music is some of the most dramatic, striking and downright beautiful around, but nothing can prepare you for the utter …

Nintendo

‘Evolution of Stunts’: Stuntman Performs Litany of Death-Defying Acts with a Treadmill and Lights — Watch

We've come along way from "Steamboat Bill Jr."<p>There’s been an effort to recognize stunt work with its own Academy Award in recent years, and it’s …

Assassin's Creed

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

It’s important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.<p>You should be assessing the employer just as much as they’re assessing you …

PS4 Pro Not Working With Your TV? Here Are 9 Things To Try

As I reported in an earlier story, the launch of Sony’s PS4 Pro has been plagued by widespread problems with getting the console to ‘talk’ properly to TVs.<p>Some people have been getting no picture at all from their PS4 Pro, while others can’t get the console to output 4K and HDR at the same time …

Televisions

Twisted Light Could Dramatically Boost Data Rates

<b>It was just 24 years ago that researchers reported</b> the discovery of something remarkable about light: Certain beams, traveling through space with a …

Engineers Just Created The Most Efficient Solar Cells Ever

Yes!<p>Australian engineers have taken us closer than ever before to the theoretical limits of sunlight-to-electricity conversion, by building …

Everything to play for as employers turn to video games in recruitment drive

Firms such as Deloitte hope to hire people using smartphone apps – but can they produce accurate results?<p>Job interviews have traditionally been painful affairs, with applicants sitting, sweaty-palmed, in some anteroom wondering whether or not to accept a biscuit. But today’s job applicants may well …

Angry Birds