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Star Wars: The Old Republic deserves a second chance

BioWare's MMO has received some major upgrades in recent months<p>My love affair with <i>Star Wars: The Old Republic</i> was strong but short-lived. When it launched in late 2011, I thought this was it: the replacement for <i>World of Warcraft</i> that I'd been waiting for.<p><i>The Old Republic</i> had the social gameplay and …

Day 43 they still don't know

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Hands-on with the smaller, cheaper OnePlus X

From the moment you pick up the OnePlus X, it's hard not to think about the iPhones of yesteryear. There's no denying it: there's a whiff of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 to this new handset. But that's not necessarily a criticism. It's been a while since those phones were Apple's crème de la crème, …

Say Hello to the First New U.S. Nuclear Plant in Almost 20 Years

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar 2 reactor just got approval to operate. What does this mean for the future of American nuclear energy?<p>Remember the last time a new nuclear power plant opened up in the U.S.? If not, that’s excusable. It wasn’t in this century. It was Watts Bar in …

Trey Gowdy Just Elected Hillary Clinton President

Thursday's asinine Benghazi hearing solved every major one of candidate Clinton’s strategic problems<p>What happened on the Hill Thursday echoed the …

11 Benghazi takeaways: One for each hour

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House Benghazi committee took its best swings at Hillary Clinton in a day-long hearing Thursday -- but the former secretary of state remained mostly calm throughout the hearing, save for a few animated moments in which she struggled to mask her contempt for her Republican …

Government
LGBTQI
LGBTQI

Donald Trump rips Forbes for net worth valuation

Donald Trump.Steve Pope/Getty Images<p>Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump trashed Forbes in an interview for a larger piece the magazine published Tuesday on the real-estate magnate's net worth.<p>Forbes' Randall Lane wrote that he interviewed more than 80 sources and devoted …

Donald Trump
Government
Government

Should I Have Given Her My Socks Too?

They were about to cross the highway. I asked Mlad, my chauffeur, to stop the car and I jumped out. They had been walking for days; their shoes were soaked in water and torn. They were mostly men, about 10, but among them were also a small child and two women.<p>One of the women was in her early 20s; …

Video Editing

Trump shows off humorous side during 'Tonight Show' appearance

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump showed off his humorous side when he appeared on Friday’s “Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon.<p>Trump and Fallon started off the show with a sketch of Trump asking himself questions in the mirror before he would go out to greet the crowd and Fallon. Trump …

Middle East

The Unhappy Frontrunner

Donald Trump acts not like a front-runner but someone trying to claw his way to the top, as reprised in Paul Solotaroff's <i>Rolling Stone</i> piece just out. Many women admire Trump's scrappiness as strength ("I'll hit back twice as hard if anyone hits me") that implies a robust military. Somehow, his …

The Pirate Bay is down, and CloudFlare can’t help

After months of shaky service and false alarms, The Pirate Bay is down again. As always, the cause of the outage is unknown, but the site has been down for more than an hour, so this isn’t just another random blip.<p>The Pirate Bay, one of the most popular torrent sites on the planet, has frequent …

Web Servers

Now You Can Make Diamonds in a Microwave

Diamonds really are forever, now that we can manufacture them.<p>There’s a growing market for man-made jewels grown in science labs, Bloomberg reports. …

Jewels

These Countries Show Why Losing Birthright Citizenship Could Be A Disaster

A significant portion of the GOP presidential field wants to end birthright citizenship for the children of undocumented immigrants, either by amending the Constitution or by denying altogether that it confers that right. One of their central arguments is that other countries don't give everyone …

Immigration

Hillary Clinton is ignoring Bernie Sanders — and it's a smart move

The fundraising face-off for the benefit of the state party came Friday night as the Democratic primary fight — long assumed to be just short of a coronation for Clinton — appeared to be heating up into a slightly more serious contest.<p>In recent weeks, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has risen in the …

Government

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

The curious truth about belly button fluff

Some people have belly buttons devoid of fluff – while others must clean lint out of theirs every day. Jason G Goldman discovers why the fuzz is strong with some…<p>There are two crucial things you need to know about the lint that forms inside of belly buttons. The first is that it's referred to more …

Biology

Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …

Middle-class
U.S. Army

The Game of Thrones Characters Who Are Definitely, Actually Dead

The show's creators settle a few of the finale cliff-hangers.<p><b>Spoilers for all of Game of Thrones Season 5 ahead.</b><p>For people who love such a brutal, bloody show, <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans sure are a hopeful bunch. We’ve already discussed at length why basically everyone believes that Jon Snow will be back, …

TV Series

Here's how the 'Jurassic World' dinosaurs looked in real life

In real life, many of the dinosaurs vary in size and are often covered in feathers, but a few of them actually don't look that different.<p><b>Let's start with Velociraptor, one of the most feared creatures in the "Jurassic Park" universe:</b><p><b>The look of Velociraptors in the film was actually based more off</b> …

Dinosaurs

At 300 pounds, Chris Pratt had 'only moments of respite' while eating

Chris Pratt's fluctuating weight was no secret over the last few years.<p>The "Jurassic World" star has physically transformed from "Parks and Recreation's" lovable overweight goofball to a bona fide action star, and he opened up about his weight struggle in the July issue of UK Men's Health.<p>The actor …

Latin America

Birth of a prison state: The bipartisan disaster that put America behind bars

Nixon was the first to embrace mass incarceration, but it was Clinton who forged our prison industrial complex<p>Over the past four decades, Democrats and Republicans have agreed on almost nothing beyond their ménage à trois love affair with Wall Street. One notable exception was the bipartisan fervor …

Criminal Sentencing