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NHL Jerseys Haven't Been Sacred for a Long Time; Ads Are the Next Logical Step

While already sponsored in the form of a manufacturer's logo, it won't be long before advertisements are placed somewhere many fans probably won’t like: NHL jerseys.<p>Credited in recent years for the expansion of the business side of hockey, NHL Chief Operating Officer John Collins told Ian Thomas of …

Amelia Earhart plane fragment identified

A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator.<p>New research strongly suggests that a piece of aluminum …

The 5 Best Clothing-Optional Resorts In The World

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Caliente Caribe</i><p>When you hear the words "clothing-optional resort", one of two things come to mind: A sun-soaked orgy that makes your Spring Break memories feel like a Young Life summer camp, or a pool surrounded by lumpy, weathered blobs that resemble the scrap room floor of …

By Grabthar’s Hammer! Here Are Some Interesting Things You May Not Know About ‘Galaxy Quest’.

<i>Galaxy Quest</i> was an underrated parody of the <i>Star Trek</i> fandom and geek culture in general. It only grossed $90 million worldwide on a $45 million production budget, but it was eventually voted the seventh best Star Trek movie by fans at the Star Trek 2013 Convention. Since the movie’s turning 15 …

Inside the life of a pro gamer

Getting paid to play video games sounds like the cushiest job in the world. Stumble out of bed, fill a bowl of cereal, boot up Steam, and go hunting for thrills and spills. Pants and personal hygiene are optional. That’s the pervasive, and in many cases valid, image of the professional gamer — a …

The Most Expensive Video Games Ever Made

In fact, some video games have ended up costing way more than even the most expensive feature films.<p>Unlike with movies, though, the amount of money it costs to make video games is a closely guarded secret. Most of the costs we see floating around are purely based on analyst estimates.<p>And when …

Another 5 Reasons Video Games Are Actually Good For You

Several more ways video games are making us better.<p>It’s been a while since we’ve touched on the benefits of video games on our health and well-being. …

Destiny's worst bit is one of our favorite actors, and we're worried

<i>Destiny</i> has just concluded what has to be one of the most enjoyable alphas this side of <i>Titanfall</i>, giving an ever-widening number of players the ability to see exactly what the game is about and how well it achieves its goals.<p>The buzz for the game coming out of E3 was overwhelmingly positive, from a …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

The Last of Us: could it be the first great video game movie?

The Last of Us is a brilliant video game. It’s beautifully put together, genuinely frightening and – most importantly – has the ability to emotionally kick you in the gut whenever it wants. It’s a masterpiece. So the news that it might be turned into a film has left me feeling a little antsy.<p>On the …

Apple Said To Be Exploring Inductive Charging And Solar Power In iWatch Testing

Apple’s work on an upcoming smartwatch includes explorations of induction charging and solar-powered batteries, according to a new report from the New York Times. As part of a larger piece about battery tech in general, the NYT revealed that Apple has been working on tests involving wireless …

PS4 users watch three times more porn than Xbox One users

Pornhub shared with us how console users experience porn across the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 4. The results were interesting to …

Startup bringing FPS-like features to real-world paintball games

Startup Innovis Labs is looking to bring technology used in many first-person shooters to the paintball and airsoft fields with <i>Project Overwatch</i>, a mobile app that will integrate GPS tracking features and voice chat into real world games.<p><i>Project Overwatch</i> is currently seeking funding through …

$1,000 Pill For Hepatitis C Spurs Debate Over Drug Prices

Federal regulators this month opened a new era in the treatment of a deadly liver virus that infects three to five times more people than HIV. Now the question is: Who will get access to the new drug for hepatitis C, and when?<p>The drug Sovaldi will cost $1,000 per pill. A typical course of treatment …

Proof That Every Country Song Was Exactly The Same In 2013

Pickup trucks, dirt roads, girls in tight jeans, and that "good stuff." Over and over and over and over again.<p>This video was made by <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> writer Grady Smith in response to readers who thought his list of his favorite country albums from 2013 didn't include enough mainstream country …

American Hustle – review

It's not just any kind of hustle. The adjective "American" appended to a word in a movie title always implies something with instant design-classic status, gorgeously laced with irony and modernity. There is no plausible UK equivalent. British Beauty, British Psycho and British History X sound like …

Marvel Confirms Paul Rudd as 'Ant-Man' – /Film

Erase any doubt you might have had that last night’s “in talks” report about <b>Paul Rudd</b> playing the lead in <b>Ant-Man</b> for <b>Edgar Wright</b> could have meant …

Superhero Bits: Sinister Six, The Wolverine, Iron Man, R.I.P.D., Thor: The Dark World, Wonder Woman – /Film

Want to see a video about creating the prologue to <b>Thor: The Dark World</b>? Was there a huge monster cut from the end of <b>R.I.P.D.</b>? How could Sony put a …

Mondo Poster for DIE HARD

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Signs On To DC's SANDMAN

Rolling an F16 while firing flares

10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Scientists say climate change has been affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, and even cities. Development is another danger for once-pristine, off-the-beaten-path spots and their …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

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Beautiful Blue Pond in Japan Turns Spectacularly Green

Simply known as the “Blue Pond,” the beautiful body of water in the town of Biei in Hokkaido, Japan seems to change colors right before visitors' eyes. Depending on how the light falls, or in Japanese photographer Kent Shiraishi's opinion, “because of the weather,” the picturesque pond can be a …

'Crave' Trailer

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Sustainable Micro Home that Costs Less Than $30,000

NOMAD is a sustainable micro home developed by Vancouver-based designer Ian Lorne Kent with the intent to supply a moveable home for an affordable price that's less than $30,000. The cost-effective residence integrates all of the basic rooms in a standard home–living room, kitchen, bathroom, …

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