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WATCH: John Oliver Tears Into Donald Trump's Election and Dissects Why 2016 Has Been the 'Worst'

There’s still seven weeks left in 2016, but John Oliver is “calling it early:” this year has been the “worst.”<p>Reflecting on the recent election, the</i> …

Jeffrey Tambor

Forget Mars, Trump Wants NASA To Visit Jupiter’s Moon Europa And Explore The Solar System

Neither candidate spoke much about space during the 2016 election, but just before Trump was elected president, he outlined a plan for NASA to move …

Talking about my depression is the wisest thing I have ever done

I make fun of my depression. It’s my coping mechanism. I’m honest about it, but I take the piss out of it. Mocking it gives me a tiny element of control.<p>Admitting you need help can be the hardest part of coming to terms with your own mental health. Deep-lying problems can be brushed off for years, …

Mental Health

5 Ways Psychopaths Use Emotional Intelligence, According to Science

Knowing how psychopaths use emotion can help you protect yourself.<p>For most of us, the label "psychopath" summons images of cold-blooded serial killers. But psychopathy is a complex condition that scientists still struggle to fully understand.<p>Professor Robert Hare has spent his life studying …

Netgear claims its new wireless security camera lasts six months on a single charge

Netgear is rounding out the features of its wireless security camera with a new model, called the Arlo Pro. It’s more or less the same product: a camera meant to be placed inside or outdoors that records video whenever it sees motion and can alert owners through a connected app. But the Pro model …

Nintendo is releasing a miniature NES with 30 built-in games

Launches in November for $59.99<p>Nintendo is bringing back the NES — only a little smaller.<p>Today the company announced what it's calling the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It looks just like a NES, only a lot tinier, and it comes with 30 games built in. You can connect it to your …

Remix OS lands on a new 2-in-1 tablet, the Remix Pro

Chinese company Jide continues to put its Remix OS software (a version of Android that adds desktop elements like floating windows and a start menu) on new devices. The latest is the Remix Pro — a 2-in-1 tablet with a keyboard cover that lets it function as a laptop. It's an update on last year's …

Wait ... so what's a teraflop?

I may write and talk about video games for a living, but I'm as ignorant as one could possibly be of computer science and still be legally allowed to work on the internet. So, like many of you I'd guess, when Microsoft said its Xbox One refresh Project Scorpio would have "six teraflops of computing …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

What to Drink When You're Tired of Drinking

It is late December and we drinkers are tired of being drunk.<p>Even for those who excel at moderation (I… don’t get you), the weight of holiday parties and work events and the extra glass of wine needed to endure the stress of “looking back” and trying to make emotional sense of the past year takes …

Boozy Root Beer is Taking the Country By Storm

How Not Your Father's Root Beer came to dominate the hard root beer market, and why people are clamoring for the boozy, nostalgic soda pop.<p>It’s been a long time since we drank beer for breakfast. Say, centuries. Back when a certain British king was micromanaging from thousands of miles away. And …

Best-Ever Grilled Cheese

Makes 1 awesome sandwich<p>After rigorous scientific testing for this best-ever grilled cheese, we’ve determined that sandwiches sliced in half on a diagonal actually taste better.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices ½”-thick Pullman or other white bread<p>2 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon unsalted …

Top 25 Games of 2015

2015 was dominated by games with large, open worlds, but none could match the scale of Xenoblade Chronicles X's Mira--an alien planet with five massive continents. Mira's size would mean nothing if it wasn't filled with surprises, but sure enough, its landmasses are dense with otherworldly …

Syfy's Gritty New Fantasy 'The Magicians' Is Magical And Terrifying

<i>Spoilers for the season premiere of ‘The Magicians’ follow.</i><p>If Harry Potter discovered he was a wizard just before applying to Yale, and also had a major obsession with Narnia, and then found himself at a wizarding school where the dean of the college had his eyes plucked out by a mysterious, evil</i> …

Eye-Opening Portraits of People Living in Cramped Capsule Hotels Hidden in Tokyo

Photographer Won Kim took up residence in a tiny, hidden Tokyo hotel to capture portraits of the backpackers living there for his <i>Enclosed: Living Small</i> series. “This diminutive, bare-bones hotel takes up one floor of an office building,” Kim wrote on his website. “It is composed of a few hallways, …

Diminutive

'Point Break' remake features real athletes, not stuntmen

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — Johnny Utah will do almost anything to catch a criminal.<p>Aficionados of the campy 1990s surfboard cult classic "Point …

Extreme Sports

Sony working on phone batteries that last 40 percent longer

Recent history has taught us we can't expect our smartphones to last more than a day on a single charge. Bigger batteries are an uninspired solution and fast-charging a minor consolation, so it's no wonder researchers and companies alike are trying to develop new, more efficient battery tech. As</i> …

10 Spectacular Key Changes That Aren’t Totally Cheesy

Cheap trick? Cringe-inducing sign of a lazy writer? Or sublime moment of musical ecstasy? Key changes are subject to mixed treatment. In the one …

David Bowie

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

DIY Projects & Crafts

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Noritaka Minami’s ‘1972’, an inside look at the Nakagin Capsule Tower - The Fox Is Black

The Nakagin Capsule Tower, designed by Kisho Kurokawa, opened in March of 1972 as an ideal for architecture, allowing for a flexible capsule based …

Duck with sultanas and jasmine tea

This is my version of a Raymond Blanc classic dish<p><i>Serves four</i><p><b>for the duck</b><br>2 jasmine tea bags<br>100g (3½oz) sultanas<br>2 x 1.8kg (4lb) Gressingham ducks<p><b>for the sauce</b><br>700ml (1¼ pints) duck or chicken stock<br>10g (¼oz) unsalted butter<br>10g (¼oz) caster sugar<br>150ml (5fl oz) orange juice (about 3 large oranges)<br>1 tsp …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …