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While everyone was paying attention to Zika, a much deadlier mosquito-borne virus began to spread

The authors of a recent paper called the current situation "unprecedented in history," writing that it is "critical" to assess the risk now and act quickly "so that a global catastrophe can be averted."<p>Yellow fever causes 180,000 cases and 78,000 deaths in Africa per year, according to a recent …

Disease

'Metal Gear Solid V' And 'The Witcher 3' Both Suffer From The Same Big Flaw

<i>Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain</i> and <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> are arguably two of the best AAA games of the year, each vying for position as most-beloved video game of 2015.<p>They are also two of the biggest games of the year, each requiring dozens upon dozens of hours of commitment. And the …

Phantom Pain

This 2012 comic predicted Apple would ‘invent’ the Surface Pro in 2015

If the iPad Pro portion of today’s keynote felt a little bit familiar to you, it might have been because Apple’s new gigantic tablet is in many way a direct<p>copyinganswer to the Microsoft Surface Pro tablet that was introduced three years ago.<p>iPad Pro comes with many of the same bells and whistles …

How To Stealth In Metal Gear Solid V

Best tip: put the guns away. Use your fists.<p>Well, fist.<p>Dying at that last guy with the flashlight.

Metal Gear

8 Most Overlooked Ways to Lose Weight

His theory, known today as Occum’s Razor, basically says that the simplest path forward is usually the best. And while we’ll never know if William …

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Clean PC: Download Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Setup Media Legally

I want every Windows user to have a clean PC. And I especially want those who have purchased a new PC to be rid of the crapware that PC makers …

Microsoft Windows

2014 in review: the year that sucked

I try to be an upbeat person. Negativity is an unattractive quality, so I try to find the good in people and the hope in terrible situations. I may partake in the occasional snark on Twitter, or in the semi-private spaces in which I discuss the events of the day with friends and colleagues, but I'd …

Overwatch Debut Trailer Rewind Theater

How many references did you see?<p>At Blizzcon 2014, Blizzard revealed its new shooter, Overwatch, with a gorgeous, action-packed cinematic trailer. …

U.S. court rules that phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, but fingerprints aren’t

While Touch ID makes sense for most of us as a secure and convenient way to protect our phones, there is one group of people who may want to stick to good old-fashioned passcodes: criminals.<p>A Virginia District Court has ruled that while phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, which says …

Ditch Your Dad Belly

The key: packing more work into less time. If you target as many muscles as possible, as hard as possible, you'll boost your metabolism for hours after you've stopped sweating, says Mack, who created the quick total-body routine below. And the benefits go beyond ditching your belly, too. Mack's …

Call of Duty's best accessories are these $7 pieces of rubber (update)

If you have giant hands (like I do) or if you recently made the move from Xbox 360 to PlayStation 4 (like I did) I would like to recommend you these fine, rubbery nodules for your controller.<p>They're called PlayBudz and they look ridiculous.<p>I, like many ShooterBox consumers, was lulled over to the …

Rechargeable Batteries

Sony doesn’t understand why so many people are buying PS4s | Ars Technica

Exec worries about possibly exhausting "core gamer" market too quickly.<p>Ask anyone at Sony, and they're likely to tell you that sales of 10 million …

“Share Play” will let you play any PS4 game with friends online | Ars Technica

New "virtual couch" feature requires only one copy of the game for live co-op.<p>Since the announcement and revocation of Microsoft's "Family Sharing" …

People Want To Know Why Sony Forgot About The Vita

You'd be forgiven for thinking, if you watched today's Sony Gamescom conference, that Sony has already given up on the PlayStation Vita.<p>Sony's …

Jokes

WSJ writer gives Twitter password to the internet and the obvious happens

We put a ton of trust in technology everyday, but are you confident enough in two-factor authentication to give out any of your passwords? Christopher Mims of <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> is. In a post on the site proclaiming that passwords are "finally dying," Mims extolls the virtues of the secure …

Amazon’s Fire TV can consume 80GB a day predicting what you want to watch (Updated)

EDIT – After working with Tyler Hayes to track down the bug causing this problem, Amazon has determined that the Mosaic screensaver feature was not …

Queen Elizabeth mulls laying claim to the Iron Throne

Set visit almost sparks civil war in Westeros<p>On a trip to Northern Ireland today, Queen Elizabeth II visited one of the sets used in HBO's <i>Game of Thrones.</i> Although many of the show's landscapes are shot elsewhere, a large portion of the interior scenes are filmed at the Paint Hall studio in …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

A new 'Doom' is coming, and it has demons with guns

<i>Doom</i> is returning at long last, and its developer has just released a first look at it. The teaser promises a return to its hellish, sci-fi landscapes, but this time, filled with beasts that have been fused with high-tech weaponry. It sounds absurd, evil, and appropriately creepy, and it looks as …

The 11 best new games for the PS4: watch all the trailers

If you want to get a sneak peek at some of the most interesting unreleased games, there’s no better place than E3. During its presentation last night, Sony gave a bravura performance, showing off clips and gameplay footage from new properties like <i>The Order 1886</i> and <i>Destiny</i>, to sequels like <i>Uncharted</i> …

Microsoft now selling Kinectless Xbox One for $400

One way Microsoft can stimulate Xbox One sales is to drop the price to match its better-selling rival, the PlayStation 4. After it confirmed exactly that by announcing a Kinectless Xbox One last month, the company has now opened sales -- hours before E3 2014 kicks off. You can pick one up for …

Grim Fandango Is Getting Remastered For PS4, Vita

Holy shit. Holy shit. Grim Fandango is getting remastered. And it's coming to the PS4 and Vita. Holy shit.

Indie Gaming

Here's Your First Look At The New Mass Effect

Bioware just unveiled a new <i>Mass Effect</i> during EA's press conference at E3, and it looks <i>gorgeous</i>.<p>The game seems to be in an early development …

Mass Effect

Rainbow Six Is Back

Well, I didn't see <i>this</i> one coming. Ubisoft just announced that <i>Rainbow Six</i> is officially coming back from the dead with a new game called <i>Rainbow Six:</i> …

Trailers