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This New War Documentary About Afghanistan Looks Intense

Last year, actor-turned-filmmaker Ricky Schroder, released a documentary called “The Fighting Season,” which chronicles the U.S. military’s efforts …

Military

See the Exact Moment the World's Biggest Cities Were Born

The world is urbanizing faster than ever, with over half of the planet’s population currently living in cities—more than any time in history. But …

11 Alternating Bass Fingerstyle Guitar Patterns

In this fingerstyle guitar lesson, you will learn 8 basic fingerpicking patterns that can be used with 6th-string root chords, with three added …

5 Get-Positive Techniques From Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Negative thinking can slow depression recovery, and the reason is obvious: If you think negative thoughts, you’re more likely to stay depressed. But …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship

How U.S. Interventions Dismembered the Middle East

<b>Despite everything, hawks are still pushing President Obama to send ground troops to Syria. He would be wise to reject their advice.</b><p>For the last few decades in the Middle East, the policy of western powers -- led by the United States -- has been to ensure the flow of oil; maintain stable and secure …

This is why they hate us: The real American history neither Ted Cruz nor the New York Times will tell you

We talk democracy, then overthrow elected governments and prop up awful regimes. Let’s discuss the actual history<p>The soi-disant Land of the Free and Home of the Brave has a long and iniquitous history of overthrowing democratically elected leftist governments and propping up right-wing dictators in …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

This is How You Turn a Watermelon Into a Giant Cocktail

So you can focus on the grill, not mixing drinks.<p>As if the Internet needed one more clever way to refashion a watermelon: We've turned the sweet summer melon into a keg, one massive Jell-O shot, shot glasses, and now a JUG (can't stop, won't stop). This idea came to me from the Italian food site …

Watermelon

How did this monster get created? The decades of GOP lies that brought us Donald Trump, Republican front-runner

Donald Trump did not happen overnight. He’s the product of a dangerous, cynical GOP strategy that dates back years<p>How did America get to such a place that someone like Donald Trump can command a lead in the Republican primaries? Trump is the product of a deliberate Republican strategy, adopted by …

How to Deal With People Who Undermine Everything You Do

Years ago, a friend introduced me to someone who asked what I did for a living. “I work on an online video series,” I said. It was hard work, it …

Self-help

Yoga Demystified: The Six Big Ideas.

Yoga philosophy is sublimely simple, profound, and livable. Yet it can be difficult to grasp because of its unfamiliar language and complex …

The Best 2 Player Board Games

Quick games, competitive, and co-operative.<p><i>IGN is now covering board games new and old every week! If you enjoy these articles, let us know! Note</i> …

Board Games

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

New Atheism’s fatal arrogance: The glaring intellectual laziness of Bill Maher & Richard Dawkins

For all their eloquence, New Atheists show little interest in understanding how believers really think or feel<p>Atheism has a storied history in the West. From the irreverent Voltaire to the iconoclastic Nietzsche, the godless have always had a voice. But the New Atheists are different. Religion, …

Payday 2 and DLC Gets Permanent Price Cut

More than a year after launch, the heist-themed cooperative first person shooter Payday 2 and its numerous DLC are getting a permanent price reduction, developer Overkill has announced.<p>"Heisters, we're thankful for your support thus far," Overkill said. "As we continue to develop Payday 2, working …

Xbox 360