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SEAL Team 6 uses tomahawks created by ‘Last of the Mohicans’ weapons master

In a piece filled with insight from former members on the controversial assaults done by the team, one eye-opening portion revealed that sometimes Team 6's choice of weapon during nights raids are "primeval tomahawks."<p>And not just any tomahawk, but ones created by renowned North Carolina knife …

Military

The invisible downside of cheating in life

People who take shortcuts can trick themselves into believing they are smarter than they are, says Tom Stafford, and it comes back to bite them.<p>Honesty may be the best policy, but lying has its merits – even when we are deceiving ourselves. Numerous studies have shown that those who are practised …

Psychology

Human Rights Watch would prefer we not have to go back in time to stop killer robots

It’s a trope as old as video games themselves — the sentry gun, an unfeeling mechanical contrivance that fires on unsuspecting players as soon as they come within range. These enemies have been a staple in thousands of games, causing gamers of every stripe to throw down their controllers in …

God is real, and it wants us dead: The religious terror of BioWare's biggest games

Games are often better at conveying horror than most other mediums, due to our direct and real-time responses.<p>This year, we've experienced the constant dread of <i>Alien: Isolation</i> and the grotesque physicality of <i>The Evil Within</i>. Overlooked, however, is the cosmic horror in BioWare games.<p>"We impose …

Grand Theft Auto 5's misogyny is a problem its creators must finally address

The doctrine of "if you don't like it, just don't buy it" is a useful defense for cynical purveyors of shoddy products. They would prefer that you move along and keep your opinions to yourself.<p>When used in video games, this cheap line usefully reduces the relationship between products and humans to …

Winter Sleep review – a powerful meditation upon guilt

A pompous Anatolian hotelier comes down to earth in this compelling drama from Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan<p>“You are an unbearable man,” declares Melisa Sözen in the third hour of this quietly intense tale of wealth and poverty, religion and politics, husbands and wives from Turkish auteur Nuri …

Benedict Cumberbatch tipped to play Doctor Strange in Marvel films

The actor of Sherlock renown is reportedly set to play ‘the mightiest magician’ in movie adaptations of Marvel comics<p>Benedict Cumberbatch is the latest actor in talks to take on the role of Doctor Strange.<p>The film, to be directed by Scott Derrickson and released in July 2016, has previously seen …

Here's what it's like to ride a real-life hoverboard

So, it's a year to go, to the day (Oct. 21, 2015), when Marty McFly and Doc Brown arrive in the future in <i>Back to the Future II</i>. The Chicago Cubs are nowhere near World Series contention. How's that hoverboard coming?<p>It's not commercially available, and it can only ride on a specialized copper …

Hanna: pride and extreme prejudice – film on TV recap

Saoirse Ronan leads an impressively starry cast in this teen assassin action movie, but it proves a weird fit with the director’s period-drama hits. It shows on Channel 4 at 9.20pm on Saturday<p>“Adapt or die” – Hanna<p>If you’re a main character in Hanna, then “adapt or die” is a pretty nifty little …

Joaquin Phoenix estranged from Marvel's Doctor Strange

After being linked with the role of Doctor Strange, the indie-inclined Walk the Line star will now not be appearing as ‘the mightiest magician in the cosmos’<p>Watch the trailer for Joaquin Phoenix’s next film, Inherent Vice<p>Joaquin Phoenix has turned down the chance to play mystical superhero Doctor …

The Wedding Stinger: Like Many Hollywood Marriages, Netflix-Sandler Is No Match Made In Heaven

It’s quite possible you’ve seen an Adam Sandler film in the past couple of years. Probably not <i>That’s My Boy</i> (2012), which failed to crack $60 million worldwide. Good chance it wasn’t <i>Jack and Jill</i> (2011) either. Perhaps <i>Blended,</i> which reunited Sandler with Drew Barrymore? That didn’t even get to $50 …

David Fincher on Gone Girl: ‘Bad things happen in this movie…’

The cult director of The Social Network refashions Gillian Fynn’s gripping bestseller into a macabre meditation on married life in the modern age<p>Xan Brooks’ Gone Girl first look review The films to watch in autumn 2014: from Gone Girl to Mr Turner<p>You managed to come on the one day where the scene …

The #1 Fried Food You Should Eat Now

Hurry up and make this recipe now before it’s too late!<p>You can have your deep-fried Oreos, your Scotch eggs, and your freakin’ cronuts. For me, there’s only one food worth frying: green tomatoes.<p>Come this time of year, I pluck the still-green hangers-on from my tomato plants. They won’t survive …

Tomatoes

Titanfall's smart weapons are real, see how they're being marketed to Americans

Respawn Entertainment's <i>Titanfall</i> has popularized a number of futuristic military advancements. Many of them, for instance the game's energy shields and personal jump jets, are pure fantasy that break many of the laws of physics as we understand them. But one curious item from the game actually …

It's Simple Math: You're Probably Not Good Enough to Beat Bloodborne

The wonderful thing about Tokyo studio From Software’s games — the reason they’re beloved by such a widening swathe of gamers — is that they fly in …

Tokyo Game Show

Sony: Project Morpheus is as game-changing a technology as sound was to silent films

"Will virtual reality technology like Project Morpheus be a disruptive technology?" asks Sony's Dave Ranyard during a talk at today's DICE Europe conference, attended by Polygon.<p>Ranyard's keynote was a statement about the future of virtual reality in the face of criticism of some of its early …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal makes a more complete and heartier breakfast when …

TGS 2014: Playing as Two New Classes in PS4’s Bloodborne

Fast and weak, or powerful and (very) slow.<p>I’ve seen Bloodborne a few times since it was officially revealed at E3 2014, and every time I’ve seen it, …

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Albóndigas in Red Chile Sauce

8 Servings<p>In case you were wondering, albóndigas is the Spanish word for meatball. These prove that the Italians aren’t the only players in the game.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Albóndigas<p>1 poblano chile<p>1 small white onion, coarsely chopped<p>2 cloves garlic cloves<p>½ cup (packed) arugula leaves<p>½ cup …

Destiny: Review In Progress Discussion - Day 4

A jack of all trades is a master of none.<p>This is it folks, the final day of IGN's review-in-progress livestream is over. I've played all the story …

6 Common Juice and Smoothie Mistakes to Avoid

Making green juice & smoothies is easy: Just toss it all in a blender, right? Uh, no. Avoid these 6 mistakes for the best shakes of your life<p>Whether you think of them as breakfast, a mid-afternoon energy boost, a hangover cure, or a lifesaving necessity, it's hard to deny that green juices and …

Ice Cream

Life After The Level Cap In 'Destiny'

The past few days have been a blur of gunfire, alien screams and endless, nonsense sci-fi jargon, but at last I’ve reached the soft level cap in Destiny at 20. It’s where all the best gear and hardest missions are locked away, and after you hit the marker, a different phase of the game begins.<p>I …

'Destiny' Fans Taking Friends-Only Raid Matchmaking Into Their Own Hands

One of Destiny’s more controversial policies ahead of release is that its 6-man raids, which feature the toughest content and dole out the best loot in the game, will not allow for randomized matchmaking. Instead, Bungie wants players only to take them on with five other friends, as the level of …

While We're Young: Ben Stiller has a hipster replacement in brilliant comedy

Stiller and Naomi Watts play a couple whose marriage – and dress sense – is significantly changed after they become friends with Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried in Noah Baumbach’s most accessible and amusing work<p>Never before have the effects of new tech – and intergenerational envy – been …

3 surprising things that devour your data plan

It's OK to admit that picking a cellular plan makes you nervous. There are a lot of angles to consider, and you don't want to get it wrong.<p>Pick a plan that's too small and you'll go over your limit and rack up unwanted charges – or run into speed throttling on an unlimited plan. Go too large and …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

Siberian Holes Could Be ‘Visible Effect’ of Global Warming, Experts Say

There's a scary answer for why Siberia is turning into Swiss cheese: Mother Nature has gas, so to speak, and we gave it to her.<p>That's the preliminary conclusion of scientists who have explored the mysterious holes that began popping up in Siberia beginning last month, some of whom have postulated …

Global Warming