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Don't have time to replay the 'God of War' trilogy? Here's a recap.

How did Kratos get here?<p>The new <i>God of War</i> picks up many years after a trilogy that kicked off in 2005. Kratos has a new home. A wife and child. A …

Ancient History

Who was here first? A new study explains the origins of ancient Indians

A new paper authored by 92 scientists from around the globe that was posted online this weekend could settle some major questions about the subcontinent’s history and what that means for various theories of Indian civilisation. The paper, titled “The Genomic Formation of South and Central Asia,” …

Anthropology

How to print from a Chromebook

While most of us are living in the cloud, there are still some things that need to be printed out on paper. Printing from a Chromebook is possible, …

Get 10 Points Per Dollar at Best Buy With Your Chase Freedom Card

The Chase Freedom is a no-fee, cash back credit card that pairs exquisitely with the Sapphire Preferred and Sapphire Reserve, and its current 5% …

The History and Future of Locks and Keys

Of all the technology you use on a daily basis, you probably pay the least attention to the mechanical miracles that keep your home or your gym bag …

The Mad King and the Secret History of Hanukkah

The story behind the holiday of Hanukkah is full of palace intrigue and rebellion.<p>This week Jews the world over have been celebrating Hanukkah, the …

The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

Nietzsche is famous for saying that God is dead, but news of The Almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Here are some of the most …

10 Discoveries Of Lost Cultures That May Rewrite Our History

It’s been said that history is written by the victors. But sometimes, history is rewritten (or at least given a few edits) by archaeologists, …

How Jesus Christ Was Portrayed Over 1,800 Years

Depictions of Jesus range from Roman-era frescoes to a modern forensic reconstruction.<p>Enjoy a variety of exhibitions that reflect the richness and diversity of our world.

Enuma Elish: The Oldest Written Creation Myth

Cultures around the world and throughout the history of humankind have sought to explain how the world began and how their people came to be. The …

Ancient History

Che Guevara: 7 Things You Should Know Before Putting On That T-Shirt

Feared for his brutality, famed for his ideals.<p>In the 50 years since he was killed, <i>that</i> image of poster boy for Communist Cuba - Ernesto ‘Che’ …

Cuba

Best Skills for Amazon Echo

Your Amazon Echo is already an incredibly capable smart speaker right out of the box. Thanks to the Alexa Voice Service from Amazon, your Echo can …

Best VR videos you should watch right now

What are the best videos to watch in VR?Virtual reality isn't just all about gaming — it's also about emotional and exhilarating experiences in the …

Virtual Reality

What Gene-Swapping Cheese Microbes Could Say About Antibiotic Resistance

You and your favorite cheese—whether it's cheddar, Wensleydale, or a good aged goat brie—have something in common: You’re both home to a constantly …

The Supreme Court’s big racial gerrymandering decision, explained

The Court just gave voting rights activists another tool to combat gerrymandering.<p>Election law expert Rick Hasen concluded his reaction to the Supreme Court’s racial gerrymandering case with one word: “Wow.”<p>In a ruling delivered on Monday, the US Supreme Court concluded that North Carolina was …

North Carolina

Star Wars reading list: where to start after you finish the movies

Take your first step into a larger world<p>The <i>Star Wars</i> universe is more than just a handful of blockbuster films and animated television shows. The sheer volume of material is a double-edged sword: it provides dedicated fans plenty of new material to immerse themselves in, but it can also deter …

Star Wars

4 maps that explain wars in the Middle East and North Africa

Zohra Bensemra/Reuters The Middle East and North Africa region runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean and from Turkey to Yemen. The bulk of the region is along five waterways: The Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Black Sea, and Caspian Sea.<p>Here are four maps that explain the …

Middle East

This gorgeous floating park reopens in New York this spring

There are plenty of beautiful NYC parks in the city, but this is the first (and the only) one that floats!<p>You might be familiar with this …

Humans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It'll Be Gone

On a plate, a single banana seems whimsical—yellow and sweet, contained in its own easy-to-open peel. It is a charming breakfast luxury as silly as …

Inside the Democrats' Plan to Fight Trump

How progressives in Congress got over their election night disappointment and formed a strategy to fight back<p>Congressman Gerry Connolly, a five-term …

This Ancient Greek Technique Can Actually Double Your Memory, Say Scientists

Sherlock Holmes' 'Mind Palace' is real, and it actually works.<p>Trying to remember things can be difficult, we’re only human after all.<p>Well what if we …

Humanity

The Persian empire: myth vs reality

Thomas Harrison sets the record straight on some of the many misconceptions that have grown around a powerhouse of the ancient world...<p><i>This article</i> …

Ancient History

Pocket Democracy

Five apps to help you understand and engage with government<p>On February 2nd, 2017, in reaction to President Trump’s threats to cut UC Berkeley funding after protests on campus, undergraduate students Ash Bhat and Rohan Pai quickly designed and launched an app. Three days later Presidential Actions, …

Apps

How the Nazis Took Control of Germany

Hitler was not that popular when he first took office, but the Nazis quickly changed that, for the simple reason that power magnifies the ideas of …

Five Steps to Help You Cut Your Cable Bill

At the start of every year, you likely spend time combing through your budget, looking for expenses to cut so you can make good on your resolution to …

How Presidential Commutations and Pardons Work

President Obama gave out dozens of pardons today, and commuted the sentences of over 200 people—including Chelsea Manning. Here are the differences …

Chelsea Manning

How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is really cheap, really easy to use and delivers a ton of content to any TV. That's why it's so popular. But it's also a small …

Smart TV

Your Browser's Autofill Data Can Be Phished, Here's How to Stay Safe

The autofill systems in browsers like Google Chrome, Safari, and Opera, as well as plugins like LastPass, can be easily tricked into giving away your …

Why Did Obama Pander to the UN’s Stunning Anti-Israel Bias?

There are horrific injustices all over the world, including and especially in the Muslim world, but those are ignored by an institution obsessed with …

Most Popular Featured Playlists of 2016

This year, we started a new Lifehacker tradition, featuring a playlist every week. It’s been a much-needed musical journey in 2016. Here’s a look …

Playlist