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'Resident Evil 7' is the most terrifying VR game on the market

I didn't recognize <i>Resident Evil 7: Biohazard</i> when Capcom revealed it at E3 2016 with a mysterious teaser trailer. To begin with, it was a first-person game, when <i>Resident Evil</i> is famously a third-person perspective series. Secondly, the trailer showcased a dilapidated, cockroach-filled house that …

Elite: Dangerous shows you can get sick from a VR game on the HTC Vive

For almost a year, Valve chief executive Gabe Newell and other company representatives have been saying that the HTC Vive won’t make you seasick from motion-sickness, as happens with other virtual reality headsets. I have confirmed that is not true since I got mild motion sickness while playing a …

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Happiness

How Temptation Bundling Increases Your Workout Motivation | Men's Health

Lack of motivation may also play a large role in the reason why 68.8 percent of Americans are overweight or obese.<p>So are we all screwed? Or is there a way to keep motivation consistently flowing?<p>The key may be a process called “temptation bundling,” according to a study in <i>Management Science</i>.<p>The …

This Is the Salary You Need to Buy a House in 12 U.S. Cities

You can pretty much rule out San Francisco.<p>Making the leap from renter to owner is no small feat, but in some American cities, it's especially difficult. For example, to buy a home in the metropolis of San Francisco, one would need a salary of $153,000 a year. The housing market is equally …

San Francisco

A startup that finds discount flight tickets 'hidden' on airline websites just launched in the US

So when Oliver Dlouhý and Lucie Brešová told me their startup, Skypicker, helps people find flights that cost as much as 90% lower than those booked via a regular flight ticket, I was skeptical, but definitely interested.<p>If you're like me, you probably use a flight aggregation service to buy your …

Air Travel

The Top 10 Worst Communication Mistakes You Can Make | Inc.com

Communication is how we send and receive information to one another, but it's also what we use to form impressions of people, and what we use as the foundation for our relationships. If you communicate inappropriately or ineffectively, it could mean big trouble for your reputation and interfere …

Self-help

Transparent Airplane Walls May Be in Air Travel's Not-So-Distant Future

If you think in-flight Wi-Fi and lie-flat seats are cutting edge, just wait until 2050. That’s when aircraft cabins will feature holographic pop-up …

Flying Car

I’m a NASA astronaut, and here’s what it takes to become a space voyager

I was teaching a third-period science class on April 12, 2004, when I got the phone call from NASA I’ll never forget. Soon I’d relocated to Houston, Texas, close to the Johnson Space Center, to begin training to become an astronaut.<p>As I would quickly discover, it’s a long and rewarding road. But …

Space Science

Super-cool Star Wars art to awaken your senses (pictures)

White walker?

Star Wars

"Soul-Stealing" Photos Visualize the Dependence We Have to Our Phones

Our eyes are all-too-often glued to our phones and we miss what’s going on in the world around us. The alluring and tempting images light up the screen, grabbing hold of our gaze as we’re powerless to look away. French photographer Antoine Geiger has visualized this parasitic relationship in his …

Photography

Are You Happier Without Facebook?

You may not 'like' the answer<p>As social networks become more and more prominent in our lives, one has to wonder if we are happier being constantly connected. The Happiness Research Institute, an “independent think tank focusing on well-being, happiness and quality of life” in Copenhagen, quite …

QUIZ: Are you smart enough to be a NASA astronaut?

If you grew up in the US, then NASA's astronaut program is the one with which you're probably most familiar, but just how much do you know about the selection process?<p>Between 4,000 and 8,000 people apply during each round of NASA applications, but only eight to 35 are selected. And the next round …

Space Science

NASA’s New Mars-Bound Space Launch System Is a Go

The rocket that will take the first humans to Mars just passed its design review and is ready for production<p>On Thursday, NASA announced that its Space Launch System, which will be used to carry the first humans to Mars, passed its Critical Design Review (CDR) and is ready for full-scale production. …

Space Exploration

6 Low-Impact Workouts That Burn the Most Calories

When most of us think about a calorie-torching workout, we think of two words: hard work. We think of activities like jumping, sprinting, bootcamp, …

Suspension Training

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

European Union

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

The complete astronomy guide of what to see during tomorrow night's rare lunar eclipse

There is a rare total lunar eclipse on Sunday night that won't happen again until 2033. Learn more about how to watch here.<p>So while you're looking up enjoying the view, we wanted to tell you about some of the other spectacular sights that will be out that night.<p>Especially because when the moon is …

Astronomy

Amazon drops Prime membership cost after Emmys wins

Amazon is celebrating its Emmys wins from Sunday’s 67th Primetime Emmy Awards by dropping the price for its subscription service, Amazon Prime.<p>On …

The Emmy Awards

5 Reasons You Don't Work Out (and 5 Easy Fixes) | The Beachbody Blog

You’re tired. You’re busy. You’re watching the kids. You’re on the road, and unfamiliar with the area. We hear you, and we know what you’re thinking: …

The 5 Foods to Avoid If You Want a Six Pack

<i>By Lisa Freedman for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: John Ashley/Flickr)</i><p>Carrying a spare tire around your belly? You're not alone: Fifty-four percent of U.S. adults now have abdominal obesity, up from 46 percent in 2000, according to a recent report in the Journal of the American Medical Association. If you fall …

Nutrition

10 surprising weight loss tips backed by science

With new diet trends and fads popping up nearly every week, it’s almost impossible to know what actually works and what doesn’t. So to set the facts …

Nutrition

Ferrari LaFerrari Driving Reckessly In Beverly Hills, Smoke From Engine Bay

We have seen some crazy and dangerous driving but doing the same with a million pound+ hypercar is probably a first. Here are some clips of a Arab …

Beverly Hills

How To Pick Up Girls In A Lamborghini Without Talking

The 10 Golden Rules of Family Meal Planning

Planning meals for your family is both an art -- you’re constantly invoking your creativity to produce masterpieces -- and a science -- each meal is an experiment filled with steps, calculations, and guesswork about what will happen when it reaches the table. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you're …

Cooking

The 9 most basic facts about losing love handles and belly fat

Unlike women, who tend to distribute extra pounds all over, men hoard all of theirs in one spot: the belly, producing unattractive love handles and …

Fitness

The New Apple TV: Our Complete Overview

As was widely expected, Apple today unveiled the new Apple TV at its Special Event keynote at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. The new Apple TV (fourth generation) features a familiar but overhauled user interface, a redesigned remote which features a touch surface for navigation …

Smart TV

How America’s Most Useless Crop Also Became Its Most Commonly Grown One

Contrary to what you may think (and what your food labels may suggest) corn is not the most grown crop in America. The most grown crop is something …

A guide to the free fitness app sports scientists just called the best

There's only one app on the list that I'm still using, and it's a free fitness app called Sworkit Lite (there's a paid version too).<p>It may seem like picking one fitness app to recommend out of the more than 100,000 health-related apps is an arbitrary decision, but it turns out my personal …

Exercise