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10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

Archaeology

The Lost, True Story Of The CIA’s Greatest Basketball Coach

How did a 1972 exhibition basketball game between Russia and Uganda become a crucible for Cold War tensions at the dawn of Idi Amin's brutal regime? Ask the former CIA agent who tried to hit the Soviets where it would hurt them the most: on the court.<p><b>From the stands,</b> Jay Mullen didn’t like what he …

Swimming Pools

When it comes to looking back through old consoles, the Gamecube is always knocked down. The supposed hardcore gamers would point, laugh and mock the …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

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June 2015

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The Ghosts of Laprak

How life in a small mountainous village was turned upside down by Nepal’s deadly earthquake — loved ones lost, homes destroyed. BuzzFeed News’ Anup Kaphle brings the first in-depth report from Laprak, near the quake’s epicenter.<p>LAPRAK, Nepal — It was a quiet Saturday in Laprak. With the village’s …

Natural Disasters

How Humans And Squid Evolved To Have The Same Eyes

I see how you see.<p>Eyes and wings are among the most stunning innovations evolution has created. Remarkably, these features have evolved multiple times in different lineages of animals. For instance, the avian ancestors of birds and the mammalian ancestors of bats both evolved wings independently, …

Dead Trigger 2 starts shooting up zombies in Europe with latest update

New weapons, environments, video sharing features and more added to Madfinger's shooter<p>Madfinger Games' fine shooter, Dead Trigger 2, is today having …

9 Anime That Would Make Great Video Games

These works of art deserve a great interactive treatment.<p><i>Note: This is an updated version of a feature that previously ran on IGN a while back.</i><p>When …

The Scientific Sherlock Holmes

An entertaining exploration of the science and history of the Sherlock Holmes stories, which were written more than 100 years ago by Scottish physician and writer, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.<p>After eagerly -- and enviously! -- reading people's reactions to Sherlock Holmes' third season now airing on …

Apple's iOS controller API isn't solving a problem, it's opening a door to the future

Ben Kuchera makes a solid case that the iPhone doesn't need buttons for gaming.<p>He's right — it's solving a problem that doesn't exist. But that's not the point. It's not about the buttons. It's not about making the iPhone better at gaming. It's about making the iPhone better at everything.<p>Ben talks …

Shroud of the Avatar crosses $3M mark

<i>Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues,</i> Portalarium, Inc.'s crowd-funded fantasy role-playing game, recently passed $3 million in pledges, creator Richard Garriott announced via the game's site.<p><i>Shroud of the Avatar</i> successfully ended its Kickstarter campaign last April with $1.9 million. Another …

Five Announcements Nintendo Should Make Right Now

As expected, yesterday Nintendo’s stock plunged by 18% after the news that they were cutting their Wii U and 3DS forecasts by huge margins as the fiscal year draws to a close in a few months. I wrote about how their own warped perception of their success is almost more dangerous to the company than …

Soaring Above the World from a Bird's Perspective

<i>Proud Wanderer</i> is a creative series by nature and animal photographer Howard Lau, aka HOWLD, that captures the exquisite motion of birds in mid-flight. In the series, Lau creates sensations that viewers are soaring high up in the sky alongside each bird. He provides us with a rare opportunity to …

Nature

Best of the Week: Architecture, Web Design, Photography and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Wallpaper of the Week by Justin Maller

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by our friend Justin Maller. The image is part of his new project call Facet, a daily image …

Tesla's toy boat: A drone before its time

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills.</i><p>The military complex has certainly embraced the concept of telerobotics, especially in the use of drones, but luckily the technology has also …

Nvidia GTX 780 Ti Review: A Powerful GPU With A Price To Match

For the vast majority of PC players, 1080p is the benchmark for performance, and by far the most popular resolution in use for gaming (at least according to the latest Steam Hardware Survey). Games look great at 1080p, monitors are cheap and plentiful, and you don't need to spend a fortune on an …

Intel Corporation

2014 BMW 435i M-Performance in Depth Tour

Lewis Morley obituary

Photographer who found fame with his portrait of Christine Keeler, which came to embody the permissiveness of the 1960s<p>Lewis Morley, who has died aged 88, created many of the era-defining images of the 1960s. These include his portrait of Christine Keeler, almost nude, straddling Morley's studio …

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Gigabyte's tiny new gaming PC is smaller than an Xbox controller

It used to be difficult to find a computer that could play games and still fit underneath your TV. Now, devices like the Alienware X51, Falcon Northwest Tiki, and Digital Storm Bolt can handily fill that role. But what if you want a gaming PC that can fit in your hand? That's where the Gigabyte …

Surf Photographer Captures “A Perfect Moment”

Zak Noyle, a world class surf photographer, has made his way to into our hearts already, and the photograph below only goes to show why. His …