Erik Madsen

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How Destiny builds on inspiration from Borderlands

<i>Destiny</i>, Halo creator Bungie's upcoming connected, open world sci-fi shooter, is inspired by games like Gearbox's Borderlands franchise and Ubisoft's open world Far Cry series, creative lead Joe Staten told Edge Online.<p>Staten said that the development team "would be idiots" if they didn't look at …

Genetics and the jock: inside the new science of athletic excellence

Sports writer David Epstein on why your 23,000 genes matter at the gym<p>Whether you’re an avid runner or a dedicated weight lifter, you’ve probably cobbled together a training routine based on a few less-than-scientific factors: the distance or weight that athletic magazines and websites suggest you …

18 Best U.S. Summer Music Festivals: From Bonnaroo to EDC (PHOTOS)

Summer Hits<p>18 Best U.S. Summer Music Festivals: From Bonnaroo to EDC (PHOTOS)<p>Jean Trinh rounds up the best music festivals in the U.S., with artists …

The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons

The Toughest Ultras/Marathon des Sables 2011<p>Used to be that running a 50- or 100-mile race earned you bragging rights for life. No more. Today, the word “ultra” has been slapped on laundry detergent, lite beer, and any marathon that takes a step beyond 26.2 miles. It seems like every endurance …

Writers Guild of America Lists the 101 Best Written TV Shows of All Time – /Film

Let the debate begin. Sunday night, the <b>Writers Guild of America</b> revealed its list of the 101 “Best Written TV Series of All Time.” What took the top …

Eye-Fi Mobi Beams Photos from Camera to Phone or Tablet Instantly

Eye-Fi has offered the ability to wirelessly transmits photos from a camera to another device for quite a while now, but there was a downside: you …

15 Best Backpack Snacks for Road Trips and Plane Rides

School is out, the sun is shining, and it is time to take to the open road! Whether your travels take you near or far this summer, we want to make …