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Two more Florida State fraternities banned from campus for alcohol, hazing

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — One Florida State University fraternity was kicked off campus for four years and another suspended for two years after both were found responsible for repeated student organization conduct violations, including hazing, last semester.<p>Some of the incidents for which the groups …

Crime

New York to look at legalizing recreational marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York will study whether it's plausible to legalize marijuana for recreational use as neighboring states move ahead with it, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.<p>Cuomo called on lawmakers to approve funding for a feasibility study as part of his annual state budget address, in …

Cannabis

Wave of looting by hungry mobs spreads fear in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela — A wave of looting by hungry mobs across Venezuela has left streets of shuttered shops in provincial towns and pushed some store owners to arm themselves with guns and machetes.<p>Worsening food shortages and runaway inflation have unleashed the spate of pillaging since Christmas …

Venezuela

Britain now has a minister for loneliness

The British government has appointed politician Tracey Crouch as the minister to tackle the epidemic of loneliness.<p>The issue is thought to affect around nine million people in the UK. Around 200,000 older people have not had a conversation with a friend or relative in more than a month. It’s …

UN refugee agency facing finanical crisis

The UN agency tasked with assisting Palestinian refugees says the Trump administration's decision to cut its funding has sparked its biggest-ever "financial crisis."

Trump Administration

Justices lean toward death row inmate in dispute with lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared to be in broad agreement Wednesday that a lawyer for a criminal defendant cannot override his client's wish and concede his guilt at trial, even if the lawyer's aim is to avoid a death sentence.<p>"People can walk themselves into jail. They can walk …

Judiciary

UK and French leaders reach border deal, disagree on Brexit

CAMBERLEY, England (AP) — The leaders of Britain and France met Thursday against a military backdrop to pledge closer cooperation on defense, security and borders after Britain leaves the European Union.<p>But President Emmanuel Macron also delivered a firm message: the U.K. cannot keep coveted access …

North Africa

The First Trailer For the Batman Ninja Anime Is a Gloriously Brutal Work of Art

While the concept alone to Warner Bros. Japan upcoming <i>Batman Ninja</i> anime is fantastic enough, it’s the film’s gorgeous visuals that really turn it …

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Preview

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Gaming

LIFE IS AN RPG.

I feel video games can teach us a lot about real life.1. You cannot ‘respawn’ in real lifeLife is like Diablo in Hell Mode— which means, you need to …

Time I

Breath of the Wild is both a masterpiece and a disaster

[Header courtesy of EternaLegend]<p>Basically everyone and their mother agrees that <i>Breath of the Wild</i> is an incredible game. At the same time, everyone …

10 Bits of Cooking Savvy We Picked Up Hanging Out in the Kitchen

In the same way that I'm in awe of friends who have learned new languages by "immersion"—but how do you <i>start</i>, I've wondered? And what keeps you from just, you know, staying silent for all of eternity?—I am also confounded by older, wiser, better cooks who tell me that I'll learn to cook by, well,</i> …

How to cook the perfect miso ramen

Less a fast food than a national obsession, ramen inspires levels of devotion in its millions of fans that can seem puzzling to anyone who has never had the – considerable – pleasure. Yet one ridiculously rich, intensely savoury and scalding slurp is enough to explain why this simple noodle soup is …

Onions

Nintendo Switch: Thoughts About Device from a Non-Gamer

I’ve had the Nintendo Switch for four days now, and — at times — it is hard to get out of my hands. I’m not what one would consider a gamer; I haven’t bought a gaming console since the Sega Genesis in the early 1990s. Even then, the only games I played were the <i>Sonic the Hedgehog</i> series. It was …

Retrogaming

Breath of the Wild: a list of petty grievances

A list of imperfect things in a perfect game<p>Listen up, friends: I love <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>. If I were a betting man, I’d say its odds of being Chris Plante’s Game of the Year: 2017 Edition are quite high. We’re talking top percentile. <i>However</i>, I do have some gripes.<p>Now, I’ve …

Breath of the Wild

I played the enormous new space opera, 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' — here's what it's like

"Mass Effect: Andromeda" takes the third-person shooter, space-epic video game series "Mass Effect" to an entirely new galaxy: Andromeda.<p>Humans and other sentient species from the Milky Way galaxy have sent ships — "arks" — with tens of thousands of beings in an attempt to ensure human life …

Mass Effect

How To Build An Airship In Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Move over, <i>Final Fantasy</i>—the newest <i>Zelda</i> has its own airship, and it won’t kill you every time you try to land. The only catch is that you have to …

artisanal

Full text: Trump's address to Congress

<i>President Donald Trump's address to Congress Tuesday as delivered.</i><p>Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens of America:<p>Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our Nation's path …

Fair Trade

Breath of the Wild has shooting stars, strafing horses and sick stunts

Link’s newest adventure is full of odd little details<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> looks to be a big game. Leading up to its release, Nintendo emphasized the game’s dramatic vistas and sprawling map — but in our time with the game, the smallest details have made the biggest impression. …

Breath of the Wild

Top 21 Superfoods to Jumpstart Your 2017 Weight Loss

Put down the chips and beer. Pick up some bone broth and pickled veggies. Your gut and physique will thank you for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've already coasted through the first weeks of 2017 and if you’re like many, your new year’s resolutions may be …

Nutrition

New Yorkers start debate on free tuition

New York's ambitious tuition-free plan was debated for more than six hours Tuesday at the state legislature's first public hearing on the matter.<p>Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his plan to makein-state public colleges tuition free earlier this month alongside Bernie Sanders. But it's not something …

College & University

16 Bibimbap Bowl Recipes That’ll Make Dinner a Breeze

The obsession with Korean food here in America is still going strong. Gochujang is now the new Sriracha, kimchi is almost as common as dill pickles and bibimbap bowls are the new go-to takeout option. Instead of ordering your favorite bowl, you should probably learn how to make your own. Make your …

Cooking

How to Make Ginger Tea and Seven Reasons You Should Drink It

It doesn’t cost a thing to give this healthy ginger drink a try. It can help get you through those cold autumn days without catching a cold or the …

Teachers Are Stressed, And That Should Stress Us All

We all experience stress at work, no matter the job. But for teachers, the work seems to be getting harder and the stress harder to shake.<p>A new report out this month pulls together some stark numbers on this:<p>Forty-six percent of teachers say they feel high daily stress. That's on par with nurses …

Mindfulness

Melt Your Belly Fat With This Natural Juice Made In Just 3 Minutes!

Many people from around the world want to get rid of the body fat, but that is not an easy task and sometimes it can be very tricky. There is no need …

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

Because doing dishes is a huge buzzkill

Thirty-five years of Nintendo controllers. In a single animated GIF. Christ...

Thirty-five years of Nintendo controllers. In a single animated GIF. Christian Taylor's Nintendo Controller Evolution: http://bit.ly/1rmmMzd - Brevin …

Secret Drink to Lose Abdominal Fat and Flatten Your Stomach in Just 5 Days

Now in this article, we are going to present you an absolutely perfect drink which can help you to lose abdominal fat and get a flat belly in just …