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What a Happy Cell Looks Like

A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.<p>“What is the truest form of human happiness?” Steven Cole asks.<p>It’s a question he’s been considering for most of his career—but Cole is a genomics researcher, not a philosopher. To him, this …

Immune System

6 Beer Styles You Wish They Sold in Grocery Stores

Not every fine beer has to be an IPA, stout, or a pilsner, guys. Dig deeper.<p>Not every fine beer has to be an IPA, stout, or a pilsner, guys. Dig deeper.

How To Get a Flat Stomach—Fast!

Follow this easy plan & lose that stubborn pooch<p>When patients arrive in the E.R., I have literally a few seconds to decide what's wrong and how I can help. Know which vital sign I check first? Their weight. The most important indicator of how people will manage a health crisis is how much belly fat …

Nutrition

The Apple Watch Isn't Here Yet, But The Battle Over It Has Already Started

Having waded into the prediction waters myself, I’m well aware how treacherous they can be. But surely Fred Wilson, the venture capitalist behind Twitter and Tumblr, had no idea he would set off the year’s first technology tsunami with his post: “What Is Going To Happen.” Wilson, in what he …

Apple Watch

Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich

Homo sapiens were not always so special. In the ancient past, other human forms lived beside us. The Neanderthals in Eurasia. Small, hobbit-like humans in Indonesia. The mysterious Denisovans in the Ural mountains.<p>But our time alone may be nearing its end. Through the power of technology, humans …

Dragon Age: Inquisition's greatest achievement is its writing

During the past week or so, I've spent some time with <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>. Like many of the game's reviewers, I am deeply impressed with the game, its world, its story and its characters.<p><i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i> isn't merely about exploring a beautiful and vast world, or fighting through combat …

Disney is giving Star Wars fans a brand new emotion: Hope

Do you remember where you were when Disney announced it had purchased Lucasfilm?<p>The Mouse purchased the company for $4 billion, and by all accounts it was a steal. Then the great purging began. <i>Star Wars: The Clone Wars</i> was cancelled, and the expanded universe of comics, books and all sorts of other …

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

Japanese company plans to have working space elevator by 2050

Who does want to go to space? No less, in an elevator. While NASA's been working hard for years trying to find the necessary tools to do just that, other firms are doing the same across different parts of the world. Japanese construction company Obayashi, for instance, is one of those, and today it …

Final Fantasy Type-0 coming March 2015 with Final Fantasy 15 demo

Final Fantasy fans in North America will finally get their hands on two long-awaited titles — <i>Final Fantasy Type-0</i> and <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> — early next year. Square Enix announced today it will bring <i>Final Fantasy Type-0 HD</i> to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 17, 2015 along with the first playable …

Could We Ever Build an Artificial World?

In our cosmic megastructures series, PM explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Death Star and replica planets.<p><b>Name:</b> Artificial world<p><b>Selected Science Fiction Portrayals:</b> The two Death Stars from the <i>Star</i> …

Bungie's 'Destiny' Might Be Smaller Than Everyone Thinks

In my “review” of sorts of the Destiny PlayStation and Xbox beta posted this weekend, I had a lot of good things to say. The game is a blast from what I’ve played so far, and both the alpha and the beta have shown me enough to get me very excited for September.<p>But one point that was raised during …

Check out the very best games of E3 2014

Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN Officially Coming West for PS3 and PS4

Look for it this fall.<p>Today, IGN can confirm that Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN is coming to North America, and will be available this fall for both …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Recipes

Wot I Think: Titanfall

<b>Update:</b> In light of recent changes to the game, which have made Capture the Flag mode playable only via a randomised “Variety” mode and in Private …

Session Report: Star Wars Edge of the Empire Beginner Game

You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy<p>A bunch of intergalactic ne’er-do-wells get together to take on pigs, lizards and …

RPG Movies For Game Masters

Interested in movies for game master and RPG inspiration?<p>Today you’re in luck! Below is a list of movies submitted by RPT readers as perfect for GMs …