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Watch this: Official 'Street Fighter' documentary celebrates 25 years of the quintessential fighting game

Technically, 2012 marked the 25th anniversary of Street Fighter, the classic Capcom fighting game franchise that's made a comeback over the past few years. This weekend, however, Capcom has made "I Am Street Fighter," a 72-minute documentary film, available to stream free on YouTube. Originally …

Apps | The Next Web

All stories in Apps<p>How to try Gmail's AI-powered Smart Compose feature<p>If you'd like a little help writing emails, Google's got you covered. Its Smart Compose feature for Gmail, which was demoed ...<p>Abhimanyu Ghoshal<p>This tiny Buddhist frog is haunting me<p>Guess what: I’ve found the most stressful game …

A lunch recipe for school, work, or travel! Couscous salad with fresh herbs, cucumber, red onion, and feta. Easy and doesn't need to be refrigerated! (We love it with roast chicken, too.) GET THE RECIPE: Couscous Salad with Cucumber, Red Onion & Herbs - http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-couscous-salad-with-cucumber-red-onion-herbs-recipes-from-the-kitchn-190535

Compressing air for renewable energy storage

Study identifies two compressed air energy storage methods and sites for the Northwest.<p>Enough Northwest wind energy to power about 85,000 homes each …

Clean Energy

Facebook’s “like” is on trial, so think twice before liking this article

There are many perils associated with Facebook faux pas (for example, “liking” an ex-girlfriend’s bikini photo or unfriending a former boss), but some are becoming more serious than others—and ending in legal battles. Turns out, seemingly innocuous Facebook clicks have deeper meanings.<p>In the <b>United</b> …

Social Media

The key to braised ribs? These chefs swear by ketchup

When it comes to home cooking, Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, the laidback chef duo behind Animal and Son of a Gun, are big believers in a “less is more” philosophy. Though their two Los Angeles restaurants feature modern, creative takes on offal and seafood (respectively), they believe it takes very …

Are You a Sheep or Sheepdog? Part I | The Art of Manliness

Last December, 58-year-old Ki Suk Han was pushed onto the subway tracks in New York City. Even though 60-90 seconds passed before an oncoming train …

The Sometimes, Always, Never 3-Button Suit Rule | The Art of Manliness

A few years ago, we published a guest post on suit buttons, and one of the best things I got out of it was a handy way to remember the right way to …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

The First Key to Mastery: Finding Your Life's Task | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s book</i> Mastery. <i>Last time he talked about the importance of the Apprenticeship Phase in gaining</i> …

'Monsanto Protection Act' Repeal Effort Officially Backed By Sen. Jeff Merkley

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) confirmed on Sunday that he is proposing an amendment to the upcoming farm bill that would eliminate the "Monsanto Protection Act."<p>Officially known as the Farmer Assurance Provision, the controversial agricultural provision was surreptitiously tucked into budget …