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Check out these reviews of Grand Theft Auto V’s movies from a Los Santos critic

Have you finished Rockstar Games’ multiplatform sandbox adventure Grand Theft Auto V? If the answer is yes (or no), you’ll still find much to do in the beautiful, sun-kissed city of Los Santos. Do you know that you can kick back and watch movies in its numerous cinemas? That’s right. Even better, I …

Official Grand Theft Auto V photobombing competition launched

Rockstar Games has asked players to send in original photobombed pictures taken in Grand Theft Auto V with the in-game Snapmatic camera.<p>"For all you compulsive shutterbugs out there, entrance into our very first Snapmatic photo contest will run from right now through till end of day Monday, …

Grand Theft Auto V Helps Take-Two Beat Q3 Expectations

"Take-Two's business continued to outperform expectations significantly during the fiscal third quarter," Strauss Zelnick, chairman and CEO of Take-Two, said in a statement.<p>The company's net revenue in the third quarter increased to $1.9 billion, as compared with $415.8 million for the third …

Grand Theft Auto 5 is the best-selling game of 2013

Between a $1 billion debut and rave reviews, it's probably not a huge shock to you that <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> was the best-selling game of 2013. Regardless, Rockstar Games' parent company Take-Two Interactive confirmed suspicions today in its financial earnings release. "<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> finished as …

WW1 soldier diaries placed online by National Archives

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1044000/1044008_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524878423_ba73481fb1bc8a0fc26d55ac1e8fe411<p><b>Diaries from British soldiers describing life on the frontline during World War One are being published online by the National Archives.</b><p>Events from …

Business tips from UK's oldest family firms

<b>Some of the UK's oldest family businesses have survived for almost 500 years. What have they been doing right to make them so enduring?</b><p>According to the Institute for Family Business (IFB), there are around three million family firms in the UK.<p>It says the 10 companies below are thought to be among …

On The Money: A History of American Currency

The Weight-Loss Pill That Turns Into a Balloon to Fill One's Stomach

A novel treatment in clinical trials<p>This is the Obalon system. It is a pill that has a balloon inside. Obalon is a weight-loss device, marketed as an alternative to bariatric surgery, that claims to help people eat less and "push back from the table sooner."<p>Obalon begins to work when you swallow …

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of<p>chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

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Engineered 'Glue' Helps Wounds Heal Faster

By Jesse Emspak, Contributing writer<p>Published: 02/20/2014 03:58 PM EST on LiveScience<p>In the movies, superheroes' and vampires' wounds heal so quickly that life-threatening cuts and gashes close up in minutes. These super healing abilities may be out of reach, but researchers in Switzerland have now …

Nigel Farage Agrees To European Union Debate With Nick Clegg

Nigel Farage has agreed to a head-to-head debate on Britain's membership of the European Union with Nick Clegg.<p>Speaking on LBC radio on Friday …

Philip Hammond Thinks All Women Are Called Rachel (VIDEO)

The first thing guests on BBC Question Time should do is learn the names of their fellow panellists. However this proved strangely difficult for …

Nick Clegg Risks Lib Dem Revolt Over EU Migrant Benefits Plan

Nick Clegg may have to face down a grassroots Liberal Democrat rebellion over plans to double how long migrants from EU countries have to wait to …

'I am alive!' - medic injured in Kiev tweets after surviving bullet wound

Ukrainian volunteer medic Olesya Zhukovskaya, 21, had tweeted ‘I’m dying’ after being shot in the neck during the protests in Ukraine’s capital<p>A young woman who tweeted “I’m dying” after she was shot in the neck in Kiev has posted a message on Twitter announcing she is alive.<p>Olesya Zhukovskaya, 21, …

Sochi's secret: intolerance was in the air - and the LGBT fight won't stop now

Prior to the Winter Olympics, the conventional wisdom was that President Vladimir Putin would be on his best behavior in Sochi. He was too politically savvy, the theory went, to continue his crackdown on LGBT rights before the eyes of the world.<p>But a not-to-funny thing happened on my way to the …

From jail, Venezuela protest leader urges resistance | Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s jailed protest leader urged supporters on Friday to keep demonstrating peacefully against President Nicolas Maduro despite violence that has killed at least six people and rocked the OPEC member nation.<p>An opposition supporter walks past a words painted on a blocked …

Jon Ronson is ready for blast-off. Is Richard Branson?

It’s dawn at the Mojave Air & Space Port, a cluster of weather-beaten hangars in the desert north of Los Angeles. It looks quite forlorn, in part an elephant’s graveyard for half-finished prototype jets designed by visionaries who ran out of money. But it’s also a gathering place for freewheeling, …

Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite China warnings | Reuters

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - President Barack Obama held low-key talks with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday after warnings from Beijing that the meeting with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader would “seriously damage” ties with Washington.<p>The private meeting lasted about an hour, …

Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

10 Insane Rides by Boutique Carmakers

These aren't just upgraded versions of the original<p>Today's restomodders, replica builders, and tuners take an obsessive approach to performance. These vehicles are modified to a level of detail so far beyond their original roots that they are better described as brand-new production cars and trucks …

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'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

The One-Sentence Novel

Some short stories build to a single sentence. This is so common, actually, that it sometimes seems most of the stories I read are of this type. Readers are herded toward the shiny black nailhead of a particular terminal period. At this point in the story, there’s generally a shift in tone, an …

Amazon and the Perils of Non-Disclosure

At one point in my piece on Amazon and the book world in this week’s issue of the magazine, a former employee describes a fellow new hire who had come to the company from the N.S.A. He wondered how she would fit in: “It took me a few weeks. She was going to fit in a lot better than I was.” It took …

Is the News Replacing Literature?

In the postwar period, a generation of critics, inspired by Lionel Trilling, encapsulated the difference between high art and popular art in a single word: “complexity.” “Literature,” Trilling wrote, “is the human activity that takes the fullest and most precise account of variousness, possibility, …

Xbox One System Update Rolling Out Now

Microsoft announced they will release two update for the Xbox One, one on February 11th while the second one will arrive on March 4th. Unfortunately, …

Google Play Store Now Shows Indicator for Apps with In-app Purchases

Several applications available in the Google Play Store offer in-app purchases, but we can’t know about them until we install the app on our device. …

AT&T Slashes The Price of Samsung Galaxy Gear by $100

Believe it or not, Samsung Galaxy Gear is not the most popular wearable gadget from the Korean OEM. It turned out to be a big disappointment, and …

HTC and Microsoft Working to Bring Windows Phone Blue to HTC 8X

Earlier today, HTC mentioned it is working on bringing the Android 4.4 KitKat to the oversized HTC One Max and One Mini in the coming months.<p>They are …