Isaac Salais

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The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

Albert Einstein

The Best Foods to Fuel Your Workout and Give You Energy

Chow down on these 8 power foods before and after your workouts, and you'll see results in no time.<p>1<p>Spinach<p><b>Good for:</b> Muscle recovery<br>It's true: …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Why tomorrow's PlayStation 4 update is a bigger deal than people assume

Tomorrow's PlayStation 4 update is a big frickin' deal.<p>This is partly due to the fact that Sony is finally keeping its promise by adding the suspend/resume feature that was promised when the system was announced. Why is this a big deal?<p>"Supported by nearly all of your PS4 games, you can jump in and …

Marvel is killing 33 comics to end the universe

To hasten the death of the entire universe, Marvel Comics will end 33 comic books, according to David Gabriel, Marvel's SVP of sales and marketing.<p>The casualties will amass as a result of the Secret Wars storyline, which will begin in May. By the time Secret Wars wraps up, the Marvel Universe and …

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Cannabis

Hollywood Can't Beat Disney, But They Can Win If They Stop Trying To

One of the themes you might have heard over the last week, as <i>Cinderella</i> cemented the whole “take an animated feature and turn it into a live-action blockbuster” gimmick as a viable franchise, and as Walt Disney spent their stockholders meeting announcing news on the upcoming <i>Star Wars</i> films and</i> …

Movies

The key to a happy relationship? Maybe it's Borderlands

My husband and I were married on February 29th, 2008, after seven years of dating.<p>That first year of marriage was tough, as I often heard it would be. He worked nights, I had a regular nine-to-five job as a secretary at a college. We barely had time to sit down to a meal together, much less game …

PS4 sales boost Sony's finances; PS Vita and TV drag it down

Sales in Sony's Game & Network Services division (which the PlayStation business calls home) increased 16.8 percent year-over-year to $4.39 billion, thanks to "an increase in PS4 hardware unit sales, the favorable impact of foreign exchange rates and a significant increase in network services …

The game some people are paying to help finish

<i>Woolfe The Red Hood Diaries</i> owes a lot to its early players.<p>Fans of the stylized reimagining of Little Red Riding Hood as action platformer, are the game's official testing department and translators. And the group doesn't just work for free, they're actually paying for the right to both own the …

Little Red Riding Hood

The World's Oldest Person Is Totally Chill About Turning 117

The world’s oldest person has lived through two World Wars and the invention of the first airplane, but it doesn’t seem like a long time to Misao …

World Records

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The World Is Nintendo's (If Only They'd Take It)

Thirty years after the debut of the NES, Nintendo still finds themselves as a leader in the video game industry. That’s an unprecedented position to be in, as all Nintendo’s rivals have fallen to their might, and stranger still, Nintendo persists in being the “model” example of many of the best …

FCC Votes ‘Yes’ On Strongest Net Neutrality Rules

Net-neutrality advocates quite literally danced in the snowy streets Thursday outside the Federal Communications Commission in Washington just before …

Net Neutrality

Final Fantasy 14 reaches 4 million registered, offers free logins for returning players

We already knew that <i>Final Fantasy 14</i> has done alright for itself — it was an extremely well-received relaunch, and its first expansion pack is on the way. But today Square Enix has provided more hard numbers to help back up the general feeling that <i>A Realm Reborn</i> has been a success.<p>Square Enix …

Final Fantasy

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. YouTube isn't profitable.</b> Sources say that the site is struggling to attract visitors directly rather than through links.<p><b>2. Apple's iPad sales are dropping.</b> New data shows that Apple's share of the global tablet shipment market was down 20% last year.<p><b>3. Google has launched Android for Work.</b> It's …

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Doodling

This game is setting its price according to the weather

We've seen a fair smattering of weird payment models sweeping across gaming these past few years, but this one looks like a first.<p>The price for <i>A Good Snowman Is Hard To Build</i> is set according to the weather.<p>Specifically, the daily price is set according to the temperature in London at "teatime," …

Weather

How Many Kickstarter Games Have Failed to Deliver?

Have you ever wondered just how many Kickstarters have actually delivered on their promises? NeoGAF moderator Stumpokapow has decided to log every game-related Kickstarter project that pulled in more than $75,000 as of June 2014 in one large spreadsheet.<p>The document not only lists games, but also …

Gas Prices Inch Higher After Months of Decline

Drivers recently spoiled by falling gasoline prices are now having to deal with a new reality: Higher costs at the pump.<p>The average price for a …

Oil

Why Ant-Man won't be joining the Avengers, as explained by Joss Whedon

Hank Pym, aka Ant-Man, may be the canonical creator of Ultron, but he won't be making an appearance in Joss Whedon's <i>The Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>. The reason? Well, it has to do with former <i>Ant-Man</i> director Edgar Wright, according to an interview with Empire.<p>"Of all the heat I've ever taken, not …

Marvel Universe

Games Are A Challenge Because They Are Cognitive Firmware

There tends to be a perennial meme that emanates from games publishing management, specifically that games are too hard to learn. They still mistakenly think games are a form of passive entertainment and that you can make a game for everyone. This is indeed a strange assessment of the medium and …

Here's a very long look at Final Fantasy 15's demo, Episode Duscae

<i>Final Fantasy 15</i> director Hajime Tabata recently showed off more than 40 minutes of the game's upcoming demo, <i>Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae</i>, during a streamed event from publisher Square Enix. In addition to offering an extended look at the <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> demo, Tabata provided new details and …

Final Fantasy

The three-day timer in Majora's Mask was originally set for a week

<i>The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask</i> is distinctive within the franchise for being a tricky title that hinges on reliving the same three days over again, but the game's timer was originally set for one week, longtime developer Eiji Aonuma said during an Iwata Asks interview.<p>In this most recent Iwata …

Amazing infrared microwave that shows when food is cooked

A microwave has been invented that reveals when your food is properly cooked<p>Knowing how long to microwave something for can be a difficult task – often resulting in standing in front of the microwave and repeatedly poking a dish to see how hot it is.<p>However, there could be an answer to your …

We should never have told people to stop eating fat

Restrictions on eating fat have been questioned recently: Documentaries like "Fed Up" make the argument that sugar is a bigger problem than fat in today's obesity and diabetes epidemic, and a well-cited recent study found that saturated fat did not seem to be as bad for heart health as guidelines …