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15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Strengthen your core with these key poses.<p>A regular yoga practice can prep your tummy for bikini season faster than banging out a million crunches.<p>In general, yoga is full of core-strengthening moves, but these stomach toners take top honors. They challenge your balance and stability and force your …

15 Minute Workout: Sculpt a Knockout Body

The new way to rev your metabolism, burn fat, and build lean muscle—stat!<p>The new way to rev your metabolism, burn fat, and build lean muscle—stat!<p>You may have zero desire to step inside a cage and brawl like a UFC fighter, but it couldn't hurt to train like one. These guys (women, too!) are lean, …

20 Fascinating Facts You Might Not Know About The Original ‘Robocop’

Hollywood will continue its assault on the films of Dutch director Paul Verhoeven this weekend with the rebooted version of <i>RoboCop</i>, and whether Joel Kinnaman is a worthy successor to the Robo suit — or the entire thing is just a heap of scrap metal — isn’t the issue here. Today, we pay tribute to …

The Lego Movie – a toy story every adult needs to see

It’s hardly news that life has got a lot worse for a lot of people since the financial crisis hit. Inequality is on the rise, and with it alienation from the worlds of business and politics, which carry on as if nothing has really changed. Many of us brood on the abyss – the sense that, in some …

Rune Factory team working on new 3DS RPG, Forbidden Magna

The future of the staff at Rune Factory developer Neverland was left uncertain after the company filed for bankruptcy late last year, but now Famitsu …

Spil Games aims to have 1,000 HTML5 games by the end of the year

<i>Disclosure: The Dutch government paid my way to Casual Connect Europe, where I moderated a session. Our coverage remains objective.</i><p>AMSTERDAM — After a tough few years wrestling with technology, Spil Games says that HTML5 games are ready for prime time.<p>Erik Goossens, the chief executive of …

Evolve is a terrifying and fun co-op monster-hunting game from the makers of Left 4 Dead (hands-on preview)

Turtle Rock Studios and 2K Games have taken the wraps off Evolve, the cooperative multiplayer, monster-hunting first-person shooter coming this fall to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. In a hands-on preview, I found it to be both terrifying and a lot of fun.<p>Evolve is the latest title from developer …

This adventure game has a publisher — but its fans are eager to help fund it, too (updated)

Fans clearly didn’t mind donating to a game that was already paid for by a publisher, as demonstrated by Book of Unwritten Tales 2’s Kickstarter campaign reaching its main goal of $65,000 in one day.<p>Working with a publisher can restrict a game studio’s options. This is one of the reasons why so …

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 review: at world's end

Lightning Returns fights its fatalism too late<p><i>Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13</i> carries the bleary-eyed, tired self-awareness that comes with age.<p>I don't blame it, either. The first <i>Final Fantasy 13</i> began development 10 long years ago, releasing in 2010 to a lukewarm reception. But rather than …

Final Fantasy 12, Tactics composer Hitoshi Sakimoto joins Unsung Story

Veteran video game composer Hitoshi Sakimoto, most recognized for his work on <i>Final Fantasy Tactics</i> and <i>Final Fantasy 12</i>, is joining the development team of <i>Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians</i>, according to an update to the game's Kickstarter campaign.<p>Sakimoto will join the all-star team of veteran …