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57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

Single Cheese-Like Slices Of Chocolate Are Now A Thing

A grilled-chocolate sandwich? Yes, please.<p>Love chocolate but always longed for it to be sold in a form reminiscent of Kraft Singles? Wish granted.<p>The Japanese candy company Bourbon is now selling individual slices of chocolate wrapped in film.<p>Each pack contains five 2-millimeter (0.08-inch) thick …

Minecraft is finally coming to the Nintendo Wii U

<i>Minecraft</i> is already available on just about every platform around, from smartphones to PC to consoles, but there's always been one notable absence: Nintendo hardware. That's about to change, though, as Nintendo has announced that the sandbox game is on its way to the Wii U. The game will launch on …

This Fan Project Fixed Final Fantasy VII, and You Can Play it Today

Square Enix already has gamers nervous about the direction of the Final Fantasy VII remake, but luckily there’s a fan-made overhaul project called The Reunion that you can play right now.<p>Image: Square<p>Square Enix greatly annoyed gamers over the weekend when it said that the upcoming remake of fan …

The Good Dinosaur is looking like Pixar's first box-office failure

In the volatile world of Hollywood box office performance, no studio has been more of a sure bet than Pixar — up until <i>The Good Dinosaur</i>, that is. As pointed out by <i>Variety</i>, the studio's latest film has been massively underperforming, first opening in second place to <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -</i> …

Return to Final Fantasy 14 for free up to 96 hours in December

Have you dropped your <i>Final Fantasy 14</i> subscription since the release of its first expansion pack, <i>Heavensward</i>, this past summer? Or maybe you played for a while back when the MMO launched but haven't touched it recently? Whatever the case, if you've had an account at some point but haven't …

Final Fantasy

Sony just gave the PS4 a big boost over the Xbox One

That's because Sony last week quietly rolled out a new software development kit (SDK) for developers that lets game makers access the 7th core in the console's 8-core AMD processor, according to GameSpot.<p>This news might sound a bit confusing and technical, so let's back up a bit.<p>When Sony and …

21 Healthy Meals (and Desserts) You Can Make in a Mug

The microwave gets a bad rap these days, but when you’re running late or only have 10 minutes between errands, tossing a few ingredients in a mug for …

Star Wars Ice Cream is Now an Official Thing

Film promotion takes many forms--including very cold and very sweet. In the final weeks before the release of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, new <i>Star Wars</i>-themed ice cream has been released.<p>As reported by Entertainment Weekly, New York-based Ample Hills Creamery have produced two new flavours of ice …

A Harvard scientist who's studied coffee for 20 years explains why the drink is amazing

Dr. Frank Hu just finished a 20-year study on the effects of coffee on the human body. People who drink more coffee it turns out, live longer.<p>Specifically, Hu's study found that coffee-drinkers have lower risks of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as suicide.<p>The research began …

Crazy Good Mini Cranberry Cheesecakes

No Bake Cranberry Orange Cheesecakes are perfect for any holiday gathering. Bright flavors of the Fall and Winter seasons meld together into terrific bites of bliss.<p>Here I go again with the mini desserts. I just can't help myself! There's something just SO elegant about rows of petite serving cups, …

Men eat more pizza when trying to impress women, study suggests

Of all of the ways men try to impress the ladies, from big wallets to big muscles, here is one that has finally been quantified by science. In a woman’s presence, men eat 93% more pizza, according to researchers at<p>Cornell University.<p>And props to you profs who came up with this study, and secured …

This No-Knead, 5-Ingredient Artisanal Bread Is Super Easy to Bake

We’re serious. You can bake fresh, crusty, aromatic, artisanal bread using just FIVE ingredients. It doesn’t involve any kneading and takes less than 10 minutes of prep! We’ve always thought that baking bread was intimidating, but this recipe is a great way to dip your toes in the water. With only …

Baking

Sega reveals new Valkyria Chronicles game

Sega is reviving one of its greatest franchises you've (probably) never played: the strategy/RPG hybrid <i>Valkyria Chronicles</i>.<p><i>Valkyria of the Blue</i> …

Microsoft and Code.org launch Minecraft tutorial to teach kids how to code

Microsoft has announced a partnership with Code.org that will bring Minecraft into the education curriculum.<p>Mojang, the Sweden-based game development studio that shot to prominence due to its work on Minecraft, was acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 billion last year.<p>Founded in 2013, Code.org is a …

The Star Wars prequels don’t deserve your hatred

Beyond its status as the first <i>Star Wars</i> movie in more than a decade, beyond its promised revival of characters unseen in new filmed adventures for …

This Easy-to-Make Drink May Ruin Regular Coffee for You Forever

So let’s see — we’ve got coffee for that much-needed energy buzz, Amaretto for that warm, giddy feeling and chocolate to help all your troubles melt away. We’re pretty sure that’s the perfect formula for a festive winter drink that’ll leave you with a giant smile on your face (there were certainly …

Recipes

How an injury drove one artist to make a tower defense-meets-Pokémon game — and a woman-led studio

Injuries can effect more than sports careers.<p>I met Lynn Hogan at the MGF mobile games conference in Seattle in October, and I immediately became interested in her story. She’s a former concept artist (her career in that field was heavily impacted by a nasty injury) who’s now the chief executive …