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Star Wars Battlefront Reveal Trailer Debuting on April 17th

Gameplay shown "behind closed doors."<p>DICE will debut the Star Wars Battlefront official reveal trailer during its Star Wars Celebration panel on …

Study finds no evidence violent video games make children aggressive

Playing violent video games is no more likely to be damaging to young children’s behaviour than those considered harmless, an Oxford University study suggests.<p>Research involving British primary schoolchildren found that the length of time young people spend playing games, rather than their content, …

'Ghost In The Shell Online' To Be Released First In The US

In a new video, the developer behind the upcoming Ghost in the Shell Online for PC has stated that the game will receive a US release before other regions.<p>The game is currently being developed by Neople, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexon, and while it will have initial testing done in Korea the …

Membership-based delivery services are beginning to disrupt the $600 billion-a-year grocery industry

But a new wave of promising delivery startups are relying on a tried-and-true model to disrupt groceries: membership.<p>Membership grocery services help secure consumers as repeat customers and allow companies to lower individual shipping fees on every order. Shipping fees are typically a big barrier …

eCommerce

Cue Draws In $7.5M For Its Health Tracking Lab-In-A-Box

San Diego-based startup Cue believes the future of personal health fits in a small plastic box that — linked up to a smartphone or tablet — will let people monitor and quantify their personal health at a molecular level, right from the comfort of their own home.<p>It’s just announced a new funding …

You can finally play the best-ever Star Wars games on a modern PC (updated)

Forget that upcoming <i>Battlefront</i> game for now -- the <i>Star Wars</i> titles that hardcore fans have <i>really</i> been looking for are finally here. Good Old Games has announced official re-releases of <i>X-Wing</i> and <i>TIE Fighter</i> that let you play these legendary space combat games (arguably, the best <i>Star Wars</i> games …

Violent video games can actually increase a player's moral awareness

Go ahead and play Grand Theft Auto V, where you can run over anyone with a car. Shoot it out in Call of Duty to your heart’s content. And make those tough decisions in games like The Last of Us and Watch Dogs about whether to pull the trigger or not. None of it is going to make you more violent, …

How Delaying Intimacy Can Benefit Your Relationship | The Art of Manliness

When is the right time to start having sex in a relationship? Not until marriage? A couple months in? The “standard” three dates? Sometimes even on …

Windows 9 will morph to fit the device it's running on

Still holding onto your trusty copy of Windows 7 with a steely kung-fu grip? Well partner, it looks like Microsoft's next operating system, codenamed "Threshold," or, Windows 9 in the common tongue, is aimed right at you. The OS will apparently ship in three different flavors (desktop, tablet and …

Articles about how designing warm weather on Dwell.com - Dwell

No doubt, there are plenty of things needed to design home. However, you cannot give a finished look without the right furniture.<p>Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Fort Collins-based Otterbox could easily …

Architecture

Nuclear Floats: Delicious or Disastrous?

This week in nouveau-Cold War news: MIT researchers will present plans for floating nuclear reactors, adapting existing technologies towards a goal …

Articles about cor ten steel clad farmhouse renovation scotland on Dwell.com - Dwell

From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with...<p>A design team builds a minimalist abode with curving interior walls on the site of 17th-century ruins in Scotland, creating...<p>Perched along the banks of the River Ouse …

Northern Italy

Innovative School Proposes Lush Vegetation on its Roof

The United Design Group (UDG) China recently began construction on an innovative community kindergarten in Wuxi, a city in the southern Jiangsu province. Called <i>Xieli Garden</i>, it's a spiraling three-storey structure whose sloping green roof wraps around a centralized courtyard. It aims to create the …

Architecture

What Is the Core of Masculinity? | The Art of Manliness

We’ve covered the 3 P’s of Manhood (protect, procreate, and provide), and we’ve distilled them down to the fundamentals — the ancient, nearly …

The Books That Influenced Frederick Douglass | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the libraries of great men. The eminent men of history were often voracious readers and their own philosophy represents</i> …

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Now You Can Make Your Own Internet-Connected Gadgets, No Engineering Skills Required

“The Internet of Things” is one of those trendy, nebulous terms that many people kind of understand, but few people entirely grasp. Ayah Bdeir, …

'Kinect Sports Rivals' Will Silence Xbox One Critics

Xbox One’s Kinect controller is a double edged sword. While some praise its new advance motion tracking others are keen to use it as a stick to punish Microsoft for its insistence that every Xbox gamer must own it.<p>Let me pin my colors to the mast, I really like Kinect. Not only as a novel way for …

How Wolves Change Rivers - video

Wolves are crucial for maintaining a healthy ecosystem -- a fact that was conveniently forgotten when they were exterminated from almost all of the continental United States by ranchers, farmers, trappers and hunters.<p>Meanwhile, the populations of other animals exploded. The entire ecosystem of the …

A Cheap, Promising Way to Filter Water: Through A Twig

Plant's xylem tissue could be an efficient, low-cost way to filter water.<p>One way to avoid getting sick while traveling is to only eat fruit that you peel yourself, since plants can filter out bacteria and prevent it from traveling throughout their tissues. Well, why not apply this principle to …

Particles

Google to launch modular smartphone prototype 'within weeks'

Google's Project Ara will see the creation of a smartphone with swappable components<p>Google may have sold Motorola to Lenovo, but it is pushing ahead with Project Ara -- an initiative to create modular smartphones that can be built up from detachable components -- with a functioning prototype …

Mobile Technology

Barocook

Whether you're backpacking through the bush or riding the rails, you need to eat. When stopping at a café just isn't an option and carrying a cookstove and fuel isn't convenient, the opportunities to enjoy a hot meal or beverage become scarce. Luckily, the Alpine-minded innovators at Korea's …

Always Treat Your Girlfriend Right: A WWII Case Study | The Art of Manliness

<b>Sid Phillips, age 18, and his company of Marines</b> had been living on maggot-filled rice for months.<p>Enemy soldiers had destroyed supply lines at the …

Square Strikes Nationwide Payment Deal With Whole Foods

Having partnered with Starbucks more than a year ago, mobile payments company Square has pushed the envelop again by hooking up with Whole Foods in what is its first partnership with a national grocer. Whole Foods didn’t reveal how many stores would start using Square’s mobile payments technology, …

MBAs don’t found most billion dollar startups but they certainly build them

When former Facebook employee and venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya, spoke to students at Harvard Business School on Feb. 9, he delivered this sobering news: “I would bet a large amount of money that the overwhelming majority of us would not look favorably on a company started by one of …

Google Buys AI Startup, Hires Ethics Board To Oversee It

So we're good! Nothing to worry about here. Move along.<p>In an apparent move to feed its smart-hardware ambitions, Google has bought an artificial intelligence startup, DeepMind, for somewhere in the ballpark of $500 million. Considering all of the data Google sifts through, and the fact that it …

Artificial Intelligence

Representative Gives Official Statement On DualShock 4 Wear And Tear - #egmr

By Azhar on 27 Jan, 2014: published <b>about 2 years ago</b><p>Last week I wrote an article about the DualShock 4 controllers suffering harsh and premature wear …

Omega Outdoor Cooking Table by Edward J. Frame

When summer is here, it would be great to set up <b>Omega Outdoor Cooking Table</b> and enjoy family activities or gathering with your friends outdoor. This …