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The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition details appear on Amazon (update: confirmed)

<i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> will get a deluxe Imperial Edition release, an unannounced package reportedly leaked via an image posted on Amazon, according to a report from GameTrailers.<p>The special-edition version of the massively multiplayer online role-playing game will come with a variety of physical …

Paywall showdown: Elder Scrolls Online requires Xbox Gold subscription — but not PS Plus (updated)

<i>Updated at 11:13 a.m. Wednesday with comment from Microsoft.</i><p>Gold has always always been an important resource in the Elder Scrolls series, but not this kind of Gold.<p>Bethesda Softworks, publisher of upcoming The Elder Scrolls Online, told Joystiq that Xbox Live participants will need to pay for a …

These 1,500-Year-Old Teeth Prove the Bubonic Plague Isn’t Dead Yet

Researchers studying the teeth of two 1,500-year-old German victims of the Justinian plague have uncovered tiny bits of DNA that link the ancient …

“We called for help and they killed our son”: Out-of-control police overreach meets extreme secrecy

Many watchdogs believe the police are killing more innocent Americans than ever. But here’s why they can’t be sure<p>On January 4 in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina, Mark Wilsey called 911 because his stepson Keith Vidal, 18, was threatening his mother with a small screwdriver. Vidal, a …

How video games can affect dreaming patterns

Heavy or "hardcore" gamers are more likely to experience lucid dreaming or be less disturbed by nightmares, according to a recent interview from The Verge with researcher Jayne Gackenbach.<p>Gackenbach, a psychologist at Grant MacEwan University in Canada, studies how gaming can impact dreaming. While …

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Google Glass at the movies gets man interrogated

A man wearing Google Glass in an Ohio movie theater says the FBI pulled him out and accused him of recording the movie with his device.<p>There are enemies of the state, and then there are enemies of Jack Ryan.<p>A Google Glass wearer has told an extraordinary story of going to his local movie theater in …

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Report: Half of all supermarket chicken harbors drug-resistant bacteria

A Consumer Reports investigation found potentially dangerous pathogens in nearly all of the chicken it tested<p>Dangerous bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," lurk in nearly all supermarket chicken, an investigation by Consumer Reports revealed.<p>The nonprofit organization tested 300 …

France decides 'textopornographie' is French for 'sexting'

The French have shut down yet another English word: "sexting" will now be known as "textopornographie," with "sexto" as the noun "sex text." France's General Commission on Terminology and Word Invention (or Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologisme, <i>s'il vous plaît</i>) decided to change the …

Online Retailer Faces Lawsuit After Fining Couple $3,500 For Negative Review, Then Dinging Their Credit Score

The lawsuit, which is seeking damages of at least $75,000, accuses KlearGear.com of defaming customers John and Jen Palmer, inflicting emotional distress, and violating the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.<p>"Companies like KlearGear.com that engage in abusive consumer practices need to be …

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Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

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Orwell & Ed: Snowden saga shows the one thing “1984” missed

George Orwell predicted many things about the modern surveillance state. What he didn’t is just as important<p><i>“There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment… but they could plug in your wire whenever they wanted to.” (George Orwell, "Nineteen Eighty-Four,"</i> …

Make Your Mornings Explosive With a Defusable Alarm Clock

Inspired by the iconic look of time bombs in old movies, software engineer Michael Krumpus set out to build an alarm clock that would make his mornings more action-packed. When the alarm goes off in defuse mode, the clock starts a 10-second countdown; the correct wire, which is randomly assigned …

Report: Nearly all drug defendants “forced” to plead guilty

97 percent of drug defendants forgo their right to trial and plead out. HRW highlights undue prosecutorial power<p>"It is very clear that prosecutors control the criminal justice system through their charging and plea bargaining powers,” wrote Angela Davis last year, commenting on the fact that 95 …

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A Frustrated Carb-Addicted RD Has Her Eyes Opened To Failed Nutrition Advice

A monumental paradigm shift is well underway regarding everything we’ve ever believed to be true about diet and health. The gig is up on what most …

CrossFit: Functional Strength Goes Outside the Box

Page: 1Next »<p>Functional strength is the ability to run your load-joints (shoulders, hips, knees, and ankles) through a full range of motion without …

Doctor Who: 50 things you didn't know

1. The Doctor lives longer in France<p>French audiences watching Doctor Who dubbed into their native tongue obviously can’t be expected to know the difference between Christopher Eccleston’s Lancashire vowels and David Tennant’s adopted southern accent – but isn’t there some metaphysical conundrum …

Obama Must Resign by Black Friday

Obama will be overthrown if he doesn’t resign by Black Friday, Oklahoma would rather no one have spousal benefits than give them to gay couples, and …

Here's The 'Hunger Games' Actress Who Randomly Strips Naked In An Elevator

Though Lawrence captivated, there was another young actress who stole the screen during "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."<p>Enter Jena Malone who plays axe-wielding Johanna Mason from District 7 in the film.<p>We've been waiting to see Malone's character make her grand entrance on screen since we knew …

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Bill Nye: Future of U.S. economy at stake in Texas Board of Education evolution debate

The Science Guy weighs in on how teaching kids about evolution will impact the U.S. economy well into the future<p>Members of the Texas Board of Education who don't want evolution taught in the state's schools have to contend with there being a legend on the other side of the issue — none other than …

Violinist pays tribute to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Taylor Davis, a violinist well-known for her musical renditions of famous video game tracks, released a new video featuring the "Song of Time" and "Song of Storms" from <i>The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i>.<p>Davis performs in full costume in the video above. "Song of Time" and "Song of Storms" are two …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

This New Great Big World and Christina Aguilera Song Is Very Good, Will Make You Cry

Also Christina looks and sounds amazing. WHAT IS GOING ON?!<p>This may be the first time ever Christina Aguilera didn't scream-sing.<p>Enjoy.

10 Tips to Breaking Through Training Plateaus

It happens to every athlete.<p>Your breaking personal record after personal record in the gym and then you get in a rut and are stuck at the same spot …

How the ‘Duck Dynasty’ Candidate Beat the Republican Establishment

There’s been a lot of in­sta-com­ment­ary about the sig­ni­fic­ance of Re­pub­lic­an busi­ness­man Vance Mc­Al­lister’s sur­pris­ing vic­tory over …