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Why work doesn't happen at work - Jason Fried

The Science of How Your Mind-Wandering Is Robbing You of Happiness

<i>“The main thing is to get what little happiness there is out of life in this wartorn world,”</i> Clare Boothe Luce advised her young daughter, <i>“because ‘these are the good old days’ now.”</i> And yet most of us are conditioned to escape into the past, into the future, into our to-do lists — to wander off …

The Evil Within producer: The story is the puzzle (interview)

Three detectives in designer threads walk into a Gothic hospital; everybody inside is already dead. Sebastian, Joseph, and Kid — short for Kidman, the new girl on the team — fan out, the classic mistake. Sebastian pays for it.<p>He wakes up hanging from the ceiling while a masked butcher carves off …

Master swordsmith creates Cloud's Buster sword from Final Fantasy 7

Man at Arms' Master swordsmith, Tony Swatton, recreated Cloud's Buster sword from <i>Final Final Fantasy 7</i>.<p>The video above demonstrates Swatton in action as he discusses the hefty blade's creation process. According to the video's description, he uses high-speed belt grinders, scorching furnaces and …

IGN News - Infamous: Second Son Details Emerge

Valve experimenting with gameplay that changes depending on perspiration

Imagine yourself playing a first-person shooter. As the gameplay gets intense, your heart starts racing. The game detects your pulse and the beads of …

16 years later, Final Fantasy VII is still teaching lessons

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>I was 12 years old in 1997, a perfect time to be introduced to Final Fantasy VII because I was going through puberty, which we all know is a strange …

First trailer for The Cabin In The Woods

<b>The first trailer has been unveiled for Joss Whedon’s genre-melding frightener The Cabin In The Woods , and it looks as though he and director Drew</b> …

Borderlands 2's sixth character, Krieg the Psycho Bandit, arriving May 14

The sixth playable character class for <i>Borderlands 2</i>, Krieg the Psycho Bandit, will be released May 14 as the Psycho Pack downloadable content, Gearbox Software announced today.<p>Officially unveiled in March at PAX East, Krieg is a reformed version of the Psycho enemy from Borderlands who wields an …

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The Watch Official Trailer