Ken Choi

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Exclusive first look: The comprehensive visual history of Dungeons & Dragons

Demogorgon. Mind Flayer. These <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> terms have been thrown out by the characters on <i>Stranger Things</i> to put the otherworldy happenings of …

Board Games

The psychology of why we swear — and how to do it properly in different languages

Swearing has a bad reputation. It's considered unprofessional to swear in a job interview, for example. But in reality it's something pretty much all of us do on a daily basis. In fact, we speak about 10 swear words a day on average, and children start swearing by the age of six or younger.<p>Swearing …

Linguistics

Ask these 7 questions in a job interview to land the perfect candidate

How many quarters would you need to stack to reach the height of the Empire State Building? How many ping-pong balls fit in a school bus? How do you …

Career Development

Mechanicus is Warhammer: 40,000 meets XCOM but with unique ideas of its own

Mechanicus has a couple of challenges ahead of it. One is standing out from all the other Warhammer 40,000 games—we've just had an action-RPG, soon …

PC Gaming

6 Strategic Moments When Design Thinking Makes a World of Difference

Design thinking adds value to your strategy tool box.<p>Design thinking is an iterative problem framing and problem solving process, 50 percent of which is applied ethnography, and the other 50 percent of which incorporates design principles like prototyping and visualizing concepts. It is a useful …

Design

Join The Zhentarim, See The World! 3 GM Tips For Running Factions

<i>GM Tips Our series to help Storytellers and Game Masters improve their craft and create memorable roleplaying experiences. Last week, we tackled</i> …

Expert Takeaway Tips for Organizing Your Bookshelf

There’s way more to book organization than sorting by color.<p>A stylish library or polished nook filled to the brim with books is one way to bring a …

Books

How often to clean everything you own, from your toilet to your phone, according to science

Humans do not live in our homes alone. There are approximately 7,000 different species of bacteria floating around in your house right now. And that's just in the dust.<p>The rich and complex web of dirt, viruses, and pollen floating around us isn't all bad. It's important to keep some microbes around …

These Three 2017 Tabletop Games Prove The Fantasy Genre is as Magical As Ever

<i>Love board games? Be sure to check out our show Game the Game with Becca Scott, where she breaks out the best tabletop gaming has to offer every week</i> …

Board Games

If You Want to Become a Thought Leader, Don't Write a Book. Here's What You Should Do Instead

In a time when anyone with a credit card can publish a book, you need to do something different.<p>Sometimes when I'm wrestling with a knotty problem, the perfect book will appear out of nowhere with the answer.<p>Here's what happened: For years I had been advising our clients that they needed to publish …

Writing

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.

The Best Websites to Get Your Retro Gaming Fix

Ready to relive some retro games directly in your web browser? If you’re bored at work and your mind suddenly drifts to those hours you spent …

Retrogaming

How Black Panther's Visual Effects Team Gave Life to the Lands of the Jabari

In a detailed interview, visual effects artist Jonathan Weber talks about some of the nitty gritty details that went into making Wakanda really pop …

Tip: The Best Chest Exercise Since 1911

For complete chest development, don't forget this classic. Bonus: There's a new way to do it for even better results. Check this out.<p>Back in 1911, …

The Best Dungeon RPGs for iPhone and iPad - A TouchArcade Ranking

Hello, gentle readers. Are you looking for a quick and easy list of recommendations for a particular genre of games? I'm hoping to help you out with …

Storytelling with ‘Weave’ – Q&A With Amy Dallen

<b>Weave Society</b> is our weekly storytelling/RPG show where Amy Dallen, Whitney Moore, Becca Scott, Stef Woodburn and Gina Divivo all take turns running …

Dungeons & Dragons mobile game Warriors of Waterdeep coming to a fantastical phone near you

If you’re a huge <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> fan, but sometimes you just find it too darn taxing on the imagination, we may have the perfect video game …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Learning

13 incredible tools for creating infographics

Done right, infographics can be a great way to make sense of complex data. The best infographics transform complex information and data into graphics …

Infographics

Here's How to Create Your Own Metaphors

How to Create Metaphors<p>Metaphor Exercises to Enliven Your Writing<p>Updated September 08, 2017<p>A metaphor is a figure of speech that describes an object …

7 Books with Unusual and Unconventional Formats

When you crack open a book, you generally know what you’re getting yourself into, format wise. A story divided into chapters made of indented …

10 card games like Hearthstone you should be playing right now

No doubt about it: Hearthstone is the dominant leader right now in the digital card game genre. If you're a fan of summoning minions and casting …

Tip: Use This to Make Exercise More Effective

This substance, with its broad list of abilities, is the Superman of supplements.<p>There probably isn't a person alive who doesn't think curcumin is …

How to Fall Asleep Fast Using Only Your Breath

Even if you've wound down with a hot bath, shut off all your electronic devices at a reasonable hour and doused your pillow in lavender essence, …

Science Fiction Short Stories to Read Online (And Where to Find Them)

We’re really in a second golden age of science fiction short stories, with multiple excellent outlets that not only publish these stories, but put …

15 Things You Should Do at Least Once a Year

Just handling day-to-day tasks can be a monster achievement (seriously, we all deserve a medal), but sometimes it can be even harder to keep tabs on …

Tip: Is Variety More Important Than Intensity?

Doing lots of different exercises is more important than changing up sets and reps according to new research. Take a look.<p>The Sciency Approach vs. …

Exercise

Books to buy for your smart friend

Fill their holiday season with reading material.<p>Need a last-minute gift for your favorite smartypants? These science and sci-fi books should do the trick.

So You Want to Read Occult Horror: Here’s Where to Start

Young married couple Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse think they’ve found the perfect New York City apartment, only to discover they have the neighbors …

Korean War

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …