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On the failure of Fallout 4 at the hands of The Witcher 3

Fallout 4 funnels you into violence, The Witcher 3 invites you to dance<p>Games are a medium just like film is a medium, although we never hear about something being criticized for not "being a movie," the same way that claim is held against certain games. A part of this may be due to the fact that …

Fallout 4’s Silver Shroud quest should be Bethesda’s DLC blueprint

<i>Fallout 4</i> has so many quests that only hardcore completionists will play every one of them. However, there are a handful of quests so good that every …

RPGs

'Unbreakable' by Janet Jackson: EW review

Unbreakable<p>We gave it a <b>B+</b><p>Despite the shadow cast by her brother Michael, Janet Jackson has always been her own artist. And over 10 albums, most …

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

South Africa

Albedo Is Very Horny in This New Poster Visual

A new visual of Albedo, the level 10 Imp; Level 10 Guardian; Succubus, from the <i>Overlord</i> anime has been featured as a poster in the October 2015 issue …

Manga

A Scientific Solution to (Finally) Stop Muscle Cramps

You’d think that after completing 13 Ironman Triathlons, running across the country in 14 days as part of a nine-member relay team, and clocking a sub-three-hour marathon, Casey Boren would have his training and race-day nutrition and hydration strategy dialed. But throughout his endurance-sports …

Marathons

Literally all your PlayStation 4 questions answered

As much as we gamers want to jump into the next generation of video game consoles there's denying that the price point is a pretty serious …

I’m a black activist. Here’s what people get wrong about Black Lives Matter. - Vox

I learned much of what I know about the civil rights movement at Morehouse College. An extraordinary campus, on a hill in Atlanta, Morehouse was where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Julian Bond, and other notable architects of the civil rights movement once studied under the tutelage of titans like …

Black History

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

Hurricane Katrina Was a Nightmare for Inmates in New Orleans

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, we revisited the horrific story of the inmates who were stuck in the hellish Orleans Parish Prison.<p>On Saturday, August 27, 2005, two days before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast, Dan Bright was locked inside Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) on what he calls …

New Orleans

Inside the Whitney Plantation, the First and Only American Museum About Slavery

The Whitney Plantation near Wallace, Louisiana, is the first and only museum and memorial to slavery. John Cummings, a 78-year-old white southerner, …

Black History

Jared Fogle, onetime face of Subway, faces years in prison for child sex charges

Jared Fogle, who was the face of the Subway restaurant chain for 15 years, will plead guilty to distributing and receiving child pornography and engaging in sex acts with minors, his attorney and federal prosecutors said Wednesday.<p>Federal charging documents released Wednesday morning accused the …

The First Massive African American Protest in U.S. History Was Led By Children Marching Against Lynching In The Silent Protest Parade

First Massive African American Protest in American History (July 28, 1917) were children in New York City participating in the Silent Protest Parade …

Your Complete Spring 2015 Anime Guide

With the spring comes new anime—50 of them to be exact. But with so much anime, how do you know which ones to watch? Check out the trailers and brief …

Anime

Malaysia passes new detention without trial law, raising human rights fears

New law means authorities can detain suspects without trial but some fear it could be used to silence opposition to the government<p>Malaysia’s parliament on Tuesday passed a tough anti-terrorism law meant to nip emerging signs of Islamic militancy in the bud, but which opponents denounced as a harsh …

Human Rights

Welcome to Bloodborne: Here's what I wish I'd known from the start

<i>Bloodborne</i>, a new successor to From Software's <i>Demon's Souls</i> and <i>Dark Souls</i>, comes to PlayStation 4 this week. Directed by Souls series creator Hidetaka Miyazaki, <i>Bloodborne</i> blends concepts from previous Souls games while managing to carve out its own distinct space. Like its predecessors, it's …

Dark Souls

Here's our first look at footage from the live-action Attack on Titan movie

The post-apocalyptic kaiju tale of the bestselling manga and critically acclaimed anime series <i>Attack on Titan</i> has been known to be making its way to a live-action screen adaptation, and now thanks to Dobre Namin, we can get a first look at it.<p>Not all of the footage in this video is from <i>Attack on</i> …

The Best Zombie Movies On Netflix Streaming

There are only a few episodes left in this season of <i>The Walking Dead</i>. Still require some bloody undead action in your life? We’ve got you covered.<p>Here are the 10 best zombie movies currently available on Netflix streaming.<p><i>Cockneys Vs. Zombies (2012)</i><p>Directed by Matthias Hoene<br>Cast: Rasmus Hardiker, …

Here's How To Find Your African-American Family History Online

A guide to searching for your ancestors and finding your own personal history.<p>Finding your ancestors can be incredibly rewarding and an amazingly inspiring experience. The cool thing is that searching for your family tree online has never been easier — there's more digitized and scanned records …

Meet a newly discovered aquatic species, the ruby seadragon

It might sound like a mythical creature, but researchers have proven that the ruby seadragon is very real indeed.<p>Seadragons are fantastically adorned creatures. With bodies similar to seahorses, they have wild appendages that look like ocean vegetation and, indeed, serve to camouflage the colorful …

Zoology

America’s Forgotten Mass Lynching: When 237 People Were Murdered In Arkansas

In 1919, in the wake of World War I, black sharecroppers unionized in Arkansas, unleashing a wave of white vigilantism and mass murder that left 237 …

America’s real racial terror: How lynch mobs & barbaric violence haunt us today

It’s time to recognize our history of lynchings as a form of racial terrorism. Here’s what it means today<p>Earlier this month, President Obama made a remark about U.S. history that sent many members of the American far-right into a paroxysm of rage. Speaking at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, …

Black History

Android Phones Are Leaking Valuable Information, Here's How To Stop Them

In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné and he’s given a TEDx talk about the problems with Android giving over data that enables almost …

Wi-Fi

Selma, film review: History lesson of eloquent force that has unhappy modern-day resonance

Instead of an overarching biopic of Martin Luther King (David Oyelowo), Selma focuses on a single campaign in the civil rights movement: the 50-mile …

Black History
Black History

Terra Formars Gets Live-Action Film by Takashi Miike

Kenichi Tachibana & Yū Sasuga's sci-fi manga already inspired TV anime, OVAs, manga spinoffs<p>This year's 11th issue of Shueisha's Young Jump magazine …

Manga

Stunning Photos Showcase The Bravery Of The Civil Rights Movement 50 Years Later

Roughly 50 years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a museum in Florida is paying homage to one of the movement's most iconic photographers. Born in New York, Bob Adelman spent a decade documenting segregation in the United States, traveling from Alabama to Washington as not only a photojournalist …

Power Rangers Actor Ricardo Medina Arrested for Killing Friend With Sword

On Saturday afternoon, <i>Power Rangers</i> actor Ricardo Medina, 36, was arrested in Los Angeles county for allegedly stabbing his roommate to death with a …

Power Rangers

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Neurology

Google is making fake human skin to test its cancer-detecting nanoparticles

Last October, Google announced that it was working on magnetic nanoparticles that would seek out cancer cells in the bloodstream and report back to a smart wristband. Now, if this didn't sound bizarre enough, it turns out the search giant is also using synthetic skin to develop the technology.<p>When …

Cancer Cells