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Shigeru Miyamoto and The Roots Perform "Super Mario Bros. Theme"

Shigeru Miyamoto

The Death of Patient Zero

Personalized medicine—or, as President Obama calls it, precision medicine—may indeed one day deliver routine medical miracles. But for Stephanie Lee, the only miracles were the human and ancient kind.<p><b>It was the moment we were waiting for</b> and the moment we dreaded.<p>Stephanie Lee had been hospitalized …

Why 'The Flash' Is The Most Problematic DC Comics Movie

<b>The Flash, currently airing on the CW, is so good at giving us everything we’d want in a Flash live-action adaptation that a live-action movie cannot help but feel redundant.</b><p>As was first reported by everyone from Umberto Gonzalez to Jeff Sneider and is now confirmed by <i>Deadline Hollywood</i> and <i>The Wrap</i> …

New year's resolutions: How to lose the fat and get fit for free

Armed with a bit of get-up-and-go and good planning, you can be fitter than ever without spending a penny. We've enlisted the help of top fitness experts to help you explore new ways and places to exercise for free.<p>Walk everywhere<p>Walking is underrated as a form of exercise, but it's one of the …

Beyond The Konami Code: 10 Classic Gaming Cheats You’ll Wish You Knew As A Kid

While they’ve fallen out of popularity in recent years, video game cheats and secrets were <i>the</i> topic of discussion on the playground in the ’80s and ’90s. Some tricks, like the Konami code and <i>Super Mario Bros’</i> Warp Zones became almost universal knowledge, but other cheats never quite gained the same …

Retrogaming

Nintendo’s final Club Nintendo catalog live — adds a ton of new games and gear

Club Nintendo’s shutting after six years, but it’s going out in style.<p>Nintendo’s revealed a ton of new rewards for its Club Nintendo loyalty scheme, which is closing on July 1 this year. Included are relatively recent Wii U games like The Wonderful 101 and Wii Fit U. These sit along with 3DS titles …

Retrogaming

As temperatures dip in January and February, so do travel prices

If you’re eager to escape the cold, the window of opportunity for booking and traveling is right now.<p>“If you find a good airfare, snap it up. You can always find a hotel.”<p>While winter escapes have become more popular over the years, they still represent less than 22 percent of the trips taken in …

Where You're From, According to What You Call a Sub Sandwich

In this rich tapestry of a nation, people can call sub sandwiches whatever they want.<p><i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p>In this rich tapestry of a nation, people can call sub sandwiches whatever they want and it'll be completely, 100% kosher (in the metaphorical sense -- about 1% of these sandwiches are actually …

New Jersey

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Atheism

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

5 Exercises To A New You

February 21, 2013<p>Like it ? Share it:<p>Share it:<p>We’ve often heard the line ‘minimum effective dose’, meaning what’s the least amount you can do, to get …

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Photographer Has Identity Stolen, Gets Her Revenge with a Covert Photo Project

In 2011, photographer Jessamyn Lovell was at San Francisco gallery SF Camerawork when her wallet was stolen. Not long after, the unauthorized charges …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Living Rooms

Parents 'too desensitised to judge appropriate films for children'

Parents become desensitised over time when viewing movies featuring adult content such as sex and violence, according to a new US study.<p>Researchers for the Annenberg Public Policy Centre found that viewers watching a series of bloodthirsty or erotic scenes from films such as Casino Royale, …

A pilot explains why it’s time to get over your fear of turbulence

Turbulence: spiller of coffee, jostler of luggage, filler of barf bags, rattler of nerves. But is it a crasher of planes? Judging by the reactions of many airline passengers, one would assume so; turbulence is far and away the number one concern of anxious passengers. Intuitively, this makes sense. …

The myth of religious violence

The popular belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our modern conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple<p>As we watch the fighters of the Islamic State (Isis) rampaging …

Pre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisis

Americans are getting fatter, and older. These converging trends are putting the USA on the path to an alarming health crisis: Nearly half of adults have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, raising their risk of heart attacks, blindness, amputations and cancer.<p>Federal health statistics show that 12.3% …

Mario Kart's Most Hated Item Is Actually Its Best

There's nothing worse than fighting tooth, nail, and banana peel for first place in <i>Mario Kart</i>, only to lose it because a blue shell decided to …

OBIT + POV: Walter Dean Myers | Neo-Griot

<i>Of 3,200 children’s books published in 2013, just 93 were about black people, according to a study by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the</i> …

R.I.P. Robin Williams: 8 Video Games That He Loved to Play

by Jonathan Leack Aug 11th, 2014<p>You might know Robin Williams for his roles in top-rated films like the universally acclaimed <i>Good Will Hunting,</i> the …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

You've been hacked! Here's what to do

Russian criminals have stolen more than 1.2 billion Internet usernames and passwords, and the odds are decent that some of yours might be among them.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, says the gang isn't in the business of stealing your bank …

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New Activehours App Lets You Pick Up Pay Before Your Paycheck

Consumer<p>Sometimes, you just need a few dollars between paychecks. About the only options for someone with bad credit is to borrow from a friend or family member or take out a high-interest payday loan. A new app-based service called Activehours offers another way. It gives you access to your pay as …

Personal Finance

Quick tip: Get 'OK, Google' everywhere right now

The new "OK, Google" hotword detection will let you start a Google Now search from any screen on your device, even the lockscreen. This change rolled out last week, but despite a couple of updates to the app from the Google Play store, many people are still reporting that they aren't seeing this …