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The lost boys: Video games more fun than growing up

As our friends' children reach their 20s, we've noticed a pattern. Their daughters are often model kids – focused, tenacious, diligent. They get top marks. They have a plan for their life. They have benchmarks and goals and usually achieve them.<p>The sons are another matter. They're not all that …

3 Reasons GW Pharmaceuticals Stock Could Rise

Repeated clinical success drove shares of <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH) about 60% higher in 2016, and an impressive 190% higher than low points in March. If you missed the boat last year, you'll be happy to know there are at least three reasons this top marijuana stock could continue rising in …

Nintendo is starting to understand something that Apple still doesn't get

The idea, it seems, is that the NX is a portable console like the Nintendo 3DS, but it'll have some way to hook up to a standard TV to play games that way, like the Nintendo Wii U. It confirms a lot of other leaks over the last year or so.<p>It's a little weird, especially when you consider there are …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

The Reaction to Brexit Is the Reason Brexit Happened

In 1934, at the dawn of the Stalinist Terror, the great Russian writer Isaac Babel offered a daring quip at the International Writers Conference in …

Eve Online’s world war, explained | Polygon

Gaming’s best stories are written by the people who play, and World War Bee is no exception<p>Over the last several months tens of thousands of players in <i>Eve Online</i> banded together to wage war against the largest ruling faction in the game. The result was the single most deadly engagement in the …

Microsoft experiments with DNA storage: 1,000,000,000 TB in a gram

Reading and writing are a bit of a chore, but it keeps data safe for thousands of years.<p>Microsoft is buying ten million strands of DNA from biology …

Cord cutters face a sea of streaming options

Like millions of other consumers, Evan Hartstein was fed up with pay TV.<p>The 40-year-old father of two was paying nearly $250 a month for a bundle of phone, high-speed Internet and hundreds of cable channels that he and his family barely watched.<p>So Hartstein and his wife recently ditched their …

This Badass Modern Trailer For ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Will Give You Goosebumps

Everyone is losing their minds over <i>The Force Awakens</i>, but it’s good to be reminded once in a while that <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> is still the best <i>Star Wars</i> movie of them all (come at me, <i>A New Hope</i> fans). From the opening scenes on Hoth to the climactic showdown at Cloud City, <i>Empire Strikes Back</i> is as …

A big question everyone has about Kylo Ren is clearly answered in Disney's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' novelization

<i>Proceed with caution, you must! There are TFA spoilers ahead.</i><p>If you've seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," you've probably left with a few questions.<p>One question that has been puzzling viewers is what plan of Darth Vader's Kylo Ren, the new bad guy, is trying to carry out. Throughout the movie Ren …

A movie that was supposed to blow the lid off the NFL's concussion problem is riddled with errors and myths

Will Smith stars as Bennet Omalu, whose discovery of what seemed to be a lethal form of illness in the brains of former football players has already turned into a long and painful fight.<p>Doctors on the NFL payroll have done a hatchet job on his reputation, even trying to make his papers disappear …

Here’s how badly Democrats have to screw up to lose the election

"Un­less you count on the Re­pub­lic­an getting Ron­ald Re­agan-like num­bers among whites, you're go­ing to have to be some­where in the mid-forties with Hispanics," Whit Ayres said, according to the National Journal.<p>Though somewhat shocking in its candor — former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney …

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Want Your Tubes Tied At A Catholic Hospital? Try Threatening To Sue.

Mercy Medical Center denied one woman's request to be sterilized after giving birth.<p>WASHINGTON -- A Catholic hospital on Monday reversed its decision to deny a pregnant woman post-birth sterilization after the ACLU threatened to sue, illustrating the reproductive health conflicts arising at …

Do You Have A Mellow Music Brain Or An Intense One?

Cognitive style linked to preference in pop music<p>You truly believe that Kanye is the best musician on the planet. Is it simply a matter of taste, or is something else going on?<p>Although there’s no doubt that music preferences change over time and are shaped by social factors like what our friends …

All Xbox One Owners Can Now Stream Games to Windows 10 Devices

With the launch of Microsoft's new operating system less than two weeks away, all Xbox One owners who are using an early version of the OS can now stream their games to a Windows 10 device.<p>This functionality was unveiled earlier this year, and allows for any Xbox One game to be streamed over a …

Elon Musk makes the case that Tesla is a battery company first, and a carmaker second

Tesla has started selling batteries that don’t have an expensive car attached. And CEO Elon Musk—the billionaire entrepreneur often compared to a superhero or a Bond villain—described a scenario in which they could potentially power much of the world.<p>Tesla’s new offering is called the Powerwall, a …

Tesla

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

Immunotherapy

School Of Tech: First-Time PC Building Budget, Best AMD And Nvidia Graphics Card Brand?

It’s no surprise that people have a myriad of questions about building and buying PCs and their associated components. That’s why I recently opened an Ask.FM account and invited anyone to shoot their questions over for me to ponder and answer. After seeing the nature and frequency of these …

Computer Hardware

You Auto-Complete Me Letterpress Card & Envelope

Description<p>Single "You auto-complete me" letterpress card. A geeky fun way to express your thanks, love, or just a quick hello!<p>Fold-over A2(4.25" x 5.5") card. Deep impression. Blank inside.<p>Letterpressed with love on an antique 1923 Chandler & Price press on 100% cotton extra soft paper. Pressed …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

Super Cool HALO Spacecraft Is Made out of $7,000 Worth of LEGO

2014 in review: Video games are a rich source for fascinating stories

Amputees playing video games with phantom limbs; live rock operas shaped by video games and audience participation; diversity; addiction; death threats; soft wars: Video games are such a tantalizing topic for writers because they seem to touch upon everything.<p>This year marked my seventh writing an …

Queen Elizabeth II sends first tweet, makes history

The U.K.'s Queen Elizabeth II sent her first personal tweet Friday, signing her inaugural social message "Elizabeth R."<p>The monarch posted the words to mark the opening of a new exhibition at London's Science Museum. It was followed minutes later by a picture of the event and the hashtag …

Queen Elizabeth II

First Look at Sherlock Holmes in the New Ace Attorney

London's super sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, will be making an appearance in the upcoming new <i>Ace Attorney</i> game, <i>Ace Attorney: The Adventures of Ryunosuke</i> …

Sherlock Holmes

'Minecraft' has always cost $2 billion — just ask 2012 Notch

Rumor has it Microsoft is in talks to buy <i>Minecraft</i> for $2 billion. It isn't as crazy as it sounds — and besides, $2 billion has always been the price tag. Just ask <i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus "Notch" Persson back in 2012.<p>Here are a few other choice words from the outspoken developer about <i>Minecraft's</i> …

How to Make a Pimm's Cup

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook -- and what to drink. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Managing Editor Kenzi Wilbur</i> <i>makes a case for muddling your market produce. Just add booze.</i><p>Genetics dictate that I’m predisposed to liking whiskey …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Consumer Tech