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How to turn on dark mode for Gmail (or all of Chrome)

You might have seen the news that Outlook.com has a new dark mode and thought, "That's all well and good, but I use Gmail like everyone else. Where's my webmail dark mode?" I have good news and bad news for you.<p>The good news? Gmail has not one but two dark mode options.<p>The bad news? Gmail's dark …

Google

The Best Steaks in Chicago

Gene & Georgetti’s<p>500 N. Franklin St., River North<br>312-527-3718<p><b>Pictured:</b> The Bone-In Ribeye<p>“I think you can look at Chicago steakhouses in two …

Dining Rooms

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

The longest total lunar eclipse in a century is about to happen — here's how Earth will color the moon blood-red

Huge swaths of Earth are in for a special astronomical treat in late July: the longest total lunar eclipse in roughly 100 years.<p>During the evening of July 27 and into the early morning of July 28, Earth will pass between the sun and the moon to cast a shadow on our 4.5-billion-year-old …

Lunar Eclipse

LaCroix, Sparkling Ice, Bai and beyond: Are fruit-flavored waters good for you?

We break down what's really in these trendy, enhanced beverages.<p>There's no doubt that drinking lots of water is good for us. The many benefits of staying properly hydrated include glowing skin, enhanced mental function, a healthy immune system and the ability to recover faster after a good workout. …

Flavors

Dark Souls Remastered gets a facelift with 'Evie's Ultra HD' texture pack

Dark Souls Remastered is, as you might guess, an updated version of the 2011 action-RPG, with support for 4K resolutions running at 60 fps. But if …

Instant Pot® Garlic Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"Soft on the inside and crispy on the outside, these garlic roasted potatoes are simply delicious, and take no time in your Instant …

The best two-player board games to add to your collection

Settlers of Catan, 7 Wonders and Codenames have come out with two-player variants<p>Board games are always a fun activity for big groups of friends, but if you live with a partner or roommate, it can be nice to just break out a quick two-player game after work.<p>Many board game companies have recognized …

New Game Release Dates Of 2018: Fallout 76, Battlefield 5, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

After the amazing gaming year that was 2017, you have to wonder how 2018 will compare. But if 2018's current roster of releases is anything to go by, we might be in for another fantastic year. It seems primed to impress with a slew of hotly anticipated new games, including big-budget games like …

Researchers create the first 3D-printed corneas

Researchers at Newcastle University have been able to 3D-print a biocompatible corneal framework using a new gel formulations that “keeps the stem cells alive whilst producing a material which is stiff enough to hold its shape but soft enough to be squeezed out the nozzle of a 3D printer.”<p>There is …

Primary Care Doctors Share 9 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Annual Checkup

If you can’t quite remember the last time you made it to the doctor for your annual checkup, you’re missing a huge opportunity to take your health …

How to see everything Amazon Echo has recorded on you

Amazon Echo has been in headlines recently after a family discovered that it secretly recorded a whole conversation and sent it out to a …

Board game May 2018 review round-up – Werebeasts, Feudum, Fog Of Love, X-Wing Second Edition and more

GameCentral takes a look at the month’s new board game news and releases, including a new Batman: The Animated Series tie-in.<p>The board game business …

Dead By Daylight Dev’s New Game Taking Alpha Sign-ups Now

Deathgarden, the newest asymmetrical PvP game from the developers of Dead by Daylight, will enter closed alpha tomorrow, May 9.<p>Deathgarden pits five …

How 343 Plans To Revive Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Almost four years after its release, 343 Industries is returning to Halo: The Master Chief Collection with a massive update. Let's look back on how much of a disaster it was at launch and how 343 plans to fix it.

No, a Human Year Isn't Equivalent to 7 'Dog Years'

Here's how old your dog really is.<p>Dogs age at different rates compared to humans, but the simple rule of seven dog years to one human year is far …

Pets

The Men of Steel: Superman actors hang out in a clubhouse, play basketball and bond

<b>We've grown up with Superman. We've followed his adventures in the comics and on screens small and large for a long, long time — 80 years, in fact.</b> …

Superman

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Far Cry 5 Beginner's Guide: Key Tips For Getting Started

Far Cry 5 pits you in a hopeless scenario: trapped in the middle of the Montanan wilderness, in a community run by a charismatic cult leader, with no help coming. It's a daunting task, but with a little help you can start dismantling the organization and picking off the fine salt-of-the-earth folks …

Charisma

Cool things you can make with a Raspberry Pi

Just in time for Pi Day (March 14, a.k.a. 3.14, for the less mathematically inclined), the Raspberry Pi foundation released a new Raspberry Pi board. …

6 Ways To Make Butt Stuff More Comfortable So You Can Focus On Pleasure, Not Pain

You know those embarrassing questions you're too afraid to ask in bed, like how to make anal sex more comfortable? Well, they're probably holding you …

AI Just Learned How to Boost the Brain's Memory

When it comes to black boxes, there is none more black than the human brain. Our gray matter is so complex, scientists lament, that it can’t quite …

Here's How You Can Watch All of This Year's Oscar-Nominated Films

The Academy Award nominations can be overwhelming, especially if you don't live in one of the cosmopolitan cities where the films open first (and play longer, to garner attention of high profile Oscar voters). But don't worry -- we have your guide to where you can watch all of this year's …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Westworld Is One of Six Parks, and Here's a Peek at the Next One

These violent delights may never end. A newly discovered website for HBO’s <i>Westworld</i> confirms that Delos has five other parks under its belt, and we …

How To: Use Google Voice as a 'Burner' Number

No matter your reasons, you might need a second phone number that's a little more disposable than your primary number — a "burner" number, so to …

Sex experts answer *all* your burning questions about getting it on

When it comes to the down and dirty facts about sex, let’s face it: It’s easy to feel like you’re stuck in middle school sex-ed. Even if you know …

Middle School

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Belly flab is like a storage unit for the rest of your body.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where</i> …

Nutrition

Everything you need for a DIY Raspberry Pi SNES is on sale and more of the week’s best gaming deals

The SNES Classic is sold out just about everywhere. Make your own.<p>SNES Classics are sold out just about everywhere. Unless you’re willing to pay the premium on resale or you’re quick enough to get it on Amazon Prime Now, it might feel like you’re out of luck, but you’re not. You can make your own. …

Google's New Text-to-Speech AI Is so Good We Bet You Can't Tell It From a Real Human

See if you hear a difference between Tacotron 2 and human speech.<p>Can you tell the difference between AI-generated computer speech and a real, live human being? Maybe you've always thought you could. Maybe you're fond of Alexa and Siri but believe you would never confuse either of them with an …