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How to make your own video game: Guide to using Twine, GameMaker: Studio and Unity engines

But whether you prefer console or PC gaming, chances are at some point you've wondered about making your own game — even if all you managed to do was …

RANKED: The 10 best movies of 2016

So needless to say, there were a lot of great titles in the running for my 10 best this year.<p>It was hard, but here they are — the films that confirmed why I love going to the movies so much (plus a couple that I felt needed to be mentioned).

Amazon Studios

EU ministers reject Austrian demand to halt Turkey's membership talks | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Austria failed on Tuesday in an attempt to get the European Union to halt membership talks with Turkey, running into opposition from EU partners anxious not to upset a country whose help they need to curb an influx of Syrian refugees.<p>Austria demanded the suspension of talks to …

North Africa

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

Here's Zelda: Breath of the Wild Running On The Nintendo Switch

On the <i>Tonight Show,</i> Jimmy Fallon just got debut hands on with the Nintendo Switch.<p>The clip is nine minutes and forty seconds long. It starts off with</i> …

Super Mario Run hands-on: Nostalgic brilliance that comes at a (small) cost

More than three months since Nintendo surprised the world by announcing Mario was coming to iOS, the plucky plumber's mobile debut has made its first …

Meet Super Mario Run

The Best Horror Movie Every Year Since 'Psycho'

In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock adorned the poster for his latest movie with a very clear message: “It is <i>required</i> that you see <i>Psycho</i> from the very …

London Ends: the city's forgotten neighbourhoods – in pictures

German photographer Philipp Ebeling left behind familiar landmarks to travel to the forgotten locations where the city ceases to be the city<p>The book London Ends is launched with an exhibition and weekend of events at Fishbar, Dalston Lane

Photography

To Use Or Not To Use Coconut Oil...That Is The Question!

Image Credit: yourhealthtube.com<p>Many people use coconut oil because it is really popular. Recently, as a nutritionist, I have been asked a lot about …

Pence: Trump will focus fast on tax, healthcare, immigration: WSJ | Reuters

(Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to move quickly on its goals to overhaul taxation, healthcare and immigration laws, Vice President-elect Mike Pence said in an interview published by the Wall Street Journal on Friday.<p>U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence …

Donald Trump

9 Gifts The Cook In Your Life ACTUALLY Wants And Needs

We're getting practical here.<p>Picking a gift for a food-loving friend or loved one always seems like an easy task. Just walk into a kitchen store and pick what looks most intriguing, right? WRONG. That’s how you end up burdening one of your favorite people with more immersion blenders than they know …

Ice Cream

'Star Wars' spin-off 'Rogue One' definitely isn't getting a sequel, and that could be a hint

She made the statement in a recent piece for Empire (caught by /Film) and then was backed up by Industrial Light and Magic CCO John Knoll who says the movie was always intended to be self-contained.<p>This will only increase the speculation that Jyn Erso (played by Felicity Jones) and her crew who set …

Family of Chinese human rights lawyer fear he may have been secretly detained

Jiang Tianyong was last seen boarding a train to Beijing according to his wife who fears he has been detained by police<p>Friends and family of a respected Christian attorney who has been missing for more than a week fear he may have fallen victim to Beijing’s campaign against human rights lawyers and …

Human Rights

A Bodybuilder's Diet - Weight Loss and Fat Loss are Very Different Things

The discipline of bodybuilding can benefit anybody, even those who are not hoping to compete in bodybuilding competitions one day. But that discipline is about a lot more than just lifting weights and pumping up. The diet of a bodybuilder is crucial to his or her success in sculpting that perfect …

Midfield Issues, Schoolboy Defending Sink Borussia Dortmund at Frankfurt

Link to Media<p>Borussia Dortmund's stint as veritable contenders for the Bundesliga title in the 2016/17 season lasted all of seven days.<p>Their 1-0 win over Bayern Munich on the previous matchday had been considered a statement victory. Not only did they finally beat the Bavarians in a meaningful …

Soccer

The best dessert in 24 countries around the world

France: Crème brûlée<p>Crème brûlée is a favourite dessert all over France. It contains rich, creamy custard topped with a layer of hard, crunchy …

Iran Helicopter Crash: Oil Rig Chopper Crashes Into Caspian Sea, Killing 5

An Iranian helicopter carrying five people crashed into the Caspian Sea early Sunday, killing all aboard, according to reports. The chopper belonged …

Maine Coons Cats - A Photography by Robert Sijka

Let photographer Robert Sijka introduce you to Maine Coons – the largest domesticated breed of cats in the world. They're basically the closest thing …

‘MindGamers’ Trailer: Sci-Fi Thriller Explores Hacking the Human Brain — Watch

The film follows a group of young students that create a wireless neural network.<p>What if you could hack the human brain? What if it were possible for …

Action Movies

How Warner Bros. Created Superhero Cinema's Fan-Critic Divide

Is 2016 a good year for cinema? Well, on the one hand, yes, very much yes. At this time of year most film-inclined listophiles start forming a Top 10, and it’s fair to say the past 12 or so months were some of the most competitive in quite a while. We had anticipated behemoths that delivered and …

Comic Books

Military veteran says video games fueling violent culture

National and local news cycles seem to be dominated by horrific stories of violence and murder. In fact, according to the FBI there were nearly 15,000 murders in 2015 alone, leaving many wondering what’s behind the rise in violent crimes and what can be done to stop it.<p>Lt. Col. Dave Grossman spent …

December 2016 Xbox Live Gold Games Announced (video)

Microsoft via the Major Nelson website has today announced the new Xbox Live Gold Games that will be available to Xbox Live Gold members next month …

'The Lego Batman Movie' minifigures dig deep and get weird

If you've ever wanted a Sexy Lobster Batman Lego minifig, you're in luck.<p>What's the best way to tease how amazingly weird "The Lego Batman Movie" is gonna be? With an amazingly weird Lego minifigure range.<p>It's the 17th range of collectible minifigures from Lego, and based on the image tweeted out …

Lego

Carson says he's been offered HUD secretary job

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said on Tuesday that he'd had multiple "offers on the table" for positions in the incoming Trump administration, including secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.<p>"I would say that was one of the offers that is on the table," the retired …

Ben Carson

Drogba bids farewell to Montreal after final home game | Reuters

(Reuters) - Striker Didier Drogba has indicated he will not return to Montreal Impact next season, with the Major League Soccer club releasing a video on Twitter thanking him for his service.<p>Nov 22, 2016; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Impact forward Didier Drogba (11) interacts with fans after …

Soccer

Xbox One Games Can Be Streamed to Oculus Rift From December

Microsoft has confirmed it is launching a new application that will allow Oculus Rift owners to stream their Xbox One game library to the VR headset.<p>According to a post on Xbox.com, the 'Xbox One Streaming to Oculus Rift' app connects the two devices via a home network. The Xbox One's video output …

Ready Player One

'We Cannot Believe Aung San Suu Kyi': Why Many in Burma Are Losing Hope of Peace

As the sun slowly sets behind the jungle-covered mountains of northern Burma’s Kachin state, a dozen or so rebel fighters are preparing for a night …

Ice cream for breakfast makes you smarter, Japanese scientist claims

In a discovery that will give nutritionists the shivers, a Japanese scientist has discovered that consuming ice cream for breakfast improves a person's alertness and mental performance.<p>Yoshihiko Koga, a professor at Tokyo's Kyorin University, has carried out a series of clinical trials in which …

Ice Cream