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If Turkey And Russia Continue Fighting, It May Threaten NATO's Existence

We all knew it would happen, whether off the coast of Alaska, over the Baltic Sea, or in the Middle East. Russian President Vladimir Putin has been routinely challenging the NATO airspace for months, well before entering the Syrian conflict. Military experts warned that Russian aircraft flying in …

Here are the five most over-hyped technologies of 2015, according to Gartner

Research firm Gartner has long promoted an analytical concept called the “hype cycle.”<p>Basically, the notion is that in the world of technology, people tend to get over-excited about new thingies, and then are disappointed when the new thingies don’t change the world in the blink of an eye.<p>But after …

Machine Learning

Skyforge looks terrific — now, Obsidian’s new MMO needs a story

Skyforge is evolving into an absolutely gorgeous massively multiplayer online role-playing game that could use a hook beyond its shiny pixels.<p>You have the chance to see that for yourself this weekend: Skyforge just entered open beta, offering players the chance to test out the new free-to-play …

MMOGs

Why Feminist Frequency Is Dead Wrong About 'The Witcher 3' [Updated]

Confirmation bias is dangerous. When you’re always looking for evidence of something, you begin to see it even where no evidence exists. Perhaps especially when no evidence exists.<p>Take the recent tweets of the Feminist Frequency duo—Jonathan McIntosh and Anita Sarkeesian—regarding the recently …

Feminism

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …

Pets

7 Steps to Ensure Your First Business Will Survive Your Second (or Third)

If you're starting a second company, congratulations -- but make sure your first is ready to withstand your absence.<p><i>Christophor Jurin is the Founder and CEO of Construct-Ed, Inc., an e-learning technology startup that has been established with the primary goal of empowering members of the</i> …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

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How to Remove Your Mustache

Need to get rid of that Movember stache? Here's four ways that are not better than shaving.<p>Buy Now<p>Video<p>Music<p>Yeezus Fan Film<p>Feel like you were front …

George Lucas

Ship Your Enemies Glitter

Every now and then, I stumble upon a business idea that makes me laugh out loud and nearly spill my coffee, Ship Your Enemies Glitter is one of them. …

Michael Fertik: online reputation is becoming more valuable than money or power

The author of The Reputation Economy believes online reputation is now so important that we risk becoming persona non grata if we ignore it. Here he explains how to transform yourself into search-engine gold<p>My Google search for “Michael Fertik” returns a page of uncommon order and serenity, like …

Online Life

Re: If You Don’t Want Your Photos Stolen, Don’t Post Them on the Internet

“If you don’t want your photos stolen, don’t post them on the Internet.”<p>This is an argument I have heard over and over again, mostly from people who …

Video: How to make really yummy eggnog

Eggnog, a rich, creamy beverage that flows from store-bought cartons like lava, has become as much a holiday tradition as Yule logs and ugly Santa …

The best Android games of 2014

Monument Valley, The Room Two, Clumsy Ninja and much, much more in our pick of games released this year through the Google Play store.<p>• <b>The best Android apps of 2014</b><p>What we say: Beautiful puzzler Monument Valley won bags of critical acclaim in 2014, deservedly. It’s a surreal shape-shifting game …

Engineers create 'superomniphobic' texture capable of repelling all liquids

(Phys.org) —A pair of researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has created the first surface texture that …

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Saturday Morning with Kids vs. Saturday Morning without Kids

"You hear laughter, which is almost more terrifying than crying." Yes. Or you hear nothing. You know that your kids are (probably) still in the …

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The top 6 MMOs you should be playing this year

Massively multiplayer online games have long suffered from a nauseating lack of originality, smothered in an endless monotony of grinding away on dire rabbits for experience points and completing a never-ending strings of cookie-cutter, carrot-on-a-stick fetch quests. That trend continues even to …