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Long War, XCOM’s most popular mod, is getting a sequel in XCOM 2

Studio renames itself, promises more on Long War 2 soon<p><i>Long War</i> (pictured above), the immensely popular mod for <i>XCOM: Enemy Unknown</i> and <i>XCOM: Enemy Within</i>, will get a sequel in <i>XCOM 2</i> called <i>Long War 2</i>.<p>The mod makers were formally brought aboard <i>XCOM 2</i> before its February 2016 launch and developed three …

Gaming Industry

Science Says If You're Happy In A Relationship, Your Weight Will Change

We all have that one friend whose gained weight since they met “the one.” Maybe you are that friend. Happy couples no longer focus on their weight, …

10 Steps to Create Your First Android App

Building an Android app isn’t as hard as it might seem, as long as you focus on creating a simple app at first. Android Authority shares a tutorial …

Android Apps

Federal judge rules FBI didn’t have proper warrant to hack child porn site

A federal judge ruled today that the FBI did not obtain the proper warrant before hacking a child porn website and that the evidence it collected against one of the defendants, Alex Levin, must be suppressed.<p>The case centers on a child porn site called Playpen, which was hosted on a hidden Tor …

Privacy

The best XCOM 2 mods

Since its release in early 2016, XCOM 2 has racked up more than 2000 mods on the Steam Workshop. We've assembled our favorites that improve …

Can you outrun a fart? Learn about the science of toots

Whether you fart alone or get caught up in someone else's gas cloud, find out from this AsapScience video if it's possible to escape the signature sulphur scent.<p>Flatulence is a necessary part of being human. We all fart -- on average more than 10 times a day -- as a normal part of the digestive …

5 Major Earthquakes In 48 Hours As A Seismologist Warns ‘Catastrophic Mega Earthquakes’ Are Coming

<b>Why is the crust of the Earth shaking so violently all of a sudden?</b><p>Over the past 48 hours, there have been five major earthquakes globally, and one …

State Trooper Accused Of Raping Woman Gets Just 6 Months In Jail

As part of a plea deal, Samuel McHenry admitted only to sexual misconduct.<p>A former Alabama state trooper will spend just six months behind bars following shocking allegations that he raped a car accident victim while on duty, using threats of jail time to force himself on her.<p>As part of a plea deal …

Audio Recordings Document 'Weird Music' Heard By Apollo Astronauts On Far Side Of Moon

"If you’re behind the moon and hear some weird noise on your radio, and you know you’re blocked from the Earth, then what could you possibly think?"<p>The crew of an Apollo mission to the moon were so startled when they encountered strange music-like noises coming through their headsets, they didn't …

13 classic video games you can play right now in your web browser

Archive.org is an incredible resource that has saved countless pieces of media from being lost to time. Essentially a library of the old internet, the website has made wide collections of art, movies, and music available to anyone with access to a computer and internet connection.<p>Last year, over …

Retrogaming

Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock. Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i>, the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

Psychology

Lifeline 2 and Lifeline: Silent Night games for iOS/Android drop to $0.99 each

Last spring 3 Minute Games hit a home run with Lifeline for mobile devices. Its suspenseful storyline and immersive gameplay helped it become the “1 Top Paid Game on iPhone and Apple Watch in 29 countries.” Since then two more Lifeline titles have been released for iOS and Android. Right now you …

15 Most Powerful Fallout 4 Weapons That Will Blow Your Foes To Smithereens « GamingBolt.com: Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog | Page 6

<b>Fragmentation Mine</b><p>This one is pretty straight forward, it’s a mine that will blow the legs off of anyone dumb enough to walk too close to it. Like …

Fallout 4 Secret Room Has Every Item, Here's How to Get In

A secret room inside of Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG Fallout 4 has been discovered. The room, accessible in the game's PC version, apparently features every item in the game, including all weapons, armor, and more. YouTube channel Tyrannicon (via <i>Game Informer</i>) has an overview of what you'll find.<p>…

Amazon Prime Is $67 This Friday. Here's Why Gamers Should Care

Amazon Prime is normally $100 a year, but for one day it'll be $67. Here's why that's awesome.<p>You've probably heard of Amazon Prime, the yearly …

Toxic workers a drain on the bottom line, but you can spot them, study says

Toxic employees aren't just a drag to have around. They can be a major drag on the bottom line.<p>New research led by Dylan Minor, an assistant professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, found that companies can save far more …

The Workplace

Witcher 3 exploit lets you make 100,000 crowns in less than an hour

<i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> is a massive world with a living ecology, its own economy and, inevitably, a few wonderful ways to exploit its virtual people to make tons of easy cash quick.<p>Streamer WhatsMyGame posted a couple of videos detailing how, with a little tedious work, a witcher can pull in …

Giant UFO Reported To Be Concealed Behind Moon

A reported leak from a government department has revealed that some believe a giant extraterrestrial craft has attached itself to the dark side of …

Check Out Gameplay Of Bloodborne's First Boss

In the following footage, you’ll watch as I race through a recently unlocked section of Yharnam—the opening area of From Software’s <i>Bloodborne—</i>killing baddies and finding treasure.<p>I make my way to the first real boss, Father Gasciogne, and slaughter him like prey. I know this because the words Prey …

9 things you think you know about Jesus that are probably wrong

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>For starters, it’s unlikely that he had long, flowing hair, and he wasn’t necessarily hung on a cross<p>Valerie Tarico<p>February 27, 2015 9:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet. It has been corrected since it first published.<p>Jesus has been described as the best known figure …

Theology

Away from the television? Here’s how you can watch Super Bowl XLIX

This year’s Super Bowl will be televised by NBC and the broadcaster has about eleven hours of coverage planned on the day of the game. On NBC at …

The Brilliance Of 'Destiny's' 'Xur: Agent of The Nine'

During the course of Destiny’s story mode, each player receives a strange coin. That’s it: no explanation, just an odd little icon explained as nothing more than “strange coin.” One expects to use it further down the line in the campaign, but at the end of the last boss it’s still there, sitting in …

PlayStation.Blog

Have you ever finished a game only to be left wanting more? Well, PlayStation Store knows how you feel! During the Extended Play sale we’re offering …

Destiny's 'Loot Cave' Showcases Bungie's Lingering Endgame Problems

The games media has seemed to have recently just discovered the famed “loot cave” in Destiny, a way to get gear in the game that’s been around for quite a while, but has quickly become far and away the game’s most popular avenue to acquire items.<p>In short, it’s the definition of shooting fish in a …

Bear Wanders Onto Golf Course, Does A Pole Dance, Kind Of

When a baby bear found its way onto a golf course resort in Canada's Rocky Mountains, it put on quite a show.<p>As you can see in the video above, the cub is <i>unbearably</i> shameless on a pole:<p>"It's like the circus!" exclaims a spectator.<p>The clip reminds us curious animals can be just as playful as …

Cops: Pantsless, Masturbating McDonald's Customer, 69, Tried To Force Drive-Thru Worker To Touch Him

After picking up food from a McDonald’s drive-thru window, a pantsless 69-year-old Florida man allegedly tried to force a female employee to touch …

McDonald's

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …