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Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

What the characters of Game Of Thrones would look like if they were sexy pin-ups

An artist has taken each of the Game Of Thrones characters and made them over into these incredible pin-ups.<p>They were recently made over as Disney …

TV Series

June 2015

Diversity

Game Boy camera pictures look primitive — and that’s refreshing

We turned up our noses at the first digital pictures because they didn’t look as good as film. The camera added to the Nintendo Game Boy in 1998 certainly didn’t make the case for a digital future.<p>The bulbous attachment recorded a fuzzy, postage-stamp-size, black-and-white image. That’s black and …

13 Weird Psychological Reasons Someone Might Fall In Love With You

There's no shortage of advice on where to meet the right person, how to make people like you, and how to build a successful relationship.<p>Sometimes, though, people are attracted to each other for seemingly arbitrary reasons, such as what color you wear or whether you have a pet.<p>What might influence …

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

The Pirate Bay is back online after almost two months

The Pirate Bay, widely known as the most popular file-sharing website on the planet, is back online after the longest outage it has ever experienced. Anyone visiting thepiratebay.se domain today will be welcomed with a functioning site, as if nothing had ever happened almost two months ago.<p>On …

Pokemon ORAS Sales Near 1.5 Million in the US

Sales are up!<p>Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire has sold nearly 1.5 million copies in the first 10 days in the US.<p>We're told that the total 1.5 …

New Just Cause 3 Screenshots

You should look at these screens. Know why?<p>Square Enix has released a parachute-load of screenshots for Just Cause 3. Check them out to see beautiful …

10 Year Old Girl Goes To Smash Bros Wii U Event And Beats A Number Of Top West Coast Players

Karissa, a 10-year-old girl, recently attended a Super Smash Bros Wii U event at GameStop. What’s surprising is she was dominating a number of top …

Six of the best: unreleased games consoles

<b>1 SNES CD</b><p>The story of the SNES CD system is a long and complicated one. It started in 1988 with Nintendo partnering with Sony – then yet to be established as a console giant – to update the SNES. The idea was simple: Nintendo planned to embrace the rising CD-Rom technology by bringing on board the …

TGS 2014: How Dragon Ball Xenoverse’s Story Changes Everything

Major twists come in the new campaign, and they're great.<p>The Bandai Namco Dragon Ball Z fighting games have always excelled with their spectacular …

The new GameStop trade-ins program is going to make you more money

GameStop's trade-in program is being overhauled with a new system that will end up giving you more money for the games you sell, Kotaku reports.<p>This initiative, set to begin Aug. 18, simplifies GameStop's current model which offers up to 10 different prices for a game. Instead, this will be reduced …

Retail Hallucinations And The Pointlessness Of Owning A PlayStation 4 or Xbox One

I gave it back. I could have afforded it, but only just barely and it would have hurt. So after a little less than a month with a PlayStation 4 I returned it to its chemical-scented packaging and got my money back. Sony’s newest console is one of the fastest selling game machines in the history of …

The Potato Salad Kickstarter ends with more than $55,000 raised

A Kickstarter project to create a batch of potato salad closed this morning. Potato Salad was successfully funded at $55,492, or $55,482 more than its original goal of $10.<p>The creator, Zack Danger Brown of Columbus, Ohio, has promised to fulfill all of the Kickstarter's rewards and stretch goals …

65 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

From pastas to salads to salsas, make these 65 tomato recipes all summer long.<p><b>It's tomato season!</b> Make the most of this ephemeral fruit with these summery recipes.

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4 No-Bake Birthday Cakes for Hot Summer Days

There's no need to turn the oven on to make these couldn't-be-simpler birthday cakes.<p>Too hot to bake? No problem. Whip up one of these no-bake wonders for birthday boys and girls of all ages. Just don't forget the candles.<p><b>Mud Pie</b> Fill a pre-baked cookie or graham cracker crust with about 2 pints of …

The 5 Coolest Kids' Beds We've Ever Seen

Beds built to add fun and imagination to every space<p>Beds built to add fun and imagination to every space

Kids

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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The Sex Worker Industry Is Still Booming In Silicon Valley

"Silicon Valley is like a military base: There are very few civilian women and lots of money," one Silicon Valley entrepreneur told USA Today on condition of anonymity.<p>That doesn't seem to be the case in other cities. The Urban Institute released a report in March that tracked the sex trade in …

10 Awesome Things you’ll be able to do in The Order: 1886

Technology

Phil Fish Says YouTubers Are Stealing From Game Developers

Controversial developer Phil Fish, who abruptly cancelled development of <i>Fez 2</i> last year over a heated Twitter debate, has once again raised eyebrows …

'BioShock' series lives on with help from the second game's dev team

The news that <i>BioShock</i> and <i>BioShock Infinite</i> developer Irrational Games was winding down was a punch to the gut for many last year, but it turns out there is a bit of silver lining. The franchise will live on with developer 2K Marin, the studio that handled <i>BioShock 2</i>, according to GameSpot. Someone …

10 Ways To Never Pay Full Price At Movie Theaters

In order to save money, many moviegoers are looking for alternatives to major theater chains. Lucky for us, summer is upon us and theater alternatives are plentiful.<p>Whether you support your local historical movie theater or catch a flick in the great outdoors, here are 10 ways to avoid paying top …

What “Neighbors” and “Chef” can teach us about white male privilege

Seth Rogen and Jon Favreau are better stand-ins for White America than Princeton Kid<p>From my platform of white male privilege, please allow me to explain to you why white male privilege is the great issue of our time. I’m kidding, sort of. Maybe not enough. I’m not going to write a personal essay …

Samsung Trial Jury to Apple: Go After Google

The jury for the latest Apple vs Samsung trial may have reached a verdict Friday. But the trial wasn't officially over until Monday afternoon, when …

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Spoiler Review