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Watch Slipknot, Bush and more pay tribute to Chris Cornell at Ohio festival

Soundgarden were due to headline Rock On The Range festival this weekend<p>Bands performing at Rock On The Range festival last night (May 19) paid …

Rock Music

Guide: How To Build The Fastest Kart In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

<b>Mario Kart 8 Deluxe</b> is easy to pick up, but difficult to master. For all that is good about it, and believe us there's plenty, the game isn't very …

Mario Kart

Converting Pre-Fifth Edition D&D Modules Into 5th Edition Adventures

In <i>Tales from the Yawning Portal</i>, Wizards of the Coast took seven of the best pre-fifth edition modules and converted and updated them for fifth …

Geek

Five Webcomics That Put The Art In RPG

Without a doubt, the <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> game has been a tremendous boon to RPG artists, just as much as it’s been to the genre’s writers and game …

Board Games

Grandparents roll the dice, play elves in 'D&D AARPG'

Watch seniors try the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game for the first time in this hilarious new YouTube series.<p>We geeks who spent hours of our adolescence playing Dungeons & Dragons always had to explain what we were doing to parents and grandparents who didn't understand the appeal of …

Board Games

The Best Pi Emulation Console You Can Build

By far the most popular use for a Raspberry Pi is an emulation console. For an educational device, that’s fine – someone needs to teach kids how to …

Raspberry Pi

The Revolt 2 Gaming PC Wears Its Graphics Card Like A Pretty Hat

Every part of your gaming PC is precious, working in harmony with other parts to make your games smooth and pretty. But the graphics card is the …

Computer Hardware

The Blackberry CEO’s Demo of His New Phone Is Too Awkward to Watch

Over the weekend, BlackBerry unveiled its so-called Priv phone in its first official demo. Verdict: It’s uncomfortable to sit through.<p>You can watch …

Mobile Technology

Shigeru Miyamoto Confirms Mario's Full Name During 30th Anniversary Conference - Interest

Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed during a conference for the intrepid plumber's 30th anniversary that the 1993 Super Mario Bros. film was …

'Bedtime Stories for Awful Children,' a free ebook from 'Year Walk' devs

The dark, freezing woods of Sweden are the perfect breeding ground for terrifying tales of naughty children who get what they deserve. This week, Simogo -- the developer of beautifully macabre game <i>Year Walk</i>, and mysterious narrative experiences <i>Device 6</i> and <i>The Sailor's Dream</i> -- released a free, …

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John Maynard Keynes’ three rules for successful investing

John Maynard Keynes is one of the few economists who can justifiably be called a household name. His ideas remained hugely influential for many years …

Investing

How to stop Windows 10's prying eyes

Windows 10 is here, and Microsoft's latest operating system is designed for a mobile-first, cloud-first future, as CEO Satya Nadella puts it. But that future relies on big data — your data — and by default, Windows 10 can track and share the websites you visit, the purchases you make, the places …

Windows 10 tips for gamers: How to save your bandwidth, do a clean install, and more

Just because you have a new operating system doesn’t mean everything is working like it should.<p>Windows 10<p>New Windows 10 game<br>• How to get Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition<p>Here’s a secret: If you installed Windows 10 today, you agreed to have your computer act as a peer-to-peer host for sharing Windows …

The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer The Best Way

There’s a reason people don’t bother backing up their computer: thinking about the task of doing it properly becomes too <i></i>difficult. The thing about backups is that it’s not a question of if data loss will strike you, but when and how severely.<p>Backups have long been considered to be incredibly …

Western Digital

1991: The Most Important Year in Pop-Music History

Historical, musical, and quantitative evidence shows that the rise of rap is the most important thing that has ever happened to the genre.<p>On June 22, 1991, Billboard announced a new album had surpassed <i>Out of Time</i>, by R.E.M., to become the most popular in the country. It was <i>Niggaz4life</i>, by N.W.A., …

Rap & Hip-Hop

5 steps to deal with your geek child’s adulthood

Sad Tomagotchis. Dead batteries in Robotics Camp capstone projects. Discarded Legos discovered by bare feet in the middle of the night – with no one …

Bill Gates

DigiTech Trio Band Creator

A drummer and a bassist in a tiny box. The DigiTech Trio guitar pedal adds drums and bass lines that match your guitar playing. It has 7 music genres …

Pile of shame burying you? Here's how much time it takes to finish it.

It's become cliché to bemoan the size of your Steam Library and all of the games you bought but never played. Following the usual Holiday/Winter sales bonanzas, yours might be a little snowed-under right now. Ever wonder how much time it would take to plow through it all?<p>There's an app for that. …

The Fat Duck: Silly food is killing us, body and soul

Heston Blumenthal is moving his Fat Duck restaurant to Australia. Good. In a Britain of food banks and obesity, says Tim Stanley, it represented bourgeois decadence.<p><b>Heston Blumenthal is closing down his Fat Duck restaurant</b> for six months and <b>moving it to Australia</b>. The Aussies salivate with …

Food

Detroit: economic recovery in a bankrupt city

As the home of Motown finalises an $18bn bankruptcy, Oliver Duggan reports on the saplings of recovery growing amid the 'ruin porn' of Motor City<p>It is the stuff of legend in Detroit. Larry Mongo, the ageing owner of D’Mongo’s speakeasy in the city’s downtown, saw three white girls running past the …

New Orleans

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

Half-Life is still amazing, and its best parts are rarely replicated

The first <i>Half-Life</i> title has moved into the realm of the legendary when it comes to video games, and in some ways that sort of canonization has almost diminished how important the game continues to be, and how much we can learn from its design. People seem to think games this good, and arguably …

Best dual-SIM Android phones - here are our picks

While many folks can get by with a single-SIM handset, there’s something to be said about the flexibility that is afforded to you when you have a dual-SIM device. A dual-SIM setup allows you to not only potentially have two different phone numbers but you can also have one SIM for data, another SIM …

Phones

The MOD Duo Wants to be the Last Guitar Pedal You Own

Digital guitar pedals can be great. They offer a huge range of sounds via various pedals and that’s sort of the problem. They’re digital, but you’re only getting (if you’re lucky) a few effects. The MOD Duo digital pedal uses an open platform to offer you as many effects as the community can …

The Top 25 Modern PC Games

<b>Editor's Note: List last updated April 10, 2018.</b><p>When we look back at the last 10 years (from April 2008 to April 2018), we see continuing proof that …

Dammit, Darwin: Idiot Crawls From Under Moving Train

This is a video of some thrill-seeking jackass who decided to lay on the train tracks and let a train pass over him. But then he gets bored and …

Star

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SmartThings opens up its home automation platform to developers

To say SmartThings' Kickstarter campaign was a success is an understatement: the Internet of Things outfit, which offers a clever array of home automation sensors, routers and smartphone apps, raised more than $1.2 million (over four times the company's original goal), nabbed over 6,000 backers and …