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Now If Only Square Would Treat Final Fantasy VI on PC Like It Treated Chrono Trigger

Today, Square Enix announced that it has finished patching <i>Chrono Trigger</i> on PC, just days after releasing the fifth major update to the game since it …

How to Turn Off Those Awful New Ads on Netflix

Wasn’t the whole point of paying for Netflix that we didn’t have to deal with ads anymore? That we could binge entire seasons of TV with no more …

Streaming

PS4 Firmware Update 6.0 Seems to Finally Change PlayStation Store Search Function

The search functionality on the PlayStation Store is terrible, and it has been since the PlayStation 4 launched almost five years ago. Now, we're not …

PlayStation

Please, for the Love of God, Close the Toilet Lid When You Flush

Ew, ew, ew, ew.<p>Everyone has a "thing" that skeeves them out. Wearing shoes indoors, leaving dishes in the sink, even sitting on the bed in dirty clothes ... Call me a clean freak, but flushing the toilet with the lid open is the pet peeve that literally makes me cringe just thinking about it. And …

Nintendo Switch Eshop Sale Highlights Some Very Good Games (US Only)

If you've had your eye on an Ubisoft game for Nintendo Switch, now might be the time to scoop it up. All week long, the developer and publisher is running a sale on many of its Switch games on the US Eshop. Take a look at the discounts below. But hurry, because they're going away on August 27.<p>Mario …

Google, Apple ditch college degree requirements

More than a dozen companies, including Google, Apple and IBM, are no longer requiring applicants to have college degrees, CNBC reports.<p><b>Why it …

College & University

Rage 2 Wants To Live Up To The Promise Of A True Open World Game

Released in 2011, Rage from id Software was the Doom developer's first foray into open-world gameplay. Focusing on a survivor's exploits in the middle of a dangerous post-apocalyptic landscape, with bandits and other threats looking to carve out their own stake on the dwindling resources, you'd …

Mendocino County

4 Neat New GTK Themes for Your Linux Desktop - OMG! Ubuntu!

We love themes at OMG! HQ<p><b>The new Yaru/Communitheme theme might be the talk of the Ubuntu town right now, but it’s not the only decent desktop theme</b> …

Linux

Adverbs: The death of good fiction writing

‘My wife is having a baby,’ he said. ‘I must go.’<p>He was <b>urgently</b> eating his dinner so he could be excused.<p>— —<p>See the problem with the above text? The …

Creative Writing

Researchers identify the most sexist places in America

Arkansas is the most sexist state in the nation while New Hampshire is the least, according to an index of sexist attitudes developed by economists at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and National University Singapore.<p>Kerwin Kofi Charles and his colleagues wanted to know how the …

New Hampshire

Saudi Arabia, which has been calling out Canada over women's rights, may soon behead a female activist for the first time

Saudi Arabia, which in recent weeks has called out Canada over its treatment of women, is on the cusp of executing a female political activist for the first time.<p>The kingdom gave a death sentence to Israa al-Ghomgham, a prominent Saudi campaigner, at a hearing earlier in August, two human-rights …

Human Rights

Danny Boyle Is No Longer Directing Bond 25

If you were thinking things were a little too quiet on the James Bond front the last few months, now we know why.<p>The official James Bond Twitter …

Danny Boyle

We tried a sub from 4 chains — and the winner was clear

1/<p>To be consistent, we chose the Italian sandwich at all four restaurants.<p>Martha Sorren<p>We got all of them untoasted, on white bread, topped with …

Sandwiches

Kickstart Your Career with the Data Science Professional Certificate from IBM

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Data Science Professional Certificate from the innovative experts at IBM. The increasing demand for data …

Data Science

LinuxAIO - Test All The Ubuntu Flavours at Once

We recently released an article wherein I discussed which Ubuntu flavour you should choose, and if you checked it out you will notice that there are …

Linux

Looking for a new OS? Try these Debian Linux-based systems

Debian's descendants<p>The Linux-based OS Debian is 25 years old, and during its lifetime this child of the 90s has spawned its own family of operating …

Everything You Need To Know About Linux Mint 19 "Tara"

Linux Mint is one of the best Linux distros available in the market. It’s so popular that it just works out of the box. There are two main editions, …

Credit freezes will soon be free: What it means and why it matters for you

If you’ve ever stepped into the ring with an identity thief, you are probably familiar with a credit freeze. Credit freezes are an incredibly helpful line of defense in protecting your credit, but like everything else that’s good in life, these measures don’t always come free.<p>Luckily, Congress is …

Identity Theft

Sony Might Be Secretly Planning To Release The PlayStation 5 Much, Much Earlier Than Expected

Experts suggest Sony is looking to get in ahead of the upcoming Xbox<p>Sony CEO John Kodera maintains that we won’t be seeing the PlayStation 5 until 2021, but industry experts believe that a secret launch plan could see the console reach our homes a lot earlier.<p>Tech news site <i>T3</i> says that Sony is …

Economics

This Girl Conned Dozens of Dudes into Going on a Mass Tinder Date with Her

She pulled off a month-long scam that ended with a 'Hunger Games'-style competition for the right to take her out.<p>Aside from being a sad, demoralizing hellscape, Tinder is festering with liars and cheats, from rich dudes who pay other people to flirt for them to serial dine-and-dash daters. There's …

Relationships

Want Your Child to Be a High Achiever? This 47-Year Study Reveals 7 Things You Can Do

Who doesn't want to raise talented, developed children? Highly-seasoned help has arrived.<p>There's no shortage of advice on raising successful kids or how to coach kids. Or even how to be a kid, for that matter. But when findings from a 47-year study from noted experts on child development surface, I …

Johns Hopkins University

Behold, the top 10 free porn sites on the internet

Some unsolicited advice for the internet porn connoisseur: The best porn sites are not always the free porn sites. Odds are, if you’re seeking smut …

Top 10

Good Negative Qualities to Say During an Interview

Getting asked what your weaknesses are is never easy, but with a little research and practice, you'll be prepared.<p>This story originally appeared on Glassdoor<p>You’ve got an interview at an awesome company, and you’re eagerly waiting to tell them why you’re so excited about working with them. During …

Employment

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

Grandia and Grandia II Coming to Nintendo Switch This Winter

Venerable Japanese RPG series Grandia is coming to Switch this winter. According to a statement by publisher GungHo, Grandia and Grandia II HD …

Red Dead Redemption

The problem with Netflix’s ads that no one is talking about

Netflix may interrupt your next binge-watching session with ads for its original programming—and it could care less what you tweet about it.<p>Multiple …

Entertainment

Winona Ryder And Keanu Reeves Just Discovered They May Have Accidentally Gotten Married 26 Years Ago

Someone write this rom-com immediately!

Romantic Comedy

New! HANOI TRAVEL GUIDE: Budget Itinerary, Things to Do 2018

Hanoi and I met under terrible circumstances.<p>I arrived in Hanoi’s Old Quarters late at night after a grueling 27-hour journey aboard what many …

Vietnam

Neil deGrasse Tyson Weighs in on Trump's 'Space Force' Plan

Celebrity astrophysicist says that “what we need most is a Truth Force”<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson has weighed in on Donald Trump’s plan to add a “Space …

Donald Trump

15 Credit Card Perks You Didn’t Know Existed

These days, credit card issuers are bending over backward to get your business. Here are the benefits you’ll want to tap today.<p>Many credit cards now …