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Why The Best Relationships Are The Ones That Never Actually Happened

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1SiygEg<p>We all claim to hate almost-relationships.<p>The person who disappeared. The guy or girl who …

Wearable Lego Exoskeleton Controls a Robot

Drifting not required.<p>Designer Daniele Benedettelli has developed a system where he can remotely control humanoid robot Cyclops MK II using an …

Robotics

The Sex Is Always Hotter: The Science Of Why Men Love 'Crazy' Women

A friend of mine was madly in love with a girl who sent him an average of 97 texts and 48 FaceTime requests a day.<p>Another friend was head-over-heels …

Relationships

Why I'm sick of people asking about my virginity

Female authors who dare to have female protagonists in their novels are always accused of secretly writing about themselves. Author Radhika Sanghani begs to differ<p>I used to think that having a novel published would be the best thing that could ever happen to me; that every time I’d pick up a book …

Developers, it's time to stop relying on App Store algorithms to get noticed

An algorithm change in Apple’s App Store is reportedly affecting some iPad developers. While we don’t know the particulars of why some apps are falling in the ranking, developers should take it as a lesson that you can’t always trust the App Store.<p>TechCrunch took a look at some third-party …

Marvel Unlimited Continues One Cent Deal Till Monday

Marvel are continuing their first month deal for their all-you-can-eat digoal comics subscription package for one cent, untl Monday.<p>It is a pretty …

Comics

Proof That Jane Austen and Amy Schumer Would Have Been Friends - Ms. Magazine Blog

[Spoilers ahead!]<p>Jane Austen would have appreciated Amy Schumer’s blockbuster summer rom-com <i>Trainwreck</i>. With its flawed protagonist, who alternately …

The man who created the world's first self aware robot says this next discovery will change the human-robot relationship forever

A decade later, the Oxford professor's seemingly unattainable challenge has been met.<p>On July 9, a team of researchers led by Professor Selmer Bringsjord helped a robot solve the riddle, displaying a level of self-awareness and satisfying what had until then been considered "the ultimate sifter" …

Science Is Moving Toward Designer Babies, but the Ethics Must Be Sorted Out

Ethical warning bells went off in April when Chinese researchers reported they had experimented with 85 defective human embryos to try to alter genes …

‘One & Two’, A Science Fiction Thriller About Two Children With Supernatural Abilities Isolated From the World

<i>One & Two</i> is a science fiction thriller about two children with supernatural abilities who are kept isolated from the world by their father. The film …

Timothée Chalamet

Persona 4: Dancing All Night’s release date revealed by Atlus

<i>Persona 4: Dancing All Night</i> finally has a release date from Atlus. If you’ve been looking to boogie with Inaba’s coolest clique of high school demon …

Shin Megami Tensei

We Are Now Closer Than Ever to Being Able to Genetically Engineer Babies and Mutants

At best, my affinity for scientists translates into a deeply earned position in the long canon of non-scientists independently googling their way to …

7 Things to Know About Dating a Nerd

They are intelligent. Most nerds have high IQ and are eager to learn new things. More importantly, they are actually able to use this knowledge in …

Relationships

Mom makes her daughter Marvel dolls, because they don't exist elsewhere

There’s been a lot of talk about bringing more female Marvel character merch into stores. We see plenty of Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, and Captain America, …

The Dark Brotherhood and Thieves Guild coming to Elder Scrolls Online next year

<i>Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited</i> will allow players to enlist in the murderous Dark Brotherhood and larcenous Thieves Guild with two different expansion packs for the MMORPG in the first half of 2016. It's part of ZeniMax Online Studios' plan for expanding the subscription-optional title, …

Odin Sphere HD remaster coming to North America in 2016

The high-definition remaster of PlayStation 2 game <i>Odin Sphere</i> is coming to North America, publisher Atlus confirmed today. <i>Odin Sphere Leifthrasir</i> will be released both digitally and physically for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita sometime in 2016, Atlus said.<p><i>Odin Sphere Leifthrasir</i> …

North America

Team USA

Yummy Gamorah Cosplay and Alpacosplay are the monikers of the two women representing the United States. You can follow them on the Team USA Facebook page.

Summer is watching people beat games ridiculously fast for charity

Video game speedruns are <i>always</i> impressive feats of memorization, skill and flawless gameplay -- but twice a year <i>they're also</i> a conduit for altruism. Next week is one of those times. Starting on July 26th, Summer Games Done Quick will kick off seven full days of Twitch-streamed speedrunning. The …

5 Dating Apps To Help You Find Love

As we spent more hours on handheld devices, these dating apps are hoping to help you find mobile love.

Writer live-tweets awkward first date, hilarity ensues

Anyone who has ever dated has a few awkward encounters under their belts. If you date regularly and you’ve NEVER had a bad date, you are a …

Here's Why You'll Never Meet Mr. Darcy On Tinder

If you've ever swooned over "Pride and Prejudice" or wished you could move to "Mansfield Park," you're undoubtedly aware that romance has changed a …

Relationships

The 11 Best Things About Being Friends With a Guy Before You Date Him

He remembers every story about your ex and would never do the things he did.<p><b>1. He remembers every story about your ex and would never do the things he did.</b> That guy who licked your face last summer? The guy who slept with you and then stopped calling you for no reason? Yeah, he remembers all of …

7 Drawbacks Of Online Dating, According To Science

The upside of online dating is obvious: It's an easy way to meet a bunch of potential dates whenever you want. But does all of that quantity and convenience equal quality? Not always.<p>As 38 percent of contemporary American singles looking for love online, there's now a whole body of scientific …

Ego Maniacs Might Be C*ck-Blocking All the Nice Guys in Your Life

Well, this blows.<p>We'd like to believe that the phrase "nice guys finish last" is just some cliché phrase villains use in teen movies, but a group of studies published in the journal <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i> suggest that uber confident bros are basically winning the ladies over by …

9 Guys Reveal the Shady Sh*t They've Done on Facebook

"If I was in a photo with a woman, I'd make sure that all of my friends could see it except the girl I was seeing."<p>We’ve all done some shady things on Facebook.<p>One time during college, I was creepily combing through a woman’s Facebook profile—a woman I didn’t know at all but who had grown up in the …

A Very Good Reason To Be Friends Before Dating, Courtesy of Science

<i>Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.</i><p><b>The Background</b><p>Sometimes dating is awesome (see here). Other times, it can feel like you're lagging behind in the Superficial Olympics -- as you try to …

There's a New Lesbian Dating App and Like All Lesbian Dating Apps, It's Basically Garbage

Why can't queer women have anything nice?!<p>It seems like once a year, there's a new lesbian/queer dating app that comes out and it hardly works, soon becomes forgotten, and every queer woman on earth sighs a heavy sigh and continues on with her day. The latest in these is frustrating "Jesus, can't …

28 Dating Scenarios Twentysomethings Will Never Understand

Muddling through the course of true love before the digital age.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

Amy Schumer's Got a Dating Horror Story – But It 'Would Actually Be About Me from Other People'

In <i>Trainwreck</i>, the unapologetic new comedy about the boozy misadventures of a disillusioned unromantic, Amy Schumer plays a promiscuous woman who …

These new dating apps want to help busy professionals find love

Match.com? Tinder? Ain’t nobody got time for that. Thankfully, two new apps launched in the UK this week with the primary purpose of fixing busy professionals’ love lives.<p>It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single person in possession of a busy corporate lifestyle must be in want of a …

Relationships