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Have You Ever Made A Decision In A Video Game That Made You Guilty Enough To Quit?

<i>Answer by Faye Wang, I make and play games, on Quora,</i><p>I made a decision in Spec Ops: The Line that made me very uncomfortable. I didn’t quit, but I thought about that moment long after I finished the game. I did something I wasn’t intending to do.<p>Before I get into the details, I want to talk about …

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum

US nearly detonated atomic bomb over North Carolina – secret document

Exclusive: Journalist uses Freedom of Information Act to disclose 1961 accident in which one switch averted catastrophe<p>A secret document, published in declassified form for the first time by the Guardian today, reveals that the US Air Force came dramatically close to detonating an atom bomb over …

How France”“France!”“Became the World’s Sheriff

Not long ago, law­makers were so piqued at France that they of­fi­cially re­labeled French fries as “free­dom fries” in con­gres­sion­al …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>The director and Jason Schwartzman, Roman Coppola, and Kunichi Nomura on their latest, and maybe best, film.<p>By Anna Peele3 days agoView …

FAQ: How to Shave Off Your Beard

<b>So, how do I shave my beard?</b><p>That's the easy part. But before the first whisker ever falls drain-ward, we need to think about a few details.<p><b>Like what?</b><p>Like: What is even under there these days?<p><b>Skin?</b><p>Yes, skin. Skin that you haven't had to worry about at all since you stopped shaving. Skin that will …

Men's Fashion

2013 Motor Trend Best Driver's Car - Motor Trend

The Dirty Dozen: 12 of the greatest sports cars you can buy in America fight for the crown<p>Let’s get one thing out of the way: We wanted the C7 Corvette Stingray to be here. We begged Chevrolet, but a last-minute delay in the start of production meant there was no car available in time for our test, …

Numb

Why Blowouts Happen—and How to Avoid Them

In the heat of summer vacation season, tires are more prone to fail. We explain the main factors that lead to a blowout. (Coming soon: Part Two, what to do when a blowout happens to you.)<p><b>Enjoying tire-blowout season?</b> That's a rhetorical question, kind of like the infuriating, "Hot enough for ya?" …

The Ferrari 458 Speciale is exactly that

Maranello unveils its ultimate V8 sports car.<p>At Frankfurt, Luca di Montezemolo should just walk onstage, look at the gathered media, drop the mic, and walk off. This is the Ferrari 458 Speciale,Maranello's successor to the 430 Scuderia, and it is insane.<p>At 2844 pounds dry, the Speciale stands 198 …

Sports Cars

One of the coolest GIFs we've ever seen: a rotating, 3D nebula

Things that GIFs are good for, in no particular order:<br>1. Cats. This one, specifically.<br>2. IWDRM<br>3. Absolutely jaw-dropping 3D renderings of …

Cosmology

Morning Star: Alex Seropian's crazy plan to change the world of video games, again

We explore how the Halo co-creator plans to reinvent the shooter for tablets.<p>Two years ago, Alex Seropian was on the top of the world. And he hated it.<p>As vice president of development at Disney Interactive, Seropian oversaw the venerable entertainment company's entire video game arm. It was the top …

The Recipes That'll Help You Get More Blue Cheese In Your Life

Blue cheese is understandably polarizing. It's strong, stinky and to the uninitiated, can be visually off-putting. If you haven't taken your chances with blue cheese yet, you're selling yourself short. Whether it's Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton, blue cheese is like a beautiful, deep well of …

What The Physics Of Love Looks Like [Video]

Like drops of color in water, with some heavy breathing.<p>What Love Looks Like, video one of six from Tangible Graphics on Vimeo.<p>Louise Ma, a Brooklyn-based designer, has been exploring the visualization of one of our most pressing emotions in an ongoing project called What Love Looks Like. This …

'Kanye Quest 3030' sends Yeezus to battle Jay Z in a dystopian future

Kanye's been tripping off his power, and a new RPG wants to see him put it all to use. In a science fiction hip-hop mashup, <i>Kanye Quest 3030</i> sends Mr. West through a wormhole and off into a twisted, dystopian future in which the prolific rapper Lil B reigns supreme. In order to return to his own …

How To Argue With The Anti-Vaccine Crazies: A Guide

In honor of Jenny McCarthy's new seat at "The View"<p>Jenny McCarthy—savvy, telegenic, and pulchritudinous—is joining the popular daytime talk show "The View."<p>McCarthy is a strident proponent of not vaccinating kids, as she believes vaccinations made her son autistic. Now, many scientists and science …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

A scientist's view: equality, feminism and men's rights

The world is against men. This week a man was turned away from Legoland for not having a child, apparently to protect the families and children that …

Floating Nuclear Power: Inside Russia's Reactors at Sea

Russia plans to built floating reactors that can dock at remote Arctic cities to provide energy and fresh water. Here's how they work.<p><b>The U.S. and Russian navies</b> have long used nuclear-powered submarines, aircraft carriers, and icebreakers. But a new kind of nuclear power is coming. Russia's</i> …

What is graphene? Here’s what you need to know about a material that could be the next silicon

Advertisement<p>21 Comments<p>Graphene, an emerging material that could change the way electronic components are made and help computing performance …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Why the war on drugs has been made redundant

The term "designer drug" became popular with the acid house and ecstasy boom in the 1990s, but it was never really accurate. The main ingredient in …

Do You Desire Love? Have A Sleepover

Remember when we were kids?<p>Friday would come, or it'd be the summertime. You'd look at your mom and say, "Can I sleepover at Denise's house tonight?"<p>Remember the excitement you had as your mom drove you over to your friend's house? That feeling of exhilaration that you were going to have this …

Relationships

What the Next 4 Decades After Graduation Are Like

You will soon be on the path to greatness. Here's what it'll take to get there.<p><b>Every spring</b> I get a lot of calls from college seniors. They all have one theme in common.<p><i>Holy shit! Now what?!</i><p>The short answer: It's just like the <i>last</i> graduation. You go to the next stage, start all over again in real …

Tweens

Fuel-Efficient Car News

Jaguar is the latest automaker to take on Tesla and the first to edge it on price and performance. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace is an all-electric compact crossover starting at $69,500 (excluding the $7,500 federal tax credit and available state rebates), which is exactly $10,000 less than the only other …