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Why Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the biggest system seller in history

The game is actually selling better than the system it runs on, somehow.<p>The term "system seller" gets thrown around a lot in video games to describe …

The Arresting Illustrations of 19th Century Fantasy Artist Gustave Doré

Today is the birthday of the great 19th century French artist Gustave Doré, a sculptor and book illustrator whose work set the stage for today’s …

Reality bites: Watch as man using VR in Microsoft store falls from fake cliff and hits real floor

The makers of virtual reality headsets and content may still be waiting for consumers to fall for the medium as a full-fledged entertainment option, …

This artist's two-faced Disney portraits are giving us a whole new outlook on our favorite characters

If you finished the <i>Gilmore Girls</i> revival and need <i>something new,</i> then look no further. An artist on Instagram called @dada16808 has a fresh take on …

5 Historical Novels That Fantasy Fans Will Probably Love

The Romans occupied Britain for centuries, and now they’ve abandoned the land and its people to fend for themselves. While marauding Saxons, Irish …

Images: Vibrant Colored Artwork Featuring Harley Quinn, Game Of Thrones, And Other Comic Book, Television, Anime, And Gaming Characters

This collection of art features various characters from comics, television, anime, and video games.<p>It is created by Ross Tran, whose work has a …

Anime Meets European Art Nouveau in Blossoming Female Portraits

Audrey Kawasaki and Stella Im Hultberg display never-before-seen works at the Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>The sensual female characters of Asian American artists Audrey Kawasaki and Stella Im Hultberg take over the halls of the Thinkspace Gallery in a dual …

Japan has some ridiculously confusing highway signs, funny manga shows us

No wonder so many people just take the train.<p>While Japan’s super-efficient railways get all the glory, the country’s <b>highway system</b> also has a lot …

Christian Vieler Captures Hilarious Portraits of Dogs Catching Treats

<b>Christian Vieler</b> is a talented 46-year-old animal and pet photographer and journalist based in Waltrop, Germany. Christan has been shooting amusing …

How to get a baby to clean the house — watch this dad's hilarious video!

Cleaning stinks. No one wants to rake the yard, wash the windows or take the garbage out. So what's a dad to do? Put his adorable (and ambitious) baby to work, of course!<p>One genius dad realized his baby girl didn't seem to protest doing the household chores, so he went with it!<p>In a hilarious video …

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Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

This 'Fallout 4' flaming sword can set the world on fire

It's <i>Fallout 4</i> week. That means it's safe to say that when gamers aren't busy logging more than 4.5 million hours in Bethesda's latest instalment, they're probably watching all of the impressive game-related videos on YouTube. The team over at Linus Tech Tips has already managed to fit a high-end …

Concept Art

Relatable Illustrations Hilariously Reveal the Difficulties of Adulthood

When you're a kid, it's normal to dream about the freedom of adulthood. When you actually become an adult… you quickly realize that being a grown-up isn't always a walk in the park. There are moments in adulthood that are equal parts difficult and hilarious, and since laughter tends to be the best …

I'll be at the south hall today as my usual self :D I'll have stickers and new prints available ^_^ booth #1736 at @stanleecomikaze at 12-4 pm! This will be my last LA con until January so hope to see you guys ❤️ Love, Vampface

That "Spooky" Halloween Asteroid is a Dead Comet That Looks Like a Skull

If you weren’t already having nightmares about the “Halloween asteroid” taking a detour and crashing into New York City, well, this space rock just …

Astronomy

The Best Strapless Bra Ever Was Invented by a Robotics Engineer

Back in 2012, Anthony Roy’s girlfriend, Kellie, was debating what to wear for an evening out. She was eying a certain shoulder-baring top, but it required a strapless bra. And she did not feel like dealing with that. After all, what good is a beautiful strapless garment if you’re yanking up your …

This 1939 Chart Explains How Color Affects Legibility

<i>Graphic Presentation</i> by Willard Cope Brinton is an early visual bible that explains everything from graphs and charts to choosing paper and proofreaders’ marks. One of the best infographics in the 526-page tome succinctly explains color visibility and, in effect, why some signs and logos work …

There's a huge obstacle to making computers as smart as humans

But it turns out even our smartest artificial intelligence (AI) is still relatively dumb.<p>So what do humans have that our machines don't?<p>For one, it's our seemingly common-sense ability to take what we know and apply it to new situations. Imagine talking to someone in a loud bar. Though you can't …

World’s first laundry-folding robot unveiled in Japan

One of the most disliked of household chores is taken in hand by the world’s first laundry bot, which can wash, dry, fold and sort out washing<p>Households around the world are likely to breath a sigh of relief with the invention of a Japanese robot that will not only wash and dry clothes, but also …

Everything You Need To Know From Microsoft’s Massive Hardware Event

Microsoft this morning announced a grip of new hardware, including Surface products, high-end smartphones, a wearable, Windows 10 for the Xbox One and its first laptop.<p>The laptop, called the Surface Book, stunned in an event marked largely by products Microsoft watchers were expecting.<p>TechCrunch …

Your Agile Project Needs a Budget, Not an Estimate

Nearly every software development project starts with one question: How much is this going to cost? <b></b>Perhaps it’s a stakeholder who asks the question: a CEO, Board member, VC, or boss. Maybe it’s been asked another way — How long will this take? How many stories can we get into this next sprint? How …

The psychology behind why couples always fight when assembling Ikea furniture

If you have assembled a piece of Ikea furniture with a partner, then you have probably argued with a partner about assembling a piece of Ikea furniture. Domestic battles over the Swedish retailer’s products are such a common feature of modern cohabitation that comedian Amy Poehler once joked that …

Harvard Business School

Hacking sleep: Meet the transhumanists making sleep obsolete

Not everyone wants to sleep in. A growing transhumanism community wants to sleep less, and better, and they’re going to great lengths to make it …

6 things you’ll get addicted to after living in Japan

1. Peeing to the sound of a babbling brook<p>Some Japanese toilets have so many buttons and gadgets that you almost expect to be launched off into space …

Japan

Camera Shootout: ASUS Zenfone 2 VS Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

We pit Samsung’s latest flagship against ASUS’ Zenfone 2!<p>If you haven’t heard, we’re here in Indonesia currently to cover the regional launch of the …

Mobile Technology

So here it is... The highly anticipated new #FantasticFour. It's true, the first time these movies were attempted, they didn't exactly go perfectly so many didn't actually expect a second set of films to be made so soon after. So what do you think? Do you have high hopes or do you think these four will fail? #Fantastic4 #movieposter #superheromovie #GeekFantasy #GeekFantasyMagazine #thething #MrFantastic #invisiblewoman #Marvel