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One of the best board games ever made is now live on Steam

Twilight Struggle is out now, and it is worth your time<p>Long before <i>Pandemic: Legacy</i> rocketed up the charts at Board Game Geek, there was another "best" board game of all time, and now it's playable on Steam.<p><i>Twilight Struggle</i>, the complex strategic wargame chronicling the entire Cold War, went live …

Board Games

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 10 – The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

What is man, and what are we for? Remarkably, it was not until Charles Darwin published <i>On the Origin of Species</i> in 1859 that anyone, in our history, had thought methodically to address the reason for our existence. Darwin’s answer to this simple question was to show that every earthly species – …

Biology

The 22 best political movies ever, ranked

One of the best political movies ever made, "All the President's Men," just celebrated its 40th anniversary. In honor of the occasion, and with the backdrop of the election, we thought it was a good time to rank the greatest the genre has produced.<p>Here are the top 22.

Cardboard Children: Star Wars Rebellion Part One

Hello youse.Star Wars: Rebellion is a two-player board game from Fantasy Flight Games, re-telling the story of the original Star Wars trilogy in …

Saberforge Lets You Build a Lightsaber from Modular Parts

For many <i>Star Wars</i> fans, having their own lightsaber might be just a dream. But through Saber Forge, it's a reality. The Portland-based company makes high-end, accurate laser swords, and they've recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for their new endeavor called Adaptive Saber Parts (ASP). It's a …