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Daily Endorsement: Levi's Made & Crafted Tack Slim Jeans

For the uninitiated, Levi’s Made & Crafted label is the American brand’s hard-wearing, style-conscious sub-brand that takes Levi’s literally-centuries-old heritage and funnels it through the worlds of fashion, music, and subculture. The result is a line of clothes definitely suited for modern …

Great tabletop games for video gamers: Summoner Wars

<i>This new, ongoing series covers tabletop board or card games that video gamers should dig. Check here for more.</i><p>Summoner Wars<p><b>Video games that Summoner Wars reminds us of:</b> Fire Emblem, Final Fantasy Tactics, Hero Academy, Heroes of Might and Magic, King’s Bounty<p><b>Publisher:</b> Plaid Hat Games• <b><br># of players:</b> …

6 Chemical Reaction GIFs That Will Make You a Smarter Person

Remember how much fun your high school chemistry class was? Neither do we. But that may be because there weren't enough explosions. Well, nowadays, …

Jaguar Attacks Crocodile Cousin (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO) | National Geographic

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …

Thermal Wristband Keeps Your Body At The Perfect Temperature

Wristify delivers hot or cool thermal pulses to keep the body comfortable.<p>A group of MIT engineering students wants you to get nice and comfy. They've created a thermoelectric bracelet designed to keep its wearer at the optimal thermal level for personal comfort.<p>Called Wristify, the prototype …

Every Man Should Have: An Everyday Pen

<i>"Every Man Should Have" is a series on five fundamentals the modern gentleman should be familiar with. In this edition, David Coggins makes a case for a really good pen.</i><p>Handwriting may not mean what it used to—at one time it wasn’t unheard of to have a handwriting test in a job interview—but it …

Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus Needs These Things to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Sometimes all you need to survive a zombie apocalypse (or your average Wednesday) is a little South Park and a boob pillow. Maybe some Ray-Bans too, for flair.

'Elder Scrolls Online' at PAX Prime 2013

We checked out <b>Elder Scrolls Online</b> (<i>ESO</i>) at <b>PAX East</b> and E3 this year, but the latest demo available at PAX Prime 2013 is the strongest one yet. It frames the game as an open-world <i>Skyrim</i>-esque MMORPG in the strongest possible way. The UI and gameplay echo <i>Skyrim</i> so perfectly that if one was to …

Interview: Filippo Perini, Lamborghini's Head of Design

by Josh Rubin and Evan Orensten<p>Italian auto manufacturer Lamborghini has been producing cutting-edge luxury sports cars for 50 years. Through financial tumult and the hands of many owners, Lamborghini has managed to sustain a reputation for top-tier design. Purchased by Audi in 1998 (itself a …

Why Iraq is Taking so Long

Wearable technology: This time it’s a $2,000 helmet

A helmet-mounted display may be available to motorcyclists as early as 2014. While you won’t be able to use it to fire off weapons, like combat pilots do from their helmets in jet planes or helicopters, it will navigate you to your destination with ease and in style.<p>Russian startup LiveMap is …

'Project Spark': build a game, or don't, with Microsoft's incredible new sandbox

AI for rocks, playable trees, meaningful use of SmartGlass... Spark has it all<p>I'm an unabashed Sparkaholic. I'm sorry if you clicked on this link looking for a critical, nuanced preview of Microsoft's new game that makes games, because I'm the wrong guy for that. I'm in love. <i>Project Spark</i> comes out …

E3 2013: Bungie Reveals Gameplay for Destiny (video)

Talk about a changing of the guard. As the heart of Infinity Ward has moved from Activision to form Respawn Entertainment under the Electronic Arts …

E3 2013: Ubisoft Unveils Tom Clancy's The Division Online Open World RPG (video)

At this year’s E3 we’re seeing a massive push toward more open-world gameplay. In fact, this little gem for Ubisoft looks quite impressive. It’s …

PlayStation 4: Sony outmaneuvers Microsoft on price, design, and common sense

Xbox One controversy reaches its climax as Sony twists the knife<p>Before yesterday's E3 keynotes from Sony and Microsoft, opinion was split on the very different paths each company is taking. Some found the PlayStation 4 the more appealing proposal on paper — a more powerful, developer-friendly box …