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The best free games on Steam

If you have the time and hard drive space, you can squeeze a huge amount of free entertainment out of your Steam client. With that in mind we've …

Star Trek

If you have an Apple Watch, this will be the best $37 you’ve ever spent

It’s certainly possible to own an Apple Watch without also owning a Pantheon Portable Wireless Apple Watch Charger, but we strongly advise against …

Liquid water spied deep below polar ice cap on Mars

Far beneath the deeply frozen ice cap at Mars’s south pole lies a lake of liquid water—the first to be found on the Red Planet. Detected from orbit …

Best Sci-Fi Books Of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so necessary<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

Watching the climate change

We all tend to be weather watchers, or at least weather talkers. Offering an opinion on the weather, be it yesterday’s storm or today’s heat and …

The Arctic

The biggest summer film the year you were born

As we look forward to this summer's slate of films, we decided to take a trip down memory lane to remember all the top summer blockbusters since 1975.<p>…

Movies

Infinity War could finally tear Marvel film and TV apart

<i>This article discusses major plot points of</i> Avengers: Infinity War <i>and</i> Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.<p>In the third to last episode of season five of</i> …

Comics

Google Chrome: Over 20 Million Users Installed Malware Infected Ad Blockers Into Their Browsers

Ad Guard, a research firm, has revealed that millions of Google Chrome users were tricked into installing fake ad blockers into their browsers.<p>Ad …

Google Chrome

18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …

Quick Review: AirPods alternative that charge via USB-C and actually stay in for $28 Prime shipped

Although they cost $159 and can still be hard to find, there’s a lot to love about Apple’s AirPods. The W1 chip makes it easy to pair with Apple devices and they just work…unless they just fall out of your ears like mine. (You can pop some Earbuddyz on them but then you have to remove to charge …

‘Lost in Space’: What Is Hawking Radiation?

Netflix<p>The new Netflix series <i>Lost in Space</i> is fascinating to watch. It’s written to be family friendly, but it presents enough intrigue, mystery, and …

Here Are The Best, Most Wonderfully Nerdy Signs From The March For Science 2018

Geek

Best Gaming Laptop 2018: 8 power-house notebooks | Trusted Reviews

• Best list<p><b>Gaming laptops aren’t the expensive, cumbersome beasts they once were. These days there are plenty of options that don’t break the bank, or</b> …

11 Games You Didn't Know About (But Should)

We've got something for everyone.<p>We cover a <i>lot</i> of games here on IGN, but amid all the noise it can be difficult for some of the most quietly creative …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

The Top 10 Cars Most Likely to Last 200,000 Miles or More

Based on a study of more than 13.5 million cars, these are the ones that most frequently exceed 200,000 miles on the odometer.<p>When you buy a new car, you want it to last. iSeeCars analyzed more than 13.5 million vehicles to find out which models are most likely to last 200,000 miles or more. On …

A Handy Guide to the References and Easter Eggs in Ready Player One

Most of the time, Easter eggs—the kind you find in a video game or Marvel movie, not the ones painted in dainty pastels—are just a diversion. In <i>Ready</i> …

Vibes Earplugs Actually Improve the Sound Quality of Loud Music While Protecting Your Ears: $18

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Loud music is part and parcel of live events. But over a certain volume, the noise can actually cause permanent damage to your …

Is the speed of light slowing down?

Modern physics rests on the foundational notion that the speed of light is a constant, which in a vacuum is 186,000 miles per second (299,792 km/s). …

Physics

Revealed: All galaxies rotate once every billion years, discover astronomers

All galaxies, no matter how big they are, rotate once every billion years, astronomers have discovered. The Earth spinning around on its axis once …

Watch the formation of the universe and Earth in this cool time-lapse video

Each second represents 22 million years<p>In the grand cosmic scale, humanity and our tiny home in the universe are absolutely inconsequential. In a neat time-lapse video from John Boswell, you can watch the formation and growth of the universe from the big bang to now.<p>Boswell, aka melodysheep, has …

60 Things You'll Only Understand If You Are A Xennial

Again, please don’t click on this post unless you lived through the ’80s.

Universal Pictures

What Ancient African Huts Reveal About Earth's Magnetic Flips

One Strange Rock<p>Minerals in clays from the Iron Age may help scientists better understand how and why the magnetic poles swap places.<p>For the last 170 years, a mysteriously weak patch of Earth’s magnetic field has grown in size, causing some geologists to think that the planet is gearing up to flip …

These are the 25 most powerful militaries in the world — and there's a clear winner

President Donald Trump has emphasized military might during his first year in office, but the US is not the only country seeking to expand its battlefield capacities. Between 2012 and 2016, more weapons were delivered than during any five-year period since 1990.<p>Arms sales indicate who is beefing up …

Standing desks 'increase pain' and slow down mental ability, study suggests

Standing desks increase bodily pain and slow down people’s cognitive functions at work, new research suggests.<p>Experts have warned that despite the “feverish” trend towards adopting the adjustable desks, there is little solid evidence to support their use, as well as concerns they may do more harm …

What’s the best way to grill a steak in the winter?

I really start to crave a thick, juicy steak when the cold weather hits, and this time-tested way of pan roasting is the perfect method when you don't want to fire up the barbecue. Chefs have always relied on this technique for cooking meat, poultry or fish, and it is a perfect hack for home cooks. …

Recipes

There are 6 major choices for streaming live TV over the internet — here's how they compare

An increasing number of tech companies are trying to attract the millions of "cord-cutters" who have ditched traditional cable TV for internet-based replacements.<p>Relative newcomers like Hulu and Google's YouTube are breaking in, while old-school heavies like Sony, Dish Network, and AT&T have been …

Sling TV

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Raspberry Pi JetBrains PyCharm Setup

Developers and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that would like to use IDE’s with the awesome Pi mini PC may be interested in a new tutorial which has been …

Raspberry Pi

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Kim Kardashian

The Last Jedi came thrillingly close to upending Star Wars — but lost its nerve

Director Rian Johnson raised questions, but shied from the answers.<p><i>The Last Jedi</i> is one of the best movies in the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, for much the same reason <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> is one of the best. Where the first movie in a trilogy is a thrilling adventure — 2015’s <i>The Force Awakens</i> mirrors <i>A</i> …