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6 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Try Today

In this busy world of ours, the mind is constantly pulled from pillar to post, scattering our thoughts and emotions and leaving us feeling stressed, …

23 Chilling Facts About Disney's Haunted Mansion

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Cold Remedies That Actually Work, According To Science

No more sniffles.<p>Eccles outlines his ideal remedy:<p>"If you can catch it at the very start, a spray containing seaweed extract, like Biosolviral, will help combat the virus. (Vicks First Defence is a similar product)<p>"Then take medication such as paracetamol or ibuprofen to combat the aches and pains. …

Sony's New PS4 Projector Costs As Much As The Console

Sony hasn’t had a terribly large presence at Gamescom this year, certainly not at the level of Microsoft which actually had a full-on stage show earlier in the week. But they have debuted one interesting new piece of tech for the PS4 which could almost work as a quasi-answer to Microsoft’s new …

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

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Hearthstone: how a game developer turned 30m people into card geeks

Photograph: Activision<p>A Priest takes on a Paladin in this Heathstone match. The Hero characters are at the top and bottom of the screen with the minions meeting in the middle of the …

Why It Matters That Inside Out's Protagonist Is a Girl — Not a Princess

<i>Jurassic World</i> may have bested <i>Inside Out</i> at the box office this weekend, but the Pixar animated movie set a different record. <i>Inside Out</i> had the …

10 classic rum cocktails to make you feel like you're on holiday

Rum. Just the idea of it conjures up images of pirates, deserted beaches, buried treasure and beguiling senoritas… So shake up one of these drinks to dream the day away.<p><b>The classic Daiquiri</b><p>One of the oldest Cuban cocktails, dating from the late 1800s. Its very simplicity is a recipe for …

Xcode 7 lets everyone install pirated apps and emulators on iPhone

For years, Apple’s software engineers have played a cat-and-mouse game, closing loopholes that let non-developers install unsigned apps on their devices. But it looks like they’re finally giving up and will let any user install anything on any Apple device — as long as they’re using Xcode 7 to do …

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10 games we can’t wait to see at E3 2015

Although the show floor won’t open until next Tuesday at noon, the E3 2015 festivities officially kick off in less than a week with the revival of …

Tomb Raider

Watch 40 Years of Jaw-Dropping Visual Effects Condensed into One Minute

Although Industrial Light and Magic's origin is inextricably tied to Star Wars, the studio that George Lucas founded in 1975 has since become a visual effect behemoth.<p>Since the release of the first Star Wars, ILM has worked on some of the most loved movies ever released, such as <i>E.T</i>., <i>Back to the</i> …

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Three Ways To Play "Star Wars Battlefront"

For <i>Star Wars</i> fans old enough to have experienced George Lucas’ original trilogy on the big screen in the ‘70s and ‘80s, the wait for something …

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

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Inside America's Juvenile-Detention System

C.T., age 15: "I got kicked out of school for partying and truancy. I use meth. They have had me here for 2 weeks. I thi<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Richard Ross<p>1 of …

Nintendo gets a Humble Bundle and it's all indies

The latest pay-what-you-want Humble Bundle, which just went live, includes a couple of important firsts.<p>It's the first time Nintendo has made its games available for sale through the increasingly popular Humble Bundle service. But perhaps most importantly, it's the first time Humble Bundle has put …

The Two Stretches You Need to Do before a Workout

Mobility work can be a bore. Cut down your warmup by focusing on these two stretches from world-renowned strength coach Dan John<p>You probably approach mobility work with the same mentality as you do jury duty: Get it done as quickly and painlessly as possible.<p>We get it: Even though mobility …

10 of the best theme parks … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/22/1432295430368/bd29904a-22b6-4b92-a6fc-230833a7305c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Amusement Parks

Disney's Epcot Theme Park

For the past year, Rich Juzwiak and Caity Weaver have scoured New York in search of the city’s greatest restaurant. This spring, the authors expanded …

There's More In The 'Disney Infinity 3.0' Toy Box This Year

Disney Infinity 3.0 expands value and features in its game creator Toy Box mode this year, not to mention two stand alone Toy Box games from big name developers.<p>It’s easy to overlook the Toy Box mode in Disney Infinity, particularly in a year when the campaign adventures tout iconic Star Wars …

Red Dead Redemption Dev's Next Game Aiming for "State-of-the-Art" Graphics

Red Dead Redemption developer Rockstar San Diego is setting its sights on "state-of-the-art" graphics for its next project. That's according to a job listing for a Graphics Programmer, which spells out the ways in which Rockstar San Diego is hoping to push things forward with whatever its next game …

Top 10 Wild Water Park Attractions in the US

Summer is coming, and whether you live in the eternally sun-soaked Southwest, the seasonally challenging Northeast or anywhere in between, one thing is certain: it's about to get HOT. But no need to fret. We have just the thing to cool you down. Water parks offer countless ways to chill out while …

The Truth about Foam Rolling

Foam rolling works—just not for the reason you think<p>Most trainers recommend foam rolling before a workout for good reason: A study in <i>The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research</i> found that rolling out for just a minute can improve your range of motion, while a study in <i>Medicine & Science in</i> …

Star Wars: How South Park Convinced The Incredibles' Brad Bird to Turn Down Episode 7

What would Cartman do?<p>Brad Bird is set to release his original sci-fi fable Tomorrowland on Friday May 22. But the creation of the film was almost …

Six Flags Challenges Disney, Universal at Their Own Game with Justice League: Battle for Metropolis

May 19, 2015, 11:01 AM · ARLINGTON, Texas — Six Flags Over Texas this morning did something that theme park fans might not expect from a Six Flags …

Pete Docter turns expectations upside-down with 'Inside Out' for Pixar

Inside the mind of Pete Docter, things didn't look pretty. Ahead of an important screening for his bosses at Pixar Animation about two years ago, the director was wrestling with a thorny story problem on his next film, "Inside Out."<p>"This one moment is funny, but I don't know what the movie as a …

Animation

Disney hates your selfie sticks

Selfie sticks may make it easier to take photos that make your friends jealous. But the some people aren’t too fond of them, including the people at …

Watch Premiere Performances of ‘Paint the Night’ Parade and ‘Disneyland Forever’ Fireworks and Disneyland Resort 24-Hour Event LIVE on Disney Parks Blog

If you’re not one of the lucky Disney Parks Blog readers to join us for the premiere performances of “Paint the Night” parade and “Disneyland …

So, Disney almost made a movie starring ALL of the princesses — here's the art that proves it

Once upon a time, Disney had the idea to bring all our favorite princesses together. Not for just a photo op, and not for anything like a parade, but …

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