Classic adventure game hero Gabriel Knight returns for remake

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But what can he tell us about Voodoo? Brian Easton hopes for more.

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The Dalai Lama Will Not Return to Lead Tibet (He Has Something Better in Mind)

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Jason Louv reports on a surprising decision and what it means for Tibet’s uncertain future

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Street Angel 004: Fight Night!

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Fight Night! Street Angel vs. Dr. Pangea’s Ninja henchmen. By Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca

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Disney Princesses Are My (Imperfect) Feminist Role Models

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With the recent success of Frozen and the anticipation of Moana, Caroline Siede examines the power of the Disney princess.

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Smog Rings vs. Quisp Meteorite Ring

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A Dutch artist plans to make a ring out of compressed Chinese smog, which is even cooler than the Quisp meteorite ring which came in boxes of the cereal in the 1960s. By Mark Frauenfelder

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Mein Führer, I can walk!

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I finally hit on the idea of going as Dr. Strangelove for Halloween. I already had the 50s slim-cut suit, the glasses, the cigarette, the black leather glove. All I really needed was a blonde wig. By Gareth Branwyn

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I ate roadkill raccoon. This is what it tasted like.

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Last weekend, Janica and Joel picked up six roadkill raccoons and a feral cat on a round-trip to Courtenay. It was Thanksgiving weekend. They made raccoon burgers, served the cat up stuffed, and tucked the rest away in the freezer. By Reanna Alder

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Did You Know Fun Facts About Boston?

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Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH fun facts about the city of Boston are Did You Known.

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Carl Hiaasen's "Skink No Surrender"

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Carl Hiaasen’s novels are treasures of hilarity, violence, comeuppance and ardent love for Florida wilderness. The very best of them feature “Skink,” a wild man of the woods with a fantastic history and a twisted sense of justice. With Skink No Surrender, Hiaasen brings his greatest character to a new generation by transforming the violent, profane anti-hero into the star of a young adult novel.

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The charley horse from Hell -- why you should work at a standing desk

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It began on a hot summer day with a cold wave of numbness that washed up from my thigh up into my groin; it ended six months later with a permanently damaged limb and a lifetime regimen of blood-thinning medication. By Gammy Hamhock

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The Immortal Zoo: animal bone sculptures from Jessica Joslin

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Jessica Joslin uses animal bones and found objects to create delicate, expressive sculptures.

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Real life hoverboard introduced via Kickstarter campaign

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Hoverboards are now a reality thanks to a Silicon Valley think tank. Caroline Siede chats with inventor Greg Henderson about the board’s design and the company’s newly launched Kickstarter campaign.

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GeekGirlCon is an oasis of acceptance

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Copywriter Nicole Dieker on how a convention creates a welcoming space with language

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Meet Lyor Cohen, president of Def Jam Recordings

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Introducing the future CEO into the Hip Hop Family Tree. By Ed Piskor

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Vultures circle GamerGate

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The mainstream media finally discovered the Internet’s latest subculture of hostile, cynical, easily-led youngsters. Matt Binder on the narcissists, grifters and creeps arriving in its wake.

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