Health XY
XY

Male brains show a chaotic aging process compared to females

Animal brains reveal aging differences in male and female brains.

Longevity hacks

Longevity hack: Study supports an extra workout perk from coffee

Coffee before exercise helps you feel the burn (literally).

'roid age

Weight lifters’ brains reveal one unexpected side effect of steroids

Long-term use of performance-boosting substances can make brains look old beyond their years.

man snacks

6 foods that boost men’s health

Leg Day Observer

Need to take a weight lifting break? Use these ‘eccentric’ exercises instead

All exercises contain three phases of movements.

fresh shave

A condition thought only to affect women may cause male-pattern baldness

No ovaries needed.

Stress less

Managing ADHD at work: Symptoms, tips, and is it a disability?

We asked the experts.

Leg Day Observer

Can you lift weights too much? How to get stronger, sustainably

In a technical sense, it’s impossible to lift too much. But over time it’s unavoidable.

Money Mind

Does testosterone make you selfish? New study illuminates the brain’s role

Brain scans reveal a novel explanation.

Bad boost

Performance-boosting steroids are even worse than scientists realized

Steroids have one long-term downside.

Mind and Body

How jobs and gender influence how much alcohol you drink

New research gives a snapshot of specific groups of people who may be more at risk for alcohol abuse.

Leg Day Observer

How to solve the muscle problem that’s coming for us all

Gaming is good
Gaming

Play the game Nintendo never wanted you to see on Switch ASAP

Better late than never.

Gaming

You need to play the best-ever game about death ASAP

Two words: hug mechanic.

Game Theory

Fantasian fixes the worst thing about RPGs with 1 brilliant mechanic

Fantasian is a turn-based RPG that finds a clever way to cut out the grind.

Inverse Codex

Everything we know about Persona 6 so far

Get comfortable.

LOTR

9 ways Shadow of War changes Lord of the Rings canon forever

TWEWY

Everything you need to know about NEO: The World Ends with You

The world doesn't end just yet.

Game Guides

The 5 best armor sets in Dark Souls 3

Protect yourself from death, and look badass. 

Sophisticated Techie

5 best PS5 DualSense charging stations

Stay charged.

Roadmap

Everything we know about Hitman 3’s Seven Deadly Sins DLC

Greed, Pride, Wrath, Envy, Lust, Gluttony, and Sloth DLC packs for Hitman 3 are on the way.

Inverse Codex

Project 007: Everything we know about the first new Bond game in 8 years

IO Interactive says the game tells a wholly unique origin story inspired by the entire franchise’s history.

Policy Change

Twitch answers 6 urgent questions about its off-service misconduct policy

Twitch's new misconduct policy opens up some questions.

Gaming

How Loop Hero went from “completely unplayable” to indie sensation

“We’re still pretty shocked.”

Tap These Stories
Eating Smarter
Mind and Body

3 psychological tricks could be the key to weight loss

Many “keys to shedding pounds” are out there — but these are backed up by research.

Check, Please

Best pasta shape? Geometry debunks a popular food myth

cup of keto

Keto may help you stay sober for longer

Unexpected benefits are linked to the internet’s favorite diet.

On Your Left

Falcon and Winter Soldier Easter egg reveals Zemo's deliciously evil plan

Beware strangers with candy.

Fast fact

Fasting found to have a transformative effect on diet results

A new study suggests fasting can benefit difficult-to-treat metabolic problems.

Innovation

The 9 weirdest 3D-printed objects with scientific uses

Fish food

The best healthy seafood diet depends on one critical factor

It’s time to diversify what you eat, and what's in the water.

Longevity hacks

Longevity hack: Study supports an extra workout perk from coffee

Coffee before exercise helps you feel the burn (literally).

eat up again

You need to read how this entrepreneur turned garbage into delicious snacks

drink up

One coffee routine is sabotaging efforts to save birds

Time to put your conservation where your mouth is — literally.

Longevity hacks

Longevity hack: One kind of food might be risky for brain health

To keep your brain healthy, avoid this staple of Western diets.

Science

To survive, skinny elephant seals hide differently than their thicc brethren

Fine-tuned risk behavior helps skinny seals survive.

Living Better
Sunday Scaries

Can’t sleep? These two science-backed tips will help

Scientists find an association between boredom and poor sleep quality.

get your shot

Covid-19 vaccines could unlock treatments for 5 other deadly diseases

Soon, scientists could have a vaccine for cancer. But really.

cup of keto

Keto may help you stay sober for longer

Unexpected benefits are linked to the internet’s favorite diet.

XY

Male brains show a chaotic aging process compared to females

Animal brains reveal aging differences in male and female brains.

Breakthrough

An unlikely combination of drugs may work together to fight Covid-19

This study confirms Prozac may help treat Covid-19 in concert with remdesivir — and brings a surprising new candidate to the table.

Thought process

You need to start using this psychology-based productivity hack

Not Sports

How geeky charm turned a WWII maneuver into a competitive sport

Where am I? Which direction is the transmitter? Hopefully I don’t get lost.

Fast fact

Fasting found to have a transformative effect on diet results

A new study suggests fasting can benefit difficult-to-treat metabolic problems.

Coronavirus

Covid-19 and CBD: Why scientists are excited about the possibilities

We still need better treatments for cytokine storms.

Fish food

The best healthy seafood diet depends on one critical factor

It’s time to diversify what you eat, and what's in the water.

Longevity hacks

Longevity hack: Study supports an extra workout perk from coffee

Coffee before exercise helps you feel the burn (literally).

eat up again

You need to read how this entrepreneur turned garbage into delicious snacks

Musk Reads
Musk Reads

Musk Reads: See Tesla’s incredible Model 3 deliveries in action

Tesla bounces back with deliveries, SpaceX tweaks Starship, and Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals what he thinks of Musk.

Shooting Star

Musk Reads: SpaceX photo shows record-setting Falcon 9

Tesla Semi steps forward, SpaceX sets a rocket record, and Starship set for fixes.

Starry Night

Musk Reads: Elon Musk’s incredible Starship photo hints at future plans

Volkswagen takes on Tesla and Virgin Hyperloop’s pod is going on a trip. Who is the world’s richest person?

Innovation

Self-driving cars: One politician's plan to avoid chaos in California

California state senator Ben Allen is on a mission to prepare for the future of autonomy.

Star Gazing

Musk Reads: Document reveals SpaceX Starlink features

SpaceX gears up for a Starship launch and Tesla’s bitcoin investment comes under fire. A solar-powered Tesla van?

Explosive

Musk Reads: Video shows Starship SN9 slo-mo explosion

Tesla buys bitcoin and Neuralink wires up a monkey’s brain. How can private citizens fly on SpaceX’s planned flight?

New Model

Musk Reads: See stunning new interior of Tesla Model S

Model S gets a refresh and Musk talks GameStop on Clubhouse. When will humans settle on other planets?

Model Refresh

Musk Reads: Photos may show Tesla Model S refresh

Tesla full self-driving set for a boost; Starlink gets a major upgrade; The Boring Company’s first tunnel spotted.

Seen at sea

Musk Reads: Photos hint at SpaceX Starship’s ocean-based spaceport

Tesla’s honeycomb-like batteries pictured; The Boring Company wants to go to Miami; Starship launch expected soon.

problems in paradise

Tesla Model Y has a major flaw, Sandy Munro says: 'I'd be sacking the guy'

Tesla's all-electric compact sport utility vehicle still needs some improvements.

Innovation

Musk Reads: Leaked docs may show when Tesla will launch its $25,000 car

Tesla’s $25,000 car may have a release date, Starlink comes to the UK, and Starship prepares to fly.

New Model

Musk Reads: Tesla updates the Model 3

SpaceX prepares for a Super Heavy feat, Tesla delivers a record number of vehicles, and Starlink expands into more countries.

Video game records are meant to be broken, but Star Fox 2 holds a record that will likely stand the test of time: 22 years between development and release. The game’s cancellation and eventual release tell the story of the video game industry at two very different points in time. Even beyond the unusual circumstances of its release, it’s a pretty fun game that showcases ideas that would later become commonplace throughout the industry.

If you’re a paid Nintendo Switch online subscriber, you can play Star Fox 2 right now by downloading the Super Nintendo Entertainment System app.