Sunset Overdrive Is Ready for the Apocalypse. Are You?

Are you the type who spends your Saturday afternoons standing in the park wearing a sandwich board proclaiming the glorious conflagration that's just around the corner? Is your fallout shelter stocked with a ten-year supply of nutritional bars, bottled water, and triple-ply toilet paper? Or maybe the words "incoming… » 10/22/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Winning A $150 GameStop Gift Card Is So Easy It's Scary

Things are starting to get a little spooky around here, if you haven't noticed. Halloween is rapidly approaching, and while you're probably too old for Trick or Treating, that doesn't mean you can't get some sweet treats in your plastic pumpkin bucket this year. Candy is bad for you, though, and you're a grown up, so… » 10/21/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Learn a Thing or Two from a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist

Photojournalist Jay Dickman grew up hooked on LIFE magazine and National Geographic. Now, he's a Pulitzer Prize winner who's documented everything from the war in El Salvador to a "Stone Age" village in Papua New Guinea. He has also penned five books on his craft and founded FirstLight, a workshop series for aspiring… » 10/21/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Live Large With The PlayStation Store For Day 1 Digital

Gamers like to live large. Sure, screen sizes may change over the years, but the action packed into those megapixels continues to grow at a crazy fast pace. When it comes to game time, you want the biggest explosions, the most realistic dunks, and the most massive guns. » 10/20/14 12:00pm Monday 12:00pm

Infographic: Are You Making The Most of Your 24-Hour Day?

If there's one takeaway from an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics American Time Use Surveythe U.S. government's meticulous and fascinating census of our daily actions — it's that most of us manage to do an awful lot on an unforgiving 24-hour schedule. But for most people, it isn't possible to do it all and… » 10/16/14 12:00pm 10/16/14 12:00pm

A Practical Guide to Being Trapped Alone with the Alien

Ridley Scott's Alien is a slimy nightmare on legs. The question is, would you manage to escape with your life if you bumped into it in a dark hallway? Wonder no more: Alien: Isolation is here to test your survival skills against a Xenomorph in the shadows. If you'd rather not be ET lunch, pay attention for a few… » 10/16/14 12:00pm 10/16/14 12:00pm

Get Extra Credit With Sony's "Get $15 For Spending $100" Promotion

Fall is here and depending on where you live, that might mean that the leaves are falling, but maybe not. Regardless of where you live and what the leaves are doing there, fall always means it's time for the biggest games of the year to be released out into the wild. » 10/15/14 4:00pm 10/15/14 4:00pm

Why I Love Speed Wagons (And You Should, Too)

I love wagons. One of my earliest car-related memories involves riding in the back of my friend's parents' station wagon. We entered through the rear hatch and plopped down on backward-facing seats. An ignorant kid, I viewed the wagon as a utility vehicle — until my buddy's dad stepped on the gas. The V8 roared, the… » 10/15/14 12:00pm 10/15/14 12:00pm

Every Possible Apocalypse, From Worst to Best

The apocalypse gets a bad rap, but let's face it, sometimes you find yourself thinking that if the world as we know it came to an end tomorrow, it wouldn't be the worst thing ever. Of course, everything depends on the details, and some apocalypses are better than others. Between meteoric destruction, out of control… » 10/15/14 12:00pm 10/15/14 12:00pm

Four Failed TV Show Businesses and the Man Who Could've Saved Them

When it comes to starting an independent business, many will try, but honestly, most will fail. The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well, but the know-how and raw talent to turn that spirit into success (and more importantly, money)? Not so much. Luckily, there's at least one naturally born businessman who isn't… » 10/14/14 12:00pm 10/14/14 12:00pm

How to Turn a Plane Into Your Own Personal Chill Lounge

Thanks to packed flights, crying babies, and that one guy who gets up every five minutes to recover some forgotten artifact from the overhead bin, plane rides can tread into tedious territory. The good news? Travel headaches aren't inevitable. » 10/14/14 12:00pm 10/14/14 12:00pm

Fulfill Your Fall Productivity Dreams with a $150 Amazon Gift Card

Is the chill in the air inspiring you to take on new DIY projects, tackle bestseller lists, or even try a few fall (or should we just say "pumpkin") themed recipes? Whatever you've got on your seasonal to-do list, checking things off will require some funds. Here's your chance to minimize the financial burden of… » 10/10/14 3:59pm 10/10/14 3:59pm

From Peanuts to Private Suites: The Evolution of In-Flight Service

When the first commercial flight took off in 1914, in-flight service was minimal — the focus was on getting from point A to point B without so much as a packet of peanuts thrown in. But over the past century, the concept has shifted dramatically. Here's how the role of flight attendants and the services provided… » 10/09/14 12:00pm 10/09/14 12:00pm

How The Volvo S60 Is Turning Driving Into A Human Experience

When Volvo embarked on releasing the 2015.5 S60, they didn't just focus on how the car would look in vanity shots (although I think we can agree, it does look mighty fine). Instead, they used human-focused design to improve upon the car in its second-gen iteration. The result? A driving experience that feels like it… » 10/09/14 12:00pm 10/09/14 12:00pm

The Science of Being Late — And How to Beat Biology

"The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it," columnist Franklin P. Jones once quipped. But being on time actually has lots of benefits, both financial and emotional. With one in five people suffering from a lateness problem, everyone from app developers to financial services are… » 10/08/14 12:00pm 10/08/14 12:00pm

Skip the Sports Bar and Rule Your Home Football Kingdom

There's a time for everything in this world. There is a time for beer, a time for hot wings, and a time for watching sports in a bar, screaming at a screen alongside a bunch of strangers in matching jerseys. There's also a time when the best way to watch football is in the comfort of your own home, the… » 10/02/14 12:00pm 10/02/14 12:00pm

Make Your Home Comfy, Cozy, and Automated with a $150 Gift Card

It's happening. Days of soaking up the glorious late summer and early fall weather will soon be replaced by time spent getting cozy indoors. As your home becomes more inviting, why not put some energy (and money) into making it more efficient too? We're giving you the chance to win a $150 Amazon gift card, so you'll… » 10/01/14 4:00pm 10/01/14 4:00pm