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Couple rescued from remote tropical island after writing 'S.O.S.' in the sand

Couple rescued from remote tropical island after writing 'S.O.S.' in the sand In case you ever need to be rescued from a tropical island, just remember, a well-placed S.A couple doing their best Blue Lagoon impression was rescued Friday from a remote island in Micronesia after writing the rescue message on the beach, according to the U.

Turns out Thor was just chilling in Australia during 'Captain America: Civil War'

Turns out Thor was just chilling in Australia during 'Captain America: Civil War' LOS ANGELES — It was arguably the best thing any studio showed at Comic-Con, and a month later, it's finally online: Marvel's very funny short film about what Thor's been up to lately.For its dizzying array of characters, Captain America: Civil War was missing a couple of key pieces in Thor and the Hulk.

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon The sequel to the GameCube launch title Luigi's Mansion, as players reprise the role of Luigi as he continues to hunt down ghosts with the Poltergust 5000 (Professor E.The game opens with the shattering of the Dark Moon, a crystal moon that resides above Evershade Valley, into six different pieces which causes the ghosts to suddenly become hostile.

This gadget was the key to the best steak I've ever cooked

This gadget was the key to the best steak I've ever cooked And it used the newly popular (some might say faddish) technique of sous vide.I'd heard of sous vide, but hadn't thought about it as a way to cook steak.

26 must-have apps for college life

26 must-have apps for college life If you're a legal adult who knows pretty much nothing about how nutrition works, well, you're not the first of your kind.Wholesome is a great app to complement the Calorie Counter, because it gives you a lot more information on different nutrients.

Stop describing a planet as 'Earth-like' unless it really is

Stop describing a planet as 'Earth-like' unless it really is The discovery of a new, possibly habitable alien planet is always met by media coverage marked by sweeping pronouncements about our place in the universe, and even *gasp* alien life.Above all, journalists chose to refer to Proxima b as an "Earth-like" planet, calling to mind oceans, trees and, for most people reading a general interest publication, advanced life.

Dueling with wax bullets was a fun and safe way to defend one's honor

Dueling with wax bullets was a fun and safe way to defend one's honor In the first decade of the 20th century, the age-old custom of pistol dueling was briefly resurrected as a non-lethal sport, even making it into the 1908 Olympics as a side event.To accurately simulate the conditions of a duel, opponents would use real dueling pistols and gunpowder.

The sad story of the last Tasmanian tigers

The sad story of the last Tasmanian tigers The thylacine, more popularly known as the Tasmanian tiger, was an apex predator in Australia and Tasmania before its extinction in the early 20th century.Despite its superficial resemblance to a large dog, the thylacine was actually a marsupial, with no relation to canines — its doglike features emerged as it evolved to fill an ecological niche similar to wolves.

Hearthstone 'One Night in Karazhan' Interview: Designers on Purify, Arena, and Secrets

Hearthstone 'One Night in Karazhan' Interview: Designers on Purify, Arena, and Secrets Hearthstone's "One Night in Karazhan" adventure is nearing its conclusion, and already having a big impact on the meta.Plus, Ayala said, it's not as if they have lots of readymade cards just waiting in the wings.

14 apps to help you shop, cook, and eat better

14 apps to help you shop, cook, and eat better “It’s a game changer for assessing our food,” says Kristin Kirkpatrick, a registered dietitian based in Cleveland.(Bonus: The app also includes the Skin Deep database, which rates cosmetic products.

Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu

Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu (Genealogy of the Holy War) is the fourth installment of Nintendo's Fire Emblem franchise developed by Intelligent Systems and was the second title in the series to be produced for the Super Famicom.He tries to make Mideel rest, but instead, Mideel joins Sigurd's conquest to rescue Edin.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Walkthrough and Guide; Praxis Points, Crafting, Augmentation

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Walkthrough and Guide; Praxis Points, Crafting, Augmentation Two years after the events of Human Revolution, humanity has come to hate the mechanically augmented after a catastrophic event sent millions of augmented humans into a chaos.Adam Jensen is now a covert operative in Taskforce 29, an elite group of operatives working to protect the world from its newest threats.

This hashtag is prompting men to get real about mental health and suicide

This hashtag is prompting men to get real about mental health and suicide We need to chat about mental health and suicide.It's part of a global campaign meant to let men know it's OK to talk about mental health — and especially suicide.

The transgender swimming group that's changing lives

The transgender swimming group that's changing lives The swimming pool is usually a place where the water makes you feel free and safe.Indeed, for a great deal of us, the act of going to a swimming pool is something that involves little thought or anxiety.

Marvel's 'Luke Cage' is tired of buying new clothes

Marvel's 'Luke Cage' is tired of buying new clothes Calling it now: Luke Cage will feature a running joke wherein star Mike Colter, as the titular Cage, complains about having to replace his bullet hole-ridden clothes.Netflix shared a new look at its upcoming series on Saturday with a clip in which Cage administers beatdowns to an assortment of deserving criminals.

Street Fighter Alpha 2

Street Fighter Alpha 2 The second installment of the spin-off Street Fighter Alpha series and the sequel to (and remake of) Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams, Street Fighter Alpha 2 features five new playable characters (Dhalsim and Zangief from Street Fighter II, Gen from Street Fighter, Rolento from Final Fight, and newcomer schoolgirl Sakura), new backgrounds for all returning characters, and updated gameplay mechanics (including the introduction of the "Custom Combo" system, which allows players to use their Super Meter to make lengthy timed chain combos).This version was further revised in the Street Fighter Collection compilation (for the Saturn on November 30, 1997 and PlayStation on December 16, 1997) as Street Fighter Alpha 2 Gold (Street Fighter Zero 2' in Japan and Street Fighter Alpha 2' in Europe), adding Cammy (in her X-Men vs.

'Don't Breathe' seals another box office win for summer horror flicks

'Don't Breathe' seals another box office win for summer horror flicks The movie, directed by Fede Alvarez, features few stars — Avatar villain Stephen Lang is the most established — and came together around a relatively tiny $10 million budget.The Conjuring 2 opened on June 10, surpassing its $40 million budget after one week and rising to $319.

All the dazzling and questionable looks from the 2016 VMA red carpet

All the dazzling and questionable looks from the 2016 VMA red carpet If you're not entirely sure whether to wear cargo overalls or a jewel encrusted gown, may we suggest attending the VMAs red (errr, white) carpet?Princess Blue Ivy Carter showed up as her mom's date, Chance the Rapper was super prepared plenty of pockets to fit granola bars should he get hungry and uh, Nev Schulman is there.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided: Where To Find Edward

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided: Where To Find Edward Through your adventure in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, you’re going to come across a variety of missions.If you’re having trouble with The Golden Ticket Side Mission, especially where the heck Edward is located, we’re here to help.

Meet the two refugees with disabilities set to compete in the 2016 Paralympics

Meet the two refugees with disabilities set to compete in the 2016 Paralympics 7 in Rio de Janeiro, bringing together athletes with disabilities from around the world to compete in 22 sporting events over 11 days.The International Paralympic Committee recently announced the development of an official Team Refugees for the 2016 Paralympic Games.