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'Uncharted: Lost Legacy' is what a female video game power fantasy looks like

'Uncharted: Lost Legacy' is what a female video game power fantasy looks like But Naughty Dog may have just opened the door to more honest representations of female power fantasies — and I want more of it.That's why the first images to come out of Naughty Dog's announcement for Uncharted: The Lost Legacy all but stopped me in my tracks.

Jade Empire 2 and Revolver: Cancelled BioWare RPGs Video

Jade Empire 2 and Revolver: Cancelled BioWare RPGs Video While we've heard a few rumors about BioWare's scrapped plans to develop a Jade Empire sequel and a few rumblings about the "urban, near-future, sci-fi" setting they were preparing us for with the now-defunct Revolver, details on these two cancelled titles are sparse at best.And that's why this new six-minute video from the folks at Unseen64 - which contains images from prototypes of both games - is welcomed as a reminder of what might have been:

Mom talks about that heartbreaking photo of her trans son to fight discriminatory bathroom bill

Mom talks about that heartbreaking photo of her trans son to fight discriminatory bathroom bill Amber Briggle is sick and tired of Texas lawmakers bullying her son.He’s part of the community affected by the anti-trans "bathroom bill" making its way through the Texas legislature.

Apple goes country with ad filled with flags, motorcycles, and Brantley Gilbert

Apple goes country with ad filled with flags, motorcycles, and Brantley Gilbert The Apple Music ad stars singer Brantley Gilbert waxing poetic about open roads and small-town life as motorcycles tear up farm fields and diner patrons smile at one another.It looks more like a spot for Harley-Davidson than a tech company known for its pretentious marketing.

These are some of the most mind-blowing space photos of 2017

These are some of the most mind-blowing space photos of 2017 Each year, photographers around the world take photos of distant cosmic objects and events.A dark sky is like a window into the galaxy, allowing us to see a view of the universe unavailable in the daytime or under the glow of artificial lights.

The evidence that football causes CTE just got even more damning

The evidence that football causes CTE just got even more damning When you sign up to play football, you know there's a chance you might get hurt.The study's population included 111 brains of men with NFL experience and researchers found that 110 of them had the disease.

How Facebook might take on the Amazon Echo

How Facebook might take on the Amazon Echo It's official, nearly every major tech company wants to put a listening device in your home—or as they call it, a smart speaker.If that kind of product sounds familiar, that's because Amazon just made a big splash with its Echo Show, which combines the voice recognition and speaker functions of the original Echo speaker with a 7-inch touchscreen.

Wise petition calls for Confederate monument to be replaced with statue of manatee

Wise petition calls for Confederate monument to be replaced with statue of manatee Today a petition is circulating to replace a Confederate monument in Bradenton, Florida, with a monument for Snooty the manatee, a beloved local resident who passed away Sunday at the age of 69.(He was believed to be the world's oldest manatee.

'Game of Thrones' Season 7 scrolls: Read Ser Jorah's letter to Daenerys Targaryen

'Game of Thrones' Season 7 scrolls: Read Ser Jorah's letter to Daenerys Targaryen What would Game of Thrones be without a little post-show dissection of obscure details?In Season 7 episode 2, "Stormborn," those details are all in written form — scrolls, texts and other  communication between living characters (hopefully) or the books that guide them.

What Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg both get wrong about AI

What Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg both get wrong about AI On the other side of the spectrum you have Mark Zuckerberg, who, as you might expect, is much more pro-AI.He called naysayers like Musk "irresponsible" for speculating about "doomsday scenarios.

Trump's recent Twitter rant appears to confirm secret CIA program in Syria

Trump's recent Twitter rant appears to confirm secret CIA program in Syria But perhaps he should try it out, because a tweet he sent late on Monday seems to confirm a secretive CIA program in Syria that he recently ended.Some might see that as fishy, but it's worth nothing that officials weren't sure the program was worthwhile well before Trump became president.

Man almost drops his baby but saves the day with his impressive dad reflexes

Man almost drops his baby but saves the day with his impressive dad reflexes You may not know it, but the moment you become a parent your body is immediately graced with an impressive ability to save your child from danger.For fathers, the very non-scientific term is lovingly referred to as "dad reflexes," and it's often showcased in videos of seemingly impossible scenarios in which a child is in imminent physical harm, and the dad swoops in at the last moment to save their offspring.

Be mesmerized by this perfect pet owner making homemade sushi for his adorable cats

Be mesmerized by this perfect pet owner making homemade sushi for his adorable cats Why buy store bought cat food when you can just make your own?But this meal isn't for him — it's for his beloved cats.

Goodbye Flash and thanks for all the animated fish

Goodbye Flash and thanks for all the animated fish I was there at the beginning of Flash and yet, when Flash dies in 2020, I won't miss it.Initially, it was the rise of HTML 5 that threatened Flash's dominance, especially in the video space.

Donald Trump ruins your song of the summer, 'Despacito,' in a scary autotune remix

Donald Trump ruins your song of the summer, 'Despacito,' in a scary autotune remix Just when you thought Song of the Summer "Despacito" couldn't get any better, in comes Donald Trump to add his voice to the track.If that sounds terrible to you, at least know that i Okay, the Commander in Chief didn't really sing the song himself, but YouTuber Maestro Ziikos got a little creative, and pulled the whole thing off.

Finally, some of the big 'Destiny 2' questions are answered

Finally, some of the big 'Destiny 2' questions are answered There's much we don't know about Destiny 2.The raid is a (not at all surprising) no-show in previews, the system governing loot drops is a giant question mark, and the loot itself carries some inscrutable elements — such as mod slots — that will only be answered with the final game.

This is for you, Elon Musk: 5 threats to humanity greater than artificial intelligence

This is for you, Elon Musk: 5 threats to humanity greater than artificial intelligence I understand that you're very worried about what artificial intelligence could mean for our future.Nuclear war could kill millions and alter the Earth's climate, making parts of our planet uninhabitable.

Sen. John McCain just contradicted his own healthcare vote in a speech

Sen. John McCain just contradicted his own healthcare vote in a speech July, 25, 2017: Mark it down as one of the strangest days of John McCain's entire, lengthy time in the Senate.The senator flew to Washington, D.

Reawaken your childhood by wearing these stylin' Lisa Frank pajamas

Reawaken your childhood by wearing these stylin' Lisa Frank pajamas Those Lisa Frank pajamas you always dreamed of?Go back to the days of rainbow-colored unicorns with Target's new set of Lisa Frank's line of adult-sized pajamas.

Google just announced a new safety feature to keep you safe and informed during a crisis

Google just announced a new safety feature to keep you safe and informed during a crisis With SOS alerts, which the company will add to Google Search and Google Maps, Google hopes to "make emergency information more accessible during a natural or human-caused crisis.Additionally, alerts may come up if you're near a crisis and do a search for related information on Google.