For the past two months, Trivia Crack has dominated the App Store, rising to the No. 1 spot and staying there for 60 consecutive days. It's shattered the previous 38-day record held by the 2012 hit game Draw Something. " Right now we...Show More Summary
Films with something to prove have their premieres.
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, referring to the Obama administration’s defense of its health care law against the legal challenge from some Catholic nuns, said "If you're litigating against nuns” then “you're probably doing something wrong."
Looking for something new to try in Canberra, I came across a one off painting session on Groupon and thought I’d give it a go. I signed up with the knowledge that I can’t draw or paint. My skills in this area are as basic as folding paint inside a piece of paper and opening it [...]
There’s something special about an entertainment guilty pleasure that allows an escape from regular life. Books, movies, TV shows, music, and comics that draw the consumer into a world unlike this one we live in, even if they aren’t the top of their craft in terms of production and intellect. Show More Summary
Tycho: Grib had committed his act of fan fiction most foul, but I have all kinds of things I want to write and don’t, for any one of ten thousand reasons. “I can’t draw” is a big one. Writing something without impetus from him would be… rude, according to the unwritten tenets of our arrangement. Show More Summary
Denmark has one of the lowest birth rates in Europe at just 1.7 babies per family, and at least in the rural community of Thisted, citizens have agreed to do something about it. With "date night" child care and prize draws for positive pregnancy tests apparently not cutting it,...
A few years ago, when Draw Muhammad Day was a thing, a Tumblr began with the premise of adding Muhammad to various comic strips.It was called "Plus A Drawing of Muhammed" and entries looked something like this: So I was a little surprised when, after last week's attacks at Charlie Hebdo, the site's creator posted this message on the site after a three-year hiatus:
One of my favourite cartoonists has made one of the best cartoons, if something good can come out of all this bad. The above by Dave Brown that is, tomorrow’s cartoon in the Independent. A remix of the first post-attack edition of Charlie Hebdo to be published tomorrow, whose cover I will not divulge here, more...
The robotic turtle above can't wield katanas, eat pizza or shout cowabunga, but it can still do something awesome: draw big sand sketches on the beach. It's named "Beachbot" and was developed by a team from ETH Zurich and the Zurich division of Disne...
Basket of Fruit, Caravaggio I am not usually a fan of still life paintings but this one has something that draws me to it. Must be the Caravaggio factor. Via Lines & Colors where there are interesting detail close ups and more information.
Post by Judy Dutton. Pregnant women often experience lower back pain for obvious reasons: the extra load they're carrying upfront! Yet as your due date draws near, an achy back can also mean something else: you're in labor. That's right...Show More Summary
While this may look like something spat straight out of AutoCAD, you’re actually looking at a mind-bogglingly sophisticated oil painting. Created by Japanese artist Atsushi Koyama, this is one of a series of pieces that explore the interaction of man and machine. More »
In 2012, virtuosic sculpture and video artist James Drake decided to do something totally new for him: Draw every single day for two years. In a departure from his typically meticulous approach, Drake allowed himself to improvise, capturing his inner preoccupations in a stream-of-consciousness style. Show More Summary
While this may look like something spat straight out of AutoCAD, you're actually looking at a mind-bogglingly sophisticated oil painting. Read more...
Joey Barton doesn’t beat around the bush; when he has something to say, he says it. So after hearing the QPR fans booing during and after the 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace today, he had a bit of a rant at these ‘consumers’ on Twitter. Joey says he respects their right to boo, but that […]
In a cover story for Newsweek, Kurt Eichenwald tells us something we've known for a long time: many Christians will distort the Bible to say whatever they want it to say. They project their personal beliefs onto the Bible, not draw those beliefs from it. They're happy to take passages out of context when it suits their needs and ignore them when it doesn't.
It's tempting to try to find something complimentary to say about The Interview. Surely any film that draws attention in any manner to the horrors of life in North Korea can't be all bad, right? Well, unfortunately, even such a filmShow More Summary
Another manager might have hesitated before referencing Manchester City as the standard Manchester United need to match. Especially after David Moyes was crucified for saying something similar last season. But not Louis van Gaal. He's confident enough to be as honest as he likes. Show More Summary
It’s entirely possible this could be classified as an actual mental illness. But there’s just something about the iPhone 6 Plus that draws me in about a week after I switch back to my iPhone 6. It goes something like this… There’s nothing wrong with the iPhone 6. Show More Summary