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ASHE SCHOW: The Left is still looking for a modern ‘rape culture’ poster child. The term “rape…

ASHE SCHOW: The Left is still looking for a modern ‘rape culture’ poster child. The term “rape culture” entered the English lexicon in the mid-1970s, but has never really found a poster child, a name that could be pointed to as an example of this supposed epidemic of sexual violence toward women on college campuses. […]

How To Join Call of Duty Online

Don't you hate it when a game that you're dying for is in private Beta? It sucks being locked out of the fun, even if it is in the name of testing. Well if you're one the many people who commented that they wanted to try out Call of Duty Online, Kotaku's got the guide for you. Read more...

DVD: “Fury,” “The Judge,” “The Deception,” & More!

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A-List names and indie queer fare heads up our home entertainment line-up this week. Brad Pitt in Fury, Robert Downey Jr. in The Judge, and some (cute) guys you haven’t yet heard of yet in The Deception (above). Now for the skinny on each!   Fury ($34.99 Blu-ray, $30.99 DVD; Sony) It’s being called “the tank […]

Indiana Starts State-Run News Service, Just Like They Have In Communist Countries

Indiana Governor Mike Pence will provide pre-written news stories for news outlets. Just like what they teach you in journalism school.  Now read this:ISIS To Launch Cable Channel (Jan 20, 2015) Washington Free Beacon Names Criminal One Of Their ‘Men Of The Year’ (Dec 31, 2014) Video: TV Reporter Gets High Reporting Near Burning Drugs [...]

Toyota, BMW Working On Entry-Level MINI Minor Model

Been waiting for a MINI that actually lives up to its name? Toyota and BMW is working on such a thing, called the Minor. Automobile Magazine reports the Minor is in the earliest phases of development, and would likely pull its looks from the 2012 Rocketman concept and the current Paceman crossover. Show More Summary

An Artist’s Guide to Blogging

Few professions can benefit more from blogging than artists. Because search engines favor text over images, it can be difficult for young or obscure artists to make a name for themselves in the same way that an excellent writer or poet may be able to. Show More Summary

Former Pro Gamer Gives Unborn Child StarCraft Nickname

One of esports' most famous StarCraft gaming pros, BoxeR (aka Lim Yo Hwan), came up with a fitting name for his baby: the Terran infantry unit from the game. Read more...

Samuel Morse the artist

Before Samuel Morse developed the code that bears his name and patented the electromagnetic telegraph, he was a painter and a successful one at that. His teacher, Washington Allston, known today primarily for his Romantic landscapes, took the 20-year-old Samuel to study painting in England in 1811. In London he was admitted to the Royal [...]

Artist Inserts Iconic Symbols of Famous People into Their Names

5 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

Vincent Van Gogh is known for his unfortunate decision about his ear. It's hard to imagine Charlie Chaplin without the little tramp's cane. Patrik Svensson, a Swedish artist with a gift for precisely expressing himself through minimal...Show More Summary

Whither Air-Sea Battle?

I share Lazarus’s concerns regarding the decision to fold Air-Sea Battle into the new Joint Concept for Access and Maneuver in the Global Commons (or JAM-GC if you will). Disregarding JAM-GC’s ambiguously-worded name, I might feel differently about the move in general had a reasonably-clear definition of the concept been released last week. Show More Summary

Winter Storm Juno: Last-Minute Ways To Prepare For The #Blizzardof2015

Winter Storm Juno is expected to hit the northeast in a big way. While everyone is calling it the #Blizzardof2015, the Weather Channel has given it the name Winter Storm Juno. No matter what it’s called, there’s no doubt that this huge...Show More Summary

Failed Iraqi Bomber Named in Islamic State Hostage Crisis

The woman the Islamic State wants in exchange for Japanese hostage Kenji Goto is Iraqi citizen Sajida al-Rishawi

Nick Jonas Joins Ryan Murphy's Upcoming Scream Queens -- Who Should He Play?

Ryan Murphy has the Hollywood cred to assemble just about any cast he wants, so it makes sense that for his upcoming Fox series Scream Queens, he'd pick someone who was very familiar with the shrieks of women. The latest big name to join the horror-comedy hybrid is former teen heartthrob Nick Jonas,... Read More > Other Links From Nick Jonas

A free roguelike with music by Banjo-Kazooie's Grant Kirkhope? Yes, please!

I'm struggling to stop playing The Enchanted Cave 2 for long enough to tell you about it. Unassuming name and overabundance of roguelikes aside, this browser-based game is terrific. You delve into a cavern in search of gold, gear, and experience but here's the trick: only certain items can be brought back to the surface. Show More Summary

Barry Trotz On Possibly Misguided Quest To Keep Tiger At Columbus Zoo

11 hours agoSports : Deadspin

According to a series of tweets from Aaron Portzline—the Blue Jackets beat reporter for The Columbus Dispatch—Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz is trying to prevent an Amur (Siberian) tiger named Foley from being transferred from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium to the Kansas City Zoo. Show More Summary

Smash Bros. fan-made game not allowed to stream during APEX

Nintendo is going to be sponsoring APEX 2015. This is a detail we've discussed before, but it seems Nintendo's involvement in the event is causing some trouble for another title. A fan-made game named Super Smash Bros. Crusade is going to be at APEX as well, but the team behind the APEX event doesn't want to cause Nintendo any disrespect. Show More Summary

Local FOX Anchor Apologizes for Sexist Taunt of #BlackLivesMatter Activist

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ansel Herz Mohawk Kuzma—real name Miles Partman—stands outside the West Precinct on Wednesday waiting for an officer to tell him how to recover his wallet from Seattle police. James Lynch, an anchor and reporter with local Fox affiliate...Show More Summary

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Paul Singer, Steve Cohen

Ackman’s Returns Make Him a Top 20 Fund Manager (CNBC) Billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman has been named one of the world’s top 20 hedge fund managers for the first time, after posting stellar outperformance in 2014 led by his bet on botox maker Allergan. Ackman broke into rankings, compiled by LCH Investments, at number […]

VANILLA ICE to Play MARK TWAIN in Movie Directed By ADAM SANDLER, You Don’t Know the Half of It - The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere/ The ceremony of innocence is drowned.

13 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

Remember back in October, when Adam Sandler announced that he'd signed a four-movie deal (one for each of the apocalypse's horsemen) with Netflix because the streaming service's name "“rhymes with wet chicks?” Well, the rough beast's hour has come round at last.

New director named for Arizona Dept. of Water Resources

A news release from Governor Doug Ducey's office today announced the appointment of Thomas Buschatzke [photo credit, ADWR] as Director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR).Mr. Buschatzke has been assistant director for...Show More Summary

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