Rocker Bruce Springteen — who turned 67 years old on Friday — had some choice words for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, calling the former reality TV star a “moron” who poses a serious threat to the country. “The republic is under siege by a moron,”...
The story goes that Benjamin Franklin was approached by Elizabeth Powell as he exited Independence Hall in Philadelphia: "Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?" The 81-year old Franklin replied, "[A] republic... if...Show More Summary
When I decided to change my late summer travel hiking trip from the Italian and Swiss Alps to Slovakia for hiking in Tatra National Park, I noticed I had a 20 year old Rough Guide travel book for Czech Republic and Slovakia on my bookshelves. In the 300 or so pages book, there are only… The post Two cozy days in Košice, Slovakia appeared first on Loyalty Traveler.
Hundreds of refugees from the North Caucasus republic of Chechnya this week mounted a small, and perhaps fruitless, protest on the Polish border with Belarus, seeking political asylum in the European Union from persecution at home. The demonstration, a sit-in in the transit zone between the Belarusian and Polish borders, was an attempt to return media attention to […]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has squandered the inheritance of the old Federal Republic, German political scientist Jurgen Dittberner writes, referring to Merkel's inconsistent domestic policies and the deterioration of Russo-German relations.
Star Wars’ droids are usually meant to be a little bit too cute for their own good—just look at BB-8! But we also love when that cuteness is subverted with a violent streak, like with Knights of the Old Republic’s HK-47, Rebels’ Chopper, or the Darth Vader comic’s Triple Zero and BT. Or, case in point, this astromech from the new Poe Dameron comic. Read more...
Gap Inc. is falling apart — and Banana Republic is its weakest link. In the second quarter, the parent company of Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic saw sales slip 2%, the company announced on Thursday. Out of its three core brands,Show More Summary
Jade Empire is coming to iOS soon. Aspyr Media, the group responsible for iOS ports of Knights of the Old Republic and Fahrenheit, will be handling porting duties. The game was, allegedly, supposed to release today, but some last-minute issues stopped that from happening. Show More Summary
[Editor's Note: Please see the update at the end of this article.] Not even Master Li could see this one coming. Aspyr Media, the team behind the iOS ports of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic [$9.99] and Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy [$4.99], are adding another classic adventure to their iOS portfolio later today. Many
Behind rusty gate, under tall, dark trees in the outskirts of Prague lies a cryptic place. It is an old graveyard that used to belong to the nearby mental asylum, but the last dead were buried here in 1963, and the graveyard has been abandoned since then. Not many take care of this neglected cemetery today. Show More Summary
(Image credit: Daniele and Josef ) Name: Daniele & Josef Location: Vrsovice — Prague, Czech Republic Josef, a 34 year old, Czech media professional, purchased this apartment in the hip Prague neighborhood of Vrsovice in 2009 and didShow More Summary
Star Wars: The Old Republic Knights of the Fallen Empire has all come down to this. The battle to take down Emperor Arcann and his fleet has begun with the official release of the final DLC, the Battle for Odessen. In the final chapter...Show More Summary
I wrote the story about Roger Stone reprinted below in 1985, when I was a college student, taking a year off to work as a reporter-researcher at the New Republic. This was Reagan-era Washington, where the old ideal of public service had given way to the service business of exploiting political connections for profit. Show More Summary
When Star Wars: The Old Republic was announced – wait, don’t go away, this has a point! – they talked about a system in which you and your friends might conquer a base, the rival faction might conquer it back, and you (or other people) would repeat. Show More Summary
If you frequent the BioWare forums, you better sit down. Over the weekend, the publisher explained that everything outside of the Star Wars: The Old Republic forums will be shut down. That includes Mass Effect, Dragon Age -- everything. Show More Summary
Bioware is shutting down all of its forums except for Star Wars: The Old Republic. But you read the headline, so you know that much already. This means Dragon Age, Mass Effect, and other franchise forums are going bye-bye so if you want to save anything special, do so now. According to a post announcing […]
Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire has been progressing its story gradually each month, leading to its final DLC chapter, The Battle for Odessen. Developer BioWare has revealed that this installment will hit on...Show More Summary
Ex-BioWare video game writer Alex Free (Star Wars: The Old Republic, Shadow Realms) explores the unique challenges writers face in creating meaningful romances for video games....
The next expansion will be coming later this year, but we'll have to wait to learn more information.
Star Wars: The Old Republic will expand again this autumn with the release of Knights of the Eternal Throne (the acronym KOTET is catchier, particularly when paired with "SWOTOR", which is how SWTOR tends to be pronounced - sounds a bit like an alien Star Wars language when you say it altogether out loud). Show More Summary