In the run up to the release of Halo 5, I thought a lot about the state of the series in 2015, how my feelings about Master Chief and Cortana and the endless fight to save the universe had changed over the years, and Destiny. I thought...Show More Summary
Charl Schwartzel's victory in the Alfred Dunhill Championship marked the end of a two-year drought for the former U.S. Masters champion, and with some radical adjustments to his game starting to pay off, he hopes his demons are well and truly banished. Show More Summary
The only Monday worth waking up early for is Cyber Monday, the day everyone scours the web for online deals. Cyber Monday generates more traffic than usual for many companies. For example, the day is historically Amazon’s busiest day...Show More Summary
Master phone user Erykah Badu got the Soul Train Awards awards to a brilliantly shady start. In her opening monologue, Badu, who just released a track with Andre 3000 and is working on a phone-centric mixtape, pretend to call up celebrities to give them invitations to the show. When she called... More »
The Seattle Seahawks are officially back in the NFC playoff picture after a highly entertaining 39-30 Week 12 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at CenturyLink Field. Seattle overcame a masterful display from Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who was 36-of-55 passing for 456 yards. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s announced the sale The Road to Rome: A Distinguished Italian Private Collection, Part I during Masters Week in New York on 28 January 2016, comprising of 35 view and portrait paintings that display splendid overview of Grand Tour taste. Show More Summary
Profiles in History announced the sale of art works by legendary Fantasy artist Frank Frazetta from the collection of Doc Dave Winiewicz to be held in their California Auction Gallery on December 11, 2015. There will be over 80 pieces drawn by Frazetta in this auction. Show More Summary
If there’s one thing Tom Brady does better than play football, it’s posting on Facebook and, on Sunday, he/the masters of his social media account, went hunting for the Denver Broncos ahead of Sunday night’s game. It’s possible that Brady has no idea this is up because it’s game day and all, but still, it’s […]
It must be that home cookin' for Charl Schwartzel. The 2011 Masters champion won the Alfred Dunhill Championship for the fourth time on Sunday, taking the title at Leopard Creek in his native South Africa with a 15-under 273 total. Schwartzel...Show More Summary
Tom Brady is really good at Facebook. He proved it against the Jets a few weeks ago, and he proved it once again against the Broncos before (...)
World of Tanks Generals is a brand new card game by the developer behind the World of Tanks shooter franchise. It plays like a cross between chess and your typical card game. You have to keep in consideration where you place your tanks on the board as well as when, and how, to use them. [Read more]
There's always time to cause some digital chaos. The master of grappling hooks and improvised explosives returns to PlayStation this week with a new open-world playground -- and plenty of firepower to liberate it. That's right, Just Cause 3 is out this week on PS4.
After a banner season of strong event including the FIDE Grand Prix, FIDE World Cup and open events such as Millionaire Chess and Qatar Masters, the last leg of the Grand Chess Tour will reach its climax with the London Chess Classic in an expanded format. Unlike last year’s six-player format, this year will be […]
South African golfer Branden Grace is making it a habit of doing this. In January, Grace made an eagle at the Qatar Masters after (...)
Come you masters of war. You that build all the guns. You hat build the death planes. You that hide behind walls. You hide hind desks. I just want you to know I can see through your masks. -- Bob Dylan A couple of years back I spoke at a dinner of the Rotary Club in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Show More Summary
For the eight straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find. As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list. Please feel free to leave a comment or e-mail me with a...
You read about the campus lunacy, but I don’t think it ever really hits home until your experience it personally. Recently California State University Northridge held an exhibition of comic book art by the greatest master of the form,...Show More Summary
It's not enough for a video game to 'sprawl' anymore. Where once the size of a virtual world provided a somewhat useful measure of its creators' effort and ambition, nowadays, entire galaxies can blossom from a few seemingly throwaway lines of code. Show More Summary
North Korea apparently failed to launch a ballistic missile from a submarine in a sign that Pyongyang has yet to master the technology, Yonhap news agency quoted a government official as saying.