Brian Hunter

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Riot Combines 'League of Legends' With 'Super Smash Bros.' And The Result Needs To Be A Reality

Riot Games, creator of League of Legends, finds itself near the top of many “best companies to work for” lists thanks to a relaxed corporate culture that emphasizes creativity and freedom among its staff. This manifests itself in Google-ish “experimental” projects, where sometimes Rioters can mess …

Game Scoop! 336: Nintendo Dives Into the Red Ocean

In which we discuss Nintendo's next and tarantulas.<p>Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game talk show. Lots of big Nintendo news this …

Gamergate scandal convinced 4chan founder Moot to leave the site

This past January, when Christopher "Moot" Poole announced that he was stepping down as chief of online message board 4chan, he was vague as to what had led to his decision. But <i>Rolling Stone</i>'s David Kushner reports that the extremely volatile "Gamergate" movement gave Poole the resolve he needed to …

Against the Sun - Clip - The First 7 Minutes

In one of the most harrowing true stories of WWII, three US Navy airmen crash land in the South Pacific. Confined to a tiny life raft, with no food, …

Watch: Super Smash Bros. Wii U With Realistic Clapping Is Hilarious

The post-match screen in Super Smash Bros. is a familiar sight: the winner celebrates, their name is displayed, and the loser offers a sometimes-resentful-looking round of applause. But what we've never gotten to experience is what it would be like to also <i>hear</i> that clapping--until now.<p>YouTube …

Retrogaming

Cocktail of the week: Monkey in the Mist

This indulgent cocktail featuring cream and maple syrup is a perfect drink for Pancake Day<p>What do you do if your favourite creperie is all booked up on Shrove Tuesday, but you’ve got a serious pancake craving? Make a cocktail that tastes a little bit like one, of course.<p>At Heddon Street Kitchen, …

Malibu Drink {Fruity Coconut Rum Drink}

Malibu Sunset<p><i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p><i>Malibu Sunset: a fun, fruity, easy Malibu drink recipe! Because there’s really no wrong way to do pineapple,</i> …

Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Negotiations and the Importance of Communication in International Business Deals

• Facebook<br>• Twitter<br>• Linkedin<br>• Google+<br>• Email<br>• More<p>2 Comments<p>Communication in negotiation is the means by which negotiators can achieve objectives, build …

Why Pepsi's NFL Strategy Skewed Digital This Fall

Even though Pepsi is the official soft drink of the National Football League, the brand has been noticeably absent during the games' TV commercial …

What it will take to convince Americans to embrace more free trade

Today, the US trade deficit shrunk unexpectedly as a new record in oil sales abroad boosted American exports. Though exports have helped boost the economic recovery since the 2008 financial crisis, American elites worry that growing populism, driven by fears of lost wages exploited by opportunistic …

Why Public Relations is Important for your Business

Most business executives dub PR as 'free advertising.' This could not be farther from the truth. It neither is advertising, nor is free.<p>Most business executives dub PR as 'free advertising.' This could not be farther from the truth. It neither is advertising, nor is free. As a matter of fact, it …

Oh, the Pokémon you'll meet in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

There's a new animated trailer for <i>Pokémon Omega Ruby</i> and <i>Alpha Sapphire</i>, and this one wants you to meet just a few of the many Pokémon you'll encounter on your journey.<p>The trailer kicks off with this generation's starters — Mudkip, Torchic and Treecko — before moving on to the Mega-Evolutions …

Coming Soon

Scotland loses out as Japanese whisky named best in the world

For the first time, not a single Scottish whisky has made it into top five of Whisky Bible 2015<p>The Scots are famous for their whisky, but will be licking their wounds this week after a Japanese single malt was named the best in the world.<p>Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 was given the title by …

Cranberry Rum Punch

6 Servings<p>This makes you feel like you’re on vacation no matter where you are.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups fresh cranberries<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 cup white rum<p>½ cup fresh lime juice<p>Mint sprigs (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring cranberries, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan, …

Trailer for Adam Sandler's Magical Shoe Movie THE COBBLER

Alibaba Sales Hit $2 Billion In A Single Hour

The ecommerce giant said that amount was more than a third of the $5.8 billion full-day sales recorded on the same day last year.<p>Alibaba has been pushing Nov. 11 as Singles Day — so named for the number of ones in the date — since 2009 as it looks to tap an expanding army of internet shoppers in …

Mobile Devices

Twitter Generated $716 Million in Auto Sales in 2013

If there's one thing that marketers should learn from Twitter, it's that you can make a big impact with a small message. Though it may be trickier …

Markets

THE SIMPSONS Showrunner Reveals Brilliant Idea for How it Should End

Sega's Valkyria Chronicles is coming to PC

<i>Valkyria Chronicles</i>, Sega's 2008 role-playing game originally released for PlayStation 3, is coming to PC, the company confirmed today on Twitter.<p>In mid-October, Europe's PEGI organization re-rated <i>Valkyria Chronicles</i> for PC, nearly six years after the original game was rated for PS3. Sega hasn't …

The 7 deadly brand social media sins, illustrated

Brands are so prone to jumping on the social media bandwagon at the wrong moment (or in the wrong way) that it’s almost become expected of them. …

The Best Rum On The Market

Thanks to the experts at FindTheBest, we found the 13 best bottles of rum that even pirates would drool over.<p>Rums were ranked by their Smart Rating scores, which FindTheBest based on the rums' scores in four different rum tasting competitions, as well as reviews from experts at Wine Enthusiast …

San Francisco

No really, this Japanese beer is actually blue

Blue beer is no longer just a Smurf fantasy. A Japanese company is making a beer that's actually blue.<p>Abashiri Brewery in Hokkaido has a blue brew the company claims is naturally blue. That means no artificial dyes and no Walter White-made meth mixed in either.<p>The blue color comes from blue …

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Jeff Goldblum Says The ‘Independence Day’ Sequel Is Still Happening

A fun game that we could play would be to drink every time that someone involved with <i>Super Troopers</i> or <i>Independence Day</i> talks about a sequel happening while offering very little evidence of progress, because we would all get <i>crazy</i> hammered. I’ll still put my money on Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin …

Tommy Wiseau Says ‘The Room’ ‘Eliminated Crime In America’

Gawker this week has a piece on an encounter with <i>The Room</i>‘s mysterious auteur, Tommy Wiseau, and like all things Tommy Wiseau-related, it’s a study in extended absurdism (see also: our Frotcast with a former Wiseau employee). I’d urge <i>Room</i> enthusiasts to read the whole thing, since there’s really no …

'Ghostbusters' to be remade with 'hilarious women': Feig

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - If there is something strange in the neighborhood, who are you going to call? ‘Hilarious women,’ quipped filmmaker Paul Feig.<p>Director Paul Feig attends the opening of Hollywood Costume held at the future home of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles October 1, …

Pokémon comes to iOS with iPad release of the Trading Card Game

A digital version of the <i>Pokémon Trading Card Gam</i>e, in which players battle with card-based versions of creatures from the popular series, is now available as a free-to-play app for iPad and iPad mini via the iTunes App Store.<p><i>Pokémon TCG Online</i> is currently available as a downloadable client for …

Hacker Group Lizard Squad Takes Down Destiny, Call of Duty, FIFA And More

It’s been over a full month since hacker collective ‘Lizard Squad’ rose to notoriety for taking down Sony's PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and other gaming servers, but above all else attracting the FBI’s attention for tweeting out a bomb threat to a Sony executive’s American Airlines flight, which …

‘My Father Is A Bird’ Is A Film About A Man With A Bird For A Dad Who Masturbates

I’m in the airport about to travel to this year’s Fantastic Fest in Austin, flipping through the program to kill time. I’m not sure I’ll have time to finish a “most anticipated films of the festival” list like I did for TIFF, but so far this is my favorite synopsis that I’ve come across, for Boaz …