Curtis Harrell

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DC vs. Marvel: Why the Rivalry Is Bigger than 'Justice League'

The companies' friendly rivalry has turned a bit sour as star comics writer Brian Michael Bendis defects and Warners insiders fret about its A-list …

How the CIA Came to Doubt the Official Story of JFK’s Murder

Newly released documents from long-secret Kennedy assassination files raise startling questions about what top agency officials knew and when they knew it.<p>After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963, the CIA appeared eager, even desperate, to embrace the version of events …

Los Angeles

National Security Adviser McMaster: Trump's Revelations to Russians 'Wholly Appropriate'

WASHINGTON — National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster defended President Donald Trump's decision to share sensitive intelligence with Russian officials during last week's visit as "wholly appropriate" amid a firestorm of criticism Tuesday.<p>The White House was in damage control mode over media reports …

Impeachment may be a real possibility for Donald Trump

As Democrats start to mull removing Trump for office, a poll finds that voters have Dems’ backs<p>Nearly half of all Americans want to see President Donald Trump get impeached.<p>A new survey released by Public Policy Polling found that 48 percent of Americans would support impeaching Trump, compared to …

It’s time to stop letting so-called “experts” comment on subjects they know nothing about

People who care about truth and facts are up against a lot of challenges these days, from fake news to filter bubbles. But there’s another big problem we can’t ignore: The rise of the pseudo-experts who dominate our airwaves and social networks, offering opinions on subjects they know little to …

Another Donald Trump-Russia contact: Eric Prince met with Russian sources just before inauguration

The brother of Betsy DeVos was talking to Russia recently, while Carter Page was talking to Russia a few years ago<p>Two more individuals connected to Donald Trump have been revealed to have connections to Russia.<p>Erik Prince, the brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and founder of the private …

Scientists hope to prove pigtails belong to HMS Bounty mutineers

A collection of hair taken from 18th-century pigtails and stored for more than a century in an old tobacco tin has arrived in London for analysis that could prove it belonged to some of the most famous troublemakers in naval history – the sailors responsible for the mutiny on the Bounty.<p>Scientists …

Marlon Brando

From Kim Jong-un to Kim Kardashian – the world's most powerful millennials

For some, millennials are the cursed generation who would prefer to concentrate on taking 2,000 selfies a year than anything else.<p>For others, including many millennials themselves, they are the generation coming to terms with being the first in the history of the western world to be worse off than …

North Korea

Militants storm Pakistan university, kill at least 20 | Reuters

CHARSADDA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Armed militants stormed a university in volatile northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens a little more than a year after the massacre of 134 students at a school in the area, officials said.<p>A senior Pakistani …

Obama warns against giving into election year cynicism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eyeing the end of his presidency, Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that …

Long-term life support on Mars should be possible someday, study says

(CNN) -- When the first two human colonists land on Mars, they could step into their ready-made living quarters, remove their space helmets and …

Space Science

USA Defeats Germany to Advance to Women’s World Cup Final

FIFA

Total War: Warhammer is some super nerdy fantasy that somehow won’t intimidate you

In 2001, during production of Peter Jackson's <i>The Two Towers</i>, the filmmakers ran into a problem.<p>The movie's climax, a massive battle at the mountainside fortress Helm's Deep, involved a cast of thousands of computer generated orc monstrosities. It would have been impractical to hand animate each …

Gaming Industry

Buy an Xbox One this week, get a free game

Microsoft is looking to entice people into buying an Xbox One this week, following up this month's permanent price drop by sweetening the deal with a free game.<p>People who buy an Xbox One this week, including the standard $349 Kinect-free 500 GB console as well as the new $399 model with a 1 TB hard …

Xbox

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Star Wars Battlefront confirmed for Nov. 17, more details leak

<i>Star Wars Battlefront</i>, which hits Nov. 17 on the PS4, Windows PC and Xbox One, will focus on Rebel versus Empire firefights between up to 40 players on the ground and in an array of Star Wars vehicles, according to an AP report.<p>The game's demo, which was shown off during Star Wars Celebration under …

Axiom Verge review: jagged edge

<i>Axiom Verge</i> is a wonderful example of both the strengths and limits of imitation and nostalgia.<p>It's damn near impossible to talk about <i>Axiom Verge</i> without also discussing Metroid, Nintendo's legendary, exploration-heavy action series. This is a game that wears its affection for <i>Metroid</i> — both the …

Indie Gaming

Guy Remakes Super Mario 64 Level In High Definition

This is a video demonstration of the Super Mario 64 level (the first level of the game -- Bomb-omb Battlefield) that Unity developer Erik Roystan …

Before Mad Men, Christina Hendricks made an impression on Firefly

<i>Every day, Watch Thisoffers staff recommendations inspired by the week’s new releases or premieres. This week: In anticipation of</i> Mad Men<i>’s final</i> …

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I'm taking a break. It's not you, gaming, it's me

It's a strange, almost scary thing to look out at the landscape of games, which encompasses hundreds of genres and hundreds of thousands of titles, and find nothing that grabs you.<p>I'm in the middle of one of those funks where no game interests me at the moment, and I don't have a big project on …