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President Obama notes love of Conan the Barbarian, Spider-man comics in letter to supports

Obamacare, working to end U.S. combat in Afghanistan, normalizing relations with Cuba; whatever, here's the thing you need to remember about President Barack Obama: He grew up reading comic books.<p>There are two shocking revelations in that factoid. First, there's the admission that unlike many …

Marvel casts Mike Colter, Halo 5's Agent Locke, as Luke Cage

Marvel and Netflix confirmed today that Mike Colter will play Luke Cage, the superhero also known as Power Man, in the upcoming series <i>Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones</i>, the second of four planned Netflix shows based in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.<p>Colter is likely best known to gamers as Agent Jameson …

Bandi Namco’s bringing its Super Smash Bros.-like anime brawler to the West

Think of it as Super Smash Bros. but with anime and manga characters instead of Mario and Pikachu.<p>Publisher Bandai Namco announced today that it is bringing J-Stars Victory VS+ to the West for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and PlayStation 3. The fighter contains characters from over 30 different …

How Guardians of the Galaxy almost killed Stan Lee

Iconic comic creator Stan Lee would have been toast if <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> director James Gunn had his way, according to a recent episode of podcast The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith.<p>Lee frequently appears in Marvel movies for just a few seconds on-screen. Gunn has talked about Lee's original cameo …

Lego Wind Waker map will have you busy through New Year's

Reddit user BrucilSprout has created a set of instructions you can use to create the map from <i>The</i> <i>Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker</i> out of Lego. That is, if you can find its 1,885 parts. The build is simply brilliant, and even uses sectional pieces so that you can rearrange the map in any order.<p>But …

Classic Star Wars comics are on sale for the last time... ever

Every Star Wars comic ever published by Dark Horse Comics is on sale right now for 50 percent off at their website. As it turns out, Dark Horse will no longer have the rights to sell Star Wars licensed comics after Jan. 1 but you can still continue to access the titles you own through their online …

PlayStation Network still down for you? This change in your settings may help you get back online

<i>Update: It looks like PSN is back down for a lot of people, and this trick is probably not going to work right now. Read about it here.</i><p>Sony says the PlayStation Network is back up and running, but people all over social media are still complaining about it not working. Well, we may have a …

5 Ways To Be A Better Parent

Some days, when I’m tired, overworked, and confronting compounding deadlines, my children feel like just another responsibility, a burden even. I imagine most parents feel this way sometimes. It’s okay; take it from me. I speak with authority. My job is to think and write about kids, and sometimes …

Concept Art for Disney’s TOY STORY 3 Film That Never Happened

Microsoft’s next-gen ‘Spartan’ browser could run on iOS and the Mac

It’s come a long way in recent years, but even so, Internet Explorer may be Microsoft’s most reviled product: a web browser so bad it held web standards back for years. From a Mac fan’s perspective, the best that can be said about Internet Explorer is that, for the most part, you never have to use …

Watch the impossible as Destiny player solos Crota's End with game's 'worst weapon'

Be warned: This is painful to watch. But I bet it's not nearly as painful to watch as it was to play.<p>Redditor xThreeDoG decided that soloing Crota's End, the latest raid in <i>Destiny</i>, wasn't enough of a challenge. Instead, he decided to solo the raid using a notoriously bad, some would say worst, …

Emily Blunt on Captain Marvel and the Two Marvel Roles She Turned Down

How to Edit Marvel’s Cinematic Universe in Chronological Order

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

This e-ink watch can change its design at the touch of a button

It's not like we haven't seen e-ink watches before, but we've never seen one quite like this. FES Watch uses e-paper not only for its face, but its entire strap, allowing the wearer to change its design with a simple button press. By combining different upper- and lower-strap choices with a variety …

‘It Follows’: A Supernatural STD Takes Michigan In The Year’s Best Horror Film

<i>I first caught It Follows at Fantastic Fest, and it’s opening today in limited release (here’s a list of theaters where you can see it). It was and remains my favorite horror film in years, The Babadook included.</i> <i>Here’s my original review.</i><p>The idea that sex and sexuality play an important role in …

Google reveals most searched-for universities

<b>Google has revealed the most popular searches for people around the world looking for universities.</b><p>This ranking of online searches is very different from the traditional map of the global powerhouses of higher education.<p>There is a strong interest in online courses, rather than traditional …

Meet the level 30 Destiny player who makes us all look like filthy casuals

How long does it take to get to level 30 in <i>Destiny</i>? A very long time. This is the first character in the game that has hit level 30, and their stats are bordering on the crazy.<p>"Across all 3 of his Hunters he has spent a total 107 hours 15 minutes and 22 seconds leveling to 30. About 25 percent of …

The US gets its first professional gaming arena

Competitive gaming is practically an institution in countries like South Korea, but it hasn't really had a permanent home in the US. That's going to change pretty shortly, though; Major League Gaming has revealed that it's opening its first dedicated eSports location, MLG.tv Arena, in Columbus, …

Watch Superhero Movies For Credit: A Maryland University Now Offers ‘Marvel Film Studies’

Throughout my time in college, I took a fair share of courses that made my parents (rightfully) ashamed. There was ‘Into the Apocalyptic Dreamscape,’ ‘Into The Postcolonial Landscape,’ and ‘Feminist Medieval Dream Poetry,’ where my brain – and my personality – actually bottomed out. But now the …

Learn-to-code boot camps open doors for talented graduates

Coding boot camps, which generally focus on Ruby on Rails and front-end coding languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, say they have job placement rates north of 90 percent. These intensive programs are generally selective and expensive. But do they really deliver results that justify their costs?<p>…

Someone Modded Their 3DS To Play Smash Bros. With A Controller

Before you ask: yes, it's a Gamecube controller. Of course it is. What else would it be?<p>Not content to play <i>Smash Bros.</i> with the 3DS, だいこん went ahead …

Retrogaming

Smash Bros. Online Is Pretty Strict

Here's the big warning screen you'll see if you flip through the Online portion of the manual for <i>Super Smash Bros. 3DS,</i> which comes out next Friday …

Retrogaming

Destiny's Biggest Problem? Bungie Locked Their Best Game Design Chops Inside A Vault Of Glass

I’m a level 26 Warlock embarking on a series of difficult bounties to obtain my first Exotic weapon. I haven’t had a full night’s sleep in two weeks. I’m obsessed with grinding out those 100 weekly Crucible and Vanguard marks, completing the daily heroic missions, and I get downright giddy over the …

Hands-On with Rose Colored Gaming's SNES-Themed Game Boy Advance

A great way to take a trip back in time.<p>The introduction of the Game Boy Advance marked a new generation of gaming handhelds for Nintendo. The first …

Seven Types Of Pokémon Players

It's easy to find ourselves and our playstyle in Dorkly's latest comic with seven of the most typical <i>Pokémon</i> players represented.<p>Poor shinies... …

Destiny players already found an epic new 'loot cave'

<i>Destiny</i> has a new exploit and the good folks at YouTube's PS4Trophies will show you how to find it.<p>The most recent patch to Bungie's <i>Destiny</i> removed access to an exploit known as the "loot cave," a deep, dark hole in the game world where easily defeated enemies spawn and drop fantastic gear.<p>The most …