Hector Sanchez

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AMA: How a Weird Internet Thing Became a Mainstream Delight

Reddit's question-and-answer format imports the aspirational norms of honesty and authenticity from pseudonymous Internet forums into mainstream interviews.<p>Barack Obama, Jerry Seinfeld, a line cook at Applebee's, and a guy with two penises walk into a bar.<p>Actually, no, they would never do that. No …

iOS 7 untethered Jailbreak released from Evasi0n

Just in time for Christmas, the Evasi0n team has released an iOS 7 compatible Jailbreak. I’ve just jailbroken my wife’s iOS iPhone 5s (long story) so I’m pretty sure it is legit.<p>Compatible with all iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini models running iOS 7.0 through 7.0.4<p>The process is extremely …

America’s angriest white men: Up close with racism, rage and Southern supremacy

Up close with small-town white rage, with bitter, scary men who feel left behind by economic and cultural change<p>Who are the white supremacists? There has been no formal survey, for obvious reasons, but there are several noticeable patterns. Geographically, they come from America’s heartland—small …

'I Like A Girl Who Reads' Is The Anthem Every Bookworm Needs To Hear

"I like a girl who reads."<p>In a world where we are inundated with lyrics and images that relentlessly sexualize and objectify women, these words are refreshing.<p>The poem, written and performed by poet, writer and actor, Mark Grist, was created a few years ago, but is given new life in this Roundhouse …

Sorry, America, You’re Wrong, the Jews Did Not Kill Jesus

A new poll finds that 26 percent of Americans believe the Jews killed Jesus. They’re historically ignorant, but they do read their Bible—that is who …

Geoffrey Rush On 'The Book Thief,' Chasing His EGOT, And His Desire To Do A Screwball Comedy

For a while, Geoffrey Rush kept a book in which he wrote down the name of every script that he'd considered.<p>Had he continued the practice, this would have been quite a large book at this point in the Oscar-winning actor's career. It would surely be interesting reading, too, considering that Rush is …

Eight new crime novels you should be devouring

<b>An Officer And A Spy, by Robert Harris</b><p><i>Hutchinson, 496 pages, $35.95</i><p>History has provided Robert Harris with a stellar cast of characters for this sensational novel and he's turned it into a brilliant story of clues found, reputations shattered, and courtroom dramas of the highest order. In short, …

Books

The devil you know: inside the world of a psychopathic scientist

James Fallon has the biology of a stone-cold killer — and he would know<p>James Fallon is a happily married father of three, an award-winning neuroscientist at the University of California, Irvine, the founder of several successful biotech companies, and a scientific advisor to the US Department of …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …

What the next 30 years will hold for 360, PS3 and Wii owners

We look to the past to predict what your games, systems and communities will be worth in the future.<p>A<p>generation is a funny thing. It has no clear beginning and no clear end, but we can all tell when one is on the rise or when one is fading away.<p>And this generation of game consoles — a golden age …

Your Top 10 Books of the Summer - Blog Post

Before we dive headfirst into one of the biggest publishing seasons ever, let's take a moment to look back at the most popular books of the …

Why PlayStation 4 Still Has The Edge Over Xbox One When It Comes To Indie Games

Adam Boyes has a fascinating job.<p>Working in “developer relations” at Sony may not sound particularly glamorous, but Boyes heads up the team behind Sony’s indie self-publishing effort: Pub Fund.<p>Boyes and his team have a singular goal: to find great indie games and game developers and bring their …

Trade in your trophies for rare PlayStation memorabilia

BidForGreatness.com launched today, offering bidders an auction house filled with "ultra-rare PlayStation memorabilia," according to a post on the PlayStation Blog.<p>Players will be able to bid on the items based on the number of gold trophies in their collection.<p>"Here's how it works", social media …

What if Pixar's films are all part of one epic, apocalyptic narrative?

Pixar famously scatters easter eggs throughout its films that point to the movies that came before them and to the movies that are coming next. It seems like a way for the always-charming movie studio to have a little bit of fun with its fans — but what if those easter eggs were more than just …

A Yahoo Employee Sent Us This Satirical Letter Mocking Marissa Mayer's Policies

It's a satirical employment offer letter, sent to Tumblr CEO David Karp from Yahoo HR boss Jackie Reese.<p>Karp sold Tumblr, a blogging platform, to Yahoo last month for $1.1 billion.<p>The employee who sent the letter asked us not to reveal his name. We were able to verify that this person has been sent …

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How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

Income Inequality

Play this: 'Save the Date,' a dating sim like no other

Paper Dino Software's <i>Save the Date</i> is a rather unique game. You play as an unnamed character who is tasked with arranging a date with the object of your affections, Felicia. It plays out as series of multiple-choice questions, but after spending some time with the game, you'll discover that the …

Google+ isn't a social network; it's The Matrix

Pretty much everyone (myself included) has been reading Google+ wrongly. Because it bears many superficial resemblances to social networks such as …

Social Is Not A Destination

There has been much discussion recently about the relatively poor performance of Facebook in the stock market and the increasing focus Google is putting on tying Google+ in its existing services. The two are taking different approaches to social networking: For Facebook, your social network sits on …

Watch The Last Of Us Livestream

See unseen gameplay with live commentary right here.<p>The release of Naughty Dog's The Last Of Us on June 14th is very nearly upon us, and to …