Jamica Ashley

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Xbox One Used Game Policy Reversal A 'Good Move' But Microsoft Still Needs To Justify The Price

<i>Industry leaders approve of Microsoft‘s policy reversals on the Xbox One, but the $499 price-tag may still be a problem.</i><p>In the days leading up to E3, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) revealed its new policies regarding used game sales and a required internet connection for its upcoming next-generation video …

Why violence is good for games — and storytelling

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>When video game violence makes headlines, it’s usually at the expense of geekdom. Such was the case with Vice President Joe Biden’s recent comments that he …

A Brief History of Cinematic Assaults on the White House

1<p>Although the White House has been constantly under threat from the enemies of America since the founding of the United States, it's never come …

Reel Women: What ‘The Heat’ Can Teach Us About Friendship and Feminism

There's this misunderstanding that feminism means blindly supporting your fellow woman for the sake of supporting women, but as Sandra Bullock and …

Feminism

'Jacob's Ladder' Remake in the Works – /Film

Figuring out how to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder is nothing new, but it seems like the United States is on the cusp of really figuring …

Kerry Washington: notes on a Scandal

When the Scandal box set dropped on to our mat, my partner took one look and said he'd be having an early night. Seven hours later we peeled …

Incredibles 2 Is Making Avengers Money At The Box Office

Movies<p>The latest movie news, casting updates and rumors, trailer sneak peeks, and expert reviews on MTV.<p>Movies<p>'I am very, very different than I was a …

Hollywood and Hitler: did the studio bosses bow to Nazi wishes?

The author of a controversial book causing a stir in Hollywood for exposing collaboration between the major studios and Nazi Germany in the runup to …

The Wrap Up: Joss Whedon Talks ‘The Avengers 2,’ Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver

<i>ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, learn what Joss Whedon plans to do with Quicksilver and the Scarlet</i> …

Marvel Universe

Orson Welles' criticisms of fellow actors and directors found on lost tapes

He is one of cinema's giants, but Orson Welles looked down on many of his fellow actors and directors, viciously denigrating some of the biggest …

This Is the End – review

Predictable levels of self-indulgence in this bloated and only sporadically chucklesome vanity project from Hollywood's new generation of …

The Act of Killing – review

This bone-chilling documentary opens with a quote from Voltaire ("All murderers are punished, unless they kill in large numbers, and to the sound of …

How black-and-white movies made a comeback

When Ben Wheatley was preparing to make <i>A Field in England</i>, his mind-altering foray into the English civil war, released 5 July , he took a lot of …

Amsterdam Pop-Up Restaurant Only Has Tables for One

Today in weird Dutch design things: Two design/branding agencies in <b>Amsterdam</b> have joined forces to "break the taboo that surrounds eating alone in public" by opening a pop-up restaurant, <b>Eenmaal</b>, that <b>only offers tables for solo diners</b>. "Where you might usually go out to eat with company, at Eenmaal …

The Ultimate July 4th Drinking Guide

If you're planning an Independence Day party next week, it's time to stock up on drinking supplies. Do you have pitchers? Cups? Coolers and ice buckets? What about recipes? We can help you out when it comes to recipes...<p>Alcohol-Free<p>Alcohol-free refreshments are all too often forgotten, but a little …

Orwell's Perfect Cup of Tea, a Beer Bottling Party, Summer Slow Cooker Recipes, One-Minute Omelets, Whipped Cream in a Jar

Happy Saturday! Popular posts this week on The Kitchn include a George Orwell essay on the perfect cup of tea, 10 meals you can make straight from …

Slow Cooker Recipes

Stroke, Stroke, Stroke — The Atlantic Ocean's Dazzling Oarsmen

At night, in the ocean, they look like little Broadway billboards with dazzling trills of rainbow colored light. They have eight little runways on their bodies for light display. What are they?<p>They're called comb jellies. They're not jellyfish. They don't pulse like jellies. They seem to hang. You …

For George Orwell's Birthday, Artists Top Surveillance Cams With Party Hats

Tonight we're gonna party like it's 1984.<p>This week marked the 110th birthday of George Orwell, who penned the dystopian government-surveillance novel <i>1984</i>, coining the phrase "Big Brother" in the process. To celebrate, the Dutch artists at Front404 hit the streets, decking out surveillance cameras …

Six chemicals we consume in our food and drink that should be banned

Last week BuzzFeed published a list of eight foods that folks in the USA are eating but are banned in other parts of the world. The chemical …

What Happens When Stars Collide?

In this case, you get a newly observed kind of pulsating star.<p>It sure would be interesting to watch two stars run into each other — from a safe distance, of course. One can imagine there would be quite the titanic battle going on between their competing gravitational forces, throwing off gas and …

Why must childbirth be such hard labour?

Anyone who has given birth to a baby, or watched someone else doing it, knows that it's a tight squeeze. The birth canal, framed by the bones of the …

Human behaviour: is it all in the brain – or the mind?

You've seen the headlines: This is your brain on love. Or God. Or envy. Or happiness. And they're reliably accompanied by pictures of colour-drenched …

The Week In Numbers: The Most Expensive Experiment Ever, 700,000-Year-Old DNA, And More

<b>233 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the temperature at which NASA sterilized the Viking landers before they went to Mars (turns out that was probably unnecessary—if Earth microorganisms could survive on Mars, they're probably already living there…)<p><b>€13 billion to €16 billion</b>: the cost of the International …

Janelle Monae Releases 'Dance Apocalyptic,' Discusses New Album And How To 'Maximize Your Full Experience' With Her Music

Janelle Monae is in the thick of a fierce rollout for her upcoming album "The Electric Lady," which has now received a Sept. 10 release date. Her signature style -- heavy on black-and-white outfits, funky dance grooves and optimal use of her wide-eyed facial expressions -- is on full display in the …

Lil Wayne to release new book by Rev. Al Sharpton

“You see, you are no MLK, you are no Jesse Jackson // You are nobody, to me // You’re just another Don King, with a perm // Hahaha just a little more …

‘Black Skinhead’ Will Be First Single off Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’

“Black Skinhead” will be hitting the radio this summer. According to <i>Billboard</i>, Kanye West is currently prepping the track as the first official radio …

Eminem Details Drug Addiction and Overdose in New Documentary

“I don’t know at what point exactly it started to be a problem. I just remember liking it more and more,” Eminem says of his addiction to …

Glastonbury 2013: Saturday – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2013/jun/29/glastonbury-2013-saturday-rolling-stones-ben-howard<p>720<p>Vintage acts including the Rolling Stones, …