Justin Preece

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The Talos Principle

Copyright

How Sony sanitized the new Adam Sandler movie “Pixels” to please China

The Hollywood studio changed “Pixels” for global audiences, removing an attack on the Great Wall and other politically sensitive plot points, internal emails show. The goal: increase the film’s chances of being shown in the huge China market.

How US students get a university degree for free in Germany

<b>While the cost of college education in the US has reached record highs, Germany has abandoned tuition fees altogether for German and international students alike. An increasing number of Americans are taking advantage and saving tens of thousands of dollars to get their degrees.</b><p>In a kitchen in …

Soccer Rat! The inside story of how Chuck Blazer, ex-U.S. soccer executive and FIFA bigwig, became a confidential informant for the FBI

The most crucial Olympic ring of the 2012 London Games was a simple keychain, wired for sound and presented to top international soccer executive …

You’ve Earned the Right

I rode the bench; rode it hard. I only went in if we were winning by so many goals that there was no way I could screw it up. - USWNT defender …

James Rhodes: 'Find what you love and let it kill you'

After the inevitable "How many hours a day do you practice?" and "Show me your hands", the most common thing people say to me when they hear I'm a pianist is "I used to play the piano as a kid. I really regret giving it up". I imagine authors have lost count of the number of people who have told …

Tested Under Fire: How George H.W. Bush asserted control in the wake of the Reagan assassination attempt

When Ronald Reagan was shot, Al Haig famously declared that he was “in control,” but it was the vice president from Texas who stepped calmly into the …

‘Call Me Ish’: How Kazuo Ishiguro Earned His Nobel Prize

I met Kazuo Ishiguro when he was already four weeks into an international book tour to launch his new novel, <i>The Buried Giant</i>. So I figured he might …

Literature

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 tips on how to write a good short story

From Kurt Vonnegut’s introduction to his short story anthology, Bagombo Snuff Box, 8 tips on how to write a good short story.<p>Use the time of a total …