Michael Sciolino

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How To Raise A Happy Child While Disciplining Less In 5 Simple Steps

Craft beer makers win a victory over prohibition-era laws

Craft beer makers in Atlanta have their work cut out for them.<p>For one thing, they’re pouring in a city with sophisticated beer tastes—which has long …

Beer

Sony debuts 'Powers' on PlayStation Network

Sony’s PlayStation is using its “Powers” to fly as fast as your Wi-Fi bandwidth allows, headlong into a new era. The home entertainment giant is streaming a new channel of content called PlayStation Originals that’s aimed at gamers, but with a broader audience in mind.<p>Tuesday, the video game …

Small brewer strikes back at controversial Super Bowl Bud ad with video of its own

Beer giant Budweiser has gotten a lot of flack for its “Brewed The Hard Way" Super Bowl ad, which some brewers charge takes a dig at craft beer drinkers --even as Budweiser’s parent company continues to buy smaller breweries.<p>“It’s brewed for drinking not dissecting,” the spot proclaims of its …

Who the hell is Ant-Man, and why should you care?

When Marvel released the first trailer for its upcoming Ant-Man film yesterday, it was followed by an echo of the same question many asked when the movie was initially announced: <i>Who?</i> Allow me to explain.<p><b>[Content Warning: domestic violence]</b><p>[<i>Note: This article is mostly about the Marvel Comics</i> …

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

<b>Brussels Sprouts</b><br>Nosh on cruciferous veggies like Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, which are all high in fiber. "These promote gut health, kidney health, and liver health by helping with excretion through your bowel movements," says London. "You’re promoting regularity and …

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

Top 10 most complained about ads of 2014

This is a small, but significant, victory for free speech.<p>I'm not joking.<p>I'll use the example of 2014's "most offensive" ad, as determined by the raw …

Bon Jovi

Satirical North Korea video game isn't backing down following Sony Pictures hack

The creator of a satirical run-n-gun video game starring Kim Jong Un has, unlike Sony Pictures, no plans to cancel his project. That could be because the North Korean dictator rides a unicorn and single-handedly fends off an invasion of his country.<p>Jeff Miller told the Associated Press that he's …

This disturbing game pitch made gamers walk out

The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) pitched a fake video game at a Washington, DC convention to draw attention to the plight of children in war-torn South Sudan. The stunt was recorded, and the release of that video timed to coincide with the anniversary of the beginning of the conflict in …

New Legend of Zelda Wii U footage analyzed, secrets revealed in this 23 minute deep dive

Nintendo shared an extended look at the upcoming Zelda title coming to the Wii U during the recent Game Awards ceremony, but actual details about the game are still scarce. This 23-minute video from GameXplain enhances the footage and wrings just about every possible detail possible out of what was …

How NASA Will Send Humans To Mars

NASA scientists are tackling a big challenge: building capsules that will take humanity to Mars.<p>It’s official: NASA’s Orion project, which will send humans to Mars, is a success. A test flight on Friday morning was successful; NASA’s command center called it “the most perfect flight you could ever …

Space Exploration

Sony Is Bringing The Version Of ‘Final Fantasy VII’ You Didn’t Want To The Playstation 4

Sony and Square Enix are just being cruel now. I like <i>Final Fantasy VII</i> as much as the next guy. It’s a classic. Maybe not the best game of the <i>Final Fantasy</i> series, but it’s certainly a fine entry and deserving of praise.<p>That said, this is not the version of the game that people want on their next …

Ex-French Presidential Candidate Slams Assassin's Creed Unity

Apparently Marie-Antoinette was a "cretin" and King Louis XVI was "treacherous".<p>Ex-French minister and former presidential candidate Jean-Luc …

Here Are All The Movies Disappearing From Netflix In November

It’s that time of the month again where we have to wave goodbye to some of our streaming favorites as they ride off into the sunset. To get ready for Halloween, you might want to catch <i>Candyman</i>, <i>Hannibal</i>, or <i>American Psycho</i>, because they’re vanishing on November 1st. Don’t worry, though, as there are …

You Don't Have to Be a Genius to Work at Subway...

...but 59-year-old mathematician Yitang "Tom" Zhang is now living proof that a former Subway worker can be an official genius: He's one of the winners of the 2014 MacArthur Genius Grant. Curiously, five of this year's 21 awardees used mathematics or statistics in their work.<p>Zhang's unlikely …

Mathematics

Look who's now working for Apple Inc.

This list below was posted Thursday on Investor Village’s AAPL Sanity board by “centex” under the heading “Food for Thought.”<p>It’s largely based on …

Why Dyson's robot vacuum took 16 years, and why it's headed to Japan first

Dyson almost launched a robot vacuum. Back in 2001, after three years in development. Its first effort, shown to the British public in London looked nothing (and we mean nothing) like the eventual 360 Eye unveiled today. Sixteen years is a long time in tech. The DC06, as it was called, never made …

Doctor Who recap: Into the Dalek

Doctor Who<p><i>Doctor Who</i> always approached the ethics of warfare in a rather nebulous way. Unlike many other characters or media, the show and the Doctor …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

California Legislators Narrowly Defeat Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill

CNET reports California legislators have narrowly defeated a bill that would require all smartphone makers to preload and automatically enable a …

iPhone 6 concept w/ 5.7″ screen, 3D stereo camera, new features

Yet another iPhone 6 concept. This one, posted by Mindspi Vision, imagines an illuminated bezel, home button, and Apple logo on the back, a 3D stereo camera with optical zoom, an all aluminum body, and a 5.7-inch display. A full video of the renders below:

Apple and Samsung will go into overtime to address key patent issue in court

Apple and Samsung will get a little more time in court than originally planned, after a California judge said both sides should be able to present additional evidence clarifying the wording associated with one of Apple's patents.<p>Earlier in the day, the two companies concluded the evidence portion …

Where to Meet Women | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber.</i><p>Who: Her.<p>What: Potentially a relationship.<p>Where: …um…<p>It’s that last question where most guys get …

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

Marissa Mayer’s mobile spending spree is starting to pay off for Yahoo

It appears that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s mobile app spending spree has paid off. Not only has the portal’s mobile traffic increased at an …

Oculus VR Employees Are Getting Death Threats Following The $2 Billion Facebook Deal

But Oculus, without even having a consumer product on the market yet (they have built prototype headsets that immerse users in a mind-blowing virtual environment) has already received tons of negative feedback, to include death threats.<p>"These are the kind of mergers that make me cringe," wrote one …

Ready Player One

The Steel in Barack Obama’s Spine

In Ukraine, the president may face his toughest foreign policy test yet. Is he up to the task?<p>As Vladimir Putin’s troops seize control of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, President Obama is facing what some have called the biggest foreign policy challenge of his presidency. True or not, it’s clear his …