Sam Brovold

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The Break-Off Effect

At first they thought it was asthma.<p>The fighter squadron’s 37-year-old commander suddenly started refusing to fly at high altitudes because of …

Mac and Cheese Gets Even Better... on the Grill!

Well, irresistible as traditional mac and cheese is, it's about to get a lot better.<p>Mac and cheese: modern comfort food?<p>Actually, America's obsession for macaroni and cheese dates back centuries. (Remember "Yankee Doodle?") Founding Father and first foodie Thomas Jefferson caught the mac and cheese …

Comfort Food

The most disappointing part of Destiny is its boring story

Almost from the start, <i>Destiny</i> signals its desire to conform to sci-fi's conventions, to pay homage to the works that all too obviously inspired its makers, rather than attempt to subvert or try anything original.<p><b>Note: This article contains very mild spoilers about Destiny's early scenes.</b><p>The opening …

Why 'Destiny' May Be The Most Controversial Game Of The Year [Updated]

<b>[Update 9.16.14]</b><p>I want to clarify something: A little further down the page I equate a 6 out of 10 review score with a “D” letter grade. Activision reached out to me to point out that each site has its own definition of what a 6 out of 10 means, and that’s true. A three out of five stars can also …

The Tiki-Z Is What Happens When The Best Desktop Gaming PC Gets A Massive GPU Upgrade

15 months ago I wrote a review hailing Falcon Northwest’s Tiki as the perfect PC. I arrived at that confident conclusion simply because it doesn’t have a weakness. It also boasted the most performance per cubic inch of any desktop on the market, and that was when it “only” packed an Nvidia GTX …

Destiny Beta Now Open to All

The Crucible just got a whole lot more crowded.<p>The Destiny beta is now open to all PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners, Bungie has announced.<p>In the …

Inside Destiny's Secret Nerve Center – IGN First

NASA would be jealous of the Destiny Operations Center.<p>It’s easy for us to gloss over the fact that video games, any video games, take an insane …

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel - New Athena Gameplay with Borderlands Devs - IGN Video

Anthony Burch, writer at Gearbox Software, and Steve Mander-Jones, gameplay designer at 2K Australia, walk IGN through a level as Athena in …

The 10 Best Beers You've Probably Never Heard Of

Get out of your beer rut.<p>When it comes to beer, we like what we like. If you're not into hoppy beers, chances are you will never order an IPA. And if sweet beer makes you mad, you'd probably rather die than drink a Blue Moon. But that doesn't mean that you should drink the same beer every day -- no …

James' Clinton Hill, Brooklyn apartment is only 540 square feet, but despite the limited space, it feels spacious, efficient, and organized — particularly in the kitchen! Take the tour: http://thekitc.hn/1dBBQpR

These (intentionally) raw cookie dough bites are packed with protein and fiber, sweetened with maple syrup, and will knock out your Cookie Monster cravings quicker than you can say “om nom nom." RECIPE: http://thekitc.hn/1rufz0x

Dan Leader's 4-Hour Baguette

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: You can make baguettes at home -- in 4 hours, from nothing -- and they'll disappear faster than your favorite bakery's.</i><p>Raise your hand if you've always wanted …

Bread

Savory Black Pepper–Parmesan Cookies

Makes about 6 dozen<p>"Hard-boiled yolks are the secret to making these savory cookies dissolve-in-your-mouth tender." —Claire Saffitz, assistant food editor<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large egg yolks, hard-boiled<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon …

10 Underrated/Overlooked Types of Booze Your Bartender Wants You to Order

If you walk into a cocktail bar and ask for a Moscow Mule, it's time to order a new concoction.<p>If you walk into a cocktail bar and ask for a Moscow Mule, it's time to order a new concoction. So, in an effort to suss out what should be in said concoction, we asked 10 industry experts what underrated …

Liqueurs

The Elder Scrolls Online vs. Skyrim: Comparing Windhelm - IGN Video

Take a walk through Windhelm in The Elder Scrolls Online and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Tropico 5 trailer spoofs Pirates of the Caribbean

A new trailer for the latest entry in the island management Tropico series, <i>Tropico 5</i>, parodies Disney's <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i> and its eccentric pirate, Captain Jack Sparrow.<p>In the trailer above, El Presidente arrives on the titular island after stepping off his sinking ship. Upon his arrival, …

28 Recipes to Celebrate Spring

Gallery28 Recipes to Celebrate Spring<p>It may not feel like it just yet, but spring has indeed arrived! Markets are already boasting an array of bright new vegetables, from sweet spring peas to tender shoots of asparagus, aromatic ramps, and more. We've rounded up 28 recipes that place our favorite …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …