Samantha Metzler

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The PS4/Xbox One Console War Has Taken A Decidedly Stupid Turn

The first real video game console war was detailed expertly in one of my favorite non-fiction books, aptly titled “Console Wars” by Blake J. Harris. It’s a story of drama, suspense, and even intrigue, and shows how Nintendo eventually bested SEGA to knock the rival company out of the console game. …

Call of Duty

Nintendo Just Filed A Patent For A Bizarre New Device

Here’s what we do know: Nintendo is planning on changing things up, and soon. The legendary game developer has been pretty tight-lipped about its new “NX” console along with its “Quality of Life” initiative, promising only to tell us more about them in 2016. A new patent filing unearthed by a …

Diet Vs. Exercise: Why What You Eat Really Matters More than Working Out—And When It Doesn’t

Anne Stephneson / EyeEm/Getty<p>The great debate over diet vs. exercise and which is more effective has been waged for decades. So, we thought it was …

Fitness

Who Wants To Snorgle Some Of THAT?

Spread the Cute:<p>[<b>*Note:</b> The line forms behind <i>me.</i> -Ed.]<p>“A friend of mine suggested I submit a kitten photo I took day before yesterday. My son Stuart …

Calling All Chocoholics: 9 Recipes to Get Your Fix

When you're craving chocolate, stale Halloween candy just won't cut it. These decadent recipes will satisfy even the most devout chocoholics.<p><b>1. Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting</b><p>Adapted from Maida Heatter's Cakes, this is my all-time favorite flourless chocolate cake. …

The newest hub for craft beer (Hint: Not Asheville)

It’s not easy to live in the shadow of one of the craft beer capitals of America.<p>Asheville, N.C. is widely recognized as one of the hotspots of craft …

16 Breakfast Recipes to Take You Around the World

Breakfast is always lauded as the most important meal of the day, yet it's so easy to fall into a rut: a bowl of cereal and a cup of joe if you're in a hurry, pancakes if you have the time, and oatmeal when you want to feel virtuous. Don't you feel antsy just reading that litany? Let's try looking …

Breakfast

6 Pro Pre-Wedding Fitness Tips

No one knows more what it means to get in shape for your wedding day better than FlyBarre instructor Alyse Zwick (her class blends Flywheel's popular cycling regimen with the total body toning benefits of Barre), who also happens to be a bride-to-be! Whether you want to lose a bit of weight or just …

4 Fabulous Outdoor Workouts to Fall in Love With ASAP

The secret to good passing: Keep it simple. Use as little arm motion as possible and make your legs your main power source. This will get you a stronger, more forceful pass.<p>Don't wait until the ball is in the air to start chasing it; the key to beach volleyball is interception. As soon as your …

Man Dumped By Wife, Creates Hilarious Series With His Loyal Dog

On his 30th birthday, rather than celebrating Rafael Mantesso was left to pick up the pieces of a broken heart.<p>Of all the days to choose, that was …

Jimmy Choo

A Guide To Baseball's Best And Worst Stadiums

Where's the best place to enjoy America's past time?

Tampa Bay

This Cat Has Nailed The Art Of Pampering

Need a little motivation for your weekend plans? Allow this adorable cat to inspire you.<p>Seeing as it's Friday afternoon, there's no shame in taking a …

Baseball player juggles ball off his body 6 times before making amazing catch

An important reminder to keep your eye on the ball, even as it bounces off your arm, wrist, shoulder, back, other arm and glove.<p>We're not sure if this catch by an outfielder for the Lamigo Monkeys of the Chinese Professional Baseball League is the best catch of the year, but it certainly takes the …

Monkeys

Last Minute Wedding Tasks

You've saved, budgeted, researched, and planned, and now your wedding day is almost here. But that doesn't mean you can kick your feet up just yet. Despite your wedding date inching ever closer, there are some very important details you still have to take care of before you walk down the aisle. …

Inside Out review – an emotional rollercoaster

Pixar returns to form with a dazzlingly imaginative adventure set inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl<p>The new Pixar animation <i>Inside Out</i> could easily have been called Out There. It’s as bizarre, imaginative and authentically psychedelic as anything produced in mainstream animation. At this point …

Animation

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

Nutrition

10 Style Risks to Take in 2015

The best and boldest trends to try this year.<p>With a new year come the requisite reflections and resolutions: lose weight, break a bad habit, finish that half-done DIY project you started as part of last year's resolution, and of course, refresh your fashionable life. We're setting all sorts of …

The Many Ways Homer Simpson Has Changed On ‘The Simpsons’

When a show stays on the air for 26 seasons, it’s only natural that some of the characters will change a little bit over time. That has certainly been the case for Homer Simpson. In 2015, his character scantly resembles the power-plant-worker-trying-to-get-by that we saw back in 1989, and in many …

Hulk, The World’s Biggest Pit Bull, Is Now A Dad — Shows Off His New Litter Of Puppies Worth $500,000 [Video]

Hulk, the dog that made international headlines earlier this year when his owners introduced him as the world’s biggest pit bull, is now a dad. Hulk …

Full Predictions for MLB's Next 5 Hall of Fame Induction Classes

On Sunday, the Baseball Hall of Fame will formally welcome Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Craig Biggio and John Smoltz into its ranks.<p>And so the question immediately arises: Which players will earn the nod next year? And how about the year after that, and the year after that and—well, you get the …

Hall of Fame

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …