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John Schnatter: Papa John’s doesn’t want to do business with Roger Goodell

Getty Images<p>Papa John’s founder John Schnatter continues to search for a good spot to dig, despite being at rock bottom. He may have found one.<p>In …

Roger Goodell

This Online Gaming Platform Is Turning Teen Game Developers Into Millionaires

All its games are made by its users.<p>If you're under 18 or know somebody who is, there's a pretty good chance you've heard of Roblox, a massively …

Game Development

Sekiro resurrection mechanic allows for deadlier combat than Dark Souls, says Miyazaki

Sekiro, From Software's next game, subverts nearly everything we've come to expect from Dark Souls, said Steven after a hands-off demo at E3. One …

Dark Souls

9 great games that will steal your summer for less

We get it, you don't want to spend the summer out in the actual sun. But don't go spending the entire indoor summer on Fortnite, there are better ways to play the days away. The list of games below is guaranteed to give you the biggest bang for your gaming buck, no matter your platform of choice.<p>Or …

Gaming Industry

How Can You Be Positive Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for This 1 Rare Sign | Inc.com

Most people I know can look back and remember having worked for a great boss. My own example nearly fifteen years ago comes from an executive boss who demonstrated the best traits of a servant leader.<p>I vividly recall how he never used his positional power for personal gain. He simply made everyone …

workimprovement

He thought the gun he was cleaning was unloaded. Now his 6-year-old daughter is dead.

A 6-year-old girl in southern Indiana was shot in the head and killed after a gun her father was cleaning accidentally went off, according to state police.<p>The girl, identified as Makayla S. Bowling, was killed Friday night inside a home in Washington County, Ind., police said in a statement. The …

Guns

Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record

Scientists have just packed 18 qubits — the most basic units of quantum computing — into just six weirdly connected photons. That's an unprecedented …

Quantum Physics

We will never see a movie like The Dark Knight again

On the film’s 10th anniversary, Polygon looks back at the staying power of Christopher Nolan’s Bat-sequel<p><i>On the occasion of</i> The Dark Knight’s <i>10th anniversary, Polygon is spending the week</i> <i>investigating the comic-book blockbuster’s legacy</i><i>. Why so serious? Because Christopher Nolan’s Bat-sequel gave</i> …

The Dark Knight

A child killer taunted little girls with terrifying notes, Indiana police say. After 30 years, DNA led to an arrest.

The message was slashed onto the weather-beaten planks of a barn in the empty farmland not far from where the girl's body had been found.<p>Police in northern Indiana stared at the jerky handwritten scrawl in May 1990, realizing this was the most significant clue to drop in the region's most …

Crime

'Black Panther' Is $99K Away From One Last Box Office Milestone

Although it lost half of its screens this weekend and now plays in just 28 theaters, Marvel and Walt Disney’s <i>Black Panther</i> is slowly <i>Spectre</i>-ing its way to $700 million domestic. The Chadwick Boseman action drama earned around $15k last weekend to bring its domestic total to $699.901m. So, it is …

Movies

Chicago police release bodycam footage of fatal shooting that sparked a weekend of mass protests

A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist, footage released Sunday from an officer's body-worn camera shows.<p>Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said it's the quickest he has ever ordered such …

Law Enforcement

Baby dies from 'lethal combination of drugs' hours after his mother breastfed him, Pennsylvania police say

It was 3 a.m. and Samantha Whitney Jones' 11-week-old son was crying.<p>So, Jones did what many mothers would do: She sat down and tried to breastfeed him.<p>About five hours later, her baby would be dead. The cause of death, prosecutors say, was a "lethal combination of drugs" ingested through Jones' …

Crime

Michelle Wolf Tears Apart Liberal Late Night Comedy

Are late night’s political segments starting to look repetitive? Michelle Wolf certainly seems to think so. In a recent segment for Netflix’s <i>The</i> …

Comedy

The Twitch streamers who spend years broadcasting to no one

Looking for connections in 2018<p>When John Hopstead first descended into the virtual world of <i>Dark Souls</i> in 2013, his mission was to save a decaying world. Famed for its brutal and exacting gameplay, <i>Dark Souls</i> is a popular game to live stream: if you’re going to die hundreds of times, you might as …

Internet

Ghostly neutrino caught in South Pole ice ushers in a new astronomy

Last week, scientists announced the 1st known source for ghostly, high-energy neutrinos. The source is a blazar, a billion-solar-mass black hole 3.7 …

Physics

Pluto Just Aligned With Earth And The Sun For The First Time In 87 Years

Pluto reached opposition on July 12 and won't align with the rest of the solar system again until the year 2179.<p>This week marked a grand occasion for …

Solar System

Box Office: 'Skyscraper' Dies Hard With Underwhelming $25.5M Debut

That <i>Skyscraper</i> didn’t top the weekend box office is not in itself a problem. <i>Hotel Transylvania 3</i> was always going to be the weekend’s chart-topper, and no Dwayne Johnson solo project has ever opened as high as even the first <i>Hotel Transylvania</i> ($42 million in 2012). So this is another case where …

Box Office

The 35 greatest NES games, part 2

Take a look at the top 15 games on Nintendo’s groundbreaking console<p><i>To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the NES’s launch in Japan (as the Family Computer), I’m counting down the 35 greatest games to appear on NES in the U.S.</i> <i>You can find the first part (from 35-16) here.</i> <i>Now, on to the top 15 …</i><p><b>15.</b> …

Retrogaming

Why Putting Family First Turned Dwayne Johnson Into Hollywood’s Biggest Star

| Sat., Jul. 14, 2018 3:00 AM<p>Once upon a time, the notion that <b>Dwayne Johnson</b>—or as he was better known to the world as The Rock—was destined to …

Jesus

A years-old, one-letter typo led to Aliens: Colonial Marines‘ weird AI

Mod team found it last year; wider discovery thanks to Gearbox game's latest $3 sale.<p>History may never be kind to <i>Aliens: Colonial Marines</i>, but the …

Military

Marcella Detroit On Working With Eric Clapton, Recreational Drugs And 'Insanity'

In 1992 “Stay”, a brilliant and unusual single from the duo Shakespears Sister, stayed at number one for eight weeks in the UK, achieved Gold sales status in the UK, US and Australia and reached the Top 10 music charts in 12 countries. The band was comprised of Irish-born ex-Bananarama member …

Aretha Franklin

Florida cops say apparent murder was really suicide, accomplished with a handgun and a weather balloon

At first it appeared to be a murder case when a 71-year-old man was found dead in a field next to his country club home in southern Florida with a bullet wound to his chest.<p>But on Thursday, after a six-month investigation, police released a report that concluded Alan Jay Abrahamson killed himself …

Crime

Trump Walks in Front of Queen Elizabeth, Causing Social Media Frenzy

Queen Elizabeth II may not have been amused, but the Twitterati certainly were.<p>During President Trump’s hourlong visit with the queen at Windsor Castle on Friday — they shared tea, a handshake and traditional pomp-and-circumstance — one awkward moment stood out on social media. It was when …

Queen Elizabeth II

What was the first game you upgraded your PC to play?

The PCG Q&A<p>It's a familiar experience: you spend a bunch of money on a dazzling PC, then four years later it's somehow just hovering above minimum …

PC Gaming

The Walking Dead Has Become A Zombie And Needs To Be Killed

How long can a zombie hobble along before one of the world's few remaining survivors finally puts it out of its undead misery? Since debuting in 2010, <i>The Walking Dead</i> has been a force to be reckoned with on TV. It's broken TV ratings records, become a pop culture phenomenon, made stars of …

The Walking Dead

California woman arrested after leaving 2 babies in hot car while shopping at Walmart: police

A California woman was arrested after she allegedly left two babies — a 9-month-old and a 1-year-old — inside a hot car while she shopped at a Walmart in Ontario.<p>Crystal Gonzales, 34, was arrested Sunday after a security guard noticed a group of people gathered around a white SUV in the store’s …

Crime

Yakuza producer doesn't seem too keen on bringing the series to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch and <i>Yakuza</i> seem like two great tastes that'd taste great together, but the match will remain little more than a pipe dream for the …

Gaming

White House Photographer Pete Souza Released The Cover Of His New Book & It'll Make You Miss Obama More Than Ever

When former White House photographer Pete Souza announced plans to adapt his popular Instagram feed, which features some seriously hilarious trolling …

Donald Trump

Trump's Economy Is So Hot That Companies Are Starting To Have A Problem

The economy under the Trump administration is so strong that companies are starting to have a problem with people not showing up to job interviews or …

Employment

The Best Cosplay From Anime Expo, The Hottest Show Of 2018

Anime Expo is one of the biggest nerd shows of the year, but this year it was also the hottest. Literally. Held between July 5-8 in LA, temperatures …

Anime