Aaron Wayne Jasper

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How to Start a Career in the Trades | The Art of Manliness

Sometimes I wonder what life would be like without the Internet. Firstly, I’d be out of a job. And after writing this series on reviving the trades, …

Employment

How Amazon Tricks You Into Thinking It Always Has the Lowest Prices

It's all about price perception.<p>Amazon is known for having low prices. But a study conducted by a startup called Boomerang Commerce reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition.<p>Boomerang, founded by Amazon veteran Guru Hariharan, makes …

9 Ways to Enhance Your Music-Listening Experiences

Music is somewhat of a universal language. A song can move us to tears, make us dance like buffoons, and steep us in long-lost memories. Whether …

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Stunning Visual Evolution

IGN takes a look at Link, the Hero of Hyrule, in all of his interpretations.<p>For over 25 years, the Legend of Zelda has told the story of a hero pit …

Old Game Boy Ads Weren't Exactly Family Friendly

Nintendo's cultivated an image as the most squeaky clean creator on game company block, but it wasn't always that way. And by that I mean the '90s …

See How Kevin Spacey Helped Rewrite Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> is Kevin Spacey’s first video game, though not the first time he’s played an imperious political-minded villain with …

How to Tell a Story | The Art of Manliness

Every man needs to be able to tell a great story.<p>It might be for a presentation you give at work. Or for a paper you need to write.<p>Maybe you’re just …

Robin Williams memorial character discovered in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor beta

Following the tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams last month, rumors surfaced that a freshly-uncovered genie model in the upcoming <i>World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor</i> expansion would pay tribute to Williams. That model has officially been discovered in the <i>Warlords of Draenor</i> beta …

Building a better Mega Man

There's a mantra running through my head while playing Mighty No. 9, the new game from Keiji Inafune, a clockwork rhythm that is as appropriate as it …

Disney Launches Trademark War With Deadmau5 Over Those Infamous Mouse Ears

Disney’s got a big bone to pick with another big-eared mouse.<p>Internationally known DJ and producer Deadmau5 is applying for a U.S. trademark of his longtime logo -- a big-eared mouse head with a letter "X" over each eye -- and the company isn't happy. On Tuesday, Walt Disney Co. filed an objection …

Guy lived in woods for 27 years, stole Pokemon from kids

An in-depth profile recently published in GQ tells the story of Christopher Knight, the "Maine Hermit" that lived alone in the Maine woods for nearly thirty years. He had no concept of the modern world (including the internet) when he finally returned to civilization, having almost no contact with …

World Of Warcraft Wedding Was A Cosplay Extravaganza

Inspired by reader Craig's festivities last year, Taiwanese couple EK and KiKi tied the knot recently in one of the most over-the-top celebrations of …

The Tick will return on Amazon

It doesn’t matter how many channels are running <i>Family Guy</i> reruns at any given time, the world can always use more of Patrick Warburton’s melodious …

Here’s a supercut of what arcades were like in ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s movies

As anyone who’s visited an American shopping mall in the last few decades could tell you, the age of the arcade has long since passed. Despite the …

Someone unearthed a tape of Chubby Checker singing about Dig Dug for Atari

Screen to table: 9 board game adaptations of vintage video games

There was point in time where any and every prominent piece of pop culture got turned into a board game, and it just so happened to have overlapped …

Retrogaming

Velocity 2X review: hybrid heaven

Velocity 2x goes way beyond the safe sequel<p><i>Velocity 2X</i> is precise, punishing and peerless. It's a standout example of how to make a great sequel.<p>The Velocity games are hard to pin down. Glancing at gameplay footage, you might think they are top-down racers, bullet-hell shooters or space exploration …

SNES Superstars

Few consoles can claim to have an enduing a legacy equal to that of Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES as it’s more commonly called. With …

Super Famicom Box Art Collection Kickstarter

This sounds wonderful—an art book collecting the box art from Super Famicom games. And the mockup pages also look great:<p>The book is the goal of a new …

How Atari box art turned 8-bit games into virtual wonderlands

The cover for <i>Adventure</i> on the Atari looks nothing like the title it’s promoting. The game itself is essentially made of a series of rectangles, with a few blocky enemies prowling around, while the main adventurer is simply a square. You’re forced to imagine the fantasy world you’re meant to be …