Al Crowley

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Our Future Space Elevator May Be Built of Diamond

If the notion that humans will one day ascend into orbit on a rope of ultra strong carbon nanofibers sounds a <i>bit</i> out of this world, then you’re going …

'Tiny Rogue' Review - A Solid Pick Up and Play Roguelike

Ravenous Games is a developer I've always wanted to like more than I perhaps do; <i>League of Evil</i> [$2.99] still holds a place of greatness as one of the …

Nova-111's blend of real-time and turn-based gameplay is a trip

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Nova-111</i> may not look like it, but it's one of the most puzzling puzzle games around. Sure, it <i>mostly</i> behaves like your typical turn-based action game, but many of its enemies and hazards also move in real time. Keeping the two rulesets straight will …

Which Apps Are Eating Your Battery? Normal Will Tell You.

Somewhere, somehow, maybe less than a year after I got the latest version of my iPhone, its battery would mysteriously deplete in about half a day.<p>I wasn’t really sure why. But now I can find out.<p>There’s a new app called ‘Normal’ out from a pair of Stanford Ph.Ds in computer science named Adam …

Summer's Most Refreshing Cocktail Comes From Venice

When summer temperatures soar, folks around the world take different strategies for adult refreshment. In Mexico, an icy cerveza hits the spot. Spain’s sunny climate makes it the gin and tonic capital of the world. But it’s the Italians who do it best, especially in the Veneto where the Aperol …

35 Creative DIY Ways Of How To Make Backyard More Funny

Summer is coming and it’s time to thinking about how to make the outdoor life more colorful. You can enjoy the sunshine, natural and the fresh air …

Getting a Cheap Hotel: Does It Matter What Booking Site You Use?

There are countless hotel booking sites out there, but how do you decide which one to use? They all deliver a wide range of search results when …

Shoot stunning vacation photographs

We all love vacation. It's a time to relax and enjoy the things we love most. For many, that means lying around doing nothing, or perhaps reading a …

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NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

15-Second Punch With Gin and Campari by Damon Boelte

Damon Boelte, the bar director of Brooklyn's Prime Meats, was kind enough to show us the 15-Second Punch, which lives up to its name.<p>At last: a punch you can prepare in about the time it'd take you to punch someone. <b>Damon Boelte</b>, the bar director of Brooklyn's Prime Meats, was kind enough to show us …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

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Review: Drive on Moscow

Are those Panzers in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?<p>Question time folks – how do you feel about Voronezh? Unless you are either Russian …

Thanksgiving Cocktails (PHOTOS)

As we gather around the table with our friends and family this Thanksgiving and share all of the good things in life we are thankful for, serve some tasty cocktails for every generation gathered.<p>Better by the batch, pitcher-full or punch bowl, especially if the relatives are coming.<p><b>Cider …

Happy Living Rooms

See fun, cheerful spaces.<p>Round shapes, pops of color, and layers of embellishments help give these living rooms their fun, cheerful style.

15 best RPGs for Android

RPGs have one of the most loyal followings of any gaming genre. Whether it’s Final Fantasy or World of Warcraft, people spend dozens of hours crafting characters, playing story lines, and enjoying themselves. RPGs were also one of the first genres to really hit it off on Android and there are a ton …

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Old School Role-Playing

The EOG Goes Old School (Of Course)<p>This first role-playing article on the EOG looks at the ‘OSR’—the revival of interest in 1970s/80s styles of …

Top Portrait Photography Trends for 2013

Portrait photography stands out from other professions because it encompasses many different niche specialties, including families, babies, seniors, …

A Lime Cut Three Ways: The Third and Final Cut

I've saved probably my oldest, most reliable "lime" drink for the last cut. Looking back on the three cuts, besides the presence of lime, I've noticed that all three use spirits derived from sugar cane.<p>In the first cut, <b>The Caipirinha</b>, I used cachaca from Brazil. In the second cut, <b>The Mojito</b> , I …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love looking through everything to find some great new music amongst everything.<p>BRONCHO<p>This Tulsa band is young, raw and loud. Is there anything better than that in the world of music? Through the scratchy vocals and simple guitar rhythms, BRONCHO has a fresh and modern …

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How To Make Flavored Butter

This is extremely satisfying and useful.

10 Tips for Creating Great Family Portraits

With my background being in classic style studio portraiture (aka “boring”), and 25 years experience photographing portraits and weddings, I have a …

10 Decorating Tricks And Secrets For A Perfect Decor

Although a professional could give you useful advice and can also help with all sorts of aspects related to interior décor, we usually prefer to do …

How to Identify your Own Decorating Style

Many people struggle with <b>finding their own sense of style within their homes</b>. Whether you’ve just moved into your first house, apartment or you’re …

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

73 Practical Bathroom Storage Ideas

Notwithstanding a small bathroom you have or not, you need some creative storage ideas that suit your interior and the amount of space you own. …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …