Alex Billson

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Fanboys

Anytime anybody in the universe says something negative about Microsoft, Brad Thorne* loses it. He fires up Twitter: “You’re fucking pathetic!... You have your head so far up your ass!... I can’t wait until you eat your smug words!”<p>Thorne, a fortyish IT manager with a preppy wardrobe and shy grin, …

Ten golden rules of online gaming

<i>[Destructoid turns 7 next week! Here's our most popular article from January 2009, one of Jim's first features. Check out more of our earlier works</i> …

Online Life

Scientists discover why birds fly in a V

Birds of a feather may flock together, but why they fly together in V formations has never been known for certain. Now, with the help of 14 northern …

Birds

Dell Lightning: the ultimate Windows Phone 7 device leaks out

Hot <i>damn</i>, people. The mother of all Dell leaks just dropped into our laps, and the absolute highlight has to be the Lightning, a Windows Phone 7 portrait slider. That's right -- a portrait slider. The renders on these slides look slick as hell, but they're no match for the spec sheet, which looks …

Gabe Newell on hiring modders: official credentials have no 'predictive value'

For Valve's Gabe Newell, a person's degree or list of credentials isn't always the best predictor of how successful an employee they will be, according to his recent interview with The Washington Post.<p>In response to a question about the company's penchant for hiring mod makers, Newell said he …

100 Greatest Singers of All Time

100<p>Mary J. Blige<p><b>Born</b> <br>January 11th, 1971<p><b>Key Tracks</b> <br>"Real Love," "Not Gon' Cry," "No More Drama"<p><b>Influenced</b> <br>Beyoncé, Keyshia Cole<p>"I can do a record with …