DJ Spiess

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Step 1: Set Up a New Account With Twitter

How to Make a Twitter Bot in Under an Hour<p>Even if don’t code that often!<p>Last week, we aired a segment on the weird and wonderful world of Twitter …

Intoxicated woman demands Happy Meal in Dairy Queen drive-thru

An intoxicated 42-year-old woman was arrested last week in Maine after going through the drive-thru of a Dairy Queen demanding a Happy Meal, the …

Back to (beer) school! Five ways to get a beer education

From beer flights to cicerone classes, here are five ways to increase your craft beer savvy.

Education

Cardinals LT Jared Veldheer has award-winning hobby: Homebrewing

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals left tackle Jared Veldheer is best known as being a hulk of a human being, who owns his own gym in …

Hobbies

Column: Denmark has figured out the only way to save the American Dream

Denmark may be the best country in the world for a poor kid to grow up in, but that's not because they're more likely to get a middle class job. …

Denmark

Fixing wealth inequality: future generations will think us mad, and they will be right

If there is one global political and economic lesson to be drawn from the Brexit experience and the rise of Sanders and Trump let it be this; we ignore the distributional outcomes of globalisation and unfettered market capitalism at our peril.<p>Distributional concerns are the traditional preserve of …

Wealth

Microsoft Announces Project Scorpio Console With 4K Graphics And VR Capability

But don't call it a next gen console<p>If you watched their presentation today at E3, you may have noticed that Microsoft is vehemently opposed to the phrase "next gen console." So it's a bit difficult to know what to call the yet-unreleased console of the future, code-named Project Scorpio.<p>Project …

Resident Evil 4 PS4/ Xbox One New Gameplay Videos Showcase Village And More

Resident Evil 4 is still considered as one of the best, if not the best, entry of the Resident Evil series and soon players who have never been able …

Resident Evil

Madden 17 Review: Gameplay Videos, Features and Impressions

EA Sports’ <i>Madden</i> games have become an offseason institution and one of the best ways for football fans to pass the long last few weeks until the regular season starts.<p>That is no different this year, as <i>Madden NFL 17</i> hit stores on Tuesday with a number of upgrades, new features and gameplay changes …

Football (U.S.)

Call of Duty beats Battlefield 1 as the most anticipated new release, according to study

Despite what the YouTube Likes and Dislikes might imply, Call of Duty is still hotly anticipated.<p>Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is the most-anticipated upcoming video game release, according to a survey performed by analysts at financial firm Piper Jaffray (via Investors.com). This latest entry in …

Call of Duty

PS4 Slim Vs Xbox One S: Will Sony Need To Do More To Compete With 4K Console?

PS4 Slim vs. Xbox One S could be the next step up in the console wars, but it’s still too early to know for sure. We only know for now that Sony …

The 11 Best Episodes of SUPERMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES

While it’s safe to say that <i>Batman: The Animated Series</i> (which I wrote about extensively a couple years ago in <i>Batman: Reanimated</i>) ushered in the DC …

Batman

Xbox One S Halo Collection Bundle Now Available

Shares 0<p>Halo Fans looking to upgrade their older Xbox One console to a new white Xbox One S, maybe interested to know that the Xbox One S Halo …

Xbox One

I’ve Changed My Mind About Suicide Squad — Film School Rejects

Prior to its release, I wrote a review of David Ayer’s <b>Suicide Squad</b> that was middling at best, unenthused at worst. It was an earnest attempt to …

Filmmaking

Microsoft Project Scorpio might need an Xbox One emulator

Microsoft is no stranger to backwards compatibility. Windows owes much of its excess baggage to that. Recently, however, that trait become an asset …

Microsoft Windows

Coming Distractions: New Flash season three teaser zips back in time

<i>This post will contain spoilers for the previous season of CW’s</i> The Flash<i>. If you’ve already read ahead and are now pissed off, try to run really fast so that you can maybe travel back in time and take more heed of this disclaimer.</i><p>When <i>The Fast Running Guy Show</i> wrapped up its second season back in …

Why "Blue Beetle: Rebirth" #1 Is DC Comics' Perfect, Hopeful New Title

article<p>CBR.com<p>http://www.cbr.com/why-blue-beetle-rebirth-1-is-dc-comics-perfect-hopeful-new-title/<p>SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains …

Comics

Batman’s Rebirth Sees Robin Enter His Final Battle?

With DC's Detective Comics establishing a new Batman team, the Dark Knight's sidekick seems ready to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Batman

Detective Comics: Batman vs. The Batmen!

James Tynion IV talks about Batman & his team fighting The Colony and how that ties into the next big crossover, Night Of The Monster Men with DC …

After Xbox One Outsells PS4 in July, Microsoft Marketing Boss Optimistic About August

"I think we're going to sell a lot of consoles," marketing exec explains; Xbox One S performing better than expected.<p>The Xbox One outsold the rival PlayStation 4 during July 2016 in the United States, bringing about an end to Sony's lengthy monthly win streak. Now, Xbox marketing boss Aaron …

Microsoft

Doomsday's Purpose(s) Revealed in "Action Comics" #962

article<p>CBR.com<p>http://www.cbr.com/doomsdays-purposes-revealed-in-action-comics-962/<p>“Action Comics” #962 wraps up “Path of Doom,” the title’s first …

Comic Books

Arrow season 5: Who is Prometheus?

We don’t know exactly how Prometheus will turn out on the small screen, but here’s some background on his comic book counterpart.<p>It might be back to …

Comics

The Flash Movie Villains Rumored to be The Rogues

A new rumor suggests The Flash will be up against The Rogues in his DC standalone movie.<p>Heroic Hollywood claims that Barry Allen will face the …

The Superman Crossover That Perfectly Explained White Privilege Decades Ago

An alien ship lands on Earth. Its occupant gets raised as human, hiding special abilities for fear of reprisal. But when the superpowered …

Superman

How to GET a Cup of Coffee

We are used to building distributed systems on top of large middleware platforms like those implementing CORBA, the Web Services protocols stack, …

Software Engineering

Best Practices for Designing a Pragmatic RESTful API

Your data model has started to stabilize and you're in a position to create a public API for your web app. You realize it's hard to make significant …

APIs

Good Lord. Even the Price of Insulin Is Skyrocketing.

At this point, it’s getting hard to keep track of all the stories of drug companies jacking up the prices of prescription medications to nauseating …

Insulin

CEO of EpiPen Maker Mylan Sees 671% Compensation Increase In 8 Years

Mylan Pharmaceuticals gained notoriety on par with Ryan Lochte with back-to-school news stories of its epic price hike on the EpiPen, a device that provides calibrated delivery of epinephrine in the case of anaphylaxis. Reports cited a 400% price increase for the devices, with families carrying …

CEOs

Pharma CEO Price Gouged the EpiPen While Salary Hiked to $18.9mil

For those with severe allergies, the EpiPen is literally a matter of life or death. A bee sting, inadvertent peanut ingestion—these can lead to …

Prices

Win a uKeg, the Ultimate Pressurized Beer Growler

<i>Paste</i> is teaming up with Portland’s GrowlerWerks to give away a breakthrough in beer growler technology—the arrival of the uKeg. Born out of the need …