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How Batman Made Me Fall In Love With Comic Books

What got me every time was the covers.<p>I’ve almost never written Batman, but he’s what drew me into comics. I was six years old and my father mentioned that, in America, there was a Batman TV series. I asked what this was, and was told it was a series about a man who fought crime while dressed as a …

Learn Why Larry Kaplan Left Activision In This 1983 Interview!

By the time that game designer Larry Kaplan broke off from Atari in 1979 due to the company not giving recognition to the hard work of its …

Some thoughts on the election

A couple of questions have come into my Tumblr ASK thingy recently. If you’re interested in what I’m thinking about the election, keep reading. If …

Government

Donald Trump Quietly Petitions to Fill His Resorts with More Foreign Workers

So much for bringing jobs back to America.<p>Pushing an increasingly nativist platform throughout this election cycle, <b>Donald Trump</b> has made bringing jobs back to America a cornerstone of his campaign. Last week at the Republican National Convention, the billionaire presidential candidate touted his …

James Corden's 'Carpool Karaoke' Turned Into Series on Apple

TV<p>The 'Late Late Show' popular segment will launch as a new series on Apple Music with a new host.<p>Jul 27, 2016<p><b>AceShowbiz</b> - "Carpool Karaoke" is …

Carpool Karaoke

Target Is Leaving IndyCar After 27 Years of Sponsorship

Chip Ganassi's sponsor of nearly three decades will leave his IndyCar team at the end of the 2016 season.<p>The most enduring relationship between a sponsor and an IndyCar team will come to an end in September when Target departs Chip Ganassi Racing's open-wheel program. Established in 1990, the …

Porsche Left a Note for Acura in the 911 GT3 Used as NSX Benchmark

A note to any automakers benchmarking cars built by Porsche: They’ll find you, and they’ll probably leave you goofy messages hidden somewhere in the car. That’s what happened when the 911 GT3 Acura was using to help develop the NSX’s steering went back to the dealer for a recall service.<br>Per common …

the-disney-elite

Celebrate Disneyland’s Anniversary With These Amazing Then and Now Photos

This Sunday is Disneyland’s 61st anniversary, so we thought we’d take a closer look at how the Park has evolved in the half-century-plus that it’s …

DIY: Disney Park Map Travel Mug

As I am getting ready for my trip to <i>Walt Disney World</i> this Fall (already under 60 days!), I thought I should make a craft to help me get hyped for …

Walt Disney Company

An unknown company made an actually decent $99 smartwatch

You probably haven't heard of Mobvoi, the Chinese company that helped Google circumvent some blocked services to bring Android Wear to China. But now might be a good time to get to know the company. Mobvoi debuted its Ticwatch 2 smartwatch on Kickstarter today, bringing its popular smartwatch, …

Smartwatches

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

Small Wonder: Disneyland's 1977 Christmas Parade

All lined up: float models for Disneyland's Very Merry Christmas Parade 1977.In the late 1980s, I was a designer at the off-site Disney art facility …

Walt Disney Company

Emblems of Exploration

Over the course of their histories, the NACA and NASA have developed a wide variety of emblems representing each agency’s illustrious exploration of …

Scenes from Disney Parks: “Breezy” Afternoon

I was recently in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in the middle of the day with a few hours to kill while doing other things. It was unseasonably …

Landscape Photography

Disney World Is Too Late to Bet Big on "Frozen"

The leading theme-park operator may be counting on Anna and Elsa too much these days.<p>It's been two years since <i>Frozen</i> was a box-office smash, but it …

Walt Disney Company

Here's How FX Whizzes Made the Red Planet for The Martian

How did director Ridley Scott create the weightlessness sequences and alien dunes so beautifully rendered in <i>The Martian</i>? You already know: He took a …

You Wouldn't Think It, But Typeface Piracy Is a Big Problem

It’s safe to assume that most people have no idea that fonts, like music or movies, are protected by intellectual property laws, they usually come …

'Back to the Future' cast reunites, flashes back to 'monumental' time together

We may not exactly have hoverboards or flying cars and the Chicago Cubs are not likely to win the World Series this year. But there's one thing we can say about "Back to the Future's" predictive properties, and it has to do with star Michael J. Fox's hairline.<p>"I like to joke that one prediction …

Roads

Advice On The Future From 1980s Epcot

Were you obsessed with Future World in Epcot in the 1980s? At the time, attractions like Horizons, The Living Seas, World of Motion and the Astuter …

7 Amazing Photos of Epcot’s Kitchen Kabaret

Kitchen Kabaret was one of Epcot’s opening-day attractions at The Land Pavilion, which promoted nutrition through songs and spirited characters. The …

8 Photos That Make Us Fall In Love With World of Motion All Over Again

Although it’s now just a part of Epcot’s history, World of Motion was one of the park’s original attractions that guests flocked to on opening day. …

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

Space Science

Walt Disney Family Museum: Disneyland Model [PART 1]

It's referred to as "The Disneyland of Walt's Imagination". It's the Walt Disney Family Museum's million-dollar masterpiece scale model representing …

Walt Disney Company

What's So Important About the Rivers of America?

October 1, 2015, 11:06 AM · The Rivers of America attractions probably don't top many people's to-do list when then visit Disneyland. In fact, we're …

Walt Disney Company

First Items from Twenty Eight & Main Collection Coming to Disney Parks Online Store Starting August 28

A few months ago I shared details about Twenty Eight & Main, a new apparel and accessories line for distinguished gentlemen who love Disney Parks. …

Star Wars-Themed Lands Coming to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts

Today at the D23 EXPO 2015, The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced to an audience of more than 7,500 fans that <i>Star Wars</i>-themed …

Alton Brown’s Other Obsession: Vintage Watches

Style

BMW fixed the 3.0 CSL Hommage concept car, and now it looks amazing

When it was introduced in May, BMW's 3.0 CSL Hommage was met with mixed reactions — the car's lines just didn't seem to flow correctly. It definitely didn't feel like a fitting tribute to the original 3.0CSL of the early ’70s, one of the prettiest and most celebrated variants of one of the best …

Concept Cars