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Why Every New Macbook Needs A Different Goddamn Charger

When the Tuskegee Airmen Got Their Wings

Caption from LIFE. Flying cadets hear a brief lecture on wind currents from Lieutenant McCune.<br>Gabriel Benzur—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images<p>1 …

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The iPod is gone, but not forgotten

Apple finally killed off the original, click wheel, hard drive iPod this week. A lot of people barely noticed, because we were too busy gawking at a watch that isn't really a watch. However, for a generation of music-lovers, the iPod was <i>the</i> consumer electronics product of the last decade. It …

6 Must-Have Pieces of Advice for College Graduates

Leaving college and entering the workforce is both exciting and terrifying to say the least. The workforce is dramatically different from what it was 10, 20 and 30 years ago when our parent and professors were navigating through it. Fueled by technology, progression, and a strong virtual work …

Behind Every Good Whisky Is A Trusty Distillery Cat

<i>Editor's Note: The Glenturret distillery announced Wednesday that Peat the kitten was killed. It was found on the side of the road near the distillery and was presumably hit by a car. The accident took place on Monday, the day before this story aired and was published online, but the distillery did</i> …

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10 years later, Daigo's Street Fighter III parry endures — and here's why, according to Evo's cofounder

One of the greatest moments in competitive fighting-game history is a decade old today.<p>On Aug. 1, 2004, long-time Street Fighter player Daigo Umehara, with only a sliver of health, came back to win a match in spectacular fashion. It was a semifinal match for Street Fighter III: Third Strike at the …

A Flock Of Pikachu Is What Heaven Looks Like

If you happened to be in Yokohama yesterday, then you might have noticed something incredibly adorable: a small "outbreak" of real-life Pikachu …

What if Rockwell illustrated Resident Evil, Captain America, Optimus Prime?

Canadian freelance illustrator and multimedia designer Marco D'Alfonso imagines what Norman Rockwell's take would have been on modern heroes in this trio of amazing faux Saturday Evening Post covers.<p>My favorite among the bunch has to be his take on <i>Resident Evil 3</i> and the gear all video game …

Monopoly: Legend of Zelda!

So you’ve probably seen the custom fan-made Monopoly sets for your favorite Disney movie, or for your favorite game series. Well, fans of Legend of …

Mike Tyson Reinvents Himself (Again) as a Cartoon TV Detective on ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’

The Daily Beast sat down with Tyson, Jim Rash, and writer-executive producer Hugh Davidson (Robot Chicken) to discuss the Scooby Doo-like show, …

How to get your kids into video games – Reader’s Feature

A reader reveals his secret plan to turn his nephew into a gamer, as he sets him on a path from Kirby’s Epic Yarn to Dark Souls.<p>My nephew turned two …

Batman creator's personal comics to be auctioned

Batman creator Bob Kane's own copies of the Caped Crusader's earliest appearances are going up for auction.<p>ComicConnect is selling Kane's file copies of Detective Comics Nos. 27 through 45 and Batman Nos. 1 through 3. The auction house declined to put an estimate on their value, saying such items …

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25 Things We Forgot About Game Boy on Its 25th Anniversary

Before there were apps and iPads, there was Game Boy.<p>Twenty five years ago today, Nintendo released its first Game Boy in Japan. Later, the device …

The Five Most Memorable Locations In Video Games

Over the year’s video games have seen a host of iconic figures and objects grace the screens of millions sitting comfortably with controller in hand, …

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Man Can (Sort of) Live on Pizza Alone

Dan Janssen has eaten cheese pizza, and pretty much <i>only</i> cheese pizza, for 25 years. Some people see this as heroic, others think it's stupid, but …

10 Epic GIFs That Will Have You Yelling F**K Yeah

Sometimes we all need a lift, something to help snap us out of the daily grind and remind us what it's like to be awesome. Spontaneity and …

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 inbound for July 2017

The first <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> movie may not yet be in theaters, but that hasn’t stopped Marvel from plowing forward in planning the series’ …

Next Level Cosplay

Look who showed up at Comic Con! Or are they just the best cosplayers ever?<p>Underneath the clothing of Jules Winfield and Vincent Vega are actors …

It's Time For Zelda To Improve Its Stories

We know remarkably little about the next entry to the <i>Legend of Zelda</i> series. Eiji Aonuma, the series producer, has let loose an extremely small …

Batmobile: the superhero accessory no caped crusader can be without

Most comic-book superheroes get about using their special powers; Batman accessorises. That makes him a dream character for production designers, toy manufacturers, and obsessives old enough to ascribe their enthusiasm for a new Batmobile to "an interest in automotive design" rather than, say, some …

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Sitting on top of the world never looked so good... and terrifying

She may look like the <i>Black Widow</i> sitting atop the Chrysler Building in a scene from <i>Avengers,</i> but she is the fearless Lucinda Grange, a British …

Workout Routine Broken Down For Coworker

SAN JOSE, CA—Heritage Ink Supply sales representative Eric Vanderbilt broke his workout routine down in the company breakroom Monday, for the benefit …