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Victory Ice Cream Lets You Enjoy Victory Beer For Dessert

Victory Brewing out in Downington, PA makes some seriously delicious brews, but unless you’ve made a trip to the brewpub, you probably haven’t had …

“Weaponize the Media”: An Anonymous Rapper's War on Steubenville

One night this past December, sitting at his laptop in his bedroom in Winchester, Kentucky, Deric Lostutter donned a plastic Guy Fawkes mask, …

Chicago Sun-Times trains reporters to shoot with iPhones after laying off all its photographers

The <i>Chicago Sun-Times</i> this week laid off all 28 of its staff photographers, and has reportedly begun training its remaining reporters on "iPhone photography basics." Media journalist Robert Feder first reported the news in a post to his Facebook page Friday, citing an internal memo from <i>Sun-Times</i> …

Tornado Chasers Getting “Too Close” In Their Hunt for Dramatic Imagery

There has been a series of devastating tornados in the American Midwest recently, and one of the emerging trends — especially in this social media …

Tactical Bacon

I don't really like to shoot to kill--less due to the ethics of felling a majestic beast than the fact that blood and rigor mortis make me …

Apocalypse Tactical Tomahawk

This is what I have to say about the Apocalypse Tactical Tomahawk: sometimes, God does man a favor. Such as when He allows him to conceive and …

Shock & Awe Zombie Killer Knife

261<p>Posted: April 23, 2013<p>ADDITIONAL IMAGES<p>Purchase Details<p>Problem or Concern?<p>$9.99<p>from Amazon »<p>Check It Out<p>If you missed out on the Chain Link Zombie …

An emotional Bill Gates details his last visit with Steve Jobs

The charitable work of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was the focus of the Microsoft founder’s recent <i>60 Minutes</i> interview with Charlie Rose, but the longtime richest man in the world got emotional when the conversation turned to friend and rival Steve Jobs. When asked what the pair talked …

You Only Have $5. What is the Best Way to Invest and Grow your Money?

<i>The following answer by Visakan Veerasamy found in Quora teaches you how you can grow your money when you only have $5.</i><p>I remember reading <b>Tina …

Introducing Verge Video

The new home for all things video on The Verge<p>Today, we're thrilled to announce the launch of a major new component of <i>The Verge</i>, a home for all of our video content dubbed, appropriately, Verge Video.<p>The site is a vast collection of all of our video content, including original shows, feature …

Here’s an inside look at how the new Instagram logo was hand-crafted

Looks like you’re not the only one, Facebook. As part of its most recent update, Instagram has decided to include a typeface change for its main …

Graphic Design

Amazing Photo of a Polar Bear Swimming and the Story Behind It

Frenchman Joe Bunni is not a photographer; first and foremost he’s a dentist. Once you learn that, the fact that he captured the above photo and won …

The Only Known Photograph of Einstein Deriving his Famous E=mc2 Equation

At a public lecture in Pittsburgh in 1934, four hundred lucky students were privy to a lecture by Albert Einstein, in which the great man …

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I was wrong.<p>One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."<p>It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. I've …

The Prophets of Oak Ridge | Style | Washington Post

Writing<p>Dan Zak<p>Photography<p>Linda Davidson<p>Illustration<p>Jeffrey Smith<p>April 30, 2013<p>Last summer, in the dead of night, three peace activists penetrated the exterior of Y-12 in Tennessee, supposedly one of the most secure nuclear-weapons facilities in the United States. A drifter, an 82-year-old nun and a …

Reeder for iPhone now supports standalone RSS and Feedbin, Google Reader no longer required

One of the side effects of Google's decision to shut down Reader on July 1st is that numerous mobile and desktop apps are now scrambling for a new way to provide value to their users. Reeder, one of the most popular Google Reader apps for iOS, had previously announced plans to continue development …

Exotic fighting game locales become animated GIFs in this tour of the 16-bit world

In the background of flurries of punching, kicking, and special moves, fighting games have a long history of taking players on an exotic tour of the world. Reddit user RudeBootie has put together a collection of 125 retro fighting game backdrops depicting locations everywhere from training gyms, to …

See how dozens of artists interpret 'Lost,' 'Star Trek,' and other Bad Robot works

J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot has quickly become known for series like <i>Lost</i> and <i>Super 8</i> that are rooted in smart, sci-fi concepts — and the company is now teaming up with pop-culture exhibitor Gallery 1988 to show off independent artists' interpretations of its own properties. The gallery …

Grilled Cheese Pull-Apart Rolls!

Not sure what came over me, but one minute I was cleaning out the fridge and the next minute I was stuffing obscene amounts of Cheese into Biscuit …

‘Life in Focus’ Miniseries Sets Out to Tell Outdoor Photographers’ Stories

F-Stop Gear has decided to put together a miniseries of inspirational shorts about the pro photographers they sponsor. These f-stop pros are some of …

Watch this: 'Euphonia' questions the merits of our obsession with technology

Danny Madden's <i>Euphonia</i> tells the story of a high schooler who, after purchasing a sound recording device, becomes obsessed with experiencing the world through sound bites. Writing about the film in January, <i>The Verge</i>'s Paul Miller said it "unfolds beautifully and convincingly," while <i>Short of the …

Game Of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin Buys Local Movie Theater Rather Than See It Go To Waste

Martin promises his new role as theater owner won’t distract him from finishing The Winds of Winter.<p>It’s not exactly breaking the siege of Storm’s …

Reddit apologizes for 'online witch hunts,' asks community to be 'sensitive of its own power'

Reddit General Manager Erik Martin has apologized for the Reddit community's reaction to the Boston Marathon bombings, after amateur investigators frustrated the public and law enforcement with a flood of misinformation about the perpetrators of the attacks.<p>"Though started with noble intentions," …

Grill Both Sides of the Bread for the Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Making a grilled cheese sandwich isn't rocket science, but making a great grilled cheese sandwich is a bit of an art. Thankfully, J. Kenji López-Alt …

Cooking

Devin Graham Speaks About Fighting For Your Passion

Devin Graham who some of you may know as Devin Supertramp from his youtube channel is one of those things that could never exist before the …

How do you keep 'Guacamelee' fresh? Memes, memes, memes

When Mexican folklore puts Bachelor Frog in a headlock, this is what you get<p>As you make your way through a colorful Mexican village, you wander past a sign advertising a fight between Business Cat and Bachelor Frog. Not far away there's a poster depicting a wrestling duo dubbed Los Super Hermanos — …

Mitt Romney's damning '47 Percent' video and the new politics of privacy

Bartender Scott Prouty describes shooting and distributing the video that helped take down Romney's presidential campaign<p>On Wednesday night, the anonymous videographer behind the infamous "47 percent video" shot at a private Mitt Romney fundraiser in May 2012 revealed himself on MSNBC's <i>The Ed Show</i>. …

HBO exec sees Game of Thrones piracy as a compliment

With all the hoopla that has been built up around piracy over the last several years, you might expect anyone associated with a television or movie …

Photographer Escapes Afghan Insurgents After Four Months in Captivity

Being a photojournalist in a war zone is a dangerous job. In addition to the physical hazards of combat photography, there’s always the possibility …

Suicide and silicon: why would anyone want to kill an American engineer in Singapore?

Possible interest from Huawei and the Chinese government has Shane Todd's family crying foul<p>Shane Todd. Photo courtesy the Todd family.<p>"Mom, I’m going to call you every week," 31-year-old Shane Todd reportedly told his mother before he was found dead last June in an alleged suicide in Singapore. …