Nick Asbury

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A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

Fan enlarges Skyrim’s towns with a mod that’s three years in the making

Despite having a massive open world with countless locations for players to explore, even the most hardcore <i>Skyrim</i> junkie will admit that the game’s …

When Chefs Become Famous Cooking Other Cultures' Food

So you walk into the new Korean joint around the corner and discover that (gasp) the head chef is a white guy from Des Moines. What's your gut reaction? Do you want to walk out? Why?<p>The question of who gets to cook other people's food can be squishy — just like the question of who gets to tell …

This Amazing, Obsessive Mario 64 Theory Has Set Tumblr on Fire With Infinite Parallel Worlds

Even if you don’t care about video games or the online “speedrun” culture that’s dedicated to finding glitches to beat them in faster and more …

Stream John Williams’ Score For ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

There’s an argument to be made that the most iconic part of all seven <i>Star Wars</i> films never actually appears on screen. From the beginning, composer John Williams has been providing the epic soundscapes that sound like they came from a military band engaged in an honest-to-goodness Star War. Nothing …

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The anonymous Silicon Valley satire that has stumped tech world insiders

Koons Crooks should not be mistaken for your proverbial tech guy, though he may look the part: “relatively young,” wearing a “pair of Neoprene cargo pants and a tattered fleece vest that said ‘Pixelon’ on the left breast.”<p>After all, how many Silicon Valley dwellers could have weathered the dot-com …

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Watch Fallout 4 Composer Inon Zur Perform Main Theme on Piano, It'll Give You Goose Bumps

Fallout 4 developer Bethesda has published a piece looking at the making of the game's music and shining a spotlight on Inon Zur, who is scoring the upcoming open-world RPG.<p>Over the course of the fascinating piece, Zur discusses his process, which includes doing things like walking around in his …

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10 gross sci-fi foods that will trigger your gag reflex

It's a cold, cold, pizza-less place out there in space, and science fiction never seems to tire of reminding us that sad fact.<p>Finding gross, slimy, …

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The 19 Best Horror Films Of 2014

From vampires and werewolves to Bigfoot and the Babadook, horror in 2014 was genre-bending and eclectic.<p><b>Directed by:</b> Ti West<p><b>Written by:</b> Ti West<p>It's easy to feel weary of found footage horror: The success of the <i>Paranormal Activity</i> series ushered in a surplus of copycat films, most of which were — …

Win a cabin for two on ShipRocked and cruise with Fred Durst

<i>The A.V. Club</i> is giving its readers a chance to win a cabin for two on ShipRocked. Leaving Miami for the Bahamas on February 2, ShipRocked is billed …

'Castlevania' Meets 'Dark Souls' In PlaySation Indie 'Salt And Sanctuary'

<i>Salt and Sanctuary</i> is unapologetic in its likeness to <i>Dark Souls</i>.<p>Yes, it looks more like <i>Castlevania</i> given it’s a 2D sidescroller, and certainly shares much in common with the <i>Metroidvania</i> genre, but it combines this with many elements that fans of the <i>Souls</i> games will instantly find familiar.<p>I played …

More Than 800,000 Postal Service Employees Victims Of Data Breach

The United States Postal Service is the latest victim of a wide-scale online data breach.<p>A USPS spokesman told NPR today that more than 800,000 employees may have been affected. In a statement, USPS said "names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, addresses, beginning and end dates of …

How to become a software developer without a degree

In 2014, careers in the software industry are wide open – even for people who don't have a degree in the subject. Although it is a highly skilled profession, unlike areas such as law and finance, there are no accreditations or formal exams needed to become a developer.<p>Generally, graduate …

Guest Post: Top Ranked SSBM Player, David MacDonald, Explains Competitive Strategies

David MacDonald, known by his gamer tag \”KirbyKaze\” when playing Super Smash Bros Melee, is the highest ranking Canadian Super Smash Bros player. …

Meet Bonnie, A Loving Mother And A Sex Worker Living In Denmark (NSFW)

<i>Warning: The following post contains nudity and is not suitable for work.</i><p>This is Bonnie Cleo Andersen. She's the mother of Michella, who is 16 years old; Oliver, who is 15; and Noa, who is six. She is also a self-professed prostitute, working legally in a small house in a village in the east of …

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A History of the World in 6 Glasses

• <b>Author:</b> Tom Standage<p><b>From beer to Coca-Cola, the six drinks that have helped shape human history.</b><br>Throughout human history. certain drinks have done much more than just quench thirst. As Tom Standage relates with authority and charm, six of them have had a surprisingly pervasive influence on the …