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Opinion: Steam Machines Aren't Helping PC Gaming Evolve

Steam Machines were supposed to bring PC gaming to the masses, but cost, convenience, and confusion are holding them back.<p>The first wave of Valve’s …

10 Best Authentic Old-School Pubs in Singapore Better Than Cocktail Bars

Where I’m from, pub’s in the UK are an institution, in fact I think it’s fair to say that wherever you are in the country you’ll be able to find one …

Harley-Davidson offers members of military free riding academy training

Harley-Davidson, long a big supporter of U.S. veterans, announced that it is extending free training at its riding academy through next year for members of the military.<p>The program is now available to active-duty, retired, reservists and veterans. The free training was first offered earlier this …

Paris attacks highlight France's gun control problems

The arsenal of weapons deployed by the eight attackers who terrorised Paris on Friday night underlined France’s gun control problems and raised the spectre of further attacks.<p>The country has extremely strict weapons laws, but Europe’s open borders and growing trade in illegal weapons means assault …

Democratic insiders say they would love to face Trump or Carson – but not Rubio

Bring on Donald Trump, and Ben Carson too. That’s what Democratic insiders are saying about the outsiders who sit solidly on top of the polls in the race for the Republican nomination for president.<p>A 'child molester', 'stupid' voters and ... Mitt? Welcome to the election's silly season<p>Read more<p>Such …

This NASCAR Driver Dissed Drake By Saying He’s ‘Soft Like Tissue’

Drake, at the risk of sounding corny, has a fair amount of enemies. From sneak dissers to outright beefs, the 6’s native son has a lot of people he must keep his eyes on, while already focusing on his own business, most notably his new album, <i>Views from the 6</i>. But one place he probably wasn’t …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Burglary Suspects Thought They Were Prepared to Handle 13-Year-Old Home Alone — They Didn’t Account for His Mother’s Gun

Police say a 13-year-old boy was home alone in Charleston County, South Carolina, when he went to grab his mother’s gun after he heard two alleged burglars try to break in from the back.<p>Ira Bennett (Image source: WHNS-TV)<p>The boy, who police say feared for his life, fired through the door at …

GOP keeps control of Virginia state Senate despite gun control spending

Republicans kept control of the Virginia state Senate on Tuesday despite millions from billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s gun control advocacy group …

Gun Control

Rove explains Bush, Cruz, and Trump

Former US President George W. Bush. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais<p>Former US President George W. Bush made news Tuesday when Politico reported that he had recently taken a shot at a Republican presidential candidate: US Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).<p>Bush reportedly shocked a room by suddenly saying …

Golf and gluttony banned in China Communist Party

China's ruling Communist Party has banned its members from "extravagant eating and drinking", engaging in "sexual relationships outside of marriage" and playing golf, state media reported.<p>The official Xinhua news agency described the measures announced on Thursday as "a moral ethical code that …

Romney Calls GOP Tone 'Unfortunate,' Trump Foreign Policy 'Absurd'

Mitt Romney says he is worried that the tone and rhetoric of the 2016 GOP election battle could hurt the Republican Party in the general election next year.<p>"I think the rhetoric on the part of some in this campaign has been unfortunate on this front," Romney said.<p>He should know.<p>One of the key …

Joe Biden Is the Most Popular Presidential Candidate Despite Not Actually Being One

A new poll finds that Joe Biden has the edge in the 2016 presidential race, even though he's not actually running for president.<p>Vice President Joe Biden has not yet made a decision on whether he will run for president in 2016. (Trust us, you'll know when he makes up his mind). But a new poll from …

Hunting Tips: How to Load a Deer into Your Truck by Yourself

It’s something every one of us who hunts alone has come to expect and to dread: How do we load a deer in our pickups without calling our buddies to …

Surprising college town trumps Austin as the most exciting city in Texas

When you think of the word "exciting," what comes to mind? Eating at a new restaurant? Exploring the outdoors? Catching a live show? College …

Texas

Merle Haggard calls contemporary country music 'a bunch of crap'

Merle Haggard is one of the most influential and well-respected artists in country music, but when it comes to the younger generation of stars, that admiration isn’t necessarily mutual.<p>“I can’t tell what they’re doing,” the country legend says in an interview. “They’re talking about screwing on a …

Ezra Klein Is Wrong: Gun Control Doesn’t Reduce Suicide Rates

Intent on never letting a good crisis go to waste, liberal pundits such as <i>Vox</i>’s Ezra Klein couldn’t seem to wait for the blood to dry after Wednesday …

Gun control wouldn't have stopped the Virginia shooting. We need to talk about mental health

Bryce Williams passed a background check before shooting Alison Parker and Adam Ward. America must look instead at its failing medical system<p>The murder of Alison Parker and Adam Ward was a postmodern nightmare. Vester Lee Flanagan II, who went by the name Bryce Williams, shot and killed his victims …

Lindsey Graham: It's Clear Trump Never Served In Military From "Silly Idea" To Defeat ISIS

"How would you like to be the soldier that's sent back to Iraq to say, 'hey we're here to take your oil to pay for our wounded warriors?'"<p>South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday continued his repeated attacks on Republican front-runner Donald Trump, saying he thought it was clear Trump had …

Why Clinton's email problem won't go away

Hillary Rodham Clinton's effort to quash the rising scandal over her misuse of email when she was secretary of State has so far backfired spectacularly. Instead of cutting the story short, she has fanned the flames, and now even some of her backers in the Democratic Party are worried about the …

Packing heat in Detroit: Motown residents answer police chief's call to arms

Detroit resident Darrell Standberry doesn't navigate streets of the Motor City without his licensed handgun, and it already has saved his life once.<p>“I never leave home without my weapon,” he said. “You never know when or what you’ll encounter.”<p>It was 2011, when Standberry stopped at a gas station …

Windows 10 | Rock, Paper, Shotgun - PC Game Reviews, Previews, Subjectivity

RPS Feature Tomorrow's display tech isn't quite ready for prime-time<p>Share this:<p>A few of the things I have had to do in order to get a workable …

A powerful Republican senator just proposed a gun bill with unlikely support

The bill, called the Mental Health and Safe Communities Act, is designed to "enhance the ability of local communities to identify and treat potentially dangerous, mentally-ill individuals," Cornyn said in a statement announcing its introduction.<p>It's a rare step by a Republican to impose curbs on …

Illegal Immigrant Teen Arrested After Launching ‘Attack on Law Enforcement’ in Texas

A 16-year-old illegal immigrant was arrested in Texas after what authorities are calling “an attack on law enforcement.”<p>Deputies with the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office told KRTK-TV that the male teen set fire to a deputy constable’s patrol car Saturday in Manvel, Texas, about 25 miles south of …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis

Why is Russia sending bombers close to U.S. airspace?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian bombers intercepted by U.S. fighter jets off the California coast on July Fourth could be seen as having raised a metaphorical middle finger to the United States.<p>"Good morning, American pilots. We are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day," they said, …

Military

What's it Like to Be Young in Appalachia?

It can be pretty tough to be a young person in Appalachia. There’s a lot of love for our region in the younger generation, too. So some younger …

Why The Shootings Will Continue

We are going about this all wrong. The folks on the left say with fewer or no guns we will have fewer or no more gun crimes. The folks on the right say with more guns we will have more safety from people who would abuse guns.<p>Despite thinking that they are keeping people safe, both sides of this …

Boston Globe/Slate Freelancer: 'It Would Be Funny If All Gun Rights People Got Shot Dead'

Following the tragic Lafayette shooting last night, Boston Globe and Slate freelancer Luke O’Neil took to Twitter to voice his opinion on the matter. …