Chris Welsh

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Mediaite on Twitter: "Judge Napolitano: ‘Credible and Compelling’ Case That Donald Trump Has Not Been Honest https://t.co/yHsDwi3fOU… "

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>angelicvh</b> @<b>EatcherVeggies</b> and2 others<p>Here is the first article that mentions the memos dated …

Cornstarch in scrambled eggs makes them magically creamy in 15 seconds.

<i>This post originally appeared on Food52.</i><p>There are so many decisions confronting scrambled egg lovers: Do you loosen the beaten eggs with milk or …

Amazon made an amazing horror game for iOS and Fire devices

Til Morning's Light is like a family-friendly Resident Evil<p>Most of my favorite mobile games are experiences I can play in quick bursts. I'm able to get in a few rounds of <i>Threes</i> while waiting for the train, or try to top my <i>Alto's Adventure</i> high score before going to bed. <i>Til Morning's Light</i> isn't …

How Indie Rock Changed the World

The influence of geeks with guitars on culture, from DIY to social media<p>Two decades before a bunch of geeky American boys messing around on computers created social media, an earlier generation of geeky kids (mostly boys) messing around on guitars created another sort of social network. At its …

Watch this: Anita Sarkeesian on the most radical thing you can do to support women online

It's simple but effective<p>Last month, we attended XOXO Festival in Portland, where cultural critic Anita Sarkeesian addressed the harassment she has faced in the wake of her series of videos about women's depiction in video games. Today, XOXO posted the video of her talk in its entirety. Sarkeesian …

One of the best World War 2 movies was filmed on location a year after the war

A restored version of 'Rome, Open City' is screening this week in New York City<p>In August 1944, two months after the Allied powers pushed the Nazis out of Rome, filmmaker Roberto Rossellini began work on <i>Rome, Open City</i>. The project would become one of the best and most important films about World …

War in Europe is not a hysterical idea

WARSAW<p>Over and over again — throughout the entirety of my adult life, or so it feels — I have been shown Polish photographs from the beautiful summer of 1939: The children playing in the sunshine, the fashionable women on Krakow streets. I have even seen a picture of a family wedding that took …

ClickHole is the smartest, sassiest, fiercest, freshest, craziest, cutest, biggest, brightest, most viral thing you will ever see

The Onion conquers the internet<p>The year is 2014. The internet's mass media juggernaut has fully processed your brain, churning it in a vat of vague hyperbole. It is now a lukewarm, absorbent porridge. An offering to the viral gods. You now enjoy the simple things. You live to see photos of Beyoncé. …

Episode #146 cho-vs-takemiya

Cho vs Takemiya By Young-sun Yoon 8p<p>A very typical game between Cho Chikun and Takemiya Masaki. Cho goes for territory while Takemiya sets up a moyo …

'Imachinarium' is a three-minute fever dream of electronics gone wild

<i>Imachinarium</i> is the dazzling result of Barefooted Knights' attempt to "conceptualize, create, and animate a universe with its own set of laws." It's a three-minute-long fever dream composed of neon colors and writhing electronics. The Belgium team took seven months to complete <i>Imachinarium</i>, their …

Cory Doctorow: How did I forget how amazeballs this video was?

3D-printed bears make adorable stop-motion stars

This mesmerizing clip of a bear endlessly climbing a flight of stairs was made to "explore the use of stop frame animation with 3D printing." It took creator DBLG four weeks, 50 frames and an equal number of incrementally different 3D-printed bears to produce <i>Bears on Stairs.</i> The cinematographic …

Roger Ballen's Asylum of the Birds (full film)

Jumping bliss: 'The Floor is Jelly' is a fresh take on platform gaming

There's something about jumping that just feels good. It's a joyous experience, which is perhaps why so many video games use it as a central mechanic. Ian Snyder's <i>The Floor is Jelly</i> takes that familiar feeling and makes it even more exuberant — now you're jumping in a world made of bouncy gelatin, …

'Scaffold Now' turns 'Tetris' into an addictive and irritating platformer

What if your goal in <i>Tetris</i> was to build a structure with the pieces rather than make solid horizontal lines? That's the idea behind <i>Scaffold Now</i>, a free Flash-based platformer. As decidedly non-standard <i>Tetris</i> blocks fall down the screen, you need to find a place to put them and make pseudo-steps so …

Richard Sherman's new Beats ad is perfect

Sherman made an ad — and then on Sunday he made it reality<p>"How do you feel about your reputation as a thug?"<p>Richard Sherman's not the household name Peyton Manning is, but he's taken an early lead in the race to be the most-discussed topic ahead of Super Bowl XLVII. Sherman is the stud cornerback …

Watch this: Hungarian music video shows dramatic powers of retouching

Dubious Photoshop has never sounded so good. In December, artist Boggie released a music video for her song "Nouveau Parfum" (sung in both French, below, and Hungarian) that shows her transformation from a makeup-free face to a gussied-up, glamorized version of herself.<p>There is a VFX credit with …

The NSA hate this song :) | Dan Bull

Why the sum of all positive integers is -1/12

Here's a brain-meltingly cool proof of the bizarre mathematical truth that the sum of all positive integers (1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5....) is -1/12. This is …

Dojo of Death is an addictive, ultraviolent browser game

Dojo of Death, by Nico Tuason, is an addictive browser game you can pick up in ten seconds. Your man walks toward the mouse pointer; click to launch …

How to create a multiplayer game that people actually play

A multiplayer game doesn't just have to grab the attention of its players with good design, it has to keep enough of them involved for anyone to bother playing at all. At <i>Lost Garden</i>, game developer Dan Cook, known for puzzle game <i>Triple Town</i> and dogfighting game <i>SteamBirds</i>, has laid out an exhaustive …

Need more reasons to feel paranoid about the NSA? Watch this.

This is a terrific presentation from tech researcher and journalist Jacob Appelbaum. At December's Chaos Computer Congress in Hamburg, he presented …

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Watch this: 'Symmetry' is a short film that ends the way it begins

The second half of <i>Symmetry: A Palindromic Film</i> is exactly the same as the first. Created as a university graduation project by writer and director Yann Pineill, the short film not only plays with symmetrically framed scenes, but is literally symmetrical itself — at the halfway point <i>Symmetry</i> goes …

Why Valve doesn't care if you take a sick day

Valve has managed to find success both as a game developer and through its Steam gaming platform, and a lot of that may come down to the company's famously flat structure. There are no managers at Valve, and the company doesn't track things like sick days or vacation time. In an interview with <i>The</i> …

Watch the first 15 minutes of the new Syfy series 'Helix' right now

Syfy has been slowly building up hype for its upcoming series <i>Helix</i>, and with just a week to go before the premiere the network's not messing around: it's posted the first 15 minutes of the show online for free. Coming from Ronald D. Moore — the creative mastermind behind the rebooted <i>Battlestar</i> …

Louis CK and Jerry Seinfeld: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Season 3, episode 1 -- watch. (VIDEO)

The first guest on Season 3 of Jerry Seinfeld's Web series, <i>Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee</i>, is Louis C.K., and the 20-minute installment doesn't …

Most original game of the year: Card Hunter

<i>Welcome to the PC Gamer Game of the Year Awards 2013. For an explanation of how the awards were decided, a round-up of all the awards and the list of</i> …

Exhilarating if flawed, Colin Wilson helped open my mind – Ken MacLeod

Like Aldous Huxley and C S Lewis with John F Kennedy, the English writer Colin Wilson had the misfortune of dying on the same day as a vastly (and …

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