Roger Showley

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Donald Trump may be dooming the GOP with a 10% chunk of the electorate

Boehner had publicly and privately lobbied members of his caucus to support some kind of reform, which was backed by many high-profile business groups including the Chamber of Commerce and enjoyed fairly broad political support.<p>And despite warnings at the time that the party was ruining the best …

Must-have craft beers for July 4th celebrations

The odds are pretty good you’re going to have a beer this weekend.<p>The Fourth of July is the biggest beer holiday of the year, according to Nielsen. …

Battleship island – a symbol of Japan's progress or reminder of its dark history?

Photograph: Justin McCurry for the Guardian<p>Tomoji Kobata. Photograph: Justin McCurry<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/82a959b323b2cdfc883f2751f5cc3b0334814efe/0_346_5182_3110/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Justin McCurry for the Guardian<p>Gunkanjima from the …

5 reasons 'Secret Wars' is a superhero epic you should be reading right now

We've already spoken a bit about Marvel's big "Secret Wars" miniseries, and how it has no business being as good as it is — but as the series crosses the halfway point with the fourth of eight issues, the sprawling epic by Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic continues to impress.<p>"Secret Wars" #4 is …

First Unofficial Look at Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: The Force Awakens Costume Gives Us a New Hope

Look, I don’t want to freak anyone out but this might be the greatest Leia Organa Solo of all time.<p>Sorry, Lemon.<p>But seriously, this super unofficial, …

Top 10 most famous & deadliest swords in the world + their history (With Pictures)

3. Zulfigar<p>Zulfiqar is the ancient sword of the Islamic leader Ali. Ali was the cousin and son-in-law of the prophet Muhammad. He ruled over the …

Japanese Bathrooms are Designed Really Differently From Western Ones

Here's 13 design differences<p>As an American living in Japan for a year, I expected the apartments to be smaller. What I didn't expect were the …

Video Games Have Sapped the Spirit Out of World War II

You're American, you're the hero, or so WW2 games tell us. But we're missing out on so much more that happened during the six-year conflict.<p><i>This article first appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Devastating. Heart breaking. Intricate. Heroic.<p>These are just some of the words a person could use to describe World War …

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'Deadpool' Is Not The First 'Hard-R' Comic Book Superhero Movie

It will be fascinating to see how <i>Deadpool</i> plays among general moviegoers when 20th Century Fox releases the film on February 12th of 2016. The Ryan Reynolds vehicle, which highlights the “merc with the mouth” is one of those inexplicable “because the fans asked for it” projects that have popped up …

Former Disney CEO: it's hard to find a beautiful woman who's also funny

Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner has said that beautiful women who are also funny are virtually impossible to find.<p>Sandra Bullock: I'm scared by media's open hunting season on women<p>Read more<p>Eisner, who held the senior position at Disney from 1984 to 2005, was part of an on-stage conversation with …

Dune, 50 years on: how a science fiction novel changed the world

It has sold millions of copies, is perhaps the greatest novel in the science-fiction canon and Star Wars wouldn’t have existed without it. Frank Herbert’s Dune should endure as a politically relevant fantasy from the Age of Aquarius<p>In 1959, if you were walking the sand dunes near Florence, Oregon, …

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