Stephen Goodrick

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This Quora Answer Is the Perfect Metaphor for White Privilege

<i>Answer by Omar Ismail, Stand Up Comedian, on Quora.</i><p><i>I am white. That’s all you know about me. Am I privileged based on that alone and assuming I am,</i> …

Polish Witcher Documentary Shows Journey From Books To Game

Geralt’s trip from the pages of Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels to the games we know today was not an easy one.<p>Polish gaming site …

Coin Guitar Picks : a century old American Folk Art

COIN GUITAR PICKS<p>a century old American folk art<p><b>A history of the coin guitar pick:</b><p>In the late 1800's, a musical movement called <b>Band</b> began to gain …

The Indiana Jones of collapsed cultures: Our Western civilization itself is a bubble

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> How can you spot an economy, indeed a civilization, in collapse? Anthropology gives us some answers.<p>Ted Fischer, a professor of …

Guide to Patagonia: what to do, how to do it, and where to stay

Patagonia holidays,Travel,Argentina holidays,Chile holidays,Adventure travel,Whale watching holidays,Horse riding holidays,Camping holidays,Walking holidays,South America holidays<p>Forty years ago this month, Bruce Chatwin visited Patagonia and his subsequent book lit a beacon for the remote region …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Video games trick you into thinking you're in control, and that's bad

I can give you control of this story by simply writing five words: A man enters a room.<p>Instantly your mind is racing, giving substance to that room, life to that man. Perhaps it's a wood paneled room with plush velvet carpeting and a roaring fireplace, or it's bitterly cold in a castle keep, or the …

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home

A French press is often treated like Jason Segal's character in <i>Forgetting Sarah Marshall.</i> He's actually the one you want, but people tend to flock blindly to the flashy, temperamental types like coffee-siphon-somethings or Russell Brands. The French press is definitely a potential coffee …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

The Future of Iced Coffee

At its cafes, Blue Bottle might make one of the best iced-coffee drinks in America. But are artisan businesses doomed to fail when they try going mainstream?<p>I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the …

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BioWare's Manveer Heir On Diversity And The Fight For Inclusivity In Games

<i>[photo by Riccardo Cellere, all rights reserved]</i><p>At the most recent Game Developers Conference, BioWare Montreal’s Manveer Heir delivered an …

Video Games Didn't Make Me Gay, But They Did Make Me Proud

I wish that the first time I had sex with a man had been in a video game. Instead, it was the second. And he really wasn't a man at all, so much as a …

Iraq’s Christians See Putin As Savior

Reeling from regional developments and disillusioned with the West, some Iraqi Christians are looking to Russia for support.<p>After a decade of church …

The horrors of Pokemon made fleshy, furry, real

California artist Gavin Mackey gave life to Pokémon, and our nightmares, in a series of digital art pieces located on his blog and DeviantArt.<p>You can see 39 of the pieces collected in this Imgur gallery, or head over to his pages to see some of the other original, though perhaps less horrifying, …