John R. Ebert

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17 Behind-The-Scenes Movie Facts That Are So Freakin' Weird, They Sound Made Up

Jim Carrey needed CIA torture-endurance training for How The Grinch Stole Christmas.

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BioWare Boss Talks How Anthem Was Affected By Lack Of Mass Effect: Andromeda DLC

Things have been somewhat quiet from BioWare since the middle of last year, when changes were made to Mass Effect: Andromeda developer BioWare Montreal in the wake of that game's release. Now, with BioWare Edmonton's new game Anthem coming up, BioWare general manager Casey Hudson has provided the …

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Electric clocks in Europe have been running slow for over a month

Have you noticed your clocks are lagging? It’s not an anomaly in the spacetime continuum, fortunately.<p>The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSOE), the body that sets up the internal energy market and ensures its optimal functioning, put out a statement explaining …

The 12 dumbest penises in human history

The 12 dumbest penises in human history<p>Photo: Getty Images<p>12. Brett Favre’s Penis<p>Here we have the dickpic that started it all — the cell phone photo …

Man accused of putting finger in woman's bottom during sex is cleared of sexual assault

A man has been cleared of sexual assault after he was accused of putting his finger in a woman’s anus during sex.<p>Scott Howard was found not guilty of …

Far Cry 5 gets a live-action short movie on Amazon Prime

Vloggers go into the woods and get more than they bargained for, again<p>Ubisoft is touting this month’s launch of Far Cry 5 with a live-action short film titled <i>Far Cry</i> <i>5: Inside Eden’s Gate</i> premiering Monday, March 5 on Amazon Prime.<p>The teaser embedded above makes the film out to be a scene-setter …

How to grow old gracefully as a gamer – Reader’s Feature

A reader is frustrated to find his skills at video games are declining with age, but learns to accept his K/D ratio will never be the same again.<p>As I …

This Facebook group will respond to racist trolls on your behalf—but it’s not a perfect solution

From our friends at<p>BY KYLI RODRIGUEZ-CAYRO<p>Our current political and social climate has made being a person of color in America even <i>more</i> difficult …

Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs

Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they're about to get really …

How Video Game Makers Create Hyper-Realistic Worlds

Tommy Francois creates worlds. Virtual worlds, where gamers can do most of what they can’t do in real life. If you’ve ever wondered how today’s games …

What you should know before using an external hard drive on Xbox One or PS4

Whether you live in a “PlayStation household” or an “Xbox household,” your gaming console is likely one of the most important electronic devices in …

All Signs Point To A ‘Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Remastered’ Stand-Alone Release This Summer

The biggest blunder in modern gaming was packaging one of the greatest shooters of all-time — <i>Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare —</i> inside of an expensive-as-hell edition of a game almost universally reviled by gamers — <i>Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare</i>. Not only was this re-release (that’s technically …

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PS4 Update 4.70 Is All About Performance Improvements

Sony has released a new software update for the PlayStation 4 and it is a good one. The update is available for download right now on the …

Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop is a Lean, Mean AMD Machine

Alienware desktops like the Area-51 and Aurora are powerful and pretty cool looking. However, some people don't want a flashy looking chassis while …

Woodworking: Clever Japanese Technique for Getting Perfect-Fitting Joinery

It's called "kigoroshi" and it ensures there's no gaps<p>A half-lap joint is good-looking, functional and, once you get good at it, quick to cut with …

Why Single-Player Games Still Matters More Than Multiplayer Video Games

Stories have been a central element of both entertainment and education since humanity first developed speech. A good, enthralling narrative engages …

PlayStation 4 External Storage Tested By Digital Foundry (video)

It has been a long time coming but thanks to the recent PS4 system software 4.50 update released by Sony, PlayStation 4 gamers can now enjoy the …

70,000 Bees Found in Man's Bedroom Wall

Thousands upon thousands of bees were found living in the walls of the former NYPD detective who was the department's beekeeper while he was on the …

Samsung officially releases fast charge 5,100 mAh battery pack in US

Samsung has finally unveiled the long-rumored 5,100 mAh battery pack, which will “provide up to 2 full charges” on most smartphones.<p>We saw leaked images of Samsung’s newly-announced fast charge battery pack as early as two months ago. Most of the accessories that we saw in that leak were officially …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Check out the Release date, Price and Revolutionary features here

Samsung which is one of the largest makers of smartphones in the world has recently launched its latest model namely Galaxy S8 and S8+ at a worth of …

Overwatch hero D.Va will be temporarily removed

Blizzard's customer support said the character was being deactivated while the company investigates a bug in the massively popular game.<p>Blizzard has introduced three new playable characters to Overwatch since it launched, but now it's taking one away -- temporarily.<p>The company said today in a tweet …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't letting anyone down with retirement

On Tuesday morning I was jarred out of my slumber not by an alarm clock or a wakeup call. My cell phone had vibrated off the nightstand. Every buzz …

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13 documentaries on Netflix that will change the way you see the world

Documentaries have a bad reputation, and that changes now. What some perceive as a boring genre is actually a home to some of the most inspiring, …

Xbox Scorpio could eliminate console generations — and that's a good thing

The best of both worlds<p>Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro, which launched last November, and Microsoft’s upcoming Project Scorpio represent the first significant hardware upgrades to come in the middle of a traditional console generation. Both systems are built for 4K televisions, even though the majority of …

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The Story Behind CD Projekt RED's Trademark of CYBERPUNK

Good Luck to Any Company That Tries to Include “Cyberpunk” in Their IP<p>By this point, many in the gaming industry understand the veneration for CD …

It's Official: Too Many Video Games Really Can Make You Stop Looking for Work and Move In With Your Parents | Inc.com

Do you enjoy playing video games? If you're like most people, you probably answered yes. But do you enjoy them more than going to work? More than looking for work? Would you rather play video games than have a job? For men in their 20s without college degrees, the answers may be yes, yes, and …

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Revolutionary New Bullet-Cam Ammo

If you’re a precision shooter who is a fan of using things like gun-mounted cameras and Wi-Fi enabled rifle scopes to record and evaluate your …

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How To Finally Fix Slow PS4 And PSN Download Speeds For Real

The agonizingly slow download speeds of Sony’s PlayStation Network are well-documented. It’s especially obnoxious when you come home from a long day of work, ready to play a newly released game or expansion, but are faced with an update that is estimated to finish downloading long after your …

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