Rodney McPeak

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Up to half of Redbox game rentals translate into game sales (update)

An increasing number of people are streaming and downloading video games, but this doesn't mean the end for physical goods, nor does it spell trouble for game rentals — that's according to Redbox's director of video games, Ryan Calnan.<p>Redbox currently has automated rental kiosks for DVDs, Blu-ray …

11 Movies So Bad They're Worth Watching Just to See How Bad They Are

Ten years ago, the cinematic bomb known as "Catwoman" hit theaters, and it was so awful, it threatened to sink Halle Berry's post-Oscar career. Audiences couldn't believe it could be <i>that</i> bad. It lost money, and its surprising $82 million take is far more than it deserved. Some people can't stay …

Steven Spielberg Published This Awesome Ad Congratulating George Lucas When 'Star Wars' Beat 'Jaws' — And Started A Tradition

It's well known that George Lucas and Steven Spielberg are close friends, so when Lucas' "Star Wars" eclipsed Spielberg's "Jaws" as the all-time box-office leader back in 1977, Spielberg took out a full-page ad in Variety magazine congratulating his old pal.<p>The ad has R2-D2 from "Star Wars" reeling …

Movies

25 Star Wars Accessories for Your Kitchen

What is your kitchen missing? An amazing star war toaster or cake pan, etc. Check out our list of 25 must-have Star Wars kitchen accessories.<p>Star …

The Evolution of the Lightsaber

How did the lightsabers in <i>Star Wars</i> work? I have wondered about this since I was a kid—I knew special effects of some kind were involved, but didn't …

Colin Firth

Star Wars Episode VII Cast Announced

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Doofus-Duo Comedy Classic

Orion, courtesy Everett Collection<p>Just as Rufus (George Carlin) predicted, Bill and Ted have had a profound influence on our culture. Maybe not as the rockers who would inspire a utopian global society by the 27th century, but look at how many other dumb-duo movies there have been since the release …

Impressive Action-Thriller Short Film - PROXiMITY

Paul Rudd and Jason Segel Do a Hilarious Interview...Possibly on Drugs

How to Have a Good Night's Sleep

Having trouble sleeping? The long term effects of sleep deprivation can leave you physically and emotionally drained as much as waking life can. …

Nonprofits

Sequel Bits: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' 'Fast and Furious 7,' 'Prometheus 2,' 'Insurgent,' 'Star Trek 3' – /Film

There’s a lot of controversy on the set of <b>Transformers: Age of Extinction</b> as principal photography concludes. But that’s not all in today’s Sequel …

Movies

Emile Hirsch beat out Adam Devine to play John Belushi

John Belushi: he’s not just your poster anymore! <i>Into the Wild</i>‘s Emile Hirsch has signed on to play John Belushi in a Warner Bros biopic that’s been in the works for at least three years. First an <i>Entourage</i> movie and now this?! I just wish Blowjob Stacy and Date Rape Dave were alive to see this. …

Heavy Smog In China Blocked Out Everything But A Giant TV Screen

China's smog has been so bad lately that entire cities were shut down last week because of pollution that can be seen from space.<p>The conditions change quickly, as can be seen by these totally different photos of the same skyscraper taken only 10 days apart in Shenyang in Liaoning province.<p>Monday …

SMOG

How to Survive trailer lists the rules for surviving the zombie apocalypse

A new trailer for Eko Software's <i>How to Survive</i> lists the strategies and rules necessary for surviving on an island overrun by zombies.<p>Players must keep their characters' physical needs met: Eating to combat hunger, drinking water to fight thirst and getting a good night's sleep, as well as using …

GameStop, Amazon delivering PS4s to those who pre-ordered the Watch Dogs bundle (update)

Those who pre-ordered a PlayStation 4 bundled with <i>Watch Dogs</i> from Amazon will still receive a console, according to a statement posted on Amazon's official Facebook page.<p>"For those of you who pre-order the Watch Dogs PlayStation 4 bundle — don't worry — you will still be getting your Playstation 4 …

A brief, complete history of the gummi bear

Hans Riegel, chief executive of the German confectionary company Haribo, died of heart failure today at the age of 90 in Bonn, according to a statement from the company. Riegel, along with his brother Paul, built the small candy company founded by their father—also named Hans—in 1920 into a global …

Is Pitbull 'Mr. Education'? Rapper Opens Charter School In Miami

Rapper Pitbull (Armando Christian Pérez) is the latest in a long list of celebrities lending their star power to the flourishing charter school movement. Alicia Keyes, Denzel Washington, Shakira, Oprah — all support or sponsor charter schools.<p>The Sports Leadership And Management Academy (SLAM), …

Addicted to Oreos? You truly might be

Oreos are as addictive as cocaine, at least for lab rats, and just like us, they like the creamy center best.<p>Eating the sugary treats activates more neurons in the brain’s “pleasure center” than drugs such as cocaine, the team at Connecticut College found.<p>“Our research supports the theory that …

Read Anthony Hopkins' Glowing Letter to Cast and Crew of 'Breaking Bad' – /Film

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine having something in common with famous actors and actresses. Though they make their living entertaining us, often …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 10 Next-Gen Video Games

<i>A look at some of the most promising games next-gen has to offer.</i><p>The following games are all next-gen <i>only</i> releases (though some launch on the perennial next-gen platform we call PC.)<p>I’ll write up a separate post about the best-looking cross-generation games in the near future. Likewise, these are …

How to Pick Freshwater Fishing Lures

Freshwater fishing lures come in a number of types, sizes, shapes, and colors. Although most freshwater lures are produced for the bass fishing …

Fishing

How to Have a Good Job Interview

If you want better results on your job interviews, prepare to rock. Show the employer why you're an ideal candidate for the job, and land it quickly. …

Employment

How to Play Hearts

Hearts, one of the most popular, enduring card games in the world, is great fun for players of all ages, though the rules can be somewhat tricky for …

Board Games

How to Crush a Can with Air Pressure

You can crush a soda can using nothing more than a heat source and a bowl of water. This is a great visual demonstration of some simple scientific …

Nonprofits

How to Be a Great Couchsurfer

Couchsurfing can be a wonderful way to meet new people and to travel on a modest budget. Take the time to plan your visit, and you can find great …

Nonprofits

How to Spot an Email Hoax or Phishing Scam

Is that email offer really giving away all that cash? Has your friend really lost her suitcase and all her money and needs more cash? Hoax emails …

Identity Theft

How to Make Bath Bombs

If you love bath bombs but can't justify the price of fancy store-bought bath fizzies, then quench your skin-moisturizing thirst by making your own …

Nonprofits

How to Make a Shirt out of a One Dollar Bill

to Make a Shirt out of a One Dollar Bill<p>1<p><b>Fold the dollar bill in half like a hot dog bun.</b> Make sure the picture of George is on the inside.<p>to Make a …

Sewing

How to Smile

Do you want to be the person who walks into a room and lights it up with your smile? Smiling seems to come more naturally to some people than others, …

Body Language