Choose Your Own Adventure

Ubisoft Unveils Limited Edition ‘Assassin’s Creed’-Themed Alexa

Video game publisher Ubisoft is teaming up with Amazon to create an Alexa-enabled device and Alexa Skill based on its upcoming action-RPG “Assassin’s …

Amazon Echo

The Slow Death of the Red-Carpet Show

The pre-show before the 2018 Emmy Awards seemed to be confused about its own point.<p>Early on in the <i>E! Live From the Red Carpet</i> show preceding this year’s Emmy Awards, the program’s longtime host, Giuliana Rancic, gamely engaged in an experiment intended to make the show more interesting. As she …

Red Carpet

iPhone XS and XS Max Review: Sit Tight for the XR

The new iPhone XS and XS Max are great phones but the XR, due out in October, sounds more like a great deal<p>Dear reader,<p>I write to you with a serious iPhone review predicament.<p>Imagine Goldilocks only tested the cold and hot porridges and never found the one that was “just right.” Her life might have …

Batteries

The Best Destinations for Underwater Photography

To capture the eye, a photo must treat us to something new, something we haven’t seen before. To nab a scene-stealer, it helps to travel to a …

Key Largo

D.C.’s 2019 Michelin Stars, Mapped

20 stars across the DMV<p>The third edition of the Michelin Guide to the DMV welcomed two newcomers for 2019: Ryan Ratino’s bistronomie-focused Bresca, and Robert Wiedmaier’s seafood-centric spot in Logan Circle, Siren, with each receiving their first star.<p>But the biggest news bite within the newly …

Food & Dining

New choose-your-own

Some of the great things about Austin include our amazing street art, bike-friendliness, and good food. Texas Bike Tours recently combined those into …

Murals

Bob Moses: Battle Lines Album Review

The band Bob Moses sounds <i>remarkably</i> like Coldplay on <i>Battle Lines</i>, from the soaring vocal melodies to the stately piano chords to the overall air of slightly apologetic celebration. Most of all, though, Bob Moses sound like Coldplay because singer Tom Howie sounds like Chris Martin. The resemblance …

Coldplay

St. Luke's Launches High Tech Humanities Conference

Teachers and administrators from the tri-state area gathered to share innovative technology-based lessons.<p>St. Luke's History teacher Abby Abbot and …

Stop Motion

Why Are Mermaids and Mermen So Hot Right Now?

<i>If you quirked your eyebrow at</i> The Shape of Water<i>'s merman, your jaw probably dropped clean off when you realized that some viewers were, well, thirsty for the marine man.</i><p><i>Novelists Melissa Broder and Samantha Hunt, however, were also totally surfing that wavelength in their books.</i> <i>Their respective</i> …

Mermaids

Go Your Own Way With These 5 Modern-Day Takes on Choose Your Own Adventure Books

R.A. Montgomery’s <i>Choose Your Own Adventure</i> books were an ever-present part of childhood for ‘80s and ‘90s kids. Popular at both school libraries and …

Barnes & Noble

[Bonus Round] Vampire's Fall: Origins, Rocket of Whispers: Prologue, Space Loops, Cthulhu Chronicles, Knights and Glory, and Man or Vampire

Article Contents<p>This article is part of our <b>Bonus Round</b> series.<p>Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about …

Android News

Driving the Superformance 1963 Corvette Grand Sport Replica: The Legend of Zora Lives On

A faithful recreation proves dreams never die.<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's Articles<p>twitter.com/@cheromchainstagram.com/kylecheromcha<p>Here's one …

Chevrolet Corvette

How A Simulation Game Is Inspiring Climate Action

The World Climate Simulation drops players into a UN debate, and shows them the real-world impact of their game decisions.

Sea Level

Choose Your Own Adventure In Door County

Anderson Dock, located in the town of Ephraim, is a popular Door County tourist destination.<b>Escape to Eastern Wisconsin, whether it’s two days or</b> …

Green Bay

Crispr’s Epic Patent Fight Changed the Course of Biology

After three bitter years and tens of millions of dollars in legal fees, the epic battle over who owns one of the most common methods for editing the …

Genetics

These fudgy, flourless brownies are a chocolate lover’s dream

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>I suspect you’ve never eaten a brownie and thought, “Hm, there’s too much chocolate in here.”<p>That’s the point of a brownie, right? A delectable, indulgent, classic Chocolate Delivery Vehicle (or CDV*).<p><i>(*trademark pending)</i><p>That pure chocolate flavor is the defining …

Lifestyle

The Ballad Singer Coming to Early Access This Month

Italian studio Curtel Games has announced that it will be releasing its choose-your-own-adventure/RPG hybrid <i>The Ballad Singer</i> on Steam Early Access …

Choose Your Own Adventure

The Ballad Singer RPG Adventure Game Enters Early Access This Month

Fans of “choose your own adventure books” are sure to enjoy a new asymmetric adventure called The Ballad Singer which will be entering Steam Early …

Adventure Games

Flower Child Has Something For Everyone

The import from Fox Restaurant Concepts features a Thai tofu bowl you need right now.

Houston

Choose Your Own Adventure: Living the Story through Video Games

From the moment that <i>Zork</i> in the 1970s opened with “You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door,” interactive …

Young-Adult Fiction

Oneohone Theatre Company Performs THE TEIND, A Groundbreaking Piece Of Long-Form Interactive Theatre

ONEOHONE Theatre Company has created interactive and personalised horror story The Teind for one audience member at a time as part of the London …

Social Media

Sweden's electoral indecision

Sweden's Social Democrats, who led the previous government with a center-left coalition, had their worst election performance since World War I, but …

Social Democrats

5 Ideas for Multimedia eBook Projects

Making an ebook can give students the opportunity to include audio and video in the reports that they write and the fiction stories that they create. …

Education Technology

The World's Best Shore-Diving Destinations

Shore diving holds wide appeal, not just because it’s a savings-smart option. It also affords leisurely divers more time because there's no schedule …

Scuba Diving

The Race to Chimney Rock

Overview<p>The Race to Chimney Rock by Jesse Wiley<p><b>Go west, young pioneer—your journey begins here! In this first leg of your trek on the Oregon Trail,</b> …

Hiking

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad has become a full-on meme

Here are nine of our favorites.<p>Nike waded into the controversial waters of the NFL debate this week with tsunami-like unsubtlety.<p><i>Fast Company</i> closely watched the unfolding saga of Nike’s partnership with NFL QB-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick. We covered the initial print ad and the reactionary …

50 Cent

25 of the Best Hiking Trails in Newfoundland & Labrador

When I received the opportunity to spend a week exploring Newfoundland, I knew exactly what I wanted to do: get outside. The most easterly province …

Hiking

LONDON HORROR FESTIVAL 2018 Announced

It's ... ALIVE! The UK's biggest festival of live horror performance is resurrected for its 8th year. The London Horror Festival continues to grow to …

Horror

Marvel's Spider-Man Is Wholesome And Good—And The Best Version Of The Superhero We've Seen

Insomniac's new video game will be your escape from the ugliness of real life<p>Insomniac Games made headlines earlier this summer when it revealed its hotly anticipated <i>Spider-Man</i> title would not allow players to kill people. For a crime-fighting game, that sentiment felt silly—especially now, when …

Culture (UK)

Scenic Minnesota Fall Drives: North Woods, Waterfalls, Bluffs, Prairies, Charming Towns, Farm Food

We associate the annual fall pilgrimage of leaf-peeping with the northeast region of the U.S., but if you’re looking for a colorful new area to explore in the upcoming months, consider Minnesota, Land of Lakes.<p>Minnesota’s 21 scenic byways meander through a variety of landscapes: the lake-splashed …

Hiking