WHAT’S UP HONG KONG? Why The World Needs More Subversive People

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I’m going to show you a video of a group of people breaking into a Hong Kong skyscraper, reaching the roof, and hacking the massive billboard to display their own message… WHAT’S UP HONG KONG? I love it. They call themselves OnTheRoofs, and though they’re sponsored by the likes of The North Face and Vans […]

Free Books, Plays, and Poetry — 91 Legal Sites to Download Literature

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I know full well that this is going to make me sound like an old man, but I’m going to say it anyway: people don’t read enough these days. People are arguably reading less, and according to a 2013 study by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million adults […]

Men, Guns, and Videogames

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Video games are a tempting target when senseless, violence acts happen in our society. The violence in many of them gives a tantalizing link to the violence of real life, and those searching for simple solutions to complex problems hone in on those imagined links. However, these arguments share the faults of many other such […]

Feminism has a Marketing Problem… but It’s Still Pretty Important

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Over the past few years, I’ve heard a lot about Feminism. It’s come up time and again in the media, and this trend actually seems to be accelerating. Despite the less than ideal conditions that has brought this issue such attention lately, I’m happy to see people discussing it. Have you heard of GamerGate? If […]

Far Cry 4: Learn to Survive in Kyrat

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It turns out I was right: Ubisoft really has started the hype train, with two new trailers and a handful of fantastic screenshots in just a few short days. I’m not complaining, mind you. As I said a few days ago, Far Cry 4 is looking pretty solid from all outside appearances. But we’re not […]

A Sneaky Way to Make Everyday Situations More Interesting

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Have you ever been to a museum? That may sound like a silly question, but you would be surprised how few people visit them these days. People tend to avoid them, and I have a feeling that has a little to do with the common perception that they’re boring. Perhaps sometimes that’s true. But there’s […]

Far Cry 4 — The Kyrat Lowlands Trailer

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I’ve got to say, as far as I can tell, Ubisoft’s fictional country of Kyrat is looking pretty damn unique. That’s not too surprising either; the Far Cry franchise is known for it’s incredibly unique characters and locales, and it looks like we’re about to experience more of the same. Sounds good to me. I’ve […]