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Activision Blizzard Settles Misconduct Allegations in a $35 Million Payout
Gizmodo.com

Activision Blizzard Inc. has agreed to pay out a $35 million settlement for allegations that it violated workers’ rights by failing to maintain “adequate” workplace harassment protocols and violated federal whistleblower protection rights, the Securities and … more…

Egyptian content creators arrested over spoof prison visit video - Reuters
Reuters

Five social media content creators have been arrested in Egypt after publishing a widely viewed comic sketch about a visit to an Egyptian jail, two lawyers said on Wednesday. more…

Fact Check-Video of Biden's Ukraine speech was digitally altered - Reuters
Reuters

An edited video of U.S. President Joe Biden making a speech alongside Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelenskyy is being shared online. Moments where Biden stuttered during the speech were edited together, however. more…

Fact Check-Video does not show Ted Cruz making Alexandria ... - Reuters
Reuters

A video of a speech made by Senator Ted Cruz about immigration and border protection is being used to make the claim that he made U.S. House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cry. However, the video is unrelated and there is no footage showing Ocasio-Co… more…

Barbra Streisand to publish her first memoir
The Guardian

In ‘one of the greatest tales of the creative life ever told’, the singer, actor and director recounts her life and 60-year career, in which she won scores of awards, many times as the first woman to do soBarbra Streisand will publish her first memoir later t… more…

When my memoir came out, I got a brutal shock. Vulnerable writers need protection | Terri White
The Guardian

Nothing prepared me for revisiting the most painful times of my life – then being criticised for it. We need industry-wide guidelines to helpI called her Terri The World Gets. She was the outward-facing me, the woman I’d spent decades curating. And Terri The … more…

Blueprints for a dream: the new age of virtual architecture
The Guardian

Aspiring architects are using using social media, AI and digital technology to showcase their fantastical creations to the full“Something big is happening,” says Hamza Shaikh. “Architecture is entering a new age.” The ways in which buildings are imagined and … more…

A lowly sergeant, but Happy Valley’s Catherine Cawood is top of the cops | Rachel Cooke
The Guardian

Sarah Lancashire’s portrayal in the hit series is 10 times tougher than her TV predecessorsI can measure out my life, not with coffee spoons, but in female cops. First, there was Insp Jean Darblay (as played by Stephanie Turner) in Juliet Bravo, who had the y… more…

ECB hearing on alleged racism at Yorkshire descends into chaos as trio pull out
The Guardian

<ul><li>Bresnan, Hoggard and Blain join Gale in withdrawing</li><li>Cricket Discipline Commission not set to cancel hearing</li></ul>The ECB’s drawn-out disciplinary process concerning allegations of historical racism at Yorkshire is threatening to descend in… more…

Remembering the fame and notoriety of the extraordinary ladies of Llangollen | Letters
The Guardian

Their relationship was a template for centuries of blissful and monogamous same-sex partnerships, writes Philip Harland. Also letters from Monica Kendall and John SearsExtraordinary individuals who turned a dull turnpike town into a beacon of fashionability, … more…

New Tory chairman says Lee Anderson will be ‘fantastic asset’ as deputy chair – UK politics live
The Guardian

Latest updates: Greg Hands praises deputy chairman but declines to defend some of Anderson’s controversial past remarksGood morning. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the Ukrainian president, is visiting London today to meet Rishi Sunak and give a speech in parliament. In… more…

The fantasy of sugar dating: ‘They don’t want you to be a sex worker – they just want to pay you for sex’
The Guardian

Lotte Latham tried being a ‘sugar baby’ – dating older men for gifts and money – then began working as an escort instead. Her new memoir Dear Mr Andrews explains why<ul><li>Get our weekend culture and lifestyle email</li></ul>When Lotte Latham was working as … more…

‘ChatGPT needs a huge amount of editing’: users’ views mixed on AI chatbot
The Guardian

Some readers say software helps them write essays and emails, while others question its reliabilityChatGPT has been a godsend for Joy. The New Zealand-based therapist has ADHD and often struggles with tasks such as drafting difficult emails, with procrastinat… more…

‘We see misogyny every day’: how Andrew Tate’s twisted ideology infiltrated British schools
The Guardian

A year ago, most teachers had never heard of the ex-kickboxer and social media influencer. Now, his toxic machismo is the talk of the playground – and the staffroomDaniel is 10. He likes football, Fifa, the gaming website Poki, coding and basketball. Last yea… more…

The Absolute Best Sci-Fi Movies on Prime Video - CNET
CNET

Searching for tonight's viewing? Strap on your miner's hat -- we're tunnelling deep into Amazon's back catalogue. more…

George Santos admits he 'lied to everyone' in leaked audio recorded this week by a prospective staffer
Business Insider

The New York representative is under pressure after a series of claims he made about his career and personal history were exposed as fabrications. more…

Kanye West's ex-lawyers finally found him after months of trying to tell him they quit
Business Insider

Ye's lawyers at Greenberg Traurig quit after his antisemitic tirades in October, but a judge made them tell him personally before they could withdraw. more…

Trump probably won't win his $50 million lawsuit against Bob Woodward with experts saying the suit 'turns the First Amendment on its head'
Business Insider

The former president says he owns the rights to interviews conducted while he was still in office. One lawyer told Insider that's "a huge reach." more…

Meet the DINKWADs: The TikTok legion making everyone jealous with their double incomes, no kids, and a dog
Business Insider

Take a DINK, add a dog, and you get a DINKWAD: Double income, no kids, with a dog. It's the new American Dream. more…

I've been a Wall Street economist for 15 years. The deluge of crappy analysis being spouted by so-called 'experts' has never been worse.
Business Insider

If a Wall Street "expert" is warning you that the stock market is about to crash or the economy is going to plunge into recession, check their math. more…

Why Many Companies Get Layoffs Wrong
Harvard Business Review

A conversation with HBS professor Sandra Sucher on the hidden costs. more…

Canada's transportation regulator doesn't track 97% of air passenger claims - The Globe and Mail
The Globe And Mail

Canada's transportation regulator doesn't track 97% of air passenger claims  The Globe and MailView Full Coverage on Google News more…

Assassin's Creed Wins Grammy, Presenter Absolutely Butchers The Pronunciation
Kotaku

For the first time ever, tonight’s Grammy awards featured a category just for video game soundtracks. And the first ever winner in this new category was Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed. Congratulations! A momentous occasion for everyone involved, but for the rest … more…

Man who bought Gawker for less money than a hat shutters company, keeps hat
Boing Boing

Back in July 2021, the media company Gawker announced its triumphant return to the internet, after having previously shuttered in the wake of a devastating lawsuit brought on by Hulk Hogan for publishing a sex tape he made. The Gawker brand had been purchased… more…

Publisher offers free Black history books to Florida students after DeSantis tries to censor education
Boing Boing

Gov. Ron DeSantis' racist ban on an Advanced Placement course in African American studies has backfired. His fascist restrictions on what Floridians are allowed to read and discuss inspired a Chicago book publisher to distribute free e-books on Black history,… more…

GitHub co-founder launches Null Games publishing studio
VentureBeat

One of the co-creators of GitHub has launched their latest venture: An indie games publisher designed to foster creativity in developers. more…

Detecting Machine-Generated Content: an Easier Task for Machine or Human?
Hackaday

In today’s world we are surrounded by various sources of written information, information which we generally assume to have been written by other humans. Whether this is in the form …read more more…

Japan Plans to Dump Fukushima Wastewater Into a Pacific With a Toxic Nuclear History
Time

Amid nuclear’s toxic legacy in the Pacific, Japan’s plan to dump Fukushima wastewater into the ocean evokes regional apprehensions. more…

How Logan Paul’s Crypto Empire Fell Apart
Time

Logan Paul has convinced his fans to invest millions in several crypto projects, including CryptoZoo and Liquid Marketplace. Many have lost money. more…

You can unlock D&D’s ‘Keys from the Golden Vault’ anthology right now
Polygon

Physical copies of the latest D&D anthology don’t ship yet, but preordering directly from D&D Beyond will get you instant access to Keys from the Golden Vault. more…

Where to buy Pokémon Squishmallows
Polygon

It’s no surprise that Pokemon Squishmallows are sold out just about everywhere, but we’ve collected some helpful tips if you’re still trying to catch’em all. more…

D&D exec: OGL fiasco worsened by lack of respect for Wizards of the Coast
Polygon

Dungeons & Dragons’ OGL controversy would have gone differently if they has listened to the team at Wizards of the Coast. Executive product Kyle Brink takes responsibility, and says that more of his team will be in the room when these kinds of decisions are m… more…

Gamefound fell short of its goals in 2022, but still ate into Kickstarter’s lead in tabletop
Polygon

Crowdfunding upstart Gamefound failed to meet its ambitious tabletop goals in 2022, but that didn’t stop it from eating into Kickstarter’s massive lead in the space. The Poland-based company still managed a 45% uptick in crowdfunding revenue from backers last… more…

Why is Hogwarts Legacy, a Harry Potter video game, so controversial?
Polygon

Hogwarts Legacy, a Harry Potter video game launching in February, has drawn protest and condemnation for the anti-trans views expressed by series creator J.K. Rowling. more…

Amazon reportedly buys rights to Tomb Raider
Boing Boing

Amazon has allegedly bought the rights to Tomb Raider, one of many beloved franchises Square Enix recently sold off. The deal was originally reported on, of all places, a Lord of the Rings news site, so take it with a grain of salt — but if true, it would mak… more…

China attacks America, and Democrats gun for Biden, in this week's dubious tabloids
Boing Boing

National Enquirer "George Santos – American Psycho!" screams this week's typically understated cover. The tabloid of record quotes "mental health" experts who have never met the New York Congressman and yet declare him "a sociopath who displays signs of… more…

The Backlash Against America’s Most Popular Novelist Is Way Less Satisfying Than I’d Hoped
Slate Magazine

Her work prompts plenty of questions. Some are better than others. more…

45 Free Content Writing Tools to Love [for Writing, Editing & Content Creation]
Hubspot.com

Creating content isn't always a walk in the park. (In fact, it can sometimes feel more like trying to swim against the current.) more…

Apple AirPods Pro are on sale for the lowest price we've seen this year—save $49 right now
USA Today

Grab a pair of 2nd generation Apple AirPods Pro at Amazon for the lowest price we've seen all year. Order now to save $49. more…

Shop Amazon early Presidents Day deals on Apple, Lego, Shark and Sennheiser
USA Today

Beat the shopping rush with the best early Amazon Presidents Day deals on kitchen appliances, tech and more home essentials. more…

Former aide accuses Republican George Santos of sexual misconduct
BBC News

The prospective staffer has asked the House ethics panel to look into a sexual misconduct claim. more…

Reliable event dispatching using a transactional outbox
Frankdejonge.nl

Using events in a system is great, but how do you know for sure if you've reliably dispatched your events? The transportation of events needs to be done reliably while maintaining overall system consistency, be it eventual or immediately. In a typical setup, … more…

Release engineering is exhausting so here's cargo-dist
Axo.dev

Release Announcement for cargo-dist, a tool to help you package up binaries for a Rust application. more…

Dictating the Desert: Plants and settlers in a new mythology of Arizona
Laphamsquarterly.org

Plants and settlers take root in a new mythology of Arizona. more…

Reversing UK mobile rail tickets
Eta.st

The UK has used small credit-card sized tickets to pay for train travel for years and years, since long before I was born — originally theAPTIS ticket1,which... more…

The Last Man (Mary Shelley novel)
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Meta Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Results
Fb.com

Meta Platforms, Inc. (Nasdaq: META) today reported financial results for the quarter and full year ended December 31, 2022. "Our community continues to grow and I'm pleased with the strong engagement across our apps. Facebook just reached the milestone of 2 b… more…

Destroy All Monsters (2006)
Thebeliever.net

NOTE TO THE READER This article is divided into two parts: a manual and a scenario. The first part, the manual, is an exposition of the game Dungeons & Dragons: what it is, how it’s played, how it came to be, and how it came to be popular, at least, in certai… more…

The Coming AI Hackers
Schneier.com

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Monthly Horoscope: Taurus, February 2023
Vice News

Welcome to Aquarius season, dear Taurus! more…

Monthly Horoscope: Sagittarius, February 2023
Vice News

Welcome to Aquarius season, dear Sagittarius! more…

Monthly Horoscope: Libra, February 2023
Vice News

Welcome to Aquarius season, dear Libra! more…

Daily Horoscope: February 3, 2023
Vice News

The moon is in Cancer and the sun squares off with Uranus. more…

#WeArePlay | Meet Valentin from Austria. More stories from Spain, Argentina and Azerbaijan
Googleblog.com

News and insights on the Android platform, developer tools, and events. more…

State of the Union address calls for Congress to pass antitrust and data privacy legislation
9to5Mac

President Biden’s second State of the Union address called on Congress to pass bipartisan legislation on both antitrust and data privacy issues. His comments on the antitrust issue specifically referenced the need to prevent tech companies favoring their own … more…

New add to George Santos’s résumé: producer on Spider-Man musical
The Guardian

Reports emerge that the embattled New York congressman told donors of his role, which the lead producer deniesJust as it seemed the well of bizarre stories about George Santos might have begun to run dry, it was reported on Friday that the New York Republican… more…

George Santos accused of sexual harassment by congressional aide
The Guardian

Derek Myers alleges he was put to work as a volunteer before controversial Republican touched him and asked him overThe embattled New York Republican congressman George Santos has been accused of sexual harassment by a former aide.Santos already faces local, … more…

Jordan Peterson’s ‘zombie’ climate contrarianism follows a well-worn path
The Guardian

The pop-psychologist has turned his hand to exposing new audiences to old arguments from climate change deniersCanadian psychologist and darling of conservatives and the alt-right, Jordan Peterson, has been on an all-out attack on the science of climate chang… more…

Knockout City servers are shutting down in June, with a private-server version incoming
Rock Paper Shotgun

Developer Velan Studios have announced that their team-based dodgeballer is being, well, knocked out. Season 9 of Knockout City will be its last and online services will be shut down on June 6th at 12PM GMT/6AM CST/7AM ET. Dodgeballers won’t be able to play K… more…

Just Two Meth Pills Could Soon Be Enough To Classify Drug Users As Dealers in Thailand
Vice News

Experts say the law could spike prison populations to unprecedented levels. more…

One of Our Favorite Coffee Brands Just Launched a Limited-Edition Puppy Bowl Blend — Here’s Where to Score It
Thekitchn.com

I know every football-lover is already gearing up for the big game this Feb. 12. For non-sports fans, this occasion should theoretically be just another blip on the radar. But really, there’s a lot to look forward to for all parties, not least of all the Pupp… more…

Ninja Just Launched a New Countertop Oven That’s Perfect for Tiny Kitchens
Thekitchn.com

It’s rare to find a product that does it all, unless you’re talking about a steam mop that you can also use on your clothes and furniture in addition to your floors, or perhaps one of those fans that double as an air purifier and heater. For the kitchen, the … more…

The Smart $24 Find That Helps You Move Furniture Without Scratching Your Floors
Thekitchn.com

Sometimes, the best thing you can do to refresh your space isn’t buying new furniture or decor, but rather rearranging the pieces you already have. The wrong layout can make any space feel cramped and disjointed, so moving your sofa to a different spot or ang… more…

This Ridiculously Versatile Cleaning Find That Doubles as an Under-Sink Organizer
Thekitchn.com

The older I get, the more I believe that being a professional at something has a lot to do with simply having the right tools and knowing when to use them. This doesn’t mean I think I can pick up a nail gun and start shingling roofs — it just means that your … more…

: National Enquirer sold to venture led by former MoviePass executive
MarketWatch

Former MoviePass CEO Ted Farnsworth is involved in the recent sale of tabloid The National Enquirer. more…

UK regulator shoots down Microsoft's $68.7B Activison deal
AppleInsider

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has issued a provisional report declaring that Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard will result in reduced competition in the gaming market.Microsoft agreed to acquire Activision Blizzard in https://appleinsider.com/… more…

This day in search marketing history: February 8
Search Engine Land

Google Chrome's 'not secure' warning, plus: Search Ads 360, Google News and Discover penalties, content farms and more. The post This day in search marketing history: February 8 appeared first on Search Engine Land. more…

Jupiter Leapfrogs Saturn to Take Crown for Most Moons in Solar System - CNET
CNET

A dozen recently confirmed new moons have boosted the giant planet's tally of orbital followers to 92. more…

February 2023 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists
Colossal

Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at hello@colossal.art. You can also join our monthl… more…

Savor These Decadent Cakes, Pastries, and Other Sweet Treats in the Soft Glow of Candlelight
Colossal

Just like recipes are passed from one generation to the next, so are the methods behind the decadent cakes and pastries of Cereria Introna. Piped with thick pink frosting or dusted with sugar, the confections are handmade in Italy by a family that’s been whip… more…

Construction Goes Small Scale with Mini Materials’s Tiny Building Supplies
Colossal

Building a tiny home gains new meaning when working with Mini Materials. The U.S.-based company invites craftspeople and masons to think small for their next projects, offering pallets of cinder blocks and lumber ready to be slathered in mortar or nailed into… more…

Miniature Ships Sail Atop Asya Kozina’s Extravagant Baroque Wigs of White Paper
Colossal

Artist Asya Kozina is known for her elaborate paper wigs that soar into the air with scenes of miniature metropolises and various botanical frills, coils, and pleats. Referencing the ominous tale of the Flying Dutchman, Kozina’s latest collection transports w… more…

Join Us for A Colossal Workshop on Playful Character Drawings with Mattias Adolfsson
Colossal

Grab a pen and paper, and join artist Mattias Adolfsson (previously) and Colossal on March 11 for a virtual workshop on small character illustrations. In this one-hour session, Adolfsson will teach students how to draw a few of his signature quirky characters… more…

A Prismatic Installation of LED Lights Mimics a Chameleon’s Color-Changing Scales
Colossal

Hundreds of individual cells shaped like bursting stars comprise a new kaleidoscopic installation by the creative studio SOSO. A project for a San Diego real estate company, “Chameleon Wall” imitates the small reptile by changing color in a dynamic dance of p… more…

Fairytale Scenes Nestle Between the Covers of Isobelle Ouzman’s Altered Books
Colossal

Open one of Isobelle Ouzman’s books, and you’ll be transported to a whimsical world of flora and fauna. The Bratislava-based artist (previously) carves pages of found novels and other tomes into intricate paper labyrinths of forests and meadows. Often occupie… more…

Trick Facial Recognition Software into Thinking You’re a Zebra or Giraffe with These Pyschedelic Garments
Colossal

Here’s some unusual criteria to consider when deciding what to wear: if you’re scanned by facial-recognition software, do you prefer being detected as a zebra, giraffe, or a dog? Cap_able, an Italian fashion-meets-tech startup, prompts consumers to consider i… more…

Ornate Picture Frames Sprout Twisted Roots in Organic Sculptures by Darryl Cox
Colossal

In Darryl Cox’s organic sculptures, gnarled tree roots or branches merge with the ornate grooves, patterns, and gilding of picture frames. The Bend, Oregon-based sculptor (previously) continues to explore the material possibilities of wood and its relationshi… more…

The Astonishing Biodiversity of Fungi Blooms in Max Mudie’s Macro Photographs
Colossal

“I’m not the first person to say it, and I’m not going to be the last, but when you find out how integral fungi are to our existence, it makes everything else feel insignificant,” says Max Mudie, whose foraging expeditions reveal the otherworldly elegance, di… more…

Anthony Theakston’s Elegant Sculptures Imbue Ceramics and Bronze with Avian Spirit
Colossal

Known as silent predators of the night, owls possess the beguiling ability to swoop within inches of their prey undetected due to specialized feathers that make their flight almost completely inaudible. It’s no wonder that for millennia, the enigmatic creatur… more…

Meticulous Folds Form Maze-Like Hallways and Ornate Spaces in Simon Schubert’s Paper Reliefs
Colossal

In Simon Schubert’s intricate folded compositions, bars of sunlight dash across door frames, ornate cornicing, and parquet floors in a complex interplay of geometric forms. Relying exclusively on the way light rakes across the surface of paper, the Cologne-ba… more…

Explore Hundreds of Exquisite Botanical Collages Created by an 18th-Century Septuagenarian Artist
Colossal

At age 72, Mary Delany (1700-1788) devoted herself to her art practice, taking up a form of decoupage to create an exquisite collection of botanical collages from dyed and cut paper. She interpreted many of the delicate specimens she encountered in Buckingham… more…

RISD Continuing Education Offers 170+ Online Courses for Adults and Teens
Colossal

Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education (RISD CE) is thrilled to open registration for over 170 online courses this spring for adults and teens. Programs include online certificates for adult learners, RISD’s pre-collegiate Advanced Program Online,… more…

Commuters Go Wild in Matthew Grabelsky’s Uncanny Subway Paintings
Colossal

Urbanites know the subway is a prime location to spot the city’s oddities, and yet, a run-in with one of Matthew Grabelsky’s characters would be a particularly wild encounter. The Los Angeles-based artist has spent the last few years rendering human-animal hy… more…

Vibrant Hybrid Figures Emerge in Lou Benesch’s Spiritual Watercolor Illustrations
Colossal

Fantastic creatures with keen attitudes and fragments of human anatomy occupy the vivid watercolor illustrations of Lou Benesch. From her studio in Paris, the French-American artist visualizes the characters that populate folklore, Greek myths, and classic fa… more…

Shift Happens: A Forthcoming Book Catalogs the 150-Year History of the Keyboard
Colossal

What if QWERTY wasn’t the standard keyboard layout? A forthcoming book by Chicago-based designer and writer Marcin Wichary examines the now-ubiquitous format and how it came to dominate modern technology. Fully funded a few hours after launching on Kickstarte… more…

Vertagear's SL5800 gaming chair is colorful, comfy, and easy to build — it's almost perfect
Windows Central

Vertagear gaming chairs are designed to maximize ergonomics and keep your body healthy during lengthy gaming sessions, and the SL5800 is so close to perfection. more…

Review in progress: Hogwarts Legacy wants to fulfill your wizarding wishes
Windows Central

Hogwarts Legacy finally allows Harry Potter fans to attend the legendary school of witchcraft and wizardry in a way that has never been done before. It's an incredibly fun experience that's not without its flaws. more…

MIT Press to trial open access journals, so long as someone else pays for it
Theregister.com

Great: Fewer paywalls. Not great: Long-term funding is still a question Academic publisher the MIT Press has announced a new initiative to move from subscription-funded journals to open-access papers that are free of charge.…<!--#include virtual='/data_centre… more…

7 Responsible Ways to Use AI as a Content Writer or Editor
MakeUseOf

Wondering how to use AI for content writing and editing in a responsible way? Here are some best practices for maximizing AI's benefits. more…

Samsung Certified Re-Newed: What Is It and How Does It Work?
MakeUseOf

The Samsung Certified Re-Newed program is an easy way to save some money on Galaxy devices. Here's what you need to know about it. more…

6 Ways Content Writers Can Outperform AI Writing Tools
MakeUseOf

Wondering if human writers can still compete with AI? Here are some ways skilled content writers can surpass AI writing tools and elevate their craft. more…

Exciting New Tools for Designers, February 2023
Webdesignerdepot.com

No matter what you’re working on, you can guarantee that there’s a cool app, resource, or service that will help you do it faster, better, and cheaper. And so every month we post this roundup of the most exciting new tools we’ve found in the previous four wee… more…

AI Content Detection Software: Can They Detect ChatGPT? via @sejournal, @vahandev
Search Engine Journal

Now that ChatGPT is trending, there are AI content detection softwares to safeguard against it. How effective are these tools? Let's find out. The post AI Content Detection Software: Can They Detect ChatGPT? appeared first on Search Engine Journal. more…

Are Activist Short Sellers Wall Street’s David or Its Goliath?
The Atlantic

A maverick group of investors uses covert techniques to uncover fraud for profit. Now some are under investigation themselves. more…

The Makers of ChatGPT Have Launched a Tool to Detect Text Written With AI
Freetech4teachers.com

In this week's Practical Ed Tech newsletter I included a video overview of a tool called AI Writing Check that detects whether or not an article has been written with the use of a tool like ChatGPT. Two days after publishing my newsletter, the makers of ChatG… more…

Learning About Languages and The Mysteries of Vernacular
Freetech4teachers.com

Last week I wrote a blog post titled Two Lessons for a Wicked Cold Day. After publishing that post it occurred to me that readers who are not familiar with New England may be wondering why I chose the word wicked. Sure enough, someone emailed me last night to… more…

Bruce Springsteen Fanzine Backstreets Ending to Protest Ticket Costs
Pitchfork

After 43 years, the fan-run publication is shutting down because “these are concerts that we can hardly afford, that many of our readers cannot afford” more…

Shadow Warrior 3 Gets Current-Gen Versions And Much More February 16
GameSpot

On February 16, Shadow Warrior 3: Definitive Edition will makes its debut on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. The bloody FPS previously launched on PC, PS4, and Xbox One almost a year ago.This updated version of Shadow Warrior 3--which is a free upgrade for… more…

Tomb Raiders Reloaded Launches This Valentine's Day, Pre-Registration Up Now
GameSpot

Tomb Raider Reloaded finally has a definitive release date, with players now able to pre-register to play it when it launches next month.First soft-launched in select regions in Asia in 2021, the first roguelike in the series will be launching on iOS and Andr… more…