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If you're looking to be even more depressed than usual today, you should hit up PBS Newshour's YouTube channel, where they are currently livestreaming the oil spill. That's right, you can see with your own eyes the truly stunning spew of crude happening in the ocean right now, along with BP's "effo...

May 27th 2010 at 9:38am 0 Comments
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Every Monday Scott Andrews contributes Officers' Quarters, a column about the ins and outs of guild leadership. Is it possible to turn a roleplaying guild into a casual raiding guild? Can the two groups mingle in the same community, or is it like mixing oil and water? This week, one guild leader...

January 4th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It's true that everything really is more colossal in Texas, but unfortunately, it seems as if the planet's largest wind farm won't be adding to the collection. Just over a year after energy baron T. Boone Pickens announced plans to plant 687 gigantic wind turbines in Texas' panhandle, he's now scra...

July 8th 2009 at 3:04pm 0 Comments
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The Digital Distribution Tax has been around for a little while now. In fact, seventeen or more states have already adopted it, and more are considering it. Once upon a time, digitally distributed content, such as downloaded copies of WoW and its expansions, allowed customers to avoid the sales tax...

February 27th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Dousing your gaming rig in oil is a technique we've seen from custom shops before, but not quite like the offerings from Minnesota-based start-up Hardcore Computer. Its Reactor line of submerged gaming rigs, shipping to real, live customers in about a month, use custom enclosures to dunk everything...

October 21st 2008 at 9:47am 0 Comments
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From Tier 2 onwards, players of Warhammer Online have the option of mustering an army to go forth into the RvR lakes and capture keeps. There are numerous benefits to capturing a keep -- renown bonuses and set-piece loot await a victorious party, as well as a chance to claim the keep in their guild...

October 10th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments