How I Talked About Video Games Over The Holidays

This year, I left my hometown of New York City to go west to Los Angeles for the holidays. I took my PS4 with me to a friend's house—in the hopes of making a dent in my personal backlog—but wound up barely touching it in the 10 days I was away. But I did something better: I talked about video games with strangers. » 1/05/15 12:20pm 1/05/15 12:20pm

Chinese SWAT Team Recruits With Smiles And Crossbows

In the wake of the ridiculously awesome propaganda posters put up by police in Eastern China, another Chinese police force has come out with a set of awesome photos. This time around, instead of letting the locals know who's watching, a police department of south west China's Sichuan province is looking for recruits! » 7/07/14 6:00am 7/07/14 6:00am

Chinese Internet Slang May Destabilize Country, Says One Official

Internet slang for the most part is, well, meaningless but interesting slang. In China, one phrase from the giant internet lexicon that is Chinese slang has been called out as a phrase that may cause the social apocalypse, at least according to the vice-president of Guangzhou's Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. » 3/17/14 7:00am 3/17/14 7:00am