War Stories: Thief’s intuitive stealth system wasn’t intuitive to design

Video shot by Justin Wolfson, edited by Lee Manansala. Click here for transcript. Update: On November 30, 1998, gamers began to learn that being stealthy could be a viable strategy, too—that’s because game developers at Looking Glass released the landmark first-person sneaker, Thief: The Dark Project. As writer Richard Moss outlined in his history of […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘True Stories,’ ‘The Magnificent Ambersons’

It’s one of those weeks where the new releases are more than a little dire, but that’s okay; you can catch up on some catalogue titles, including a pair of last minute views before FilmStruck slips away. ON NETFLIX The Game: Netflix’s regular top-of-the-month movie purge is surprisingly light in December – unless you’ve got […]

The Stories Slide Deck: How Stories stack up across social platforms (FB, SNAP)

In the last few years, there’s been a major shift as to how consumers interact with social media. Rather than posting content that lives on the platform in perpetuity, users are now posting and viewing more “Stories,” video or images that live for only 24 hours.Business Insider Intelligence Many platforms have introduced some form of […]

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha: The billionaire behind one of sport's greatest ever stories

The football world has been stunned by the death of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a man beloved by fans, players and staff at the club – and the force behind one of sport’s greatest ever underdog stories. Srivaddhanaprabha was one of five people killed when his helicopter spun out of control shortly taking off […]

Haunting New Illustrations for Classic Horror and Ghost Stories

‘Tis the season for a good spooky story, and unsurprisingly, Folio Society has got you covered. The publishers of handsome, newly illustrated literary classics (and friends of Flavorwire) have just released The Folio Book of Horror Stories. Edited and introduced by British horror writer Ramsey Campbell, it features stories by the likes of Edgar Allan Poe, H. […]

Spare us the ‘psycho lesbian’ cliche stories say feminists

But the “psycho lesbian” plotline of last night’s episode of the BBC show, which saw killer Villanelle in a passionate clinch with a woman, was a step too far for some viewers. Journalist and feminist campaigner Julie Bindel said it was an example of lesbian characters depicted as “coldblooded killers, weirdos… and oversexed maniacs”. But […]

Pilots Share Stories of First Flights to a Major Airport

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