Furniture Store Loses $7M After Seahawks Super Bowl Win!

A Houston, Texas area furniture store is feeling the bottom line burn after a Super Bowl promotion cost them millions of dollars in sales. Gallery Furniture owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale announced on his website that he lost $7 million in the “Pigskin Promotion” after nearly a thousand customers won...

The State of Spotify

While there seems like no shortage of music playing websites, there is on undeniable lead in the world of personalised music control – and that is Spotify. Available in both Free and Premium modes, the programme can be downloaded onto computers or the app installed on mobiles and tablets. Free...

Top Poker Apps For Android

With the widespread embrace of smart phone and tablet technology ever-increasing, there are no lack of apps dedicated to gaming for entertainment. If you're the sort that likes to spend your free time on your phone playing poker or casino games, however, it can be hard to find your fit...

The History of Poker

Originally "Primero" in Spain, then "Primiera" in Italy and finally "La Prime" in France, the game we would popularly embrace as "poker" appears in literature as early as 1526. The the original version of the game, each player is given three cards, and the counting combinations were three of a...

The History of Bingo

It started in 1530, with an Italian lottery called "Lo Giuoco del Lotto D'Italia," which is still played every Saturday in Italy. The game soon moved to France as "Le Lotto", where it was a game of elites and noblemen. The Germans discovered the game in the 1800s, using it...

Brush Up On Your Real Life Poker Skills

Everyone wants to be a master at the table like James Bond, but when it comes to moving to online poker from traditional poker, the transition can be slightly difficult. Even for those who have consistently emerged in the standard card game, shifting to the game’s online version can prove...

Bond 24-Inspired Poster Concepts

Skyfall grossed over $1 billion worldwide and took home Oscars, marking James Bond's 50th anniversary in style. The film also introduced the 21st century versions of Moneypenny and Q, as well as introducing Ralph Fiennes as the new ‘M’, who will serve as the boss for Daniel Craig’s Bond on...

Marvel Movies and the 21st Century

Marvel films are like buses – for a while it’s all quiet on the western front, and then the next thing you know they’re announcing a string of releases spanning from now until 2021. Not that they’re short of inspiration – Marvel is one of the biggest character based entertainment...

Twenty-Five Years Of MST3K

It’s hard to imagine that Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K to those in the know) has been with us for 25 years. Starting with very humble roots as a cable-access show on Minneapolis’ KTMA and blossoming into a decade-long series on both Comedy Central and later the Sci-Fi Network and...

After Death - Protecting Your Digital Legacy

People often consider and put plans in place for what would happen to their assets and fortunes when they die, but they very rarely consider what would happen to their digital legacy. With more and more of us living our lives online, connecting on social media sites such as Facebook...

Exploring The Possibilities of 3D Projectors

Thanks to new breakthroughs in technology and affordability, video projectors are now considered an excellent alternative to HD TV’s, especially for those that want to enjoy a movie-theater experience in the comfort of their homes. 3D projection technology is nothing new. However, 3D projection has always been expensive and clunky...

More John Carpenter— Gangs, Eyes, Coroners and Stacy Keach's Hair

It’s been a good couple of years for John Carpenter, the “Master Of Horror,” on Blu-Ray, with remastered special editions of titles ranging from 1974’s student-film-turned-feature Dark Star through the iconic Halloween all the way up to later high-water marks such as Prince Of Darkness and They Live. When boutique...

Top Five Portable Gaming Consoles

If there’s an avid gamer in your family this Christmas, how about a portable console as a gift? Here’s a look at the top five – and a word of advice about other ways to play games on the movie. #5: Archos Gamepad The Gamepad is a cheap way into...

Gadget Guide

Embrace your inner geek with this rundown of some of the best gadgets on the market. Christmas is just around the corner, so pick your favourites and try and persuade someone to buy them for you. Or, you know, buy them for someone else... Doctor Who is fifty! If you...

Hollywood's Greatest Assassins

Whether they’re gunning down villains on the side of good, or hiring out their killer skills to questionable characters, assassins have always made for entertaining viewing. Their lack of morals and murderous talents have captivated audiences and left viewers staring down the barrel of a gun, not knowing which way...