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Why Nintendo Will Outlive Us All

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In this time of financial insecurity, there aren’t many companies out there that could honestly say that they could operate at a loss for several decades straight without it messing with their bottom line. Then again, not many companies have a Nintendo war chest.

The Soccer Player Who Fouled Someone in 3 Seconds

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Considering we’re smack-bang in the middle of a World Cup, we felt we’d share one of the more interesting stories from the world of Soccer, the time a player was booked after just 3 seconds of play. 

Frank West Was Made Ugly to Appeal to the West

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In a medium full of bland muscular characters with less personality than a wet sack of turds, Frank West, the decidedly average looking star of the hit game, Dead Rising was a welcome breath of fresh air for most gamers. Curiously, the guys who designed Frank in the first place made him so average looking specifically to appeal to the west. 

Albert Einstein Was Basically Like a Hobo Santa

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Albert Einstein is mostly known for his many contributions to science and his gloriously trimmed moustache, sadly it seems that few people are aware of the fact that Einstein was also a huge supporter of civil rights and that he never used to wear socks.

The guy in Charge of All of the Military Equipment in Hollywood, Philip Strub

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If you’ve seen an American made movie featuring military equipment in the last 25 years, it’s practically guaranteed that Philip Strub had something to do with it. This is because Strub is the entertainment liaison at the Department of Defence, which is basically just a fancy way of saying he’s in charge of who gets to play with the tanks.