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#FredinChina: Warcraft is a huge success in China, acclaimed by the whole Post-80's generation

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.24.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

Warcraft and PIXARcraft

Tom Klein | Posted 06.17.2016 | Entertainment
Tom Klein

Finding Nemo and Warcraft honestly could have both hit theaters ten years ago. Why so long the wait? Considering all the chatter a few weeks ago that ...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Taking Stock of Ninja Turtles and Warcraft

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Cowabunga! Strap on your nunchucks and get your pizza on as Brian and I discuss the sequel Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, and why i...

Zaki's Review: 'Warcraft'

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.10.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Full disclosure: I've never played the Warcraft or World of Warcraft video games. I've never read the novels or comics. I've never played the collecti...

Learning to Live Outside Your Comfort Zone

George Heymont | Posted 01.03.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

Children can be remarkably resilient. But what about adults who struggle to cope with the demands of their personal and professional lives? Will they happily go with the flow of new-found freedoms and technology? Or will they dig in their heels and resist change with the angry determination of a frightened adolescent?

What Does the Character You Play in World of Warcraft Say About You?

Quora | Posted 07.02.2016 | Technology

I'll approach this question from the three major roles one can play in a five-man group, regardless of race/class combinations: the tank, the healer, and the dps (which stands for damage per second, for those of you who have not reached level 100 in Being a Nerd).

6 Life Lessons Your Gamer Children Can Learn From Playing Video Games

Quora | Posted 05.16.2015 | Parents

When I was seventeen years old, I became one of the highest ranked World of Warcraft players in North America. Below are some of the most powerful lessons I learned on my quest for Internet fame and success:

Here's The Cast And Characters Of The 'Warcraft' Movie

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment

The "Warcraft" movie just leveled up. Saturday at the BlizzCon gaming convention, the characters for the upcoming movie based on the "World of Warc...

A Futurist Prediction for Virtual Education

Rob Furman | Posted 12.28.2014 | Education
Rob Furman

As schools are starting to take seriously the concept of virtual class days during those blizzards and other days off of school, I believe they will need a more modern version of accountability.

Which '90s Superstar Loves World Of Warcraft?

OWN | Posted 09.02.2014 | OWN

When singer-songwriter Brandy sat down for the new "Who Am I?" web series on, her answers were thoughtful, sincere -- and completely unexpec...

World of Warcraft in Real Life

Nick Turse | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
Nick Turse

Another week, another revelation about spying by the National Security Agency. This time, it was the NSA's infiltration of online video games and virtual realms like World of Warcraft and Second Life.


The New York Times | Posted 12.09.2013 | Technology

Not limiting their activities to the earthly realm, American and British spies have infiltrated the fantasy worlds of World of Warcraft and Second Lif...

NSA And CIA Spied On 'World Of Warcraft' Players

ProPublica | Posted 12.09.2013 | Technology

Not limiting their activities to the earthly realm, American and British spies have infiltrated the fantasy worlds of World of Warcraft and Second Lif...

Online Communities Are Most Authentic

Chris Abraham | Posted 12.24.2013 | Technology
Chris Abraham

"As long as the roots of relationship are not severed, all is well. And all will be well in the community's garden. There will be growth in the spring...

Video Games Represent the Most Powerful (and Potentially Dangerous) Era in Storytelling

Paul Runge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Paul Runge

Call of Duty, for instance, provides no deep choices surrounding violence. The player begins and ends as an agent of violence, reduced to literally nothing but the butt and muzzle of a gun. More complex games, however, can provide choices around violence.

Is World of Warcraft Dying?

Quora | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology

If I had to answer the question one way or the other, I would say WoW is dying, but still going strong.

Get to Know Man of Steel's Henry Cavill

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

With Man of Steel coming out, and an iconic superhero being the main showcase, people always want to know about the person playing that superhero.

Couple Allegedly Imprisoned Children For 3 Years

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.02.2013 | Crime

A husband and wife in California were charged with child abuse for allegedly locking two children in their filthy mobile home for three years, accordi...

Miner Mike, the Bitcoin Minter

John Pavley | Posted 06.27.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

In 2009, my friend Mike was getting into bitcoin and I remember him explaining the whole concept to me: A virtual currency managed by a peer-to-peer network open to anyone with a computer and uncontrolled by any bank or government.

Lay Off, GOP!

Salon | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

Not long ago, House Majority Whip Eric Cantor tweeted, “President Obama wants to raise your taxes so he can pay people $1.2 million to play World of...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Smoking Machines, Video Games And Other Stuff The Government 'Wastes' Money On | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in Congress complain that President Barack Obama wants to keep raising taxes instead of joining the GOP in a plan to ...

Is Human Interaction Dead?

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 01.28.2013 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

I believe that human interaction will never truly die, but gaming is merely a pseudo human interaction and people aren't technically "friends" with the people they met online.

Online Dating Lessons from MTV's 'Catfish'

Laurie Davis | Posted 01.16.2013 | Women
Laurie Davis

Exposing emotional scammers will make it easier for you to read the virtual signs and more challenging for others to impersonate the love of your life.

Video Games Can Actually Be Good for Kids

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 10.18.2012 | Parents
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

I went to the NACAC kick-off talk, in spite of concerns that the topic was not exactly "my cup of tea." After all, video games, such as World of Warcraft, Angry Birds and Tetris, are kids' stuff, right?

Is World of Warcraft the New Political Taboo?

Diane Russell | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Diane Russell

I have a dark secret. It's one that could jeopardize my political career in Maine. Late at night when no one is looking, I place innocent birds in a sling shot and throw them at wooden structures. It's true. I play... Angry Birds.