Here's a gallery of 20 Vintage Photographs of People With Their Commodore 64s. The machine celebrates its 40th birthday this year, and goes from strength to strength in its technical dotage. The company itself won't be celebrating, of course—even the licensing outfit that apparently owns the brand is now bankrupt—but fans have big plans. There are dozens of us!
Regardless of your relationship to a syllabus—excited, hostile, or indifferent—"Gaming the Past" is a guide to "explore several arenas of global interaction and conflict through different history-based games," This syllabus is for consummate nerds. Playing these history-based games, according to the syllabus, "will examine issues of representation, public memory, and the pedagogical value of interactive… READ THE REST
For example, did you know that "James Hemings, brother to Sally Hemings, was the first American to train as a chef in France. He was enslaved by Thomas Jefferson at 8. In May 1784, Hemings received a summons to join Jefferson in Philadelphia. From there they traveled to Paris where he was trained in the… READ THE REST
What is the function of the myth of separation of church and state? What is the relationship between capitalism and Christianity? What is the relationship between the Puritan view of the chosen, "elected" few that could be saved and the prosperity gospel or entrepreneurial Protestantism? What is a Christian nation? How can religious doctrine be… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The days are cold, dark, and numb, but that shouldn't stop you from being your most authentic self: a homebody sitting on the sofa while rubbing your legs together like a… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Whether you're ready or not, winter is here. But even in the dead of winter, we have deals you might be thankful for. This holiday season, we're releasing early Black Friday price… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you love to camp or embark on outdoor adventures, you know there is a list of essentials you always need to bring with you. Sleeping bag? Check. Water bottle? Check. Camping bag? Check.… READ THE REST