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crime

Toronto Police Are Looking for an ‘Angry Bird’ Who Beat a Man Unconscious

He was angry AF.
Manisha Krishnan
1.9.17
thump news

Did Obama Just Hint That He's a Secret Avicii Fan?

The incident in question took place at the US-Nordic Leaders Summit in Washington, DC on May 13.
Alexander Iadarola
5.16.16
News

Are Canadian and British Spy Agencies Really Spying on People via Angry Birds?

It's either a weird spy joke or a[nother] very disturbing encroachment on smartphone users' privacy.
Patrick McGuire
1.29.15
VICE vs Video games

Working in Video Games This Year Was a Long, Brutal Slog

I've received some death threats—and some stalkers, no less obnoxious for their sophomoric tactics—because I have consistently asserted that games are for everyone.
Leigh Alexander
12.19.14
VICE vs Video games

'The Sailor's Dream' Is the Ideal Video Game for People Who Don't Like Video Games

The upcoming title from Simogo is a "challenge-free experience in which you explore a nonlinear story through words, music, sounds, and illustrations.” Sounds sort of like a jumbled-up book.
Mike Diver
10.15.14
News

Bored Government Workers on Wikipedia Are Causing PR Problems for Their Bosses

Patrick McGuire takes a look at a recent Wikipedia edit, made by the Canadian Department of National Defence, to an article about US Mass Surveillance.
Patrick McGuire
9.23.14
tech

A Decade of Computer Games

Ten years is basically a billion years in video games. In 1992, when Mortal Kombat came out on arcades, crowds would gather in the belief that they were seeing a duel from some far-flung nation—like China—where the natives were born with four arms and...
Chris Donlan
12.13.12