To collect money for an investment, Jerry (Macy) sets a fake operation up for the kidnap of his wife, but it doesn’t go according to plan. The Coen brothers have made a name for themselves over the past twenty years and this 1996 film, written and directed by the pair cements them into the highest […]

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Martin Scorsese’s Casino isn’t as polished as his previous mafia masterpiece Goodfellas, but it is, nevertheless, another extraordinary entry into the director’s astonishing body of work. Relying heavily on voice-over narration from both of its stars, the movie is a little sluggish in spots, making its running time of 178 minutes its most glaring flaw. However, the captivating performances of the three lead performers and the unrelenting violence overshadow enough […]

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People seem to feel divided about this film. To some, it is yet another impressive movie by Martin Scorsese finding it to be a very visceral experience. To others, it is the director’s worst film finding it to be ridiculous overwrought. For me, I find myself a bit mixed about it. It’s is an excellent piece of filmmaking but it is very much marred by conventional “Hollywood” elements. Scorsese does […]

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Mumble and Teamspeak 3 are both high quality voice over ip programs, but which one is better? We all know that teamspeak is the popular one, but just because it’s popular doesnt make it the best Voip. Stability on both seem to be relatively same. Mumble has a reliable overlay whereas teamspeak 3 will crash in every couple of hours or so for most users. The overlay doesnt even work […]

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You’re probably thinking but I know how to Google, but do you really? There is a lot more efficient Googling than you might think: in a recent study on student research skills, 75% of the students couldn’t perform a well-executed search on Google. When the success of your term paper hangs in the balance, using Google effectively is crucial, but most of students surprisingly just don’t know how. Here we […]

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How to get high using nothing but your own body and the most important thing is that it’s safe. This could be useful if you ever find yourself incarcerated or bored. Postural Hypotension. You’ve probably already experienced a mild form of this before without really knowing what it is called or what causes it. It is also knows as a head rush or elevator effect, and sometimes occurs when standing […]

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The question of which is better, Gimp or Photoshop, basically revolves around whether you’re a graphic designer or someone who just needs to get a job done. Apple/Macintosh and Windows users war with Open Source purists over issues like these, and Adobe experts duel with oftentimes frustrated Linux users. Things like this can easily get ugly, especially since Adobe has not seen fit to port their high end graphics programs […]

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A lot of people believe sleep has been proven to repair or rehabilitate the brain and body, but this is not necessarily true. We don’t really know how much sleep. There’s no clearly defined biological reason for it, and it is intuitevely an evolutionary disadvantage. In the late 1930’s a wealthy amateur scientist named Alfred Lee Loomis and his colleagues watched an EEG monitor for brain electrical activity during sleep, […]

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Shaving Exfoliate once or twice a week, it makes shaving easier. When you have your shower, soak your manly beard with conditioner of choice – this will soften the bristles and make for a better shave. Shave just after you’ve showered or when you’re still in the shower, if you want. When you shave, use either gel, oil, foam or conditioner. Get yourself a decent razor, not a 99-pence-for-a-pack-of-20 disposable […]

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Focusing Studying isn’t just putting in time with a book in front of you. Worthwhile studying requires an attentive, active mind that’s focused on the task at hand. Enviroment To get the most out of your study time, you need to work in an enviroment that helps you focus. Turn off the TV. Television makes demands on your eyes and ears, so if you’re “studying” while you watch, you’re shortchanging […]

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