Ashley Barry-Biancuzzo


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6 Reasons We Should Be More Like Chopper |

Ghost's resident astromech. (And he'd probably agree.) I want to be like Chopper. Yes. That's right. I want to be like the uncooperative astromech droid from Star Wars Rebels.... Laptops

The 5 best laptops for seniors

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When is the best time to buy a laptop?

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5 gorgeous gadgets for a connected kitchen

Nothing's more inspiring than a smart gadget that's the perfect combination of technology and design. We want our smart devices to assist us in the kitchen with minimal issues,...


A Community Awakens: Star Wars RP on Second Life

I've frolicked about in some of the coolest Star Wars landscapes: Taris, Manaan, Coruscant, Nar Shadda, Korriban, and Mos Espa. I've been to a volcanic planet which resembles...


Fiction: And Then the Veil Falls

It was a rite of passage that marked my transition from powerless child to supreme sovereign. I could hear the blood flowing in my ears, a horrible rhythm, as I lifted my tiny... Televisions

6 must-play games if you're just getting a PS4

2016 has been an interesting year, that's for sure. But despite the tense political climate and the loss of Ziggy Stardust, it's been a stellar year for video games. I always...


[VIDEO] TMS Interviews Erica Luttrell, Who Voices the Heroine of Dishonored 2

The first Dishonored game was certainly compelling, from its stealth mechanics to the fun array of abilities on offer for the player, but it was always a shame that in the first... Home-outdoors

Taking the guesswork out of blending with Vitamix

The leader in blending technology wants you to live healthier on your own terms. Vitamix announced this week that it's releasing its very own smart scale and recipe app. The... Home-outdoors

These 10 products will make the lives of new parents so much easier

Let's face it. Parenting is tough. Whether you're staying up all night with a sick child or dealing with a picky eater, parenting is not for the faint of heart. I'm not a... Televisions

Easily add wireless audio to your TV with these headphones and speakers

The perfect volume is different for everyone, and sometimes you want to watch TV while somebody else is peacefully working. My grandmother was hard of hearing and, much to my...


Brave Boys and Monstrous Mothers: The Under-Representation of Boy Children in Horror Games

Among the Sleep delves into a fictional child's innermost fears in a world where the shadows stretch impossibly long and coat racks look like monsters or shady strangers.


Revisiting Journey: A Game that Soothes the Chronically Anxious

It's no secret that Journey is one of my all time favorite games, having extensively written about its brilliant use of silence and its characterization of landscapes. Though...


Silence is Golden: A Closer Look at Journey and Shadow of the Colossus

Consider a few of the common components that comprise a narrative: complex characters, conflict, setting, resolution, dialogue, etc. Is dialogue a necessary element? Is a silent...


Stampy Cat Launches New Educational Channel: On Children's Programming and Alter Egos

Joseph Garrett is a Minecraft playing star. His alter ego, a mischievous orange and white feline named Stampy Cat, has over 5.6 million subscribers (at the time of this posting)...


A Little Off the Top: De-Stressing with Prune

A couple of days ago I downloaded Prune for iOS at the recommendation of a beloved friend who knows me so well it's ridiculous and a tad scary. In the game, the player has to...


A Look at Powerful Femininity

I recently had an enthralling conversation with a close friend about the various representations of strong female characters. My friend, using Morrigan from the first Dragon Age...


Quit Nomming My Neck! An Analytical Look at Unconventional Femaless in Vampires | Not Your Mama's...

I often question where the line of sexy bitch for the male gaze stops and the empowered sexual female begins. It's a blurry line. When she sucks blood, an attack that... Refrigerators

Smarter's wireless camera turns any fridge into a smart fridge

Smarter, the UK-based company responsible for the iKettle, wants to connect your kitchen without totally draining your bank account of hard-earned funds. There, there wallet....