Abraham Lincoln once nearly dueled a rival with a broadsword

Abraham Lincoln was a man famous for using his words, but in one situation he came very close to physical — and potentially deadly — blows. When Lincoln was challenged to a duel with a political rival in 1842, the future president was honor-bound to accept. But he thought his best chance for survival was to duel with… » 9/22/12 2:00pm 9/22/12 2:00pm

New Pictures of Snake-Eyes Costume Meet Your Futuristic Ninja Needs

You can finally take a gander at photos of "Darth Maul/The Toad" Ray Park in his full Snake-Eyes costume from the upcoming G.I. Joe film, and we grudgingly have to admit that he looks fairly badass. Even though his visor looks a bit like Geordi's from Star Trek: The Next Generation, we'd never tell him that to his… » 3/26/08 11:49am 3/26/08 11:49am

Smite Primitive Screwheads With Your Laser Gun

Ever wanted to carry a laser gun back in time to the Dark Ages and have everyone worship you as some sort of demigod before they eventually overthrow your ass and toss you down a well? Well, now you can. Ascaron Entertainment is releasing the role-playing game Hard To Be A God in April, and it's probably exactly what… » 1/29/08 10:00am 1/29/08 10:00am