Thomas Hitzlsperger becomes the most high-profile football player to date to declare his sexuality
The absence of black actors in LOTR and The Hobbit has long been noted; the Desolation of Smaug has begun to (slightly) redress the balance
What does Snapchat tell us about the subconscious of young people?
What can be done to protect women online from Twitter trolls?
After 28 years with 6 consoles and with more than 200 titles you would think that Nintendo would run out of ideas for Mario But think again!
A summary of the state of English cricket after the Ashes series
Luke Allen explains why the hidden success of independent horror games are the way forward for the gaming industry.
The mistrusting of weather reports and the rise of citizen journalism to ‘prove it’
A look ahead to the 2014 UK sport calendar, with some predictions as well
Many actors have portrayed Ebenezer Scrooge, but who provided the best performances? We take a look at three excellent portrayals.
An analysis of how Andy Murray finally won the adoration of the British public…
The Sherlock Holmes fandom – possibly the oldest fandom in existence – has proved that fans really do have the power to influence fiction
One writer takes a look at the Oncoming Storm of debate surrounding the Doctor’s remaining regenerations (or lack thereof)
Picking the perfect Christmas movie can be a real challenge – should we go for an old classic, or a modern masterpiece?
One writer pits his small bladder against the length of modern films