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Happy Valley, Pa., offers more than just college sporting events

The Centre County area of Pennsylvania also offers plenty of places to fish, kayak, hike, mountain bike, ski and bird-watch on its 750,000 acres of public lands and in its six state parks. On the Pennsylvania State University campus, home to Nittany Lions athletics, there is also an arboretum, the largest creamery in the United States, a sports museum and upcoming arts museum.

Alan Wake 2 revives the story-driven video game

The opening moments of Alan Wake 2 are among the creepiest ever in a video game. It’s this extreme horror factor that’s captivated gamers since the game’s release. In Alan Wake 2, developer Remedy Entertainment proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that a game can still excel with storytelling and mood as its backbones.

Hide-a-beds, septic tanks and other holiday traditions

Ever since moving out of your childhood home, you’ve enjoyed basic human entitlements such as public drinking and wastewater systems. But a holiday visit to Mom and Dad’s is a reminder of all you’ve moved on from.

This 1,000-room palace in Regensburg is still a family home

In the heart of Regensburg lies the elegant palace of the Thurn und Taxis family, and unlike many others in Germany, St. Emmeram Palace is still inhabited. Not only does this former monastery-turned-palace showcase a beautiful array of state rooms, ballrooms and more, it also comes with a small history lesson. 

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