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Adorable baby calls his dad a rather rude word, promptly falls asleep

Being a little language sponge is such exhausting work.<p>This little fella had enough of it after a gruelling session of repeating names.<p>He cruises …

How the Wealthy Talk to Their Children About Money

Ron Weiner remembers sitting his two girls down to discuss the amount of money they stood to inherit. One was in college and the other in high school at the time, and they wanted nothing to do with the conversation.<p>“They didn’t want to hear about it,” said Mr. Weiner, chairman and president of …

The Fraudulent Populism of Tucker Carlson

The Fox News host attacks a host at a rival network for informing the public by violating an unwritten code among elites.<p>Earlier this week, MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski made a provocative claim about Kellyanne Conway’s behavior as a lead surrogate during the 2016 campaign: that Conway would shill for …

Donald Trump

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Einstein’s Relativity Explained in 4 Simple Steps

The revolutionary physicist used his imagination rather than fancy math to come up with his most famous and elegant equation.<p>Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity is famous for predicting some really weird but true phenomena, like astronauts aging slower than people on Earth and solid objects …

Our favorite part of Halloween is sexy costumes of course (75 Photos)

Here is a map highlighting the wi-fi passwords of 130 airports across the world

Everyone's traveling life just got much easier and we have computer security engineer and travel blogger Anil Polat to thank for that.<p>In a strike of …

Post Debate The Internet Made ‘The Hillary Shimmy Song’ And It’s Actually Pretty Good

Monday night’s debate was easily the television event of the year and we got a lot of good out of it. The candidates had a serious discussion about policy, talked about the benefits of pragmatism and compromise, and were completely respectful of each other. Actually, all of that is a lie or at …

The internet is convinced this kids' TV presenter dropped the C-bomb

LONDON — You wouldn't imagine a children's TV song about "fluttering kites" could ever be a cause for controversy, but that's where you'd be wrong.<p>On …

Meet the British girl who grew up as a Japanese idol

When Beckii Cruel first started uploading videos of herself on YouTube, it wasn’t in a bid for fame. But a clip of her dancing to “Danjo” a pop song by Taro that had become an internet meme in Japan, sent her viral. She became one of the country’s most subscribed-to YouTube channels and quickly …

Tweens

Researchers Just Solved One of the Big Paradoxes About Jupiter's Atmosphere

There’s a mystery above Jupiter. The planet is five times farther from the sun than Earth is—and yet has similar atmospheric temperatures to our own. …

Pikachu cosplayer delights Pokémon Go gamers in Japan

Get out your Poké Balls! It’s time to catch a cute Pikachu!<p>With everyone out looking for <i>Pokémon Go</i> creatures on the weekend, gamers at the 2016 …

Fitness blogger posts empowering Instagram to show weight is just a number

Fitness blogger and new mom Kelsey Wells wanted to lose weight after she gave birth to her son. In a new Instagram post, she reveals that didn't …

Jupiter came this close to being Earth's second, blood-red sun

But if things had gone a bit differently during the emergence of our solar system, the Juno mission wouldn't be a trip to a planet at all — but a visit to Earth's second local star.<p>Jupiter, according to NASA, is composed of similar materials to the sun: mostly hydrogen and helium. And it was the …

Astronomy

Here's How Elizabeth Warren Fudged Facts at Her Clinton Campaign Stop

Hillary Clinton and liberal stalwart Elizabeth Warren campaigned together Monday in Ohio, symbolizing the coming together of the Democratic Party for …

Best gaming monitors 2018: banish ghosting and glare with a premium panel

By Robert Jones<p>Gaming monitors have come a long way in recent years, with every from HDR (high dynamic range) to curved and ultra-wide displays …

Family Trip To Petting Zoo Didn’t Go As Planned, Internet Response Is Hilarious

The zoo is a fun and educational day out for the whole family. Right? Well, try telling that to this traumatized kid. See that look on her face? That …

Overwatch trickjump video shows off Genji parkour and Zarya rocket jumps

Overwatch’s various characters have a broad variety of skills and effects that can be useful when zooming around the battlefield. But, when chained …

If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. Its central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

Consciousness

Everything Stores Do to Trick You into Buying More Stuff

Music in shops is getting louder, says the 'Daily Mail,' but what other sorts of witchcraft are retailers using to make us impulse buy?<p>It's a time of economic crunch, and we're all poor and jobless, so stores have to resort to witchcraft and trickery to fool us into giving them our money. High BPM …

This zine explores lust, narcissism and subculture

Photographer Sarah Piantadosi explores lust, narcissism and the four-thousand miles between the fleeting relationship of two people at the forefront of their city’s subcultures; New York-based performance artist Emil Bognar-Nasdor and London-based writer and publisher Reba Maybury, in her new zine</i> …

Ask Dr. NerdLove: My Girlfriend And I Are Sexually Incompatible

Hello, all you creepy lovebones, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column covered by the Sakovia Accords.<p>This week, we’re going …

Taiwanese Couple Hilariously Parodies #FollowMeTo Couple

Remember Murad Osmann and Natalia Zakharova, the couple who sparked the now well-known #followmeto meme by photographing themselves while travelling …

Which Store Loyalty Programs Are Actually Worth It?

A lot of store loyalty programs are more trouble than they’re worth. You tote the card around on your keychain, whip it out every time you make a …

This little solar gadget uses evaporative cooling to cut AC costs up to 30%

<b>By adapting a proven technology used in commercial AC units to home central air conditioners, Mistbox increases the efficiency of the units, saving</b> …

Why Health Care Is So Expensive

When you get sick, you shouldn’t have to decide between medical care and rent. Medical costs are already unreasonable for 25 percent of Americans, …

What happened in hardware this week, April 24-30 edition

You live a busy life, we get it. Not everyone has the time to follow all the developments in PC hardware and technology week after week. That’s where …

The U.S. could feel the Bern for decades as Sanders plans to reform democracy

On Thursday afternoon, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders took to the stage in a lush park in Springfield, Ore., and did something unusual. He departed from his usual stump speech and began talking about the future of the Democratic Party.<p>To reform a broken electoral system, the party needed to embrace …

Watch Key And Peele Lose Their Cool While Eating Insanely Hot Wings

Key and Peele are masters of comedy. But how are their jokes after they’ve had five insanely spicy chicken wings?<p>For the answer to that question, check out the video from First We Feast, below. Sean Evans sat down with the comedic pair for an interview on everything from their new movie, <i>Keanu</i>, to …

After just one match, World of Warships is already a better eSport than World of Tanks

At a massively produced, expensive and high-profile event built around World of Tanks, the biggest cheer by some distance is heard during a showcase …