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The organizer of the Charlottesville rally just got humiliated by his own father

“Get out of my room,” Jason Kessler’s father said to him during a live stream.<p>I reported from the “Unite the Right 2” rally in Washington on Sunday. It was a dreary failure that attracted around 30 people in total and literally ended before it was supposed to start. I interviewed one alt-right …

Rights & Freedoms

'TimeSplitters' is coming back

British console game <i>TimeSplitters</i> saw massive popularity in the 2000s. Its humor, artistic style and cheeky pop culture references earned the three-game series a passionate fan base, but despite its success, the title subsequently lay dormant. Until now. Maybe. The series has been bought by Koch …

Intellectual Property

The way you get TV and internet at home is about to change drastically — for the better

The way you get and use both TV and internet in your home is about to change drastically.<p>Verizon detailed a bit about how the next stage of home TV …

Smart TV

Watch: Learn How to Create These 4 Classic Music Video Effects

These effects are not only fun to create but they're a quintessential part of music videos.Have you ever watched the music video to Coldplay's "The …

Music Videos

How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Maps

One cop came forward to expose secrets in his own ranks. The revelation rocked the court system

Pittsburg Police Officer Michael Sibbitt was ready to testify in a murder trial when a lieutenant from his own department rushed to the courthouse to reveal a startling secret.<p>The lieutenant told the court that the officer had resigned more than a year earlier during an investigation into whether …

Corruption

Michael Caine confirms what really happened at the end of Inception

It's been nearly 10 years since Christopher Nolan's <i>Inception</i> hit theaters, and the debate over the film's ending continues to rage on. Did dream …

Marion Cotillard

Report: Two big stars out of Star Trek 4 after talks break down

Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth out in a disagreement over money<p>Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth are out from Star Trek’s fourth sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter, following a breakdown in negotiations between the actors and Paramount Pictures. The actors and the studio have both left the …

Star Trek

Conservatives call for constitutional intervention last seen 230 years ago

We’re either going to become a socialist, Marxist country like western Europe, or we’re going to be free Senator Tom Coburn<p>It’s been more than 230 years since America’s last constitutional convention, but there is growing confidence in some conservative circles that the next one is right around the …

Government

16 Physics Jokes Every Science Lover Will Appreciate

We’re not just fission for laughs here.<p>Q: Why does a burger have less energy than a steak?<p>A: Because it’s in its ground state.<p>Einstein developed a …

Physics

The Most Controversial Horror Movies Ever

The horror genre is one of the most controversial storytelling styles in the world. The whole genre is based on the most terrible things that people …

Horror

Spike Lee’s 10 Best Movies Ranked

Spike Lee has been making films for more than 35 years now, racking up some two dozen feature credits leading up to the release of “BlackKklansman” …

Civil Rights

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

The 12 Best Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix

We browsed for the good stuff so you don't have to.<p>Netflix is a virtually endless gallery of cool movies and TV shows to watch, and an even more endless gallery of laughable bullshit that has absolutely no business attempting to entertain me or the people I care about. I can't tell you the number …

Movies

Republicans Projected to Pick up Seventy Seats in Prison

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a development that could dramatically change the composition of the federal penitentiary system, Republicans are projected to pick up as many as seventy seats in prison, a leading incarceration expert said on Thursday.<p>“Prognostication is an inexact science,” …

Donald Trump

Court Documents Show the NRA's Unhinged Rhetoric Being Used Against It

The gun-rights giant says it's bleeding money, and a legal battle with its old insurance broker suggests politics are a big part of the problem.<p><i>This story was published in partnership with the Trace.</i><p>It takes hundreds of millions of dollars each year to keep the National Rifle Association’s enormous …

Guns

California Strikes Back Against the Trump Administration’s Auto Pollution Rollback

<i>Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up for our Climate Fwd: newsletter.</i><p>California went on the offensive Tuesday against the Trump administration’s plan to weaken fuel-efficiency rules for cars, laying out a scathing rebuttal that the state’s clean-air regulator said would shape the battle with …

Trump Administration

Republican gerrymandering wall is starting to crumble

Take that, John Roberts!<p>One of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy’s final acts as a sitting justice was to stare partisan gerrymandering directly in the …

Government

Portland far-right rally: police charge counterprotesters with batons drawn

A rally by rightwing group Patriot Prayer in Portland, Oregon, culminated in a police charge on counterprotesters on Saturday, as a demonstration once again brought disorder and violence to the city’s downtown area.<p>Two hours into the rally, police moved towards leftwing counterprotesters with …

Rights & Freedoms

Twitter users troll NRA for financial woes, calling for 'thoughts and prayers.'

Some Twitter users had nothing but "thoughts and prayers" for the National Rifle Association this week after it became public that the organization is having deep financial issues.<p>The NRA, a gun-rights association famous for their political activism and lobbying, said Friday it may have to stop …

Twitter

Oregon police chief orders review of use of force at protest

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Portland police were accused Sunday of being heavy-handed against people protesting a rally by extreme-right demonstrators, reportedly injuring some counter-protesters and prompting the city's new police chief to order a review of officers' use of force.<p>Police in riot gear tried …

Rights & Freedoms

The 40 Most Terrifying Creepypasta and NoSleep Stories on the Internet

Forget tonight — you'll never sleep again.<p>Scary stories aren’t the stuff of campfires and sleepovers anymore. For adults who still enjoy a good …

Horror

Judge says Trump team '100 percent' responsible for finding deported immigrant parents

A federal judge on Friday rejected a Trump administration request to make the ACLU primarily responsible for locating migrant parents who were deported after they were separated from their children, making clear that the government bears "100 percent" of the burden.<p>U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw …

Immigration

U.S. deports Mexican wife of American Marine veteran

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The U.S. government deported a Mexican woman on Friday who had lived in the country illegally for nearly two decades despite efforts by lawmakers to keep her in Florida with her husband, a Marine Corps veteran, and her two American children.<p>Alejandra Juarez, 38, was …

Airports

The NRA Says It’s in Deep Financial Trouble, May Be ‘Unable to Exist’

The National Rifle Association warns that it is in grave financial jeopardy, according to a recent court filing obtained by <i>Rolling Stone,</i> and that it …

Guns

This controller fixes a big Nintendo Switch problem but makes another even worse

The initial appeal of the Nintendo Switch had a lot to do with the way it put expansive, console-quality games like <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> on a portable console for the first time. But since then, I’ve been spending a lot of my time with the system on less technically advanced …

Gaming

'This idiot judge?': Salty Manafort trial chief cracks wise and cracks down

U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III has a ‘wicked sense of humor.’<p>As the second day of Paul Manafort’s criminal trial wound on, U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III sounded less like a federal jurist than an exasperated high school teacher.<p>“Lawyers on both sides need to rein in their …

Donald Trump

Accusations fly as firms seek to avoid Trump's steel tariff

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies seeking to be exempted from President Donald Trump's tariff on imported steel are accusing American steel manufacturers of spreading inaccurate and misleading information, and they fear it may torpedo their requests.<p>Robert Miller, president and CEO of NLMK USA, said …

Donald Trump

Galaxy S10: Samsung Is All But Pledging To Forego An iPhone X Feature

Samsung's marketing department is leaving very little space for the South Korean tech giant.<p>The Samsung Galaxy S10 is set to be one of the South …

IPhone 7

Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Gets Premiere Date (And It's Spooky)

We didn’t have to have witchy psychic powers to predict this: What other month would Netflix’s <i>Sabrina</i> series premiere in, huh?<p>The much-hyped <i>Chilling</i> …

TV