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Comedy in 2017: Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and the French Seinfeld

The next year promises a wealth of standup, from old favorites and much-buzzed newcomers, and small screen comedies to watch out for<p>Comedy is hard to predict – young stars arise from nowhere, old favorites fall from grace, and tastes change quicker than a six-second Vine (RIP). With that crucial …

Comedy

8 Gifts for Great British Baking Show Bake Off Fans

Easily the most charming reality show in the history of television, "The Great British Bake Off" (or Great British Baking Show) has earned plenty of …

Great British Bake Off

Two major airlines are creating a brand-new low-cost airline in Europe

Two leading travel giants have come together to establish the sixth largest budget airline in Europe, meaning travellers may soon have yet another option when trying to find low-cost trips around the continent.<p>Abu Dhabi-based Etihad has joined forces with the pan-European TUI Group to create the …

Aviation

The tragic miscommunications that led to the bombing of Pearl Harbor

Japan and the U.S. tried, but failed, to reach an understanding<p>When Japanese civilians learned their navy had bombed the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor, …

The Cast of 'Ocean's Eight' Are Trying to Out Winter Coat Each Other

Anne Hathaway's is 💯.<p>The cast of <i>Ocean's Eight</i> is incredible, featuring an all-star lineup that includes Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Dakota Fanning, and Awkwafina. Most of the cast were spotted filming in New York City …

Toll roads: One more reason to ditch your car

Toronto's plan to charge highway tolls drives home a point about personal finance for the decade to come: Cars are a financial liability that will only get worse.<p>So many government priorities can be served by squeezing drivers – fight global warming, ease urban road congestion, find money for …

Shut but not sleeping: 2 ways to keep a closed MacBook awake

A closed but alert MacBook can act as a desktop, server or jukebox.<p>A MacBook doesn't need to be open to be useful. Connected to an external display, it can run while it's closed and act like a Mac Mini. By itself, a MacBook can run when closed with the help of a third-party app. You may want to do …

Photography and the Civil War

While photographs of earlier conflicts do exist, the American Civil War is considered the first major conflict to be extensively photographed. Not …

War