Avery Wright

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All The ‘American Horror Story’ Connections You May Have Missed

<b>(Minor spoilers from each AHS season.)</b><p>All five seasons of <i>American Horror Story</i> have offered a great variety of locales and characters. We’ve seen aliens, witches, and enough grisly character deaths to rival <i>Game of Thrones</i>. But the casual watcher might have missed that each season exists in the same …

These Are the Governments That Request (and Block) the Most Facebook Content

Facebook on Wednesday released its biannual Global Government Requests Report for the first half of 2015, detailing the number of times governments …

Is the Federal Government Finally Getting Closer to Rescheduling Weed?

The DEA's anti-weed policies been a source of frustration among marijuana activists for decades. But recent statements by Obama and new bipartisan bills in Congress have raised their hopes.<p>Recreational marijuana is now legal in four states, allowed for medical purposes in 23, and decriminalized in …

Hello: Rob Riggle's Adele parody for Fox NFL Sunday tackles the NFC East

Rob Riggle finally understands Adele. The actor-comedian spoofed the singer’s “Hello” video in making his weekly picks for <i>Fox NFL Sunday</i>. The parody …

NFL

'Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings' by Kurt Cobain: EW review

Montage Of Heck: The Home Recordings<p>We gave it an <b>A</b><p>There’s something unsettling about any artist’s posthumous work. But it’s particularly macabre in …

Kurt Cobain

9 American Horror Story plot lines based on true events

Considering it regularly makes us feel like we're going to wee ourselves with fear and leaves us way too scared to go upstairs in the dark on our …

Historical haunts: Bend walking tour reveals ghost tales

A-A+<p>Vanessa Ivey knows Bend’s ghosts and its history.<p>So when the Des Chutes Historical Museum manager combines the two for the annual historical …

Peer Through The Peep Hole With The New ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ Opening Sequence

As is tradition, a week out from the premiere, FX has released the new opening sequence for <i>American Horror Story: Hotel</i>, and maybe it’s just because I’ve been really looking forward to it, but I’m kind of just feeling like… <i>meh</i> about the whole thing? I don’t know, maybe it’s just because this year’s …

Sprint adds 33 countries to its Open World add-on plan for travelers

Sprint has fired a new salvo in the wireless industry's war for world travelers.<p>The fourth-largest US carrier announced Thursday that it has added 33 new countries to its Open World add-on plan, promising customers cheaper voice and data rates as well as unlimited free texting. The free feature, …

Caribbean

5 things you probably didn’t know about lupus

It’s called an invisible disease by some and the great imitator by others. It’s lupus, and it is one painful, mysterious disease.<p>May is National Lupus Awareness month, and while you may be aware of lupus, you probably know little about it unless it affects someone in your life directly. Lupus is …

What ghosts of American Horror Story past should check into Hotel?

In 2014, Ryan Murphy delivered a Halloween surprise that was equal parts trick and treat, revealing that every season of <i>American Horror Story</i> takes …

27 Powerful Pieces Of Graffiti That Paint Greece's Frustration Amidst Crisis

Greece’s debt crisis reached new heights last month as the government in Athens and the country's international creditors engaged in contentious negotiations over a third bailout in exchange for new austerity measures.<p>Some Greeks have weighed in on the crisis in a highly visual way -- with colorful …

Is the UFC turning into Rollerball?

<i>“No player is greater than the game itself.”</i><p>So says Bartholomew, the politically powerful executive played with patrician gravity by the great John Houseman in the 1975 film Rollerball. Bartholomew’s company is one of several that have conspired to provide sanitized comfort for the masses, with the …

Ronda Rousey

Is a classic villain returning to Doctor Who?

A mysterious social media update could imply the return of a Tom Baker monster<p>Following the Doctor Who Instagram account sometimes feels like you’re …

Marijuana isn't a gateway drug, if anything alcohol is

Because if we're to, as Obama put it, "follow the science not the ideology" with regards to marijuana and have some hope of getting it …

Cannabis

Why The Best Painting At The Guggenheim This Summer Was Made By A Third Grader

Modern Western education traditionally emphasizes two skills: the ability to process text and numbers. The importance of images, however, is often overlooked. While mainstream public schooling treats pictorial information as peripheral, a quick glimpse at the world around us can contradict this …

Can You Make It Through All 26 Of These Disgusting Parasites?

Or in it, in some cases.

The Question That Will Decide the 2016 Election

Republican candidates need to address the concerns of millions of Americans terrified that they will lose their health insurance.<p>“Will you take away my health insurance?”<p>That question does not get asked often at Republican presidential forums. Yet it will be the most decisive question in the 2016 …

Health Care

How many Americans die in police encounters? Fatal Encounters website seeks answer | The Star

How many Americans die in fatal encounters with police officers? In the absence of political will and bureaucratic ability, Americans are rising up …

Are You Ready For Another Title Run?

Depending on the outcome of his upcoming disciplinary hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), former Ultimate Fighting Championship …

Ronda Rousey Signs New UFC Contract For Multiple Fights, Remains Focused On MMA Career

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has renegotiated her contract with the mixed martial arts league. UFC officials did not reveal …

All drug tests from UFC 184 come back clean

For the first time in history, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) administered an entire card post fight with blood and urine tests at …

Don't Ask Weed Why They Chose Their Band Name

Vancouver band Weed talk about hating their band name and having Bon Iver's Justin Vernon as a camp counsellor.<p><i>Photo by Sara Wylie</i><p>Life can’t be easy when you’re a band called Weed, especially when you don't partake in the obvious vices. Will Anderson has heard all of the jokes, read the pun-filled …

Medical Marijuana Sparks New Technology

The emerging cannabis industry has not only created thousands of new jobs, it has also given birth to a new technology niche. Existing software companies are adapting and news ones are being born to address the specific needs of this new sector. Government agencies and business owners find that …

David Bowie and the Boxing Coach Who Showed Him the Ropes

Fightland Blog<p>Austin, Texas is a city so steeped in cultural history that even its most beloved boxing coach, Richard Lord, has a musical connection. It might not mean much to the devout boxing fans who continue to train under the former pro—they’re fare more interested in the time that he spent …

Finn Wittrock on His Gay Following, Puppy Love & Wrestling Sharks

<i>Pictured: Finn Wittrock in a scene from 'Unbroken'</i><p>It’s been two months since <i>American Horror Story</i> fans saw psycho hunk Dandy Mott wreak havoc on a …

Homosexuality

Royal Headache’s Long Awaited Second Album Is On the Way

A new record, a US tour and an appearance at Sydney Opera House, 2015 is turning into a busy year for the band.<p>Royal Headache have played their share of memorable gigs over the years. From tiny backyards in Redfern, to inside boxing rings in Fortitude Valley, to the vast Sydney Entertainment …

The Stoned Faces of Mad Men

This show is so dope.<p>The '60s: When marijuana smoke wafted through office corridors, get-togethers ended with LSD trips, and MDs prescribed speed for quick pick-me-ups. Drugs were a major part of cultural history, and in turn, a major part of <i>Mad Men</i>. Here, we look back at the series' highest …

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …