Brandon Schneider

13 Added | 1 Magazine | 4 Likes | @BrandonSchn6eia | Keep up with Brandon Schneider on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brandon Schneider”

The Gowanus Canal Punch: What Could Be Scarier?

By my usual standards, a Halloween cocktail is really just a fall cocktail. I tend to think of cocktails fitting into a season or mood, not an occasion. So a Christmas cocktail is a winter cocktail, a birthday cocktail depends on when your birthday is (or, if you're me, it's just a glass of …


Philadelphia police union joins growing Quentin Tarantino boycott

Support body in US’s fifth largest city says it is angry at the film-maker for joining New York protest against police killings, less than a week after fatal shooting of NYPD officer Randolph Holder<p>A third major police union has added its voice to calls for a boycott of Quentin Tarantino’s movies, …

Box Office

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

Goliath Gate: Archaeologists Uncover Entrance to Biblical City of Gath

A massive gate unearthed in Israel may have marked the entrance to a biblical city that, at its heyday, was the biggest metropolis in the region.<p>The town, called Gath, was occupied until the ninth century B.C. In biblical accounts, the Philistines — the mortal enemies of the Israelites — ruled the …


See Maisie Williams In The First "Doctor Who" Season 9 Trailer


Everything You Need to Know About David Letterman's Final Show

Since 1982, millions of Americans have spent the waning hours of their weeknights with David Letterman. Wednesday night, after more than a decade …


Former 'Top Gear' host Jeremy Clarkson hints at a TV return and a new car show

And the former "Top Gear" host - banished for punching a producer earlier this year - hinted that that he might create a new car show.<p>In his weekly column on the Sunday Times, Clarkson chronicled every maudlin detail of his of life since the BBC banished him from the show he built into an …

Top Gear

Upside-Down Icebergs, Living Fossil Sharks, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week


‘Ghostbusters' Reboot Sets All-Female Cast, Release Date

Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and 'SNL' stars Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones join director Paul Feig's reboot<p>Just three months after it was …

Astronomers Catch Mysterious Radio Blast From the Distant Universe

Coming from far beyond the galaxy, an extremely energetic blast of radio waves has been snared by astronomers lying in wait. Lasting for just a few thousandths of a second, the burst is the first of an enigmatic class of objects to be observed in real-time, astronomers report today in the <i>Monthly</i> …

Jason Segel Stuns As David Foster Wallace In 'The End Of The Tour'

It's early, but let's prep Jason Segel's Oscar campaign just to be safe. James Ponsoldt's "The End of the Tour," which premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival, is the start of something beautiful for Segel, who sheds his Apatowian routine to fill the iconic shoes of David Foster Wallace. …


10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Microsoft announced a bunch of new things yesterday.</b> The event at its Redmond HQ saw the company announce Windows 10, Microsoft HoloLens and updated Windows Phone software.<p><b>2. Google is planning on becoming a wireless carrier.</b> It wants to sell mobile phone packages directly to customers.<p><b>3. Uber</b> …