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15 Things You Should Never Say to an Introvert

Introverts aren't magical beings full of sagacious advice who think they're better than everyone else. They make up a pretty big part of the population — one third to half of the population identifies as introverts. Introversion simply refers to the need for time alone to recharge your batteries. …

Self-help

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

Stardew Valley Publisher's Wizard Sim Gets Official Title

The official title of Chucklefish's upcoming wizard sim is WitchBrook.<p>"So, project Spellbound finally has a proper name..." Chucklefish CEO Finn …

This Is the Best Restaurant Chain in America

America’s highway exits are littered with recognizable restaurants like Cracker Barrel, Denny’s and IHOP. But let’s face it: An awful lot of these …

Country Lifestyle

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …

The Japanese Animated Batman Ninja Gets Its First English Trailer

<i>Batman Ninja</i>, an animated film created in Japan about Batman getting sent to ancient Japan, received its first English trailer today.The film is …

Arrested Development

French girl, 11, 'not a child' say lawyers for man, 29, accused of sexual abuse

Case rekindles debate about age of consent in France as family argue suspect should be charged with rape<p>A 29-year-old French man went on trial on Tuesday in a Paris suburb accused of sexually abusing 11-year-old girl in a case that has rekindled debate about France’s age of consent.<p>France does not …

Children's Rights

What renters need to know about Ontario’s new tenancy lease agreements

TORONTO – Ontarians fed up with battling their landlord over contentious terms they didn’t realize were hidden in the fine print of their lease will …

This gadget lets you scratch and DJ on vinyl without a needle

Turntablism, no tonearm needed<p><i>Update Thursday, February 15th 12PM ET:</i> <i>This article was originally published on February 10th, 2018 and has been updated to include new video.</i><p>French company MWM has announced a new product called Phase that sits on your turntable and allows you to DJ audio files with …

Music Production

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

Bitcoin

5 Costco Employees Share Their Favorite Budget Grocery Finds

When it comes to grocery shopping on a budget, it is very hard to beat Costco. If you have room to store massive quantities of food, the warehouse …

Costco

It's Deadpool Vs. The Avengers Vs. Han Solo At The Movies This May

Good news, Deadpool fans: <i>Deadpool 2</i> is being released sooner than you think. Two weeks sooner, to be exact. It's been bumped up two weeks ahead of …

Box Office

'A Series of Unfortunate Events' returns to Netflix for Season 2 in March

<i>A Series of Unfortunate Events</i> is returning to Netflix with a second season on March 30, the show revealed in the above teaser, which took fans a …

A Series of Unfortunate Events

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

Unexpected Movie and TV Show Bloopers That Happened While Filming Death Scenes

Looper created a fantastic compilation video featuring some of the funniest, most unexpected movie and television show bloopers that happened while …

12 Completely Random Facts That Will Make You Say "Ohhh Wow, Didn't Know That"

We could've lived in a world with an animated Harry Potter movie!

Harry Potter

Bewildered Beaver Becomes Accidental Leader Of 150 Curious Cows

A perplexed beaver who accidentally herded 150 head of cattle across a farm in Canada last week has become an online sensation.<p>“How do we move 150 heifers in Canada?” wrote rancher Adrienne Ivey, who filmed the unusual encounter in Saskatchewan, in a Facebook post that’s attracted over 100,000 …

Cows

I Illustrate My Everyday Problems As A Woman In Funny And Relatable Comics (New Pics)

I'm Prudence. I illustrate my daily life as a twenty-something in comics starring my purple haired alter ego.<p>Some things in life are just too …

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 …

'This is a major discovery': Explorers find massive ice-age cavern beneath Montreal

Cathedral-like chamber, formed more than 15,000 years ago, features underground lake<p>Explorers have just discovered a new underground passage, …

How One Tiny Change Completely Ruined The Wizard Of Oz

By Kristi Harrison Published: November 25th, 2017 For all of the surreal horror in The Wizard Of Oz, the darkest part is a little bit of symbolism …

Alice In Wonderland

Yes, Rampage Is Based on a Video Game

...and the game also had an ape, lizard, and wolf.<p>The Rock's next blockbuster is pretty literal, with giant monsters busting city blocks in downtown …

Monsters

16 Hilarious Nintendo Memes Only True Gamers Will Understand

Nintendo has been at the forefront of the video game industry for as long as anyone can remember. After the disastrous crash of ’83, when the console …

This Canadian Lake Hides an Underwater Ghost Town

On the surface, Lake Minnewanka in Alberta, looks like most other large bodies of water in Canada. Ringed by stands of evergreen trees and nestled …

In This Game, Your Favorite Web Browsers Are Anime Babes in a Swimsuit Contest

In Space Live - Advent of the Net Idols, Chrome and Safari compete for virtual supremacy.<p>If you ever commissioned fan art of an operating system as a blushing anime bride, the makers of the Japanese visual novel series <i>Da Capo</i> have created the perfect game for you. <i>Space Live - Advent of the Net …

Anime

Watch This Violent Anime-Inspired 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Opening

Please.<p>What would an anime version of <i>SpongeBob SquarePants</i> look like? A new video answers that question in a violent, emotion-filled way.<p>In a video …

Anime

Three new 'Persona' spin-offs are coming, including 'Q2'

Atlus has just announced a trio of new <i>Persona</i> spin-offs. Following on from the 2015 PS Vita rhythm game <i>Persona 4: Dancing All Night</i> are a pair of new <i>Dancing</i> titles based on <i>Persona 3</i> and <i>Persona 5.</i> A pair of trailers show Aigis and co. bopping to the <i>Persona 3</i> soundtrack in <i>Dancing Moon Night</i>, while …

PS Vita

'Monopoly Gamer Edition': Nintendo's Super Mario puts a new twist on the classic board game

Hasbro is bringing a special version of its classic Monopoly game out based on familiar characters like Mario, Donkey Kong, Princess Peach and Yoshi. …

Retrogaming

These 10 Great Online Specialty Food Stores Have Everything

From saffron to heirloom corn tortillas and really, really good grits—we've got just the place.<p>Once upon a time in a pre-kale era, before we were mixing miso into our pastas and topping our toast with kimchi, iceberg was the standard lettuce and fresh ginger was nowhere to be seen (or so says my …

Veterans

10+ Of The Funniest Reactions To Super Sad Pope Meeting The Trumps

Being The Pope isn't easy. Just ask Pope Francis. Or better still, just look at this picture of him posing with Donald Trump. He's trying to smile. …