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Brace Yourselves, A Full 35mm Print Of ‘Turkish Star Wars’ Has Been Recovered

“Turkish Star Wars”, <i>Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam</i>, <i>The Man Who Saved the World</i>, whatever you call it, the crap remains the same. Wikipedia says “many have considered it to be one of the worst films ever made” and they didn’t even put “[<i>citation needed</i>]” after that claim. It’s just that bad. (In other news, …

Mad Scientist Builds a 200-Watt Laser Bazooka That Can Shoot Through a Computer Case

“Professional mad scientist” Drake Anthony (aka “styropyro“) recently created an amazing 200-watt laser bazooka. Drake’s high-tech bazooka was “built …

Everything You Need To Know About The Latest Crazy Food Mashup, Burger King's Mac N' Cheetos

I’ve written about strange food combinations before, but this is one of the weirder and more exciting ones. On Monday, according to its Twitter feed, Burger King will debut Mac n’ Cheetos.<p>I don’t think I’m the first writer to suggest that Mac n’ Cheetos may herald the end of the world (and you …

Orlando shooter texted wife during attack, source says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Orlando shooter and his wife exchanged text messages during the Pulse nightclub rampage, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told CNN.<p>Around 4 a.m. on June 12, about two hours after he started the attack and while holed up in a bathroom, Omar Mateen texted his wife, …

Florida

'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced to 2½ Years for Facebook Scheme

Sanford Wallace, the self-proclaimed "spam king" who has bedeviled Web users since the dawn of the public Internet two decades ago, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in restitution for bombarding Facebook users, according to court …

New Video Game Lets You Do Very Bad Surgery on Donald Trump

Make surgery great again.<p>Cult hit <i>Surgery Sim</i> has a new version out which will let you perform surgery on Donald Trump.<p>Bossa Studios' <i>Surgery Sim</i> series is a simulation of a being a surgeon in the way that <i>Super Mario Brothers</i> is a simulation of being a plumber. You perform surgery in the most …

Physicists Squeeze Water Molecules Into an Entirely New State

Beyond solids, liquids, and gases.<p>Physicists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered a new state of water that cannot be explained as a solid, liquid, or gas. It is a peculiar, and like exceedingly common, "other" state that water molecules are forced to exist …

These itty-bitty food cooking videos will bring immense joy and tranquility to your heart

I don't know why, but things not being their intended size, whether they're comically big or diminutively tiny, is always hilarious to me. Extremely large wine glasses? <i>Very</i> funny. Basketball personality Shaq? A human knee-slapper!<p>That's why I was so tickled when I stumbled upon Korean artist …

Game Boy mod plays nearly any classic Nintendo game

It's trivial to play vintage Nintendo games if you're not picky about what devices you use. But what if you miss the look and feel of the original Game Boy? Wermy has an answer: build a Game Boy that does it all. His Game Boy Zero modification uses a Raspberry Pi Zero, a modified game cartridge and …

‘N Sync-Backstreet Boys Zombie Movie Unleashes Bloody Trailer

Members of ‘N Sync, Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees and O-Town are gearing up to fight zombies in the Wild, Wild West. Above, see the bloody trailer for</i> …

Horror

The best Fallout 4 mods

Modders have made thousands of excellent fixes, tweaks, and enhancements to Bethesda's 2015 post-apocalyptic RPG, and it's no easy task finding the …

Game Boy Advance 15th anniversary: The 15 Best Games

The 15 Best Game Boy Advance Games

Listen: Paranoid drug traffickers smuggling marijuana while stoned call 911 on themselves

Two paranoid drug smugglers high on cannabis wrongly believed they were being chased by the police so called 911 on themselves<p>A pair of paranoid drug smugglers got so high when smuggling marijuana they called 911 to report themselves.<p>Leland Ayala-Doliente, 22, and Holland Sward, 23, were travelling …

Dark 'n' Stormy Cocktail Recipe

"Popular within the sailing community, the dark 'n' stormy is also the national drink of Bermuda. The simple mixture of dark rum and ginger beer …

A ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Stormtrooper Became A Meme, And Disney Has Responded

Did you wonder what the story was behind the badass baton-twirling Stormtrooper in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> who called Finn a traitor and battled him with a lightsaber-resistant baton at Maz Kanata’s Castle on Takodana? You know, this guy?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Awesome Fan-Made DRAGON BALL Z Stop-Motion Action Short

Rob Zombie shares the ultimate Halloween playlist

Rob Zombie knows a thing or two about getting spooky — peep these album names from his time as White Zombie frontman as well as a solo act:</i> …

Diabolical little girl held an owl and the Internet had a Photoshop field day

It stands to reason that if you post something weird on the Internet, the Internet will find a way to make it weirder.<p>A photo of a somewhat …

The Secret Ingredient You Need For Flawless Mashed Potatoes

Don't settle for less.<p>There are many great ways to make mashed potatoes, but the basic recipe usually stays the same. There are the potatoes, of course. Butter is a must (unless you're going vegan). Milk or cream are necessary. So too is salt. And garlic is an individual choice.<p>But the one …

Surf's up? Saturn's icy moon Enceladus hides a global ocean

Since NASA's Cassini spacecraft spotted plumes of water spewing out of cracks in Enceladus' surface roughly a decade ago, Saturn's icy moon has captured the imaginations of scientists and layfolk alike who wondered whether liquid water – and how much of it – could lie hidden beneath the frigid …

Here's What Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and the Rest of the Gang Look Like in Their Old Age

Would Elon Musk's Plan to Nuke Mars Actually Work?

It's not often you hear a prominent CEO talk about nuking Mars, so when SpaceX founder Elon Musk broached the idea on the "Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday night, people took notice.<p>No, Musk has not declared interplanetary war on Mars. The idea is to "terraform" it so that future …

Best-Selling PS4, PS3, and PS Vita Games on PSN for August 2015 Revealed

Sony has released its monthly list of the best-selling games on the PlayStation Store in North America during August 2015, and the latest Madden was among the top games on both PS3 and PS4.<p>On Sony's newest console, it was Madden 16 that came out on top. Surprisingly, it was immediately followed not …

Americans are eating sushi all wrong according to this Tokyo chef

By Annemarie Dooling, Yahoo! Travel<p>For more than 200 years, this rice and fish meal has been a staple of Japanese cuisine, and no matter where you …

Miyamoto reveals the truth about Bowser Jr., Super Mario 3 myths

In an effort to promote both the 30th anniversary of the Super Mario Bros. series and this week's release of <i>Super Mario Maker</i> for the Wii U, Nintendo UK posted a Shigeru Miyamoto-starring, myth-busting new video to its official Twitter page.<p>Miyamoto addressed a number of fan questions and rumors in …

Retrogaming

No Fix Yet for Metal Gear Solid 5's Save-Corruption Bug, But Here's a Workaround

Konami has provided new details regarding the recently discovered Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain save-corruption bug related to the character Quiet. The publisher says in a post on its website that it has identified the exact trigger for the bug. A patch to fix the problem is coming later, …

Nintendo's New 'Pokémon Go' Could Bring Augmented Reality To The Masses

Teaming up Google spin-off Niantic labs to let you catch 'em all IRL<p>Time to put the cards and handheld games away and go outside. But not because you’ve been cooped up too long: because next year outside is where you’ll find Pokémon.<p>The Pokémon Company, in conjunction with Nintendo and Google …

Augmented Reality

How to Get a Plane Ticket on Frontier Airlines for $29

If you didn't make it on to the website for Frontier's $1 flight sale earlier this month, today is your lucky day. The airline is offering slightly …

Flying

9 Things You Didn't Know About Doggy Style Sex

Shockingly, it's not as popular as you think.<p><b>1. It's a great way to hit the G-spot.</b> Doggy style sex is perfect for deep penetration that will hit the G-spot. And though manuals as old as the Kama Sutra recommend it, some studies dispute the idea of a G-spot.<p><b>2. It's part of a family of "rear entry"</b> …

Eddie Redmayne set to star in Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts

Oscar-winning actor frontrunner to play Newt Scamander, an adventurer who predated Harry by 70 years, in JK Rowling’s debut script Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them<p>Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne has emerged as the frontrunner to play the lead in the new fantasy saga from Harry Potter creator JK …