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McDonald's Customer Chokes Cashier Over Order Mix-Up

One McDonald's customer in Georgia was definitely not lovin' it when he was overcharged for his meal last week. According to WALB, Willis Mann "lost his cool" after his order was accidentally rung up incorrectly. Instead of pointing out the error, Mann leapt behind the counter "choked the cashier, …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

'It Follows' delivers impressively fresh horrors

Could we be on the cusp of a new golden age of horror films? On the heels of last year's acclaimed "The Babadook" comes writer-director David Robert Mitchell's "It Follows," another smart, relentlessly chilling thriller that opts for originality over cheaply rejiggered jolts.<p>Set in an unnamed …

"Star Wars" Spin-Off Will Star Felicity Jones, And "Episode VIII" Is Coming In May 2017

May the force be with everyone who is freaking out about this news.<p>Lots of exciting <i>Star Wars</i>-related news emerged on Thursday during Disney's annual shareholders meeting in San Francisco: The franchise's first stand-alone movie officially has a title, star, director, writer, and release date, and</i> …

March sunset in Maine

It’s not spring yet! March 5 sunset in Unity, Maine.<p>Mike Taylor wrote:<p>Winter sunsets in Maine are often quite brilliant. Last night was gorgeous but …

These Tunes Are Music To Your Cats' Furry Ears

When you leave the house, do you ever turn on some music to keep your cat company?<p>What kind do you choose? Tom Jones crooning "What's New Pussycat?" A ballad by Cat Stevens? Perhaps Al Stewart's "The Year of the Cat"?<p>Nonsense. Cats don't to want to hear humans singing about them, says composer and …

4-Star Planets, Oceans On Mars, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

National Geographic Travel

Travel

Plan Your Spring Break: 12 Under-the-Radar Destinations

So what if Europeans get the entire month of August off—spring break is an American birthright. Whether you're toting the kids or fleeing civilization, we've got the trip for you.<p>Try an Island That's Better Than Bali<p><b>Raja Ampat, Indonesia</b><br>It’s hard not to love Bali, with its abundance of surf breaks …

Sake Isn't a Rice Wine, and Four Other Myths Dispelled

Sake is more popular than ever before in the U.S., and due to continually increasing exports, our country now enjoys the largest and highest quality selection in history. While it’s great to have an abundance of sake choices, this fermented rice drink is still somewhat misunderstood. Below, five …

Obama, AT&T, Verizon, Netflix and more react to the FCC's historic net neutrality vote

The FCC has just made history by placing broadband under Title II regulation in an attempt to permanently safeguard net neutrality. The 3-2 vote was the culmination of months of back-and-forth between net neutrality advocates — determined to keep the internet free and open — and ISPs, who have …

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

Black hole 12bn times more massive than sun is discovered

Scientists name new ‘object’ SDSS J0100+2802 and say it is 12.8bn light years from Earth and was formed just 900m years after the Big Bang<p>A monster black hole powering “the brightest lighthouse in the distant universe” has been discovered that is 12bn times more massive than the sun, scientists …

Universe

NASA satellite image shows the frozen wasteland that currently is the United States

If you're reading this from anywhere in the United States right now, there's a pretty good chance it's cold outside. We're in the middle of a massive freeze that could last until March, the breadth of which NASA's Terra satellite just captured in the remarkable view you see above. See all that …

Watch This Incredible Psychedelic Timelapse of Corals and Sponges

Colorful sea creatures are out of this world<p>Corals and sponges are not the most dynamic creatures, to say the least. They spend the majority of their time in one place, moving incredibly slowly. But seen in timelapse videos, they can be incredibly dynamic. Researchers at the University of Alberta …

Malta to Sicily & Greece Cruise: A Mediterranean Cruise

Set sail aboard the majestic four-masted <i>Sea Cloud</i> on a journey into the culture, history, and cuisine of Malta and Sicily. Step into the ancient past …

17 Presidents' Favorite Foods for Presidents' Day

<i>Since we published this post last year, Barack Obama got a little too friendly with the food at a Chipotle and Bill Clinton went from the most famous vegan to possibly cheating on his diet at times. Favorite foods are forever, so this Presidents' Day we revisit this post in honor of our presidents</i> …

How to fix your cracked iPhone or Samsung phone without leaving the house

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot.<p>You can use iCracked if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Samsung smartphone. You can also choose to sell your phone …

The “Putin has Asperger’s” story highlights the stupidity of psychological diagnosis from a distance

Can we tell whether Vladimir Putin has a neurodevelopmental disorder simply by watching videos of him? No, don’t be ridiculous<p>Late on Wednesday, USA Today reported that a 2008 study by the Pentagon concluded that Vladimir Putin has Asperger’s syndrome. Brenda Connors, the lead researcher based at …

Autism

A Taxi Driver Took Photos Of His Passengers And Captured Stunning Moments Of Candor

In 2010, Harvey, a photographer, worked as a taxi driver in the small town to save up funds for his world travels. At the end of the ride, he would ask his passengers if he could take their photo.<p>His passengers' candor surprised him. People share a lot when they never expect to see you again.<p>Harvey …

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