Jacob Schwendeman

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The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

Japanese “Chigiri-Pan” Trend Creates 3D Character Bread Too Cute to Eat

In Japan, three-dimensional character bread, commonly known as <i>chigiri-pan</i>, is becoming a popular sight on Instagram. With good reason, too—the edible sculptures are totally adorable! One account that’s taking part in this trend is うみ, or @umi0407, an artisan baker who models their creations after …

A Personal Aircraft Made From 54 Drone Propellers

With £6,000 to spare and a significant amount of free time on his hands, YouTuber Gasturbine101 fitted together 54 drone propellers to create a personal helicopter called The Swarm. The homemade aircraft can carry up to 164kg (360lbs) and can run for 10 minutes before its batteries die out. …

The Annual ‘Corso Zundert’ Parade Honors Van Gogh with Monumental Floats Adorned with Flowers | Colossal

<p>Another year, another Corso Zundert (previously), the legendary parade of giant floats adored with thousands of dahlia flowers that twist through …

Bryce Harper sour at Nationals fans after mass early exit

WASHINGTON -- Bryce Harper called out fans Monday for a perceived lack of passion after the Washington Nationals' series-opening 8-5 loss to the …

Look who's back: Red Sox hopeful Dustin Pedroia to play Tuesday night

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, who turned 32 while on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring, is poised to return …

Baseball

Video Game Trailers | Hulu

Video Game Trailers is currently unavailable to stream on-demand, but may be available on Hulu with Live TV depending on regional availability. Try …

Trailers

The young players who could rejuvenate Antonio Conte's Italy at Euro 2016

Italy’s latest round of fixtures in the Euro 2016 qualification process had a familiar outcome. The results were positive; the performances, not so much. Two 1-0 wins over Malta and Bulgaria extended their unbeaten run in qualifying matches to 48 games but, despite their consummate record, Antonio …

China’s focus on football could tilt the global game on its axis

Ajax have long been synonymous with all that is worthy in developing talent. But now the Dutch institution could be at the forefront of another trend, with Chinese investors thought to be targeting a stake in the club in the hope of unlocking the potential to grow football from the bottom up in the …

China

Cristiano Ronaldo Will Beat Lionel Messi to 2016 Pichichi, Says Carlo Ancelotti

Former Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is backing Los Blancos superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to repeat his achievement of last season and finish as La Liga's top scorer ahead of Barcelona's Lionel Messi in 2015-16.<p>Dismissed in May following a disappointing second season in charge at the Bernabeu, …

The best goals of the week: Balotelli, Kane, Davids, Agüero and Ibrahimovic

Fernando Cano (Eldense v VALENCIA MESTALLA)<p>Lee Wallace (RANGERS v Raith Rovers)<p>Blaise Matuidi (FRANCE v Serbia)<p>Virgil Gomis (NOTTINGHAM FOREST U18s v Ipswich U18s)<p>Hector Herrera (MEXICO v Trinidad and Tobago)<p>Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Germany U19s v ENGLAND U19s)<p>Nílton (INTERNACIONAL v Vasco de …

Which Premier League stars could be on the move in the emergency loan window? - Telegraph

Iceland in meltdown after reaching Euro 2016

Iceland achieved the rare distinction of sending both football and population statisticians into a collective frenzy after becoming the smallest nation ever to qualify for the Euro 2016 championships in France. The 3,000 fans who travelled to Amsterdam to see their side beat the Netherlands 1-0 …

The international stars hated by their own fans - in pictures - Telegraph

Dwayne Johnson saves dog on Labor Day

It was an eventful Labor Day weekend for Dwayne Johnson, who adopted two new puppies and then had to use his <i>Baywatch</i> skills to save one of them from …

Watch Grumpy Cat 'Throw' the First Pitch at a Diamondbacks Game

Beloved feline celebrity Grumpy Cat threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Monday’s game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Francisco …

Cloister House in Vancouver Offering a Sense of Seclusion

Shared between a grandmother and her grandchildren, the <b>Cloister House</b> in Vancouver, Canada is a quiet refuge within the city. The residence was …

This insane 'Flintstones House' is on sale for $4.2 million in California

One of the most famous homes in San Francisco is on the market for $4.2 million — and the house looks like something out of the Prehistoric cartoon town of Bedrock.<p>The three-bedroom home — nicknamed "The Flintstone House" — is being represented by Judy Meuschke of Alain Pinel Realtors, according to …

San Francisco

The MacBook Air is on a path to extinction

Apple is squeezing the air out of the Air<p>When Apple redesigned the MacBook Air in 2010, it created one of the best machines to ever carry its Mac label. That new laptop was a revelation: extremely thin and light, like the original Air, yet also powerful enough for most tasks and equipped with a …

MacBook Air

Drunk man arrested in latest outburst of anti-robot violence

As more robots enter our lives, some are experiencing a violent backlash. The latest incident took place in a SoftBank store in Japan, where a …

The Apple TV may have Microsoft to thank for its killer gaming app

<b>Read next:</b> The new Apple TV review.<p>Tomorrow Apple is widely expected to announce a new version of its Apple TV set-top box, one that finally lets users play App Store games on their television. It'll even likely support Bluetooth controllers, turning into a tiny, inexpensive game console. And while …

It’s a trap! Sphero's BB-8 is more than just a toy

Small startups can have some of the biggest dreams, just ask Sphero. Shortly after becoming the darling of 2012’s CES, the annual consumer …

Drunk man attacks adorable robot that was just trying to help

The second human on cute humanoid robot attack in two months has resulted in internal damage to a Pepper-brand automaton that worked in a store in …

Tajikistan creates planet, names it after self

A central asian nation may have no easy path to the sea, but its future among the stars is assured—at least in its dreams.<p>Tajikistan's state new …

SpaceX is working on a 'pizza box' that should scare your internet company

In January, entrepreneur Elon Musk announced that's exactly what he intends to do with his rocket company SpaceX. The idea is to launch 4,000 internet-providing satellites into orbit by 2030.<p>Writer Tim Urban sat down with a top SpaceX engineer to learn more about how this game-changing satellite …

Space Travel

Samsung's creating its own curated news app for Galaxy devices

Apple isn't the only one developing an exclusive news service for its mobile customers. Samsung has announced a partnership with Axel Springer, a publisher of European newspapers including <i>Die Welt</i>, <i>Bild</i> and <i>Fakt</i>, to develop a news platform called "UPDAY." It'll be exclusive to Samsung Galaxy devices, …

Pandora To Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Day Of Ad-Free Listening

Our beloved Pandora is 10 years old this month. The music company has endured ups and downs but is set to celebrate that milestone anniversary on the 9th. It’s quite impressive.<p>What started as the human genome project has become something much bigger, connecting artists to listeners 24/7. To give …

First glimpse at iPhone 6s Plus display shows off Force Touch sensor

The iPhone 6s Plus is less than two weeks away but, like last year, photos of the larger iPhone have been decidedly scarce compared to its 4.7-inch baby brother.<p>That appears to have changed thanks to two new photos leaked from supply chain sources in Taiwan that show off the iPhone 6s Plus display …

Mobile Technology

Good News, Everyone! Chrome Just Killed Flash Ads

Chrome, the browser used by over 50% of the Internet, is officially preferring HTML5 ads over Flash content, a move that should finally dump the failed media platform into the trash heap of history. Quoth Google:<p>In June, we announced that Chrome will begin pausing many Flash ads by default to …