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 …

Key Largo
Cute
Michelle Obama

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 …

Baseball

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

The Crew: Customization Trailer

Adapt your ride for each terrain! Street, Performance, Dirt, Raid, Circuit… each specs has its own purpose. Every driver has the potential to …

LEGO Jurassic World: Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Four Jurassic adventures, one colossal videogame that’s 65 million bricks in the making.

Lego

Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition: Trailer

With fully immersive Play Sets and new Toy Box Expansion Games, Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition offers a wider variety of gameplay than ever before.

Minecraft: Story Mode: Trailer

Minecraft: Story Mode is an all-new narrative-driven, five-part episodic game series, developed by Telltale in collaboration with Mojang.

Mojang

Batman: Arkham Knight: Launch Trailer

Developed exclusively for the new generation of consoles and PCs, Batman: Arkham Knight introduces Rocksteady's uniquely designed version of the …

Comic Books

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

Two drab victories over Malta and Bulgaria have all but guaranteed Italy’s place in the finals next summer but the team needs the youth of Domenico Berardi, Alessio Romagnoli, Riccardo Saponara and Davide Zappacosta to excel<p>By Blair Newman for Tactical Calcio, part of the Guardian Sport …

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

China’s national team have long been seen as a joke, and the domestic league has never truly taken off – but all of that, and much more, could be about to change<p>Ajax have long been synonymous with all that is worthy in developing talent. But now the Dutch institution could be at the forefront of …

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

The most spectacular strikes from Lesotho, Mexico, South Korea, San Marino, Argentina, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Bosnia, Russia and Northampton Town<p>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 …

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

Soccer

Iceland in meltdown after reaching Euro 2016

Deflategate runs out of air; Lewis Hamilton wins Italian Grand Prix; more misery for Rafael Nadal at US Open<p>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 …

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 …

Dwayne Johnson

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 …

Grumpy Cat

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 …

Architecture

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 …

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 …

Tajikistan

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