Jess Straseske

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The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville’s starring ‘fascist’

The white supremacists, nationalists and far-right trolls who starred in last weekend’s violent Charlottesville rallies have suffered no lack of humiliation in the days since.<p>Take “Millennial Matt,” whose catchphrase — “Hitler did nothing wrong!” — earned him tens of thousands of fans before he …

Rights & Freedoms

In the future, your body won’t be buried... you’ll dissolve

The Resomator stands monolithic in the corner of a room in the bowels of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). It's as sterile as a …

Hung Up

Man says he killed stepdaughter because 'it wasn't dinner time'

LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan man had already admitted stabbing and killing his 5-year-old stepdaughter. But a police detective wanted to know more — he wanted to know why.<p>Thomas McClellan had told Detective Charles Buckland that he spent part of the day arguing with Victoria King — his stepdaughter …

Crime

33 Beautiful Tattoos That Were Inspired By Movies

Beautiful films and even better ink.

Blade Runner

We sorted superheroes into Hogwarts Houses so you didn't have to

If you've ever wondered what Hogwarts house your favorite superheroes would be in, wonder no more!<p>In honor of Wonder Woman finally hitting the big …

Mount Everest's famous Hillary Step destroyed, mountaineers confirm

<b>A famous feature of Mount Everest has collapsed, potentially making the world's highest peak even more dangerous to climbers.</b><p>Mountaineers said the Hillary Step may have fallen victim to Nepal's devastating 2015 earthquake.<p>The near-vertical 12m (39ft) rocky outcrop stood on the mountain's southeast …

Mountaineering

Why Brain Scientists Are Still Obsessed With The Curious Case Of Phineas Gage

It took an explosion and 13 pounds of iron to usher in the modern era of neuroscience.<p>In 1848, a 25-year-old railroad worker named Phineas Gage was blowing up rocks to clear the way for a new rail line in Cavendish, Vt. He would drill a hole, place an explosive charge, then pack in sand using a …

The Brain

Let a new robotic ball play with your lonely pet when you aren't home

LAS VEGAS — Gosh!'s new easyPlay pet ball is either your dog's new best friend, or its greatest nightmare.<p>The easyPlay is a goofy little robotic ball …

The New Gorillaz Album Sucks

I feel like someone needs to come out and say this, so I'm going to do it: the new Gorillaz album <i>Humanz</i> sucks. I tried to play it while a few friends …

Indie Music

24 Easy Dinner Prep Ideas You'll Want To Try ASAP

It's a bird, it's a plane...it's your dinner on your plate!

Cooking

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Exercise

Can These Apps Help Reduce Anxiety and Depression?

For someone dealing with depression or anxiety, regular visits with a mental health professional can often be the best solution. But in-person help …

Apps

Find The Best Movies On Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, Every Day

Whether you recently subscribed to a streaming service like Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu or PlayStation Vue one of the biggest challenges is finding programs your family wants to watch.<p>These offerings are great at highlighting their exclusive content or big blockbuster titles, but discovering niche …

Smart TV

James Corden And Jim Parsons Totally Nail Their Version Of Kansas' Hit 'Dust In The Wind'

They got “Dust In The Wind” down to a tee.<p>“The Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons joined host James Corden on “The Late Late Show” in spoofing Kansas’ iconic 1977 hit on Thursday.<p>And they totally nailed it, by expertly recreating the original music video — from their hair to the violin solo and even …

James Corden

Make Yourself Happier by Doing One Creative Thing Every Day

We know there’s some sort of connection between happiness and using your imagination, but a recent study suggests any creative pursuit—no matter how …

More than 40 shot in Chicago over the weekend

The stress of living in challenging circumstances and the usual ebbs and flows of violence might have been some of the reasons why more than 40 people were shot over the weekend in Chicago, national anti-violence advocates based there told USA TODAY.<p>Of those who were shot, 12 died, according to …

Guns

Watch This Supercut of 46 Shots That Didn't Make It Into Rogue One

Pretty dramatic.<p>One of the biggest talking points behind <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,</i> was the controversial re-shoot that Disney ordered director Gareth Edwards to carry out in order to "alter the tone" of the film.<p>Luckily the film has turned out to be a hit, but with so much spare footage, one …

Star Wars Anthology Series

'Planet Earth II' replaced with human screams is hilariously disturbing

The internet has proven many times in the past that animals and human voices can be a winning combination.<p>Turns out the same goes for <i>Planet Earth II</i>. …

The real story behind McDonald’s mysterious 'Gold Card' — the ticket to unlimited free fast food that Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in their wallets

Not easily, a little sleuthing revealed.<p>The first complication: Rob Lowe's Gold Card was not issued by McDonald's corporate office. Instead, it is from the owner of, and can only be used at, McDonald's franchises in Santa Barbara or Goleta, California.<p>While Lowe says he received the Gold Card …

McDonald's

Best Android app to improve WiFi signal

The best Android app to improve WiFi signal. With these free Android apps, you can increase the coverage and improve the WiFi connection on your …

Photo Scanning Showdown: PhotoScan vs Photomyne

For years you’ve been saying you’re going to scan all the photos you have in shoeboxes in the basement. Now’s as good a time as any. There are a few …

Apps

This foul-mouthed holiday coloring book is everything you need

LONDON — Are you a fan of cheeky puns and can't resist a bit of colourful language every now and then?<p>Then this Christmas coloring book is everything …

The Best Horror Movie Every Year Since 'Psycho'

In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock adorned the poster for his latest movie with a very clear message: “It is <i>required</i> that you see <i>Psycho</i> from the very …

Horror

Photographer David Hamilton found dead in Paris

Briton, 83, was best known for his pictures of teenage girls and had recently denied rape allegations<p>The British photographer David Hamilton has died at the age of 83, according to French police.<p>A police source told Reuters that Hamilton, best known for his pictures of teenage girls, killed himself …

Biographies

The 10 funniest movie scenes of all time

After an especially long week (like the one we’re closing the book on at the moment), it can be cathartic to watch a funny movie and forget about all …

Comedy

Vintage Matchbox Inspired Artwork Featuring Pop Culture Monsters From Movies and Mythology

Austin, Texas illustrator Chet Phillips has created <i>Matchbox Art</i>, a new series of vintage matchbox inspired illustrations featuring pop culture …

See Gorgeous Vintage Disneyland Posters From the Park's Early Years

Original Disneyland "Fantasyland" Attraction Poster, Disneyland, 1950s.<br>Courtesy Van Eaton Galleries<p>1 of 12<p>When Disneyland opened in July of 1955, …

Walt Disney Company

My Top 10 SF/F Escapist Books From The 80s

Escaping the darkness that enters our lives can be as easy as reading a book.<p>I think Tolkien said it best in his essay “On Fairy Stories” and how …

Books

These Might Be the Most Honest Photos of the Whole Election

On Instagram, Mark Peterson describes his photographs as “Politics in Black and White,” and they might be too disturbing if they were in color. His …