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The NRA's Strategic Blunder

You had to be there.<p>As Americans took to the streets Saturday, defying a political order that, in Washington and many state capitals, has allowed extremists to write gun laws, the bodies -- of both the dead and the living who marched in their honor -- mattered a lot. Hundreds of thousands in cities …


Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …


Google puts the brakes on Fiber and plans for layoffs

If you've been waiting for Google to bring high-speed Internet to your city, don't hold your breath.<p>Google Fiber is pausing its expansion into new markets, losing its top executive and planning a round of layoffs. It is the clearest signal yet that the ambitious effort may be on life support.<p>Craig …

Google Fiber

Why Is Suicide On The Rise In Women — & What Can We Do About It?

<i>This story was originally published on Jul. 19, 2016.</i><br>Several months ago, a woman I’m very close to checked herself into a hospital because she’d been …

'Save to Google' Chrome extension compiles webpages for you

Google has a new alternative for all those save-and-read-it-later apps like Pocket: a Chrome extension called "Save to Google." According to <i>OMG! Chrome</i>, the big G quietly released it as a feature that allowed users to stash away images you find online. This extension, however, expands the feature's …

Redditors put the Panama Papers into terms a 5-year-old could understand

With 2.6 terabytes of data, and 100 media partners publishing reports, it's easy to get lost in the whirlwind of information.<p>We've given a breakdown of the key elements, but sometimes an even more simplified version is helpful.<p>Situations like this are tailor-made for the expository subreddit …

Donald Trump's celebrity endorsements

Donald Trump.AP<p>As Donald Trump's status as the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination becomes more solid every day, he may still not have many political endorsements — but he's got another kind of firepower behind him.<p>Endorsements from well-known celebrities are a bonus for Trump, …

Ghostface Killah Responds to Martin Shrkeli with a Very Weird (and Kind of Touching?) 11-Minute Video

Ghost doesn't apologize.<p>We know what you're thinking: Shouldn't Martin Shkreli and Ghostface Killah just end this beef that has now lasted way, way longer than it should have lasted? It's ridiculous. Ghost is a legendary rapper for one of the most influential rap groups to ever exist. Martin is a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Cop's stunning move to suicidal man

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.


How ‘Rick and Morty’ Became One of TV’s Weirdest Hit Shows

“Most second albums suck,” Dan Harmon says, lounging in a back room of Starburns Industries, a Burbank studio, across the table from Justin Roiland. …

Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies | Jordan Kisner

Skip Lievsay is one of the most talented men in Hollywood. He has created audioscapes for Martin Scorsese and is the only sound man the Coen brothers go to. But the key to this work is more than clever effects, it is understanding the human mind<p>Skip Lievsay, an unassuming-looking guy in his mid-60s …


June 2015

Interstellar: the truth about wormholes

Christopher Nolan's new film, Interstellar, sees astronauts leaping across galaxies via a 'wormhole'. Could it one day be possible?<p>The universe wasn't designed to make life easy for science-fiction writers. Nowhere is this more obvious than if you are trying to write a grand space opera.<p>You know …

4 Psychological Terms That You're Using Incorrectly

What Makes Dragon Ball: Xenoverse so Special - TGS 2014

ABCs of Death 2 - Red Band Trailer #1

Infested Neighborhood - The Last of Us Remastered Gameplay

Should We Be Afraid Of Death?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> What We Fear.<p><b>About Stephen Cave's TEDTalk</b><p>Philosopher Stephen Cave delves into the simple question: Why are human beings afraid to die?<p><b>About Stephen Cave</b><p>Stephen Cave is a writer and philosopher who is obsessed with our obsession with immortality. He's the author …


French heist movie ' The Last Diamond' sparkles - cinema

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Watch every SNES start screen ever made in this nine-hour video

Start screens may not serve much of a purpose, but over the years they've acted as a canvas for game developers to show off their hard work. And those start screens have a lasting impact: if you hammered away on a game when you were a kid, that start sequence probably has a special place somewhere …

4chan user devises a way to bank through GameStop

Forget Bitcoin banking. One intrepid 4chan user has found a newer, cooler way to bank: spending his entire paycheck on pre-ordering games from GameStop, and then "withdrawing" money when he needs to by canceling one of his pre-orders.<p>"GameStops are just as prevalent as banks in my town and I work …