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Dead Battery? How to Jump Start a Car Like a Pro

You run out of the house already late for work, hop in the car and turn the key in the ignition ... only to hear a "click click" noise instead of the …

Electric Vehicles

The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books, According to Six Bestselling Authors

We recently had a conversation with writers Annalee Newitz, N.K. Jemisin, and Cory Doctorow about why “other worlds”—the fantastic imaginings of …

Science Fiction

3 Reasons Why So Many People Still Support Trump

It's incomprehensible to many of us that people could support a president who, in Bernie Sanders' words, "is compulsively dishonest, who is a bully, …

Donald Trump

Jimmy Fallon Rewrites Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are a-Changin’’ for 2018

In a very special post–Super Bowl edition of <i>The Tonight Show,</i> filmed at Minneapolis’s Orpheum Theatre, Jimmy Fallon paid homage to Minnesota’s own …

Bob Dylan

Seven Cool Things About the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

The 2018 <b>Volkswagen Atlas</b> is the first three-row SUV from Volkswagen and it can seat up to seven passengers. Since its reveal last year, we managed to …

Gear & Gadgets

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Moon

The Moon, it hovers above us in the night sky like omnipresent orb of celestial secrets, but there are a fair few facts that we do know about it - …

Astronomy

‘Voldemort: Origins of the Heir’ Is Here to Tell You About to Harry Potter Villain’s Early Years — Watch

He Who Must Not Be Named gets his due.<p>In the many years since “Wizard People, Dear Reader” first introduced “Harry Potter” aficionados to the …

Harry Potter

Auto review: 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is like a good winter coat

A good compact crossover is like a good winter coat: it’s nothing to get excited about, but its ability to satisfy several functions can be very pleasing. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is like a good winter coat.<p>Fortunately for car buyers, the hottest segment in the industry doesn’t have any duds or …

Volkswagen

The 5 Best War Movies On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: January 17th</b><p>War films have long-captivated audiences, showcasing tales of both humanity’s cruelty and its nobility. There is no shortage of good military films on Netflix, ranging from Hollywood classics to modern, genre-bending pictures. Here are some of the best war movies on …

Streaming

Every camper needs to learn how to make a "Swedish fire log"

This is the best way to cook while you camp.<p>Whether you're planning your next camping trip or simply want to toast some marshmallows in your …

Boy, I Sure Wonder Why the CDC Has Banned Staff From Using a Bunch of Words Like "Science-Based"

Do you remember a time when life did not consist entirely of having your brain bludgeoned to mush with copies of <i>The Art of the Deal</i>? Nope? Didn’t …

The Last Jedi Is a Star Wars Movie That's Truly for Everyone

To say that Rian Johnson’s <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is watchable even by those who have zero investment in the Star Wars franchise or its characters …

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Is Weird, Wild, Emotional, And Fantastic

So, before we talk about <i>The Last Jedi</i>, let’s talk about <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> for just a moment. Have you ever tried to describe the plot of <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> to anyone? Using just a couple of sentences, it always sounds like a terrible movie. Now, the original <i>Star Wars</i> sounds fun: “A small …

Science Fiction

Videos: The Sci-Fi Action Short Film Seam

This is the sci-fi short film <i>Seam</i>.<p>It was written and directed by the talented Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani, and stars Oded Fehr, Rakeen Saad, …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Janet Jackson Makes a Fashion Statement in Fur and Lace at 2017 OUT100 Gala

Without missing a sartorial step, <b>Janet Jackson</b> is turning heads on the red carpet.<p>After more than a year spent mostly out of the spotlight, the …

Wissam Al Mana

All the Moments From 'Stranger Things' Season 2 That Set Twitter on Fire

<b>Warning: major spoilers ahead.</b><p>This weekend, the television gods smiled down on us by making all nine episodes of the second season of Netflix's <i>Stranger Things</i> available to fans—just in time for Halloween. If you haven't had contact with the outside world since Friday and Saturday's parties because …

Turn your brain upside down with these ‘Stranger Things’ theories for season 2

Season 2 of <i>Stranger Things</i> began streaming in October, but many fans are already clamoring for the third installment of Netflix’s critically …

Sean Astin

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Six Details From The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season Finale You May Have Missed

The extended 81-minute <i>Game of Thrones</i> season finale was packed with reunions, negotiations, heartbreak, and revelations. There wasn’t as much action as, say, last week’s intense showdown between Jon Snow and the Nights King. But <i>Game of Thrones</i> has often saved the biggest spectacles for the …

TV Series

Tina Fey Stress-Eats a Cake in Surprise 'SNL' Appearance

These are stressful times and Tina Fey has a solution to the question, "What can I do?" Stress-eat a cake, America!<p>Making a surprise appearance on "Weekend Update" segment with Colin Jost and Michael Che on "Saturday Night Live" last night (it's the summer edition, so it airs on Thursday), Fey dug …

Most people think about success all wrong — because they won't accept a brutal truth

(We'll get back to that lovely little scene in a moment.)<p>Many people feel that buying something new — new technology, new devices, new systems, new "stuff" — is the key to success. They're convinced that what they have is not enough. What holds them back are the things they <i>don't</i> have.<p>But that is …

Cardiovascular System

War for the Planet of the Apes Ending Explained

<b>WARNING: This article contains SPOILERS for War for the Planet of the Apes</b><p>–<p>The <b>War for the Planet of the Apes</b> may bring an end to the modern <i>Apes</i> …

The 20 Most Essential Game of Thrones Episodes

Winter Is Coming<p><b>Season 1, Episode 1</b><p>In the pilot episode, the audience is introduced to the series’ four most important families — the Starks, …

Game of Thrones
Marketing

The Luxurious Guide to National Parks

Visiting the major national parks is a rite of passage for every American kid—but what if your family’s not the type to pack up the tent and cooler …

Jamie Adams at Jonathan LeVine Gallery

<i>Niagara Golden Locket</i>, 2014, oil on linen, 24 x 30 inches<p>Jamie Adams, whose paintings are included in the Jonathan LeVine Gallery's <i>Winter Invitational</i>, is a master of narrative uncertainty. His melodramatic <i>Niagara</i> series forms a kind of Mannerist melodrama that unfolds in front of a natural …

Everyone Needs To Create A Tick Kit, And Here’s Why

I want you to create a Tick Kit.<p>Yes, that’s right. A Tick Kit.<p>I may be a tad obsessed, but I prefer the word “aware.” I’m aware because it’s real. It …