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Are 'sensory videos' vulgar and pornographic? China says so

Watching videos of people eating ice, squishing slime or clicking Lego blocks can trigger a tingling sensation on the skin that some people find pleasurable, but China charges this content is too sensual for its citizens and has banned the footage from popular streaming sites.<p>The autonomous sensory …

Internet

The Coolest Small Town in Texas Is Building a Better Austin

There’s this city in Texas everyone wants to move to. You can wander its main strip on any given night and hear live blues or country or reggae …

Texas

What to do when your AC won't cool

It's 90 degrees outside and you need a break from the heat. The thermostat is set to 65, but your home feels like 80. And then you realize something's wrong with the air conditioner.<p>No need to panic. Luckily, whether you have central air conditioning or a window unit, there are a few ways you can …

Home Improvement

1,000 HP Demon Drag Races World Record Corvette Z06, 8s 1/4-Mile Run Follows

Very few rules of the drag racing world, if any, are set in stone. For instance, if you're willing to know whether the Dodge Demon is quicker than …

Sports Cars

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

Nest drops price of its home security system to $400

One of the main knocks against Nest’s comprehensive smart home security system, the Nest Secure, has been its high cost. Today, that price is dropping by $100 from $499 to $399. It’s still not cheap by any means, but Nest is taking a nice chunk off of the original list price. The lower MSRP is now …

Home Automation

Your Apple Watch workout is about to get way better

Apple announced some great new features for the Apple Watch with WatchOS 5: a Walkie Talkie app, Siri shortcuts and Podcast support. But as someone who uses her Apple Watch mostly for its fitness and workout features, those are the improvements I'm most looking forward to with the new update.<p>Here …

Smartwatches

The 98 Best Songs of 1998: Pop's Weirdest Year

The year 1998 had some great ideas our culture gave up on too soon: Internet cafes, travel agencies, Jennifer Love Hewitt's singing career. Plus …

Music

These Preschoolers Wrote A Cookbook And The 'Recipes' Are Hilarious

A pre-k class came up with the most hilariously disastrous recipes<p>Kids can absolutely follow direction, but also they’re kids so it’s likely they’re …

Cooking

Fourth-grader's talent show cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' goes viral

A 10-year-old's rendition of John Lennon's <i>Imagine</i> left the audience at Lakeside Elementary School, and then millions, SHOOK.<p>As a mom of two performing arts students who's seen her share of elementary school talent shows, I understand every performance is sweet and tender. Some are even great for …

Social Media

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

Country Lifestyle

Bellator 200: Meet stunning Anastasia Yankova, the MMA star knocking men head over heels and women out cold in the Octagon

ANASTASIA YANKOVA is the stunning MMA star taking the sport by storm.<p>Inspired by TV show Xena: Warrior Princess, Russia's champion has dedicated her …

50 Cent

This POV video of the Monaco Grand Prix lap record will make you clench so hard you pull something

While we Americans are understandably focused on the Indy 500, it's not the only iconic, open-wheel insanity going down Memorial Day Weekend. A little over three hours before the 500 goes green, Europe's best and bougiest will gather in the yacht-and-casino capital of planet, Monaco, for the most …

Monaco Grand Prix

A woman said a Texas state trooper sexually assaulted her. Her lawyer apologized after seeing body cam video

A woman who said a Texas state trooper sexually assaulted her could face charges herself, after body cam video released by Texas Department of Public Safety shows no evidence of officer misconduct.<p>Sherita Dixon-Cole accused DPS trooper Daniel Hubbard of “forcefully groping” her in a sexual assault …

Crime

How Michael Jackson's tilt defied gravity

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Jackson's musical achievements are legend: the first artist to win eight Grammys in one night; the first artist to sell more than a million digital tracks in one week.<p>His impact on dance has been just as powerful. Fans around the world have tried to imitate his smooth slides and …

Michael Jackson

LynQ Long Range Tracker Helps You Locate Those Important

Even though it is possible to track friends and family using smartphones, connectivity, reception and even hardware failure can cause applications …

Cinco de Mayo isn't Mexican Independence Day. It's also not about mayonnaise

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know the old saying, "There's no such thing as a stupid question?"<p>Turns out, there is.<p>And when it comes to Cinco de Mayo -- the annual fiesta that gives Americans an excuse to load up on tacos and margaritas -- people ask a LOT of them.<p>These are actual questions people asked on Google …

Cinco de Mayo

Best casino resorts in Las Vegas

Stephen Hawking's final research paper has been published, and it's mind-bending

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Hawking may be among the stars now, but he has managed to gift the world one more research paper, published this week in the Journal of High Energy Physics.<p>True to Hawking's oeuvre, the paper tackles the same questions as any other bubbly beach read: Do we live in a multiverse? Did …

Physics

Bible Loved by Christian Fundamentalists Written Using Method They Hate

The King James Bible’s creation was guided by the Holy Spirit and miraculously agreed upon, fundamentalist Christians say. Newly discovered texts say …

5 reasons to buy color-changing light bulbs

A lot of smart home gadgets try to disappear into your home, but color-changing smart lights from the likes of Lifx, Nanoleaf, Sylvania, and Philips Hue are a big, flashy exception. With countless shades of vivid, brightly-colored light available with just a voice command or a few taps on your …

Smart Homes

Roku is getting free live news, starting with ABC

If there's one thing streaming video watchers love, it's free stuff. So it wasn't a huge surprise to see Roku launch a free ad-supported movie channel of its own last year. Now, it's adding news coverage to that selection, starting with ABC News Live, a 24/7 online offering and an offering that can …

Missing Mexican students were killed, dissolved in acid after mistaken identity: authorities

Three Mexican film students who went missing in March in Guadalajara, in the state of Jalisco, were kidnapped, tortured and killed, and their bodies were dissolved in acid, authorities said Monday.<p>State prosecutors said criminals had confused them with members of a rival gang.<p>The grim news led to …

Mexico

The Mystery Of Nikola Tesla’s Death Ray

Nikola Tesla hated the idea of war and designed his Tesla death ray in the hopes that he could completely eliminate warfare.The post The Mystery Of …

Watch passenger video inside Southwest plane - CNN Video

Marty Martinez, a passenger aboard Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that made an emergency landing after engine failure, says that the landing was so violent, he thought they were crashing. CNN's Brian Todd …

Southwest Airlines

Amazing storm timelapse compilation will leave you breathless

Chasing deadly storms is a hobby that might raise some eyebrows. But one redditor has good reason to partake in this dangerous job.<p>"I can't find a …

This 22-year-old college student makes $10,000 a month off Amazon's Alexa

David Markey, a 22-year-old senior studying applied mathematics and economics at Brown University, got his first Amazon Echo during the e-commerce …

Amazon drops first-gen Ring doorbell price to $100 after closing acquisition

As of today, Amazon officially owns Ring, the smart home company that was famously rejected on <i>Shark Tank</i> and went on to popularize the smart doorbells with built-in security cameras. Amazon purchased Ring in February for more than $1 billion, and the deal formally closed today.<p>Now, Amazon is …

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

Grand Canyon