Megan Ockey

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Captain Marvel's Brie Larson schools up on the comic book dressed as Carol Danvers

Now that we've received official confirmation that Brie Larson is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Captain Marvel, the Oscar-winning actress …

Facebook Study Reveals What Sets Cat and Dog Owners Apart

Facebook is diving into the age-old divide between "cat people" and "dog lovers" to determine whether they share some personality traits with their beloved pets.<p>The research was shared today in honor of International Cat Day and, while the results may be in line with what one would expect, there …

Pets

Ad of the Day: Temptations Rewrites ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ as an Ode to Your Cat

Maybe you haven't had enough Keyboard Cat or '80s throwbacks. Or maybe, over the course of your day, you thought, "Whatever happened to those …

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child tickets selling secondhand for £1,000 each

Want to see <i>Harry Potter and The Cursed Child</i> any time soon? Time to empty out your vault at Gringotts.<p>Just a few days after the <i>Cursed Child</i> script …

The Olympics Held Behind Nazi Barbed Wire

Just weeks after the Nazi blitzkrieg overran Poland in September 1939 to spark the start of World War II, 500 captured Polish officers were forced …

United Kingdom

Facebook Findings Show That Cat People Clearly Have Better Taste Than Dog People

Data confirms all the stereotypes about both camps<p>Facebook's researchers used object recognition technology — the kind, they note, that helps blind people "see" websites — to scan users' photos for pet preferences and reference them against tendencies in entertainment, mood, and connections.<p>Their …

Pets

Iriss and Abyss are the Most Beautiful Cat Twins You’ll Ever See

402 Shares<p>Comments<p>Twins are a fascinating miracle of nature. Human twins identical twins are remarkable, but we’re more or less used to that …

Cute

Fans Are Furious That Scalpers Are Selling ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Tickets For Obscene Prices

Hell hath no fury like a <i>Harry Potter</i> fan scorned, and the internet is getting an earful after scalpers cleaned up at a recent sale of tickets for the new <i>Potter</i> sequel play, <i>Cursed Child</i>, and posted their bounty on resale sites at an obscene markup.<p>The trouble began brewing last week after a new …

World's Most Hardcore Cat Reappears After 10 Years

The blood-drinking badass has been eluding scientists<p>Don't be fooled by the adorableness. This little dude drinks the blood of his enemies.<p>The Arabian sand cat, <i>Felis margarita harrisoni</i>, is a mysterious and under studied animal. Until recently, its habits in the wild were only anecdotal tales. We …

Wildlife

Finally, a New Harry Potter Story Worth Reading

Of the various devices common to fantasy series, the one that most quickly binds a reader to a story is the sorting of characters into a handful of neatly defined groups. Lev Grossman’s “The Magicians” trilogy divides the students at its school of magic by discipline; in Veronica Roth’s “Divergent” …

Revealed: Nazi Germany's Massive World War II (Almost) Super Tank

By the time the super-heavy Maus tank rolled out for its first tests in January 1944, the Nazis had — six months after Kursk — effectively lost the …

Military

JoT #2320: Hey Siri, why do you suck?

Be honest with us Siri!

Microsoft Office

Believe it or not! Pokemon Go was a April Fool’s joke at birth

It sounds unlikely right now, but Pokemon Go was actually a April Fool’s joke at birth.<p>Google had unveiled a ‘Pokemon Challenge’ in 2014 as a …

Pokémon Go: The April Fools’ joke that became a global obsession

It began a mere week ago, but Pokémon Go has the world in a creature-finding craze.<p>As The Washington Post’s Ben Guarino reported, the game has led to robberies and to police-citizen unity, to falling in love and to the discovery of dead bodies. It has also led to the market value of Nintendo …

Pokémon

Prankster changes western NY road sign to read 'I Love You'

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A prankster's changes to the message on an electronic roadside sign in Buffalo may be causing motorists to smile, but New York State Police aren't amused.<p>WIVB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2aSJoWY ) someone accessed the keyboard on a sign along Route 198 in Delaware Park on Monday …

Pikachus turn the tables and throw Pokeballs at Go players for 'prank'

It's actually an advertisement for the city of Basel in Switzerland -- but you'll wish it was real.<p>Since launching just over a month ago, over 75 million people have started catching and training in Pokemon Go. Now, the Pokemon are striking back.<p>A new "prank" video shows a gang of youths dressed in …

Pokémon

Watch Pikachus Get Their Revenge in This "Pokemon Go" Prank

The pocket monsters strike back in a hilarious video in which Pikachus launch giant Pokéballs at unsuspecting "Pokémon Go" players.

Pokémon Go

Germany plans to introduce license suspensions for wealthy offenders

People breaking the law in Germany might soon find themselves relying on public transport or going on foot: A new law is planned that would mean …

Social Democrats

Incredible moment coastguard officer brings kitten back to life with mouth-to-mouth after she nearly drowns

A coastguard officer performed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on a kitten , bringing her back to life after she was discovered drowning.<p>Italian …

21 Dog Memes That Will Cure Your Bad Day

You need this in your life.

Pets

Excavate History? WWII-Era Tunnel Unearths Story of Lithuania's Jews

World Holocaust Nazi Germany Lithuania<p>The diary of Kazimierz Sakowicz opens with his description of a pleasant summer day in the Ponar forest, …

New York City's Surprising Role Funding Slavery and Profiting Off the Civil War

I talked to author John Strausbaugh about his new book, which details how "New York was arguably the most pro-South, pro-slavery city in the North," during the Civil War.<p>New York City has a reputation of being a liberal place, but the history of New York is much more convoluted and conservative …

Is Pokémon Go banned in Iran?

What do you think<p>To no one's surprise, <i>Pokémon Go</i> has been banned in Iran.<p>This isn't a religious condemnation of the game, though. According to BBC News, it comes from the nation's High Council of Virtual Spaces, which considers the game a security threat.<p>The Beeb says Iranian regulators were …

5 Things No One Tells You About Panhandling Online

Asking for money is never easy. Even if you're just sticking a gun in someone's face and outright demanding it, there's still the risk that things …

Marriage of six-year-old girl in exchange for a goat sparks outrage

The marriage of a six-year-old girl to a man more than nine times her age in exchange for a goat has sparked shock and outrage in Afghanistan.<p>The …

Tesla Autopilot Drives Owner to Hospital During Pulmonary Embolism

Slate tells the harrowing story of Joshua Neally, a 37-year-old attorney in Springfield, Missouri who claims that his Tesla Model X’s autopilot …

Peanut Butter Pound Cake Recipe

Peanut Butter Pound Cake Recipe<p>Updated on September 25, 2014<p>Sometimes there is nothing better than a glass of milk and a slice of pound cake. A pound …