Megan Williams

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7 New Mobile Games You Should Play This Week

Have you already finished all of last week’s great releases? Even Severed?<p>Jeez, you <i>really</i> like mobile games. Don’t worry though — as always, there’s …

From 0 to 1: Raspberry Pi and the Internet of Things | Popular Science Shop

Remember those sci-fi movies about smart homes with remotely controlled lights and sensors? Those flicks aren't so far-fetched anymore, because the future is here, and its name is Raspberry Pi. Understand how to tinker with this microcomputer's physical parts, and master the Python programming …

43 Products That Basically Last Forever

Get years' worth of bang for your buck.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Chuck Palahniuk’s Storytelling Is Spreading Beyond Books–And It’s Wonderfully Twisted

The author of Fight Club has found respite from the P.C. police with his new comic book, coloring book, and screenplay.<p>Chuck Palahniuk’s mind is a one-way depository for debauchery. Ideas, aberrant as they please, enter and never find their way out again.<p>“I think my greatest talent is that I have …

Books

slash is the homoerotic fan fiction movie for anyone who’s ever been an outsider

i-D speaks to director Clay Liford about Comic Con, online communities, and how he turned an erotic niche literary genre into 2016's sweetest coming-of-age film.<p>Whether it's a LiveJournal forum from the dark days of mall goth or a subreddit for Billy Mays mixtapes junkies, online communities have …

"It's a great time to be a comic book movie fan," proclaims every thought piece on the current state of superhero cinema. To be honest, I'm not a …

The Perfect VR Headset Is Actually Just A Hoodie

The design firm Artefact presents two VR headsets that could feasibly exist by 2020—and the medium never looked so promising.<p>Oculus is shipping its first VR headset this week. It’s a big moment, but virtual reality is still loaded with usability problems that will delay its uptake to the true …

​watch years & years’ glorious gender-queer pop video orgy

Frontman Olly Alexander has written an open letter explaining that, as an openly-gay pop star, he wants to celebrate sex, inclusive of a diverse range of identities and sexualities.<p>Pop music videos have always been sexy, and have long celebrated a steamy vision of sex that has shocked and offended …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Workouts

Disney's first 'Pete's Dragon' trailer is charmingly mysterious

Ah, the classic story of a boy and his dragon. Disney has released the first trailer for <i>Pete's Dragon</i>, a live-action remake of the studio's 1977 film.<p>…

20 Essential Items You Should Buy On Amazon Right Now For Less Than $20

What can $20 get you these days? If you’re chilling at a Starbucks, you can enjoy approximately one designer drink and a ham-stuffed baguette; If you’re at a 7-11, you can buy a week’s supply of nachos. But what if you want to make your dollar stretch farther and wider than it ever has before? How …

Shopping

New Study Shows Surprising Impact Of Netflix On Your Love Life

Searching for your soul mate? It turns out what shows and movies you watch online can have a major impact on your relationships, according to a new study just released by Netflix.<p>The study—which consisted of a sample of 1,008 Americans 18-39 years old—found that roughly one third of respondents …

Research

This Woman Crashed Her Own Funeral To Scare Husband Who Hired Hit Men To Kill Her

When the gritty reboot of <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer</i> is inevitably announced, the screenwriters can look to Noela Rukundo for inspiration. Like Tom and Huck, she attended her own funeral; unlike Tom and Huck, she was there to confront her husband, who had hired hit men to kill her.<p>Noela, who lives …

'Green Room' R-rated trailer is sheer hard-rock horror

Based on early buzz out of Cannes and the Toronto International Film Festival, <i>Green Room</i>, writer-director Jeremy Saulnier’s follow-up to the …

Cop Rescues Abandoned Shelter Puppy – and We Can't Tell Who's Happier! - One Green Planet

According to a post on Imgur, a police officer was responding to a call at a local animal shelter when his supervisor pointed out a box of puppies …

The Internet Has Gone Crazy for This Spaghetti Recipe

And for a really good reason.<p>One of the best things about working at a food website is being so close to our readers. On Facebook, people exclaim "Making this for dinner!" and "Looks so yummy!" — and never hold back from sharing when you think something looks absolutely foul. It's our jobs to bring …

Macklemore's 'White Privilege II' is so self-flagellating that it hurts

Is it possible for a rapper to second-guess himself out of existence?<p>Macklemore has a new single, "White Privilege II," a contemporary sequel of sorts to his song "White Privilege." And if you ever thought that what hip-hop needed most in 2016 was nine minutes of a self-flagellating Jezebel …

Macklemore

This motorcycle-riding French bulldog is guaranteed to make you smile

Ollie the French bulldog is not your prototypical biker dude.<p>The 5-year-old Frenchie's owners Julian and Gladyz Montoya have been riding motorcycles …

This Instagram artist takes better selfies than you

For 28-year-old, Silicon Valley-based artist Michele Bisaillon there’s never been a better time to be alive than in the age of Instagram. Sharing her life via the internet since she was a teenager spending lunch breaks trawling through Livejournal – thanks to social media, Bisaillon’s work has …

Now There Are Even More Cute Drawings Of ‘Calvin And Hobbes’ Re-Imagined As ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

<b>SPOILERS AHEAD.</b><p>Earlier this month, we shared some adorable mashup art which set the characters of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> in the world of Bill Watterson’s <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> comic strip. Brian Kesinger — an artist at Marvel Comics and Disney Animation Studios — drew the fan art after watching Rey …

Kylo Ren Is An Undercover Boss In SNL's Hilarious 'Star Wars' Sketch

There are those who saw <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> and found its new villain Kylo Ren to be a fascinating, compelling bad guy.<p>Others thought he was weak and ridiculous. Still others decided to go make Twitter accounts parodying Kylo.<p>Now Saturday Night Live has taken a crack at the character, with …

Star Wars

This hack for Netflix’s genre codes is about to vastly improve your life

Netflix has an almost unimaginably large content library. So large, in fact, that it can be pretty daunting. How do you pick a movie when you could …

21 Pictures Only "The Hobbit" Fans Will Think Are Funny

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This Forgotten 'Star Wars' Character Could Have a Huge Impact on Episode VIII

<b>Warning: spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead.</b><p>In a word: Immortality.<p>This is a set up <i>Star Wars</i> made all the way back in 1977 when Alec Guiness first uttered the words: "Strike me down and I will become more powerful than you can possibly imagine." And we have yet to see the payoff.<p>We've …

20 Memes Only "Star Wars" Fans Will Understand

That's no meme...

Star Wars

What you need to know about the 7 superhero movies coming in 2016

But what are these titles? When are they coming out? Who is in them? What are they about? For your convenience, we've put together this handy little guide that will help you know everything you need to know about the year in superhero films. Enjoy!

A gay “Star Wars” hero could save lives in this galaxy: Why the lip bite that launched a thousand ‘ships matters

Fans are mining for clues that Poe Dameron, “Star Wars”‘ new hero pilot, has the hots for former Stormtrooper Finn<p>People are hailing “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” as a huge leap forward in onscreen diversity. The new protagonists include Rey, a heroine so capable that she does all the saving; …

Abandoned Puppy Born Without Front Legs Gets Wheels, Finds New Home

"Just like that: she was given the chance, and she just went for it."<p>Life began cheerlessly for Daffodil the Chihuahua. She was abandoned in a cardboard box and left to fend for herself on a busy San Francisco street. She was born without functional legs, and when people would stop to peer into the …

Daffodils

The canonical story behind TR-8R, the internet's new favorite stormtrooper

TRAITOR!!!!<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is out. It's being seen by <i>a lot</i> of people. Lots of those people have the internet. What I'm trying to say is: the memes are flowing thick and fast.<p>And while I wouldn't say that any of the emerging themes or memes have reached the cultural saturation point of, …