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Man dies after slipping in bathroom and falling on to toilet brush

A man has died after apparently slipping in his bathroom and stabbing himself through the eye with the handle of a toilet brush.<p>The 60-year-old, who …

X-rays

This dog accidentally ate an edible and got really, really high

When a teen’s dog accidentally ingested an edible, things quickly went left.<p>In a tweet on Tuesday, Seth Mersing posted a video of his 3-year-old dog …

Study Skills

Millions of Americans Denied Groceries After Failing to Provide I.D.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (The Borowitz Report)—Millions of Americans were foiled in their attempts to purchase groceries on Wednesday after failing to provide the proper government-issued I.D. cards.<p>From coast to coast, food-seeking scofflaws were turned away from supermarkets, convenience stores, …

Personal Finance

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

All About Growing Tomatoes

Nothing says summer like a fresh sun-warmed tomato from the garden. If you love tomatoes and want to grow your own, but aren’t sure where to start, …

Kim Jong Un Offers to Host Peace Talks Between United States and Canada

SINGAPORE (The Borowitz Report)—One day before his summit with Donald J. Trump, the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, has offered to host peace talks between the United States and Canada.<p>Speaking to reporters at his hotel in Singapore, Kim said that the rising tensions between the North American …

North Korea

10 Privacy Screen Ideas That’ll Keep Your Neighbors From Snooping

You’re avoiding your backyard because you feel there is very little privacy and you are worried your neighbours can see every move and hear every …

Canada among three economies in world most at risk of banking crisis, BIS warns

China, Canada and Hong Kong are among the economies most at risk of a banking crisis, according to early-warning indicators compiled by the Bank for …

Economy

'Super Monster Wolf' a success in Japan farming trials

<b>A robot wolf designed to protect farms has proved to be such a success in trials that it is going into mass production next month.</b><p>The "Super Monster Wolf" is a 65cm-long, 50cm-tall robot animal covered with realistic-looking fur, featuring huge white fangs and flashing red eyes, Asahi Television …

Farming

World’s last male northern white rhino is sick: ‘We do not want him to suffer’

The only male northern white rhino left in the world is sick.<p>The 45-year-old rhino named Sudan was diagnosed with an infection in his right leg last …

Spread of breast cancer linked to compound in asparagus and other foods

Breast cancer patients could be encouraged to cut asparagus and other foods from their diets in the future to reduce the risk of the disease spreading, scientists say.<p>Researchers are investigating whether a change in diet could help patients with breast tumours after studies in mice showed that …

Cancer

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Horror

Get Your DVRs Ready Because These Are the Best New TV Shows Coming in 2018!

Are you ready for 2018? Maybe you're still recovering from the holidays or coming down from movie blockbusters like <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> and</i> …

TV shows

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 …

Entertainment

How To Defrost Your Car Windshield In Less Than A Minute

If you live in a place where it snows for three or more months out of the year, you know that defrosting car windows is not just a slight …

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Steroid 540 cafe racer

Bulleteer Customs have worked on a Royal Enfield Classic 500 and transformed it to a power packed cafe racer. Called the Steroid 540, the bike gets …

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

MIT Develops A.I. That Can Predict Seconds Into the Future

A superhero who was able to see two seconds into the future wouldn’t be invincible, but she’d have a leg up on mere mortals. On Monday, the …

$30 gadget projects a laser keyboard onto any surface and works with any device

If you’re looking for an awesomely unique holiday gift for a friend, family member or even for yourself, you definitely have to check out the BTC …

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The 15 smartest sci-fi movies of all time

Viewers are praising the film's stunning cinematography, the commanding performance of Amy Adams, and off-the-charts entertainment value, but mostly, they are praising the film's intelligence.<p>What's funny about most of the praise for the movie's smarts is that it's usually accompanied by just a …

Science Fiction

The 2017 Yamaha XSR900 Abarth Puts The Racer In Cafe Racer

<b>Yamaha</b> took the wraps off the 2017 Yamaha XSR900 Abarth today, the tuning fork firm's cafe racer take on their cafe racer take on the FZ-09.<p><b>CHECK OUT</b> …

Leaked NASA Paper Shows The 'Impossible' EM Drive Really Does Work

Did we just achieve fuel-less propulsion?<p>The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the …

IBM Develops A Broad-Spectrum Virus Cure That Outsmarts Viral Mutation

If you lined up everything alive on the planet today and counted them one-by-one, you’d find that viruses are the most common creatures by far. …

Immune System

‘Arrival’ Is the Year’s Best, Most Profound Sci-Fi Film

Director Denis Villenueve’s thrilling new film, about humanity’s attempts to communicate with aliens, is at heart fascinated with language and the …