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Cringeworthy Facebook Posts That Will Make You Want To Quit Social Media

Facebook is full of cringeworthy content, and sometimes it seems impossible to look through your news feed without seeing some ridiculous post that …

Social Media

4 Healthy Fats for High Heat Cooking

If you want to make a meal more satisfying, a surefire way is to add fat. If you choose the right ones, fats are nutrient-dense, great for you, and, perhaps most importantly, tasty.<p>That said, not all fats are suitable for all types of cooking. For example, olive oil is great for salad dressings, …

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes For Those Busy Weeknights

So easy.<p>We love the slow cooker for how much easier it makes our lives. Not only does it cook us dinner and dessert, but we can hack it into a steamer when needed. Plus, it turns out, it's pretty easy to clean, too.<p>In the name of ease and simplicity, we set out to find the easiest, simplest slow …

Water Found on Mars Could Be First Signs of Martian Life

We seem to discover water on Mars about once a year. Well, that’s not quite true: We’ve known Mars has water for quite a while. However, there are a …

Yes There Is a Constitutional Separation of Church and State

Perhaps nothing is more important to American politics than a well-reasoned debate. Unfortunately, far too many people are ill-informed to make such discussions possible.<p>An excellent example of this comes from the responses to an article I wrote examining the concerns of conservative Christians …

My Police Academy Teaches the ‘War on Cops’ Myth

In my rural red state police academy, instructors preach about ‘officers dying left and right’—even though the numbers show this isn’t happening.<p>The …

Friends Re-Cut as Horror Movie Trailer

If you think sitcoms from the 90s are scary, you'd be right in this case: WorldWideInterweb has recut the TV sitcom <i>Friends</i> into a two minute trailer …

Comedy

John Oliver Slams ‘Pointless’ Queen Elizabeth II

The host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight took aim at his country’s longest-serving monarch, but saved the bulk of his ire for America’s broken …

Saving Old Tapes With Infrared Spectroscopy

Play it again, Sam!<p>When I was kid, I was obsessed with my tapes. I would carry a boombox with me everywhere--especially when I went to play outside so I didn't have to go a moment without listening to Ace of Base. I know I wasn't alone in my devotion to cassettes. Museums and archives are pretty …

Stephen Colbert’s Electric ‘Late Show’ Debut: The Joyful Jester Succeeds the Great Cynic

The first-rate host abandoned his conservative blowhard persona, instead exhibiting his penchant for hilarious interviews—grilling Jeb on his brother …

6 Ways To Personalize Your Rental (Without Losing Your Deposit)

A little decor won't hurt your security deposit, as long as you play your cards right.<p>Rentals have their virtues: The maintenance isn't your problem, and you can move out without having to find a buyer. Yet a temporary living space can often feel a bit ... soulless.<p>You're usually dealing with …

Watch ‘Sesame Street’ Skewer Trump: ‘Trashiest,’ ‘Grouchiest’ Creature

The classiest candidate appears to have lost the all-important children’s programming vote.<p>Future U.S. President Donald J. Trump has long been a …

One Woman Documented Her Stay In A Mental Hospital To Expose The Reality Of Her Condition

It can be hard for people who don't live with mental illness to understand the terrifying nuances that come with the disorders. That's exactly why 21-year-old Dutch photographer Laura Hospes published a series of stunning self-portraits that expose what mental illness can really be like.<p>The …

Bad Movie Science

<i>This is an article from the new book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.</i><p><b>THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW (2004)</b><p><b>Premise:</b> The Gulf Stream, an …

John Oliver Exposes Shady Televangelists Fleecing Americans For Millions

The Last Week Tonight host engaged in a seven-month-long investigation into televangelists in order to expose their money-thieving practices.<p>On his …

Samsung G9198 announced: New Snapdragon 808-powered, dual screen flip phone

Android-powered flip-phones are all the rage now with Korean manufacturers. LG announced its ‘Wine Smart’ clamshell smartphone just a couple of weeks ago and today, Samsung has unveiled its latest dual screen flip phone, the G9198. It’s the follow up to its G9098 launched in China last year and if …

Inside the Ronda Rousey Porn Parody

Porn icon Joanna Angel and MMA-trained pro sex-haver Derrick Pierce have crafted Ronda ArouseMe, an adult film inspired by the unstoppable UFC …

The Epic Battle Of Science Vs. Malarkey

Science does a lot of things for us. It creates astonishing technologies transforming our lives for the better. It reveals unseen dimensions of wonder, from the grandeur of spinning galaxies to the marvels of microscopic cells.<p>But for all that wonder and all those game-changing technologies, …

What you need to know about how fetal tissue is used for research

NEW YORK (AP) — Controversy over Planned Parenthood's supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of science.<p>Some of the organization's affiliates, in fewer than five states, provide the tissue, according to Planned Parenthood. An anti-abortion group says …

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Jon Stewart Skewers GOP Over Iran Nuclear Deal Complaints

“Basically, you’re treating this critical international accord like some kind of bizarro iTunes user agreement.”<p>Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has been hogging the media spotlight of late, and “The Daily Show” has happily and unabashedly partaken in the Trump-extravaganza. But on Wednesday …

11 Things In Nature You Didn't Know Could Glow In The Dark

Who knew fungus gnats could be so magical?

Comedian's "Customer Service" Facebook Responses to Corporate Complaints are Often Things of Beauty

Ben Palmer, a comedian from Atlanta, is livening up corporate Facebook accounts left and right with his responses to mostly inane customer complaints …

Customer Service

A former Microsoft engineer says the company's crazy holographic headset felt so real it actually scared him during a test

It seems so realistic, in fact, that one former Microsoft engineer almost believed that the virtual objects the HoloLens projected on to the scene were actually there in the room with him.<p>Michael Hoffman left Microsoft in June after working at the company for about a year as a principal engineering …

The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI

Conversations with chatbots are interesting, in a short-lived sort of way. If you take Cleverbot for a spin, for example, you quickly run into issues. It's very easy to notice that the software is programmed to respond to certain keywords in a certain way, it doesn't respond as well to statements …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Secret Tricks For Photographing Fireworks With Your Phone

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Mexico

11 More Things You Didn't Know About 'Friends,' Even If You're A Superfan

In honor of Courteney Cox's birthday on June 15, The Huffington Post has pulled together 11 obscure pieces of trivia about "Friends," and everyone's favorite chef.<p><b>1. Cox was a neat freak just like Monica and would clean the others' dressing rooms.</b><p>"Let's face it, she's adorable and intelligent and …

Lobsters Pee From Their Faces And 8 More Facts About Our Favorite Crustaceans

If there's one thing that any lobster lover knows for sure, it's that this crustacean is absolutely delicious -- especially when paired with warm, melted butter. Other than that, most of us don't know much about this bottom-dweller of the sea. And there might be a reason for that.<p>A bit of research …

Anti-LGBT ‘Minister’ Franklin Graham Hates for Jesus

Is this really what religious ‘leadership’ has come to—Frank Graham pulling money out of a bank that disagrees with his bigotry? Pathetic.<p>“My house …

The Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers, Ranked By Cook's Illustrated

The quest for the perfect cup of coffee is never over. Whether it's finding the best way to brew a hot cup, figuring out what might be sabotaging your brewing process, or discovering the best hacks for better iced coffee, there's always something to learn about our favorite caffeinated beverage. …