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“Coherence” puts a strange, sci-fi twist on the dinner party movie

In this ingenious improvised indie, a passing comet flings a bourgeois California dinner party into quantum chaos<p>It’s always useful to have areas of scientific knowledge, or at least scientific speculation, which few of us understand and which most people view as mystical or magical. For most of …

Video Game Characters Confront Their Inner Demons

Artist Christopher Hemsworth created a print series that he calls "<b>Dear Inner Demons</b>." A few of them show video game characters pausing from their …

'Game Of Thrones' Characters Re-Imagined As Disney

What happens when you combine two of our favorite things, "Game of Thrones" and Disney animation? That's right: magic. Artists Fernando Mendonça and Anderson Mahanski are the ones responsible for the abundance of joy you'll find below and all we can think is, will Disney ever take on Westeros and …

We're Really Going to Miss These Canceled Female-Driven Shows

Nearly two dozen shows were canceled last week, gutting dedicated fans and reiterating just how cutthroat network TV can be. I haven’t been working …

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John Stamos Responds To HuffPost Blogger's Article On 'Full House' And Unrealistic '90s TV

HuffPost blogger Annelia Alex wrote about the unrealistic lessons that '90s television taught her as she was growing up, but surely she didn't know Uncle Jesse himself would respond.<p>In Alex's blog post, she highlights the various lessons and conventions from '90s sitcoms. From "Friends" to "Full …

Mark Zuckerberg vs. an Average 30-Year-Old Man

It's not easy getting older. Unless you're Mark Zuckerberg.<p>The Facebook CEO turns 30 on Wednesday, with enough milestones (and a bank account) that …

M. Night Shyamalan Is Making A Mysterious TV Show, And It Looks Really Good

Among them is a new limited 10-episode series called "Wayward Pines" from M. Night Shyamalan, the director behind "The Sixth Sense," and it looks really good.<p>Based on "The Wayward Pines" series, the show has a lot of big-name talent including Oscar nominees Matt Dillon, Terrence Howard, and …

Infographic: All The Wearables You Could Be Wearing Right Now

From design consultancy Fjord–which recently worked with Adidas to develop the miCoach SMART RUN smartwatch for runners–comes the latest in smart thinking: an infographic to help you be smarter about the products and technology now out there to help you live, well, smart.<p>Our appetite for …

17 Posters Based On The Architecture Of 17 Nations

The cog-in-the-wheel metaphor has never been visualized quite as beautifully as it is in artist Federico Babina’s new series, Archimachine.<p>Babina’s 17 fantastical machines represent 17 different countries with gears made and operated by signature architecture. Each country’s most famous buildings …

Arsenal Players Take Mean Tweets Literally, Prove Them Wrong In A Great New Ad

In the video, three Arsenal players read mean tweets about themselves (Jimmy Kimmel-style), take them literally, and then set out to prove them wrong in absurd fashion.<p>The tweets are real, which makes it way better.<p>The ad is for Paddy Power's "Ball of Shame" campaign.<p>False:<p>False:<p>False:

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Of All Peoples, Why Was It That Only The British Were Able To Rule The World?

<i>Answer by Robert Reynold Olson, History Undergrad, on Quora,</i><p>In world history, there have been a great number of Empires. The British Empire is only one of the more recent ones and likely the only one you are familiar with coming from a largely English speaking bias. Many in the Anglo-sphere neglect …

Angelina Jolie: I thought I'd never find love

Remember the dark and brooding Angelina Jolie, the one who wore one husband's blood around her neck and shared an uncomfortably intense kiss with her brother?<p>That wasn't about rebellion, Jolie tells Elle magazine in its June issue. That was a 20-something trying to find herself.<p>"It wasn't a need to …

The 18 Most Hipster Books Of All Time

#HipsterBooks was trending on Twitter last week thanks to a flurry of riffs on classic book titles: <i>Remembrance of Things Pabst</i>, <i>A Farewell to Non-Inked Arms</i>, <i>He's Just Not That Into Your Vinyl Collection</i>.<p>All puns aside, we got to thinking about which books are commonly enjoyed by the younger, …

10 Things You Might Not Know About The ‘Friends’ Finale On Its 10th Anniversary

If for some reason you’re feeling a bit nostalgic today for NBC’s “Must See TV” glory days, it’s probably because today marks the 10th anniversary of the <i>Friends</i> finale. Yes, it’s shockingly been a full decade since we bid farewell. It’s really a testament to the show’s cultural relevance that …

5 Signs Your Marriage May Be Headed For Divorce

<i>By Julie Orlov for YourTango</i><p>You and your spouse just had another fight about money. You have argued about money for years, never agreeing on spending and saving habits. This time, the fight turned uglier than usual. There was a lot of name calling and threats of divorce. You both have had it. You …

20 Reasons I'm Not a Cool Mom

Before I was a mom, I was convinced I'd be a cool one. I suppose I had big aspirations to not sweat the small stuff, wear cute outfits and be fun pretty much all of the time. But what I didn't realize was that some of the small stuff is actually bigger than I thought when it comes to molding tiny …

NYC Book Club Goes Topless 'To Make Reading Sexy,' Succeeds (NSFW PHOTOS)

It's spring in New York City, and that means the city's most topless literary club is back in action. Members of the The Outdoor Co-Ed Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society bared their breasts in Central Park on Friday, and then again Saturday while lounging on the rooftop sundeck of a certain …

ONN's 'Hurricane Ashley' Is Every Drunk Person You'll Run Into On Cinco de Mayo

Let's face it, we've all seen her and many of us have been her. As you venture out for your Cinco de Mayo plans, watch out for Hurricane Ashley... and Hurricane Trevor and Hurricane Big Dave and so on and so forth.<p><i>Via ONN</i>

'International Clitoris Awareness Week' Pays Homage To 'A Magnificent Organ'

When the discussion turns to female body parts, it seems the clitoris always gets the shaft.<p>So says Nadine Gary, the spokeswoman for "International Clitoris Awareness Week," a 7-day celebration to a part of the female body that's shrouded in mystery.<p>"The clitoris is a magnificent organ that has …

'Party Monster' Michael Alig Released From Prison After 17 Years

New York City’s most infamous club kid from the '90s, Michael Alig, has been released from prison after serving 17 years behind bars for first-degree manslaughter. He pleaded guilty in 1997 to killing, dismembering and dumping the body parts of his then-roommate, Andre "Angel" Melendez, into the …

14 Famous Quotes About Soulmates to Use in Your Wedding

When writing a wedding ceremony, I often search for great quotes about love that are fitting to each particular couple. Often we will blend one or two into the ceremony. Some couples also use romantic quotes on their wedding programs.<p>Here are some of the favorite famous quotes about love and …