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The FBI wants you to know hacking is bad, fellow kids

Like everyone else, the FBI has had a tough 2016. Between their court battle with Apple and director James Comey's controversial role in the …

Moment of silence, vigils held nationwide in honor of Orlando victims

Mourners across the nation attended vigils and marked a moment of silence on Sunday evening to show solidarity and support for the victims of the …

LGBT community expresses grief and solidarity in the wake of Orlando shooting

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, members of the LGBT community are speaking out on social media.<p>The shooting took place …

22 Badass Items Every Mother Of Dragons Needs

OK so maybe you're not Daenerys Targaryen, but if you like dragons, these things are for you!

Lotte Reiniger, animation pioneer, predated Walt Disney by more than a decade

Long before <i>Frozen</i> and <i>Zootopia</i> topped the box offices<i>,</i> filmmaker Lotte Reiniger – commemorated in today's Google Doodle – released the <i>The Adventures of Prince Achmed</i> in 1926<i>,</i> the first full-length animated film.<p>It was a version of <i>The Arabian Nights;</i> the 65-minute feature tells the story of a young …

Animation

Media Thrilled By Possible Lesbian Couple In Finding Dory Trailer

It took less than five seconds of animation in the latest trailer for Pixar’s Finding Dory to convince Twitter and some media outlets that Disney …

Lesbian

Beautiful Paintings on Reclaimed Wood

Cathy McMurray est une artiste basée à Portland aux USA et qui décore divers objets avec des dessins de paysages colorés. Alors qu’elle a déjà …

Beautifully Candid Photos Show Unexpected Moments From The Cannes Film Festival

Our jaws are on the floor.<p>Every year, we eat up all the red carpet photos from the Cannes Film Festival. Just about every A-lister is in attendance, and they always pull out all the stops.<p>And this year, the red carpet was filled of tons of candid and sweet moments. Like when Naomi Watts and Susan …

Jodie Foster

An Artist Has Replaced Classic Nintendo Bad Guys with Donald Trump

Using ROMs and an emulator, an artist has replaced classic Nintendo bad guys with an 8-bit Donald Trump.<p>Artist Jeff Hong today launched Trumptendo, a group of old school Nintendo Entertainment System video games that replaces antagonists like Donkey Kong, Bowser, and Mike Tyson with The Donald. The …

Donald Trump

Stephen Hawking finds the inner genius in ordinary people

It’s hard to believe that it took reality television this long to get around to dealing with space, time and our place in the cosmos.<p>In PBS’ <i>Genius by</i> …

The Best Meme of the Week Goes to Instagram’s New Logo

When one of the world’s most powerful apps undergoes a redesign, the Internet responds in the only way it knows how: by having a complete and utter meltdown. On Wednesday, Instagram debuted a new look and replaced its beloved Polaroid-like camera logo for an updated rainbow-gradient icon.<p>“The …

Street Mural of Donald Trump Kissing Vladimir Putin Goes Viral

A mural on the side of a restaurant in Lithuania has gone viral for depicting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump kissing Russian …

Converse Just Released Its New Pride Collection of Rainbow Sneakers

Your favorite Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers are getting a colorful makeover thanks to Converse's new Pride Collection. The brand debuted three new rainbow-inspired sneakers today to celebrate the LGBT pride events happening around the world.<p>This year's collection includes a pair of rainbow Chuck …

iPad Art by Ra! - Blog - Captain America Vs. Iron Man

I’ve been a Marvel Comics fan since I was 7 years old and we’re in the golden age of comic book superhero movies.<p>I never could’ve imagined seeing the …

'Captain America: Civil War' Scores Fifth-Highest Domestic Opening Ever

What superhero fatigue? Disney and Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War," the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has strong-armed its way to becoming the fifth-highest domestic opening ever according to comScore estimates Sunday.<p>The film grossed a massive $181.8 million this weekend, …

Marvel Universe

Election 2016: Too young to vote but not too young to ...

<b>(CNN) —</b> Aditya Deo is the only senior at his New Jersey high school who won't be 18 before Election Day, which means he'll be the only one among his graduating class who can't vote during one of the most unpredictable and entertaining campaigns in modern history.<p>He told me he's sad he won't be able …

New Jersey

Is ‘The Walking Dead’ TV Show In Danger Of Overtaking ‘The Walking Dead’ Comic Series?

There has been a lot of conversation over the last few years over <i>Game of Thrones</i> about what it will mean for the series when it overtakes George R.R. Martin’s <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> source material. When the HBO series began in 2011, George R.R. Martin was five books through the seven-book series. …

Tiny Bob Ross-style paintings feature the happiest of mountains

Finally: dainty landscape paintings you can carry in your pocket.<p>Canadian artist Christian Mackie had been watching a lot of Bob Ross's legendary …

These Feminist Artists Are Tired Of Being Told To Smile

So they are channeling their frustrations into glorious works of art.<p>The night was March 15, 2016. Hillary Clinton had just swept the primaries in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio, thus moving one step closer to becoming the next president of the United States of America; you know, the leader of …

Feminism

Meet the girl who has spent 10 years sailing the world, and has brought a cat along for the adventure

Getting your cat on a boat and sailing the oceans of the earth sounds like the beginning of a best-selling children’s book, but for Liz Clark it’s a reality.<p>A self-proclaimed ‘Shepirate’ the 34 year-old San Diego native has been sailing around the world in an 11-by-40-foot Cal 40 boat that she was …

Sailing

Google has a wild new app that lets you paint in virtual reality

But there's plenty of other potential applications, from tourism to training. Facebook, with its Oculus Rift headset, is betting big on the potential social aspects to virtual reality.<p>This week, Google launched a new app that shows off VR's potential in an unorthodox field: art.<p>Tilt Brush is a new …

Cheese Milkshakes Are What Happens When April Fools' Jokes Go Too Far

It's important to remain vigilant on April 1, lest one be duped by any number of ridiculous internet jokes. (No, YouTube isn't really making all of its videos 360 degrees and accompanied by Snoop Dogg.) But what about when April Fool's jokes go too far?<p>Such is the case with Wayback Burgers, a chain …

The many deaths of Bruce Wayne's parents, ranked

The melodramatic offing of the Wayne family is, understandably, the mental springboard that launches baby Bruce Wayne into his vigilantism career as Batman. It's the cornerstone of the unraveling of the mind of the millionaire and the physical representation of the corruption and injustice in …

Comic Books

Animation software used by Studio Ghibli is going open source

Toonz, the software that animators at Studio Ghibli used for classics like <i>Princess Mononoke</i>, is going open source. Italian studio Digital Video made a deal with Japanese media company Dwango, enabling Dwango to produce and release a free version of the tool, called OpenToonz, for the international …

Animation

Ellen Page opens up about being in the closet and confronting Ted Cruz at a rally

In Viceland’s new docu-series “Gaycation,” actress Ellen Page and best friend Ian Daniel travel around the world to explore LGBTQ cultures in other countries, but the Oscar-nominated thesp also turned her attention toward America in the show’s first season, even confronting Republican presidential …

LGBTQI

Adele & Ellen DeGeneres Prank Jamba Juice Employees

This is pure GOLD.<p>In case you needed another reminder that Adele is the greatest human alive, her latest appearance on <i>The Ellen Show</i> is here to help. The TV host and <i>25</i> singer teamed up for what turned out to be one of Ellen's best pranks of all time. DeGeneres guided Adele through her Jamba Juice …

Watch Ellen DeGeneres In a Hilarious Parody of Adele's "Hello"

"Did you say you're eating beets?"<p>If you thought Adele had a crazy out-of-date old phone just <i>wait</i> until you see Ellen DeGeneres's.<p>"Adele and I are good friends and a lot of people don't realize 'Hello' is based on a conversation that we had," Ellen told her audience. I'm not giving anything about …

Kentucky clerk's office ends ban on same-sex marriage licenses | Reuters

MOREHEAD, Ky. (Reuters) - Deputies of a county clerk in rural Kentucky issued marriage licenses to four gay couples on Friday after she defied a federal judge’s orders for months because as a Christian she opposes same-sex unions.<p>Demonstrators stand on the front steps of the federal building waving …

LGBTQI