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Tuileries: The Coen Brothers’ Short Film About Steve Buscemi’s Very Bad Day in the Paris Metro

All around the world, each public transit system has its own rules. These come in both the official and unspoken varieties, the former basically …

Coen Brothers

Pokemon Go: How to catch Pikachu as your first Pokemon - Pocket-lint

Pokemon Go is undoubtedly one of the biggest success stories of the App Store and Google Play Store this year so far, perhaps even this decade. …

10 Fun Facts About $100,000 Pyramid

In the early 1970s, Bob Stewart—creator of such game shows as <i>The Price is Right</i> and <i>Password</i>—approached producer Mark Goodson with yet another …

Dick Clark

10 Fascinating Archaeological Mysteries From Asia

Asia is home to many great archaeological wonders, such as the Great Wall of China and the the Lost City of Petra. With the help of archaeology and …

Archaeology

Enormous Bugs and Where to Avoid Them

Meet the giants of the insect world.<p>A <i>Deinacrida heteracantha</i>, type of cricket found in New Zealand. (Photo: Dinobass/CC BY-SA 4.0)<p>In far north New …

Google voice search records and keeps conversations people have around their phones – but the files can be deleted

Google could have a record of everything you have said around it for years, and you can listen to it yourself.<p>The company quietly records many of the …

Man's Penis Bit By Snake In Toilet

Talk about a buttload of nope, a man in Thailand was sitting down to use the restroom when a snake suddenly jumped up and bit his penis. That's …

Body Cam Catches Cops Make Up Charges to Arrest Innocent Man Who Helped Them

Chandler, AZ — In May 2014, Luke Hein was arrested after officers accused him of interfering with an officer’s investigation. However, recently …

Crime

How the Needle-Through-the-Arm Trick Works (ft. Harry Anderson)

<b>NOTE: The videos below are not for the squeamish. Although it's an illusion, it sure looks real.</b><p>"Let's talk geek," says Harry Anderson as he starts …

Apple hit with dumbest patent troll claims yet: ‘iPhone makes phone calls & sends emails’

Patent trolls – companies that buy old patents purely to sue companies for claimed infringements – love to get their hands on very generic patents, as those give them the maximum number of possible targets. But Texas-based Corydoras Technologies LLC wins the prize for the dumbest claims yet against …

iPad Mini

Man faces hate crime charge in Scotland over dog's 'Nazi salute'

A man has been arrested over an online video that reportedly shows a dog making a Nazi salute.<p>The 28-year-old, from Coatbridge in North Lanarkshire, faces hate crime charges over the video, Police Scotland said.<p>The clip allegedly shows a pug sitting in front of a screen showing footage of Adolf …

Learn How Costume Designers Build a Superhero Suit

Since you can’t exactly purchase an authentic-looking superhero ensemble—mask, armor, and spandex body suit included—off the rack, designers for …

Find Out How DC and Marvel Actually Create Their Memorable Superhero Costumes

On a comedy or drama, a costume designer’s job is pretty straightforward. Design, then either buy or create, the clothes that will be worn in the …

An English Man Accidentally Found a Roman Villa in His Yard

A year ago, an English rug designer named Luke Irwin asked builders to install electric cables in his barn in Wiltshire. He didn’t know they would …

Watch a Young Mark Zuckerberg Explain "Thefacebook"

It may feel like ancient history, but it was just 11 years ago that Facebook was still a little website for connecting college chums, and Mark …

Carbyne: Scientists create 'holy grail' strongest material in the world that's tougher than graphene

Step aside graphene, a new wonder material called carbyne has been created and it takes the title as the strongest substance known to man thanks to a …

Ezekiel Stephan: Why naturopaths shouldn’t treat children—or anyone else [Respectful Insolence]

If there’s one thing that really animates me and angers me, it’s the unnecessary death of a child due to quackery. Competent adults, of course, are …

Medicine

“Whiteness History Month” Speaker: Talking About Black Crime Statistics is Racist

According to Portland Community College’s Rut Martinez-Alicea, talking about black crime statistics is racist.<p>Martinez-Alicea, who is a “SAFE …

Superman, the Inside Story

The 1978 movie <i>Superman</i> was a game-changer for comic book heroes on film. It was a big-budget blockbuster with next-generation special effects and …

A Pittsburgh News Station Fired An Anchor After Her Racially Charged Facebook Post

Veteran Pittsburgh news anchor Wendy Bell, a WTAE-TV staple for 18 years, has been dismissed following a controversy that surrounds a racially charged Facebook post. Bell has since taken her Facebook page private, but not before WTAE’s parent company, Hearst Television, got wind of the …

Microsoft exec apologizes for Tay chatbot’s racist tweets, says users ‘exploited a vulnerability’

Peter Lee, the corporate vice president of Microsoft Research, Microsoft’s research and development wing, today apologized for the behavior of Tay, the artificial intelligence-powered chatbot the company unveiled earlier this week and soon thereafter took offline.<p>“We are deeply sorry for the …

Cat Tolerates Baby Chick– But, When it Grows into Chicken? Funny (WATCH)

Before & After!<p>Before & After!<p>Posted by Parker Lim on Friday, March 18, 2016<p>There is nothing that so easily amuses us more than animals in …

15 Historical Complaints About Young People Ruining Everything

A recent <i>New York Times</i> article about millennials in the workforce didn't paint a pretty picture. But a few admittedly astonishing anecdotes shouldn't …

25 Things You Should Know About Oslo

Within Oslo’s city limits are 40 islands, 343 lakes, and an entire forest, yet it’s only the third largest Nordic metropolis, behind Stockholm and …

European Travel

iTron Super Faster Charger, Charges A Smartphone Battery From Flat In Just 3 Minutes (video)

Anyone who needs to charge their smartphone or mobile devices in a short amount of time might be interested in a new super fast charger called the …

Gear & Gadgets

Ten Hidden Comedy Gems You Can Watch On YouTube

If you can sift through all the dumb unboxing videos, reaction videos, sketch videos and all the other crappy "comedic" content posted online you can …

How to Send an Email (in 1984)

In 1984, not many people owned a personal computer. But the tech-savvy people who did—and also had a modem—were treated to the speed and convenience …

David Bowie

20 worst tech prediction fails

SOMETIMES predictions about technology prove to be remarkably prescient. Sometimes they are downright embarrassing.

Predictions

The Animals of Chernobyl

In 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster devastated a region of what is now Ukraine. Around the nuclear plant, a ~1,000-square-mile "Exclusion Zone" …

'Just Say No': How Nancy Reagan Helped America Lose the War on Drugs | VICE News

Nancy Reagan, a former Hollywood actress and the widow of President Ronald Reagan, died at her home in California on Sunday at age 94, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most influential — and controversial — first ladies in American history.<p>The Reagans, who were in the White House from 1981 to …