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Schrodinger’s Ahsoka Tano, Dead or Alive in Star Wars Rebels? Both, Actually

<b>SPOILERS: From a certain point of view, Ahsoka Tano is both dead and alive and there is no better narrative outcome for her.</b><p>The former apprentice of …

23 Things That Would Be Different If “La La Land” Was Realistic

♫City of carrrrrrs...♫<p>1. First of all, no one (let alone EVERYONE) on the freeway would have their car windows down because it’s almost always hot as hell in LA...even in winter. Also, freeway air is nasty.<p>2. Instead of singing and dancing about their ~Hollywood dreams~, everyone on the freeway …

Roads

How to Watch Live: Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl 2017

Sure there’s football on Super Bowl Sunday, but there are also puppies and kittens. Here’s how to watch the cuddliest sports event of the year live …

NFL

Kitten Bowl 2017: Recap, MVP, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

Link to Media<p>The Home and Family Felines walked away from the 2017 Kitten Bowl with a championship, defeating the Last Hope Lions 35-31 in a thrilling finish after Noodle scored the game-winning touchdown on the final play of the game.<p>Noodle's only play of the game was the difference, as he took …

Cats

Ikea Instructions Prove Just How Crazy Trump’s Wall Really Is

3 million screws, one allen wrench.<p>I know, I know, President Trump’s border wall looks expensive, ineffective, environmentally damaging, and impossible to build–a literal monument to xenophobia. And what does America generally do when it finds itself facing such a domestic quandary?<p>It hops in its …

37 Healthy Pasta Recipes Full of Vegetables, Protein, and Flavor

Cooking

Oh nothing, just a man walking a duck with two dogs in his pockets

Well, this is not something you see everyday.<p>Twitter user <b>Santero</b> noticed this strange scene while walking down the street: A man with two dogs in his …

Should Anakin Skywalker Return in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'?

Perhaps a Force ghost could be Hayden Christensen's redemption.<p>This will be a controversial opinion, but hear it out: Hayden Christensen should …

Meet the Adorable Cats Competing in Sunday's Super Bowl for Kittens

While millions of Americans tune in to Sunday’s Super Bowl, another intense competition will be going down at the same time: the fourth annual Kitten …

How To Make Chocolate Pound Cake

<b>Heat the oven and prepare the pan:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven, making sure there are no racks above it, and heat to 325°F. Coat a …

10 black food bloggers share recipes so irresistible, you'll want to cook them all ASAP

Not sure what to make for dinner tonight? We asked some of our favorite black food bloggers to share their most cherished recipes with us. From a …

Cooking

16 Dystopian Novels To Read When You Need A Break From the News

The canon of Western literature has never been stingy when it comes to trying to scare the pants off readers with nearly believable situations that …

14 Extremely Untrue Things People Have Actually Said To Cat Owners

"You let your cat climb up on top of the ______?"<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Pets

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no background …

7 ‘apartment-in-a-box’ designs for tiny spaces

Small living, made easy<p>As micro apartments become ever more prevalent in cities around the world, architects and designers seem to have grasped firmly onto one idea: the “all-in-one” furniture solution that combines multiple functions into one module. The premise is simple. By tucking in everything …

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

Europe is trolling the hell out of Trump one hilarious video at a time

It all started when a Dutch satirical show produced a cheeky tourism ad introducing the U.S. President to the "tiny country" and asking Trump (in his …

What to do when you're so overwhelmed by the Trump presidency you can barely move

It's been a little over a week since President Trump's inauguration, and already, millions of Americans are sitting in front of their phones, …

Watch planets orbit a star 129 light-years away

Astronomers captured this 7-year time lapse of planets orbiting a faraway star.<p>The past few years have seen an explosion in the discovery of planets outside our solar system. Astronomers have now confirmed 3,442 exoplanets in the galaxy. And they think there could be 100 billion or more in …

ROGUE ONE’s 8-Bit Version Has A Much Happier Ending

If you were being honest with yourself, you always knew that <i>Rogue One</i> was going to end with a lot of death and sadness. It really was inevitable, …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Four-year-old had a Women's March protest with dolls and it's absolutely perfect

Sure, going to the Women's March on Washington following Donald Trump's inauguration might have been a historic moment, but hosting a march in your …

Eating Only Plants Doesn't Mean You'll Never Be Full: 4 Recipes That Prove Just That

Many moons ago I was a vegetarian, and recently with all the buzz around plant-powered diets I've been reminiscing about how I felt when I ate mostly …

Nutrition

11 Classic Comfort Foods With A Twist

What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? How about a new and improved version of it? From Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto to BBQ Turkey Meatloaf, these cozy, creative recipes will keep you warm all winter long.<p><b>1. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto</b><p>…

You've Been Wrong About Where the Death Star Trench Was for Your Entire Life

If you were asked to point to the trench that housed the first Death Star’s exhaust port, where would you point? If you pointed at the big obvious …

These 'Star Wars' Books Will Hold You Over Until 'The Last Jedi'

<i>Star Wars</i> fans are getting pumped up for the next release this week, with the announcement of the official title of the next film in the series, <i>Star</i> …

Star Wars

AI system performs better than 75 percent of American adults on standard visual intelligence test

An example question from the Raven’s Progressive Matrices standardized fluid-intelligence test.* (credit: Ken Forbus)A Northwestern University team …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's where to download those amazing Leia signs at Women's March

Signs portraying<p>PrincessGeneral Leia Organa, portrayed by the legendary, recently departed Carrie Fisher, popped up at Women's Marches around the …

Ah, So That's Why Leia Was at the Battle of Scarif in Rogue One

A big question Star Wars fans have been asking, even weeks after <i>Rogue One</i>’s release, has been: Why the heck was Princess Leia at the Battle of …

Bringing your own cake to a restaurant is almost always in bad taste

You can't bring your own cake to a restaurant, dummies.<p>I mean, you can. But don't.<p>Sometimes, I think the general public understands the concept: Just as you shouldn't bring your own drill to the dentist or sing your own songs at a Broadway musical, you should expect to eat (and pay for) the food on …