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30 Cult Movies That Absolutely Everybody Must See

A great cult movie is like a weird underground discovery, that feels so strange and wonderful, you suspect that you're the first person ever to …

The 20 Greatest Superlists That io9 Published In 2014

Every weekday, io9 has a list of strange, wonderful or ranty items. These top 10 (or 12, or 20) lists are a way to make our obsessive tendency to …

The 10 moments that changed science and engineering: in pictures - Telegraph

Undercover as an “ex-gay”: Inside the sordid world of conversion therapy

Posing as a confused gay man, I sampled these religious conmen’s snake oil — and lived to tell the tale<p>Harmon Leon<p>November 26, 2014 11:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Conservative Christian ministries believe that homosexuality can be cured through therapy in which gay people …

Cellphone rights guide for protesters in the United States.

Regardless of what you’re protesting, if you head out to exercise your First Amendment rights, you will probably have a cellphone with you. You might …

Blondes Have More Fun: Iggy Azalea and Rap’s Reversal of Fortune

On Sunday night at the American Music Awards, Iggy Azalea struck an uncommon pose: a towering white woman onstage thanking a diminutive black man who …

Someone Created The Perfect Conspiracy Theory About How ‘Pitch Perfect’ Is Really About 9/11

Who doesn’t love a good conspiracy theory? I use the term “good” loosely. Even if your belief system leads you down the path of most resistance, you’re going to want to pay attention to <i>Pitch Perfect 237.</i><p>In the same vein of <i>Room 237</i>, this ridiculous piece of ocular candy really encapsulates how the …

Randy Schekman: first, a breakthrough in cell research. Now for one in publishing

There is a knock at the door early on in my interview with Nobel prize-winning cell biologist Randy Schekman at his office at the University of California, Berkeley, overlooking San Francisco Bay. The 2014 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine was announced in the early hours, California time, and …

Gaze In Awe At This 2.0 Liter 12-Cylinder Ferrari Engine

The old adage is that real Ferraris come with big 12-cylinder motrs and the poseurs' models have little engines. Well, what about a Ferrari with a …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

'Case for Sustainable Meat' takes on many sacred cows

When food guru Michael Pollan recently tweeted in support of Nicolette Hahn Niman's new book, "Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production," the protest that followed made it perfectly obvious why such a book is necessary. "A Cattle Rancher wrote a book about how free range, grass fed …

Agriculture

The 5 best iPhone and iPad games of November

Here at BGR, we’re in the business of bringing you all of the best free iPhone and iPad apps every week, but there are plenty of apps on the App …

Teespring Says It's Minting New Millionaires Selling Its T-Shirts, Raises $35 Million Of Its Own

Some tech companies look to change the way we communicate or can travel in space. Teespring helps people sell t-shirts. Custom, well-made t-shirts. And it’s good at what it does.<p>Teespring has sold 6 million shirts this year through its customers, hundreds of whom make more than $100,000 from their …

Disney's Frozen gets Breaking Bad remix in hilarious video gone viral

Video Loading<p>What do you get when you cross Disney's squeaky clean epic Frozen with the grit and grime of modern day gangster classic Breaking Bad?<p>In …

America’s dark imperial legacy: It goes much deeper than George W. Bush

<b>(AP/Susan Walsh)</b><p>While our 43rd president rightly takes blame for his disastrous failed wars, there’s much more blame to go around<p>Robert W. McChesney<p>November 16, 2014 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Blowing the Roof off the Twenty-First Century: Media, Politics, and the Struggle for Post-Capitalist …

Mexico reels, and the U.S. looks away

The violent disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teachers college in Guerrero state has caused a political earthquake the likes of which Mexico has not seen in generations — perhaps even since the revolution of 1910.<p>That makes it all the more baffling how little attention most people in …

Johnny Depp’s Bizarre Speech From The Hollywood Film Awards Is Amazing

According to everything I’ve read to this point, the Hollywood Film Awards are a joke. Everyone from James L. Brooks to Ben Affleck were poking fun at it, but it was Johnny Depp who truly set the tone for the evening with this amazing speech.<p>Depp was set to introduce talent manager Shep Gordon, the …

Elemental, my dear: Audi’s e-fuels project creates diesel from air, water, and electricity

Audi’s e-fuels project hopes to take the fossil out of <i>fossil fuels</i> for good.<p>Last year, the German carmaker developed a new way to synthesize methane, …

Cumming or Drumming

IS THIS THE FACE OF A PORN STAR HARD AT WORK,<br>OR, THE HOT, SWEATY FACE OF A DRUMMER BEATING THE STICKS?<br>Choose hard and fast, before the truth explodes …

Drums

Martin Scorsese Names the 11 Scariest Horror Films

"When it comes to ripe old frighteners — or to any other overheated genre — Scorsese is the most ardent of proselytizers," writes the <i>New Yorker</i>'s …

Film on Organ Harvesting Wins Best Documentary

“Davids and Goliath,” a film about organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners in China, won Best Documentary at the 9th Hamilton Film …

Film Festivals

The Arctic Doomsday Vault Might Save Our Food Future

In the snowy Arctic tundra sits an imposing edifice that food scientists hope could protect the future for food security. Could a seed vault in Norway really save us from climate-change-induced famine?<p>If you think Santa's workshop was the only mysterious megastore near the North Pole, you're wrong. …

Go Behind the Scenes of Tyler, The Creator's "Wolf" Album With His New Documentary

Last weekend, <b>Tyler, The Creator</b> and the rest of the <b>Odd Future</b> crew were selling a select few copies of his <i>Wolf</i> documentary during the third annual …

Underwater Pictures Capture Life Inside World's Newest Marine Sanctuary

Al Fresco Alpina: Running 1983 B9 Project

This 1983 Alpina B9 (VIN WBADA7102D8466829) has been stored outside for the past several years, its elderly owner apparently unable to drive any …

The Brain May Compensate For Heavy Pot Smoking -- Until It Can't Anymore

Another study adds to the growing but controversial pile of evidence that heavy marijuana use over the years can lead to changes in the brain. The research, published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, found that an area in the front of the brain called the orbitofrontal cortex …

Hip-Hop

Kamasi Washington's Contemplative And Heady Epic<p>The renowned revivalist delivers a dense, adventurous collection of tunes with 'Heaven and Earth'<p>Aaron Williams 06.25.18 12 hours ago<p>The Best New Rap Music To Have On Your Radar<p>Andre Gee 06.22.18 3 days ago 2 Comments<p>Why Drake's 'Comeback Season' Was …

This Is a Documentary on TMA TJ, the 13-Year-Old Rapper from the Bronx Who Is Better Than Most "Rappers"

"13 and been in the game two years / and when I'm hot 50 Cent couldn't stop my career / I'm independent like Michael Jordan in '97."<p>The world is a horrible place. It's full of war, famine, destruction, poverty, and a new One Direction album. But sometimes, in this dark place we call existence, a …

Rap & Hip-Hop