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15 Heartwarming Facts About Mister Rogers

Fred Rogers remains an icon of kindness for the ages. An innovator of children’s television, his salt-of-the-earth demeanor and genuinely gentle …

Pop Culture

Tom Petty Laid to Rest in California

Tom Petty was honored at a private service at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in Pacific Palisades, California Monday, <i>People</i> reports. …

Music

Screenwriter close to Weinstein calls out Hollywood: 'Everybody f**king knew'

If you've tired of hearing Hollywood A-listers feign shock while sending proverbial "thoughts and prayers" to Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault …

New Law Says Employers Can't Ask Applicants About Criminal Past

Local co-authors of the legislation include Assemblyman Chris Holden of Pasadena, Assemblyman Mike Gipson of Carson and Sen. Steven Bradford of …

Employment

Concert Review: Banks Brings Her Hellishly Divine Act to Los Angeles’ Ace Hotel

If Banks is indeed a goddess — as her debut album’s title posits — she is certainly a pagan deity of death, or, perhaps, the overlord of a type of …

Rae Sremmurd

Resourceful Dog Walks Away With Bag Of Dog Food After Hurricane Harvey

"Must be a Texas dog cause he can survive without help," one person said.<p>The morning after Hurricane Harvey tore into Texas, Gulf Coast residents were already trying to prepare for life after the destructive storm ― including Otis, the dog.<p>Tiele Dockens was checking out the damage for friends and …

Walmart is getting hip, but it's keeping it a bit of a secret

ModCloth knit tops and vibrant Bonobos pants aren't the sort of items you'd expect to find in the sales racks of a Walmart Supercenter.<p>Both brands …

Wal-Mart Stores

The Prodigy Parts Ways with Guitarist, Three Longtime Members Remain

<b>The Prodigy</b> is undergoing a serious change to its electronic band and especially its live performances!<p>While the OG trio <b>Liam Howlett</b>, <b>Keith Flint</b>, and</b> …

Music

Add a microSD card slot to any iPhone for $15

Apple, why do you hate me? Instead of adding a microSD card slot to your iPhones, you force me to spend an extra $200 so that my handset doesn’t run …

Sofia Vergara's Ex Cold Shoulder in Frozen Embryo Case ... Louisiana Judge Tosses Suit

<b>Sofia Vergara</b> just got a huge W in her frozen embryo battle with her ex -- a judge dismissed the case, saying <b>Nick Loeb</b> had no business suing her in …

Stephen King Says He Just 'Blocked' Trump From Seeing His Scary Movies

Famous thriller author Stephen King has made the leap to film, with not one but two of his stories lighting up the big and small screens next month. …

Donald Trump

Jerry Lee Lewis Defies Age at All-Star Tribute Show

Though he’s frequently credited with being an architect of rock & roll, Jerry Lee Lewis also had a profound impact on country music, having …

Jerry Lee Lewis

So, Bill Nye Is Suing Disney

The erstwhile Science Guy alleges in a lawsuit that House Mouse withheld $28 million in profits from his old show.<p>Yikes! It seems <b>Bill Nye</b> has been crunching some numbers, and he is not happy about what he’s found: namely, he alleges that Disney withheld $28 million in distribution profits from his …

Joker-Harley Quinn Movie in the Works With Jared Leto, Margot Robbie

Warner Bros. is developing an untitled tentpole movie starring Jared Leto as the Joker and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn.<p>Glenn Ficarra and John …

Harley Quinn

This ‘White Power’ band has been the soundtrack of racist punk for 40 years

Skrewdriver both shaped and exploited the movement<p>“I stand and watch my country going down the drain,” snarled the British rock band Skrewdriver on …

Economic Justice

Watch this amazing Optimus Prime toy actually transform on its own

I wish the Optimus Prime toys I had when I was a kid could do this.<p>A China-based robot manufacturer has breathed life into a Transformers toy, …

Robotics

Sorry, Makeup Wipes Are the Actual Worst

My skin care routine in my early twenties can be summed up in four letters: DGAF. But now—as I speed-walk toward the finish line of my late twenties—taking care of my face is on the top of my priorities list. Not because I want to beat back the ravages of time (I truly DGAF about that), but because …

Skin Care

Inside NASA's $3B plan to drill into a volcano and save the United States

If the Yellowstone Caldera ever erupted, the consequences would be devastating. Having last erupted over 70,000 years ago, the Caldera, a bowl-shaped structure formed by previous evacuation of lava, could be a ticking time bomb.<p>“Ticking,” in this case, is relative. We have no way of knowing when …

Don't Freak Out About the Vermin Infestation at Canter's

There's been panic in the streets ever since it was discovered that Canter's was temporarily closed recently due to a vermin infestation.<p>It is a …

Food

You’re throwing away the healthiest part of the avocado

New revelations about the green berry everyone has come to love.<p>At this point, it’s practically sacrilege to say you don’t like avocados. The craze has swept the world faster than a yawn in a warm room. And that's brought on a whole lot of avocado evangelism. Did you know they’re high in healthy …

Henry Rollins: Get Ready, Because Another Charlottesville Is Coming

The Charlottesville combatants telegraphed what they anticipated, and prepared accordingly. Helmets, pepper spray, shields, things to hit shields …

Donald Trump

Why Chuck E. Cheese’s Is Getting Rid of Those Creepy Robots

America’s second-most-famous mouse, Chuck E. Cheese, is getting a makeover. The possessively named restaurant and play place known for PG-rated games, plentiful pizza, and animatronic shows revamped a few locations this summer: New storefronts look vaguely like blocks of Swiss cheese, colorful …

This baroness was a sexual libertine whose brilliant Dadaist poetry is being rediscovered

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven was once arrested for walking down Fifth Avenue in a men’s suit<p>“Madam — I firmly stand that ground/Coitus is paramount,” …

Literature

Fairy Tales Are Full of Lies: Unicorns Were Real, Lived with Humans and Weren't that Cute

The boxes of toy princess products and the bedrooms of children across this nation are covered in resplendent, striding unicorns.<p>Well, according to …

Last surviving witness of Lincoln assassination on 1956 TV game show

I've posted this before, but it popped up again on Open Culture and it's still awe-provoking. On a TV game show in 1956 called I've Got a Secret, …

‘Explosive’ Warhol biography to detail love life and work

The art world is buzzing about an upcoming biography on Andy Warhol by art critic Blake Gopnik, which could include some explosive details about the …

25,000+ Songs From the Early 20th Century Music Now Streaming Online for Free

As technology continues to advance, there are many forms of music playback that we will never experience. If you’re of a certain age, for instance, you probably haven't touched a CD. Going back even further, there’s one device that even fewer people alive today would’ve listened to—the gramophone. …

Vinyl Records

6 L.A. Monuments That Honor Total Jerks

Before O.J. there was Griffith J. Griffith, L.A.'s original celebrity wife-attacker (or at least alleged wife-attacker).<p>Griffith first came to …

Los Angeles

We Finally Know The Joker's Real Name and It's Fantastic

In the nearly 80 years that he’s spent terrorizing Gotham City, he’s gone by many different names. John Doe. Jackanapes. The Clown Prince of Crime. …

6 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Getting Microbladed

Last September, I got microbladed for the sake of journalism. Since the video hit the internet, it's generated millions of views and thousands of comments. The service sounds like a godsend: with a few cuts of a knife, you'll wake up each morning with perfectly coiffed, full, and filled brows.<p>This …