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Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Always Ascending’ Video Is Almost Psychedelic

Franz Ferdinand will begin 2018 with a bang, ending a priod of inactivity that lasted the better part of five years with the release of their fifth studio album <i>Always Ascending</i>. Back in October, the band previewed their new sound when they shared the electronic-influenced first single, which is …

'Justice League' stumbles at the box office

"Justice League" was hit with some Kryptonite at the box office this weekend.<p>The mashup that brought together some of DC Entertainment's biggest superhero stars, including Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and the Flash, nabbed an estimated $94 million at the box office in North America this …

Why Disney Employees Aren’t Allowed to Point With Their Index Finger

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Disney is all about the details.<p>Sure, every Disney fan knows that the rides, snacks, and the …

Walt Disney Company

Lil Peep, Rapper Who Blended Hip-Hop and Emo, Is Dead at 21

Lil Peep, who over the last two years emerged as one of pop music’s brightest and most promising young talents, blending the urgency and dexterity of contemporary hip-hop with the raw, serrated sentimentality of emo, died on Wednesday night in Tucson. He was 21.<p>Sarah Stennett, the chief executive …

'The Office' Star Jenna Fischer Recalls Meeting & Kissing John Krasinski: 'Lightning Struck'

The real-life Pam Beesly wrote a book, and Jim is in it (obviously).<p>Jenna Fischer's new book, "The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide," includes details on her biggest role, as the "The Office" receptionist in love with Jim Halpert, played by John Krasinski.<p>Fisher made some headlines a while back for …

Break the Internet: Minaj à Trois

Let me just start by saying that I don't like Nicki Minaj -- I <i>love</i> Nicki Minaj. I have always loved her music, her vibe and her approach…she's in your fucking face. She was a star from the first moment she gave us the one-two punch of her verse on Kanye's “Monster" and her debut album, <i>Pink Friday</i>. …

Michelle Kwan Hates Tights

But she loves eye cream.<p>The first thing Michelle Kwan says to me is that she likes my shoes. I can tell she’s just being nice because the shoes in question are pretty hideous, and Michelle Kwan is an extraordinarily nice person. But when Michelle Kwan gives you a compliment, you take it, because …

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' gets jazzy cover from Wayne Brady, Postmodern Jukebox

Something evil’s lurking from the dark…it’s Wayne Brady and Postmodern Jukebox.<p>Postmodern Jukebox, the Scott Bradlee-led YouTube collective known for …

Music

13 Bizarre Mythical Monsters to Haunt Your Halloween

1 of 15<p>Night terrors<p>Traditional Halloween creatures — vampires, werewolves and killer clowns — may give you the shivers, but these mythic horrors …

Anthropological

Intense game of 'Dungeons and Dragons' has been going on since the '80s

<i>Dungeons and Dragons</i> can lend itself to some pretty long ongoing campaigns, sometimes lasting a few years. Especially when all the participants stay …

Dungeons and Dragons

Fox Host's War With Rockers Ensues, Calls Radiohead 'Poor Man's Coldplay'

“Radiohead is a fine band, but they stole everything from Coldplay,” Greg Gutfeld says on Fox<p>Greg Gutfeld <i>thinks</i> he knows his music. He’s Fox News’s …

Michael Fassbender's new movie 'The Snowman' is getting trashed by critics, and the reviews are hilarious

"The Snowman" comes out this weekend, and critics already hate it.<p>The film is based on Jo Nesbø's best-selling novel of the same name, originally published in 2007.<p>It stars newly married Michael Fassbender as Harry Hole, a detective investigating serial killings in Norway that involve, you guessed …

Why having no headphone jack is a good idea

Love it or hate it, the classic 3.5mm audio jack is on the way out. It’s been completely replaced by a USB Type-C port in a number of high profile smartphone releases, which has caused considerable backlash from a number of pundits and consumers. However music fans shouldn’t despair. There’s a …

Audiophile

The Populele makes it fun/easy to learn the “devil’s guitar”

As a staunch believer in non-existent superstitions I feel that the ukulele is a very dangerous, sensual instrument that could lead to the ruination of our young people and rend the very fabric of society. That said, I can now play <i>Stand By Me</i> on the Populele, a feat that was rendered possible by …

This New York Comic Con cosplay is the all-time winner

Cosplay's GOAT, right here.<p>Lots of New York Comic Con attendees visit the Jacob K. Javits Center every fall dressed as one favorite fictional …

Comics

Nintendo hid a copy of the NES game 'Golf' on every Switch

In the long history of weird Nintendo moments, this one stands out.<p>Tucked away deep within the Nintendo Switch operating system is the data for an …

Collector says he has Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker with a chiptune Thriller

Rare find pays off at a flea market<p>A collector says he found a cartridge of <i>Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker</i> for the Sega Genesis in which the King of Pop’s “Thriller” — apparently left out of the game because of licensing issues or similar reasons — accompanies the second board of the game’s third …

Michael Jackson

‘La La Land’ on HBO: A Takedown Of Toxic Masculinity Hiding Beneath Classic Hollywood Razzle-Dazzle

<i>La La Land</i>, the <i>almost</i> Oscar-winning movie musical from writer-director Damien Chazelle, isn’t just a film paying homage to Old Hollywood and …

La La Land

The Most Stunning Wildlife Photos of 2017 Are Here And Holy Crap

These pictures will make everything better.<p>Beneath the Antarctic ice, Weddell seals play in underwater caverns. Resplendent quetzals deliver food to …

10 Of The Most Underrated Menu Items Of All Time

There are some restaurants that are inextricably linked to their most popular item, like Domino's pizza or Shake Shack's burgers. They serve food …

Taco Bell

14 famous songs you didn't know are covers

The internet was in shock this week over a reminder that Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn” is a cover, but the 1997 smash is far from the only popular …

Music

Schwarzenegger tells Trump what he should have said after Charlottesville

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former governor of California, has taken it upon himself to give a presidential speech following the white supremacist …

No Powerball winner yet; jackpot jumps to $510 million

No one was lucky during Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, pushing the jackpot prize to more than half-a-billion dollars.<p>The new cash prize is now $510 million with a $342.2 million cash value, making it the 8th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.<p>The next drawing is scheduled for Saturday …

GOP Senator: Trump Lacking 'Stability,' 'Competence' To Succeed

<b>Updated at 4:30 p.m. ET</b><p>A leading Republican senator told reporters on Thursday that President Trump "has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability, nor some of the competence that he needs to demonstrate in order to be successful."<p>Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker was at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga …

Reward offered to catch Nevada lake invasive fish dumper

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada game wardens who spend most of their time hunting down big-game poachers are focusing on a serious threat to nature in a …

This Borg Cube makes your computer irrelevant

You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.<p>No, it's not the <i>only</i> glowing cube PC you can buy.<p>But it might be the only one that will attempt to absorb your humanity into its cybernetic collective mind. This is the Borg Cube, an officially licenced Star Trek computer with a rather distinct chassis. …

PC game 20 years in the making fails to impress gamers

After being in development for over 20 years, a new RPG released today on Steam — and gamers are decidedly unimpressed.<p><i>Grimoire: Heralds of the Winged Exemplar</i> — which, by the way, is the most RPG name an RPG game has had since <i>D&D</i> — went live on Steam today after one of the longest development …

Alexa can find ‘baby making’ music on Amazon's streaming services

Amazon announced today that users of its streaming service Prime Music, which is free with a Prime membership, and its subscription-based Amazon Music Unlimited can now ask Alexa to find tunes appropriate for various activities. As of now, over 500 different activity-based requests are supported …

The last 4 paragraphs of Trump’s signing statement on Russia are an F-you to Congress

Facing overwhelming opposition from Congress, President Donald Trump signed a bill Wednesday to impose strict new sanctions against Russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election.<p>Trump made clear he wasn’t doing so willingly.<p>One reason he gave for believing the bill he just signed is …