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President Obama Reading Mean Tweets About Himself Is So Painfully Funny

"How do you make Obama's eyes light up? Shine a flashlight in his ears."<p>President Barack Obama made an appearance on The Jimmy Kimmel Show and participated in one of the show's most beloved traditions—reading mean tweets.<p>While he brought the house down with his comedic timing, the president also …

The New 52 is dead: DC Comics details diverse, character-driven new direction

A month ago DC Comics came out with a big announcement: they are ditching the New 52.<p>That is, they're ditching the branding and editorial focus that's been the standard at the company since late 2011, that manifested in an infamous hard reboot of DC Comics continuity. The New 52 has been criticized …

Should We Trust 'The Walking Dead's' Alexandria Safe Zone?

<i>Spoilers through Season 5 of ‘The Walking Dead’ follow.</i><p>In the second half of the fifth season of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, something truly strange happens: The survivors reach a place that actually seems safe, the Alexandria safe zone.<p>The question for viewers, and especially viewers who haven’t read the …

The Walking Dead

Xbox One service matches you with players who share your tastes

Matchmaking in video games usually involves little more than the games you play and your skill level. Wouldn't it be nice if you could meet gamers who genuinely share a lot of things in common? Overdog thinks so -- it just launched an app for Xbox One Preview Program members that helps you find …

Murmuration over Utrecht

Large flocks of birds flying in a tight group are one of the most spectacular shows that nature has on offer. Migrating shorebirds and wintering European starlings provide the most familiar examples of this behaviour. Birds form these large flocks to protect themselves from predators, to share …

Birds

Forget #TheDress — These Mind-Bending Buildings Will Blow You Away

The whole "black and blue" or "white and gold" debate has nothing on these crazy structures.<p><b>"Cracked" Building</b><p>British artist Alex Chinneck's sculpture installation, "Take My Lightning But Don't Steal My Thunder" stunned visitors in London's Covent Garden. It looks like the building has "cracked" …

William Shatner Pays Tribute to Leonard Nimoy on Twitter After Missing His Funeral

After welcoming fans to “tell him off” because he chose to honor a charity commitment instead of attending Leonard Nimoy’s funeral on Sunday, William …

Science Fiction

Bruce Lee's daughter to develop new biopic of martial-arts icon

Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon Lee has announced a new biopic about her father, the actor who helped turn martial arts into a global phenomenon.<p>“There have been projects out there involving my father but they’ve lacked a complete understanding of his philosophies and artistry,” she said in a …

Martial Arts

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Read Mean Tweets About Himself

This isn’t <b>Jimmy Kimmel’s</b> first rodeo. He likely knew <i>exactly</i> what kind of bear he was poking last week when he enlisted several medical professionals to help him take on the anti-vaxxers. But rather than ignore the backlash from an angry community, Kimmel has leaned into the hate. Aping his popular …

Jimmy Kimmel

Stable or in flux? How anxiety can botch decisions - Futurity

When things get unpredictable, people prone to high anxiety may have a harder time making decisions.

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Packed With Protein

Oatmeal breakfast bars packed with protein, peanut butter and chocolate. What more could you want in breakfast, really?<p>Soft-baked oatmeal breakfast bar with none of those weird ingredients that you need to Google to figure out what they are.<p>And then feel all the guilty ickies when you find out what …

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

Nvidia Announces $199 4K Android TV Game Console

Talk about game-changing: Nvidia just announced the Shield, the world’s first 4K Android TV gaming console, at Game Developers Conference today in San Francisco. The device will be available this May for $199.<p>Along with the new entertainment system, the company also announced its Grid …

Game players are failing in our duty to be evil

Most game players find evil paths in narrative games a big turn-off. Overwhelmingly, they follow "good" paths as the default option.<p>Statistics presented by Microsoft technical evangelist Amanda Lange at GDC today showed that, in narrative games where "good" and "evil" were clearly defined as story …

Grand Theft Auto

Average penis size revealed in study results

The enduring question now has a scientific answer: 13.12 centimetres (5.16 inches) in length when erect, and 11.66cm (4.6 inches) around, according to an analysis of more than 15,000 penises around the world.<p>In a flaccid state, it found, the penis of the average man is 9.16cm (3.6 inches) in length …

Anti-Social Behaviour

The Strangeness Of Reading 'The Walking Dead' Comics

I have three fears in life: failure, spiders, and spoilers.<p>The first two are shared by many, but the third is something that haunts me especially as a pop culture critic. Everywhere I turn on the internet there’s the potential to be smacked in the face for a spoiler for a show I haven’t seen yet. …

The Walking Dead

FIFTY SHADES OF GANDALF THE GREY is Just As Funny As You're Hoping

It Follows review – sexual dread fuels a modern horror classic

A friend confessed to me recently that this was the only film to have given him, in adult life, a proper wake-up-sweating nightmare. I don’t think I have ever had a nightmare quite as scary as this film – a modern classic of fear to be compared to something by a young Carpenter or De Palma.<p>It …

Horror

Women Creatively Dressed in Colored Milk Featured in 'Splash Heroes' Calendar

Like all years, there are many calendars available for 2015 with practically every theme you can imagine. However there is none that can in any way …

Super Girl

Monster catfish which looks big enough to swallow a man whole caught in Italy

The giant fish, which weighed 20 stone, was caught by twin brothers Dino and Dario Ferrari in northern Italy<p>With its huge, gaping mouth, it looks big enough to swallow a person whole.<p>This giant catfish, which weighed 20 stone (127kg) was caught by twin brothers Dino and Dario Ferrari in the Po …

Fishing

Aston Martin Vulcan First Look

We Interview Andy Palmer, The Man Driving Aston Martin Into a New Era<p>Aston Martin‘s factory is built on the site of an old Royal Air Force base, RAF Gaydon. At the height of the Cold War, Gaydon was home to one of Britain’s nuclear-capable first strike squadrons, known as the V-force because of the …

If Square Enix designed Iron Man, he’d be a ninja and look like this

Imagine Iron Man as a Japanese role-playing game-inspired ninja. Got it? Well, soon you can buy it, thanks to a partnership between Final Fantasy developer Square Enix and Marvel Comics.<p>Square Enix’s Variant Play Arts Kai Iron Man is recognizable as billionaire genius Tony Stark’s creation, with a …

These Important Moments Prove Jon Stewart Is Irreplaceable As Host Of ‘The Daily Show’

We’re still waiting to see who will be the next host of <i>The Daily Show</i>, with the latest news being that Jessica Williams has taken herself out of the running. Of course, whoever gets the job will not have it easy. As the five moments below will attest, Stewart has a major influential force in comedy …

6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

11 Things You Need To Know About 'The Order: 1886'

<i>You’ll never believe number seven!</i><p><i>The Order: 1886</i> is one of the biggest releases of the first part of 2015. The game lands on Friday February 20th, and it’s inspired all sorts of debate.<p>The game’s makers, Ready at Dawn, have gotten pretty defensive about a lot of the speculation and accusations …

Mountain Dew

Sims 4 Comes to Mac, Free if You Already Own it on PC

Following its original release last fall for Windows PC, Electronic Arts and developer Maxis on Tuesday launched The Sims 4 on Mac across the world. All Sims 4 players who already own the game for Windows PC (digital or physical) are entitled to the Mac version through Origin at no extra cost.<p>In …

Gaming

How to Make the Juiciest Pan-Roasted Pork Chops

After you master our method for brined and pan-roasted chops, prepare to say goodbye to those dry, flavorless things you used to call pork chops.<p>A juicy, pan-roasted chop basted in aromatic brown butter? This is the kind of weeknight-friendly comfort food recipe you’ll want to have on hand." Start …

BBQ

'SI' Swimsuit Models on 'Risque' Cover Controversy: 'It's So Ridiculous'

'Sports Illustrated' fleshed out its Nashville Swimville party with music and models Hannah Davis and Lily Aldridge<p>When model Lily Aldridge graced …

Fashion Modeling

Keurig's Coffee Monopoly Won't Last For Long, Thanks To A Gadget Called The Freedom Clip

<i>Update: Keurig Green Mountain reached out to The Huffington Post after the publication of this article, in part, to clarify the reason for the November 2014 price increase. An explanation for the price increase can be read in Keurig's press release here.</i><p>The Keurig coffee brewing system's newest …

America's Best Comic Book Shops

Is it any surprise that the capital of the state that birthed both <i>Superman</i> and <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> and hosts the world's most comprehensive research …

Comic Books