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This Free Ad Blocker for Samsung Phones Also Kills Bloatware and Manages App Permissions

There are plenty of great ad blockers to choose from, but most just delete the ads or replace them with something less offensive. If you’re looking …

Ad Blocking

23 Acts Of Smartass Vandalism That Made The World A More Hilarious Place

As we all know, vandalism is a CRIME, and 99 percent of the time it's ugly and dumb. But sometimes, vandalism can actually be hilarious. I mean, that …

Denver police department absolutely destroys Patriots with masterful troll job

The first half of the AFC championship game, suffice it to say, wasn’t the finest hour for the New England Patriots and that didn’t go unnoticed by a high-profile Denver Twitter account.<p>Tom Brady was struggling, completing only nine of 20 passes for 20 yards and throwing two interceptions. Darned …

N.Y.C. to L.A. to N.Y.C. to L.A., Ad Infinitum

When I realized that New York was a cesspit filled with the viscera of broken dreams, I decided that the time had come for me to move to beautiful, sunny Los Angeles.<p>When I arrived in L.A. and realized that it was creatively dead, had a withered husk for a soul, and considered ombré the height of …

Colorado castle is one man's hand-built monument to freedom

It's best not to ask Jim Bishop when he might finish his fairy-tale castle. It only riles him up.<p>"When I don't wake up one morning, then it will be done," he declared, rising from a chair beside his mighty 160-foot-high fortress of rock and stained glass. "And I don't need no help from nobody!"<p>His …

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10 places from your favorite movies that you can actually visit

I think it's safe to say that all of us have dreamed of being part of our favorite movies. I mean, who wouldn't want to victoriously run up hundreds of steps to "Gonna Fly Now," walk through a fabulous hotel lobby like a boss or skip around the Shire alongside your favorite hobbits?<p>Here's the good …

Top 10 worst sports cities in North America

‘Tis the time of year for sports galore.<p>The NFL is in full swing and the NHL and NBA are just underway.PhillyVoice.com decided to rate the best and …

5 Reasons Why Glass-Steagall Matters

The Glass-Steagall Act came up as a major point of disagreement between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton during Saturday's Democratic presidential debate. The Act, which was originally enacted in 1933, separated risky trading and investment from traditional banking activities like business …

25 Lofty Facts About Colorado

Even if you’ve never visited, you might know a few things about Colorado: maybe that it was the 38th territory to gain statehood, that it inspired …

'Trumbo': A True Hollywood Story Worth Telling

Dalton Trumbo may not be well-known today but at the height of the Hollywood Red Scare he was a household name. The author of the National Book …

16 Epic Dallas Sandwiches to Try Before You Die

Sandwiches can be simple, humble creations — say, peanut butter and jelly smeared on some grocery store white bread — but they're also capable of culinary greatness. Here, in no particular order (other than alphabetical) are 14 epic Dallas sandwiches to try in your lifetime.<p>C Señor takes the …

Snitch-Ass Feral Hogs Lead Cops to Huge Northeast Texas Marijuana Farm

TPWD game wardens lop down some of the fully grown marijuana plants feral hogs led them to.<p>Texas Parks and Wildlife Department<p>According to the Texas …

How mindfulness plays havoc with memory

The practice can disrupt the brain’s ability to tell the difference between real and false memories, scientists find<p>Mindfulness, the form of meditation embraced by business leaders, celebrities and the NHS, might not be so beneficial for the mind after all, according to research.<p>The practice, which …

Mindfulness

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

The 100

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