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The Reason Mexican Jumping Beans Jump

Mexican jumping beans are a prank store classic- a packet full of “beans” that move and jump around on their own which pranksters use to startle …

A relative of Colonel Sanders unwittingly revealed—and possibly confirmed—KFC’s secret recipe

One of the most closely-guarded food secrets in the world may have accidentally slipped to the public.<p>Executives at Kentucky Fried Chicken insist the company’s signature 11-spice “Original Recipe” is still safely a secret, but there’s reason to believe that may not be the case.<p>The situation …

Kentucky

South Carolina parents warned about clown 'trying to lure children into the woods'

If you haven't already been scared off by the most nightmarish headline of the week, you'll soon be sufficiently creeped out.<p>Residents of the Fleetwood Manor Apartments in Greenwood County, S.C., reported to the local news on Wednesday that they received an ominous letter warning them that a clown …

Rotten Tomatoes

'Robo-mermaid' finds treasure in ship that wrecked 350 years ago

<b>(CNN) —</b> Drifting down into the gloomy depths, the diver barely paused before entering a wreck that lay undisturbed for three and a half centuries.<p>The underwater traveler maneuvered slowly but determinedly, honed in on an ancient artifact, gently picked it up and deposited it in a sample bag.<p>The …

Robotics

These Music Videos Cost Millions and Millions, But Were They Actually Worth It?

At one point, the music industry clearly had so much money that it wasn’t sure what to do with it. So they put the Backstreet Boys in space and made them dance with droids.<p>At one point, the music industry had so much money that it wasn’t sure what to do with it. A measured proportion was delivered …

This Insightful Video Is All About One of PlayStation's Best Games

Whether you like Journey or not, there's no denying that the game and its spiritual atmosphere has had a big impact on many a player. …

The boy from the 'Success Kid' meme is looking pretty different these days

Sammy Griner is now 10-years-old, and his mum says 'there’s not a single thing we regret about Success Kid.'<p>Sammy Griner was 11 months old when his mum Laney took a photo of him holding his fist up, with a determined expression on his face.<p>She posted it on her Flickr page, little knowing that it …

Dislike the Facebook reactions? The Oatmeal comic has you covered

Facebook has finally acknowledged that you can do more than just "like" a post on the social network. The company added additional reactions on Wednesday that enable users to express emotions such as love, laughter, surprise, sadness and anger.<p>But did Facebook add enough emojis to cover the gamut …

Fun, alternative poster illustrations for iconic movies by Steve Thomas

Over recent decades, movie posters have become as iconic as the movies themselves. Despite the rise in digital, classically illustrated movie posters …

Posters

New NASA photo shows the canyons and pits of Pluto’s northern pole

Pluto's polar region is dotted with a diverse range of frozen canyons, valleys, and pits, a new NASA photo reveals. The uneven topography is showcased in the latest enhanced color image taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, which flew by Pluto in July of last year.<p>The various landforms are …

Why Kesha's Case Is About More Than Kesha

Lena Dunham + Lenny stand with Kesha, because we will not "accept shame and fear as the status quo."<p>When I saw the outcome of Kesha's court case last Friday, I felt sick. Actually sick—I wanted to ask my Uber to pull over so I could throw up in a New York City trash can. The photos of her beautiful …

These are the 5 most frequently ticketed cars in America

"It's the driver that gets tickets, not the car," Penny Gusner, consumer analyst for Insurance.com said.<p>"But it is interesting to see what vehicle makes and models attract drivers who are prone to traffic violations."<p>Either way, certain cars do get a disproportionate number of tickets.<p>Car insurance …

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Gillian Anderson on the Future of 'The X-Files'

When <i>The X-Files</i> ended its first run in 2002, Gillian Anderson was over it. “I needed to dig a deep ditch for anything <i>X-Files</i>-related to go into,” she …

Manhattan D.A. can’t wait for Apple to lose encryption case

If Apple loses its encryption battle with the FBI over the data contained on a terrorist’s phone, it will make Manhattan’s district attorney and police commissioner very happy.<p>Despite the federal government’s claim that the updated version of the iPhone’s operating system will only be used on this …

Privacy

A Video Game's Stats For The 2016 Presidential Candidates

There were many bad omens foretelling the demise of Jeb Bush’s laughably ineffectual run for the White House. There was his confusion about his …

Government

BioShock Remasters May Be Coming For PlayStation 4 And Xbox One

If you are a fan of the original BioShock series then this might be some great news for you. It looks like you will no longer need to rely on …

Whoops, Looks Like Ubisoft Forgot To Give Far Cry Primal A Season Pass

Pop quiz: What makes <i>Far Cry Primal</i> different than all the other games Ubisoft has released over the past year? No, it’s not the mammoths. Not the …

How millennials are reshaping Atlanta

- February 1, 2016<p>- February 1, 2016<p>In an Atlanta magazine survey, metro millennials described themselves as hobbled by student loan debt, largely …

Atlanta Chefs Dish on Their Favorite Ways to Prepare Eggs

It's time to wrap up Eater's first-ever Breakfast Week, but not before we tackle an important subject: eggs. More specifically, how to cook eggs. Chefs from all over Atlanta have chimed in to give their recommendations below.<p><b>Jamie Adams,</b> <b>Il Giallo Osteria & Bar</b><p>My favorite way is the "Mexican" way, …

Mattel ThingMaker 3D Printer Announced For $300 Launches Fall 2016

As well as announcing the launch later this year of the second generation Mattel VR View-Master 2.0 smartphone virtual reality viewing headset. …

Mexican jumping beans actually jump — here's why

This was a tamboti tree, he said, though some call it the jumping bean tree. In a few weeks, this quiet grove would be crackling with the sound of seeds leaping off the ground like popping corn, the result of moth larvae trying to break out of their makeshift incubators.<p>We could still hear the …

7 Can’t-Fail Hostess Gifts From Top Interior Designers

Finding the perfect hostess gift is no easy task. We reached out to some of our favorite interior designers to get their expert opinions. The consensus? Doing a little research to gear your gift to your hostess’s taste and preferences makes all the difference. It truly is all about personalization. …

52 Tech Products You Didn't Know You Needed (Until Now)

Get your life in gear with these high tech gadgets.<p>Find the perfect gadget for your unique lifestyle amongst these great picks including a nearly invincible action camera, waterproof bluetooth speakers, a mobile printer, a lipstick-sized phone charger, and more.

Shoot Knives From Your Fingers in This Demonic First-Person Shooter

PC-exclusive first-person shooter Devil Daggers arms players with versatile magic daggers in an arena filled with an endless number of demons. The upcoming game from developer Sorath will launch via Steam on February 18--check out GameSpot's exclusive gameplay footage in the embedded video …

Knives

Adorable Dogs Teach Us How To Properly Hug It Out

Cute pups educate us on five different embraces.<p>Sometimes we just need a little help from man's best friend.<p>Four adorable dogs teach us how we should be hugging our significant others this Valentine's Day.<p>Five techniques -- the sly hug, the drag-in, the light touch, the criss-cross and the bear hug …

CoLiDo 3D Printing Pen Launches From $69 (video)

CoLiDo has created a new 3D printing pen which has been designed to maximise safety while still allowing creativity to flow providing a high quality …

The Useless Agony of Going Offline

Last month, shortly before five in the afternoon on Christmas Day, a man from Indiana fell to his death from atop an ocean lookout at Sunset Cliffs, in San Diego. He was, at the time, according to news accounts, focussed solely on an electronic device—a phone, or perhaps a camera—and seems to have …

San Diego

5 Top Indicators for Startup Success, According to This TED Talk

The biggest reason why startups succeed today<p>Bill Gross is a smart guy. Twenty years ago he started Idealab. They have started over 100 companies. They have had some successes and many failures.<p>Bill Gross loves startups. He believes the best ones can unlock human potential. Bill wanted to pin point …

Scientists are using Xbox Kinect to let orangutans play video games

Humans are not the only animals into video games, it turns out.<p>In a research project that began Monday, orangutans at Australia's Melbourne Zoo are …