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The Best Horror Books of 2017

Another year has passed, delivering us a terrible bounty of new horror books to terrify us on quiet nights. Taken together, 2017’s best horror books …

They Will All Die In Space is a short film that channels the suspense of Alien

Physical sets and a monotone color palette enhances the suspense<p>In a new short film called <i>They Will All Die In Space</i>, a technician is awoken from cryo-sleep and is told that his starship has gotten lost in the cosmos. He’s needed to help repair the communications system to call for help, but …

Science Fiction

A Kid Tries to Take the Garbage Out on a Windy Day and Gets Beat Down by Trash Can

A young man tries to take the garbage out on a very windy day and gets beat down by the trash can in a hilarious video shared by America’s Funniest …

Cosmology

The Ocean Is So Much Deeper Than You Think It Is

What’s hiding under the sea? A lot.<p>In this neat animation, Real Life Lore explored the depths of the ocean and details what you would run into at …

Hilarious Video Breaks Down The Typical Tropes of Anime

The Chicago Cubs Stopped By ‘SNL’ To Show Their Singing Prowess With Special Guest Bill Murray

Jack White Gets Weird (And Has Actual Fun!) On His Very Good New Album<p>Steven Hyden 03.21.18 11 hours ago<p>Yo La Tengo’s Masterful New Album And The Challenge Of Old Bands Finding New Ways To Be Great<p>Steven Hyden 03.15.18 6 days ago<p>Uproxx Music’s March Showcase For The RX Features Haley Heynderickx At …

16 Terrifying Horror Movies You Can Watch In 20 Minutes Or Less

YouTube short horror movies are seriously underrated.

17 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do With iOS 10

Apple's latest update for iPhone and iPad can be a little confusing. These tips and tricks will help.<p>The Messages, Photos, and Maps apps got the biggest updates, but there are a lot of new, smaller tweaks throughout iOS 10 that may be causing new users some confusion.<p>If you're wondering what's …

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How to Choose the Best Over-the-Air Antenna for Free HDTV

If you’re thinking about cutting the cable to save some money, you’ll need a good over-the-air antenna to watch some of your favorite shows. Here’s …

You'll Never Be as Good at Anything as This Guy Is at RC Helicoptering

It might look like this erratic RC helicopter is malfunctioning and about to crash, but its pilot, Tareq Alsaadi, is in complete control. RC choppers …

Cool Stuff

Insufferable Craigslist Guy Demands To Know Who Took A Shit On His Tesla Model X

Everyone in Chicago, please, stop what you’re doing right now. There’s an emergency, and we need everybody’s help. A man’s Tesla Model X has been …

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Video: The History of Japan Explained in the Most Fun Way Possible

If we canceled history classes in high schools across the world and replaced them with YouTube videos about history, kids would learn so much more. I …

A Famous Chef Calls Anthony Bourdain ‘One Of The Sh*ttiest Chefs That Ever Lived’

When Anthony Bourdain isn’t feuding with Guy Fieri, he’s squabbling with John Tesar, the so-called “most hated chef in Dallas.” Tesar, who once responded to a critic’s three-star review of his prominent Knife steakhouse by tweeting “f*ck you,” spoke to <i>Playboy</i> about, among other things, Bourdain. …

This Kid Eating Bacon For The First Time Is All Of Us

Most of us probably don’t remember the first time we wrapped our lips around the pork-flavored nirvana that is bacon. But this kid sure will — because his family managed to get it on video. The description of the video reads, “My son, Easton, tried bacon for the first time Christmas morning and his …

Truck Flipper v Bus Puncher, Two Movie Producers Battle to Have the Best Film Featuring Heroes Who Punch Vehicles

Filmmakers Matt Arnold and Freddie Wong of RocketJump have created episode three of <i>RocketJump: The Show</i>, a new Hulu original series that gives …

Filmmaking

Incredible Footage Reveals How the Coconut Octopus Got Its Name

Amazing underwater video shows how Coconut Octopuses (<i>Amphioctopus marginatus</i>) use empty shells for protection and transportation.

Octopuses

People Are Awesome 2015, A Compilation of Viral Videos Featuring People Doing Amazing Things

People Are Awesome have released “People Are Awesome 2015”, their annual compilation of viral videos featuring people doing amazing things. See the …

Infographics

This Orangutan Just Had Its Mind Blown By The Dumbest Magic Trick

Jack White Gets Weird (And Has Actual Fun!) On His Very Good New Album<p>Steven Hyden 03.21.18 2 hours ago<p>Yo La Tengo’s Masterful New Album And The Challenge Of Old Bands Finding New Ways To Be Great<p>Steven Hyden 03.15.18 6 days ago<p>Uproxx Music’s March Showcase For The RX Features Haley Heynderickx At …

Mystery Science Theater 3000 returns! 5 episodes to get you started

Turn down your lights (where applicable) - <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> is making a comeback. The US series poking fun at bad movies from the comfort …

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This Sneaky Dog Found An Adorable Way To Beat The Heat

A black labrador in São Paulo, Brazil, figured out a way to beat the scalding Brazilian heat. This lovable scamp has (sort of) mastered the concept of levers, and somebody’s water bill is going to feel the pain. I ain’t even mad. Look how happy he is! What’s a few thousand gallons of water anyway? …

Donald Trump Sings And Dances In A Mesmerizing ‘Songify This’ Parody

The Gregory Brothers (also known as “Schmoyoho” or “Autotune the News”) turned their auto-tuning and video-editing skills to Donald Trump and the CNBC GOP Debate. We’ve already seen how much the Donald’s vocalizations lend themselves to song, but did you know he’s a skilled lyricist, too? Not every</i> …

One Fish, Two Fish, Three Fish, Grouper Fish Stole This Guy's Fish

Recently, National Geographic reports, on a spearfishing dive off Apalachicola, Florida, Grayson Shepard was interrupted by several goliath groupers …

A Teeming Mass of Ants Acts Like a Liquid and a Solid

Let's put 'em in a centrifuge and see what happens.<p>New research from the Georgia Institute of Technology demonstrates that groups of ants behave in ways that are like both liquids and solids. For example, if you drop a penny into an ocean of ants, they will initially absorb the impact like a solid …

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This Adult Coloring Book Will Have You Screaming Where Are My Crayons?!"

Animorphia: An Extreme Coloring and Search Challenge goes on sale October 13.

A Hawk Flies Easily Between Two People Standing Head-to-Head Without Ruffling a Single Feather

During a Topvogel falconry show in the village of Diessen, Netherlands, falconer Sjors Van de Wiel demonstrated how a majestic Harris’ hawk with a …

Birds