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Understanding Quentin Tarantino

This selection of video essays provides some insight into the mind, habits, and techniques of the filmmaker.<b>Quentin Tarantino</b> lives and breathes …

Quentin Tarantino

Look Out Viagra, You've Got Competition: Introducing CannaMojo

Following a career in pharmaceutical sales and then the cosmetic laser business, Ted Naylon said he needed a break. He was tired of working 15 hours a day. Eager for an opportunity where he wouldn’t have to pay for overhead or worry about employee drama, Naylon consulted his accountant, who advised …

Cannabis

Trump Family Flees to Moscow

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Bringing a tumultuous chapter of American history to an abrupt conclusion, Donald J. Trump and three of his adult children fled to Moscow in the early hours of Friday morning.<p>Accompanied by Ivanka, Eric, and Don, Jr., Trump boarded a specially chartered Aeroflot …

Donald Trump

Gun Safety Groups Race To Stop Company From Unleashing 'The Age Of The Downloadable Gun'

On Aug. 1, Defense Distributed will release online blueprints for 3D-printed guns that are virtually untraceable.<p>The nation’s leading gun safety groups are asking a judge to block an online company’s plan to publish downloadable blueprints for 3D-printed plastic firearms, information that they say …

Guns

'Mission: Impossible – Fallout's Ratings Are Impossibly High, So Run To The Theater ASAP

<i>Mission: Impossible - Fallout</i>, the sixth entry in the <i>Mission: Impossible</i> franchise, which has been going for over 20 years, arrives in theaters this …

Movies

Film Review: ‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood’

No one tells stories like Scotty Bowers. Dishy, sordid, and deliciously off-color, his firsthand accounts reveal a different side of the Dream …

J. Edgar Hoover

'Locke & Key' Officially a Go at Netflix With New Writer and Co-Showrunner

Aron Eli Coleite ('Star Trek: Discovery') and Meredith Averill ('The Good Wife') have joined Carlton Cuse on the 10-episode series, which is being …

TV

The ascent of climbing gyms, and battle for post-industrial real estate

A booming industry, searching for vertical real estate, faces a competitive market<p>For fans of climbing gyms, part of the appeal is the sense of spatial transformation. On the walls that tower over many of the industrial-spaces-turned-gyms that have become home to this fast-growing sport, routes to …

Real Estate

Evidence Mounts That Germs May Cause Alzheimer's

In the end it will be microbes—bacteria, viruses and fungus—found to be at the root of all disease and aging, and specifically Alzheimer’s, contends geneticist Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Emile Tanzi.<p>“The two biggest threats to healthy aging have had to do with dealing with infection,” said Tanzi, who …

Dementia

An Experts Guide on Male Fat Loss

<b>Trimming down and maintaining a lean and muscular physique is a sure-fire way to increase how well your clothes fit,</b> which can have a huge and …

Health

Having Sex Makes You Think Life Is More Meaningful

“Meaning in life often arises when an individual feels their basic need for belonging is met with someone.”<p>What makes for a good life? Current psychological theory highlights the importance of relationships, belonging and having a sense of purpose. Gratitude, forgiveness, generosity and …

Psychology

The 10 greatest drum breaks of all time and where to hear them

<b>The drum break - an intro or interlude in a song where there is no other instrumentation playing apart from the drums and/or percussion - is one of</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

What Works for Me: Jamie Foxx on Training, Nutrition, and Staying Fit at 50

Actor Jamie Foxx is one of the hardest-working guys in Hollywood. Between starring in big-budget films, hosting TV shows, interviewing superstars …

Exercise

Cannabis, coworking, and the marijuana-industry land rush

Legal weed could be a $75 billion business by 2030<p>In Los Angeles, a pair of soon-to-open coworking spaces will offer a twist on the formula popularized by behemoth WeWork and The Wing in New York City. Though they boast whiteboards and shared workspace, host regularly scheduled meet-ups and …

Cannabis

7 Prostate Massagers for Butt Play Beginners

The game has been changed by the p-spot.<p>Historically, straight guys have been absolutely terrified of putting anything in their butts. But that's a damn shame, because the prostate, a.k.a. the male g-spot, is one of the most underutilized sources of male pleasure.<p>Located about two inches in the …

Prostate

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Dementia

4 Rules To Survive The Coming Worldwide Debt Default

Over the last two months I made the case (summarized here) for a coming worldwide debt default/restructuring/financial engineering. Call it whatever you want, but it won’t be good.<p>While I think we have a few years, I see little chance we can escape some kind of painful reckoning, which I believe …

Finance

How a Pansexual Midwestern Farm Boy Helped Revolutionize Sex in Hollywood

The director of the new documentary ‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood’ talks about orgies, the ethics of outing dead gay celebrities and …

LGBTQI

New prefab home can be yours for under $100K

Featuring plenty of customization<p>With an ever-deepening housing affordability crisis, families are growing more open to creative solutions while politicians balk at addressing the issue or propose the occasional Hail Mary. That’s why prefab manufacturer LivingHomes has unveiled the LivingHome AD1, …

Prefab Homes

Marvel Finally Explains What The Soul Stone Can Do

Marvel Studios is finally opening up on just what the Soul Stone can do in this new <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> featurette.<p>The video goes through every …

Marvel Universe

When You Initiate Sex In Your Sleep, Things Can Get Complicated

Sexsomnia is a sleep disorder in which people have sex—or try to—while unconscious.<p>Hope has always had an active sex life with her partner. “One time I asked him if he’d enjoyed the present—a blowjob—last night,” says the South African 23-year-old, who prefers to use only her first name since she …

Sleep

The New Apple MacBook Pro Is So Good the Price Is Almost Worth It

The newly updated MacBook Pro is good. The battery life is exceptional, the speed is exceptional, the keyboard works, and thanks to Apple embracing …

MacBook Pro

Heiress Behind NXIVM Sex Cult Unmasked in Court: ‘Let Her Watch Netflix’

On Tuesday, Clare Bronfman, heiress to the Seagram’s liquor fortune, came before a judge in Brooklyn. She’s facing multiple charges related to her …

Corruption

More than 240,000 people seek James Gunn re-hire

SAN DIEGO (AFP) -<p>More than 240,000 people have signed a petition for Disney to rehire "Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise director James Gunn, who also garnered celebrity support just days after he was axed over a series of offensive tweets.<p>"I'm smart enough to know this most likely won't change …

Donald Trump

Should Disney rehire James Gunn? Guardians of the Galaxy stars defend director

<i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> stars have defended James Gunn, and called for Disney to re-hire him, after he was fired over a series of offensive …

Jokes

Roseanne Barr "Disgusted" by Support for James Gunn

The former 'Roseanne' star shared her unfiltered thoughts on Hollywood stars showing support for the filmmaker after he was fired by Disney's Marvel …

Roseanne Barr

I Posted My Own Nudes on Instagram Before My Ex Could

"If anyone was going to be posting my naked photos​, it was going to be me, and I was going to get paid for it."<p>My last breakup wasn’t really a breakup, but it was bad. We were never really dating, and he definitely wasn’t (and would never be) my boyfriend. We’d been hooking up on and off for a few …

Social Media

The Vans x Engineered Garments Slip-Ons Everyone Loves Are Back

The two-tone, multi-texture kicks return.<p>Engineered Garments—the beloved New York–by-way-of-Japan label—is known for clothes that are full of eccentric details, yet still feel uncomplicated enough to wear on the regular. It’s this very balancing act that has earned the New York–based menswear label …

Shoes

Moby’s midcentury gem outside NYC hits the market for $1.3M

Designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright disciple<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Pound Ridge, New York<p><b>Price:</b> $1,300,000<p>Moby, the multi-faceted DJ and …

Real Estate

Demi Lovato's Team Releases Statement on Her Apparent Overdose

"Some of the information being reported is incorrect."<p>Demi Lovato's team just released the first statement about her apparent overdose. A spokesperson told NBCNews:<p>"Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers and support. Some of the information …

Mental Health