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Weatherman called out for faking battle with wind during Florence

This is the bizarre moment a TV weatherman appeared to be caught faking his battle against gale-force winds during Storm Florence.<p>The Weather …

North Carolina

North Carolina Chose to Ignore Its Dangerous Sea Levels Years Before Hurricane Florence Hit

<i>This story originally appeared on the Huffington Post and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>In 2012, North Carolina legislators passed a bill …

Sea Level

Ogle the beautifully redesigned Apple Watch Series 4 [Gallery]

Apple Watch Series 4 debuted today in Cupertino with a slew of powerful, new features.<p>Apple’s fourth-generation smartwatch helps users stay more connected and be more active in significant ways. Featuring a stunning new display, electrocardiogram and fall detection as well as breakthrough …

Apple Watch

"The X-Files" Turns 25: The 10 Best Monster of the Week Episodes! - Bloody Disgusting

Premiering on Fox on September 10, 1993, <b>Chris Carter</b>’s television blurred the lines between sci-fi, drama, mystery, thriller, and horror and quickly …

Horror

The Worst Police Shooting Yet

Amber Guyger’s killing of Botham Shem Jean is an unspeakable tragedy. It also highlights the need for officers like Guyger to face impartial …

Police Shootings

The Blessing and the Curse of Being ‘Different’

“Why can’t you be different? Why does everyone have to look the same and do as the group does?” 13-year-old Ninnoc wants to know. The headstrong Dutch middle-school student is the subject of Niki Padidar’s award-winning short documentary, <i>Ninnoc</i>, an experimental window into a personal struggle with …

Middle School

Barn-Find Collector Car Tales

Tom Cotter has a history with so-called "Barn Finds" that dates back five decades. Some he's kept for himself, others he found just for fun, but …

Passengers Asked to Pee in Trash Bags and Bottles on This Flight from Hell

After the toilets onboard started overflowing from a flushed diaper.<p>Last Friday, a woman on an American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Hawaii got up to go to the bathroom and was faced with a dilemma most people only deal with on poorly planned road trips or out on the deep playa at Burning Man. …

Flying

Florida man, drunk and naked, allegedly set house on fire in failed cookie baking attempt

An apologetic but confused man greeted Florida firefighters after he allegedly started a house fire as he tried to bake cookies on a George Foreman grill, according to local media reports.<p>Smoke was coming from the house in Niceville, Florida, on Aug. 27 when the naked man met authorities at the …

Florida

How to get the Spider-Man PS4 Iron Spider suit

Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 game is finally out in the streets and I bet you’re <i>already</i> wondering how to get the Spider-Man PS4 Iron Spider suit. Yup, the …

Marvel Universe

Kindergarten Welcomes Kids Back to School with a Professional Pole Dancer

A warm back-to-school welcome, indeed.<p>The glorious, halcyon days of summer are over, which means kids the world over are filled with the soul-crushing dread that comes with having to head back to school—gone are the days of swimming with dolphins, summer camp, and weaponized beach umbrellas. In an …

Woman chooses stranger’s driveway to take a ‘huge’ poop

A woman was caught “going for a poo” on a driveway in broad daylight on a Sunday morning.<p>CCTV cameras caught the woman, dressed in torn black jeans, …

Crime

The most popular personality test in the world is a joke

‘The Personality Brokers’ goes into the flawed, fraught history behind the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, which is about as psychologically credible as …

Psychology

9 science fiction and fantasy books coming out this September you should add to your reading list

Hitting bookstores September 4th and 11th<p>We’re going to start doing something a little different with our monthly book list here on <i>The Verge:</i> we’re shifting this column from a monthly schedule to a bi-weekly one. Each list will be a bit shorter and hopefully, a bit less daunting than a longer …

Science Fiction

Scientists may have found a ‘ghost’ black hole from another universe

It’s common knowledge that, because of the speed at which light travels, we can see things in space that aren’t even there anymore. If we peer at a …

Universe

Paul Tremblay, one of the new faces of horror

When I bought Paul Tremblay’s “The Little Sleep” in summer 2009, I thought I’d discovered the next great writer in outré crime fiction. I was wrong. Tremblay would become much more. Since then, the Boston-based author has changed publishers, developed a unique voice and gone from crime-writing …

Books

Review: Colin Minihan unleashes more surprises in the thriller ‘What Keeps You Alive’

Excellent acting, a controlled visual style and a few shocking twists put writer-director Colin Minihan’s “What Keeps You Alive” in good company with his previous expectation-subverting indie films “Extraterrestrial” and “It Stains the Sands Red.” Be warned, though: This is the kind of movie where …

80s Films We Should Not Forget

Posted By Navi on Aug 22, 2018 | 0 comments<p>Every once-in-awhile we think about some of the awesome movies to come out of the 80s. Whether it was a …

The Best Psychological Thrillers of 2018 Are Guaranteed to Keep You Up at Night

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, might be winding down, but that doesn't mean that you need to part ways with the gripping …

Thrillers

That Kid's Got Game: 6-year-old football player catches LeBron James' attention

- By now you’ve probably watched the young football player with Barry Sanders-like moves repeatedly juke kids his size and seemingly his age. The …

How ‘Sharp Objects’ Landed Led Zeppelin to Soundtrack the HBO Series

The HBO series “Sharp Objects” benefits from one hell of a blunt object: the hammer of the gods that is Led Zeppelin, whose music recurs throughout …

Donald Trump Jr. Deletes False Instagram That Claims Father Is More Popular Than Obama

Donald Trump Jr. deleted a doctored image from his Instagram Friday, which showed his father’s approval rating at 50%.<p>The falsified image originated …

Woman Told Cops She Was a 'Thoroughbred White Girl' to Get Out of a DUI

She also said that she was a cheerleader and in the National Honors Society, thinking that would somehow get her off the hook.<p>All summer long, white people have been calling the cops on people of color for doing absolutely nothing, under the privileged assumption that police officers are somehow at …

Releasing Cool New Games On 3DS Is Such A Waste

You have probably been here before. A Japanese company announces an exciting new game. The concept sounds great, the trailer has you hyped, and …

The Exposure Triangle Explained Using Star Wars LEGO

Want a simple introduction to the basics of the Exposure Triangle in photography? PHLEARN has created a trilogy of short video tutorials that explain …

Quality over quantity: how short video games are breaking ground

Tech & Media<p>For a kid with plenty of free time, a 100-hour open-world adventure video game sounds like a great way to spend a summer vacation.<p>For adults with full-time jobs, families, and all the responsibilities adulthood brings, that same game can feel impossibly long. Yet those are the games …

This Instagram Account Shows How Instagram Photos Look the Same

@insta_repeat is a new Instagram account that reveals the “visual sameness” of photos being posted to Instagram. Each collage shows photos by …

Weekend Rec: Gillian Flynn’s Irresistible Thriller, Sharp Objects

What better way to start the weekend off than a good thriller? If it happens to also be the basis for marquee HBO adaptation, all the better.<p>While she’s arguably best-known for the savage and mind-bending twists of <i>Gone Girl</i>, Gillian Flynn has built an impressive literary resume out of darkly hewn, …

Shooting Portraits with a $20 Work Light from Home Depot

After seeing photographer Skyler Burt’s experiments with lighting food photos using a cheap work light, photographer Jessica Kobeissi recently …

How Liquid Electrical Tape Can Rescue Your Broken Phone Charger

Charger cables for cell phones usually last only a few years before the insulation starts fraying on the ends. Replacement cables cost $8 to $30, but …