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The 5 Best Jokes Ever Told (Without a Single Word)

So a few weeks ago I did a list of my favorite one-word punchlines, and the good-hearted members of the Cracked community seemed to enjoy it. We all …

Google Nexus 5 vs Galaxy Note 3 (Video)

We have already seen the new Nexus 5 compared to a number of devices, which include the Nexus 4 and the HTC One, and now we have a video of the …

Android News

Advertised Hard-Drive Space Vs. Actual Hard Drive Space

If you’ve ever bought a laptop, smartphone or tablet, you’ve likely been more than a little perturbed at the usable baked-in storage space compared to what you <i>thought</i> you were getting. Remember the furor around Microsoft’s Surface Pro 64GB tablet that shipped with a mere 23GB of actual usable …

Think You Know Everything About Apple's iPhone?

NextWorth has published an interesting new infographic that is entitled, “10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The iPhone.” Many of the points …

The best crossword apps for iPad

Crossword puzzles have long been a favorite for those wanting to blow off some steam, burn some time, or use their brain cells (or some combination …

Apps

The best sleeping aid apps for iPhone

If you are having sleeping at night, and are looking for an app to help you get some shuteye, then check out our list of the best sleeping aid apps …

Apps

Watch: 7 Great Train Scenes from the Movies

<b>In the movies,</b> trains may often be symbols of progress, and the inexorable forward march of time — but, let's face it, they're also ideal venues for madcap high-speed action. While <i>The Lone Ranger</i>'s CGI-overboard mayhem didn't exactly work out, cinema history is chockablock with exhilarating …

The Country Is Falling Apart

<b>A piece of I-5 fell</b> into the Skagit River north of Seattle last night. An overloaded truck hit the span of a bridge and it collapsed. Nobody was killed, which is rather miraculous. Paul Constant out in Seattle makes a couple of salient points, however.<p>First, the BridgeHunter people declared the …

Q&A: David Sedaris on Profanity, Book Tours and the YMCA

David Sedaris, America’s favorite Southern ex-Santa, is once again a best-selling author. The 56-year-old’s latest work, <i>Let’s Explore Diabetes with</i> …

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

For one time only, Germans and Allies fought together in WWII. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie.<p>The most …

In Which I Help Mitch McConnell

<b>The majority leader</b> of the United States Senate is in something of a snit. It seems that he and his campaign team got together and had themselves a meeting about how to ratfk Ashley Judd's possible senatorial campaign, and one of the elements of the ratfking was to make issues out of about things …

50 essential photography tips

Whether photography is a hobby or a profession, you'll get a whole lot more out of it if you understand how it works. With a firm grasp of aperture, …

Landscape Photography

Ron Howard's New Movie Rush Recreates One of F1's Greatest Driver Battles

As F1 racing stages a comeback here in the States—this season it’s on NBC Sports, not to mention the new track down in Austin, Texas—along comes a movie about the sport that could move it closer to the forefront of the public’s mind. From none other than director Ron Howard comes a new flick, <i>Rush</i>, …

Olivia Wilde

Jon Stewart Interview With George Carlin From 1997 Is Amazing (VIDEO)

This old video of Jon Stewart interviewing George Carlin is making waves on Reddit and we just had to share.<p>The interview is from 1997, years before Stewart got the Daily Show gig. The late comic legend shares some of his thoughts on show business, success and more. Stewart shows that he's always …

The Big Test: Compact Sedans

Dodge Dart vs. Honda Civic vs. Kia Forte vs. Mazda3 vs. Nissan Sentra<p>According to the old maxim, Americans don’t like small cars. We buy trucks by the truckload and midsize sedans more than any other car segment. But because of gas prices, the tough economy, or both, the compact segment is growing. …