Jake Emmendorfer

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With The Next Season 'Game Of Thrones' A Year Away, Here Are Some Anime And Manga To Fill The Gap

Following the amazing finale for season six of <i>Game of Thrones</i> we now have yearlong wait for the next season, so what anime and manga can help you feed your craving for epic fantasy.<p>In some ways, anime and manga took to epic fantasy before much of the West did in terms of film and television. While …

The Internet Is Freaking Out About This 18th Century Fried Chicken Recipe

A viral YouTube video of tricorne hat-wearing historical reenactor cooking an 18th Century fried chicken recipe has taken the Internet by storm.<p>In …

Recipes

10 Impressively Futuristic Recent Medical Breakthroughs

Those of us who lived a substantial portion of our lives before the turn of the century used to think of our current time period as the far, far …

List-Worthy

24 military movies to watch over Memorial Day weekend

Few things have the power to transport people like the cinema.<p>Who can forget Robert Williams' "Good morning, Vietnam" or Marine Corps DI Hartman's memorable quotes?<p>The following list is of our favorite military movies.

Whatever you think, you don’t necessarily know your own mind – Keith Frankish

Do you think racial stereotypes are false? Are you sure? I’m not asking if you’re sure whether or not the stereotypes are false, but if you’re sure …

Here's how long it would take to visit the closest star in our galaxy

There are many possible answers to this question — some very simple, others in the realm of science fiction. But coming up with a comprehensive answer means taking a lot of things into consideration.<p>Unfortunately, any realistic assessment is likely to produce answers that would totally discourage …

Space Travel

Study Says That Men Have The Better Sense Of Direction

But it's not for the reason you may think.<p>The idea that men have a better sense of direction than women is one of the oldest gender cliches. But new research suggests that men really might employ better navigational strategies than women.<p>Previous studies -- including many decades-old experiments on …

Ditch debt and start saving

Getting yourself out of debt requires a solid plan. Get pointers on how you can reduce your credit card or student loan debt and start saving.<p>THE …

The boy genius swallowed by the internet

He was the boy genius who was instrumental in shaping the evolution of the modern internet. But his unflinching commitment to the ideals that …

Did The Language You Speak Evolve Because Of The Heat?

English bursts with consonants. We have words that string one after another, like angst, diphthong and catchphrase. But other languages keep more vowels and open sounds. And that variability might be because they evolved in different habitats.<p>Consonant-heavy syllables don't carry very well in …

Linguistics

This Crazy ‘Star Wars’ Fan Theory Foretells Perhaps The Worst Jar Jar Binks Fate Ever

To say that Jar Jar Binks is not the most popular character in <i>Star Wars</i> fandom is putting it extremely mildly. Jar Jar is perhaps the single most reviled character in the entire <i>Star Wars Universe</i>. In fact, when you dare utter a syllable of his name, it elicits instant ire of <i>Star Wars</i> fans and makes …

16 Birds You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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Birds

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Recommends<p>Shearling season is nigh.<p>16 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Style<p>On a call with investors last week, Adidas’s CEO hinted at fulfilling Kanye’s …

10 Great Whiskies For Every Whisky Lover

It’s easy for whisky (or whiskey) fans to get in a rut, especially once they find something they like. But it’s a great big world of wonderful whiskies out there, so I’ve compiled this list of ten standouts in various categories, including bourbon, rye, single malts, and blends from all over the …

Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

A new patent granted to aircraft, defense and security company Boeing is taking its cues from science fiction. Just like the glowing energy shields seen protecting troops, machines and even spacecraft in Star Wars and Star Trek, the design -- named "Method and system for shockwave attenuation via …

Carbon3D printer is super speedy thanks to light and oxygen

3D printing startup Carbon3D has demonstrated a new approach to fabricating commercial-quality objects from resin using oxygen and light.<p>On stage at …

TED Talks