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Fractured friendship of Aaron Hernandez and a gangster played out in bone-chilling court scene

BOSTON – They were once best friends, confidants and keepers of the most wicked of secrets.<p>“Inseparable,” Aaron Hernandez once described his …

Autocracy: Rules for Survival

“Thank you, my friends. Thank you. Thank you. We have lost. We have lost, and this is the last day of my political career, so I will say what must be …

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

NFL Legend Jim Brown Thinks Donald Trump Might Finally Wake People Up

The legendary athlete-activist talks the 2016 election, Colin Kaepernick, and race in Hollywood.<p>Maybe their greatness served as armor. Perhaps their extraordinary ability on the field or on the court or in the ring protected them when they took vocal stances on the most divisive issues of the day. …

11 scary, streamable foreign films to broaden your horror movie horizons

From Korean monsters to Mexican ghosts, your guide to vampires, vengeance, and gorefests from around the world.<p>The days are getting darker, the weather’s getting colder, and Halloween approaches — which can mean only one thing: It’s scary movie season!<p>Streaming services get crowded with horror …

Man killed wife's father and sister to lure her to their funeral, then murdered her at the service

A man murdered his wife at her sister’s funeral service – after he killed both her sister and father to lure her there.<p>Samuel Velasco Gurrola faces …

Crime

The unexpected answer to the biggest mystery of the American Revolution

In the grade-school version of American history, the Revolutionary War seems like a righteous inevitability. The typical narrative conflates taxes with tyranny, casting the rebellion as a break from British greed and oppression. “King George III didn’t seem to care what the colonists thought,” one …

The Fury and Failure of Donald Trump

Saturday, early October, at a fairground 40 minutes southwest of Milwaukee. The very name of this place, Elkhorn, conjures images of past massacres …

Fantasy football waiver wire: 5 running backs to look at for Week 2

We explore the top five running backs available on fantasy waiver wires. Others positions: QB | RB | WR | TE<p>Week 1 of the fantasy football season is in the books and it’s time to start perusing the waiver wire. It’s still too early in the season to be making any major wholesale changes to your …

What Actually Makes White People Scared of Talking About Race?

It took being gaslit on Twitter for me to realize that we won't be able to have serious discussions about diversity while white fragility exists.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Call it a delayed reality check. Over the past couple of years, the UK's publishing world has become …

2016 Fantasy Football: Believe It or Not 4.0

Should you believe in James White, Jeremy Langford, Tajae Sharpe, Tyler Boyd and Austin Seferian-Jenkins? Let's separate fact from fiction.<p><i>Note:</i> …

‘A sense that white identity is under attack’: making sense of the alt-right

The appointment of Breitbart Media’s executive chairman, Stephen Bannon, as Donald Trump’s campaign CEO has been greeted as a turning point in that presidential bid, and perhaps in conservative politics in America. We have been told that it “marks the official entree of the so-called ‘alt-right’ …

Rights & Freedoms

11 ways James Cameron's Aliens changed the movies

On Saturday July 23, filmmaker James Cameron and key cast and crew of Aliens will take to the stage at geekfest Comic-Con in San Diego to celebrate the film's 30th anniversary. A follow up to 1979’s Alien, Aliens is that rare beast, a sequel that has proved equally as long lasting and influential …

Science Fiction

He shot his childhood friend in the back of his head — as a favor, he says

Beong Kwun Cho stood with a cocked Smith and Wesson revolver in his hand.<p>Crouched less than a foot away was his childhood friend, a man he'd known for more than three decades since they were schoolboys in South Korea. Years ago, Yeon Woo Lee had been the one to carry the <i>hahm</i>, the chest full of …

10 Great Movies That Owe a Deep Debt to Philip K. Dick

Blade Runner, The Adjustment Bureau, Total Recall, Minority Report—there is no shortage of Hollywood adaptations of Dick stories. Yet the author's shadow stretches so far that a plethora of excellent films trace their roots to the master.<p>Science-fiction author Philip K. Dick died in 1982, yet he …

Science Fiction

'Horror' Movies You Actually May Not Have Seen

Let Us Prey (2014)<p>Rotten Tomatoes: 83% (8 Reviews) IMDB: 5.7 (5.6k Votes) Director: Brian O'Malley Starring: Liam Cunningham Rachel, a rookie cop, is …

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You can relive the Battle of the Bastards with these 'Game of Thrones' wallpapers

<b>Spoilers for Game of Thrones season six follow. Stop reading this if you didn't watch!</b><p>"Battle of the Bastards," the epic ninth episode of <i>Game of</i> …

TV Series

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<b>Click to Download Draftslayer for 6/14/16 (Dropbox)</b><p><b>Mediafire Download</b><p>This is a spreadsheet designed to tell you who to draft each round. It is …

‘Memento’ Documentary: Watch Christopher Nolan & the Cast Break Down the Making Of a Classic

From the IndieWire Vault: Nolan details his decisions about how to film the thriller and his editing techniques.<p>“Memento” (2000) features Guy Pearce …

What if Quentin Tarantino’s movies actually were pulp fiction?

It’s not news that Quentin Tarantino is a lover of hard-boiled crime fiction. His most successful movie is, of course, even called <i>Pulp Fiction</i>, which …

Pulp Fiction

You Picked 3 More Fantasy Anime As Dark/Brutal AS GAME OF THRONES

Turns out, anime and <i>Game of Thrones</i> share an almost warg-like connection. We rec’d five fantasy titles that are just as dark and brutal as the show, …

Anime

A generational divide at Coachella over big, dumb club music (guess who wins?)

There’s a generational divide at Coachella, and the lines were drawn between Jack U and LCD Soundsystem’s stages on Friday night.<p>On one side, you had LCD Soundsystem, one of Coachella’s two big reunions and a critically beloved band that also happens to play historically aware, emotionally …

What makes Quentin Tarantino's dialogue special?

Everyone regards Tarantino as one of the best screenwriters cause of his unique dialogue. But I was just wondering about WHAT exactly makes his …

HULK PRESENTS: THE MYTH OF 3 ACT STRUCTURE

HEY EVERYONE! HULK HERE! PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS A FULLY RE-WRITTEN, UPDATED VERSION OF THIS COLUMN RIGHT HERE: …