John Edward McMahon

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Who Are ‘The Standups’? Your Guide to the Comedians of Netflix’s New Comedy

Photos: Getty Images ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Nate Bargatze</b><br>Bargatze is a rising comedian whose name you should learn. <i>Rolling Stone</i>, <i>Esquire</i>, and …

Comedy

How Does Earth Move Through Space? Now We Know, On Every Scale

Ask a scientist for our cosmic address, and you’ll get quite a mouthful. Here we are, on planet Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun, which orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way, which is being pulled towards Andromeda within our local group, which is being …

Universe

The Guide to Getting Into Radiohead

There’s a reason that everyone from Caribou to Kanye loves them. It's time to find out what you've been missing.<p>Alright, so, you know "Creep." Maybe you even smoked out to <i>OK Computer</i> your freshman year of college. But you still haven't gotten into Radiohead, probably because you think you missed …

Cure For Cancer? Stem Cell Research Discovery Kills 'Disease-Causing Intruders,' Scientists Discover

Researchers at UCLA successfully created an artificial thymus capable of killing "disease-causing intruders" responsible for the growth of cancerous …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Recruitment

Your First World War stories: Globe readers, in their own words, on loved ones who fought at Hill 70, Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele

From fathers who went to war as teenagers to the Indigenous battalion behind Hill 70's heavy fighting, here are some of your family stories of the First World War<p>Table of contents • Percy Argyle • Albert Charles Ballinger • George Barney • Herbert Blackall • Milton Carr • Donald Francis Coffey • J. …

Warfare never the same 100 years after U.S. joins World War I

At night when things were quiet in the "jaw ward," the wounded doughboys would take out their small trench mirrors and survey the damage to their faces.<p>Noses had been shot off in the fighting at Saint-Mihiel. Chins were destroyed in the Meuse-Argonne offensive. Mouths had been torn apart in the …

What Was Lenin Thinking?

LONDON — What was Vladimir Lenin thinking on the long journey to Petrograd’s Finland Station in 1917?<p>Like everyone else, he had been taken by surprise at the speed with which the February Revolution had succeeded. As he traveled from Zurich across Europe to Russia, on board a sealed train courtesy …

Who was Fazlur Rahman Khan? The genius who made today's skyscrapers possible

In 1931, New York's Empire State Building became the tallest building in the world and a symbol of America's place on the world stage after World War II.<p>Few expected, however, that at 381 metres (1,250 feet) high, it would remain the world's tallest for more than four decades. After it was …

World War I Letters Show Theodore Roosevelt’s Unbearable Grief After the Death of his Son

<i>Andrew Carroll, founder of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University), an archive of wartime letters from every U.S. conflict, is the</i> …

The Roman Empire Was Brought Down By Structural Rot

One way of telling the story of the fall of the Roman Empire is to examine the lives and personalities at the very top of the political spectrum, the …

Discover the Past in Ireland's Ancient East

Drive through 5,000 years of history to discover Ireland’s rich and storied past.<p>Ireland’s east is a treasure house—sometimes literally so—of ancient sites. It’s a huge area, physically and temporally, taking in 17 counties and more than 5,000 years of history. So, in the words of the traditional …

Ireland

The war of words over the rocky outcrop is only the latest spat in 500 years of squabbling between the two countries<p>Brexit began in 1527. It was, in essence, a spat with Spain. The man responsible for this dramatic and deeply unsettling change in Britain’s constitution was a fat, childish and …

Europe

Winston Churchill's Lazy Strategy to Getting More Work Done | Inc.com

Many people assume that getting a lot of work done means spending more time in the office, which also means cutting time out for the more relaxing aspects of life. The common train of thought is that success requires more work, more stress, and less sleep.<p>But it might be time to rethink that …

Time Management

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When Better Call Saul Should Bring In Breaking Bad's Best Villain, According To Bob Odenkirk

Widely considered one of the best storytellers in TV right now, <i>Breaking Bad</i> creator Vince Gilligan thought he was also one of the best puzzle-makers …

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Here are all the free PlayStation games for June

Every month, PlayStation offers a handful of free games through its premium subscription service called PlayStation Plus. For $49.99/year, you gain access to online multiplayer, exclusive sales on the PlayStation Store, and free games for PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4!<p>Here are …

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix Instant (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of June 2016

Beat the June heat with these new additions to Netflix, Amazon, and iTunes.<p>No one wants to be inside during warm, beautiful June—unless, of course, you're a rabid cinephile whose happy place is a comfy couch in front of a giant TV. In that case, the coming month will bring a reasonable selection of …

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling When You’re Broke

Depending on your jetsetter status, traveling can leave variously sized holes in your wallet. After all, those five-star suites and private jet rides …

39 Movies That Are, In Fact, Better Than The Book

Sorry, Stephen King.