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Facebook's food delivery feature now brings Five Guys to all

Facebook is already a place where people can check into restaurants and search recommendations to decide where they're going to eat next. Now, the social media giant is taking that a step further. The company announced today that users in the US can use the platform to order food for takeout and …

A European Astronomical Observatory is announcing an "unprecedented discovery"

Moments ago, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced that they made a revolutionary discovery, one that they will be unveiling to the world …

25 Words That Don’t Mean What They Used To

When the English clergyman Thomas Fuller used the word <i>unfriended</i> in a letter dating from 1659, we can be pretty sure he wasn’t talking about his …

Language

In 1909, a Door-to-Door Catnip Salesman Incited a Riot in New York

In 1909, New York City businessman G. Herman Gottlieb was looking for a way to make a quick buck. He found it in a wooded section of Northern …

Your complete guide to Snapchat

So you just downloaded Snapchat. Now what?<p>The photo app that everyone wants to copy and yet no one can manage to fully destroy is still a little obscure for those who didn’t get onboard during its initial rush of popularity.<p>I’ve actually been asked by multiple people who know my profession to …

Mobile Photography

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The 11 Best Gifts for Whiskey Lovers

Because he's got enough bottles, here are some accessories to help him enjoy them more<p>Sure, you could give a bottle of booze as a gift. But let's face it: the whiskey lover in your life has probably already been gifted a stockpile of his favorite single malt.<p>This year, step it up. We curated 11 …

UPS Van Roof Mounted Delivery Drone System Concept Demonstrated (video)

Delivery company UPS have demonstrated a new delivery drone concept they have been working on which allows a UPS truck to deploy an autonomous drone …

Gear & Gadgets

13 things parents who raise mentally strong kids refuse to do

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and it gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But raising a mentally …

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Making Edible Gelatin Robots That Can Function Inside Your Body

In the near future, you may be able to eat a robot that will heal you or provide nutrients.<p>It may sound like science fiction, but researchers are …

Smartphone gaming addict goes blind after playing for 24 hours straight

If you think an hour-long <i>Candy Crush</i> session or occasionally dropping $10 to refill your stash of Pokemon Go pokeballs is evidence that you have a …

More than 30 dead, hundreds infected by plague outbreak in Madagascar

<b>Johannesburg (CNN) —</b> An unusually widespread outbreak of the plague is menacing Madagascar.<p>At least 33 people have died and more than 200 have been infected with plague across the country, according to the World Health Organization.<p>Plague is endemic to the country, but "contrary to past outbreaks, …

Disease

'Ghosts' Caught On Camera At Famed Stanley Hotel In Colorado

Who is that little girl on the stairs?<p>A photograph taken at the Colorado hotel that helped to inspire Stephen King’s bestselling novel “The Shining” shows what appears to be two “ghosts.”<p>The Mausling family of Aurora, Colorado, participated in a “spirit tour” at the 108-year-old Stanley Hotel in …

Stephen King

Sorry, kids: Santa Claus' ancient tomb may have been found

St. Nicholas may have been found not far from his birthplace, and almost certainly without his bowl full of jelly.<p>Warning: This story has the potential to ruin Christmas, especially for young children. That's because Santa Claus is dead.<p>In fact, jolly old St. Nicholas has been dead for centuries, …

Archaeology

Netflix is releasing 29 new originals this month starting today – here’s the full list

Netflix subscribers have a heck of a month to look forward to in October, with tons of great new content set to be added to Netflix’s …

Walmart has acquired the logistics startup Parcel to help launch same-day delivery in New York City

The deal was small but key to Walmart’s new express delivery service.<p>Walmart.com will soon begin offering same-day delivery to some customers in New York City, and it has purchased a local startup to help it with the behind-the-scenes logistics.<p>The giant retailer has acquired Parcel, a Brooklyn, …

How To Build a Sliding Barn Door Console For Your Man Cave

Hi Friends! I'm Leanne from Diva of DIY and I am super excited to be here with you today on Remodelaholic to share a project my husband and I just …

Man Caves

Drone Pilot Captures Epic Video of Moving Train

Paul Nurkkala’s “Flight of the Year” Shows Incredible View of Train Interior, Undercarriage, and View from on Top of Moving Cargo Train<p>Drone pilots …

Control any outlet in your home w/ this 2-pk of smart plugs for just $25 (Reg. $34)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Etekcity (99% positive lifetime) via Amazon currently has their Smart Plug Mini Outlet with Energy Monitoring (2 Pack) on sale for</b> …

Google Home

Massive Solar Storm Just Blasted Mars, Causing a Spectacular Global Aurora

Space weather is so freaky.<p>Turn your attention to the stars and you don't have to wait long to see something literally out of this world – like the …

New iOS 11.0.1 Update Causes More Problems Than Fixes for Apple Devices

The <b>iPhone 8</b> is splitting in half, the <b>Apple Watch</b> is having connectivity issues, and now <b>iOS 11.0.1</b> is totally f*cked up. This just isn’t a good time …

How to Order a Beer All Over the World

Words to know if you're trying to get a brew in another country.<p>The craft beer revolution of the last several decades in the United States has left …

Munich police take custody of baby from intoxicated Texas man at Oktoberfest

A beer-chugging Texas man attending Munich’s annual Oktoberfest festival could hold his baby but not the beer, the Dallas Morning News reports.<p>The paper cites The Local Germany as saying that Bavarian officials took custody of the 1-year-old after the Texan, who was 28, was found falling down drunk.<p>…

The New York Bucket List: 25 things to do in the Big Apple before you die!

American beauty<p>New York is like a drug. You land, boggle-eyed after the long-haul flight. You promise yourself a nap. Then you see the skyline.<p>You …

Jackson Pollock

Weekly Beer Releases, Sunday October 1st

Here's a sampling of the best beers being released in the coming week around the nation.<p>All thanks to our releases team: Kyle Andrus (Canada), James …

California

12 Hilarious Times the Saturday Night Live Cast Couldn't Help But Laugh

Despite their best efforts, the professionals at <i>Saturday Night Live</i> find themselves laughing right along with us every now and then. It’s such a …

Comedy

Beauty of Westminster Abbey captured by drone

Westminster Abbey today releases a drone film for World Architecture Day which shows one of the world’s most iconic buildings as it has never been seen before. Must credit Spider Aerial Filming.

Parrot’s Mambo FPV puts you in the mini-cockpit

With its cannon and claw accessories, last year's Mambo drone from Parrot was more a toy than a photography tool. The latest version of the mini drone looks to be at least more fun, if not more useful, than its predecessor. The Mambo FPV comes with a camera attachment and a headset, so you can …

7 Halloween party games for grown-ups

You sent out the invitations and are now in the midst of planning the Halloween party of the century. Of course, food, drinks, and decor are all on …