Judith D Lanier

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Watch Odell Beckham Jr's insane one-handed catches in warmups

The Giants rookie is better at reeling in balls one-handed than any of us could ever dream of being two-handed.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Forget great catches during warmups, Beckham pulled off one of the most absurd one-handed catches you'll ever see.<p>Before Monday Night Football, cameras captured Giants WR Odell …

The top 10 words invented by writers

I have long been interested in words but most specifically in the question of how a coinage makes it into the larger language, especially at a time when the English language seems to have more than enough words to sustain itself. It is one thing to create a new word or catchphrase and quite another …

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

Cooking

Anjelica and Jack Forever: 11 Vintage Couples We Wish Were Still Together

**Anjelica Huston’**s second memoir, <i>Watch Me,</i> came out this week, and in it she describes her tumultuous and passionate relationship with <b>Jack Nicholson.</b> While the two remain friends, it’s a shame they couldn’t work things out—don’t they just look so good together? Their love story inspired us to …

The best TV shows to binge-watch

Which television series is so good it's worth binge-watching from beginning to end?<p>This question was posed over the weekend on the social networking website Reddit, where community members can solicit feedback from others on topics of their choosing. Judging from the responses, it seems that a …

Man and Uber Man

Uber, Travis Kalanick’s smartphone-based car service, has been valued at $18.2 billion, but its C.E.O. still spends a lot of his time on the warpath. His enemies include the taxi industry, regulators around the world, his rivals, and even, on occasion, his customers.<p>Every now and then, when he’s …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Men's Fashion

The 5 Most Important Things That Happened at the CMA Awards

It’s a good thing that what happens in Nashville doesn’t stay in Nashville.<p>Country’s finest laid on the hair spray and ditched their cowboy boots for …

Country Music

Christopher Nolan: the man who rebooted the blockbuster

He is one of the few directors who can walk into a Hollywood studio with an idea and come out with $200m. So will Nolan’s latest epic, Interstellar, reinforce his reputation asthe auteur who thinks big?<p>In early spring of 2013, Christopher Nolan and his crew were scouting for locations in Iceland – …

Being Bill Murray

When you’re one of the most beloved stars in the world, you can get away with almost anything. So what’s that kind of freedom like?<p>Many of us have …

Bill Murray

Can Obama Reboot?

Does he even want to?<p>Barack Obama is antsy. His aides can see it when he alights from Air Force One from the all-too-occasional campaign trips he has taken this fall. There’s a sigh, an unhappy-camper body language when he finds himself back in the depressing slipstream of Ebola confabs and …

Why Taylor Swift is the most important artist of the millennial era

Is Taylor Swift the defining singer/songwriter of her generation—the Gen-Y answer to Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, or Kurt Cobain? Glowing critical praise and blockbuster sales for her music suggest she might be.<p>What that says about Swift, and millennials, you can decide for yourself.<p>But regardless …

Kurt Cobain

Searching for the Good Life in the Bakken Oil Fields

A seven-year oil boom in North Dakota has drawn thousands of investors, laborers, and fortune-seekers. But from behind the counter of a local truck stop, it’s unclear just how much anyone is winning.<p>I rode into the Bakken in a dusty car with Minnesota plates and “Highway to Hell” blasting on the …

Time travel and teleporting 'a reality for today's children'

Travelling through time, invisibility cloaks and teleporting could all happen within today's children's lifetimes, experts have predicted<p>Move over Marty McFly - time travel, invisibility cloaks and teleporting could all happen within today's schoolchildren's lifetimes, experts agree.<p>Children could …

How Amelia's Plane Was Found

Two decades after finding a piece of metal on a remote Pacific atoll, Ric Gillespie says he has proof it was used to patch the aviator’s plane—and it …

Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests

Got milk? If you're drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead.<p>A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held view that milk can help adults ward off hip fractures …

Holistic Medicine

Next up for Google TV: An NBC app with full, free episodes?

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Google TV (s GOOG) has long lacked one key feature: Free or fixed-price access to full episodes of shows the day after they …

Really, Microsoft? Your vision for the future of TV is… an HDMI cable?

Advertisement<p>30 Comments<p>Credit: digitpedia<p>Microsoft is one of those companies that has a shot at changing TV. Instead, it’s betting on preserving the …

WhereverTV streaming service still exists, is now available on iOS

Don't let the name fool ya -- "WhereverTV" wasn't on any iOS devices until this morning when the Neuros-powered streaming global television service got an App Store launch. It's intended for a wide variety of iOS devices -- the iPhone 3GS through the 5, as well as iPod Touches and iPads running iOS …

Roku Sends Early Adopters Free Stuff, Wants $15 To Replace My 4-Month-Old Remote

Among people writing to the Consumerist tipline, our post from earlier this week about Roku sending the gift of a brand-new Roku 3 to their earliest …

Sorry, Cord-Cutters! Still No “Game of Thrones” for You.

Nope. You’re still not getting “Game of Thrones” — at least not the current season, at least not legally — without paying for cable.<p>At least not in …

Pay-TV

Social App Pheed Brings Streaming Pay-Per-View to Mobile

There’s a reason that social app Pheed has catered to the creative community in the six months since it launched. It’s an amalgam of sites like …

Apps

How to Optimize Video Streams to Be Worthy of Your HDTV

Nothing ruins a dramatic scene like buffering, so do yourself a favor and optimize your rig for streaming video.<p>Absolutely everything you own …

Senator John McCain pushes to end the cable bundle

The Arizona senator introduces new legislation that would kill the cable bundle and repeal blackout restrictions for local sports teams using publicly funded stadiums.<p>John McCain wants to make it easier for consumers to buy only the TV shows they want to watch.<p>On Thursday, the Arizona senator …

Televisions