Mark Tan

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How to Appease Household Spirits Across the World

Quit playing games with my hearth.<p>If you’re lucky, you can live in a home where a hairy little household imp will help keep your kitchen clean, or a …

Harry Potter

The Party Girl Who Brought Trump to His Knees

Verina Hixon, who lived below Trump in his tower, was protected by wealthy and powerful men—the kind of men who, it is said, could make young Donald …

The Rise of Dating-App Fatigue

Services like Tinder and Hinge are no longer shiny new toys, and some users are starting to find them more frustrating than fun.<p>“Apocalypse” seems like a bit much. I thought that last fall when <i>Vanity Fair</i> titled Nancy Jo Sales’s article on dating apps “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating …

Relationships

Iron Fist Will Bring a Lighter Tone to the Marvel / Netflix Series - NYCC 2016

Future of 4chan uncertain as controversial site faces financial woes

The anonymous message-board site 4chan has come to represent the darkest corners of internet subculture, rife with the misogyny, web taste and the politically incorrect humor of the alt-right.<p>Now it appears to be in financial trouble, according to the site’s new owner, Hiroyuki Nishimura, who said …

Internet

This Calculator Shows How Much Money You'll Save When You Quit Smoking

You already know all of the health risks of smoking. Friends and loved ones have nagged you to quit. But you haven’t been able to kick the habit. …

Smoking

When Freud Meets With Pop Culture Characters, Things Get Heavy (and Hilarious) Fast

Cartoonist Lee Gatlin regularly posts hilarious comics on his Tumblr, including a series of comics where Freud listens to the emotional woes of …

Comics

Science And Comedy: Part I

It's the day after the Fourth of July and all of us should be home recovering from too much beer and too much sun. Instead, we're at work.<p>Bummer.<p>Rather than try and engage you with a long-winded post about the possible existence of alien civilizations (we'll do that next week), let's watch this …

George Carlin’s Shocking Prescience on the Nights Before 9/11

On the nights of September 9 and 10, 2001, the comedian George Carlin performed shows at the MGM Grand casino, in Las Vegas, working through material that he planned to use at the taping of his next HBO special, in November. It was going to be called “I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die.” On …

The Disconnected

Published on September 6, 2016<p>The other kids are talking about their phones again, and she is trying not to listen.<p>She likes it here, in the big room at the library in Northwest Washington where she comes twice a week for her after-school youth program. In this space, 15-year-old DJ knows she can …

American Hero Hacks Game Boy to Run Almost Any Retro Game

Meet the Gameboy Zero. It’s a classic Gameboy shell with a Raspberry Pi’s heart. But the mod isn’t purely cosmetic.<p>Using Emulation Station, this Pi …

Retrogaming

Lucifer Might Just Be The Best Supernatural Detective Show We've Ever Seen

<i>Grimm, Angel,</i> <i>Constantine</i> and countless other shows have explored detective stories with supernatural and occult themes—but <i>Lucifer</i>, which debuts …

TV

'Deadpool' review: Bring a gnarly date, definitely leave the kids at home

LOS ANGELES — The only way to do a Deadpool movie is to do an aggressively R-rated <i>Deadpool</i> movie. That means a bloodbath of gratuitous violence, …

Comics

Lucifer Wins Satanic Monday Again, But Damien Is Definitely Getting Better

We already knew that Amenadiel plucked Malcolm and his sleazy facial hair from the fiery pit after the fallen police officer was taken off life …

TV

19 Times Someone Gets Thrown Into the Vacuum of Space, From Worst to Best

We all know people don’t explode when exposed to space without protection. But science fiction has taken some ... liberties with vacuum exposure over …

Science Fiction

A Brand New Star Wars VR Experience Put Me on Tatooine and It Was Incredible

Yesterday, I stood on Tatooine, under two suns, and watched the Millennium Falcon land. This was the first-ever demo of <i>Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine</i>, …

Virtual Reality

12 Angels Who Are Actually Enormous Assholes

In Judeo-Christian theology, angels are divine servants of God who live in Heaven. This is true of angels in pop culture as well… but sometimes …

Comics

Does Midnight Special Really Live Up To Its Spielberg Roots? Yes and No

<i>Midnight Special</i>, the fourth film from popular indie director Jeff Nichols, feels like the offspring of Steven Spielberg’s two scifi classics, <i>E.T.</i> …

Steven Spielberg

The Story Behind Heath Ledger’s Joker Transformation

Looking back on comic book movies from the last 25 years or so, few performances stand out like Heath Ledger as The Joker in the 2008’s <i>The Dark Knight</i>. His twisted, manic take on the quintessential <i>Batman</i> villain redefined the character for Nolan’s dark, grounded film and the approach resonated with …

The largest leak of secret documents in history was just released — here are its key findings

The leaks — a collaborative effort by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists — were obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung and contain over 11 million records dating back 40 years.<p>They amount to about 3 terabytes of data, including corporate records, financial …

David Bowie: the man who loved books

For a man who left Bromley Technical High School with just one 'O' level (in art), David Bowie ended up a remarkably well-read man.<p>Bowie, who died aged 69 on January 10 2016, said that "when I'm relaxed what I do is read" and described a good week as one in which he pored through "three or four …

Literature

Welcome to Newsbeat

Great news articles from the web. Read to you daily.<p>Daily fresh news articles read to you<br>while you drive, exercise, or go about<br>your day. Download the …

Leukaemia victim, 24, sparks one of the biggest ever global campaigns to find a bone marrow donor

Cancer charity Anthony Nolan records 'unprecedented' five-fold increase in registrations since Lara Casalotti's campaign was launched<p>The search for a bone marrow donor for a 24-year-old student with leukaemia has sparked one of the biggest ever global campaigns of its kind, Anthony Nolan has …

Mexican government Sinaloa cartel cooperation

A police officer stands guard at an entrance to a ranch where a firefight took place on Friday in Tanhuato, state of Michoacan, May 23, 2015. Government security forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel henchmen and suffered one fatality in a firefight. Reuters/Henry Romero<p>Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, …

Ash vs Evil Dead 1.Sezon 1.Bölüm

Roanoke Colony

"Lost Colony" redirects here. For other uses, see Lost Colony (disambiguation).<p>The <b>Roanoke Colony</b> (/ˈroʊəˌnoʊk/), also known as the <b>Lost Colony</b>, was …