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Donald Trump held a press conference at the G7 -- here are the 38 wildest things he said

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump didn't spend much time at the G7 meeting in Quebec over the last 48 hours, but he managed to make plenty of news. As he was leaving for the conference, Trump told reporters he'd support re-adding Russia into the group. (Russia was removed from the group after it …

Donald Trump

Fake News and Bots May Be Worrisome, but Their Political Power Is Overblown

How easy is it to change people’s votes in an election?<p>The answer, a growing number of studies conclude, is that most forms of political persuasion seem to have little effect at all.<p>This conclusion may sound jarring at a time when people are concerned about the effects of the false news articles …

Lana Del Rey Faces Radiohead Lawsuit Over Song’s ‘Creep’ Similarities

Lana Del Rey revealed Sunday that she is facing a potential lawsuit from Radiohead over similarities between her song “Get Free” and the band’s hit …

Lana Del Rey

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Live from New York: It's Sean Spicer's week

As speculation mounts over the White House press secretary's future, Melissa McCarthy ramps up her 'Spicey' caricature on Saturday Night Live.<p>At the end of a week that saw fevered speculation in the Washington media over the future of Sean Spicer, actress Melissa McCarthy reprised her caricature of …

Melissa McCarthy

A Dead Simple Tool To Find Out What Facebook Knows About You

A new Chrome extension reveals the unsettling amount of information the company might have on you.<p>If you could measure all the information you consume online, what would you learn about yourself?<p>That’s the question behind the new Chrome extension Data Selfie. Created by developers Hang Do Thi Duc …

Hillary Clinton

Melissa McCarthy’s Sean Spicer Rules SNL: ‘I Came Out Here to Punch You in the Face’

Melissa McCarthy came out of nowhere this week with the definitive impression of President Trump’s White House press secretary.<p><i>Saturday Night Live</i> …

Donald Trump is using Barack Obama as a security blanket

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump spent months running against Barack Obama's leadership style, faulting him for being "weak and ineffective" on Iran, lacking of focus the "real" job numbers and inability to combat ISIS because he was the group's "founder."<p>What a difference a few months …

Donald Trump

To commemorate Black History Month, Trump administration decrees that white supremacists can’t be terrorists

<b>Timothy James McVeigh; Donald Trump (AP/Evan Vucci/David Longstreath)</b><p>Trump wants to focus counterterrorism exclusively on Muslims. Is this a thank-you note to white supremacists?<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>February 3, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to "take care of …

Rights & Freedoms

Slave driver and ethnic cleanser, but populist? Most vicious president in U.S. history is Trump’s new role model

<b>(Strannik_fox via Shutterstock)</b><p>Trump’s populism, pulled from shadows of racism, sexism, economic jealousies and grievance politics, is ugly enough<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>January 28, 2017 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>He was vain, brash, intolerant, impulsive, an unrepentant …

TRANSCRIPT: ABC News anchor David Muir interviews President Trump

<i>On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, ABC News "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir interviewed President Donald Trump in the White House. The following is</i> …

This purring cat might be the most soothing thing ever

This cat loves her blanket almost as much as I love this cat.<p>[via We Have Cats]

Pets

Autoexec.bat: the tee-shirt

Adam "Ape Lad" Koford writes, "Last Wednesday night as I was falling asleep, an idea came to me. The next morning I drew it and posted it online, not …

Drawing

The Books We Loved in 2016

It sometimes felt like there was little time for Books I Loved this year, what with staying on top of the all-consuming Twitter Feed I Hated. But some of the reading that I did (in actual books, on real paper—what a relief) took me away from the appalling questions that the news was raising, …

Books

The real story of Sea Monkeys

Harold von Braunhut (1926-2003) was the inventor/marketer behind X-Ray Specs and Amazing Sea-Monkeys. (Apparently von Braunhut was also a nasty …

Comic Books

Whimsical felt cat caves

Ukranian artist Yuliya Kosata makes felt dwellings for cats that look like something out of Dr. Seuss.<p>I enjoyed reading her description in my bad …

Etsy

The best books we read in 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, the Vox staff is once again sharing the best books we’ve read over the past 12 months. Some of them were published a long time ago, others just earlier this year. They all have one thing in common: In a year with countless news stories, TV shows, movies, podcasts, and …

Books

The Best Books We Read in 2016

The Atlantic’s editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.<p><b>Roadside Picnic by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky</b><p><i>Roadside Picnic</i> is a book about aliens in which no aliens appear. Rather, one character hypothesizes, aliens seemed to have …

The Doors Reflect on Earliest Concerts, Jim Morrison’s Genius

“When I think about the beginning of the Doors, it feels like a strange, beautiful psychedelic dream that happened,” John Densmore says. “I guess it …

Rock & Roll

Here’s What You Should Use Instead of Sketchy Evernote [UPDATED]

Popular note taking app, Evernote, updated its privacy policy with a small, but potentially terrifying caveat: all your notes are open to reading by …

Apps

This Ned Flanders-themed metal band will damn you to ‘Donut Hell’

There’s a metal band inspired by Ned Flanders, and it’s Okilly Dokilly. That’s not a value assessment. That’s the actual name of the group, an …

Doughnuts

Watch a Sewage Truck Explode Even Though You Probably Don't Want To

I’ve always thought that as long as no one died, all explosions were cool. Turns out I’m wrong. Very wrong.<p>A sewage truck exploding on the street is …

Ohne Jailbreak: Simpler Hack macht eckige iPhone-Ordner rund

<i>thumb_up</i> 10<p><b>Mit einem simplen Trick lassen sich die Ordner auf dem iPhone-Homescreen in eine runde Form bringen. Wir verraten Dir, wie Du vorgehen</b> …

Caitlin Doughty: Keine Strafe, sondern ein Geschenk | ZEIT ONLINE

Im Krematorium beginnt Doughty, von einem eigenen Bestattungshaus zu träumen. Die Idee: "Schluss mit teuren Särgen, protzigen Kränzen und …

Welche SSD für welchen Mac?

Wenn die Geschwindigkeit des in die Jahre gekommenen Mac abnimmt, muss es nicht gleich ein Neugerät für eine vierstellige Euro-Summe sein. Oft genug …

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight?

If you’re hoping to drop a few pounds for an upcoming vacation, the old “calories in, calories out” method can be effective. Combine a meager diet …

Nutrition

Why Do Cats Act So Damn Weird?

Dogs just want to love you but cats, well, what the hell do cats want? They have a mind of their own, they seemingly do whatever the hell they want, …