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'Dark Night' is the most important graphic novel you'll read all year

There aren't a whole lot of true life stories in mainstream comics. We read plenty about superheroes and monsters, but rarely about ordinary people …

Comic Books

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

It Takes Just Four Minutes To Explain the Entire Universe

In need of a quick refresher course on, well, the science of pretty much everything? Here’s a cheeky, irreverent summation of the universe in just …

Short Film Tells a Touching Story About a Father and Son's Relationship with Video Games

People leave memories in the most unexpected ways and when you run into them, you want to hold onto it forever because you don’t know when you’ll …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

There's a lot you can tell your Android phone to do. Yes, even "take a selfie."<p>With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will …

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5 Foods That Can Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

Here's a very good reason to treat yourself to a bowl of cherries.<p>It seems we're a nation of insomniacs. Nearly half of Americans suffer from at least occasional sleeplessness, and 22 percent experience it every (or almost every) night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). But what if …

60 of the best Android apps from 2015

This year was full of excellent app releases for Android and we found tons of tools to trick out your device for work and play.<p>If you’re looking for some quality apps for your new phone or want to breathe new life into your old one, our list of the best apps from this year has you covered.<p><i>Prefer</i> …

Apps

How To Keep Track of All the Insane Changes DC Comics Has Been Going Through

It’s been one hell of a year for DC Comics. Sure, they didn’t explode their comic book universe, but the heroes and villains of DC have gone through …

How to Pass a Urine Drug Test Using Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Yasmin Tayag</b><p>Drug testing, like heroin, got popular in the late '80s and early '90s. As Reagan's Drug War rushed towards its logical conclusion, employers hustled to create drug-free work environments despite a lack of evidence that there was any …

Chill out making 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' snowflakes

Have a geektastic holiday with these paper snowflakes of BB-8, Finn, Kylo Ren, Poe, Rey and the First Order Stormtroopers by artist Anthony Herrera.<p>Your holidays just got even more Star Wars injected into them.<p>If seeing the cast of "The Force Awakens" on the big screen this December isn't enough …

Star Wars

How to Change Default DNS to Google DNS for Fast Internet

Speed up your internet from changing your computer DNS(Domain Name System). When you connect with the internet, you ISP automatically provides you …

The Evolution of the Joker: Best Joker Stories by Decade

Though the exact story of the Joker's creation is somewhat contested, we know that some combination of Bill Finger, Jerry Robinson, and Bob Kane …

Here's What We Actually Know About The Dangers Of Pot

As told by real scientists who evaluated real scientific research and oh my god is anyone else hungry?

Cannabis

Watch: Full Length ‘Making Batman Begins’ Doc, Christopher Nolan Talks Legacy Of Film On 10th Anniversary

Watch: Full Length 'Making Batman Begins' Doc, Christopher Nolan Talks Legacy Of Film On 10th Anniversary<p>Ten years ago, Batman was a <b>Warner Bros.</b> …

Comic Books

18-day negotiation yields historic Iran nuclear accord

After long, fractious negotiations, world powers and Iran struck a historic deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions — an agreement aimed at averting the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military …

How to build your own air conditioner for less than $50

Now that summer is in full swing, air conditioners are a necessity — and one YouTuber is showing the world how to build one that operates using solar energy for under $50.<p>A video from YouTuber desertsun02, a DIY solar power projects channel, is making the rounds on Facebook this morning and has …

10 Motorcycle Riding Tricks You Don’t Know, Yet

Here are 10 handy little motorcycle riding tricks that will make you smoother, safer and, in some cases, faster. They'll work on any bike, any time, …

Beep boop beep: An interactive, animated droid encyclopedia

As photos, trailers and rumors have leaked about <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i>, a new star has emerged: BB-8, the small, chipper, spherical …

What's the Right Way to Make an Old Fashioned?

Happy World Whiskey Day! With bourbon outselling vodka in 2014 for the first time in almost a decade, the U.S. and its booming whiskey industry has …

BitTorrent’s new app is a secure alternative to iMessage and Snapchat

BitTorrent’s not just a way to torrent anymore.<p>Released a couple years ago, BitTorrent Sync proved itself to be a great way to keep your files synced between machines without trusting a service like Dropbox with your data.<p>And now? BitTorrent Bleep, a serverless chat app, is here to show you you can …

Apps

Belkin gets WeMo LEDs onto IFTTT, slashes their price

Now featuring a dedicated channel on IFTTT, the two-bulb WeMo starter set will sell for $50, down from $100.<p>Belkin's smart bulbs are set to debut a dedicated channel on IFTTT this week, along with a much lower price tag. Originally priced at $30 per bulb, or $100 for a two-bulb starter set …

Home Automation

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How to Have Period Sex

Try different positions. Lying on your back or side will be less messy than going at it on top.<p><b>Option 1:</b> Try missionary with your legs hooked over his shoulders. It's a fun, deep position, and it will keep the blood from flowing downward, preventing a mess.<p><b>Option 2:</b> Hit the shower. Try sitting on …

Arguing with a Husky

(YouTube link)<p>He says, “So my husky stole my dad's potato skin off his plate. This was the ensuing argument.” Both Dads and Huskys are extremely …

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

I Completed a 30-Day Minimalism Challenge In Order to "Live More Simply" And Have Less Stuff

It is just dawning on me that my life will never look "chic," "effortless," or "minimal." Though I like to think that Future Claire will have a wardrobe of expertly-tailored basics in muted tones — shirts and sweaters in shades like "pebble" and "bone" — I will always be the girl who impulsively …

Minimalism

Death to Stock aims to be a stock photo agency like no other

David Sherry and Allie Lehman are not out to kill anything. But when they named their growing photo agency Death to Stock, they were sending out a pretty strong signal. Not with malice toward this segment of the photo industry, but a tongue-in-cheek invitation to any person who has ever had to …

Road Trips

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

A TED-Ed Animation Explaining the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

“What Is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle?” is a TED-Ed animation by physicist Chad Orzel that explains both what the Heisenberg Uncertainty …