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Hipster parents admit they regret their babies’ ‘cool’ names

Naomi Tomky was still laid out on the operating table after an emergency C-section when the earliest pangs of regret kicked in.<p>“The baby was being …

Comic Books

25 Unbelievable Things Found On Earth We Can’t Explain

In the modern age, we’d love to believe we have everything figured out. With science increasing our knowledge every day, it’s an easy thing to buy …

Breakthroughs

90s Bands: 10 Forgotten Greats Worth Rediscovering

Ah, <b>the 90s</b>, a decade when the most improbable bands were topping the charts and the most left-field indie acts were courted by the majors. In some …

Universal Music

'I’m nothing but compost’: Bill Murray on good friends, bad bosses and Harvey Weinstein

The last time I met Bill Murray things got rather physical rather quickly. It was the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars party and I was about to leave, bloated with celebrity sightings and starting to suffer from indigestion. But as I walked out I saw a man arrive who made me turn around and go right back in.<p>…

Bill Murray

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Freddie Mercury

3 Major Ways Sex Changes When You're Single Again After Being In A Relationship

Of the last eight years of my life, I've been in committed relationships for approximately five and a half and single for the other two and a half. …

The Best Sci-Fi TV Shows Of All Time

Image: Getty Images<p>The much-heralded sci-fi anthology show <i>Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams</i> has arrived on Aussie streaming service Stan. For those …

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

From hormonal to alcohol belly, what each stomach type looks like

What's your tummy type? Dietitian explains four common protruding bellies - and the best ways to whip them back into shape<p><b>Different things cause</b> …

'No hugging, no learning': 20 years on Seinfeld's mantra still looms large

It’s clear now that “the show about nothing” moniker was always a misnomer. Seinfeld, the nine-season juggernaut, built its brand by being nothing like anything else on air in the early 90s. Television of the time was built around motivating touchstones, whether that be a job or a setting (Cheers) …

TV

Millennial Grandpa

Oyster And Contactless Fares Not Always The Same Price

It's publicised that if you use contactless to pay for travel in London, it's the same price as using an Oyster card. But it's not always the case. …

Bit of dark humor

John Woo Made a Lost in Space Reboot and Nobody Saw It

It’s been 53 years since the Robinson family originally got “Lost in Space,” in a TV series that might seem like a pop culture footnote but was - in …

37 Years Ago 'Star Wars' Became 'A New Hope' and Everyone Was Confused

In the beginning, there was just “Star Wars.” But then, fans of the most popular science fiction movie of all time were thrown a hyperspace …

Star Wars

The 44 worst movies made by iconic directors — from Spielberg to Scorsese

Francis Ford Coppola, Steven Spielberg, and many other critically acclaimed directors have directed at least one movie that critics tore apart.<p>For this list, we chose 45 directors who have largely been praised by critics as masters of their craft, and we turned to the reviews aggregator Rotten …

Steven Spielberg

What Being a Sex Worker Taught Me About Men

On top of intimacy, emotional labor, and ethical sex.<p>Like most women, I’ve been sexualized more times than I can count, both with and without my permission. I’ve been told by bosses to wear a skirt next time—the shorter the better. Like nearly every woman I know, I’ve sat down in a coffee shop with …

Why do phones and calculators have different numpads?

Take into account all the places that utilize the number pad and you’ll notice a disparity that’s quite odd but humanity seems to have made peace …

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

I downloaded all my Facebook data – here’s what I learned

After 11 years my account was a mausoleum of old photos. But requesting my archive proved a wakeup call about what other intel the company had on me<p>Hi, my name is Arwa and my interests include homosexuality and dinner. In November 2015, I poked my friend Britta for the third time in a row. At 13.46 …

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Remember when iPods and Beats were the coolest things around?

No doubt about it, the Apple iPod is easily the coolest audio product of the twenty-first century. Introduced in late 2001 it wasn't the first portable digital music player, there were portable CD players like the Sony Discman in 1984, and they were definitely cool. Then Steve Jobs put his special …

Audiophile

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Comic Books

Life as a fetish porn star: ‘I had to call my slave in to clean up this big mess’

It only takes a quick scroll through PornHub to realise that the world of sexual fetish encompasses a hell of a lot more than what Fifty Shades Of …

RPGs

10 Netflix Hidden Gems To Add To Your Watch List

Image: Magnolia Pictures<p>I get paralysed by too many choices. Most nights when I flick on Netflix, if I am not already deep in a series, I just sit …

Clubbers in Newcastle still aren’t wearing coats despite freezing temperatures

It’s bloody cold at the moment but if you looked at these pictures of clubbers in Newcastle you’d never know.<p>They decided style was more important …

Coats

Stephen Hawking thinks he knows what happened before the beginning of time

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show <i>Star Talk</i> is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. <i>The</i> big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing …

Star Trek: Discovery is reminding me of everything I loved about Enterprise

Could Star Trek’s new series boldly go back to undo the worst season finale in sci-fi TV history? Surely in Discovery’s multiverse, anything is possible<p>Star Trek: Discovery is the sixth live-action series of television’s most beloved, and enduring, cult franchise – and it is fun, oh my. We’re not …

Science Fiction

My Lunch With Kate Mulgrew: Owning the Havok She Wreaked On the 'Star Trek' Set

You may know Kate Mulgrew today for her Emmy-nominated role of Red in Netflix’s <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, and she is well-deserving of the acclaim that …

Science Fiction

Deep Space Nine 25 years later: An oral history of the show that changed Star Trek

In January 1993, <i>Star Trek: Deep Space Nine</i> premiered and changed the way people thought about the iconic science fiction franchise. For nearly 40 …