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Hit it and quit it: 11 bands that split just as they were becoming successful

Throughout music history there are numerous tales of bands that teetered on the verge of separation until a sudden burst of success made the grueling …

Peeps Skillet S'mores Are The Solution To Leftover Easter Loot

Before we explain a thing, let us show you something:<p>Photo credit: How Sweet It Is<p>You want a piece of that, right? That ooey, gooey, melted marshmallow goodness? Us too. We could happily drown in such a creation. Luckily, no dying is necessary for a taste of this chocolate peanut butter Peeps …

7 Hilarious Baby Care Do's and Dont's

Taking care of a baby is definitely is a nervewracking experience -- and what parent hasn't felt an overwhelming sense of panic and bewilderment? David and Kelly Sopp, creators of WryBaby.com, are now experienced parents, but they certainly remember their days of new-parent difficulties.<p>To help …

YOU ARE WRONG ABOUT EVERY BAND29 Insane Backstories to Your Favorite Music

YOU ARE WRONG ABOUT EVERY BAND

All These Gifts Were Given To An 8-Year-Old Girl By Crows

Since the age of four, Gabi Mann of Seattle has forged a relationship with the neighborhood crows by offering them food. Then suddenly something …

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The Conflict for Time of My Geek and Dad Sides

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>Six months ago, my wife and I were blessed with a baby daughter. Despite this new addition to my life, I found my time still …

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the<p>Jet Propulsion …

Widow of American Sniper Chris Kyle faces paying $1.345 million for husband's fight claims

Jesse Ventura, the former Minnesota governor, won a defamation case against the Kyle estate after the crack sniper claimed that he punched him for making anti-American comments<p>It is not just the politics of American Sniper, Clint Eastwood's biopic about the life of Chris Kyle, the deadliest …

Photos of Retired Subway Cars Being Dumped Into the Atlantic Ocean

Ever wonder what happens to subway cars after they’re decommissioned? For cars owned by the Metropolitan Transit Authority, they’re dropped into the …

What If Justice League Meetings Operated Like A Dilbert Comic?

On this week's installment of the comics illustration challenge The Line It Is Drawn, artists mashed superhero comics up with different newspaper …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Knows The Meaning Of Life

There aren't many people I would trust to have a valid answer to the question "What is the meaning of life?" but astrophysicst Neil deGrasse Tyson …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

The Way They Was: Six Totally Different Shows The Simpsons Has Been

You may not have noticed, but <i>The Simpsons</i> just passed a major landmark. This past December 17 commemorated the 25th anniversary of the first …

The Correct Way(s) To Load A Dishwasher

The dishwasher! The perennial optimization problem. Even the chronically untidy have been known to harbor strong opinions on efficient loading …

This Chart Shows The Staggering Hourly Cost Of Operating US Military Aircraft

The US military is set replace many of its aircraft with planes that cost substantially more to operate by the hour.<p>James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, noted in a recent cover story for the magazine that costly military projects of questionable worth are becoming increasingly …

Comics Alliance Critiques the Fashions of ‘G.I. Joe’

Everyone knows that <b>G.I. Joe</b> is America's daring, highly trained Special Missions Force, and that their foes in the evil organization known as <b>Cobra</b> …

Oil Is Going Nowhere

Oil is holding its value this morning, after both Brent and WTI Crude fell to their lowest price levels since 2009 yesterday.<p>At 9.30am GMT (4.30am ET), Brent was trading at $64.58, gaining 0.21%.<p>Crude is also stable at $61.27 a barrel at 10am GMT (5am ET).<p>Yesterday's price crumble means that the …

Strange New Fan Theories Explain Star Trek, Doctor Who, and The Matrix

They're three of science fiction's biggest — and most dissected — franchises. But have we been looking at them all wrong? A series of new fan …

The secret of Google Maps' accuracy revealed

The maps we use to navigate have come a long way in a short time. Since the '90s we've gone from glove boxes stuffed with paper maps to floorboards …

Ingenious Gifts for People Who Love Science

For the people on your list who love doing science projects — or just contemplating the wonders of human knowledge — these gifts are sure to delight, …

Dumping Oil In the Ocean Lets You Literally Master the Waves

Oil in the ocean is a sensitive subject these days, but in the late 1800s, steam ships had stocks of oil specifically set aside to dump in the ocean. …

Superheroes Go Norman Rockwell In Adorable Saturday Evening Post Covers

DC superheroes and villains get a dose of Norman Rockwell and J.C. Leyendecker-inspired whimsy in artist Juan Carlos Ruiz Burgos' tributes to the …

A Vision Of Deep Space Exploration That Will Give You Chills

Riding a space elevator up from Mars. Trekking across the ice fields of Europa. Soaring in wing suits above the clouds of Titan. Base jumping on …

A Gallery Of '80 Cartoon Supervillains Schooling You At Basketball

I can barely stand how awesome this series of pictures by Andy McDonald is. Honestly, Note: I want an actual cartoon special devoted to an …

A Shot-For-Shot Dissection Of All The Clues In The Star Wars Trailer

J.J. Abrams has released the trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> and now that we're done screaming and crying all at once, we're ready to break …

Dear Senator Ted Cruz, I'm going to explain to you how Net Neutrality ACTUALLY works

"Net Neutrality" is Obamacare for the Internet; the Internet should not operate at the speed of government.<p>— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) November …

​DARPA Wants To Build Flying Aircraft Carriers

Providing yet further evidence that we are living in the <i>Avengers</i> universe, the U.S. military's futuristic tech agency has announced that it is …