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The Most Overpriced Items on the Menu, According to Chefs

Spaghetti and meatballs. The wedge salad. A bottle of wine. You don't have to be a well-heeled foodie to know that you're overpaying for certain …

The 15 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Astronomy

Vertically Parked Cars, Sauna-Equipped Motorcycles and Self-Shortening Coupes: Hilarious Vehicle Concepts by Steven M. Johnson

This guy puts your fancy auto design renderings to shame<p>The brilliant cartoonist/inventor Steven M. Johnson has been dreaming up kooky product …

Inventions

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

Meet the Guy Who's Been Eating Chipotle Every Day for Five Months

"This will sound really dumb, but I don't like Mexican food."<p><b>More on diets:This Guy Only Eats PizzaThis Guy Only Eats Raw Meat</b><b>One of Our Writers Tried to Survive on Alcohol Alone</b><p>Every day for the past 153 days, LA-based freelance animator Andrew Hawryluk has been going to Chipotle and ordering the …

Food

10 Outrageous Cocktails From Around the World

Cocktails are often one's first impression of any restaurant or bar. While taste is important, the mere appearance of a drink can send guests into an Instagram frenzy. To that effect, many restaurants and bars have created over-the-top drinks to blow diners away before they even take a sip. From …

Cotton Candy

There's Only One Character On 'The Walking Dead' The Creator Says He Wouldn't Kill

Part of the fun of a show like <i>The Walking Dead</i> is that you never really feel like any member of the cast is safe. In such a dangerous world, every episode is practically a countdown timer where someone major <i>is</i> going to die eventually, and we just have to wait and find out who’s next.<p>Fans have their …

Is Playboy Stigmatizing Nudity By No Longer Celebrating It In Its Pages?

I have a confession to make: I’m a Playboy subscriber. And I have been for years. Sure, I could tell probably the same nostalgic stories as every other heterosexual male over 30, of stealing pa’s magazines and stashing them in my tree house and blah blah blah. Truth is, I wasn’t buying Playboy well …

Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

Hannah Ferguson's Best Moments: SI Swimsuit

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Lakers' Metta World Peace laments the lack of toughness in the NBA

The Lakers have missed <b>Metta World Peace</b> in recent years, not just for his skill on defense, but for his often unfiltered worldview.<p>After the team's light practice Saturday, World Peace gave his take on today's NBA.<p>"I remember I came into the NBA in 1999, the game was a little bit more rough. The …

Basketball

Here's How Police Could End Up Making Body Cameras Mostly Useless

Will body cameras be a tool for police reform? Only if bad policy doesn't get in the way.<p>Moments before he died, Charly Keunang took a swing at a cop. This wasn't an ordinary jab or hook. In cell phone video filmed by a bystander in March, the 43-year-old homeless man can be seen spinning toward a …

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Great Depression

Eminem Pens Tribute to Tupac Shakur

“You just wanted to know that guy. Like man, I wanna hang out with Pac.”<p>In the latest issue of <i>PAPER Magazine</i>, the publication asked three rap icons to pay tribute to “lost leaders of the game.” In Eminem’s piece, the Detroit rapper writes an insightful essay that describes everything from his first …

40 couples costumes to show off your love of creativity

That much-anticipated chill in the air has finally arrived, and never trailing far behind is the smell of hot glue and an overstuffed trashcan of …

Costumes

She Was the Cartel’s Top Assassin. And Then Her Boyfriend Turned Her In.

La China led an army of murderers, then went rogue, terrorizing Cabo San Lucas with a fleet of 300 killers. She might have kept at it—if her lover …

All the Drug Dealers You'll Meet in Your 20s

They won't remember you but you'll remember them for the rest of your life.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>For many people in their 20s, a not-exactly-small part of their lives revolve around hurried interactions with a variety of faceless and seriously paranoid dudes (and they are …

Call of Duty

Mexico's president appears to be fudging numbers about the biggest threat to the country

During his third state of the union speech earlier this month, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto acknowledged the social and political struggles the country has faced over the past year.<p>But he touted the performance of his government in its fight against crime, saying, "it is a fact that …

We Just Saw The Insanely Weird, Utterly Brilliant Films Everyone Will Be Raving About Soon

Two of the year’s best movies also happen to be among the weirdest movies we’ve seen in ages. Just insanely weird.<p><i>The Lobster</i> is about humans who …

Animation

10 facts reveal the absurdity of Pablo Escobar's wealth

Despite his humble origins, Pablo Escobar became the leader of the Medellín cartel, which was responsible for 80% of the global cocaine market.<p>"El Patron" brought in an estimated $420 million a week in revenue, making him one of the wealthiest drug lords ever.<p>While verifying Escobar's wealth is …

Less Is More: 5 Unexpected Benefits Of Sleeping Naked

Sleeping in the buff offers more benefits than just saving extra cash through not buying pajamas.<p>There are a number of unexpected benefits that …

First to-scale Solar System model built in seven miles of desert

The universe, as Douglas Adams so memorably explained, is big. <i>Really</i> big.<p>But so are the things inside it -- even objects like the Solar System, which …

Space

Drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s chief assassin: El Chapo is doing to Mexico what El Patron did to Colombia

Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, aka "Popeye," was the chief assassin for infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's Medellín cartel.<p>Vásquez is also one of the few surviving members of the cartel's upper ranks, which likely gives him a unique perspective on the havoc that the drug war wreaks on …

Mexico

Sony Brass Hated Crash Bandicoot, And Other Surprising Facts About The Original PlayStation

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the American release of the original PlayStation, which is easily one of the most important events in gaming history. Sony’s PlayStation wasn’t just a sales dynamo that definitively crushed Nintendo’s chokehold on the gaming industry, it changed the entire …

Retrogaming

35 weird objects seen on Mars, explained

These are the 7 emerging cartels Mexico just recognized

The new organizations are smaller, less entrenched, and are less powerful than the older generation of Mexican cartels, which were massive criminal enterprises.<p>Instead the new cartels, Insight Crime notes, have largely spawned from mid-ranking members of former Mexican cartels, such as the …

Mogwai Score Hiroshima Documentary

<i>Photo by Steve Gullick</i><p>Next week, the BBC will launch BBC Four Goes Nuclear, a series dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima. Post-rock luminaries Mogwai have scored its first installment, a Mark Cousins documentary called <i>Storyville: Atomic - Living in Dread and Promise</i>. It airs this Sunday …

Hiroshima

18 of the most creative résumés we've ever seen

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme — and extremely creative — lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills.<p>It's a risk: Not every hiring manager is going to be on board with an unconventional approach. But as the creators of these masterpieces …

Podcast: "If you think you know what is going on in Mexico...You are misinformed"

Lucio R. Borderland Beat Republished from Radio <i>WhoWhatWhy</i> Podcast<p>In this podcast, Guillermo Jimenez speaks with journalist and author Ioan Grillo, as …

Pfeiffer: Meek Mill feud with Drake 'brilliant marketing'

<b>(CNN) —</b> In round two of the epic Twitter feud between musicians Drake and Meek Mill, the Canadian rapper also colloquially refered to as Drizzy released a second freestyle track dissing Meek on Wednesday early morning on Soundcloud.<p>And while Drake seems to have won the first two battles, former …