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Watch the craziness that happens when a rare Pokemon appears in Central Park

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Who says America can't unite?<p>This is just the piffle of the negative.<p>I have proof that we can all come together as one. We just need to heed a certain call.<p>Here is footage that shows that something has the …

Thirty Minutes of Jerry Lewis's The Day The Clown Cried Released Online

Footage from Jerry Lewis’s never-before-seen film has been cobbled together and leaked online.<p><b>Jerry Lewis’s</b> controversial film, <i>The Day the Clown Cried</i>, has always remained hidden from the public. Although Lewis wrote, directed, and starred in the 1972 film, he chose to bury it. According to the May …

My modelling agency called my no-makeup Instagram photos 'ugly'

You may have seen a female model pop up on your social media feed last November, de-fuzzing her face and showing off her gross feet. That girl was me.<p>I normally post airbrushed, filtered photos where I look my absolute best. They're sexy, glamorous and garner lots of 'likes'. But I decided to be …

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Photo Gallery

Watch the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Ripping Around All Supercharged and Such

15 of the Wildest Homologation Specials Ever Built

These really are race cars with license plates.<p>Racing homologation rules have produced some of the craziest cars to ever be sold for driving on public roads. In some cases, it's hard to believe automakers were crazy enough to build these cars at all, but motorsport is known to inspire strange …

End of de-icer: spray-on coating could ice-proof cars forever

The new spray could prevent ice building up on windscreens, planes, wind turbines, oil rigs and power lines.<p>The misery of scraping ice from the car on a frozen winter morning is familiar to most motorists.<p>But a new invention could see an end to frost-bitten fingers and snapped credit cards …

Clever Mario Maker Levels Contain Dialogue And JRPG Menus

People are making all kinds of stages in <i>Super Mario Maker</i>. There are brutally hard stages, traditional stages, clever stages, and others. These are …

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When Leonardo DiCaprio Runs Into a Freezing River, This Guy Runs After Him

Emmanuel Lubezki, the two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer of The Revenant, shares the secrets of capturing spectacular landscapes, and not freezing to death in the process.<p>Few cinematographers inspire the kind of awe that <b>Emmanuel Lubezki</b> does―or as his colleagues and admirers call him, “Chivo.” …

cinema

Valve: DDoS cyberattack caused the Steam caching catastrophe (cachetastrophe?)

On Christmas, the Steam digital gaming store and community broke and caused all kinds of strange errors. Now, Valve is coming out to explain more of what happened.<p>The PC-gaming giant took to its blog today to help us all better understand what happened. It turns out that a distributed …

Pacific Standard Time

These amazing images from the bottom of the sea reveal a mysterious world scientists are just starting to explore

The ocean floor is constantly in flux, sculpted by volcanic eruptions, altered by complex chemical processes, and colonized by rich biological communities.<p>For many years, the only way scientists could get a glimpse of these mysterious places was by going on occasional expeditions by ship and …

This short story may reveal the secret of how Kylo Ren ended up with Darth Vader's helmet

<b>Warning: There are some spoilers ahead!</b><p>After seeing "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," I compiled together a bunch of big questions left unanswered by the film.<p>For some reason, I didn't include one of the simplest questions on my list: How did Kylo Ren end up with his dear old granddad Darth Vader's …

Horses had stripes like zebras until humans broke them in, scientists say

Study reaches black and white conclusion: mankind had a direct impact on horses after domesticating them to run, work or be ridden<p>Nature experts have revealed that most horses and ponies resembled zebras with stripes until man changed their colour by taming them.<p>They lost their "wild" camouflage - …

Man Sues Bethesda Over His Fallout 4 "Addiction" - Report

According to a report from Russian state media RT, a man from Krasnoyarsk is suing Fallout 4 developer Bethesda over his "addiction" to the RPG, which he claims led to him losing his job and wife, among other things. He's seeking 500,000 roubles (around $7,000) for emotional distress (via …

Scientists Analyzed Spiderweb DNA, and the Results Are Super Creepy

Walking into a spiderweb just got creepy. Those sticky strands clinging to your hair and face? They’re smeared with traces of the spider’s last meal, …

What the Hell Caused This California Road to Suddenly Rise Up and Crumble?

A stretch of Vasquez Canyon Road in Santa Clarita has inexplicably lifted upwards over the course of just a few hours. Geologists are stumped.<p>As CBS …

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Online Life

This Chart Tells Exactly When Your Kids Should Go to Bed

Well, this will certainly get parents talking.<p>With the start of school, parents everywhere are struggling to get their kids back on an earlier schedule after a summer of free rein. And a certain chart that has gone viral isn't helping to make them feel less anxious about it. Based on your child's …

Parenting

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

16 of America's Most Beautiful Swimming Holes

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

District Attorney Warns Parents About Sneaky Photo-Hiding Apps

Quite a few parents got a rude awakening this past week after an Alabama district attorney released a video that reveals one way kids are hiding …

Apps

Learn The Principles of Light with Lindsay Adler

Photographer Lindsay Adler is teaching a CreativeLive course this month on the basics of portrait photography. The 5-minute video above is a …

Photos: Stunning images of California’s 21 wildfires show nature’s terrible beauty in action

When California governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency this weekend (Aug. 1), he said that severe drought and recent extreme weather have turned the state into a “tinderbox.” There are 21 wildfires raging throughout California today (Aug. 3), with many of them sparked by lightning …

California

Redefining the state of the art: Vinnie Rossi LIO Integrated Amplifier

The Vinnie Rossi LIO Integrated Amplifier is a unique design, I've never seen or heard anything like it before. LIO is a modular component, so it can be configured to suit your needs when you buy it, and reconfigured down the road when your needs change.<p>Each section of the LIO Integrated Amplifier …

Audiophile

The Harry Potter Spin-off Will Finally Reveal the American Hogwarts

But don’t expect Eddie Redmayne to enroll.<p>Americans have gotten more than their fair share of awesome fictional heroes—Tom Sawyer, Indiana Jones, Ellen Ripley—so it’s a little churlish to complain, but it <i>did</i> always feel a little strange that, in seven <i>Harry Potter</i> books, we got very few hints about …

American Indian

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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Gaming

Screentendo can turn any part of your screen into a playable Super Mario Bros. level

Nintendo’s famous characters are everywhere, from adorning the top of retro-inspired amiibo stands, to a plethora of merchandise and soon, on mobile devices. But for developer Aaron Randall, that just isn’t enough. His new work-in-progress desktop app turns just about any part of your screen into a …

A History of American Idol: In Pictures

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …