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Internet Freaks Out Over Commercial Showing Man Painting A Fence

It’s believed to be the first Slow TV ad.<p>This TV commercial is as interesting as watching paint dry. Because that's exactly what it is -- a man painting a fence.<p>But despite the potentially tedious subject matter, many find it oddly mesmerizing. The three-minute promo for British wood stain and …

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Why Finn is the Most Important Star Wars Character of All-time

Last year, <i>Star Wars</i>, the most popular sci-fi franchise in the history of the film industry starred a black male lead actor. To date, <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> has made 1.948 billion dollars in revenue. In a world where the fight for representation in all forms of media and mediums of …

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. We’ve even had a few articles here on BGR with tips that were indeed unknown to most users, but the savvy iOS device owners out there were undoubtedly …

See What 11 Popular Films Look Like With and Without Their Visual Effects

Visual effects can often make or break a film. Recognizing the difference between amazing effects and terrible ones is pretty easy, but most people …

The Reason This Mom Made a Newspaper Announcement When Her Son Came Out Will Make Your Day

"I couldn't think of a better place than Houston where they needed to hear my message of pride."<p>A super-awesome Texas mom placed a $200 ad in the local paper to celebrate her son coming out as gay, Towle Road reports.<p>Joan Wilson says that although her 17-year-old son actually came out to her almost …

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Patrick Stewart shares his secret to rock-solid abs at 75: Pushups!

Forgive us for ab-ruptly interrupting your day to bring you this message: Patrick Stewart has abs at 75, and they're amazing!<p>The actor showed off his toned body while enjoying a drink on the beach to celebrate his Golden Globes nomination.<p>He caught up with ET on the red carpet Sunday, and shared …

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

Fitness professionals praise simple, sustainable and modifiable moves.<p>From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) …

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10 Best Celebrity Movie Cameos of All Time

by L Adams<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>When someone appears on-screen who audiences don't expect, it can make that moment stand out in a special way. Cameo …

10 Facebook tricks everyone should know

You probably check Facebook multiple times a day, but do you know how to use the world's most popular social network like a real pro?<p>From hiding people you don't want to see in your News Feed to making sure you never get a request to play "Candy Crush" again, we've got you covered:

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What's life like at the age of 108? Her answer is simple

Forgive Virginia Davis if she wants no fuss on Friday, even though it's the day of her birth.<p>She's never been one for birthday parties. Her last big one was her sweet 16.<p>"A whole bunch of us went to the moving pictures," she says. Her mother served cake and ice cream.<p>That was 92 years before Friday …

Two men who beat gay couple banned from downtown Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men accused of beating a gay couple in a case helped solved by social media sleuths will avoid prison time under a plea …

McDonald's pushes movie to schools that shows McDonald's as weight-loss tool

McDonald’s, lately struggling to find solutions to flagging sales and a weakened reputation, is promoting a movie that advises high-school students …

FX's 'American Horror Story' Has Lost It (The Story, That Is)

FX aced its <i>American Horror Story</i> promos leading up to the October 2011 premiere: even as someone who isn't typically into horror stories, the singular image, above, that was used to advertise the show -- notably, with no other explanation -- did the trick. It's visually arresting, with an …

How to Save Yourself 30 Minutes a Day

How does the expression go? “A stitch in time saves nine”? But the stratospheric levels of modern busyness — juggling work, family and friends, …

Black and White: The Twilight Zone

<i>For Rod Serling, TV was the perfect landscape to battle bigotry and corporate censorship. But was the nation ready for it?</i><p><b>In the late 1950s,</b> Rod …

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11 Fitness Apps That Are Better Than a Personal Trainer

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What It Was Like Watching Television In 2004 Vs. 2014

A lot can change in a decade, but it doesn't always.