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Stormy Daniels Offers to Return Payment to End Deal for Her Silence

The pornographic film actress who says she had an affair with President Trump offered on Monday to return $130,000 she received from Mr. Trump’s personal lawyer in 2016 for agreeing not to discuss the alleged relationship.<p>In exchange, the actress, Stephanie Clifford, seeks an end to her deal to …

Stormy Daniels

Standing desks 'increase pain' and slow down mental ability, study suggests

Standing desks increase bodily pain and slow down people’s cognitive functions at work, new research suggests.<p>Experts have warned that despite the “feverish” trend towards adopting the adjustable desks, there is little solid evidence to support their use, as well as concerns they may do more harm …

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

Watch the S.N.L. Trump Sketch That Broke the Premise of S.N.L.

Jessica Chastain, Kate McKinnon, and the rest abandoned their characters.<p>Midway through the <b>Jessica Chastain</b>-hosted episode of <i>S.N.L.,</i> the actress came out in character and wig as a fictional game show host named Veronica Elders. “Veronica” posed questions about the many outrageous misdeeds—both real …

Hollywood
New York City

EXCLUSIVE: Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia – The Secret History of Trollkind

From Guillermo del Toro and DreamWorks Animation comes a graphic novel with further adventures for teenage Jim Lake, Jr., and the trolls from …

Comics

Protest in St. Louis Turns Violent: Pictures

St. Louis

40-year campaign to exhume baby's body produces empty coffin

Lydia Reid believed that the remains of her son Gary, who died at the age of seven days, were missing. She has been proved correct<p>A mother who campaigned for more than 40 years to find out what happened to her dead baby’s remains has found out his coffin was buried without a body inside.<p>Lydia Reid, …

Archaeology
Latin America

The Tom and Jerry Story

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p>In 1939, producer …

The Oscars

Here Is the Trump Transition Team's Big Plan for NASA

Establishing a permanent presence on the moon, for one.<p>If you feel like NASA's been in limbo lately, you're not alone.<p>"NASA has been kind of stuck for much of the last decade," says Jack Burns, who serves as a member of President Trump's NASA transition team. "After the shuttle stopped flying, …

Space Exploration

These Disney-inspired prints are positively enchanting

Your favorite Disney classics have gotten a makeover – and for once, we're not talking about live-action remakes.<p>No, we're talking about a stunning …

Science

Tony Romo’s retirement cost the Texans the chance to play the Patriots in season opener

The quarterback’s decision to join the broadcast booth had big implications in the NFL’s schedule.<p>The NFL released its schedule for the 2017 season on Thursday evening, and apparently the Houston Texans missed out on playing the Patriots in the NFL Kickoff Game — all thanks to Tony Romo.<p>This …

NFL

On Smurf Turf: Remembering the Snorks

In 1958, Belgian artist Pierre Culliford, who went by the name Peyo, illustrated a comic in the magazine <i>Spirou</i> that featured a diminutive supporting …

New York Times

Steve Jobs’ custom Apple I and other historic machines are on display at Seattle museum

Long before the iPhone or even the Mac, Apple was a handful of people working in an industry that was only just beginning to take the idea of personal computing seriously. In the earliest days of those early days, Steves Wozniak and Jobs made their first device together: the Apple I. Few of these …

University of Washington

Doh! What budding animators can learn from The Simpsons at 30

With an impressive 28 seasons under its belt, and a 29th and 30th run recently commissioned, The Simpsons is an incredible example of primetime …

The Simpsons

How Prince Concealed His Addiction: Aspirin Bottles of Opiates

At the time of Prince’s death, his Paisley Park home and recording compound in Minnesota were strewn with “a sizable amount” of narcotic painkillers for which he did not have prescriptions, including some hidden in over-the-counter vitamin and aspirin bottles and others issued in the name of a …

Laundry Rooms

This Family Feud Episode From 1983 Features The Cast Of Batman Vs. The Castaways From Gilligan's Island

Remember when TV shows featured awesome crossover episodes that brought characters from different shows together in fun and funny ways?<p>These cool TV …

TV
Baseball

The science behind why your shoelace knot is doomed to fail

No matter how tight you tug, it feels like some shoelaces are doomed to come untied.<p>Fret no longer, as new research from the University of …

Venezuela
Venezuela

What the game industry thinks of Nintendo’s Switch

Developers and executives discuss the hybrid system.<p>Four days from today, Nintendo's latest console will go on sale.<p>A little over four years since the launch of Wii U, a little over four months since Nintendo announced Switch, and to many, the system seems like a breath of fresh air — a game …

Quartz at the core of Earth's magnetic field paradox

For centuries, scientists have wondered why Earth has a magnetic field. It's still a mystery, but by using super-high pressures and temperatures to …

Scientists solve fish evolution mystery

A University of Wyoming researcher is part of an international team that has discovered how more than 700 species of fish have evolved in East …

Evolution

Number of Americans renouncing citizenship reaches record high

A record number of Americans abandoned their US citizenship last year, according to official figures.<p>Statistics published by the US Federal Register showed that 5,411 people gave up their nationality, an increase of 26 per cent on 2015.<p>For many the main motivation is tax.<p>Americans are liable for US …

Soccer ball recovered from Shuttle Challenger now on Space Station

HOUSTON — A soccer ball that was on the ill-fated launch of the space shuttle Challenger has made it to orbit 30 years later, thanks to a shared connection between one of the fallen astronauts and the current commander on the International Space Station.<p>NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, the commander …

Nintendo tackles 3DS piracy with 'freeShop' takedown

Homebrew software designed to imitate the Nintendo eShop has been issued a takedown notice by the house of Mario. FreeShop allows 3DS owners to browse, search and download games using "titlekeys," a form of encryption employed by Nintendo for its online store. As <i>Kotaku</i> reports, it was sold as a way …

Obama will use his executive authority to impose new permanent bans on offshore drilling

Invoking a rarely used provision in federal law, the<p>Obamaadministration on Tuesday announced a permanent ban on offshore drilling in broad parts of the Arctic and Atlantic coasts — a sweeping and controversial move that will help secure the president's environmental legacy even as critics vowed to …