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What it’s like to have 30 oil & gas wells as neighbors

If you're driving through the tightly packed residential neighborhood in south central L.A., you're liable to miss the whole operation.

How skyrocketing development in Texas could suck the state dry

The Lone Star State is losing open space faster than any other, and that's bad news for the water cycle.

Simpsons World

Simpsons World is an official online repository where US residents with an FXX cable subscription can watch any and all The Simpsons episodes for free. Also available through the FXNOW iOS and Android apps.

Maymo & Penny Trick-or-Treat

Maymo and Penny are a couple of lemon beagles. They (or at least their owners) seem to like dressing up for Halloween. This year, they tried on many costumes, and receive a wide variety of treats in exchange for their humiliation.

GotG Awesome Mix Vol. 1 Tape

It’s official. Disney will release a limited edition replica of the Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 cassette tape. It will be exclusive to Record Store Day outlets from 11/28 to 12/31 and will come with a digital copy of the album.

Leeo Smart Alert

If you don’t want to replace your existing smoke alarms with something smarter, the Leeo could be a good compromise. It listens to your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and will alert you or your emergency contacts via its iOS ap...

Organic Food Prank

Viral ad maker LifeHunters went to a food expo and had people sample their organic food, which was actually from McDonald’s. Just another reminder that when it comes to food, it really is mind over matter. Turn captions on.

GaffGun Gaffer’s Tape Dispenser

The GaffGun is for gaffers and anyone who often sticks gaffer’s tape and other kinds of tape on floors, whether to secure or hide cables, mark certain spots or decorate. An optional accessory makes it work with different tape widths...

Airblaster Ninja Suit

Hooded one-piece thermal underwear. They’re made of moisture-wicking fabric and have a form-fitting hood, thumb loops, full-length chest zipper and a front fly. Hoodless and Poler merino wool variants are also available.

PhotoMath

An app that instantly solves math equations using your phone’s camera, then shows you the step by step solution. It can solve simple arithmetic and algebra equations. Available for iOS and Windows Phone; Android version drops in 201...

Swoopy Summer

Paraglider Arnauld Longobardi takes us on a breakneck flight through the French Alps, skimming treetops, pulling dizzying spins and elegant water flares, and culminating in a stunt where he zooms just inches from a cablecar.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (Trailer)

After an early leak, Marvel has posted the first trailer for Joss Whedon’s The Avengers sequel – and it looks amazing. So sit back and revel in the awesomeness that is the supervillain Ultron, who seems way more evil than Pinocchio.

A Tale of Momentum and Inertia

In this beautifully-animated CGI short film by HouseSpecial, a creature made of rock does everything in its power to protect a small village threatened by a huge boulder. Despite the best of intentions, things don’t go according to plan.

New Short Film Exposes The Human Cost Of Coal Ash Dumping

The threats posed by coal ash are well known today, but not too long ago, the dangers of coal ash disposal were a dirty energy secret. For a large section of residents in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, the dangers of coal ash were kept...Show More Summary

How to Raise $750,000 for Charity, the YouTuber Way

Passionate and creative: That’s how YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley describes his “people,” the millions worldwide who follow his life on the video-sharing site. The 25-year-old—who records everything from meaningful advice to ridiculous...Show More Summary

OTTAWA: Parliament Gives Standing Ovation To Official Who Stopped Gunman

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

RELATED: The tinfoil hat crowd is already claiming that yesterday's incident was a false flag attack: "Kevin Vickers Sergeant-at-Arms guy is tied in with the royal family and a bunch of other corrupt New World Order evilness so obviously he is an untrustworthy character!"

Why Cutting Michael Sam Was a Mistake for the Dallas Cowboys

Photo by John Tornow Michael Sam was waived yesterday and finds himself without a team. In a year of PR disasters for the NFL, it would have made for one of the most slyly subversive moments the sport would have ever known had Sam gotten...Show More Summary

22 Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

This post is brought to you by Tuft & Needle. Tuft & Needle makes quality mattresses and offers them for an honest price. Exclusively available online and made in the USA, the mattress ships right to your door. No gimmicks, no sales tactics, 30 night trial and easy returns. What’s this? Last week we discussed the nature […]

Embracing Taylor Swift’s Feminist Awakening

It’s that time again. Every two years (like clockwork) we get a brand new Taylor Swift as the young starlet reinvents herself with each new album release, the fifth of which will be released in just a few days. Back in 2006, a doe-eyed, bouncy-curled country singer got us all crying on our guitars. Show More Summary

10.15 – MU Plus+ Podcast

Flying humanoids buzzing UK flights, advancements in human genome engineering, and Pablo Escobar’s hippos complete the eclectic mix for this week’s Plus+ exclusive. We then feature Indonesia’s John Chang and the hidden arts passed down to him through history. The episode is exclusive to Plus+ members. Sign up today...

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