Bill Hader is always a good time, especially when he just gets to do impressions of his fellow celebrities. So gather around the burning couch and listen to this Christmas tale: Conan had a holiday party, to which he invited Hader, as well as Tom Hanks, Adam Sandler, and Martin ... More »
These gizmos were already catching fire -- now they're supposed to get you hot and bothered. Behold the Dildo Hoverboard, the newest ride for the "busy millennial." "The Dildo Hoverboard allows me to squeeze in that much needed pleasure...Show More Summary
On Thursday, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, which is the world’s largest solar thermal power station, reported that a small fire had broken out at the facility. The fire caused the plant to shut down one of its electricity-generating water towers and left the high-tech facility crippled, only operating at one-third capacity. Show More Summary
Ivanpah is the world’s largest solar farm located in the Mojave Desert in California. It has been responsible for mass killings of birds since the...
I can see now that in terms of blog material, this shawl is going to be a problem. There’s precious little I can do to make it interesting, short of it catching fire or me making a huge mistake (both … Continue reading ?
In the acknowledgment section of her memoir, Ordinary Light, Tracy K. Smith writes: “I wish to thank my family for trusting me to tell my story, which has brought elements of their stories to light. And I wish to ask… Continue readi...
Support from liberal women grows -- but so does worry about political vitriol. The New York Times recently flubbed a Trump counter-story, publishing an "expose" revealing that, in addition to publicly insulting high-profile women, he can also act unseemly toward them in private. The Times story didn't catch on because it was largely untrue. Show More Summary
There are some 40 million dead trees standing waiting to catch on fire across the state this fire season. [ more › ]
Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Scroll through for our picks below. Halt and Catch […]
Wednesday's Say Hey, Baseball includes surprising dominance from a Phillies' starter, the Braves' firing of Fredi Gonzalez, and a goodbye to Tim Lincecum. Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
Mackenzie Davis has a lot in common with Cameron Howe, the dawn-of-the-PC-age programmer she plays in AMC’s Halt And Catch Fire. Both are whip-smart, bold and blunt in their beliefs, and hyper-aware of their status as women in an industry dominated by men. Show More Summary
FIRE CO-FOUNDER SILVERGLATE WINS MANHATTAN INSTITUTE’S ALEXANDER HAMILTON AWARD: Forgive me while I catch up with myself (protecting free speech on campus is keeping us busier than ever, lately), but I’m pleased to announce that last Monday, FIRE co-founder Harvey Silverglate received the Manhattan Institute’s 2016 Alexander Hamilton Award for his decades of civil liberties […]
Two people and a dog were rescued. [ more › ]
Though this is an uncommon occurrence, it does happen. Whenever you have a lithium ion battery, you have a risk for burning or even an explosion. The latest device to burn up is a Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, specifically from Sprint. The owner of this device claims that he plugged [...]
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Some digital projectors can produce 281 trillion shades of color. That’s approximately 40 thousands colors for each and every person on Earth. What makes them work is theoretically simple, but the technological feat requires extreme precision in practice. Read more...
Their equipment captured and analyzed air from hundreds of viewers during screenings of 'Dinosaurs 3D,' 'Buddy,' and 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.'
A limo ferrying a group of Massachusetts high schoolers to prom burst into flames just seconds after all the tux- and gown-clad students fled the smoking ride.
All three drivers walked away from the scary wreck that saw Patrick’s car catch fire and Stewart and McMurray slam nearly at speed into a concrete wall. Danica Patrick, Tony Stewart and Jamie McMurray were involved in an accident that...Show More Summary
Now here’s an idea we hope catches fire. Aurora, Colorado’s third largest city, recently announced how it will use $1.5 million generated from a tax on recreational pot to supporting homeless people, the Aurora Sentinel reported. The...Show More Summary