Michael, it would seem a little odd that Boehner has chosen this moment to unload on the outside groups, given the stakes are so small on this deal and criticizing something before it is announced (especially when you know what’s going to be in it) isn’t much of an offense. Show More Summary
The world of Middle-earth created in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy is one of the most expansive you’ll find in popular fiction. The British author not only told epic tales with his books, but developed an immensely detailed fantasy world filled with all kinds of strange places, races and history. Show More Summary
You know those arguments where you’re certain you’re right, so when the other person says “Well, let’s just go look up the answer,” you are more than happy to oblige? That appears to be the attitude of streaming video startup Aereo, which today said it will not try to stop the broadcast networks from taking their complaint to the Supreme … [More]
Christmas is approaching fast. Is your blog still in that summer dress? We told you early enough to change that before winter breaks in. I don’t know what the weather is over at your spot of the globe. Over here we still have a little time to get our blogs winterproof. Show More Summary
Everyone knows the host who throws the best holiday party and who declares, one week before, to NOT BRING ANYTHING. They say it with such severe finality and borderline hostility that you're actually afraid they'll hit you if you show up with a bottle of wine or pretty little potted plant (because Mom taught you!). Show More Summary
It’s that time of year. You know, that one. The music has been playing since before Halloween (what’s with that?) and the sparkling lights and brightly colored packages are making an appearance everywhere. And the food? Oh, the food! (I believe in…
Thinking that you’d like to start a blog in 2014? Or perhaps you already have one and want to stay up with the trends? This post is for you. You see, the thing about blogging is that it changes regularly but also hardly ever changes at all. That might seem like an odd statement but […]
Good morning. Here's what you need to know. Markets were down across the board. Asia was lower in overnight trading. Japan's Nikkei closed down 1.12%; Korea's KOSPI, 0.51%; and Hong Kong's Hang Seng, 0.51%. Europe was down as well, and U.S. Show More Summary
Well this stuff is just plain cool. I think I can safely say that I’ve never seen anything like it before. I don’t know…maybe cherry preserves? It’s by Lush, and it’s called Santa’s Lip Scrub. I like Lush’s Sugar Lip Scrubs, but this...Show More Summary
Usually no good can come from Dad pulling out the gold Hammer pants. Let's be honest, pretty much every father-and-son dance team is terrible. That's what makes it fun. Dad gets one too many Stroh's in him and before you know it he and the boy are dancing to Nine Inch Nails while everyone has a good laugh. Show More Summary
When I was in graduate school (back before the earth cooled) I remember thinking the following thoughts: Quantum computing is a new field filled with two types of people: young people dumb enough to not know they weren’t supposed to … Continue reading ?
As everyone who uses Twitter knows, there's a limit of 140 characters per tweet. For Twitter API programmers like me, this means your code has to make sure the tweet you're about to send is not longer than 140 characters, or TwitterShow More Summary
Lululemon is set to report its third-quarter earnings this week. But with the stock down nearly 10% this year, investors need to keep an eye on three key areas heading into the results.
Cold, dead flesh. So hot right now. With the runaway success of AMC's The Walking Dead, it's hard not to notice the accompanying uptick in zombie stories. They're the new vampires. Before you know it, they'll be practically sparkling. In...
Saudi Arabia's Empty Quarter is one of the most desolate places on the entire Earth. It's a place locals say not to go since you'll, y'know, die. Good luck Range Rover. Read more...
Before E3 we collected all the details we had on Destiny. Prepare yourself for Bungie's new world with the information within.
With all the amazing television shows out there, it can be difficult to know what to watch and when to watch it. Fear not since we have compiled a list of the 17 most anticipated, must-see shows returning in 2014 and where to catch up...Show More Summary
There is an amazing tool out there for teaching and learning about Math (and the world) and not enough people know about it. If you have never tried it out before, you should head over to Wolfram Alpha right now. Wolfram Alpha describes...Show More Summary
Look, before we get started, let me assure you all that I know the character is called The Doctor, and not Doctor Who. But you can't just have an article headline, even on io9, that only mentions the Doctor, because many people won't realize you're referring to Doctor Who. Show More Summary
So I know Urban Decay Naked 3 ($52) is on my wish list but I just couldn’t resist when it became available on the UD website last Monday. I pulled the trigger before I could even think about it. You see, it wasn’t supposed to hit outside retailers until January and with the original release selling […]