The Washington Nationals' signing of Max Scherzer—one of the best starting pitchers in baseball—ignited a few sports-talk debates: Do the Nationals have the best rotation in the history of the game? Can DC win its first World SeriesShow More Summary
When I learned that Joe Abercrombie would be writing a YA series, I was a bit worried. After all, the author has established himself as one of grimdark's biggest draws and I was afraid that switching gears to appeal to a different market could well take away most of what made his books so enjoyable. Show More Summary
The spam situation in 2014 was much the same as it has been for many years now: useless emails are still abundant, annoying, and wasteful. There was one change that happened in the last quarter, however: China eclipsed the U.S. as the biggest source of spam. Various countries have been crowned the biggest culprits before, […]
Overlooked, cruel, ruthlessly inventive: Silvina Ocampo is the forgotten middle child in the storied family of Argentine Writers. In reality, she was the youngest of six children born in Buenos Aires; one of her older sisters, Victoria, founded the legendary literary magazine Sur. Show More Summary
He gives 2 reasons:1. 15 years is "long enough to do any single job." You've got to do "new things, shake your world up, or recognize before you crash that burn-out does happen." He's talking about everyone, but one can extract that he feels burnt out.2. Show More Summary
In the industrialized world, only one country has a higher rate of child poverty rate than the U.S.
How did the sperm whale get to be the world's largest toothed predator with a name that probably got it mercilessly bullied and picked on by the Earth's other animals, you ask? It could be that no one wants to eat anything while surrounded by a cloud of whale waste.
If I know one thing after all these years in the world of weddings, it’s that the details are what makes an event truly special; from getting ready the morning of to the brides accessories, it’s all about the little things. And that, my dears, is why we’re seriously smitten with Doie Lounge robes and […]
A birth of twins with 87 days between the two has been confirmed to have smashed the previous Guinness World Record for the “longest interval between the births of twins”. For Maria Jones-Elliott it had been one of the hardest pregnancies ever. Show More Summary
By Strauss on Jan 28 2015 Apparently we live in a world where such a thing as “post-ambient” exists, according to one citizen’s review of Shifts via his Bandcamp profile. And you know, I don’t know if I really want to live in a world where such a thing exists. Show More Summary
As ridiculous as it is to compare superhero comic books to the real world, there is one area in which I can’t help but do so, and that is in the ways in which nudity is treated. Within the logic of superhero universes, the implications of and reactions to nudity are radically different to our […]
#RelationshipGoals. We srsly can't get over how adorable Demi Lovato's relationship with Wilmer Valderrama is! Especially when her adorable pup Buddy is thrown into the mix! [ Related: Demi, Wilmer, & Buddy Make One Cute Little Family! ] The singer shared a cute photo of the threesome on Instagram late Tuesday evening and captioned the precious pic: "My [...]
The autopsy of a former Russian agent was so radioactive that his postmortem was "one of the most dangerous" ever undertaken.
The largest penal colony in the world, Rikers Island, is home to 11,000 inmates, 10 on-site jails, and one food garden. Five years ago, the NYC Department of Correction and the 113-year-old Horticultural Society of New York partnered to offer a restorative justice program there. Show More Summary
What is going on here? One of New York's most famous restaurants has one of the world's strangest Instagram accounts. The last dozen posts are just screenshots of people liking various photos on the TOTG account, plus this weird video...Show More Summary
Bold brows continue to be the thing we're all obsessed with in the beauty world. And Jordana Brewster is one of the red-carpet OGs when it comes this look. The woman has been rocking her full eyebrows her entire career. And if we get all up in 'em in this shot taken at the Project Almanac premiere, we can find out their secrets. Show More Summary
At 42-years-old, Gwyneth Paltrow is looking absolutely fab. Known for her slender physique and youthful, all natural complexion, she’s got women the world over wondering what in the world her secret is. Well for one, the Mortdecai star...Show More Summary
They say never to mix business with pleasure. But no one ever said to not mix business with family! Considering how Hollywood is such a dog-eat-dog world, actors, musicians, and reality TV stars need to rely on people they can trust. For a lot of A-listers, all they have to do is look to their own flesh and [...]
With Deflategate being the talk of the football world for the past week, one Super Bowl commercial is using the New England Patriots' "scandal" to its advantage. The people in charge of the ads for the Hot Tub Time Machine sequel decided that a Deflategate joke was too good to pass up. Show More Summary
The first Formula One preseason test starts on Sunday, February 1 at the Circuito de Jerez in southern Spain. It has only been two months since Lewis Hamilton won the 2014 world championship in Abu Dhabi, but we're already on the cusp...Show More Summary