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Get your car to tell you what's wrong with a $50 dongle

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

We imagine that the blind terror that we experience when visiting an auto shop is the same when a car mechanic visits Best Buy. After all, to us, that check engine light represents a multitude of problems that send most of us into a panic. That's the...

Getting Up After You've Been Knocked Down

I have a client who was fond of saying that he had "made it in D.C." once he'd gone through his first media firestorm. While he was using the humor to mask his own terror at the personal and professional experience he was undergoing, he wasn't far off. Show More Summary

Uber’s Ratings Terrorize Drivers And Trick Riders. Why Not Fix Them?

A few days ago, I had a novel Uber experience: I took a ride in a car as grimy and musty-smelling as a typical yellow cab. The driver was friendly and knew his way around, but he was clearly falling short of Uber’s standard that the sedans in its UberX fleet be in “excellent condition.” [...]

Watch A Pair Of F-18s Refuel In Mid-Air Near The RAAF Base In Tindal, NT

Flying a fighter jet has to be one of the few activities that triggers both excitement and terror. I’m sure a trained pilot experiences the former more than the latter, but I can only imagine the skills needed to successfully dock with a tanker craft in mid-air. Show More Summary

Top 5 reasons to take a Tanzania safari

They call Tanzania the giraffe of Africa and this is no surprise, it does indeed look down on it?s neighbours as they experience political unrest, terrorism and crime ? Tanzania itself experiences none of these things. This peacefulShow More Summary

American fans experience the anxious terror of winning by losing

RECIFE, Brazil -- The tickets had cost hundreds of dollars. The flights hundreds more. And yet the 20,000 Americans who'd braved the pouring rain and navigated Recife's waterlogged streets to watch the United States play Germany could barely focus on the game. Show More Summary

The War in Iraq Could Fuel Terror at Home

With thousands of westerners fighting for islamist groups in Syria and Iraq, a foreign jihad no longer seems so distant, and officials fear that some of these fighters may eventually return radicalized by their experience—and ready to bring their war home

By: Rach (Heart of Rachel)

Those are very interesting places. Visiting the House of Terror must have been an unforgettable experience. The Budapest Central Synagogue has a distinct exterior. The interior is impressive.

We'll Always Have School Shootings Because We Really Really Love Guns

Image via Flickr user Big Ashb Not long before he killed himself, David Foster Wallace wrote a short piece for the Atlantic about the War on Terror, called "Just Asking." It detailed a disturbing thought experiment about whether maybe...Show More Summary

Beagles Experience Sunshine, Grass For First Time

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

One might imagine the inescapable joy, but also terror, of experiencing sunshine and grass for the first time. One might also imagine that joy multiplying many times over if you happen to be a beagle. Read more...

Creepy trailer & stills from Tedi Sarafian's Altergeist delivers the scares

Something scary is lurking in the cellars of King’s Ransom Winery and with this creepy look at Tedi Sarafian's supernatural horror tale ALTERGEIST you can experience the terror for yourself. Sarafian, whose previous writing...Show More Summary

Cavemen (Blu-ray)

4 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "I have never had to experience the world of dating in a big city, but to judge by films like Cavemen, it's a cesspit of disappointment and terror."

Have you ever been this scared of a video game?

4 months agoEntertainment / Video Games : CVG

See a grown man scared legless during an Oculus VR demo. A man trying out the Oculus Rift at a shopping mall was so intensely scared by his roller coaster experience that he shrieked in terror and threw a massive wobbly.Click here to read the full article

Neuroscientists Now Know Why We’re Frozen in Terror

It’s a cliché—”paralyzed with fear”—that, until recent decades, seemed like just a metaphor for the immediate fear response, a way of explaining the gap between the experience of fear and the perception of it. But a new study has given more weight to the idea that the...

Ontario: It's Beer Book Page Proof Reading Time

Even though I have been writing about beer for over a decade, I have not had the pleasure of the page proof experience before. It balances between sheer terror and giddy delight as I see that so much of what I hoped for the book Jordan...Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Watch a model's terrifying transformation into real life Marge Simpson

Philosopher Edmund Burke characterized the sublime as "whatever is in any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror," an all-consuming experience that can either compel or destroy us. Show More Summary

Risk of psychotic traits may be indicated by frequent nightmares in childhood

Children who suffer from frequent nightmares or bouts of night terrors may be at an increased risk of psychotic experiences in adolescence, according to new research from the University of Warwick.The study, published in the journalShow More Summary

Frequent childhood nightmares may indicate an increased risk of psychotic traits

Children who suffer from frequent nightmares or bouts of night terrors may be at an increased risk of psychotic experiences in adolescence, according to new research from the University of Warwick. read more

?Discover the terrors of space in the comfort of your own home

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Did you blow your chance to watch Gravity in 3D and/or in Imax? You poor bastard. You can't possibly recapture the experience on your home TV (yes, even if you have one of those giant home theaters with stadium seating), but at least you'll get to pause to use the bathroom. Plus Thor, Harry Potter, and more! Read more...

Give the Gift of Terror With This Talking Teddy Bear

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Ever wished you could take the experience of living through an episode of The Twilight Zone, wrap it up and give it to a child you love? Well, now you can! Read more...

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