AT&T and Time Warner’s top brass met with a US Senate antitrust panel on Wednesday to argue that the proposed $85 billion merger of the two companies would help competition rather than hurt it. This sounds like a big, steamy pile of bullshit.
Wildfire spread with remarkable speed around, and eventually into, the towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee beginning two weeks ago. The source of the blaze appears to be arson. The two individuals charged in connection to the fires that killed 14? Two dumb kids.
Draymond Green, whose feet regularly find the sensitive fleshy bits between his opponents’ legs, has taken a pretty self-righteous tack in his response to critics: Green says the people who make the rules for the NBA just don’t get how human bodies work.
The midseason finale of Agents of SHIELD, “The Laws of Thermal Dynamics,” wrapped up most of the dangling plot threads from the beginning of the season—right up until it ended with a big ole twist that opened a huge can of worms.
OXO makes some of the most popular kitchen accessories on the market, and three of their products are cheaper than ever today on Amazon. It should go without saying, but any of these would make a fine gift for the holidays.
I was on the Jersey Turnpike when I saw it. I was driving my family to New York for Thanksgiving and there, along the shittiest stretch of road in the shittiest state in America, I saw the Williams-Sonoma fulfillment center: a vast hangar that seemed to stretch a mile long, with shipping containers lined up along the…
“The Tricky” is a pro streetballer in Serbia who either has total control over inanimate objects or the ability to bend gravity, because he can make a basketball spin on pretty much anything that can loosely resemble a finger. That means the corner of books, the tips of pens, the bottom of Coca Cola bottles,…
If Donald Trump is trying to make good on his promise to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency, he’s picked the right man to get the job done.
The three major Axis powers — Germany, Japan, and Italy — committed a host of catastrophic errors during the war. But some of these miscalculations were considerably worse than others. Here are the most significant blunders made by the Axis during WWII.
When the next iPhone arrives next year, it might come in an additional color: Red. At least, that’s the rumor according to Japanese Apple blog Macoakara. Red, people. Are you ready for a red phone?
By now the mannequin challenge—the latest teen meme which is in no way challenging and does not involve any mannequins—has been attempted in just about every configuration. It swept our nation’s high schools, wormed its way into late night TV, and even graced the hallowed halls of professional wrestling. As of…
Behold the glorious future of neural networks: disembodied faces rotating in the darkness. Research submitted to Cornell University uses deep neural networks to create detailed 3D models of faces using a single 2D picture.
Marvel’s current big Spider-Man arc has seen the rise and return of several deceased characters from Peter Parker’s past, both friends and foes alike, thanks to the crazy cloning shenanigans of longtime Spidey villain the Jackal. But the latest twist in the tale is here and... well, it’s very much befitting for an…
A good travel mug would make a fine gift for just about anyone this year, and if you hurry over to Amazon, the Contigo Autoseal West Loop, is just $13 in a couple of colors. In case you weren’t aware, this is our readers’ favorite travel mug by a wide margin, and can keep a drink hot for four hours, or cold for up to…
Rejoice, you can download Netflix movies and TV shows to watch offline. Unfortunately, it only downloads to your built-in storage by default, which can lead to some slow, cluttered phones. If you’d rather use the extra space on your SD card for all those Stranger Things episodes, here’s how.
It goes without saying that fans have lots of questions about next year’s Blade Runner sequel, Blade Runner 2049. How has that world changed? Who are Ryan Gosling and Jared Leto playing? And, if Deckard is still around, it’s pretty obvious he’s not a Replicant, right?
The Greenland ice sheet contains enough water to raise global sea levels 24 feet should it all melt. And a massive melt-out is exactly what seems to have happened about a million years ago, according to a groundbreaking analysis of a unique geologic sample from Greenland’s rocky underbelly.
Using an expert computer system to parse through over three million satellite photos, scientists have compiled a high resolution map of the Earth that’s offering an unprecedented glimpse into how our planet’s surface water has changed over the past three decades.
A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for hacking celebrities, social security numbers, nude photographs, and trying to sell scripts for popular movies and TV shows. As The New York Times notes, his five year sentence is almost twice the suggested federal sentencing guidelines for hacking.
Remember your last flight when you told yourself that at least flying couldn’t get any worse? Well, it’s about to get worse. United Airlines will soon start charging some customers for the privilege to use the overhead bins.