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Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Best Movies of 2019: Good Movies to Watch From This Year - Thrillist

The best movies in theaters, the best movies on Netflix, the best movies everywhere. Start watching now.

Books | Books

Watch: Rare Trio of Bald Eagles Raise Eaglets Together on the Mississippi River - Geek.com

They say it takes a village to raise a child — but in a nest along the Mississippi River, three bald eagles have decided that it takes a trio to raise newly hatched …

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

What Happens When a Convicted Killer Moves to Town?

Thomas Kokoraleis, a member of the “Ripper Crew” that once terrorized Illinois, was released from prison last month and moved to Aurora. The mayor and many residents want him gone.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

The Best Baby Wipes: The Brands With The Safest Ingredients | The Gentle Nursery ™

Overwhelmed by the number of baby wipes on the market? The best baby wipes are the ones that work well and also reduce your baby’s exposure to harsh chemicals and fragrances. There are actually very few brands that meet these criteria. Here’s

Recipes | Recipes

Sour Cream Apple Cake

Just the right combination of sweet, tangy, moist and delicious, this yummy apple cake becomes an instant favorite at any table. It's not too sweet and incredibly moist, thanks to the sour cream in the batter, and the tart apple-cinnamon flavor wins over

Recipes | Recipes

Sour Cream Coffee Cake -My Favorite!

For many years this has been one of my favorite coffee cakes. Because it is made with the finest ingredients: butter, sour cream, fresh eggs, vanilla and cinnamon and walnuts. The aroma fills my house with a luscious scent, I feel like I've produced somet

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Lost Adventures of the I Love Lucy Cast

Ten rare television appearances by the Lucy gang that are worth checking out.

Music | Music

12 Soulful Facts About Aretha Franklin | Mental Floss

The documentary of Queen of Soul's legendary gospel album, 'Amazing Grace,' has finally been released—nearly 50 years after it was recorded.

Science & Technology | Technology

An in-depth look at the internal politics at HQ Trivia that has left the startup scrambling to stay afloat

This week’s banishment of host Scott Rogowsky was merely a symptom of the ongoing struggle to decide who will lead HQ Trivia. According to multiple sources, more than half of the startup’s staff signed an internal petition to depose CEO Rus Yusupov, w

Food & Drink | Food & Stuff

Vlasic Is Working on Pickle Chips Made Entirely of Pickles | Mental Floss

These aren't just pickle-flavored potato chips. Vlasic is developing chips made from real, vacuum-fried pickle slices.

Food & Drink | Food & Stuff

Why Choosing the Second Cheapest Wine on the Menu Isn't Such a Good Idea | Mental Floss

You may think you're being sneaky by ordering wine this way, but restaurants are well aware of this trick.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

The Infinite Scroll: Life under the unbreakable lure of the screen.

“Phoning it in” means to do something with very little effort or enthusiasm. The idiom seems oddly prescient now, given that it dates back to a time before the internet.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Hulk's 5 Funniest Moments in the MCU - Nerdist

Bruce Banner may be a tortured soul, but he sure is a funny one. Here are the Hulk's five best comedic moments in the MCU.

Music | Music

Beyoncé: Homecoming: The Live Album Album Review | Pitchfork

Beyoncé’s historic Coachella set is preserved as a stunning live album that captures an artist at her peak, flexing her catalog and shining a light on the genius of black artists that came before her.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Lori Loughlin ‘Could Spend Years, If Not Decades, Behind Bars’

Lori Loughlin ‘could spend years, if not decades’ in prison for her alleged involvement in the college admissions scandal, L.A. lawyer Neama Rahmani tells Us Weekly — details

Science & Technology | Technology

Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time coming to the Mac - 9to5Mac

Apple is working on bringing the Mac and iOS closer together with the introduction of macOS 10.15 and iOS 13. Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and more are expected to be unveiled for Mac during its Wo…

Entertainment | Netflix

Netflix's random play button is what we've all been waiting for

The company is testing a feature that could put a stop to endless Netflix scrolling.

Food & Drink | Food & Stuff

12 Wines Under $12: How Low Can You Go and Still Find Values? - The New York Times

The quest for exciting bottles gets trickier as the price drops. But you can still find some gems with a $12 limit.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Bots have invaded Instagram comments

Instagram has a serious bot problem, including accounts trying to sell verified badges.

    Style & Fashion | Fashion & Beauty

    The Best Mascaras at Sephora, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

    “I never thought it possible, but I am now the proud owner of long, dark doll eyelashes.”

    Business & Finance | Business

    MoviePass Denies Report Claiming It Lost Millions of Users

    MoviePass’s never-ending death spiral gained a burst of momentum Thursday with the release of a new Business Insider report, which claims the service now only counts 225,000 subscribers. However, a spokeswoman for MoviePass is disputing the report.

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

    The 25 Happiest Cities in America | Mental Floss

    With high salaries, healthy environments, and more, these U.S. cities are home to a lot of happy citizens.

    Science & Technology | Tech

    Amazon strikes at Spotify with new free streaming music with ads

    Amazon is launching a free music service to compete with Spotify's offering. It complements its existing Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited plans.

    Miscellaneous | Mid Century

    A Vintage Airstream Trailer Is Now the Ultimate Live/Work Mobile

    At just 80 square feet, The Kugelschiff is a renovated Airstream Bambi II that now serves as a tech entrepreneur’s tiny home and office.

    Entertainment | Entertainment News!

    5 'Game of Thrones' Characters Who Are More Important Than You Think

    As we steel ourselves for the final episodes of 'Game of Thrones', we thought it'd be worthwhile to remind you of some low-key power players who either have the position or a special power that could make them indispensable to the goals of the lead charac

    Entertainment | New Star Trek!

    Star Trek: Discovery finale fixes original series canon in the most hardcore way | SYFY WIRE

    The Season 2 finale of Star Trek: Discovery made darn sure canon was "fixed." But did it go too far? Was Spock out of line? Here's how Trek canon corrected the problems.

    News | Interesting Stuff

    10 Ingenious Ways to Reuse K-Cups | Mental Floss

    You don't have to feel guilty every time you use your Keurig machine. After enjoying your coffee, try recycling your K-Cup pods into something new.

    Politics | Op-Ed

    How Bibi Did It:
    The West’s most successful politician scores again

    Watching Benjamin Netanyahu win elections has become so customary that it is easy to miss the profound significance of his April 9 victory. When Netanyahu lost to Ehud Barak in 1999—the last time he was booted from office in an election—the Labor Party alliance won 26 seats.

    Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

    The Moral Case For Israel Annexing The West Bank—And Beyond

    Israel has the moral right to annex all of the West Bank. Israel’s right to exist is non-negotiable and it has a right to apply Israeli law to its nation.

    History | History

    The False “Nakba” Narrative

    The term “Nakba,” originally coined to describe the magnitude of the self-inflicted Palestinian and Arab defeat in the 1948 war, has become in recent decades a synonym for Palestinian victimhood, with failed aggressors transformed into hapless victims

    News | News

    92-Year-Old Ex-Nazi Guard Charged With 5,230 Counts Of Accessory To Murder

    German prosecutors say they have charged a former Nazi concentration camp guard with 5,230 counts of accessory to murder. The 92-year-old suspect, whose name wasn’t released, is accused of assistin…

    Music | Vinyl Records!

    Do Remastered Records Actually Sound Better? • Gear Patrol

    What is remastering? Do remastered records actually sound better? We asked a master engineer and music journalist to get to the bottom of it.

    Science & Technology | Social Media

    Pinterest shares rise 28% on first day of trading, worth $13 billion | VentureBeat

    Shares of Pinterest closed 28.58% higher than the IPO price on the first day of trading, giving the image-sharing site a $12.83 billion valuation.

    Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

    Live Episodes of All in the Family and The Jeffersons Are Coming to ABC

    Jimmy Kimmel is bringing back All in the Family and The Jeffersons for one live TV special. EP’s include Kimmel, Lear, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Justin Theroux, and Brent Miller. Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Foxx, and Wanda Sykes will star.

    Recipes | Recipes

    How to Make THE BEST Homemade Bread - I Heart Naptime

    The BEST bread recipe that's super soft and has the perfect touch of sweetness. Top it with fresh homemade jam for the ultimate treat!

    Music | Music

    Black Flag - Revenge (live 1981) Pre - Henry Rollins

    Black Flag - Revenge music clip taken from "The Decline of Western Civilisation." Penelope Spheeris, 1981

    Gaming | Gaming

    Facebook's AI extracts playable characters from real-world videos | VentureBeat

    In a newly published paper, scientists at Facebook AI Research describe a system that can extract controllable characters from real-world videos.

    Psychology | Personality

    Living With High-Functioning and Hidden Anxiety | The Mighty

    The Mighty's mental health editor Sarah Schuster writes what it feels like to have "high-functioning" anxiety, the kind you keep hidden as you go through the busyness of life.

    Science & Technology | Social Media

    Facebook exposed millions more Instagram passwords than we realized

    Facebook today revealed it'd discovered millions of improperly secured passwords on its server. So, you know... business as usual.

    Politics | Politics

    The Lesson of Mueller: An innocent man's defense can look like a guilty man's obstruction

    President Trump neither committed a Russia collusion crime that he needed to cover up nor took formal action that impeded the probe.

    Sports | Golf

    PGA Tour trainer: This is an underrated secret to hitting the ball longer - Golf

    More strength isn't always the key to hitting your ball farther. In fact, it can often hurt you. Just ask this GOLF Top 100 Teacher.

    Politics | Politics

    The One Crucial Line In The Mueller Report That The Media Is Taking Wildly Out Of Context

    The Mueller report is finally here and nobody who is currently pontificating about its contents has actually read the entire thing, myself included.

    Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

    Lone soldiers celebrate Passover in the army | The Jerusalem post

    Both lone soldiers will take part in Seders and the traditional customs while on base. The soldiers said their unit has become their family.

    News | The News

    FDNY Spirit Run honors firefighters who battled Notre Dame fire

    New York probationary firefighters carried both American and French flags Wednesday during their final Spirit Run before their graduation in tribute to the firefighters who battled the horrible fire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday.