Kim Kardashian is back to regular her scheduled programming, promoting lip kits, and chatting away on talk shows. Only this time, things feel different. Kim shared a lot about family- good and bad-on Thursday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, discussing everything from a strained relationship with Caitlyn Jenner to life after the Paris robbery.
Peter Capaldi’s not just a fan of science fiction. This guy loves real deal science, too. Dr. Who’s beloved twelfth doctor made an appearance at the London March for Science on Saturday, much to the delight of science, and Time Lord fans alike.
WYD, fashion? Cheap things that are made to look expensive may be acceptable cultural cache in 2017, but not the other way around. Hence, the current online laughter in the serious, pouty face of high fashion brand, Balenciaga. They’ve been selling a certain “bleu sulphate” shopping bag online for $2,145.
Sometimes it happens when they overextend themselves to try and get the perfect shot. Sometimes it happens when an athlete inadvertently makes them part of the game. Sometimes they just fall over. News Be Funny Videos on YouTube has given us another fantastic news bloopers compilation, this time highlighting those times when TV reporters have taken unfortunate tumbles while on live television.
In the battle between a massive prehistoric beast and a fluttering bird, we all know what’s destined to come out on top. But in the case of Mastodon, a social network with the potential to take on Twitter, the former just so happens to be the underdog.
The Xperia Touch from Sony is a portable projector that uses infrared light and camera capture to display visuals and read interaction.
Jay Z is bringing Trayvon Martin’s story to both the big screen and the small screen. He and The Weinstein Company have just scooped up the rights to two books about Martin, with the intention of creating both a narrative feature film and a TV docuseries.
Five-year-olds and particle physics don’t usually go in the same sentence together. But the guys that made Angry Birds is trying to change that with the launch of Big Bang Legends , its new game that introduces particle physics concepts to kids.
What’s the worst possible insult you could throw at someone? Calling them a bad Overwatch player. A parent shared the disciplinary slip that their daughter received at school for insulting a fellow student after her pencil was stolen.
If you were a child in America anytime between the ’60s and ’90s, there’s a certain man in a red sweater who was probably there for you. Fred Rogers, better known as the one and only Mr. Rogers, spent over four decades hosting educational TV programs for kids.
Today, like most days, Samuel L. Jackson is the voice of reason. While making his debut as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development on Monday afternoon, Ben Carson said that America’s “can-do” value system was best exemplified by slaves – who he audaciously referred to as “immigrants.”
Hands up: Who feels personally victimised by Dev Patel’s new girlfriend? If your hand isn’t raised, you’re a liar and a fraud. While Australian actress Tilda Cobham-Hervey seems really cool and nice, the fact remains – she has burst our collective bubble by dating the internet’s fantasy boyfriend, actor (who does a mean Australian accent) and known Longbottomer, Dev Patel.
Across plenty of social media sites, facts and hard evidence aren’t always easy to come by. On ResearchGate, however, the search for such truths is at the heart of everything the social network does. It’s been called a “Facebook-style” platform for a scientists, a place where they can come to share and discuss the studies they’re completing and connect with other experts in their field.
I’m not saying I’d vote for Han Solo, I’m just saying I’d hear him out. The United States of America just elected an aging reality TV star to the presidency, yet a Republican-backed super PAC believes constituents in Georgia will be startled by a Democratic congressional candidate who dressed up as Han Solo in college.
Another day, another string of Twitter updates aimed at curbing abuse and harassment. The company just detailed a new set of changes to reduce harassment on its platform. Among them: users who report abusive tweets and accounts will finally get some feedback on their reports.
Emma Watson covers the March issue of Vanity Fair with a profile that revisits her child star past, looks to her Disney princess future, and attempts to drag Gloria Steinem into some good old-fashioned shit talking. In the piece, Vanity Fair’s Derek Blasberg describes a PowerPoint presentation Watson created for fashion designers looking to dress her for her Beauty and the Beast tour.
As the great Avril Lavigne once sang, “Why’d you have to go and make health care so complicated?” Well, okay. That’s not exactly what she said, but if she were to release her hit angsty 2002 anthem, ” Complicated,” today about the laughable health care statement Donald Trump made on Monday, those would probably be the lyrics.
We all know that Mark Zuckerberg’s resolution for 2017 is to visit and meet people in every U.S. state by the end of the year. Faithful to his “personal challenge,” the Facebook CEO posted a picture of him and his wife Priscilla Chan as they walk along the arcade of a town in Alabama, while reading a local newspaper.
We know he’s great at reading poems, and now Tom Hiddleston has lent his voice acting talents to Planet Earth II , soothingly reminding us that we share a planet with awful humans, but also some pretty dope animals. What’s that you say, Tommy? Something about love? Monkeys steal things?
Love the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice or hate it, there’s no denying Batman has the coolest toys. The upcoming sequel, Justice League , promises to raise the bar for caped-crusader gadgetry and transform the Batmobile into the ultimate superhero vehicle.
If President Donald Trump insists on behaving like a self-absorbed pre-schooler, Reddit will continue to photoshop him as one. That’s the idea behind r/Tiny Trumps, a new subreddit devoted to exactly that. They’ve got child-sized Trumps holding press conferences, sitting with standard-sized Barack Obamas and signing giant executive orders with giant pens.
Man, this story’s a hot one. Carlos Santana is a known guitar genius, but on the subject of Bey? He clearly has no idea what he’s talking about. The 69-year-old music legend responsible for the over-meme’d travesty that is “Smooth” had the nerve to criticise Beyoncé in an interview following the Grammys – weighing into the whole ” who deserved the Album of the Year award the most” debate.
If you send a rover to Mars, you need to figure out what you want to study once it gets there. Do you want an up-close look at former hot springs? Are you interested in learning more about the planet’s past volcanic activity? How about checking out a crater that was once filled with water?
For a growing number of American kids, porn is their sex ed. Now Pornhub is hoping to offer their audience some more formal lessons in how to be a healthy and happy sexual being. On Wednesday, the massive adult entertainment destination took the somewhat surprising step of launching the “Pornhub Sexual Health Center.”
If you’ve spent any time in Southeast Asia over Chinese New Year, you’d be well familiar with festive treats like pineapple tarts and barbecue pork. These good ol’ favourites may never go out of style, but those pecking around for more creative eats may satisfy their tastebuds with these new mashups that have hit the market.
LONDON – Gather round, everyone – James Blunt has something huge to show you. At the end of last year, the British singer tweeted the following announcement in his trademark, jokey fashion. Sure enough, Blunt has been good to his word.
Out with the old White House website and in with the new. The transition to the Trump administration’s White House website is proving especially jarring for climate change advocates. On Friday, the Obama administration’s White House website, which included many pages on climate change and plans to combat it, was switched over to a website featuring President Donald Trump’s agenda.
Yelp is notorious for compiling heated reviews of disgruntled patrons. It becomes a dumping ground for any complaint anyone has ever had about a business, and they can get pretty obnoxious. Jimmy Fallon and Aziz Ansari brought attention to that on The Tonight Show Thursday night, in a segment titled “Dramatic Yelp Reviews.”
Keon the Irish wolfhound now holds the Guinness World Record for longest tail on a dog, thanks to his massive 2.6-foot long tail, beating the previous record by about 1.7 inches. Guinness World Records visited the wolfhound and his owners at their home in Belgium to present Keon with his official certificate and to capture footage of the world’s longest dog tail in motion.
Climate scientists around the world just announced that 2016 is the warmest year on record, beating out 2015 and 2014 for the dubious distinction. The temperature milestone means that 16 of the 17 warmest years on record have now occurred since 2001, with each of the past three years setting global heat records.
Twitter is shutting down its business-focused Dashboard tool just six months after its launch. The company announced the closure on the app’s Twitter page on Tuesday with little explanation. The app was intended to help businesses more easily manage and track tweets with features like scheduling, copy suggestions and keyword monitoring.
A judge did not take Donald Trump’s tweets seriously – which saved him from a lawsuit. On Monday, a libel case against Trump was dumped by a New York judge, who claimed because the president-elect uses “simplistic insults” like “wacko” and “loser” on Twitter, his “hyperbolic” comments just show his opinions and aren’t based in truth or fact.
BlackBerry’s back – again. In a CES news release, Chinese tech giant TCL’s mobile branch, TCL Communications Technology (TCT) announced it’s planning on reinvigorating the classic smartphone brand for 2017. TCL obtained a global smartphone software and brand licensing agreement in December, so this move shouldn’t come as a complete shock.
Buzzfeed has launched its first sponsored scripted series with Toyota Corolla. Unfortunatly Ashly, a spin-off of the BuzzFeed Violet series, is a sitcom starring Ashly Perez, who is also the creative force behind the project. “The best part about this development deal in general is it allows me to flex so many of my muscles at once,” Perez told Mashable.
You know it’s going to be cold when the National Weather Service hoists wind chill advisories and warnings from North Dakota to Maine. These areas are accustomed to cold, but even so, the prediction of dangerous conditions – with wind chills of at least minus-30 degrees Fahrenheit, and possibly as low as minus-45 degrees – is impressive.
Answering the phone when an unknown caller is on the line – or worse, a number you don’t recognize – is like talking on speakerphone in a public place. It’s just not something you do. More than 1 out of every 7 calls in the U.S.
There are many uncertainties when it comes to global warming, from how quickly the planet’s ice sheets will melt to how global leaders will enact rapid emissions cuts. One nagging scientific uncertainty concerns a rather unsexy topic: the soil. As in, the ground beneath your feet.
The fall of 2016 has been astoundingly warm across much of North America, but indications are that this is about to change in a big way. So, consider yourself warned.
A truck driver who was fired from his job while on the road tried to get the last laugh. Darren Walp, 36, of Crum Lynne, Pennsylvania was driving a load of corn from Reynolds, Nebraska to Hanover, Kansas in August when he was fired by his boss via text.
If you find yourself needing some aloe vera to soothe a sunburn after your Caribbean Christmas vacation, be wary: it may not have any aloe at all. Bloomberg reports that tests it had an independent laboratory perform on aloe vera bought off the shelves at Wal-Mart, CVS, and Target did not contain any traces of actual aloe, though all three listed aloe barbadensis leaf juice as a primary ingredient.
Attention snackers: Put down the carrots. Step away from your hummus. Sabra Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling dozens of its hummus products because of possible Listeria contamination. The Virginia snack maker on Saturday said it identified Listeria at one of its manufacturing facilities, although not in its tested finished products.
Attention lovers of spooky creatures: “vampire” cats exist, and we have a lot of photos of one very cute one. Monk, a 6-year-old black rescue cat, has straight up vampire fangs growing out of his mouth. Luckily for us, Monk’s human Nicole Rienzie documents the cat’s life on Instagram and she confirmed the very real choppers on her cat.
On August 14, the 48-foot sailing vessel Northabout was in a sheltered location north of Siberia, battling hurricane-force winds. Held in place by 100 feet of chain tied to an anchor, the crew hunkered down as the storm built through the late summer Arctic night.
LONDON – For the Scrooge that can afford it, Christmas-tree decorating is now an optional affair. At a price of £450 ($548), one may enlist the services of a tree stylist from UK retailer John Lewis to take care of all that silly drudgery of spreading Christmas cheer.
Hurricane Matthew is here, and everything but clam chowder is off the shelves of super markets as folks brace themselves and stock up on the essentials. While most folks prepare by parking the car in the garage, this family took things to another level and decided the safest place for their vehicle was with them, in the living room.
The guys from Pied Piper helped kick off Google’s big Tuesday event. The major hardware launch – eagerly anticipated thanks to expectations that Google would be revealing its iPhone competitor – was kicked off by a skit featuring two characters from HBO’s Silicon Valley.
The name of one of the world’s fastest growing messaging apps appeared pretty self-explanatory. “Slack” seemed like a simple nod to what you shouldn’t be doing at work. Turns out it was actually an acronym. It stands for Searchable Log of All Communication and Knowledge.
If you’re an owner of a new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, here’s a quick PSA for you: things aren’t going to end well if you try to make a DIY headphone jack. Last week, YouTuber TechRax made a tongue-in-cheek video demonstrating a “secret hack” that brings back the iPhone’s headphone jack.
The world had a spectrum of reactions to Brangelina’s breakup, but trust Chelsea Handler to spin it with sarcasm over sympathy. Handler, a long time friend of Jennifer Aniston’s, addressed rumors that the couple split was due to Pitt’s rumored drug and alcohol consumption. “I wonder why he would need to self-medicate,” Handler said.
SQUAW VALLEY, CA – After over a year of teases, GoPro has finally unveiled its Karma drone, which works with its new Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session action cameras. It’s quite a beauty. The compact drone solves one key problem other drones like DJI’s excellent Phantom 4 have: portability.