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Netflix Drops The First Teaser Trailer For 'The Witcher' 20 Jul 2019, 12:57 am

Henry Cavill is Geralt of Rivia in what Netflix is clearly hoping will fill the "Game of Thrones"-sized hole in TV viewers' hearts.

The Northernmost Settlement On Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For The First Time This Week 19 Jul 2019, 11:26 pm

It's not just the eastern part of the US roasting this week. Much of the planet is on a heat bender, including the northernmost inhabited place on Earth.

The Quiet Cruelty Of 'When Harry Met Sally' 19 Jul 2019, 11:26 pm

The classic rom-com invented the "high-maintenance" woman. Thirty years later, its reductive diagnosis lives on.

Can A MacBook Pro Survive A 3,000-Foot Fall Inside The World's Strongest Apple Case? 19 Jul 2019, 10:34 pm

If your computer happened to fall out of a helicopter, would it survive in this case?

The Rise Of The Chinese-American Right 19 Jul 2019, 10:34 pm

New generations of Chinese immigrants hate affirmative action — and some are beginning to love Trump.

The Questionable Conviction, And Re-Conviction, Of Ricky Joyner 19 Jul 2019, 10:34 pm

Juries convicted Ricky Joyner twice. Once in 1994 and again in 1998, after he won his first appeal. Prosecutors called the case cut and dried. But we looked through transcripts, reports, video and more. Should Joyner's conviction stand?

The Winners Of The 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Are Breathtaking 19 Jul 2019, 10:34 pm

Here are the winners of the National Audubon Society's 2019 Audubon Photography Awards.

Digg Deals: 20% Off This Huckberry-Exclusive Travel Bag 19 Jul 2019, 9:48 pm

Huckberry is the only place where you'll find this particular variant of the excellent 43 liter Mission Rover travel bag. Better yet, it's also on sale.

Guy Ignores The 'Don't Touch The Wild Horses' Signs And, Uh, He Probably Won't Be Doing That Again 19 Jul 2019, 9:36 pm

On Assateague Island off the coast of Maryland, wild horses roam. They are very pretty, but they do not like being touched.

This Pixel Tracking Demo Shows How Easy It Is To Make A Creepy Surveillance Tool 19 Jul 2019, 9:23 pm

Supertracker is designed to prove a point about email tracking's pervasiveness.

Florida City Plays 'Baby Shark' On Loop To Keep Homeless Away 19 Jul 2019, 9:23 pm

Blasting obnoxious music is designed to create fear and disorient prisoners or dictators holed up in embassies or, in the case of a Florida city, the homeless.

Paraglider Gets Blown Off Course, Crashes Directly Into Cliff Face 19 Jul 2019, 9:23 pm

Greg Overton's flight through the valley in the Swiss Alps took a scary turn when his parachute malfunctioned. Remarkably, he was able to right himself and eventually land safely.

Alan Dershowitz Cannot Stop Talking 19 Jul 2019, 9:23 pm

Accused of a slew of terrible things, the defense has no intention of resting.

Manmade Patterns And Uncanny Shadows, Photographed From Above 19 Jul 2019, 8:34 pm

Using a drone, JP and Mike Andrews have continued to capture natural and manmade scenes across the world, stumbling upon unique patterns that can only be discerned from above.

How 1.5 Billion Painkillers Flooded New Jersey And Sparked An Epidemic That's Killed Nearly 20,000 People 19 Jul 2019, 8:15 pm

Today, the drug death rate in New Jersey is 67% higher than the nation overall.

Guy Builds A Mini Flotation Device To Help His Disabled Gold Fish Get Around The Tank 19 Jul 2019, 8:15 pm

Now, it can hang out with all of its goldfish friends.

The One Hit Wonders, Visualized 19 Jul 2019, 8:15 pm

Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" is an all-time one hit wonder, spending weeks on the billboard as No.1 while being played absolutely everywhere.

The Bizarre, True Story Of The English 'Metal Gear Solid' Translation 19 Jul 2019, 8:15 pm

The last time I saw Hideo Kojima, we were both naked.

Inside The Secretive World Of High-End, Ultra-Luxe Bongs 19 Jul 2019, 7:02 pm

Bong makers used to be arrested for their work. Now, some of the most intense bongs you've ever seen are going up for public auction for the first time ever.

These Maps Show How Much Hotter Cities Are Than Their Surroundings 19 Jul 2019, 6:49 pm

Big cities typically amplify summer heat. In a heat wave, those few extra degrees can be a killer.

Is The New 'Lion King' Live-Action Or Animated? That's The Wrong Question 19 Jul 2019, 6:49 pm

It's animated. But the distinction doesn't matter.

What's The Difference Between Free-Range, Cage-Free And Pasture-Raised Eggs? 19 Jul 2019, 6:49 pm

Egg cartons can be surprisingly confusing.

Rand Paul Doesn't Like Being Asked Questions About Why He's Blocking Funding For 9/11 Victims 19 Jul 2019, 6:49 pm

"If you were a professional outlet you could call and get an interview like they did."

Commentating The Tour De France Is An Ironman Sport 19 Jul 2019, 6:49 pm

Inside one day of the hardest job in sports commentary.

The Most Compelling Photo Of The Moon Landing 19 Jul 2019, 5:47 pm

As Buzz Aldrin descended the lander’s ladder, Neil Armstrong captured the moment.

What It's Like To Be A Moon Landing Conspiracist In 2019 19 Jul 2019, 5:24 pm

Fifty years after Apollo 11, Moon landing conspiracists remain as staunchly skeptical as ever. But in 2019, does not believing in humanity's greatest achievement mean the same thing it did back in 1969?

This Week's Best Memes, Ranked 19 Jul 2019, 5:24 pm

It's an internet fight and only the funniest meme will emerge victorious. This week's challengers? The FaceApp that makes you look old, Area 51 and more.

Pickup Driver Cuts Off Another Car And Tries To Speed Past Another, Gets Some Instant Karma 19 Jul 2019, 5:24 pm

The pickup driver was not injured, but his truck will bear the consequences of his bad driving.

A Feline Anatomy Expert Weighs In On That 'Cats' Trailer 19 Jul 2019, 5:24 pm

As with the stage production, the movie's not trying particularly hard for feline fidelity. But the ways in which it actually does hit the mark — and doesn't — still might surprise you.

Mama Bird Courageously Stops Tractor From Destroying Her Eggs 19 Jul 2019, 4:28 pm

When it comes to protecting their children, mothers will stop at nothing.

Two Single Strangers Design Each Others Avatars, Meet For A Blind Date In Virtual Reality 19 Jul 2019, 4:28 pm

Designing your ideal physical mate is a dangerous and potentially mean game to play when you don't know what the other person looks. And while this is an objectively cool date regardless of who you are with, we couldn't imagine two people more different than each other.

Here's A Perfect 10-Second Internet Video 19 Jul 2019, 4:25 pm

The video is titled "If my dog spills one drop of water, the video ends," and that's exactly what it delivers.

The Weird Magic Of Eiderdown 19 Jul 2019, 4:17 pm

In Iceland, the harvesting of these precious feathers has created a peculiar bond between human and duck. What can this unique relationship teach us?

Ranking 'Fake' Cheeses By How (Un)healthy They Are 19 Jul 2019, 4:17 pm

Vegan cheese? Kraft Singles? Cheez Whiz? Which weird, yellow goo is least likely to turn my insides into weird, yellow goo?

Anyone Can Hire A Team Of Spies 19 Jul 2019, 3:55 pm

There is a booming industry of private hackers, snoops and secret agents. Is it too late to rein it in?

Real-Life Spider-Man Flees Fire By Grappling Down 19-Story Building 19 Jul 2019, 3:55 pm

Sometimes you gotta save yourself.

Five Guys Arrested After Fist Fight At Five Guys 19 Jul 2019, 3:55 pm

There were no reports of milkshakes bringing any boys to the yard, but a fracas at a Florida Five Guys did bring cops to the restaurant — and five guys were arrested.

Tom Cruise Reflects On His Beloved 'Tropic Thunder' Character Les Grossman 19 Jul 2019, 3:21 pm

Cruise told Stiller that if he were going to appear in the film he would have to dance and would need "fat hands."

Replica Of One Of The World's First Airplanes Takes Flight At Air Show And, Ah Well, That Wasn't Supposed To Happen 19 Jul 2019, 3:08 pm

The Santos-Dumont 14-bis took flight after the Wright Flyer, but was the first plane able to take off under its own power.

ESPN Radio Host Dan Le Batard Blasts ESPN For Its 'Cowardly' Apolitical Stance Following Trump Rally's 'Send Her Back' Chants 19 Jul 2019, 2:54 pm

After a few high-profile incidents surrounding former host Jemele Hill, ESPN has attempted to remove political content from its content. Dan Le Batard just blew that up.

The Forgotten Adventurer Who Made History In Apollo 11's Shadow 19 Jul 2019, 2:20 pm

Having stepped ashore in Florida, on July 19, 1969 — the day before the moon landing — John Fairfax became the first solo oarsman in recorded history to cross an ocean.

Health Insurers Make It Easy For Scammers To Steal Millions. Who Pays? You 19 Jul 2019, 2:15 pm

Insurers are regarded as defenders of health care dollars, but the case of David Williams shows how they allow costs to rise.

Spider-Man Hands Sculpture In Nebraska Confused For Devil Horns, Called Anti-Christian 19 Jul 2019, 2:06 pm

The sculpture of red-and-black hands shooting a spiderweb near the Lincoln Children's Zoo offended a Lincoln woman so much she wrote to Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird demanding city action.

We Were All Wrong About Beezin', The Terrifying Teen Trend Of The 2010s 19 Jul 2019, 1:46 pm

The bros who beez — i.e., rubbing Burt's Bees on their eyelids for a quick jolt — say their passion was always misunderstood.

This Smart Watch Is Much Cooler Than An Apple Watch 19 Jul 2019, 1:43 pm

This watch has the notifications and activity tracking you'd expect from a smart watch, but it looks absolutely wild.

The Con Artist Pretending To Be A Marvel Executive To Sexually Exploit Her Marks, And More Of The Week's Best Scam Stories 19 Jul 2019, 1:43 pm

The chess grandmaster whose success was too good to be true, the con artist who turned to true crime writing and more of this week's best scam and hoax stories.

This Company Has Made Cologne Obsolete 19 Jul 2019, 1:43 pm

Fulton & Roark practically invented solid cologne--the premium alternative to traditional sprays. Now you can try all 8 fragrances for just $16. Plus, each sample pack comes with a $16 credit for your next purchase.

Learn to Draw With This Complete Masterclass Training 19 Jul 2019, 1:43 pm

Let your inner creative loose with this Pay What You Want: Drawing Fundamentals Bundle. It shows you how to use colors and techniques to create stunning images, for the price you choose.

Andy Ngo Has The Newest New Media Career. It's Made Him A Victim And A Star 19 Jul 2019, 1:43 pm

A little more than two years ago, Andy Ngo was more or less a nobody: a 30-year-old multimedia editor for the student paper of Portland State University.

The 'His Dark Materials' Adaptation From HBO And The BBC Looks Pretty Great In This First Full-Length Trailer 19 Jul 2019, 4:00 am

Fans at San Diego Comic-Con got the first look at this trailer, but did they get to pause and count the individual polar bear hairs? No.

If You Unexpectedly Find Yourself In Jaipur For The Weekend, You'll Wish You Had Read Page 289 Of This Book 18 Jul 2019, 11:41 pm

The New York Times tells you what to do with just 36 hours in 150 cities.

The Dimples On These Japanese Pots Aren't Just Cute, They're Smart Too 18 Jul 2019, 11:39 pm

The Yukihira pot is a simple-as-it-gets Japanese cooking tradition that'll look real nice in your kitchen.

Puzzle Expert Is Completely Stumped By Impossible Brass Puzzle 18 Jul 2019, 11:15 pm

"515g of solid brass. Two halves that can be twisted and a slightly noticeable noise that comes from the inside. The first puzzle I couldn't solve in a live solve video!"

The Trailer For 'Top Gun: Maverick' Is Taking Our Breath Away 18 Jul 2019, 9:56 pm

We didn't really need a sequel but Hollywood has a way of insisting we get one. But hey, at least it's thrilling to look at.

The Apple That Could Change An Industry 18 Jul 2019, 5:07 pm

After two decades of research and development, WA 38 lands this fall. It could disrupt an entire industry.

One Second Of Every Episode Of 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' 17 Jul 2019, 10:47 pm

This show is supremely beautiful in case you forgot or didn't know.

Seeing Area 51 Memes Everywhere? The Truth About Them Is Out There* 15 Jul 2019, 8:27 pm

A plan to attack Area 51 went viral on Facebook, and a trove of memes soon followed. Some of the posts have irony layered so thick that it could reach the stars.

​How Can I Get My Boss To Stop Dumping His Pee In The Kitchen Sink, And Other Advice Column Questions 15 Jul 2019, 1:36 pm

A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days.

Win A 256GB iPhone XS, AirPods And An Apple TV 4K 2 Jul 2019, 5:23 pm

Want the latest Apple gadgets but don't have a $1500 lying around? Here's your chance

The Best Board Games Under $50 31 May 2019, 9:11 pm

These board games are widely beloved, and they’re affordable enough to try them all.

All The Latest And Best Longform On The Internet 19 Jan 2016, 11:12 pm

Find all the best new longform writing on the internet right here.

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