This Dictionary’s Word Of The Year Is An Obvious Dig At The Trump Family

It’s not clear exactly why dictionary publishers have taken it upon themselves to point out the bad acts and dishonesty of Donald Trump and his administration, but both Dictionary.com and Merriam-Webster have refused to pull punches in calling out even the loftiest of politicians. Merriam-Webster has spent some of 2017 offering up the true definitions of words […]

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12-YEAR STUDY OF 3 MILLION PEOPLE FINDS THAT HAVING A DOG ADDS YEARS TO YOUR LIFE

Dog people have just won a solid point in the “dog vs cat” debate. A new study recently published in Scientific Reports suggests that owning a dog will add years to your life. A team of Swedish scientists at Uppsala University tracked the health and dog ownership status of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged […]

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Charlie Brown Christmas

So much was trimmed from the show, in fact, that miffed fans were comparing notes and commiserating over what classic moments had gone AWOL. Viewers said that cherished scenes involving Sally, Shermie, Lucy and Shroeder (among other footage) were cut — suddenly and eerily missing like a phantom tree-limb. Peanuts Worldwide, the company that shepherds […]

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James Bond 25 ‘Christopher Nolan WILL direct, already working on Daniel Craig’s last film’

JAMES BOND 25 will be directed by Christopher Nolan, according to alleged sources on Daniel Craig’s final 007 movie. Earlier this year Craig finally revealed he would return for one more James Bond movie in 2019. While cast and director still remain a mystery, the rumours have been encircling some fans favourite choices like Christopher […]

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Examining God’s Plan for Mike Pence

No man can serve two masters, the Bible teaches, but Mike Pence is giving it his all. It’s a sweltering September afternoon in Anderson, Indiana, and the vice president has returned to his home state to deliver the Good News of the Republicans’ recently unveiled tax plan. The visit is a big deal for Anderson, a […]

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Meghan Markle Under Fire: Why Is the Future Princess the Subject of So Much Scrutiny?

So much for the honeymoon phase. It’s barely been a week since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their royal engagement, and already there is a bit of a cloud over the festivities. Post-engagement bliss is supposed to be exactly that: Living in a bit of a dream state while you savor all of the congratulations and kind words, […]

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11% of Traffic on the Ethereum Blockchain Is Being Used to Breed Digital Cats

It’s like Beanie Babies, but somehow even weirder. In October, I tried my hand at an early version of CryptoKitties, a game in which players breed digital cats on the Ethereum blockchain by executing smart contracts. At the time, it seemed would be a fun (and short-lived) way to introduce newbies to the way smart contracts […]

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Actresses Detail Groping, Simulated Rape in Audition for Ashley Judd Sex-Trafficking Film

“It’s to-date probably the craziest audition experience I’ve gone through,” said one participant in the group callback for ‘Trafficked’ that led to trauma and bruises for some acting hopefuls. Ashley Judd led a cast of what would turn out to be dozens of actresses in accusing Harvey Weinstein of decades of sexual harassment and abuse […]

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82 years old UK MP

82 years old UK MP admits to making cannabis tea in House of Commons

You would be correct in thinking the US is leading the world regarding intelligent marijuana laws, over half of US states have now legalised the use of medical marijuanawith more likely to follow. But across the pond in the UK it’s a different story, a very different story indeed. In fact, cannabis is currently a schedule 1 […]

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin: Seven questions you were too embarrassed to ask

What’s a bitcoin? How do I get some? What’s it good for? Ars explains the basics. Bitcoin’s price hit a new record this week, soaring above $11,000 on Wednesday morning. The price has been a roller coaster since then, with the price briefly dropping to $9,000 later on Wednesday before regaining much of its lost value […]

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