How a Chinese billionaire’s dream of making an underwater fantasy blockbuster turned into a legendary movie fiasco.
Sometimes individual activists can create change quickly. Such was the case with Dr. Jack Kevorkian, who single-handedly initiated a national debate over assisted suicide.
We're not sure if this baby has developed object permanence yet but, man, can she water ski.
Meet Simple, online banking with no fees, no overdraft charges, and no worries. The built-in budgeting and savings tools don't hurt.
"What three decades in journalism has taught me about the persistence of racism in the US."
With sequels, remakes and reboots dominating in Hollywood right now, we're also seeing a heck of a lot of intertextuality, a word which here means "heavy-handed, nostalgic references."
Getting justice for victims of torture and other abuses used to be just about impossible. It's still extremely difficult, but decades of work by activists, lawyers — and increasingly by doctors — have brought new tools to the struggle, whether they're working in a war zone or a hostile political environment.
Turns out the secret is not in drinking a bunch of pop but instead involves some weird tongue stuff.
This year, we’re seeing the end of a partisan realignment, and the beginning of a policy one — and US politics is about to change big-time.
Why's this stuff gotta be so fancy? What happened to the days of smoking a little Mary Jane under the bleachers with a swell gal?
A small but intriguing study done in West Philadelphia points to the importance of what researchers call microenvironments.
We've got a rabble rousing sneaky sneak over here, guys.
A report from Matheny Tract, an arsenic-poisoned community that’s about to become the test case for a new legal idea: the "human right to water."
On Tuesday evening, Forbes dropped a story alleging that billionaire Silicon Valley mogul Peter Thiel has been bankrolling a series of lawsuits against Gawker, including Hulk Hogan's recent suit. While Thiel's actions appear to be perfectly legal, they're concerning nonetheless — here's what's up.
In a report released Wednesday, nonpartisan congressional investigators found that about three-fourths of the $80 billion budget goes to keep aging technology running, and the increasing cost is shortchanging modernization.
This footage from a ship in Southern Ocean, which surrounds Antarctica, is a good reminder that going into rough seas is not for the faint of heart.
For most of her career, Mary would be assigned to the NYPD pickpocket squad. By the time of her retirement in 1957, she would be a first grade detective, with over 1,000 arrests under her belt.
A breakdown of 890 U.S. startups that were founded from 2009-2015 and received at least $20 million in VC and other equity funding.
This kid knows how to work a crowd.
Yes, Great Britain has a Shed of the Year competition, and we've gotta say, the shortlist features some pretty great sheds.
When CERN couldn't employ the over 300 post-docs it spat out, many of them turned to tech.
Tesla's absurd acceleration tends to make drag races against other cars an unfair fight. So to make things a little bit more competitive, Motor Trend Channel strapped a trailer carrying an Alfa Romeo 4C to a Model X and raced it against another Alfa Romeo.
Defendants include the Education, Justice, and Labor departments, as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Wolves’ howls are eerie, beautiful and wild. But what are they actually saying to each other?
The moral of the story: If you have a nice car, you should just keep it in your garage.
It's no exaggeration to say that "Overwatch" is one of the more anticipated games in recent memory. Those who've had a passing interest in playing it have probably already gotten a taste with the open beta. But that said, what's the game like now that it's in the hands of the public?
Tapas at the bar in Barcelona, perfect roast goose in Hong Kong, dinner in a vineyard outside Melbourne, and brunch on a terrace in São Paulo — when we travel now, we travel to eat.
Want the perfect outdoor excursion? Sunshine and grass are a good start, but these picks will make for the best nature hang ever.
From Blue Apron to Plated, testing out the major meal delivery services to figure out which is worth your time.
Bookings at Trump Hotels are down big time: they have decreased 59% compared to the same period last year. It seems that customers willing to spend $500 a night on a Trump Hotel room may not be fans of Trump the political candidate.
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At thirteen, a neglectful foster system tore me from the only woman I ever wanted to call “Mom.” Decades later I tracked her down and finally got my happy ending.
This is what it's like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing.
Everything can be turned into an infographic these days — even "Star Wars," but should it?
A primer on the temperatures and techniques that go into making a great cup of tea.
Imagine realising that you’ve spent your whole life unable to visualize anything in your mind.
It seems as if the hip hop gods reached down and threw the RAV4 into the culture’s proverbial bin of chastisable items, which currently includes dirty Jordans, fake Rolexes, and loose blunts.
“Girls want to do Arsenic because they’re getting followers,” she says. “That’s the equity. In the long run, it means dollars.”
Dominance in the melting Arctic could hinge on the United States' lagging icebreaker ship development.
The State Department's inspector general found that Hillary Clinton did not comply with the agency's policies on records in her use of private email while US secretary of state, and she also declined to be interviewed for an investigation into the matter, according to a report delivered to US lawmakers on Wednesday and obtained by VICE News.