These days, more or less every politician, sports team, mediocre TV show and annoying celebrity has been compared to a receptacle full of burning waste. Have we reached peak dumpster fire? And how did it come to this?
Evidence of the health benefits from standing desks is still slim, but walking is always good.
Superstar drag queen RuPaul visits Colbert and finds out that Stephen is an old pro at the art of drag.
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This poor guy was just trying to insulate the walls of his house when Rambro the Ram charged in and started pounding on the fiber like there's no tomorrow. Lesson: avoid angry rams at all costs.
"At first, I assumed it was just a gimmick dreamed up by a chef in search of something new. But what I discovered was a tiny gem of American culinary history."
The pipelines at Bryan Mound are capable of delivering 1.5 million barrels a day into the market to offset price or supply shocks if everything is in working order. That’s a big if.
What's up everybody? As the crazy Russian in the video keeps repeating: do not try this as home.
On Thursday, Britain voted on the so-called "Brexit," and voters chose to exit the European Union. The result sent markets tumbling and the consequences will be far-reaching — here's what's going on.
With his curtain call weeks away, the greatest swimmer of all time hopes to put his nightmares behind him and embrace life on dry land.
Ben Tedesco works in cybersecurity, so he's used to making sure things are secure. Still, he makes an impressive spot here at a Vienna ATM, saving himself (and a bunch of others) a real headache.
Middle-aged woe is not compatible with Jay-Z's persona: the coldblooded winner, Lucky Lefty, a business … man. But here he is.
An ambitious but controversial plan to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch moves closer to reality this week, with the deployment of an ocean plastic cleanup boom off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea.
"Zootopia" was originally supposed to be about predatory animals that need taming collars which would zap them if they get too excited. A pretty gloomy concept for a kids movie...
"Independence Day: Resurgence" arrives in theaters 20 years after the original, and it's having a rough time with the critics — here's what they're saying.
As the United Kingdom prepares for a two-year-long breaking up process from the European Union, average citizens talk about how they voted and why.
Volkswagen reached a deal with US authorities that finally answered the central questions in the company’s emissions-cheating scandal: what happens to the 500,000 offending VW vehicles in the US and how their owners will be compensated.
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West Virginia has been hit by massive flooding in the last couple days, leading to states of emergency being declared in parts of West Virginia and Virginia. It also led to this unbelievable clip of a burning house being carried away by raging floodwaters.
Every single Devils hole pupfish has existed in the wild, since they first appeared thousands of years ago, within an area no bigger than the living room in your house.
For nearly half a decade, the Thunderbolt has held strong as Apple's standalone monitor make. But now, it seems, Apple is abandoning the screen for a mysterious future.
How do you make a llama your new best friend? You take a leaf blower and just go to town.
The fast-food chain has launched limited-edition “Watt-A-Box” packages in Delhi and Mumbai to apparently add “an element of utility” to the otherwise humble paper boxes.
As the popularity of live-streaming services grows, users have taken to these platforms to broadcast self-harm and acts of violence. Hundreds witness these tragedies in real time, but very few intervene.
“Some people ask, ‘Why do you bother to bathe and lotion her? You want her to look ugly’,” Annie Ragsdale said, as her dog Rue quietly growled nearby. “But I don’t want to make her look ugly. She does it all on her own.”
President Barack Obama announced Friday he was designating the area around the Stonewall Inn in New York City as the country's first national monument to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.
Welcome To What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: How Donald Trump is going to quit, why LaCroix is so popular and what to do if you win the lottery.
These beetles may look like two different species, but they’re the same individual. The difference lies in how they were photographed, using a new lens that allows scientists to “see” one of the most fundamental properties of biology: chirality.
"Game Of Thrones" is a global obsession, but one small town that was featured in the show takes fandom to the next level.
The vulnerability exists in the way Google implements the Widevine EME/CDM technology that Chrome uses to stream encrypted video.
The Slack conversations between the teachers at the Rhode Island school were filled with expletives. They blasted parents. They ridiculed students.
Cameron's decision to attempt to solve party infighting and see off the threat of the United Kingdom Independence Party by offering a referendum on membership of the EU if he won the general election has proved fatal to his reign.
In an age when chefs are regularly compared to artists and philosophers, Magnus Nilsson is among the world’s most renowned. But is the simple act of cooking ever worthy of such veneration?
Metro Los Angeles wants you to be careful around trains, so they put together these animated videos about ways you can get yourself hit, killed, or dismembered by a train. Pleasant!
Lee Berger has announced one fossil find after another, and has proclaimed two new species of ancestral human. Do the bones live up to the hype?
First Minister and Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon said officials would plan for a "highly likely" vote on separation from the rest of the U.K. Scots voted by 62 percent to 38 percent to remain in the EU.
The whole world is reeling after a milestone referendum in Britain to leave the European Union. And although leaders of the campaign to exit Europe are crowing over their victory, it seems many Britons may not even know what they had actually voted for.
Usually the late night shows give us, at most, one interesting segment. But Jimmy Kimmel’s show last night was fire, featuring DJ Khaled, the Troompa Loopas and Dikembe Mutombo.
Sonic is everywhere you look on the internet, genuine beloved by some fans, ironically praised by others, and often a mix of the two. Sonic is the web’s id at work, a fascinating emulsion of nostalgia, scorn, schadenfreude, and hope.
Following similar moves by Amazon, Comcast and others, Netflix is now working on a feature that will allow subscribers to download certain programs for offline viewing, according to industry insider and Penthera COO Dan Taitz. And Taitz thinks there will be a landscape shift when the new Netflix feature arrives.