First look at The Rock as 'Black Adam'
The Rock will be playing bad Shazam, coming to theaters and your streaming devices, next year. I believe this is the'first look trailer.'I am pretty excited about this, and I pretty much find all DC movies awful. Pierce Brosnan, Aldis Hodge, and Quintessa Swindell all look f...
Catch amazing photos and videos from up high with over $175 off this drone
Drones are some of the coolest toys out there today. They let you capture breathtaking photos and videos while being useful for activities like making deliveries (though watch out for ornery locals!). If you want to get into flying drones, or just want to upgrade the one you...
The math behind the card game "Spot It"
"Spot It" is an incredibly fun card game where you try to match objects printed on round cards — and the twist is that there's aways one, but only one, matching object on each card. (Previously.)I've played this game with my family for years, and it's delightful. It's pitche...
Learn to write like an architect
Forget the ersatz typefaces (though they be awesome) and learn how to letter in the distinctive and uniquely legible style of an architect: "Everything had to be clear because a misinterpreted note on a drawing could make for a costly construction error"Even though digital p...
Canon sued for disabling scanner and fax functions of all-in-one device when printer ink runs out
Woman headbutting photocopier. Photo: ShutterstockThe scammy business model around inkjet printers is well-known: sell the hardware cheap to snare customers into paying again and again for ink cartridges that cost more by volume than champagne. But that's not enough for Cano...
Cool facts about the word "orange"
The word "orange" described a fruit before it described a color. The English word "orange" was first used to describe citrus in the 1300s, and wasn't used for the color for another 200 years. Mental Floss says that "linguists believe people generally referred to orange as "y...

Enjoy this slideshow of creepy vintage halloween costumes from the 1800s to the 1950s
This video of the creepiest vintage costumes reveals how Halloween costumes have become much less scary over time. The photographs of the costumes in this video range from the 1800s to the 1950s, and they're all far creepier than anything I see today. Interestingly, there's ...
I want to teleport to 2009 at the Concord Mall parking lot
"This is how Friday's at the Concord mall used to look back in 2009. Say hello to all of my friends. We have no lives"The Concord Mall Rats 2009 V is a fantastic YouTube video that serves as a time capsule for the emo subculture of 2009. The video was made by a teen who film...
Remembering Sunset Blvd's beloved Happy Foot/Sad Foot sign
youtube/pbghgirlIn 2019 the rotating Happy Foot / Sad Foot sign of Sunset Blvd. was taken down. The sign was there to advertise a foot clinic, but was removed when the clinic left the location. I'm glad that there is video footage like this of the beloved foot sign so that w...
'Back 4 Blood' is a fantastic 'Left 4 Dead' sequel
I played Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2 over and over. Back 4 Blood is everything I'd wanted from their long-awaited sequel. Gameplay and mechanics are what players of the earlier games expect. The graphics are fantastic. The game director does an incredible job of making the...
As Lake Tahoe dries up, it leaves a smelly, muddy mess
The ongoing drought in the west sees Lake Tahoe approaching its'low' mark, water service to 1000s may be impacted, and the shores of the lake stink.SF Gate:Trash that had sunk in Tahoe's waters is now exposed to the sunlight: a cigarette lighter, a seat cushion, a champagne ...
Watch this weirdly fascinating video of a log in a whirlpool
I don't know where this is from and what it means but damn if it's not a gripping journey.Someone's pulled the plug pic.twitter.com/34xB2zQGNS— CCTV_IDIOTS (@cctv_idiots) October 11, 2021...
Probate judge among those accused of looting dead man's house
Tammy Bullock, now a probate judge in South Carolina, was among a group of people filmed entering the house of a man who had died hours earlier and leaving with his stuff. Cash, guns and other property were reported missing after the man's former associates were caught on ca...

Alan Moore gave a surprisingly inspiring interview to Russia Today
The Grand Wizard of Northampton, Alan Moore, sat with RT's Sophie Shevardnadze for a half-hour interview about art, magic, heroism, and his 2016 novel Jerusalem. Moore recently released a fantasy noir film titled The Show, but that strangely doesn't come up in the interview....
Get premium computing power with 72% off this refurbished MacBook Air
We're currently living in a culture where the masses think new is always better, but keeping up with the latest gadgets quickly gets pricey, and the performance boost might not even be worth it. Refurbished tech is the way to go if you want to save a ton of money while still...
Beware the dangers of mochi
March Verch CC BY 2.0I stumbled upon the potentially dangerous food category on Wikipedia and I have learned a lot. Most of the list entries made sense: raw meat, money brains, a fungus that resembles a brain, and other creepy consumables. But one potentially dangerous food ...
From Canada? Want to go to the U.S.A.? Better have the right vaccine
The last couple of years have been hard on Canadian Snowbirds. Many of us, myself included, are used to heading south in the fall, to escape the icy bullshit of a Canadian winter. Unfortunately, thanks to COVID-19, a lot of us have been trapped, north of the wall, since Marc...
How to use iOS 15 to steal your classmate's notes
@yannbernillie Thanks to a new feature on iOS 15 released on September 20th, students can use iPhone cameras to copy and paste the notes of students in front of them. Gone are the days of cramped hands and unofficial marketplaces for neat notes! Now, all you have to do is po...
Benjamin Lay was the best radical vegan Quaker hunchback abolitionist of the 1700s
I got an email a while back from a fellow by the name of David Lester, who asked if I wanted to read his graphic novel biography of "an 18th-century dwarf and hunchback who fought a lonely, heroic fight for the abolition of slavery." If you ever want to get my attention, thi...
6 bottles of premium wine catered to your taste is definitely something to cheers about
Look, you've sipped on many a glass of wine over the years. You may not be a sommelier, but you definitely are the master of your own palette. Whether you're into big, fruity reds or would kill for a glass of cold, buttery chardonnay, nobody has a better taste in wine than y...

Trump now demands "Either a new Election take place" or he is "declared the winner"
Image by Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.comOn Wednesday, Trump made the idiotic threat that Republicans will not vote in'22 or'24 if "we don't solve the Presidential Election Fraud of 2020." Of course, giddy Democrats welcomed this threat with open arms. Today, however, the des...
Black students suspended for protesting racist white students in Georgia
After white students at Coosa High School in Georgia waved a confederate flag and made racist remarks, Black students planned a protest in response. But for some reason (aka racism), the school suspended the Black protestors while the kids with the racist flag did not face r...
Watch: This dog goes from sneaky to utterly guilty when caught stealing food
This golden retriever looks pretty confident in his obviously tried-and-true-routine of pawing at and sliding a covered bowl of food off the counter and into his mouth. But before he can make a quick getaway, his human announces her presence. "Unbelievable. No. What are you ...
Testicle bath wins Germany's James Dyson Award
Industrial designer Rebecca Weiss has won Germany's James Dyson Award which "celebrates, encourages and inspires the designers of new problem-solving ideas." The problem she is trying to solve is the limited number of male birth control options. The proposed solution is a ne...
Mysterious "Halifax Hum" driving villagers nuts for a year
Residents of Holmfield, Halifax, England are complaining of a low-frequency humming noise they say has "tortured" them for a year. More than 400 citizens signed a petition urging the government to continue to investigate and put a stop to the noise. "It's causing issues for ...
Charge up your organization with this clever battery pack
Anyone who travels knows that multipurpose products are the way to go when you're trying to pack light. Who has room for tech, storage containers, and all their little knickknacks in one overnight bag? Something usually has to be left at home. But not with the Battpak Power ...
The wild world of bitcoin erotica
Alison Fensterstock writes about a romance novel genre featuring bitcoin billionaires: The plot of the series revolves around a secret cabal of investors who bought bitcoin when the price was in the single digits and now, in the present day after something like 6000% growth ...

UK politician stabbed to death at public meeting
Amess. Photo: Official portrait (CC BY 3.0)UK lawmaker David Amess was stabbed to death earlier today during a gathering with local voters. Amess, 69, served his suburban Essex constituency since 1983; a 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene. There's no word on the kille...
With these gloves, I became the conqueror of my backyard
The hulking weeds loomed over me, casting their dark shadows across the serene ground. Their twisted vines had wormed their way into the earth, seeping into the soil like a cancer, staking an illegitimate claim on this blessed place. They mocked me as I tried to wrest them f...
Portland removes 'Merge Simpson' traffic sign
This is some absolutely wonderful urban art, of course, the city of Portland enjoys crushing the joy out of things and so it is gone.Oregon Live:Many Portlanders just thought it was neat, but city officials didn't feel the same way about a "Merge Simpson" sign that appeared ...