What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

June 22, 2017

… member of the American College of Forensic Examiners and a practicing neurosurgeon. “One of a few things likely happened here — and we may never know, especially if there’s no autopsy. “One thing to keep in mind is that he did just have a long flight from North Korea to the US,” he said. “Even healthy people can develop deep-vein thrombosis, or DVT. With someone who is not moving, the risk is even greater. The risk of a blood clot in the lungs is also a …


Inside the exclusive world of Tinder Select

June 18, 2017

… works, but McAlone suspects that your profile gets put at the top of the pile for people you’ve swiped right on. SEE ALSO: No ghosts allowed: An elite dating app makes you mind your manners Sure, a little boost sounds nice, and maybe someday it will be widely available to more than just a select few. But if you’ve been feeling left out, you can take comfort in the fact that it’s not like you’re standing outside the club while the party of the century goes on inside. …


Mark Hamill just tweeted about his death but don’t freak out

June 17, 2017

… Huffington Post twitter account broke the fake news with a simple tweet and image of a young Luke Skywalker. “Mark Hamill actor who played Luke Skywalker dies at 65,” the tweet read. MUCH OF NATION MOURNS-RIP @HamillHimself a wonderful-underrated & beloved icon-Truly a legend in his own mind #SoGladIGotToMeetHim #KindaSad https://t.co/mmilUuJrlL Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) June 16, 2017 “MUCH OF NATION MOURNS- RIP…a wonderful-underrated and beloved icon. Truly …


The Revolutionary Street Art Project That Inspired Banksy And Empowered A City’s Youth

June 15, 2017

… I still think thats true to all the guys who still know each other and paint now. Operation Andersonsought to profile graffiti artists suspected of criminal damage and culminated with a series of raids on properties across the region. Police arrested dozens of people, including Nation. Officers searched his home and the center. Bearing in mind that I was running an aerosol art project, there was no way there wasnt going to be any material at the center, he said. It was like an Aladdins Cave for …


We really need to talk about 3-on-3 basketball becoming an Olympic sport

June 11, 2017

… much everything in the sport and were a group of random dudes from Novi Sad, Serbia. Bleacher Report recently spotlighted a member of the American 3-on-3 team that will compete at this summer’s FIBA 2017 3X3 World Championships in France; he’s a 30-year-old financial manager who played college ball at Northwestern. Does seeing financial managers from Manhattan take on no-name dudes from Serbia with an Olympic gold medal on the line the highest honor in sports, mind you sound cool? Or …


I came up with some GoT season 7 theories while drinking 19 cups of coffee

June 11, 2017

… caffeinate. SEE ALSO: Meeting notes from our office’s all-hands Kingsmoot I mean, really caffeinate. I lined up 19 big old cups of coffee, reflected on the shows intricacies, and the ideas flowed. I finally saw GoT with clarity my mind was opening. After my fourth cup of coffee, the ideas started pouring out of me. Take a look. Coffee #4: Hodor isnt dead Image: mashable composite; hbo That’s right. Hodor, the big lumbering giant whom we last saw holding the door so Bran and …


Guys seeking a ‘generic’ dad on Craigslist ad want a paternal presence at their BBQ

June 7, 2017

… comedian Bill Murray, barbecue co-host Dane Anderson told The Huffington Post in an interview. In case Murray is a no-show, there’s probably still an array of dads who can meet those burger-flipping, Jimmy Buffet-summer needs. To those interested: just keep in mind that this gig isn’t paid. But hey, there’ll be tons of food and beer. “We’re just looking for a dad to crack a cold one open with the boys,” Anderson said to KHQ-TV. Any takers? WATCH: Bacon lovers …


The Secret Sorority at Penn States Deadly Hazing Party

June 5, 2017

… Socialsor parties between men and womens groups like the one where Piazza spent his final hourswere cut to 10 a semester and new report cards for the campuss 83 Greek organizations will make public each groups history of violations for hazing, alcohol, and sexual and other misconduct. But one sorority, a group of some 100 young women known as Trilogy, wont appear on Penn States new report cards and is unlikely to face any of these sanctions. Never mind the fact that, according to the grand jury …


4 Scientifically-Backed Reasons You Should Choose Experiences, Not Things

May 29, 2017

… objects that will likely bring enjoyment, or on new experiences that have uncertain outcomes? When faced with this decision, choose the experience. Heres why. 1.While Objects Last Longer, Experiences Force You To Savor Them On average, an object has a longer duration than an experience. While a new couch can be used for decades, a trip to Bermuda that costs the same only lasts for several days. With this logic in mind, wouldnt it make sense to go for the couch? Economically, maybe. But from a …


Miley Cyrus Dedicates Emotional ‘Voice’ Performance To Ariana Grande And Victims

… Before singing, she said, Id like to dedicate this song to my good friend Ariana Grande and everyone who experienced that horrific attack yesterday. Our hearts are with you. And of course, Miley is not the only one with Ariana and the victims on her mind. Harry Styles, who is from Manchester originally, spoke with his audience in Mexico, choosing to perform a scaled back acoustic show out of respect for those affected by the explosion. REX/Shutterstock He said, I have played some of my …

May 25, 2017

Bill Maher: The Indisputable Godfather of Political Late-Night

… a while? Im not sure that the folks at ABC had ever seen the show. [Laughs] I think that they just liked the title and the fact that it got a lot of press in those early years when it was on Comedy Central. Im not so sure they really took seriously the fact that I was politically incorrect. But then once it was on, and we started to have fights about stuff, then I guess they got the idea that, oh yeah, this guy really is going to speak his mind. Thats probably not so good here at the Disney …

May 21, 2017

Apple spotlights how accessible tech helps people with disabilities thrive

… engineer is transforming the tech world at only 22 Meera is nonverbal, living with a rare condition called schizencephaly that impacts her ability to speak. But with the help of her iPad and text-to-speech technology, she can make her thoughts and opinions known and she sure does. From her love of Katy Perry to her passion for soccer, Meera will let you know exactly what’s on her mind. All it takes is a few taps of her tablet, and with a specialized app stringing letters into words, and …

May 19, 2017

Alec Baldwin: People Love Me Because of Trump

… Harrison Ford, and the less noticed takedown of New York Times drama critic Ben Brantley. However, Baldwins memoir proves that Jerry Seinfeld was onto something when, in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, he called Baldwin a gifted, gifted actor who is cursed with the mind of a writer. I should mention that I was a segment producer on Baldwins short-lived MSNBC talk show which ended in controversy after Baldwin allegedly called an aggressive paparazzi a cocksucking faggotan accusation that he …

May 15, 2017