Cocoa farmers trying chocolate for the first time is a must watch

You would think that chocolate is universal. Something that is everywhere, that everyone can enjoy. It's not. There are people who have never tried it, even the farmers who break their backs to harvest cocoa beans for a few cents in the Ivory Coast. Watch their faces light up when they eat it for the first time. » 7/30/14 5:05pm Today 5:05pm

Michael Rooker Dished About Playing Everyone's Favorite Racist

Wizard World Comic-con is coming to San Antonio for the first time this summer (cue the sound of thousands of nerds rejoicing)! The local alt-newspaper San Antonio Current has been on board from the beginning with convention season features, like one about anime convention San Japan and another about local cosplayers. » 7/30/14 4:56pm Today 4:56pm

A Nest of Copper Foam Lets This Tiny PC Run Silently Without Fans

You eventually tune it out, but the constant whir of a desktop computer's cooling fans can take a toll on your psyche. It's like a buzzing mosquito that never strikes, and never stops. So the folks at a German company called Silent Power have created a compact desktop PC that trades noisy fans for a block of exposed… » 7/30/14 4:47pm Today 4:47pm

Fox News Editor Writes Bullshit Climate Change Article, Passes It Off…

I know: SHOCKED FACE! Fox News Editor George Russell (seen here), can barely contain himself. Climate Change? Oh, you mean the Lefty conspiracy to make us give up our precious fossil fuels for some bullshit reason like stopping a runaway greenhouse effect, or keeping sea level from rising? If we want to protect… » 7/30/14 3:13pm Today 3:13pm

Uncanny Avengers #22 Ends One Story, But Will There Be Another?…

Wheels have been set in motion since the beginning of Uncanny Avengers, twenty-one chapters ago. Kang's goal— seizing enough power to conquer the universe— came to fruition last month. But as he learns in this chapter, seizing power and holding onto it are two different things. (Spoilers ensue.) » 7/30/14 2:42pm Today 2:42pm

And the Winner Is...

As some of you may recall, I posted awhile back about how FiveThirtyEight was holding a tiered survey to see which cuisine Americans enjoy the most. Well, they've finished the survey and the results are... not really all that surprising (although still interesting!). » 7/30/14 2:08pm Today 2:08pm

IT IS COMING!!!!!!!!!!

SHARKNADO 2! TONIGHT! YESSSSS! Incidentally I'll be watching it like super bowl sunday. Latest rumor mill on iRacing suggests that there may be an iRacing advertisement during the movie revealing a license agreement for the Nurburgring. That is like tinfoil hat conspiracy grade material, but it is also SHARKNADO 2… » 7/30/14 10:43am Today 10:43am

Things To Do On Cleave When You're Dead, or Saga #3 (Spoilers)

When last we left our heroes, Marko was bleeding out, and Alana & Hazel were face to face with half a dozen corpsey apparitions. Pleasant introductions, they weren't. After landing our beloved new family squarely up $#!t creek, the beneficent Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples deigned to offer them a blood-soaked,… » 7/30/14 10:00am Today 10:00am