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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Sweeps 16 Tony Nominations, Makes History

'Hamilton' is one of the hottest productions on Broadway right now. With 16 Tony Awards nominations, the hip-hop musical has proven that it’s not all hype.

Life & Style May 4, 2016

Cinco De Mayo: What Are We Really Celebrating?

Cinco de Mayo is upon us once again. Some say it's Mexican Independence day, others say it's about a battle and others, still, say it's all about the culture.

Life & Style May 4, 2016

This Is How Stereotypes Affect The Way Your Brain Perceives Faces

A new study stresses that, whether you like it or not, you have your own biases. These biases then affect your view of other people’s faces.

Life & Style May 5, 2016

Trouble In The Skies: 'Air Rage' Likelier In Flights With First-Class Cabins, Says Study

There’s a lot that could frustrate an air traveler but researchers have found that one thing in particular increases the likelihood of air rage incidents: first-class cabins.

Life & Style May 4, 2016

Did The Marines Erroneously Identify One Of Six Men In Iconic Iwo Jima Photo?

The U.S. Marines may have misidentified one of the six soldiers seen in the iconic World War II photo from Iwo Jima. The Marine Corps was initially ordered to identify the men after the photographer failed to get their names.

Life & Style May 3, 2016

13 iPhone Hacks You Probably Don't Know Exist And How To Use Them

There are lots of hacks you probably already know when it comes to using your iPhone, but here are 13 tricks you probably don't know.

Life & Style May 2, 2016

The Rock's New Alarm Clock App Doesn't Believe In A Snooze Button

Can't get out of bed in the morning? The Rock's new alarm clock app will get you motivated to achieve your goals (while also making you live in fear of the Great One).

Life & Style May 2, 2016

Eurovision Song Contest Will Finally Air On American Television

The highly entertaining and often over-the-top European song competition, Eurovision, will finally land on American television this year. The competition will air live on the Logo cable network.

Life & Style May 2, 2016

8 Netflix Hacks To Help You Stream Content And Binge-Watch Like A Boss

Here are eight Netflix tips and tricks that will help you own your Netflix account to make the most out of streaming movies and TV series.

Life & Style May 2, 2016

Kimmy-fy The Internet Using This Google Chrome Extension

Download the Google Chrome extension called Kimmifier to bring more happiness and positivity to the Internet.

Life & Style May 2, 2016

Bodies Of Climbers Alex Lowe, David Bridges Found 16 Years After Deadly Avalanche

Sixteen years have passed since Alex Lowe and David Bridges forfeited their life in an avalanche. Now, with the discovery of their bodies, comes closure for friends and family of the two climbers.

Life & Style May 2, 2016

Prince Was Battling Throat, Stomach Pain Before His Death, Says The Singer’s Personal Chef

Prince was ever the professional, not letting sickness get in the way of his performances. According to his personal chef, however, the Purple One had been dealing with throat and stomach pain in the months leading up to his death.

Life & Style May 3, 2016

Kids Whose Caregivers' Eyes Wander During Bonding Time May Grow Up With Shorter Attention Span

Latest study finds that there is a strong direct correlation between the attention given by parents or caregivers and the attention span of children.

Life & Style May 3, 2016

Number Of People Who Identify As 'Global Citizens' Rises: BBC Poll

It looks like more people identify more as citizens of the world than their respective countries, a survey said. Respondents were also more open to interracial marriages and support for refugees.

Life & Style May 3, 2016

There’s A Literal Vault Of Unreleased Music From Prince And It’s Now Open

If there’s anyone who would have a literal vault for their music, that would be Prince. The Purple One’s vault is now open and is estimated to contain more than 2,000 songs.

Life & Style May 2, 2016

Thanks To Electronic Glasses, Legally Blind 12-Year-Old Boy Can Now See His Mom

A fifth grader was able to see his mom for the first time through electronic glasses. Chris Ward's mother, Marquita Hackley, set up a crowdfunding page that helped raise more than $25,000 for her son's electronic glasses.

Life & Style May 2, 2016

New Rolls-Royce Luggage Set For The Wraith Costs More Than A Car

Rolls-Royce unveiled its new high-end set of luggage that costs more than an entry-level luxury car. The six-piece Wraith Luggage Collection costs a staggering $46,000.

Life & Style April 30, 2016

Large Hadron Collider Gets Shut Down By A Weasel

The world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator went offline last night: after a careful investigation, engineers discovered that the cause of the failure was due to what was probably a weasel.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

FBI Arrest Oregon Man For Threatening To Shoot President Obama

The FBI arrested John Martin Roos because of his threats of shooting President Barack Obama. The accused man from Medford in Oregon, also used Facebook to start a revolution in the U.S.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

Supreme Court Approves Rule Change That Gives FBI More Hacking Power, But Congress Can Still Reject Or Modify It

The U.S. Supreme Court has approved a change in Rule 41, which essentially grants more hacking powers to the FBI. However, the Congress can alter or reject the rule outright before Dec. 1, if it so chooses.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

Scaredy Cat Postman: UK Couple May Get Mail Delivery Privilege Cut Because Of Their Cat

It is a game of cat-and-postman in one home in England. The Royal Mail sent a notice to a couple because of the presumed danger that their cat poses to the postman.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

Google Play Store May 2016: The New Apps, Games, Music, Movies And TV Shows Available To Download

New titles coming to the Google Play Store in May includes the mobile game 'Skylanders Battlecast,' movie 'Zoolander 2' and Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman.'

Life & Style April 28, 2016

WhatsApp vs. WeChat vs. Line: The Best Messaging App To Download

We looked at the best features of three popular free group messaging apps to help users find which is the best option for them to download.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

Android Users Can Soon Pay For Netflix Directly In-App With Their Google Play Account

Netflix will soon roll out the ability for Android users to pay for their subscriptions in the app through their Google Play account.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

A Millennium Later, Musicians Perform Lost Piece Of Beautiful Medieval Music In Cambridge

You would know magic when you hear it. Musicians in Cambridge have reconstructed a medieval musical piece that is from about 1,000 years ago. The group performed the beautiful piece on April 23 at the Pembroke College Chapel.

Life & Style April 30, 2016

Bird Strike Leaves Massive Dent On Nose Of Texas-Bound Airplane

Another American Airlines flight has been grounded as a result of a bird strike. The plane and at least one bird were the only parties that were injured during the incident.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

Sudanese 'Teen' Basketball Superstar Says He Doesn't Know He Is 29 Years Old

The teenage basketball player who turned out to be 29 years old is saying he didn't know his age. He's not a liar, he says.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

McDonald’s Tests New Version Of McNuggets Without Preservatives

Will Mickey D's McNuggets taste just as good without the preservatives? We’ll find out when McDonald’s wraps up its taste test on the new McNuggets.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

The Mom Who Named Her Baby Jet Star And Other Weird Baby Names

A new mother who gave birth shortly after the plane she was on touched down named her baby after the airlines. Find out why people seem to want names that are too unique for children nowadays.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

Millennials Now Surpass Baby Boomers As Largest Living Generation In The US

Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers to become the largest living generation in the U.S. There are several factors that could have affected the shift, including a decline in the Baby Boomer population.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

How To Play Counter-Strike On A Smartwatch? This Guy Figured It Out

YouTuber Dave Bennett was able to get 'Counter-Strike' running on his Android Wear-powered LG G Watch. The game is far from being very playable, but it shows how far smartwatch technology has progressed.

Life & Style April 27, 2016

Science Reveals Why You Always Lose Your Socks In The Laundry

Why do people lose scores of socks during laundry? A pair of scientists may have discovered the answer and computed the average number of socks each person loses in a lifetime.

Life & Style April 27, 2016

German City Installs Sidewalk Traffic Lights To Keep Pedestrians Who Text And Walk Safe

Officials in German city of Augsburg embedded traffic lights on the sidewalks to keep pedestrians safe when they're texting while walking. Cases of injuries and even death have fallen upon those too distracted by their device.

Life & Style April 27, 2016

Attorneys Allege That Snapchat's Speed Filter Is To Blame For Teen's High-Speed Car Wreck

Snapchat and driver Christal McGee are both being sued for causing a serious accident that was allegedly caused by the app's speed filter.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

Rob Gronkowski's Tips For Being A Tinder Stud Are Pretty Funny

The New England Patriots tight end gives all the struggling fellas out there two pieces of helpful advice.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

World Penguin Day: 10 Fun Facts About The Tux-Wearing Flightless Birds

They may live in cold areas but they sure can warm our hearts. Here are 10 fun facts about these flightless birds in celebration of World Penguin Day.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

The Average Drinker Can't Sniff The Difference Between Bourbon And Rye

Whiskey is made of different grains that are responsible for its distinct smell. A study has found, however, that the average drinker can't sniff the difference between whiskey bourbon and rye.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

Stunning HD Video Of 1993 New York City And World Trade Center Surfaces, Capturing Lost Moments In Time (Video)

A series of stunning HD video footage of 1993 New York City has surfaced. The surreal images capture pre-millennial life through a modern lens and include rare high-def shots of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers.

Life & Style April 27, 2016

Ecto Cooler Hi-C Is Officially Coming Back Just In Time For The 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

The popular 'Ghostbusters'-themed drink is making a triumphant return alongside the new film this summer.

Life & Style April 25, 2016

British Artist's Animal Carcass Displays Were Leaking Formaldehyde Fumes: Scientists

Sometimes you get more than what you bargain for in art. A gallery in London might have been reeking formaldehyde back in 2012 because of a display of animal carcasses submerged in a tank filled with FA solution.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

North Korea Claims Successful Launch Of Ballistic Missile From Submarine

North Korea announced on April 24 the successful launch of its submarine ballistic missile test under the watch of Kim Jong-un. From the looks of it, the United Nations will not take North Korean nuclear tests and related activities lightly.

Life & Style April 25, 2016

Back To Zero: Stephen Curry Sprains Right Knee In Game 4 Of Warriors vs. Rockets

The Golden State Warriors now have a 3-1 lead against the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. However, the Game 4 win could be costly, as star guard Stephen Curry sprained his right knee.

Life & Style April 25, 2016

Watch Prince’s Never-Before-Seen Performance At The SNL40 Afterparty

Saturday Night Live aired its special tribute to Grammy Winning performer Prince titled 'Goodnight Sweet Prince.' Watch one of Prince's unaired performances that was released during the special episode.

Life & Style April 25, 2016

Merriam-Webster Adds 'Gastric Banding,' 'Athleisure' And 2,000 Other New Words To Dictionary

While we have yet to see ‘YOLO’ on the list, Merriam-Webster recently added 2,000 new words and senses to its unabridged dictionary version. The list includes some you never thought would make it officially, like ‘revenge porn.’

Life & Style April 25, 2016

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