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Health

Former classmate donates life-saving kidney to man nearly 50 years after graduating

A pair of former classmates who hardly knew each other while in school 50 years ago reunited recently, but it wasn’t to reminisce or catch up -- it was for a life-saving transplant that has bonded the pair for life.

Movies

Belgium & The Netherlands Classify Loot Boxes As Illegal Gambling

Here’s news that might cause video gamers to celebrate (or revolt): Belgium and the Netherlands recently determined that in-game loot boxes are actually gambling, and therefore, illegal in their countries. In video games, a loot box is a mystery box of virtual goodies that developers generall...

Various

This Hacker News thread is a masterclass in how to put down your damn smartphone

While it’s not worth rehashing the details, I believe most of us would agree that smartphones are both good and bad. On the one hand, we have a device that holds the vast majority of human knowledge. It’s an invention responsible for a shift in power that democratizes information and emp...

TV

Sofia Coppola: Paramount Classics Feared ‘Virgin Suicides’ Release Would Encourage Girls to Commit Suicide

“The Virgin Suicides” is often listed among the greatest coming-of-age films ever made, and this month finds the drama making history as the first Sofia Coppola film to become a member of The Criterion Collection. The filmmaker marked the occasion by sitting down for a new interview with...

Cars & Motorcycles

Mercedes C-Class Crash Test At 25mph vs 12mph

Some crash avoidance features are reducing crashes. Vehicles equipped with front crash prevention are less likely to rear-end and cause injury in other vehicles, IIHS research has shown. Lane departure warning, blind spot detection and rear crash prevention also reduce police-reported crashes releva...

News

Cult classic ‘Night Trap’ is coming to Nintendo Switch this summer

Despite the company's insistence that a game so shocking and violent would never appear on any Nintendo console, the 25th anniversary edition of Night Trap will be available for the Switch later this year. The post Cult classic ‘Night Trap’ is coming to Nintendo Switch this summer appear...

Sports

Ricciardo's Overtaking Masterclass & Will Verstappen Learn? 2018 ChiGP | WTF1 Podcast Ep3

We're back for our third WTF1 podcast discussing everything around the 2018 Chinese Grand Prix and also taking a look towards the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. We are joined by ART F2 & F1 reserve driver Jack Aitken to dive into Daniel Ricciardo's fantastic performance, Max Verstappen's fall from grac...

Sports

LeBron James Watches Sons Bronny and Bryce in Rubber City Classic

Over the weekend, LeBron James watched his sons, Bronny and Bryce, in the Rubber City Classic in Akron. Bronny (7th grade) and Bryce (5th grade) both impressed as their North Coast Blue Chip teams competed against older competition. RELATED: LeBron James Hopes to Play Against His Son in the NBA The...

Various

Man Shares Story Of How He Was Judging The 'Foreign Guy' In His Class

Thomas McFall, or @thomas_mcfall on Twitter, generally uses his social media account for jokes, but his recent post about misjudging someone in his classroom has people weeping extremely sincerely.McFall explained in a series of tweets that he's been sitting in the same seat in his Management class...

Various

Binghamton University cancels classes after second student murder in 5 weeks

A university in New York canceled classes Monday after the second murder of a student in five weeks.


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