On April 27, 1982, members of the California Assembly's Consumer Protection and Toxics Committee gathered in Sacramento to hear Robert Plant endorse Satan.
It’s not as crazy an idea as you might think.
As naming goes, "Switch" is a pretty solid descriptor for the console which you you can either use with your TV or as a handheld device on the go. It looks pretty slick (and the new "Zelda" also looks sweet).
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Throw on your dancing shoes 'cause this one's gonna make you wanna boogie.
It can be difficult to visualize the vast network of rivers that criss-crosses the US. This beautiful map shows all the different river basins around the country.
Welcome to Today In 2016, your daily digest of all things election. Today: a new Trump accuser comes forward, Clinton won the debate, and a security firm ties Russian military to the Podesta hacks.
At a rally in Florida, Trump expanded on his undemocratic and unprecedented comments during the debate last night about accepting the results of the election.
The DNC hack was merely a prelude to what many security researchers see as a still more audacious feat: the hacking of America's most secretive intelligence agency, the NSA.
In today’s age of (dis)information on the internet, we need Snopes more than ever.
Why does it feel like the scientific community is just jerking us around!? Pluto is a planet for decades before its title is formally revoked. Now, there is some Planet X tilting the solar system in its direction? Psh. Maybe flat-earthers and NASA skeptics are on to something.
In the realm of politics, the distinction between observation and judgment is easily lost.
Despite the fact that the pistol-sword was impractical and bad, sword-makers and gunsmiths repeatedly returned to the basic concept through the early 20th century, producing a wide range of single-shot, muzzle-loading flintlocks and pinfire revolvers wedded to blades.
When Maria Grette first discovered that the 58-year-old Danish man with whom she had fallen in love was actually a 24-year-old Nigerian scammer, the 62-year-old Swede was distraught. But, soon, her feelings changed.
"On a good day, my shoulders, knees and hips will dislocate two to five times apiece. The slightest bump into a table or door will bloom new bruises on my arms and legs or tear a gash in the thin skin on my hands."
Despite blowing a 3-1 lead in the Finals, last year's Golden State Warriors were incredible. But now, with the addition of Kevin Durant, the Dubs are simply unfair.
Techno, virtual reality and Steven Seagal’s Apple Newton.
The last debate has come and gone, and and it was as bittersweet as we expected. Whether you're looking for the Donald's latest zinger or another flip-flop, we've got you covered with all the highlights.
A week after the first accusers came forward, and a week and half after Donald Trump denied ever inappropriately touching women during the second debate, another accuser — Karena Virginia — came forward on Thursday.
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Modern feminism should allow women to be more complex. So why do I constantly feel like I have to "pick" which feminist I am?
In a world without mutants, Hugh Jackman is back with a few more feelings, and a few less punches.
And the Nobel Prize for not caring about winning the Nobel Prize goes to...
Whether you’re trying to suss through California’s 223-page voter guide or something less overwhelming, a few tools can simplify the research process so you don’t need a law degree to make an educated vote.
Figuring out what the hell happened to Eastern Airlines Flight 980 decades after it crashed, how the heir to American white supremacy changed his mind, and more of the best long reads of the week.
The exact fate of the craft is still unknown, but early indications suggest the module successfully completed most of its descent, but the craft's thrusters "switched off sooner than expected." In all likelihood this led to the lander crashing into the planet's surface.
Elon Musk announced Wednesday that all new Tesla models will be shipped with Autopilot capable of Level 5 (that is, fully) autonomous driving, although that option won't be enabled until regulators approve it. The future is here, folks.
Draymond Green is the player to lead the Warriors to a dynasty — or the man who could stand in their way.
From the mid-19th century to well into the 20th century, people used the Lebenswecker to try to cure everything from sleeplessness to yellow fever to epilepsy by puncturing different areas of the body with the contraption.
The traditional rites and celebrations of the Celts' Samhain may have eventually led to the modern festival of Halloween.
David MacGowan liked the idea of having a blog but didn't know what he wanted to put on the internet. Remaking a favorite film with "crappy basic MS Paint pics" came naturally.
Human calculator and FiveThirtyEight founder Nate Silver went on Colbert's live show last night after the debate to talk about the carnage. He says the numbers don't look good for the Donald.
In the face of Trump's charges of a “rigged election,” Republican leaders must defend our system.
“We love to think we’re renegades. But it’s very hard to find someone who is truly a nonconformist. Usually, they’re just conforming to a different set of norms. We’re all influenced all the time.”
Paris is fantastic. That's really all there is to it. Travel tastes ebb and flow, trends rise and fall, but Paris remains: 100 square kilometers of the world's densest concentration of beauty, history, art, politics, and — of course — cuisine.
Gary Johnson, the presidential nominee for the Libertarian Party, did not debate against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton last night, but that didn't stop him from trying to get his message out on national TV.
By 2044, the US will be a majority minority nation. By 2060, 29 percent of the country will be Latino. For the city of Reading, PA, those numbers are already a reality.
It's a big day for Nintendo, as the company will finally start to discuss its mysterious NX console today with a new trailer. The video, which is said to be three minutes long, will show a first "glimpse" of the system.
During the mid-'70s, Queen recorded six radio sessions for the BBC which included alternate versions of some of their greatest hits. BBC is now sharing some of these recordings in advance of an upcoming box set.
It's so difficult and time-consuming to prepare, that for 300 years only the women of a single Sardinian family knew how to make it.