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24 Oct 12:36

Yum Yum Breakfast Burrito by Parry Gripp

by Justin Page
22 Oct 19:02

AT&T Reaches $80 Billion Deal to Purchase Time Warner

by Eve Peyser


AT&T will purchase Time Warner for over $80 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports Saturday afternoon. “According to people familiar with the plans,” the two companies will likely announce this as soon as Saturday night. AT&T will reportedly pay between $105 and $110 a share for Time Warner. According to another anonymous source, the deal is half-cash, half-stock.


24 Oct 15:15

Red Wine Hot Chocolate Is the Answer to Your Cold-Weather Blues — On Trend

by Ariel Knutson
(Image credit: Imma Eat That)

Frosé might have been the trendy drink of summer, but it certainly isn't something you want to snuggle up with now that it's cold out. Pumpkin spice lattes are always an option for the fall, and hot chocolate is a classic, but neither of them quite have the allure and intrigue that frosé did this year.

So, what are you going to put in your mug when the winter blues hit?

To nobody's surprise at all, the internet quickly became obsessed last week with the idea of red wine hot chocolate. It's not a new concept by any means, but when blogger Imma Eat That posted her recipe for red wine hot chocolate, the internet quickly grabbed onto the idea and declared it the new thing to drink this fall and winter.

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24 Oct 16:12

Settlers of Catan Redesigned For Space Is Stunning

by Andrew Liszewski on Gizmodo, shared by Riley MacLeod to Kotaku

If you’re tired of your Settlers of Catan hexagonal tiles sliding all over the place, that’s just one of countless improvements that artists Amy Wang and Fuzzy Wobble made when they created Deep Space Settlers, a new, and much improved, version of the beloved board game.


20 Oct 14:22

These Affordable Sleeves Will Get Your Cables Under Control

by Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Kotaku

We know you guys like Velcro cable ties, but if you’re interested in a different option for keeping your wires organized, these neoprene zip-up sleeves are another great option. $12 gets you four 20" sleeves, each of which includes a buckle that allows you to attach them together.


20 Oct 11:07

Nintendo Releases New Legend Of Zelda Breath Of The Wild Footage

by Brian Ashcraft


With the NX debut hitting later this morning, here’s a brand new Breath of the Wild trailer with gameplay, exploration, and weather. Goodness, this game looks glorious.


14 Oct 13:15

161 Ways to Add More Storage to Every Room in Your Home — Apartment Therapy

by The Kitchn

From Apartment Therapy → The Big List of Small Space Solutions: 161 Ways to Add a Little More Storage to Every Room in Your Home

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17 Oct 12:30

Celebrate National Pasta Day with This Creamy Pumpkin Spaghetti — Delicious Links

by Lauren Kodiak
(Image credit: Pinch of Yum)

I don't think anyone needs a national food holiday to convince them to eat a big, comforting bowl of pasta on a chilly fall evening, but hey — a little extra encouragement never hurts. If you're on the hunt for the perfect recipe to celebrate, this one, with a pumpkin-tomato sauce, ground turkey, and kale, should do the trick.

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18 Oct 12:30

Turn Delicata Squash into Crispy "Onion Rings" — Delicious Links

by Lauren Kodiak
(Image credit: Honestly Yum)

When I first saw the photo for this recipe, I thought onion rings! Then I thought doughnuts! But I was truly surprised to learn that they are, in fact, fried rings of delicata squash.

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19 Oct 18:13

A Cleverly Designed Shopping Bag That Disguises Human Hands With Those of a LEGO Figurine

by Lori Dorn


Evan Choi and Junho Lee, two very talented design students at the School of Visual Arts in New York City have come up with a brilliantly designed shopping bag with clever handles that temporarily disguise human hands for the pairs iconically sported by LEGO figurines.

Brand – The LEGO Playbox is a toolkit used by the store employees to foster engagement with shoppers and children. It was launched in April 2015 in all European stores and currently operates in four North American stores as a test.

Brief – Make visiting the LEGO Store an exciting, engaging and playful shopping experience by bringing the LEGO brand promise of “playful learning” to life inside the LEGO Stores.


images by Evan Choi and Junho Lee

via designboom

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15 Oct 13:00

Accused Sexual Harasser O'Reilly And Serial Adulterer Gingrich Attack Media Coverage Of Donald Trump’s Alleged Sexual Abuse

by News Hound Ellen

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Accused Sexual Harasser O'Reilly And Serial Adulterer Gingrich Attack Media Coverage Of Donald Trump’s Alleged Sexual Abuse

It takes a certain gall to pair twice-accused sexual harasser Bill O’Reilly with serial adulterer Newt Gingrich as a team to complain about the media coverage of multiple allegations of Donald Trump’s sexual abuse. Even worse, each has been a major player in using the media to ruin other people’s careers and worse.

O’Reilly sat down with Gingrich last night to discuss the barrage of accusations, from a slew of different women, that Donald Trump had sexually assaulted or groped or slimed them. To be clear, the accusations, which came out Wednesday night, emerged after the release of Access Hollywood’s hot mic video of Donald Trump boasting about just that sort of behavior: “I just start kissing them. It’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait… And when you’re a star, they let you do it. …Grab them by the p---y.”

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16 Oct 03:30

Open Thread - Trump PSAs For Women!

by Frances Langum
Open Thread - Trump PSAs For Women!

12 Oct 18:53

Political Cartoon

by Reza


10 Oct 23:00

Battlestar Galactica's Board Game Is For Hating Your Friends

by Luke Plunkett

Most of the board games I play with my crew are fairly recent, but on the weekend we dove into our pile of shame and played our first round of Battlestar Galactica. It either went very badly or very well, depending on how much hate and mistrust you like in your board games.


10 Oct 22:30

When to Use High or Low Pressure on the Instant Pot — Tool Tips from The Kitchn

by Elizabeth Barbone
(Image credit: Christine Han)

Electric pressure cookers can be surprisingly difficult to understand, thanks to the abundance of multifunction buttons and not a lot of explanation about what those buttons do.

Take the pressure settings. On some models, high pressure is the only option. Others offer both a high and low pressure setting. And one in particular even allows you to select a specific psi (pressure).

So what's a cook to do?

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10 Oct 16:15


by Reza


08 Oct 19:30

Gerard Way Talks About Writing Doom Patrol and Finding New Weirdness for DC's Young Animal Comics

by Evan Narcisse on io9, shared by Rhett Jones to Gizmodo

The former frontman of My Chemical Romance is looking up kinky obsessions on YouTube to power his fringe-friendly comics writing.


07 Oct 20:10

Doctor Who Lands in NYC to Save the City From a Deadly Alien Threat in the 2016 Christmas Special

by Lori Dorn

In “The Return of Doctor Mysterio” (The colloquial name for Doctor Who in Spanish-speaking countries), the beloved Time Lord and his TARDIS travel across the pond to save New York City from the threat of deadly aliens who wish to cause them harm. The Doctor is assisted by an eager investigative journalist (Charity Wakefield) and a caped-crusading superhero (Justin Chatwin). In anticipation of the holiday episode, the BBC released a behind-the-scenes teaser.

This Christmas, the Doctor teams up with a comic-book superhero in New York for a heroic special titled, The Return of Doctor Mysterio. We also have a brand new image and a behind-the-scenes trailer to share.

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07 Oct 21:21

Class, An Upcoming Doctor Who Spinoff About Six Teenage Students of the Coal Hill Academy

by Lori Dorn


In September, the BBC announced a new spinoff series about students who attend the Coal Hill Academy, a fictional institution that has been referenced since the first series of Doctor Who. Entitled “Class“, the series will focus on six sixth-formers (high school juniors) whose teenage lives are complicated with the excitement and stress that comes with time travel.

It’s a new term at Coal Hill Academy, and students are preparing for their Autumn Prom. But when the school comes under attack, four alienated students must form an unlikely alliance to defeat them. And this incursion is only the beginning…??Charlie (played by Greg Austin), April (Sophie Hopkins), Ram (Fady Elsayed) and Tanya (Vivian Oparah), assisted by their physics teacher Miss Quill (Katherine Kelly), are charged with a great responsibility by the mysterious alien known as the Doctor (Peter Capaldi): guard against the creatures of nightmare that want nothing more than to find a way through to Earth and take it for their own.

Class begins on BBC Three on October 22, 2016 and on BBC America in 2017

Show writer Patrick Ness introduced the series by way of an interview.

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05 Oct 12:18

10 Cooking Tricks That Changed Everything for Us — You Oughta Know

by Cambria Bold
What is Emma doing? Oh, just a handy little trick for foaming milk.
(Image credit: Leela Cyd)

When it comes to trick-or-treating, I'm all about the trick — cooking tricks, that is! You can try and woo me with treats (especially tempting now that you know what you're doing!), but I will never pass up a smart, time-saving cooking trick or tip. Here are 10 of the best.

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05 Oct 13:45

Nike Is Releasing Limited Edition Nike Mag Self-Lacing ‘Back to the Future’ Shoes Via Raffle Drawing

by Justin Page

Nike Mag

Nike partnered with The Michael J. Fox Foundation to release a limited edition of their iconic Nike Mag self-lacing shoes that worn by Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) in Back to the Future Part II. The majority of Nike’s 89 pairs of Nike Mags will be given out to donators via a digital raffle drawing through the Nike website and the Nike+ running app. The draw will begin on October 4th, 2016 and end on October 11th. All proceeds will go to The Michael J. Fox Foundation and help “accelerate development of a cure for Parkinson’s disease.”

Almost 30 years ago, Nike inspired a future vision of footwear — an individually responsive shoe that senses the wearer and adapts on its own. The Nike Mag, famously worn on the silver screen by Michael J. Fox, quickly became a cultural icon.

Today, Nike and The Michael J. Fox Foundation proudly announce the release of the 2016 Nike Mag — a limited-edition release of only 89 pairs available globally through an online draw — to once again channel the excitement of the Nike Mag to raise awareness in the fight against Parkinson’s disease and the Foundation’s tireless efforts to speed a cure. (read more)

Nike Mag

Nike Mag

Nike Mag

images via Nike News

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05 Oct 15:02

A Hilarious Kid’s Menu Featuring Brutally Honest Meal Names For Indecisive Children

by Justin Page

Deli Menu

The Deli Mansion Park in Altoona, Pennsylvania offers a hilarious kid’s menu featuring brutally honest meal names for indecisive children, including: I Don’t Know (hot dog and fries), I Don’t Care (chicken tenders and fries), I’m Not Hungry (grilled cheese and fries), and I Don’t Want That (fish sticks and fries).

via reddit

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05 Oct 23:00

Hack Your Instant Ramen with Coconut Milk — 10 Ramen Hacks

by Kelli Foster

Inspired by our favorite Thai soup, canned coconut milk ups the ante on instant ramen with a rich, luxurious broth.

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05 Oct 23:12

Start Your PS4 Collection With a Slim Console and Three Games For $310

by Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Kotaku

This PS4 Slim Uncharted bundle costs $10 more than buying the console by itself, but it comes with a copy of Overwatch (which you should definitely play!) and Star Wars Battlefront (which is definitely a game!). All things considered, that’s one of the best deals we’ve seen on the Slim to date.


05 Oct 22:02

Ain't No Party Like A Smash Bros. Party

by Luke Plunkett on Cosplay, shared by Luke Plunkett to Kotaku

Since Smash Bros.’ roster is drawn from other games, you might have thought it was impossible to cosplay as something genuinely, 100% Smash Bros. But that would be overlooking the humble Party Ball.


04 Oct 18:15

Oh My God, This Agent Carter Dress

by James Whitbrook on io9, shared by Mario Aguilar to Gizmodo

Ashley Eckstein’s Her Universe clothing line has just revealed a new wave of Marvel-heroine inspired outfits, but this dress based on Peggy Carter’s look? The best. Easily.


04 Oct 23:49

RNC Declares Mike Pence Winner Of VP Debate Before It Even Starts

by Karoli Kuns
RNC Declares Mike Pence Winner Of VP Debate Before It Even Starts

This is how cynical Republicans are. Forget facts, forget what really happened. Just write the outcome up and post it on the Internet regardless of what might actually happen. And then, for good measure, be sure to publish it ahead of the actual debate.

Along with the screen shot above, here's the rest of their now-unpublished post.

Yep, see that! Pence hit Tim Kaine hard on Hillary's scandals and the economy, BEFORE HE TOOK THE STAGE.

That's some magic voodoo right there.

What that basically tells everyone is that reality doesn't matter. It only matters how Republicans spin reality. They can write it all up in advance, because they will spin whatever happens in that direction.

Good job there, RNC. At least if the measure of a good job is being as completely cynical and calculating as is possible.

04 Oct 17:31

3D Modeling Reveals the Beauty of Pompeii Before Its Destruction

by George Dvorsky

By combining archaeology with 3D computer modeling, European researchers have digitally reconstructed a house in Pompeii, showing how lavish and colorful these structures truly were before they were destroyed by a catastrophic volcanic eruption.


04 Oct 17:00

Solar Powered Star Wars Jawa Lawn Ornament With Yellow Glowing Eyes

by Justin Page

Star Wars Jawa Lawn Ornament

ThinkGeek has created a solar powered Star Wars Jawa Lawn Ornament made to look like it was built out of stone and features a set of yellow glowing eyes.

We find the idea of a Jawa lawn ornament a bit puzzling. After all, aren’t Jawas desert dwellers? What makes anyone think that a Jawa is going to be able to turn your grass green? We could see a Jawa feeling comfortable in the southwest, maybe in Phoenix or Albuquerque. When your lawn is more of a rock garden, a Jawa would really feel at home. But maybe these are free-thinking Jawas. The kind that are sick of desert life and want to sink their toes into some grass.

This Star Wars Jawa Stone Lawn Ornament 16″ is ready to set up camp on your lawn. Over a foot tall and grey, this resin statue looks at home next to your angel statue or gargoyles. Just be sure to keep an eye on your lawnmower with this little guy around.

Star Wars Jawa Lawn Ornament

Star Wars Jawa Lawn Ornament

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04 Oct 20:15

An Ohio Castle That Costs Less Than a Condo — House of the Day

by Tara Bellucci
(Image credit: via Zillow)

Castle living isn't for everyone. Nevermind if that medieval look isn't your style—normally, the stone fortresses are quite cost prohibitive. Well, if that's the only thing holding you back from that castle life, this one in Rogers, Ohio might be for you.

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