You Won't Have a Long Face If You Watch BoJack Horseman


BoJack Horseman, the latest Netflix original series, is a good show. Unlike Netflix breakouts like Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, it's not getting a ton of attention... but it deserves a wide viewership, or at least as wide a viewership a droll adult animated comedy can get. The cast is dynamite. Will… » 9/01/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

You Can Pay $200,000 to Replace Your Blood With Antifreeze

Death is unfathomable and terrifying. We try to stave it off with vitamins, checkups, and exercise, to diminish the awful permanence with beliefs in afterlives and miracles. For some people, that's not enough. There will be no accepting mortality for believers in cryonics, the process of preserving human bodies at low… » 9/01/14 6:46pm Yesterday 6:46pm

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes™ have no pumpkin in them

Starbucks is rolling out pumpkin spice lattes, starting with an early access option that starts today. This means it's the time of year for everyone's favorite overpriced seasonal beverage. This doesn't mean we'll be adding extra pumpkin to our diet, because Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes™, despite the name, contain… » 8/28/14 5:17pm Thursday 5:17pm

​No, water doesn't drain backwards when you cross the equator

At La Mitad Del Mundo, a tourist attraction outside of Quito, Ecuador, visitors are invited to watch a demonstration after they've finished taking corny photos of themselves straddling the line dividing the world. Three tubs stand on both sides and on the middle of this line. The demonstration begins, as pink-nosed… » 8/27/14 2:06pm Wednesday 2:06pm

Someone Boiled Their GoPro To Film an Egg Being Poached

People use GoPros to film all sorts of stuff, from swimming manta rays to swimming races off Alcatraz. You could watch footage of people doing extreme water-based activities captured via GoPro every day for the rest of your life, and there would still be so much GoPro footage of people doing extreme water-based… » 8/25/14 6:48pm 8/25/14 6:48pm

Why FireChat's Latest Update Is a Big Deal

FireChat, the clever app that lets people talk to each other without using cell reception, just got an update that gives its users fixed handles. That might not mean a damn thing to you, which is understandable. FireChat doesn't have the name recognition of Snapchat. It's not a popular messaging app. But it should be,… » 8/25/14 10:29am 8/25/14 10:29am