Grey's Midseason Report Card: 5 Things That Are Working — and 1 That's Not

With Grey’s Anatomy now on its holiday hiatus, TVLine is seizing the opportunity to check the vitals of the long-running ABC drama and evaluate what about Season 15 is working… and what isn’t. The good news: We’ve put more in the first column than the second. The bad: What’s in that second column is a […]

Madam Secretary's Keith Carradine Talks Dexter, Deadwood, Damages — and That Time He Wooed Madonna

By his own estimation, Keith Carradine “wasn’t much of a horseman” when he landed his first TV role, on Bonanza in 1971. Not that he was planning to share that with the show’s producers if they asked. Thankfully, they didn’t. “The conversation never came up,” the Madam Secretary star recalls. “And if it had, I’m […]

Democrats Want the House Back — and the GOP Could Help Them Get It

Update: On August 11, 2018, Rep. Chris Collins was arrested on charges of insider trading. On August 21, 2018, Rep. Duncan Hunter was indicted for using campaign funds for personal expenses. California Rep. Duncan Hunter is under FBI investigation for spending campaign funds on himself, including flying his family’s pet rabbit across the country. Investigators […]

Michael Cohen reportedly balked at paying off Stormy Daniels until the ‘Access Hollywood’ tape was released — and that could cut through his and Trump’s defense

Richard Drew/AP President Donald Trump’s former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly balked at the idea of paying off porn star Stormy Daniels prior to the release of the “Access Hollywood” tape in October 2016. That could hurt his argument that the payment was made to prevent Trump’s family from embarrassment and not to assist his […]

The Surface Go reviews are in, and… they’re a bit all over the place

Enlarge / Surface Go. (credit: Microsoft) Surface Go—Microsoft’s 10-inch, $ 399 tablet—launches today in 25 markets. Many publications around the Web have had a couple of days to review Microsoft’s latest attempt at a cheap(ish) computer, and opinions are surprisingly varied. Surface Go is a shrunk-down version of the Surface Pro, Microsoft’s kickstand-equipped two-in-one tablet/laptop. […]

Mysterious ticks from Asia that can carry a deadly virus and drain cattle of their blood are now in the US — and efforts to kill them are failing

Shutterstock/MR.AUKID PHUMSIRICHA Last November, an Icelandic sheep in New Jersey was found to be covered by Haemaphysalis longicornis or East Asian longhorned ticks. These ticks can carry a deadly virus known as SFTS and may also be able to transmit Lyme Disease and other pathogens. The ticks survived the winter and have survived efforts to […]

Stormy Daniels just released a sketch of the man she said threatened her in 2011 — and the internet is torn over whether it looks more like Tom Brady or Willem Dafoe

Screenshot/The View The porn star Stormy Daniels on Tuesday released a sketch of a man she said threatened her in a parking lot in 2011. The internet quickly began identifying celebrities who seemed to bear a resemblance to the man. There was disagreement. Some said Tom Brady; others said Willem Dafoe. The porn star Stormy […]

We compared the iPad to Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet — and the winner was obvious

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Apple’s iPad and Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet may look similar on paper, but we put their hardware, software, overall value, and third-party app support under a microscope […]

How to unblock a toilet in SECONDS with a 70p household item – and avoid paying a plumber

Toilet blockages are a pain – but a plumbing expert has provided a cheap and effective solution to the common problem. Speaking about how to unblock a toilet, he revealed the issue can be tackled without forking out cash. You can remove the blockage simply by using a cheap item lying around your house. That item […]