The Blacklist Boss Warns That Red Is 'Quite Literally Out of Time' After His Game-Changing Courtroom Decision

The following post contains major spoilers for Friday’s episode of The Blacklist. (Need to catch up? Read our previous Blacklist recap here.) It seems Raymond Reddington should have watched The Shawshank Redemption once more before attempting his own jailbreak. Though “failure” is not a word often used to describe Red’s schemes, his attempt at escaping from […]

DC is literally overrun with rats

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo The nation’s capital is facing a spiraling rat infestation, fueled by mild winters and a human population boom. Washington’s government is struggling to keep pace, with the pest control department fielding a record number of calls. The pest control company Orkin ranks Washington as America’s fourth “Rattiest City,” up one spot […]

Daylight Saving Time is literally killing us

Brian Snyder/Reuters Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018. At 2:00 a.m. that morning, most phones and computers will automatically shift an hour back, and we’ll get an extra hour of sleep. The interruption to our internal clocks is a welcome reprieve each fall, but in the spring it literally kills people: incidents […]

The Playa Crawler is art that literally crawls

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This device will literally tell you how much you stink

There’s so much bad technology in the world that Japan even has a beautiful word for pointless gadgets: “chindogu.” There’s another splendid Japanese term, one that companies are apparently holding training sessions on how to combat: “sumeru harasumento,” or in English, “smell harassment.” To help keep offensively stinky people in check, Tanita is releasing a […]

A miles-long crack has opened in Africa — and it could literally split the continent in two

Thomas Mukoya/Reuters A split has appeared in Kenya’s Rift Valley following heavy rain and earth tremors. This is caused by the fragmentation of the African plate. Two plates that were formerly part of the African plate are moving away from each other at the relatively slow rate of 1.9 — 6.9 millimetres per year.  However, […]