Opera shows off its smart new redesign that’s just like all the other browsers

Enlarge / Both the new dark view and light view look good. (credit: Opera) Opera has unveiled a new look and feel for its browser. Expected to ship in version 59, codenamed “Reborn 3” (R3), the new appearance adopts the same square edges and clean lines that we’ve seen in other browsers, giving the browser […]

This gory medical case shows why you should never, ever swallow a toothpick

(credit: Michael Galkovsky / Flickr) Toothpicks seem so innocent. Whether staking down juicy sliders on game day or harpooning fruits bobbing in happy-hour cocktails, the mini skewers often spike our festive occasions. But, make no mistake, they have a vicious side. Given the chance, they will mess you up. Of the poor souls who somehow […]

State of the Union Rescheduled, Stacey Abrams to Give Democratic Response — Which Shows Are Preempted?

President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address has been officially rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 5, to be held at the U.S. Capitol. Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will deliver the Democratic response, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Tuesday. The State of the Union was originally scheduled for Jan. 29, but […]

As the government shutdown over Trump’s border wall rages, a journey along the entire 1,933-mile US-Mexico border shows the monumental task of securing it

Skye Gould/Andy Kiersz/Business Insider The US government is currently shut down because President Donald Trump is demanding billions of dollars to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, and Congress won’t fund it. Of the 1,933 miles along the border, 1,279 miles is unfenced. Most of the barrier that currently exists, and that the Trump […]

WATCH: Shocking viral video shows woman URINATING in plane galley before take off

Flights see plane toilets closed off to passengers during takeoff and landing for their own safety. However, a shocking viral video shows what a Wizz Air plane passenger did when she was refused entry to an onboard bathroom as the flight prepared to leave London Luton Airport en route to Warsaw, Poland. The female flier […]

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg is going to Harvard after getting a reported 1270 on the SAT — it shows test scores aren’t everything

mpi04/MediaPunch /IPX/AP Parkland school shooting survivor and gun law activist David Hogg is going to Harvard University. He received a score of 1270 out of 1600 on the SAT, according to TMZ. The bottom 25% of students admitted had an average score of 1460. His reported score has sparked a debate over whether Harvard should […]

TV Technica 2018: Our favorite shows and binges

Warning: This story discusses a handful of specific moments from TV in 2018. Though we’ve strived to avoid spoiling anything too major, please note this list includes specific references to The Good Place, Star Trek: Discovery, Westworld, Bojack Horseman, Preacher, The Americans, Killing Eve, and The Haunting of Hill House, among others. We are in the era of “peak TV,” […]

One striking image shows the Marine Corps generals who will have left the Trump administration, after the president praised their service

Department of Defense President Donald Trump once boasted that his administration was staffed by notable members of the US armed forces. Those service members will soon be leaving his administration. The latest former Marine Corps general who is voluntarily leaving the administration is Defense Secretary James Mattis. US Defense Secretary James Mattis’ upcoming departure from […]

13 great TV shows that should’ve never been canceled

ABC The television graveyard is full of shows that were buried in their prime. And for fans, no matter how few, it’s always devastating to lose a great show before it’s time. In most cases, cancellations come down to low ratings. And while many networks would kill for the numbers shows generated while they were […]