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Alexa Davies as Meg in ‘Dead Pixels’.Image: Channel 4 By Laura Byager2019-03-19 00:01:00 UTC In Dead Pixels, we follow a group of friends who pass the majority of their time together on the green pastures of the online game Kingdom Scroll — a fictional RPG that just happens to look a whole lot like World of Warcraft. Since the four gamer friends don’t seem to have that much to do

Host Ted Allen prepares to reveal the chopped teen chef during the entree round chopping, as seen on Food Network’s Chopped, Season 29.Image: food network/discovery By Sage Anderson2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC Food Network’s Chopped invokes a certain kind of screaming-at-your-TV-screen carnal energy — the baskets! the knife injuries! the leaving an ingredient off the plate when it’s sitting RIGHT THERE!  After 10 years and 40 seasons on the air, Chopped still

Image: Neil Mockford/film magic/getty images By Morgan Sung2019-02-18 23:53:52 UTC One Direction may have disbanded three years ago, but their songs are still undeniable meme-worthy bops.  You’ve probably stumbled across this bizarre meme in the past few days: A trio goes hard and dances in perfect sync to what sounds like the beginning of a sea shanty.  That tune is a One Direction deep cut — in the 2014 song

Image: Ethan Miller/Getty Images By Morgan Sung2019-02-18 22:37:26 UTC Guys. Queen is performing at the Oscars this year.  With Adult Goth/possible vampire Adam Lambert at its helm, Queen is set to dazzle us all during the awards show, which controversially tried to cut four categories from its broadcast in hopes of saving time. The Academy tweeted a teaser on Sunday, with a mash-up of “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “We Will Rock

By Morgan Sung2019-02-18 20:58:24 UTC Congrats, it’s a parasitic alien!  Gender reveal parties are exhaustingly overdone — from starting wildfires to nearly killing Grandpa, the heteronormative announcements can backfire beautifully. Twitter user @mskittenfish posted a video of a rare gender reveal done well.  But there’s a twist: The baby is neither a girl nor a boy. It’s a genderless otherworldly predator! Instead of revealing pink or blue filling, this party

A satellite view of Burning Man and its many camps.Image: DigitalGlobe/Getty Images By Chris Taylor2019-02-12 00:31:30 UTC Burning Man, the annual weeklong arts and culture event in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, prides itself on the principle of “radical inclusion.” But that may no longer apply to exclusive camps for wealthy attendees that offer luxury amenities while fouling up the environment.  In a blog post this weekend titled “Cultural

By Harry Hill2019-02-04 21:57:19 UTC [embedded content] People that take their eggs over hard will love this. When the temperature in Minnesota dipped to a chilling -27 degrees Fahrenheit last week, a YouTuber decided to see what would happen if he cracked some eggs open. Of course, like everything else that goes outside during the polar vortex, the eggs freeze. But the outcome is still super interesting to see, considering

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By Morgan Sung2019-01-21 20:51:21 UTC Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ tweet honoring Martin Luther King Jr. is not going over well.  In a tweet, the White House press secretary wrote that King “gave his life” for the civil rights movement, and that “our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice.”  Here’s the thing: King didn’t give his life. He was assassinated four years after he was blackmailed by the FBI;

An 18-inch pizza has more pizza than two 12-inch pizzas, and people are losing it

By Morgan Sung2019-01-08 00:29:33 UTC Are you ready for a mindblowing revelation? If you’re splitting pizza with friends, you’ll technically get more bang for your buck by splitting one 18-inch pizza instead of ordering two 12-inch pizzas.  It sounds counterintuitive, but Fermat’s Library did the math: An 18-inch pizza has 254 square inches of “pizza,” while two 12-inch pizzas only have about 226 square inches.  People were understandably confused —