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Top 10 Most Ridiculously Overcomplicated Doctor Who Villain Schemes

The Doctor, that time-traveling alien mad scientist, is a clever man — but his foes often outsmart themselves. We may never know the Doctor's real name, but the Master's name is clearly Rube Goldberg. Here are the 10 most ludicrously byzantine plots that Doctor Who's baddies have cooked up. » 8/20/14 4:04pm 21 minutes ago

Those Endless Ice Bucket Challenge Videos Are All Worth It for This

Sure, cynics can argue that the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a faddish, self-promoting waste of water, and people shouldn't need a stupid meme to convince them to fight life-threatening diseases. They can also bite their damn tongues, because that stupid meme has raised more than $20 million for people like Anthony… » 8/20/14 3:25pm 59 minutes ago

Laura Ingalls memoirs are coming out

Well her adult memoirs are coming out about her life. Warning memoir contains domestic violence. I loved the Little House books as a kid in the 70s and loved the series. article During a snowstorm in the 1970s my mother and I read together her Little House book about a blizzard. It was to teach me we had it better. » 8/20/14 1:39pm Today 1:39pm

Staring Down Thirty, and the Death of Precocity

I never had grand plans for 30 - until last year I hadn't really thought about it at all. No visions of a house, a husband, a kid, or a dog. I didn't picture myself traveling the world, curing a disease, or making a million dollars. The fact that I have a great job, got married, and own cats made me feel pretty great… » 8/20/14 1:13pm Today 1:13pm

We're Compiling Every Police-Involved Shooting In America. Help Us.

The United States has no database of police shootings. There is no standardized process by which officers log when they've discharged their weapons and why. There is no central infrastructure for handling that information and making it public. Researchers, confronted with the reality that there are over 17,000 law… » 8/20/14 1:09pm Today 1:09pm