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Splinter Answers the Age-Old Question, “Which is Worse: Rodents or Roaches?”

Actually, that would be the worst "would you rather" question ever. These two pests are probably the worst of all creepy crawlies especially since they are so prevalent in urban areas. Wherever we go, we are sure to find at least one of these guys ...

The Many Dashes of Writing

Writing can get frustrating and confusing, especially for editors. One of the things that a lot of writers consider a pain in the neck is probably the use of punctuations. There are a lot of punctuations which have various functions. But among ...

Make ‘New Twitter’ Less Distracting With This Extension

Image: Pexels If you find “New Twitter” distracting, now there’s an extension that can help—Simplified Twitter. Just like how it sounds, the Chrome extension and Firefox add-on takes Twitter’s traditional desktop interface and simplifies it, ...

Minnie Mouse Voice Actor Russi Taylor Dead at 75

Breaking News Getty Russi Taylor -- the woman who voiced Minnie Mouse for more than three decades -- has died. Taylor passed away Friday at her Glendale home in Southern California, according to Disney CEO Bob Iger. He says, "Minnie Mouse lost ...

Michelle Obama Shades Trump After Baltimore Rant

TMZ/Getty Michelle Obama appears to be firing back at President Trump -- not by insulting him for his horrid rant about the city of Baltimore ... but by merely showcasing its talented citizens. The former First Lady posted a video Saturday, ...

The Grossest Things You’ll Ever Learn About The Gym

Everyone knows that to be healthy means you have to move. And the best place to move, and avoid the elements, is the gym. But there is a dirty secret about the gym, too. And the secret is, it’s dirty. Sweat Sweat is a part of the gym and ...

Lil Nas X On How He’ll Celebrate Beating Mariah Carey’s Billboard Record

Play video content Exclusive SplashNews.com Lil Nas X has interesting plans lined up if he ends up topping Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's #1 Billboard record -- apparently, bathtubs and roses will be involved. The MC was in NYC Friday ...

This App is Kind of Like Having Free Cable

Earlier this week I came home from dinner with friends to find my boyfriend up later that he typically is, mesmerized by our new Vizio television.Read more...

Now is the Time to Book Your Flights to Europe This Winter

If you’re thinking of making a trip to Europe this winter, now is probably the time to start thinking about buying that plane ticket. According to travel search engine Kayak, the right time to book that European vacation to many destinations ...

Dogs Break Into Food Coloring, Act Extremely Casual About It

Pets are a big responsibility. You have to feed them, clean them, clean up after them, make sure they get enough exercise — their entire life is in your hands, and means that if you’re a pet owner, there’s a lot you’re bound to start worrying ...

Why You Should Wait to Buy the Samsung Galaxy Fold

I’m slightly more excited to see a Samsung Galaxy Fold, now that the manufacturer has fixed all the issues with the initial batch of review units the company sent out this spring. The biggest of these was the thin protective layer of polymer, ...

An Artist Turned Trump’s Hypocritical Tweets Into Shoes — And Sold Out

Fashion lovers know that clothes aren’t just pieces of fabric that cover your body so you don’t end up on the news and then become known as “that guy who was naked in Target” for the rest of your life. Clothing is a chance for you to express ...

Always Pay for a Rental Car With a Credit Card

Even if you rarely rent a car, you probably know the usual restrictions for doing so: You need a valid driver’s license, you have to be at least 25, and you need a credit card. But that third rule is changing, at least in some locations. Hertz, ...

How to Get a Free Google Home Mini If You’re Living With Paralysis or a Mobility Impairment

We throw a lot of shade at big tech companies and the ways their products can seep into every facet of modern life, but their devices can sometimes be life-changers for those in need. For people living with paralysis or other movement disabilities, ...

How to Go Camping With Little Kids

Photo: Getty Images For the uninitiated, camping with small children may seem like a dramatic dinner party story waiting to happen. There are so many unknowns. Will a wad of burnt marshmallow get stuck in your kid’s hair? Will he faceplant in ...

4-Year-Old Convinced Father A Moron After 45th Consecutive Hide-And-Seek Victory

GLENDALE, PA—Expressing embarrassment and disappointment over being the son of such a loser, local 4-year-old Connor Heyward was convinced Friday that his father, Craig, was a moron after losing 45 consecutive games of hide-and-seek. “Christ, ...

Relax Into the Weekend With a Sour Cherry Cocktail

Photo: Claire Lower 3-Ingredient Happy HourThe weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations.   Alcohol is not known for its sleep-promoting qualities. In fact, nothing ensures I have a terrible, unrestful ...

What Lifters Should Know About Creatine

Creatine is a rare thing in the world of workout supplements: It actually works, plus it’s cheap and safe. If you’re trying to build muscle or lift the heaviest things around, you might want to get into the habit of taking creatine every day—but ...

Samin Nosrat Releases Updated Book ‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, Marshmallow’ About The 5 Key Elements Of Good Cooking

BERKELEY, CA—In an effort to continue breaking down the basic fundamentals of her craft, chef Samin Nosrat published her bestselling cookbook in a revised edition Friday that now covers five key elements of good cooking and is titled Salt, ...

What’s The Cheapest Way to Get Into an Airport Lounge?

We’re so over the thrill of PreCheck or priority boarding. Now, the hottest new thing to do at the airport is to go to the lounge. No longer a haven only for weary business travelers or international flyers with long layovers, lounges are the key ...

Customers Relieved To See Perky 7-Eleven Cashier’s Spirit Has Finally Been Crushed

COLUMBUS, OH—Expressing their appreciation that they were once again able to shop in peace, 7-Eleven patrons were reportedly relieved Friday to discover that the perky cashier had finally had his spirit crushed. “I’ve been dreading going in ...

Russian Operative Disappointed Gerrymandering Taking All The Fun Out Of Hacking 2020 U.S. Election

SMOLENSK, RUSSIA—Lamenting that any interesting challenge in disrupting the vote has been completely removed from his job, Russian operative Pavel Artemyev reportedly expressed disappointment Friday that gerrymandering has taken all the fun ...

Samsung Will Pay You the Full Price of a Google Pixel 3 If You Trade It In

Samsung is offering generous trade-in offers on the latest Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, and iPhone smartphones, plus deals on plenty of older handsets. That includes paying you the full price of a regular Google Pixel 3—$600, as of publication ...

How to Use Lay, Lie, Lain and Laid

Once in a while, you just feel like laying down to take a nap, right? No, you do not. You have just committed the (common) sin of mixing up your lays and your lies. (Before we get started, you might want to take Grammar Girl’s six-question Lay vs. ...

Here’s Why We Don’t Use Gunpowder to Power Cars

Photo: U.S. Department of Defense It’s a thought I am 100 percent certain you have all considered at some point. Guns use a big explosion to shoot a bullet REALLY fast, so why don’t we use the awesome power behind a speeding bullet to make a ...