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‘Veronica Mars’ Season 4 released a week earlier than scheduled

July 19 (UPI) -- Season 4 of Kristen Bell's mystery drama Veronica Mars began streaming on Hulu on Friday.The show was expected to return with eight fresh episodes on July 26, but they were all unexpectedly dropped Friday instead. The ...

Watch: J.B. Holmes, Shane Lowry share 36-hole lead at British Open

July 19 (UPI) -- J.B. Holmes and Shane Lowry ended the second day of the British Open tied atop the leaderboard at 8-under through 36 holes in Ireland.Holmes shot three-under-68 and Lowry shot four-under-67 in Friday's second round at Royal ...

Meghan McCain reveals she had miscarriage in op-ed

July 19 (UPI) -- TV personality Meghan McCain on Friday revealed she had a miscarriage in a New York Times column describing the "horrendous experience."She said the miscarriage happened "a few weeks ago" and that she missed "a few days" of her job ...

Phillies Fan And National Hero Uses Ballpark Tarp As Slip N’ Slide

Pretty much any sporting event that’s on a national level is going to have its own share of fan interruptions. If it’s televised, you can guarantee someone’s going to want to use that for their own five seconds of fame. Most sports-goers looking for ...

Order Groceries Online Before You Head Home From a Trip

Photo: Unsplash Mile High WeekFlying the "friendly skies" is often hell, but it doesn't have to be. It's Mile High Week, and we're investigating everything flight-related, from how to score cheap tickets to the best time to book, from how to fall ...

Enable 2FA for Your Discord Account so You Don’t Get Phished

Illustration: Discord The good news? A recent phishing attempt hit Discord and only ensnared a small batch of users—around 2,500 in all. The bad news? There’s no easy tool to tell if you’re on that list, so you might as well take a moment to reset ...

Regular glucose test could predict diabetes risk

July 19 (UPI) -- A new test can predict diabetes years before a person develops the condition, a new study says.The random blood glucose test can detect risk factors normal diabetes tests usually miss, giving patients a better chance to treat the ...

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars

July 19 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo 11 astronauts, who offered their thoughts on whether the U.S. should return to the ...

It’s Time to Find a Safe Deposit Box Alternative

Safe deposit boxes are legendary for revealing items that fix problems—at least, they do in Hollywood stories. But in real life, safe deposit boxes may not be the haven for your valuables they used to be. A horrifying story from the New York Times ...

Here’s How Early You Should Arrive at the Airport

GIF: Twentieth Century Fox Mile High WeekFlying the "friendly skies" is often hell, but it doesn't have to be. It's Mile High Week, and we're investigating everything flight-related, from how to score cheap tickets to the best time to book, from ...

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions

A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millions of individuals. Dubbed “DataSpii” by Jidali and his team, the leak was perpetrated by ...

This Is Why It’s Dangerous To Like Tea Too Much

Who doesn’t have chamomile? WTF. FIELD NOTES FROM THE FUNNY OR DIE STAFF While tea is an aromatic beverage that you get when you pour some stangin’ hot water over dried leaves or flowers (or any dried thing, really), did you know that tea can also ...

How to Use ‘Affect’ Versus ‘Effect’

Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other ...

Look: Stray ferret caught in showroom of Volvo dealership

July 19 (UPI) -- Animal rescuers in England said workers at a car dealership were surprised to find a ferret running around inside the showroom.The RSPCA said rescuers were summoned to Mill Volvo in Stockton when workers arrived to find a friendly ...

Kids overeat when given more options, study shows

July 19 (UPI) -- Having too many junk food options may lead to children eating too much, a new study says.The larger the quantities and wider the arrays of snack food options snack for kids, the more likely they are to overeat, according to research ...

Twitch Prime Members Can Get a $15 Amazon Credit After Buying a $10 Game

Best Gaming DealsThe best deals on games, consoles, and gaming accessories from around the web, updated daily.    Twitch Prime Members Get $15 Amazon Credit with Purchase | Amazon No-brainer deal alert: Twitch Prime Members get $15 ...

More women using pot before, during early pregnancy

Pot use and pregnancy hardly go hand-in-hand for health reasons, but more American women are using marijuana just before and right after they become pregnant, new research warns."These findings should alert women's health clinicians to be aware of ...

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz

July 19 (UPI) -- Iranian officials seized two British-affiliated tankers Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, the British foreign secretary confirmed.The Iranian Revolutionary Guard said it took control of British oil tanker Stena Impero, accusing it of ...

Join The Plastic-Free Club With Etee’s Biodegradable Products

EteePhoto: Indiegogo It is 2019, so I shouldn’t have to tell you that single-use plastic is not good for our planet. Chances are, you have at least one friend who quit using plastic straws and carries a metal one around with them. If you too want ...

Look: National Weather Service bakes biscuits in hot car

July 19 (UPI) -- National Weather Service staff in Nebraska illustrated the recent heat wave by baking a batch of biscuits inside a car.The National Weather Service in Omaha live-tweeted the results as they put a batch of biscuits in the window of a ...

Zombie Tidal Wave

In the annals of ridiculously over-the-top movie concepts, we went through a period where creative minds combined two scary creatures, like Sharktopus and Piranhaconda. Then came the combination of the scary creature and the natural disaster in ...

Preterm births to Hispanic women climbed after 2016 election

The number of preterm births to Hispanic women in the United States inched up shortly after the 2016 election -- raising the question of whether the political climate played a role, researchers say.The study, of births between 2009 and 2017, found ...

Message in a bottle from Maine reaches Scotland 21 years later

July 19 (UPI) -- A Scottish family vacationing on one of the country's islands found a message in the bottle launched from Maine about 21 years earlier.Mike Bolam said he and his family were on the Scottish island of North Uist when they noticed a ...

Drink Away Your Sadness With a ‘Bitter Tears’

Photo: Claire Lower 3-Ingredient Happy HourThe weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations.   My favorite nightcap is an ounce or so of Fernet, over ice, with a pinch of salt, but that drink signals the end of a ...

Willow Smith releases new, self-titled album

July 19 (UPI) -- Willow Smith released a new self-titled album on Friday featuring a guest appearance from her brother Jaden Smith.Willow released the eight-track project onto YouTube and music streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon ...