Kindle Paperwhite e-readers, Black+Decker vacuums, camping gear, watches, and more

Father’s Day is fast approaching, so if you haven’t done your shopping yet, check out Amazon’s deals on premium brand watches to decorate his wrist and cover your butt. SEE ALSO: Best Father’s Day gifts from a daughter There are also great deals on Amazon devices like the Kindle Paperwhite for summer reading (or if

The Best Apple Music Playlists To Follow Right Now In 2018

Getty Image While the choices of what you listen to are virtually endless, recent years have added another decision to the equation: how are you going to listen. Uproxx has already highlighted one platform, Spotify, in search of the best playlists available across genres. But pretending that Spotify is the only source for playlist listening

‘Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer was “pissed” at House Tyrell’s fate

[This post contains spoilers for Season 6 and 7 of Game of Thrones] After their characters’ inevitable demise, former Game of Thrones stars get to watch what happens to the loved ones left behind in Westeros — and most of the time, it isn’t very pretty. In the case of Natalie Dormer, House Tyrell didn’t

13 Things Everyone Looks Forward To During Graduation Season

Oh, graduation— the passage that marks the end of traditional education and your matriculation into the real-life school of hard knocks.  While some students handle this transition with exemplary grace and intellectual aplomb,  there are others who handle this rite of passage with such ingenuity and hilarity that it catches the attention of the world at

Apple now lets you download every bit of data it ever collected from you

Apple users, take notice: You have a new, elegant way of checking all the data Apple has on you.Image: Lili Sams/Mashable By Stan Schroeder2018-05-23 14:12:48 UTC Apple has launched a new Data and Privacy page on its website, allowing users to check and download all the data the company has collected from you.  The page,

GDPR is currently searched for more than Beyoncé on Google

Beyonce performing at Coachella.Image: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Coachella By Rachel Thompson2018-05-23 14:03:04 UTC We didn’t know it was possible to care about anything more than we care about Beyoncé. But apparently people around the world care more about GDPR right now than they do about Queen Bey.  Um, what on earth? Per Google Trends,

24 Graduation Caps To Help You Forget Your Endless Student Debt

When it comes to graduation ceremonies I’m a bit of a curmudgeon, mostly because I don’t understand why most people are celebrating. Then there’s the question of just how much friggin’ money it costs, leaving the majority of us in massive amounts of insane debt. It’s such a common issue that people have decided to

Philip Roth, author of Portnoy’s Complaint and American Pastoral, died

Novelist Philip Roth, widely considered one of the most important figures in modern American literature, died on Tuesday night in Manhattan at age 85. Born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1933, Roth was one of the most celebrated authors of his generation, with awards that included two National Book Awards, two National Book Critics Circle

Backpacking in Bali, What You Need to Know

The Indonesian tourist island of Bali is particularly suited for backpacking, and a lot of tourists prefer the venture because it allows them to experience Bali more authentically. Here are some things to consider as you plan your Bali backpacking adventure. The Cost Cost is one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of planning any backpacking

The Reason You Feel Like You Don’t Fit Your Zodiac Sign

Some people think their zodiac sign fits them to a T. Other people are not as lucky. If you have been rolling your eyes at your horoscopes lately, this is probably why. Unsplash / João Silas Aries: March 21st – April 19th You are adventurous — to a point. You like to try new things

All The New Hip-Hop Albums This Week, With ASAP Rocky And Pusha T

Uproxx Studios As the weather warms and we near the summer months, it looks like more and more long-dormant MCs are waking from their cold-weather hibernation to serve up fresh material to keep our cookouts cracking. Joining the incoming procession of a big names and big releases, ASAP Rocky promises his new album, Testing, will

The Second Amendment allows for more gun control than you think

Ten years ago, when a divided Supreme Court ruled in District of Columbia v. Heller that the Second Amendment includes a right to individual possession of firearms, dissenting justice John Paul Stevens lamented that it was “a law-changing decision” that would cause “a major upheaval.” Heller is a landmark case in many ways, not least

Here Are The Top 20 American Universities For Producing Successful Start-Up CEOs: 2018 Ranking

Harvard is the number 1 university in the United States for producing most successful start-up CEOs, according to a new report from Crunchbase. Given its Silicon Valley connections, it’s perhaps not surprising that Stanford University comes in a close second, with 147. Harvard and Stanford are the winners. So, how did the schools fare? Massachusetts

Emilia Clarke kept a journal while filming ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8

Image: LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images By Adam Rosenberg2018-05-23 13:17:46 UTC Emilia Clarke has got your back, Game of Thrones fans. Phones and cameras of any kind were banned from the set of the HBO series for security reasons during the filming of the final season. So Clarke, who plays Queen Daenerys Targaryen (as well as Qi’Ra

How to Make a Concrete Fire Pit Using Silicone Molds of 3D Printed Blocks

Ben Uyeda of HomeMade Modern demonstrated how to make a concrete fire pit using silicone molds of 3D printed blocks. Uyeda’s small, medium, and large 3D files are available to download from Autodesk. A post shared by Ben Uyeda (@benjaminuyeda) on Apr 22, 2018 at 7:43pm PDT via The Awesomer A DIY Spiral Staircase Created

‘Solo’ has more George Lucas in it than you knew (Q&A)

He may have retired from the galaxy far, far away after he sold his company for $4 billion in 2012. But Star Wars creator George Lucas has his fingerprints all over the latest movie in the Disney-Lucasfilm canon — according to his friend, Solo director Ron Howard.  Not only did Lucas come up with the

Facebook Marketplace now lets you shop for plumbers and handymen

Facebook may be facing more questions than ever about whether it’s too powerful, but the company isn’t letting that stop them from expanding into new areas. Today, the company introduced a new feature that lets you shop for handymen, house cleaners, plumbers, and other “home services” directly from Facebook’s Marketplace.  Expected to roll out in

How Ice Cream Sandwiches and Cones Are Made

by Justin Page at 8:26 AM on May 23, 2018 The Science Channel went behind the scenes at Chapman‘s factory in Canada to find out exactly how they go about making their delicious looking ice cream sandwiches and ice cream cones. via The Awesomer Follow Laughing Squid on Facebook, Twitter and

13 Reasons Why season 2 tries and fails to make amends for the backlash

When Netflix dropped the first season of 13 Reasons Why last summer, it had a genuine hit on its hands. It also had a major controversy. The second season attempts to move away from the controversy, and fails. Based on a 2007 YA novel by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why tells the story of a

Lyft will open 30 new hubs for drivers to take a break

Who doesn’t want to kick back, relax, and get their oil changed?  It’s the dream, or what Lyft envisions as the dream for its drivers at 30 new “hubs” going up around the country, in locations still to be announced. The first of the new facilities will break ground in a few weeks and be