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‘The Stand’ adds Whoopi Goldberg, more to cast

Sept. 11 (UPI) — CBS All Access announced Wednesday that Whoopi Goldberg and more have joined the cast of their miniseries adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand. The Stand begins filming this fall for a 2020 premiere, according to All Access’s announcements to the Television

Sort Your Twitter Feed by Gothness

Photo: Shutterstock Personally I love Twitter’s algorithmic timeline, but I know this makes me a cretin and a shill. The web toy Other Orders will take your timeline and re-sort it to your liking. You can get a chronological-order timeline; you can sort everyone’s tweets

Japan’s new trade chief has record of misogyny

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed an anti-Seoul politician known for his misogynistic views as trade minister during a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday. Isshu Sugawara, 57, will be taking over Tokyo’s economic affairs as Hiroshige Seko steps down amid a prolonged

KPMG nabs $24.5M in contracts for Marine Corps audit prep

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Three U.S. Navy contracts totaling $24.5 million were awarded to KPMG LLP for U.S. Marine Corps audit support services, the Pentagon announced. Each of the contracts, announced Tuesday by the Department of Defense, calls for financial improvement and audit readiness support

What’s Your Favorite Frugal Hack?

Photo: Shutterstock What are your go-to frugal hacks? Do you pack your lunch every day, or make your own lattes? Do you put yourself on library hold lists months in advance, so you can be one of the first people to read a new book

Jordan Peele to receive Britannia award for directing

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Jordan Peele will receive a Britannia award for his work as a director. BAFTA Los Angeles announced in a tweet Wednesday that Peele, 40, will be honored with the 2019 John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing at the BAFTA

New color-changing smart skin inspired by chameleons

Sept. 11 (UPI) — Scientists have managed to create new “smart skin” that changes color but doesn’t change size, just like a chameleon. Researchers have previously created color-changing smart skin, but scientists have struggled to develop smart materials that stay the same size. The new

Chop the Onions Last

Photo: Shutterstock If you are making a meal with a lot of ingredients that require washing, peeling, and chopping, chances are you should set up a mise en place. Organizing all of your ingredients in neat little piles (or ramekins) means you can follow the

Adam Savage’s New VR App Lets You Visit Maker Workshops

Adam Savage is swinging a sword at my face. We’re standing on opposite sides of a bench in the television host’s workshop in San Francisco’s Mission district. A giant model of a hammerhead shark dangles from the ceiling above us, strung up next to a

This Is The Credit Score You Should Actually Be Striving For

Photo: Shutterstock Everyone wants to be perfect at something. But when it comes to your credit score, that perfect 850 score may not be worth the anxiety. In reality, your score only has to be good enough to impress lenders. Ted Rossman, analyst at,

The Best Way to Pack a Moving Box

Moving is a long, arduous process. But it’s even worse when you arrive in your new home, open up a box, and find that your printer has shattered all the wine glasses it was packed with. So to ease the moving drama, we’ve assembled some

Wednesday’s Best Deals: 288 Condoms and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.    An Aukey Gold Box, Jachs Summer closeout, MacBook Air laptops, and a Lodge cast iron skillet lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us

How to Get Your Kid Started on the Piano

Image: Getty Images When she was little, Hannah Barteck had the same bedtime routine as every other in kid in America, but with a twist: Every night, she’d brush her teeth, wash her face, put on her pajamas—and then plunk herself down at the piano