What the Senate bill changes about Obamacare

Senate Republican leaders unveiled their health-care bill Thursday morning, after weeks of crafting it behind closed doors. The bill takes major steps to roll back provisions of the Affordable Care Act but doesn’t go as far as the House’s version. In both bills, the spending cuts made by Medicaid and other programs would fund a… Read More

Here’s how Ronald Reagan would fix the GOP’s health-care mess

By Henry Olsen, Henry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is the author of “The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism.” The internal GOP debate on how to replace Obamacare is essentially one of priorities. What is more important, saving money or saving lives? Senate and… Read More

The United States is stumbling into another decade of war

By Fareed Zakaria, While we have been focused on the results of special elections, the ups and downs of the Russia investigation and President Trump’s latest tweets, under the radar, a broad and consequential shift in U.S. foreign policy appears to be underway. Put simply, the United States is stumbling into another decade of war… Read More

Democrats will keep losing, unless they do this

By Joe Scarborough, The Democrats’ long losing streak continued this week in a Southern suburban district that Donald Trump barely won last fall. The party’s great hope for the Georgia seat was a $24 million man whose victory would have likely had a seismic impact on Washington’s direction, rattling Republicans in Congress already nervous about… Read More

The great Muslim civil war — and us

By Charles Krauthammer, The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter-bomber. Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria. Russia threatens to attack coalition aircraft west of the Euphrates. What is going on? It might appear a mindless mess, but the outlines are clear. The great Muslim civil war, centered in Syria, is approaching its post-Islamic State phase.… Read More

'We've set a direction:' Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

There are so many layers to the Bulls‘ blockbuster move to trade three-time All-Star and third-team All-NBA player Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves on Thursday night. Timberwolves president and coach Tom Thibodeau doing business with his former employer. The attempt to give coach Fred Hoiberg a fresh start after Butler routinely challenged his authority. Testing… Read More

Dancing at a concert brings on a twist

Dear Amy: I have a question about dancing etiquette. I am a middle-aged woman. My daughter and I recently attended a concert of the B-52s at a theater venue. Most of the audience members were my age. People were seated and quite stationary during the concert. I wanted to dance but didn’t want to bother… Read More

Chicago River still teems with bacteria flushed from sewers after storms

The thunderstorms that swept across the city on a sultry July evening last year weren’t unusual for a typical Chicago summer. But rain still quickly saturated the city’s aging sewers, draining off streets, parking lots and rooftops into an underground labyrinth that also carries sewage from households and factories. Within minutes, the noxious blend of… Read More

Johnny Depp asks 'When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?'

Johnny Depp was Glastonbury Festival’s inaugural guest at its new Cineramageddon drive-in movie theater in Britain Thursday night, and he certainly gave the place a memorable launch. While introducing a screening of his 2004 movie “The Libertine,” he made inflammatory statements about President Donald Trump. “I think he needs help and there are a lot… Read More

Brexit: EU leader says UK offer could 'worsen situation' – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Europe’s most senior official has criticised the UK’s offer to EU nationals after Brexit, claiming it could “worsen the situation” for them. European Council President Donald Tusk said the proposal was “below our expectations” and needed more detail. He said the EU wanted to secure the “full rights”… Read More

Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest – Washington Post

By Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker | AP, WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations. Trump ended a monthlong guessing game Thursday by tweeting that he never made and doesn’t have recordings of… Read More

Louie arrives at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium – KETV Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium received a new addition Friday morning. Advertisement App users click here. Louie, the 14-year-old elephant from the Toledo Zoo is making his way to Omaha. Louie left Ohio on Thursday evening and the trip is expected to take 15 to 16 hours. The 6,000-pound elephant will… Read More

Toilet Charity Plans to Rename Indian Village After President Trump

(MARODA, India) — A toilet charity is leading an effort to rename a tiny north Indian village after President Donald Trump, saying the gesture is meant to honor relations with the U.S. and draw support for better sanitation in India. The new name, Trump Sulabh Village, is not official, and so will not appear on… Read More

Woman accused in protest shooting released to halfway house

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota is allowing a move from jail to a halfway house for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers during a protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Red Fawn Fallis is to stand trial Dec. 5 on weapons counts and a civil disorder… Read More

It’s summer in Seattle: Swim rafts return to Lake Washington beaches

Sketched June 21, 2017 You can never predict when summer really starts in Seattle. This year, it’s kicking off with a heat wave. Other years June gloom lasts past the Fourth of July. Given that unpredictability, I’ve started telling people that summer in Seattle starts when the Police Department’s Harbor Patrol puts the swim rafts back… Read More

Podcast: who’s got the mojo in Seattle’s wild mayoral primary?

Seattle has never seen a mayoral primary quite like this year’s topsy turvy affair. In Episode 42 of The Overcast, the Seattle Times weekly politics podcast, we size up the 21-candidate race. This week we recorded at the Seattle studios of public radio station 88.5 KNKX. Joining reporters Jim Brunner and Dan Beekman for a… Read More

Protester at Iowa Trump rally arrested, faces assault charge

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a protester has been charged with assault after a fracas outside the rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for President Donald Trump. Police say 22-year-old Anne Seifert was arrested after Wednesday evening’s incident near the U.S. Cellular Center, where Trump later addressed supporters. A public phone listing for her… Read More

Norway to Brazil: Curb deforestation or we stop the money

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s prime minister warned Brazil’s president on Friday to curb deforestation in the Amazon or Norway will reduce its financial contribution to the project this year. The announcement comes as the Amazon and Atlantic rainforests are being cut down at the fastest rate in nearly a decade, according to official Brazilian… Read More

Obituary of 15-year-old who killed self cites school bullies

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) — The family of a 15-year-old Pennsylvania girl who hanged herself says in her obituary that she had a tough life made worse by school bullies. Sadie Riggs’ family posted her obituary on Facebook after she died Monday. They say she was in counseling and took medications for emotional issues complicated by… Read More

NY-based Sloop Clearwater cancels voyage to Washington, DC

BEACON, N.Y. (AP) — The Sloop Clearwater has had to cancel its scheduled voyage to Washington, D.C., to lobby on environmental matters because of rough conditions on the Atlantic Ocean. The Hudson River sloop set sail Monday from Croton-on-Hudson for the nation’s capital to deliver petitions and municipal resolutions urging Congress to protect New York’s… Read More

Federal judge to rule in Wisconsin youth prison case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge is set to decide whether Wisconsin’s juvenile prisons can continue using pepper spray and shackles on inmates and schedule them to long periods in isolation. U.S. District Judge James Peterson has said he will issue an order Friday in court in response to a request from current and… Read More

The Latest: Day 5 of jury deliberations in ex-cop trial

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the murder retrial of a white former police officer in Ohio (all times local): 9 a.m. Jurors have resumed deliberations for a fifth day in Ohio’s murder retrial of a white former police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. Jurors had deliberated nearly 26… Read More

Man stabbed in Queen Anne, police say

Police say they’re investigating after a man was stabbed early Friday morning in Queen Anne. There were conflicting reports about where exactly the incident took place. The Seattle Police Department tweeted at 2:53 a.m. that the man was stabbed at 1500 Queen Anne Ave. N. But Seattle Fire Department dispatch logs, media reports and images… Read More

Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of Title IX

NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX at the New York Historical Society. King and friends of the Women’s Sports Foundation gathered Thursday night at the museum, where an exhibit of her life and tennis career is featured at the Center for Women’s History. Title IX, was signed… Read More

China: Political solution in Syria speeds refugees’ return

BEIRUT (AP) — China’s Foreign Minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria’s six-year crisis saying that once the country’s security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country. Foreign Minister Wang Yi made his comments in Beirut during a news conference Friday with his Lebanese counterpart Gibran Bassil. Some… Read More

Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, says the city’s insurance company paid $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown. Attorney Apollo Carey disclosed the amount Friday in in response to an open records request from The Associated Press. The settlement of the federal lawsuit was… Read More

This is how Trump combats the widening Russia probe

President Trump holds early-morning phone calls with his top advisers to vent and strategize amid the widening FBI probe into Russia’s election meddling, according to a report. Three senior White House officials told the Washington Post that Trump’s lawyers and spokespeople review the latest headlines with him and devise a battle plan against the special… Read More

State of emergency declared after teens die in apparent suicide pact

A state of emergency has been declared after three 12-year-old girls killed themselves – a year after 11 children attempted to take their lives in a nearby town. Jenera Roundsky texted a friend to say goodbye before her body was found by another child near an outdoor hockey rink in Wapekeka First Nation in Canada… Read More

When filmed real estate listings tell a story, all that's missing is the popcorn

A woman in a red dress twirls with a dark and mysterious man through light-filled hallways. Music flutters and surges in a romantically lit courtyard overlooking the twinkling city. A mischievous coda plays, and then the credits roll. It’s a classic scene plucked straight from Hollywood. But this eight-minute mini-movie is far from a silver-screen… Read More

Sail away with the heroes of 'Star Wars' and Marvel adventures

May the Force be with you, and you and you. And if “Star Wars” heroes aren’t exciting enough to make your day, throw in Marvel’s superheroes and supervillains, who will fight battles of epic proportions while you stand at the sidelines watching — or maybe you’ll even participate. It’s all part of the new scene… Read More

Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?

An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or demonstrate basic arithmetic skills. Many of these children are in developing countries without regular access to quality schools or teachers. The Global Learning XPrize is a challenge to teams around the world to develop software and apps for tablets that could help youngsters… Read More

North Korea tests new missile engine, US officials say

North Korea has tested a new rocket engine as part of its efforts to build a missile capable of reaching the American mainland, US officials said. The news comes amid rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyang over the North’s nuclear ambitions. The Trump administration has made the issue one of its top priorities. Despite international… Read More

Obamacare Taxes Torched in Senate Bill, Drawing Democratic Ire

The long-awaited Obamacare replacement plan from Senate Republicans wouldn’t do much to preserve coverage for millions of poor and working-class people, but it would deliver tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans. To appeal to their moderate members, GOP leaders initially faced pressure to maintain some of the Obamacare taxes that funded expanded Medicaid coverage. Instead,… Read More

The Woman Behind Trump’s Empire of Swag

By Christl Mahfouz’s accounting, the one-millionth official Donald Trump hat will ship this summer from her company’s warehouse in Lafayette, La. Ace Specialties Inc. is the official merchandise distributor for the Trump Make America Great Again Committee, a joint fundraising effort of the president’s campaign and the Republican National Committee. That means virtually every Trump-sanctioned… Read More

EU’s Tusk: May’s Citizens’ Offer Is Below Our Expectations

“My first impression is that the U.K. offer is below our expectations,” European Council President Donald Tusk told reporters in Brussels after a meeting of EU leaders. Prime Minister Theresa May told EU leaders over dinner on Thursday that almost all 3 million EU citizens in the U.K. will be able to continue living there after Brexit,… Read More

Tusk Says May Plan Would Reduce Rights of EU Citizens in U.K.

The European Union denounced U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposal to safeguard the rights of its citizens living in Britain after Brexit. “My first impression is that the U.K. offer is below our expectations and it risks worsening the situation of citizens,” European Council President Donald Tusk told reporters in Brussels after a meeting of… Read More

London tower blaze began in faulty fridge

The Grenfell Tower fire in London started in a fridge freezer, and outside cladding and insulation failed safety tests, police say. The Metropolitan Police says it will consider manslaughter, health and safety and fire safety charges. Seventy-nine people are feared dead after the blaze destroyed 151 homes in the Kensington tower block and nearby. The… Read More

Eerie photos of abandoned malls

Hampton Towne Centre, once known as the Hampton Square Mall, is in Essex Township, Michigan. The site lost retailers over time once one of its anchor stores, Kmart, filed bankruptcy. The mall officially closed in 2010, but was purchased one year later by an optimistic businessman.  Full Story Here CBS News- Latest June 23, 2017… Read More

Headlines of the week: Warmbier's death, South Korean president

June 23, 2017, 8:50 AM| From the death of Otto Warmbier, the American student released from North Korea in a coma, to Norah O’Donnell’s interview with President Moon Jae-in, take a look back at the week that was on “CBS This Morning.” Full Story Here CBS News- Latest June 23, 2017 7:41 am Support Us

Trump says his 'tapes' tweet may have prodded Comey to tell the truth

Defending his May tweet that suggested he may have “tapes” of his conversations with James Comey, President Trump said his comment may have persuaded the fired FBI director to tell the truth about their interactions. “When he found out that I, you know, that there may be tapes out there, whether it’s governmental tapes or… Read More

The Sound of Silence – #THEITSLIFE 08

[embedded content] This week on #THEITSLIFE, Mike Ritland stopped by the shop and Bryan hit him with some Quick Fire Questions. Matt also channeled his inner Bob Ross in his search for the Funko of the famous painter and we attended the Cigars & Silencers event held in Richardson by our friends at Dead Air… Read More

TFBTV: 8 Reasons Why the Ruger Mini-14 is Better Than the AR15 (4K UHD)

In this episode of TFBTV, James discusses 8 traits of the humble Ruger Mini-14 that actually best the high-speed, low-drag AR15. James also gives viewers a brief history of the Mini-14, including a discussion of improvements that have been made to bolster the Mini-14’s notoriously poor accuracy. Finally, James walks viewers through the firing, unloading,… Read More

Moore Advanced Dynamics MAD MAX MP5 Bolt Head

Weak or fatigued extractor springs can effect proper case removal in the Heckler and Koch MP5/roller lock rifle platforms. And the only real remedy is to have several spares on hand in case the installed spring starts to go south. However, Moore Advanced Dynamics (MAD) has developed the MAX Bolt Head to address reliability issues… Read More

New Redding Reloading Dies for 6.5 Grendel

What we writers have seen as an extended trend towards the “new” 6.5 calibers has indeed been a long-time coming just based on the sheer logic of the near ideal mix of weight, velocity, ballistic coefficient, barrel longevity, etc. While every caliber has its place, the 6.5 diameter round has had immense potential as an all-around… Read More

POTD: Suppressed Hi-Point Seized By LA Sheriff Deputies

LA County Sheriff Deputies approached a man urinating in public at the Pasadena train station. He had a duffel bag with some weapons in it. In side he had an AR15 and a Hi-Point chambered in .40 S&W. We all know California has strict gun laws and they are super effective at punishing the law… Read More

TFB Review: G.P.S “Handgunner” Shooting backpack

Go Outdoors Products is a Chino, California-based gear company that focuses on the shooting accessories and gear that make range trips that much more enjoyable and hassle free. The company has been around for a little while now, and much of their line of products has been out on the market, online, and in numerous… Read More

Quote of the Day: What We Know From the Data on ‘Gun Violence’

“The difficulty is whether you look at [gun ownership] from an individual or societal level. As an individual who’s worried and wants to do something to protect themselves—it doesn’t matter what the overall statistics are. From their perspective it would be rational… but if [more people buy more guns], we know from the data that… Read More

It’s here!

The batt’ry-operated lawnmower has arrived. The first battery is on the charger even now. Before too long, we’ll know how well it works. (I mean, it had really good customer reviews, better than most mowers in its class, but the proof is in the cutting.). Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks June 23, 2017… Read More

When is a courtroom not a courtroom?

When it’s not a courtroom. See, Indiana’s strong state preemption law generally prohibits political subdivisions of the state from making places off limits to carry. However, buildings with courtrooms in them are an exception to this law. So if a county had just purchased a building downtown and was using it for the offices of… Read More

CNN Avoids Using “Allah Akbar” in Tweet

Advertisement – story continues below Congratulations are in order for CNN, ladies and gentlemen, for the network has finally achieved peak hackery. How so? By glossing over one of the most important aspects of a terror attack that occurred Wednesday in Michigan when a Muslim man from Canada stabbed a police officer at the Bishop International… Read More

North Korea Breaks, Says They Are Willing to Talk

Advertisement – story continues below President Donald Trump just keeps on winning, and he just won a major victory in one of the world’s most dangerous areas. According to Australia’s News.com, a top North Korean diplomat indicated during a television interview in India that Pyongyang would be willing to talk with the Trump administration about… Read More

The Rise of Jeremy Corbyn

Here’s the cover of the new issue of National Review, out today for subscribers, featuring Michael Brendan Dougherty’s cover story on the rise of Jeremy Corbyn. For this and more insight from the best conservative writers, subscribe to National Review’s digital magazine here, and print magazine here. Full Story Here National Review June 23, 2017… Read More

Poetry

LOST PRAYER A prayer well known and repeated, and repeated, the mind focused on the words, on the words, becomes an internal ceremony, with little room, and then no room for another thought; sooner or later comes the moment when the focus is lost, the words are lost, when the internal chant comes up empty,… Read More

Puberty Suppression and FGM

Michigan is set to become the 26th American state to join the federal government in criminalizing female genital mutilation (FGM), even as two Detroit-area doctors and one of their wives await trial for inflicting the procedure on a number of young girls. FGM, which is common in some parts of Africa and the Middle East,… Read More

Trump Should Copy Reagan and End Détente — with China

President Trump seems resigned to the expectation that China will be of no help in resolving the North Korea challenge. That he (and his predecessors) ever believed otherwise is the most salient evidence of the consensus by successive U.S. administrations that a soft touch toward the People’s Republic of China is in order because it… Read More

Senator Feinstein Thinks It’s Acceptable for Violent Mobs to Control Speech 

During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing earlier this week, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) said that it was okay for universities to cancel controversial speakers over threats of violence — and people got mad at her for trying to silence “conservative” voices. But all of those people were missing the point.  Yes, Feinstein’s comments do… Read More

A Renewed MS-13 — Courtesy of Obama’s Lax Immigration Policies

The Washington Post this week published a long piece showing how the illegal immigration of young people from Central America, facilitated and even encouraged by the Obama administration, has led to the rebirth of the vicious MS-13 gang in the U.S. The flow of so-called Unaccompanied Alien Children (UACs) is so obviously the cause of… Read More

The CFPB Supervision Problem

On June 12, 2017, the Treasury Department issued a 149-page report proposing reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, many of which were in the Financial CHOICE Act that House Republicans had passed a week earlier. Most of the proposed revisions to the 2010 law, enacted while Democrats controlled Congress and the White House, concern… Read More

Deposing Assad Could Hurt Syria’s Christians

In Syria, most Christians and other religious minorities, primarily Alawites and Druze, support Assad, certainly according to conventional wisdom. Polling data such as they are indicate that a majority of the total Syrian population, not just religious minorities, backs him in the civil war. “Even the Sunnis” will take Assad over “the extremists,” Antoine Audo,… Read More

The Appalling Delusion of 100 Percent Renewables, Exposed

The idea that the U.S. economy can be run solely with renewable energy — a claim that leftist politicians, environmentalists, and climate activists have endlessly promoted — has always been a fool’s errand. And on Monday, the National Academy of Sciences published a blockbuster paper by an all-star group of American scientists that says exactly… Read More

Vox Compares Trump to Hugo Chavez, Calls Him 'a Threat to Democracy

On Thursday, Vox’s Carlos Meza released a Video on its YouTube channel comparing President Trump to Latin American dictator Hugo Chavez. This in addition to flatly calling the President a “Threat to democracy” in the same video. Following the recent call from the Editor-in-chief of Vox to “Not trust the government so long as Trump… Read More

Press, Others Criticize Less-Frequent, Untelevised WH Briefings

Members of the press and others are criticizing the Trump administration, saying that White House press briefings need to return to being frequent and televised, according to The Hill. Press secretary Sean Spicer and deputy secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have only held six televised briefings since May 29, while in the early days of the administration,… Read More

Trump Admits Tapes Were A Bluff, But What Now?

So if somebody had actually wiretapped Trump, like he claimed in March, that would have kept him honest. Just kidding. He was lying about that, too. President Trump took to the echo chamber to explain away another of his baseless tweets. Specifically, the one where he said that former FBI Director James Comey had better… Read More

Officer Yanez’s Panic, And Ours

Around the time of the Philando Castile shooting, I wrote the following: The deep roots of the problem of police brutality and unjustified killings are complex. But some of the shallow reasons are relatively simple. Police are, increasingly, trained to treat suspects as a threat first, and as members of the citizenry they are bound… Read More

Trump backs Pelosi: ‘Keep her right where she is’ (VIDEO)

Politics TV Trump backs Pelosi: ‘Keep her right where she is’ (VIDEO) FOLLOW US! During an appearance on “Fox & Friends” on Friday, the president threw his support behind an embattled Nancy Pelosi to remain the leader of House Democrats. When asked about what fretting Democrats should do after their string of special election losses,… Read More

Trump Says Mueller’s Friendship With Comey Is ‘Bothersome’

President Donald Trump told Fox News that special counsel Robert Mueller’s friendship with former FBI Director James Comey is “bothersome,” and that his hiring of Clinton donors is “ridiculous.” Trump was interviewed by Fox’s Ainsley Earhardt Thursday, and the conversation aired Friday morning on “Fox and Friends.” The president said that Mueller “very, very good… Read More

Senior Obama Official On Handling Of Russia Hacks: ‘We Sort Of Choked’

Some senior Obama officials lament that they did not do enough to stop Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election, The Washington Post reported Friday. Former President Barack Obama’s handling of the response to Russia’s attempts have come under intense scrutiny from Republicans and Democrats. The only public warning of the Russian governments’ efforts came in… Read More

Government Seeks To Deport Illegal Immigrant For Seventh Time

A Mexican national is being deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for the seventh time. ICE officers apprehended 29-year-old Agustin Jorge Figueroa Garcia on Wednesday and took him into custody at Pharr city jail, News 4 reports. In the middle of deportation efforts, federal agents have formally charged Garcia with illegal re-entry into… Read More

Obama Going Back To Campaigning Months After Leaving Office

Former President Barack Obama will return to the campaign trail this fall to stump for the Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate, according to reports. Obama carried Virginia in both 2008 and 2012, and agreed to stump for Ralph Northam’s run for governor, the Huffington Post reported Thursday. David Turner, a spokesman for Northam’s spokesman David Turner… Read More

Sure, let’s chat about Jared Kushner’s security clearance

Allahpundit recently called him the world’s most powerful man. (If a strangely silent one for some reason.) Depending on how you sort through the mountain of White House announcements, press releases, nameless sources and wild-eyed speculation, he may control up to half of the government. He’s Jared Kushner, a guy leading a fairly charmed life… Read More

REPORT: Priebus ‘Most Imperiled’ Person At White House

32 mins ago The Hill Senior sources at the White House say chief of staff Reince Priebus is the most in danger of losing his job, the Washington Post reported Friday. According to the Post, Priebus’ job has been in danger since Trump took office in January, and allies don’t expect him to last much… Read More

How Close Are We To Successfully Cloning The First Human?

17 mins ago Futurism  Human cloning may endure as one of the go-to science fiction tropes, but in reality we may be much closer to achieving it than our fictional heroes might imply. At least in terms of the science required. On of the most prominent hurdles facing us may have less to do with… Read More

Rand Paul: Insurance Should Be Available For $1 A Day

10 mins ago The Hill Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kent.) slammed Senate Republicans’ healthcare overhaul bill on Friday, saying that it’s grounded in “propping up” insurance companies and calling to reduce health coverage costs to “$1 a day.” “What I’d like to do is legalize inexpensive insurance, and you should be able to get insurance for $1 a… Read More

Fact check: Trump makes misleading claims at Iowa rally – USA TODAY

President Trump speaks during a rally on June 21, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.(Photo: Kelsey Kremer, The Des Moines Register) The 2020 presidential campaign is more than 1,200 days away, but President Trump held yet another Make America Great Again rally — this time in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. And, as he did in past campaign… Read More

MTV News Social Justice Forecast June 23–July 1

There are still some great events that celebrate queerness and support important causes during the last week of Pride Month. But even after the month ends, remember that the issues that affect LGBTQ people persist. Here are some ways to support justice and equality for all this week. If there’s something on the horizon in… Read More

TV Club: Winning is messy on the F Is For Family finale

Sometimes a hijacking, a gunshot arm, and a bloody dismembered corpse is all it takes. That’s how season two of F Is For Family pays off Frank and Sue Murphy’s seemingly intractable marital woes at least. Is that a complaint? I suppose so. But the series has never settled its comic tone completely, with the… Read More

TV Club: Doctor Who heads to ancient Scotland for a mystical throwback

“The Eaters Of Light” feels like a throwback to a different era of Doctor Who. That isn’t surprising given the episode’s writer is Rona Munro, the first classic series writer to pen an episode for the revival and whose 1989 story “Survival” served as capstone for the show’s original 26-year run. The episode’s retro feel… Read More

TV Club: Orphan Black finally introduces the man behind the curtain

There’s something strange about watching a TV show knowing it’s going to wrap up its run in just a few more episodes. Every new twist has added weight, and the usual “how are they going to get out of this one” jams take on real consequences. As such, it’s also a time when characters start… Read More

TV Club: Chickens (temporarily) come home to roost as Veep sets up its finale

Selina Meyer was a terrible president. She had no clear agenda, she dithered over what should have been easy decisions, and every significant accomplishment or morally sound choice she made was driven by self-interest. Veep may have started with Selina as a well-intentioned but powerless figurehead, but as soon as she started to gain power… Read More

TV Club: Twin Peaks is showing us its strange, familiar face again

The most striking characteristic of the Twin Peaks revival is its patience. The series has always been more interested in creating mysteries for viewers to lose themselves in than in solving them for us. In the series’ return, co-creators and writers Mark Frost and David Lynch have let that patient, meditative approach to storytelling expand… Read More

TV Club: House Of Cards abandons reason as season five concludes

The final two hours of this House Of Cards season are full of surprises, almost all of them laughable and completely devoid of logic. The show has never placed a high priority on plausibility, but you know even the writers are a little embarrassed by how far they’ve gone this time when they give Claire… Read More

TV Club: In The Mist, the weather hides a very human horror story

Adapting the work of Stephen King has produced a mixed bag over the years, with results ranging from iconic (The Shining), to definitely not as good as you remember (IT), to nonsensical and bloated (Under the Dome). The pilot for The Mist, loosely based on the author’s 1980 novella of the same name, is a… Read More

Stanley Cup Visits Hometown Ore Mine During Road Trip Through Pennsylvania

NASHVILLE, TN—Timidly approaching members of the Pittsburgh Penguins as they celebrated their championship victory over the Nashville Predators, referee Dan O’Halloran quietly asked several players if he could have a go at hoisting the Stanley Cup, sources confirmed Sunday night. Full Story Here The Onion June 23, 2017 7:30 am Support Us

Top Benefits Of Going Paperless

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL—In what experts are calling a breakthrough achievement that is poised to revolutionize American space exploration and telecommunications, NASA announced Friday it has successfully launched its first cordless satellite into orbit. Full Story Here The Onion June 23, 2017 7:30 am Support Us

Chuck E. Cheese Keyboardist Quits Band To Form Mr. Munch Experience

EDISON, NJ—Citing creative differences that had been festering for at least a decade, Chuck E. Cheese keyboardist Mr. Munch confirmed Wednesday that he had left the band to form a new prog-rock outfit, The Mr. Munch Experience. The longtime Chuck E. Cheese performer, whose songwriting credits include such hits as “You’re A Winner” and “The… Read More

Black And Decker Introduces New 72-Inch Tree Whacker

‘You’re Uncomfortable For A Few Hours And Then You Get To Be Somewhere Else,’ Says CEO DENVER—Noting that some discomfort should be expected while traveling to a faraway place in just a few goddamn hours, officials from ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines reportedly told customers Thursday to just fucking deal with it. Full Story Here The… Read More

Top Family Vacation Spots

With school out for the summer, families are packing up and hitting the road. Here are The Onion’s top family vacation destinations. Dubbed “the water park capital of the world,” the Dells offers families an exciting way to add to their damp Band-Aid collection This natural wonder is a must-see, especially if you have one… Read More

Top Prospects Of The 2017 NBA Draft

NASHVILLE, TN—Timidly approaching members of the Pittsburgh Penguins as they celebrated their championship victory over the Nashville Predators, referee Dan O’Halloran quietly asked several players if he could have a go at hoisting the Stanley Cup, sources confirmed Sunday night. Full Story Here The Onion June 23, 2017 7:30 am Support Us

Pope Francis Buys Knockoff Chalice At Store In Vatican City Chinatown

VATICAN CITY—Praising the district’s vast selection of inexpensive goods and its vendors’ willingness to negotiate prices, Pope Francis reportedly spent Thursday afternoon strolling through Vatican City’s Chinatown before purchasing a knockoff golden chalice. Holy See officials said that after leading Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica, the Bishop of Rome walked the three blocks to the… Read More

Life: Undaunted: This Trailblazer Is Already Comfortable With Letting His Face Touch The Couch That Came With His Apartment After Only 3 Days Of Living There

Anyone who thinks there aren’t any true adventurers left obviously hasn’t met Marcus Holt. When they moved into their new three-bedroom apartment, Marcus and his roommates agreed that they were going to steer pretty clear of the couch that the previous occupants had left them until they could give it a deep clean, because god… Read More

News: Shameful: Congressional Republicans Are Dodging Questions About The AHCA By Posing As Cavemen In The Smithsonian’s Early Man Diorama

Well, here’s something that will make your blood absolutely boil. If you’ve got something to say to your representative about the Affordable Healthcare Care Act currently being pushed through the Senate, it looks like you might be out of luck. Rather than facing their constituents and owning up to their policy decisions, Republican congresspeople are… Read More

Johnny Depp jokes about Donald Trump assassination during Glastonbury Festival

Johnny Depp learned may have learned the wrong lesson from the Kathy Griffin controversy. His recent comments at the English Glastonbury arts festival about President Donald Trump will likely embroil the actor in unwanted controversy. After asking the audience “Can you bring Trump here?” and being met with a chorus of boos, Depp joked, “You misunderstand completely.… Read More

Jimmy Kimmel: 'And Then These Guys Wonder Why We Hate Them'

As we might have guessed, Jimmy Kimmel, who made an impassioned plea for comprehensive health coverage after the birth of his sick baby, is just disgusted with the Senate “health care” bill. He said it was “cynical” and pointed out it takes effect after most of the GOP senators run for reelection. “This morning, Senate… Read More

Fox host attacks Obama for his criticism of Senate health care bill

Loading the player reg… ED HERNY (CO-HOST): Is [former President Obama] is a good judge of whether or not a health bill is going to work when he promised the American people “you get to keep your doctor, you get to keep your plan?” MORGAN ORTAGUS: Well, that’s a really good point, Ed. In fact, if… Read More

Ohio's “Heartbeat Bill” Returns — and We Should All Be Scared

It’s been over six years since Janet Porter first convinced far-right Ohio legislators to introduce a bill in the state capitol that would ban abortion after a heartbeat could be detected – as early as four weeks after conception. Since then, the bill has been voted on and blocked repeatedly. Supporters have displayed heart balloons, sent children carrying… Read More

Private data of 198 million US voters accidentally leaked online

The personal details were available to anyone who had the right web address Saul Gravy/Getty By Matt Reynolds A huge database containing personal details of 198 million US voters was left publicly available online for almost two weeks. The data haul, collected on behalf of the Republican National Committee, contained people’s phone numbers and addresses… Read More

A bird flu pandemic looms but the US is holding back the fight

Bird flu won’t go away by itself AFP/Getty Images BIRD flu is back. The H7N9 virus has had its deadliest year since it emerged in 2013. Since October, 714 people in China have become seriously ill, almost as many as in the previous four years combined. More than a third of those people have died.… Read More

DNA variants that are bad for health may also make you stupid

Could CRISPR give them better health and an IQ boost? Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty By Michael Le Page What makes some people smarter than others? A genetic analysis of families in Scotland, UK, hints that brainier people have fewer DNA mutations that impair intelligence and general health, rather than having more genetic variants that make them… Read More

Antibacterials in soap should be regulated globally, say experts

Further regulation needed? Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Mallory Locklear Governments and regulatory agencies around the world should be wary of the long-term effects of two antibacterial chemicals commonly added to everything from soaps to toys. That’s according to over 200 researchers, scientists and medical professionals around the world, who have signed a statement… Read More

Microdosers say tiny hits of LSD make your work and life better

Useful in small doses? Maciej Toporowicz/Getty FOR over a year, Janet Lai Chang took magic mushrooms a few times a week before going to work. She says it made her happier, reduced her social anxiety and helped her build relationships. Chang is one of many who have added a pinch of psychedelic drugs to their… Read More

Sweden commits to becoming carbon neutral by 2045 with new law

Nordic drive towards renewables ERIK MARTENSSON/AFP/Getty By Sam Wong Sweden has committed to cutting its net carbon emissions to zero by 2045, becoming the first country to significantly upgrade its carbon ambitions since the Paris accord in 2015. The law was drawn up by a cross-party committee and passed with an overwhelming majority in parliament… Read More

Walk really fast to stop a wobbly suitcase ruining your holiday

Just don’t slow down! Islandstock/Alamy Stock Photo By Leah Crane You’re late for your plane, rushing to the gate, when your suitcase starts wobbling and falls over. Chalk up another missed flight to misbehaving luggage. Thankfully, researchers have now figured out why your case rocks and determined that the best way to stop it is… Read More

Euroscepticism waning, EU wants to be seen as a solution, says EU’s Tusk

June 21, 2017 Brussels—Europe is slowly turning a corner as a wave of anti-European Union movements peters out, Donald Tusk told European Union leaders in a letter published before he will chair their two-day summit starting on June 22. Countries including Austria, the Netherlands, France, and Italy have seen a sharp rise in popularity of… Read More

Talk radio puts pumas off their meals so they may kill more deer

Looks fersome, but scarpers at the sound of the evening news NPS Photo/Alamy By Sam Wong Does talk radio put you off your dinner? Pumas in California can sympathise. The animals abandoned their kills and fled at the sound of presenters’ voices in an experiment showing that human activity affects the feeding behaviour of large… Read More

Babies are dying during childbirth in the UK due to poor care

Better medical care could have saved babies’ lives Montgomery Martin / Alamy By Clare Wilson Three-quarters of the babies who die or are brain damaged during childbirth in the UK might have been saved by better medical care, an inquiry has concluded. The report blames staff for failing to recognise when a baby is in… Read More

Civilian oversight of military: How Trump is testing its minimum levels

June 21, 2017 —President Trump is letting the Pentagon set its own troop levels for Afghanistan. He’s given commanders similar flexibility in Iraq and Syria. He’s quickly approved Defense Department plans for counterterrorism operations from Yemen to Somalia. Do these moves reflect common sense, hands-off management – or a White House that’s too detached from… Read More

UK foxes thankfully spared the baying pack, unlike Theresa May

A call to bring back fox hunting won’t wash with British voters Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images Talk of bringing back fox hunting is over for now after this idea was quietly erased from the Queen’s speech when the enfeebled Conservative government outlined legislative plans today. The pledge always seemed odd. After all, fox hunting is not… Read More

Just how many ‘behalves’ make a whole?

June 22, 2017 —Public discourse seems to be going through a phase (let’s hope it’s just a phase) of general coarsening right now. This unoriginal observation may explain why my attention was caught the other day by a usage that was almost endearing in its quaintness: “behalves.” It appeared in a news report of a… Read More

Bizarre new deep-sea creatures discovered off Australian coast

This spiny crab was snapped 4kms down Rob Zugaro By Alice Klein Faceless fish, giant sea spiders and blobby sea pigs. These are just some of the weird creatures that have been uncovered during the first-ever deep-sea expedition along the east coast of Australia. The discoveries were made by an international team of scientists led… Read More

LA’s endangered pumas to be saved by a $60m bridge over highway

Puma P-22 has ended up on his own in Los Angeles NPS By Adam Popescu Hollywood would be hard-pressed to conjure up such a misunderstood beast. There are about a dozen pumas (Puma concolor) living in the Santa Monica mountain range, which bisects Los Angeles. These big cats are stuck on an island of habitat,… Read More

Buckyballs mysteriously show up in cold space and warp starlight

Buckyballs – these small molecules are a big deal Alfred Pasieka/Science Photo Library By Joshua Sokol Regular readers may have the same expectations of this column as they would a safari: something huge has to show up. Greedy black holes. Giant lava lakes. Stars too big to exist.  Even the comparatively small stuff in outer… Read More

This handy robot will iron your clothes so you don’t have to

[embedded content] By Timothy Revell If we’re lucky, robots might steal our chores before they steal our jobs. Next on the list could be ironing, now that a humanoid robot has mastered the art of getting rid of creases. The robot, called TEO, is 1.8 metres tall and weighs about 80 kilograms. Since it came… Read More

Smoking is finally dying out among young people in the UK and US

Young people are stubbing out BSIP/UIG/Getty SMOKING is rapidly dying out in the UK and US among young people – the first generation to come of age surrounded by laws that discourage smoking. Figures from the UK Office for National Statistics reveal that the proportion of smokers in the country fell to 15.5 per cent… Read More

Best evidence yet that Parkinson’s could be autoimmune disease

Parkinson’s begins with abnormal clumping of a protein called synuclein in the brain R. Bick, B. Poindexter, UT Medical School/SPL By Alice Klein EVIDENCE that Parkinson’s disease may be an autoimmune disorder could lead to new ways to treat the illness. Parkinson’s begins with abnormal clumping of a protein called synuclein in the brain. Neighbouring… Read More

Private data of 198 million US voters accidentally leaked online

A HUGE database containing personal details of 198 million US voters was left publicly available online for almost two weeks. The data haul, collected on behalf of the Republican National Committee, contained people’s phone numbers and addresses as well as assumptions about their religion and ethnicity. “The data contained phone numbers and addresses as well… Read More

Don’t blame Instagram for the rise of botox and lip fillers

Don’t blame them Christian Vierig/Getty Images Another day, another moral panic over what the youth of today are getting up to. This time it’s over the fact that our appearance-obsessed selfie culture is apparently driving them to cosmetic procedures, such as getting botox injections, dermal and lip fillers and skin lightening – after all, doesn’t… Read More

Radio powered by your own sweat hints at future of wearables 

If you want to hear the end of this track, keep sweating Vasily Pindyurin/Getty By Timothy Revell Battery flat on your radio? Don’t sweat it. Or maybe that’s exactly what you should do. Sweat alone has been used to power a radio for two days, demonstrating the capability of a new skin patch. The patch… Read More

Volunteers teach AI to spot slavery sites from satellite images

Many workers at brick kilns like this one near Hyderabad have no hope of paying off their debt Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty By Matt Reynolds Online volunteers are helping to track slavery from space. A new crowdsourcing project aims to identify South Asian brick kilns – frequently the site of forced labour – in satellite images. This… Read More

Oil-exploration airguns punch 2-kilometre-wide holes in plankton

Countless species eat zooplankton or their predators M. I. Walker/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Alice Klein The seismic sound blasts made by airguns searching for new oil reserves under the ocean floor can kill large swathes of plankton, the basis of the marine food chain, leaving the ocean dotted with plankton holes. Offshore oil exploration has… Read More

Weird amphibians found at record depth in dark underground lake

At home in the depths Petra Kovač-Konrad By Vedrana Simičević Olms – amphibious salamanders that live in the western Balkans and Italy – are extreme divers, reaching depths in excess of 100 metres in dark lakes inside limestone caves. A team of divers and biologists has now found the curious creature 113 metres below the… Read More

Google on track for quantum computer breakthrough by end of 2017

Ramping up the qubits Julian Kelly/Google By Matt Reynolds Google is leading the pack when it comes to quantum computing. The company is testing a 20-qubit processor – its most powerful quantum chip yet – and is on target to have a working 49-qubit chip by the end of this year. Qubits, or quantum bits,… Read More

Special cells explain why cabbage and stress churn your guts

Gets your guts grumbling SG Hirst/Getty By Alice Klein Have you ever needed to hurry to the toilet during times of stress or after eating a spicy meal? This may be because taste buds lining your intestine can sense inflammatory chemicals and warn your brain to move things along. We know little about these taste… Read More

Trump’s wise monkey environment plan: See no evil, hear no evil

The Trump administration has proposed funding cuts for science agencies Altaffer/AP/REX/Shutterstock Just a few months into the Trump era, the White House and Congress have well and truly shown their disdain for science and science-based policy. The president’s proposed budget is the latest example showing that the role of research is being sidelined in decision-making.… Read More

If you want to be a mega philanthropist Jeff Bezos, take note

It ought to be easy when you want to give your money away Di Marco/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Wishing to follow in the footsteps of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos turned to the internet for advice on philanthropy. It’s not a frivolous task, and Bezos, the founder of Amazon, who is on track to become the… Read More

Bird eggs may be shaped by the way their mother flies

[embedded content] By Sam Wong Eggs is eggs, but some are round while others are long and pointy – and now we finally know why. It’s all to do with birds’ flying ability, according to a new study. There are many explanations for the variety of birds’ egg shapes. Take the idea that cliff-dwelling birds… Read More

Google’s multitasking neural net can juggle eight things at once

Check out my multitasking skills Tim Robberts/Getty By Matt Reynolds Deep-learning systems tend to be one-trick wonders: they’re great at the task they’ve been trained to do, but pretty awful at everything else. Now a new neural network from Google suggests that AI can be taught to multitask after all. Most deep-learning systems are built… Read More

Weird orbits hint ‘Planet Ten’ might lurk at solar system edge

An artist’s impression of Planet Ten By James Romero THE dark outer reaches of our solar system could be hiding a new planet – the ninth or tenth, depending on who’s counting. The as-yet-unconfirmed world, thought to be around the mass of Mars, would explain the wonky orbits of a group of icy objects in… Read More

Chimps Engage in Costly Quid pro Quo

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to Hire a Surrogate for 3rd Child

Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West are reportedly planning to extend their family. With Kardashian’s health concerns, how will the couple conceive their third child? REUTERS/Eduardo MunozKim Kardashian and Kanye West planning on 3rd baby It has been known that Kardashian wants to have another child. She has previously said this on their show “Keeping… Read More

'Pokémon Sun and Moon' News: Rewards for Seventh Global Mission Can Be Obtained

“Pokémon Sun and Moon” players easily completed the seventh Global Mission, and it is now time for them to claim the rewards they deserve. Twitter courtesy of PokémonRewards for completing the seventh ‘Pokémon Sun and Moon’ Global Mission are now available Just as a refresher, the seventh Global Mission was all about fishing for Pokémon/items… Read More

Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Broke Courtship Rule Back When They Were Dating

This week’s airing of “Counting On” proved to be an explosive one. The episode, which was filmed ahead of their recent wedding, revealed that Joy-Anna Duggar and her husband Austin Forsyth might have made a courting blunder back when they were still dating. Facebook/countingontlcPromotional image for ‘Counting On.’ The events featured in each episode of… Read More

'This Is Us' Season 2: Mandy Moore Talks Jack's Death

Details surrounding Jack’s (Milo Ventimiglia) death on “This Is Us” are scarce, but it has been revealed that the cast members of the show already know how it is all going to go down. Facebook/NBCThisIsUs’This Is Us’ will return in the fall. Mandy Moore, who plays Jack’s wife Rebecca, admitted as much when she recently… Read More

Los Angeles Clippers Interested in Acquiring Paul George

In a matter of hours, Paul George has suddenly become the most sought-after player on the National Basketball Association (NBA) trade market this offseason. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Chrishmt0423)Paul George with the Indiana Pacers in 2014. The Indiana Pacers had to dangle him as trade bait after word got out that he wants to leave them to… Read More

'GTA Online' Gunrunning DLC: More Vehicles and Upgrades Leaked

More vehicles and upgrades yet to be released to “Grand Theft Auto Online” (“GTA Online”) as part of the Gunrunning downloadable content (DLC) have been detailed in a leak. (Photo: Rockstar Games)A screenshot from the Gunrunning DLC for “GTA Online.” There are a slew of brand-new vehicles coming to “GTA Online,” all of which were… Read More

Grey's Anatomy Stars Wrap Up Production of Christian Film 'Indivisible' on Military Family's Fight for Marriage

Grey’s Anatomy star Sarah Drew just finished up production on her newest faith-based film, “Indivisible,” which follows the true story of an Army chaplain’s fight to save his marriage. (Photo: Instagram/TheSarahDrew)(L to R Justin Bruening, Sarah Drew, Jason Winston George) The actors wrap up production on the faith-based film “Indivisible” in California, June 2017. The… Read More

'Flatliners' Spoilers: Ellen Page and Nina Dobrev Explore the Afterlife

Sony Pictures Entertainment has released the official trailer for “Flatliners,” the upcoming sequel to the 1990 film of the same name. REUTERS/ERIC GAILLARDKiefer Sutherland to reprise role in ‘Flatliners’ sequel. The trailer featured the five main protagonists, led by Ellen Page’s Courtney Holmes. She was accompanied by Nina Dobrev, Diego Luna, James Norton and Kiersey… Read More

'The Man in The High Castle' Season 3: Jason O'Mara to Star in Amazon Series

Jason O’Mara is set to join the cast of Amazon centerpiece drama series “The Man in the High Castle,” which has been renewed for a third season run. O’Mara will play a lead character in the book adaptation, Wyatt Price, an immigrant to the United States at the time of the Nazi invasion. Facebook/HighCastleAmazonA promotional… Read More

Ask Chuck: Advice on Buying a House

The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of The Christian Post or its editors. To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or clarity. Dear Chuck, My wife and I have been renting… Read More

Los Angeles Lakers Trade D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to Free Up Cap Space

The Los Angeles Lakers didn’t waste any time in getting this deal done. (Photo: Reuters/Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)Former Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell (1) at a press conference, Mar. 30, 2016. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that the Lakers have agreed to ship D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook… Read More

'Gotham' Season 4 Air Date, Spoilers: Nygma Plans Revenge on Penguin

Jun 23, 2017 | 8:57 AM Nygma (Cory Michael Smith) will not go down quietly in the next season of “Gotham.” Facebook/GOTHAMonFOXNygma is itching for a fight in the next season of “Gotham.” New details have been released about the upcoming premiere episode of the FOX series set to air this fall. Based on the… Read More

'Arrow' Season 6 Premiere Spoilers: Black Siren to Return as Next Big Bad?

Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy), aka Black Siren, will return to make problems for Oliver (Stephen Amell) in the upcoming season of “Arrow.” Facebook/CWArrowBlack Siren will return in the next season of “Arrow.” According to spoilers, the villain from Earth 2 will be back to finish what she started in the new installment. In the show’s… Read More

'Days Gone' News: Sony Takes Down Leaked Video Showing Release Date

The leaked footage from Sony featuring the release date of “Days Gone” has been taken down. Facebook/DaysGoneGamePS4Promotional image for Sony’s upcoming survival horror game, “Days Gone” When “Days Gone” was showed off for the first time, Sony took viewers to an exciting world filled with zombies aka Freakers. The game’s release date was recently leaked… Read More

How to Join ‘Pokemon Go’ Raid Beta Battles: Which Gyms Have Them?

(Niantic) Niantic just released a new update that is changing gym mechanics, including introducing Raid Battles. Now, during special raids, trainers can join forces to defeat a super strong Pokemon at a gym and get a chance at receiving special items or even catching a rare or strong Pokemon. Niantic is testing the new feature… Read More

Top 10 Best Bachelor Party Games

Don’t run the risk of throwing a boring bachelor party. Fun and games is part of the planning process and making sure there are enough activities to keep everyone in the celebratory mood is important. Whether the group is filled with rowdy party animals or people who like to keep the festivities on the low-key… Read More

Sydelle Noel: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Sydelle Noel as Charry Bang in GLOW. (Erica Parise/Netflix) Sydelle Noel is one of the breakout stars of Netflix‘s GLOW, a new comedy that stars Alison Brie. Noel has been acting in Hollywood since 2004, but GLOW is her first big project. She has also landed an unknown role in Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther. Noel… Read More

Russia and the U.S. at the Brink in Syria

On Sunday, A U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Su-22 attack jet while it was on a bombing run against U.S.-backed anti-regime forces. It was the first U.S. aerial kill involving manned aircraft since 1999, when Serbian piloted MiG-29s faced off against USAF F-15s and F-16s and drew the short end of… Read More