Sweetening connection between cancer and sugar

In a new study, scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found that some types of cancers have more of a sweet tooth than others. “It has been suspected that many cancer cells are heavily dependent on sugar as their energy supply, but it turns out that one specific type — squamous cell… Read More

Bioelectricity new weapon to fight dangerous infection

Changing the natural electrical signaling that exists in cells outside the nervous system can improve resistance to life-threatening bacterial infections, according to new research from Tufts University biologists. The researchers found that administering drugs, including those already used in humans for other purposes, to make the cell interior more negatively charged strengthens tadpoles’ innate immune… Read More

German car exports under spotlight…

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, attending the G7 summit, has played down critical comments by US President Donald Trump on German car exports to the United States (AFP Photo/Filippo MONTEFORTE ) More Taormina (Italy) (AFP) – US President Donald Trump has launched a salvo against German car exports to the United States, officials confirmed Friday,… Read More


Merkel and Macron listen to Trump during a G7 summit on May 26. Donald Trump’s views on the Paris climate accord are “evolving,” according to his top economic adviser, who signaled the president may be willing to bow to pressure from European leaders and stay in the agreement if the U.S. wins assurances it can… Read More

Top aide freaks on reporter 'vitriolic bullsh*t'…

Getty Images BY: Andrew Kugle Follow @AndrewJKugleMay 26, 2017 2:57 pm Hillary Clinton aide Nick Merrill attacked the Boston Globe’s chief national correspondent, Annie Linskey, on Twitter during Clinton’s commencement speech Friday at Wellesley College. Clinton was delivering a commencement speech, despite another coughing fit, to her alma mater, where she asserted that there was a “full-fledged assault… Read More

Swiss plane narrowly dodges drone collision

Published time: 26 May, 2017 17:22 A passenger plane and a drone almost collided earlier this month above the city of Zurich, Switzerland, a newly released report shows. The Swiss transportation safety watchdog said it has noted a surge in incidents of this sort and is seeking new measures to prevent such potential collisions. The… Read More

Russian oligarch linked to ex-Trump aide asks for immunity

Oleg Deripaska, a Russian oligarch with close ties to President Vladimir Putin, once had a business relationship with Paul ManafortManafort served as President Donald Trump’s campaign manager for several months during the 2016 campaignDeripaska offered to cooperate with Senate and House committees investigating alleged Russian meddling in the electionsBut lawmakers refused his request for full… Read More

Camera catches robbers dressed as construction workers

Three men robbed Court Street Jewelers in Downtown Brooklyn on ThursdayThe men allegedly assaulted the 67-year-old store’s owner with a handgunOneman is said to have remained on the sidewalk holding an umbrella and a ‘men at work’ signThey fled with $800,000 of cash, gold and jewelery after the attack at 5.21pmThe robbers are seen in… Read More

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor split

By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 18:34 EDT, 26 May 2017 | Updated: 23:47 EDT, 26 May 2017 Actors Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor have called it quits after 17 years of marriage. The shock split was reported on Friday, with the pair announcing the news in a joint statement. ‘With tremendous love and respect for each… Read More

Megyn Kelly returns home in jeans and a v-neck sweater

Megyn Kelly was seen returning to her NYC apartment on FridayThe news anchor announced back in January that she was leaving Fox NewsThe teaser video for her new show debuted on Thursday, which premieres June 4The show has a limited summer run and will not be back on television screens until 2018 after the Winter Olympics… Read More

Canada man chooses to die from medical assistance

John Shields, 78, died by medical assistance on March 24 in Victoria, CanadaHe allowed the New York Times to film the controversial last moments of his life  He was diagnosed with amyloidosis, a rare and incurable disease in 2015The condition would rob him of the use of his limbs and stop his heartShields chose to die by legal lethal… Read More

Five-year-old girl asks 'Where is Barack Obama?'

Taylor, a five-year-old from Texas, was filmed asking where Barack Obama went‘Why did he go? Where did he go?’ she’s seen asking her mother Her mother explains that a US president can only serve two termsThe little girl then asks why Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the election Instead of explaining the Electoral College, her mom… Read More

Hillary Clinton invokes IMPEACHMENT in speech to grads

Hillary Clinton returned to Wellesley, where she gave the first student speech to graduating students in 1969She immediately invoked the issue of impeachment and Richard NixonShe mentioned ‘obstruction of justice’ and referenced the Saturday Night Massacre Brings up ‘authoritarian’ regimes ‘Some were even denying things we see with our own eyes, like the size of crowds’Early in… Read More

Bella Hadid's René Caovilla shoes look painful

Bella attended the annual amFAR gala in Cannes on Thursday nightThe 20-year-old wore a barely-there dress and snake-like René Caovilla heels with coils that worked their way up her legsThe coiled bands appeared to be too tight, squeezing her calves painfully, while her toes looked like they were being cut into by the thin front… Read More

REAL First Lady Trump takes Melania and Ivanka first trip

By Tom Leonard for the Daily Mail Published: 20:13 EDT, 26 May 2017 | Updated: 01:19 EDT, 27 May 2017 Theirs is the White House rivalry that dares not speak its name, but which, this week, was rather too glaring to ignore. Donald Trump went on his first international trip as President and took with… Read More

Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp pleads guilty to 7 murders

Todd Kohlhepp, of South Carolina, pleaded guilty Friday to seven counts of murder He was arrested last year after police searching for a missing couple found a woman chained inside a shipping container on Kohlhepp’s propertyKala Brown’s boyfriend, Charles Carter, 32, was the last of seven slain victims As part of plea deal, Kohlhepp, 46, will serve… Read More

Rock royalty attend funeral for Chris Cornell

Celebrities were spotted attending the funeral for the rocker, who killed himself last week aged just 52Pharrell, Brad Pitt and Josh Brolin were all present for the tragically deceased Soundgarden frontmanAswere Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield of Metallica, and Dave Navarro of Jane’s AddictionCornell’s wife, Vicky Karayiannis, and their children, Toni and Christopher, were also… Read More

Gigantic gator holds up traffic casually strolling

An alligator took a casual stroll across a two lane road in WallaceDrivers came to an abrupt halt to let the creature pass Witness Ryan Graybar filmed the unusual incident and put it on Facebook where it’s received over 78,000 views  By Kiri Blakeley For Dailymail.com Published: 01:06 EDT, 27 May 2017 | Updated: 01:22 EDT,… Read More

Widow featured on Extreme Home Makeover loses the home

Arlene Nickless appeared in 2008 on ABC’ Extreme Makeover: Home EditionThe mother-of-three was begging for help with her home after her husband of 18 years passed away leaving her to raise their three sonsThe family had been living in an 1860s farmhouse in Holt, Michigan that desperately needed attention The crew from the show demolished the… Read More

Roger Moore's witty James Bond memoirs, packed with gossip

Moore crashed into a boathouse during jet-boat chase on Live And Let Die Medicine for kidney stone problem turned his urine blue; ‘zonked out’, he peed in wardrobe, after mistaking it for the toilet, and ruined clothesView To A Kill co-star Grace Jones played very loud rock music in dressing roomAnd Richard Kiel, who played Jaws… Read More

Russian duchess' letters show fear for Romanovs' safety

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna was the younger sister of Tsar Nicholas II Tsar and his wife and kids were executed in 1918 after the Russian Revolution Duchess wrote 52 letters to sister Xenia about her fears for family’s safetyShe said the Allies were ‘all words and no actions’ and would not help them By Ekin Karasin For… Read More

Handwriting expert reveals personalities of G7 leaders

Graphology, the study of handwriting, traditionally detects personality traitsHandwriting expert Sheila Kurtz says a signature can reveal a person’s characterBelow is a document from the opening of yesterday’s G7 Summit in SicilyKurtz has analyzed the autographs to see what they reveal about the world leaders By Mary Kekatos For Dailymail.com Published: 01:04 EDT, 27 May… Read More

Woman running for office admits regularly using the n-word

Valerie Smith, 53, is running for Southampton Village Board in Suffolk CountyLast year, she called police to complain about black men loitering near her homeShe asked police to send over an officer to disperse ‘a bunch of n*****s’Smith defends use of word, saying she’s a white ‘pioneer’ in a mostly black area  By Ariel Zilber… Read More

Man told police he was the 'Punisher' comic book character

Mathew Sterling, 29, posted threats on Facebook saying he would kill police at the Phoenix Comicon ThursdayWas arrested at the event after a struggle and told officers he was the ‘Punisher’Brought four loaded guns, pepper spray, a knife and throwing stars into the convention as the crime-fighting comic book characterPolice say Sterling appears to have… Read More

Hunter shows off pictures of GIANT BULL FROG he killed

Marcuz Rangel shared photos of a 13lb bull frog he caught in Batesville, Texas to the South Texas Hunting Association who shared the images on their FacebookIt seems the bulbous critter had been shot killed based off Marcuz holding a shotgun in his hand as he handles the frog Reactions to the creature were mixed, with… Read More

Turkey seeks arrest of Oklahoma NBA star Enes Kanter

A Turkish judge issues an arrest warrant for Turkish NBA star Enes KanterAn Istanbul prosecutor opened an investigation to look into his ties to an alleged terrorist organizationKanter has backed Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen on social mediaTurkey claims Gulen led a failed coup against Turkish President Erdogan last JulyGulen is now on the country’s most-wanted… Read More

White House considers vetting for Trump's tweets 

The White House could be appointing a legal team to monitor Trump’s tweetsInsiders say it is to avoid political and legal troubles as a special counsel take over the Russia investigationRumors are circulating that the White House is looking to overhaul it staffStaff members said to be on the chopping block include communications director Mike… Read More

Kushner 'wanted secret communication channel with Moscow' 

Jared Kushner met with Russia’s ambassador to US at Trump Tower in DecemberPresident’s son-in-law reportedly proposed a secret back-channel of communications between Trump’s campaign and the Kremlin Kushner reportedly suggested to Sergey Kislyak that Russian diplomatic facilities be used in order to avoid detection by US authoritiesInvestigators believe the matters discussed during the meeting have relevance… Read More

Man shouting 'hate speech' stabs two people to death

The attack happened on a MAX train in Portland, Oregon, around 4.30pm FridayThe attacker was ranting about a variety of topics while using ‘hate speech’He turned his attention to two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijabWhen two men stepped in to help, the suspect fatally stabbed themA third man was taken to… Read More

Navy pilot's remains found 50 years after death in Vietnam

Lt Cmdr Frederick P Crosby had been deployed on the Bon Homme Richard, an Essex-class aircraft carrier stationed off the Vietnam coastHis planed crashed in 1965 in front of Pham Van Truong’s house in Thanh Hoa City, VietnamFamily hoped to know what had happened to his body for more than 50 yearsDaughter Deborah Crosby found vital… Read More

Tourist wearing underwear jumps to his death from hotel 

The unidentified man checked in alone and was acting strangely, say staffAfter he barricaded himself in his room, police were calledAs they arrived, he plunged out of the window and landed in a construction site  By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 01:47 EDT, 27 May 2017 | Updated: 03:42 EDT, 27 May 2017 A tourist died… Read More

George W. Bush poses for photo with Bono

The former president met with the U2 frontman at his ranch in TexasThe pair discussed their charities, which help the impoverished in Africa and those with AIDSBush said Bono had a ‘huge heart’ but joked that his singing was merely ‘decent’ By Kiri Blakeley For Dailymail.com Published: 00:04 EDT, 27 May 2017 | Updated: 04:04… Read More

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's NSC chief, dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, 89, died Friday at a hospital in VirginiaNews of his death was announced by his daughter, MSNBC’s Mika BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski served as President Carter’s national security adviserBrzezinski pushed the US to forge closer ties with China and helped broker peace between Israel and EgyptHe was also at Carter’s side during the fall of… Read More

Major League heroes brought colourised photos Boston Reds

Great images show players and managers from the beginnings of Major League Baseball in the 19th centuryA picture from 1890 shows a team portrait of the now defunct Boston Reds uniformed in red and white colorsOthers display different teams and players such as Babe Herman, a right fielder for the Brooklyn DodgersEnglish academic Henry Chadwick who… Read More

Professor called racist and asked to resign by students

Evergreen State College’s event, Day of Absence, asked white faculty and students to leave campus this yearBiology professor Bret Weinstein, who is white, said he would not participate Students confronted him, accusing him of racism and calling for him to resignDemonstrators then took over the campus on Tuesday and WednesdayPolice told Weinstein he was not safe… Read More

Manchester bomber was 'making bombs in sub-let apartment'

Terrorist Salman Abedi rented 12th floor flat in block of flats in Blackley area of Manchester for seven weeksFormer landlord said when he left last month, the suicide bomber left signs he had been working on deviceHigh-rise block raided by police on Wednesday after tip-off from landlord Aiman al-Wafi who was arrestedSalman Abedi, 22, is… Read More

Lawsuit: Zillow ‘Zestimates’ Are Wrong, Preventing Homes from Selling

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 27, 2017 4:01 am Support Us Zillow estimates values for 110 million homes across America as “zestimates,” but many have questioned the company’s accuracy, including one homeowner who claims she can’t sell her home because of it. Watch TV shows, movies and more on Yahoo View, available now on… Read More

Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 27, 2017 4:01 am Support Us This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Tommy Arthur, who was convicted in the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker. Arthur, nicknamed the Houdini of death row after having seventh executions postponed, was put to death Friday,… Read More

Judge: No Confederate flag T-shirt in officer's retrial

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 27, 2017 4:01 am Support Us FILE – This Nov. 4, 2016, file photo shows a T-shirt with an illustration of a Confederate battle flag that Ray Tensing was wearing under his police uniform when he fatally shot unarmed black motorist Sam DuBose in 2015, submitted as evidence in… Read More

Fallen Navy pilot's children hug as remains brought home

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 27, 2017 4:01 am Support Us View photos This undated photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows Lt. Commander Frederick P. Crosby in his official Navy portrait. Daughter Deborah Crosby has worked for more than half a century on getting her father’s remains recovered from Vietnam after his Navy… Read More

Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 27, 2017 4:01 am Support Us View photos Clashes between Philippine troops and Islamist militants in Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao have claimed at least 48 lives (AFP Photo/TED ALJIBE) More Philippine security forces dropped more bombs Saturday on a southern city where they have been battling… Read More

Baby animals from around the world

As part of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program, these two wild-born Mexican gray wolf puppies were recently cross-fostered into a wolf pack at Brookfield Zoo. In addition, two puppies born at the zoo were placed with the wild pack, known as San Mateo, in New Mexico. As part of… Read More

Woman sues Jelly Belly Candy claiming 'Sport Beans' were full of sugar

A San Bernardino County woman has filed suit against the Jelly Belly Candy Co. claiming that she was duped into buying and eating sugar-filled jelly beans when she thought she was devouring performance-enhancing “Sport Beans” instead. Jessica Gomez filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Fairfield, Calif.-based candy company in March, claiming they mislabeled sugar… Read More

Fresno beats Rainiers in 10 innings

Colin Moran hit a two-run homer in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Fresno Grizzlies to an 8-7 win over the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday night at Cheney Stadium. The home run by Moran scored Derek Fisher. Later in the inning, Fresno added an insurance run when Reid Brignac scored on a… Read More

Myanmar, having warmed to the West, turns to China again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar was supposed to turn away from China and toward the West when the U.S. helped it transition from five decades of military rule. The opposite is happening as the Southeast Asian country’s new civilian government fails to attract Western investment and Beijing goes on a charm offensive. China is offering economic… Read More

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jimmy Carter had been impressed with the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski well before he won the presidency in 1980. That he immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus. “He was inquisitive, innovative and a natural choice as my national security adviser when I became president,”… Read More

Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte made a joke about rape as he urged soldiers to use the powers of martial law to take control of a besieged city in the southern Philippines. In the speech Friday, Duterte said he will pay the consequences if any soldiers are accused of abuses. He said: “I… Read More

Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29. The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday’s attack remain hospitalized in Cairo and the southern city of Minya where the attack… Read More

UK police arrest 2 more bomb suspects, raising total to 11

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Police arrested two more suspects Saturday over the deadly Manchester concert bombing, as Britons began a sunny holiday long weekend under heightened security. Greater Manchester Police said two men, aged 20 and 22, were detained early Saturday in the northwest England city on suspicion of terrorism offenses. Police used an explosive… Read More

Pope denounces speculators in visit to industrial workers

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis highlighted the struggle workers face in a globalizing economy with a visit Saturday to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed the importance of work in giving people a sense of human dignity and denounced those who would exploit their workers. The visit puts a focus on the… Read More

Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander was killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul, an Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday, as aid groups voiced concern for the safety of civilians after Iraq’s government called for residents in militant-held neighborhoods to flee immediately.… Read More

'Fast Eddie'

Five years ago a woman walked into a police station in Ozark, Missouri, and claimed her father-in-law was a British fugitive. It was the end of the road for Eddie Maher, who had been on the run – with wife and children in tow – for 19 years. How did one of the UK’s most… Read More

Palestinians in Israeli jails end 40-day hunger strike

Media playback is unsupported on your device More than 1,000 Palestinians held in Israeli jails ended a mass hunger strike against detention conditions. Israeli officials said the move – at the start of the holy month of Ramadan – came after an agreement to allow two family visits per month, not just one. The action… Read More

Baby-killing nurse accused of killing up to 60 kids in the 1980s

DALLAS — A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time. Genene Jones, 66, is serving concurrent… Read More

Compromise ends hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners

Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast Saturday after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. Israel prison service spokeswoman Nicole Englander said the inmates declared an end to the strike Saturday morning. She said it came after Israel reached a deal with the Palestinian Authority… Read More

Week in pictures: 20-26 May 2017

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. All photographs are copyrighted. Full Story Here BBC Front Page May 27, 2017 3:59 am Support Us

10 things we didn't know last week

1. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson “announced” he will run for president in 2020. Find out more 2. Mouse sperm can survive in space. Find out more 3. There are now pink pineapples. Find out more (Evening Standard) 4. Whales only became huge 2-3 million years ago. Find out more (The Guardian) 5. Vic Reeves is… Read More

Afghanistan war: At least 13 dead in Khost bombing

At least 13 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing in the eastern Afghan city of Khost, officials say. At least two children were among the wounded, the information ministry said. The attacker targeted police vehicles in the centre of Khost. So far no group has claimed responsibility although the Taliban and the… Read More

Judge Niemeyer's Dissent

Judge Niemeyer’s dissent from the Fourth Circuit’s decision against the travel ban does a nice job of explaining what’s wrong with the majority’s decision to base its ruling on its reading of President Trump’s motives. I’m going to quote the whole discussion of the issue: The majority’s new rule, which considers statements made by candidate… Read More

Another Professor, Another Mob

Evergreen State College, a small liberal-arts school in Washington State, has long had an interesting tradition. Each year, there is a “Day of Absence” on which students and faculty members of color meet off campus to hold solidarity-building activities, leaving the remaining community members to recognize the absence — and thus the value — of… Read More

Clinton at Wellesley, Again

In a short post at Bloomberg View, I explain how Hillary Clinton’s comparison of Donald Trump to Richard Nixon in a commencement speech was a little bit more revealing than she may have intended. Full Story Here National Review May 27, 2017 3:54 am Support Us

WSJ: Rural America Has Replaced Inner Cities As America’s Basket Case

Business Politics WSJ: Rural America Has Replaced Inner Cities As America’s Basket Case FOLLOW US! Rural American towns have the worst socioeconomic conditions in the country, according to several data points highlighted in a Friday report from The Wall Street Journal. Rural areas and small towns now lead the nation in teenage birth rates, divorce… Read More

TV Club: iZombie fixes its big Blaine problem

Sometimes iZombie is so jam packed that it feels like the writers have a wager to see just how many things they can fit into the episode before it totally collapses. “Eat A Knievel” is crammed to the gills with plot, yet mostly manages to make it all fit together into a cohesive, entertaining episode… Read More

TV Club: Brooklyn Nine-Nine and its optimistic vibe skip town

After last week’s dirty cop introduction and reveal in “The Slaughterhouse,” this week’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine finale has things escalate quite quickly on that particular story front. In fact, finally, (part of) the Nine-Nine’s existence is threatened with some high stakes… But it’s also to somewhat uneven results. With “The Bank Job,” the biggest problem with… Read More

TV Club: Twin Peaks turns nostalgia and garmonbozia up to the max, for good or ill

In “The Return, Part 3,” exasperated as Lucy and Andy get sidetracked by seemingly irrelevant evidence, Hawk blurts out, “It’s not about the bunny!” After a beat, he second-guesses himself, asking “… is it about the bunny? No! It’s not about the bunny.” The conference room’s adorable doughnut disturb sign notwithstanding, this show was never… Read More

TV Club: Survivor: Game Changers crowns a winner

Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and open the comments for readers to share theirs. Sarah’s anger after Tribal Council… Read More

Twitter Co-Founder Apologizes For Role In 2016 Election

Calling the internet “broken” and saying it helps spread hate speech, Twitter co-founder Evan Williams apologized for his site’s role in the 2016 election. What do you think? “At least he realized the error of his ways before any real damage was done.” Evan Stadler Check Forger “The fact that he helped millions of Americans… Read More

How To Get Ready For Summer

How To Get Ready For Summer A Primer on Elon Musk’s Business Initiatives Tips On Asking For A Promotion The International Space Station By The Numbers Marijuana Legalization By The Numbers Top Best-Selling Video Game Consoles Healthy Cooking Substitutions Most Popular Subscription Box Services DMV Survival Tips How To Choose The Right Credit Card How… Read More

Instagram Worst Social Network For Mental Health

A study of social media sites found that Instagram had the most negative influence on users’ mental health. What do you think? “This explains why everyone was so happy before Instagram.” Leon Klinman Eaves Installer “As a fitness model and exotic travel blogger, I have no idea what you’re talking about.” Ellen Sharp Fitness Model… Read More

Dave & Buster’s Opens New Fine Dining, Gaming Outpost David & Benedict’s

DALLAS—In a bold move marking its first foray into the luxury market, restaurant and video arcade chain Dave & Buster’s announced Thursday the opening of David & Benedict’s, a new fine dining and gaming outpost in the Napa Valley region of Northern California. According to company spokespeople, the lavish yet tastefully modern Rem Koolhaas–designed gaming… Read More

Gianforte Wins Special Election

Republican candidate Greg Gianforte has won Montana’s special House election only 24 hours after allegedly assaulting a reporter, an incident for which Gianforte has now apologized. What do you think? “I believe everyone deserves forgiveness once a couple minutes have passed.” Keith Winkelmann Shale Supplier “Just as long as he’s learned his lesson that he’ll… Read More

A classic quantum test could reveal the limits of the human mind

A quantum test could tell us what minds are made of Dominic Lipinski/PA By Anil Ananthaswamy The boundary between mind and matter could be tested using a new twist on a well-known experiment in quantum physics. Over the past two decades, a type of experiment known as a Bell test has confirmed the weirdness of… Read More

Unimpeachable logic says Trump shouldn’t quit Paris climate pact

Logically, it should be thumbs up for the Paris Agreement Mark Lyons/Getty Images US president Donald Trump is reportedly going to decide within days whether to keep his election promise to quit the Paris climate agreement. Leaving would be an illogical act of self-harm. His decision is due after meeting the leaders of other major… Read More

Artificial Venus flytrap grabs things over 100 times its weight

Lightning strike Owies Wani et al., Nature Communications By Timothy Revell Snap! – and the robot’s got it. An artificial Venus flytrap can seize items hundreds of times heavier than itself when they come within reach. Using a combination of smart materials and optical fibres, the artificial flytrap can sense when something should be grabbed.… Read More

Bioelectric tweak makes flatworms grow a head instead of a tail

A flatworm with a head at either end of its body Michael Levin/Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology By Jessica Hamzelou Cut off the head of a planarian flatworm, and a new one will grow in its place. The worm is one of many creatures that have some kind of memory for lost limbs,… Read More

Trump’s 2018 budget slashes funding from healthcare and science

The proposed 2018 US budget has been described as “cruel” Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Rex/Shutterstock By Chelsea Whyte President Donald Trump’s Administration plans to gut funding to healthcare and medical research, according to a 2018 budget published online and rapidly withdrawn on Monday. Despite a campaign pledge not to touch Medicaid, which provides healthcare cover for millions… Read More

Three amazing nature areas shortlisted for World Heritage status

Qinghai Hoh Xil: home to antelopes, yaks, bears and wolves IUCN Chimed Ochir Bazarsad By Andy Coghlan Three sites of outstanding biodiversity could soon be granted World Heritage status, and so receive new protection. The final decision will be taken during July in Krakow, Poland, by the World Heritage Committee. “We’re hoping we will see… Read More

Google’s AlphaGo beats world’s best player in latest Go match

Go AI Rex Features HUMANITY is lost. DeepMind’s artificial intelligence AlphaGo has defeated Ke Jie, the world’s number one player, in the first of three games of Go played in Wuzhen, China. The AI won by half a point – the smallest possible margin of victory – in a match lasting 4 hours and 15… Read More

Weird energy beam seems to travel five times the speed of light

Trick of the light NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) By Joshua Sokol Please welcome to the stage a master illusionist. An energy beam that stabs out of galaxy M87 like a toothpick in a cocktail olive is pulling off the ultimate magic trick: seeming to move faster than the speed of light. Almost… Read More

App lets stadium crowds display giant messages with their phones

Leicester City fans celebrate their team’s title win in style Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty By Timothy Revell “3 – 2 – 1 GO!” shouts the announcer and the crowd all hold up coloured cards that have been carefully placed under their seats. Mass coordinated displays like this at sporting occasions – such as Leicester City’s Premier League… Read More

East Africa’s drought threatens iconic wildebeest migration

By no means their only threat Courtesy of Gina Bender By Adam Popescu in Serengeti, Tanzania The wildebeest look tired. Skittish at the slightest sound, their hooves perpetually pound the dusty plain until they kick up a cloud that obscures the hundreds of animals forming the herd. Under the dust, the short grass is yellow… Read More

Diabetes drug may work by changing gut bacteria makeup

Your gut bacteria may help control blood sugar levels Scimat/Science Photo Library By Sam Wong The most successful treatment for type 2 diabetes may work by changing the makeup of gut bacteria. Metformin is commonly prescribed to help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar. It is also being tested as an anti-ageing… Read More

Think the UK has a social care crisis now? Just wait until 2025

Care for people over the age of 65 is direly underfunded Blend Images – Dave and Les Jacobs/Getty Since 1975, Britain has changed a lot. Today the country is leaving the European Union, whereas 42 years ago it was reaffirming its membership of the European Economic Community. It is also considerably older as a nation.… Read More

Three major UK parties respond to our technology manifesto

Chris Dorney / Alamy Stock Photo WE INVITED three major UK political parties to comment on our six pledges. The first to reply was Labour, which told us it will raise the UK’s investment in R&D to 3 per cent of GDP, in line with other industrialised nations. Its spokesman added that deputy leader Tom… Read More

Trump’s budget jettisons ‘irreplaceable’ marine mammals agency

By Inga Vesper Design Pics Inc/REX/Shutterstock The US Marine Mammal Commission, an organisation charged with restoring mammal populations in the world’s oceans, is set for the chop in president Donald Trump’s latest budget proposal. Advertisement The budget, released on 23 May, includes a 16 per cent cut to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s bodies… Read More

Quit nature to save wolves and bears? There are better ways

(Very) close to nature Jan Stromme/Getty Imagine waking up, opening your curtains and seeing a pack of wolves on your patio. How would you feel knowing that these large carnivores had invaded your territory and were just metres away? Both fearful and fascinated, probably. For livestock farmers, fear wins the day – we often dislike… Read More

Waltzing robot teaches beginners how to dance like a pro

Do the robot boogie System Robotics Laboratory By Edd Gent Got no one to dance with? Not to worry – you might soon be gliding through the moves, thanks to a robotic instructor designed to teach humans how to dance. The robot’s designers had already created mechanical dance partners that follow a human’s lead, but… Read More

Strange cosmic radio burst pinned down to giant stellar nursery

Making signals from afar John R. Foster/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Ken Croswell Talk about rocking the cradle. Sharp new images have identified a throng of newborn stars as the source of a fast radio burst. The discovery strengthens the idea that these brief pulses of radio waves arise from newly formed neutron stars, super-dense objects just 20… Read More

Tree-climbing goats spit out and disperse valuable argan seeds

Goats climb argan trees to eat their fruit and leaves imagebroker/Rex/Shutterstock By Elizabeth Preston In south-western Morocco, acrobatic goats climb argan trees to eat their fruit and leaves. A tree full of goats is a striking sight, but the goats’ widely overlooked habit of regurgitating and spitting out the nuts may be important to the… Read More

Huge impact could have smashed early Earth into a doughnut shape

Potential portrait of really early Earth Simon Lock and Sarah Stewart By Rebecca Boyle For a brief time during its infancy, Earth was not a planet. It was a hot, doughnut-shaped blob called a synestia. Rocky worlds can be pulverised by collisions with each other, mushrooming into synestias before cooling off and becoming more familiar-looking… Read More

Amazing pictures show cyclones swirling above Jupiter’s poles

A spectacular image of Jupiter’s south pole seen from Juno more than 50,000 kilometres above NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Betsy Asher Hall/Gervasio Robles By Timothy Revell and agencies These incredible new Jupiter pictures are helping to turn theories about the planet upside down. New Scientist reported the first sneak peak of the data from NASA’s Jupiter orbiting Juno mission… Read More

Nowcasting may help forecast big earthquakes in 53 major cities

Big one brewing? James Balog/Getty By Ramin Skibba The ground can start shaking under your feet with almost no warning. Earthquakes have proven nearly impossible to forecast so far, but a technique borrowed from economics and finance can now help us estimate how high the risk is. Seismic nowcasting, as it is called, assesses the… Read More

Monkey mafia steal your stuff, then sell it back for a cracker

I’m willing to trade Kylie McLaughlin/Getty By Brian Owens Long-tailed macaques living near an Indonesian temple have figured out how to run a ransom racket on visiting tourists. The monkeys grab valuables, such as glasses, hats, cameras or, in one case, a wad of cash from the ticket booth, then wait for temple staff to… Read More

Traumatic beetle sex causes rapid evolutionary arms race

Forget Fifty Shades of Grey… Ivain Martinossi By Chris Simms Ever wondered what constitutes extreme sex? Cowpea seed beetles certainly know – their sexual act is brutal, and it also seems to encourage a rapid evolutionary arms race between spiked penises and shielding tissue in females. Extreme genital co-evolution happens in many types of animal,… Read More

Giant octopus suffocates foolhardy dolphin that tried to eat it

Gilligan the bottlenose dolphin, as he was found John Symons, Murdoch University By Alice Klein A dolphin in Western Australia has bitten off more than it can chew. An attempt to eat a large octopus turned fatal when its airway was obstructed by a mass of tentacles. The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin – known as “Gilligan”… Read More

Newly-evolved microbes may be breaking down ocean plastics

Richard Whitcombe / Alamy Stock Photo By Michael Le Page Plastic. There should be hundreds of thousands of tonnes of the stuff floating around in our oceans. But we are finding less than expected – perhaps because living organisms are evolving the ability to break it down. Plastic production is rising exponentially, so ever more… Read More

Saturn’s moons could reassemble after a cosmic smash-up

Debris from moon collisions sticks itself back together within decades CASSINI-HUYGENS/NASA/ESA/ISA By Jeff Hecht Saturn’s mid-sized moons are like the monsters in late-night horror movies. Smash them into tiny pieces, and they glue themselves back together as new versions of the old moons. This new finding contradicts a theory that Saturn’s rings were caused by… Read More

Curious AI learns by exploring game worlds and making mistakes

Let’s-a go! The algorithm is motivated by a desire to explore rather than to score points Nintendo By Matt Reynolds I wonder what will happen if I press this button? Algorithms armed with a sense of curiosity are teaching themselves to discover and solve problems they’ve never encountered before. Faced with level one of Super… Read More

Governments sued over climate change, with banks and firms next

Climate-related cases are on the rise Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Alice Klein If you can’t beat them, sue them. Citizens are increasingly taking governments to court over climate change inaction, with financial lenders – and possibly big firms – next in the firing line. Some 894 climate change cases have now been filed… Read More

Game theory says you should charge your friends to borrow things

Paying to borrow tools can be a saw point Ange/Alamy Stock Photo By Timothy Revell Want to borrow my tent? No problem, that will be £25 please. That might sound annoying, but it will be better for society in the long run. Surprisingly, this is the conclusion reached by a new game theory analysis of… Read More

Hot, sleepless nights will get more common with climate change

The future’s set to leave us more hot and bothered China Photos/Getty By Michael Le Page As the planet warms, many people will find it much harder to get a good night’s sleep. A study based on a survey of 750,000 people living in the US has found that when temperatures are high, people report… Read More

Survey says: The fastest-growing American cities are in the South

May 25, 2017 Dallas—Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the US Census Bureau. Conroe, Texas, a northern Houston suburb, was the fastest-growing of the 15,… Read More

Does Nature Reveal God?

Sign In or Create Account About Blog Cart Search Home Learn Resources Ways to Learn Topics, Scriptures, Teachers Daily Video Collections Teaching Series Articles Questions Answered Conferences Devotionals Sermons Resource Highlights What Is Reformed Theology?Series Is the Church Full of Hypocrites?Article Israel Rejects the GospelSermon The Insanity of LutherMedia resource Is the Reformation Over?Article Doctrine… Read More

Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed

Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after government forces in a gunbattle killed a prominent rebel commander and his associate in the disputed region. Rebel leader Sabzar Ahmed Bhat and a fellow militant were killed after troops cordoned off the Tral area overnight following a tip that at least three… Read More

Utah senator, mayor top candidates for Chaffetz's seat

SALT LAKE CITY –  State lawmakers and a mayor were among those expected Friday to lead a packed field of nearly two dozen contenders for the Utah congressional seat soon to be vacated by U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Fifteen Republicans, four Democrats, one Libertarian and two independents have filed to run after Chaffetz announced he… Read More

Reports: Trump to Set Up War Room Staffed With ‘Street Fighters’

(Gateway Pundit) – President Donald Trump is reported to be gearing up for long battles over the Russia investigations and sabotaging leaks from the Deep State by assembling a war room staffed with ‘street fighters’ to fight those battles while Trump and his regular White House staff can focus on implementing Trump’s agenda. Mike Allen,… Read More

ICE Agent Refuses Obama’s HUSH MONEY, Exposes Hillary’s Treason Instead

(Angry Patriot) – Top democrats, including Harry Reid, Terry McAuliffe, and Hillary Clinton fought against a lone agent to keep their crimes hidden. ICE agent and patriotic whistleblower Taylor Johnson almost lost everything after revealing government corruption. The Obama administration targeted Johnson after she started to report fraudulent activity in the EB-5 visa program. They… Read More

Belgium abolishes forced sterilization for transgender people

Belgium’s parliament voted to abolish forced sterilization for transgender people who wish to change their legal gender. It comes after the country’s policy was slammed by the European Court of Human Rights and the UN. Lawmakers voted in favor of a draft law on Wednesday which will no longer require transgender people to undergo sterilization or… Read More

Russia-NATO relations at worst point since Cold War – Moscow

Russia and NATO are facing the deepest crisis in relations since the Cold War, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. Moscow believes the alliance’s ongoing military buildup could fuel a dangerous arms race. “We have to admit that at this stage, Russia-NATO relations are in the deepest crisis since the end of the Cold War,” the… Read More

Chemical array draws out malignant cells to guide individualized cancer treatment

Melanoma is a particularly difficult cancer to treat once it has metastasized, spreading throughout the body. University of Illinois researchers are using chemistry to find the deadly, elusive malignant cells within a melanoma tumor that hold the potential to spread. Once found, the stemlike metastatic cells can be cultured and screened for their response to… Read More

Machete-Wielding Clown Terrorizes Drivers Along California Highway…

Just when you thought this was over, the creepy clowns are back! A clown, dressed in a colorful blue suit, was spotted standing along Highway 101 in California on Wednesday, wielding what appeared to be a bloody machete over his head. Needless to say, his creepy outfit freaked out quite a few drivers, many of whom called… Read More


Hillary Clinton struggled to speak shortly after beginning her speech at the Wellesley College commencement ceremony Friday. WATCH: A college official rushed to deliver her a lozenge and water bottle as she choked on her words. She credited her croaky delivery to allergies rather than emotions, which drew cheers and laughs from the crowd. Follow Datoc on… Read More

Judge Censors Video of Abortion Provider Sharing Graphic Details

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER U.S. District Judge William Orrick has ordered any video links and references to the identities of members of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) to be taken down from the Internet. The order, according to the Associated Press, comes following the release of new video footage by the Center for Medical Progress… Read More

New video gives us an incredible look at Tesla’s Model 3

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 27, 2017 3:35 am Support Us A brand new video of a Tesla Model 3 release candidate out on the open road provides us with our crispest look yet at Tesla’s highly anticipated EV. Indeed, with Model 3 production still on track to begin in July, it’s no surprise… Read More

World Leaders Increase Pressure on Trump to Stay in the Paris Accord – New York Times

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and CORAL DAVENPORTMay 26, 2017 TAORMINA, Sicily — World leaders on Friday intensified their pressure on President Trump to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement, as negotiators for seven Western powers labored to bridge differences between Mr. Trump and his counterparts before they depart on Saturday. Faced with repeated pleas by allies during… Read More

Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner says Kushner stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. Federal investigators and several congressional committees are looking into Russia-Trump campaign connections. Those investigations include allegations that there may… Read More

US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Preparing for North Korea’s growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday The American interceptor has a spotty track record,… Read More

Girls are increasingly being married off in war-torn Yemen

IBB, Yemen (AP) — Nasrine’s husband was once a happy, optimistic man. He made good money from a restaurant and butcher shop he owned. “With his hands, he could turn dust into gold,” Nasrine says. Then Yemen’s civil war escalated, and as the country collapsed, so did he. He lost his businesses, the family became… Read More

Warthog attack plane finds new life in Trump administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Warthog is sitting pretty. Once on the brink of forced retirement, the A-10 attack plane with the ungainly shape and odd nickname has been given new life, spared by Air Force leaders who have reversed the Obama administration’s view of the plane as an unaffordable extra in what had been a… Read More

Democrats see hope for 2018 in thin GOP victory in Montana

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats alike are finding something to be happy about in the special election for Montana’s only seat in the House. The Republican candidate, businessman Greg Gianforte, defeated his Democratic challenger, musician Rob Quist, with 50 percent to 44 percent of the vote in unofficial results. That’s underperforming for a Republican… Read More

S. Korea responds to presumed vessel hijacking off Somalia

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates presumably hijacked a fishing vessel, officials said Saturday. The 234-ton vessel, which had a crew of three South Koreans and 18 Indonesians catching squid, lost contact after relaying that it was being followed by a suspected pirate… Read More

Melania Trump’s pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — Melania Trump’s first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015. She also carried a matching clutch to lunch with spouses of the G-7 leaders, held at the… Read More

Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said. Najib Danish, the ministry’s deputy spokesman, said the target of the bomber was a group of guards providing security for U.S. forces… Read More

What happens to Earth if the US exits the climate deal?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is likely to hit more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. pulls back from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That’s because America contributes so much to rising temperatures. President Donald Trump, who once proclaimed global warming a Chinese hoax, will soon decide whether the… Read More

Pilot’s remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Deborah Crosby touched her father’s flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday — ending a more than half century search to find and bring home the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, shot down as a… Read More

Phoenix Comicon bans prop weapons after armed man is arrested

PHOENIX — Jack Young showed up at Phoenix Comicon on Friday dressed as the villain from “Sleeping Beauty,” complete with black horns, large feathery wings and green paint. He also brought a black walking stick. It was no longer allowed at Comicon. Comicon imposed drastic security measures Friday after authorities said a man came to… Read More

John Glenn’s remains ‘not disrespected in any way’: mortuary chief

DOVER, Del. — As Air Force officials investigate allegations that inspectors were invited to view the remains of astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn at Dover Air Force Base, a military mortuary chief said that Glenn’s remains were treated with “impeccable care.” “He was not disrespected in any way, shape or form,” William Zwicharowski… Read More

Inside Saudi Arabia's rehab centre for jihadists

Lined up against the wall of a tent, their backs against embroidered cushions, electronic tags around their ankles, the nine Yemeni al-Qaeda prisoners fidgeted nervously, folding and unfolding their hands. Most of these men, who we were not allowed to photograph, have spent the last 15 years of their lives incarcerated in US military detention… Read More

Going off-grid – could you live in a house like this?

Media playback is unsupported on your device An advert on an online message board asks: “Anyone interested in living in an off-grid straw bale house?” It adds: “No rent, all I’m asking is taking care of the house, and my two donkeys, two pigs (pets!), five hens, two cats and two dogs.” It’s not your… Read More

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande plans benefit gig

Ariana Grande is to return to Manchester to play a benefit gig for the victims of the attack at her concert on Monday. The American star said her “heart, prayers and deepest condolences” were with the victims of the Manchester attack. “I don’t want to go the rest of the year without being able to… Read More

This Week On ‘GunVenture’ – Ready, Aim… Chocolate?

GunVenture MANDEVILLE, La. -(Ammoland.com)- This week on GunVenture, host Tom Gresham checks in at the DoubleTap Ammunition facility for a tour with founder Mike McNett. Get an up-close look at where this high-quality ammo is made before Tom and Mike take it to the range for a little shooting practice using some truly tasty targets… Read More

Why Are There So Many Social Media Hoax Stories About Trump?

Jeryl Bier reports that no, Trump’s lawyers did not send a threatening letter to Berkeley Breathed, creator of “Bloom County.” No, the Pope didn’t refuse to smile during his meeting with President Trump. No, the Trump administration didn’t make a long, diva-ish list of demands to the Israelis before his visit. No, Trump did not… Read More

Update: Undercover Planned Parenthood Video Removed from YouTube at Judge's Order

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated since its initial publication. Yesterday evening, the Center for Medical Progress undercover footage — recorded at the 2014 and 2015 National Abortion Federation conventions — was removed from YouTube, supposedly for a violation of the site’s Terms of Service agreement. (A copy of the video can be found here. More… Read More

Can We Count on You this Weekend?

Before any update about our Spring Webathon, a word about our honored dead, remembered this weekend, who died for the very freedoms — none so dramatic as free speech — that many on the American Left (such as the U.S. Senate Democrat caucus) now seek to suppress. The nation’s most charged legal battle on the… Read More

Secession of the Intellectuals

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appeared in the December 1, 1970, issue of National Review. At a patriotic rally in Seville during the Spanish Civil War the founder of the Foreign Legion, General Millan Astray, a colorful and frequently wounded figure, made a speech that has long been remembered. His climactic utterance has been variously reported,… Read More

Hillary Clinton, Still Bitter, Dismisses Those ‘Crazy’ Third-Party Candidates

Politics Hillary Clinton, Still Bitter, Dismisses Those ‘Crazy’ Third-Party Candidates FOLLOW US! The third-party candidates who ran for president in 2016 are “crazy,” according to Hillary Clinton. The Democrat used the pejorative to describe the outsiders who challenged her and Donald Trump during an interview for a profile at New York magazine. Clinton lamented what… Read More

TV Club: Great News closes out its debut season with a heartfelt scoop of justice

Great News closes out its debut season by concluding the Biscuit Blitz arc and reexamining Katie and Carol’s relationship, the series’ emotional throughline. The former is a mixed bag, mostly because the plot mechanics of Katie’s scoop are fairly tired (the president of the network owns Biscuit Blitz, and she’s Greg’s grandmother!), but the latter… Read More

TV Club: Barry Allen outraces the darkness in The Flash season finale

As many viewers expected, The Flash pulled a giant bait-and-switch in its season finale, negating the tragic ending of the penultimate episode. True, there was still some tragedy involved, as HR sacrificed himself for the team, earning a measure of nobility for a comic-relief character. (I have to admit, even though I was pretty sure… Read More

TV Club: Hail Varga, Fargo’s King Of White Noise

I’ve written before about how Varga is more or less filling the same role that Malvo did in Fargo’s first season—the preternaturally assured villain one step ahead of nearly everyone—and while that’s certainly true in the broader sense, it does a disservice to the character (and to the season) to leave it at that. Varga’s… Read More

TV Club: Archer: Dreamland ends on a bloody, heartbroken nightmare

So, what are we doing? Are we just jumping right into this? Because tonight’s Archer is one of the strangest, darkest things this show has ever done, and I’m honestly at a bit of a loss as to how to approach it. The first half of “Auflösung”—German for “resolution”—is pretty normal Archer fare: everybody takes… Read More

Most Notable Google Ventures

Ten years ago this week, Google Street View launched, offering panoramic views of locations all over the world. As the tech giant continues to debut new projects, The Onion highlights some of Google’s most ambitious ventures to date: This service finally launched in 2001 after years of Google being overrun with people searching for “webpage… Read More

FBI Investigating Fyre Festival

The Fyre Festival, which promised guests a luxury music festival experience before stranding them on a deserted island, is being investigated by the FBI for fraud. What do you think? “Charging $5,000 to see Ja Rule should be an instant tipoff that something isn’t on the level.” Joshua Hess Lawn Planner “I heard the interviews… Read More

Mom Finds Disturbing Reading Material In Teenage Son’s Bedroom

OMAHA, NE—Saying she felt disgusted and saddened by the shocking discovery, local woman Beth Loomis told reporters Thursday that she was deeply disturbed after finding recruitment reading material from the Baylor University football team in her teenage son’s bedroom. “I was taking the sheets off Ryan’s bed for washing, and I happened to notice some… Read More

‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments: Everything Star Wars stole from George Lucas decides to expand his short PSA about the dangers of trash compactors into a feature film The FCC receives thousands of… Read More

Just Who Are The Trumps, Exactly?

The documents referred to in this editorial are part of a trove of classified files provided to The Onion by an anonymous whistleblower in the White House. All of these documents can be found here. While Donald Trump has courted the media spotlight for more than four decades, his wife and children have maintained notably… Read More

MSNBC Most Popular Cable News Network

After trailing its competitors for years, MSNBC just marked its first week ever as the most watched cable news network, with CNN second and Fox News third. What do you think? “Yeah, but it’s kind of shameful how they resorted to cheap eye candy like Chris Hayes to boost ratings.” Andrew Stefans Dressage Coach “It’s… Read More

Empty Wall Behind Couch Falls Into Girlfriend’s Crosshairs

ATLANTA—Zeroing in with laser focus on the far side of the apartment, area woman Jess Macindoe placed the wall behind her boyfriend’s couch squarely in her crosshairs, sources confirmed Friday. Macindoe, whose pupils reportedly dilated at the unadorned white space as she prepared to act, sized up the wall’s entire 8 by 12 feet and… Read More

Life: Environmental Disaster: The Oceans Are Now Irreversibly Polluted With Cell Phones That Businessmen Have Thrown In After Realizing What’s Truly Important Is Family

Brace yourself for some disheartening news about the future of our planet. We’ve long known about the harm humans do to the global ecosystem, but this really puts the scope of the destruction in perspective: A recent study from the Environmental Protection Agency found that the oceans are now irreversibly polluted with cell phones thrown… Read More