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Seven Earth-like planets discovered around single star

8 minutes agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Researchers announced Wednesday the stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy, opening up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System. All seven roughly match the...Show More Summary

Trevor Noah Went On A 3-Minute Rant About The Power Of The Vagina

Trevor Noah recently released a hilarious stand-up special for Netflix ? and during it he made sure to praise pussies. Noah dedicated an entire segment of “Afraid of the Dark,” which was filmed during the 2016 New York Comedy Festival, to the power of the pussy. Show More Summary

Riot Breaks Out in Immigrant Suburb of Stockholm, Sweden

8 minutes agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Days after President Trump referenced a nonexistent instance of immigrant violence in Sweden, a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant district of Stockholm.

Zack de la Rocha and The Doors' John Densmore Funded This Highland Park Mural — Now It Needs Help

Once a week, muralist Anthony Ortega takes the train from the Inland Empire to L.A. to check on his mural in Highland Park. “You gotta have pride in what you do,” he said. Ortega, 45, is cofounder of Quetzalcoatl Mural Project (QMP), the Chicano artist collective that completed the mural...

Extra Fencing Around The White House To Come Down By March 1

It isn't related to the protests, according to the National Park Service. [ more › ]

Robotics Researchers Discovered a Better Way For Insects to Walk

9 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A popular approach to designing robots that can navigate a world built for living creatures is to simply copy Mother Nature’s designs. But while trying to improve how a six-legged robot walks, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne actually found a faster way for six-legged creatures to get around. Read more...

Federal Hiring Freeze Affects Military Childcare Programs

9 minutes agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Letters circulating on Facebook indicate that military bases plan to reduce childcare programs because of a federal hiring freeze.

Extremely Unbiased Survey on the Failing Mainstream Media

President Donald Trump’s campaign team sent his supporters links to an online questionnaire called the Mainstream Media Accountability Survey... However, as many critics on social media pointed out, the survey’s wording was often loaded, not to mention confusing. —Wired.

What The Expanse Can Teach Us About How Life in Space Will Change Our Bodies

10 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There’s a reason Syfy’s thrilling series The Expanse has collectively won our space geek hearts: it’s jam-packed with drama, microgravity fights, and of course, dazzling trips across the solar system. But one of the most fascinating—and relevant—aspects of the show is its exploration of how our bodies will change as… Read more...

Amazon Adds Cloud Gems Framework To Lumberyard, GameLift Service Now Available With Any Game Engine

The new feature will make adding new content to online-based games as simple as possible.

Bill Maher Pats Himself On The Back For His Softball Interview With Milo Yiannopoulos

10 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Certain segments of the internet were delighted with the fall of Milo Yiannopoulos, the bigot idiots think are smart because he has a British accent, after he lost his book deal and resigned from his position at Breitbart just a day after old comments he made saying that pedophilia was no big deal resurfaced. Show More Summary

Does a Photograph Show Ivanka Trump with Vladimir Putin and Wendi Murdoch?

10 minutes agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A picture showing First Daughter Ivanka Trump posing with Vladimir Putin and Wendi Murdoch was digitally manipulated.

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Ants on treadmills...for science!

Few things are as entertaining as watching animals on treadmills. Although Penguins might be the cutest, these ants are pretty fun, too. Here, researchers set up a hollow styrofoam ball floating on a stream of air as a treadmill for desert ants. Show More Summary

Spicer Claims Trump Won't Watch The Oscars, History Tells Us Otherwise

10 minutes agoUnited States / Los Angeles : LAist

Trump, apparently, will be too busy with the Governor's Ball. [ more › ]

Junot Diaz puts the audience center stage at REDCAT

Moments before Junot Diaz was scheduled to appear at REDCAT, a young woman who braved the storm to wait for a ticket on standby caught sight of the author and asked if he’d sign her copy of “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” After the crowd had shaken off their umbrellas and filed into their...

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