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Robert Plant Opens Up About Led Zeppelin, The State Of The World, And His Killer New Album ‘Carry Fire’

Led Zeppelin is the greatest band in the history of rock and roll. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, U2, Nirvana, The Ramones, Fleetwood Mac, The Who… these are just some of the groups whose glory wilts before the herculean power and divine energy of Zeppelin. Of the few concrete opinions I’d be …

How a photographer snapped this tragic photo of a seahorse lugging a Q-tip

“I spend a lot of time underwater all over the world, and I see trash and debris and human waste all over the place.”<p>When nature photographer Justin Hofman was out snorkeling off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumbawa last year, he didn’t know he was going to stumble upon what could be the …

In Trump’s “American labor” Tweet, Melania wears a $2,225 Italian dress

In Trump’s Labor Day tweet, the First Lady sports imported fashions<p>President Donald Trump touted American-made goods in a tweet on Labor Day on Monday. Fine.<p>Some, however, were quick to point out that in the image accompanying the president's tweet, he stands next to his wife, First Lady Melania …

Les Claypool Talks METALLICA Audition, Thinks He Would've Been Kicked Out If He Joined

Back in 1987 after the passing of Cliff Burton, <b>Metallica</b> began to audition new bassists for the spot. Among those giving it a shot were <b>Flotsam And</b> …

Astronomers Just Got Their First Real Look at a Supernova Slamming Into a Neighbouring Star

Brightest fireworks in the Universe!<p>Roughly 55 million light years away, in the galaxy NGC 5643, an exploding star sent a wave of gas and radiation …

What Lies Beneath a Tiffany Drawing?

For viewers of a large design dated between 1904 and 1911 from the studios of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), the first question that might come …

Instances of HPV in teen girls are down by two-thirds since vaccine’s introduction

The vaccine has been effective despite low immunization rates<p>The number of teenage girls with HPV infections has dropped by nearly two-thirds since the introduction of a vaccine in 2006, according to a new study. The drop occurred even though immunization is what the CDC calls "unacceptably low." …

Hitler 'had tiny deformed penis' as well as just one testicle, historians claim

Hitler suffered from a condition called hypospadias which left him with an abnormally small manhood, according to historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie<p>It has long been suspected that Hitler's conquest of Europe was an attempt to compensate for a lack of potency elsewhere.<p>But the notorious …

World History

Anti-drug vigilantes face off against Burmese security forces in poppy field showdown

Baptist community activists deploy prayer and muscle in campaign against Golden Triangle drug lords<p>Christian anti-drug vigilantes are locked in a volatile confrontation with Burmese security forces near swathes of hillside poppy fields.<p>Three thousand activists are camped out at a military roadblock …

The Debate At The Heart Of The Digital Age

<i>This column was posted today on the Box blog here.</i><p>As we’ve all seen by now, last week the US Government made an unprecedented request to Apple: help create software to bypass the iPhone’s self-destruct capabilities, thus weakening the security protections its customers (consumers, businesses, and …

Privacy

The man who made 'the worst video game in history'

<b>The video game of Steven Spielberg's ET is considered to be one of the worst of all time and has even been blamed for triggering the collapse of Atari. Howard Scott Warshaw, the gifted programmer who made it, explains how it was rushed out in a matter of weeks - and how he feels about those events</b> …

Retrogaming

Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid to have her killed

Noela Rukundo sat in a car outside her home in Melbourne, Australia, watching as the last few mourners filed out. They were leaving a funeral — her funeral.<p>Finally, she spotted the man she’d been waiting for. She stepped out of her car, and her husband put his hands on his head in horror.<p>“Is it my …

Crime

Leonardo DiCaprio Slams Corporate Greed and Calls for the Elimination of Fossil Fuels

Leonardo DiCaprio wants the world to say goodbye to fossil fuels.<p>While being honored for his philanthropic work at the World Economic Forum in Davos …

Fluid dynamics on four legs: The brilliance of how dogs drink

The next time your dog heads to his bowl for a drink, take a second to appreciate his mastery of fluid dynamics as he laps up gulp after gulp. Don't mind the mess he's probably making -- it's all part of his brilliance.<p>When your dog plunges his snout into his water bowl, it looks as though he's …

Virginia Tech

NASA Scientist Recommends Mining Asteroids To Build Death Stars

Planetary destruction on the cheap<p>Death Stars are expensive. The fictional weapon, which defined evil in the original <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy, is so deadly and so massive that it’s perplexed humans on Earth, who have done everything from calculate its cost ($193 quintillion) to debate the economic impact …

Watch Michael J. Fox And Christopher Lloyd Back Together For ‘Back To The Future’ Day

Jack White Gets Weird (And Has Actual Fun!) On His Very Good New Album<p>Steven Hyden 03.21.18 1 day ago<p>Yo La Tengo’s Masterful New Album And The Challenge Of Old Bands Finding New Ways To Be Great<p>Steven Hyden 03.15.18 1 week ago<p>Uproxx Music’s March Showcase For The RX Features Haley Heynderickx At …

Steve-O of 'Jackass' gets 30 days in jail for SeaWorld stunt

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jackass" star Steve-O was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail for climbing at least 100 feet up a crane in Hollywood in a …

SeaWorld

Passenger Urinated on Others Aboard JetBlue Flight to Portland: Police

An airline passenger faces charges after authorities say he urinated on other travelers on a flight from Anchorage to Portland, Oregon.<p>Jeff Rubin, 27, was arrested early Friday after JetBlue Flight 47 arrived at Portland International Airport, KOIN-TV reported.<p>A police report says passengers and …

Flying

First look inside the SpaceX Dragon's luxury interior

Footage shows the inside of the new couture spacecraft designed to take humans into space in style and comfort<p>Ever dreamed of going into space? The SpaceX Dragon could be about to make your dreams come true, and in such style too.<p>The Dragon made history in 2012 when it became the first commercial …

‘God Particle’: New CERN Experiments Shed More Light on Higgs Boson

GENEVA -- After three years of scrutinizing the elusive Higgs boson closely, scientists say they've determined that the "God particle" behaves just as predicted. The European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN, said Tuesday two experiments that previously helped …

Physics

Oz stylewatch: why is it so hard to find Australian-made shoes?

If you want to wear Australian-made shoes, expect to rock some workboots. But a small number of local designers are dipping a toe in the water<p>Finding Australian-made shoes in Australia is so difficult, it’s become part of local fashion lore.<p>In 1996, at his first Australian fashion week show, …

Australia

Nvidia's New GTX 980 Ti Delivers Titan X-Level Performance For $350 Less

I really, really liked Nvidia’s Titan X. Yes, it carries an exorbitant price tag of $999, but it remains the most powerful single-GPU graphics card on the market and it integrates nicely into everything from super towers to compact mini-ITX builds. But would I sacrifice a paltry 3% of performance …

Computer Hardware

Ebola lives on in survivor's eye

Dr Ian Crozierwas given the Ebola all-clear, but months on the virus seems to be lurking in his eye - turning one from blue to green<p>Ebola virus has been detected for the first time in an eye of a patient months after it vanished from his blood - and in a bizarre medical twist, the virus also …

Disease

Unexpected triumph means Cameron can govern UK on his own

LONDON (AP) — After years of sharing power, David Cameron pulled off an unexpected election triumph that gave the Conservative prime minister a second term with an outright majority Friday and dealt a stinging defeat to his three main rivals.<p>Standing before the glistening black door of 10 Downing …