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Boring Company flamethrower shipments to start in two weeks

Tonight at an event to explain the details of his tunneling project, The Boring Company, Elon Musk was asked about the 20,000 flamethrowers it sold a few months ago. Musk said that they "encountered some delivery challenges" when it came to shipping these devices loaded with propane, but claimed …

Elon Musk

In cringe-worthy speech, Trump tells Paralympians they were ‘tough to watch’

An address intending to praise, but that instead insulted the elite athletes.<p>In what should have been an easy bit of positive PR for the White House …

Donald Trump

A Hawaiian island got about 50 inches of rain in 24 hours. Scientists warn it's a sign of the future

Since the 1940s, the Hawaiian island of Kauai has endured two tsunamis and two hurricanes, but locals say they have never experienced anything like the thunderstorm that drenched the island this month.<p>"The rain gauge in Hanalei broke at 28 inches within 24 hours," said state Rep. Nadine Nakamura of …

Weather

A woman left a restaurant a 3-star Yelp review—and then things got weird

When a woman in Sterling, Virginia reviewed an Italian restaurant on Yelp in late April, she had no idea the rating would lead to a nightmare …

Texas

WATCH: Ryan Shazier walks across NFL Draft stage to announce Steelers' pick in emotional moment

Shazier suffered a serious spinal injury, but he provided the most powerful moment of the 2018 NFL Draft<p>Five months after suffering a severe spinal …

NFL Draft

15 Physical & Personality Traits That Make Someone More Likely To Cheat

Most people don't suspect that their partner is going to cheat on them — after all, there's no one obvious indicator of a cheater. However, there are …

Personality

See Kim's security guards run alongside limo - CNN Video

As Kim Jong Un drove away from the early session of his summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, 12 bodyguards were seen running beside the vehicle.

Moon Jae-in

Trump attorney Michael Cohen loaned millions to Ukrainian cab mogul involved in legal pot industry

It's not clear whether the taxi mogul used any of the loans — $6 million of which have come directly from Cohen since 2014 — to finance his grow operation.<p>NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's personal attorney, whose business dealings are being investigated by the FBI, and his father-in-law have …

Corruption

Everyone Wants To Date Asian Babes: Data Proves This Myth Is Real

We like to think we live in a society where we don’t see color, race, and ethnicity. Yes, we know that’s not strictly true, but by thinking this way, …

Relationships

NFL Draft Grades 2018: Full Results, Analysis and Reaction from Round 1

After months of analyzing and prognosticating who would go where in the 2018 NFL draft, we finally have our answers.<p>Well, for the first round anyway.<p>If you continue to scroll, you will find the complete order and results of Thursday's first round along with grades and commentary on the picks.<p>It's …

Football (U.S.)

Golden State Killer suspect lived a quiet suburban life, with flashes of rage and anger

When the law came for him after 40 years of hunting, he was doing a woodworking project in his garage.<p>As the team of heavily armed local and federal agents took him into custody, the 72-year-old truck mechanic asked them if he could take out a roast he had cooking inside.<p>The arrest Tuesday …

Crime

The 53 most stunning lines from Donald Trump's 'Fox & Friends' interview

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Minutes after his nominee to head the Veterans Affairs department withdrew from consideration amid a maelstrom of negative headlines, President Donald Trump called into his favorite show on his favorite network: "Fox & Friends" on Fox News Channel.<p>And he talked. And talked. And …

Donald Trump

Unfit to Command

With the president in an agitated state, preoccupied with his legal troubles, this is no time for war.<p>The weekend news from Washington featured two story lines: the U.S.-led coalition missile strikes against Syrian government forces, and President Trump’s most extreme Twitter meltdown to date. The …

Fake News

People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full …

Mental Health

Britain's safest car revealed, with no road deaths in 16 years

The country's safest car has been revealed as a Volvo model that has seen no drivers or passengers killed inside it in the 16 years it has been on sale.<p>A high-tech safety mechanism for automatic braking saw the Volvo XC90 crowned the safest vehicle ever tested, according to independent laboratory …

Python trackers find record breeding group in Florida

The roaming sentinel, a male python named Argo, with a surgically implanted tracking device, needed just three days to lead researchers to the largest trove of pythons found yet in Collier County.<p>It was a landmark discovery of the recently completed breeding season, just before Valentine’s Day. …

Zoology

Donald Trump and Sarah Huckabee Sanders Have Lost Their Minds

As multiple federal investigations continue to creep closer and closer to Donald Trump, the president appears to be completely unraveling. On Sunday …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Japanese father arrested for allegedly caging son for over 20 years

<b>Japanese police have arrested a 73-year-old man suspected of keeping his son in a wooden cage for over 20 years.</b><p>Yoshitane Yamasaki said he locked up his son, now 42, because he suffered mental problems and was sometimes violent, according to officials quoted by public broadcaster NHK.<p>The cage, 1m …

Crime

Men in gym steam room masturbated while watching customer: suit

Things got too hot in the steam room of one Manhattan gym, a lawsuit claims, after three men fixed their gazes upon an unwitting visitor, dropped …

A huge crack provides evidence that Africa is slowly splitting into two

A piece of East Africa is expected to break off the main continent in tens of millions of years. And if you need any proof, look no further than Kenya’s Rift Valley, where a giant, gaping tear opened up following heavy rains and seismic activity, according to Face2Face Africa.<p>The enormous crack in …

Geology

Rare owl given the gift of flight after a double wing transplant

A rare owl badly injured in a road accident has been given the gift of flight after a double wing transplant.<p>The injured Little Owl lost several of its vital flight feathers and others were damaged beyond repair. It would have perished in the wild.<p>A member of the public rescued the bird and took it …

Science says the difference between a friend and a best friend comes down to two things

Teaching someone how to make friends is like teaching someone how to ride a bike — <i>you say this, you put your foot here, do you get it now?</i><p>That is to say, it's all kind of intuitive: When it's working, you'll know.<p>But a new scientific paper, which was published in the Journal of Social and Personal …

'First luxury space hotel' plans to offer zero gravity living – for $792,000 a night

A Houston-based company said this week it plans to open the “first luxury hotel in space” by late 2021.<p>Orion Span’s compact Aurora Station – at 35ft-by-14ft its interior will be comparable to that of a Gulfstream jet, the company said – is projected to accommodate four travellers and two crew …

Space Exploration

Lakeith Smith Gets 65 Years for Death of 16-Year-Old Killed by Police

Much has been made of the fact that a black teenager laughed openly in court before being sentenced to 65 years in prison.<p>But the brutal truth of it …

Researchers Discover Common Thread Among Christians Who Voted For Trump

This could explain why some evangelicals are willing to overlook that Trump is not a choir boy.<p>Social scientists have a number of theories on why President Donald Trump captured the votes of 80 percent of white evangelical Protestants in the 2016 election, much more than his support from any other …

Religion

You can travel from the United Kingdom to Australia without ever getting on a plane

Plane travel sucks. Yes, it’s convenient to get anywhere in the world in the span of hours, but everything else — the security, the food, the …

Female Medics Rushed to Help a Man Who Collapsed in a Sumo Ring. They Were Promptly Told to Leave

Female medics attempting to save the life of a Japanese mayor who collapsed in a sumo ring were ordered to get off the stage, which is considered a …

Philippines closes 'cesspool' tourist island of Boracay

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Philippines has announced a six-month closure of the popular tourist destination of Boracay over concerns the island's famous beaches and clear blue waters have been transformed into a "cesspool" due to sustained environmental damage.<p>The closure, which will begin April 26, was announced …

Asia

This 9-year-old girl should be writing every caption for the New Yorker cartoons

Kids should just run everything, shouldn't they.<p>Comedy writer Bess Kalb shared pictures of the captions her cousin's 9-year-old child has written for …