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Almost every speed limit is too low

When lieutenant Gary Megge of the Michigan State Police attends a meeting, he sometimes asks, “How many of you broke the speed limit on your way here?”<p>Hearing his question, you might assume that lieutenant Megge is a particularly zealous police officer. The type of person who walks half a city …

A Look Back at Vin Diesel's Early Hip-Hop Career

Before he was the biggest action movie star on the planet, Vin Diesel was just your average guy making a rap song with experimental cellist Arthur Russell.<p>First off, anyone who says Vin Diesel isn't a hipster is wrong. In <i>XXX</i>, a 2002 documentary about Vin Diesel's life that was erroneously …

Slavery still exists in the land of the free -- we must confront it

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 150 years after Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, slavery is illegal almost everywhere. But it is still not abolished -- not even here, in the land of the free. On the contrary, there is a cancer of violence, a modern-day slavery growing in America by the day, in the very …

Justice

Majority in Leading EU Nations Support Trump-Style Travel Ban: Poll

A majority of Europeans would support a Trump-style ban on further migration from mainly Muslim countries, according to a poll of more than 10,000 people in 10 countries.<p>An average of 55 percent of those surveyed for London-based think tank, Chatham House, agreed that immigration from …

Eugene Koonin: "The New Evolutionary Biology"

<b>Eugene Viktorovich Koonin</b><p>"They should have invited Eugene Koonin," Canadian biochemist Larry Moran told me in the hallway during a break at the November Royal Society "new trends" in evolution conference in London -- somewhat exasperated by the proceedings. And I agreed. But Eugene Koonin doesn't …

Science Explains Why Tattooed Dudes Are So Damn Attractive

Girls want to date them. Boys want to be like them. And there’s a reason why bad boys — specifically tattooed ones — capture our attention. Beyond …

Body Art

President-elect says he will leave TPP, with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe warning trade deal would be ‘meaningless’ without US<p>Donald Trump has issued a video outlining his policy plans for his first 100 days in office and vowing to issue a note of intent to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific …

Donald Trump

Kanye West Loses His Mind, Calls Out Beyoncé and Jay Z Before Storming Out of Concert

The rapper—and Trump supporter—ranted about Bey, Jay, and Drake before exiting three songs into his California show.<p>There are three certainties in …

Online Creeps Lead Fashion Designers to Call Time on Cleavage

British Vogue says that fashionable women should no longer be flashing cleavage—especially when doing so arouses so much rude comment on social media.<p>…

Breaking Bad fanatic might have eaten body parts of Pc whose DNA was found in oven, court hears

A sadomasochist obsessed with Breaking Bad might have cooked and eaten parts of police officer Gordon Semple after strangling him at his flat, a court has heard.<p>Stefano Brizzi is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of throttling the 59-year-old officer he had met on gay dating app Grindr and then …

Crime

Colin Kaepernick Protests National Anthem Over Treatment of Minorities: 'There Are Bodies in the Street'

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem before a game on Friday, protesting the treatment of …

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This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

Universe

The Science Behind Donald Trump's Body Language

Did you ever think Donald Trump would get this far?! I sure didn't, but regardless of how you feel about Trump and his funny looking hair, one thing I have to admit is that he has body language down.<p>The man knows what he's doing. He knows how to make opponents look silly, how to communicate with …

Star pupil finds lost Mayan city by studying ancient charts of the night sky from his bedroom

A Canadian schoolboy appears to have discovered a lost Mayan city hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico using a new method of matching stars to the location of temples on earth.<p>William Gadoury, 15, was fascinated by the ancient Central American civilization and spent hours poring over diagrams of …

Archaeology

Lying children make better thinkers, research finds

It takes a lot of thought and memory skills to keep track of lies, psychologists at the University of Sheffield found<p>Parents who worry that their children are lying to them should not be too concerned, because it shows they have excellent memories and thinking skills, researchers have …

University of Sheffield