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AI Vs. God: Who Stays And Who Leaves?

Intolerance, crusades, national differences, terrorism and interpersonal disagreements – all those to some extent resulted from conflicting religious views.<p>What about the lack of a religious belief? A major emergent trend of the last century came not from religious teachings but from the Scientific …

Blade Runner

Anthony Rizzo goes off on umpiring: 'That call is unacceptable'

Anthony Rizzo goes off on umpiring: 'That call is unacceptable'<p>AP<p>Frustration boiled over for the Cubs and Anthony Rizzo on the final pitch of a hot, …

Angels manager Mike Scioscia uses incredibly under-appreciated word to deny he's stepping down

For as long as I can remember, Mike Scioscia has been the manager of the Los Angeles Angels. He's been at the helm so long that he's survived three changes to the franchise's name, starting as the manager of the Anaheim Angels in 2000, then the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2005 now just the Los …

George Takei Responds After Patrick Stewart Announces ‘Star Trek’ Return

It's the perfect story for these two guys.<p>When the news came out that Patrick Stewart would return to the Star Trek franchise, Trekkies shared their …

Ancient Roman Library Discovered Beneath German City

Beneath the soil in Cologne, Germany, lies a bibliophile's dream: an ancient Roman library that once held up to 20,000 scrolls, according to news …

Venezuelan President Targeted by Drone Attack, Officials Say

CARACAS, Venezuela — A drone attack caused pandemonium at a military ceremony where President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela was speaking on Saturday, sending National Guard troops scurrying in what administration officials called an assassination attempt.<p>The president, who was unharmed, later told …

Venezuela

The Day Trump Told Us There Was Attempted Collusion with Russia

August 5, 1974, was the day the Nixon Presidency ended. On that day, Nixon heeded a Supreme Court ruling and released the so-called smoking-gun tape, a recording of a meeting, held two years earlier, with his chief of staff, H. R. Haldeman. Many of Nixon’s most damaging statements came in the form …

Ivanka Trump’s Clothing Line to Shut Down

Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter, is pulling the plug on Ivanka Trump, the purveyor of womens’ fashion.<p>After a year and a half of sporadic …

Marvel Cancels 'Old Man Logan'

Old Man Logan’s time in the Marvel Universe is coming to an end.<p>Today’s October solicitations from Marvel Comics revealed that the ongoing <i>Old Man</i> …

Pictish coppersmith's 1,000-year-old handprint found in Orkney

The grimy handprint of a sweaty metalworker and the smeared track of his dirty knees have been uncovered by archaeologists more than 1,000 years after the fires went out in his copper workshop on an island in Orkney.<p>It would have been a hot, uncomfortable workspace: a small circular stone …

Archaeology

Joe Maddon is apparently sending the Cubs' daily lineup to Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder

Vedder is currently touring in Europe with Pearl Jam<p>Joe Maddon is known for his eccentricities as a manager. Who could forget the time that he …

Joe Maddon

How Black Panther Created an Empathetic Villain

<i>Black Panther</i> is a landmark film, and not just for its starring roles for African American actors or box office success. For the first time since …

A white guy explains the Tinley Park KKK flier

I celebrate white culture all the time.<p>Once a year, I take 100 readers to the opera. Which isn’t exclusively white, not with amazing bass-baritone …

It sure does sound like this dog is singing Britney Spears' 'Toxic'

It's been 15 years since Britney Spears' song "Toxic" hit airwaves but it continues to be one of the great earworms, with the people of the planet …

Britney Spears

What Robert Mueller Knows—and 9 Areas He'll Pursue Next

When the history books are written, Rod Rosenstein might just be the most interesting figure of the Russia investigation—the beleaguered deputy …

New American Particle Collider Gets Thumbs Up From National Academies of Sciences

A proposed billion-dollar American particle collider has received enthusiastic backing from the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and …

Wealthy Trump Pals Paid Rick Gates for Access to His Administration

Even as he became the target of a federal investigators, Rick Gates, the former Trump campaign No. 2 and longtime partner of Paul Manafort, was being …

Read: A DHS advisor's fiery resignation letter blames the agency for "utter depravity"

A prominent advisor to the Department of Homeland Security, Elizabeth Holtzman, quit her position last week in protest of Donald Trump’s immigration policies. In her resignation letter, dated July 16, she says that agency head Kirstjen Nielsen should really be the one stepping down, instead.<p>“Under …

WATCH: Failed Hitler-loving Senate candidate gets beat up on his own livestream

Patrick Little, a failed Republican Senate candidate in California whose campaign website espouses anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, was beat up …

2.5 Billion Pounds of Meat Piles Up in U.S. as Exports Slow

Meat is piling up in U.S. cold-storage warehouses, fueled by a surge in supplies and trade disputes that are eroding demand.<p>Federal data, coming as early as Monday, are expected to show a record level of beef, pork, poultry and turkey being stockpiled in U.S. facilities, rising above 2.5 billion …

Agriculture

DC Comics' Publishers Talk About the Controversy Around Batman #50 and Much More

The DC Universe is expanding, in both the fictional and real worlds. io9 recently spoke to co-publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee about what fans can …

Mysterious Substance and 'Devilry' Blamed for 3-Hour 'Solar Eclipse' in Russia

Sun blanked out in Arctic Siberia. Locals in north of Yakutia said daylight was completely gone for several hours https://t.co/m9qbgj5OoD …

10 Marvel Graphic Novels You Must Read Before You Die

You can’t swing a dead Robin without hitting an excellent DC graphic novel, but when it comes to the House Of Ideas it’s a different story. Marvel …

CIA and NSA know what was actually said between Trump and Putin in Helsinki, but it doesn't matter

Since Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a two hour huddle in Helsinki, the contents of that confab have been something of a mystery. But US …

Associated Press Warns Of Environmental Apocalypse Over Event That Hasn’t Happened IN A WHOLE DECADE

9:24 PM 07/24/2018<p>Thanks to the Associated Press (AP), the public gets a steady stream of pseudo-scientific “news” meant to scare by misinforming …

Kid harpoons himself through the eye like it’s no big deal

The British teen who accidentally harpooned himself through the eye while on vacation in Italy is fighting for his life in the hospital — as the …

People Are Injecting Their Scrotums With Saline to Get Huge Balls

A scrotal inflation is a temporary body modification that results from saline—and in some cases air—being used to fill the scrotum.<p>For a lot of people, attending a sex party would be considered pretty “out there.” Regular sex party goers have, by definition, seen more than their fair share of “out …

Fish

Look Inside Stanley Kubrick’s Copy of ‘The Shining’ Filled With His Personal Notes

Stanley Kubrick once said that his adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, <i>The Shining</i>, would be the “scariest horror movie of all time.” And although it was met with mixed reviews when it was first released in 1980, today many people believe <i>The Shining</i> to be a true horror masterpiece. Recently, the …

Horror

Denis Villeneuve's Dune movie doesn’t adapt the whole book

Most of the complaints about David Lynch's notorious 1984 adaptation of <i>Dune</i> is that the material was too dense to fit in one movie — that's a …

Why Gianni Russo threatened to kill ‘Godfather’ co-star Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando didn’t want to work with acting rookie Gianni Russo on “The Godfather” and tried to get him fired — until Russo threatened to kill …