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Meet the Scottish people who've hated Trump for a decade

If you ever needed proof that Scottish people take absolutely zero shit, just watch the clip above.<p>Filmed for <i>Full Frontal with Samantha Bee</i>, "The …

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Smallest fox with the biggest ears is here to end your week on a cute note

This little baby Fennec fox is yet to have a name, but that only adds to how adorable it is.<p>It was born on Dec. 3 at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, …

Russia's deadliest new war machines

Mikhail Gorbachev: 'It All Looks as if the World Is Preparing for War'

The world today is overwhelmed with problems. Policymakers seem to be confused and at a loss.<p>But no problem is more urgent today than the …

A Dutch video spoofing Donald Trump is going viral

In the customary speech given before a crowd of disputed size, Trump kept his trademark rhetoric strong: Put "America first."<p>According to Dutch TV personality, Arjen Lubach, though, this message had a hidden meaning for the rest of the world: "I will screw you over big time."<p>Given that possibility, …

11 Things Every Great Leader Does (Or Says) When Communicating

Listening before speaking and remembering someone's name are just two communication habits that make you an even more admired leader.<p>A. Reflective Listening<p>Reflective listening is a skill that involves digesting what someone has shared and summarizing it back to them. This demonstrates a true …

The CIA Has Released 13 Million Declassified Documents on UFOs and Psychic Experiments

Spooky stuff.<p>The truth is out there—and by there, we mean Google.<p>The CIA has released 13 million pages of declassified documents online due to a lawsuit and a long-term campaign from freedom of information advocates.<p>The full archive, containing almost 800,000 files according to the <i>BBC</i>, spans many …

9 incredible things we learnt from the CIA's declassified documents - aliens, psychic powers and invisible ink recipes

The CIA has just released around 13 million pages of declassified documents online spanning from the 1940s to the 1990s – <b>so what have we learnt?</b><p>Discussions about assassinating Fidel Castro, information on Nazi war criminals and Cold War surveillance are among the trove of documents released under …

The FBI Has Reportedly Been Investigating Trump's Alleged Russian Support for Months

The feds have apparently been conducting an investigation into a possible covert cash flow that may have aided Donald Trump's election.<p>It doesn't look like the president-elect's Russia problem is going away anytime soon. On Wednesday, McClatchy DC reported that six law enforcement and intelligence …

A Look at All of Queen Elizabeth II's Royal Homes

Not too shabby...<p>When you're born a princess, where you live is not average. Seriously, even your playhouse is life-size. And if there's one thing we learned from all of the Queen's residences, it's that life only becomes more grand when you're the monarch of the United Kingdom.

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18 Incredible And Very, Very Expensive Scottish Homes You Can Rent

In case you win the lottery or have a spare grand just lying around.

Our Guide To Sherries, Ports, and Vermouths Will Improve Your Drinking Knowledge Immediately

<i>First, the definition: Fortified wine is a wine fermentation fortified with a clear grape spirit or brandy to increase the shelf life and amp up the alcohol content. Sometimes sugars and botanicals are added to modify flavor profiles and deepen textures.</i><p>Ports, Sherries, Vermouths, Madeiras all have …

Duchess Kate's Homemade Chutney Is a Snack Worthy of Queen Elizabeth II

It's an old Middleton family recipe.<p>If you think your grandmother-in-law is hard to shop for, try buying a Christmas gift for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.<p>"I can remember being at Sandringham, for the first time, at Christmas. And I was worried what to give the Queen as her Christmas present. I …

Queen Elizabeth II

CIA puts almost 12 million declassified files online for the first time

The CIA has put almost 12 million pages of its records online, allowing anyone with an internet connection to browse 50 years worth of declassified intelligence reports, briefings, and other once-secret documents. Included in the database are US discussions about assassinating Fidel Castro, details …

The CIA’s Secret History Is Now Online

After restricting access to just four computers in a room in Washington, DC, the CIA is finally putting 12 million declassified pages on the web for all to see. View the documents here.<p>Decades ago, the CIA declassified a 26-page secret document cryptically titled “clarifying statement to Fidel …

This Travel Jacket Literally Has Everything Built-In-Including a Neck Pillow

Related Articles<p>I was poking around on Kickstarter and came across this jacket that claims to be the ultimate travel jacket.<p>The features are …

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

A video of a Canadian mayor wearing a turban and learning Bhangra dance moves is going viral

A video of a Canadian mayor donning a turban and dancing bhangra-style is taking the internet by storm.<p>The seven-minute video, posted on Facebook on Jan. 6 by dance teacher Gurdeep Pandher, has already gained over a million views. Commenters have praised Whitehorse mayor Dan Curtis for learning …

Coal-loving Wyoming legislators are pushing a bill to outlaw wind and solar.

On the first day of the state’s legislative session, nine Republican lawmakers filed legislation that would bar utilities from using electricity …

It’s Creepy, But Not Illegal, For This Website To Provide All Your Public Info To Anyone

This week, the social media world has been alight with warning about a “genealogy” site that makes just about anyone’s information — addresses …

Basic French Toast Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

A 1958 TV Show Had an Unsavory Character Named “Trump” Who Promised to Build a Wall & Save the World

You're not watching an episode from the <i>The Twilight Zone</i>. No, this clip is from the 1950s western TV series <i>Trackdown.</i> Or, to be more precise, it …

The 1987 TV Miniseries That Predicted a Russian Takeover of America

Long since forgotten, ‘Amerika’ was a commercial and artistic flop. Watching it today makes for uncomfortable viewing.<p>If the election of an American president abetted by Russian interference seems stranger than fiction, you're almost right. Exactly 30 years ago, in the midst of the Cold War, ABC …

Political Science

105-Year-Old French Cyclist Sets World Record

Nearly a century ago, Robert Marchand was told by a coach that he should give up cycling because he would never achieve anything on a bike.<p>On Wednesday, he proved that prediction wrong. The 105-year-old Frenchman, made cycling history by covering 14.08 miles in one hour on a track near …

Cycling

Queen Elizabeth's Drop Scones Are the Perfect Addition to Your Next Teatime

President Eisenhower was a huge fan of these "scotch pancakes."<p>Even if you can't afford to live like the British royal family (apparently, castles in the UK don't come cheap. Who knew?), you <i>can</i> afford to bake like them. In 1960, Queen Elizabeth II treated then-President Dwight Eisenhower and his …

Breakfast

In a first, scientists detect 'fast radio bursts' from beyond the Milky Way galaxy

Sifting through the heavens like prospectors panning silt for a glint of gold, astronomers say they have finally pinpointed the source of so-called fast radio bursts – brief, powerful and mysterious flashes of light.<p>The discovery, described in a paper in Nature and two others in Astrophysical …

The Virgin Islands Will Pay You to Visit Them in 2017

It applies to St. Thomas, St. John or St. Croix<p>Caught up in the winter doldrums? The Virgin Islands are willing to pay you to visit.<p>The U.S. …

Here's What a Neanderthal's Voice Might Have Sounded Like

The sounds of the Stone Age may have been even less dignified than we thought. A vocal expert working with the BBC suggests that Neanderthal …

The Brazilian Bombshell Who Drove a Cop to Kill Her Ambassador Husband

The ‘crime of passion’ murder in Brazil of one of Greece’s most respected diplomats has sent shock waves from the Copacabana to the Parthenon.<p>Greek …

Crime

Man who used life savings to buy a field discovers ruins of an entire lost city under the ground

It is an unusual decision and, possibly, one that you might come to regret; using your life savings to buy an empty field.<p>But for one history fan it was a decision that paid off – after he dug it up and discovered it was home to a medieval city.<p>Stuart Wilson paid £32,000 for the 4.6-acre plot of …

Archaeology