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South Korea’s presidency ‘on the brink of collapse’ as scandal grows

TOKYO — South Korea’s president is engulfed in a political scandal with plotlines straight out of a soap opera: rumors of secret advisers, nepotism and ill-gotten gains, plus a whiff of sex. There’s even a Korean Rasputin and talk of a mysterious clique called the “eight fairies.”<p>Park Geun-hye, …

South Korea

A 19-year-old created a free robot lawyer that has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

The very first robot lawyer that was designed to challenge parking tickets has been wildly successful since it was launched last Fall.<p>British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, launched the beta version of the bot in London in September. In that month alone, 3,000 people used the service to appeal …

The Sound of a Knee Cracking Amplified Is The Actual Worst Sound Ever

Legit nightmare material.<p>If you skated a bunch when you were a teenager, or you sleep next to someone who did, you'll know the creaky knees …

Twitter Memes Kyle Lowry’s Ridiculous Reaction to Seeing His Box Score

Kyle Lowry probably wants to forget Game 5 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Finals as quickly as he possibly can. The Raptors lost the game by 38 …

I Tried Cheating a Drug Test Using 'Science' I Found on the Internet

A highly un-scientific scientific odyssey.<p>Twas the night before 4/20, and all through the head shop, people were readying themselves to ride the green dragon on the high holy holiday of stonderdom. I was there for a different reason.<p>"I need to beat a drug test tomorrow," I said to the girl behind …

Lytro's new Cinema camera could mean the end of green screen

Lytro has only just begun its mission to become a leader in professional VR cameras, but it's already looking to disrupt regular film production, too.<p>…

Looking Back at the Poop So Toxic It Grounded a Plane

On the one year anniversary of the poo that grounded a plane, what have we learned? How, collectively, have we grown?<p>In quiet moments, it gets to me. In the middle of the night, when the light is blue and black, I'm there with my eyes bolt open, thinking about it. Thinking: <i>What happened to you,</i> …

Marco Rubio ends presidential bid after losing home state of Florida

Marco Rubio, the Florida senator hailed in the aftermath of the 2012 election as the Republican party’s likely “savior”, suspended his bid to become the first Latino president of the United States on Tuesday.<p>Speaking in his hometown of Miami, Rubio congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the …

Government

Lucky Student's Incredible Paper Airplane Throw Is One in a Million

That's one heck of a boomerang.<p>In a truly impressive feat of aeronautic engineering, one Japanese student has created one of the most advanced unmanned paper drones ever to be observed. Launched from a classroom window, the drone can manage a 24-second flight before automatically returning to its …

Uncle Kobe Bryant critiques LeBron James' sons: 'They pass too much'

Kobe Bryant is offering up all sorts of advice during his final NBA season. There have been a couple particularly fantastic stories of him offering critiques to children of other stars around the league.<p>The first was back in November when Kobe told Dwyane Wade’s teen son, “If you’re going to be …

Basketball

Lillard overtakes LeBron in rest-of-season fantasy rankings

Every Wednesday this season, I will publish my top-130 fantasy basketball rankings for the remainder of the season.<p>These rankings are based on …

NBA

Watch former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer dunk off a trampoline at a Clippers game

Call him Air Ballmer.<p>The Los Angeles Clippers unveiled a new mascot during halftime of their 105-95 win over Brooklyn on Monday night, but it was …

Chris Rock: 'You're damn right Hollywood is racist'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Everyone knew that Oscars host Chris Rock, after six weeks of silence on the issue, was going to address the #OscarsSoWhite controversy during his monologue Sunday night.<p>But viewers may not have been prepared for Rock's double-barreled assault on racism in Hollywood. He explored it head-on, …

Stephen King

'This is hell': British man held in Myanmar for 14 months without charge pleads for help

A 29-year-old man from Britain has been held in Myanmar’s most notorious jail for 14 months without formally being charged with any crime, he has told the Guardian.<p>Niranjan Rasalingam, an accountant from Croydon, was arrested in December 2014 alongside three Indian nationals on suspicion of …

Corruption

Here are a bunch of photos of Spurs' Boban Marjanovic's hands making everything look tiny

San Antonio Spurs fans love rookie Boban Marjanovic, and everyone is astonished at how large his hands look in comparison to everything else. So, here are a bunch of photos of Boban’s hands. Once he gets real comfortable in the NBA, good luck scoring on and/or guarding these hands.<p>RAY MCcALLUM’S …

Basketball

This Amazing, Obsessive Mario 64 Theory Has Set Tumblr on Fire With Infinite Parallel Worlds

Even if you don’t care about video games or the online “speedrun” culture that’s dedicated to finding glitches to beat them in faster and more …

Super Mario

Junk Science: New Olympic Policy Will Allow Men To Compete As Women (and Vice Versa)

In almost every sporting competition throughout all of human history, men and women have competed separately. (For any leftists reading this, please …

Sacramento Kings Beg the Warriors To Not Remind Fans That Klay Thompson Scored 52 Points On Them

On January 23rd, 2015, <b>Klay Thompson</b> played the game of his life when he and the <b>Warriors</b> faced the <b>Sacramento Kings</b> at home in Oakland. The …

This gorgeous video game is one father's tribute to his 5-year-old son who died of cancer

Everyone deals with tragedies in different ways.<p>Ryan Green, a programmer and game developer who lost his 5-year-old son Joel to an aggressive brain tumor in March 2014, has dealt with his loss by inviting others to share in his experience.<p>You might be thinking: "Wow, that's terribly sad. I don't …

How The Sacramento Kings Are Creating The 21st Century Colosseum

Thoughts on recreating the connection, spectacle, and drawing power that coliseums of Rome mastered centuries ago — today.<p><b>By Vivek Ranadivé</b><p>We are …

Karl-Anthony Towns is making the Wolves' future look very bright

Karl-Anthony Towns is playing like one of the best rookies of all-time, but he is more concerned about the Timberwolves getting better.<p>Dwelling near …

Basketball

Kevin Durant: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Thunder SF

Link to Media<p>Many teams figure to be part of the Kevin Durant derby when he hits free agency in the 2016 offseason, but a surprising contender may be emerging.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Spurs Linked to Potential Pursuit of Durant<p>Thursday, March 17<p>Chris Mannix of The Vertical reported that "rival …

Basketball

Play Any PC Game On Your iPhone Or iPad Using Moonlight

In recent news, a new app came out that lets mobile users enjoy any PC game on their iOS device. Thanks to publication site iPhone Hacks, users will …

PC Gaming

LeBron James Is the Worst Shooter in the NBA So Far This Season

<b>Kobe Bryant</b> has caught a lot of flack for shooting like crap so far this season. He has been playing much better than he did earlier this year as of …

Basketball

Good morning. The Sixers are a couple vets away from losing by single digits

That and more in Wednesday's NBA newsletter.<p>Good morning. I'm your substitute teacher for the next three days. Let's basketball.<p><b>YOUR GRANDPA BEAT THE NUGGETS:</b> Kobe Bryant turned back the clock again, dropping 31 points to lead the Lakers to a win in Denver. He did this despite "jogging" up the …

Joakim Noah

Hitler really did have only one testicle, German researcher claims

The song sung in schoolyards by generations of British children mocking Adolf Hitler for only having “one ball” might be accurate after all.<p>A German historian has unearthed the Nazi leader’s long-lost medical records, which seem to confirm the urban legend that he only had one testicle.<p>The records, …

World History

Carmelo Anthony Comments on Relationship with Kristaps Porzingis

Link to Media<p>Rumors swirled that New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony was unhappy with the decision to draft Kristaps Porzingis, but now that the Latvian rookie is taking the NBA by storm, Melo is making it clear that he has a great relationship with the youngster.<p>According to Marc J. Spears of …

Carmelo Anthony

This man's potentially huge medical breakthrough can't get funding, so he's trying something desperate

Killing Sickness/Skye Gould for Tech Insider<p>Four years ago, Todd Rider was on top of the world. The MIT-trained bioengineer had developed a radical …

Medicine