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NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

6 minutes ago<p>The quarterback debate will be at center stage for the Vikings at the NFL Combine, but could they really use the draft to address it?<p>20 …

The US used the B-1B Lancer long-range bomber to strike Syria — here's what it can do

The B-1B Lancer was one of many aircraft that the US, France, and UK used in Friday's strike on Syrian government compounds. The Lancer is a long-range, multi-role heavy bomber that dropped Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles, according to The Drive. This would be the first time the munition was …

Military

Watchdog app reveals list of absurd teen texting codes

Is this what the kids are doing these days?<p>Teen/parent watchdog app Bark.us released a list of abbreviations and acronyms it has gathered that are popular among teens. No surprise, most of them are about naughty things like sex and drugs. It’s not exactly new — I’ve seen similar versions of the …

Yes, the Russia-Trump Investigation Is Real

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>Yes, the Russia-Trump investigation is real — even when you exclude the Steele dossier<p>WASHINGTON — With the revelation that the Clinton campaign and DNC paid …

Donald Trump

Trevor Noah Thinks Maybe Melania Should Be the One Calling Military Widows

There might be one catch, though.<p>Remember that time a sitting U.S. president allegedly told a grieving military widow that her husband “knew what he signed up for”? <b>Donald Trump</b> claims that Florida Congresswoman <b>Frederica Wilson’s</b> recent account of his conversation with <b>Myeshia Johnson</b> is …

Mitch McConnell

Highlights From the Showroom Floor at the Army's Biggest Arms Expo and Conference

Companies from around the world showed off armored vehicles, weapons, and other equipment at the annual gathering.<p>Joseph Trevithick<p>Every year, the …

Naked Mona Lisa By Da Vinci, Discovered In France, Is Rocking The Art World

It’s entitled ‘Joconde Nue’ and ’Monna Vanna,’ and French scientists studying the charcoal drawing of a topless woman with a face similar to that of the Mona Lisa, the best known portrait in the world exposed at the Louvre Museum in Paris, believe it was at least partially painted by Leonardo Da …

Art

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Astronauts Are Roasting B.o.B's Flat Earth Satellite And It's Amazing

"I can save B.o.B a lot of money"<p>If you haven't heard, rapper B.o.B thinks the Earth is flat.<p>We know this, because he tweets about it constantly, and …

Space Exploration

Killer clown case leads to woman's arrest 27 years later

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marlene Warren was finishing breakfast with her son and his friends on May 26, 1990, when a white Chrysler LeBaron pulled into the driveway of her home outside West Palm Beach, Florida.<p>Someone dressed as a clown emerged from the car carrying two balloons and a flower arrangement, …

Crime

Live: Everything Elon Musk just unveiled about his plans to colonize Mars

Excitement Down Under<p>Every year, the who’s who of the space industry gathers at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) to celebrate all …

Kim Jong Un Declares Korean War Is Back On

By saying it had the right to shoot down American planes in international airspace, North Korea abrogated the Korean War armistice.<p>The Korean War is …

A Strange, Primitive Atmosphere Has Been Discovered Around a Water-Rich Alien World

We didn't know planets like this were possible.<p>Unexpected findings about the atmosphere of a distant Neptune-sized world have surprised scientists, …

Pentagon cools North Korea, China rhetoric to avoid warmongering label

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> There is a quiet effort underway to tone down any military rhetoric that could lead to North Korea viewing the Pentagon as warmongering, several US military officials have told CNN.<p>At the same time, the Pentagon is trying to lower its public profile regarding Navy ship transits …

North Korea

The Next Generation Of Playstation Is Reportedly Coming In 2018 To Combat Xbox’s Project Scorpio

In a bit of news that will possibly leave some gamers frustrated, the Wall Street Journal is reporting analyst Damian Thong’s prediction that sony will be releasing its next-gen PlayStation “by the second half of 2018.” By that time, the PS4 and Xbox One will have been out for (only) five years, …

PS4 Pro

John Oliver Reveals How Frighteningly Little We Know About Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner

Are they really moderating forces in the White House?<p>Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are often portrayed in the media as the moderating forces within President Donald Trump’s White House.<p>“If Trump is thinking about pressing a button labeled ‘NUKE EARTH,’ they will ― on behalf of all of us ― guide …

Jared Kushner

Trump Squeezes Putin in Syria. Don't Assume That's Good.

The U.S. missile strike puts the U.S. onto a path of conflict with Russia and makes the fight against Islamic State more difficult.<p>With one missile strike on a Syrian airfield, President Donald Trump called two bluffs at once but likely set back his proclaimed goal of defeating Islamic State.<p>The …

Russia

Here are 45 times Trump said attacking Syria was a bad idea and might start World War III

President Donald Trump's administration ordered a missile attack on the Syrian government's al-Shayrat airbase near Homs on Thursday evening, taking …

Middle East

SpaceX has released an incredible new video of its historic rocket landing

It sounds ridiculous that an explosive tube taller than a building could fling a satellite into space, fall back to Earth, and stick a landing on a wobbly ship at sea.<p>But seeing is believing.<p>SpaceX, the rocket company owned by tech mogul Elon Musk, released an incredible new video on Instagram on …

Death and glory: the first world war US general whose ambition did for his men

US military scholars have rarely been as willing as their British counterparts to find fault with leadership and execution – even when those failures cost thousands of allied servicemen’s lives.<p>But as commemorations of the first world war’s centenary continue, US military scholars, as their …

Remembrance Day

Operation Barbarossa: Unseen Second World War photographs by Field Marshal Wolfram von Richthofen

Remembrance Day

Emotional Intelligence Has a Scary Dark Side, Says Science | Inc.com

Back in 1995, Daniel Goleman published the bestselling book, <i>Emotional Intelligence</i>. It was based on a concept introduced roughly three decades earlier by Michael Beldoch: Emotionally intelligent individuals have the ability to identify and respond to emotions both in themselves and others. Now, …

Emotional Intelligence

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Trump Healthcare Appointee: Opiates Are Proof God Exists

John Fleming, a new Health and Human Services deputy, wrote a book that is pretty crazy!<p>Another day, another report about a Trump administration employee with some, uhhhhhhh, odd beliefs. This time, it's the newly appointed deputy assistant secretary for health technology at the Department of …

Earth - Why we do not know what the Big Bang looked like

Science writer and astrophysicist Adam Becker explains why we cannot see the Big Bang to BBC Earth's Michael Marshall and Melissa Hogenboom, with help from the animators at <b>Pomona Pictures</b>.<p><i>Join over six million BBC Earth fans by liking us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.</i><p><i>If you</i> …

Astrophysics

How to use Workflow, the app that Apple just bought and made free for everyone

Apple bought an app called Workflow on Thursday. The app automates stuff you do all the time on your iPhone and iPad and turns those tasks into a simple button.<p>But instead of killing the app, as Apple usually does when it acquires a startup, Apple made it free.<p>Basically, Workflow is like a Swiss …

This Animation is a Simple Lesson on Aperture in Photography

If you’re just starting out in photography (or know someone who is), here’s a simple 5-minute animation that provides a crash course on the subject …

The US Navy has a severe 'missile gap' with China and Russia — here's how it can beat them anyway

But the US Navy and Lockheed Martin have a variety of solutions in the works to tip the scales in the US's favor by going hard on offense.<p>For years, the Navy has focused on a concept called "distributed lethality," which calls for arming even the Navy's smallest ships with powerful weapons that can …