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Why Knuckles Crack

Scientists think they may have solved an old question about the cracking of knuckles: Why does it make that sound?<p>The crack apparently comes from a bubble <i>forming</i> in the fluid within the joint when the bones separate, according to a study published Wednesday. It's like a tiny air bag inflating.<p>The …

These Are the 11 Best Bromances of All Time

Brian O'Conner and Dominic Toretto in The Fast and the Furious<br>Universal

A Boston Cop Shooting and Our Post-Truth Era

A career criminal shot a good cop. There’s no dispute over the facts. But that doesn’t mean everyone accepts them.<p>A career criminal, Angelo West, 41 …

7 worst right-wing moments of the week — Fox pundit with an Ayn Rand fetish thinks it’s racist to discuss race

This guy literally runs a hedge fund called “Capitalist Pig”<p><b>1. Disgraced former cop Mark Fuhrman is okay with women being threatened on-line because it's a mad mad month.</b><p>Most famous for being a racist, lying LAPD detective, Mark Fuhrman wants you to know that he can be a complete asswipe on other …

'We just need to pee' transgender protest

<b>Do you have to be biologically male to be allowed in the men's toilet, or biologically female for the ladies loos?</b><p>In several US states, as well as in Canada, the law governing public toilets is now a divisive issue. On one side are transgender people, who assert their right to use whichever loos …

Islamic State under pressure as Kurds seize Syrian town

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish forces dealt a blow to Islamic State by capturing an important town on Friday in the latest stage of a powerful offensive in northeast Syria, a Kurdish militia spokesman said.<p>Fighters of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) carry their weapons along a street in the …

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