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Army takes over the running of Miss Uganda beauty contest

In case you missed it, the army took over the running of the Miss Uganda pageant this year. Let that bizarre idea sink in for a moment.<p>This was certainly a beauty pageant with a difference. The swimsuit section was cast aside for an army-style boot camp, the milking of cows, and showing your skills …

Idris Elba Is Sick Of Marvel Films – ‘This Is Torture’

Robo covered, this past weekend, how Idris Elba dropped a few spoilers about <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> in an interview with The Telegraph. But there’s a tad little bit in the interview that maybe some people are overlooking: IDRIS ELBA IS SICK OF THIS SH*T!<p>Apparently, the experience of playing someone …

Does echinacea prevent colds?

Echinacea is often advised for warding off the winter sniffles, says Claudia Hammond, but does it actually work?<p>If you find yourself about to go down with a cold this winter, the chances are that at some point a friend will suggest you take echinacea. Some swear by it to ward off a cold when they …

Alternative Medicine

Voters lit up for marijuana in the midterms

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com</i><p>By Katy Steinmetz, TIME<p>“You did it! Isn’t this amazing?” …

How to turn your smartphone into a TV remote

Are you ready to binge on your favorite television shows? Awesome. Now think of all the remotes living on your coffee table: one for the TV, DVD player, cable, gaming console. That’s quite a collection you’ve got going there. Pare it down a bit by learning how to turn your smartphone or tablet into …

Smart TV

Is Human Intelligence Rising With Each Generation?

Millennials tend to get a bad rap from older generations for being entitled, self-absorbed and unfocused. They are not the first young generation to be maligned by an older one, a tradition that doesn't have much basis in reality. In fact, research consistently shows that human intelligence scores …

LeBron James' Cavs a Major Work in Progress and Other Takeaways from NBA Tuesday

Link to Media<p>The worst part isn't that the Cleveland Cavaliers have fallen to 1-2 on their young season. It's not that they came up short against a well-oiled Portland Trail Blazers machine that reached the conference semifinals last season in the ultra-competitive West.<p>The worst thing about …

Basketball