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Unexpected new lung function discovered: Making blood

Our bodies still hold plenty of secrets, and scientists have just uncovered a doozy: the lungs play a key role in producing blood. Until now, this …

Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver auditioning for 'Clueless' is hilarious

Anyone who's seen <i>Clueless</i> will remember that iconic scene where Cher stands in front of the blackboard to take part in a class debate on Haiti.<p>But …

This biology teacher destroyed transphobic myths with one science lesson

“Alternative facts” have become par for the course in 2017, so it’s more important than ever to use good, old-fashioned “real facts” to combat …

Seven Baltimore Cops Indicted on Federal Racketeering Charges

Seven Baltimore police officers were indicted Wednesday for federal racketeering crimes ranging from filing false overtime claims while actually at a casino to robbing a driver during a traffic stop.<p>One of the cops is facing a separate charge for drug distribution.<p>Investigators said the crimes — …

Corruption

Campbell Soup Shares Drop On Wilted Fresh Food Sales

Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison’s bet on healthy foods is continuing to drag down the soup maker.<p>On Friday, the Big Food maker posted disappointing …

Free entry to national parks and forests on Presidents Day

If you don't have plans for Presidents Day, maybe it's time to make some. National parks and national forests that charge entrance fees will be free to all on the Monday holiday.<p>That means you save $25 at Joshua Tree National Park and $30 at Yosemite National Park, for example. And, in the local …

The Pirate Bay may get blocked in multiple countries after Swedish Court order

In what could be a landmark case, the Swedish Patent and Market Court of Appeal has ordered local internet provider Bredbandsbolaget to block notorious torrent site The Pirate Bay for the next three years following allegations of copyright infringement.<p>TorrentFreak reports the ruling comes after …

13 High-Protein Breakfast Recipes and Ideas

Eggs and veggies in the morning are a delicious way to jump-start your metabolism and fuel your whole day. Check out this roundup of nutritious …

Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces

Researchers behind ‘Anthropocene equation’ say impact of people’s intense activity on Earth far exceeds that of natural events spread across millennia<p>For the first time, researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human activity on the earth, finding people are …

Climate Change

Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy takes on Sean Spicer once more

White House press secretary Sean Spicer – and his ineptitude – are a hit once more as Alec Baldwin hosts for a record 17th time<p>Last week Melissa McCarthy’s take on White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live became an instant sensation, prompting much delight in President Trump’s …

Melissa McCarthy

Chance The Rapper Will Be Performing At The 2017 Grammy Awards

Sturgill Simpson and Gary Clark Jr. are also scheduled to perform.<p>The Grammys have announced a new round of performers that include Chance the …

Music

Researchers reveal an evolutionary basis for the female orgasm

Few things are as magical as the female orgasm, whether you are experiencing it, inducing it, or just a casual observer. It is essentially pure art …

Biology

Adam Sandler Heads Back To The 1990s In His New Netflix Movie ‘Sandy Wexler’

Adam Sandler was one of the biggest names in comedy in the 1990s. Between 1991 and 1996, he appeared in some of <i>SNL</i>‘s most memorable sketches, like “Lunch Lady Land” and “The Hanukkah Song”; starred in the still-widely-quoted movies <i>Billy Madison</i> and <i>Happy Gilmore</i>; and released two albums, <i>They’re All</i> …

Entertainment

SpaceX's Saturday rocket launch is a big freaking deal

It's make or break time for SpaceX.<p>The Elon Musk-founded spaceflight company is planning to launch a clutch of communications satellites to orbit …

Netflix Has Secret Codes for Finding Super Specific TV and Movie Categories

If you thought Netflix couldn't get any better, you're in for a surprise. There's an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions …

Binge-Watching

Small Towns in Big Sky Country: 11 Wide-Open Spaces for You to Roam

Big Sky Country's picturesque small towns put you on the very soil of the American frontier. These were the places where Lewis and Clark cut a swath …

Watch an Early Silent Film About Relativity

Albert Einstein first published his theory of special relativity in 1905; his work on general relativity followed in 1915. By 1923, Premier …

The Kodak Super 8 camera is back with a digital twist at CES 2017

The Kodak Super 8 film camera brings the fun of shooting 8mm film into the digital age.<p>These days more and more films are shot on digital cameras. This has led to a bit of a battle between filmmakers who prefer using analog film verses those who prefer using newer digital cameras. And while there …