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Turns Out Black Holes Devour Stars All the Freaking Time

Filed Under Science, Astronomy, Milky Way & Stars<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Supermassive black holes …

4 Things About Space Travel You're Picturing Totally Wrong

In between extensive sessions of cardboard tube lightsaber training, we at Cracked love to ruin your day by detailing the many ways in which awesome …

Volkswagen Beetle

The American Midwest’s struggle to fight white nationalism exposes the myth of the blue-red divide

In early February, students, faculty, and staff at Indiana University in Bloomington arrived on campus to find white supremacist flyers papering two buildings. The flyers bore black-and-white photographs of gothic European statuary and taglines that emphasized a coming restoration of white …

Rights & Freedoms

Richard Linklater Is Fighting Texas' Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill with a New Ad

One of the state's proud sons steps up to protest.<p>Here's a friendly reminder: everybody pees. You'd think that wouldn't need clarification, but look at the formerly great state of North Carolina, or other formerly great states like it. "Everybody pees" is the basic message of a new ad directed by …

LGBTQ

Biggest Challenges Facing New England Patriots in 2017 Offseason

The New England Patriots head into the 2017 NFL offseason with a big advantage over most teams. As Super Bowl champions, they already know that the core of their roster is championship caliber.<p>Instead of having to build or rebuild, New England realistically only needs to add or maintain a few …

Why Science Will Never Know Everything About Our Universe

The Universe itself may be finite or may be infinite; the jury is still out. But one thing is certain: the part that’s accessible to us is finite. Even with the expanding Universe, even with all the galaxies and stars and planet and molecules and atoms and subatomic particles in it, there’s only so …

Astrophysics

Is there life on Europa? NASA has a plan to find out

NASA has outlined what could be the next major phase in the search for life in our Solar System. Under the direction of the US Congress in 2016, the …

NFL releases Mic’d Up for the most unbelievable Super Bowl catches

“Told you he caught that s**t. Knew he did.” - Mohamed Sanu<p>Julio Jones and Julian Edelman traded two of the most difficult and awe-inspiring catches coming down the stretch in the Super Bowl, with Edelman and the Patriots coming out on top in the historic Super Bowl LI comeback.<p>NFL Films has …

White terrorism is “different,” says white congressman — and unfortunately, he’s right

Onetime reality TV star Rep. Sean Duffy humiliated himself in CNN interview — but in a twisted way, he has a point<p>As I have written about many times, here at Salon and elsewhere, whiteness is the complexion for the protection.<p>Last week Donald Trump's administration decided to divert some federal …

Celebrities weigh in on Betsy DeVos confirmation: 'This is murdering' our school system

Hollywood stars were eager to share their views after Betsy DeVos' nomination for education secretary was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday.<p>Many celebrities, including some who went to private school or have kids in private school, took to Twitter to express their concern that DeVos would be the …

Education

Why Trump needs to avoid collision course with China

China experts have said in a report that President Trump should not abandon the long-standing US policy on Taiwan. In a DW interview, Andrew Nathan, …

53% of Republicans don’t know repealing Obamacare repeals the Medicaid expansion

What happens when they find out?<p>Over at the Upshot, Kyle Dropp and Brendan Nyhan look at a new Morning Consult poll exploring Americans’ confusion regarding the terms “Affordable Care Act” and “Obamacare.” Thirty-five percent either think Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act are different policies …

The Cleveland Browns’ Quarterback Chase Begins (Again)

There once was a time when the Cleveland Browns were settled at quarterback. Brian Sipe and Bernie Kosar were steady presences in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. Further back, Cleveland relied on the Hall of Famer Otto Graham for 10 seasons, and 10 championship game appearances.<p>Those days are long …

Americans Like President Trump's Immigration Ban More Than They Like Him: Poll

The approval ratings for President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban are higher than the approval ratings for Trump himself, according to …

Most Americans oppose ‘religious freedom’ laws allowing for LGBTQ discrimination

The Trump administration hasn’t been shy about its desire to protect the liberties of religious institutions. The president himself has promised to …

The Big Reason Whites Are Richer Than Blacks in America

The gap between blacks and whites in income is big, but nowhere near as big as the gap in wealth. According to the Federal Reserve’s Survey of …

Demographics
CNN

Did Betsy DeVos Buy Marco Rubio's Vote?

While <b>Marco Rubio</b> promised he and his fellow U.S. senators would hold a strong "check and balance" on <b>Donald Trump</b>, that apparently didn't apply to his decision on <b>Betsy DeVos</b> — or anything else for that matter.<p>READ: Donald Trump-Supporter Marco Rubio Still Stands By Calling Him a Con Man<p>The …

Who will the Patriots play in Week 1 of 2017 season? Ranking the possible opponents

Here's a breakdown of who the Pats could see in Foxborough in Week 1<p>The NFL cycle is vicious -- just ask Bill Belichick. Which is why, just 72 hours …

Dont’a Hightower won’t visit White House because he’s ‘been there, done that’

The Patriots linebacker also skipped out on a trip to the White House two years ago.<p>Dont’a Hightower won two national championships during his time with the Alabama Crimson Tide and in five NFL seasons with the New England Patriots he already has two Super Bowl wins. So, another trip to the White …

NFL

Obamacare Replacement Is Alive and Kicking | Investopedia

Republicans missed the January 27 deadline to begin drafting legislation to replace Obamacare, but Speaker of the House Paul Ryan confirmed that a …

Health Care

Astronomers Discover A White Dwarf-Red Dwarf Binary System That Behaves Like A Pulsar

Just 380 light-years from Earth lies a unique stellar object named AR Scorpii. Although this object, which consists of a rapidly spinning white dwarf …

5 Leadership Habits of Tom Brady You Would Benefit From

Great leadership is often the difference between success and failure.<p>In what will probably go down as the greatest Superbowl in the history of the American Football, Tom Brady showed outstanding leadership and just why he is the best of all time. Coming back from a 25 point deficit in the final …

Leadership

The moon is locked in a death spiral with Earth

The moon is locked into a death spiral which will eventually cause it to smash into Earth, an astronomer has warned.<p>This apocalyptic event is likely …

This Is What Would Happen If An Asteroid Hit New York

Early Monday morning, a giant fireball was witnessed by thousands of people across multiple states, as it plunged from outer space into Lake Michigan. Sonic booms could be heard for nearly 100 miles as houses shook. A brilliant but eerie green glow, created by the elements in the meteor heating up …

Solar System

Scientists can’t seem to figure out how ancient Mars got so warm

NASA’s Curiosity rover shoots down a big theory explaining how liquid lakes and rivers flowed on the Red Planet<p>After four and a half years of exploring Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has made a new discovery that only deepens a long-standing mystery about the Red Planet — namely, how the world used …

Patriots WR Chris Hogan takes an unlikely path to Super Bowl LI

<b>Houston (CNN) —</b> Chris Hogan is the latest in a long line of wide receivers who have reaped the benefits of catching passes from NFL legend Tom Brady.<p>In the AFC Championship Game, the 28-year-old from Wyckoff, New Jersey, set a Patriots playoff record with 180 receiving yards and he caught two …

NFL