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Oxford study says frustrating gameplay, not violent content, causes aggression in gamers

If you hear a Call of Duty player cursing at his TV set, it’s more likely that their rage came from their lack of success than from exposure to violent content.<p>A new study by the Oxford Internet Institute and the University of Rochester suggests that incompetence is a major cause of aggressive …

Afghan women queue outside a polling station in a school in Herat to vote in the presidential elections on April 5 http://t.co/1ArZ42uEWL

Stop Sleeping In And Watch The Best Impersonation Of Rust Cohle From ‘True Detective’ You’ll See Today

Do you know those AT&T commercials where the man in a suit talks to little kids about whatever? Especially this adorable one? Well, throw away everything you knew about that and watch this new faux ad called AT&True Detective. It has the best Rust Cohle impression I have ever seen. If you look away …

O’Reilly: Conservatives Should ‘Rethink’ Alternative Energy, Root for Tesla to Succeed

<b>Bill O’Reilly</b> took on both Obamacare and global warming Monday night, saying that the former could very well turn out to be a “chaotic disaster” and …

Alternative Energy

Watch the Cast of How I Met Your Mother Get a Much-Deserved Standing Ovation for This Les Misérables Duet

This isn’t the first time Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel have sung <i>Les Misérables</i> together. Years ago, when <i>How I Met Your Mother</i> was only in its second season and the Oscar was just a twinkle in Anne Hathaway’s eye, the two actors confessed that they liked singing “The Confrontation” on set. …

Celebrity News

Obama’s Take on Putin: This May Be Payback for the West’s Treatment of Russia After the Fall of the Soviet Union

President Barack Obama said Friday that Vladimir Putin’s recent military excursions into Ukraine may be the result of some “deeply held grievance” against the West for its supposed mistreatment of post-Soviet Union Russia.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Federation Council members in the …

Charles Barkley Hilariously Ripping On Shaq Last Night Was One Shining Moment For The Ages

Though I love NBA basketball, arguably the best thing about TNT’s <i>NBA on TNT</i> broadcast is Charles Barkley. So when CBS added he and TNT sidekick Kenny Smith to the studio for the NCAA tournament a couple of years ago, Chuck was destined to annually become one of the best things about the NCAA …

Tribune's profit declines 43%

Profit at<p>Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times and other newspaper, radio and television properties, fell sharply last year amid a further decline in newspaper advertising and a significant drop in earnings at its broadcast division.<p>The Chicago media company reported net income of $241.6 …

Profit

NFL Expected to Create 15-Yard Penalty for Use of Racial Slur

Link to Media<p>The NFL will soon decide whether to implement a rule next season that will penalize players 15 yards for the use of racial slurs on the field.<p>Fritz Pollard Alliance chairman and former NFL offensive lineman John Wooten said he would be surprised if the league doesn't support the …

Football (U.S.)

Midrange jumper vanishing from all levels of basketball

<b>Stephen Curry</b> is the epitome of the modern-day shooter, and not just in terms of efficiency. He lives by the three-pointer, but if you give him a little space, he'll attack the rim and choose from a wondrous variety of floaters and bank shots with either hand.<p>Missing: the midrange jumper. He can …

When You Fall in Love, This Is What Facebook Sees

“During the 100 days before the relationship starts, we observe a slow but steady increase in the number of timeline posts shared between the future couple.”<p>Facebook might understand your romantic prospects better than you do.<p>In a blog post published yesterday, the company’s team of data scientists …

There Is Snow on the Ground in 49 U.S. States Right Now

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Damn it, Florida: We almost had a magical thing going on here, then you had to ruin it by remaining …

Taco Bell will start taking orders via smartphone later this year

Fourthmeal is going mobile. Later this year, Taco Bell will start accepting orders via smartphone, according to trade publication <i>Nation's Restaurant News</i><i>.</i> Rather than turn elsewhere for an existing mobile ordering solution, the fast food chain has reportedly spent more than two years perfecting its …

Gold Medalist Is The Perfect Sportsman, Waits 28 Minutes To Shake Hands Of Last-Place Finishers

Moments like this are what the Olympics are all about.

Marathons

‘I could have painted that’: Brilliant children’s book pokes fun at pretentious art

Somebody Dropped A GoPro From A Plane Into A Pig Pen, And The Footage Is Amazing (VIDEO)

There are two versions of this story.<p>In one, about eight months ago somebody flying in a plane dropped a GoPro camera. The camera fell from the sky …

You Can Forget All About ‘Flappy Bird’ Because Sesame Street Has Created The Far Superior ‘Flappy Bert’

The Flappy Bird saga — from the simple game’s meteoric rise to its swift shutdown — has been well documented over the last few days. But what hasn’t been covered nearly as extensively is where, if anywhere, Flappy Bird addicts can now turn for their fix.<p>Luckily, Sesame Workshop (the nonprofit …

City Council Members Forced to Listen to Dad’s EPIC 4-Minute Satirical Rant Against Their Own Gun Control Efforts

An Oregon resident, who is also a business owner and father, attended the Ashland City Council’s regular meeting on Feb. 4 only to relentlessly mock the governing body over its “knee-jerk” gun control efforts. The members had no choice but to listen.<p>“Johnny Bolton” (Screengrab via YouTube)<p>At first, …

13 Movies That Bombed In The US But Were Huge Hits Overseas In 2013

China is currently the largest source of international box office earnings, and by 2018, it's predicted to be the number one source for box-office income. Thus it's no surprise that "Iron man 3" had alternate scenes for Chinese audiences and upcoming sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" was …

Film Industry

Hearing-Impaired Little Girl Writes Touching Letter to Seahawks' Derrick Coleman

Link to Media<p>Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman beat all odds to make an NFL roster as a member of the deaf community. His story (which he touches on in this outstanding commercial) has apparently made the rounds, as the father of a young hearing-impaired girl tweeted out this heartwarming …

Football (U.S.)

Anti-Gun Senator Is Being Mocked Relentlessly After He Warned of ’30 Magazine Clips’ in Embarrassing Video

Anti-gun California State Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) is being mocked by gun rights advocates after he made a number of inaccurate statements while promoting a bill that would require individuals who manufacturer homemade firearms to undergo background checks.<p>“This is a ghost gun,” de Leon …

Thom Browne Fall 2014 Collection Check it out here: http://hsnob.co/LDhRKL

Jimmy Fallon books U2 as first musical guest of The Tonight Show

On February 17th, Jimmy Fallon will take over the reigns as host of <i>The Tonight Show</i>, and he’s nabbed U2 to serve as his first musical guest, …

Kansas gov equates abortion, slavery

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback compared past “Summer of Mercy” anti-abortion protests in Wichita to the abolitionist movement that helped end slavery in a major speech Wednesday night.<p>The Republican governor, who opposes abortion, included the reference to the 1991 and 2001 protests …

A Free Society Cannot Escape All Terrorism

An NSA official illustrates the totalitarian temptation in bureaucracies charged with stopping 100 percent of attacks.<p>The NSA's outgoing deputy director, Chris Inglis, has given a wide-ranging interview to NPR, where host Steve Inskeep asked about the practice of collecting and storing information …

Twitter Does The Best Job Of Protecting People From The Government, Report Shows

So finds a new report from privacy watchdog group Electronic Frontier Foundation.<p>The EFF examined how Internet companies responded to government data requests by looking at six criteria.<p>Of the companies listed in the report's summary, only two earned a "star" for all six categories: Twitter and a …

'SNL' Taps Melissa McCarthy to Host Super Bowl Saturday

We like to imagine that most folk would be busy with preparations for the big game even late into Saturday night, but 'SNL' will have an MVP of its …

Melissa McCarthy

RT @JasonElsom: Well it looks like I've got a long list of things to do now... http://t.co/KXYz5632wV