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Meet Herman: Cat with enormous eyes becomes internet star

Forget Grumpy Cat, there’s a new social media star in town.<p>Herman, an exotic shorthair, might just be the ultimate scardey-cat due to his permanently startled expression.<p>He was born with exceptionally big eyes, so big that he cannot completely close his eyelids - even when he's sleeping.<p>The …

Game Turned Movie Warcraft Fails on Every Single Level

What to even say about the many ways this movie goes wrong?<p><i>Warcraft</i> is a strange kind of epic failure. The film, based on the wildly popular M.M.O.R.P.G. (massive, multi-player online-role-playing game) <i>World of Warcraft</i>, begins with a strong, promising assertion of style and intent. Director <b>Duncan</b> …

World of Warcraft

Feds Release Sickening Video Of Cop Tasering Innocent Teen, Leaving Him Brain Damaged

Police dashcam video unsealed Monday by a federal judge in Missouri shows a deeply disturbing encounter between a former Missouri cop who, during a routine traffic stop, tasered, dragged and callously dropped a teenage driver face first onto the pavement. The officer's actions during the arrest …

Elephants kill five people in India after villagers 'threw stones to scare them away'

Human encounters with country's 29,000 elephants are on the increase as their habitat disappears<p>This is the terrifying moment when a man is grabbed by a rampaging elephant's trunk and lifted off the ground like a twig as a crowd looks on helpless.<p>The encounter happened in eastern India where five …

Automatic Star Aligning Telescope is perfect for beginners

Those who are new to the world of astronomy would definitely find it rather challenging to point out just which particular constellation is which, …

Astronomy

For Donald Trump, protests create a short-term benefit and a long-term threat

A flammable brew of populist anger, a candidate's provocative remarks and disruptive protesters found a fuse, and the result, at what was to be a<p>Donald Trumpevent in Chicago this weekend, was an explosion that continued to reverberate through the presidential campaign Saturday.<p>In a contest that has …

SNL: Ariana Grande curses during monologue

Ariana Grande said she wanted a grown-up scandal during her <i>Saturday Night Live</i> monologue, and then she basically got one.<p>While performing a song …

Watch Ariana Grande Totally Nail This Hilarious Jennifer Lawrence Impersonation

This is dead on.<p>On last night's <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, Ariana Grande nailed an impersonation of Jennifer Lawrence playing <i>Family Feud</i>. Like, <i>nailed it.</i>The voice is beyond freaky dead-on and I'm pretty sure someone in Los Angeles is already writing a buddy comedy about separated at birth twin sisters who …

SNL captures Clinton's desperate attempts to attract millennials

Clinton might have the delegate lead this primary season, but she's losing the youth vote to a 74-year-old man.<p>SNL took aim at the presidential …

History Lesson: Bernie Sanders is no 'Communist,' and 'Democratic Socialists' are as American as Apple Pie.

Is Senator Bernie Sanders (DS-Vt.) a Communist? So says the <i>New York Post</i>, Donald Trump, and a confusing mix of politicos left and right trying to undercut him as a candidate for President of the United States.<p>The fact is, no label in American politics had been used more destructively or cavalierly …

Middle-class

Donald Trump is not fit to be president of the United States

Donald Trumpis not fit to be president of the United States. Many people have said it — politicians of both parties, economists, pundits, business leaders — but millions ofGOPprimary voters don't seem to be listening. Much of the Republican base has taken leave of its senses, a flight blamed …

Amazon Releases Its Own Game Engine For Free

Amazon’s releasing their very own game engine. Lumberyard, as they call it, is based on Crytek’s famous CryEngine, and can be used to develop games …

Game Development

The Wild Homemade Signs of Bernie Sanders Supporters

Whereas the internet is flooded with countless Sanders memes, the crowd at New York's #MarchForBernie rally this weekend turned the URL love into IRL campaign props, mostly through handmade signs.<p>In the days leading up to the Iowa Caucuses, Bernie Sanders supporters are going all out to keep the …

Bernie Sanders

Will Smith elaborates on the Oscars diversity controversy

After Smith was snubbed for his performance in the acclaimed film "Concussion," his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, announced that she would boycott the awards ceremony this year.<p>Smith followed, along with others like Spike Lee and David Oyelowo.<p>Smith was a guest on the "Graham Norton Show" last night …

Graham Norton

Slick earbuds will let Coachella attendees experience the festival in a brand new way

Attendees at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will have the ability to experience the festival in a whole new way, thanks to some …

It's hard to deny that Rey from 'Star Wars' is actually Obi-Wan Kenobi's granddaughter when you consider all these facts

<b>[Spoilers ahead — but really the movie's been out for more than 1o days. Why are you reading "Star Wars" analysis if you haven't seen the movie yet?]</b><p><b>Who is Rey?</b><p>Like much of the world last weekend, I had the sincere pleasure of seeing a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. For an entire weekend (and two …

Darth Vader

Force Awakens: A cappella Star Wars theme sung by cast

What’s better than John Williams’ iconic <i>Star Wars</i> music? John Williams’ iconic <i>Star Wars</i> music sung in the style of a cappella by the cast of <i>The Force</i> …

Sony confirms PlayStation 4 backwards compatibility plans | bit

<b>Sony has confirmed that it is looking to add backwards compatibility to its latest PlayStation 4 console - but for PS2, not PS3, games.</b><p>When Sony …

Gaming

Leaked iPhone 7 Changes Doom The Dream Of Super Small Smartphone

Is Apple going to do a smaller iPhone in 2016? The signs are that a four-inched iOS smartphone is on its way are coming out of the supply chain, but those hoping for a small and pocketable smartphone powerhouse need to look back through the history of Apple. Any smaller iPhone is going to be weak …

Mobile Technology

The Best PCs You Can Build for $300, $600, and $1200

We’ve walked you through building your own computer before. In this post—which we’ll update periodically as prices and components change—we’ll walk …

Computer Hardware

The Hilarious Reason Diane Lane Objected To Getting Naked For Judge Dredd

Getting naked and baring it all in a movie can be a harrowing experience for an actor, and performers have a variety of reasons for keeping their …

Comic Books

NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

Physics

How NASA plans to get humans to Mars in three, not-so-easy steps towards a permanent Martian outpost

Print<p>You might not have noticed, but NASA is pretty excited about Mars. Things have been ramping up lately, what with the convenient pop culture …

10 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Happy Labor Day! If there’s a better way to celebrate than by checking out this great list of 10 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free right …

​Breathtaking timelapse video shows nightlight Earth from space

The European Space Agency released a timelapse video composed of images taken by its astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti from the International Space …

Why the Mongols were the greatest empire in world history

The Mongols would be my top choice. They have done some extraordinary things that have never been done before and never been done since. Within decades they built a random region literally in the middle of nowhere to become an invincible superpower. Would you be surprised if I told you that they …

World History

Show Of Hands

Behold switch-pitcher Pat Venditte, living proof that self-belief can conquer nature's curse.<p><b>HIS NEW GLOVE</b> is jet black, with gold stitching. From …

Chipper Jones