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NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

PewDiePie Controversy: After YouTube Star Drops N-Word Online, Game Developers Move To Shut Down His Videos

PewDiePie is again generating controversy, with the oft-troubled YouTube star dropping the N-word during a livestream video this weekend and game …

The last resort: How a US strike on North Korea could play out

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It's the no-win situation that can only be imagined by US military officials tasked with preparing for a worst-case scenario -- conducting a preemptive strike on North Korea.<p>With little time to evacuate, millions of innocent citizens would be caught in the crossfire if the US and …

Military

In Guam, Tillerson issues statement on North Korea

Landing in Guam, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a statement on Wednesday morning offering more clarification on the president's North Korea …

How much home can you comfortably afford?

The last thing you want is to be overstretched on your mortgage. Learn how to calculate the right price range that’s within your budget.<p><i>The material</i> …

New Battery That Could Be Charged in Seconds Developed at Drexel University

In a paper published last week, researchers at Drexel University described the development of a battery that could be charged in seconds.<p>Late last year I stated that I believed that 2017 would be the tipping point year for electric cars. With improvements in motor technologies and batteries, …

Watch 2 US Navy carrier strike groups conduct a massive show of force toward North Korea

The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan carrier strike groups steamed along side by side Thursday near North Korea in the biggest show of U.S. naval force since the regime stepped up its missile program.<p>Photos and video released by the Navy shows the aircraft carriers with their accompanying destroyers …

North Korea

The 7 Scariest Documentaries to Stream on Netflix

True crime and narrative re-creation alike.<p>Horror movies are great and all, but <i>true</i> horror movies are just that much better. Some truly terrifying …

The best public speakers memorize what they're going to say — here's how

That is the question—and it has long plagued public speakers. The answers vary when it comes to giving the perfect speech, ranging from "do" to "don't" and everything in between.<p>Memorization is key.<p>Many wrongly think you can't be "off the cuff" or natural if you have your speech memorized. On the …

Public Speaking

Foreigners reveal the things they find strangest about traveling in America

People around the world like to give the US a hard time — they like to make fun of their accents, they're bewildered by the many friendly smiles, and overactive air conditioners are a great source of concern (and cold).<p>But stereotypes aside, what are the real-life American quirks that shock …

Watch the US Navy destroy a drone with its new surface-to-air missile defense

The USS Jackson took down an aerial drone using its SeaRAM missile defense system in a test to demonstrate the ship's self-defense capability.

Military

Colourised Pics Of Russia’s Female Snipers Who Terrorised Nazis, Including “Lady Death” With 309 Kills

In June 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union with the intent to conquer and enslave its people. In response, over 2000 Russian women enlisted …

World History

This Is How Radical Rhetoric Can Harm Productivity

It's easy to criticize. It's harder to envision, design, articulate and create a system that can actually work in real life.<p>Monday's lead editorial in the New York Times about the perils of the sharing economy was no different from usual.<p>It echoes the rhetoric we hear regularly on college campuses …

Watch one F-22 take on five F-15s — and dominate

The F-22 Raptor is an expensive plane. While some critics pegged its cost at over $300 million a plane, the actual flyaway cost could go down to $116 million a Raptor, according to a 2006 Air Force release.<p>The F-22 was slated to replace the F-15A/B/C/D Eagles as the premier air-superiority fighter. …

Aviation

A Pilot Explains All of the Amazing Reasons Why the F-35 Is a Stealth Super Weapon

<i>Apart from its individual technologies, weapons, sensors and systems, the F-35 is perhaps best appreciated for its multi-role capabilities, meaning</i> …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Robby Love<br>• DT / 6-1 / 275<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Andrew Ivins<p>Tyrece Woods<br>• WDE / 6-2 / 255<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Garrett Fishaw<p>Kelvin Dean<br>• ATH / 5-11 / 185<br>• NA<br>• Predicted …

College Football

Earth - The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem."<p>The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics, the theory physicists use to describe the tiniest objects in the …

The F-22 Raptor Is the World's Best Fighter (And It Has a Secret Weapon That Is Out in the Open)

With Russia and China deploying advanced new fighters and surface-to-air missiles (SAM), the task of gaining and maintaining air superiority over an …

Top diplomats from U.S., Japan, South Korea to meet on North Korea

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts in New York on Sunday to discuss responses to North Korea’s latest nuclear test, South Korea’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday.<p>Ryoo Yong-gyu, Earthquake and Volcano Monitoring …

North Korea

The 'Impossible' EM Drive Is About to Be Tested in Space

Time to get to the bottom of this crazy thing.<p>An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally …

Space Travel

Donald Trump ahead of Hillary Clinton in latest opinion polls

Donald Trump has established a slight lead over Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election race, according to new opinion polls.<p>The Republican …

CHARTS: Sanders Has Spent The Most On Ads, But Trump Has Spent Best

The general election ads are already out, and it seems clear: This election will be fought out (and hard) on the airwaves. This week, a Democratic superPAC released two ads attacking Donald Trump on statements he has made about women. Here's one:<p>This election is also on track to be the most …

Government

Trump: 'I Am Totally Flexible'

GOP presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump says all of policy proposals, including a temporary ban on Muslims entering the country, are a …

What Trump really said about the debt

His argument might be hard to untangle, but it's more sensible than some of the things that normal politicians believe.<p>Donald Trump last week set off an uproar in financial circles after the <i>New York Times</i> reported that he would consider renegotiating terms on U.S. Treasury bonds. Though it might …

Donald Trump

What I Got Wrong About Donald Trump

We will never know just how wrong we were about Donald Trump.<p>Did he have a 1 percent chance to win when he descended the escalator of Trump Tower last June? Twenty percent? Or should we have known all along?<p>Was Mr. Trump’s victory a black swan, the electoral equivalent of World War I or the …

The Latest: Powder sent to Trump office deemed harmless

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern):<p>11 p.m.<p>Police say an envelope containing a white powdery substance that was mailed …

Bills coach Rex Ryan delivered a surreal introduction of Donald Trump at his Buffalo rally

"Obviously, we all know I'm not a politician," Ryan said. "I'm not a public speaker. I'm just a football coach."<p>Ryan began his introduction by telling a long story about Trump from his days in the mid-1980s as an owner of the New Jersey Generals, a team in the now-defunct United States Football …

RNC Rules Committee member: Trump will get nomination with 1,100 delegates

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>Donald Trump can fall short of an absolute majority of delegates and still be the Republican presidential nominee, a Republican National Committee Rules Committee member predicted on Wednesday.<p>“If Donald Trump exceeds 1,100 votes, he will …

Government

The Air Force Has a Real Plan to Build a Replacement for the A-10

But can any airplane be as beloved as the Warthog?<p>The U.S. Air Force may be planning to build a close-air support aircraft to replace the A-10 Warthog after all. According to <i>Flightglobal</i>, a draft requirement for such an aircraft—known as A-X—exists and will be reviewed by Air Force Chief of Staff …