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‘Miss Great Britain’ Has Been De-Crowned Because She Had Sex On A Reality TV Show

For those unacquainted with British reality TV, let’s just say that in a nutshell, it makes <i>The Bachelor</i> and <i>The Bachelorette</i> look like dang PBS, in comparison. From what I can gather, a currently airing ITV series called <i>Love Island</i> pairs singles up into couples at a tropical villa somewhere, and …

'Matilda' star Mara Wilson reveals she's bisexual

Mara Wilson is embracing her sexuality following the tragic shooting in Orlando.<p>The former child star -- famous for roles in "Matilda" and "Mrs. Doubtfire" -- shared a photo of herself at a gay club as a teenager after Sunday's massacre at Pulse nightclub in Florida and opened up about why the LGBT …

Steven Spielberg Promises Harrison Ford Doesn't Die in 'Indiana Jones 5'

Earlier this year, Disney made the surprising announcement that another entry in the "Indiana Jones" franchise would be hitting theaters in 2019. While we still have almost zero details about the flick, other than that it will star Harrison Ford and be helmed by Steven Spielberg, the director has …

Unique Protection! Armadillo Tea Canopy

Here at stupidDOPE we’re all about dope designs and unique places to enjoy life. Well today we get a look at a unique piece of architecture that is …

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A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Yoda VS Siths

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

Genetics

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

Humans With Amplified Intelligence Could Be More Powerful Than AI

With much of our attention focused the rise of advanced artificial intelligence, few consider the potential for <b>radically amplified human intelligence</b> …

Martellus Bennett, ‘Chameleon’ Tight End, Fitting In With Tom Brady, Patriots

1,519<p>FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady’s favorite tight end was absent from the field Tuesday as the New England Patriots began mandatory minicamp, but the …

NFL

More Details Have Been Revealed About Those Rogue One Reshoots

<i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> won’t be released for almost seven months, and yet it’s already the talk of fans everywhere. Today, lots of that talk …

The Case For Black Holes Being Nothing But Holograms Just Got Even Stronger

Holy crap!<p>If anything can sum up just how little we truly know about the Universe, it’s black holes. We can’t see them because not even light can …

Physics

Jane Goodall: Harambe the Gorilla ‘Was Putting an Arm Around the Child’ Before He Was Killed

So sad. British primate expert <b>Jane Goodall</b> is wading into the heated debate over the shooting death of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical …

This Is What It's Like to Burn Bodies for a Living

Cremation is becoming more and more popular in the US. We spoke to a young crematory operator about what it's like to make a living incinerating human carcasses.<p><i>Cremation is booming in the US. In 1958, only 28 people were turned to ash. Today, more than 40 percent of Americans are cremated after</i> …

In gorilla's death, critics blame mother, Cincinnati Zoo

<b>(CNN) —</b> Devastated. Heartbroken. In mourning.<p>Those are some of the words the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden used Sunday in a contrite explanation for the death of Harambe, a 17-year-old western lowland gorilla killed on Saturday to save a boy who slipped into the zoo's habitat.<p>The boy was in …

So You Want To Join The Empire: Beating the Summer Heat

One of the most common questions that I get when I’m trooping in Stormtrooper armor (after “Aren’t you a little short for a stormtrooper?”) is “Are …

Brains of People With Schizophrenia Try to Repair Themselves: Study

Schizophrenia is a mysterious, misunderstood mental illness without a full cure. However, researchers from the United Kingdom and China may have …

15 Jaw-Dropping US Libraries All Bookworms Should Visit This Summer

Whether it’s the intoxicating smell of old books or the millions of stories just waiting to be discovered, take a bookworm to a library and you’ll likely be stuck there for a <i>long</i> time. With thousands and thousands of books to discover — from Pulitzer Prize winners to cheeky little books that …

Rogue Justice review: Bush, 9/11 and the assault on American liberty

Karen Greenberg’s new book explores the decade after the cataclysm of 9/11 and how the US came ‘perilously close’ to ‘losing the protections of the Bill of Rights’<p>War poses special threats to democracy, but the most pernicious challenges often come from within. History reveals that nothing has more …

The Tomb of One of The Most Important Women in Ancient Egypt Has Just Been Unearthed

The woman behind Egypt's most powerful rulers.<p>The daughter of a prince and the mother of two of the most powerful governors in the Middle Kingdom of …

Are Dogs Empathetic? It Depends on the Individual Dog

In 1999, the cicadas of Brood V emerged in parts of Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and New York, and then disappeared almost …

Insects

How Sharon Osbourne Is Feeling After Her Split From Ozzy Osbourne

She's a fighter! <b>Sharon Osbourne</b> isn't letting her split from <b>Ozzy Osbourne</b> get her down. The TV personality revealed her current state of mind during</i> …

America is facing an overwhelming cheese glut

The USA is facing one of the most difficult issues of its time.<p>The country is facing a cheese glut. Despite cheeseburgers and oozing deep-dish pizza being two defining culinary exports of the country, they still have so much delicious dairy product they can't eat it all.<p>US dairy farmers boosted …

The False Promise of DNA Testing

The forensic technique is becoming ever more common—and ever less reliable.<p>One evening in November of 2002, Carol Batie was sitting on her living-room couch in Houston, flipping through channels on the television, when she happened to catch a teaser for an upcoming news segment on KHOU 11, the …

Why I Quit Online Dating

<i>(Photo: Bruce Yuanyue Bi/Getty Images)</i><p>By Rebecca Schiff<p>The first online date I went on was in 2002, and I'm fairly certain that the guy and I met without seeing pictures of each other. Neither of us had a scanner.<p>"You're not really blonde," he said, on the date. My hair, I'd thought, could pass for …

Relationships

Teen finds ancient Mayan city using stars and satellites

A 15-year-old has been credited with discovering a lost Mayan city buried deep in the Mexican jungle.<p>Quebecois teen William Gadoury hunted down the lost settlement by looking at 22 Mayan constellations, Yahoo News reports, citing the French-language Journal De Montreal<i>.</i> Gadoury then reportedly …

Girls love guys who ‘smoke and drink’, according to science

Women love an asshole. We all know this by now. Whether it’s the DJ with the ghosting fetish or the four-timing dealer, we’ve all wasted time with someone we wish we hadn’t. The unexplainable appeal of the ‘bad boy’ is one of life’s greatest mysteries, and one that becomes steadily more baffling …

Mystery surrounds ghost ship that drifts ashore in Liberia | Adventure Sports Network

An oil tanker washed ashore in Liberia without its captain or crew. Photo: Courtesy of S Mohammed M. Sambolah<p>A Panamanian oil tanker, the last …

The 1988 college football season would have been a playoff committee's nightmare

We'd have ended up with an eight-team playoff very quickly after this mess.Some years are a giant mess on paper. Funky results or poor connectivity …

College Sports