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Bill Maher: Anti-Vaxxer? The 'Real Time' Host Sides with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. During Bizarre Interview

It was a very Beasty episode of the HBO series <i>Real Time with Bill Maher</i>.<p>On Friday night, The Daily Beast contributors Ana Marie Cox and Liz Mair …

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Marijuana is much safer than alcohol or tobacco, according to a new study

Marijuana is roughly 114 times less deadly than alcohol, according to recent findings published in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i>. Of the seven drugs included in the study, alcohol was the deadliest at an individual level, followed by heroin, cocaine, tobacco, ecstasy, methamphetamines, and …

Valve showing off new virtual reality hardware and updated Steam controller next week

Valve is gearing up to announce a range of new hardware at the upcoming Game Developers Conference in early March. The developer said today that it is planning to show off the final version of its Steam Controller, new "living room devices," and a previously-unannounced virtual reality system …

Google-owned Blogger bans sexually explicit content

Google-owned blogging platform Blogger will no longer allow its users to post sexually explicit content, the company confirmed today. In a statement sent via email to selected Blogger users, Google said it would no longer allow blogs to feature "graphic nude images or video" from March 23rd. Any …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Microsoft correctly predicted the top Oscars winners

Microsoft’s Bing predictions engine has been responsible for predicting the World Cup, English soccer results, and NFL games, but last night it turned its attention to the 87th Academy Awards. Bing successfully predicted best picture, best director, best actor, best actress, and the results for …

Alessandro Volta: Google lights up for inventor of the battery

Google’s latest doodle celebrates the birthday of Alessandro Volta, who invented an early form of the electric battery in 1799. Volta’s invention consisted of discs of different metals, including copper and zinc, separated by cardboard that had been soaked in brine.<p>Born in 1745 in the town of Como …

Here are the actors who passed on the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' lead roles

"Fifty Shades of Grey" may have dominated the box office this weekend, but it wasn't exactly easy adapting E.L. James' best-selling novel for the big screen.<p>While Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan ended up playing Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, respectively, finding the right chemistry between …

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Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

There's a glaring technology error in the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film

And I'm really bothered by a glaring tech error in the film.<p>There's a scene in which Steele is in Georgia visiting her mom and stepdad. One night she begins texting Grey from her flip phone.<p>The texts should appear in a green bubble because Steele is a non-iPhone user. The texts would appear in a …

You Can Blame The New “Star Wars” Lightsaber On Jonathan Ive

Love it or hate it, the new Star Wars lightsaber was inspired by an idea from the same guy who designed the iPhone and iPad.<p>Back in December, Disney released the trailer for the next film in the <i>Star Wars</i> series, <i>The Force Awakens</i>. Directed by J.J. Abrams, the biggest impression that the trailer made …

Watch a twin-turbo Lamborghini destroy a Bugatti Veyron

1,250-hp Lamborghini Gallardo walks away from the world's fastest production car at a 1/2 mile runway drag race.<p>The Bugatti Veyron is a legend.<p>Not only does it hold two current Guinness World Records for fastest street-legal production car—fixed-roof and roadster, naturally—it stands as a testament …

GT3: The wickedest Aston Martin Vantage of all

It's got 592 hp, race-car attitude, and won't be offered in America.<p>Aston Martin is taunting North America. That's the only explanation for why the just-revealed Vantage GT3 won't be offered here. If you want to be one of the 100 individuals who will own this new 592-hp beast, a mailing address in …

Bond Aid: assistant director latest to be injured on Spectre set

A key member of the second unit crew has suffered multiple fractures while working on the 24th James Bond film in Austria<p>A second-unit assistant director has suffered multiple fractures after being injured on the Austrian set of the new James Bond movie, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>Terry …

Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology 'threaten civilisation'

Technologies join nuclear war, ecological catastrophe, super-volcanoes and asteroid impacts in Global Challenges Foundation’s risk report<p>Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology have been named alongside nuclear war, ecological catastrophe and super-volcano eruptions as “risks that threaten human …

Artificial Intelligence

Do teenagers have genetically weak sperm?

A new study by scientists at the University of Cambridge claims teenage sperm is genetically weak, but is the claim credible?<p>Teenage boys already have plenty to worry about: spots, girls and the size of their “thing”, as Adrian Mole might have put it. Does the problem of having genetically weak …

Mars One shortlist: the top 10 hopefuls

Selected from more than 200,000 applicants, the 50 men and 50 women are a step closer to taking part in the one-way mission. You can read more about Britain’s five hopefuls here. The organisers ranked the candidates by points: here are the top 10.<p><b>Christian O Knudsen</b><p><b>Age:</b> 34<b><br>From:</b> Denmark<p>Christian …

Noise pollution is making us oblivious to the sound of nature, says researcher

Gift of hearing birdsong and trickling water is being lost to a process of ‘learned deafness’, says US scientist, as people screen out background noise<p>The tranquil chorus of the natural world is in danger of being lost to today’s generation as people screen out the noises that surround them, a …

Egypt and Libya launch air strikes against Isis after militants post beheadings video

Egypt reported that its war planes had struck Isis targets in Libya, shortly after President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi vowed revenge for the release by Isis-affiliated militants of a video of a mass killing of Christians.<p>A spokesman for the Armed Forces General Command announced the strikes on state …

Dodge rolls out Shaker package for 2015 Challenger

Having an awesome Hemi engine under the hood can deliver impressive performance, but for those who lament not being able to see that big V8 engine doing its thing, hidden away under the hood, Dodge offers the Shaker hood on its Challenger muscle car. And it's just released the option for the …

Egyptian air strikes in Libya kill dozens of Isis militants

Egyptian war planes have hit jihadi targets in Libya in swift revenge for the murder of 21 Christian workers by masked militants affiliated to the Islamic State (Isis), widening the north African country’s already grave crisis.<p>Air strikes on weapons caches and training camps were announced on …

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James Bond ordered not to film in Roman cemetery

The Arciconfraternita di Carità verso i Trapassati have barred the Spectre team from filming a funeral scene at the Verano cemetery, in the latest setback on the James Bond set<p>James Bond movie Spectre has suffered another setback after an ancient Christian confraternity vetoed filming in a famous …

Johnny Depp forms supergroup with Alice Cooper and Aerosmith's Joe Perry

Johnny Depp has formed a supergroup with Alice Cooper and Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, called Hollywood Vampires – just weeks after he expressed his revulsion at the way actors dabble in music.<p>“That whole idea for me is a sickening thing, it’s always just made me sick,” he said last month during …

Hackers steal $1bn in series of online bank thefts says report

A hacking ring has stolen up to $1bn from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known, a cybersecurity firm says in a report scheduled to be delivered Monday.<p>The hackers have been active since at least the end of 2013 and infiltrated more than 100 banks in 30 …

After the Higgs, LHC Rounds Up the Unusual Suspects in Particle Physics

Science News<p>SAN JOSE, Calif. — Supersymmetry and dark matter, neutralinos, gravitinos and gluinos ... you can expect exotic topics like these to be spinning around as the Large Hadron Collider ramps up to smash subatomic particles again over the next couple of months.<p>Physicists say the first hints …

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Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Joe Perry Form Hollywood Vampires Supergroup

The Hollywood Vampires rise again. Decades after Alice Cooper presided over the Lair of the Hollywood Vampires, the rocker has revived the moniker …

The Weekender: 4chan, binaural audio, and Deadmau5

The world’s largest indoor bike park is now in Kentucky — 100 feet below the ground. The Mega Underground Bike Park opened this week in an abandoned limestone mine. Another bonus? The 320,000 square foot park is always a cool 60 degrees.<p>Read this<p>Many expect that online courses will be the solution …

2015 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 - Live in Chicago

Ford presents the 500+ hp GT350 in yellow with black stripes in Chicago. Now we love it even more. Here's a gallery of live shots from the show floor.<p>Ford presents the 500+ hp GT350 in yellow with black stripes in Chicago. Now we love it even more. Here's a gallery of live shots from the show …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

Watch Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, and Bill Murray in Cameron Crowe’s Aloha

Aloha marks Crowe’s first film since We Bought a Zoo.<p>It has been four years since a <b>Cameron Crowe</b> film bowed at the box office. And this May, the <i>Almost Famous</i> filmmaker returns to the screen with <i>Aloha</i>, a Hawaii-set comedy filled with your favorite actors.<p><b>Bradley Cooper</b> stars in <i>Aloha</i> as a military …