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Trump Blasts LaVar Ball: ‘I Should Have Left Them in Jail!’

A day after LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of the basketball players LiAngelo and Lonzo Ball, played down President Trump’s involvement in getting LiAngelo safely out of China without any criminal charges, the president fired back on Twitter.<p>Later in the day, Trump doubled down on his claim that …

Basketball

World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …

Physiology

$25 billion in 24 hours: World's biggest shopping day sets new record

The biggest shopping day on the planet raked in an eye-popping $25.4 billion.<p>Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA) said Saturday that sales soared past $18 billion after just 13 hours of the retail blitz known as Singles Day, eclipsing the $17.8 billion it managed in the full 24 hours last …

eCommerce

Trump declares US opioid emergency but pledges no new money

WASHINGTON (AP) — In ringing and personal terms, President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged that "we will overcome addiction in America," declaring …

Donald Trump

Johnnie Walker follows 'Blade Runner' into future with blend you'll want to hunt down

The original 1982 film “Blade Runner” is an existential science fiction epic about replicants, synthetic humans who challenge the distinction between truth and fabrication.<p>That replicant notion persists in the world of Scotch whisky, with blended Scotch — a melding of malt and grain whiskies from a …

‘The Good Doctor’ Is Destroying One Misconception About Autism at a Time

The ABC series began to take on the topic of sexuality in Monday’s episode.<p><i>[Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers about “The Good Doctor”</i> …

Autism

Yellowstone’s supervolcano could erupt much faster than anyone thought

There’s a dangerous giant sitting dormant in the United States, and when it finally wakes up it has the potential to cause utter devastation. I’m …

Geology

FBI cites black extremists as new domestic terrorist threat

The 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has spawned a violent domestic threat from “black identity extremists” who have stepped up attacks on police, according to an explosive new report by the FBI’s counterterrorism division.<p>The warning, first reported by Foreign Policy magazine, says …

Law Enforcement

Hugh Hefner: the life and times of a playboy

Hugh Hefner, the man who helped usher in the sexual revolution of the 1960s with his magazine Playboy, has died aged 91.<p>We look back at the man who turned his penchant for women and partying into a goldmine.

Hugh Hefner

How long can Kevin wait to hook up with Leah Remini?

Erinn Hayes has a lengthy list of credits on her résumé, including guest appearances on <i>Parks & Recreation</i>, <i>New Girl</i>, <i>The League</i>, <i>Two and a Half Men</i>, and</i> …

This Nuclear Bomb Map Shows What Would Happen if One Exploded Near You

It even accounts for weather.<p>Imagine that a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you. Do you know how the city, surrounding …

Google Earth

Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan, WWE Icon and Hall of Famer, Dies at 73

Heenan was considered one of the great managers in WWE history<p>WWE Hall of Fame manager Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, one of the ringside villains …

Astronomers find a pitch-black planet

Exoplanet WASP-12b has the unique capability to trap 94 percent of the visible starlight falling into its atmosphere. The result is a world as black …

Kevin Hart Admits To Cheating On His Pregnant Wife, Thwarting A Blackmail Attempt

For a couple that has been dogged by rumors constantly, Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish have seemed to persevere through it all and remain a happy and healthy couple. Such is life for a famous Hollywood couple as they traverse through fame together. But apparently, the last wave of rumors proved true, …

Judge from Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez fight won't face formal sanction

LAS VEGAS – Judge Adalaide Byrd, the source of widespread derision for her highly controversial officiating of Gennady Golovkin’s draw with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night, will not receive any formal sanction, USA TODAY Sports has learned.<p>Bob Bennett, executive director of the Nevada State …

Boxing

Sony brings price of 4K projectors under $5K

The Sony VPL-VW285ES is the company's first true Ultra HD projector for under five grand and boasts compatibility with HDR content.<p>Sony has announced its least expensive 4K projector yet, the VPL-VW285ES, which boasts a "full" 3,840x2,160 resolution and HDR compatibility.<p>The $5,000 projector …

Televisions

Grenfell Tower: 'Twenty suicide attempts' since blaze as victims suffer from 'survivor guilt'

At least 20 people who survived or witnessed the Grenfell Tower fire have since tried to kill themselves, according to a charity.<p>A former nurse who is working with victims suggested that "survivor guilt" was among the factors for why victims of the west London blaze were attempting suicide.<p>Yvette …

Mental Health

'Dreamer' dies trying to rescue Harvey flood victims

Alonso Guillen drove more than 100 miles south from his home in Lukfin, Texas, last week,determined to help those trapped by<p>Hurricane Harveyflooding in the Houston area.<p>But he and another man disappeared after their boat capsized in a flood-swollen creek Wednesday,and relatives began searching for …

Extreme Weather

Fallout from Utah nurse arrest: Policy changes, apologies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials at a Utah hospital where a nurse was arrested after refusing to allow police to draw blood from an unconscious …

Salt Lake City

Kerry Washington's New Office Is Everything Olivia Pope Would Want and More

If you thought Olivia Pope’s office was enviable, take a peek at Kerry Washington‘s.<p>The <i>Scandal</i> star recently moved her production company, Simpson …

Philadelphia Eagles

Bang & Olufsen teams up with LG on this stunning OLED television

On sale in September starting at $10,990<p>LG and Bang & Olufsen have revealed their new OLED television called the BeoVision Eclipse, their first TV produced in a partnership announced last year. The BeoVision is a 4K TV and 450 watt music system that features a 3-channel sound bar with integrated …

While America Ignores A Disease Bigger Than Zika, Its Victims Remain Invisible

Some 300,000 in the U.S. have it. Many are afraid to come forward.<p><i>This article is part of HuffPost’s</i> <i>Project Zero</i> <i>campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them.</i><p>LOS ANGELES ― Pancha sits in her cramped living room and scoops her two little dogs into her lap. They …

‘Kevin Can Wait’ Killed Off Kevin’s Wife Out Of ‘Respect’ For Erinn Hayes

<i>Kevin Can Wait</i>‘s controversial decision to kill off its leading lady was more than just creatively driven. It was also made out of respect for …

The Best Photos of the Great American Eclipse

Of the endless stream of Great American Eclipse photos being shared online, there are some notable gems that are going wildly viral on social media. …

Voyager 2's 11 billion-mile journey at a human scale

The spacecraft is really, really far from Earth.<p>August 20, 2017, marked 40 years since the launch of Voyager 2. Along with Voyager 1, NASA sent the spacecraft to collect data about giant planets in our outer solar system. Voyager 2 was the first spacecraft to observe Uranus and Neptune and it …

Verizon Introduces New Unlimited Data Plans, Limits Video to 720p For All Smartphone Customers

Verizon today split its unlimited talk, text, and data plan into three tiers: Go Unlimited, Beyond Unlimited, and Business Unlimited. The plans go into effect for new customers starting Wednesday, August 23.<p>Go Unlimited starts at $75 per month, which is $5 cheaper than the original Verizon …

Total eclipses aren't that rare—and you've probably missed a bunch of them

They happen about once every 18 months<p>A syzygy feels magical, and not just because it gets you at least 25 points in Scrabble. The whole concept of celestial bodies aligning feels poetic. When it results in a total solar eclipse here on Earth, you can feel for a few moments as though you’re part of …

Astronomy

The Physics of Bruce Lee’s Famous One-Inch Punch

What is the most famous marital arts move? The <i>Karate Kid</i>‘s “crane kick?” <i>Kill Bill</i>‘s five-point-palm exploding heart technique? I’d argue it’s Bruce …

Physics

The True Story Behind the Texas Chainsaw Massacre Is Way More Disturbing Than the Movie

Tobe Hooper's 1974 film <b>The Texas Chain Saw Massacre</b> is one of cinema's OG horror classics and a must see for any scary movie aficionado. Given how stomach-churning a lot of the scenes in the gory slasher can be, it's hard to imagine that the film's story has any root in reality. Unfortunately, like …

How to stay safe when lightning hits