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RANKED: Every actor who's played Batman, from best to worst

The Batman of the screen has evolved from a witty crime fighter on TV to a darkly conflicted man in the movies.<p>Fans of Bruce Wayne, aka Batman, are extremely loyal to the actor they believe portrayed him best. Any objection is liable to lead to rowdy debates. Who can forget Seth Rogen and Zac Efron …

Comic Books

Scientists have a fascinating theory to explain why smart people should spend less time with friends

Ready?<p>"I'm just too intelligent."<p>Be sure to come with plenty of supporting evidence, namely an IQ score and the results of a recent study on the "<b>savanna theory of happiness</b>." Your pals will be sure to understand.<p>The study, led by psychologists at Singapore Management University and the London …

Psychology

This Mind-Blowing Fan Theory Makes Finding Dory Even More Amazing

After much anticipation, <i>Finding Dory</i> hit the big screen earlier this month, and fans went into a frenzy over how perfectly the film fit into "the Pixar Theory." If you're unfamiliar with this theory, Jonathan Carlin from the Super Carlin Brothers describes it as "the idea that every Pixar movie …

Orlando shooter texted wife during attack, source says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Orlando shooter and his wife exchanged text messages during the Pulse nightclub rampage, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told CNN.<p>Around 4 a.m. on June 12, about two hours after he started the attack and while holed up in a bathroom, Omar Mateen texted his wife, …

Terrorism

Bernie Sanders Wins North Dakota Caucus

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won North Dakota’s Democratic caucus on Tuesday -- a victory that will invigorate his supporters, who criticized The Associated Press for declaring that rival Hillary Clinton had clinched the party’s presidential nomination the previous day.<p>North Dakota has the fewest …

Bernie Sanders

NH man pleads guilty to holding teen 9 months

<b>(CNN) —</b> A New Hampshire man pleaded guilty to multiple charges for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl in 2013 and holding her captive for more than nine months.<p>Nathaniel E. Kibby, 35, pleaded guilty on Thursday to seven charges that include kidnapping, sexual assault, witness tampering, second-degree …

Crime
Military Spending

Hundreds rescued from drug rehab center in western Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hundreds of children, women and men who had been living at an overcrowded drug rehabilitation shelter in western Mexico were rescued in a police operation carried out Tuesday night, according to authorities.<p>Police found 271 people at the shelter, called "Spiritual Awakening, Alcoholics and …

Mexico

Navy officer charged with espionage

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Navy officer has been charged with espionage and attempted espionage, among other accusations, in a proceeding that has been designated a national security case.<p>Three U.S. defense officials named the Navy officer as Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin. Multiple attempts by CNN to reach Lin, his family, …

Barbara Starr

Melissa McCarthy And Kristen Bell Are Here To Give You Advice

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Cybercrime
Justice

Trump reverses statement on women and abortion after outcry

<b>Appleton, Wisconsin (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump scrambled to clarify his position on abortion Wednesday after he said women who undergo the procedure should face "some form of punishment" should the practice be outlawed.<p>Several hours later -- after widespread condemnation from Trump's presidential rivals …

Donald Trump

Why Black Girls Rock Broke This Black Man Right on Down

I don't know where to even start, as I sit, watch, feel. I observe, consume, and admire in awe and wonder at what just happened before me.<p>When I write I normally have a series of randomly placed words on a list, that have over time fallen out of my brain, through my fingertips, and landed here... …

Feminism
Donald Trump

Trump could take hit from female voters after rude comments about Cruz's wife | Fox News

Donald Trump's latest rude comments about Ted Cruz's wife are raising new alarms among Republicans about the party front-runner's ability to win over women, especially in a potential fall presidential match-up with Hillary Clinton.<p>Trump is under fire for jabs at Heidi Cruz, as the rivals engage in …

Republicans

Assault prompts entrepreneur to design self-defense sports bra

It’s a bra that comes with a life-saving boost.<p>A year ago, mother-of-two Jennifer Cutrona was off running on her favorite trail near her home in Texas – earbuds in and her mind focused on an upcoming marathon – when a man suddenly leapt out from the woods and tried to grab her.<p>“I got away from the …

Credit Cards

11 Women Throughout History Who Wrote About Sex

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we've decided to honor women writers of the past and present who have written fearlessly about sex.<p>Today, women are still fighting for their reproductive rights, but these writers remind us of the essence of what we’re fighting for -- the freedom to pursue …

Literature

World considers a Trump presidency, and many shudder

BRUSSELS (AP) — Following Donald Trump's breathtaking string of Super Tuesday victories, politicians, editorial writers and ordinary people worldwide were coming to grips Wednesday with the growing possibility the brash New York billionaire might become America's next president_a thought that …

Donald Trump

Rattled Republicans seek a last-ditch strategy to stop Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down the prospect of nominating Donald Trump for president, Republicans spiraled into a chaotic, last-ditch search Wednesday for a way to save the GOP from hitching its fortunes to an unpredictable celebrity candidate without alienating his throng of followers.<p>Sensing a …

Government

The Best Workout Pants for Every Type of Exercise

One style does not fit all.<p>Shutterstock<p>Those tight-in-a-good-way pants that keep your badonk secure during a run might be too constrictive for a barre class. Yep, you heard us right—one style does not fit all types of workouts.<p>Whether you’re hitting the pavement, the dance floor, or a yoga mat, you …

10 Books Coming to a Movie Theater Near You

By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf<p>I'm not really a film critic. When it comes to book to movie adaptations, though, I suddenly become the one person everyone wants (or doesn't want) to go to the theater with. That's because I will laugh, I will cry, and I will critique. Here are ten book-to-movie …

Books

How Bad Is It to Hold in Your Poop?

We can all agree that pooping is good for you. (There are few such universal, unequivocal truths in the health world.)<p>But the urge can sometimes come at the most inopportune moments. Perhaps you're in the middle of an important client meeting, on a hot date, or in an airplane and have a fear of …

Wellness

The mosquitoes that changed history

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Spanish, mosquito translates to "little gnat," but its impact on history has been far from miniscule.<p>In just the most recent example, mosquitoes are spreading the Zika virus throughout South and Central Americas, causing an increased incidence of birth defects.<p>However, the species of …

Public Health

Way beyond diamonds: A look at some of the rarest minerals in the world

There are more than 5,000 known minerals on Earth, and most of them are much more rare than Valentine's Day diamonds.<p>After all, diamonds can be found in more than 700 locations around the world, and miners pull tons of them out of the ground each year.<p>Compare that to the beautiful Valentine's Day …

Inside The Largest Refugee Camp In The World

<i>Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with author Ben Rawlence about the refugee crisis and his work in Kenya's Dadaab camp.</i><p>The European refugee crisis is just one part of a larger crisis playing out along borders and …

Africa

7 Great Uses for a Fine-Mesh Strainer (Besides Straining)

When you live in a small New York City apartment with virtually no storage space, you learn a trick or two. You mount floor-to-ceiling shelves, you compress all your sweaters and blankets in vacuum-sealed bags, and you make sure that every single piece of kitchen equipment you own earns its keep. …

Kitchens

The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that. Barking sand, star-shaped fossils and natural underground hot springs are just a few of the experiences …

Beaches

Leonardo DiCaprio Explains That Awkward Lady Gaga Golden Globes Moment

“Oh lord — that’s trending, huh?”<p>That coveted Oscar may still elude <b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b>, but the actor is frequently a favorite to win at the Golden Globes. This Sunday was no exception, and riding high on his presumptive win, DiCaprio was in exuberant spirits all night. One of his least guarded …

Golden Globes