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The insane number of records set or tied in Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI delivered a record-setting amount of craziness, as evidenced by the number of Super Bowl records set or tied.<p><b>Super Bowl records set</b><p>Most …

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23 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

One of the great things about Netflix is that it has brought thoughtful, compelling documentaries to a much wider audience, which filmmakers could only dream of a decade ago.<p>And with bingeworthy titles like "Making a Murderer" and the vast ESPN "30 for 30" library a click away, you can get a lot of …

Entertainment

Cybersecurity Expert: Proof Russia Behind DNC, Podesta Hacks

Eric Chien, a leading cybersecurity expert at Symantec, discusses the Showtime doc ‘Zero Days,’ how he uncovered the Stuxnet cyberattack on Iran, the …

The 155 Craziest Things Trump Said This Election

They used to be called gaffes, until he won the nomination. A highly subjective list of “Trumpisms.”<p>It all started on June 16, 2015, when he announced he’d run for president of the United States. “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best,” Donald Trump told the crowd gathered at …

Giant Donald Trump Effigy Burned at UK Bonfire

A 36-foot model of Donald Trump holding Hillary Clinton's head was burned during annual bonfire celebrations in a British town on Saturday night.<p>The Edenbridge Bonfire Society selects a public figure each year and organizers say the U.S. presidential candidate was the overwhelming choice for this …

Supreme Court OKs Arizona Ballot Collection Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court has reinstated an Arizona law that makes it a felony to collect early ballots.<p>Saturday's order from the nation's highest court overturns an appeals court decision a day earlier that blocked the new law. The decision is a blow to Democratic get-out-the-vote efforts and groups …

Lindsay Lohan’s New Accent, Explained by Psychology

Lohanese could come from a specific place inside of us all.<p>If you haven’t heard <b>Lindsay Lohan’s</b> new accent, go listen right now. It goes up, it goes down. It increases in speed, then slows. It’s difficult to follow, but somehow that makes the whole endeavor of listening bizarrely thrilling. More …

Melania Trump says people should be nicer on social media. Her husband is Donald Trump.

Melania Trump says she is worried about the children.<p>At a Donald Trump rally in Pennsylvania Thursday, Melania — a former fashion model and wife of the Republican nominee — presented her plans for serving in the office of the first lady of the United States. Chief among them, she said, would be …

Factbox: Wall Street's take on possible outcome of U.S. elections

(Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump are in a tight race ahead of the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election. Following is a roundup of Wall Street’s take on the likely outcome of the U.S. elections.<p>Traders work on the floor of the New …

Full of Fluff? MyPillow Ordered to Pay $1M for Bogus Ads

It may be the “most comfortable pillow you’ll ever own,” but MyPillow can’t help with snoring, fibromyalgia, migraines or any other medical conditions.<p>The company behind the legendary infomercial got a wake-up call this week when it was fined $1 million for deceptive advertising practices, charges …

Weather Channel: We will have 'absolutely zero election coverage on Election Day'

"This election year, American citizens have endured wall to wall breathless tension from our colleagues in the news media, and our forecast calls for a 100% chance that will continue through Election Day," the release said. "Wouldn't it be nice if we all had a place to escape?"<p>It continued:<p>The …

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Neil Patrick Harris and the songwriters from ‘Frozen’ created a song about Paul Ryan’s 2016 sadness

By Jessica Contrera<p>, Reporter<p>As we near the end of an election season that has felt stranger than fiction, it’s time to brace for the inevitable onslaught of actual fiction that will come from it. The 2016 cage match is ripe for the creation of books, movies and theater performances galore — and …

The Internet Lost It Over Burger King’s Spooky McDonald’s Disguise

Burger King has taken its Halloween game to a new level this year by disguising a location in Queens, N.Y., as a McDonald’s ghost.<p>The restaurant — …

Magic cake: How to make the simple three-layer dessert

A three-layer dessert known as the Magic Cake is taking the internet by storm.<p>It is appealing due to its incredible simplicity – it needs one bowl …

Oral Sex Is Great Until Science Says It Isn't

New research links oral sex to startling increase in oral cancers.<p>Over the past five years, there has been a dramatic increase in oral cancer among men, especially in cancer of the throat and tongue. But the most destructive habit, smoking, is far less prevalent today. According to recent research, …

'Patient Zero' Gaetan Dugas did not trigger US HIV/Aids epidemic, gene study concludes

Genes taken from archived blood samples show the US Aids epidemic started in New York in the early 1970s, definitively debunking the long-held belief that the virus was spread in the early 1980s by a flight attendant who became vilified as "Patient Zero" for seeding the US outbreak.<p>Scientists have …

Cops Fatally Shoot Pregnant Native American Woman During 'Wellness Check'

Renee Davis was expecting her fourth child.<p>Sheriff’s deputies in Washington state fatally shot a pregnant Native American woman on Friday after being dispatched to her home for a “wellness check.”<p>Renee Davis was at her home on Muckleshoot tribal lands that evening with two of her three children, …

The police can’t continue to pick up the pieces of Britain’s mental health cuts | Ian Blair

Officers’ duty to protect the community from crime and terror is being jeopardised by the time they spend on people in crisis<p>In my time as the deputy and then commissioner of the Metropolitan police, my primary concerns were with terrorism and issues around diversity. But a constant problem for my …

SurveyMonkey Launches Real-Time Electoral College Map

SurveyMonkey announced on Tuesday the launch of its Electoral College map.<p>Based on real-time polling data, the survey platform offers the data to as …

I Did Yoga & Meditated Every Day For Better Sleep — Here's What Happened

There are two things you should know about me. The first is that I love yoga. The second is that I have a really, really hard time sleeping.<p>My …

Virtual assistants spend much of their time fending off sexual harassment

Bots are already scheduling meetings, ordering meals, and analyzing bank accounts. They’re now well on their way to becoming our full-time virtual assistants. That means they must now suffer the indignities unethical bosses inflict on their human assistants, especially sexual harassment.<p>As bots do …

The Boy Who Woke Up From a Coma Speaking a Whole New Language

You may have heard of foreign-accent syndrome, a rare and mysterious condition in which someone suffers a brain injury and suddenly — true to the …

Language

Why Trump Voters' 'Economic Anxiety' Isn't Just Secretly 'Racism'

A question obsessing the rightwing political class is taking on new urgency as Donald Trump fades in the closing weeks of the campaign: What’s …

Polls, Damn Polls, And Statistics

What, exactly, do all these presidential election forecasts do? And with just two weeks left, why are we still clicking them so compulsively?

Reality Check: No, the polls are not rigged against Donald Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and his supporters are clinging to a new -- and false -- theory that polls are somehow being falsified to downplay Trump's backing.<p>The idea behind this theory: Independent pollsters are oversampling Democrats in a nefarious plot -- coordinated with Hillary Clinton's …

Mormon and gay: Church says you can be both

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ricardo Rosas was the closeted father of six before he came out to his wife -- and, on Tuesday, to the rest of the world.<p>A third-generation Mormon from Mexico City, Rosas went to church, served a mission and "did everything that was expected" of him.<p>Still, Rosas, 47, said he felt conflicted …

CNN reporter Sara Murray: Donald Trump supporters keyed my car, cut truck cables

<b>Supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump listen to him speak during a campaign rally, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP)</b><p>A CNN reporter documents just how ugly things have gotten while covering the Trump Train<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 25, 2016 8:57pm (UTC)<p>Republican …

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Portland Could Be The First City To Tackle Outrageous CEO Pay

Of course the progressive Oregon city would be a pioneer on this.<p>Portland, Oregon, may soon be the first American city to take a legal stand against outsized CEO pay. In an explicit bid to reduce extreme income inequality, the city government is considering penalizing companies that pay CEOs many …