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10 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

If you've got $1,000 you're looking to spend, consider these smart financial decisions.<p>If you find yourself with $1,000 all of a sudden -- or perhaps …

I grew up on welfare and now I have $50,000 saved at age 28

I grew up in a three-bedroom apartment in Bushwick, Brooklyn, with four brothers, four sisters, and our two parents, who immigrated to the United …

Personal Finance

Here's How The Voice in Your Head Tricks Your Brain Into Thinking It's Real

Fascinating.<p>Our brain considers talking to ourselves in our minds very similar to talking to other people, according to new research, and that could …

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Washington State

President Trump dedicates golf trophy to hurricane victims, Puerto Rico

<b>(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)</b><p>Puerto Rico is crying out for food, water and resources, so the president gave them an abstract reward<p>Taylor Link<p>October 2, 2017 1:04am (UTC)<p>As millions of Puerto Ricans plea for aid from the U.S. government, President Donald Trump provided them a trophy at a golf tournament …

Raiders Staffers Cover Marshawn Lynch As He Sits During National Anthem

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was surrounded and covered by team staffers as he sat during the national anthem. He was the only player …

'I just started praying': Terrified passenger captures moment flames surge out of jet engine during flight

A terrified passenger has captured the moment flames began surging out of a jet engine mid flight.<p>The Angara Airlines flight from Talakan to Irkutsk …

Killer clown case leads to woman's arrest 27 years later

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marlene Warren was finishing breakfast with her son and his friends on May 26, 1990, when a white Chrysler LeBaron pulled into the driveway of her home outside West Palm Beach, Florida.<p>Someone dressed as a clown emerged from the car carrying two balloons and a flower arrangement, …

Palm Beach County

Were You On This Delta Plane That Flew Into Hurricane Irma? (Updated)

The “potentially catastrophic,” terrifying-to-glimpse-at-even-on-a-radar storm named Hurricane Irma is barreling toward Puerto Rico. Flights are …

Ukraine tricked North Korean spies into trying to steal fake nuke plans on camera

Ukraine, once home to thousands of Soviet nuclear ICBMs, continues to produce missiles today as it faces a Russian-backed insurgency in the countries east. Another Cold War remnant in Ukraine appears to be spycraft, which allowed the country to trick and capture two North Korean spies.<p>Authorities …

Ronaldo didn't dive and Real Madrid could appeal against red card, says Ramos

The centre-back has defended his team-mate after his second yellow card for diving in Real Madrid's Spanish Super Cup win over Barcelona<p>Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says it was wrong to send off Cristiano Ronaldo for a dive in his side's 3-1 Spanish Super Cup first-leg victory over</b> …

Someone Edited That Arya/Brienne Fight With Lightsabers And It's Brilliant

A long time ago in a Westeros far, far away...

TV Series

We Literally Used To Behead Astronomers Over Their Eclipse Predictions

On Oct. 22 in 2134 BCE, a total solar eclipse occurred over China, with the Emperor Chung K’ang’s records noting that “the Sun and Moon did not meet harmoniously.”<p>Two court astronomers, named Hsi and Ho, were quickly beheaded for not predicting the event.<p>In the 4,000 years since, astronomers have …

Astronomy

Chinese tourists detained over Nazi salute in Berlin

German police have detained two visitors from China who took pictures of themselves giving the Hitler salute at the Reichstag building in Berlin. …

A new hack can turn an Echo into a live microphone

The attack requires physical access, and doesn’t work on devices made this year<p>Hackers have figured out how to turn an Amazon Echo into a live microphone. First reported by <i>Wired</i>, the attack requires physical access to the device, is limited to pre-2017 Echoes, and would be difficult to deploy at …

Sorry, Scaramucci, Earth Is MUCH Older Than 5,500 Years

In a 2016 interview with CNN, Anthony Scaramucci — President Donald Trump's former White House communications director — said that Earth, as well as …

Anthony Scaramucci's wife reportedly filed for divorce because he was 'hell-bent' on joining Trump

Citing "multiple sources," The Post's Page Six reported that Scaramucci's wife, Deidre Ball, filed for divorce after three years of marriage because of Scaramucci's efforts to get close to President Donald Trump.<p>Ball, who worked as a vice president for SkyBridge Capital, the firm founded by …

BREAKING: Delta Flight Attendant Reportedly Arrested After Working Paris - Detroit Flight Today

Delta flight 99 from Paris to Detroit landed nearly an hour and a half late this afternoon.<p>On arrival a second hand report relays that two officers …

Flying

Cancel Your Trips Outside, Baskin-Robbins Is Coming To Your Door!

At the beginning of every summer, most people have grand plans of beach days, road trips, and generally grabbing life by the horns. This will be your year! You may have spent fall and winter swaddled in blankets on the couch and spring in a hay fever haze, but summer is going to be different. Until …

Melania Trump Unsuccessfully Tried to End Donald Trump’s Meeting with Vladimir Putin

The meeting exceeded its expected 30 minutes by almost two hours.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> had his highly anticipated meeting with <b>Vladimir Putin</b> at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on Friday, talking to the Russian leader for two hours and 16 minutes, well over their appointed half-hour. Trump pressed Putin …

ShareIQ helps brands track their product images across the web

As more and more product images get shared on platforms like Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr, ShareIQ says it can help brands understand what’s going on.<p>Founder and CEO Brian Killen used to work as the head of strategy at marketing company Acxiom, and he recalled being told by a retail marketing …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

Why Do Sick Bodies Turn Poop Into Diarrhea?

Despite thousands of years of pant-crapping history, there’s a surprising amount we <i>don’t</i> know about diarrhea. There’s a couple ways we’ve figured out …

Immune System

There’s A Team That Can Beat The Warriors — It Just Doesn’t Exist Yet

After the Warriors accomplished the inevitable — winning a championship with relative ease after adding superstar Kevin Durant to a 73-win core — …

Scientists Have Identified 40 New Genes Linked to Intelligence

Finding the source of human intelligence.<p>Scientists have discovered 40 new genes that appear to be linked to intelligence, and the find could help …

Genetics

We live in a parallel universe! Wow! Wait, what?

By now you may have seen them: Breathless headlines flowing through the viral ether declaring that a new study has found the "first" evidence that we …

Dark Matter

Trump faces a higher authority: Pope Francis

When the president visits the Vatican next week, he'll meet with a pontiff who hasn't been shy about criticizing him.<p>Historically, the relationship between American presidents and pontiffs is a complicated one. But seldom has a first meeting been as awkward as the upcoming one between Donald Trump …

Samsung won’t stop saying weird things about the Galaxy S8’s design

A little over three weeks ago, Samsung felt it needed to explain the design of its gorgeous Galaxy S8 to everyone with yet another annoying design …

Mobile

Obama trolls Trump, says Obamacare is more popular than the current president

Former President Barack Obama took a swipe at his successor during a private even Thursday, noting that polls have shown the Affordable Care Act to be more popular than President Donald Trump.<p>A person who attended the event paraphrased Obama's comments to CNN, saying Obama told the audience in …

The Galaxy S8’s home button moves, and there’s a good reason for it

Screen burn-in is still a thing<p>One of the biggest changes to Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is the removal of the physical home button — a decision made in order to squeeze as much screen as possible onto the front of the phone. But S8 owners have noticed something very unexpected about the device’s new …