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Supernatural to premiere Scooby-Doo crossover at PaleyFest

<i>Supernatural</i> fans are only a little over a month away from the highly anticipated <i>Scooby-Doo</i> crossover episode, but a few lucky fans will actually get …

TV

Nutritious, 'Vegemite'-Like Astronaut Food Created Out of Human Poop

"It's faster than growing tomatoes or potatoes."<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Even when humans travel …

Biology

Watch Reba McEntire's Drag Performance as KFC's New 'Colonel'

Gender-bending 'Roadhouse' homage puts McEntire's musical and comedic skills on display<p>Reba McEntire's singular look and sound has served as …

Reba McEntire

Paris zoo evacuated after 52 baboons escape enclosure

Fifty-two baboons escaped on Friday from their enclosure at the Paris zoological park in Vincennes, on the southeastern outskirts of the French capital, according to reports.<p>The zoo has been evacuated, police have arrived and three marksmen armed with hypodermic guns are at the scene.<p>The latest …

France

Delta Pilot Too Distracted to Fly, Returns to Detroit

Yesterday’s Delta Boeing 717 flight DL1943 from Detroit to Atlanta became a 22 minute trip from Detroit to Detroit when there was a bird discovered …

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 …

Military

Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut Crumbs For Meth

It sounds like a joke, but, well — keep reading.<p>In December 2015, 64-year-old Daniel Rushing had just dropped off a friend at chemotherapy and was driving home an older woman from his church who worked at the 7-Eleven and would otherwise walk the 2 miles home.<p>As Rushing drove away from the …

Crime

Breaking Bad House Owners Put Up a Fence Because People Can't Stop Throwing Pizzas

Fans of <i>Breaking Bad,</i> you no longer can have nice things.<p>At least, tourists making a pilgrimage to Albuquerque, NM and visiting the house in which …

In historic shift, Boy Scouts to expand girls' participation

NEW YORK (AP) — In its latest momentous policy shift, the Boy Scouts of America will admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and establish a new program for older girls based on the Boy Scout curriculum that enables them to aspire to the coveted Eagle Scout rank.<p>Founded in 1910 and long …

LGBTQI

13 Creepy Treats to Make Your Halloween Party Extra Spooky

It’s finally October and that means we can pull out all the stops to celebrate Nerdoween! Halloween brings out the best in creativity when it comes …

Dessert

Scientist names wasp after Harry Potter villain

<b>(CNN) —</b> A biologist in New Zealand wants to clean up the image of wasps -- by naming one after Lucius Malfoy, one of Harry Potter's arch-enemies in the fantasy fiction series.<p><i>Lusius malfoyi</i>, the newly discovered species of non-stinging wasp, is one of an estimated 3,000 of the insects found in New …

Books

NFL Owners to Consider Rule Change for Conduct During National Anthem

National Football League owners are planning to review a policy that requires all players to stand for the United States national anthem during their fall meeting next week.<p>On Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the "owners will consider a rule change" amid a polarized debate surrounding those …

Vampire Scare Triggers Mob Violence, Prompts U.N. to Pull Staff

LILONGWE, Malawi — The United Nations has pulled staff out of two districts in southern Malawi where a vampire scare has triggered mob violence in which at least five people have been killed.<p>Belief in witchcraft is widespread in rural Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, where many aid …

Africa

The more you like “No Diggity,” the more likely you are to be a psychopath, study says

Psychologists are trying to determine whether song choices can predict possible psychopaths<p>The funky piano chords and head-knocking bass line has long made "No Diggity," by Blackstreet, Dr. Dre and Queen Pen a classic, but a new study claims that if you love this song, you're more likely to be a …

NASA shows how Hurricane Irma changed the Caribbean's look

Hurricane Irma took its toll, even changing the overall appearance of islands such as Barbuda. But an ecologist tells the space agency the trees will recover.<p>Hurricane devastation as seen from space puts the recent natural disasters in a whole new light. On Wednesday, NASA tweeted photos of the …

This nuclear-explosion simulator shows where radioactive fallout would blow using today's weather

Imagine a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you.<p>Do you know how the city, its surrounding region, and its inhabitants would be affected? If you can't think of much more than "a lot of people would die," you're not alone.<p>"We live in a world where nuclear weapons issues are on …

North Korea

Cosmic dead ringers: 20 super strange-looking space objects

Mimas, the Death Star moon<p>Witch Head Nebula<p>A fishy rock on Mars<p>Jack-o'-lantern sun<p>Jovey McJupiterface<p>Star Trek's Enterprise shows in nebulae<p>UFO moon<p>A space butterfly<p>Jupiter stares back<p>Spoon on Mars<p>Space crab<p>E.T.'s finger seen from space<p>Potato moon<p>Horsehead Nebula<p>Dungeons & Dragons asteroid<p>Space …

Sources: Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Then-FBI Director James Comey knew that a critical piece of information relating to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email was fake -- created by Russian intelligence -- but he feared that if it became public it would undermine the probe and the Justice Department itself, …

Donald Trump

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

Verizon IndyCar Series Scott Dixon and retired racer Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint in a Taco Bell drive-thru Sunday night, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police reported.<p>No one was injured in the encounter.<p>According to the police report, the robbery occurred around 10 p.m. ET, just hours …

Motorsport

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

Physics

NASA Just Discovered 7 Earth-Like Planets

Goodbye cruel world<p>Since the election, Americans have been scheming for ways out of the country. Well, a chance to get away just arrived, if you’re down to travel to space. Personally, we’re always down for a good ol’ intergalactic adventure.<p>Today, NASA announced that the organization has found …

Joshua Tree National Park Backpacking Gear List - REI Co-op Journal

The following list is designed for a non-guided backpacking trip in Joshua Tree National Park. (For information about visiting the park, see our …

Backpacking

30+ Easy-to-Make Crazy-Delicious Taco Salads That Are Anything but Basic

For those who love Mexican food and could eat it every single day, but are trying to be just a little tad healthier, there's taco salad. We're not saying the tasty and well-seasoned dish is the healthiest lunch or dinner option out there, but it certainly packs less calories than a burrito (those …

DarkSky, your favorite iPhone weather app, is now a website

DarkSky, the popular iPhone and Android weather app with dazzling graphics and hyper-specific forecasts, has made a transition onto your desktop.<p>The …

5 Signs You're a Lot Smarter Than You Think

These surprising qualities and habits might indicate a higher intelligence.<p>Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean, founder and author of the popular website PsyBlog, caught my attention recently with an article about some really odd signs that suggest your IQ may be above average.<p>I went around the internet …

Will NASA Announce the Discovery of Life on Europa Next Week?

By on<p>Filed Under Science, NASA & Space Science<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>NASA found something on one of …

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch: The Today Show revisits

While getting a chance to look at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch — now officially renamed the Sycamore Valley Ranch and currently on the market …

Matt Lauer

Theme Park Attractions to Look Forward to in 2016

<i>Artist concept of Star Wars-Themed Land at Disneyland Resort (Courtesy Disney)</i><p>Expect to see a whopping number of new attractions at popular theme parks around the country by summer 2016. From super tall roller coasters that dive lightning fast to elaborately-themed new magical lands, parks are …

Rephone lets you hack a cellular radio into anything

Give a dog a phone<p>Yesterday at the Maker Faire in New York, we had a chance to check out the Rephone, a clever little project that comprises a bunch of modules that let you cobble together your own tiny little cell phone. Actually, making a cute little cardboard-encased phone is the least …

Maker Faire

Hotel staff take stuffed tiger on adventure before reuniting with 2-year-old boy

One stuffed tiger was taken on quite the adventure after his owner mistakenly left him behind when leaving the Holiday Inn Express in Sheldon, Iowa.<p>Brianna Kroontje, the hotel's general manager, came into work on Aug. 10 with a note on her desk asking her to ship the tiger to Netza Molas, the …