Nick Lan

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Bruce Lee Uses Lightsaber Nunchucks in This Fan Edit

Would you believe that Bruce Lee was a Jedi? The late actor was one of the most famous martial artists in the world when he died in 1973, four years …

Man starts California flat fire 'by burning spider'

<b>A man may have accidentally set an apartment on fire while trying to burn a huge spider, US media report.</b><p>The fire occurred on Sunday in a block of flats in the city of Redding in northern California.<p>A witness living in the flat where the fire occurred told a local newspaper that the burning spider …

Northern California

NASA's $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter

?<p>NASA's $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas …

Astronomy

Apple apologizes for iPhone slowdown drama, will offer $29 battery replacements

Batteries are “consumable components” now<p>Apple just published a letter to customers apologizing for the “misunderstanding” around older iPhones being slowed down, following its recent admission that it was, in fact, slowing down older phones in order to compensate for degrading batteries. “We know …

There is Now a Nation of Thousands in Space (Kinda)

Imagine humanity’s first permanent extraterrestrial outpost. You’re probably envisioning something like <i>Elysium</i> or <i>The Expanse</i>, right? Giant space …

Donald Trump Jr. Is Getting Roasted For Sharing A Picture Of His Birthday ‘Cake’

Donald Trump Jr. turns 40 on December 31, so to celebrate this significant milestone — not to mention, potentially the last birthday in awhile he might be spending as a free man — some friends of his decided to get him an early birthday present, which the eldest Trump son shared on Instagram posing …

The Best Burgers in the United States

California: In-N-Out Burger<p>In-N-Out's Cheeseburger. Photo © Jess Lander<p><b>Signature Burger:</b> Cheeseburger.<p>Even superstar chef Thomas Keller is a fan of …

This Burmese Python Caught in Florida Is 17 Feet And We Just Can't Deal

Nope, nope, nope.<p>More than 17 feet (5.2 metres) long and weighing more than 130 pounds (60 kg), with more rows of sharp teeth than you ever cared to …

India residents claim they're getting rained on by airplane passenger poop

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s poop?<p>People living near the Delhi Airport in India claim that human excrement falls down on them from the sky, a problem they began reporting almost two years ago. Now, the National Green Tribunal, the country’s environmental court, wants to know if the fecal matter …

North Korean soldier’s survival is ‘truly a miracle,’ says American rescue crew

TOKYO — When the injured soldier was loaded onto into the Black Hawk helicopter, Sgt. 1st Class Gopal Singh, on his last mission as a flight medic, said a prayer. He did not think the man, who had been shot five times, was going to survive.<p>"I could tell immediately that this guy was probably going …

North Korea

Astronomers Want to Send a Probe to That Interstellar Asteroid, But There's a Catch

They'd better hurry!<p>It's not every day that an asteroid from outside the Solar System comes whizzing past your front door. In fact, it's only ever …

Everything You Can and Can't Steal From Your Hotel Room

There's something about staying in hotels that turns us all into kleptomaniacs. Whether a desperate attempt to reimburse ourselves for the money …

Hospitality

Scientists have a new theory on how the Chernobyl disaster unfolded

A new theory on the Chernobyl disaster could shed fresh light on the world’s worst nuclear accident.<p>In an article published in the journal Nuclear Technology, scientists argue that the first of two explosions reported by eyewitnesses was a nuclear, not a steam explosion, as is widely thought. …

Man Forgets Where He Parked, Finds Car 20 Years Later

Misplacing your stuff is the worst.<p>Not being able to find something important and not being able to retrace your steps is one of the most frustrating …

Andrea Romano

Colin Farrell's childhood crush story is hilariously strange

Many young boys and girls have posters of a celebrity crush up on their bedroom walls.<p>It's pretty normal, right?<p>Leaving notes and candy in the hope …

11 new trailers you should watch this week

Take your mind off that inauguration thing for a few minutes<p>Some weeks, you really need the pick-me-up of a movie, and for a lot of us, this is one of them. So while it's not exactly a long-term solution, I finally caught <i>La La Land</i> this week, and it's one of the few things that's been able to take …

Review: Lexar JumpDrive C20i Flash Drive

Here's a true story. It's Thanksgiving. We're getting the kids packed for dinner with friends across town. We know it's going to be football or some …

2017 BMW 330i Automatic

Barbarians at the vortex.<p>The battle for the soul of BMW rages on, although one side is clearly winning: those driving the company toward mainstream appeal in its core models as well as futurists who advocate for electric cars, increased hybridization, and across-the-board adoption of …

BMW

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