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Assault by Government: Draining the Capital Pool

David Lee Roth – the original lead singer of mega-rock group Van Halen – gave us an excellent assessment of the value of coin: “Money can’t buy you …

The Religious Freedom Crisis No One is Talking About

Nepal faces constitutional changes that could hurt Christians. Here's how to pray.In April, the world watched as a massive earthquake in Nepal killed …

A 15-Year-Old Is Polling High In the US Presidency Race Under the Name 'Deez Nuts'

Iowan teenager Brady Olson should be commended for his piss-taking.<p><i>Read: The Real Reason Why Donald Trump Will Never Be President</i><p>The great thing about being a teenager is retaining the stupid bravery of a child while inheriting the comedic timing of an adult. It means you can do things like run for …

Kombucha Sent to Space Could Help Search for Alien Life

Space<p>Kombucha, a fizzy, fermented tea and trendy new favorite of hipsters and health nuts everywhere, has reached stellar heights as part of an experiment on the International Space Station.<p>Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) have placed the same bacteria and yeasts used to make Kombucha …

Investigators Blame Stupidity In Area Death

China's richest man just gave Beijing a reality check

Real estate mogul Wang Jianlin told Sandy Li at the South China Morning Post that the country needs to accept lower growth and transform the economy.<p>"China needs to drop the fantasy of keeping a high growth rate of 7% or 8% and just accept 6%, 7%, or even 5% percent," he said. "China's economy …

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Borderlands is being turned into a blockbuster movie

Every few years, Hollywood takes another chance on video game adaptations. This time, it's looking at <i>Borderlands</i>. The post-apocalyptic shooter is having its space western world transformed into a movie for Lionsgate, the studio behind the <i>Hunger Games</i> franchise. Avi Arad and Ari Arad are on board as …

'Death Grip Syndrome': Internet Myth or Penis Ruiner?

There's this idea floating around the internet that if you're having a hard time ejaculating during sex, you might have something called "Death Grip Syndrome" (DGS). The phenomenon has its own Urban Dictionary page and everything. A user named The Jizz Wiz wrote it.<p><b>"Death Grip Syndrome</b><p>A condition …

This Abandoned Pennsylvania Town Has Been On Fire For 53 Years

And it could burn for another 250 years.<p>Signs warn visitors to the dangers of death by asphyxiation or being swallowed by the ground, but the old mining town of Centralia, Pennsylvania, was once home to more than 1,000 people.<p>Now it's nothing more than a smoldering ghost town that's been burning …

Urbanism

Rand Paul vows to continue eye surgery if president

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul will continue performing eye surgery if elected president, he told CNN on Friday.<p>"I jokingly said we're going to turn the Lincoln bedroom into a surgery suite," he told CNN's Alisyn Camerota on "New Day."<p>The Kentucky senator recently came back …

Pokemon Company Sues Over Fan Event

The Pokemon Company, the group that owns the iconic franchise, has filed a lawsuit against two fans for running a Pokemon-themed party. The event, called the "5th Annual Unofficial Pokemon PAX Kickoff," was supposed to be held Thursday evening in Seattle to mark the beginning of the weekend …

Here's the Science Behind Your (Bad) Flirting Habits

A new video takes us through the biological design of our sex drive.<p>"Is [X] flirting with me?" We've all asked ourselves this question. You ask it about the barista who hands you a cup of coffee in <i>just the right way</i>, about the sarcastic friend-of-a-friend who insists on mocking you at gatherings, …

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Margot Robbie: 'Every actor has a price tag'

Photograph: Allstar/PARAMOUNT PICTURES/Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar<p>Robbie with Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/28/1440779081796/97ed5126-b78a-4f9f-a58f-8933f8a67c1f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Allstar/PARAMOUNT …

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Here's Another Jon Snow Fan Theory for You Because We Definitely Need More

It involves a twin sister.<p>(<b>Warning:</b> If you're not caught up on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, spoilers follow. Beware.)<p>If Jon Snow really is dead (contrary to what the hair and we the people think), a newly surfaced, creative fan theory is positing that <i>maybe</i> his legacy will continue and the rest of <i>GoT</i> won't suck …

Nazi Treasure Train May Be Booby-Trapped With Explosives: Official

World<p>Treasure hunters searching for a Nazi train rumored to be laden with gold and weapons have been warned that it is likely rigged with explosives.<p>Two unidentified tipsters claimed last week they had found the World War II-era train — which is reputedly carrying valuables including valuable art — …

[Update] Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 Collector's Edition Missing DLC Codes

<b>Update:</b> Konami has issued the following statement on its Facebook page. It reads as follows:<p>"Please be aware, the PS4 Collector's Edition of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain code for DLC was not included within the physical package during manufacturing. This issue does not affect the Day One …

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Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

God save the Queen (portrait)

<i>Antony Anderson is the author of</i> The Diplomat: Lester Pearson and the Suez Crisis.<p>A reporter I admire tweeted a few days ago: "So weird that Canadian prime ministers still have to swear they'll be a faithful servant to some English woman who is probably not watching." A writer I also admire chimed …

Utah man dies of bubonic plague in fourth US death this year

Fourth fatality out of 12 cases adds up to highest death rate in 15 years, but health authorities say risk remains very small overall