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Sean Spicer Talks Melissa McCarthy’s ‘SNL’ Impression After Resignation: ‘It Was Stupid’

Outgoing White House Press Secretary <b>Sean Spicer</b> addressed <b>Melissa McCarthy</b>’s <i>Saturday Night Live</i> impression of him in an interview with Fox News on …

The voice of Kermit the Frog has been fired. He’s ‘devastated.’

He is the green amphibian that people worldwide have grown up knowing, the frog with kind, somber, eyes and a sense of humor that is somehow so relatable.<p>Kermit the Frog really needs no introduction.<p>But the man behind his nasally voice does. He’s Steve Whitmire, who took over the role when Kermit’s …

The Muppets

Trevor Noah grills conservative host Tomi Lahren in fiery interview

"Why are you so angry?" Noah asked Lahren to start after showing a clip of the conservative host for TheBlaze railing against protesters of President-elect Donald Trump in the days after Trump won the election.<p>After saying she wasn't actually angry, Lahren said, "Sometimes people just need to be …

A group of high school students has made Martin Shkreli's $750-drug Daraprim for $2

To prove how much of a dick move that was, a group of high school students in Australia has now created 3.7 grams of Daraprim's active ingredient in their chemistry lab for just $20 - an amount that would sell in the US for between $35,000 and $110,000 at the current rate charged by Shkreli's …

New rules for commercial drone use take effect today in the U.S.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration put new rules into effect today regulating the commercial use of small, unmanned aircraft systems, or drones.<p>The rules apply to drones that weigh up to 55 pounds and that are being used for business purposes, whether that’s scientific research, education, …

How 17 Lines of Code Took Down Silicon Valley's Hottest Startups

Yesterday at 2:35 PST, one developer clicked one button on a site that broke the codebase of some of the hottest startups in the country.<p>Rewinding a little bit, a few weeks ago a developer named Azer Koçulu got an email from a patent lawyer asking him to remove one of his open source project from …

Ninja is recalling 1.1 million blenders after more than 50 reported injuries

On Thursday, the company reported it is recalling 12 models of Ninja blenders with model numbers that start with BL 660, BL 663, and BL 665.<p>The blenders are being recalled because in 53 instances, the blender model has cut users while they were pouring from the pitcher, or turning it upside down, …