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Donald Trump renews war with media as transition chaos continues

Trump takes US presidency into uncharted waters with series of tweets attacking the New York Times, hours after ducking reporters to visit restaurant<p>Donald Trump has renewed his fight with the American media, criticizing the New York Times, ducking reporters to visit a restaurant and turning to …

The world 'penis size' map has been invented and it shows how the average manhood measures up

There's a map these days for just about everything .<p>Political, topographic, thematic and physical maps are the traditional sort we're used to …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

These 3 Airport Hacks Will Change the Way You Fly

The end result of travel is nearly always worth it, but mile-long lines, delayed flights, and overpriced airport food in the interim can put a damper …

America’s Most Attractive Cities 2016

Aug. 18, 2016 — Oscar Wilde never visited Houston, Texas, but he might as well have. “Crying is for plain women,” he reportedly quipped. “Pretty …

Why You Need to Stop Eating Avocados Immediately

Or at least buy only the ones grown in California.<p>You need to stop eating avocados. Right now. Yes, we know that we're asking for a lot. This is probably the most effort you'll ever put into any diet. But the environmental impact is huge. According to the Associated Press, rising demand for …

KFC recipe revealed? Tribune shown family scrapbook with 11 herbs and spices

So many stories have been told about Colonel Sanders and his Kentucky Fried Chicken, it's impossible to know where the truth ends and the fiction begins.<p>This is one of those stories. A mix of memory, mystery and a pinch of "what if?" It involves one of the best-kept culinary secrets of all time, …

31 Terrific Places for Breakfast in Manhattan

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's also a meal that many New Yorkers skip. This is a shame because so many restaurants in this city do some amazing things before 11 a.m. Whether it's with a civilized traditional Japanese breakfast, an egg-stuffed burrito, bagels and lox, or …

I Visited San Francisco’s Worst-Rated Yelp Restaurants and Got Food Poisoning

I AM WRITING THIS on breaks between bathroom visits.<p>Having an iron stomach (a lifelong claim that I have now rescinded), I thought it would be funny …

San Francisco

Tracking the Progress of North West, Child Prodigy

What will she learn next?<p>North West, the three-year-old daughter of Kim Kardashian and self-proclaimed "most important living artist" Kanye West, has not even entered kindergarten, but already, she's a Renaissance woman. This girl does ballet! Gymnastics! Violin! Piano! She acts, runs small …

Kim Kardashian

New red band trailer for Robert De Niro’s Hands Of Stone

It’s not everyday that a boxing movie gets a red-band trailer. Admittedly, the trailer for true-life sports drama <i>Hands Of Stone</i> shows Roberto Durán …

Jonah Hill Did So Much Fake Cocaine During ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ It Put Him In The Hospital

It’s a real hot trend nowadays for actors to suffer for their craft. You’ve got guys going hardcore into method acting, staying in character for weeks, and then there are those who balloon up in weight or drop so many pounds they look half dead. You might never expect Jonah Hill to be one of those …

Why Should You Care About Zika if You're Not Trying to Get Pregnant

New science suggests Zika can strike adult brains in a subtle but scary way.<p>Because a woman who contracts Zika can pass the virus to her fetus during the pregnancy, and babies who are exposed to Zika in the womb can develop birth defects like microcephaly (which causes babies to be born with …

Study: How Fish Fins Evolved to Become Human Fingers

While there are a number of theories of how life on Earth began (perhaps in hydrothermal vents at the bottom of oceans), one hypothesis is that …

Check out these eerie, mesmerizing images of Mars

While Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July, Mars was quietly celebrating its spring equinox. And a team of space photographers were ready to …

Steven Tyler Playfully Feigns ‘Shock’ at Disney Ride Editing

Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has fired back – in the silliest form imaginable – at Walt Disney World after the theme park removed his alleged lewd …

American Horror Story’s Creepy New Trailer Reveals How Season 6 Connects to the Previous Seasons

It all began with a ghost in a black rubber sex suit. <b>Ryan Murphy</b> has teased that every season of <i>American Horror Story</i> is interconnected, and fans …

Vin Diesel: Guardians of the Galaxy to appear in Avengers Infinity War

Vin Diesel just RSVP’d for <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, and it sounds like he’s bringing the rest of the <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> gang with him.<p>During a …

Nate Parker Told Rape Accuser 'You Put Yourself in That Situation' and More Shocking Details from the 1999 Case

The story behind <i>Birth of a Nation</i> director Nate Parker‘s 1999 college rape trial has taken an even more disturbing turn as details continue to emerge …

Matt Jones Injury: Updates on Redskins RB's Shoulder and Return

Washington Redskins running back Matt Jones exited the Aug. 19 preseason contest against the New York Jets with a separated shoulder. However, he is ready to return.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Jones Active vs. Steelers<p>Monday, Sept. 12<p>The Redskins announced Jones is ready to play against Pittsburgh in Week …

New Snowden docs support claim of NSA cyberweapon hack

The latest documents from Edward Snowden, published by The Intercept on Friday, appear to support earlier reports that the National Security Administration's "secret" cyberweapons are anything but.<p>The Intercept, whose reporters have access to files Snowden took from the agency in 2013, says a …

Facebook's secret iOS features you may never get to use

Facebook developers are always tinkering away behind the scenes on new features. Most of them never see the light of day, but it’s always interesting to see what they’re working on. Today, we got to take a sneak peek.<p>Our sources tell us that, while legitimate, many of these features will never see …

SolarCity's founders will earn $1 a year, lay off workers ahead of Tesla takeover

SolarCity will soon have fewer employees to carry out chairman Elon Musk’s clean-energy dreams for the California solar installer.<p>SolarCity …

When night falls, some internet cafes double as shelters for the displaced

A lack of affordable housing and a surge in homelessness in New York City has turned the relics of the dot-com boom into a makeshift refuge for the exhausted at night, as noted on The New York Times' blog on Friday.<p>During the day, the few remaining 24-hour internet cafes still serve their …

Café

Texas appeals court halts execution of man who did not kill anyone

Jeffery Wood was convicted as an accomplice in a robbery 20 years ago in which a clerk was killed, but denies guilt<p>The Texas court of criminal appeals on Friday halted an execution planned for next week of a man convicted as an accomplice to a murder he did not commit in a case that raised …

Saudi Arabia-led coalition regrets Doctors Without Borders' planned withdrawal from Yemen

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen said Friday it regrets Doctors Without Borders' plans to withdraw from hospitals in the northern part of the country because of what the aid group described as indiscriminate bombings.<p>The coalition values the work done by the aid group under …

Middle East

New York City cab drivers no longer have to speak English as new laws come into force

Passengers taking a cab in New York City may want to brush up on their languages as their driver is no longer expected to speak English.<p>New rules came into force on Friday scrapping the English proficiency exam faced by anyone wanting to drive one of New York’s iconic yellow cabs.<p>There are about …

All the Best Street Style at Budapest's Sziget Festival

Amid performances by Rihanna, Die Antwoord, and Travis Scott at the Sziget music festival, the chicest members of the audience still seized the chance to show off how Hungarians do festival style. The festival takes over an island at the northern end of Budapest each year, giving street style stars …

Chemistry professor to leave audience in dark at Christmas lectures

Saiful Islam, professor of materials chemistry at Bath University, plans energy-sourcing stunt at Royal Institution event<p>Moments after Saiful Islam opens the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures in London this year the theatre will plunge into darkness. Deprived of mains power, and left holding a …