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Delusional, prudish, selfish, violent: This is how Americans compare to the rest of the world

Findings from the Pew Research Center shed new light on our national character, good, bad and hideously ugly<p>Kali Holloway<p>May 10, 2016 9:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Cultural differences exist across borders, and because monoliths are mostly fantasies, often within them, …

Watch This F1 Car Absolutely Crush a Superbike Around a Racetrack

A racing motorcycle is no match for a modern F1 car.<p>Everyone knows a modern Formula 1 car is fast, but it's hard to understand just how badly it beats everything else on wheels. We generally see F1 cars racing against other F1 cars, so this video of David Coulthard racing a 2012 Red Bull RB8 …

'Islamic State': Raqqa's loss seals rapid rise and fall

<b>Abu Anis only realised something unusual was happening when he heard the sound of explosions coming from the old city on the western bank of the Tigris as it runs through Mosul.</b><p>"I phoned some friends over there, and they said armed groups had taken over, some of them foreign, some Iraqis," the …

8 ridiculous exam questions that schools have seriously asked students

<b>Sure, there’s always going to be a question that just doesn’t make sense.</b><p>But you don’t normally expect these unanswerable questions to appear in a …

High School

What the Koran really says about women

What the<br>Koran<br>really says<br>about women<p>Photo: Getty Images/Flickr<p>When Middle East correspondent Carla Power began studying the Koran with a conservative Islamic scholar, she wasn’t expecting to learn that it nowhere advocates the oppression of women - or that Islam has a rich history of forgotten …

2015 Motor Trend Best Driver’s Car

Deliverance: Chasing Perfection Up and Down the Golden State<p>What does it mean to be the best? On the one hand, that’s a philosophical, if not rhetorical, question. On the other—and when we’re talking about what makes one car rise above its peers in terms perceived great-to-driveness­—we can …

Mexican Man Says 19-Inch Penis Is Destroying His Life

Women fear him and he is unable to work, he says.<p>A 52-year-old Mexican man says he has the world's largest penis -- and it's making his life miserable.<p>Roberto Esquivel Cabrera of Saltillo told Mexican newspaper Vanguardia that he would like to be considered disabled because the member leaves him …

Mario Balotelli designs world's most bizarre football boots

New line of children's boots from Puma feature a mohawk haircut (yes, really)<p>Do not let it be said that Mario Balotelli has made no contribution to football this season.<p>The out of favour Liverpool striker has collaborated with Puma to produce a new line of children's football boots - and they're …

4 unbelievable chemical substances humans have discovered

NASA/JPL-Caltech<p>Scientists create and discover new materials all the time. But few are so jaw-droppingly cool that they deserve to be recognized.<p>From …

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

Friday Five: The most disrespected programs in college football

Every Friday, the Friday Five will rank something in the world of college football -- anything and everything from the logical to the illogical. This …

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

The most extraordinary things about Stephen Harding's <i>The Last Battle</i>, a truly incredible tale of World War II, are that it hasn’t been told before in …

Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle

<b>Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have announced the discovery of a new particle called the pentaquark.</b><p>It was first predicted to exist in the 1960s but, much like the Higgs boson particle before it, the pentaquark eluded science for decades until its detection at the LHC.<p>The discovery, which …

Seeing your favorite college football team in your rival's colors is pure horror

WHY<p>There are many grotesque and unsettling images on the Internet. Some of them involve bugs. Many of them show things that are bleeding. One even shows Andre 3000 smiling without Big Boi by his side.<p>However, Reddit user eharvey328 has tapped into some of the deepest trauma imaginable by giving …

Ted Cruz Wants To Be Able To Vote Out Supreme Court Justices

After calling the last day "some of the darkest 24 hours in our nation's history," Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is now calling for Supreme Court justices to face elections.<p>In a National Review op-ed published Friday, Cruz chastised the high court for its decisions to reject a major challenge to …

Venezuela beat Colombia at the Copa America, female TV host does the news completely starkers

By Benjamin Newman Last Updated: June 19, 2015 7:53 am<p>What is it with Venezuelan women wanting to get naked on TV?<p>A few days before the 2015 Copa …

Copa América

The most memorable moments of individual brilliance from the Premier League season

The Premier League have released this compliation of the finest footwork from the season gone-by<p>After a season in which Chelsea arguably had the Premier League title sewn up by Christmas, it'd be fair to say that the 2014/15 campaign has not been a classic.<p><b>100 things that happened this season (and</b> …

IRS guy wins FIFA corruption press conference with legendary, corny soccer joke

THIS IS THE WORLD CUP OF FRAUD AND TODAY WE ARE ISSUING FIFA A RED CARD.<p>IRS chief of criminal investigations Richard Weber -- aka Your Dad -- took the podium at today's press conference announcing a crackdown and arrests on allegedly corrupt FIFA official. Your Dad had a soccer joke:<p>But wait -- if …

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce laps Nürburgring in 6:59.73

Lamborghini has released a video showing its new Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a time of 6:59.73, meaning …

A girl absolutely destroys a lad in a game of football freestyle [Videos]

By Benjamin Newman Last Updated: May 11, 2015 8:45 am<p>And they say girls can’t play football…<p>Weeks before the start of the 2015 Women’s World Cup in …

Best Memes & Tweets on Jerome Boateng's public shaming by Leo Messi

By Dov Rawson Last Updated: May 7, 2015 2:37 pm<p>Barcelona legend Lionel Messi humiliated Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng last night and the pair …

Soccer

Strange 'outer space' signal that baffled Australian scientists turns out to be microwave oven

Scientists discover cause of signals detected at Australia’s Parkes telescope, originally believed to come from another galaxy<p><b>Scientists</b>monitoring an <b>Australian</b> radio telescope have discovered that a series of strange signals which have baffled <b>astrophysicists</b> for 17 years were caused by the …

UEFA's 5 most dramatic goals in European football history, ft Solskjaer's winner for Man United

By Benjamin Newman Last Updated: May 1, 2015 8:28 am<p>UEFA’s official YouTube channel have released a video on Friday showcasing the five of the most …

A psychologist discovered the secret to never getting frustrated

The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn't listening.<p>And sometimes these all happen to you <i>on the same day</i>.<p>What's the fix for this? One guy came up with a solution that deals with all of these problems — and more.<p>Albert Ellis was quite a …

Watch 180 supercars speed off in epic video

Well, lots of them were supercars. It's a hell of a collection, with nothing but engine sounds and visuals.<p>I was too busy enjoying the luxury of comparing the way nearly 200 different cars sound filmed with the same camera from the same spot to actually verify 19Bozzy92's list of cars he filmed …

Bored pilot draws penis on FlightRadar with private plane

"This is your pilot speaking. We're at a cruising altitude of 41,000 feet, and we're just going to be making penis shapes in the air today."<p>Aviation …

Florida

#HarrisonFord plane crash: Twitter reacts

A look at the best of the Twitter reaction to news that Harrison Ford has emerged 'battered but ok' from a plane crash<p>Following the news that actor Harrison Ford, who made his name flying the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars, had <b>crashed his plane on a golf course in California</b>, Twitter was quick to …