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Bill Maher Goes Off on Rudy Giuliani and Trump: ‘They’re Both F*ckin’ Senile!’

The ‘Real Time’ host couldn’t believe this ridiculous political Abbott and Costello act.<p>It’s been a very, very bizarre week.<p>On Wednesday night, Rudy …

Donald Trump

Full text of letter to Paul Ryan: House chaplain rescinds resignation

May 3, 2018<br>The Honorable Paul Ryan,<br>Speaker, House of Representatives<br>H-232 The Capitol<br>Washington, DC 20515<p>RE: Immediate retraction of resignation as Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives.<p>Dear Speaker Ryan:<p>As you know, by letter of April 15, 2018, I tendered my resignation of the position of …

U.S. House of Representatives

Why Sarah Sanders should quit

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even on its best days, being the press secretary for President Donald Trump is a near-impossible job.<p>Thursday was not one of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' best days.<p>The night before, she had learned that Trump had -- contrary to Sanders' past assertions -- reimbursed his …

Donald Trump

The 53 most stunning lines from Donald Trump's 'Fox & Friends' interview

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Minutes after his nominee to head the Veterans Affairs department withdrew from consideration amid a maelstrom of negative headlines, President Donald Trump called into his favorite show on his favorite network: "Fox & Friends" on Fox News Channel.<p>And he talked. And talked. And …

Donald Trump

Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's property empire

When Sean Hannity was named in court this week as a client of Donald Trump’s embattled legal fixer Michael Cohen, the Fox News host insisted their discussions had been limited to the subject of buying property.<p>“I’ve said many times on my radio show: I hate the stock market, I prefer real estate. …

Real Estate

Trump tweetstorm about Michael Cohen 'flipping' overlooks one key detail

Donald Trump isn't afraid to share his Thoughts, even if sometimes those Thoughts don't exactly mean what he thinks they mean.<p>This was once again on …

Donald Trump

Modeler's Miniatures & Magic

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Star Wars Anthology Series

The remarkable irresponsibility of Donald Trump's Stormy Daniels tweet

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Wednesday morning, Donald Trump sent a tweet raising questions about the sketch of a man who allegedly harassed a porn star to keep her from talking about a sexual encounter with the current President of the United States aka Donald Trump.<p>Whew.<p>Go back and read that sentence again. Maybe …

Donald Trump

Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer is a thumb in the eye of Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kendrick Lamar has created the perfect fusion of politics and hip hop, and on Monday he got a Pulitzer Prize -- and of course he did. In a time when hip hop is supersaturated with vapid pop hits and petty feuds, Lamar is socially resonant and musically gifted. He is the voice of this …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Sean Hannity news is a real problem for Michael Cohen

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fox host Sean Hannity just helped the government's case against President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, tremendously. Even irony itself was not prepared for that development.<p>Courtroom drama peaked Monday at a hearing in lower Manhattan when Michael Cohen's lawyer, Stephen …

Donald Trump

The fundamental fail of Trump's 'slime ball' attack on James Comey

<b>(CNN) —</b> James Comey has written a devastating and detailed tell-all of his time at the head of the FBI and his removal from the job last May by President Donald Trump. The book, excerpts of which have been released over the last 24 hours, recounts specific conversations between Comey and Trump …

Donald Trump

This is the COOLEST! Everything that’s Orbiting the Earth Right Now

Okay, if you’ve got some spare time, check out this amazing website called Stuff in Space. It’s a simulation of every satellite (alive or dead), …

Space

Gun-toting congressman is right. He's no Gabby Giffords

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Here's a satirical look at an event that made news this weekend.</i><p>First-term US Rep. Ralph Norman, R-South Carolina, is a tough, vigilant and well-prepared guardian of public security, which he recently demonstrated by pulling out his loaded handgun at a "coffee with constituents" meeting at …

Guns

Bathroom hand-dryers suck in poo-particles and aerosolize them all over you and everything else

A new study in <i>Applied and Environmental Microbiology</i> (Sci-Hub mirror) conducted microbial surveys of the bathrooms at the University of Connecticut …

Biology

Seasoning your cast iron pan isn’t enough

You season and reseason for a reason.<p>Cast iron is strange mixture of incredibly durable and unusually delicate—especially for a cooking implement. The metal is physically sturdy, but also highly reactive, which means even a droplet of water sitting in your cast iron pan can leave a rust spot. To …

Particles

Astronomers baffled by distant galaxy void of dark matter

It's a double cosmic conundrum: Lots of stuff that was already invisible has gone missing.<p>Astronomers have found a distant galaxy where there is no …

Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Google knows where you’ve been<p>Google stores your location (if you have location tracking turned on) every time you turn on your phone. You …

Time I

The mystery of Steve the purple celestial light has been solved by scientists

For the past three years, reports of a mysterious new light show in the night sky have been puzzling scientists. The phenomenon is a thin strip of purple light that looks almost like a picket fence and appears for between twenty minutes and an hour.<p>Now, the mystery has been solved by a team of …

Astronomy

Stormy, don't worry about violating your NDA

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's favorite hammer in his bully-boy toolbox is the nondisclosure agreement, backed by million-dollar penalties for each violation. His legal team uses it to cow less sophisticated or less wealthy adversaries into silence.<p>Take the case of Stormy Daniels, the porn actress who says …

Donald Trump

This White House just keeps not telling the truth over and over and over again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Seven days before national security adviser H.R. McMaster "resigned," President Donald Trump insisted that reports that McMaster was on his way out as part of a broader staff shakeup were totally and completely wrong.<p>"The story was very false," Trump said last Thursday in response to a slew …

Donald Trump

EXCLUSIVE: Fired FBI official authorized criminal probe of Sessions, sources say

Nearly a year before Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired senior FBI official Andrew McCabe for what Sessions called a "lack of candor," McCabe …

Donald Trump

Fox News analyst blasts network as 'propaganda machine' while announcing departure

A longtime Fox News analyst sharply criticized the network on Tuesday, denouncing the outlet as a "propaganda machine" devoted to President Trump, and saying that it was "wittingly harming our system of government for profit," in a stunning internal email announcing his exit from the company.<p>Ralph …

Media Industry

The world is descending into tyranny

It wasn’t supposed to happen this way. After the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991, democracy was supposed to be irresistible. While some of us were …

Jeff Bezos takes robotic dog for a walk

Leave it to Jeff Bezos to put his own spin on a mundane task like walking a dog.<p>The Amazon (AMZN) CEO posted a picture of himself walking next to a robotic canine built by robotics firmBoston Dynamics<b>.</b><p>"Taking my new dog for a walk at the #MARS2018 conference," Bezos tweeted.<p>Amazon's invite-only …

Robotics

NASA Just Released New Deep-Sky Images by Hubble, And They're Breathtaking

We are blown away.<p>NASA has expanded its image catalogue for Messier deep-sky objects by 12 objects, bringing the total to 76 - and showcasing how far …

10 ways to fix your home Wi-Fi problems

When Wi-Fi slows down, so does our entire life. Our email and browsers stop loading. Our streaming movies freeze. Alexa stops responding. Our phones revert to data plans. Everything buffers at the same time, ruining the momentum of your routine.<p>There are plenty of reasons your Wi-Fi keeps slowing …

Wi-Fi

Why Did It Take Two Weeks To Discover Parkland Students’ Astroturfing?

“Can you believe these kids?” It’s been a recurring theme of the coverage of the Parkland school shooting: the remarkable effectiveness of the high …

National School Walkout

We Dare You To Explain Luke’s Plan To Rescue Han In ‘Return of the Jedi’

Earlier this week, I was hanging out a local New York City neighborhood pub with a couple of friends and the bar started playing <i>Return of the Jedi</i> on one of its televisions, as this bar often does. Now, <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> is my favorite movie of all time (and, this may come as a shock, my …

Mirrors have revealed something new about manta rays – and it reflects badly on us

As a shark biologist, I enjoy nothing more than going scuba diving with sharks in the wild. However, I realise it’s an immense privilege to do this as part of my work – and that for the vast majority of people experiencing the underwater world in such a way is simply not possible.<p>Nevertheless, even …

Cognition

In Defense of Luke Skywalker

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been the most divisive Star Wars film of all time, which is saying something. After the global furor surrounding the …