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Sorting the Sunday Pile: Refs dropped ball by not ejecting Odell Beckham

Odell Beckham Jr. should've been ejected on Sunday but the refs dropped the ball.<p>Odell Beckham caught a game-tying touchdown pass on Sunday, but he …

30 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Gut for Good

Shutterstock<p>Midmorning<p><b>8. Eat oatmeal.</b> Let's assume it has been a couple of hours since breakfast. Time to eat again, as burning maximum fat requires …

NASA probe makes history at Pluto

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

Solar System

Lexus says its hoverboard really flies, but it won't soar into stores

Lexus unveiled an online ad featuring a hoverboard Wednesday, but "Back to the Future" fans won't be getting their hands on it.<p>The futuristic skateboard that seems to levitate was not invented to be sold, a spokeswoman said after Lexus released a video demonstrating a prototype at a Barcelona …

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos, a tissue box and tins of Altoids Curiously Strong Peppermints. The office is in a quiet business …

Space

Guy Makes a 365-Day Proposal Video by Popping the Question Every Day for a Year

Here’s a 365-day project that took a tremendous amount of planning and dedication. On January 8, 2014, Dean Smith decided that he wanted to ask his …

Music Videos

Leonard Nimoy's final tweet is beautiful, and it broke my heart

My dad was — and is — a huge <i>Star Trek</i> nerd, and when I was a kid he'd excitedly show me episodes of the original series in syndication. It was a show that he watched in college, he'd say, explaining why Kirk was Kirk, Bones was Bones, and most importantly, why Leonard Nimoy's Spock was Spock. One …

20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

Apple tells us that it’s launching a new global advertising campaign called “Shot on iPhone 6.” Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 …

iPhone

Photo of Weasel Riding on a Woodpecker Spawns Hilarious Photoshop Meme

Chances are, you might've already seen this incredible photograph by Martin LeMay. It's the unforgettable sight of a weasel clinging to the back of a woodpecker in midair. LeMay and his wife encountered the two creatures while walking in a park in London. Although the weasel was trying to attack …

Two More Hospitals Report 'Superbugs' on Endoscopes

Two more hospitals—one in California and one in Connecticut—reported they’d found drug-resistant “superbugs” on a hard-to-clean type of medical equipment that’s under federal scrutiny.<p>The devices, called duodenoscopes, have been modified in a way that allows germs to stick to them, the Food and …

Public Health

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children's Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.<p>It's a photo of a weasel trying to kill a woodpecker.<p>Le-May, a hobby photographer, was taking a walk with his wife through the Hornchurch Country Park in East London in the hopes of her seeing a green woodpecker for the …

Homer Simpson almost discovered the Higgs boson before any scientist

Some may refer to <i>The Simpsons</i> as "genius" but nobody expected this.<p>A new book titled <i>The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets</i> claims that …