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Trump biographer reveals Trump has been lying his whole life: ‘He was named the ladies man at a school that had no women’

A biographer of Donald Trump said the president deserves credit for the “audacity” of the lies that he has been telling his entire life during a …

Donald Trump

Trump Attorney: Cohen Will Snitch Because ‘Prison Has a Racial Overtone’

Donald Trump has a well-earned reputation for flagrantly disregarding his attorneys’ advice, and then refusing to pay them for services rendered; …

Donald Trump

A new allegation says Trump lied about his wealth. Here's what we do know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before he was President, Donald Trump deceived a Forbes reporter about his personal wealth in the 1980s in order to make it onto the magazine's Forbes 400 list, according to a new allegation by the reporter.<p>What the reporter, Jonathan Greenberg, detailed on CNN's "New Day" Friday bears …

Donald Trump

The World's Best Athletes Smoke Weed. Here's Proof. What Now?

<b>Cannabis culture in sports</b> has an old-school stigma. You'll hear vague talk of scientific research here, news of a failed drug test or arrest there. But, to be blunt, real talk is hard to come by.<p>So here's a reality check: Professional athletes smoke weed. Indeed, the overwhelming majority of them …

Cannabis

Cord-cutting is hitting the cable companies where it hurts most: Money

As it’s been extensively documented for the last year, cord-cutting streaming services are coming for the cable companies. Pay TV subscriptions are …

Televisions

Learn the Science That Makes Camera Sensors Work

It's easy to take for granted the fact that our camera sensors somehow translate light into digital data that is eventually reconstructed as a …

Solar Panels

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in …

Geology

Inside Israel’s Secret Raid on Syria’s Nuclear Reactor

Now the story can be told: The Mossad got lucky. In Iran and North Korea, the Americans might not.<p>Even if President Donald Trump is able to reach an agreement with Kim Jong Un, with North Korea promising to freeze or even dismantle its nuclear program, there will always be uncertainty about …

Middle East

Yes, This Is Going to Be Worse Than Watergate

In 1973, there were still some independent-minded lawmakers in the Grand Old Party. Today, not so much.<p>Something changed last weekend, did it not?<p>The …

Donald Trump

Scientists figured out how to keep lighting from hitting planes by charging them ahead of time

An unexpected bolt of lightning can easily startle you if it strikes the ground nearby, and high-flying planes aren’t immune to the issue either. …

Vision-improving nanoparticle eyedrops could end the need for glasses

High-tech eyeglasses can give blind people the ability to see, but could the development of eyesight-improving eyedrops help eliminate the need for …

University of Washington

Cord-Cutters Are Ditching Cable TV For Streaming Faster Than Ever Before

The pay TV industry is in the midst of a huge change. Half a million pay TV customers cancelled their contracts in the last three months of 2017 …

We asked a military analyst how the F-22, Su-57, and J-20 stealth planes match up

There have been a few developments in the stealth world in the past month, with Russia deploying its Su-57 to Syria and China announcing its J-20 is combat ready.<p>With more countries now fielding and trying to market stealth jets, Business Insider spoke to Michael Kofman, a senior research scientist …

Aviation

Trump Hides Under Desk After Diet Coke Can Opens Loudly

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a moment of high drama at the White House on Tuesday morning, Donald J. Trump dove under his desk after a can of Diet Coke opened with an unexpectedly loud sound.<p>Moments earlier, Trump had pressed a button on his desk, summoning Vice-President Mike Pence to the …

Ice Dancing Short Program at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics

United Press International is a leading provider of news, photos and information to millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its …

Gas Station Toilet Makes You Feel Like a King While You’re Using It

Let’s be honest, finding clean and decent-smelling gas station toilets is hard enough, but one that makes you feel like royalty? Normally, I would …

Local news station goes viral for racist ‘P.F. Chang’ Winter Olympics mistake

Broadcasting mistakes happen, as embarrassing as they can be. But one ABC affiliate station in Chicago is going viral for using a card during a …

These Are the Dirtiest Places in Your Hotel Room

You may want to pack some disinfectant wipes the next time you travel.<p>When you stay in a hotel room, you usually expect that staff have cleaned it …

Scientists Have No Idea Why This Enriched Uranium Particle Was Floating Above Alaska

On August 3, 2016, seven kilometers above Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, a research plane captured something mysterious: an atmospheric aerosol particle …

Nuclear Energy

17 WTF Items From Donald Trump's Budget

He gave the rich a tax cut – and now the president's budget takes aim at the poor<p>Donald Trump has unveiled his budget for next year – a document no …

Mitch McConnell

‘Time traveller’ who claims Donald Trump will be re-elected ‘passes’ lie detector test

If this doesn’t prove time travel is real then nothing will.<p>An anonymous man who says he’s from the future has apparently passed a lie detector …

Desperate scientists created a Match.com profile for a frog who may be the last of his species

There’s a chance a frog who lives in a tank in a Bolivian museum is the last of his species. But he reportedly hasn’t given up hope, if one can ascribe hope to a frog. The male Sehuencas water frog continues to make mating calls from within his confinement at Bolivia’s Cochabamba Natural History …

Reduced energy from the sun might occur by mid-century—now, scientists know by how much

The sun might emit less radiation by mid-century, giving planet Earth a chance to warm a bit more slowly but not halt the trend of human-induced …

Climate Change

Military Refuses to Participate in Trump’s Parade, Citing Bone Spurs

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The Pentagon has turned down Donald J. Trump’s request for a grand military parade in Washington, D.C., citing a sudden outbreak of bone spurs that would prevent men and women in uniform from participating.<p>Harland Dorrinson, a Pentagon spokesman, said that, within …

A former ATF weapons expert explains why the government can't stop Elon Musk's flamethrower

Ever since billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled his slick new commercial flamethrower for the low, low price of $500, Americans have been scrambling to stake their claim to the incendiary gadget.<p>By Feb. 1, Musk's Boring Company announced it had sold a whopping 20,000 flamethrowers. "When the …

Guns

Mazda Says Its Next-Generation Gasoline Engine Will Run Cleaner Than an Electric Car

Mazda hopes to achieve 56 percent thermal efficiency with the Skyactiv-3 gasoline engine. That would make it the most efficient internal-combustion car engine in history.<p>Mazda is staking much of its future on the continued existence of the internal-combustion engine, with clever tech like …

Man Dies in MRI Accident: How Does This Happen?

A man in India has reportedly died after being yanked toward a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine, according to news reports.<p>The man, Rajesh …

Two-legged cow walks upright like a human

<b>A bizarre video of a baby cow staggering around upright with no front legs has emerged online.</b><p>The clip, thought to have been filmed in Indonesia, …

Saddam Hussein wrote a romantic novel and you can buy it on Amazon

<b>Saddam Hussein wrote a romantic novel and you can buy it on Amazon ahead of Valentine’s Day.</b><p>If you’re at a bit of a loss over what you should get …

Middle East

French parliament gives citizens the 'right to make mistakes'

Law allows for an error when dealing with government but it must be made in good faith<p>The French government has officially acknowledged that to err is human for citizens when dealing with officials and bureaucracy.<p>Legislation passed with a show of hands in the Assemblée Nationale in Paris allows …

French Government