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late night<p>WATCH: Seth Meyers Gets Honest Answers Out of Sarah Sanders in Perfect Mock Briefing<p>Seth Meyers Mocks Trump For His Gun Control Meeting: …

Nate Silver: Two-Thirds of America’s Columnists Are ‘Worthless’

<b>Nate Silver</b>, the statistical analyst who revolutionized the political and sports forecasting worlds with his data-driven approach, recently spoke …

US Veteran Travels To North Korea After 60 Years To Keep Promise To Fallen Friend

A chopper hovered nearby. Lt. j.g. Thomas Hudner could save himself, but not his friend. With the light fading, the threat of enemy fire all around him and Brown losing consciousness, the white son of a New England grocery-store magnate made a promise to the black son of a sharecropper:<p>"We'll come …

North Korea

Bitcoin will prosper — until governments or banks decide to crush it overnight

Every currency created since the advent of money 2,700 years ago has fit nicely into one of two classifications: Either it was a <i>representative</i> money …

DARPA has a new 6-foot-tall, Terminator-esque robot. Be afraid. Be very afraid. http://trib.al/CfqMYFx

Hubble finds a blue planet outside of our solar system http://bit.ly/18ba7W9

The Broker Who Saved America

But it is very unlikely that you know the name Haym Solomon. This is unfortunate, because he's the guy who arranged financing to keep the Continental Army alive during its darkest days, finding the money to keep the revolution going when many were ready to throw in the towel. He was also …

Robert Morris

US Special Ops Have Become Much, Much Scarier Since 9/11

The full scale of the shadow war is just coming out now, as detailed in "Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield" by investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Scahill.<p>(There is also a corresponding documentary.)<p>Directed by Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary …

Jay-Z Mocks Miley Cyrus' Twerking On New Single

For those unfamiliar with the the dance moves, Urban Dictionary describes "twerking" as:<p>"The act of moving/ shaking ones a--/buns/bottom/buttocks/bum-bum in a circular, up-and-down, and side-to-side motion. Basically a slutty dance. derived from strip clubs."<p>And 20-year-old Cyrus is actually pretty …

Miley Cyrus

You Will Not Believe That This Video Of A Rocket Firing Into Air And Then Softly Landing At Its Launchpad Is Real

SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted the following earlier today:<p>Vertical landing for a rocket? In tough wind, even? Elon Musk, that's crazy!<p>Watch this video of the SpaceX Grasshopper that left us with our jaws on the floor:

SpaceX

25 Adorable Photos Of Troops Playing With Puppies In Iraq And Afghanistan

And in Iraq and Afghanistan, where the deployments have been long and arduous, having some animal companionship can offer much needed stress relief.

Hispanic Outreach Director Explains Why He Said ‘Adios’ to the GOP

Conservatives should consider this a warning sign. The Republican National Committee’s former Hispanic outreach director for Florida has left the GOP …

Howard Kurtz And CNN Panel Shred David Gregory Over Greenwald Interview: ‘Outright Unfairness’

On last week’s <i>Meet the Press</i>, <b>David Gregory</b> asked <i>Guardian</i> journalist <b>Glenn Greenwald</b> if he should be charged for “aiding and abetting” <b>Edward Snowden</b>. …

Ed Schultz Torches GOP For Anger Over Gay Marriage: Who Would Align Themselves With These People?

MSNBC’s <b>Ed Schultz</b> took the Republican party to task today for its hyperbolic and increasingly apocalyptic warnings about what the Supreme Court’s …

Even Mitt Romney Didn’t Want Mitt Romney To Run For President In 2012

According to a new book about the 2012 presidential election by <i>The Washington Post</i>‘s <b>Dan Balz</b>, Mitt Romney didn’t always think he was destined to be …

Newfound Hungry Galaxy Is Gobbling Up Its Surroundings

This newfound galaxy is pulling in gasses from neighboring regions, fueling star growth and driving its own rotation. This is the best evidence that researchers have to support the theory of galaxy formation.<p>They were able to see the galaxy pulling in gasses because it sits between us and a quasar …

Universe

Members Of Iceland's Parliament Propose Bill To Offer Edward Snowden Citizenship

According the the Icelandic news service RUV, MPs representing Brighter Future, Piran (Pirate Party) and the Green Party backed the measure, which was first raised by former Minister of the Interior Ögmundur Jónasson.<p>The website 21st Century Wire reported that the bill could be delayed by fisheries …

Green Party

Why People Think Inflation Has Soared, And That The Cost Of Bread Is Spiraling Higher

There was an incident recently where conservative commenter Erick Erickson said there was a bunch of inflation, only to get smacked down by Paul Krugman, who rebutted him with actual facts.<p>So why do people insist that there's so much inflation?<p>Probably because they have no idea what it is.<p>Scott …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

Jason Derulo Too Polite To Wake Kanye West And Ask For Collaboration During Flight

25 June 2013, 12:02<p>The 'Watcha Say' singer reveals how he was left frustrated at not asking the rapper for his help.<p>Jason Derulo has revealed that he …

How Manchester United Exploit Their Global Brand Like Nobody Else

The epicentre of where Manchester United plot how to exploit their brand is not at Old Trafford, where the team performs most weeks during the season, but over 200 miles away in an office in London.<p>It is here on a side street in one of the capital city’s most exclusive areas of Mayfair that United …

Best Buy Has to Answer to Amy Poehler In Its Super Bowl Spot

Created by Crispin Porter + Bogusky, the fast-paced new ad finds the indefatigable comedy star hammering a stoic store employee with a barrage of …

Innovation

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. Blue Lake, in New Zealand's South Island, clocks in at 76 metres. Here are the first-ever …

Rand Paul To Snowden: Don’t ‘Cozy Up’ To Russia, China, ‘History’ Will Judge Him ‘Advocate Of Privacy’

As NSA leaker <b>Edward Snowden</b> moved mysteriously on Sunday morning between Moscow and who knows where, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul defended his actions, …

Shinji Kagawa Will Be a Crucial Player for United This Season

Last summer Bleacher Report, and several other sporting news outlets (the <i>Daily Mail,</i> for one), were inundated with all sorts of stories about the potential arrival of Japan and Borussia Dortmund midfielder, Shinji Kagawa.<p>Eventually the then 23-year-old would end up putting pen to paper and moving …

FIFA Rethinks 3D Technology

During the last World Cup, in 2010, FIFA televised 25 of the 64 matches in 3D on ESPN 3D. However, times have changed in just over three years. ESPN …

United Reportedly Near to Signing Thiago Alcantara for £17 Million

It seems somewhat ludicrous that a man who so recently took the European Under-21's Championship by storm would be so easily let go by mother club Barcelona this summer, for what is effectively peanuts in the modern game.<p>However, <i>The Telegraph</i> reports that Manchester United are approaching a …

Complete Scouting Guide to Manchester United Target Thiago Alcantara

David Moyes has already completed his first signing as Manchester United manager with the capture of Uruguayan defender Guillermo Varela, but the new boss is far from finished in the transfer market as he looks to make the team his own.<p>One of the biggest rumours surrounding incoming moves to Old …

Manchester United: Rooney or Ronaldo as the Moyes' Revolution Begins?

With David Moyes returning from holiday on Monday 24 June, he has big decisions to make about Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo and Thiago Alcantara.<p>But these are just a few of the issues that are sitting in his in-tray when he starts work a week before he needs to.<p>Being the man he is, not only will …