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Connecticut's Fruit Prospects Looking Peachy This Year

Attention all Connecticut peach lovers: Your long, tasteless wait for your favorite local fruit is about to end.<p>At this time last year, Connecticut …

Hunter dies after shot elephant falls on him : nottheonion

Mazzy Star Drummer Keith Mitchell Dead

"Very talented and amazing drummer that we have had the privilege to work with for many years," Hope Sandoval and David Roback say of longtime …

Music

5 astonishing vocal tracks that prove Chris Cornell had the greatest voice of his generation

Singer Chris Cornell, who died this Wednesday, was blessed with an astonishing four-octave vocal range. The power of the Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman's voice was no secret among his fans, but it still comes as a shock to hear it without its usual hard-rock accompaniment. In these five …

Chris Cornell

Temple of The Dog - Say Hello to Heaven (Lyrics) HD

Amazing pictures of Chris Cornell's final concert will break your heart

Chris Cornell was one of the most charismatic, powerful singers of his generation, the one that architected the '90s grunge movement from …

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden frontman, dies aged 52

Chris Cornell, the lead singer of American hard rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died aged 52. The medical examiner confirmed Cornell’s death was suicide.<p>Chris Cornell: a rock star who kicked down the boundaries of sound<p>Read more<p>Brian Bumbery, Cornell’s representative, called the singer’s …

Rock Music

Newly discovered Homo naledi lived alongside our early ancestors

Dating the fossils accurately proved to be quite a challenge for scientists as traditional carbon dating techniques result in destruction of the …

Humanity

Kremlin critic Navalny has eye surgery after attack

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is recovering after surgery at a Spanish clinic following an attack that left him mostly blind in one eye.<p>The opposition activist was first sprayed with a green liquid by an unknown assailant in Siberia in March.<p>The antiseptic stains but is not harmful.<p>But in a second …

President Trump fires FBI Director Comey

President Trump fired FBI Director James B. Comey on Tuesday, at the recommendation of senior Justice Department officials who said he had treated Hillary Clinton unfairly and in doing so damaged the credibility of the FBI and the Justice Department.<p>The startling development comes as Comey was …

Donald Trump

Old mice get brains of two-month-olds thanks to cannabis

It turns out the fountain of youth might spurt smoke instead of a magical liquid. Well, that's not entirely true, but researchers did just discover …

Video Game About Pot Farming Is Fun Even If You Aren't Stoned

In <i>Bud Farm: Grass Roots</i>, you’re farming bud in a fairly optimistic future where potheads have formed their own nation. While the game appears to be …

George R. R. Martin Doesn't Need to Finish Writing the Game of Thrones Books

In the beginning, George R. R. Martin created <i>A Game of Thrones</i>—words printed on paper and bound into books sold in shops around the world, to be read …

Butler University Responds to Backlash Over Its President Trump 'Resistance' Class

Butler University, a private school in Indianapolis, has responded to criticism of a “Trumpism & U.S. Democracy” course that was offered to students …

Donald Trump

Eleven-Year-Old Gets Used Copy Of GTA V, Finds Bag Of Meth [Update]

According to Havana, Florida mom Kayla McAllister, her 11-year-old son was flipping through the manual of a used game purchased from GameStop on …

18 Penn State Students Charged in Fraternity Death

WASHINGTON — Eighteen students at Penn State University were charged Friday in the death of a 19-year-old sophomore who became drunk and fell repeatedly during a fraternity “pledge night” in February. Authorities said the student was left overnight, unconscious and obviously injured, by fraternity …

Crime

FDA approves first new drug for ALS treatment in 22 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first new drug for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, in more than two decades.<p>The FDA announced Friday that Radicava, also known as edaravone, has been approved for use in the United States. The only other drug …

Medical Research

Fit to swear: Study finds cursing helps build muscle

A new study from psychologists in the U.K. found that swearing can actually boost muscle strength and stamina. As part of the study, participants were asked to pedal as hard as they could on a stationary bike. In one test, they were asked to say their favorite curse word and then refraining in …

The EPA just buried its climate change website for kids

The Environmental Protection Agency has sidelined a website aimed at teaching schoolchildren about climate change, a public watchdog group has determined, as part of the agency’s efforts to align online content with the new administration’s values.<p>When the EPA announced on April 28 that its site …

Obama Administration

Marvel Movies: What's After Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

<i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> introduced audiences to a new crew of intergalactic heroes and a surly supervillain named Thanos. The sequel, out May 5, …

Game of Thrones Is Going to Extreme Lengths to Keep Us From Finding Out What Happens Next

Though plot points might already be out there.<p>G<i>ame of Thrones</i> spoilers spread like, well, wildfire every year, especially right before each season starts. But HBO does everything it possibly can to keep the plot points locked down—including both high-tech and low-tech solutions. (Here's betting …

TV Series

White House: Trump travels to his New Jersey golf club to ‘save the taxpayer money’

President Trump is working a long weekend from his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., a trip that the White House claims saves taxpayers money, though it is estimated to cost the government and local authorities hundreds of thousands of dollars.<p>Trump touted his visit to the golf club on Twitter on …

Donald Trump

The 7 Top-Selling Video Game Franchises in History

Here are the biggest hits the video game industry has produced over the last 30 years.<p>The video game industry is one of the largest forms of …

Gaming Industry

Guy Finds StarCraft Source Code And Returns It To Blizzard, Gets Free Trip To BlizzCon

Last month, Reddit user Khemist49 made a truly unlikely find: a gold master source code disc of the original <i>StarCraft</i>. From 1998. At first, he didn’t …

Valve has no more 'Half-Life' writers left

Marc Laidlaw's departure from Valve last year was a shock. The author was responsible for single-handedly writing both <i>Half-Life</i> and <i>Half-Life 2,</i> and worked as the story lead on the latter's two episodic sequels. Chet Faliszek and Erik Wolpaw, co-writers on <i>Half-Life 2: Episode One</i> and <i>Episode Two</i>, …

'Gray death' is the latest, 'scariest' opioid drug threat

It's new, dangerous and people say the highly addictive drug trending can kill its users in one dose.<p>People are calling it the "Gray death."<p>The drug earned its nickname due to its color and concrete-like appearance, with the consistency of the substance varying from hard, chunky pieces to a fine …

They met online, had sex, and then he stole her gaming collection, deputies said

<i>[The original article said a woman would have sex for $25 worth of McNuggets, but she was willing to hit for $25 AND McNuggets, which is less surreal</i> …

Intel tells Core i7-7700K owners to stop overclocking to avoid high temps

Some owners of Intel's Core i7-7700 and 7700K processors have been complaining for the past three months of unusual temperature increases. According …

The crazy new game that pits 100 people against each other on a deserted island will come to consoles

A bizarre and brilliant new video game is exploding in popularity right now. The game isn't even fully complete — it's available in "early access" on Steam, for $30 — but <b>it's already grossed over $60 million</b>.<p>It's called "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds," and, on the surface, it looks like a …