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President Obama says "Don't Forget to Be Awesome" in a Google+ Hangout

49 Hoaxes People Actually Believed - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.12)

50 Common Misquotations

"Mental Floss has the best channel on YouTube" —Betty White<p>...is an example of a misquotation.<p>This week John Green discusses 50 others and what was …

Microsoft’s new Xbox One is an Apple killer, in the living room

Microsoft today unveiled the Xbox One, the third generation of its popular gaming console and the first significant hardware upgrade since 2005. With it, Microsoft continues a quest to be king of the living room and remains, at least in this market, a more innovative and successful company than …

Living Rooms

How To Puke In Space And Other Important Things We Learned From ISS Commander Chris Hadfield

Water, bread, eyes and vomit all do weird things in space. Chris Hadfield, who leaves his post as ISS commander today, explains.<p>Today, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield passed command of the International Space Station to cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov. Hadfield's command has been so much …

Cupp: ‘Nothing to see here’ approach isn't working for Obama administration

With scandals swirling the Obama administration, the approach of “nothing to see here” isn’t working. S.E. Cupp gives her reaction to the AP/DOJ, IRS, and Benghazi questions being fielded by the White House and why the “ask me no questions, tell me no lies” approach that the government had …

21 Facts Stupid Scientists and Atheists Cant Answer

Did Obama change stance on criminalizing investigative reporting? - Video on NBCNews.com

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United States

Who's the most obsolete superhero of them all?

The LHC Might Have Created The Smallest Drop Of Liquid Ever

A tiny drop could have big implications for our understanding of particle collisions.<p>Over the past few months, the Large Hadron Collider has been ramming protons and lead ions together in the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS), one of its particle detectors. After each collision, some of the newly …

Europeans are basically one big family - Futurity

Everyone with ancestors from the European continent are likely cousins who share the same family members from about a thousand years ago.

LTE Broadcast Technology Could Replace Streaming Video By Super Bowl 2014

Imagine being able to watch a live event like the Super Bowl or the Academy Awards on a smartphone without having to wait for the video to buffer …

Benghazi Hearing Reveals Incompetence, But No Cover-Up

WASHINGTON -- Months-long wrangling over the attacks at an American outpost in Benghazi, Libya, was given a new platform Wednesday when House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) convened a hearing for State Department "whistleblowers" to offer additional insight into what exactly …

10 Contestants for Earth's Next Superpower

<b>By Jeff Wilser</b><p>These nations have been dismissed as underdogs and weaklings. But like budding superheroes, they’ve been sitting on hidden talents. And …

To This Day

Rush Limbaugh haunted by Sandra Fluke comments

According to new reports Rush Limbaugh may be ending his radio contract over continued backlash to his controversial comments over Sandra Fluke. Rev. Sharpton discusses what Rush-free airwaves might mean for American democracy, and how Limbaugh earned his reputation.

Could you spend less than $2 per day on meals?

MSNBC’s Craig Melvin talks with Michael Trainer, U.S. director for the Global Poverty Project, about a week-long campaign challenging people to spend less than $2.00 per day on meals. Among some of the participants in the project are celebrities like Ben Affleck and Sofia Bush.

NRA convention highlights extreme conservatism

The Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman and NBC’s Kasie Hunt discuss the recent NRA convention, and the speeches given by the right wing’s darlings.

Right-wing derangement on display

As controversy erupts over zombie targets resembling President Obama that were on display at the NRA convention, Rev. Sharpton discusses the fringe groups in America and the ways in which the president seems to be vilified by so many.

Koch Brothers Bought America's Universities, Now the Billionaires Want to Buy Our Free Press...

The conservative oil tycoon billionaires, the Koch brothers, are after our free press and the newspapers that could serve as a broader platform for their conservative ideology. Newspapers provide our country with information and coverage that is essential for democracy. This is not a business …

Why Your Grocery Store Is Installing Military Cameras

Surprisingly, it's not about catching petty thieves.<p>The retail giant Kroger is using infrared cameras in 95 percent of its stores, and if all goes as planned, no one will even notice the cameras are there.<p>A system called QueVision, first established in 2010, puts cameras above store entrances and …

6 Of The Weirdest Things Science Has Recently Revealed About The Past

Ancient toothaches, smells, franken-mummies, and more!<p>Scientific studies do a pretty good job of answering questions about how the world works. But often, researchers are pursuing things we never thought of as worth pursuing. Here we salute those tireless journeymen that have looked into the depths …

6 Secret Treasures in the World's Most Famous Museums

<i>Molly Oldfield studied at Oxford before becoming a writer and researcher on the BBC television show QI. She has worked on a string of bestselling QI</i> …

Literature

Thousands of Airline Pilots Witness UFOs

WASHINGTON—Airline pilots see unidentified flying objects but very few report it because of ridicule.<p>According to the National Aviation Reporting …

Babylon's hanging garden: ancient scripts give clue to missing wonder

The whereabouts of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world – the fabled Hanging Garden of Babylon – has been one of the great mysteries from …