Chris Lankford

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Why 'moist' is one of the most hated words in the English language

You're about an hour and a half into the movie and, boy, are you regretting that large soda. You can hold it... but should you?<p>Peeing is pretty important. Your kidneys filter excess water and waste out of your blood and that urine needs somewhere to go: your bladder. Normally, it'll hold 1-2 cups …

Language

Are we eating at the wrong time for our body clocks?

<b>We've been warned repeatedly about the health perils of being out-of-sync with our body clocks. Are we eating in the right way for these circadian rhythms, and could changing our mealtime habits boost our health and help us lose weight?</b><p>'Breakfast like a king'<p>What did you eat this morning for …

Sleep

Scientists to grow 'mini-brains' using Neanderthal DNA

Scientists are preparing to create “miniature brains” that have been genetically engineered to contain Neanderthal DNA, in an unprecedented attempt to understand how humans differ from our closest relatives.<p>In the next few months the small blobs of tissue, known as brain organoids, will be grown …

Evolution

World Of Warcraft Player Gets Year In Prison For DDoSing Servers

In 2010, a Romanian man used denial of service attacks to overwhelm World of Warcraft’s European servers, causing them to crash. Now, eight years …

UMBC does the unthinkable, becoming the first 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The slipper had been gathering dust since the NCAA tournament field expanded to 64 teams in 1985, with No. 16 seeds a pristine …

College Sports

How UMBC pulled off its historic upset of No. 1 Virginia

Virginia just made history, and not the kind that the Cavaliers thought they were going to make. On the other hand, UMBC has covered its name in …

How Steph Curry leads like no other NBA superstar

It was exactly a year ago when teammates first noticed a change in Stephen Curry. The Golden State Warriors had just witnessed Kevin Durant suffer a …

Quentin Snider: 'A relief' to see other schools implicated in FBI probe

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- After his team's much-needed 75-68 win over Virginia Tech on Saturday afternoon, Louisville senior guard Quentin Snider conceded …

FBI lovers' latest text messages: Obama 'wants to know everything'

Newly revealed text messages between FBI paramours Peter Strzok and Lisa Page include an exchange about preparing talking points for then-FBI Director James Comey to give to President Obama, who wanted “to know everything we’re doing."<p>The message, from Page to Strzok, was among thousands of texts …

It's time to take note of Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell

SALT LAKE CITY -- Donovan Mitchell turned off his phones, crawled into bed and stared at the ceiling for what felt like forever, still in a giddy …

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Breakfast

College Students React Negatively to Trump's SOTU ... Before It Even Happens

Campus Reform's Cabot Phillips visited New York University last week to ask students what they thought about President Trump's first official State of the Union address.<p>The only problem? The speech hasn't happened yet.<p>That didn't stop students from condemning Trump's address, with some calling it …

2018 | The Next Web

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R is a programming language that's super hot right now and you can learn it with this online class

Even if you don't work with software, you've probably heard of the programming language "R" at some point. If not, now you've officially heard of the …

Matthew McConaughey's brother explains why he decided to name his children after beer

This self-made millionaire doesn’t need the help of his movie star brother to get ready for his close-up.<p>Matthew McConaughey’s big brother Mike “Rooster” McConaughey has teamed up with his longtime partner and friend Wayne “Butch” Gilliam for a new reality TV series on A&E named “Rooster & Butch,” …

40-Year-Old Vince Carter Dunks On 22-Year-Old Aaron Gordon

Vince Carter turns 41 on Friday, and he’s the oldest dude in the NBA. But that didn’t stop him from showing young Aaron Gordon how to throw it down …

Amazon Go Might Be Another Watershed for Retail

After months of tinkering, Amazon.com Inc. has finally deemed its cashier-free convenience store ready for business.<p>Amazon Go, as the outpost is …

Starbucks barista gets help from state trooper when she couldn't find childcare

Balancing work and motherhood can be a challenge, so when one North Carolina Starbucks barista found herself without childcare before her morning shift, the kindness of co-workers and customers willing to help out made her day a whole lot easier.<p>Shantaphae Blakes, who works at a Winston-Salem …

10 Insanely Popular Gadgets For 2018

The great thing about technology is it’s always introducing cool, affordable problem-solving products that make life easier. A few people try them, …

George Washington's Church Says Plaque Honoring First President Must Come Down

Leaders at the church that George Washington attended decided that a plaque honoring the first president of the United States must be removed.<p>Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia will take down a memorial marking the pew where Washington sat with his family, saying it is not acceptable to all …

Dinesh D'Souza: Colin Kaepernick's big lie

President Trump seems to have stirred up a hornet’s nest of opposition with his call for athletes who don’t respect the national anthem to be fired. Many NFL owners and players who were previously indifferent seem to have rallied to the Colin Kaepernick cause.<p>Kaepernick, of course, considers his …

Energy drinks cost new father part of his skull, wife claims

A woman is claiming that her husband's habit of "excessive energy drink consumption" caused him to suffer the brain hemorrhage that ultimately cost him part of his skull.<p>Brianna, who did not reveal her last name, wrote on Facebook that her husband Austin started consuming the energy drinks "when he …

'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson won't hold back in new TV show

Phil Robertson is getting his very own show, and he’s not going to be holding anything back.<p>The former “Duck Dynasty” star is joining the growing team at Conservative Review TV (CRTV), a $99 per year digital streaming network for a show titled “In the Woods with Phil.” Robertson became a …

Vegas shooting victim finds strength to stand when Trump enters hospital room

Despite being shot in a leg during Sunday night’s rampage in Las Vegas, Thomas Gunderson found the strength to stand Wednesday when President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited his hospital room.<p>“Hi, Thomas. How are you? No, don’t get up. Don’t get up,” Melania Trump can be heard …

Charleston restaurant gunman who killed employee shot by police, hostage rescued, mayor says

A hostage situation in a South Carolina restaurant Thursday has ended after police shot the gunman, according to officials.<p>One person was held hostage in the restaurant, Virginia's on King, and has been safely rescued from the building, the Charleston Police Department said on Twitter.<p>Police also …

Chicago bishop wants George Washington's name taken off park in black neighborhood

The pastor of a prominent Chicago church is calling on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to remove the name of President George Washington from the name of a park in a black neighborhood.<p>Bishop James Dukes, pastor of the Liberation Christian Center, says it’s no longer appropriate for statues of American …

Ohio man, 20, identified as suspect accused of driving car into Charlottesville protesters

An Ohio man is accused of driving a car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring 19 others, police said late Saturday.<p>James Alex Fields Jr., 20, was booked into the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail on one …

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington dead at 41 from apparent suicide

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has died at the age of 41, the Los Angeles County Coroner told Fox News. A spokesperson for the coroner’s office confirmed that the death is being investigated as an apparent suicide.<p>Bennington was found dead in a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in …

Fear in Texas town as razor blades are found welded onto slides in children's playgrounds

Authorities in southeast Texas have launched an investigation after city workers found razor blades embedded in playground equipment at two parks.<p>Officials in Huntsville, located about 70 miles north of Houston, found four blades on two slides at Emancipation and Boettcher Mill Road …

Senate Democrat blasts 'Obamaphone' over fraudulent findings, complete lack of oversight'

A new government audit finds more than a third of enrollees of the "Obamaphone" program may not be qualified -- among other fraudulent findings -- prompting a Senate Democrat to roundly criticize the program's "complete lack of oversight."<p>A report released Thursday by the Government Accountability …