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Photos Of Hawk Throwing Food To Another Mid-Air

Note: Larger version HERE.

This is a composite photo created by photographer Phoo Chan of a Northern Harrier dropping a piece of food (in this case …

Food Photography

Archery Tag: Like Paintball But With Foam-Tipped Arrows

Archery Tag is a new sport sweeping the nation (no clue if this is accurate) that combines the mechanics of archery and paintball. There isn't any …

Archery

Mother Spider And All Her Babies Sitting On Power Meter

This is a shot of an electric meter at somebody's house in Australia. Apparently a wolf spider decided to raise her babies there. Ever wonder how you …

Energy

That's Pretty Big: A Visual Comparison Of A Star Wars Super Star Destroyer Ship Versus Manhattan

This is a visual comparison created by Redditor movielover278 of the largest known class of Star Destroyer compared to the size of Manhattan. For …

Star Wars

United States Map Of Unusual Google Searches By State

This is a US map showing an 'embarrassing' search term that each state has made significantly more than all the others in the last 11 years. As you …

Google

He Looks Angry: Terrifying Zombie/Werewolf Dog Muzzle

This is the Russian-design werewolf dog muzzle. It costs about $30 and you can buy one HERE. It makes your dog look insane. That is probably not a …

Muzzle

Lolo Lids: Turn Your Beer Can Into A Coffee Cup

Lolo Lids are $15 plastic lids made to fit on top of a beer can that can then be attached to the generic looking coffee cup FOR DRINKING BEER ON THE …

Drinking

Road Rage: Uber Is Offering Mad Max Car Rides In Seattle

To promote the release of the Mad Max video game today, Warner Brothers and Uber teamed up to offer rides in Mad Max style cars in and around the …

Seattle

Christie says he might 'go nuclear' at next debate in 'Tonight Show' interview

NEW YORK – Chris Christie says he's thinking of taking a more aggressive approach during the next Republican presidential primary debate.

During an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Monday night, the New Jersey governor and presidential candidate told Fallon that he's …

Conservative News

Farmers: Trump 'terrible for agriculture'

Chaos in Colorado risks key Senate seat for GOP

The 11 gushiest emails in Hillary's inbox

Farmers: Trump 'terrible for agriculture'

Emails show Hillary's political sleuthing

Walker: Only 12 states are going to pick the next president

Many say they can't harvest their crops without immigrant labor

Updated …

Agriculture

The Top 10 Emails From The Latest Clinton State Department Email Release - America Rising

Last night, the State Department released 7,000 more pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails from her time as Secretary of State. Before releasing the …

Email

Is Donald Trump more than just a political fad?

Suddenly, we’re all living in Donald Trump’s one-man reality show.

He has hogged the airwaves and reduced the other Republican presidential candidates to supporting cast members who respond to the agenda he sets and react, at the insistence of panting reporters, to the constant barrage of his verbal …

Donald Trump

Meet the 'flower boy' who prays with Jeb Bush

Merrimack, New Hampshire (CNN) — Jeb Bush has a tradition at the end of his town halls.

Whenever he notices Rod Webber in the audience, the presidential candidate saves a few minutes at the end to invite the top hat-wearing peace activist to stand with him and say a prayer.

"Flower boy, come up …

Jeb Bush

5 Skills President Obama Will Need To Survive A Day With Bear Grylls

President Obama has slow-jammed the news on late-night TV and sat down with wacky YouTube celebrities. The show he's joining this week might just make those appearances look buttoned up and boring.

On Tuesday, President Obama will shoot an episode for the NBC show Running Wild with Bear Grylls. In …

Bear Grylls

Between Iraq and a Hawk Base

The first sign that the Republican Party’s 17 presidential candidates might have trouble explaining what a conservative foreign policy should look like — beyond simply saying that it should not look like Barack Obama’s — emerged on May 10. That’s when the Fox News host Megyn Kelly asked Jeb Bush a …

Middle East

Impose the Same Gun Control on Iran that You Would on the US

It seems that we hear every week, more and more, about one senseless public shooting after another. After each incident, advocates on both side of the firearms issue come out, guns blazing, trying to frame the incident in a way that supports their views on the Second Amendment. What I find …

Middle East

Will Latino Voters Support Jeb Bush?

Republican policies may prevent him from capitalizing on his longstanding ties to the Hispanic community.

For most Republican candidates, a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border is both a performance and an education. Donning baseball caps with campaign slogans, they wish to be seen as leaders who will …

Jeb Bush

The Daily 202: Six unclassified nuggets in newly released Hillary e-mails - The Washington Post

September has arrived and, with it, comes the NFL’s regular season. The Redskins will bench quarterback Robert Griffin III and start Kirk Cousins, perhaps (finally) bringing an end to a years-long saga full of injuries and dashed hopes.

THE BIG IDEA: The State Department posted a new tranche of

Martin O'Malley

Rand Paul’s grand, inaccurate retelling of ‘federal SWAT team’ raids - The Washington Post

“Your government might have grown too large if they have 48 federal SWAT teams. The Department of Education has a SWAT team. They arrested a man and handcuffed him for six hours for nonpayment of student debt. Unfortunately, it wasn’t his student debt. Turns out it was his girlfriend’s student

Rand Paul

Comedian, Roger Stone pair up for Donald Trump music video

Washington (CNN)Donald Trump has been inspiring comedians since before he launched his presidential bid, but now one comic has put the larger-than-life campaign to music.

Comedian and two-time Miami Beach mayoral candidate Steve Berke croons that Trump is "in your head" in his in his latest parody …

Donald Trump

Poll: Nearly Half Of Trump's Supporters In Iowa Think Obama Is Foreign Born

Nearly half of Iowans supporting real estate mogul Donald Trump's presidential campaign don't believe President Barack Obama was born in the United …

Barack Obama

Walker builds his political brand with Wisconsin products

Madison— At the Iowa State Fair last month, presidential candidate Scott Walker greeted attendees with one of the state's classic pork chops in one …

Wisconsin

Jeb Bush Video Takes Aim at Donald Trump’s ‘Manhattan’ Mind-Set

Former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida is pulling no punches with Donald J. Trump, assailing him in a new online advertisement as a fake conservative.

Titled “The Real Donald Trump,” the ad uses Mr. Trump’s words against him, pulling footage of the billionaire developer saying he identifies as a Democrat, …

Donald Trump

Scott Walker: 12 states will elect next president

Washington (CNN) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he only needs to win 12 states to become the next president.

"The nation as a whole is not going to elect the next president, 12 states are," Walker said in an interview with CNBC's John Harwood that was conducted in August but released on Tuesday. …

Scott Walker

Outrage of the Month: Initial Ruling in Industry Lawsuit Threatens FDA's Regulation of Drugs

Read more in Public Citizen's September Health Letter

In my June column , I expressed alarm about a lawsuit filed in May by Amarin Pharma against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In its lawsuit, Amarin argues that the agency's regulations violate the company's First Amendment right to free …

Administrative Law

Americans Already Know How to Fix This Economy

It sometimes feels like the economic odds are insurmountable for the average American family. The recovery doesn't seem to be coming fast enough. The wealthiest few are getting richer while most Americans' wages are actually declining. How do we move forward? Rebuilding the middle class is a pretty …

Economics

ISIS Shows Off Its American-Made M16 Rifles

ISIS appears to be making use of U.S.-made weapons in Iraq.

A video released by ISIS' media arm in northern Iraq purportedly shows more than a dozen of the terror group's fighters undergoing weapons training — on American M16 rifles, according to Flashpoint Intelligence.

"It is noteworthy that the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

U.S. court denies $2 million legal fees to conservatives in voting rights case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday denied $2 million in legal fees sought from the federal government by conservative lawyers who persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court in 2013 to strike down a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District …

Civil Rights

Walker, in office since 25, denies he's a career politician

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker denies he's a career politician — even though he's been in elected office since he was 25 years old.

The 47-year-old Republican presidential candidate says in an interview with CNBC that he believes a career politician is "somebody who's been in …

Donald Trump

No One "Invites" Harassment or Assault

A 17-year-old girl was walking home from work around 6:20 p.m. in Albury, Australia, when three man allegedly followed her, dragged her into the bushes, and sexually assaulted her at knife point. As horrific as the attack was, the mayor made it worse. While he condemned the men, he also said, "I …

Style (Australia)