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The Most Hilarious Food Product Reviews on Amazon

HARIBO GUMMI CANDY GOLD-BEARS<p>“The animal noises broadcasting from my pelvis were an ominous warning of the violent acts that were to follow. I …

Product Reviews

About 10 police officers per year are killed in ambushes, but five already in 2016

Statistics show that since 2000, there have been about 9.5 ambush killings of law enforcement officers per year nationwide, and that the number has been declining in recent years, to about six per year. But this year is off to a horrible start. There have already been five ambush killings in 2016, …

Law Enforcement

Ford is building the safest police car in history

According to the automaker, this makes the Interceptor the first police car in the US to offer protection from armor-piercing .30-caliber rifle rounds that conforms to the federal government's Type IV standard.<p>The armor panels comprise two layers.<p>The outward-facing layer is made of ballistic-grade …

This Crazy Contraption Makes Beautiful Music Using Marbles

Sadly, the machine is too big to take on the road.<p>You've heard of people losing their marbles. Martin Molin is using his -- 2,000 to be exact.<p>The Sweden-based musician has spent the last 14 months working on a musical instrument that uses marbles to play both melody and rhythm.<p>Molin officially …

Scott Kelly Is Now Two Inches Taller Than When He Left Earth

This could cause some twin envy.<p>Scott Kelly has made a triumphant and safe return from space, and now the science of how a year of microgravity affected his body can begin. There are bound to be some interesting discoveries as he's compared to his Earthbound twin Mark, but the first one is easy to …

24 photos that show the synchronized chaos of America's aircraft-carrier flight decks

During flight operations, an aircraft carrier's deck is an extremely dangerous place with expensive fighter jets and helicopters landing and taking off on a short runway. However, sailors and airmen mitigate risks by fine tuning the chaos with coordination and precision.<p>Here are 24 pictures to …

Republican debate: Marco Rubio finds his fire

<b>Houston (CNN) —</b> Marco Rubio was on fire Thursday night.<p>For months, the Florida senator resisted taking on Republican front-runner and expert attack dog Donald Trump, much to the chagrin of the GOP establishment. That reluctance evaporated during the final GOP presidential debate before Super …

Government

24 Hilarious Schmidt Quotes That Will Never Get Old

Youths, amirite?

Morgan Freeman

Alabama Shakes: The powerhouse band that just swept the rock categories at the Grammys

For a band that only a few years ago was pounding out Southern rock for hometown Alabama crowds, the Alabama Shakes stirred up a ruckus at the Grammys.<p>The band, co-founded by Brittany Howard, was nominated for the prestigious album of the year award for its captivating 2015 album "Sound and Color." …

David Bowie

Watch the world's fastest gun effortlessly fire 1 million rounds per minute

The highest rate of fire for a machine gun in service is the M134 Minigun. The weapon was designed in the late 1960s for helicopters and armored vehicles. It fires 7.62 mm caliber rounds at a blistering rate of 6,000 rounds per minute, or 100 rounds per second — about ten times that of an ordinary …

World Records

Space shuttle piggyback 747 unveiled | CNN Travel

(CNN) — It may sound impossible to some, but once upon a time, airplanes regularly took off and landed with 83-ton spaceships on their backs.<p>Someone has wisely decided to put one in a museum.<p>On Saturday, Space Center Houston in Texas unveils an exhibit featuring one of two powerful Boeing 747s that …

Space Exploration

White Christians need to act more Christian than white

Tamir Rice. Sandra Bland. Laquan McDonald. Freddie Gray. These young black Americans, and many other men and women whose names never made national headlines, were recent victims of state violence. But they were also victims of deeper structural racial sins that go back to the founding of our …

Black Lives Matter

See How U.S Soldiers Celebrate Christmas During World War II

During World War II there is always an attempt to maintain some of the traditions from home.<p>Christmas has always been a major holiday in the United …

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

Since its invention, photography has provided a window into the events that have changed the course of our nation. Here are the images that have shocked, inspired, and moved us as a country.

World Trade Center

Father of Umpqua college shooting victim: Gunman singled out Christians

<b>Roseburg, Oregon (CNN) —</b> The man who gunned down nine people at an Oregon community college was enrolled in the class where the fatal shootings occurred, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Friday.<p>At an earlier news conference, Hanlin identified the nine dead, who range in age from 18 to 67:<p>-- …

Oregon

Republican Bush says multiculturalism wrong for US

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that multiculturalism is bad for the United States, adding that …

Government

Remembering Sept. 11 in Pictures

Fire Fighting

Surveillance Footage Captures Moment Suspect Pulled Gun From Waistband in Ferguson Shooting: Police

The St. Louis County Police Department on Tuesday released video it says shows suspect Tyrone Harris, 18, pull a firearm from his waistband in relation to Sunday night’s Ferguson shooting.<p>The surveillance footage, captured by a local business’ security camera, shows a crowd scramble after shots …

Law Enforcement

People's choice: Eleanor Roosevelt for the $10 bill

If the American people had a vote in picking a woman to put on the redesigned $10 bill, they would choose Eleanor Roosevelt, the nation’s longest-serving first lady who pushed for greater rights for women, blacks and Asians.<p>Nearly one in three registered voters chose Roosevelt, who has been called …

A CNN Founder Answers Why The Media Is Often One-Sided When It Comes To Guns

The reporting on why U.S. Army personnel stationed at recruiting centers aren’t allowed to be armed has to make anyone who knows a little about guns, and the gun issues, wonder if those news outlets are aware of what they’re not reporting? Do they understand why some Americans feel compelled to …

Journalism

Residents Rally After Christian Flag Removed from Outside Alabama Police Department

<b>GLENCOE, Ala. —</b> Believers in Glencoe, Alabama rallied on Saturday in support of the Christian flag after the city decided to remove it from outside …

Rights & Freedoms

USA Routs Japan to Win World Cup

FIFA

The tragically powerful story behind the lone German who refused to give Hitler the Nazi salute

August Landmesser, the lone German refusing to raise a stiff right arm amid Hitler's presence at a 1936 rally, had been a loyal Nazi.<p>Landmesser joined the Nazi Party in 1931 and began to work his way up the ranks of what would become the only legal political affiliation in the country.<p>After his …

New Orleans police officer shot dead while transporting suspect to jail

A veteran New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Saturday while transporting a suspect to the city jail, authorities said. The suspect escaped and was being sought by law enforcement officers.<p>The New Orleans police department said officer Daryle Holloway was shot while transporting …

New Orleans

Meaningful Gun Control Will Never Happen in the U.S.

This past week, the Internet, our editorial pages, and our talk shows have been filled with calls for gun control. That happens every time there's a terrible massacre like the one we saw in South Carolina. The talk always fades.<p>I support gun control, but these efforts are doomed and always have …

Check Out NASA's Righteous Armored Escape Van

This is how you get away from a rocket launch gone wrong<p>AsBoeing and SpaceX rev up to start flinging actual human beings into space, NASA is making sure it's ready for a worst-case scenario on the ground. Meet the MRAP, the beefy escape van that will shuttle astronauts away from the launchpad if …

NASA now has a humanoid robot working aboard the International Space Station

While we have not quite figured out interstellar travel yet, nor built any fully armed and operational off-Earth battle stations, we have gotten closer to the sci-fi trope of robots that can help out humans in space. NASA now has an award-winning robot on board the International Space Station.<p>The …

Space Exploration

Jaw-Dropping Visualization Will Give You New Respect For The Sheer Number Who Died In WWII

It's all too easy to think of anything counted in the millions as an abstraction -- even if it's World War II, and the topic at hand is the millions of lives lost.<p>That's what makes "The Fallen of World War II," a short visualization by filmmaker Neil Halloran, so impactful. The 18-minute long …

Remembrance Day