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Simpsons star Hank Azaria says he's willing to 'step aside' from Apu in wake of controversy

Hank Azaria is speaking out about the Apu controversy — and he’s even willing to lose his voice over it.<p>One of the many characters that <i>The</i> <i>Simpsons</i> …

Comedy

What ‘Lord Of The Flies’ Teaches About Letting Kids Push Gun Control

“I’m not learning my subjects — I’m learning how to literally survive,” said Marusya Airumian, a 14-year-old eighth grader at Takoma Park Middle …

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Coisas de Terê

The Revolutionary Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is About To Set Sail

Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.<p>On a Wednesday afternoon in a sprawling lot on a former naval air station in Alameda, California, …

Pollution

Python trackers find record breeding group in Florida

The roaming sentinel, a male python named Argo, with a surgically implanted tracking device, needed just three days to lead researchers to the largest trove of pythons found yet in Collier County.<p>It was a landmark discovery of the recently completed breeding season, just before Valentine’s Day. …

Zoology

Seasoning your cast iron pan isn’t enough

You season and reseason for a reason.<p>Cast iron is strange mixture of incredibly durable and unusually delicate—especially for a cooking implement. The metal is physically sturdy, but also highly reactive, which means even a droplet of water sitting in your cast iron pan can leave a rust spot. To …

Particles

WALSH: The Laura Ingraham Situation Proves Why You Should Never Apologize To The Outraged Mob

Laura Ingraham is taking a "vacation" amid the advertiser boycott and the overblown outrage stemming from a dumb and innocuous tweet about David …

Laura Ingraham

Water Behaves Differently From All Other Liquids, And We Finally Know Why

The Universe is so amazing.<p>You might not think about it much, but water is super weird. It doesn't behave like any other liquid. Now, by thinking …

Atoms

Yes, They Are Coming for Your Guns

Opinion<p>Posted: Apr 01, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>The anti-gun …

Guns

Dianne Feinstein and Politicians Like Her Seem to be Forgetting That Our Rights Aren’t Hers to Approve

As backward as I think it is, I can understand on a base level why leftist politicians want to restrict rights here and there. Presenting reasoned …

Guns

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Stem Cells

If the Second Amendment falls, our entire Bill of Rights falls

The startling new proposal by 97-year-old former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to our Constitution’s Bill of Rights is unwise, dangerous and totally unrealistic. For 227 years, the amendment has guaranteed that “the right of the …

Rights & Freedoms

F-35s in Japan are still losing dogfights to F-15s sometimes — here's why

The most expensive weapons system in history, the US's F-35 Lightning II, is still sometimes losing to the 1970s F-15 in dogfights during training scenarios in Japan.<p>US Air Force F-15 pilot Capt. Brock McGehee, when asked by Defense News if the F-35s at Kadena Air Force base in Japan still …

Aviation

LeBron James Throws Support Behind Gun Control March — Then Videos Emerge From His Past

NBA legend LeBron James has been outspokenly against President Donald Trump and, most recently, has thrown his support behind the March for Our Lives …

Gun Control

US-Made Missile Defenses Spectacularly Failed in Saudi Arabia

"It's nothing but an unbroken trail of disasters with this weapon system."<p>At least five American-made Patriot missiles apparently missed, malfunctioned, or otherwise failed when Saudi forces tried to intercept a barrage of rockets targeting Riyadh on March 25.<p>That's bad news for the US military and …

Military

Air Force 'rods from god' kinetic weapon hit with nuclear weapon force

Instead of hundreds of small projectiles from a few thousand feet, Thor used a large projectile from a few thousand miles above the Earth. The "rods from god" idea was a bundle of telephone-pole-size (20 feet long, 1 foot in diameter) tungsten rods, dropped from orbit, reaching a speed of up to 10 …

Military

Man pleads guilty to 'sextortion' -- blackmailing women to provide lewd photos

A 22-year-old New York man pleaded guilty last week to threatening more than 30 women with posting "revenge porn" photos, prosecutors said.<p>Joseph Iorio, 21, of Holtsville, a New York City suburb, was arrested last July on charges relating to an alleged “sextortion” scheme, the New York Post …

Crime

WATCH: Rapper Killer Mike Explains Why He Wouldn't Let His Kids Walk Out For Gun Control

In a recent interview with Colion Noir for NRATV, rapper Killer Mike said he told his kids before National Walkout Day, "If you walk out that school, …

Gun Control

Tucker: 'March for Our Lives' Backed By the Wealthy, Demands 'You Be Punished for Crimes Others Committed'

<b>NY Archbishop Timothy Dolan Says Dem Party Is 'Abandoning Catholics'</b><p><b>Watters Slams Spending Bill: 'Mexico's Not Going to Pay for the Wall & Neither Are We'</b><p>Tucker Carlson said the "March for Our Lives" taking place across the nation Saturday is backed by wealthy figures and is calling for things that …

Guns

Iran harassed and humiliated the US Navy under Obama — here's why it stopped under Trump

Iran's navy made a point of harassing and humiliating the US Navy in 2016 after then-President Barack Obama had sealed the Iran deal, but since August 2017, the US Navy says things have changed.<p>"It seems like they've absolutely made a conscious decision to give us more space," Navy Cmdr. William …

Military

Woman arrested after allegedly attacking husband for forgetting anniversary

Married couples everywhere now will be marking their calendars after a Florida woman was arrested for reportedly attacking her husband for forgetting their wedding anniversary, police say.<p>Carol Stone, 35, was arrested on Wednesday by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office after allegedly “smacking the victim …

Crime

At hearing, sides describe Marine's stabbing death as 'accident' and 'obstruction of justice'

The legal defense team for a U.S. Marine accused in a fatal stabbing at Camp Pendleton in California argued Thursday that the death was a tragic accident that occurred while the two friends were playing with a knife.<p>The prosecution countered that the defendant went off to hide the bloody knife …

Crime

California Police Shoot and Kill Unarmed Black Man in His Own Backyard

Police in Sacramento, Calif., shot and killed an unarmed black man in his own backyard Sunday night after mistaking his cellphone for a weapon.<p>In …

Law Enforcement

Scientists still don’t understand how freedivers can survive such crushing depths

They hang between life and death in a delicate balance.<p>Free divers swim to extreme depths underwater (the current record is 214m, more than 700 feet) without any breathing apparatus. Champions can hold their breath for extraordinary amounts of time—the record for women is nine minutes, and men …

McDonald's employee yelled at by customer over 'miscommunication' in viral video

A video showing a customer yelling at McDonald’s employees while buying ice cream has gone viral, amassing over 1.1 million views and 15,000 shares.<p>In the minute and a half long video, a man is seen standing at the cash register and shouting at two McDonald’s employees at the Hougang Mall outlet in …

McDonald's

Will Smith narrates ‘One Strange Rock,’ but astronauts are the real stars

“The strangest place in the whole universe might just be right here.” So says actor Will Smith, narrating the opening moments of a new documentary …

Rory McIlroy suggests limiting alcohol, possibly ending liquor sales at golf events

To curtail the heckling, McIlroy thinks tournaments should discuss limiting alcohol<p>Rory McIlroy is 10 under through three rounds of the 2018 Arnold …

Golf

Navy’s new attack submarine named Colorado joins the fleet

GROTON, Conn. — The U.S. Navy’s newest attack submarine, the USS Colorado, joined the fleet Saturday in a ceremony at Connecticut’s Naval Submarine …

ProPublica’s massive screw-up catches many outlets; and other media humiliations

Toss a pebble in a pond and you get ripples. Toss an inaccurate story into today’s news environment and you cause a tidal wave of inaccurate news. That’s exactly what left-wing ProPublica did last year in a story about CIA torture. The result of that screw-up has swamped numerous major news outlets.<p>…

Donald Trump