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Video showing alleged ‘animal abuse’ on set of ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ sparks PETA-led boycott

The trailer for “A Dog’s Purpose,” the new children’s dramedy from Swedish director Lasse Hallstrom (“Chocolat,” “The Cider House Rules”), promises an adorable romp when the movie is released on Jan. 27.<p>The short clip follows a golden retriever who is reincarnated time and time again — as a German …

Raspberry Pi: A closer look at Raspbian PIXEL

How does Raspbian PIXEL compare to the other Linux distributions I have been looking at?<p>Over the past three posts, I have looked at a number of …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

South America

Why Kanye West wasn't asked to perform at the inauguration

It appears that Kanye West's budding relationship with Donald Trump wasn't quite enough to get him an invite to perform at the President-elect's …

7 men’s fragrances that you should totally buy for yourself

Who said it’s only a man’s prerogative to ‘get fresh’? Colognes are competing strong against their complex counterparts—eau de parfums—so the ladies …

Activists Throw 'Queer Dance Party' On Mike Pence’s Street

How to Tell If Your Plant Is Dead or Just Dormant

Some people are less active in winter and so are some plants. They go dormant in extreme weather, like freezing temperatures, then come out when …

LGBT Activists Had a Dance Party Protest in Mike Pence's Neighborhood

Protestors in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday night didn’t just march their way to Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s house—they danced.<p>Roughly 200 …

Trump Cabinet nominees meet growing ethical questions

Three of Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks came under growing fire Wednesday on ethical issues, potentially jeopardizing their nominations.<p>The most serious concerns surround personal investments by Trump’s health and human services nominee, Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), in health-care firms that benefited …

Donald Trump

Maine governor won't apologize for criticizing US Rep. Lewis

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage isn't backing down on his statements about John Lewis, a black Georgia congressman who risked his life …

Civil Rights

Rick Perry: I regret calling for end of the Energy Department

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Rick Perry once famously forgot that the Energy Department was on the list of government agencies he would like to shut down. On Thursday, Perry asked a group of senators for their approval to lead the organization, stating that he regrets calling for the agency's elimination.<p>"My …

Donald Trump’s inauguration committee thinks Kanye West isn’t “traditionally American” enough to perform

<b>(Reuters)</b><p>Today’s inauguration mystery: Why a multiplatinum recording artist isn’t sufficiently all-American for the event<p>Jeremy Binckes<p>January 19, 2017 2:10pm (UTC)<p>Kanye West, who has sold tens of millions of albums and a hundred million digital downloads to date, is not considered "traditionally …

Donald Trump

U.S. economy shows strength on eve of Trump presidency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding rebounded sharply in December as a firming economy boosts demand for rental housing, while an unexpected drop in the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week pointed to a further tightening in the labor market.<p>The economy's brightening …

U.S. Treasury nominee Mnuchin hammered over offshore tax havens

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday he would work to eliminate the need for offshore tax havens, as Democratic senators accused the Wall Street veteran of using such vehicles to shelter hedge fund money from the government.<p>In a confirmation hearing …

Tax Havens

What is belly fat and how can you shift it?

Visceral, or belly, fat, clings to our internal organs and is particularly nasty, being linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer. But there is a simple solution to shedding it<p>Did you know that some body fat is worse than others? When I was a trainee surgeon, the fat that was on …

Nutrition

37 Seriously Amazing Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Everything you need to know (or buy) to make your house spotless!

In a first, scientists detect 'fast radio bursts' from beyond the Milky Way galaxy

Sifting through the heavens like prospectors panning silt for a glint of gold, astronomers say they have finally pinpointed the source of so-called fast radio bursts – brief, powerful and mysterious flashes of light.<p>The discovery, described in a paper in Nature and two others in Astrophysical …

Black Holes

Queen Elizabeth's Drop Scones Are the Perfect Addition to Your Next Teatime

President Eisenhower was a huge fan of these "scotch pancakes."<p>Even if you can't afford to live like the British royal family (apparently, castles in the UK don't come cheap. Who knew?), you <i>can</i> afford to bake like them. In 1960, Queen Elizabeth II treated then-President Dwight Eisenhower and his …

Mystery Radio Waves Are Coming From A (Dwarf) Galaxy Far, Far Away, Scientists Say

Unexplained, short radio bursts from outer space have puzzled scientists since they were first detected nearly a decade ago.<p>The elusive flashes — known as fast radio bursts, or FRBs — are extremely powerful and last only a few milliseconds. The way their frequencies are dispersed suggests they …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

Make a Tasty Weed-Infused Honey With Only Three Ingredients

A drizzle of honey in a cup of tea can sweeten up your favorite soothing beverage, but a drizzle of <i>weed-infused</i> honey can really enhance the relaxing …

Jet stream discovered in Earth's molten iron core

The European Space Agency's three-satellite Swarm constellation is three years into its four-year study of the Earth's magnetic field. Back in May, a …

This NASA Laser Could Save the World

As phytoplankton goes, so goes the planet.<p>An ecosystem of tiny, cold-resistant phytoplankton living beneath the surface of icy waters near the north …

The Star Of Bethlehem And The Magi: Myth Or Reality?

Trying to relate biblical narrative to actual historical events is a complex field of scholarship that attracts interest both from inside and outside academia.<p>The purpose here is multifaceted, from the believer historian or astronomer who wants to prove that there is a connection, to the …

Christianity

Orlando nightclub victims' families sue Twitter, Google, Facebook

(Reuters) - The families of three men killed at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub have sued Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc in federal court, accusing the companies of providing “material support” to the self-radicalized gunman.<p>Youths in traditional clothing look at a makeshift …

U.S. Federal Courts

‘They were trapped in this inferno’: Oakland officials fear dozens are dead in fire

OAKLAND, Calif. — California officials fear dozens may have died in a massive fire that swept through an Oakland warehouse where a rave concert was taking place Friday night.<p>Ten people have been confirmed dead, and dozens of others remain missing, officials said. Nine bodies were recovered …

Alameda County

Delay of Game? Aretha Franklin's 4-Minute, 35-Second National Anthem Transfixes America

Things to be thankful for on Thanksgiving:<p>Especially Aretha Franklin.<p>The Queen of Soul — whose family moved to Detroit when she was a young girl almost 70 years ago — settled in at the piano Thursday before the Detroit Lions' game against the Minnesota Vikings and turned "The Star-Spangled Banner" …