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Katie Nolan crowdfunds David Ortiz bench in Central Park

Time to bench Big Papi.<p>As Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz continues his retirement tour, “Garbage Time” host Katie Nolan has figured out how …

Baseball

How Data Help Teachers

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Satellite 1 million miles away captures moon passing over Earth

A new satellite keeping tabs on Earth from space captured an incredible animation of the moon passing across the face of the sunlit side of the …

7 Overlooked ‘80s Toys Worth More Than You Think

There was a time when the old saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” was especially descriptive of the world of toy collecting. For many …

Mickey Mouse

Michael B. Jordan: Why I'm Torching the Color Line

You’re not supposed to go on the Internet when you’re cast as a superhero. But after taking on Johnny Storm in <i>Fantastic Four</i>—a character originally …

Bee vs. Jumping Spider

Tips For Last-Minute Test Cramming

Inside the mind of the Grizzlies' Tony Allen

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The first thing you notice about Tony Allen? His hands.<p>They possess the strong grip and leathery, calloused texture similar to those …

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Here's how long you could survive on every planet in our solar system

We know how long a human being could survive on a summer day on Mars without a spacesuit. (Answer: not long at all.) But what about the other planets in our solar system?<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks it down.<p><i>Produced by Kamelia Angelova, Will Wei, and Alana Kakoyiannis.</i><p><i>StarTalk Radio is a podcast and</i> …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Creepy Deep-Sea Anglerfish Captured in Rare Video

An underwater robot exploring the deep seas captured the first video footage ever of a creepy-looking anglerfish — a creature that looks so menacing …

Zoology

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

<i>Dr. Sanjay Gupta puts medical marijuana under the microscope again with "WEED 3: The Marijuana Revolution</i>" at 9 p.m. ET Sunday on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also …

Cannabis

The Stylish, Functional Bicycle Multi-Tool

Apple might have brought sophisticated yet streamlined design to the masses, but Crank Brothers brought it to the bike world. From pedals to wheels, the kids from Laguna Beach have established an ethos that’s fun, spirited, and fresh, yet still highly functional.<p>This last quality is the most …

Ten Far Flung Facts About Futurama

The future worlds brought to life by our favorite sci-fi franchises are generally either bright and technologically advanced or dark and apocalyptic, …

Science Fiction

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WATCH: Meet James Van Der Beek's Hilarious Homophobic Indiana Salesman

Funny or Die has done it again. In the comedy website’s most recent video, <i>Dawson’s Creek</i> star James Van Der Beek and <i>Pitch Perfect</i>’s Anna Camp team up …

3 Great Tools for Creating Bibliographies

Well, folks. Fourth quarter is nearly upon us! We’re on the downhill slide! The homestretch!<p>Does it seem like this school year has flown by?<p>I think …

15 tons of marijuana seized at Otay Mesa crossing, Border Patrol says

A near-record load of marijuana -- more than 15 tons -- was seized this week at the Otay Mesa border crossing from a truck carrying a shipment of mattresses and cushions, according to the<p>U.S. Customs and Border Protection.<p>Agents found 1,296 packages of marijuana inside the truck's trailer. The …

Time Flies… | Barry Melrose Rocks

I just realized, it’s been a whole year since I started writing for BMR. I’d just like to thank Kevin for letting me on board. I know that for the …

NASA is Preparing the World for Extraterrestrial Contact

A couple of months ago top US astronomers gathered in front of congress to let them know that extraterrestrial life exists without …

Images Of Celebrities Digitally Altered To Make Them Look Heavier

Celebs often want their perceived flaws and imperfections digitally removed so images are edited to "perfection" before being released, sparking …

Celebrity Gossip

Viv, Built By Siri’s Creators, Scores $12.5 Million For An AI Technology That Can Teach Itself

The company behind Viv, a powerful form of AI built by Siri’s creators which is able to learn from the world to improve upon its capabilities, has just closed on $12.5 million in Series B funding. Multiple sources close to the matter confirm the round, which was oversubscribed and values the …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's why scientists think a tiny moon of Jupiter is the most likely place to find alien life

Europa is a tiny moon that orbits the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter.<p>Despite being about a quarter of the size of our planet, Europa has approximately two times as much liquid salt water than Earth, scientists estimate.<p>The vast and deep oceans that lie beneath Europa's outer icy shell …

Astronomy

'Scarface' in 8-Bit

The team over at CineFix has released another quirky 8-bit remake of a fan favorite film. This<p>The team over at CineFix has released another quirky 8-bit remake of a fan favorite film. This episode features a cartooned version of Brian De Palma’s seminal gangster classic, <i>Scarface</i>. Follow Tony …

Big Brother in SPAACE: Mars One picks first 100 morons to suffocate, er, settle on Red Planet

<b>Pics</b> The final 100 wannabe Mars One colonists have been announced.<p>The organizer of the project has received 202,586 applications from Earthlings …

Mars

Apple Titan self-driving electric car rumors gain traction

Apple‘s auto ambitions are shaping up to be far more broad than simply dominating the dashboard with maps and multimedia, with multiple sources …

Driverless Cars
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