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Shocking video shows attempted hit on son of Bonanno crime family associate

Cops are hunting a gunman seen shooting an alleged New York mobster Wednesday in shocking video of an attempted daytime hit.<p>Officials released the video, which captured the horrifying attack on the son of a reputed Bonanno crime family associate, sources told The New York Post.<p>Salvatore Zottola, …

Crime

Southern California sets all-time heat records amid broiling conditions

Many parts of Southern California hit new high-temperature marks Friday, with a few spots reaching the hottest readings ever recorded.<p>Among the places that set all-time records were Van Nuys Airport (117 degrees), Burbank Airport (114), UCLA (111), Santa Ana (114) and Ramona (115), according to the …

Weather

Sacramento driver throws incredible fit of road rage

A gentleman turned his SUV into a battering ram, repeatedly bashing another car. Eventually exiting his vehicle to climb atop the target of his …

9-year-old Instagram star Lil Tay’s ‘flexing’ got her mom fired — that’s only the beginning of her reign of terror

If you think this is a wake-up call for the preteen calling herself “the youngest flexer of the century,” you haven’t been paying attention<p>It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single, foul-mouthed young girl in possession of riches must be in want of viral fame.<p>At (allegedly) nine years …

Social Media

17 Smart Jokes That'll Probably Hurt Your Brain A Little

Are you smart enough to understand them?<p>A blonde walks into a bank in New York City and asks for the loan officer. She says she's going to Europe on business for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000. The bank officer says the bank will need some kind of security for the loan, so the blonde hands …

What Were These People Thinking? (53+ Pics)

We all have those moments, times when reason and logic are temporarily suspended and a brain fart occurs. If you are lucky, you are alone and the …

28 Trippy Optical Illusions As GIFs

This shit is CRAZY.

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Apple may be forced to stick with high priced Samsung-made displays for 2018 iPhones

One of the reasons for the $999+ price-tag of the iPhone X is the cost of the Samsung-made OLED screen. The latest estimate is that Samsung charges Apple around $97 per display.<p>Apple’s negotiating position has been weak, as Samsung has so far been the only company able to make the displays to the …

This Creepy Fish Packs 'Switchblades' in Its Face and Could Kill You with Its Venom

If you invite the venomous, armored stonefish to a party, know this: It's going to bring not one, but two "switchblades" — and it can't check them at …

Police release INSANE video of idiot pulling a GUN on a cop at a traffic stop

Police released a video of an idiot pulling a gun on a cop that had pulled him over for running through a stop sign. It does not end well for the …

ICE Arrests of Non-Criminal Farmworkers Sow Fear in Central Valley

Jesus Aceves was driving three of his fellow farmworkers to the tomato fields in the early-morning darkness when he saw lights flash behind him.<p>ICE …

Immigration

17 April Fools' Pranks You'll Definitely Want To Try Out On Your Significant Other

Actually, you can also try these on someone else, but good luck!

Spotify says 2 million people figured out how to block ads for free

No one likes ads interrupting their streaming jams, and millions of Spotify Premium users pay $9.99 a month to forestall that very terrible …

Wall Street

Spotify says 2 million users suppressed ads on its free service

Earlier this month, Spotify revealed that it had begun cracking down on people using hacked versions of apps. These apps allowed users with free accounts to suppress advertising and take advantage of paid features. Now, Spotify has disclosed just how many people have been taking advantage of this …

Apps

The creators of Apple Siri built a robot that can dismantle bombs or perform surgery

SRI International is developing a robot that can be used to dismantle bombs or perform surgery with a little help from virtual reality headsets.<p>The …

Robotics

Literally Just 25 Hilarious Tweets From This Week

A week of hilarious viral tweets.

Engineer advised of cracking on bridge two days before collapse

<b>(CNN) —</b> An engineer for the company that designed a pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday, killing at least six people, left a voice mail two days earlier for a Florida Department of Transportation employee advising there was "some cracking that's been observed on the north end of the span."<p>The …

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Mind-Blowing Hacks That Actually Work

When life presents a problem, dilemma or obstacle that can't be solved or overcome through simple means the uncreative are stumped, flummoxed or …

Super Smash Bros. Switch Reveal Makes Fans Go Absolutely Wild At The Nintendo Store

For a 30-minute presentation, March 2018's Nintendo Direct was jam-packed with presentations. Nintendo reeled off announcement after announcement, with the bulk of that time spent either highlighting details about previously announced Switch games or revealing new ones. Nintendo then teased that …

Watching a hydraulic press crush 10 decks of playing cards is pretty great

On Saturday, a YouTube channel which makes use of a hydraulic press to produce some simply awesome videos uploaded one that really fits the bill. …

Bow Wow stunned Lonzo Ball in a 3-point shooting contest

Calvin Cambridge still has game.<p>This week, rapper Bow Wow took on Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball in a 3-point shooting contest. It was an epic battle between the dude from <i>Like Mike</i> and the son of the guy who can beat Mike.<p>The deciding game went to Bow Wow.<p>Bow Wow admitted that Ball took the first game, …

Basketball

Interview: Photographer Who Suffered Infant Loss Captures Sweet Shots of Sleepy Newborns

As the founder of Tiny Times Photography, Vancouver-based photographer Mandy Tillitson has a sentimental speciality: newborn photos. Describing her photographs as “simple, sweet, [and] pure,” Tillitson captures heartwarming shots of brand new babies as they playfully pose and peacefully …

14 PS4 Features You Might Not Know About

Even if you’ve been using the PS4 since launch day, chances are good that you don’t know about everything the console has to offer. Turns out, some …

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This $130 Hack From Zeiss Lets You Play Vive and Oculus VR Games Without Their Headsets

Virtual reality gaming is an amazing experience, but one that tends to be relatively insular due to the high price point of the headsets (as of today, the Oculus Rift retails for $399 and the HTC Vive is $599) combined with a VR ready PC (a good minimum spec is the Intel Core i5 processor) which …

This footage of sushi twitching on a plate has seriously creeped people out

Poor little fella.<p>Footage of some clam sushi twitching on a man's plate has recently gone viral on Twitter, prompting the question whether it is in …

Clams

Nobody can handle that video of a robot dog opening a door for his robot dog friend

If films like <i>Terminator</i> and <i>I, Robot</i> have taught us anything, it's that one day humanity will finally take this whole robotics thing too far.<p>Well …

2018 NFL strength of schedule: Texans have it easiest, Packers face roughest ride

Here are the strength of schedule rankings for all 32 teams heading into the 2018 season<p>If you're looking for a team that might go from last place to …

5 Actual Rules of Driving You Don't Learn in Drivers Ed

Driving