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Florida school shooter's Instagram account shows a gun-obsessed, deeply troubled teen

At least 17 people are dead after a Florida teen opened fire on his former school. The shooter, identified by the Associated Press as 19-year-old Nicolas “Nick” de Jesus Cruz reportedly fired the first shot at around 2:30pm local time, moments before students were dismissed from Marjory Stoneman …

Islamophobia

Cooking Secrets Used By Restaurant Chefs

The food you get at a restaurant tastes different than homemade by design, because why would you pay restaurant prices for food you can make at …

Recipes

Did the Air Force bomb the SpaceX rocket that fell into the sea?

One very good thing that happened this week was SpaceX’s successful Falcon Heavy test launch, and subsequent jaw-dropping dual rocket landing. But …

Elon Musk

Thugs attack a father and his family in armed carjacking – but dad was armed too

A Houston family is thankful that a violent altercation ended without their young children hurt, and it’s thanks to the quick thinking of their armed father.<p>A father stopped by a taco truck at about 7 pm to pick up a meal for his family including his wife and four young children aged three to eight …

Crime

Russian pilot blows himself up to avoid capture by jihadists

A Russian pilot who was forced to eject from his stricken jet over Syria killed himself with a grenade to avoid being captured by jihadists — as he shouted, “This is for our guys!”<p>Maj. Roman Filipov’s Sukhoi 25SM fighter was struck by a portable surface-to-air missile as he flew low over …

Middle East

Lawmaker wants to ban Elon Musk's flamethrower

A California politician is outraged by The Boring Company's popular flamethrowers, but fans are sticking up for the fiery gadgets.<p>Elon Musk may be pulling off one of the most epic "Spaceballs" jokes ever with the preorder sales for his Boring Company flamethrowers, but at least one California …

Tesla

‘SNL’ Addresses the Aziz Ansari Situation in Hilarious, Uncomfortable Fashion — Watch

Try not to say the wrong thing.<p>How to discuss the Aziz Ansari accusations with your friends? That’s a question “Saturday Night Live” grappled with …

Comedy

Watch The Undertaker Make His Return At WWE Raw 25

Heading into Monday night’s star-studded Raw 25, pro wrestling fans were promised that the Undertaker would make his much-speculated-upon return for the first time since losing what was seemingly his retirement match to Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 33 last year. Rumors and innuendo swirled that he …

Roman Reigns

Comedian Steve Brown Viciously Attacked During Set

Comic <b>Steve Brown</b> probably wishes he just got heckled Sunday night at a comedy club, because a disgruntled "fan" seemed gunning to kill him.<p>Steve was …

South Carolina

"The Last Jedi" Director Just Clapped Back At His Critics So Hard, They're All Force Ghosts Now

Rian Johnson has had enough of your complaints.

Star Wars

Watch This MH-60S Shear Off Its Tailwheel While Taxiing At NYC's Wall Street Heliport

"Missed it by THAT much!"<p>Youtube Screencap<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler Rogoway's Articles<p>twitter.com/Aviation_Intel<p>It's not exactly clear when the video …

Aidy Bryant had a real message for all men on 'Saturday Night Live' Weekend Update

The two stars of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>'s Weekend Update sketch weren't hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost this week. That honor goes instead to two of …

Sanders Is Sick of Fake News: Posts Audio of Trump's Actual Conversation With WSJ

The Wall Street Journal conducted an interview with President Donald Trump during which North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un was brought up.<p>The Wall …

WATCH: Vikings win on impossible walk-off TD, destroy gamblers by taking knee on XP

The Vikings stunned the Saints late in a game no one will ever forget<p>The Minnesota Vikings have been a snake-bit organization for a long time but …

This is the most disrespectful soccer move I’ve seen in years

Just watch.<p>This morning I was sent a video of one of the most disrespectful moves that I’ve ever seen in a soccer field and I feel that everyone else needs to experience this video. A friend and I have named it the “Weeping Jesus” because it was the first thing he uttered when he saw the video.<p>I …

A 'Bomb Cyclone' Forming off the East Coast Could Bring the Coldest Temperatures in 100 Years

As record cold temperatures paralyze much of the country, a ‘bomb cyclone’ forming off the East Coast is threatening douse the area from Northern …

Sean Payton has strange, tense exchange with Dirk Koetter after Saints lose to Bucs

It appears we have a new coaching rift in the NFL<p>The Buccaneers surprisingly decided to retain coach Dirk Koetter despite a 5-11 season, which means …

Football (U.S.)

Navy SEAL Challenged About Shooting Osama Bin Laden — His Response Sets Internet on Fire

<i>@mchooyah/Twitter</i><p>On Thursday, an account on Twitter reached out to CNN claiming that he had “definitive proof” that Rob O'Neill “wasn't even in …

SNL Highlights: Watch Kevin Hart's Controversial Monologue and More

It’s no secret that <i>Saturday Night Live</i> is in a creative rut this fall, struggling to hold on to the momentum of its Emmy-winning Season 42. Its final …

LOOK: The Colts-Bills blizzard game produced amazing NFL Films footage

This is game footage you're going to want to see<p>If we learned one thing about football over the weekend, it's that snow makes everything better and …

Football (U.S.)

Zay Jones glitches standing up against the Chiefs and the Internet can't stop watching

Jones dove for a deep pass and then he got up in the strangest way imaginable<p>The Chiefs may have to file a complaint against the Bills for fielding a …

Zay Jones

That old Fox News segment of Louis CK being rude to a woman about masturbation isn't what you think

I feel obliged to post this since the clip’s making the rounds, shorn of context, and has already fooled people on Twitter. It fooled me too …

Comedy

Bill Clinton went on Conan and proved presidents maybe shouldn't go on late night shows

At some point in their career, every future President will go on a late-night show. Maybe when they’re the candidate hunting for buzz, or the …

Conan O'Brien

65% of electricity from 2016 infrastructure will be clean – for decades

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released the December Energy Infrastructure Update – it includes a summation of the annual utility scale (1MW in size or greater) installations of electricity generation hardware. The report showed 26GW+ of power plants installed – 15GW of that …

Understanding The Quartz Crystal Resonator

Accurate timing is one of the most basic requirements for so much of the technology we take for granted, yet how many of us pause to consider the …

Nanotech

Lily Drone Maker Sued for Faking Promo Videos

The lawsuit alleges the company used GoPros and a DJI drone to fake promo shots.<p>Less than a week ago, Lily Robotics, a startup trying to build an autonomous flying selfie drone, declared that they ran out of money and were shutting down. It was a sad end to what seemed to be an otherwise successful …

Drones

Record-Setting Robot Solves a Rubik's Cube in Just 0.637 Seconds

Is it even possible to get faster?<p>If you're smart and dexterous, maybe you'll get involved in speedcubing, the art and sport of solving a Rubik's Cube as fast as humanly possible. If you're not so dexterous, maybe you build a robot to solve the cube as fast as <i>robotically</i> possible instead, which it …

Robotics

SpaceX Finally Knows What Caused its Falcon 9 Rocket to Explode

Elon Musk says the problem has "never been encountered before in the history of rocketry.”<p>After SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded while being fueled for a test fire in September, the company said it would be launching again by November. It appears the skeptics were right: It's now November, and …

Reminder: That selfie you want to take in the voting booth could be illegal

Just ask Justin Timberlake.<p>You have a phone. And you use the internet. So there are decent odds that you want to take a picture of yourself voting on Tuesday.<p>Which is totally cool!<p>Just be aware that you may be breaking the law.<p>About half the states in the country have rules prohibiting ballot …

Justin Timberlake