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Gun Lovers Aren’t Heartless. They’re Just Pessimists.

I know—I’m married to one.<p>“How can you, with a straight face, make the argument that more guns will make us safer?” President Barack Obama asked on Friday.<p>I can answer that question. I’m in the progressive camp, but I’m married to my political opposite, a Republican police officer and soldier. …

Guns

14 Childhood-Destroying Things You Never Thought About Disney Movies

So sorry.

3 Amazing Fixer-Uppers We'd Love to Save

Money pit or money well spent?<p>Money pit or money well spent? We'd give up everything for the chance to restore one of these larger-than-life vintage beauties.

Real Estate

Position switch was always best bet for Braxton Miller

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There was never enough room for three quarterbacks at Ohio State.<p>There was only one with the ability to change positions.<p>In the …

Ephemeral outrage: Why Obama’s opponents can’t make anything stick

The outrage industry is now stuck on fast-forward.<p>And that may be helping President Obama.<p>It’s no secret that the media world can go haywire faster than ever before, driven in part by Twitter and cable news segments that thrive on hot-button debates over breaking developments.<p>But these angry …

The Fascinating Histories Behind 9 of Your Favorite Foods

The “pye”—as it used to be spelled—is a venerable dish, which can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome. But those pastry-based …

Food

Parody ad shows us what ‘Shot on iPhone’ videos really look like

Apple’s crowdsourced “Shot on iPhone” ad campaign has been described as a “game changer” by Cannes Outdoor Lions jury president Juan Carlos Ortiz, but — let’s face it — most of the videos we shoot daily on our iPhones aren’t the kind of artistic masterpieces Apple chooses to highlight.<p>With that in …

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Nick Offerman Gives A Tour Of His Pizza Farm In Hilarious School Lunch PSA

"French fries are practically salads."

Ohio State fans show up at SEC media days to troll Alabama

HOOVER, Ala. -- Alabama's day at SEC media days brings out all kinds of fans. From the annual appearance of the guy with the championship ring on his …

College Football

Pluto close-up pictures reveal 11,000 foot high ice mountains

These are the first close-up images from NASA's New Horizons probe as it passes Pluto marking the 'end of an era' in Solar System exploration<p>Pluto has 11,000 ft mountains made of water ice and is likely to have volcanoes and geyzers, the New Horizon team announced today.<p>Nasa said it had inspired a …

The problem with medical TV shows. A surgeon sets the record straight.

27K Shares<p>I never really watched medical shows, even before and during medical school. I watched maybe one season of ER, a couple of seasons of …

Medicine

Disney Hollywood Studios Changes Could Add More Star Wars, Pixar And Indiana Jones

We all knew that Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando Florida is undergoing a major reworking. The Sorcerer’s hat has been removed, the studio tour …

Quiz: Guess the Disney Pixar Movie From These Five Words

Disney•Pixar films make you laugh, make you cry, and in the best moments, make you laugh and cry at the same time. Sure, you can probably pick out …

Ohio State and Cardale Jones' Lasting Impression on Alabama DC Kirby Smart

When the Sugar Bowl matchup between Ohio State and Alabama kicked off, Kirby Smart's Crimson Tide defense wasn't ready for Cardale Jones and a "buzz saw" Buckeyes offense.<p>That much became clear the moment Ohio State took the field. On their first offensive drive of the game, the Buckeyes netted …

College Football

DC Comics Is Pushing For A Ton Of Movies Over The Next Few Years

As you know if you’ve been paying even a modicum of attention to the cinematic landscape in recent days, superhero films are big, big business. Comic …