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Here's Benjamin Netanyahu's Epic Rant On Smartphone Generation 'Slaves'

Before a television interview last week, Netanyahu lightheartedly went off on the inability of people to live in the moment, saying they are "slaves" to their electronic devices. Video of Netanyahu's exchange with three people off-camera was posted to YouTube on Wednesday.<p>"What do you get out of …

Benjamin Netanyahu

5 Animals That Aren't Dinosaurs

Learning More About China’s New Massive Warship Plan (055 Cruiser)

Just as the US did with the AEGIS and Zumwalt class cruisers and destroyers, modern naval engineering in China starts by first building full scale, land based mock ups of advanced warships. The rationale is that they provide a cheaper and less risky alternative to rushing directly into ship …

Military

Liar! Liar! African bird uses elaborate ruse to steal food | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If you believe honesty is the best policy, you would have a hard time convincing the forked-tailed drongo. This tricky African bird is the pathological liar of the animal kingdom.<p>Forked-tail drongo is shown perched in Kuruman River Reserve in South Africa in 2008 in this …

Survey Finds Trash In The Remotest Ocean Floors

Plastic, fishing gear and 18th-century steamship coal were among the most common finds.<p>We hope you liked the Okeanos Explorer livestream as much as we have. We saw shiny things and creepy things, passive things and aggressive things. We've also occasionally seen trash, such as a kitchen glove. For …

Arctic Ocean

Study finds missing piece of biogeochemical puzzle in aquifers

(Phys.org) —A study published today in <i>Science</i> by researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory may dramatically shift …

Russian Deputy PM: U.S. Can Go To Space 'With A Trampoline'

But that wouldn't even work, so--ohhhh, I see what you're doing.<p>You may be aware that there's some love lost right now between the United States and Russia, and since NASA relies on Russia to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station, things are a bit awkward. And by awkward, I mean NASA …

Space

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Official: Ford President and CEO Mulally Retiring July 1

Ford has sent an official save-the-date, so to speak, for CEO Alan Mulally’s final day at the company’s helm: July 1. That’s roughly six months sooner than expected, but apparently, Mulally and Executive Chairman Bill Ford think Ford’s leadership team is ready to take over now, so they pulled the …

Bailouts

2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sport Wagon

Save the hatchbacks!<p>When BMW stopped selling the hatchback ti model in the U.S. in 1999, there were no apologies made. “Americans do not like hatchbacks,” said the Germans, in the same way they might profess their own people’s love of rye bread. Then came the contradiction: BMW immediately brought …

Classic Cars

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Ubisoft now "fully focused" on finishing Watch Dogs for Wii U

Watch Dogs will be available on most platforms later this month – except for Wii U. Ubisoft hopes to ship the Nintendo version of the game later this …

Defiance going free-to-play on PC/Xbox 360/PS3, dev promises no "tricks or traps"

Defiance, the PC and console MMO that ties in with SyFy's TV show of the same name, is transitioning to a free-to-play game starting next month. Coinciding with the premiere of the second season of <i>Defiance</i> the TV show, on June 4, you'll be able to create a Defiance account and play the game for …

Transformers Universe Founders Program Detailed in New Trailer

Jagex has announced today that it will offer a Founders Program for <i>Transformers Universe</i> players who are willing to lock-in early to show their …

One document could decide whether Oculus owes ZeniMax millions

The publisher of games like <i>Doom, Quake, The Elder Scrolls, Fallout,</i> and <i>Dishonored</i> issued a legal challenge to virtual reality company Oculus VR earlier today. Since its former employee John Carmack helped improve the Oculus Rift VR headset, warned ZeniMax Media, Oculus would have to pay. Initially, …

Michelle Knight: Cleveland Kidnapping Victim's Amazing Story of Survival

Just a year ago, Michelle Knight was chained inside a dilapidated house near downtown Cleveland, wondering if she’d ever be free.<p>“Everything in the …

CDC: Hundreds of thousands of Americans die unnecessarily every year

Health disparities in the U.S. lead to hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths each year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>If all Americans had equal access to the best preventive care currently available somewhere in the country, roughly 20% to 40% of …

Jennifer Lawrence Named Sexiest Woman In The World By FHM

She trips at award shows, refuses to starve herself, and had Miley Cyrus (of all people) tell her to pull herself together -- is it any wonder Jennifer Lawrence was named FHM's Sexiest Woman in the World for 2014?<p>The British men's magazine notes that the 23-year-old is "so freaking awesome" and …

Limited Edition, Drake-Inspired Lint Rollers Were Given Out Last Night, Jealousy Ensues

Drake, Young Money artist and die-hard fan of his hometown's Toronto Rappers Raptors was caught on camera lint- rolling his pants while sitting courtside a few days ago. But now, what shall forever be known as "NBA Lintgate 2014" is rewarding Drake with a limited edition surprise -- his very own …

The Most And Least Anticipated Movies Of Summer 2014: Part 1

<i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i> opens this weekend, and, like the first robin of spring, the first superhero movie of the summer is both the harbinger of a coming season and a warning to look out for falling turds. The studios typically like to release anything worthwhile in the September through December …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Trailer 1

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles get another go-round in this live-action revamp about the squad's humble beginnings when they were affected by a …

Film Industry

Watch Kim and Kelley Deal Perform 'Gigantic,' 'Cannonball' Unplugged

Sisters treat Record Store Day crowd in Chicago to Pixies and Breeders classics<p>Kim Deal was on hand at Chicago's Reckless Records last month for …

Jazz Fest 2014, First Weekend: A Personal Top 10

As I write this, the gates are open for the second weekend of the 2014 edition of the <b>New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival</b>, but the music has not …