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UFC Atlantic City - Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson 2 Toe-to-Toe Preview

Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson 2 co-headlines UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee this April 21, 2018 at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New …

Martial Arts

New video highlights improved performance from Tesla’s Autopilot feature

Tesla loves boasting that its Autopilot feature can reduce the likelihood of an accident by a significant margin. Most recently, Tesla CEO Elon Musk …

Tesla

Banning straws not enough to solve plastic pollution, May warned

Politicians know the art of uniting against a common enemy, and when Theresa May faced the Commonwealth heads of government earlier this week, she …

Pollution

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. recap: 'All Roads Lead...'

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.<p>We gave it a <b>B</b><p>Poor Ruby Hale. Dove Cameron’s character was a vision of a superpowered child soldier, someone who had …

Comics

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<b>News: Winner of the 2017 Book Award, Popular Category, Society for American Archaeology</b><p><b>The book in three sentences by author Michael E. Smith</b><b>:</b> <br>The …

Archaeology

Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers Movie Lands at Universal

Aquaman director James Wan is producing an adaptation of Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers. • facebook <br>• twitter <br>• google+ <br>• tumblr <br>News Tony Sokol The …

Stephen King

UFC Fight Night 128's Corey Anderson goes to kickboxing class for comeback

ATLANTIC CITY – UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson’s time limit for sulking is five minutes.<p>In wrestling, that’s how much time he got to recover …

MMA & UFC

Bernie Sanders Says ‘Trump’s Agenda Is Dead’ if Democrats Win Midterms

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, vowing to play an influential role in the 2018 midterm elections, was blunt on Friday about the stakes for the Democratic Party.<p>“If Democrats control either the House or the Senate, Trump’s agenda is dead,” Mr. Sanders said during a conversation with New York …

Middle-class

Brave girl's kiss for dying mum days before she lost cancer battle three years after dad died - leaving her orphaned aged 8

Little Roxy Fenn plants a tender kiss on her mum's lips in a tender moment captured by a hospice bedside.<p>Just days later, brave Vicky lost her battle …

Cancer

This Beetle Can Withstand 40 Times More G-Force Than a Fighter Pilot

Click beetles are among nature's many unsung acrobats with clever strategies for escape.<p>Many primates are natural acrobats, like the tree-hopping gibbon, the swinging orangutan, and even some humans (hello, Cirque du Soleil!)<p>But the animal kingdom is full of unsung aerialists that perform amazing …

Nature

Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead.<p>Steyer, whose appeals you may have seen on TV, is spending $40 million on his "Need To Impeach" …

Donald Trump

What Does Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Latest Death Mean for Daisy?

When <i>Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i> first introduced the character of Ruby (Dove Cameron), it was easy to assume, "Oh, hey! This is definitely the …

Comics

'My kids!' Single mum's heartbreaking screams as she watched home burn down with four sons inside

A single mum was forced to watch as her home burned down with her four young boys inside.<p>Tina Brazil was held back from entering by firefighters as …

Parenting

House Raid Illustrates How Baltimore Police Refuse to Take Black Residents Rights Seriously

By Lisa Snowden-McCray and Brandon Soderberg<p>On Monday, April 16, Baltimore City Police stormed into a home full of grieving friends and family on the …

Law Enforcement

Europe’s largest bank is stepping up its efforts to stop financing fossil-fuel projects

HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, said today (April 20) that it plans to extend its ban on financing new coal-power plants to even more countries, will prohibit the financing of new offshore oil and gas projects in the Arctic, and won’t support new greenfield oil-sands projects.<p>The bank’s head of …

Fossil Fuels

Trump dropped an explosive hint about Mueller and the Russia investigation

President Donald Trump suggested on Friday night that the Russia investigation being conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller is illegitimate.<p>That's the conclusion Trump floated in a tweet, in which he drew a handful conclusions about the series of events he believes led to Mueller's appointment:<p>…

Donald Trump

After Aspen Ladd weight miss, Leslie Smith says ‘it feels like the UFC is paying me off to go away’

Part of Leslie Smith wanted to fight Aspen Ladd on Saturday night. A big part of her. Smith said it was “very f*cking tempting.”<p>Had she done so, …

MMA & UFC

'Imploding': Lawsuits. Fundraising troubles. Trailer-park brawls. Has the alt-right peaked?

Eight months after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia ended in the death of a counterprotester, the loose collection of disaffected young white men known as the alt-right is in disarray.<p>The problems have been mounting: lawsuits and arrests, fundraising difficulties, tepid …

Rights & Freedoms

Why Men Quit and Women Don’t

This year’s Boston Marathon, with its horizontal rain and freezing temperatures, wasn’t just an ordeal unfolding amid some of the worst weather in decades.<p>It was also an example of women’s ability to persevere in exceptionally miserable circumstances. In good weather, men typically drop out of this …

Marathons

Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime Right Now: ‘The Last Exorcism,’ ‘The Witch,’ And ‘The Woman In Black’

If you’re looking for the best horror movies on Amazon Prime for April, there are a trio of supernatural films that are actually scary. Whether you …

Horror

A drinking problem led to Louis Smolka's UFC demise; now he's hoping for a sober comeback

Louis Smolka was having a rough time.<p>He’d been cut from the UFC following a four-fight losing streak. He’d just moved from his home state of Hawaii …

MMA & UFC

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water That Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb

After handing them their suicide capsules, Norwegian Royal Army Colonel Leif Tronstad informed his soldiers, “I cannot tell you why this mission is …

Neutrons

RDA Says Woodley Delayed Shoulder Surgery To Land ‘Bigger Fight’

With current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley sidelined for the foreseeable future with a bum shoulder, former lightweight champion Rafael dos …

MMA & UFC

What happened to winter? Vanishing ice convulses Alaskans' way of life

Arctic Dispatches, part 1: The past winter was the warmest on record in the Arctic, putting a lifestyle that has endured for millennia at risk: ‘The magnitude of change is utterly unprecedented’<p>A few days before Christmas last year, Harry Brower, mayor of Alaska’s North Slope Borough, was at home …

Global Warming

Missouri governor charged with felony computer data tampering

(Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with felony computer tampering tied to his political fund-raising.<p>The new case was brought by the same St. Louis prosecutor …

Corruption

Apple's recycling robot disassembles 200 iPhones an hour

About a year ago, Apple made the bold proclamation that it was zeroing in on a future where iPhones and MacBooks were created wholly of recycled materials. It was, and still is, an ambitious thought. In a technologically-charged world, many forget that nearly 100 percent of e-waste is recyclable. …

Sustainability

People love this deaf Uber driver’s message to passengers

Most Uber rides are humdrum affairs, and some are—on rare occasion—terrifying and awful. Every once in a while, though, there’s a ride-hailing story …

San Francisco

UFC Atlantic City Results: Barboza vs. Lee

MMA Fighting has UFC Atlantic City results for the Barboza vs. Lee fight card Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.<p>In …

MMA & UFC

This Storm Chaser Risked It All for Tornado Research

Tim Samaras always wanted to be a storm chaser and he was one of the best. But then he encountered the deadly El Reno tornado of 2013.<p>We all know the famous scene from the <i>Wizard Of Oz</i>, when Dorothy is transported by a twister to a magical new land. For modern-day storm chasers like Tim Samaras, who …

Weather

Meet The World's Fastest Backwards Runner

His backwards mile is way faster than your forward-facing one.<p>Aaron Yoder is one fast dude. Or maybe that’s <i>edud tsaf eno</i> to him.<p>You see, Yoder is the world’s fastest backwards runner, holding the record for the fastest backward mile, which he ran in an absolutely insane time of 5 minutes and 54 …

Marathons