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Danes react with anger after Trump cancels state visit over Greenland dispute

Danish politicians and citizens reacted with surprise and frustration Wednesday to the news that President Donald Trump had postponed a planned state visit to Denmark in response to its prime minister's rejection of his interest in buying ...

Wednesday’s Best Deals: Blink Security Cameras, AirPods, Clarks Private Sale, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.    A Clarks Private Sale, a Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Cam, and $10 off your preorder of Dragon Quest 11 S for Switch lead off Wednesday’s best ...

What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in September 2019

Photo: Courtesy of Netflix This month, Netflix gets the movies American Psycho, Mystic River, Superbad, 300, The Taking of Pelham 123, and the second and third Lord of the Rings films. (You can’t get Fellowship on Netflix. Weird!) In TV, ...

How to Calm Rowdy Kids, According to Teachers

Photo: Getty Images The idea of throwing a party for a gaggle of your kid’s friends sounds great in theory, but dealing with an additional five (six? Eight? A dozen?) children requires a special set of skills—the very kind a teacher has, in ...

You Should Increase Your Retirement Contribution, Like, Now

There’s good news for Americans saving for retirement: We’re getting better and better at actually doing it, according to a new survey from Bankrate.com. The percentage of people who have increased their contributions in the past year has almost ...

Proposed Flags of the Solar System

These flags for each of the planets in our solar system were designed by redditor Weslii. He said it was just something to do during a boring afternoon. The minimalist designs incorporate only circles, lines, and arcs, but still say something ...

What Happened To the World’s Largest Butterfly?

Butterflies have been a big help for crop pollination. They are also indicators of a healthy environment and a healthy environment. Today, however, they are under great pressure from habitat destruction and other environmental threats. Their ...

This Bio-Artist Made Thrush Look Good in a Petri Dish

Thrush is something that most of us hate, but this bio-artist made thrush look good in a petri dish, and for good reasons. Tarsh Bates has created a living piece of 'bio-art' by putting thrush on agar and feeding it with her own blood, controlling ...

How Flat Can a Cat Get?

Maru is a large cat. His roommate Hana is also getting to be pretty substantial. Their human, mugumogu, arranged an experiment to see how small a passageway can get before the cats cannot get through. The opening is lowered gradually until we have ...

An Old Instagram Hoax Fools a Bunch of Celebrities

Some internet hoaxes are like the seasons. They predictably come back around, no matter how many times they’ve already been debunked. That’s exactly what happened Tuesday, when a smattering of high-profile celebrities and public figures with a ...

Where Do Desert Bats Go at Night?

Don’t know where your bats go at night? Worry no more. A team of researchers led by the University of Helsinki has used new miniaturized GPS tags to track desert bats as they hover around on Sibiloi National Park, Northern Kenya. By studying the ...

Football Program In Jeopardy After High School Allocates $500,000 To ‘Little Women’ Production

LOWELL, MA—In a huge blow to the already neglected varsity team, the Lowell High School football program found its future season in jeopardy this week after administrators allocated $500,000 of school funds to the theater department’s ...

The Tiniest Island in the World

Located 4 miles west of the Isles of Scilly in Cornwall is the Bishop Rock, a small rocky ledge jutting out of the sea. The rock rises from a depth of 45 meter to expose a tip 46 meters long by 16 meters wide. On this narrow ledge stands a ...

Trump administration to lift limit on how long it can detain migrant families

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Wednesday that it intends to hold migrant families in detention for the duration of their immigration proceedings, with no limit on the time they can be detained. The new rule, announced by acting ...

Yes, Foot Long Avocados Exist

Can’t get enough of avocados? This long neck avocado from Miami just might be the avocado variant that we never thought we needed. Aside from being long enough to make sure we get enough avocado fix, it’s 100% non-GMO and organic. It’s not grown ...

Dad of 9-year-old killed by pit bulls had argued with owner, family says

The father of a 9-year-old Detroit girl who was mauled to death by three pit bulls Monday had recently argued with the dogs' owners about properly fencing them in, her family said. Emma Hernandez was riding her bicycle near her home in Southwest ...

Thai Vet Removes 32 Rubber Ducks from Playful Dog’s Stomach

A Pattaya veterinarian recently shared the cautionary case of an American bulldog that swallowed no less than 38 rubber ducks, 32 of which had to be surgically removed. When Nong Aom, a young woman from Pattaya, in Thailand, bought a box of 50 ...

U.S. drone shot down over Yemen, officials say

LONDON — A U.S. military drone was shot down over Yemen on Tuesday, according to two U.S. officials, the second such incident in Yemen in the last three months. Multiple reports state the attack took place late Tuesday. Houthi military spokesman, ...

The Cost of Rising Seas: More Than $400 Billion (and Lots of Angst)

This story originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For cities in the US, the price of infrastructure projects to combat rising seas and intensifying storms is coming into focus—and so is the sticker ...

Raspberry Pi 4 Review: A Powerful New Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a computer the size of a credit card that is aimed at do-it-yourselfers. The cheap and tiny device costs less than you'd pay for a few drinks in San Francisco, so it's already proven to be a hit among hobbyists who want to add ...

Woman Starting To Worry She Turning Into Mother Teresa

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Famous Boycotts In U.S. History

Politically driven boycotts of consumer products and pressure on companies to stop advertising on controversial platforms have been a hallmark of the Trump era, but boycotts in America go back well before the 45th president. The Onion takes a ...

Coal workers fight for benefits as industry struggles under Trump

WASHINGTON — Dozens of retired miners, some in wheelchairs and using oxygen tanks to manage black lung disease, recently visited the Capitol seeking federal help for their failing pension plans. A day later, President Donald Trump traveled to the ...

Netflix’s Hyperdrive Is American Ninja Warrior for Cars

For contestants on American Ninja Warrior, failure usually comes with a splash. Fall from the salmon ladder or let go on the spinning log, and you’re bound for the pool of water below. Slip up on Hyperdrive, though, and you’re likely to hear the ...

Samsung Galaxy Note10+ Review: It’s Too Much Phone, But We Love It

Samsung’s line of Galaxy Note smartphones have always been known for their bigness, but over the past couple years Samsung has tried to make them stand out for their phone-ness. The Note is typically way more phone than most people would ever need, ...