The sex scandals that plagued these political careers   News

0:59 The sex scandals that plagued these political careers Sex scandals are common, especially in politics. In the wake of President Trump's alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, here's a look at the most shocking sex scandals and affairs that left a mark on our political history. 0:35 Cyclist goes airborne after he's hit by reckless driver North Wales police
Scientists identify gene behind brown fat's energy-burning abilities   News

Fat may be a villain of our time, but it's not fair to paint it all with the same brush. There are actually several types of the stuff – white fat, which stores excess energy, and brown fat, which the body readily burns to keep warm. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute have identified the protein that allows brown fat to expend energy, opening up a new potential
Ava DuVernay is heading to Apokolips to direct a New Gods movie for Warner Bros.   News

Photo: Brad Barket (Getty Images for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences) Fresh off of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay is heading back to space for another wild sci-fi adventure—and this one is also sort of a superhero movie. According to Deadline, she’s going to direct a movie for Warner Bros. based on DC Comics’ New Gods, a line of weird space
Vegan 16-Year-Old Keeps Surprising His Instagram Fans With His Stunning Desserts And Breakfasts (New Pics)   Other

You might already know about Jose, a 16-year-old vegan teen, from the previous post on Bored Panda. He has almost 750k followers on Instagram because of his colorful and fun vegan food. Show Full Text Jose's motto is "Life is too short to eat boring food" so it makes sense that boy creates many different colorful food designs. His main shareable meals are smoothies,
Rory McIlroy ends his drought with perfect charge at perfect event   News

ORLANDO, Fla. — Rory McIlroy insisted he was close. Apparently, he knew what he was talking about. McIlroy, shooting a scorching 8-under 64 in Sunday’s final round, charged from behind and captured the Arnold Palmer Invitational at 18-under for his first victory since 2016. He was 8-under on his final 13 holes and shot 31 on the back nine. In an eerie coincidence,

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New data indicates that adoption of the Apple Watch Series 3 is improving at a rather fast pace, with more users upgrading from the first-generation model, obviously attracted by the huge performance boost and the LTE support. Pedometer++ developer David Smith says he observed constant growth for the Apple Watch Series 3 since its debut last fall, while at the same time,
World's largest jet engine, the GE9X, makes maiden flight   News

The world's largest jet engine has taken flight for the first time in the skies over the Mojave Desert in California. On Tuesday, GE Aviation's GE9X powered into the air on the wing of the company's "Flying Test Bed" based at an airstrip in Victorville, California, on a four-hour test flight to check essential engine functions as the start trials for official certification
Alicia Vikander is a winningly human Lara Croft, but her Tomb Raider is still a snooze   News

A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky are back with another edition of Film Club to discuss Tomb Raider, the latest adaptation of the popular video-game franchise. Like the 2013 game, Tomb Raider is set up as a rebooted origin story, and does manage to establish Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft as a vulnerable human character, as opposed
Woman Fulfills Her Ill Grandfather’s Wish Before It’s Too Late, And Their Photos Will Leave You Crying   Other

Fu Xuewei, a 25-year-old entrepreneur from Chengdu, China recently shared a beautiful set of wedding photos that are going viral. However, there’s an emotional twist to the photographs where no groom seems to be found. In fact, one is not even present as the only people featured in the photoshoot are Ms. Fu and her 87-year-old grandfather. Show Full Text Despite