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Monday, November 20, 2017

Kathy Griffin can't stop whining.

In a new YouTube video, the comedian complained about not being able to find work after she says she was blacklisted by Hollywood for posing with a severed, bloodied head of President Trump.

"I'm getting a lot of online hate from trolls who think I've lost my mind. And I am admitting I lost my mind because it's what made me a star in the first place," she said in the video titled "Kathy Griffin's State of the Union." read more


The countdown to launch creeps closer and there's still plenty for self-taught rocket scientist "Mad" Mike Hughes to do: Last-second modifications to his vessel. Pick up his flight suit. Leave enough food for his four cats -- just in case anything happens.

Hughes is a 61-year-old limo driver who's spent the last few years building a steam-powered rocket out of salvage parts in his garage. His project has cost him $20,000, which includes Rust-Oleum paint to fancy it up and a motor home he bought on Craig's List that he converted into a ramp.

His first test of the rocket will also be the launch date -- Saturday , when he straps into his homemade contraption and attempts to hurtle over the ghost town of Amboy, California. He will travel about a mile at a speed of roughly 500 mph.


Sunday, November 19, 2017

Almost 50 years after man walked on the moon, the "giant leap for mankind" is under the microscope once again – with conspiracy theorists convinced they have proof one of the moon landings was fake.

A picture allegedly taken in December 1972 of the final Apollo 17 moon mission has been shared online, and shows what one YouTuber believes is the reflection of a "stagehand" in the helmet of one of the astronauts. read more


Friday, November 17, 2017

Perhaps the most nightmarish, dystopian film of 2017 didn't come from Hollywood. Autonomous weapons critics, led by a college professor, put together a horror show.
It's a seven-minute video, a collaboration between University of California-Berkeley professor Stuart Russell and the Future of Life Institute that shows a future in which palm-sized, autonomous drones use facial recognition technology and on-board explosives to commit untraceable massacres.
The film is the researchers' latest attempt to build support for a global ban on autonomous weapon systems, which kill without meaningful human control. read more


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Diana Ross. Fanny pack. Marshalls.

Yes, those three elements -- superstar singer, questionable fashion accessory and discount department store -- came together in what turned out to be a rather happy story for the 73-year-old diva, according to Page Six.

Ross' world was turned upside down over the weekend when she somehow lost her fanny pack at a Marshalls store location in Los Angeles. But a Good Samaritan, whom Ross referred to as her "angel," turned it into the store and she was able to get it back.

Page Six reported that the original Supreme was shopping for a gift when she ended up in the store.


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