Copa Libertadores: Football finally takes center stage as Boca & River prepare to meet in Madrid

The 2018 Copa Libertadores will reach a conclusion on Sunday when River Plate and Boca Juniors meet in Madrid, capping one of the most acrimonious and farcical sagas in the history of football. When the bitter Buenos Aires rivals advanced to the final of South America’s biggest club competition, setting up a first-ever Superclasico showdown […]

NASA takes a tangible step back toward the Moon with commercial program

Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, and Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen, right, are shown with the representatives of the nine US companies that are eligible to bid on NASA delivery services to the lunar surface. (credit: NASA) NASA announced Thursday that it has partnered with nine companies to enable the delivery of small scientific […]

Salvini takes dig at organized crime … by wrecking mafia villa (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini wants voters to know that he’s tough on crime: And what better way to demonstrate this trait than to help flatten the former home of a mafia clan? Donning a white hardhat, Salvini used a demolition vehicle to take the ceremonial first swipe at a luxury villa illegally built in […]

I’m A Celebrity 2018: ‘Force of habit’ Dec Donnelly takes SWIPE at Anne Hegarty

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! saw the campmates get a new leader. This new leader was chosen by the general public via the app. The people chose Nick Knowles to be the camp’s new leader after Noel Edmond’s reign came to an end. However, before Nick’s new role was announced, presenter Dec […]

It takes about two days for LEGOs to pass through the body. Science!

Enlarge / The horror: it took between 1.14 days to 3.04 days for the swallowed LEGO heads to reappear in subjects’ excrement, for an average of 1.71 days. (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures) Here’s some good news for worried parents whose small children have ingested a LEGO toy part (or two). A new study by pediatric researchers concludes that […]

Phil Mickelson takes down Tiger Woods to win $9 million after 22 holes and plenty of missed opportunities

Harry How/Getty Images for The Match Phil Mickelson defeated Tiger Woods in match play to win $ 9 million on Friday. The match took longer than expected, with four playoff holes needed to determine a victor. Both players missed numerous opportunities to take down a decisive victory through the final holes before Mickelson finally prevailed. […]

'Can we spend national holiday without killing something?' Lee Camp takes on food and war industry

In this week’s episode, Lee takes on Big Agriculture and the War on Terror, asking how our food habits are destroying the planet and why Congress is still swooning for the military-industrial complex. “It’s a fundamentally broken system that is having lots of adverse impacts and one of them is climate,” Scott Edwards of NGO […]

Trump takes credit for Thanksgiving traffic jams, because his Saudi friendship makes gas so cheap

President Trump sarcastically apologized to the country for causing record Thanksgiving traffic jams, slamming the “Fake News media” for a story they didn’t actually write while continuing to dodge the Khashoggi question. Having credited himself and his Saudi pals with lowering gas prices earlier this week, the president has extended his sphere of influence to […]

Olympic champ takes indefinite leave from curling foursome after boozers booted from bonspiel

After reflecting on his actions at the Red Deer Curling Classic, curler Ryan Fry said Wednesday that he'll be taking an indefinite leave from Team Brad Jacobs to focus on his "growth and self-improvement." Fry, who played at the World Curling Tour event as a substitute, was disqualified along with teammates Jamie Koe, Chris Schille […]