The new ‘Mission Impossible’ trailer gives us hope

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Mission Impossible Rogue Nation

The Mission Impossible franchise was supposed to be awesome. The first installment was. Then, it went downhill quickly from there. The new trailer from the fifth installment gives us hope, mostly because Tom Cruise is front and center again. For those who watched the last installment, Ghost Protocol, you were probably disappointed to realize that Tom Cruise was probably getting … Read More

Wolverines!

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Wolverine with wolverines

When we saw this one, we simply couldn’t help ourselves. Here, you see Hugh Jackman, the actor who has become synonymous with the Marvel Comics character Wolverine, standing at the zoo in front of, you guessed it, wolverines. There are too many jokes that can be made from this image. We’ll just let it sit as it is.

A Dodge Charger in Texas

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1970 Dodge Charger R/T Hemi 426

In Texas where “all things are bigger” many of the residents own and drive trucks of a variety of sizes and shapes. Some do drive cars, mostly the sedans we see every day heading to work, making the commute on a daily basis and giving the driver (hopefully) a place to decompress after a long day at work. For a … Read More

Uber Highlight: California’s Lotusland Gardens

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California's Lotusland gardens

Those of us in California are used to seeing beautiful scenery in many of our travels. The land is ripe for agriculture with farmland, wineland, and yes, Lotusland. Ganna Walska presents Lotusland to host events, weddings, and special occasions related to nature. It’s an ecological masterpiece in some of the most fertile land in North America. Columbia Tribune did a nice … Read More

The Real Reason New England Must Be Punished for #DeflateGate

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Bill Belichick DeflateGate

Whether or not you believe that the deflated balls used by the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game is worth punishment or not relies on two factors: whether you have a passionate feeling (positive or negative) about the team and whether you believe in following rules strictly. Neither of these should have as much impact on the final … Read More

IBM’s Watson could help veterans suffering from PTSD

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IBM’s Watson could help veterans suffering from PTSD

IBM’s artificially intelligent computer system, which goes by the name of Watson, has been making waves across numerous fields since it first gained international attention by beating the odds on Jeopardy! back in 2011. The potential for this kind of technology in everything from enterprise to medicine is virtually limitless. This potential is why the United States Department of Veterans … Read More

Russia is considering building its own space station

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Russian Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) was created thanks to a combined effort from the United States, Europe, and Russia. For years it has served as example of the amazing things that the nations of the world can achieve when they set aside their difference and work together. Unfortunately, growing political tensions between Russia and the West could mean that another … Read More