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‘American Idol’ meets ‘The Office’ in new Fine Bros show on YouTube Red



Reporter’s note: This is part of a series featuring each new original show or movie debuting on YouTube Red. The subscription streaming service’s first slate of originals launched in February.

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — “Why aren’t people making fun of this more?”

That’s what YouTube duo and brothers Benny and Rafi Fine thought every time they watched a reality TV show that centered around singing.

Solar Impulse continues to make history, lands in home of the Wright Brothers



The solar-powered plane making a trek around the world landed in the home of the first flight. The Wright Brothers made this spot famous with their breakthrough, and now the Solar Impulse has made the spot even more noteworthy. Read more…

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The Wright brothers’ biggest challenge? Steering the dang plane



“Wilbur gliding to the right, bottom view of glider.”

Image: Wright Brothers/Library of Congress

Before their groundbreaking powered flight over the dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on Dec. 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers conducted hundreds of test flights with unpowered gliders and kites

Though Orville and Wilbur are widely considered the fathers of powered flight, their true breakthrough was in developing a system of controls to safely balance and steer a flying machine, a

Jerk dogs knocks over the family TV



Please, no. Not the TV.

For reasons unknown, this pooch was incredibly interested in what was happening on the tele. Or maybe he just needed to give it a little smell.

Either way, the boop was a bit too forceful, and the TV came crashing down to the ground.

Thankfully, it was all caught on camera, because it appears as if the father didn’t believe the kid at all, who was innocently playing on his phone at the time.

Brothers boast online about hunting wild python for soup, get arrested



If you’re going to resort to breaking the law, you might want to make sure you don’t share the incriminating evidence.

Two brothers hailing from from Bobai County in Guangxi, China, were arrested a day after posting pictures online of themselves hunting, killing, cooking and eating a wild python, which is under first-level state protection.

According to People’s Daily, the brothers, surnamed Guan, had encountered the…

ISIS claims Paris and Brussels attacks began with Bakraoui brothers



Dabiq, the slick online propaganda magazine published by the Islamic State (ISIS), provides news details in an issue released Wednesday on the group’s role in the March 22 attacks in Brussels and links to the Paris attacks.

April Fools! I faked my own death.



Some may hate April Fools’ Day and its flood of branded promotional pranks, but one fact that all millennials have learned to face is that we, too, have personal brands. What better way would there be to promote my own than by throwing the ultimate April Fools’ prank and faking my own death?

I have always been a tragic and poetic figure in the eyes of my family and friends, due to my big dreams and romantic approach to life. This quality would almost certainly result in an outpouring of…

Blood brothers: Why family members are more likely to engage in terrorism together



Many extremists who have committed high-profile attacks in recent years share more than an ideology. Often, they’ve come from the same blood.

Two of the three attackers who killed at least 34 and injured 270 in Brussels on Tuesday —

Matthew Perry to play Ted Kennedy in Reelz miniseries



Matthew Perry’s next role is going to put him in some iconic political shoes.

The Avett Brothers announce new album in the middle of a 1,000-word open letter



The Avett Brothers have announced a new album, True Sadness, in a very Avett Brothers way — with an emotional 1,074-word open letter on the passing of time, the line between life and art and …. quilts.