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This scientist keeps winning money from people who bet against climate change


James Annan keeps winning. 

Annan, a climate scientist and director of the Blue Skies Research Organization, has won numerous bets over the last decade against scientists from a variety of academic backgrounds. 

In short, people keep betting him that the world will cool or warm slightly, rather than continue on its accelerating warming trend. Annan hasn’t lost.

Most recently, Annan won $10,000 from two solar physicists at the Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics in Russia — Galina…

I am a real human and I support Mark Zuckerberg for Human President of Earth’s United States of America


Hello I support Normal Human Man Mark Zuckerberg to be Human President.

You just cannot unsee this cinnamon roll that looks like E.T.



Cinnamon rolls are great. The perfect combination of fried cinnamon dough with icing glaze is so yummy that it can send you to seventh heaven of taste in just a bite.

‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ as the ’90s sitcom you’ll wish you grew up with



Our latest episode of “Trailer Mix” will make you want to gather around the television for some scheduled sitcom viewing

Before an unexpected visit by a quirky alien, they were just an average American family. You might recognize how well the Perfect Strangers theme tune fits to transform E.T. the Extra Terrestrial from the ’80s family film we all remember to a classic ’90s sitcom. The series (we all wish were real) chronicles the wobbly coexistence of lonely young Elliott and his extra…

Man’s attempt to film building demolition ruined by epic photobomb



It’s not just humans and animals that enjoy photobombs, you know.

The person who carefully set up their camera to film the demolition of a block of flats in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday learned this lesson the hard way.

It’s as thought the bus driver knew exactly what he was doing.

Watch ‘E.T.’ and more on Showtime in April



Whether you’ve got premium cable, the Showtime app, Amazon or Hulu, Showtime’s diverse mix of movies and original content is worth exploring. From the refreshing Mae Whitman teen comedy

Friday features a total solar eclipse, a supermoon and the spring equinox



The moon is about to block our view of the sun. It’s known as a total solar eclipse and on Friday millions of people in Europe, Northern Africa and Asia will have a rare opportunity to see, indirectly of course, the sun’s brilliant corona. If you’re gearing up to enjoy it, though, there are some things you should know.

Yes, a total solar eclipse is rare, in that it only appears for a short period of time, for a relatively narrow band of terrestrial viewers once every few years (and in the…

Legend Confirmed: Atari 2600 ‘E.T.’ Game Discovered at New Mexico Dig



After decades of video game lore surrounding a supposed treasure trove of discarded E.T. game cartridges from the ’80s, on Saturday an excavation crew in Alamogordo, New Mexico uncovered the truth

Breaking through huge mounds of dirt, concrete and refuse, the crew, which began setting up the dig on Thursday, unearthed the proof of what was once only urban legend: Atari 2600 cartridges for the E.T. video game buried in the desert

Europe Has a New Top Dinosaur



A new dinosaur from Portugal is Europe’s largest-ever terrestrial predator and was the biggest carnivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic Period, according to paleontologists who studied its remains.

The dinosaur, named Torvosaurus gurneyi, measured close to 33 feet long and weighed over 2,200 pounds, according to a paper in the latest PLoS ONE. The predator was at the top of Europe’s terrestrial food chain roughly 150 million years ago.