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Parkour legend casually flips and slides on giant ice sculptures like it’s NBD

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While the rest of us mere mortals struggle to walk on ice without slipping, parkour athlete Jason Paul took to the massive ice sculptures of northern China for some effortless flipping, sliding and high jumping.

At the International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin, the temperature dips down to -25

Milo Yiannopoulos had a pretty rough Presidents Day

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Presidents’ Day was pretty bad for Milo Yiannopoulos.

Milo Yiannopoulos had a pretty rough Presidents Day

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Presidents’ Day was pretty bad for Milo Yiannopoulos.

Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti explain why ‘Billions’ Season 2 is more relevant than ever

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When Billions first aired on TV in January 2016, the main takeaway was that in the hunt for power and money, you sometimes have to break a few rules. It was a Machiavellian world set on the stage of a more familiar Wall Street.

But that was way back when that world was just good TV. But fast forward to January 2017, when Donald Trump’s presidency is surrounded with accusations of conflicts of interest at every turn.

This is possibly the most hilariously brilliant sports interview of all time

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Japanese pool player Naoyuki Oi doesn’t speak English fluently but that didn’t stop him from giving an impressive performance in a post-match interview:

Oppo promises to launch new smartphone camera tech next week

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China’s Oppo has a teaser ahead of this year’s Mobile World Congress: The company plans to wow the world with a new smartphone camera technology called “5X.”

There aren’t many details in the press release we’ve gotten, and an actual device isn’t even mentioned, but there’s a lot of vague superlatives that describe it.

The US wants to check Chinese visitors’ social media profiles

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The U.S. border control is seeking to check Chinese visitors’ social media profiles.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to publish a proposal asking travellers from China to disclose what social media platforms they use, and what their handles are, according to Politico.

Holders of business and visitor visas will be affected by the move — amounting to almost 3.6 million applicants per year, the…

India’s only active volcano is back from the dead after 150 years

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Barren Islands volcano, India’s only active volcano, is reportedly spewing lava and ash after a gap of 150 years. It erupted for about four hours in January, scientists from the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) claimed.

The volcano is situated in Barren Islands in the Andaman & Nicobar archipelago. Some unsubstantiated reports even claim that it is South Asia’s only active volcano.

Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan leaves, but not why you think

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Bill Gates isn’t kidding around when he says bioterrorism could kill ’30 million people’

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President Donald Trump may have the nuclear codes, but when it comes to things to be scared about, think biggerAccording to Bill Gates, bioterrorism could be even more deadly.

The Microsoft cofounder warned the world is not paying enough attention to “health security and international security” in some decidedly grim remarks at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, the Guardian reported.

Gates…