Links of the Day: What You Missed This Week


New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick denied knowing anything about #DeflateGate over and over again. And he did so in front of a very unfortunate background. #Flexball [ABC News] Miley Cyrus told Justin Bieber: “Bitch stole my look.” [E Online] Someone accidentally broke King Tut’s beard and tried to fix …

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Inside Look of the Day: How McDonald’s Fries Are Made


To prove their food isn’t genetically modified rat meat or pink slime, McDonald’s launched a transparency campaign last Fall called “Our Food, Your Questions.” This stuff will probably still make you fat, but at least you know a little more about what you’re putting in your stomach, right? The latest …

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Tech News of the Day: Drones are the New Drug Mules


A drone packing methamphetamine crashed in a Tijuana grocery store parking lot Tuesday near the San Ysidro crossing at the Mexico-California border. There were six packets of drugs, each weighing around six pounds on the six propellers of the copter. 6-6-6, obviously the work of Satan. The device was indentified …

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Animal of the Day: Dexter the Rat Despises Broccoli


This little rat will not eat his vegetables. Dexter’s owner is just trying to feed him a piece of broccoli, but he is all like… “NOPE. NOPE. NOPE.” Watch him reject the treat over and over again in the cutest way possible. Maybe they should change his name to “Newman.”

LOL of the Day: Richard Dawkins Reads Hilarious Hate Mail


This is basically “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets,” but starring a well-respected evolutionary biologist and letters from religious nuts. The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science has released a new video from filmmaker Eric Preston in which Dawkins reads some of his most recent “Love Letters” from haters, and they …

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Science of the Day: Watch Water Bounce Off a Superhydrophobic Surface


Researchers at the University of Rochester have created a new type of water-resistant metal where drops literally bounce off the surface. They achieved this by using a special laser-patterning technique that adds tiny structures to the material. Most other surfaces that are water-repellant aren’t as powerful and rely on chemical …

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