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BBC discovers lost episodes of ‘Doctor Who’ in Nigeria

Fans of cult BBC sci-fi drama Doctor Who received an unexpected gift on Friday with the “thrilling” discovery of nine missing episodes in the Nigerian city of Jos, the broadcaster announced. Among the recovered 1960s footage includes most of the classic story “The Web of Fear”, a black and white…

Loaded gun falls to floor at ‘libtard-hating’ Pennsylvania police chief Mark Kessler’s termination hearing

The “libtard-hating” Pennsylvania police chief who gained online infamy for his violent and degrading Youtube videos faces a termination hearing tonight. The hearing, which is still underway, was interrupted when a loaded handgun fell from the holster of a Kessler supporter. The gun didn’t discharge, but Kessler’s attorney demanded the…

Van Jones to Sen. Ted Cruz on Obamacare funding: ‘You’re not a sugar daddy, are you?’

On Crossfire tonight, Van Jones confronted Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on his claims about Obamacare. “Isn’t the irony of Obamacare,” Jones asked Cruz, “that in order to fund the stuff you like — like no denying of anybody any coverage — you have to accept the stuff you don’t like,…

‘Gory’ Hezbollah ‘execution’ video sparks online outrage

A gory online video that appears to show Hezbollah fighters executing gravely wounded Syrian rebels has sparked outrage and threatens to worsen sectarian tensions in Lebanon. The video shows armed men in fatigues, at least one wearing the yellow arm band sported by the Lebanese Shiite movement, dragging several bloodied…

Conservative Republican who co-authored Patriot Act proposes bill to curtail NSA surveillance in wake of Snowden revelations

The conservative Republican who co-authored the US Patriot Act is preparing to unveil bipartisan legislation that would dramatically curtail the domestic surveillance powers it gives to intelligence agencies. Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, who worked with president George W Bush to give more power to US intelligence agencies after the September 11…

Astronaut Scott Carpenter, second American to orbit the Earth, dies at 88

Scott Carpenter, who became the second US astronaut to orbit the Earth in 1962, as America battled with Moscow in the space race, died Thursday in Colorado aged 88, his wife said. Carpenter, whose death leaves John Glenn as the only surviving member of America’s first Project Mercury space program,…

BlackBerry shuts the doors on its ‘Center for Excellence’

Months after it opened, BlackBerry has officially closed down its “Center for Excellence.” The company had opened the center last February in conjunction with the local government to support and protect tech jobs in the city of…  …

Ford rolls out self-driving vehicle

Ford’s new self-driving car can detect obstacles up to 650 feet away–and safely navigate around them.(Ford) Imagine no longer having to deal with bumps against the parking garage walls or dings from opening your car into the next car over (parked 6…  …

Iran arrests ‘network of homosexuals and satanists’ at birthday party

Iran’s revolutionary guards have announced the arrest of “a network of homosexuals and satanists” in the western city of Kermanshah, close to the country’s border with Iraq, prompting fresh alarm over the treatment of gay people in the Islamic republic. The news website of the revolutionary guards in Kermanshah province,…

WATCH: ‘Science Guy’ Bill Nye is back in YouTube miniseries that explains Juno mission to Jupiter

Bill Nye, the former “Science Guy” and the public defender of science, is the host of a new miniseries on Juno’s flight to Jupiter. (. Scott Applewhite,/AP) Bill Nye is back. He is back with a purple lab coat, a spotted bow tie, and serious, levelheaded…  …

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