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Dude attempts to smuggle 3 king cobra snakes into U.S. via potato chip cans

Dude attempts to smuggle 3 king cobra snakes into U.S. via potato chip cans The United States Customs and Border Protection officials intercepted the package on March 2 and seized the venomous animals shortly thereafter.Each snake was about two feet in length, though king cobras can grow to measure about 18 feet.

Why you should keep an eye on Euron Greyjoy in 'Game of Thrones' this season

Why you should keep an eye on Euron Greyjoy in 'Game of Thrones' this season The battle for the crown has been raging for years on Game of Thrones, but never with Euron Greyjoy.Let's recap for a moment who Euron even is.

Selena Gomez doesn't know how to use an eyelash curler in her gorgeous music video for 'Fetish'

Selena Gomez doesn't know how to use an eyelash curler in her gorgeous music video for 'Fetish' Selena Gomez uses an eyelash curler on her tongue in the music video for her new single "Fetish," but it's okay‚ it looks really cool despite it looking pretty painful.The gorgeous video, directed by the impeccable Petra Collins, features a grainy Gucci Mane and finds Gomez staring in the sun, picking fruit, writhing around on a kitchen floor.

'Overwatch' League pros guaranteed at least $50,000 a year plus benefits

'Overwatch' League pros guaranteed at least $50,000 a year plus benefits Looks like professional Overwatch players in Blizzard's ambitious, upcoming Overwatch League won't have to worry about securing outside income.The first seven cities participating in the Overwatch League were announced earlier this month.

Facebook pledges money to help keep elections safe

Facebook pledges money to help keep elections safe Less than a year after Mark Zuckerberg derided the idea that his social network might have any serious impact on the U.S.

Caitlyn Jenner breaks her silence on Trump's transgender military ban

Caitlyn Jenner breaks her silence on Trump's transgender military ban Hours after Donald Trump banned transgender people from serving in the military in just three tweets, Caitlyn Jenner has responded to the announcement.The former Olympian and self-proclaimed transgender rights activist tweeted: Jenner has consistently defended her support of Donald Trump, and has apparently reached out to members of Trump's administration to "help them" on LGBTQ issues, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

A photographer's decades-long quest to capture the beauty and grandeur of sharks

A photographer's decades-long quest to capture the beauty and grandeur of sharks In his years of shooting sharks for National Geographic and other outlets, Skerry has worked to get face-to-face with a wide variety of species, from struggling to keep up with massive filter-feeding whale sharks to lying absolutely still in a shallow mangrove nursery for baby lemon sharks.He chartered a boat to Cat Island, and spent more than two weeks trying to find the elusive animals.

Here are the top 10 movies that motivated the Sundance film ‘Lemon’

Here are the top 10 movies that motivated the Sundance film ‘Lemon’ Writer director Janicza Bravo and writer and star Brett Gelman created one of the most absurdly dark comedies in recent memory.We liked it so much we invited them in for a special episode of Movie Lists to talk about their influences!

George Takei has a scathing message for Trump about banning trans people from the military

George Takei has a scathing message for Trump about banning trans people from the military In infuriating news of the day, Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to ban transgender service members to openly serve in the military, reversing the Pentagon's previous repeal in 2016.Many people have reacted strongly to the Wednesday morning tweets, condemning Trump's ban of transgender individuals from serving the country—including Star Trek actor and LGBTQ rights activist George Takei, who had some scathing words for the president.

Google's app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS

Google's app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS The app comes to iOS after debuting for Android last year.That means a loved one with an iPhone can pinpoint the last active location of a Samsung Galaxy S8, for example, and vice versa.

Jay-Z's '4:44' might be named after the site of the infamous Solange elevator fight

Jay-Z's '4:44' might be named after the site of the infamous Solange elevator fight It's been a few years since Jay-Z and Solange were famously caught on security camera fighting in the elevator upon leaving The Met gala afterparty at The Standard hotel.That night has arguably spawned some of the greatest albums from Beyoncé and Solange, and is even addressed in Jay-Z's blistering project 4:44.

Troop 6000 brings the Girl Scout experience to homeless girls of NYC

Troop 6000 brings the Girl Scout experience to homeless girls of NYC According to a New York Times profile on Troop 6000, the troop is comprised of 28 girls ages 5-15 who live in a Sleep Inn where New York City's Department of Homeless Services pays to shelter homeless families on 10 floors of the hotel.Giselle Burgess, who started Troop 6000 in February, is a single mom with five kids ranging from 3-14.

Blizzard lays out concrete plans to cut down on abuse in 'Overwatch'

Blizzard lays out concrete plans to cut down on abuse in 'Overwatch' After more than a year of dealing with cutting feedback and public reports of toxic behavior, Blizzard has finally responded with what amounts to an action plan.It comes in the form of a behind-the-scenes change right now and a list of more public-facing changes to arrive in the near future.

Sperm counts are dropping in the Western world, but no one is quite sure why

Sperm counts are dropping in the Western world, but no one is quite sure why Not all is well when it comes to men's sperm counts across the Western world.A new, wide-reaching study published in the journal Human Reproduction Update, has found that sperm counts among men in the U.

Never lose anything again with this Bluetooth tracker

Never lose anything again with this Bluetooth tracker The new Tile Mate is even thinner than before, with the width of only two credit cards, so you can place this tracker pretty much anywhere.Throw it in your backpack, slide it into your wallet, or attach it to any item you never want to lose again.

This adorable couple chronicled their entire relationship on one romantic Twitter thread

This adorable couple chronicled their entire relationship on one romantic Twitter thread A newly married couple in Utah documented all the highlights of their courtship in one convenient Twitter thread, and showed just how romantic the social media platform could be.She informed her followers that the cute guy who sold her an iPhone has been her boyfriend for two months.

This Banksy image has been voted the UK's most iconic

This Banksy image has been voted the UK's most iconic One of the most iconic images of our time has sealed its status by being voted the UK's favourite artwork by 2,000 people.Banky's mural of a girl releasing a heart-shaped balloon topped a shortlist of 20 works of art compiled by arts editors and writers, according to The Frame National Art Audit.

This student's plan to help elderly residents is heartwarmingly adorable

This student's plan to help elderly residents is heartwarmingly adorable Some people are just plain nice.20-year-old Scottish student Fraser, who's currently studying medicine at Falkirk University, seems to fall firmly into this category.

How one player came to dominate 'The Legend of Zelda'

How one player came to dominate 'The Legend of Zelda' The Legend of Zelda came out years before speedrunning was popular, but that didn't stop the classic adventure game from attracting a hardcore crowd of competitors nearly 20 years after its release.YouTuber and speedrunning historian Summoning Salt took a deep dive into the speedrunning scene of the 1986 NES game The Legend of Zelda, chronicling how one runner managed to hold the record for nearly a decade and how the scene shifted into a new, unique category, igniting a months-long, back-and-forth race for first place.

Clueless guy says everything you should never say on a first date

Clueless guy says everything you should never say on a first date There are some things that you just don't say on first dates.Or, ever, actually.