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George Takei cleverly tore through Trump's address to Congress using the power of tweets

George Takei cleverly tore through Trump's address to Congress using the power of tweets Last night President Trump held his first major address to a joint session of Congress.However, once Trump's speech started, no one was laughing.

A member of Trump's cabinet rocked slippers that cost at least $495 because why not?

A member of Trump's cabinet rocked slippers that cost at least $495 because why not? In Donald Trump's America, you really don't have to think twice before wearing ridiculously expensive velvet slippers to a presidential address.Now, you may be asking yourself, "Who pays more than like $50 for a good pair of slippers, let alone $495 to $650?

Ridiculous attack ad blasts congressional candidate dressed as Han Solo

Ridiculous attack ad blasts congressional candidate dressed as Han Solo I'm not saying I'd vote for Han Solo, I'm just saying I'd hear him out.The United States of America just elected an aging reality TV star to the presidency, yet a Republican-backed super PAC believes constituents in Georgia will be startled by a Democratic congressional candidate who dressed up as Han Solo in college.

Seth Meyers has no time for media 'salivating' over more presidential Trump

Seth Meyers has no time for media 'salivating' over more presidential Trump For his latest Closer Look segment, Seth Meyers has a new target: the media that  “salivated over the possibility of a more presidential Trump" after his first address to Congress.He responded to pundits who said Trump "became the president of the United States" after the address:   “I bet there are some Muslims and undocumented immigrants that would tell you he became president back in fucking January.

Breaking: Congress orders Man on Mars

Breaking: Congress orders Man on Mars Congress Just Ordered NASA to Get Crackin' on Mars and a Ton of Other ThingsBoth the Senate and the House have approved a bill that will send $19.Among other things, the budget demands that NASA create a plan to put humans “near or on the surface of Mars in the 2030s.

NSA is staying quiet over U.S. citizens caught in dragnet surveillance

NSA is staying quiet over U.S. citizens caught in dragnet surveillance Just as it has for the past six years, though, the NSA isn’t playing ball.Since 2011, several key members have been trying to find out how many Americans the NSA has collected personal information from but it’s always been denied, according to Ars Technica.

It's about damn time for NASA astronauts to get healthcare for life

It's about damn time for NASA astronauts to get healthcare for life While in space, his eyesight deteriorated, a well-documented medical issue NASA's known about for years, and one that many astronauts have experienced first-hand.For many astronauts, their eyesight readjusts once they get back to Earth.

Two congressmen live-streaming their blizzard-forced road trip is the buddy movie 2017 needed

Two congressmen live-streaming their blizzard-forced road trip is the buddy movie 2017 needed Two congressmen, one Republican and one Democrat, stranded in Texas by the big East Coast blizzard, have to make it back to D.and there's only one thing that can get them there in time: ROAD TRIP!

People are plotting to get back at the politicians who voted to sell your web data

People are plotting to get back at the politicians who voted to sell your web data Now that protecting our web data is a distant dream, some folks figured it was only fair to return the favor to those politicians.Two GoFundMe accounts were recently started to help their creators purchase the private internet history of Congress members.

Telecom companies bought congress so they could buy your data

Telecom companies bought congress so they could buy your data And, unsurprisingly, those with connections to important committees for the telecom industry tended to be among the biggest takers.Blackburn said the original regulation was "big government overreach" and Cornyn said it would "stifle economic growth.

The software that could prevent ISPs from selling your browsing history could also just make things worse

The software that could prevent ISPs from selling your browsing history could also just make things worse However, if you're not careful, using a VPN can actually make things worse.Hola, a VPN with millions of users, sold off non-paying users' idle bandwidth.

Daily News: Mar-31-2017

Daily News: Mar-31-2017 In February, 32-year-old Herecomesmaverick pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and drunk driving charges, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.The Palm Beach Post reports that the couple’s car crashed into a canal at the end of a dead-end dirt road in Loxahatchee, Florida, on March 8, 2014.

Artificial intelligence is now trying to make sense out of the mess that is Congress

Artificial intelligence is now trying to make sense out of the mess that is Congress Predicting what the, ahem, disjointed members of Congress are going to do on any given day is even harder.So why not give your noggin a little rest and let artificial intelligence do it for you?

Fake VPN services are popping up after GOP Congress kills privacy rules

Fake VPN services are popping up after GOP Congress kills privacy rules Interest in VPNs has skyrocketed as a result, but at least a few scam companies are trying to take advantage of the trend.We’ve written our own guide to VPN services and I’ve personally had good luck with GoldenFrog’s VyprVPN as well.

How Twitter king and Congressman Ted Lieu is beating Trump at his own dumb game

How Twitter king and Congressman Ted Lieu is beating Trump at his own dumb game It's depressing to admit, but let's do it anyway: there are few politicians in the world more skilled at manipulating Twitter than President Trump.So over the past few months, 48-year-old Congressman Ted Lieu (D-California) has decided to try and master the platform, slowly emerging as the President's most adept social media opponent.

The plan to get Congress super stoned on 420

The plan to get Congress super stoned on 420 The same group that offered a free joint to Inauguration Day attendees is puff, puff, passing along the free cannabis to Capitol Hill workers.To properly celebrate 420 in the nation's capital, on Thursday from (high) noon until 4:20 p.