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Nuclear Winter is a Greater Threat Than You Think

Nuclear Winter is a Greater Threat Than You Think ” During the cold war, estimates suggested that it would take many, many weapons close to the same time to muck with the planet.But as we update our models, we now understand that nuclear winter, like most things, is a little more complicated (and worse) than we thought.

An internet prankster is trolling Donald Trump with literal Russian ties

An internet prankster is trolling Donald Trump with literal Russian ties With all of the talk (and tweets) about Russian ties to the 2016 Donald Trump campaign, it was only a matter of time before someone turned the allegations into a internet prank aimed at the man in the Oval Office.The man behind popular Trump parody Twitter account @MatureTrumpTwts, known simply as "Barry," is now trolling Donald Trump with real Russian ties.

Russian Satellite Could Soon Be the Brightest 'Star' in the Night Sky

Russian Satellite Could Soon Be the Brightest 'Star' in the Night Sky That could change in the coming days, as a team of Russian engineers and students from the Moscow State Mechanical Engineering University (MAMI) deploy the Mayak satellite.The satellite itself is a standard cubesat around the size of a loaf of bread, but it’s going to deploy a solar reflector that could make it one of the brightest objects in the sky.

Swarm of locusts invading Russia looks like the end of the world

Swarm of locusts invading Russia looks like the end of the world The year 2016 was pretty bad, but hey, it's 2017 now and we have a swarm of locusts invading the Earth.The clip at the top of this post was filmed in the East Kazakhstan region on Wednesday, and shows a vehicle driving into a swarm of countless locusts.

Stephen Colbert visits Russian hotels in hopes of finding Trump's 'Pee Pee Tape'

Stephen Colbert visits Russian hotels in hopes of finding Trump's 'Pee Pee Tape' It's Russia week on the Late Show, and last night Stephen Colbert performed the kind of investigative journalism that no brave souls before him have dared to attempt.A determined Colbert traveled all the way to Moscow to check out the presidential suite of the Ritz-Carlton.

Rick Perry was pranked (twice) by a pair of Russian jokesters and we're all doomed

Rick Perry was pranked (twice) by a pair of Russian jokesters and we're all doomed What follows is an account of something that can, honestly, happen to anyone: getting prank called.To repeat: a member of Trump's cabinet was pranked hard (twice, as it turns out) by a pair of Russians.

This creepy technology can read your emotions as you walk down the street

This creepy technology can read your emotions as you walk down the street Like other companies in the facial recognition environment, NTechLab uses a deep learning approach for its system.We train the algorithm to understand the kind of emotion they see on the picture and then correct it the way you would teach a kid," NTechLab's CEO, Mikhail Ivanov, told Mashable.

Vladimir Putin signs law banning VPN access for Russian internet users

Vladimir Putin signs law banning VPN access for Russian internet users A new law, signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, now bans any technology, including VPNs, used to visit websites banned in Russia, Reuters reported on Sunday.Back in 2014, Putin passed a law that required internet companies to store the data of Russian users on Russia-based servers, a rule that stoked fears that Russian internet users would have their information and internet access censored by the government.

"IT'S OVER" Intensifies!

"IT'S OVER" Intensifies! POFF* Just like that the Russia collusion story has disappeared from I C,r/ redacted and all / ISIN/ l.6 months of 24/ 7 news andone day all of them just stop dead simultaneously.

Trump dictated Donald Jr.'s Russia statement and we have the very real Air Force One black box transcripts to prove it

Trump dictated Donald Jr.'s Russia statement and we have the very real Air Force One black box transcripts to prove it In a report by The Washington Post on July 31, it was revealed that Donald Trump personally dictated his son Donald Trump Jr.Aboard Air Force One on July 8, Trump directed his son to tell the media that the meeting's subject did not involve the campaign and instead focused on an adoption program.

Yes, Vladimir Putin has gone shirtless again to remind you of his dad bod power

Yes, Vladimir Putin has gone shirtless again to remind you of his dad bod power president is on vacation, but you might not have known that Russia's President Vladimir Putin is on vacation, too.Luckily for you, we just got our hands on Putin's vacay photos, and they're full of spymaster-in-the-Siberian-tundra cheesecake.

Trump trolled with Putin projection and 'Russian soldiers' at his SoHo building

Trump trolled with Putin projection and 'Russian soldiers' at his SoHo building The Trump SoHo building in New York City saw quite the light display Monday night.The Russian flag colors were blazing and Russian president Vladimir Putin even made an appearance with the caption, "Happy to help, bro.

Pussy Riot wants to totally immerse you in Russian prison life

Pussy Riot wants to totally immerse you in Russian prison life That cameo was just the latest stepping stone in Pussy Riot's rise to global notoriety as female icons of resistance.“I knew that I wanted to make it happen since 2014 when we got out of jail," Tolokonnikova said.

Russian Rocket Engines May Have Fueled North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions

Russian Rocket Engines May Have Fueled North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions It hasn’t been clear how the country achieved this technological breakthrough, but evidence suggests it may have been fueled by Russian rocket engines.Prior to the deployment of its Hwasong-12 and Hwasong-14 missiles, North Korea’s missiles were based on designs that used a modified R-27 Zyb Soviet engine.