Is 'Xmen: Apocalypse' better or worse than 'Days of Future Past'?

Have you seen X-men: Apocalypse? Because it's pretty darn epic! The film had a successful opening weekend as the latest entry in the X-men franchise, but no sequel gets off the hook without being compared to its predecessor. Fans are pretty much split on which X-men epic is better: Days of Future Past or Apocalypse? While Apocalypse had a slightly bigger opening Thursday night, Days of Future Past…
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The Grizzly bear population is coming back. Should they be taken off endangered protection?

The Grizzly bear is the largest North American predator. Unfortunately, due to human actions the population in the lower 48 states has dropped as low as 1,500 individuals. Their range also drastically shrank during the 20th century. In one of their protected habitats, Yellowstone, federal officials say the population has had a beautiful rebound and has hit capacity for that habitat to sustain. It'…
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The Merriam-Webster dictionary has declared the hot dog is a sandwich.

In preperation for memorial day Merriam-Webster shared this Tweet: "Have a great #MemorialDayWeekend. The hot dog is a sandwich," with a link to an article that defines the sandwich. From that article, which is trollishly titled: To Chew On: 10 Kinds of Sandwiches. Yes, the hot dog is one of them: 1) two or more slices of bread or a split roll having a filling in between 2) one slice of bread cove…
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A gorilla was shot and killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a child fell into the habitat.

A toddler wandered away from his family and ended up in the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo, where he was confronted by a 17-year-old male gorilla that weighs around 400lbs. The endangered silverback gorilla can be seen moving the boy and on a few occasions dragging the child around the enclosures moat. It was deemed to be a mortal situation and the zoo's response team decided to shoot and…
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Did Justin Bieber steal from this musical artist?

Justin Bieber and Skrillex are being sued by indie artist White Hinterland over the beginning of their song "Sorry," according to TMZ. The song features a high-pitched female voice hitting a few notes in a loop. And if you listen to White Hinterland's 2014 song "Ring the Bell," you might understand the basis of the lawsuit. They aren't "identical" but Hinterland says 8 seconds of her song were sam…
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Dustin Brown removed as captain of LA Kings. Does he deserve this?

The Los Angeles Kings drop kicked team captain Dustin Brown, according to TSN. Saying it's time to move in a new direction, the LA Kings are looking for someone else to wear the 'C.' Does Brown deserve to be removed as the 'C'? Reactions have been split. Some say he has done a damn good job leading the team and doesn't deserve to be pushed out. Others simply say, "there's the door." Poor guy! The…
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Does Wolverine overshadow other X-men?

It seems like everyone loves the tortured Canadian guy with the retractable claws and healing factor! Add heightened senses and martial arts training and you have one of the most badass comic book characters: Wolverine. Wolverine made his debut in The Incredible Hulk comic (1974) and became a breakout X-men after Giant Size X-men #1 (1975). But ever since Hugh Jackman first donned the Adamantium c…
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Is it an overreach if the federal government cuts funding for schools over transgender rights?

Officials from 11 states filed a lawsuit against the federal government objecting to a directive issued by the Department of Education and the Justice Department about the rights of transgender students in public schools. The directive says that a public school “must not treat a transgender student differently from the way it treats other students of the same gender identity.” It's possible that s…
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With the series at 3-2, who will win the western conference NBA finals?

The western conference NBA finals has been a great series so far. The Warriors were the favorite going in, but with MVP Steph Curry coming off an injury the OK Thunder beat the Warriors on their home turf. Two of the three OK Thunder victories in this series were devastating blows to the Warriors, with scores of 105-133 and 94-118. If anybody doubted the Thunder had a chance before those games, th…
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Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima: Was dropping the atomic bomb a mistake?

President Obama is the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima, where the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb on Aug. 6, 1945, killing an estimated 140,000 people. A second bomb killed up to 80,000 people in Nagasaki three days later. White House spokespeople have been clear that the president is not making a formal apology for the United States' past actions in Japan. But the president said in…
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