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Mavericks Decide "Little Cows" Is No Longer A Good Chinese Translation Of Their Name, Switch To "Lone Ranger Heroes"

A maverick is, literally, a little cow. An unbranded calf, so named for nineteenth-century Texas cattle farmer Samuel Maverick, who did not brand his cattle. For nearly two decades now, the Dallas Mavericks have been known in China by a translation that works out roughly to “little cows.” Accurate! And also,…

Watch an Ambush of Tigers Rip a Drone Out of the Sky and Then Eat It

A group of tigers is called an “ambush” for a reason. When these massive cats get together and decide to catch some prey, they’re simply vicious. A quadcopter learned this the hard way at a Siberian tiger enclosure in China’s Heilongjiang Province. Not only did the beasts swipe the drone out of the sky—they took a few…

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A War With China Over The South China Sea Territories Would Be A Disaster For America

Is a war between the U.S. and China over the South China Sea all but inevitable? Steve Bannon thinks so. In a series of radio shows for his former publication Breitbart News over the past two years, Bannon—now White House senior counselor and President Donald Trump’s closest advisor—made it seem like armed conflict is…