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7 Fascinating Habits Serial Killers Often Display When They’re Young

It's interesting to consider what makes a serial killer, and whether or not they show early warning signs as kids. In many cases, "serial killers …

Crime

Trump lashes out at media coverage of his Putin meeting

President Donald Trump on Tuesday claimed he had a great meeting with Vladimir Putin and lashed out at the media coverage that captured the widespread dismay at his news conference with the Russian president.<p>“While I had a great meeting with NATO, raising vast amounts of money, I had an even better …

Donald Trump

Here's why a Bugatti Veyron oil change costs $21,000

Approximately 99.99 percent of the human population will be aghast at the notion that a car's service could cost upward of $20,000, but if you need to change the oil on your Bugatti, your options are limited. Here's why it costs that much.<p>Royalty Exotic Cars, a company that specializes in renting …

Sports Cars

Why People Have Sex With Animals

In a new study, researchers surveyed nearly 1,000 zoophiles about frequency of sex with animals, beliefs about zoophilia, and their sexual preferences and practices.<p>In 1948, Alfred Kinsey shocked the world when he released his first publication about Americans’ sexual behaviors. Among his more …

Animals

What Happens If You Eat Mold Accidentally?

We all know the feeling of disgust we get after seeing harmful mold on food in the fridge. If you've ever had the misfortune of accidentally tasting …

Holistic Medicine

Boeing gets $3.9 billion contract for new Air Force One jets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) has received a $3.9 billion contract to build two 747-8 aircraft for use as Air Force One by the U.S. president, due to be delivered by December 2024 and painted red, white and blue, officials said on Tuesday.<p>The Pentagon announced the decision on Tuesday, …

Aviation

Thai boys recall battle to survive cave ordeal -- and moment they were found

<b>Chiang Rai, Thailand (CNN) —</b> Members of a Thai youth soccer team and their coach have described their rescue from a flooded cave as a miracle, thanked the experts who saved them and discussed how the experience will affect the rest of their lives.<p>In their first public remarks since emerging from …

Thai Navy

Hot dogs and other cured meats may cause mania, new study finds

Hotdogs and other cured meat such as salami and beef jerky may be causing manic episodes, according to a new study.<p>Scientists say they suspect the chemical preservative nitrate is causing the disorders.<p>They found people hospitalised for an episode had more than three times the odds of having ever …

Research

Woman who collected queen conch seashells in Florida sentenced to jail

A Texas tourist who collected 40 queen conchs seashells from Key West, Florida, is going to jail for 15 days.<p>A Florida judge also sentenced Diana Fiscal-Gonzalez of Dallas to serve six months of probation and pay a $500 fine, plus $268 for court costs, for taking 40 queen conchs from the waters …

Florida

Husband and Wife Duo's Trapeze Stunt Goes Wrong on America's Got Talent

<i>America’s Got Talent</i> took a dramatic turn on Tuesday night as a trapeze trick nearly turned deadly while the cameras rolled.<p>Mary and Tyce, a husband …

America's Got Talent

Man Senses Someone Watching Him — And Finds The Cutest Spies

“A lot of times I don’t even realize they’re there. I just turn around and there’s a snout sticking out from under the fence.”<p>For the 13 years …

Pets

'A stunt': Outrage builds over MGM Resorts' decision to sue victims of Las Vegas massacre

A lawsuit filed by MGM Resorts International, owner of the Las Vegas hotel from which Stephen Paddock fatally shot 58 people and wounded hundreds, is drawing outrage from survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.<p>The suit filed against hundreds of the victims of the rampage Oct. 1 …

Las Vegas

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi

Bodies believed to be those of 95 black forced-labor prisoners from Jim Crow era unearthed in Sugar Land after one man’s quest

Today the city of Sugar Land is a sprawling suburb southwest of Houston, home to Imperial Sugar Co., shopping malls and endless cul-de-sacs. But more than a century ago, it was a sprawling network of sugar cane plantations and prison camps. Sugar Land was better known then as the Hellhole on the …

Sugar Cane

A Besieged Trump Says He Misspoke on Russian Election Meddling

WASHINGTON — Under unrelenting pressure from congressional Republicans, his own advisers and his allies on Fox News, President Trump abruptly reversed course on Tuesday and claimed he had misspoken during a news conference with President Vladimir V. Putin about whether Russia tried to influence the …

Donald Trump

85% of Tampons Contain Monsanto's 'Cancer Causing' Glyphosate

Glyphosate, a widely popular herbicide that has been linked to cancer by the World Health Organization's cancer research arm, was detected in 85 …

Agriculture

California court kills billionaire's plan to divide state in three

A measure that would divide California into three parts will not appear on the ballot in November, the state supreme court decided Wednesday.<p>The justices ordered the secretary of state not to put the ballot initiative before voters, saying significant questions have been raised about its validity. …

California

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs

Josh Hader's family change shirts after pitcher's racist tweets emerge mid-game

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader took responsibility for racist and homophobic tweets that resurfaced while he was pitching in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night.<p>Hader was alerted to an online firestorm regarding the tweets when he came out of the game. He locked his account and after the game …

Baseball

Why Do Crows Copulate with Corpses?

Crows are highly social birds, and that bond continues even after death: Living crows often gather and caw loudly near the bodies of their fallen …

Birds

Family of pedophiles raped kids for 30 years before being caught

A sick family raped children during a 30-year campaign of abuse branded the “worst ever case of its kind” by a judge.<p>Twisted Antony Potts and three …

Crime

A Russian Warship Was Discovered with an Estimated $130 Billion in Gold on Board

A sunken Russian warship estimated to contain 200 tons of gold bullion and coins was discovered about one mile off the coast of the South Korean …

Archaeology

5 Brilliant Ways to Hide Wires in a Room Without Going Into the Walls

Conceal that unsightly wire without hard labor!<p>Before you invest in any products, if there’s room you can tuck speaker wire between the carpet and …

DIY

‘An Entire Community Got Together to Rape a Child.’ India Recoils at Girl’s Assault.

NEW DELHI — For months, the police say, a group of men took turns raping an 11-year-old girl.<p>In the gated community in Chennai, India, where the girl lived with her parents, the men gave her soft drinks laced with drugs, the police said. They filmed themselves raping her, brandishing knives and …

India

DNA Damage from CRISPR Has Been ‘Seriously Underestimated’

The breakthrough gene therapy has hit some major stumbling blocks in the last few months that threaten its status as a therapy.<p><i>This article is part of</i> DNA/IDK <i>, a semi-regular column exploring how genetic modification is shaping the future.</i> <b>Follow along here</b> <i>.</i><p>When CRISPR was first revealed to the …

Genetics

Bad credit? No credit? The five things you need to do to buy a car

Americans love their cars and trucks. In fact, we bought more than 17 million of them last year. But if you are one of the millions of people who have bad or no credit, you’ve probably given up on your dreams of getting behind the wheel. While it’s not easy to buy a car if you’re credit-impaired, …

Genetically modified babies given go ahead by UK ethics body

The creation of babies whose DNA has been altered to give them what parents perceive to be the best chances in life has received a cautious green light in a landmark report from a leading UK ethics body.<p>The Nuffield Council on Bioethics said that changing the DNA of a human embryo could be “morally …

Genetics

Breastfeeding runway model Mara Martin was a hit with Instagram users

A model is making waves at Miami Swim Week with her everyday "accessory."<p>Mara Martin hit the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swim Search runway show Sunday night­ — all while breastfeeding her five-month-old daughter.<p>The new mom strutted down the catwalk in a one-shoulder, gold bikini as she nursed her …

Miami Beach

These Whole30 chicken nuggets are kid- and adult-approved

The Whole30-approved chicken nuggets in Michelle Smith’s new cookbook, <i>The Whole Smiths Good Food Cookbook</i>, are a long way from the processed, …

Recipes

Swimming Pool Fences: 10 Ideas for Safety & Style at Water’s Edge

A fence is an important safety feature if you have a swimming pool; you don’t want anyone drowning.<p>Legal requirements for swimming pool fences can …

Landscaping