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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Pussy Riot Offers Advice On How To Defy ‘Stupid Ape’ Donald Trump

"We must not give [him] our fear."<p>When it comes to defiance, Nadya Tolokonnikova of Russian punk band Pussy Riot could be considered a pro.<p>In 2012, Pussy Riot staged a guerilla performance at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. The show mocked Vladimir Putin and the Russian Orthodox …

Glenn Howerton: Why It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Changed Everything

Glenn Howerton tells us what’s up with the slew of changes in Season 12<p><b>(Spoiler alert: Don’t read this if you haven’t watched the Season 12 finale of</b> …

100 Best Science Photos of the Year

Photo Credit: Benoit Guénard, The University of Hong Kong<p>Slide 1 of 201<p>Stunning Science<p>This year was full of amazing science … and stunning images to …

Zoology

'There will not be any escape': El Chapo's prisoner's welcome in Ciudad Juárez

Local and civic leaders see drug lord’s move as a sign of growing confidence in border city’s security system<p>State and civic officials seldom speak happily about the prospect of a high-profile prisoner, or see a crime lord’s arrival as a sign to the world that their city is recovering and …

To save native island animals from extinction, eradicate the uninvited guests, study finds

In 1894, a pregnant house cat escaped from a lighthouse on Stephens Island, New Zealand. She had her kittens in the wild, where they went feral. Within 13 months, a native bird species known as the Stephen Islands wren was nearly extinct.<p>It's a story often cited as an extreme – and by some accounts …

Biodiversity
Illustration

First ever test-tube dogs give 'puppy love' a new meaning

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rarely is a major scientific breakthrough so darn cute.<p>Researchers at Cornell University in New York State and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., announced on Wednesday the first litter of puppies born through in vitro fertilization.<p>The seven puppies were born on …

Genetics

Georgia Mother Gets 190 Years in Prison For Locking Child in Chicken Coop

A Georgia mother who locked her adopted daughter in a chicken coop for weeks has been sentenced to 190 years in prison.<p>Diana Franklin showed no …

Alligators Can Turn Armor Into Eggshell

Alligators are pretty tough. I’m not just referring to the fact that they faced down extinction in the 20th century and thrived. They’re also physically hardened, a set of ridged bones beneath their skin called osteoderms giving them a built-in coat of armor. But those skin bones aren’t just for …

Dinosaurs
Quilting

Get That Life: How I Became a Famous Street Artist

For Christina Angelina, aka Starfighter, painting is life.<p><i><br>Growing up in Venice, California, Christina Angelina</i> <i>was entranced by the art of the neighborhood — performers on the boardwalk, muralists in alleyways, sculptors creating new treasures for the city in public places. She, too, got the bug to</i> …

Streetwear

Woman stabbed at Art Basel, witnesses thought it was art

One woman stabbed another during a fight at world-famous Art Basel Miami Beach, causing at least one patron to think he was watching performance art.<p>Miami Beach Detective Kathleen Prieto told the Miami Herald the suspect stabbed the victim's arms and neck during Friday's fight. She said the victim …

Streetwear

Meet Marshosaurus, the Jurassic’s Forgotten Predator

I’ve spilled more than a little digital ink over the top carnivores of the Jurassic west. <i>Allosaurus</i>, <i>Ceratosaurus</i>, and <i>Torvosaurus</i> are all very dinosaur-y dinosaurs, checking the boxes for big, scary, and strange. But as I’ve poked around the Morrison Formation bones held at the Natural History …

Paleontology

Astronomers watch black hole burp after eating a star - Futurity

Scientists have for the first time witnessed a black hole swallow a star and then quickly eject a flare of stellar debris moving at nearly light …

Black Holes

Gunman opens fire, barricades himself inside Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood

Update: 12 reported shot, including 4 officers; gunman apprehended alive after hours long active shooter stand-off<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Multiple outlets are now reporting the gunman has been captured alive. NBC News is reporting that at least 12 people were injured during the hours long stand-off:<p>Police are …

World’s toughest animal has tons of foreign DNA - Futurity

Scientists were shocked to find tons of foreign DNA in the genome of tardigrades, the only animal known to survive the extreme environment of outer …

Biology

Christian militias in Central African Republic 'burnt witches at stake', says UN report

Shocking probe by UN human rights investigators comes days ahead of visit by Pope Francis<p>Christian militias in the Central African Republic have been accused of burning "witches" at the stake in a UN report leaked just days ahead of a visit to the war-torn country by the Pope.<p>The militias, who have …

Africa

11 Places To Travel As A Solo Female Traveler

Whether it's for love, adventure or both, women are taking solo vacations like never before so travel website Trippy.com asked its membership to weigh in on the best destinations for women traveling alone. Some chose the locations they thought were safest while others used the male-to-female ratio …

Gravity will rip Martian moon apart to form dust and rubble ring

Mars will become the fifth ringed planet as the largest of its two moons disintegrate - in 20 to 70 million years, according to new data<p>Mars is on course to become the fifth ringed planet in the solar system according to astronomers, who claim that its mini moon, Phobos, will one day disintegrate …

14 Images of Graffiti Around the World That Will Give You Hope

From terrorist attacks in Beirut, Nigeria, Paris and Mali to the <b>Central American</b> and Syrian refugee crises, it’s easy to lose hope in humanity. But don’t give up just yet.<p>Ahead, take a look at some images of <b>graffiti</b> around the globe that will bring you hope.

Art

Defiant Parisians use art in the wake of terror attacks

Twice in the past year Paris has been attacked by terrorists. Each time, its citizens have used art to demonstrate their resiliency. Tributes to the victims, defiant messages and pleas to co-exist are painted on walls and streets. Musicians sing of peace. Light colours the city red, white and …

Old Watch Parts Recycled Into Steampunk Sculptures By Susan Beatrice

Susan Beatrice is an artist who recycles old vintage watch parts and turns them into beautifully intricate sculptures. This true jack-of-all-trades …

The Gay Street Artist Who Has Been Decorating Copenhagen with Assholes and Rainbows

EDES (short for "Evil Duck Eat Sperm") says he's mocking homophobes through the power of paint.<p>Graffiti has been a part of Copenhagen's urban image for so many years now that most people have become oblivious to the colorful works that are visible all over town and engulf pretty much every inch of …

LGBTQ

Costa Rica: The Ideal Wellness Getaway

Figuring out where to go in Costa Rica is no easy task. There are several regions to choose from, all offering vastly different experiences. Once I'd discovered that Costa Rica was a great destination for a wellness trip I still needed to decide where to go. That took time, research, and an …

Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline After 7 Years Of Review

Environmentalists praised the decision, which House Speaker Paul Ryan called "sickening."<p>WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday rejected TransCanada's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which would have transported oil across the United States-Canada border.<p>After seven years of …

There’s an Old-Fashioned Airfare Price War on for Flights to Hawaii!

New competition means cheaper flights to paradise.<p>Virgin America, the airline that’s managed to combine low fares and above-average service, launched …

The Ten Instagram Accounts Every Traveler Needs To Follow

Whether it's a food maven, an adrenalin junky, an animal lover or even someone seeing the world for the first time, we here at Trippy.com just can't resist really great travel-themed Instagram feeds or the urge to play them with Instagame, the new photo caption game for Instagram! With that in …

Would You Buy Spray-On Nail Polish?

Nails Inc. is releasing what it's claiming is the world's first spray can nail polish next week. It's named The Paint Can, and <i>Marie Claire</i> reports that the brand is promising you can spray it on your nails in approximately 20 seconds and be good to go after it dries. With this method though, …