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US Man’s Legs, Forearms Amputated as Dog Lick Leads to Rare Blood Infection

Greg Manteufel's symptoms began on June 26, with a fever and pain in his legs. But then he started experiencing delirium, and bruises and blemishes …

Medicine

How to Beat a Drug Test, According to Experts

Some of the detoxifying drinks may work.<p>I like to consider myself a pro on beating drug tests because I’ve passed numerous—even some close calls—while on probation, in prison, and on parole. I would have only tested positive for weed, but a dirty for marijuana could’ve sent me to “the hole” for 60 …

Drug Test

A Violent Windstorm Sends Porta Potties Flying Into the Air Spewing Their Contents Onto the Crowd

In a literal version of the normally proverbial shit storm, a pair of porta-potties that were set up for an event, went flying into the air when an …

The backstory of the lava-eaten Ford Mustang that symbolized a volcano’s wrath

The lava inched toward Mike Hale’s property in a slow, unstoppable wave, consuming everything it touched. Suddenly the math for the Hawaii resident was devastatingly simple: too many possessions, not enough time.<p>The rest of the world has seen the dramatic end of that calculus: Hale’s silver Ford …

Geology

Everything You Should Know About Your Clitoral Hood

Illustrations by Ruth Basagiotia<p>Let’s cut to the chase. If you’ve ever used a hand mirror to get an up-close look at yourself <i>down there</i>, then you’ve …

Lips

This Company will Sell You a Brand New 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

A Boss 302 and Mach 1 are also available<p>If you walk into a Ford dealer today, you can pick up a 2018 Mustang GT that makes 460 hp, hits 60 mph in 4.4 seconds, and includes an optional magnetic suspension for less than $45,000. It will be comfortable and refined enough to take on a road trip, while …

Did this dad really photograph an attractive teacher instead of his kid’s graduation?

A picture of a student receiving a diploma has been popping up all over the internet, but people are questioning its authenticity. The photo shows …

Mysterious ‘dinosaur’ shark caught, called a ‘living fossil’ by researchers

When the dinosaur-killing asteroid struck the Earth many millions of years ago it spelled doom for countless species, while allowing many others …

Trump tells North Korea: 'Do not try us'

<b>Seoul (CNN) —</b> Standing near the front line of the world's tensest standoff, President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued a direct and personal warning to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, declaring during his first major speech in Asia that continued nuclear provocation could result in the communist …

North Korea

The Next Mazda 3 Is Getting a Compression-Ignition Skyactiv-X Engine

Later this month at the Tokyo Auto Show, Mazda will preview its next-generation compact hatchback, as well as a brand new four-door design concept.<p>Earlier this year, Mazda debuted what it says is the "world's first commercially available gas-powered engine to use compression ignition." Mazda …

Aides warned Trump not to attack North Korea's leader personally before his fiery U.N. address

Senior aides to President Trump repeatedly warned him not to deliver a personal attack on North Korea's leader at the United Nations this week, saying insulting the young despot in such a prominent venue could irreparably escalate tensions and shut off any chance for negotiations to defuse the …

North Korea

7 spots that prove Colorado ski-towns are as mind blowing as you think they are

Colorado ski towns are small dots on the map that carry a huge scenic punch. But when you think of ski towns, you think of slicing turns in epic …

Pastor accused of failing to open megachurch for victims of Hurricane Harvey

A Texas pastor has faced a growing online backlash after being accused of not opening the doors of his megachurch to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.<p>Joel Osteen, a senior pastor at the 16,000-capacity Christian Lakewood Church in Houston, has been criticised for not offering to shelter flooding …

Joel Osteen

North Korea says Guam strike plan ready within days

<b>Hagatna, Guam (CNN) —</b> A North Korean plan to fire four missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam will be ready for Kim Jong Un's consideration in days, state media has reported, as an unprecedented exchange of military threats between Washington and Pyongyang intensifies.<p>The intermediate-range …

North Korea

North Korea now making missile-ready nuclear weapons, U.S. analysts say

By Joby Warrick<p>, Reporter<p>Ellen Nakashima<p>, Reporter<p>Anna Fifield<p>, Bureau chief<p>North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have …

North Korea

North Korea says U.S. will 'pay dearly' for new U.N. sanctions

North Korean state media said Monday that the United States will “pay dearly” for a round of strict sanctions approved by the United Nations over the …

North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new UN sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea vowed Monday to bolster its nuclear arsenal and gain revenge of a "thousand-fold" against the United States in response to tough U.N. sanctions imposed following its recent intercontinental ballistic missile tests.<p>The warning came two days after the U.N. …

North Korea

17 Classic Appetizers Everyone Will Love — Recipes from The Kitchn

Here's a well-known truth that we tend to ignore anyway: There's no better way to please a crowd and keep your cool than with a spread of …

China's Gruesome Dog Meat Festival Has Been Canceled, Say Activists

Could the barbarity be at an end? It just might according to jubilant animal rights activists, who say this year’s Yulin dog meat festival — where …

Watch: Ship battered by brutal winds as it enters Durban Harbour

Booked a cruise recently? Then look away now. For this video captures the terrifying moment a ship is battered by high winds as it sails off South Africa. Pass the sick bag, please.<p>Filmed by a couple who happened to be strolling along Durban Harbour, the footage shows the vessel heeling …

South Africa

Assad allies say U.S. attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

AMMAN (Reuters) - A joint command center made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed “red lines” and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Coconut Macaroons

Now Playing<p>Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48<p>A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.<p>Now Playing<p>Ice Cream in a Bag …

8 Movies From 2017 That Are Already on Netflix

Netflix is excellent at curating the best content for us, and that includes bringing the latest films to our screens ASAP. The streaming service already has a handful of movies from 2017 available, and a few more that are due to drop in the coming weeks. How is Netflix getting all these films so …

Crowded city builds a train track running through an apartment block

Residents of this apartment block in China have lived with an actual train going through the building for 11 years now.<p>Amazingly, they haven't …

These Are the Best Ways to Cook Oily Fish

Think you don't like "fishy" fish? We're here to help.<p>Growing up in a Korean family, I had my share of funky fish. Tiny dried anchovies floating in bubbling cauldrons of stock, blades of silver saury branded with grill marks, and chunks of blue-skinned mackerel simmered in soy sauce all made …

Chinese teen's acoustic AC/DC 'Thunderstruck' cover will blow you away

AC/DC is hard enough to emulate on electric guitar, but "Thunderstruck" on acoustic guitar is a sight to behold.<p>13-year-old Liu Jiazhuo is going …

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dubai has announced yet another pioneering initiative, but this time it's not the world's first rotating skyscraper or 3D printed office. It's a fleet of flying taxis.<p>Small enough to fit into a car parking space when folded up, the one-seater passenger drones made by Chinese company Ehang …

Drones

Approaching Amtrak train engulfs waiting passengers in snow; video

A video posted to YouTube Wednesday shows the terrifying moment an Amtrak train came barreling through fresh snow outside a train station, enveloping …

The Spicy, Porky, Cheesy Pasta Recipe You'll Want to Commit to Memory

Rigatoni with tomato, pancetta, chile, and plenty of pecorino is one of our favorites<p>Transport yourself to a small town in the Italian province of …