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Pranking Tourists with Magical Photobombing

If you appreciate simple pranks, here’s a photo-related one you may find amusing. Greg Benson of MediocreFilms recently stood in front of the Chinese …

10 Sex Things Everyone Worries About

Yes, guys freak out about all this stuff just as much as you do.<p><b>1. Cramping up when things are getting good.</b> Cramping is your body's way of betraying you whenever it wants, because the fleshy husks that house our brains are evil. Everyone is worried that their gymnastics-gold-medal-level sex is …

Photos of a Last Trip to the Beach to Give a Dying Pit Bull the Vacation of a Lifetime

In August 2014, photographer Zhenia Bulawka and her boyfriend Christian took their three dogs on a special trip to the beach. One of their beloved …

Architizer

Iran is 'taking over Iraq' and Obama must put boots on the ground against Isil, warns Saudi Arabia

Thousands flee Isil-held Tikrit ahead of Iraqi assault as Saudi foreign minister calls for US coalition presence 'on the ground' to prevent Iran overrunning country<p>Saudi Arabia became the second key American ally in the Middle East to demand President Barack Obama change tack towards Iran on …

5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

Ancient Civilization

American arrested in UAE after criticising employer on Facebook

Ryan Pate says he had no idea that a rant written during holiday in Florida could put him in an Abu Dhabi jail for up to five years<p>A hallmark of American life - griping about work - has landed an American helicopter mechanic in a Middle Eastern jail.<p>Ryan Pate, from Belleair Bluffs, Florida, took to …

ISIS bulldozes ruins of ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraqi ministry says

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has again destroyed cultural treasures, this time bulldozing the site of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq, the nation's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said.<p>"ISIS continues to defy the will of the world and the feelings of humanity," the ministry said in a …

Mesopotamia

Glitter bomb explodes at lawmaker's office

A Nebraska lawmaker’s office has been hit with a glitter bomb.<p>The prank was sent to Rep. Jeff Fortenberry’s Lincoln office, where aides opened the package Wednesday to find an explosion of glitter, sparkles and confetti, the Omaha World-Herald reports.<p>While the glitter bomber is still at large, …

Officials: Truck driver fell asleep in fatal collision

ORONDO, Wash. (AP) — A truck driver apparently fell asleep Thursday before his vehicle crossed the center line of a rural Washington highway and …

Latin America

Majority of House members sign letter blasting Obama bullet ban proposal

Opposition to the Obama administration's proposal to ban a popular bullet is gaining steam in the House of Representatives, where more than half of the lawmakers have signed a letter opposing the move.<p>The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it wants to ban popular .223 M855 …