Amber Steffens

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A Katrina hero: He hopped into a boat and became a one-man rescue squad

NEW ORLEANS — The man, nearly 90 years old, feebly made his way into Ken Bellau’s fiberglass fishing boat. Once onboard, he quietly asked Bellau to check on his grandson. “He’s right over there,” the old man said.<p>Bellau agreed, motoring slowly down the street. He didn’t see anybody needing rescue. …

New Orleans

A Teen Was Charged With Murder After Uploading A Selfie With The Victim’s Body To Snapchat

16-year-old Maxwell Marion Morton has been charged with murdering his classmate Ryan Mangan. But just how did police come to suspect the Pennsylvania teen? Believe it or not, officials point to a “selfie” Morton took with the victim’s body, which he uploaded to Snapchat and shared with his friends. …

Mysterious Stone UFO Found in Siberia

It seems like whenever a hole is opened in Siberia, whether by nature or by man, something unusual is inside. That was the case recently in Siberia’s …

Prehistoric Grave May Be Earliest Example of Death During Childbirth

Archaeologists say they've made a grim discovery in Siberia: the grave of a young mother and her twins, who all died during a difficult childbirth …

Archaeology

Edward Snowden:UFOs Come From Ultra-Terrestrial Civilization in Earth Mantle

Edward Snowden, reported on the facts known to it concerning UFOs. According to the documents, which Snowden copied to the CIA, the U.S. government …

Ten Mysterious Examples of Rock Art from the Ancient World

Rock paintings and engravings are among the world’s oldest continuously practiced art form and are as diverse as the wide-ranging cultures and …

Meet the ancient female leaders who basically invented 'leaning in'

If you’re a lady and a history buff, the lack of female leaders for the, oh, thousands of years that people have walked the earth before now can be …

The Babadook is the scariest film I’ve ever seen, says Exorcist director

William Friedkin offers to host a screening of Jennifer Kent’s fairytale horror, which he says ‘will scare the hell out of you as it did me’<p>The Oscar-winning director of The Exorcist, William Friedkin, has declared critically acclaimed Australian horror The Babadook the most terrifying film he has …

'Frozen' fan pup wakes up singing along to 'Let It Go'

Just can't let it go when it comes to singing along with the Oscar-winning hit from "Frozen"? You're not alone. After all, there's no shortage of viral videos featuring fans belting out the catchy Snow Queen song.<p>But there's always room for one more clip — especially when the singer happens to be …

Idina Menzel

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

Top Ten New Testament Archaeological Finds of the Past 150 Years

Mention archaeology to most people and they think of dramatic finds of artifacts that confirm or confute some cherished belief about antiquity or …

Downtown Coyotes: Inside the Secret Lives of Chicago's Predator

About 2,000 of the carnivores have adapted surprisingly well to city life, new images and tracking data reveal.<p>An extreme breed of coyote is finding there's no finer place than downtown Chicago, where the predator has learned to lurk under the radar of city life, new data show.<p>The versatile …

Black hole gone rogue may have been blasted right out of its home galaxy, astronomers say

Imagine you’re a typical black hole, just minding your own business and keeping a tight lid on all your densely packed matter — and you suddenly get …

Boy Smoking Marijuana: Disturbing Footage of 10-Year-Old Boy Smoking Stirs Controversy, Goes Viral [Video]

On Thursday, November 20, a disturbing video of a 10-year-old boy surfaced online. In the nearly two-minute long video, the boy can be seen smoking …

Social Media

Small 'Underwater Pompeii' Found Off Greek Island

Remains of an ancient settlement, complete with a ruined pottery workshop, have been found on the bottom of the Aegean sea off the small island of …

Archaeology

I’ve Been Pen Pals with Nearly 50 Murderers and Serial Killers

I would send my pen pals money for postage and phone time to write and call me. After a few years, I'd had conversations with many of America's most infamous and hated individuals.<p>The first one I can remember is Ted Bundy. I was five years old and living in Florida, and I remember my parents …

Crime

Behind Tomb Connected to Alexander the Great, Intrigue Worthy of "Game of Thrones"

As archaeologists dig deeper into the burial mound, ancient sources tell a tale of family drama and palace intrigue.<p>Suspense is rising as archaeologists sift for clues to the identity of the person buried with pomp and circumstance in the mysterious Amphipolis tomb in what is now northern Greece. …

Were the ancient Romans more kinky than you?

The new Institute of Sexology in London shows that humans have been fascinated by weird sex for thousands of years<p>Every generation likes to believe they invented sex – partly because it’s horrifying to imagine parents succumbing to physical urges. But a scientific glance at the history of sexology …

DID ANCIENT MAN INTERBREED WITH A MYSTERY SPECIES? STUDY SAYS YES!

'THE DRACULA CLAN" - a.k.a.THE EVIL UFO CLAN<p>Stephen Erdman exposes "The Evil Clan" and its role in the strange phenomenon of worldwide Cattle …

Researchers Decode 20-Page Codex to Unveil Ancient, ‘Magical’ Egyptian Text

Researchers recently deciphered an ancient Egyptian codex that they say revealed spells that have links to Christianity.<p>“It is a complete 20-page parchment codex, containing the handbook of a ritual practitioner,” Malcolm Choat and Iain Gardner, professors at Australian universities, wrote in their …

Portraits of Time: Ancient Trees - Photographs and text by Beth Moon | LensCulture

“Portraits of Time” is a series of portraits of ancient trees from around the world that explores time and survival, celebrating the wonders of nature that have endured throughout the centuries. This fourteen-year project has taken me on an exhilarating journey to many parts of the United States, …

Arabian Sea

Husband secretly films wife adorably rapping to Salt-N-Pepa in car

Sometimes it's the little things that make marriage special, like watching your wife rap along to Salt-N-Pepa's "None of Your Business" in the car.<p>A husband secretly recording his wife's karaoke has made it everyone's business, posting the video on YouTube under the title "The cutest gangsta I …

Rap & Hip-Hop