Amie Booth

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Scientists Connect Brain to a Basic Tablet—Paralyzed Patient Googles With Ease

For patient T6, 2014 was a happy year.<p>That was the year she learned to control a Nexus tablet with her brain waves, and literally took her life …

Coroner wept as families of two medical students murdered in Borneo spoke of their agony

Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger were knifed as they walked back to their hostel on the Malaysia island<p>The coroner wept as families of two murdered medical students spoke of their agony at their ‘brilliant’ sons stabbed to death in Borneo by ‘evil’ fishmonger.<p>Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger were knifed …

Husband found guilty of wife's murder kills himself in courtroom as judge passes sentence

At first, the death of teacher Anne Faville appeared to be a tragic accident. It looked like she’d been dining alone and had fatally choked on a …

World's Strangest Prisons (PHOTOS)

What cage is three stories high, rotates, and was designed for human beings, not rats?<p>It's the Squirrel Cage Jail in Council Bluffs, IA, and from 1885 to 1969, this prison stacked its inmates in pie-shaped cells that revolved, so jailers could see all the prisoners from a single vantage point. If …

El Chapo prison escape: guards ignored loud hammering in drug lord’s cell

Video footage has revealed that banging was audible in Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán’s cell when accomplices tunneled inside to spring him in July<p>Loud hammering was audible in Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s prison cell when accomplices tunneled inside to spring him in July, but …

He spent 9 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit. Now he's taking on the justice system.

At just 17 years old, Jarrett Adams found himself convicted of a heinous crime he insists he did not commit.<p>For the better part of a decade, Adams …

ACLU

3 Workouts That Are Better Than Running

Push your limits with these fat-destroying routines<p>Exercising outside is a great way to get some fresh air and Vitamin D, and it seems to be generally good for your health. (According to science.)<p>But that doesn’t mean you have to log lots of miles running or lug your dumbbells outside.<p>“You can get …

Arizona prison bus crashes as inmates tend to injured and direct traffic

A prison bus carrying about 50 inmates slammed into a rolled-over semi-truck, injuring the bus driver and some 20 inmates, authorities said.<p>Inmates who weren’t hurt in the early morning crash tended to the injured and helped direct traffic, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety and …

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

Happiness

A wild parenting debate is raging after a restaurant owner screamed at a crying toddler

Neugebauer owns Marcy's Diner in Portland, Maine. It's a popular restaurant, and the busy owner had little patience on July 18 when a toddler began causing a scene, Chris Shorr of the Bangor Daily News first reported.<p>Neugebauer told local news station WCSH-6 that after hearing the child cry for 40 …

Teen Lured 12-Year-old Girl out of Her Home with Ruse About Losing His Cat Then Strangled Her to Death: Cops

A 15-year-old boy is charged with aggravated murder for allegedly luring a young girl out of her parents’ house, then strangling her, officials said …

Crime

Country's youngest murderer nears prison release

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Barring any last-minute setbacks, the country's youngest murderer will walk out of prison Tuesday — free for the first time since he was 12 years old.<p>Curtis Fairchild Jones and his sister, Catherine, then-13, admitted to killing their father’s girlfriend, Sonya Nicole Speights, in …