Aria Nemati

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FBI Arrests Pharma CEO Martin Shkreli on Securities Fraud Charges

The pharma boss who became infamous after hiking the price of an HIV-related drug by 5,000 percent was arrested Thursday by the FBI, prosecutors said, accusing him of orchestrating a "trifecta of lies, deceit and greed."<p>The take down of Martin Shkreli — a hedge fund manager-turned-pharmaceutical …

Man Allegedly Tried Snorting Cocaine During Traffic Stop

The 73-year-old reportedly wanted a quick hit as a cop checked his documentation.<p>Don't break out the cocaine when you're pulled over by a cop.<p>A 73-year-old driver learned that lesson the hard way during a routine traffic stop in Seattle on Tuesday night, according to police.<p>He was busted trying to …

The ISIS Wars 2014-2047: The Persian Bomb

Iranian Shahab 3 mobile ballistic missile. Picture courtesy FARS News Agency<p>The final dismantling of the economic sanctions against Iran by the United States and the European Union would not be completed until October 2016. By then, the consensus of intelligence agencies worldwide was that the …

Leonardo DiCaprio's new movie is a brilliantly gory revenge tale that could win him his first Oscar

It has gotten to a point where it's hard for any new movie in that setting to deliver anything that surprises the audience.<p>But then Alejandro González Iñárritu went and made "The Revenant," which proves there's still new ground to cover in the frontier movie, and that he's one of the best directors …

Snowstorms

Inside France’s ‘Air Cocaine’ Scandal

Politicians in high places helped two French pilots escape the Dominican Republic, where they were convicted of smuggling 1,500 pounds of …

Passenger seated on plane next to stranger who looks exactly like him

Have you ever wanted a twin? This man met the next best thing, when he sat next to a stranger who looked exactly like him on a flight.<p>The ginger-bearded man met his match, and was delighted to meet someone who looked exactly like him.<p>They took a grinning selfie together on the flight, which was …

George Washington

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The computer geek, Pablo Escobar’s hippos and all that aluminum foil: “I Touched All Your Stuff” is the weirdest true-crime tale ever told

<b>(Cinema Slate)</b><p>An IT nerd meets a babe in Bogotá and ends up in prison — but that’s only the surface of this delirious crime saga<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>August 27, 2015 10:59pm (UTC)<p>When the Brazilian filmmaking duo Maíra Bühler and Matias Mariani received a grant to make a documentary about foreign inmates …

South America

Iran's supreme leader is not happy about this McDonald's knockoff in Tehran

Much of the concern seems to revolve around American culture seeping into Iran — like the knockoff fast food restaurants that have popped up in the country.<p>"We thought that they would bring Boeing technology, but they want to bring McDonald's," Gen. Mohammad Reza Naghdi, a leader of the Islamic …

South Asia

Bin Laden 2.0: ‘Crown prince of terror’ stakes claim to Osama’s legacy

World terror networks may be in for a shakeup as the son of Osama Bin Laden has made a menacing statement, calling for jihad against the US and its …

Our First Images Of All The Planets in Our Solar System

Random<p>Our First Images Of All The Planets in Our Solar System<p>Monday, July 20th, 2015<p>Source: i.space.com<p>Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn are …

Nuclear fallout: the mental health consequences of radiation | Becky Martin

70 years on from the destruction of Nagasaki, much of the attention regarding radiation is still directed to the physical dangers, but the psychological consequences can also be damaging.<p>Radiation protection research has been focused upon the bodily effects of exposure to ionising radiation, rather …

FBI 'Most Wanted' Cybercrime Kingpin Linked To Russian Espionage On US Government

There are rumours Evgeniy Bogachev – widely known as Slavik, the creator of uber money-making malware Zeus – spends much of his time on a boat in the …

Astronauts are about to eat the first food grown in space

Space: the final frontier for leafy greens.<p>The first food grown and harvested in space—a crop of red lettuce—is about to be eaten by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The lettuce was grown for 15 months with a system called Veg-01, which uses red, blue, and green LED lights to grow …

Space

21 rare and weird facts about World War II

World History

Giant Alien Crab Found On Mars 2015, UFO Sighting News

This giant alien crab was captured on Mars 2015, the mysterious object closely resembles the crustacean.<p>This crab-like object was found in a Mars …

Is there a woman on Mars?

That seems to be the strategy of alien hunters who are convinced that the latest photos from NASA’s Curiosity rover show proof of alien life forms on …

Mysterious, woman-shaped figure spotted on Mars

Well this is surely definitive proof that there is life on Mars. (<i>Editor's Note: THIS IS A JOKE. WE ARE JOKING.</i>)<p>NASA's Curiosity Rover took an image …

Satellite pictures show Iran may be trying to destroy nuclear evidence

Photos appear to show bulldozer and oil spills at the controversial Parchin military base<p>New satellite images show Iran may be trying to scrub of evidence of its past nuclear experiments before international inspectors are allowed to investigate a controversial military facility.<p>Recent photographs …

Archaeologists Excavate Possible Home of Mary Magdalene and Synagogue Where Jesus May Have Preached

A Catholic priest and archaeologists in Israel are excavating an ancient synagogue and a site that may have been the home of Mary Magdalene, who has …

This is why some cocaine users get hooked (but most don’t)

The way users consume hard drugs such as cocaine and heroin has a big impact on whether they get hooked, according to University of Montreal …

After Seven Hours, 'True Detective' Season Two Is Finally a Good Show

Unbelievably, the show's painful, semi-boring exposition and contorted plot lines are finally starting to pay off.<p><b>More on True Detective:</b><p><b>The Real 'True Detective'?'True Detective' Takes a Page from David Lynch and Finally Hints at a California CarcosaSeason Two of 'True Detective' Must Be Taken on</b> …

Secrets and codes from the Iran nuclear talks

Using dialect as code, messengers from the Leader, and other (unintentional) glimpses of the behind-the-scenes drama in Vienna, from a top Iranian official<p>Someone at the Iranian state broadcaster, IRIB, is in trouble. When the deputy foreign minister, Abbas Araqchi, briefed its news executives last …

Middle East heatwave: power failures and rotting rubbish as Beirut is overwhelmed

The 30 seconds between the power outage and the generator kicking in feel like a lifetime.<p>Sweat pools on eyebrows. The anticipation is unbearable. And then the power starts up and the fan blasts cool air across your soaked shirt. The little pleasures in life, all the more enjoyable during a Middle …

10 Cool Facts About Space

We don't think much about Space and truthfully for a regular guy it does nothing. It is still a very cool place to explore though, considering its …

Mafia godfather who visited Britain protected at high level, says prosecutor

Maria Teresa Principato says Matteo Messina Denaro, who has been on the run since 1993, leaves Sicily ‘often and with apparent ease’<p>An Italian prosecutor who has been hunting the fugitive head of the Sicilian mafia for the past 10 years says he has eluded capture because he is “protected at a very …

Fentanyl, the painkiller officials warn is taking lives

A powerful painkiller being added to street narcotics too boost their potency is killing dozens of Canadian drug users who have little understanding …

British Columbia

How dogs know a face when they see one

Dogs have a natural ability to process faces, a small study that put dogs in an fMRI machine shows.<p>The discovery that dogs have neural machinery …