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How Many Fizzy Lifting Drinks Would You Have to Drink to Float?

It’s a question I’ve asked myself ever since I first saw <i>Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory</i>: what could be inside the eccentric candymaker’s “Fizzy …

All the Best Street Style at Budapest's Sziget Festival

Amid performances by Rihanna, Die Antwoord, and Travis Scott at the Sziget music festival, the chicest members of the audience still seized the chance to show off how Hungarians do festival style. The festival takes over an island at the northern end of Budapest each year, giving street style stars …

Kruzo lets you make a stranger's day just by sending a message

We all feel a little bit down sometimes.<p>Maybe it’s because you forgot to buy groceries, or because you pissed off the entire internet. In any case, it’s always nice when someone reaches out to you.<p>Thanks to Kruzo, that someone can now be a cute cat on your phone.<p>Simply send a message and wait until …

Apps

The Newest McDonald's Location Only Serves Fries

French. Fries. Only.<p>It's almost like McDonald's has taken an <i>Inception</i>-level look inside our dreams because the chain has brought to life an idea we've been lusting over for a very long time. With the opening of a new location in Sydney, Australia, the Golden Arches is ushering in a totally new …

McDonald's

Trump will soon be getting briefings from U.S. spy agencies. It might not go well.

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told my colleague Robert Costa that he is eager to start meeting with U.S. intelligence officials for classified briefings on the nation's secrets. The feeling may not be mutual.<p>The outlandish GOP candidate is not known for discretion or …

Donald Trump

How One Indigenous Reserve Is Coping With Canada's Suicide Crisis

In recent months, hundreds of Canadian Indigenous people have tried to kill themselves, with 11 people attempting suicide in a single night in April. As the crisis intensifies across the country, the residents of one Cree reserve try to make sense of it while tracing the decades of injustices that …

Canada

We Have Yet To Identify 99.999 Percent Of Earth's Species, Study Says

Our planet is still a giant mystery.<p>Just when we humans thought we knew a thing or two about our home planet, Mother Earth made sure to remind us we've barely scratched the surface.<p>A new study has found that this magnificent blue ball may still be hiding up to a mind-blowing 1 trillion species -- …

Biology

Here's The Sexist Detail In Movie Posters You Probably Never Noticed

Dammit, world.

Posters

Why Have Rivers In France Turned Vivid Green This Week?

Environment Photo credit: Agents EnvironmentalIn towns across France, people woke up to their rivers beaming with a weird green glow on Monday, April …

St. Patrick's Day

Oklahoma Court Rules Oral Sex Isn't Rape When A Victim Is Unconscious

An Oklahoma case ruled last month that oral sex is not considered rape in the event that the victim is unconscious due to alcohol …

Monster black hole 3 billion times the mass of the sun formed by trio of colliding galaxies - Science News - ABC News

Three colliding spiral galaxies 1.8 billion light years from Earth have produced a monster black hole weighing in at 3 billion times the mass of the …

Seven Tips for Getting Your Sex Toys Through Airport Security

With a little research, you can save yourself some red-faced hassle.<p>According to a recent study, <b></b>more than 50 percent of people say they are more …

Flying

How To Pick A Lock With Just A Hairpin

Editor's Blog Photo credit: NightHawkInLight/YouTubeWe’ve all seen the movies where a lock is poked around with a hairpin and the door miraculously …

Video Tutorials

Want Some Chemicals With That Shake? If You’re Eating Fast Food, You’re Getting Them

If you ever wondered why the stuff you make at home never fully tastes like the junk you get from your favorite fast food joint, try opening up a chemistry book for tips and tricks.<p>A recent study suggests that regular fast food diners have a higher concentration of the industrial chemical …

Poland abortion ban would 'aggravate women’s tragedy' say former first ladies

Three former Polish first ladies on Tuesday denounced a proposal to tighten the country’s abortion law, already one of the most restrictive in Europe, saying it would only “aggravate women’s tragedy”.<p>“It is with great concern that we view the idea of abandoning compromise regarding the …

Europe

Bold Claims From Old Navy: Stain-Resistant White Jeans

White jeans: so appealing, but so dangerous for anyone who's prone to spills. But worry less — Old Navy is making a bold claim that could change barbecues forever.<p>The retailer says that wine, ketchup, coffee, juice, and other commonly spilled substances will wipe right off the brand's new Mid-Rise …

Harry Styles' Sister Speaks Out on Their Mom's Photo Hack: She Was "Violated"

There was a lot of confusion during the past few days when new photos of Harry Styles and rumored girlfriend Kendall Jenner's December vacation in St. Bart's were posted on a sketchy Twitter account, @haarrystyles. The photos showed Kendall and Harry getting cozy while relaxing with Ellen …

Why political parties fall apart: the psychology of infighting

Donald Trump is causing an implosion in the Republican party. Bernie Sanders is causing issues for the Democratic party establishment. Labour have been tearing strips off each other since Jeremy Corbyn became leader. And as of last weekend, the Conservatives seem to be heading for an all-out civil …

Psychology

The 'Renegade' Woman Who Sorted the Stars

Studying the stars is, quite literally, as lofty as a profession can get. But for the women who worked at Harvard’s Observatory in the late 19th …

Rihanna Fan Shocks Her With His Voice at "ANTI" Concert

His vocals were on point.<p>Rihanna doesn't seem the type to be easily shocked. In fact, she's often the one doing the shocking. This past Saturday during her "Anti" tour, however, one fan blew her away when Rihanna turned the mic to the audience during "Four Five Seconds." Her face is priceless.<p>In …

Flaw in iMessage encryption revealed by researchers

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have cracked the encryption on Apple’s iMessage service, proving that a skilled attacker is capable of reading messages sent between iPads, iPhones and Macs despite the security measures protecting the devices.<p>The attack relies on a flaw in iMessage which …

Privacy

Starbucks Has a New Drink For Spring

Starbucks (sbux) is offering a new seasonal drink to help us cope with crazy spring weather.<p>The Caramel Honey Latte is “perfect for spring” because …

Oregon mom gets life in prison for throwing autistic son off bridge | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - An Oregon woman has been sentenced to life in prison for throwing her autistic 6-year-old son over 100 feet to his death from a bridge in the coastal town of Newport in 2014, prosecutors said on Tuesday.<p>Jillian McCabe, 34, is seen in an undated picture from the Lincoln County …

Latin America

Women attracted to dark and brooding men because they want to find a mate

Researchers say women like men with 'Dark Triad' features because of a primitive desire to find a mate who appears mentally strong, confident and physically attractive<p>Women really are drawn to men with the dark, brooding looks that suggest they are mad, bad or dangerous to know, according to new …