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Japan's 'Black Widow' Arrested Again After Poisoning Her Eighth Male Victim

Sixty-eight-year-old Chisako Kakehi has a long history of wedding and dead-ing her suitors.<p>Is Chisako Kakehi a misandrist anti-hero, or just a sociopathic murderer? Perhaps Japan's 'black widow' serial killer is a bit of both.<p>In December of 2013, 68-year-old Kakehi's 75-year-old husband was found …

Crime

Coffee Pods Now Come Pot-Infused

Coffee Pods Now Come Pot-Infused<p>via finance.yahoo.com<p>Pot-infused, single-serve coffee pods are giving new meaning to “wake and bake.” Several shops including Seattle’s Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop and California’s House of Jane—which already sell cannabis-infused coffee—are doubling down on …

Hubble Space Telescope

Dutch SolaRoad outperforming expectations

Delamination Among 230-Foot-Long Bike Path's Minor Issue<p>There's a ribbon of bike path in Holland that's been topped with tempered glass and solar panels to generate electricity. The SolaRoad, as it's called, is throwing off more power than originally predicted. It's only been six months since the …

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Transforms the Popular, Modern Muscle Car - Consumer Reports

Chevrolet has unveiled its latest machine to battle in the decades-old muscle car wars—the all-new, sixth-generation Camaro. Designed with a clear …

Sports Cars

The Mile Shot

A Woman in Argentina Became Pregnant in a Coma After Being Raped

In this nightmarish situation, the woman's family is faced with an important question: What do you do about a pregnancy that's not only medically risky, but also the result of sexual question?<p>Late last month, a local Spanish-language publication in Argentina published an account of an almost …

Medicine

Benadryl For Allergies - Consumer Reports

<b>Q.</b> Is it OK to take Benadryl every day to treat my allergies?<p><b>A.</b> It’s not a good idea. Benadryl Allergy (diphenhydramine and generic) and similar …

Medicine

Hone your drum machine skills with an HTML5 808

For the aspiring DJs and living room producers, there's now a way to craft your drum machine chops with nothing more than your favorite web browser. An HTML5-driven site lets you choose between iconic instruments like Roland's TR-808 and TR-909, alongside Elektron's Machinedrum, the LinnDrum and a …

2016 Toyota Avalon First Look

Toyota Tweaks its Flagship Sedan<p>The Toyota Avalon, the brand’s flagship sedan, entered its fourth generation for the 2013 model year and introduced a new hybrid model, along with a redesigned exterior and interior. During the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, Toyota will show off the 2016 Avalon, which …

Toyota

How to Get FREE HDTV (and All Your DTV Questions Answered)

One Sheet of Plywood Floating Shelf<p>PVC Class<p>Please I got DTV Channels with Antena but they showed scrambled , so what can I do to view the channels …

Getting the most out of your Chromecast this Christmas

Google's Chromecast makes it easy to stream pretty much anything to your TV. Movies, TV shows, music, games, photos -- whatever you're interested in, there are plenty of smartphone and tablet apps equipped with Google's little Cast button. So, whether you have one hooked up to the main TV in your …

'Sons of Anarchy' Auction to Feature Motorcycles, Costumes and SAMCRO Gavel

Bidding ends Thursday on over 700 pieces of memorabilia from the FX biker series<p>Looking for a way to cope with the end of <i>Sons of Anarchy</i>? Try bidding …

Costumes

Review of the Kel-Tec SU-16C

<b>Jody Lewis reviews the Kel-Tec SU=16C, a compact and lightweight 5.56 polymer rifle equipped with a folding stock and bipod.</b><p>As a long time owner of …

H&R Tracker 2 Survival Shotgun Setup

If I had to choose my ultimate survival shotgun, the H&R Tracker 2 Slug Gun would be it. Why? It has a 24″ rifled barrel and adjustable iron sights. …

North America

Incredible 1200-hp 1970 Pontiac Firebird Restomod Sells for $87K

We are but humble truth-seekers here at <i>Car and Driver</i>, bringing you answers to age-old questions like “What’s the most epic death machine on Craigslist?”, “What do the paramedics drive in Dubai?”, and “Mommy, where do Pontiac Azteks come from?” And that’s just in the last 24 hours or so.<p>Now we have …

Classic Cars

fps1000 High Speed Camera

A relatively affordable and compact high frame rate camera. The base model’s resolution is 640×480 at 840fps, right up to 16,500fps at 64×64. The …

3D-printed gun folds and shoots paper planes

Why would you fold and throw your paper planes by hand when you could get this beautiful machine to do it for you?<p>Some people are passionate about coffee. Others about books, movies or games. There are, to paraphrase a certain timeless tale, as many passions as there are people. Dieter Michael …

3D Printing

Florida Woman's Plan To Send Drugs To Her Jailed Beau Backfires: Cops

Letter rip!<p>An Ocala, Florida woman is accused of hiding drugs under stamps in her love letters to her inmate boyfriend. Sarah Laurito, 18, was allegedly sending Suboxone -- a narcotic used to treat opiate addiction -- to her boyfriend, Jeremy Weber, while he was behind bars at Marion County Jail, …

Two Teachers Got Arrested for Having 'Simultaneous Sex' with a Teenage Boy

Hey, teacher, leave them kids alone! Get it? Like the song.<p><i>These English teachers are in trouble. Photo via</i> <i>Kenner Police Department</i><p>Persuading teenagers to read for pleasure can be a real struggle. Books are admittedly less viscerally exciting than movies or television or sexting, and they require …

High School

Yum! A video game controller you can eat

Make desserts to the shapes of classic game controllers with a silicone mold from ThinkGeek.<p>Celebrate your next video game marathon with candies, cakes and ice cubes in the shape of classic controllers from Sony, Nintendo and Sega.<p>The Classic Game Controller Mold from ThinkGeek makes two each of …

Retrogaming

Thermostat Wars | Programmable Thermostat Reviews - Consumer Reports News

Enter the great arbiter—the programmable thermostat. Set it according to your schedule and forget it. If things get really ugly on the homefront, you …

Solar Powered Lounge Chair

Bring on those lazy hazy crazy days of Summer. Just don’t make me get up from my lounge chair. You won’t have to get up with the ultimate in …

Swedish students play a gig with 3D-printed instruments

We might be far from 3D printing everything, but Professor Olaf Diegel from Lund University in Sweden wants everyone to know it already has real-world applications. So, he printed out some working guitars, drums and keyboards, formed a band and recently asked them to play what he claims is the …

Lens-Barrel Camera | Lens for Mobile Device - Consumer Reports News

The latest examples of this trend are two intriguing QX-series models from Sony: The first is the Cyber-shot DSC-QX30, $350, which includes a 30x …

Marijuana compound may halt Alzheimer's disease – study

Extremely low levels of THC compound, a chemical found in marijuana, may slow down or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, US neuroscientists …

10 Weird and Wonderful Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles don't have to be stratospherically priced products from Silicon Valley, or boring range-limited economy-focused cars, either. No, some of the most fun, innovative, and affordable ways to experience electric propulsion come in far smaller

Upcycled Guitars Made From Abandoned Homes

Wallace Detroit Guitars are making musical lemonade by using disassembled wood from Detroit’s abandoned homes to create upcycled guitars.<p>The instruments emphasize the heritage of Detroit and build on the city’s musical legacy. Each guitar is built to demanding specifications, and features …