Liam Barrett

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The Twisted and Terrible History of Men Fighting Bears

Kangaroos aren't the only animals who have been forced to face human beings in combat. We take a look at the centuries-old history of men stepping into the ring—or cage—to fight bears.<p>For every majestic wild who just wants to mind their own business in their natural habitat, there is, apparently, …

'I love you... but you owe me $127,000': New York aunt sues nephew, 12, who broke her wrist at his eighth birthday party - because she can no longer hold a plate of hor d'oeuvres

• <b>Jennifer Connell is suing her nephew Sean Tarala over the 2011 incident</b>• <b><br>Connell claims Sean broke her wrist by leaping into her open arms</b>• <b><br>Connell, a</b> …

Owe

The man who bought Stonehenge - and then gave it away

<b>Today Stonehenge is England's most important monument, but 100 years ago it was up for sale. The man who bought it helped seal its fate.</b><p>Standing on Salisbury Plain, its stones visible from afar, Stonehenge has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1986 and attracts a million visitors a year.<p>So …

History

Woman paints Donald Trump’s portrait using her period blood

<b>An artist has painted a portrait of Donald Trump – using menstrual blood.</b><p>Inspired by The Donald’s general ability to p*** everyone off, …

A Woman Is on Trial for Using Blindfolds and a Fake Penis to Trick Her Best Friend into Sex

The complainant says she was sickened to learn her "boyfriend" was actually her female best friend.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>Sociopaths Confirm: They're Great in Bed (But They Might Treat You Like a Houseplant)</b><p>A British woman accused of using blindfolds and a prosthetic penis to trick her friend into having sex with …

Sociopathy

Hunt on for El Chapo after son's Twitter gaffe

The elusive drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who has made multiple daring prison escapes and is currently a fugitive after his most recent …

Mariam Malak: The star pupil who scored zero in all her exams

<b>Thousands rallied behind a top-ranked student who not only failed her exams but was given the lowest marks possible in a potential case of injustice and corruption.</b><p>Her expectations were high - and rightfully so. Mariam Malak had achieved nearly perfect marks in previous years, results which made …

Man rescues slab of ribs during apartment fire

FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A California man who ushered his wife and kids out of their home during an apartment complex fire said his first …

Barbecue

Daycare workers fired after allegedly encouraging ‘Fight Club’ on playground

A pair of New Jersey daycare workers have been fired after allegedly encouraging pre-schoolers and kindergartners to brawl on a playground while they …

New Jersey

5 Non-Suit Jackets You Can (and Should) Wear With a Shirt and Tie

Wanna make your suit look instantly less suit-y? Keep the pants, shoes, shirt and tie, but lose the jacket and swap it out for something decidedly more casual. We promise you'll still be the sharpest guy in the room, but will let it be known that you're ready to bust a move, not bust out a …

Pooductive, a social network for pooping people. Seriously.

There really is a messaging app for everyone and every place — apparently, even including the toilet.<p>A new chat app called Pooductive aims to create …

Missing Cat Found Next To "Missing Cat" Poster

This hilarious photo was posted on Instagram recently, proving, once again, that cats are almighty (smart) jerks.<p>#foundphoto<p>A photo posted by Brian …

Pets

The Best Men’s Slip-On Trainers For Summer 2015

Slip-on trainers are currently having a moment, with nearly every brand – from high street to high-end – now producing their own take on the style.<p>So …

Florida Man Flips Truck Full of Bud Light Because He Was Distracted by His Adorable Puppy

This was the scene on I-75 in Florida early this morning when a lorry carrying hundreds of cans of Bud Light flipped outside of Brooksville and spilled it's contents all over the freeway.<p>According to the <i>Tampa Bay Times</i>:<p>Malcolm Jamal Wilcox, 23, of Fernandina Beach, was ticketed for careless …

How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …

Men's Fashion

Politician Tries To Avoid Sex Scandal By Claiming He's “Porn-Addicted Sex Deviant"

“Breaking Scandal!” an email read. “[State Rep. Todd] Courser secretly removed from caucus several weeks ago due to male on male paid for sex behind a prominent Lansing nightclub!”<p>Written in a style that resembled knock-off Drudge Report headlines, the email had all the markings of a cheap attack …

Republicans

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What is Oud?

In the Middle East, they take their oud very seriously but it has only caught on in a big way in the UK in last few years. It is derived from the …

OK, so we don't want to wish away the summer, but these Vans winter slip-ons are giving us a reason to look forward to autumn. They're available with grey wool or rich burgundy brown leather uppers. £52 via Vans // Follow GQ editor Dylan Jones at @dylanjonesgq

12 Grooming Products You Don’t Use – But Should

There comes a point in every man’s life when he stands in the aisles (and aisles, and aisles) of grooming products, squinting at the label on a …

Artist Jamie McCartney: How The Great Wall of Vagina is a stand against 'body fascism'

British artist Jamie McCartney makes it his business to put women’s minds at rest about the shape and size of their vaginas.<p>From twins to post-natal …

10 Watch Brands You Probably Don’t Know About – But Should

At face value, the world of watches is dominated by a handful of companies. The banner brands are household names; Rolex is nestled alongside Lexus …

The Best Dressed Men of the Week Prove Simplicity Is Sophistication

Men's Fashion

Man born with "virtually no brain" has advanced math degree

The subject of this paper grew up with a normal cognitive and social life, and didn't discover his hydrocephalus -- which had all but obliterated his …

Networking

Here's Everything You Need To Know To Actually Put On Muscle

Whey protein and biceps curls not required.

Fitness

5 Tweaks That Will Instantly Change Your Outfit

Nothing beats the thrill of burning through your hard-earned cash with nothing to show for it but a summer of hazy festival and holiday memories.<p>But …

Man hops zoo fence to pet cougars

A 35-year-old man is being charged with a misdemeanor count of trespassing for hopping a fence at the Columbus Zoo and posting a video of himself …

7 Up-And-Coming Trainer Brands You Shouldn’t Sleep On

It’s a brilliant time to be a trainer fan. The last few years have seen a slew of young brands challenging the status quo, bringing fresh impetus to …