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The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Suspected murderer killed as he 'ate' body parts

Suspected murderer Matthew Williams died after police tasered him when alarms were raised that he was eating the face of a woman he had just met in a hotel room<p>A suspected murderer who was <b>reportedly found in a hotel room eating parts of a woman's face</b> was killed after police tasered him.<p>Matthew …

Crime

Monstrous science: how the Yeti gets research funded

The 1960-61 Silver Hut expedition was an extraordinarily ambitious physiology research programme, which provided significant insights into human adaptation to altitude, and kick-started the careers of some of the 20th century’s leading physiologists. It was also expensive, and part of the funding …

UK government finally repays World War One bonds

George Osborne will redeem £218m worth of '4pc Consols' on which the UK has paid nearly £1.3bn of interest since 1927<p>The UK government has finally decided to pay off part of the nation’s First World War debt.<p>George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, will today announce the redemption of …

World History

Nigerian prosecutors may seek death penalty for child bride

Nigerian prosecutors said they may seek the death penalty against a 14-year-old girl accused of murdering her 35-year-old husband by putting rat poison in his food.<p>The trial of Wasila Tasi’u, from a poor northern Nigerian family, has sparked a heated debate on the role of underage marriage in the …

This Might Be The Most Horrific Single Atrocity ISIS Has Ever Committed

<b>Warning: This article contains images and descriptions of extreme violence.</b><p>Islamic State militants drove 600 Shia, Christian, and Yazidi male prisoners into the middle of the desert, lined them up along the edge of a ravine, and executed them at point blank range, according to a report by Human …

RAF Typhoons intercept Russian bombers

Two RAF fighters scrambled after pair of Russian Bear bombers spotted over international airspace<p>RAF Typhoon fighters were scrambled to intercept two Russian Bear bombers on Wednesday amid warnings of an “unusual” spike in sightings of Moscow’s aircraft over Europe.<p>A pair of jets from RAF …

Military

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The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …

Horrifyingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem

Gritty, detailed scenes from some of China’s most polluted places will make you grateful for the air you breathe.<p><b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Photographer Souvid Datta, who took these photos, has admitted to doctoring much of his work. Creating these photos of Chinese victims of pollution, in particular, involved</i> …

Darpa jetpack to help soldiers run four-minute miles

For many athletes, the four-minute-mile is the holy grail of middle-distance running. Years of dedicated training and diet optimisation are required …

Whither the Breadfruit?

By James McWilliams August 1, 2014<p><i>Whither the breadfruit?</i><p>Marguerite Girvin Gillin, <i>Breadfruit</i>, ca. 1884<p>There’s such a thing as the Breadfruit Institute, and there should be. Researchers consider the species a “NUS”—“neglected and underutilized species.” But Ian Cole, the Breadfruit Institute’s …

US school districts given free machine guns and grenade launchers

School police departments across the US have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine-resistant armoured vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.<p>At least 26 school districts have participated in the Pentagon’s surplus program, which is not new but has come …

Jack White Trashes Foo Fighters and Rolling Stone in "Kanye West-Esque Rant"

During his show at Fenway Park in Boston last night, Jack White went on a four-minute tirade that took shots at Foo Fighters and <i>Rolling Stone</i>. (Thanks to Kevin Camire for the tip.) <b>Update</b>: Foo Fighters have responded. See below. <b>Update 3:30pm:</b> Jack White's camp has issued a statement about the …

Destiny sales hit $325m in five days, says Activision

Epic space shooter Destiny has grossed more than $325m in five days, claims publisher Activision. The figure, which includes Chart-Track stats, retail customer sell-through information and Activision Blizzard internal estimates, puts it among some of the most successful video game launches in …

Why Scotland's Small Businesses Fear A Vote For Independence

Two days and counting. Scotland’s vote on independence this Thursday remains too close to call – both sides can point to opinion polls that suggest they’re going to win – but one thing is for sure: the country’s entrepreneurs are increasingly anxious about what a victory for the nationalists might …