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10 Best Zombie Movie Scenes

Watching Brad Pitt take on the zombie apocalypse in <i>World War Z</i> reminds me of scenes that are good enough to cause nightmares – and keep them coming …

Horror

Margaret Doughty, Atheist Seeking U.S. Citizenship, Told To Join Church Or Be Denied

<b>UPDATE 6/20 --</b> Margaret Doughty received notice on Thursday that her application for citizenship had been approved.<p><b>EARLIER:</b><p>Margaret Doughty, an atheist and permanent U.S. resident for more than 30 years, was told by immigration authorities this month that she has until Friday to officially join a …

Japanese killed with umbrella for etiquette breach

Japan has suffered its second death by umbrella in less than a month after a man stabbed an acquaintance for breaching the country's elaborate code of etiquette.<p>Ryuji Sakamoto, 32, was enraged by the refusal of Takayuki Niimi, also 32, to address him with an honorific, such as "san" (the equivalent …

Americans Are Naming Their Baby Girls Khaleesi

There are 146 infants named after Daenerys Targaryen.<p>Americans love Game of Thrones enough to start naming their daughters after one of its most …

Council spent £15,000 a year for 15 years 'mowing the wrong lawns'

A council has scrapped its £50,000-a-year grass cutting bill - after discovering it had been trimming more than 560 lawns it didn't own.<p>The council introduced a lawn trimming service in 1996 to help elderly and sick council house tenants to maintain their gardens in Wales's rural heartland.<p>The …

A 102-Year-Old Transport Ship Sprouts a Floating Forest | Colossal

<p>Homebush Bay in Sydney, Australia is home to the remnants of a ship-breaking yard that operated during the mid 20th-century. Large watercraft that …

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry | Colossal

<p>A peek inside the sketchbooks of Michigan based artist and illustrator Pat Perry reveals a fascinating world where the natural world seems on a …

Rainscapes: Hyperrealistic Rainy Windshield Drawings by Elizabeth Patterson | Colossal

<p>Fascinated by the texture and color of water artist Elizabeth Patterson challenged herself to recreate the absurdly complex formation of water …

What an Atomic Bomb Explosion Looks Like from Above and Below

On November 5, 1951, a 31 kiloton atomic bomb was dropped in the Nevada Test Site from a B-45 Tornado bomber. A camera in the air was documenting the …

The Large Hadron Collider in pictures: using big technology to investigate tiny things

<i>"You're pushing the Higgs too much."</i><p>Such has been Peter Higgs' admonishment to the CERN communications department in recent times. The British theoretical physicist, who has contributed both his work and name to the prediction of an elementary particle called the Higgs boson, is unhappy to have the …

Incredible Photos of the National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico

The jaw-dropping photo series “Tultepec” by Thomas Prior documents the fireworks-fueled chaos of the 2013 National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, …

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …

Awe-Inspiring Photos of Earth's Oldest Living Trees

In a protected area high in the White Mountains in eastern California, 15 miles east of Bishop, you'll find the oldest living trees in the world. The gnarled beauties, called the Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, are believed to be 1,000 to around 4,800 years old. Can you imagine the amount of history …

An amazing sand sculpture