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A college professor invented a tree that grows 40 different fruits. For real.

As populations grow and researchers look for ways to make agriculture sustainable, innovation is key. For Syracuse University professor and artist …

31 People Who Did Things So Mean You’ll Never Trust Again

1. A cafe owner who makes you solve equations when all you want is WiFi.<p>2. This ice-cream vendor who just refuses to vend ice-cream.<p>Some things you …

Mutations that make bacteria resistant to antibiotics might also make them deadlier

The battle against antibiotic resistance just got worse<p>Bacteria that are immune to antibiotics might actually be deadlier than bacteria that aren't, according to a study published in <i>Science Translation Medicine</i> today. If verified by other researchers, the finding means that simply changing the way …

Felony case against Anna Nicole Smith confidante dismissed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed two felony conspiracy convictions against Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer-boyfriend, ruling it would be …

Adam Sandler's 'Pixels' Is Bombing With Critics

Adam Sandler’s <i>Pixels</i>, which comes out this weekend, is bombing on Rotten Tomatoes. It currently stands at an embarrassing 12%. That could go up or down, of course, and it’s not at a “consensus” level just yet. Still, things aren’t looking good for the arcade nostalgia flick.<p>This is hardly a …

Ginger Kitten Found in a Small Truck Now Has a Family with Ferrets

A tiny baby kitten was found alone on the truck bed, crying for help. The cat mother was nowhere to…The post Ginger Kitten Found in a Small Truck Now …

Forced to chew a sandal and facing a death sentence: ISIS fighter accused of murdering 60 unarmed Iraqi army cadets in notorious mass slaughter is humiliated on TV

An ISIS fighter accused of slaughtering 60 soldiers in one of the terror group's most gruesome mass executions was forced to chew a sandal as he …

U.S. Army

Disney Princesses With Period Stains Remind Us Menstruation Isn’t Shameful

"Girls get their period once a month. Sometimes it gets messy. Get over it."<p>There's <i>nothing</i> wrong with a little period blood.<p>Middle Eastern artist Saint Hoax is trying to take the shame away from menstrual blood by illustrating Disney princesses with period stains on their dresses. On July 21, Saint …

Walt Disney Company

Abused Kitten Passes Away, And Vet Films His Brokenhearted Response

This vet recorded an incredible tribute to one of his tiniest patients.<p>Broken the kitten arrived at Carlos Rodriguez's veterinary practice last week …

Pets

John Oliver shows why the internet is a terrible place for women

'Incredible! What else can this thing do to women?'<p>Last night's episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i> focused on the internet, and how it's turned into a terrible place for women. Host John Oliver spent much of his 15-minute segment outlining the virulent strain of abuse and threats faced by feminist critic …

Internet

Jamie Dornan's secret body double is embarrassed to admit he was in 50 Shades

Jamie Dornan, the man voted for by thousands of Fifty Shades of Grey fans to bring Christian Grey to the big screen, used a secret body double who is too ashamed to be associated with the film.<p>Canadian model and actor Peter James Gray reportedly stood in for Dornan in certain scenes where his face …

Wife of Israel's interior minister tweets, and deletes, racist joke about President Obama

Judy Mozes, an Israeli talk-show host and the wife of the country’s interior minister, tweeted a racist joke about President Barack Obama on Sunday morning.<p>She then quickly deleted it and apologized.<p>Mozes, who is married to Silvan Shalom, a Likud party member and currently vice prime minister and …

Obama Administration

Weekend Box Office: ‘Inside Out’ Had Pixar’s 2nd Biggest Opening Ever And Still Lost To ‘Jurassic World’

<i>Inside Out</i>‘s $91 million domestic take this weekend (based on early estimates) was Pixar’s second biggest opening weekend ever, behind <i>Toy Story 3</i>‘s $110.3 million in 2010, but wasn’t enough to make it the weekend’s number one movie. <i>Jurassic World</i>‘s $102 million was number one, its gross down only …

Pixar's Inside Out scores record $91.1m behind Jurassic World's $102m in US

Animated comedy grabs the biggest opening for an original movie while big budget dinosaur reboot closes in on $1bn in record time

Is Aircraft Cabin Air Toxic?

Following the death of commercial airline pilot Richard Westgate, an inquest was launched into the cause of his death. Westgate had previously …

Mental Floss

Swift reversal: Apple changes music royalties policy after Taylor complains

Taylor Swift has Apple changing its tune.<p>Hours after the pop superstar criticized the giant tech company in an open letter posted online, Apple announced Sunday that it will pay royalties to artists and record labels for music played during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music …

Women Share Their Menstruation Woes With #LiveTweetYourPeriod, Hilarity Ensues

Cramps, gas, acne or the most vicious kind of hunger: Yep, when Aunt Flo comes to visit, it can be the worst thing ever.<p>Just search for the hashtag #LiveTweetYourPeriod for proof. Women of the Interwebs have been employing the hashtag to share their menstruation-related woes.<p>From “Carrie”-like …

Man Saves 5-day-old Kitten and Becomes Her New Papa

This tiny spotty gal was no more than 5 days old when a good Samaritan found her in need of…The post Man Saves 5-day-old Kitten and Becomes Her New …

Good Samaritans

Video shows why you should always check your plane for hidden cats

Yeah, there's the routine engine and equipment check, but sometimes you should also check your aircraft for hidden furry passengers. Two people …

10 deadliest animals around the world (With Pictures)

<b>Deadliest animals around the world</b>: Danger and especially dangerous creatures fascinate us. We are constantly efforts to make a better and safer life …

10 Big TV Stars With Dark Pasts

We can never truly know the truth about our favorite celebrities and stars, but sometimes we can get a glimpse into who they are. Some stars endured …

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West are having a boy - but he won't be named 'South'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Way to break the news, Kim K. -- letting it slip oh-so-casually in two Father's Day posts.<p>Kardashian, the reality TV star, announced she and her rapper hubby, Kanye West, are having a boy in messages on Twitter and Instagram late Sunday night.<p>"You're such a good daddy to North," Kardashian …

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