Elizabeth McGruder

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North Korea's DMZ: NBC News Gets Rare Access to Frozen Frontier

PANMUNJOM, North Korea — Most roads in rural North Korea are little more than dirt tracks, unpaved and constantly maintained by workers shoveling earth to fill ruts and holes.<p>Not this one.<p>Just south of Pyongyang, the paved highway suddenly grows to the width of an airport runway — which is exactly …

Stephen Curry Is NBA's 1st Unanimous MVP

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, who leads the league in scoring, steals and the seemingly impossible shots that he has made a habit of sinking from well beyond the 3-point line, has been named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row.<p>It's the first time a player has …

A Point-By-Point Response To BuzzFeed's Questions For Black People

When I was a senior in college, I experienced one of the most quietly humiliating moments of my life. I had just arrived in my adviser's office, excited to go over the latest draft of my thesis, which focused on the racial dynamics of Brazilian sex tourism. The draft was over 100 pages long and …

Northern lights, blood moons and brilliant stars - in pictures

Northern Lights

Neil deGrasse Tyson to Elon Musk: SpaceX Is "Delusional" About Mars

SpaceX wants to occupy Mars. Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks that's crazy. Image source: SpaceX.<p>In less than 10 years from now, SpaceX may or may not beat NASA in the race to Mars. Astrophysicist, Hayden Planetarium director, and host of the National Geographic Channel's <i>StarTalk</i> Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson …

16 Super Helpful Charts If You're Blessed In The Boob Department

Clothing

WATCH: The Terrifying Physics of Teleporting Humans

The Star Trek transporter was a suicide box.<p>The <i>Star Trek</i> films taught us that within that very specific sci-fi universe, transporters could teleport …

Conor McGregor on Nate Diaz’s payday for his last fight: ‘I tip that money’

By Jake Russell<p>Jake Russell<p>Sports news aide<p>Email Bio Follow<p>UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is talented, tenacious and talkative. He put the two latter traits to good use in an interview CNBC’s Jane Wells conducted with McGregor and lightweight contender Nate Diaz.<p>Wells began the interview …

Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor now has options in three UFC weight classes

For nearly two years, Conor McGregor pursued the singular focus of a featherweight belt he won in December with a 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo.<p>Now, after lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of their scheduled bout and McGregor has moved on to a March 5 UFC 196 replacement bout …

Conor McGregor

Cruz kills campaign ad featuring former softcore porn star

By Justin Wm. Moyer<p>Justin Wm. Moyer<p>Reporter covering breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It was a clever set-up for a negative ad from Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign — one that took aim at rival Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.): Seven people sitting in a circle, group-therapy style, talking about their …

Ted Cruz

Lakers' D'Angelo Russell is lost, and Byron Scott isn't helping

You have to feel for D'Angelo Russell. Every rookie struggles at times, it's the natural order of things. But it's hard to remember a rookie who has …

Byron Scott

Salted Caramel Café au Lait Recipe

A perfect blend of sweet chocolate and caramel balanced with two touches of salt<p>Learn how to make your own cup of sweet-and-savory Café au Lait or …

Dessert

BBC Music Sound of 2016 longlist – listen to the nominees

Solo singers and UK rap acts are prevalent in next year’s tip list, with Izzy Bizu, Mabel, Loyle Carner and Section Boyz all named in the annual industry poll<p>The industry has cast its votes, the future stars of music have been predicted: Neneh Cherry’s daughter, a Brits Critics’ Choice winner and a …

Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists

It is an idea that every small child has had at some point. Instead of sending up rockets into space, why not simply build a huge lift.<p>Now a Canadian firm has been granted a patent for a ‘space elevator’ which will shoot cargo 12.4 miles into the stratosphere from where it can be launched more …

Did Josef Mengele Alter This Survivor’s Genes?

The Holocaust altered Eva Kor’s body forever in a way that she still doesn’t fully understand.<p>When she was ten years old, Kor and her twin sister, …

At end of epic Colorado theater shooting trial, a surprise

But when it came time to decide whether to sentence him to death on Friday, at least one juror balked.<p>As a result, James Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison for the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70 during the midnight screening of a Batman movie. Nine jurors wanted to execute …

A Gruesome Murder in Mexico’s Last Safe City

La Narvarte, a leafy neighborhood in Mexico City’s fashionable south end, is an unlikely place for a multiple homicide. And so, late Friday night, a …

Mexico City

Are you ready for the ultimate geek road trip? 12 suggestions.

For most people, a road trip means sun, the sky, the sea, a mountain range. But if you've got a bit of geek in you, your sightseeing becomes even more enjoyable when you can learn something about the science history of your destination.<p>If you're headed to the Jersey Shore, for example, why not take …

Folk Alley Presents: Amy Helm & the Handsome StrangersFolk Alley

Amy Helm, daughter of The Band's Levon Helm, grew up surrounded by music. She played for a while in her dad's bands, she helped produce some of his most well-received recordings, including the Grammy-winning <i>Dirt Farmer</i>, and she's a founding member of the band Ollabelle. This summer she steps out on …

Atheism must be about more than not believing in God

Atheism is seen as being destitute of meaning, value, purpose; unfertile ground for growing the feelings of belonging needed to overcome the alienation that dogs modern life.<p>In more extreme critiques, atheism is considered to be another name for nihilism; a fundamental negation of existence, a …

Atheism

10 careers with the most psychopaths per capita

<b>Alec Baldwin in "Glengarry Glen Ross"</b><p>Research suggests psychopathy can actually be advantageous in certain professions. He are just a few examples<p>Kali Holloway<p>June 23, 2015 7:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Are you a psychopath? Happens to the best of us. James Fallon, a …

Anastasia Lechtchenko Masney: Russian Girl Removes Eyes, Heart Of Mother, Sister In Mexico Witchcraft Murders

Anastasia Lechtchenko Masney killed her mother and sister and then dismembered their bodies because she thought they were practicing witchcraft …

Astronaut Terry Virts Captured Breathtaking Photos, Video While In Space. Here Are Some Favorites

After spending 200 days on the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Terry Virts is now back on Earth.<p>Space fans will certainly miss Virts’ documentation of life aboard the ISS. The astronaut has gained quite the social media following in recent months thanks to the truly spectacular …

Russian man to undergo world's first full head transplant

Mr Spiridinov, from Russia, suffers from Werdnig Hoffman disease, a muscle wasting condition that seriously diminishes his physical capabilities and left him dependent on a wheelchair.<p>Now he has announced his intention to become the world’s first subject of a full head transplant, so that his brain …

Fox News’ Chris Wallace slams Rick Santorum: If the pope can’t talk about climate change, why can you?

<b>Rick Santorum (Credit: Fox News)</b><p>The pope, Wallace noted, has a degree in chemistry after all, so he <i>is</i> a scientist<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>June 8, 2015 12:25pm (UTC)<p>On "Fox News Sunday," host Chris Wallace grilled Republican presidential nominee Rick Santorum over his recent admonishment of Pope Francis, …

The wonderful immorality of atheists

A few weeks ago, a colleague of mine confided in me about his son dropping a gigantic bomb regarding his religious stance. My friend’s child came out …

Religion

Water: the strangest chemical in the universe – video

You think you know water, but you don't. And if it wasn't so odd, you wouldn't be here. So how does this seemingly everyday substance turn out to be an epic scientific story of a strange molecule that connects you to everyone and everything else and the rest of the universe? Science broadcaster …

Universe

The mystery of the headless skeleton revealed by Crossrail

Did headhunters stalk Roman Britain? Excavations for London's Crossrail project have unearthed some disturbing clues<p>Of all the discoveries an archaeologist could make, this has to be one of the more gruesome. Twenty feet beneath Liverpool Street, in the heart of the City of London, excavators …

Boy, 16, arrested over double murder of Muslim student and father-of-five

Teenager detained by police near the scene of the murder of Nahid Almanea, which followed frenzied killing of James Attfield<p>Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of two horrific knife murders which took place three months apart in the same town.<p>The boy, who would have been just 14 or …