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17 Amazing Funny Facts

1. Nigerians don't ever rest. Even<br>after death, they still work as ancestors,<br>collecting<br>kolanuts, white fowl and aromatic Schnapp.<p>2. In Hollywood, you …

80 Year Old Man Tells Doctor That His 20 Year Old Wife Is Pregnant The Doctor's Reply Is Priceless

US prisoner to be released after 43 years in solitary confinement

Federal court orders release of Albert Woodfox, the longest-standing solitary confinement prisoner in America<p>A US judge has ordered the unconditional release of Albert Woodfox, the country's longest-serving solitary confinement prisoner, who has spent 43 years in isolation behind bars in a …

A SpaceX competitor just released plans they've been developing in secret for years that could revolutionize spaceflight

The warehouse belongs to one of Europe's leading aerospace companies, Airbus, and on June 5, the company unveiled design plans for a reusable Ariane rocket, made by the French-based company Arianespace.<p>Arianespace is a big competitor of the American company SpaceX, and SpaceX's promise for …

‘The Martian’ Movie Trailer Shows Scientifically Accurate Mayhem

The first full trailer for the movie "The Martian" has hit the web, and the film looks as action-packed and (relatively) realistic as the bestselling book by Andy Weir that inspired it.<p>Matt Damon stars as astronaut Mark Watley, member of a manned mission to the surface of Mars that goes horribly …

Physics

South Korea MERS outbreak: 9 dead; over 2,800 quarantined

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> South Korea is grappling with two battles: the virus itself and the public fear over MERS, one official declared.<p>The nation has been struck by the largest outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outside Saudi Arabia, where the virus was discovered.<p>And the number …

MERS

Dramatic New Video Shows Volcano Forming an Island

New footage reveals rise of Japan's Nishino Shima, formerly "Snoopy Island."<p>Japan's newest real estate continues to expand about 600 miles (970 kilometers) south of Tokyo, although it is hardly ready for moving vans. The uninhabited island of Nishino Shima remains the site of an active volcano that …

Pope Francis’s Homeless Guests ‘Are All Moving’ to St. Peter’s Square

In numbers that have doubled in the last six months, the homeless are coming to Vatican City to sleep in church-donated sleeping bags—at the …

Homelessness

This Museum is Designed for Fun 3D Illusion Photos Featuring Visitors

While major art museums around the world are issuing bans on selfie sticks, there’s one unusual museum in the Philippines that’s continuing to …

On “Beauty”: Marilynne Robinson on Writing, What Storytelling Can Learn from Science, and the Splendors of Uncertainty

Since 1984, Portland-based nonprofit Literary Arts has been inviting some of the world’s most celebrated authors to share their ideas on the craft — ideas like Ursula K. Le Guin’s spectacular meditation on where creativity comes from and the “secret” to great writing. To mark the 30th anniversary …

This Crepe Suzette Cake May Be The Most Stunning Dessert You See All Winter

Crepe cakes are gorgeous by nature. Layer upon layer of cream or mousse spread between layer upon layer of silky crepes, the very construction of a crepe cake is enough to make our hearts melt. Biting through the stacks of the final product is nothing short of heavenly, the layers creating an …

12 of the Most Over-the-Top Flower Arrangements We've Seen This Week

These arrangements from Preston Bailey's Designing with Flowers book are incredible and perfect for any fantasy wedding.<p><b>1. Life-size floral elephant.</b><p><b>2.</b> <b>All white everything.</b><p><b>3. Gigantic peach, purple, and pink centerpieces.</b><p><b>4. An orchid canopy.</b><p><b>5.</b> <b>White roses dripping with crystals.</b><p><b>6.</b> <b>An entire</b> …

Hong Kong mother 'starved and tortured' her maid

Erwiana Sulistyaningsih accuses her employer of beating and starving her, in a case that has drawn international condemnation<p>An Indonesian maid accused her former employer of subjecting her to a horrifying campaign of abuse and "torture" on Monday on the first day of a high-profile trial in Hong …

What It’s Like to Be an Atheist in Palestine

Waleed Al Husseini spent 10 months in Palestinian prison for being an atheist blogger. He asks why non-believers like himself are abandoned by the …

10 Things That Will Change the Way You Think About Love

• Studies show that, in general, men are actually more romantic than women. Men also say “I love you” first, have more positive recollections of their …

5 Tricks For The Best Nap Ever

<i>By Barbara Stepko</i><p>Naps used to get a bad rap, conjuring up all sorts of unfortunate -- and unfair -- images of slackers, rambunctious kindergarteners in need of time outs and AARP members looking to rest their weary bones.<p>Not anymore. A 2013 Gallup Poll revealed that 40 percent of Americans get less …

'God, I was nervous': Scientists open Egyptian mummy coffin for first time

Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy, scientist J.P. Brown could relax.<p>The …

The Most Beautiful Yule Log Cakes In The World

One thing the holidays require is sweets. Lots and lots of sweets. If you're doing the season right, you're probably elbows deep in cookie dough, have a batch or two of fudge already made and are pondering what other confections you can whip up to celebrate this season.<p>With all that baking going …

8 Weight-Loss Tips That Might Surprise You

Some of these tips on weight loss and comfort food, exercise, the emotions and more might surprise you.• Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by …