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Doctors Replaced a Soldier's Lost Ear Using a Wild Medical Technique

This was a first for the U.S. Army, but not the world.<p>Army Pvt. Shamika Burrage almost died in 2016. The 19-year-old was returning back to base after …

U.S. Army

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

<b>(CNN) —</b> The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, a rare and deadly disease, on Tuesday, the World Health Organization reported. The declaration came after laboratory results confirmed two cases of the disease in the province of Bikoro in …

Disease

Nervous White Mom Calls Cops on Native American Teens on College Tour

In the latest incident of white people failing to control their own miserable fears about others, a 45–year–old mother at Colorado State University …

Couples Who Have Sex Outside The Bedroom Are Happier And More Satisfied, Survey Finds

When it comes to the best places to have sex, it often helps to expand your mind and think outside the bedroom. And it's not just because there's an …

The Best Condoms for Every Shape, Size, and Proclivity

<i>While we might all be curious about the</i> <i>best plunger</i> <i>or</i> <i>probiotic tampon</i> <i>or</i> <i>cold-sore remedy</i><i>, it can be difficult to discuss these more</i> personal <i>items.</i> …

Amazon Finally Found a Way to Prevent Your Packages from Disappearing off Your Porch

Amazon rolls out a new delivery service to reduce package theft.<p>Ever had a package go missing from your front porch? Now Amazon thinks they might have a solution to circumvent package thieves.<p>Amazon has tried a few solutions to tackle package theft. Amazon Locker offers over 2,000 secure …

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

South African woman recorded racially abusing police officer jailed for 3 years

<b>Johannesburg (CNN) —</b> A South African woman who hurled racist abuse at a black police officer in a clip that went viral has been sentenced to three years in prison with one year suspended.<p>Vicki Momberg was found guilty in November on four counts of crimen injuria, or the willful injuring of …

Megyn Kelly corners Michael Cohen’s lawyer over claim he paid $130k without telling Trump: ‘No one believes that’

In a lengthy and often combative interview with David Schwartz, the lawyer for longtime Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen, NBC host Megyn Kelly …

10 of the finest cocktails for National Tequila Day

For National Tequila Day, and what better way to mark the occasion than with ten of the best tequila-based cocktails, from the classic to the creative? Actually, it’s more like eight, because I’ve thrown in a couple of mezcal drinks to spice things up a bit.<p>The differences between them are regional …

A man in the UK has contracted the first case of untreatable 'super-gonorrhoea' after an encounter with a woman in south-east Asia

The first case of untreatable super-gonorrhoea has been reported in the UK.<p>A man contracted the sexually transmitted disease, believed to be the first case in the world to resist antibiotic treatment, after "sexual contact" with a woman in Southeast Asia.<p>The man's case was described in a report …

7 Compelling Reasons to Have More Sex

Everyone knows that, along with eating chocolate and drinking wine, having sex is one of the best things you can do for your health…<p>In all …

Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Google knows where you’ve been<p>Google stores your location (if you have location tracking turned on) every time you turn on your phone. You …

Time I

Scientists Discover a Brand New Ocean 'Twilight Zone' Filled With Unknown Fish

A whole new world to explore.<p>It's always been there, but a layer of the ocean is so distinct from the waters above and below it that it needed its …

Stem cell therapy reverses sight loss and lets people read again

Two people with severe sight loss can now see well enough to read after receiving tissue grown from human embryonic stem cells.<p>A man in his 80s and a …

Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers say

<b>(CNN) —</b> For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.<p>The results of the study were presented Sunday at the annual Endocrine Society meeting in Chicago. The …

Biomedicine

Two patients' blindness REVERSED after scientists make breakthrough in cure for UK's most common cause of sight loss

Scientists are on the verge of a breakthrough treatment for sight loss which could reverse the effects of age-related blindness.<p>Two patients …

I Posted A Huge Note For The Thief Who Stole My Bike. Then My Doorbell Rang

Okay, it was a big note. Armed with yellow paint, I crafted an 8-by-3-foot cardboard sign and hung it across the entire front of my landlord's …

Sudan, World's Last Male Northern White Rhino, Dies

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhinoceros, died in Kenya on Monday, leaving his species one step closer to extinction, even as a group of scientists undertake an unprecedented effort to try to keep this animal from vanishing entirely.<p>Sudan was 45 years old, and his health had …

Endangered Species

4 Red Flags Your Partner Is Gaslighting You, According To An Expert

I once lived with a world-class gaslighter. If they gave out trophies for mental manipulation, there wouldn't have been an empty flat surface in our …

3D-Printed House Finished in a Day, Costs Less Than $10,000

Print your home like a movie ticket.<p>In the near future, suburbs might be built using a combination of high tech wood and volcanic ash. But a recent …

El Salvador

Mississippi boy, 9, shoots sister, 13, over video game controller, police say

A 13-year-old girl has died after authorities say she was shot Saturday by her 9-year-old brother, local media reported.<p>Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said the girl would not give up a video game controller when her brother wanted it.<p>Cantrell said she was shot in the back of the head, and …

Mississippi

IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

Walmart says it will raise age restriction to 21 for gun purchases, remove items resembling assault-style rifles from website

Walmart announced Wednesday that it is raising its age restriction to 21 for firearm and ammunition purchases.<p>The company said in its statement that …

Guns

Conservatives Melt Down as Twitter Annihilates Fake Accounts

Twitter quietly purged thousands of bots overnight—cutting several prominent pundits’ follower counts down to size.<p>Conservatives were enraged last month when activist <b>James O’Keefe</b> published a series of undercover videos purporting to show Twitter engineers boasting of their ability to “shadow-ban” …

My ex-boyfriend sent me an $1,800 invoice when we broke up

After a breakup, some people get a mushy "I miss you" email from their ex ... but I got an invoice. For $1,800. Actually, it was $1,797.65 and included everything from "your half of the New York hotel room" — for a wedding he invited me to — to a $5 pack of cough drops.<p>Shocked, I reread the bill …

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has a biting take on Netflix's new show 'Altered Carbon'

Everyone loves binge-watching Netflix, even Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, who delivered an incisive take after finishing the streaming giant's newest hit.<p>In a tweet Wednesday, Krugman addressed the science-fiction world of "Altered Carbon," Netflix's epic …

Kimmel writer quotes every GOP lawmaker's post-Florida 'thoughts and prayers' tweet — and how much money they took from the NRA

As Republicans begin heaping “thoughts and prayers” on the families of the 17-plus people killed in Wednesday’s deadly shooting at a high school …

Donald Trump