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Striking drone photo series places class divide under the spotlight

Drone photography has quickly come to offer us entirely new perspectives on the world we live in, and for photographer Johnny Miller, the reality of …

Drones

15 Real-Life Mysteries Too Weird For The X-Files

You’ve been warned: you may want to read these stories with the lights on.<p>They say that truth is stranger than fiction, and these 15 cases prove that …

Paranormal

UFO enthusiasts launch into frenzied speculation after video of motionless craft above North Carolina lake goes viral.... but is the truth a bit closer to home?

A video of an object hoovering eerily over North Carolina's Lake Norman has UFO enthusiasts eager to deduce we are being visited by extraterrestrial …

Paranormal

FBI warns global ATM bank heist could happen this week

Your money could be at risk.<p>The FBI warned banks on Friday that hackers are preparing to steal millions of dollars from ATMs in a digital heist that …

ATMs

Ouija board are actually subconscious communication devices

The women on my mother’s side of the family have always been open-minded about the psychic aspects of the occult. All of us have had some eerie, …

Paranormal

Police Suspect a Shipwreck Filled With Tons of Gold Was a Cryptocurrency Scam

All traces of Shinil Group are vanishing from the internet.<p>Last month, a South Korean company known as the Shinil Group announced it had discovered the wreckage of a 100-year old Russian warship, which the company said held 200 tons of gold bullion worth roughly $130 billion USD. Now, South Korean …

South Korea

Drunk NYPD cop shouted racial slurs at family after breaking into their home thinking it was his AirBnB

NYPD officer Michael Reynolds is under investigation after allegedly breaking into a Nashville home and drunkenly terrorizing its occupants, …

Law Enforcement

NYPD Officer Allegedly Broke Into Nashville, Tenn., Family's Home, Hurled Racial Slurs 

Nashville, Tenn., detectives are investigating an incident after a New York City police officer allegedly broke into a family’s home while he was in …

Halliburton

A second sphinx has been discovered in Egypt.

A row of sphinx sculptures lining a road that leads to the Temple of Luxor. Photo by Kora27, via Wikimedia Commons.A second sphinx—whose existence …

Ancient History

A Day At The Beach Won't Be The Same After 'The World In A Grain'

The first time you see 'sand piracy,' it might sound surreal — a misguided Pixar villain whose lackeys race down the beach with empty buckets and sinister intent, doomed to fail in the face of a resource that spans the whole ocean.<p>Then you find out about someone stealing 1,300 feet of sand from a …

Seafloor

The alleged Trump n-word tape is suddenly less hypothetical

<i>This post has been updated with Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s</i> non-denial <i>.</i><p>The allegation that a tape exists of President Trump saying the n-word began as a baseless claim put forward by a former White House aide with credibility problems and a pretty unquenchable taste for notoriety.<p>It’s no longer quite …

Donald Trump

Germany tells Netanyahu: “No, we are actually responsible for the Holocaust”

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has stirred up a storm with comments apparently downplaying Hitler’s role in the deaths of six million Jews during the Holocaust.<p>In an Oct. 20 speech to the Zionist Congress in Jerusalem, Netanyahu claimed that the idea for the so-called “final solution” …

Israel

Catholic Priests Abused 1,000 Children in Pennsylvania, Report Says

Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a period of 70 years, persuading victims not to report the abuse and law enforcement not to investigate it, according to a searing report issued by a grand jury on …

Crime

Hacker Unlocks 'God Mode' and Shares the 'Key'

At Black Hat USA and DEF CON, researcher Christopher Domas showed how he found backdoors that may exist in many different CPUs.<p>When a room filled …

Information Security

‘Child of Krakatoa’ volcano flings lava bombs hundreds of feet during mesmerizing eruption

The Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia is shooting boulders out of its crater like fireworks. The “lava bombs” (yep, that’s a real thing) hurled into the sky on Saturday were as big as trucks, according to James Reynolds, the natural disaster chaser who shot the video you’re watching above.<p>Anak is …

Volcanoes

What God has not joined together: the rise of the humanist wedding

Robyn Hewatt and Andrew Downie were married with all the trappings of a traditional Scottish wedding: Hewatt’s father walked her down the aisle; she had maids of honour and Downie had a best man. A piper played at the door.<p>But there was no priest, minister or registrar to lead the ceremony. Like …

Humanism

Driver spots ‘Bigfoot’ walking across rural highway

A mysterious Bigfoot-like creature was spotted crossing an upstate highway — half a mile from where a similar-looking beast was sighted 12 years ago, …

Paranormal

US government recovered materials from unidentified flying object it ‘does not recognise’

The Pentagon has reportedly recovered metal alloys from unidentified flying objects that scientists “do not recognise”.<p>Materials, which are alleged …

Paranormal

'Incredible maneuvers' by airline ground agent who stole plane baffles employer. His only training appears to be 'video games.'

Shortly after he stole an airplane from his employer, Horizon Air ground service agent Richard Russell barreled down a runway, took off and flew the …

Air Traffic

Trump-appointed judge upholds Mueller's legitimacy

A federal judge appointed by President Donald Trump ruled Monday that special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is constitutional and legitimate, rejecting an effort by a Russian company -- accused of financing a massive political influence operation in the United States -- to stamp out the ongoing …

Donald Trump

Halfway to boiling: the city at 50C

You could see the physical change. Road surfaces started to melt … Dev Niyogi, American Meteorological Society<p>The blast of furnace-like heat ... literally feels life-threatening and apocalyptic Professor Nigel Tapper<p>Imagine a city at 50C (122F). The pavements are empty, the parks quiet, entire …

Climate Change

Video Captures Yemeni Schoolchildren Moments Before U.S.-Backed Bombing

As funeral ceremonies for the 51 Yemenis—including 40 young children—massacred by the latest U.S.-backed Saudi bombing took place in the war-torn …

Middle East

Physicists Say There Could Be a Strange Source of 'Negative Gravity' All Around Us

It moves upwards against gravity.<p>The macro world as we know it is governed by Newton's laws of motion and gravity - what goes up, must come down.<p>But …

Physics

Eagle-eyed conspiracy theorists spot bizarre 'military base' on Google maps in the middle of the Gobi desert

EAGLE-eyed conspiracy theorists have spotted a 'hidden military base' in the middle of the Gobi desert.<p>The strange, circular landing strip was …

Paranormal

A Baltimore police officer has been put on paid leave after he was filmed repeatedly punching a man and knocking him to the ground

A Baltimore police officer was put on paid leave on Saturday after a video surfaced online showing him repeatedly punching a man and knocking him down over steps on a sidewalk during a confrontation.<p>The recording lasts about 30 seconds, and the city's interim police commissioner said the video …

Justice

19 Pieces Of Street Art That Will Take You Literally Out Of This World

Some of these will make you question everything.

Art

Thirty micrometres a minute: scientists discover the speed of death

<b>Name:</b> The speed of death.<p><b>Age:</b> Not sure that is entirely relevant.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Cellular.<p><b>You’re talking in riddles.</b> I’m bracing myself for some seriously hard science.<p><b>Stop beating about the bush and get on with it.</b> OK, here goes. Two Stanford University systems biologists, Xianrui Cheng and James …

Stanford University

An 11-Year-Old Changed The Results Of Florida's Presidential Vote At A Hacker Convention. Discuss.

Election hackers have spent years trying to bring attention to flaws in election equipment. But with the world finally watching at DEFCON, the …

Florida

Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

More than 21,000 images fill this overlooked gem of a prehistoric site.<p>Centuries ago, Mogollon people stood in front of these basalt rocks. Clutching …

Archaeology

Want to be a Great Writer? Then Don’t Focus on Writing. (Do This Instead)

Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story-ist whose brevity and inimitable style influenced an entire generation of fiction …

Writing