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German patient is immune to highly poisonous ricin

Ricin is one of the strongest poisons in the world. But not for this 20-year old man in a hospital in Münster. Doctors have found out that an …

13 Conspiracy Theories From India That Will Make You Question The Truth.

Nothing is real.

"Assault" in the delivery room: The disturbing trend of "obstetric violence"

Kimberly Turbin wasn’t expecting childbirth to be a pleasant experience, but she wasn’t expecting it to be a nightmare either.<p>On May 4th 2013, she was sitting on the couch at a friend’s house. They had plans to go out for seafood in San Pedro, next to the Los Angeles Harbor, and 27-year-old Turbin …

Pregnancy

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

Happiness

Eric Garner's Daughter, An Advocate Against Police Brutality, Is In A Coma

Erica Garner was hospitalized after a heart attack.<p>Erica Garner, the oldest daughter of Eric Garner and an activist against police brutality, was in a medically induced coma Monday after a heart attack, the New York Daily News reported.<p>An asthma attack prompted the heart attack, Garner’s mother …

2 Virginia deputies shot responding to domestic dispute

STERLING, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded Sunday while responding to a domestic dispute in northern Virginia, …

Vicious Christmas Eve pit bull attack leaves Kentucky woman dead, husband injured

A woman was killed and her husband seriously injured after a vicious mauling by two pit bulls on Christmas Eve in a Kentucky coal town.<p>Two Bell County deputies responded to the scene Sunday morning in Arjay and discovered the woman and her husband “had been savagely attacked” by two pit bulls, the …

Why You Need to Stop Eating Egg Whites

Scan the “healthy” section of a brunch menu and there you’ll find it: the world’s saddest order, the egg white omelet. This time will be different, …

Nutrition

19 men and 1 woman among highest-paid execs age 40 and under

Pay inequality between men and women isn't just a problem for your parents' generation.<p>Of the highest-paid executives age 40 and under last year, just one woman cracked the top 20, according to an analysis by Equilar, an executive and board data provider.<p>Julia Haywood came in at No. 19. Haywood …

A three-mile-wide asteroid just slipped by Earth, but its next pass will really be one for the books

It’s Monday, and since you didn’t die in a fiery apocalyptic hellscape over the weekend that means that the massive space rock named 3200 Phaethon …

The Game of Thrones Strategy to Avoid Final-Season Spoilers Is Even Crazier Than We Thought

Probably.<p>Earlier this fall, a rumor about the final season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> started spreading through the fandom. No, this wasn’t another behind-the-scenes spoiler or tantalizing bit of casting news. The source of this rumor came from HBO Programming President <b>Casey Bloys</b> himself, who said that in …

Johnny Depp’s Ex-Lawyers Suing ‘Pirates’ Star Back After He Hit Them For $30M

Still wrestling in the courts with his former business managers over millions, home foreclosures and claims of excess, Johnny Depp now finds himself …

After decades in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur and investor, Tim Ferriss found it was too 'closed-minded' and moved to Austin, Texas instead

Largely due to smart and relentless networking with tech influencers, Tim Ferriss' 2007 book "The 4-Hour Workweek" became a sensation in Silicon Valley, and Ferriss soon found himself giving presentations at places like Google.<p>Ferriss had created a brand that was something like a Tony Robbins …

Silicon Valley

Supermodels Agree: Spaghetti Is a Hot Trend

Do you ever eat spaghetti and think to yourself: <i>I wish I was naked?</i><p>Yeah, me either. But apparently, this is a thing “real girls” like Bella Hadid, …

‘The Last Jedi’ Is Leaving Fans Divided, Resulting In A Lower Audience Score Than ‘Justice League’

It’s safe to say that a new <i>Star Wars</i> movie unleashes a lot of opinions. The films have been so deeply intertwined with so many people’s pop culture education and appreciation, it can often be hard to be objective when a new one comes around. With <i>The Last Jedi</i> barrelling into theaters (with what is …

PHOTOS: Animals That Could Disappear Because Of Us

Earth is facing an extinction crisis – and humans shoulder the blame.<p>Wildlife poaching and illegal trade. Climate change. Urbanization. Mining. These are some of the myriad things we do that endanger animals and, in the process, damage our own well-being.<p>Three-quarters of the Earth's estimated 8.7 …

Extinction

The Patriots can still miss the playoffs with this 6-part doomsday scenario

The Patriots will inevitably make the playoffs, but it’s fun to imagine the doomsday scenario that leaves them out.<p>The New England Patriots had a chance to clinch the AFC East on <i>Monday Night Football</i> in Week 14, but a 27-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins pushed back a guaranteed spot in the playoffs …

'Christmas Story' actor reveals how much he makes off the classic film

“You’ll shoot your eye out kid!”<p>“A Christmas Story,” the holiday classic flick filled with one-liners, is the gift that keeps on giving for its actors.<p>Zach Ward, 47, who portrayed the 1983 film’s maniacal bully Scut Farkus, told Page Six the amount he receives is somewhat disappointing.<p>“You’re …

8 ways that drinking coffee is connected to better health and a longer life

Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world — for good reason. It wakes us up, helps us stay on task, and provides an extra energy boost.<p>Most people in the Americas and Europe get our caffeine fix from coffee.<p>But people often worry that they should limit their coffee …

Coffee

Peter Jackson Claims Harvey Weinstein Made Him Blacklist Ashley Judd And Mira Sorvino From His Movies

While some powerful men in entertainment have only shoved their feet farther into their mouths than ever thought possible while discussing sexual misconduct scandals, some have fessed up to their indirect involvment without trying espouse themselves as being “part of the solution.” Like director …

'Rambo' fugitive accused of killing spree captured in Spain after deadly police shootout

A fugitive killer nicknamed Rambo, who allegedly killed two men in Italy, has been arrested in a shootout in Spain in which he allegedly killed a further three people.<p>Norbert Feher, alias Igor Vaclavic, had been on the run since April, when he allegedly shot dead a park ranger and a barman in Italy.<p>…

German girl imprisoned for Isis role has fleeting family reunion

Linda Wenzel, 17, who married Islamic State fighter, meets mother and sister while awaiting trial in Baghdad<p>A German schoolgirl who joined the Islamic State terrorist group and married one of its fighters before being captured by Iraqi troops earlier this year has been briefly reunited with her …

Baghdad

‘Rape room’ was hidden away in popular New York City eatery, staff claim

A New York City hotspot and celebrity hangout had a ‘rape room’ where chef Mario Batali once groped an unconscious woman, it has been claimed.<p>The …

Supremely Rare Vinyl Copies of Prince’s ‘Black Album’ Surface

There’s virtually no vinyl record in history more sought after by collectors than a genuine copy of Prince‘s <i>Black Album</i>. Warner Bros. pressed …

'I didn't want to be alive': Michael Phelps talks about struggle with depression

As the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps seems to have it all: 28 Olympic medals (23 of them gold), a beautiful wife and son — with baby number two on the way.<p>But he hasn't always felt that way.<p>"I can tell you I've probably had at least half a dozen depression spells that I've …

Mental Health

Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo in fake-account scandal

The Navajo Nation has accused Wells Fargo & Co. of coercing vulnerable members of the tribe into opening accounts they didn't need as part of an aggressive sales campaign for which it has already agreed to pay tens of millions of dollars in penalties and settlements.<p>In a 55-page lawsuit filed …

Wells Fargo

Homeless Man Found $354,000 at Paris Airport

A homeless man stumbled onto 300,000 Euros worth $354,786 at current exchange rates in the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport last Friday.<p>Based on …

Lost Luggage? This Is the First Thing to Do If It Happens to You

Losing luggage via the airport is no fun. (Understatement.) It can throw your travels into a tumult, causing panic and distress for the duration. But …

Luggage

A Chinese 'Rooftopper' Has Fallen to His Death While Scaling a Skyscraper

A Chinese climber famous for scaling skyscrapers without any safety equipment has died after falling from a 62-story building in the city of …

Cape Town Tourists Warned To Be In Their Hotel Rooms By 7PM

[imagesource:here]<p>We’re not idiots, and we know that Cape Town has its fair share of crime.<p>Everyone who has lived here has their own story to tell, …