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Girl thrown from desk didn't obey because the punishment was unfair, attorney says

The South Carolina student thrown from her seat by a school police officer had obeyed orders to put her cellphone away, and the dispute arose because she did not put it away fast enough, her attorney said Thursday.<p>"She could have been left alone," said Todd Rutherford, the attorney for the …

Justice

Check out the skull-shaped comet flying past Earth today

It's black. It's massive. It's shaped like a skull. Meet the dead comet that will fly safely past Earth this Halloween.<p>At 10 a.m. on Halloween morning, a mysterious and vaguely skull-shaped body from space will hurtle past our planet, coming within 1.3 times the distance between the Earth and the …

Mama Cat Teaches The Cutest Blue-Eyed Kitten How To Drink

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>Mama cats are the best teachers. Watch as her adorable baby, with the bluest eyes, learns how to drink water from a …

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Too many chins? FDA clears a treatment for that

It's not life-threatening, but as many as 7 in 10 Americans say they're bedeviled by double chin, a condition for which the<p>Food and Drug Administrationon Wednesday approved a new treatment: an injectable substance called deoxycholic acid, to be marketed as Kybella.<p>Kybella is the first treatment the …

Medicine

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'F--- This Court': Woman Files Bleep-Filled Tirade Against Judge

U.S. news<p>A woman upset that a federal judge dismissed her $10 billion lawsuit against Georgia officials responded with a nine-page profanity-filled tirade against the judge — calling him "an old ... geezer" and saying he's on a "one-way ticket to hell" — according to remarkable court records made …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Beautiful Winged Insects Made of Discarded Circuit Boards

Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell creates beautiful miniature sculptures of insects using circuit boards found inside discarded electronics. “My art practice involves breaking down the pre-existing materials, reinterpreting them and offering them a new form with new purpose, creating …

Sculpture

1-year-old girl shot in head in drive-by incident, Seattle-area cops say

Seattle police are hunting a driver and passenger who fired shots at a car carrying a 1-year-old, hitting the infant -- who authorities are calling 'Baby Malaja' -- in the face, leaving her clinging to life.<p>Baby Malaja was struck by one of five bullets fired into her family's car by two people in …

Texas set to approve open carry of handguns, seen as win for gun-rights activists

Texas is poised to become the largest state in the U.S. to allow citizens to openly carry handguns, a change long sought by gun-rights activists.<p>The Texas House of Representatives on Friday voted 96-35 to allow residents with concealed-handgun licenses to openly carry their guns in public in …

Oliver the Emaciated, Abandoned Dog is Saved From Death Thanks to the Kindness of Strangers

This is the story of an emaciated, dying dog who was discovered one evening in a suburb of Mobile, Alabama. This is also the story of how a dying dog …

Aunty Acid

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Here's What Rand Paul Was Doing On The Days He Missed Homeland Security Hearings

"When schedules conflict, he has chosen to spend his time hearing the thoughts of Kentuckians, and will subsequently receive a full report of pertinent information that was missed from staff in attendance at the meeting," a Paul aide told BuzzFeed News.

Georgia Mother Accused Of 'Naked Twister Party' With Teen Daughter, Sex With Minor

A mother in Evans, Georgia, is being accused of hosting a party for her teenage daughter that allegedly included naked Twister, consumption of pot and alcohol and culminated with the woman having sex with a 16-year-old male.<p>Rachel Lynn Lehnardt, 35, was arrested Saturday night and charged with two …

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Coachella story on Snapchat garnered over 40 million views, CEO tweets

Snapchat hasn't revealed many usage statistics over the last year, but Chief Executive Evan Spiegel let out a little tidbit Monday, saying that more than 40 million users watched the Coachella "Our Story" on the social media app over the weekend.<p>For comparison, Sunday's final-round of the Masters …

Social Media

17 Things You Missed At The MTV Movie Awards

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This Japanese Island is Home to the World's Cutest Animals

<b>This Japanese Island is Home to the World's Cutest Animals</b><p>Ever wondered where the inspiration for all those super cute Pokémon came from? I've heard …

Japan

Giant Pet Leech: Man Lets Huge Parasite Drink Blood From His Arm

Video has emerged online of a very unusual pet, a giant leech whose owner apparently allows the parasitic creature to drink blood from his own …

Filmmaking

This artist would like you to send her your cum shots

Have you ever harboured dreams of being a muse or contributing to art, but lack the necessary skills, feminine beauty or qualifications? Good news, because multimedia artist Faith Holland is looking for people to help out with her latest work, "Ookie Canvases". All you need to possess is a fully …

Art

America's 50 Best French Fries

<i>We searched high and low throughout the country, and here are the best French fries in America in 2015.</i><p>French fries can be found on restaurant menus all over America, from the smallest take-away shack to the grand bastions of fine dining. Although the origin of the fry is somewhat of a sore spot …

French Fries

Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

32 Perfect Books To Kick Off Your Book Club

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A 4-Step Plan to Satisfying Salads

<i>By Anna Stockwell, Epicurious</i><p>To really understand my four-step process when building a great salad, I have to first explain how my brain works in relation to food. I crave food not just by flavor but by texture and temperature. In creating a new recipe or a meal, I imagine how I want each bite to …

Is the cat going up or down the stairs? Check out the latest Internet optical illusion

Just a few weeks ago, the Internet drove everyone crazy by turning a photo of a dress into a "what color is it" sensation that had everybody arguing.<p>Well, world, here's your new Internet craze: Is the cat in this image going up the stairs ... or down the stairs?<p>The slightly fuzzy black-and-white …

Watch Out! Classic Movies With Offensive Racial Stereotypes

<i>By Betsy Bozdech, Common Sense Media</i><p>Confession time: I know plenty of people love it, but I don't really care for <i>Breakfast at Tiffany's</i>. Sure, Audrey Hepburn is all kinds of fabulous. But her character, Holly Golightly, drives me nuts, and there's no getting around the fact that, in this day and …