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British-born scientist, 104, gets birthday wish - to end his life at Swiss euthanasia clinic because he 'regrets getting so old'

When academic David Goodall turned 104 last month surrounded by friends and family, he had one wish - to die.<p>The British-born scientist wants to end …

Euthanasia

YouTubers deep fried a pizza, and then somehow took it a step further

We all heard of deep dish pizza, but what about deep <i>fried</i> pizza?<p>The YouTubers over at HellthyJunkFood are no strangers to weird pizza creations. From …

Pizza

Stop What You're Doing and Check These Facebook Privacy Settings on Your Facebook Account. I Was Truly Stunned by Mine

It's not quite panic time, but most people will be surprised by just how many apps they've given permission to access their data.<p>In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics scandal, and the news now that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Facebook's use of private …

Bodycam Footage Shows An Arizona Cop Fatally Shooting An Unarmed Man Who Begged For His Life

On Thursday, an Arizona jury acquitted former Mesa cop Philip Brailsford in the January 2016 death of Daniel Shaver. Although Brailsford fatally shot the unarmed Texas man while he crawled down a hotel hallway, he has been cleared on both second-degree murder charges as well as the lesser offense …

For Communities Of Color, Startup Funding Efforts Can Hold Promise And Pitfalls

Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest seed fund seeks to spur startup growth in “flyover country,” but race can present a starker dividing line than geography.<p>Twenty years before J.D. Vance published his best-selling memoir, <i>Hillbilly Elegy</i>, Harvard sociologist William Julius Wilson wrote an elegy of his …

Are there side effects to masturbation?

Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Many bizarre claims surround masturbation, such as going blind, and most …

Doctor mistakenly declares newborn dead in India

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> A newborn in India was declared dead by a doctor, but hours later his family discovered he was breathing while they were en route to his funeral.<p>The boy's mother gave birth to twins Thursday at the Max Super Speciality Hospital in the Indian capital of New Delhi.<p>Doctors said one …

India

No one could make sense of the optical illusion dog. Can you?

The eye can often be fooled by simple things like the manipulation of light, a change of angles, or a beloved pet.<p>Even a photo of what looks like a …

Cards Against Humanity buys piece of the U.S. border so Trump can't build his wall

The dirty and sometimes downright offensive game Cards Against Humanity is back with another stunt, and this time they're taking aim at one of …

Dinosaurs would have survived if asteroid hit Earth elsewhere, scientists claim

When the cosmos shoots pool, it plays for keeps. It sank a six-mile-wide rock in our pocket of the solar system 66 million years ago. The smack of the asteroid against Earth released energy on the order of billions of atomic bombs. Dinosaurs were the cataclysm's most famous victims, joined by sea …

Dinosaurs

The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept is a lightning strike from the future

A box full of wild ideas from Lamborghini and MIT<p>The newest, most outrageous, “super extreme” idea from Lamborghini is a box.<p>Well, metaphorically. The Italian supercar giant unveiled a new slice of its future today with the Terzo Millennio, an electric hypercar concept with some really bold ideas …

Why Do White People Feel Discriminated Against? I Asked Them.

Look, I know it’s hard to feel like you really know white people after doing a few interviews. But here’s what I found out from them.<p>I have to be …

Equality

This is what Adderall does to your brain

We spoke with pharmacologist Dr. Samoon Ahmad about how Adderall affects your brain. He also discusses how long it stays in your system and how it …

Protester hugs a Nazi and asks 'Why do you hate me?'

The age-old debate: Should you punch a Nazi?<p>Here's a new one: Should you hug one? Probably not, but a protester outside white supremacist Richard …

The best 4K TV on a budget

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 80 hours testing new …

This Company Is Trying To Disrupt The Braces Industry And Dentists Are Fighting Back

SmileDirectClub offers to straighten your teeth at a fraction of the cost of braces, without a visit to the dentist. But orthodontists claim the company has endangered the oral health of tens of thousands of people.<p><b>Dentists are waging</b> a war against SmileDirectClub, a startup whose mail-order …

Customer Service

Index is the cleaner, faster, better Evernote we’ve been waiting for

My issues with Evernote are well documented.<p>I broke up with the platform over a year ago, and to this day I still haven’t found the perfect solution. I like Bear for notes, and Milanote for Evernote-like bookmarking and organization, but I don’t like using two services and neither, on their own, is …

Chatbot lets you sue Equifax for up to $25,000 without a lawyer

Equifax’s security failure affected 143 million US consumers, or 44 percent of the US population. To add insult to injury, Equifax waited over a month before revealing the security breach it had suffered. If you’re one of the millions affected by the breach, a chatbot can now help you sue Equifax …

Oakland gives pot convicts first chance to open marijuana businesses as part of reparations for war on drugs

Convicted pot felons that want to own a legal marijuana business in Oakland will now be prioritized under new, radical permit rules designed to make …

Cannabis

Illustrator beautifully reimagines what classic Disney movies would be like in 2017

Disney films are so timeless that it's sometimes easy to forget the likes of <i>The Jungle Book</i> and <i>Dumbo</i> were actually released back in the middle of the …

How to Improve Your Sales Skills, Even If You’re Not a Salesperson

At some point in your career, even if you’re not a salesperson, you’re going to have to sell something — whether it’s your idea, your team, or yourself. So how can you improve your sales skills, especially if you don’t pitch people often? What should you focus on first? And what should you do if …

Senior leader at Facebook's Oculus arrested after allegedly soliciting sex from cop posing as underage girl

According to King 5's report, Katz has been charged with "communicating with a minor for immoral purposes." Katz reportedly responded to a personal ad placed by an undercover police officer who was posing as a 15-year-old girl, offering her $360 for sex without a condom.<p>At Oculus, Katz is the head …

Ambulance services face paramedic shortage this winter, NHS data shows

Ambulance services are facing serious shortages of paramedics just as 999 calls hit new peaks and hospitals gear up for a potential winter crisis, new official NHS figures reveal.<p>The 10 regional ambulance services in England are short of 873 paramedics, data shows, and some are recruiting …

Radiation Therapy

Best kid ever dresses up as Ruth Bader Ginsburg for 'Superhero Day,' and ugh, we're crying now

It's 2016: SCOTUS black robes are the new superhero capes.<p>To celebrate "Superhero Day" at her school (what kind of school is this?), eight year old …

10 things you should do now that you've welcomed Alexa into your life

So you just got an Amazon Echo or an Echo Dot — fantastic, because they're sold out almost everywhere!<p>Welcome to the future, where ordering a pizza …

The World’s Most Colorful Cities

It’s easy to spot the Venetian Island of Burano from the sea. The jewel-colored homes act like a beacon, which is what they were intended to be. …

8 Triangulating Tactics of the Pathological Liar

Photo Credit: Luxstorm<p>Do you know people who engage in telling multiple lies, even when you or someone else has caught them? Do you know someone who …

Nothing Is Sadder Than This Couple Of 62 Years Forced To Say Goodbye To Live In Separate Nursing Homes

Sometimes stories of true love are uplifting; proof that even when the world is a total bummer, love can be that beacon of light shining through the darkness. However, sometimes love can make you want to curl up in the fetal position and cry for hours. Unfortunately, this Canadian couple’s story is …

The man hired to have sex with children

<b>In some remote southern regions of Malawi, it's traditional for girls to be made to have sex with a paid sex worker known as a "hyena" once they reach puberty. The act is not seen by village elders as rape, but as a form of ritual "cleansing". However, as Ed Butler reports, it has the potential to</b> …

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