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‘Uncontacted’ Amazon Tribe Members Reported Killed in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — They were members of an uncontacted tribe gathering eggs along the river in a remote part of the Amazon. Then, it appears, they had the bad luck of running into gold miners.<p>Now, federal prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation into the reported massacre of about 10 …

Guy sacrifices Tesla to save unconscious driver, Elon Musk offers to cover repair costs

It feels good to be the hero, and for the driver that exposed his Tesla (and himself) to danger in order to save another driver, it won't even be …

Mel Gibson in talks to direct Suicide Squad 2

The film-maker, whose Hacksaw Ridge is nominated for six Oscars, may take over the reins on the superhero movie from David Ayer<p>Mel Gibson may make a late move into superhero movies by directing the forthcoming sequel to Suicide Squad. Gibson, 61, is currently riding high after his commercial and …

Sustainability

A 25-year-old spent $250 turning his truck into a camper van to travel across the US

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• John Charles Putrino built a bed and storage unit into the back of his truck.</b><b><br>• He's driving to national parks across the US.</b><b><br>• It took some getting used to, but he enjoys the solitude of low-maintenance travel.</b><p>John Charles Putrino wanted to keep his cross-country trip …

RVs

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Immigration

25 images of Earth that put the presidential election into humbling focus

November 9 is not only the day we begin to ponder the implications of a Trump presidency. It's also the birthday of the belated scientist and luminary Carl Sagan.<p>And nothing makes more clear the fact that we must come together after 18 months of divisive campaigning than Sagan's "pale blue dot" …

Space

Donald Trump Elected President; Other Planets Move Away From Earth

Following Donald Trump's stunning victory as President of the United States, most of the planets in our solar system have decided to call it quits and move away from Earth. "I'm not exactly sure how we will break our orbit, but we will find a way--I repeat, we will find a way," said XenianX-Five, …

Planet Earth II’s 360-degree videos are a great escape

And a good example of spherical video done well<p>It might feel like years ago by now, but it was just this past Monday when we all went bonkers over a dramatic video from the new installment of <i>Planet Earth</i>, wherein an iguana is seen escaping a gaggle of snakes. Now that we’re on the other side of the …

Croydon tram driver 'blacked out' in crash that killed seven, claim passengers

Driver is arrested as investigators say they believe tram was going too fast when it derailed in south London<p>At least seven people have been killed and more than 50 taken to hospital after a tram, believed to have been going too fast, crashed in south London on Wednesday morning.<p>Survivors of the …

This is the ultimate fried chicken recipe that has inspired top chefs

Keys to making America's Test Kitchen's (ATK) Ultimate Crispy Fried Chicken<p><b>Equipment: An 8-quart cast-iron Dutch oven and an instant read …

Recipes

Putin TV Hails The ‘Trump Administration’

The Kremlin’s English propaganda channel wasn’t exactly giddy at the prospect of President Trump. But boy, did they love the idea of Clinton going …

Electoral College

Internal atomic event captured before you can say "zeptosecond"

Working at Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen (LMU Munich) and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ), laser physicists have measured …