Julimar Castro

234 Flips | 3 Magazines | 297 Likes | 6 Following | 8 Followers | @JulimarCastro | Keep up with Julimar Castro on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Julimar Castro”

This Turtle Tourist Center Also Raises Endangered Turtles for Meat

Animal advocates accuse the Cayman Turtle Centre of mistreating its sea turtles and stoking demand for the meat of an endangered species, claims it denies.<p>At the Cayman Turtle Centre tourists can kiss, hug, and pass around young sea turtles. They can even take a swim with bigger ones if they want. …

Why Swearing Makes You Stronger

By several accounts, Donald Trump has spent a decent amount of time in recent weeks screaming at his television. Almost certainly he’s been swearing at it; what else do you scream at your television but expletives? Besides, the President doesn’t often censor himself, even in public. On the campaign …

Never Before Seen: Deer Spotted Eating Human Bones

Forensic scientists studying human decomposition spotted an unexpected animal chewing on the remains.<p>In an unprecedented finding, researchers spotted a deer chewing on a human rib during a study aimed at examining how human remains decompose in the wild.<p>Scavengers take advantage of opportunities to …

Octopus And Squid Evolution Is Officially Weirder Than We Could Have Ever Imagined

They edit their own genes!<p>Just when we thought octopuses couldn't be any weirder, it turns out that they and their cephalopod brethren evolve …

You need to try this fun take on your everyday ponytail

Ponytails are almost a utility hairdo—perfect for when you just need your hair off your face to get the job done. Now, try this upgraded version that …

Don’t Go Hollow: How 'Dark Souls' Is Defeating Depression

Why is a game about despair so uplifting?<p>Depression is horrifying.<p>For many, it feels like nothing, as if some unseen force has stripped away the sufferer's ability to feel. There is no joy or sadness, no pain or pleasure, just nothing. It feels as if you're going hollow.<p><i>Dark Souls</i> fans know what …

The Conversation Placebo

In my daily work as a primary care internist, I see no letup from pain. Every single patient, it seems, has an aching shoulder or a bum knee or a painful back. “Our bodies evolved to live about 40 years,” I always explain, “and then be finished off by a mammoth or a microbe.” Thanks to a century of …

Communication Skills

Trump Cabinet nominees meet growing ethical questions

Three of Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks came under growing fire Wednesday on ethical issues, potentially jeopardizing their nominations.<p>The most serious concerns surround personal investments by Trump’s health and human services nominee, Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), in health-care firms that benefited …

Donald Trump

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016 | Salty Popcorn

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016<p>And so it is another fine movie year draws to a close. I present to you my TOP 20 MOVIES OF 2016. This year’s list …

Time I

The 20 games you shouldn't miss in 2016

Since I last presented a year-end videogame wrap-up for Boing Boing readers, it's become an exponentially harder task. The number of games released …

Almost Everyone Who is Single is Single for the Same Reason

“Write about the search,” he said. “That’s what’s fucking killing everyone.”<p>“The search?” Did he mean finding a new rent-controlled apartment that …

The Truck Stop Killer

He was methodical, he rode the highways, and he preyed on teenage girls. Girls who'd run away. Girls no one would miss. In the summer of 1985, the author was such a girl. One night on I-95, she hitched a ride from a stranger and endured the most terrifying moments of her life. Now, years later, she …

The Last Unknown Man

Early one summer morning, Son Yo Auer, a Burger King employee in Richmond Hill, Georgia, found a naked man lying unconscious in front of the …

Crime

Naked, Covered in Ram's Blood, Drinking a Coke, and Feeling Pretty Good

One man's journey to Senegal to investigate a tribal cure for depression.<p><i>Excerpted from the book</i> The Moth<i>, edited by Catherine Burns. Compilation copyright © 2013 The Moth. Published by Hyperion. Available wherever books are sold.</i><p>'m not depressed now—but I was depressed for a long time. I lived …

Books

Why your diet should include more fat

Think back to the '80s and '90s when buying anything that didn't don a low-fat label was simply taboo. Back then, butter and egg yolks topped the "do not eat" list, while refined carbs and packaged foods weren't given a second thought. But times have definitely changed.<p>These days, experts tout fat …

Nutrition

7 Forgotten Nintendo Entertainment System Classics

Explore underrated gems from a legendary catalog<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this …

Nintendo's new $60 game console has a smart way to save games

Nintendo's got a new video game console, sort of!<p>The NES Classic Edition is <i>technically</i> brand new — the $60 console launched on November 11 — but it both looks identical to the original Nintendo Entertainment System and plays games from that era.<p>Rather than insert NES cartridges, you simply plug the …

Could you survive an alien invasion? 8 ways to stay alive if disaster strikes

The aliens have landed, our new intergalactic overlords have taken control and panic has gripped the planet, so, <i>what on Earth happens next?</i><p>Apocalyptic and hostile alien invasion scenarios have been widely explored by Hollywood film producers, but what would happen if the Little Green Men really did …

The 13 Scariest Books You’ll Ever Read

These’ll make you scream<p>When people talk about scary pop culture, it's usually cinematic gore fests or televised bloodbaths which have a prominent place in the conversation. Don't get me wrong, there are plenty of frights to be found on a screen near you (I mean, did you <i>see</i> any of the presidential …

The Most Haunted Places in the United States

Discover the paranormal at these spine-chilling historical haunts.<p>In the spring of 1692, a dangerous hysteria descended upon the quiet town of Salem, Massachusetts, snaking through the community like an insidious virus. Over the coming months, a group of young girls claiming to be possessed by the …

Horror

The Top 5 Video Game Releases to Watch in October

Here are this month’s top video game releases<p>October is going to be a big month for video game releases. Honestly, with well over 70 new games …

12 Banned Books Every Woman Should Read

1 <i>Beloved</i> -- Toni Morrison, 1987<p>This 1987 novel won the Frederic G. Melcher Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for its stunning narrative of a mother …

These are all the horror movies you should watch on Netflix in October (if you dare)

The list of reasons we’re looking forward to October is so long that we’ve written an embarrassing amount of articles covering the topic. It’s the …

Aliens probably look even weirder than we think

It astonishes me how much we seem to know about aliens. They build technology-driven civilisations and pilot spaceships across the galaxy. They create energy-harvesting structures around their stars. They beam interstellar greetings to us. We cannot be sure that, when our own broadcasts reach them …

Star Trek

Real-Life Pokemon Japanese Art Bring Our Fluffy Dreams Into Real Life

Jason Lazarus August 25, 2016 490<p>Since there have been Pokemon, there have been artists who have dared to imagine a world wherein humankind existed …

The exorcisms of Latoya Ammons

CLOSE<p>Latoya Ammons and her family faced escalating experiences with demons that left evidence of their existence seen by credible witnesses outside …

Gender Studies

<i>Audio:</i> Curtis Sittenfeld reads.<p>Nell and Henry always said that they would wait until marriage was legal for everyone in America, and now this is the case—it’s August, 2015—but earlier in the week Henry eloped with his graduate student Bridget. Bridget is twenty-three, moderately but not …

‘Creepypasta’ is how the internet learns our fears – Will Wiles

Not long ago, in a room very like this one (the setting of most of these stories is both familiar and vague), I was looking for the origin of a video …

Horror

Cats to the rescue: When felines turn hero

<b>Dogs are traditionally known as man's best friend. But despite their aloof reputation, cats can be just as devoted and brave. As one moggy is honoured for rescuing her owners from a house fire, BBC News takes a look at some other heroic felines.</b><p>The CAT scanner<p>Missy, a tabby from Newcastle, has …

Cats