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Why Your Instagram Nature Shot Is Breaking the Law

Last fall, an Instagrammer named Casey Nocket made news when she posted photos of permanent acrylic portraits that she’d painted on rock faces in national parks across the country. Predictably, people were pretty upset both by her deeds and the callousness she appeared to have about her vandalism, …

National Parks

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Jesus

Woman pleads guilty in exorcism slayings of 2 kids

WASHINGTON — A Maryland woman has been found guilty, but not criminally responsible, for her role in the gruesome murders of two toddlers in January 2014 in what she believed was an exorcism.<p>Monifa Sanford, 22, of Germantown pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of first-degree murder and two counts …

Mystery kidney disease killing Sri Lankan farmers

KONKETIYAWA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Karunawathie isn't hungry for breakfast. She rarely is these days, but she forces herself to choke down a few bites of …

“I get touched a lot”: Why I decided to pay for cuddling

When I disrobed for a cuddling session, I wasn’t sure if I was paying for love, intimacy or something else entirely<p>Located alongside a tattoo parlor, a lingerie shop and a shiatsu massage studio on a gritty stretch of Burnside Avenue in Portland, Oregon, where the air often smells of marijuana, …

Mental Illness, Mr. Big, and Me: My Life As a Medical Guinea Pig

Once upon a time, I made money by signing up for every medical or experimental drug test I qualified for.<p>There was a time in my life where I …

FBI ups reward in case of Mississippi girl burned to death

The FBI has added $25,000 to a reward set up to catch the killer of a teenager who was set on fire last month in a case that rocked a small Mississippi town and drew national attention, authorities confirmed to FoxNews.com.<p>The federal funds bring to $43,000 the total amount being offered for …

Diagnosis or Delusion?

Patients who say they have Morgellons point to skin lesions as proof of their disease. But doctors believe the lesions are self-inflicted—that the condition is psychological, not dermatological.<p>The sores that cover Cindy Casey’s body are oozy and crusty. “They start out looking something like a …

Lyme Disease

New Snowden documents show that the NSA and its allies are laughing at the rest of the world

'I drink your milkshake'<p>A team of nine journalists including Jacob Appelbaum and Laura Poitras have just published another massive collection of classified records obtained by Edward Snowden<i>.</i> The trove of documents, published on <i>Der Spiegel,</i> show that the National Security Agency and its allies are …

10 best email apps for Android

Email is one of the oldest and most important forms of online communication. It’s a service many of us use every single day. There are tons of email services and email apps that accompany them. Some may only have a single account on something like Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo. Their individual apps …

Weeping Philippine girl challenges pope on prostitution

Glyzelle Palomar, a one-time homeless child taken in by a church charity, made her emotional plea during ceremonies at a Catholic university in Manila, ahead of a mass by the pope to millions of faithful.<p>"Many children are abandoned by their parents. Many children get involved in drugs and …

Police: Fugitive Kentucky teens arrested after multistate hunt

<b>(CNN) —</b> A teen couple from Kentucky was arrested Sunday after two weeks on the run following a series of car and gun thefts.<p>Dalton Hayes, 18, and Cheyenne Phillips, 13, were arrested in Panama City Beach, Florida, authorities said.<p>The two are suspected of stealing three cars -- two with guns inside …

Packers vs. Seahawks: 3 things you need to know

A lot has happened since the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks met in the premier matchup of Week 1. It took some twists and turns to get here …

Weight Loss

10 Quick Tricks to Lose Weight for Summer<p>I Tried Intermittent Fasting For 10 Days, and This Is What Happened<p>The 100 Healthiest Foods on the Planet<p>40 …

5 can't-miss apps: Scannable, Adobe Lightroom and more

Adobe Lightroom<p>Qork<p>Timeline - News in Context<p>'Words on Tour'<p>Evernote Scannable<p>Between Google describing new plans for its modular smartphones and the …

Apps

The week in pictures: 16 January 2015 - Telegraph

15 Creative Long Exposures Capture a World Unseen

Firefly trails. Fireworks that look like balloons. These are just some of the long exposure photos we've seen over the years that opened us up to a whole new world. Today we're taking a look at 15 photos that took long exposure to a whole new level. These photos captured movement unseen by the …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

Narcissism is a family disease

Children of narcissistic parents are always deeply damaged people. Because it’s a genetically inherited disorder (at least to some degree) but also …