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CERN Scientists Under Investigation After Fake Human Sacrifice

Fortunately their science does not actually involve ritual murder.<p>CERN is primarily known for its Large Hadron Collider, which discovered the Higgs boson in 2012. But recently, a video has been circulating that paints the facility in a more ominous light.<p>The video appears to show some kind of …

Fatal shooting of police officers at Dallas rally streamed live on Facebook

A shooting that left five police officers dead and seven others wounded Thursday night in downtown Dallas was live-streamed.<p>The three-minute video, streamed by Dallas resident Michael Kevin Bautista, shows police officers crouching and lying prone behind department cruisers as shots ring out at a …

Serena Williams Was Body-Shamed on Twitter Because of Her Nipples

Can everyone grow up, please? Thanks.<p>Last Thursday, Serena Williams, the 21-time Grand Slam winner, was playing a match at Wimbledon. Except that her tennis skills were not the topic of conversation.<p>She was sporting a crisp tennis whites by Nike that she showed off of in an Insta pic. She captioned …

Serena Williams

Orlando Shooter Checked Facebook to See if His Attack Went Viral

While he held hostages for hours in a nightclub methodically killing patrons, the gunman in last week’s deadly Orlando shooting searched Facebook to …

Social Media

Kenya upholds use of anal exam to determine sexual orientation

Court in country where same-sex relations are a crime dismisses argument that exam is torture and degrading treatment<p>A Kenyan court has upheld the use of anal examinations to determine a suspect’s sexual orientation, dismissing the argument that the procedure amounts to torture and degrading …

Judiciary

Crufts 2016: Vintage Pictures From The Early 1900s Are Just Too Beautiful

These pictures are pawsitively pawsome! 🐶<p>Today sees the start of Crufts 2016, the annual dog show that attracts thousands of owners to show off …

Pets

50 Extraordinary Photos From One Year in Space

Some 340 days ago, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station to begin his 11-month mission to explore and help document the effects of longterm spaceflight on the human body. For nearly a year, Kelly has shared his days through some of the most astounding photos of our solar …

The Government Is Stopping Us Writing About Spies And The Royal Family, Say Historians

One told BuzzFeed News: "This is not just a matter for historians but any concerned citizen."<p>The government is being accused of using national security as an excuse to withhold crucial historical documents from academics researching British spy agencies.<p>One historian has now obtained legal advice …

Rare Pictures of Frida Kahlo’s Childhood Taken by her Father

Well known for her self-portraits, artist Frida Kahlo has also been the subject of portraits during her life. Rare pictures of her childhood were …

Only Yesterday review: You couldn’t legally watch this amazing Japanese film in the US — until now

This anime classic has taken 25 years to make it to our shores.<p>The Japanese film <i>Only Yesterday</i>, released in 1991, has been called a masterpiece. It's made lists of the greatest animated films — or just the greatest films — ever made. It's largely hailed as a landmark in the development of anime.<p>And …

Anime

Samsung Put Me in an Absurd Hell Chamber of Virtual Reality Headsets

Today was weird. Samsung’s events are not something that usually fall under the definition of normal, but today was particularly crazy. See, I sat in …

8 Notable Novels by Twentysomething Women

Few things are as inspiring as a wonderful book written by a hardworking, talented young woman.<p>Sometimes writers need a lifetime to find their voices and tell the stories inside them; other times their words can't be contained. Here, eight award-winning books that were all written by women in their …

Books

Big computers, big hair: the women of Bell Labs in the 1960s – in pictures

In 1967, Lawrence ‘Larry’ Luckham was an operations manager at Bell Labs in Oakland, California. He brought a camera into work to capture a day in the life at a company churning out some of the biggest technological advances of the decade

Oakland

Damn, This Anime Gun Model Is Amazing

In sci-fi anime <i>Psycho Pass</i>, authorities wield a precrime suppressor called the “Dominator.” We’ve seen a model version for sale before, but we …

Anime

10 Things to Never Say to a Writer

The topic of careers is often an interesting one. It's a great opportunity to learn more about other people while allowing you to gain insight about jobs that may have piqued your curiosity through the years.<p>But mention you're a writer, and the whole discussion changes. In fact, many times it's not …

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Hopper Meditations - Photographs and text by Richard Tuschman | LensCulture

“Hopper Meditations” is a personal photographic response to the work of the American painter, Edward Hopper. I have always loved the way Hopper’s paintings, with an economy of means, are able to address the mysteries and complexities of the human condition. Placing one or two figures in humble, …

Art

10 Disney Movies Stunningly Reimagined as Tim Burton Films

These are so beautiful and hauntingly on point, because that's Burton for you.<p>There's no mistaking the distinct style of Tim Burton movies. Dark and beautiful, they are populated with characters who have large, sunken eyes, skeletal figures, and faces frozen in expressions of terror and longing. …

Not All Anime Characters Look Freaky in Real Life

There’s a notion that anime (and manga) characters look good in their respective formats because they are so stylized. In real life, this notion …

Anime

Attorney for Teen Accused in Alleged Brooklyn Gang Rape Says Victim Consented to Sex and Says Video Showed Her 'Laughing' and 'Smiling'

The attorney for a 14-year-old boy accused in the suspected gang rape of a teen female tells PEOPLE the alleged victim consented to the sexual …

Timeless Wood Cabin has Been Continually Remodeled and Expanded Since 1959

The <i>Longbranch</i> <i>Cabin</i> has seen quite a transformation since its original construction in 1959. Located amongst the towering fir trees on the Puget Sound, creator Jim Olson (of Olson Kundig architects) has remodeled and expanded the bunk multiple times over the decades–in 1981, 1997, 2003, and 2014. In …

Architecture

Step back in time with Japanese-themed rooms at rare vintage love hotel in Osaka【Video】

Live out your fantasies of <b>love-making in Japan’s bygone eras</b> at this unusual <b>love hotel</b> in Osaka.<p>With pay-by the-hour systems and a focus on customer …

5. X+Y

Ralph Spall? Sally Hawkins? Eddie Marsan? Yup, we're in British social indie territory here with X+Y. Although not quite as we're used to. Sure, each …

Christmas trees around the world - in pictures

From real evergreens to alternative constructions ranging from recycled rubbish in Mexico City to old window frames in Rakvere, Estonia - whatever the shape or size, the message is the same: Merry Christmas

Aquavit, Gin’s Nordic Cousin, Is Your New Bar Mainstay

The popular Northern European liquor—which gets its name from the Latin phrase for ‘water of life’—could be about to make a big splash in the …

Two indie zombie novels that may make Christmas Eve pass easier

I've read a bunch of new indie zombie novels, via Kindle Unlimited, this week! Here are two very funny, fasted paced stories that will help pass the …

Christmas Eve

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Macaque Monkeys Bathe in Hot Spring in Japan: Pictures

Female Chefs Combat Sexism With Sushi Restaurant Staffed Only By Women

Japan’s sushi industry is notoriously male-dominated, but a group of intrepid female chefs have begun to combat the sexism preventing women from …

Michael Fassbender Never Played ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Before Agreeing To Star In The Movie

Michael Fassbender is the perfect actor to play Callum Lynch (not Desmond Miles), the main character of the <i>Assassin’s Creed</i> movie. He’s got the acting chops to bounce back and forth between time periods, can pull off a potpourri of accents, speak multiple languages, and he disappears into his roles …